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 1 August 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
1 Aug 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 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 38.46% 35.21% 47.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.07% 86.21% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 19
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,500
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
27 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 51.92% 40.85% 67.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 21
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 1 August 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 32 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 21 (40.38%) C#
3 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
4 18 (34.62%) Web Services
4 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 17 (32.69%) VMware
6 15 (28.85%) Scrum
6 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (26.92%) WCF
7 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 14 (26.92%) Linux
8 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (25.00%) Change Control
9 12 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (23.08%) jQuery
9 12 (23.08%) Communications Security
9 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 11 (21.15%) Finance
11 10 (19.23%) Validation
11 10 (19.23%) .NET
11 10 (19.23%) CSS
11 10 (19.23%) HTML
11 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (17.31%) HTML5
12 9 (17.31%) CSS3
12 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
12 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) ArchestrA
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) RFID
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) MySQL
4 5 (9.62%) RavenDB
4 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.62%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.31%) NUnit
3 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.54%) JUnit
4 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 6 (11.54%) Selenium
4 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (5.77%) Gerrit
6 3 (5.77%) Moq
6 3 (5.77%) FxCop
6 3 (5.77%) StyleCop
6 3 (5.77%) Subversion
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Marketing
3 6 (11.54%) Electronics
4 5 (9.62%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
5 6 (11.54%) C++ Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Tester
5 6 (11.54%) Software Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Operations Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Operations Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.69%) UI Programmer
7 4 (7.69%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) Web Services
2 14 (26.92%) WCF
3 12 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 12 (23.08%) jQuery
4 10 (19.23%) .NET
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
4 10 (19.23%) HTML
5 9 (17.31%) HTML5
5 9 (17.31%) CSS3
6 7 (13.46%) LINQ
6 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 7 (13.46%) Ninject
6 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.54%) ATL
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.62%) REST
8 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (9.62%) SOAP
8 5 (9.62%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Social Media
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) PDA
5 1 (1.92%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.62%) Mac OS
4 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.62%) UNIX
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 15 (28.85%) Scrum
3 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Change Control
4 12 (23.08%) Communications Security
5 10 (19.23%) Validation
5 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.46%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
6 7 (13.46%) MVC
7 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
8 5 (9.62%) Stress Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Operations Management
8 5 (9.62%) SOA
8 5 (9.62%) Information Management
8 5 (9.62%) Requirements Management
8 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.69%) OO
9 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) SQL
2 21 (40.38%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) Ruby
5 6 (11.54%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.77%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.85%) Tcl
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) ISEB
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) MCSA
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
5 2 (3.85%) RHCE
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 9 (17.31%) Wonderware
4 6 (11.54%) Apple
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Zend
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) McAfee
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) SolidWorks
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago