The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
North West / Manchester
Rank 13 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 484 564 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.19% 17.65% 17.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.60% 66.90% 66.83%
Number of salaries quoted 439 481 587
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,939 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
826 843 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.51% 26.38% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 726 696 893
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Salary Trend in Manchester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Manchester

Windows
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Stockport +5 69 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Altrincham +9 35 £30,500 -3.17% 3
Bolton -8 26 £35,000 +40.00% 6
Rochdale -3 24 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Oldham -10 15 £22,500 -6.25% 5
Salford +2 13 £31,600 +58.00% 4
Bury -12 8 £30,000 -
Cheadle 0 5 £27,000 -43.15% 1
Sale -2 5 £31,000 +40.90% 1
Wigan -10 3 £27,250 +13.95% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £33,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 433 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 385 (39.41%) Active Directory
3 348 (35.62%) Windows Server
4 305 (31.22%) SQL Server
5 294 (30.09%) VMware
6 232 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 229 (23.44%) ITIL
8 227 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
9 197 (20.16%) Linux
10 194 (19.86%) .NET
11 189 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 187 (19.14%) SQL
13 181 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 177 (18.12%) C#
15 172 (17.60%) MS Excel
16 171 (17.50%) Windows 7
17 152 (15.56%) MS Exchange
18 129 (13.20%) Cisco
19 124 (12.69%) DNS
20 123 (12.59%) MS Office
21 120 (12.28%) Firewall
22 118 (12.08%) Web Services
23 116 (11.87%) Scrum
24 115 (11.77%) Citrix
25 106 (10.85%) Hyper-V
25 106 (10.85%) PowerShell
26 104 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
27 103 (10.54%) DHCP
28 94 (9.62%) WAN
29 91 (9.31%) iPad

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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
1 152 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 88 (9.01%) SharePoint
3 69 (7.06%) IIS
4 56 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (3.17%) WebLogic
7 22 (2.25%) JBoss
7 22 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (2.15%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.84%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.74%) CloudStack
11 16 (1.64%) Apache
12 15 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (1.33%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.92%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.72%) WordPress
16 5 (0.51%) Drupal
16 5 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.51%) GeoServer
17 4 (0.41%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 172 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 123 (12.59%) MS Office
3 24 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.25%) Acrobat
4 22 (2.25%) Camtasia
4 22 (2.25%) Snagit
5 6 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.31%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.10%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 73 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (7.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (6.55%) Office 365
4 21 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 18 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.13%) IaaS
7 11 (1.13%) SaaS
8 10 (1.02%) PaaS
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.51%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.41%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.41%) GitHub
10 4 (0.41%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 124 (12.69%) DNS
2 120 (12.28%) Firewall
3 103 (10.54%) DHCP
4 94 (9.62%) WAN
5 90 (9.21%) LAN
6 79 (8.09%) TCP/IP
7 60 (6.14%) VPN
8 51 (5.22%) Internet
9 50 (5.12%) SAN
10 32 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
11 31 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
12 30 (3.07%) VoIP
13 27 (2.76%) VLAN
14 24 (2.46%) HTTP
15 18 (1.84%) Network Security
16 17 (1.74%) IPsec
16 17 (1.74%) Wireless
17 14 (1.43%) SNMP
18 13 (1.33%) GSM
19 12 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (31.22%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.73%) MySQL
3 41 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 37 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.51%) DB2
15 4 (0.41%) Big Data
15 4 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (4.81%) NUnit
2 47 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 40 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 40 (4.09%) MSTest
4 39 (3.99%) Selenium
5 38 (3.89%) JIRA
6 35 (3.58%) Moq
6 35 (3.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 29 (2.97%) Git (software)
8 18 (1.84%) Ant
9 17 (1.74%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.74%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.54%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.54%) JUnit
11 12 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.23%) Subversion
11 12 (1.23%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.02%) HP UFT
12 10 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (8.29%) Finance
2 72 (7.37%) Marketing
3 36 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.76%) Retail
5 25 (2.56%) German Language
6 24 (2.46%) French Language
7 22 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.64%) Games
9 12 (1.23%) Banking
10 9 (0.92%) Legal
11 6 (0.61%) Advertising
12 5 (0.51%) Back Office
12 5 (0.51%) Electronics
12 5 (0.51%) Law
13 4 (0.41%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (21.29%) Developer
2 149 (15.25%) Support Engineer
3 125 (12.79%) Analyst
4 113 (11.57%) .NET Developer
5 98 (10.03%) IT Support
6 85 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 73 (7.47%) C# Developer
8 69 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 66 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 64 (6.55%) Support Analyst
11 58 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
12 55 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 54 (5.53%) .NET Software Developer
14 53 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
15 50 (5.12%) IT Engineer
16 46 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
17 45 (4.61%) Support Technician
18 44 (4.50%) Software Developer
19 43 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
20 39 (3.99%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (19.86%) .NET
2 118 (12.08%) Web Services
3 90 (9.21%) ASP.NET
4 88 (9.01%) HTML
5 71 (7.27%) CSS
6 50 (5.12%) XML
7 44 (4.50%) WinForms
8 41 (4.20%) jQuery
9 39 (3.99%) WPF
10 33 (3.38%) Castle Windsor
10 33 (3.38%) Ninject
10 33 (3.38%) Spring.NET
10 33 (3.38%) Unity DI Container
11 31 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (3.07%) .NET Framework
12 30 (3.07%) RESTful
13 22 (2.25%) SOAP
14 20 (2.05%) WCF
15 19 (1.94%) AngularJS
16 16 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.31%) iPad
2 60 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
3 57 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (5.02%) Data Centre
5 35 (3.58%) N-Tier
6 33 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
7 20 (2.05%) CMDB
8 18 (1.84%) Driving Licence
9 17 (1.74%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.64%) User Experience
11 14 (1.43%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
13 12 (1.23%) Clustering
14 11 (1.13%) HP StoreVirtual
14 11 (1.13%) Mathematics
15 10 (1.02%) Blackberry
15 10 (1.02%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.51%) Animation
16 5 (0.51%) Physics
16 5 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 348 (35.62%) Windows Server
2 232 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 197 (20.16%) Linux
4 189 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 171 (17.50%) Windows 7
6 75 (7.68%) Windows 10
7 72 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (6.04%) Unix
9 45 (4.61%) Windows 8
10 36 (3.68%) Windows XP
11 35 (3.58%) Mac OS X
12 30 (3.07%) Apple iOS
13 29 (2.97%) Android
14 14 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.92%) AIX
15 9 (0.92%) CentOS
15 9 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
16 8 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.72%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (23.44%) ITIL
2 227 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (11.87%) Scrum
4 86 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (8.19%) TDD
6 78 (7.98%) DevOps
7 66 (6.76%) Mentoring
8 64 (6.55%) Software Engineering
9 63 (6.45%) Service Management
10 60 (6.14%) Configuration Management
11 59 (6.04%) Service Delivery
12 51 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 51 (5.22%) OO
12 51 (5.22%) Web Development
13 50 (5.12%) Kanban
14 49 (5.02%) MVC
15 46 (4.71%) Project Management
16 43 (4.40%) OOP
17 39 (3.99%) SDLC
18 37 (3.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 187 (19.14%) SQL
2 177 (18.12%) C#
3 106 (10.85%) PowerShell
4 90 (9.21%) JavaScript
5 67 (6.86%) VB.NET
6 63 (6.45%) Python
7 62 (6.35%) Java
8 52 (5.32%) C++
9 40 (4.09%) VB
10 36 (3.68%) Ruby
11 34 (3.48%) Shell Script
12 24 (2.46%) VBScript
13 20 (2.05%) PHP
14 19 (1.94%) Perl
15 15 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.13%) C
17 9 (0.92%) Objective-C
18 8 (0.82%) Apple Swift
18 8 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (9.31%) Degree
3 64 (6.55%) MCSE
4 49 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (4.50%) MCSA
6 38 (3.89%) ISEB
7 35 (3.58%) MCITP
8 34 (3.48%) MCP
9 33 (3.38%) CCNA
10 27 (2.76%) MOS
10 27 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (2.66%) Security Cleared
12 24 (2.46%) CCNP
13 18 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.23%) MCTS
15 11 (1.13%) SC Cleared
16 10 (1.02%) ISTQB
16 10 (1.02%) MCT
17 9 (0.92%) DBS Check
17 9 (0.92%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.12%) SLA
2 45 (4.61%) QA
3 21 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.15%) WAI
4 8 (0.82%) ISO 9000
4 8 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) GCP
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 385 (39.41%) Active Directory
2 181 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (10.85%) Hyper-V
4 52 (5.32%) vSphere
5 19 (1.94%) Xen
6 18 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (1.84%) XenApp
7 17 (1.74%) Terminal Services
7 17 (1.74%) XenServer
8 16 (1.64%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.23%) vCloud
11 10 (1.02%) VMware Server
12 8 (0.82%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.61%) Docker
13 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.20%) KVM
15 2 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 64 (6.55%) Puppet
2 56 (5.73%) SCCM
3 53 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (2.46%) Ansible
5 23 (2.35%) SCOM
5 23 (2.35%) SCOrch
6 18 (1.84%) HP SIM
6 18 (1.84%) WSUS
7 14 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.33%) Cobbler
8 13 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 13 (1.33%) Tivoli
9 12 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (1.13%) vMotion
11 10 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
12 6 (0.61%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.61%) Nagios
13 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 433 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 294 (30.09%) VMware
3 129 (13.20%) Cisco
4 115 (11.77%) Citrix
5 67 (6.86%) HP
6 50 (5.12%) Oracle
7 37 (3.79%) Intel Security
8 28 (2.87%) Adobe
9 27 (2.76%) iManage
10 26 (2.66%) NetApp
11 24 (2.46%) Veeam
12 21 (2.15%) Dell
13 18 (1.84%) Symantec
14 17 (1.74%) EnterpriseDB
15 16 (1.64%) Juniper
16 15 (1.54%) Apple
16 15 (1.54%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.54%) Zerto
17 14 (1.43%) SolarWinds
18 12 (1.23%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + OT + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Network Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £18001 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + 5600 car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Gym, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago