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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 162 322 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.06% 18.65% 16.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.83% 72.20% 68.46%
Number of salaries quoted 141 268 226
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
232 446 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.99% 25.83% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 198 365 335
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -6 40 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Chester +14 25 £28,500 +5.55% 5
Northwich +4 17 £28,000 - 2
Wilmslow +3 17 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Runcorn -7 13 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Knutsford +14 12 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Crewe +6 9 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Macclesfield -10 9 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
Winsford - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 144 (41.74%) Microsoft
2 136 (39.42%) Active Directory
3 102 (29.57%) Windows Server
4 89 (25.80%) C#
5 87 (25.22%) .NET
6 80 (23.19%) ITIL
6 80 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (22.61%) SQL Server
8 72 (20.87%) MS Exchange
9 69 (20.00%) VMware
10 67 (19.42%) Finance
11 63 (18.26%) MS Excel
11 63 (18.26%) Citrix
11 63 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (16.81%) Scrum
13 56 (16.23%) TDD
14 52 (15.07%) SQL
15 50 (14.49%) WinForms
16 49 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 48 (13.91%) Dependency Injection
17 48 (13.91%) Castle Windsor
18 46 (13.33%) Windows 7
18 46 (13.33%) MVVM
18 46 (13.33%) WPF
19 44 (12.75%) MVC
20 43 (12.46%) Spring.NET
20 43 (12.46%) Kanban
20 43 (12.46%) Rhino Mocks
20 43 (12.46%) Moq

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 (20.87%) MS Exchange
2 38 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.06%) IIS
6 8 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.45%) JBoss
8 5 (1.45%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.16%) Apache
9 4 (1.16%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.58%) Confluence
10 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.58%) Mule
10 2 (0.58%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (18.26%) MS Excel
2 41 (11.88%) MS Office
3 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.58%) FastStats
2 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.43%) Office 365
2 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.87%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.58%) IaaS
4 2 (0.58%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.41%) Firewall
2 27 (7.83%) Internet
3 26 (7.54%) SAN
4 23 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 21 (6.09%) DNS
5 21 (6.09%) VPN
5 21 (6.09%) WAN
6 18 (5.22%) DHCP
7 15 (4.35%) LAN
8 12 (3.48%) Wireless
9 9 (2.61%) NetScaler
9 9 (2.61%) VoIP
10 7 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.03%) NAS
10 7 (2.03%) VLAN
11 6 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.45%) FTP
13 4 (1.16%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.87%) BGP
14 3 (0.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.03%) DB2
4 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.87%) MySQL
5 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.58%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) GIS
7 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (12.46%) Moq
1 43 (12.46%) MSTest
1 43 (12.46%) NUnit
1 43 (12.46%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.61%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.03%) Selenium
7 5 (1.45%) Ant
7 5 (1.45%) FxCop
7 5 (1.45%) StyleCop
8 4 (1.16%) JIRA
9 3 (0.87%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.58%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.58%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.58%) TestComplete
General
1 67 (19.42%) Finance
2 21 (6.09%) Retail
3 18 (5.22%) Marketing
4 12 (3.48%) Electronics
5 10 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.32%) Back Office
6 8 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.74%) Banking
8 4 (1.16%) Automotive
8 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.58%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 89 (25.80%) Developer
2 67 (19.42%) .NET Developer
3 48 (13.91%) Analyst
4 43 (12.46%) IT Support
5 41 (11.88%) C# Developer
6 37 (10.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (8.41%) Support Engineer
9 26 (7.54%) Junior
10 24 (6.96%) Junior .NET Developer
10 24 (6.96%) Junior Developer
11 23 (6.67%) Support Analyst
12 22 (6.38%) C# WPF Developer
12 22 (6.38%) Graduate
12 22 (6.38%) WPF Developer
13 21 (6.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 21 (6.09%) Graduate Developer
13 21 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (6.09%) Internet Developer
13 21 (6.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (25.22%) .NET
2 50 (14.49%) WinForms
3 48 (13.91%) Castle Windsor
4 46 (13.33%) WPF
5 43 (12.46%) Ninject
5 43 (12.46%) Spring.NET
5 43 (12.46%) Unity DI Container
6 37 (10.72%) ASP.NET
7 35 (10.14%) .NET Framework
7 35 (10.14%) Web Services
8 33 (9.57%) WCF
9 26 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (6.38%) HTML
11 21 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (3.77%) REST
13 12 (3.48%) CSS
13 12 (3.48%) XML
14 11 (3.19%) jQuery
14 11 (3.19%) Spring
15 9 (2.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.46%) Inversion of Control
2 39 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.38%) Social Network
5 22 (6.38%) User Experience
6 20 (5.80%) Driving Licence
7 13 (3.77%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.19%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.74%) EPoS
10 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.74%) PMI
11 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.45%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.45%) iPad
11 5 (1.45%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.16%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 102 (29.57%) Windows Server
2 63 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 40 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (11.30%) Linux
6 21 (6.09%) Android
7 20 (5.80%) Unix
8 18 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (4.93%) Apple iOS
10 14 (4.06%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.77%) Windows 10
11 13 (3.77%) Windows CE
12 12 (3.48%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.90%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (1.16%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.87%) AIX
17 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
1 80 (23.19%) ITIL
2 63 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (16.81%) Scrum
4 56 (16.23%) TDD
5 48 (13.91%) Dependency Injection
6 46 (13.33%) MVVM
7 44 (12.75%) MVC
8 43 (12.46%) Kanban
9 24 (6.96%) Service Management
10 21 (6.09%) Web Application Development
11 20 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.93%) Project Management
13 16 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (4.64%) Time Management
14 13 (3.77%) Incident Management
14 13 (3.77%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.77%) Test Automation
15 12 (3.48%) ITSM
16 10 (2.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.80%) C#
2 52 (15.07%) SQL
3 29 (8.41%) VB
4 28 (8.12%) VB.NET
5 22 (6.38%) Java
6 20 (5.80%) C++
7 17 (4.93%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.19%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.90%) C
11 6 (1.74%) Embedded C
11 6 (1.74%) PHP
11 6 (1.74%) VC++
12 4 (1.16%) Perl
13 3 (0.87%) Delphi
14 2 (0.58%) ABAP
14 2 (0.58%) VB6
14 2 (0.58%) VBScript
15 1 (0.29%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (11.30%) Degree
3 30 (8.70%) MCSE
4 25 (7.25%) MCITP
5 20 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (4.93%) MCSA
7 14 (4.06%) MCP
8 12 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.61%) HND
11 7 (2.03%) CCNA
11 7 (2.03%) HNC
12 6 (1.74%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.45%) MCDST
14 4 (1.16%) CCA
14 4 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.87%) CCENT
15 3 (0.87%) CCNP
15 3 (0.87%) MCTS
16 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) SLA
2 16 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.77%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.32%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.74%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.29%) ISO13485
System Software
1 136 (39.42%) Active Directory
2 41 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.96%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.22%) XenDesktop
5 12 (3.48%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.61%) XenApp
7 3 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.58%) vSphere
9 1 (0.29%) KVM
9 1 (0.29%) oVirt
9 1 (0.29%) Postfix
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (5.80%) SCCM
2 6 (1.74%) SCOM
3 3 (0.87%) MobiControl
3 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.58%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.58%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.58%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.58%) WSUS
5 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 144 (41.74%) Microsoft
2 69 (20.00%) VMware
3 63 (18.26%) Citrix
4 36 (10.43%) Cisco
5 23 (6.67%) Facebook
5 23 (6.67%) Twitter
6 14 (4.06%) Apple
7 13 (3.77%) Oracle
8 10 (2.90%) AppSense
9 9 (2.61%) Cognizant
9 9 (2.61%) Intel
10 7 (2.03%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.74%) GFI Software
11 6 (1.74%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.45%) HP
13 4 (1.16%) Avaya
13 4 (1.16%) Juniper
13 4 (1.16%) Motorola
13 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.16%) SAP
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18,000 to £20,000 + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £16000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Benefits, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Generous bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + See description
Posted: 22 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and relocation
Posted: 14 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
Posted: 27 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago