The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 8 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 15.38% 5.67% 23.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 88.89% 71.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 41
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £51,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Windows
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 9 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 15.38% 6.38% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 57
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Windows
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Macclesfield region.

Windows Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Windows
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (16.67%) MCSE
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (11.11%) DHCP
8 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.11%) IPv4
8 2 (11.11%) CCNA
8 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.11%) Apple
8 2 (11.11%) VoIP
8 2 (11.11%) MCP
8 2 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (11.11%) .NET
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) IPv4
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) IT Support
3 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
1 2 (11.11%) Statistics
1 2 (11.11%) Photography
1 2 (11.11%) Robotics
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.11%) Physics
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Change Management
1 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.11%) Data Management
1 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 2 (11.11%) Time Management
1 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) MCDST
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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