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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 160 309 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.79% 18.01% 16.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.48% 73.75% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 142 253 218
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
227 419 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.82% 24.42% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 198 336 350
Median salary £34,279 £37,500 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.58% +10.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 June 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 June 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 -1 44 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Chester +7 24 £28,500 +9.44% 4
Northwich +5 18 £33,750 +3.84%
Knutsford +12 16 £24,000 -31.42% 3
Runcorn -4 15 £37,500 - 1
Crewe +7 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Wilmslow -4 9 £42,500 +7.90% 4
Macclesfield -4 5 £28,000 +12.00% 4
Winsford - 2 £33,750 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 156 (41.60%) Active Directory
2 148 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 97 (25.87%) ITIL
4 91 (24.27%) Windows Server
5 90 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (23.47%) MS Exchange
6 88 (23.47%) C#
6 88 (23.47%) .NET
7 83 (22.13%) VMware
8 80 (21.33%) SQL Server
9 77 (20.53%) MS Excel
10 74 (19.73%) Citrix
11 70 (18.67%) Finance
12 67 (17.87%) Scrum
13 65 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 60 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 59 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (15.47%) Linux
17 57 (15.20%) SQL
18 56 (14.93%) Windows 7
19 51 (13.60%) Degree
19 51 (13.60%) MS Office
20 50 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 49 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 47 (12.53%) TDD
22 47 (12.53%) WinForms
23 45 (12.00%) Office 365
24 44 (11.73%) Web Services
24 44 (11.73%) WPF
25 43 (11.47%) MVVM

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 88 (23.47%) MS Exchange
2 41 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (4.80%) IIS
5 11 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.60%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.60%) JBoss
8 4 (1.07%) Apache
8 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.80%) Confluence
9 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.53%) Mule
10 2 (0.53%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (20.53%) MS Excel
2 51 (13.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.53%) FastStats
1 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.00%) Office 365
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.33%) PaaS
3 5 (1.33%) SaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.07%) TCP/IP
2 31 (8.27%) SAN
3 28 (7.47%) DNS
4 24 (6.40%) Firewall
4 24 (6.40%) VPN
4 24 (6.40%) WAN
5 23 (6.13%) DHCP
6 22 (5.87%) LAN
7 21 (5.60%) Internet
8 12 (3.20%) Wireless
9 11 (2.93%) VoIP
10 9 (2.40%) NAS
11 8 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.13%) VLAN
12 7 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.07%) FTP
14 4 (1.07%) IP Telephony
14 4 (1.07%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.07%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.40%) DB2
5 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.33%) MySQL
7 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.27%) GIS
10 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (11.20%) MSTest
2 41 (10.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 40 (10.67%) Moq
3 40 (10.67%) NUnit
4 24 (6.40%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.93%) HP UFT
5 11 (2.93%) Selenium
6 10 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.40%) FitNesse
8 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.33%) JIRA
9 5 (1.33%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.80%) Ant
10 3 (0.80%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.53%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.27%) MorphX
12 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (18.67%) Finance
2 21 (5.60%) Retail
3 16 (4.27%) Electronics
4 15 (4.00%) Marketing
5 11 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.13%) Back Office
6 8 (2.13%) Banking
7 4 (1.07%) Automotive
7 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.07%) Legal
7 4 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.80%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (23.20%) Developer
2 65 (17.33%) Analyst
3 60 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 51 (13.60%) IT Support
5 44 (11.73%) C# Developer
6 38 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (9.33%) Support Analyst
8 32 (8.53%) Support Engineer
9 27 (7.20%) Technical Support
10 25 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (6.13%) C# WPF Developer
11 23 (6.13%) WPF Developer
12 22 (5.87%) Junior
13 21 (5.60%) Service Analyst
14 20 (5.33%) IT Engineer
14 20 (5.33%) Junior .NET Developer
14 20 (5.33%) Junior Developer
15 19 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
16 17 (4.53%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (23.47%) .NET
2 47 (12.53%) WinForms
3 44 (11.73%) Web Services
3 44 (11.73%) WPF
4 41 (10.93%) Castle Windsor
4 41 (10.93%) Unity DI Container
5 40 (10.67%) Ninject
5 40 (10.67%) Spring.NET
6 31 (8.27%) ASP.NET
7 28 (7.47%) .NET Framework
8 26 (6.93%) WCF
9 22 (5.87%) HTML
10 21 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (3.47%) CSS
12 13 (3.47%) REST
13 11 (2.93%) XML
14 8 (2.13%) jQuery
14 8 (2.13%) Spring
15 7 (1.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.93%) Inversion of Control
3 24 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (6.13%) Social Network
5 19 (5.07%) Computer Science
6 18 (4.80%) Driving Licence
7 16 (4.27%) User Experience
8 15 (4.00%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (2.93%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.13%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.87%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.87%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.60%) EPoS
13 5 (1.33%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
14 4 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (1.07%) Replication
15 3 (0.80%) Clustering
15 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.27%) Windows Server
2 65 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (15.47%) Linux
4 56 (14.93%) Windows 7
5 49 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (5.87%) Android
8 19 (5.07%) Unix
9 18 (4.80%) Apple iOS
9 18 (4.80%) Windows CE
10 17 (4.53%) Mac OS X
10 17 (4.53%) Windows XP
11 14 (3.73%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (2.67%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.80%) AIX
14 3 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.87%) ITIL
2 90 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (17.87%) Scrum
4 59 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (12.53%) TDD
6 43 (11.47%) MVVM
7 42 (11.20%) Dependency Injection
8 40 (10.67%) Kanban
9 37 (9.87%) MVC
10 25 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 24 (6.40%) Test Automation
12 21 (5.60%) Service Management
13 20 (5.33%) Project Management
14 17 (4.53%) Incident Management
14 17 (4.53%) Web Application Development
15 16 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (4.00%) Mentoring
16 15 (4.00%) OO
16 15 (4.00%) Time Management
17 14 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 88 (23.47%) C#
2 57 (15.20%) SQL
3 27 (7.20%) C++
4 25 (6.67%) VB
4 25 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 21 (5.60%) Java
6 17 (4.53%) C
6 17 (4.53%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.27%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.20%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 10 (2.67%) PHP
10 6 (1.60%) VC++
11 5 (1.33%) Perl
12 3 (0.80%) Delphi
13 2 (0.53%) ABAP
13 2 (0.53%) VB6
13 2 (0.53%) VBScript
14 1 (0.27%) Ruby
14 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (13.60%) Degree
3 34 (9.07%) MCSE
4 26 (6.93%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (6.67%) MCITP
6 19 (5.07%) MCP
6 19 (5.07%) MCSA
7 17 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (3.47%) CCNA
9 13 (3.47%) HND
10 12 (3.20%) ISEB
11 11 (2.93%) HNC
12 10 (2.67%) MCDST
13 9 (2.40%) ISTQB
14 8 (2.13%) MCTS
15 6 (1.60%) CCA
15 6 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.80%) CCIE
16 3 (0.80%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.47%) SLA
2 17 (4.53%) ISO 9001
2 17 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.07%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.27%) ISO13485
System Software
1 156 (41.60%) Active Directory
2 50 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 14 (3.73%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.60%) XenApp
7 4 (1.07%) Snort
8 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.80%) vSphere
9 2 (0.53%) Postfix
9 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
10 1 (0.27%) oVirt
10 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (7.47%) SCCM
2 7 (1.87%) SCOM
3 4 (1.07%) EnCase
3 4 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.80%) MobiControl
4 3 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.53%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.53%) WSUS
6 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 148 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 83 (22.13%) VMware
3 74 (19.73%) Citrix
4 42 (11.20%) Cisco
5 25 (6.67%) Twitter
6 24 (6.40%) Facebook
7 20 (5.33%) AppSense
8 17 (4.53%) Oracle
9 11 (2.93%) Intel
10 9 (2.40%) Apple
11 7 (1.87%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.87%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.60%) LANDesk
12 6 (1.60%) Lotus
13 5 (1.33%) Google
13 5 (1.33%) HP
13 5 (1.33%) IBM
13 5 (1.33%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.33%) Symantec
14 4 (1.07%) Red Hat
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £25,000 per annum Circa £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £23000 - £26500 per annum + benefits package + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £58000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £34000 - £510000 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 + bens
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Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Knutsford
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 24 days ago