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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
North West / Manchester
Rank 16 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 451 545 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 11.77% 16.67% 17.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.06% 64.65% 66.63%
Number of salaries quoted 394 471 547
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.15%

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
850 843 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.18% 25.78% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 712 697 856
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 37 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Altrincham +7 35 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Bolton -2 30 £35,000 +21.73% 4
Rochdale -10 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Salford -6 9 £37,747 +88.73% 4
Cheadle 0 7 £21,000 -55.78%
Oldham -29 7 £45,000 +87.50% 5
Wigan -10 6 £23,000 +1.29% 2
Sale -3 4 £32,500 +47.72% 2
Bury -12 1 £27,500 -22.80% 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 441 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 378 (37.57%) Active Directory
3 346 (34.39%) Windows Server
4 316 (31.41%) SQL Server
5 303 (30.12%) VMware
6 235 (23.36%) ITIL
7 221 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
8 210 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 206 (20.48%) Linux
10 193 (19.18%) SQL
11 191 (18.99%) .NET
12 189 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 189 (18.79%) Windows 7
13 186 (18.49%) MS Excel
14 181 (17.99%) C#
15 176 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 154 (15.31%) MS Exchange
17 136 (13.52%) MS Office
18 125 (12.43%) Cisco
19 118 (11.73%) Firewall
20 115 (11.43%) DNS
21 114 (11.33%) Hyper-V
22 113 (11.23%) Web Services
23 109 (10.83%) Citrix
24 105 (10.44%) Scrum
24 105 (10.44%) PowerShell
25 98 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
26 96 (9.54%) ASP.NET
27 95 (9.44%) JavaScript
27 95 (9.44%) WAN

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
1 154 (15.31%) MS Exchange
2 93 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 62 (6.16%) IIS
4 60 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (2.49%) WebLogic
7 23 (2.29%) Skype for Business
8 22 (2.19%) JBoss
8 22 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.39%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.29%) CloudStack
11 13 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.19%) Apache
12 12 (1.19%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.70%) WordPress
14 6 (0.60%) CMS
15 5 (0.50%) Confluence
15 5 (0.50%) Drupal
15 5 (0.50%) GeoServer
Applications
1 186 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 136 (13.52%) MS Office
3 21 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.99%) Acrobat
4 20 (1.99%) Camtasia
4 20 (1.99%) Snagit
5 6 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.99%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.80%) Magento
3 6 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.30%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.099%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 78 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (7.46%) Office 365
3 71 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.09%) Amazon S3
5 17 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.39%) SaaS
8 13 (1.29%) IaaS
8 13 (1.29%) PaaS
9 5 (0.50%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.40%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.40%) GitHub
10 4 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (11.73%) Firewall
2 115 (11.43%) DNS
3 95 (9.44%) WAN
4 92 (9.15%) LAN
5 91 (9.05%) DHCP
6 78 (7.75%) TCP/IP
7 55 (5.47%) VPN
8 51 (5.07%) Internet
9 46 (4.57%) SAN
10 32 (3.18%) VoIP
11 30 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
11 30 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (2.49%) VLAN
13 22 (2.19%) HTTP
14 17 (1.69%) Skype
15 16 (1.59%) Network Security
16 13 (1.29%) Wireless
17 10 (0.99%) IPsec
17 10 (0.99%) SNMP
17 10 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (31.41%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.97%) MySQL
3 42 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 22 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.80%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.50%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.40%) Big Data
17 3 (0.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 3 (0.30%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 51 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (4.77%) Visual Studio
3 41 (4.08%) NUnit
4 38 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 36 (3.58%) Selenium
6 35 (3.48%) JIRA
6 35 (3.48%) MSTest
7 34 (3.38%) Git (software)
8 32 (3.18%) Moq
8 32 (3.18%) Rhino Mocks
9 19 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.59%) Ant
10 16 (1.59%) JUnit
11 14 (1.39%) SpecFlow
12 13 (1.29%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.09%) MSI
13 11 (1.09%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.99%) Subversion
14 10 (0.99%) WebDriver
15 9 (0.89%) HP UFT
General
1 79 (7.85%) Finance
2 73 (7.26%) Marketing
3 40 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.68%) German Language
4 27 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.29%) Retail
6 22 (2.19%) French Language
7 18 (1.79%) Banking
7 18 (1.79%) Games
8 9 (0.89%) Legal
9 8 (0.80%) Advertising
10 7 (0.70%) Electronics
11 5 (0.50%) Back Office
12 4 (0.40%) Billing
12 4 (0.40%) Law
13 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.099%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (20.58%) Developer
2 143 (14.21%) Support Engineer
3 128 (12.72%) Analyst
4 115 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 100 (9.94%) IT Support
6 90 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 72 (7.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 70 (6.96%) C# Developer
9 68 (6.76%) Support Analyst
10 67 (6.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 60 (5.96%) ASP.NET Developer
12 58 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
13 53 (5.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 47 (4.67%) .NET Software Developer
14 47 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
14 47 (4.67%) IT Engineer
15 45 (4.47%) Support Technician
16 44 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
17 40 (3.98%) IT Support Engineer
18 38 (3.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (18.99%) .NET
2 113 (11.23%) Web Services
3 96 (9.54%) ASP.NET
4 87 (8.65%) HTML
5 70 (6.96%) CSS
6 50 (4.97%) XML
7 42 (4.17%) jQuery
8 40 (3.98%) WinForms
9 39 (3.88%) .NET Framework
10 38 (3.78%) WPF
11 31 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (3.08%) Unity DI Container
12 28 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
12 28 (2.78%) Ninject
12 28 (2.78%) RESTful
12 28 (2.78%) Spring.NET
13 22 (2.19%) AngularJS
14 21 (2.09%) WCF
15 19 (1.89%) Ajax
15 19 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.45%) iPad
2 55 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 54 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.18%) N-Tier
6 25 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.09%) CMDB
8 20 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 20 (1.99%) User Experience
9 18 (1.79%) Clustering
10 13 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.09%) Blackberry
12 10 (0.99%) FMCG
13 9 (0.89%) Animation
14 8 (0.80%) Life Science
14 8 (0.80%) RSA SecurID
15 7 (0.70%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.70%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.50%) HP StoreVirtual
16 5 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 346 (34.39%) Windows Server
2 210 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 206 (20.48%) Linux
4 189 (18.79%) Windows 7
5 176 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (7.65%) Windows 10
7 63 (6.26%) Unix
8 57 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (4.67%) Windows 8
10 39 (3.88%) Windows XP
11 36 (3.58%) Mac OS X
12 35 (3.48%) Android
12 35 (3.48%) Apple iOS
13 17 (1.69%) AIX
14 16 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (1.19%) CentOS
16 9 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (0.80%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (23.36%) ITIL
2 221 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (10.44%) Scrum
4 80 (7.95%) DevOps
5 76 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (7.26%) Service Management
7 70 (6.96%) Software Engineering
7 70 (6.96%) TDD
8 61 (6.06%) OO
9 59 (5.86%) Mentoring
9 59 (5.86%) Web Development
10 57 (5.67%) Configuration Management
11 56 (5.57%) MVC
12 48 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 46 (4.57%) Kanban
14 44 (4.37%) Service Delivery
15 41 (4.08%) OOP
15 41 (4.08%) Project Management
16 39 (3.88%) Test Scripting
17 38 (3.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (19.18%) SQL
2 181 (17.99%) C#
3 105 (10.44%) PowerShell
4 95 (9.44%) JavaScript
5 68 (6.76%) Python
6 64 (6.36%) Java
7 61 (6.06%) C++
7 61 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 35 (3.48%) Ruby
9 30 (2.98%) Shell Script
9 30 (2.98%) VB
10 25 (2.49%) PHP
11 19 (1.89%) Perl
12 18 (1.79%) VBScript
13 14 (1.39%) C
14 11 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.50%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.50%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 98 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (8.75%) Degree
3 63 (6.26%) MCSE
4 57 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (4.77%) Security Cleared
6 38 (3.78%) CCNA
7 36 (3.58%) ISEB
8 35 (3.48%) MCP
9 31 (3.08%) CCNP
9 31 (3.08%) MCSA
10 30 (2.98%) MCITP
10 30 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (2.88%) MOS
12 28 (2.78%) SC Cleared
13 20 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.19%) ISTQB
14 12 (1.19%) MCTS
15 10 (0.99%) CCSE
15 10 (0.99%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.89%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.47%) SLA
2 40 (3.98%) QA
3 19 (1.89%) WAI
4 17 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.99%) ISO 9000
6 8 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.099%) GCP
8 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 378 (37.57%) Active Directory
2 189 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (11.33%) Hyper-V
4 48 (4.77%) vSphere
5 19 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 19 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.49%) Xen
7 14 (1.39%) XenApp
8 13 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (1.19%) Docker
9 12 (1.19%) vCloud
9 12 (1.19%) VMware Server
9 12 (1.19%) XenServer
10 8 (0.80%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.40%) KVM
12 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 59 (5.86%) Puppet
2 57 (5.67%) SCCM
3 51 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (3.48%) Ansible
5 27 (2.68%) SCOrch
6 17 (1.69%) SCOM
6 17 (1.69%) WSUS
7 14 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (1.39%) HP SIM
8 13 (1.29%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (1.19%) Nagios
10 9 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (0.89%) vMotion
11 8 (0.80%) Cobbler
11 8 (0.80%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.60%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.60%) Netcool
12 6 (0.60%) Packer
13 5 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 441 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 303 (30.12%) VMware
3 125 (12.43%) Cisco
4 109 (10.83%) Citrix
5 77 (7.65%) HP
6 47 (4.67%) Oracle
7 35 (3.48%) Intel Security
8 26 (2.58%) Adobe
9 25 (2.49%) NetApp
10 24 (2.39%) iManage
11 23 (2.29%) Veeam
12 22 (2.19%) Dell
13 21 (2.09%) Red Hat
14 19 (1.89%) Symantec
15 17 (1.69%) SAP
16 15 (1.49%) Juniper
17 13 (1.29%) CheckPoint
17 13 (1.29%) Zerto
18 12 (1.19%) EnterpriseDB
18 12 (1.19%) SolarWinds
Stockport, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 18k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Pension Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £42k
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago