Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 128 170 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 19.28% 25.80% 17.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.49% 95.51% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 84 130 107
Warrington median annual salary £39,000 £27,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.82% -9.84% -6.15%
10th Percentile £25,500 £18,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £45,500
Cheshire median annual salary £34,250 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +0.74% +13.33% -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 148 178 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 22.29% 27.01% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 99 135 116
Warrington median annual salary £39,000 £27,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.82% -9.84% -12.86%
10th Percentile £25,500 £18,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £47,500 £46,250
Cheshire median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.53% +21.54% -12.16%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Warrington

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 73 (57.03%) Active Directory
2 62 (48.44%) Windows Server
3 52 (40.63%) VMware
4 41 (32.03%) Microsoft
5 36 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (27.34%) Office 365
6 35 (27.34%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (27.34%) SQL Server
6 35 (27.34%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (22.66%) Citrix
9 25 (19.53%) LAN
10 24 (18.75%) Linux
10 24 (18.75%) Hyper-V
11 23 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (17.97%) PowerShell
11 23 (17.97%) SAN
12 22 (17.19%) WAN
12 22 (17.19%) DNS
12 22 (17.19%) ITIL
12 22 (17.19%) IaaS
13 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (14.06%) Data Centre
16 17 (13.28%) SQL
16 17 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (12.50%) DevOps
17 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (11.72%) Intel
18 15 (11.72%) Thin Client

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 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.94%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.81%) IIS
4 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) Moodle
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (27.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (27.34%) Office 365
3 22 (17.19%) IaaS
4 17 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.78%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.53%) LAN
2 23 (17.97%) SAN
3 22 (17.19%) DNS
3 22 (17.19%) WAN
4 12 (9.38%) VPN
5 11 (8.59%) DHCP
5 11 (8.59%) Network Security
6 7 (5.47%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (3.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (3.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.91%) SSH
7 5 (3.91%) SSL
7 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.34%) Firewall
8 3 (2.34%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.34%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.34%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.56%) FTP
9 2 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) MySQL
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.13%) Big Data
4 4 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.78%) Chocolatey
4 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) WiX
General
1 7 (5.47%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Advertising
3 2 (1.56%) Retail
3 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Support Engineer
2 29 (22.66%) IT Engineer
3 25 (19.53%) Analyst
4 24 (18.75%) IT Support
5 22 (17.19%) IT Support Engineer
6 20 (15.63%) Field Engineer
7 19 (14.84%) Field Support Engineer
8 16 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 16 (12.50%) Desktop Support
8 16 (12.50%) IT Analyst
9 15 (11.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 13 (10.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (10.16%) Active Directory Analyst
10 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
12 11 (8.59%) Architect
12 11 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (7.03%) Lead DevOps
14 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) .NET
1 2 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) Ajax
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.78%) COM
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.72%) Fat Client
2 15 (11.72%) Thin Client
3 9 (7.03%) Clustering
4 8 (6.25%) Private Cloud
5 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) iPhone
9 1 (0.78%) Replication
9 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (48.44%) Windows Server
2 32 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.75%) Linux
4 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.16%) Windows 10
6 9 (7.03%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.91%) Android
8 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.34%) CentOS
9 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.34%) Unix
9 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (17.19%) ITIL
3 19 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (12.50%) DevOps
5 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.94%) Project Management
6 13 (10.16%) Break/Fix
7 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.59%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (8.59%) Presales
9 10 (7.81%) Data Protection
9 10 (7.81%) High Availability
10 8 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 8 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (6.25%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 7 (5.47%) Server Building
12 6 (4.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.97%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.28%) SQL
3 8 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.34%) Perl
4 3 (2.34%) Ruby
4 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.94%) MCSE
3 8 (6.25%) MCP
3 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.34%) CCNA
4 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Degree
5 2 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (0.78%) CCNP
6 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) GDPR
2 5 (3.91%) QA
System Software
1 73 (57.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 23 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.47%) vSphere
5 7 (5.47%) XenApp
5 7 (5.47%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.91%) KVM
6 5 (3.91%) VirtualBox
6 5 (3.91%) VMware Server
6 5 (3.91%) Xen
7 3 (2.34%) Corosync
7 3 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.56%) Docker
8 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) Ansible
2 11 (8.59%) Terraform
3 9 (7.03%) AirWatch
3 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (6.25%) Puppet
5 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.91%) Foglight
7 3 (2.34%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.34%) Icinga
7 3 (2.34%) Nagios
7 3 (2.34%) Opsview
7 3 (2.34%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.78%) SCCM
8 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (40.63%) VMware
2 41 (32.03%) Microsoft
3 29 (22.66%) Citrix
4 15 (11.72%) Intel
5 9 (7.03%) Blue Coat
5 9 (7.03%) SolarWinds
6 8 (6.25%) Cisco
6 8 (6.25%) HP
6 8 (6.25%) McAfee
7 7 (5.47%) NetApp
8 5 (3.91%) Brocade
8 5 (3.91%) CommVault
8 5 (3.91%) F5
8 5 (3.91%) NetIQ
8 5 (3.91%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (3.91%) TippingPoint
8 5 (3.91%) Veeam
9 4 (3.13%) Cognos
9 4 (3.13%) Hyperion
10 3 (2.34%) Red Hat