The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Helens with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Merseyside > St Helens
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Helens 76.67% 63.64% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 1
St Helens median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in St Helens with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
St Helens
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 25 7 1
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Helens 83.33% 63.64% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 3
St Helens median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
Merseyside median annual salary £36,250 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +0.69% +20.00%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in St Helens

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in St Helens.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in St Helens

Windows
Salary Trend in St Helens

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in St Helens.

Salary trend for Windows in St Helens

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the St Helens region with a requirement for Windows.

1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (82.86%) TDD
1 29 (82.86%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) VB.NET
3 17 (48.57%) .NET
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 17 (48.57%) WinForms
3 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (45.71%) Kanban
4 16 (45.71%) Spring.NET
4 16 (45.71%) Dependency Injection
4 16 (45.71%) Inversion of Control
4 16 (45.71%) MSTest
4 16 (45.71%) MVVM
4 16 (45.71%) Ninject
4 16 (45.71%) Unity DI Container
4 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
4 16 (45.71%) VB
4 16 (45.71%) Scrum
4 16 (45.71%) NUnit
4 16 (45.71%) WPF
4 16 (45.71%) Broadband
5 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (37.14%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (37.14%) NuGet
6 13 (37.14%) Ansible
6 13 (37.14%) Continuous Delivery

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Helens by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Broadband
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MSTest
1 16 (45.71%) NUnit
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (37.14%) NuGet
3 3 (8.57%) Moq
3 3 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) .NET Developer
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) Telecoms Developer
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Build Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Release Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
1 17 (48.57%) WinForms
2 16 (45.71%) Ninject
2 16 (45.71%) Spring.NET
2 16 (45.71%) Unity DI Container
2 16 (45.71%) WPF
3 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) XML
5 3 (8.57%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (82.86%) Continuous Integration
1 29 (82.86%) TDD
2 16 (45.71%) Dependency Injection
2 16 (45.71%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (45.71%) Kanban
2 16 (45.71%) MVVM
2 16 (45.71%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (22.86%) DevOps
5 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) OOP
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) VB.NET
2 16 (45.71%) VB
3 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) QA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Ansible
1 13 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) VMware