Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 95 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Warrington 11.50% 18.52% 20.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.74% 87.96% 82.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 79 97
Median annual salary £48,000 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.52% -27.50% +37.93%
10th Percentile £30,750 £21,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,125 £66,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +34.92% -16.00% +15.38%

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 38 108 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 12.14% 21.05% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 91 116
Median annual salary £48,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.69% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £30,750 £21,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £66,250
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.65% -8.13% +14.29%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Warrington

Windows
Salary Trend in Warrington

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Warrington.

Salary trend for Windows in Warrington

Windows
Salary Histogram in Warrington

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Warrington over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Warrington

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (55.56%) Azure
5 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 14 (38.89%) Ansible
6 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 13 (36.11%) Python
7 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (36.11%) Puppet
7 13 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (33.33%) Terraform
8 12 (33.33%) Bitbucket
8 12 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (33.33%) TeamCity
9 11 (30.56%) High Availability
9 11 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (27.78%) Linux
10 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 8 (22.22%) SSL
11 8 (22.22%) Solaris
11 8 (22.22%) Perl
11 8 (22.22%) PKI
12 7 (19.44%) GDPR

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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.78%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) AWS
4 1 (2.78%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) SSL
2 6 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (11.11%) VLAN
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.78%) RS-232
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 12 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (19.44%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Database Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix Hypervisor Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) JSON
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
1 2 (5.56%) YAML
2 1 (2.78%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.78%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) PKI
3 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Solaris
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (30.56%) High Availability
4 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
5 5 (13.89%) Network Segmentation
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.33%) Data Management
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Principle of Least Privilege
8 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 2 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (36.11%) Python
3 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.22%) Perl
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) ABAP
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) DBS Check
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) KVM
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Ansible
2 13 (36.11%) Puppet
3 12 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (33.33%) Terraform
4 7 (19.44%) SCOrch
5 6 (16.67%) SCCM
6 5 (13.89%) SCOM
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) Draytek
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Sophos
4 4 (11.11%) Veeam
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Adobe
7 1 (2.78%) Cylance
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (2.78%) OpenText
7 1 (2.78%) SAP