The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 203 251 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.81% 17.89% 21.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.24% 72.13% 74.86%
Number of salaries quoted 181 217 354
Median salary £29,250 £32,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Windows
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
289 348 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.35% 24.80% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 234 304 480
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Windows
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 58 £30,500 -9.62% 9
Wilmslow -5 39 £21,500 +11.68% 4
Crewe +6 34 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Chester +8 22 £32,500 +0.77% 4
Knutsford -10 10 £17,000 -44.71% 1
Macclesfield -10 9 £26,500 -0.93% 4
Northwich +11 4 £33,250 +47.77% 1
Congleton 0 4 £17,500 -33.96% 2
Nantwich - 4 £40,000 -
Runcorn -3 3 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Sandbach - 2 £27,000 -
Ellesmere Port -4 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Frodsham - 1 £24,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 179 (47.61%) Microsoft
2 153 (40.69%) Windows Server
3 138 (36.70%) Active Directory
4 95 (25.27%) VMware
5 83 (22.07%) C#
5 83 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (21.81%) .NET
7 79 (21.01%) SQL Server
8 78 (20.74%) Windows 7
9 77 (20.48%) SQL
9 77 (20.48%) MS Excel
10 73 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (19.41%) Office 365
11 72 (19.15%) MS Exchange
12 65 (17.29%) Finance
12 65 (17.29%) Scrum
13 63 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 61 (16.22%) MS Office
14 61 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 60 (15.96%) TDD
16 58 (15.43%) MVC
16 58 (15.43%) ITIL
17 57 (15.16%) ASP.NET
17 57 (15.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 56 (14.89%) Hyper-V
19 54 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
20 50 (13.30%) Dependency Injection
20 50 (13.30%) Castle Windsor
21 48 (12.77%) MSTest
21 48 (12.77%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 72 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 40 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (5.32%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.26%) IIS
6 13 (3.46%) NServiceBus
7 12 (3.19%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.66%) Apache
8 10 (2.66%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.39%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.60%) JBoss
12 2 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.53%) Confluence
12 2 (0.53%) Mule
13 1 (0.27%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 77 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 61 (16.22%) MS Office
3 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Line 50
1 5 (1.33%) Sage X3
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) BPCS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 73 (19.41%) Office 365
2 14 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.60%) SaaS
5 5 (1.33%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.80%) IaaS
6 3 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.44%) Firewall
2 42 (11.17%) DNS
3 35 (9.31%) Internet
4 32 (8.51%) DHCP
5 22 (5.85%) VoIP
6 19 (5.05%) VPN
7 17 (4.52%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.99%) SAN
9 14 (3.72%) Intranet
10 13 (3.46%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (3.19%) HTTP
12 11 (2.93%) Skype
13 9 (2.39%) MPLS
13 9 (2.39%) Wireless
14 8 (2.13%) VLAN
15 7 (1.86%) LAN
15 7 (1.86%) NetScaler
15 7 (1.86%) WAN
16 6 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (1.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (2.66%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.60%) MySQL
4 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.33%) Power BI
6 4 (1.06%) DB2
7 2 (0.53%) GIS
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (12.77%) MSTest
2 44 (11.70%) NUnit
3 42 (11.17%) Moq
4 40 (10.64%) Rhino Mocks
5 35 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (6.91%) Visual Studio
7 14 (3.72%) JIRA
7 14 (3.72%) Selenium
8 13 (3.46%) FxCop
8 13 (3.46%) SpecFlow
8 13 (3.46%) StyleCop
9 11 (2.93%) Ant
9 11 (2.93%) HP UFT
9 11 (2.93%) Jenkins
10 10 (2.66%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.86%) Subversion
12 4 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.53%) JUnit
14 2 (0.53%) ReSharper
General
1 65 (17.29%) Finance
2 13 (3.46%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.66%) Marketing
4 8 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.86%) Games
6 6 (1.60%) Banking
6 6 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.06%) Back Office
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (21.01%) Developer
2 65 (17.29%) Analyst
3 62 (16.49%) .NET Developer
4 60 (15.96%) Support Engineer
5 53 (14.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 49 (13.03%) IT Support
7 37 (9.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 34 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 34 (9.04%) IT Engineer
9 33 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (7.45%) C# Developer
10 28 (7.45%) IT Support Engineer
11 25 (6.65%) Graduate
12 23 (6.12%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 23 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
12 23 (6.12%) Internet Developer
12 23 (6.12%) Junior
12 23 (6.12%) Junior .NET Developer
12 23 (6.12%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (21.81%) .NET
2 57 (15.16%) ASP.NET
3 50 (13.30%) Castle Windsor
4 44 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (11.44%) WCF
6 42 (11.17%) .NET Framework
7 41 (10.90%) WinForms
7 41 (10.90%) WPF
8 37 (9.84%) Ninject
8 37 (9.84%) Spring.NET
8 37 (9.84%) Unity DI Container
9 32 (8.51%) HTML
10 29 (7.71%) XML
11 26 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 26 (6.91%) HTML5
12 24 (6.38%) jQuery
12 24 (6.38%) Web Services
13 19 (5.05%) CSS
13 19 (5.05%) NHibernate
14 18 (4.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.84%) Inversion of Control
2 35 (9.31%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.79%) User Experience
5 17 (4.52%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.46%) PMI
8 12 (3.19%) iPad
9 11 (2.93%) Tandem
10 9 (2.39%) Driving Licence
11 8 (2.13%) Fat Client
11 8 (2.13%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.86%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (1.33%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.33%) iPhone
13 5 (1.33%) Mobile Games
14 4 (1.06%) Data Extraction
14 4 (1.06%) Mainframe
14 4 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 153 (40.69%) Windows Server
2 78 (20.74%) Windows 7
3 73 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (15.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (11.44%) Windows 8
6 40 (10.64%) Linux
7 28 (7.45%) Windows 10
8 27 (7.18%) Android
9 26 (6.91%) Apple iOS
10 18 (4.79%) Mac OS X
11 16 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (3.99%) Unix
13 13 (3.46%) CentOS
13 13 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (3.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (2.39%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.60%) Windows Phone
17 5 (1.33%) BlackBerry OS
18 3 (0.80%) AIX
19 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (17.29%) Scrum
3 60 (15.96%) TDD
4 58 (15.43%) ITIL
4 58 (15.43%) MVC
5 54 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (13.30%) Dependency Injection
7 41 (10.90%) MVVM
8 40 (10.64%) Kanban
9 26 (6.91%) Web Application Development
10 25 (6.65%) Service Management
11 17 (4.52%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.26%) Mentoring
13 14 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (3.72%) Process Improvement
13 14 (3.72%) Web Development
14 13 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (3.46%) Integration Testing
15 12 (3.19%) Information Security
15 12 (3.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 83 (22.07%) C#
2 77 (20.48%) SQL
3 32 (8.51%) VB.NET
4 31 (8.24%) VB
5 29 (7.71%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.32%) Java
7 15 (3.99%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.72%) C
9 11 (2.93%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.93%) Python
10 9 (2.39%) C++
11 8 (2.13%) VB6
11 8 (2.13%) VBScript
12 6 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.33%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.06%) PHP
15 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.27%) ABAP
16 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (12.23%) MCSE
3 37 (9.84%) MCITP
4 36 (9.57%) MCSA
5 19 (5.05%) MCP
6 13 (3.46%) PMI Certification
7 12 (3.19%) Degree
7 12 (3.19%) ISEB
8 11 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.39%) CCNA
10 7 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.33%) CCENT
12 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.53%) CCA
13 2 (0.53%) CCNP
13 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.27%) GIAC
14 1 (0.27%) HND
14 1 (0.27%) MCTS
14 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.91%) QA
1 26 (6.91%) SLA
2 8 (2.13%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 138 (36.70%) Active Directory
2 61 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (14.89%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.52%) vSphere
5 12 (3.19%) XenApp
6 11 (2.93%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (2.93%) VMware Server
7 10 (2.66%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (2.66%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.27%) NDS
12 1 (0.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (5.85%) SCCM
2 13 (3.46%) SCOM
3 11 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.86%) vRealize
5 6 (1.60%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.33%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.33%) PaperCut
7 4 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.80%) Puppet
9 2 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.53%) WSUS
10 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.27%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.27%) Netcool
10 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 179 (47.61%) Microsoft
2 95 (25.27%) VMware
3 48 (12.77%) Cisco
3 48 (12.77%) Citrix
4 22 (5.85%) Apple
5 12 (3.19%) Sage
6 11 (2.93%) Oracle
7 7 (1.86%) SonicWALL
7 7 (1.86%) Symantec
8 6 (1.60%) Avaya
8 6 (1.60%) HP
8 6 (1.60%) Intel
9 5 (1.33%) EMC
9 5 (1.33%) Siemens
10 4 (1.06%) arcserve
10 4 (1.06%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.06%) Dell
10 4 (1.06%) IBM
10 4 (1.06%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (1.06%) Sophos
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