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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 176 304 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.15% 18.25% 17.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.18% 68.16% 75.43%
Number of salaries quoted 153 265 277
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
262 446 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.55% 26.77% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 227 390 367
Median salary £27,500 £36,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -8 50 £30,500 -12.85% 7
Wilmslow +1 33 £22,000 +7.31% 6
Northwich +11 17 £24,000 -14.28% 2
Chester +3 15 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Crewe +9 12 £32,500 -23.52% 7
Macclesfield -12 12 £27,375 -2.23%
Runcorn -3 5 £35,000 +60.91%
Knutsford +1 4 £21,000 -33.33%
Nantwich -6 4 £40,000 +68.42%
Ellesmere Port - 3 £45,000 - 1
Winsford -3 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Sandbach - 2 £20,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 143 (42.56%) Microsoft
2 116 (34.52%) Windows Server
3 109 (32.44%) Active Directory
4 89 (26.49%) C#
5 87 (25.89%) .NET
6 81 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (23.51%) VMware
8 68 (20.24%) MS Excel
9 67 (19.94%) SQL Server
10 63 (18.75%) TDD
11 61 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (18.15%) MS Exchange
12 59 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (16.96%) ITIL
13 57 (16.96%) SQL
13 57 (16.96%) Scrum
13 57 (16.96%) MVC
14 54 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 54 (16.07%) MSTest
15 53 (15.77%) Dependency Injection
15 53 (15.77%) Castle Windsor
15 53 (15.77%) Finance
16 52 (15.48%) WinForms
17 51 (15.18%) Citrix
18 49 (14.58%) ASP.NET
18 49 (14.58%) MVVM
18 49 (14.58%) WPF
19 48 (14.29%) Windows 7
20 47 (13.99%) Moq
20 47 (13.99%) NUnit

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 61 (18.15%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.17%) IIS
5 13 (3.87%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.68%) Apache
8 7 (2.08%) NServiceBus
8 7 (2.08%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.79%) JBoss
10 5 (1.49%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.60%) Confluence
11 2 (0.60%) Mule
11 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (20.24%) MS Excel
2 44 (13.10%) MS Office
3 5 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) BPCS
2 1 (0.30%) Line 50
2 1 (0.30%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.01%) Office 365
2 14 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) IaaS
5 2 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.31%) Internet
2 33 (9.82%) Firewall
3 31 (9.23%) DNS
4 22 (6.55%) DHCP
5 21 (6.25%) SAN
6 20 (5.95%) VPN
7 16 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.76%) WAN
8 15 (4.46%) VoIP
9 13 (3.87%) LAN
10 11 (3.27%) Wireless
11 9 (2.68%) NetScaler
11 9 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (2.38%) Intranet
13 7 (2.08%) HTTP
14 6 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.49%) VLAN
16 4 (1.19%) FTP
16 4 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
17 3 (0.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.89%) MySQL
7 2 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) Power BI
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (16.07%) MSTest
2 47 (13.99%) Moq
2 47 (13.99%) NUnit
3 46 (13.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 22 (6.55%) Visual Studio
5 20 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.27%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.27%) JIRA
7 10 (2.98%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (2.38%) Ant
9 8 (2.38%) HP UFT
9 8 (2.38%) Selenium
10 7 (2.08%) FxCop
10 7 (2.08%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.08%) StyleCop
10 7 (2.08%) Subversion
11 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.60%) JUnit
12 2 (0.60%) ReSharper
General
1 53 (15.77%) Finance
2 16 (4.76%) Marketing
2 16 (4.76%) Retail
3 11 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.08%) Games
4 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.19%) Banking
5 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.89%) Automotive
6 3 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (27.38%) Developer
2 70 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 40 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 39 (11.61%) Analyst
4 39 (11.61%) IT Support
5 37 (11.01%) Support Engineer
6 36 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 34 (10.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (8.63%) Graduate
9 28 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (8.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 27 (8.04%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 27 (8.04%) Graduate Developer
10 27 (8.04%) Internet Developer
10 27 (8.04%) Junior
10 27 (8.04%) Junior .NET Developer
10 27 (8.04%) Junior Developer
11 24 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (5.65%) IT Engineer
13 17 (5.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (25.89%) .NET
2 53 (15.77%) Castle Windsor
3 52 (15.48%) WinForms
4 49 (14.58%) ASP.NET
4 49 (14.58%) WPF
5 46 (13.69%) Ninject
5 46 (13.69%) Spring.NET
5 46 (13.69%) Unity DI Container
6 42 (12.50%) WCF
7 40 (11.90%) .NET Framework
8 36 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (9.82%) Web Services
10 29 (8.63%) HTML
11 27 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 18 (5.36%) XML
13 16 (4.76%) jQuery
14 15 (4.46%) HTML5
15 13 (3.87%) CSS
16 12 (3.57%) SOAP
17 11 (3.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.69%) Inversion of Control
2 35 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.36%) User Experience
5 16 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 14 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.17%) Social Network
7 13 (3.87%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.98%) Mobile Computing
9 8 (2.38%) iPad
9 8 (2.38%) PMI
10 6 (1.79%) EPoS
10 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.49%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.49%) Mobile Games
11 5 (1.49%) Tandem
12 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 116 (34.52%) Windows Server
2 59 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 38 (11.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (10.12%) Linux
6 22 (6.55%) Android
7 21 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (5.65%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.36%) Apple iOS
9 18 (5.36%) Windows 10
10 15 (4.46%) Mac OS X
10 15 (4.46%) Unix
11 9 (2.68%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.08%) CentOS
13 7 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (2.08%) Windows CE
14 6 (1.79%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.49%) BlackBerry OS
15 5 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.75%) TDD
3 61 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (16.96%) ITIL
4 57 (16.96%) MVC
4 57 (16.96%) Scrum
5 53 (15.77%) Dependency Injection
6 49 (14.58%) MVVM
7 46 (13.69%) Kanban
8 27 (8.04%) Service Management
8 27 (8.04%) Web Application Development
9 14 (4.17%) Time Management
10 13 (3.87%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.27%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.27%) ITSM
12 11 (3.27%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.98%) Unit Testing
14 9 (2.68%) Project Management
15 8 (2.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 89 (26.49%) C#
2 57 (16.96%) SQL
3 30 (8.93%) VB.NET
4 28 (8.33%) VB
5 22 (6.55%) PowerShell
6 21 (6.25%) Java
7 11 (3.27%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.98%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.68%) C++
10 8 (2.38%) C
11 6 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.79%) Python
12 5 (1.49%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.89%) Delphi
13 3 (0.89%) PHP
14 1 (0.30%) ABAP
14 1 (0.30%) Perl
14 1 (0.30%) VBA
14 1 (0.30%) VBScript
14 1 (0.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (10.71%) MCSE
3 32 (9.52%) MCITP
4 23 (6.85%) MCSA
5 21 (6.25%) Degree
6 13 (3.87%) MCP
7 12 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.68%) ISEB
10 8 (2.38%) CCNA
10 8 (2.38%) PMI Certification
10 8 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.49%) CCENT
12 3 (0.89%) CCA
12 3 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.89%) HND
13 2 (0.60%) CCNP
14 1 (0.30%) HNC
14 1 (0.30%) OSCP
14 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.95%) SLA
2 16 (4.76%) QA
3 10 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.89%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) HL7
6 1 (0.30%) ISO13485
System Software
1 109 (32.44%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (11.01%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.27%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.98%) VMware Server
7 7 (2.08%) XenApp
8 6 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.60%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.60%) vSphere
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.57%) SCCM
2 8 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.08%) SCOM
4 4 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.89%) MobiControl
5 3 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.60%) Puppet
6 2 (0.60%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.60%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.60%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.30%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 143 (42.56%) Microsoft
2 79 (23.51%) VMware
3 51 (15.18%) Citrix
4 41 (12.20%) Cisco
5 19 (5.65%) Apple
6 14 (4.17%) Facebook
6 14 (4.17%) Twitter
7 9 (2.68%) Oracle
8 7 (2.08%) HP
9 6 (1.79%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.79%) GFI Software
9 6 (1.79%) LANDesk
10 5 (1.49%) Avaya
10 5 (1.49%) Dell
10 5 (1.49%) Symantec
11 4 (1.19%) Motorola
11 4 (1.19%) Samsung
12 3 (0.89%) Juniper
12 3 (0.89%) LogRhythm
12 3 (0.89%) Nimble Storage
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
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