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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 165 314 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.85% 18.26% 18.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.18% 69.62% 72.56%
Number of salaries quoted 144 274 270
Median salary £32,500 £34,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
242 451 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.78% 26.22% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 212 384 375
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -9 43 £30,500 -12.85% 10
Wilmslow 0 30 £26,000 -35.00% 5
Northwich +8 22 £24,000 -14.28% 4
Chester +4 13 £32,500 - 4
Macclesfield -4 10 £24,750 -6.60% 2
Runcorn -6 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Knutsford +9 7 £24,000 -25.00% 2
Crewe +7 5 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Nantwich -6 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Winsford - 3 £25,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Sandbach - 1 £20,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 138 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 123 (36.50%) Active Directory
3 109 (32.34%) Windows Server
4 85 (25.22%) C#
5 82 (24.33%) .NET
6 76 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (21.36%) VMware
8 66 (19.58%) Finance
9 65 (19.29%) SQL Server
9 65 (19.29%) ITIL
9 65 (19.29%) MS Excel
9 65 (19.29%) MS Exchange
10 61 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (17.51%) Citrix
12 58 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (16.91%) TDD
14 55 (16.32%) Scrum
15 52 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 51 (15.13%) SQL
17 50 (14.84%) MVC
18 49 (14.54%) WinForms
18 49 (14.54%) Windows 7
18 49 (14.54%) Dependency Injection
18 49 (14.54%) Castle Windsor
19 48 (14.24%) MSTest
20 46 (13.65%) MVVM
20 46 (13.65%) WPF
21 45 (13.35%) Exchange Server 2010
22 43 (12.76%) Ninject
22 43 (12.76%) Unity DI Container

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 65 (19.29%) MS Exchange
2 45 (13.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.15%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.86%) IIS
6 8 (2.37%) Apache
6 8 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.78%) JBoss
8 6 (1.78%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.59%) Confluence
10 2 (0.59%) Mule
10 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 65 (19.29%) MS Excel
2 42 (12.46%) MS Office
3 8 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) BPCS
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.01%) Office 365
2 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.19%) SaaS
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.59%) IaaS
5 2 (0.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.09%) Internet
2 31 (9.20%) Firewall
3 27 (8.01%) DNS
4 23 (6.82%) DHCP
4 23 (6.82%) VPN
5 20 (5.93%) SAN
6 19 (5.64%) TCP/IP
7 17 (5.04%) WAN
8 15 (4.45%) Wireless
9 13 (3.86%) LAN
10 9 (2.67%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (2.08%) VLAN
11 7 (2.08%) VoIP
12 6 (1.78%) FTP
12 6 (1.78%) Intranet
13 5 (1.48%) HTTP
14 4 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.48%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.89%) MySQL
6 2 (0.59%) DB2
6 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) GIS
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (14.24%) MSTest
2 43 (12.76%) Moq
2 43 (12.76%) NUnit
2 43 (12.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 22 (6.53%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.67%) SpecFlow
6 8 (2.37%) Ant
6 8 (2.37%) JIRA
6 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.08%) Selenium
8 6 (1.78%) FxCop
8 6 (1.78%) HP UFT
8 6 (1.78%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.78%) StyleCop
9 5 (1.48%) Subversion
10 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.19%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.89%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.59%) JUnit
General
1 66 (19.58%) Finance
2 20 (5.93%) Retail
3 18 (5.34%) Marketing
4 11 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.37%) Back Office
6 8 (2.37%) Electronics
7 5 (1.48%) Automotive
7 5 (1.48%) Banking
8 4 (1.19%) Games
8 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 88 (26.11%) Developer
2 66 (19.58%) .NET Developer
3 49 (14.54%) Analyst
4 45 (13.35%) IT Support
5 36 (10.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 36 (10.68%) C# Developer
6 34 (10.09%) Support Engineer
7 33 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (8.01%) Graduate
8 27 (8.01%) Junior
8 27 (8.01%) Junior .NET Developer
8 27 (8.01%) Junior Developer
9 25 (7.42%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 25 (7.42%) Graduate Developer
9 25 (7.42%) Internet Developer
10 22 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (6.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 20 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (5.64%) Support Analyst
14 18 (5.34%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (24.33%) .NET
2 49 (14.54%) Castle Windsor
2 49 (14.54%) WinForms
3 46 (13.65%) WPF
4 43 (12.76%) ASP.NET
4 43 (12.76%) Ninject
4 43 (12.76%) Spring.NET
4 43 (12.76%) Unity DI Container
5 39 (11.57%) .NET Framework
6 38 (11.28%) WCF
7 34 (10.09%) Web Services
8 31 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 25 (7.42%) HTML
10 15 (4.45%) XML
11 12 (3.56%) HTML5
11 12 (3.56%) jQuery
11 12 (3.56%) SOAP
11 12 (3.56%) Spring
12 11 (3.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.76%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (9.50%) Computer Science
3 29 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.23%) User Experience
5 19 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (5.34%) Driving Licence
6 18 (5.34%) Social Network
7 15 (4.45%) Mobile App
8 12 (3.56%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.56%) Mobile Computing
9 8 (2.37%) iPad
10 7 (2.08%) PMI
11 6 (1.78%) EPoS
12 5 (1.48%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.48%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.48%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.48%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
13 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.19%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 109 (32.34%) Windows Server
2 61 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (14.54%) Windows 7
4 37 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (10.09%) Linux
6 24 (7.12%) Android
7 21 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (5.93%) Apple iOS
9 17 (5.04%) Windows 8
10 16 (4.75%) Mac OS X
10 16 (4.75%) Unix
11 15 (4.45%) Windows 10
12 9 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.67%) Windows CE
13 8 (2.37%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.48%) CentOS
14 5 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.48%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.19%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (19.29%) ITIL
3 58 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (16.91%) TDD
5 55 (16.32%) Scrum
6 50 (14.84%) MVC
7 49 (14.54%) Dependency Injection
8 46 (13.65%) MVVM
9 43 (12.76%) Kanban
10 27 (8.01%) Service Management
11 25 (7.42%) Web Application Development
12 15 (4.45%) Project Management
12 15 (4.45%) Time Management
13 13 (3.86%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (3.56%) ITSM
15 11 (3.26%) Incident Management
15 11 (3.26%) Software Engineering
16 10 (2.97%) Mentoring
17 8 (2.37%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (25.22%) C#
2 51 (15.13%) SQL
3 29 (8.61%) VB.NET
4 28 (8.31%) VB
5 22 (6.53%) Java
6 21 (6.23%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.15%) C++
8 13 (3.86%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.37%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.08%) C
11 4 (1.19%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.19%) Perl
11 4 (1.19%) Python
12 3 (0.89%) Delphi
12 3 (0.89%) PHP
12 3 (0.89%) VC++
13 2 (0.59%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (9.20%) MCSE
3 29 (8.61%) Degree
4 28 (8.31%) MCITP
5 23 (6.82%) MCSA
6 14 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (4.15%) MCP
7 10 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.08%) CCNA
9 7 (2.08%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.78%) ISEB
11 5 (1.48%) CCENT
11 5 (1.48%) HND
12 4 (1.19%) CCA
12 4 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.89%) CCNP
13 3 (0.89%) HNC
14 1 (0.30%) CCIE
14 1 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.82%) SLA
2 13 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.97%) QA
4 7 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.78%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.30%) ISO13485
System Software
1 123 (36.50%) Active Directory
2 40 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.04%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.26%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.67%) XenApp
7 7 (2.08%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.59%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.59%) vSphere
11 1 (0.30%) KVM
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) oVirt
11 1 (0.30%) Postfix
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (4.15%) SCCM
2 8 (2.37%) SCOM
3 5 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.89%) MobiControl
6 2 (0.59%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.59%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.59%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.59%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 138 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 72 (21.36%) VMware
3 59 (17.51%) Citrix
4 37 (10.98%) Cisco
5 18 (5.34%) Apple
5 18 (5.34%) Facebook
5 18 (5.34%) Twitter
6 8 (2.37%) Cognizant
7 7 (2.08%) Intel
7 7 (2.08%) Oracle
8 6 (1.78%) GFI Software
8 6 (1.78%) LANDesk
9 5 (1.48%) Avaya
9 5 (1.48%) Dell
9 5 (1.48%) HP
10 4 (1.19%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.19%) Juniper
10 4 (1.19%) Motorola
10 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.19%) Samsung
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Amita UK Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Bonus and oncall call out fees
Posted: 13 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexible hrs
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18,000 to £20,000 + bens
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus
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