Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 84 151 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 15.76% 25.12% 15.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.32% 92.64% 87.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48 103 102
Warrington median annual salary £39,000 £27,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.82% -9.84% -12.86%
10th Percentile £27,100 £18,800 £20,575
90th Percentile £81,250 £47,500 £43,750
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -7.69%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 93 163 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 17.45% 27.12% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 111 115
Warrington median annual salary £39,000 £27,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.82% -9.84% -12.86%
10th Percentile £27,600 £19,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £43,750
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year -17.65% +31.78% -7.86%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Warrington

Windows
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Windows in Warrington

Windows
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Warrington over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Windows.

1 46 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 37 (44.05%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (41.67%) VMware
4 29 (34.52%) Windows Server
5 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 23 (27.38%) LAN
7 21 (25.00%) Citrix
8 20 (23.81%) SAN
8 20 (23.81%) WAN
9 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 17 (20.24%) Thin Client
10 17 (20.24%) Intel
10 17 (20.24%) DNS
10 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (20.24%) Fat Client
10 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
11 16 (19.05%) Office 365
11 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
12 15 (17.86%) SQL
12 15 (17.86%) ITIL
13 11 (13.10%) Windows 10
13 11 (13.10%) IaaS
13 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
14 10 (11.90%) Data Protection
14 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
14 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (11.90%) GDPR
15 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.95%) IIS
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Office 365
2 11 (13.10%) IaaS
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) LAN
2 20 (23.81%) SAN
2 20 (23.81%) WAN
3 17 (20.24%) DNS
4 9 (10.71%) DHCP
5 8 (9.52%) VPN
6 5 (5.95%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.57%) Firewall
7 3 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.57%) Network Security
7 3 (3.57%) SSH
7 3 (3.57%) SSL
7 3 (3.57%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.38%) FTP
8 2 (2.38%) HTTP
8 2 (2.38%) SMTP
8 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) Big Data
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.38%) MSI
3 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Support Engineer
2 22 (26.19%) IT Engineer
3 21 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 21 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 21 (25.00%) IT Support
3 21 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 19 (22.62%) Analyst
5 17 (20.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (20.24%) Desktop Support
5 17 (20.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 15 (17.86%) IT Analyst
7 14 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
8 13 (15.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (15.48%) Help Desk Analyst
9 12 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (10.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 8 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (5.95%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.19%) Ajax
3 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.19%) SOAP
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
1 17 (20.24%) Fat Client
1 17 (20.24%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.76%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Windows Server
2 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.10%) Windows 10
4 8 (9.52%) Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) CentOS
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Android
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (17.86%) ITIL
3 10 (11.90%) Data Protection
4 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.14%) Break/Fix
6 6 (7.14%) Server Building
6 6 (7.14%) Service Management
7 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.95%) Project Management
8 4 (4.76%) High Availability
8 4 (4.76%) Thought Leadership
9 3 (3.57%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (3.57%) Critical Thinking
9 3 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (3.57%) PQQ
9 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.57%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 15 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.57%) Perl
4 3 (3.57%) Ruby
4 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.38%) C#
5 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (1.19%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.71%) MCSE
3 5 (5.95%) CCNA
3 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.95%) MCP
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) MCTS
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) GDPR
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.33%) vSphere
6 5 (5.95%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.95%) XenApp
6 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.57%) Corosync
7 3 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) AirWatch
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) Foglight
2 3 (3.57%) HAProxy
2 3 (3.57%) Icinga
2 3 (3.57%) Nagios
2 3 (3.57%) Opsview
2 3 (3.57%) Pacemaker
3 2 (2.38%) Ansible
3 2 (2.38%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.38%) SCCM
3 2 (2.38%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.38%) Terraform
4 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) VMware
2 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.00%) Citrix
4 17 (20.24%) Intel
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) HP
6 5 (5.95%) McAfee
7 4 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.57%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.57%) Brocade
8 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.57%) F5
8 3 (3.57%) Ivanti
8 3 (3.57%) Mitel
8 3 (3.57%) NetIQ
8 3 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (3.57%) TippingPoint
8 3 (3.57%) Veeam
8 3 (3.57%) WatchGuard