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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 166 296 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.72% 18.06% 15.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.34% 76.88% 63.96%
Number of salaries quoted 149 239 202
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,025 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
236 385 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.35% 23.49% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 209 303 336
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £45,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -4 42 £34,500 +6.15% 11
Chester +6 27 £31,000 +19.04% 3
Northwich +5 19 £28,000 -25.33%
Knutsford +4 18 £24,000 -30.43% 4
Wilmslow -4 12 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Runcorn -8 11 £37,500 - 1
Macclesfield 0 6 £28,000 +12.00%
Crewe -2 5 £23,500 -37.33%
Frodsham - 2 £25,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £22,000 -
Winsford - 1 £37,500 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 174 (44.05%) Active Directory
2 153 (38.73%) Microsoft
3 107 (27.09%) ITIL
4 97 (24.56%) MS Exchange
5 96 (24.30%) Windows Server
6 94 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (23.54%) MS Excel
8 88 (22.28%) VMware
9 86 (21.77%) C#
10 85 (21.52%) .NET
11 79 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 74 (18.73%) Citrix
13 70 (17.72%) Linux
13 70 (17.72%) Scrum
13 70 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 69 (17.47%) SQL
15 68 (17.22%) Windows 7
16 66 (16.71%) Finance
17 64 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 61 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
19 59 (14.94%) Office 365
20 57 (14.43%) MS Office
21 55 (13.92%) Degree
21 55 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
22 53 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
23 49 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (11.90%) TDD
25 45 (11.39%) Cisco
26 43 (10.89%) WinForms
26 43 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010

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 97 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 43 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (6.33%) IIS
4 9 (2.28%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.77%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.27%) NetWeaver
7 4 (1.01%) Apache
7 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.01%) JBoss
7 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.51%) Node.js
9 2 (0.51%) WordPress
10 1 (0.25%) nginx
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 93 (23.54%) MS Excel
2 57 (14.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.51%) FastStats
2 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (14.94%) Office 365
2 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.52%) PaaS
3 5 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.87%) TCP/IP
2 34 (8.61%) DNS
3 30 (7.59%) SAN
4 29 (7.34%) DHCP
4 29 (7.34%) VPN
5 27 (6.84%) Firewall
6 26 (6.58%) LAN
6 26 (6.58%) WAN
7 22 (5.57%) Internet
8 15 (3.80%) Wireless
9 14 (3.54%) VoIP
10 13 (3.29%) NAS
11 8 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (2.03%) VLAN
11 8 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.77%) tcpdump
12 7 (1.77%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.01%) FTP
14 4 (1.01%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.77%) DB2
4 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.76%) MySQL
8 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.76%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.51%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.25%) GIS
10 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (10.63%) MSTest
2 39 (9.87%) Rhino Mocks
3 38 (9.62%) Moq
3 38 (9.62%) NUnit
4 26 (6.58%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.80%) HP UFT
6 12 (3.04%) Selenium
6 12 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.78%) FitNesse
8 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.76%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.51%) JIRA
11 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.51%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.25%) Maven
12 1 (0.25%) MorphX
12 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 66 (16.71%) Finance
2 23 (5.82%) Retail
3 19 (4.81%) Electronics
4 15 (3.80%) Marketing
5 14 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.03%) Back Office
6 8 (2.03%) Banking
7 6 (1.52%) Legal
8 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.01%) Automotive
9 4 (1.01%) French Language
9 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (21.77%) Analyst
2 78 (19.75%) Developer
3 57 (14.43%) IT Support
4 56 (14.18%) .NET Developer
5 45 (11.39%) Support Analyst
6 40 (10.13%) C# Developer
7 37 (9.37%) Support Engineer
8 35 (8.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (8.35%) Technical Support
10 29 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (6.84%) Service Analyst
12 25 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 23 (5.82%) IT Engineer
14 22 (5.57%) IT Support Engineer
14 22 (5.57%) Junior
15 21 (5.32%) C# WPF Developer
15 21 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
15 21 (5.32%) Software Engineer
15 21 (5.32%) WPF Developer
16 20 (5.06%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (21.52%) .NET
2 43 (10.89%) WinForms
3 41 (10.38%) Web Services
4 40 (10.13%) WPF
5 39 (9.87%) Unity DI Container
6 38 (9.62%) Castle Windsor
6 38 (9.62%) Ninject
6 38 (9.62%) Spring.NET
7 31 (7.85%) ASP.NET
8 26 (6.58%) .NET Framework
9 23 (5.82%) WCF
10 22 (5.57%) HTML
11 21 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 12 (3.04%) CSS
14 9 (2.28%) XML
15 8 (2.03%) RESTful
16 7 (1.77%) REST
17 6 (1.52%) JPA
17 6 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.87%) Inversion of Control
3 22 (5.57%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.32%) Social Network
5 17 (4.30%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (3.54%) User Experience
7 13 (3.29%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.04%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.77%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.52%) EPoS
10 6 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.01%) iPad
12 4 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (24.30%) Windows Server
2 70 (17.72%) Linux
2 70 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (17.22%) Windows 7
4 55 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (6.08%) Android
5 24 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (5.57%) Windows XP
7 21 (5.32%) Windows CE
8 20 (5.06%) Apple iOS
8 20 (5.06%) Mac OS X
9 18 (4.56%) Unix
9 18 (4.56%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.29%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (2.28%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.09%) ITIL
2 94 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.72%) Scrum
4 61 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (11.90%) TDD
6 39 (9.87%) Dependency Injection
7 38 (9.62%) Kanban
7 38 (9.62%) MVVM
8 30 (7.59%) Software Engineering
9 29 (7.34%) MVC
9 29 (7.34%) Test Automation
10 21 (5.32%) Incident Management
10 21 (5.32%) Project Management
11 20 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (4.81%) OO
12 19 (4.81%) Service Management
13 18 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.30%) Web Application Development
15 16 (4.05%) Time Management
16 15 (3.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 86 (21.77%) C#
2 69 (17.47%) SQL
3 30 (7.59%) C++
4 25 (6.33%) VB
4 25 (6.33%) VB.NET
5 20 (5.06%) C
6 19 (4.81%) Java
7 14 (3.54%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.54%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.29%) Embedded C
8 13 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.53%) PHP
10 6 (1.52%) VC++
11 5 (1.27%) Perl
12 4 (1.01%) Delphi
13 3 (0.76%) ABAP
14 2 (0.51%) VB6
14 2 (0.51%) VBScript
15 1 (0.25%) Ruby
15 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (13.92%) Degree
3 31 (7.85%) ITIL Certification
4 29 (7.34%) MCSE
5 24 (6.08%) MCP
6 21 (5.32%) MCSA
7 20 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (5.06%) MCITP
8 18 (4.56%) CCNA
9 16 (4.05%) ISEB
10 15 (3.80%) HND
11 14 (3.54%) HNC
11 14 (3.54%) MCDST
11 14 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.78%) ISTQB
12 11 (2.78%) MCTS
13 4 (1.01%) CCA
13 4 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.76%) CCIE
14 3 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.10%) SLA
2 20 (5.06%) ISO 9001
3 17 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.28%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.01%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.25%) ISO13485
System Software
1 174 (44.05%) Active Directory
2 53 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (9.11%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.80%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.53%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.77%) Snort
7 5 (1.27%) XenApp
8 4 (1.01%) vSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Postfix
9 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.25%) KVM
10 1 (0.25%) oVirt
10 1 (0.25%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (9.62%) SCCM
2 7 (1.77%) SCOM
3 6 (1.52%) EnCase
4 4 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.76%) MobiControl
5 3 (0.76%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.51%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.51%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.51%) WSUS
7 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 153 (38.73%) Microsoft
2 88 (22.28%) VMware
3 74 (18.73%) Citrix
4 45 (11.39%) Cisco
5 28 (7.09%) AppSense
6 23 (5.82%) Twitter
7 22 (5.57%) Facebook
8 19 (4.81%) Oracle
9 11 (2.78%) Intel
10 10 (2.53%) Apple
11 7 (1.77%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.77%) Lotus
11 7 (1.77%) SAP
12 6 (1.52%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.52%) LANDesk
12 6 (1.52%) NetApp
12 6 (1.52%) NetWitness
13 5 (1.27%) Google
13 5 (1.27%) HP
13 5 (1.27%) IBM
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £35,000 to £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Private Healthcare, Life Insurance,
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 19 days ago
Alderley Edge
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Progression
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on Exp, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 14 days ago