Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 138 184 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 20.51% 25.41% 16.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.46% 87.62% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 99 153 94
Warrington median annual salary £39,500 £29,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.21% -11.45% +0.77%
10th Percentile £25,500 £19,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +8.20% -10.29%

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 156 210 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 23.18% 29.01% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 109 177 101
Warrington median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £19,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £47,500 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -8.72%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 84 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 69 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 58 (42.03%) VMware
4 49 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
6 43 (31.16%) Microsoft
7 42 (30.43%) Office 365
8 35 (25.36%) Linux
9 30 (21.74%) Hyper-V
9 30 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (21.01%) Microsoft Office
10 29 (21.01%) Citrix
11 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (18.84%) PowerShell
14 25 (18.12%) MCSE
14 25 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (17.39%) DNS
15 24 (17.39%) DevOps
16 23 (16.67%) Ansible
16 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
17 22 (15.94%) IaaS
17 22 (15.94%) Jenkins
17 22 (15.94%) ITIL
18 20 (14.49%) Project Management
19 19 (13.77%) Configuration Management
19 19 (13.77%) 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 16 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.52%) IIS
4 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Moodle
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (21.01%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (30.43%) Office 365
3 29 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (15.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.39%) DNS
2 18 (13.04%) LAN
2 18 (13.04%) SAN
3 17 (12.32%) Network Security
3 17 (12.32%) WAN
4 12 (8.70%) DHCP
5 11 (7.97%) VPN
6 10 (7.25%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (5.07%) SSH
8 5 (3.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (3.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (3.62%) SSL
8 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.62%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.90%) Firewall
10 3 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.45%) 4G
11 2 (1.45%) MPLS
11 2 (1.45%) Skype
11 2 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) MySQL
3 4 (2.90%) Big Data
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.72%) DTS
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
1 22 (15.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.72%) Chocolatey
3 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.72%) WiX
General
1 5 (3.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (1.45%) Retail
3 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.19%) Support Engineer
2 29 (21.01%) IT Engineer
3 24 (17.39%) IT Support
4 22 (15.94%) IT Support Engineer
5 17 (12.32%) Analyst
5 17 (12.32%) Architect
5 17 (12.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (12.32%) Field Engineer
6 16 (11.59%) Field Support Engineer
7 15 (10.87%) Lead DevOps
7 15 (10.87%) Technical Architect
8 14 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (10.14%) Desktop Support
9 13 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (9.42%) Desktop Engineer
9 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (9.42%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (7.25%) IT Analyst
12 9 (6.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) .NET
1 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (0.72%) COM
1 1 (0.72%) CSS
1 1 (0.72%) Entity Framework
1 1 (0.72%) HTML
1 1 (0.72%) Web Services
1 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 12 (8.70%) Fat Client
1 12 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 10 (7.25%) Private Cloud
3 9 (6.52%) Clustering
3 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.45%) iPhone
5 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 44 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (25.36%) Linux
4 27 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (11.59%) Windows 10
6 15 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.35%) Android
8 5 (3.62%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.17%) CentOS
10 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.17%) Unix
11 2 (1.45%) AIX
12 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (17.39%) DevOps
3 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (15.94%) ITIL
5 20 (14.49%) Project Management
6 19 (13.77%) Configuration Management
6 19 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.32%) Customer Requirements
7 17 (12.32%) Presales
8 15 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (10.87%) Programme Management
8 15 (10.87%) Server Virtualisation
8 15 (10.87%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 14 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (9.42%) Break/Fix
10 13 (9.42%) High Availability
11 12 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.07%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.84%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.59%) SQL
3 9 (6.52%) Python
4 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.17%) Perl
4 3 (2.17%) Ruby
4 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (18.12%) MCSE
3 16 (11.59%) MCP
4 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.90%) CCNA
5 4 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.45%) Degree
6 2 (1.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) CCNP
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) MCSA
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) QA
2 8 (5.80%) GDPR
System Software
1 84 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 30 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 30 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.25%) KVM
3 10 (7.25%) VirtualBox
3 10 (7.25%) vSphere
3 10 (7.25%) Xen
4 9 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.35%) XenApp
5 6 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.62%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.62%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.17%) Corosync
8 2 (1.45%) Docker
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (16.67%) Ansible
2 14 (10.14%) Terraform
3 13 (9.42%) Puppet
4 12 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.52%) AirWatch
5 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (3.62%) Foglight
7 3 (2.17%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.17%) Icinga
7 3 (2.17%) Nagios
7 3 (2.17%) Opsview
7 3 (2.17%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.72%) SCCM
8 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (42.03%) VMware
2 43 (31.16%) Microsoft
3 29 (21.01%) Citrix
4 12 (8.70%) Intel
5 10 (7.25%) Cisco
6 9 (6.52%) Blue Coat
6 9 (6.52%) McAfee
6 9 (6.52%) SolarWinds
7 7 (5.07%) IBM
7 7 (5.07%) NetApp
8 6 (4.35%) HP
9 5 (3.62%) Brocade
9 5 (3.62%) CommVault
9 5 (3.62%) F5
9 5 (3.62%) NetIQ
9 5 (3.62%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (3.62%) TippingPoint
9 5 (3.62%) Veeam
10 3 (2.17%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks