The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 3.85% 43.18% 38.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 24
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Windows
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheadle region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 3.85% 43.18% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 25
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) Wyse
1 6 (46.15%) QA
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
1 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Technician
3 4 (30.77%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
1 6 (46.15%) Wyse
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) 3PAR