Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 92 137 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 17.73% 19.88% 21.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.79% 80.59% 85.21%
Number of salaries quoted 75 101 123
Warrington median annual salary £29,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,125 £66,250 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% +3.17%

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 106 170 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 20.42% 24.67% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 89 123 146
Warrington median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +28.79% -5.71%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,000 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +5.02%

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 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 55 (59.78%) Active Directory
2 42 (45.65%) Windows 10
3 33 (35.87%) VMware
4 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
4 31 (33.70%) DNS
5 30 (32.61%) Windows Server
6 27 (29.35%) ITIL
7 26 (28.26%) Office 365
8 25 (27.17%) MS Exchange
9 23 (25.00%) DHCP
10 21 (22.83%) Service Delivery
10 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (21.74%) Cisco
12 19 (20.65%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (17.39%) SLA
13 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 16 (17.39%) SAN
13 16 (17.39%) VoIP
13 16 (17.39%) Linux
13 16 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (16.30%) Windows XP
14 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (16.30%) Wireless
14 15 (16.30%) Windows 7
15 14 (15.22%) Firewall
15 14 (15.22%) Internet
16 13 (14.13%) Collaborative Working
16 13 (14.13%) LAN

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 25 (27.17%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.26%) Office 365
2 20 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.26%) IaaS
4 3 (3.26%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.70%) DNS
2 23 (25.00%) DHCP
3 16 (17.39%) SAN
3 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 16 (17.39%) VoIP
4 15 (16.30%) Wireless
5 14 (15.22%) Firewall
5 14 (15.22%) Internet
6 13 (14.13%) LAN
6 13 (14.13%) WAN
6 13 (14.13%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (8.70%) BGP
7 8 (8.70%) EIGRP
7 8 (8.70%) IPsec
7 8 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 8 (8.70%) OSPF
7 8 (8.70%) SNMP
7 8 (8.70%) SSL
7 8 (8.70%) Wireless Security
7 8 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Power BI
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) JMeter
2 3 (3.26%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.26%) Selenium
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.78%) Retail
2 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 15 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (16.30%) Support Technician
4 14 (15.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 14 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 14 (15.22%) Analyst
4 14 (15.22%) Support Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) IT Support
6 10 (10.87%) IT Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Desktop Support
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Network Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Security Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Service Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
1 8 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.52%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.09%) Ajax
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) HTML
4 1 (1.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.70%) PKI
4 7 (7.61%) Fat Client
4 7 (7.61%) Smartphone
4 7 (7.61%) Thin Client
5 6 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.26%) iPad
6 3 (3.26%) iPhone
6 3 (3.26%) User Experience
7 2 (2.17%) Cybercrime
7 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (45.65%) Windows 10
2 30 (32.61%) Windows Server
3 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.39%) Linux
5 15 (16.30%) Windows 7
5 15 (16.30%) Windows XP
6 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.70%) Unix
8 3 (3.26%) Android
8 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) ITIL
2 21 (22.83%) Service Delivery
3 16 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (14.13%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (10.87%) DevOps
5 10 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.78%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (9.78%) Time Management
7 8 (8.70%) B2B
7 8 (8.70%) Business Agility
7 8 (8.70%) ITIL V3
7 8 (8.70%) Monetization
7 8 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 8 (8.70%) Threat Detection
7 8 (8.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.61%) Change Management
8 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.61%) High Availability
9 6 (6.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) C#
2 7 (7.61%) Java
3 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) CCNA
1 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.70%) CCNP
3 7 (7.61%) Degree
4 6 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.35%) MCSE
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) SLA
2 9 (9.78%) GDPR
3 8 (8.70%) ISO 22301
3 8 (8.70%) ISO 9001
3 8 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 55 (59.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.61%) BitLocker
4 5 (5.43%) vSphere
5 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.26%) XenApp
6 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (35.87%) VMware
2 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
3 20 (21.74%) Cisco
4 8 (8.70%) BT
4 8 (8.70%) IBM
4 8 (8.70%) Nimsoft
4 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.61%) NetApp
6 5 (5.43%) Citrix
7 3 (3.26%) Apple
7 3 (3.26%) HP
7 3 (3.26%) Intel
7 3 (3.26%) Mitel
7 3 (3.26%) Software AG
7 3 (3.26%) webMethods
8 2 (2.17%) Google
8 2 (2.17%) Juniper
8 2 (2.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.09%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.09%) SAP