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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 556 601 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.73% 16.87% 16.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.43% 68.61% 68.47%
Number of salaries quoted 515 479 611
Median salary £36,500 £39,360 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.26% +12.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,450 £21,325
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
920 876 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.37% 24.59% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 837 703 882
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 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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
Stockport +9 82 £34,250 -8.66% 6
Rochdale -1 41 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Bolton +5 21 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Oldham +12 20 £22,500 +1.12% 3
Altrincham +3 18 £29,500 +3.50% 1
Salford +6 15 £31,600 -29.77%
Bury +1 13 £30,000 +34.83%
Cheadle -4 6 £25,750 -45.78% 4
Sale 0 4 £28,500 +29.54%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 4 £33,000 - 1
Wigan -13 2 - - 4
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 466 (46.37%) Microsoft
2 413 (41.09%) Active Directory
3 367 (36.52%) Windows Server
4 313 (31.14%) SQL Server
5 300 (29.85%) VMware
6 249 (24.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 238 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 211 (21.00%) ITIL
9 207 (20.60%) .NET
10 205 (20.40%) SQL
11 202 (20.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 197 (19.60%) Linux
13 191 (19.00%) MS Excel
13 191 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 190 (18.91%) C#
15 151 (15.02%) Windows 7
16 139 (13.83%) MS Exchange
17 137 (13.63%) DNS
18 129 (12.84%) Web Services
18 129 (12.84%) Scrum
19 126 (12.54%) Firewall
20 118 (11.74%) PowerShell
21 117 (11.64%) Cisco
22 115 (11.44%) Hyper-V
23 111 (11.04%) MS Office
24 109 (10.85%) HTML
25 108 (10.75%) JavaScript
26 105 (10.45%) DHCP
26 105 (10.45%) iPad
27 104 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 139 (13.83%) MS Exchange
2 96 (9.55%) SharePoint
3 83 (8.26%) IIS
4 52 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (3.28%) WebLogic
7 27 (2.69%) WebSphere
8 25 (2.49%) OpenStack
8 25 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (2.39%) CloudStack
9 24 (2.39%) JBoss
10 23 (2.29%) Apache
11 16 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (1.09%) NetWeaver
12 11 (1.09%) Skype for Business
13 9 (0.90%) CMS
13 9 (0.90%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 191 (19.00%) MS Excel
2 111 (11.04%) MS Office
3 27 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.09%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) Magento
3 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.30%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.100%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.100%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.100%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 80 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (6.97%) Office 365
3 58 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.29%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.80%) IaaS
6 8 (0.80%) SaaS
7 7 (0.70%) PaaS
8 5 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.40%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.40%) GitHub
9 4 (0.40%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.30%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 137 (13.63%) DNS
2 126 (12.54%) Firewall
3 105 (10.45%) DHCP
4 90 (8.96%) WAN
5 89 (8.86%) LAN
6 85 (8.46%) TCP/IP
7 61 (6.07%) Internet
8 56 (5.57%) VPN
9 55 (5.47%) SAN
10 30 (2.99%) VLAN
10 30 (2.99%) VoIP
11 29 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
13 23 (2.29%) HTTP
14 22 (2.19%) SNMP
15 18 (1.79%) Wireless
16 17 (1.69%) GSM
16 17 (1.69%) IPsec
16 17 (1.69%) MPLS
17 13 (1.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (31.14%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.47%) MySQL
3 43 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (4.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 30 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (2.39%) RDBMS
8 19 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.19%) DB2
12 11 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.80%) DTS
15 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 58 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 57 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (5.57%) Selenium
4 52 (5.17%) NUnit
5 47 (4.68%) Jenkins
6 39 (3.88%) JIRA
7 38 (3.78%) MSTest
8 34 (3.38%) SpecFlow
9 29 (2.89%) Git (software)
10 27 (2.69%) Moq
10 27 (2.69%) Rhino Mocks
11 18 (1.79%) Subversion
12 15 (1.49%) Ant
12 15 (1.49%) JUnit
13 14 (1.39%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.39%) WebDriver
14 13 (1.29%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (1.09%) Cucumber
16 11 (1.09%) Gradle
General
1 103 (10.25%) Finance
2 65 (6.47%) Marketing
3 40 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.89%) Retail
5 22 (2.19%) German Language
6 21 (2.09%) French Language
7 20 (1.99%) Legal
8 16 (1.59%) Games
9 15 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.39%) Banking
10 14 (1.39%) Law
11 9 (0.90%) Electronics
12 6 (0.60%) Advertising
12 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.50%) Back Office
14 4 (0.40%) Billing
15 1 (0.100%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 218 (21.69%) Developer
2 135 (13.43%) Support Engineer
3 132 (13.13%) Analyst
4 120 (11.94%) .NET Developer
5 99 (9.85%) IT Support
6 86 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 79 (7.86%) C# Developer
8 70 (6.97%) Support Analyst
9 66 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 64 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 58 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
12 55 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
13 51 (5.07%) Software Developer
14 50 (4.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 50 (4.98%) Tester
15 48 (4.78%) IT Engineer
15 48 (4.78%) Support Technician
16 46 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
17 43 (4.28%) Applications Support
17 43 (4.28%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (20.60%) .NET
2 129 (12.84%) Web Services
3 109 (10.85%) HTML
4 97 (9.65%) ASP.NET
5 96 (9.55%) CSS
6 74 (7.36%) XML
7 50 (4.98%) .NET Framework
8 48 (4.78%) jQuery
9 41 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (3.98%) WCF
11 36 (3.58%) Castle Windsor
11 36 (3.58%) WinForms
11 36 (3.58%) WPF
12 32 (3.18%) SOAP
13 27 (2.69%) Ninject
13 27 (2.69%) RESTful
13 27 (2.69%) Spring.NET
13 27 (2.69%) Unity DI Container
14 25 (2.49%) AngularJS
15 24 (2.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.45%) iPad
2 78 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.28%) N-Tier
6 29 (2.89%) Clustering
7 28 (2.79%) User Experience
8 27 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
9 20 (1.99%) CMDB
10 19 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.79%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.59%) Computer Science
12 16 (1.59%) Driving Licence
12 16 (1.59%) Replication
13 13 (1.29%) Blackberry
14 11 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
14 11 (1.09%) RSA SecurID
15 9 (0.90%) PMI
16 8 (0.80%) Mathematics
16 8 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 367 (36.52%) Windows Server
2 249 (24.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 202 (20.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 197 (19.60%) Linux
5 151 (15.02%) Windows 7
6 90 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (6.87%) Windows 10
8 66 (6.57%) Unix
9 43 (4.28%) Windows 8
10 37 (3.68%) Mac OS X
11 30 (2.99%) Windows XP
12 21 (2.09%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.99%) Android
14 15 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
16 8 (0.80%) AIX
17 7 (0.70%) CentOS
18 6 (0.60%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
20 3 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (21.00%) ITIL
3 129 (12.84%) Scrum
4 101 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (8.96%) TDD
6 78 (7.76%) DevOps
7 69 (6.87%) Configuration Management
8 68 (6.77%) Mentoring
9 62 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 60 (5.97%) Service Delivery
11 59 (5.87%) MVC
12 51 (5.07%) OO
12 51 (5.07%) Web Development
13 50 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 49 (4.88%) OOP
15 48 (4.78%) Kanban
16 47 (4.68%) Project Management
17 43 (4.28%) Test Scripting
18 37 (3.68%) Automated Testing
19 36 (3.58%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 205 (20.40%) SQL
2 190 (18.91%) C#
3 118 (11.74%) PowerShell
4 108 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 67 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 62 (6.17%) Java
7 58 (5.77%) Python
8 50 (4.98%) C++
9 41 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 39 (3.88%) VB
11 36 (3.58%) Ruby
12 31 (3.08%) VBScript
13 21 (2.09%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.89%) Perl
14 19 (1.89%) PHP
15 18 (1.79%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.29%) C
17 12 (1.19%) VBA
18 10 (1.00%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.80%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 104 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (9.15%) Degree
3 60 (5.97%) MCSE
4 49 (4.88%) MCSA
5 43 (4.28%) ISEB
6 39 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (2.99%) CCNA
8 29 (2.89%) MCP
9 26 (2.59%) MCITP
10 22 (2.19%) MOS
11 21 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (1.59%) CCNP
13 14 (1.39%) MCT
14 13 (1.29%) ISTQB
15 12 (1.19%) DBS Check
15 12 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.19%) PMI Certification
16 11 (1.09%) MCTS
16 11 (1.09%) Security Cleared
17 9 (0.90%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.87%) QA
2 50 (4.98%) SLA
3 19 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.79%) WAI
5 7 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.100%) GCP
8 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 413 (41.09%) Active Directory
2 191 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (11.44%) Hyper-V
4 65 (6.47%) vSphere
5 25 (2.49%) Xen
6 24 (2.39%) XenServer
7 17 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 17 (1.69%) XenApp
8 15 (1.49%) vCloud
9 13 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (1.19%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.80%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.70%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.50%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.50%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 78 (7.76%) Puppet
2 59 (5.87%) SCCM
3 58 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (3.38%) SCOM
5 24 (2.39%) Ansible
6 23 (2.29%) HP SIM
7 21 (2.09%) WSUS
8 20 (1.99%) Cobbler
8 20 (1.99%) SCOrch
8 20 (1.99%) Tivoli
9 18 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (1.09%) Backup Exec
11 11 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (1.09%) vMotion
12 10 (1.00%) Nagios
12 10 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.60%) WMI
15 5 (0.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 466 (46.37%) Microsoft
2 300 (29.85%) VMware
3 117 (11.64%) Cisco
4 102 (10.15%) Citrix
5 60 (5.97%) Oracle
6 55 (5.47%) HP
7 38 (3.78%) Intel Security
8 33 (3.28%) iManage
9 28 (2.79%) NetApp
10 27 (2.69%) Dell
11 26 (2.59%) Veeam
12 25 (2.49%) Adobe
13 24 (2.39%) EnterpriseDB
13 24 (2.39%) Juniper
14 18 (1.79%) Zerto
15 15 (1.49%) Apple
15 15 (1.49%) SAP
16 14 (1.39%) SolarWinds
17 13 (1.29%) Red Hat
17 13 (1.29%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + 5% flex
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Element 6 Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,500 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,995
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Oncall, Training, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago