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

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 136 87 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 22.93% 14.36% 23.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.28% 85.29% 81.67%
Number of salaries quoted 90 87 169
Warrington median annual salary £37,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.55% -21.43% +20.69%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £43,750 £45,000
Cheshire median annual salary £38,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +24.59% -6.15% -13.33%

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 149 102 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.13% 16.83% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 95 100 206
Warrington median annual salary £36,500 £29,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.79% -16.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £43,750 £45,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -12.50%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 63 (46.32%) VMware
2 51 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
4 43 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (27.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (26.47%) Citrix
6 36 (26.47%) SQL
6 36 (26.47%) Windows Server
7 33 (24.26%) Hyper-V
8 32 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
9 27 (19.85%) WAN
10 26 (19.12%) Office 365
11 25 (18.38%) Linux
11 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (17.65%) LAN
12 24 (17.65%) DNS
12 24 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (16.91%) MCSA
14 22 (16.18%) MS Exchange
15 21 (15.44%) Cisco
16 20 (14.71%) VPN
16 20 (14.71%) ITIL
17 19 (13.97%) MCSE
17 19 (13.97%) CCNA
17 19 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (13.24%) Fat Client
18 18 (13.24%) Thin Client
18 18 (13.24%) Data Centre
19 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (12.50%) SAN

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 22 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.68%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.94%) IIS
6 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.47%) Confluence
7 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.12%) Office 365
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) G Suite
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.85%) WAN
2 24 (17.65%) DNS
2 24 (17.65%) LAN
3 20 (14.71%) VPN
4 17 (12.50%) SAN
5 15 (11.03%) DHCP
6 12 (8.82%) Skype
7 9 (6.62%) Firewall
7 9 (6.62%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.41%) VoIP
9 5 (3.68%) Network Security
9 5 (3.68%) Wireless
10 4 (2.94%) BGP
10 4 (2.94%) EIGRP
10 4 (2.94%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.94%) IPsec
10 4 (2.94%) MPLS
10 4 (2.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.41%) DTS
3 6 (4.41%) MySQL
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.35%) NuGet
3 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.47%) JIRA
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (8.82%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
3 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.47%) Advertising
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Analyst
2 27 (19.85%) Support Engineer
3 22 (16.18%) Support Analyst
4 18 (13.24%) IT Engineer
4 18 (13.24%) IT Support
5 16 (11.76%) Developer
6 15 (11.03%) IT Support Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Desktop Support
7 14 (10.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Field Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Field Support Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (8.82%) Team Leader
9 10 (7.35%) .NET Developer
9 10 (7.35%) Active Directory Analyst
9 10 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) .NET
2 14 (10.29%) Web Services
3 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.35%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.88%) CSS
5 8 (5.88%) HTML
6 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.15%) Entity Framework
6 7 (5.15%) Software Packaging
7 3 (2.21%) jQuery
7 3 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.47%) ActiveX
8 2 (1.47%) COM
8 2 (1.47%) JSON
8 2 (1.47%) REST
8 2 (1.47%) SOAP
9 1 (0.74%) Flash
9 1 (0.74%) Laravel
9 1 (0.74%) Sass
9 1 (0.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Data Centre
1 18 (13.24%) Fat Client
1 18 (13.24%) Thin Client
2 7 (5.15%) Driving Licence
2 7 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.41%) Life Science
4 5 (3.68%) Replication
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.21%) User Experience
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) EPoS
6 2 (1.47%) Fintech
7 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.74%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.47%) Windows Server
2 25 (18.38%) Linux
2 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (10.29%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.82%) Windows 10
6 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.41%) Unix
8 5 (3.68%) Solaris
9 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.47%) AIX
10 2 (1.47%) HPUX
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.71%) ITIL
2 19 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (8.82%) DevOps
4 10 (7.35%) CRM
4 10 (7.35%) OO
4 10 (7.35%) TDD
5 9 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.62%) Unit Testing
6 7 (5.15%) Application Packaging
6 7 (5.15%) Business Development
6 7 (5.15%) Change Management
6 7 (5.15%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.15%) MVC
6 7 (5.15%) Software Deployment
6 7 (5.15%) Workflow
7 5 (3.68%) ITIL V3
8 4 (2.94%) High Availability
8 4 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) SQL
2 15 (11.03%) C#
3 11 (8.09%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.09%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.15%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.15%) VBScript
6 4 (2.94%) VB
7 3 (2.21%) VB6
8 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.47%) Java
8 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (27.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (16.91%) MCSA
4 19 (13.97%) CCNA
4 19 (13.97%) MCSE
5 15 (11.03%) Degree
6 9 (6.62%) CCENT
6 9 (6.62%) CCNP
7 8 (5.88%) MCITP
7 8 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.41%) MCP
10 4 (2.94%) CCA
10 4 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.74%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) GDPR
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 43 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (24.26%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.35%) VirtualBox
4 10 (7.35%) Xen
5 8 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.88%) XenApp
5 8 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.68%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.94%) vSphere
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.47%) Docker
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Ansible
1 10 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (7.35%) Puppet
2 8 (5.88%) SCCM
3 6 (4.41%) SCOM
4 5 (3.68%) WSUS
5 4 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.47%) Rancher
7 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (46.32%) VMware
2 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
3 36 (26.47%) Citrix
4 21 (15.44%) Cisco
5 14 (10.29%) Intel
6 13 (9.56%) Veeam
7 10 (7.35%) Remedy
8 9 (6.62%) Dell
9 7 (5.15%) BMC
10 6 (4.41%) NetApp
10 6 (4.41%) Oracle
11 5 (3.68%) CommVault
11 5 (3.68%) EqualLogic
11 5 (3.68%) IBM
11 5 (3.68%) Symantec
12 4 (2.94%) F5
12 4 (2.94%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.21%) HP
13 3 (2.21%) Xamarin
14 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow