The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 85 101 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 17.86% 18.04% 22.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.86% 69.66% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 78 76 56
Average salary £30,000 £34,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% +16.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £24,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Windows
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 145 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 20.80% 25.89% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 91 117 76
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Warrington region.

Windows Salary Trend in Warrington

Windows
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 89 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 68 (35.05%) VMware
2 68 (35.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (34.54%) SQL
4 55 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (26.80%) .NET
6 51 (26.29%) C#
6 51 (26.29%) MS Excel
7 48 (24.74%) Active Directory
8 47 (24.23%) MVC
9 46 (23.71%) Citrix
10 43 (22.16%) VB.NET
10 43 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (21.65%) ASP.NET
11 42 (21.65%) MS Exchange
12 40 (20.62%) Windows 7
13 39 (20.10%) Scrum
14 37 (19.07%) DHCP
14 37 (19.07%) DNS
14 37 (19.07%) TDD
14 37 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (18.56%) MSTest
16 35 (18.04%) VPN
16 35 (18.04%) VB
16 35 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
17 34 (17.53%) MCSA
17 34 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (17.01%) SQL Server
19 32 (16.49%) WinForms
19 32 (16.49%) Computer Science

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (21.65%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.19%) IIS
4 8 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.58%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.03%) Apache
9 2 (1.03%) JBoss
9 2 (1.03%) Mule
9 2 (1.03%) Confluence
9 2 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 51 (26.29%) MS Excel
2 29 (14.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.09%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (19.07%) DHCP
1 37 (19.07%) DNS
2 35 (18.04%) VPN
3 29 (14.95%) TCP/IP
4 27 (13.92%) Internet
5 22 (11.34%) WAN
6 17 (8.76%) Firewall
7 16 (8.25%) LAN
8 8 (4.12%) VoIP
9 7 (3.61%) SAN
10 5 (2.58%) DMZ
10 5 (2.58%) Wireless
10 5 (2.58%) VLAN
11 4 (2.06%) ATM
12 3 (1.55%) Broadband
12 3 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.55%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.55%) tcpdump
13 2 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.70%) MySQL
3 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.03%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (18.56%) MSTest
2 27 (13.92%) Rhino Mocks
2 27 (13.92%) Moq
2 27 (13.92%) NUnit
3 18 (9.28%) Visual Studio
4 15 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.61%) MSI
6 6 (3.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.03%) Ant
7 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.03%) JIRA
8 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (2.58%) Electronics
3 4 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (25.77%) Developer
2 42 (21.65%) .NET Developer
3 38 (19.59%) Analyst
4 28 (14.43%) Junior
4 28 (14.43%) Junior Developer
5 25 (12.89%) Graduate
5 25 (12.89%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (12.89%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (12.89%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 21 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (10.31%) Support Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (6.19%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.67%) 1st Line Support
11 11 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (5.15%) IT Support
12 10 (5.15%) Service Analyst
12 10 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.80%) .NET
2 42 (21.65%) ASP.NET
3 32 (16.49%) WinForms
3 32 (16.49%) WPF
4 30 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (15.46%) .NET Framework
5 28 (14.43%) WCF
6 27 (13.92%) Castle Windsor
6 27 (13.92%) Ninject
6 27 (13.92%) Spring.NET
6 27 (13.92%) Unity DI Container
7 18 (9.28%) HTML
8 17 (8.76%) CSS
9 16 (8.25%) LINQ
10 15 (7.73%) jQuery
10 15 (7.73%) Web Services
10 15 (7.73%) Ajax
11 10 (5.15%) XHTML
11 10 (5.15%) SOAP
12 8 (4.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.49%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.92%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.58%) User Experience
5 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.55%) Tandem
6 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.03%) Open Source
7 2 (1.03%) Social Network
7 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (20.62%) Windows 7
3 34 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (10.31%) Linux
6 18 (9.28%) Windows XP
6 18 (9.28%) UNIX
7 12 (6.19%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.58%) Windows CE
9 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.23%) MVC
3 39 (20.10%) Scrum
4 37 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (19.07%) TDD
5 30 (15.46%) MVVM
6 27 (13.92%) Dependency Injection
6 27 (13.92%) Kanban
7 25 (12.89%) Web Application Development
8 22 (11.34%) OO
9 19 (9.79%) ITIL
10 14 (7.22%) Project Management
11 13 (6.70%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.70%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.15%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.15%) OOP
12 10 (5.15%) Test Scripting
13 9 (4.64%) CRM
13 9 (4.64%) Software Testing
13 9 (4.64%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.54%) SQL
2 51 (26.29%) C#
3 43 (22.16%) VB.NET
4 35 (18.04%) VB
5 18 (9.28%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.61%) C++
7 7 (3.61%) VBScript
8 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.58%) C
9 5 (2.58%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.58%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.06%) Java
11 3 (1.55%) VB6
12 2 (1.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 35 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (17.53%) MCSA
3 29 (14.95%) MCSE
4 28 (14.43%) MCITP
5 26 (13.40%) MCP
6 20 (10.31%) Degree
7 12 (6.19%) MCTS
7 12 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (6.19%) CCNA
8 9 (4.64%) ISEB
9 6 (3.09%) HND
10 5 (2.58%) HNC
10 5 (2.58%) MCDST
10 5 (2.58%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.06%) CCENT
11 4 (2.06%) CCDP
11 4 (2.06%) CCIE
12 3 (1.55%) GCIH
13 2 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) SLA
1 9 (4.64%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 43 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (14.95%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.73%) XenApp
5 14 (7.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.09%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.06%) VMware Server
7 4 (2.06%) XenServer
8 3 (1.55%) Snort
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (8.76%) SCCM
2 9 (4.64%) SCOM
2 9 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (4.64%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.61%) AppDNA
4 4 (2.06%) WSUS
5 2 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 68 (35.05%) VMware
3 46 (23.71%) Citrix
4 23 (11.86%) Cisco
5 12 (6.19%) Dell
5 12 (6.19%) NetApp
6 8 (4.12%) Symantec
6 8 (4.12%) Avaya
7 6 (3.09%) HP
8 5 (2.58%) Juniper
8 5 (2.58%) Lotus
8 5 (2.58%) BT
9 3 (1.55%) Splunk
9 3 (1.55%) Toshiba
9 3 (1.55%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.55%) Progress
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle
10 2 (1.03%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.03%) McAfee
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