Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 14 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 82 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 15.17% 15.41% 24.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.25% 91.11% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 96
Warrington median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +41.82% -9.84%
10th Percentile £22,300 £27,050 £18,625
90th Percentile £58,375 £81,250 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.08% -13.33% +25.00%

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 80 90 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 19.90% 16.92% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 63 51 104
Warrington median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +41.82% -9.84%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,250 £18,900
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -17.65% +30.77%

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 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
1 41 (67.21%) VMware
2 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
3 27 (44.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (42.62%) Windows Server
5 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
6 21 (34.43%) Azure
7 20 (32.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (26.23%) Hyper-V
9 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
9 15 (24.59%) Cisco
10 14 (22.95%) Office 365
11 13 (21.31%) Linux
12 12 (19.67%) SQL
12 12 (19.67%) Unix
12 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.03%) TeamCity
13 11 (18.03%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (18.03%) Python
13 11 (18.03%) DHCP
13 11 (18.03%) DNS
14 10 (16.39%) Firewall
14 10 (16.39%) Ansible
14 10 (16.39%) Bitbucket
14 10 (16.39%) Puppet
14 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (16.39%) Terraform
15 9 (14.75%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
15 9 (14.75%) DevOps

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 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Azure
2 14 (22.95%) Office 365
3 8 (13.11%) AWS
4 2 (3.28%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) DHCP
1 11 (18.03%) DNS
2 10 (16.39%) Firewall
3 8 (13.11%) LAN
3 8 (13.11%) WAN
4 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) VLAN
5 3 (4.92%) VoIP
6 2 (3.28%) SSL
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.64%) Internet
7 1 (1.64%) Junos
7 1 (1.64%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) Skype
7 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (18.03%) TeamCity
3 10 (16.39%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.84%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.92%) German Language
3 2 (3.28%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.28%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Polish Language
3 2 (3.28%) Russian Language
3 2 (3.28%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) HTML5
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
2 2 (3.28%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) Clustering
4 4 (6.56%) Social Network
5 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.64%) CCTV
7 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Windows Server
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) Unix
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
2 9 (14.75%) DevOps
3 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (11.48%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (11.48%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.20%) High Availability
5 5 (8.20%) Scrum
6 4 (6.56%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.56%) Service Management
6 4 (6.56%) Software Deployment
6 4 (6.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (4.92%) CRM
7 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.92%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (4.92%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.67%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) Python
4 8 (13.11%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.56%) MCSE
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) MCP
6 2 (3.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) GDPR
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 27 (44.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (26.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) KVM
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.28%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Ansible
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
1 10 (16.39%) Terraform
2 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) WSUS
3 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.28%) vMotion
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
1 41 (67.21%) VMware
2 15 (24.59%) Cisco
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle
4 7 (11.48%) McAfee
5 5 (8.20%) Citrix
6 3 (4.92%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) arcserve
7 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.28%) Ivanti
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
8 1 (1.64%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) Veritas