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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 184 296 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.45% 17.21% 16.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.71% 78.10% 63.87%
Number of salaries quoted 166 254 216
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
280 379 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.51% 22.03% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 252 306 356
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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 0 54 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Chester +11 26 £31,000 +34.78% 7
Wilmslow -5 17 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Knutsford +3 16 £26,250 -22.79% 4
Northwich +2 14 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Macclesfield +3 7 £28,500 -28.75%
Runcorn -10 6 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Ellesmere Port - 4 £43,750 -
Frodsham - 3 £25,000 - 1
Nantwich 0 2 £24,000 -20.00%
Crewe -7 1 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Winsford - 1 £37,500 -
Daresbury - 1 £22,500 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 191 (44.52%) Active Directory
2 161 (37.53%) Microsoft
3 114 (26.57%) MS Exchange
4 109 (25.41%) ITIL
5 108 (25.17%) Windows Server
6 102 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (22.14%) VMware
8 93 (21.68%) MS Excel
9 92 (21.45%) C#
10 91 (21.21%) .NET
11 86 (20.05%) SQL Server
12 83 (19.35%) Citrix
13 78 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 76 (17.72%) SQL
15 72 (16.78%) Scrum
15 72 (16.78%) Windows 7
16 67 (15.62%) Linux
16 67 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
17 64 (14.92%) Finance
17 64 (14.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 61 (14.22%) Office 365
19 60 (13.99%) Cisco
19 60 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
19 60 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
20 56 (13.05%) MS Office
20 56 (13.05%) Degree
21 52 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (11.89%) TCP/IP
23 48 (11.19%) TDD
23 48 (11.19%) 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
1 114 (26.57%) MS Exchange
2 48 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (5.83%) IIS
5 12 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.63%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.17%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.93%) JBoss
9 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.70%) Node.js
11 2 (0.47%) Apache
11 2 (0.47%) nginx
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.47%) WordPress
12 1 (0.23%) Confluence
12 1 (0.23%) Flash Media Server
12 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 93 (21.68%) MS Excel
2 56 (13.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.47%) FastStats
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.22%) Office 365
2 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.40%) PaaS
3 6 (1.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.89%) TCP/IP
2 44 (10.26%) DNS
3 43 (10.02%) Firewall
4 36 (8.39%) DHCP
5 31 (7.23%) SAN
6 29 (6.76%) VPN
7 25 (5.83%) Internet
8 19 (4.43%) LAN
9 18 (4.20%) WAN
10 15 (3.50%) Wireless
11 14 (3.26%) VoIP
12 13 (3.03%) NAS
13 9 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.63%) tcpdump
14 7 (1.63%) VLAN
14 7 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.63%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.63%) DB2
8 5 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.70%) GIS
10 3 (0.70%) MySQL
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.70%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.47%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (10.72%) MSTest
2 40 (9.32%) Rhino Mocks
3 39 (9.09%) Moq
3 39 (9.09%) NUnit
4 23 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 18 (4.20%) HP UFT
6 15 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.80%) Selenium
8 11 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.56%) FitNesse
9 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.70%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.70%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.47%) JIRA
11 2 (0.47%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.23%) MorphX
12 1 (0.23%) QUnit
12 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 64 (14.92%) Finance
2 19 (4.43%) Electronics
3 17 (3.96%) Retail
4 16 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.03%) Marketing
5 13 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.86%) Back Office
7 7 (1.63%) Banking
8 6 (1.40%) Legal
8 6 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.17%) Automotive
9 5 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.93%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (25.41%) Analyst
2 83 (19.35%) Developer
3 57 (13.29%) .NET Developer
4 55 (12.82%) IT Support
4 55 (12.82%) Support Analyst
5 41 (9.56%) C# Developer
6 40 (9.32%) Support Engineer
7 36 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 36 (8.39%) Service Analyst
8 35 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 33 (7.69%) IT Engineer
10 28 (6.53%) Technical Support
11 27 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
12 26 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
13 24 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (5.36%) Junior
14 23 (5.36%) Software Engineer
14 23 (5.36%) WPF Developer
15 22 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
15 22 (5.13%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.21%) .NET
2 46 (10.72%) WinForms
3 44 (10.26%) WPF
4 40 (9.32%) Unity DI Container
4 40 (9.32%) Web Services
5 39 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
5 39 (9.09%) Ninject
5 39 (9.09%) Spring.NET
6 31 (7.23%) ASP.NET
7 29 (6.76%) .NET Framework
8 23 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (5.13%) HTML
9 22 (5.13%) WCF
10 19 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (3.03%) CSS
12 10 (2.33%) Middleware
12 10 (2.33%) XML
13 9 (2.10%) RESTful
14 8 (1.86%) jQuery
15 7 (1.63%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.32%) Inversion of Control
3 22 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.90%) Social Network
5 16 (3.73%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.50%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (3.03%) Fat Client
8 13 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.03%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.33%) User Experience
10 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.40%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.40%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.17%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.17%) Clustering
11 5 (1.17%) Life Science
12 4 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (25.17%) Windows Server
2 78 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (16.78%) Windows 7
4 67 (15.62%) Linux
5 64 (14.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (6.76%) Windows XP
7 26 (6.06%) Unix
7 26 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 24 (5.59%) Android
9 20 (4.66%) Apple iOS
9 20 (4.66%) Mac OS X
9 20 (4.66%) Windows CE
10 14 (3.26%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (1.86%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.70%) AIX
14 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.23%) webOS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (25.41%) ITIL
2 102 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (16.78%) Scrum
4 60 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (11.19%) TDD
6 40 (9.32%) Dependency Injection
6 40 (9.32%) MVVM
7 39 (9.09%) Kanban
8 32 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 30 (6.99%) MVC
10 28 (6.53%) Test Automation
11 22 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (4.66%) Incident Management
12 20 (4.66%) OO
12 20 (4.66%) Project Management
13 18 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (4.20%) Web Application Development
14 16 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (3.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (21.45%) C#
2 76 (17.72%) SQL
3 33 (7.69%) C++
4 27 (6.29%) VB
4 27 (6.29%) VB.NET
5 22 (5.13%) Java
6 20 (4.66%) C
7 17 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 17 (3.96%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.26%) Embedded C
9 12 (2.80%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.10%) PHP
11 6 (1.40%) VC++
12 5 (1.17%) Perl
13 3 (0.70%) ABAP
13 3 (0.70%) Delphi
14 2 (0.47%) COBOL
14 2 (0.47%) VB6
14 2 (0.47%) VBScript
15 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (13.05%) Degree
3 31 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
5 29 (6.76%) MCP
5 29 (6.76%) MCSE
6 27 (6.29%) CCNA
7 22 (5.13%) MCSA
8 21 (4.90%) MCITP
9 19 (4.43%) ISEB
10 17 (3.96%) MCDST
11 16 (3.73%) HNC
11 16 (3.73%) HND
12 15 (3.50%) MCTS
13 11 (2.56%) ISTQB
14 10 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.40%) CCNP
16 4 (0.93%) CCA
16 4 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
17 3 (0.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.93%) SLA
2 20 (4.66%) ISO 9001
3 17 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.10%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.93%) QA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
System Software
1 191 (44.52%) Active Directory
2 60 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.02%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.73%) Terminal Services
5 13 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.63%) Snort
6 7 (1.63%) XenApp
7 6 (1.40%) vSphere
8 2 (0.47%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.47%) Postfix
8 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.23%) Docker
9 1 (0.23%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.23%) oVirt
9 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (10.49%) SCCM
2 7 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.63%) SCOM
3 6 (1.40%) EnCase
4 4 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.47%) MobiControl
6 2 (0.47%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.47%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.47%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 161 (37.53%) Microsoft
2 95 (22.14%) VMware
3 83 (19.35%) Citrix
4 60 (13.99%) Cisco
5 34 (7.93%) AppSense
6 23 (5.36%) Twitter
7 22 (5.13%) Facebook
8 20 (4.66%) Oracle
9 17 (3.96%) Apple
10 11 (2.56%) Intel
10 11 (2.56%) Symantec
11 9 (2.10%) NetApp
11 9 (2.10%) SAP
11 9 (2.10%) Sophos
12 8 (1.86%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.86%) IBM
12 8 (1.86%) Intel Security
13 7 (1.63%) Cognizant
13 7 (1.63%) Lotus
14 6 (1.40%) Google
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and relocation
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
NECS
Salary: £21,909 - 28,462 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on Exp, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Northwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 17 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 21 days ago
Northwich
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £26,000 - £30,000
Posted: 22 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 27 days ago
Chester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago