The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheadle region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 40.00% 36.49% 44.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 87.10% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 17
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 48.00% 41.89% 63.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 19
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Manchester

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Cheadle region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Windows
Salary Trend in Cheadle

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Cheadle region.

Windows Salary Trend in Cheadle

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 33 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 22 (40.00%) C#
4 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
5 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
6 16 (29.09%) Web Services
7 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.27%) Scrum
7 15 (27.27%) VMware
8 14 (25.45%) Finance
8 14 (25.45%) WCF
9 13 (23.64%) jQuery
9 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (23.64%) Change Control
9 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
9 13 (23.64%) .NET
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.82%) Linux
10 12 (21.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (20.00%) Communications Security
12 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 10 (18.18%) MVC
13 9 (16.36%) Validation
13 9 (16.36%) Wonderware
13 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.64%) ArchestrA
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) RFID
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) VLAN
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.09%) RavenDB
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.09%) Couchbase
3 5 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.73%) NUnit
3 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.27%) JUnit
5 4 (7.27%) Selenium
5 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.45%) Subversion
6 3 (5.45%) FxCop
6 3 (5.45%) StyleCop
6 3 (5.45%) Moq
6 3 (5.45%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Electronics
4 5 (9.09%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) C++ Developer
4 7 (12.73%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Tester
5 6 (10.91%) Software Tester
5 6 (10.91%) Software Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Operations Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Operations Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Web Services
2 14 (25.45%) WCF
3 13 (23.64%) jQuery
3 13 (23.64%) .NET
4 12 (21.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (14.55%) HTML
6 8 (14.55%) ATL
6 8 (14.55%) CSS
7 7 (12.73%) LINQ
7 7 (12.73%) HTML5
7 7 (12.73%) Ninject
7 7 (12.73%) CSS3
7 7 (12.73%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (9.09%) REST
9 5 (9.09%) NHibernate
9 5 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Social Media
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) PDA
3 2 (3.64%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (21.82%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 5 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.27%) Scrum
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) Change Control
4 11 (20.00%) Communications Security
5 10 (18.18%) MVC
6 9 (16.36%) Validation
6 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.73%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Information Management
9 5 (9.09%) Requirements Management
9 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.09%) Stress Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Operations Management
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) SOA
9 5 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) C#
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) C++
4 8 (14.55%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) Tcl
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) ISEB
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) MCSA
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) RHCE
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) HND
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Wonderware
4 6 (10.91%) Apple
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) Zend
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) McAfee
7 1 (1.82%) SolidWorks