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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 453 581 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 11.94% 15.07% 13.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.23% 65.72% 64.76%
Number of salaries quoted 411 448 462
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
778 884 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.51% 22.93% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 704 713 720
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -1 47 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Rochdale -2 31 £40,000 -2.43% 3
Bolton -8 18 £39,500 +21.53% 5
Altrincham 0 10 £25,000 -23.07%
Salford +3 8 £30,250 -19.33% 1
Bury +2 7 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Oldham -5 5 £32,500 +51.16% 4
Wigan -3 4 £20,250 -15.62% 1
Cheadle -5 3 £24,500 -48.42% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 409 (44.31%) Microsoft
2 345 (37.38%) Windows Server
3 343 (37.16%) Active Directory
4 275 (29.79%) SQL Server
5 234 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
6 225 (24.38%) VMware
7 222 (24.05%) .NET
8 219 (23.73%) SQL
9 209 (22.64%) C#
10 204 (22.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 199 (21.56%) MS Excel
12 193 (20.91%) Linux
13 184 (19.93%) ITIL
14 161 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 143 (15.49%) HTML
16 140 (15.17%) JavaScript
17 127 (13.76%) Firewall
18 126 (13.65%) PowerShell
19 125 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
20 123 (13.33%) Scrum
21 121 (13.11%) CSS
22 120 (13.00%) DNS
23 117 (12.68%) Web Services
24 116 (12.57%) Finance
25 109 (11.81%) Windows 7
26 108 (11.70%) MS Office
27 106 (11.48%) MS Exchange
28 103 (11.16%) iPad
29 99 (10.73%) Cisco
30 97 (10.51%) Continuous Integration

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
1 106 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 73 (7.91%) SharePoint
3 69 (7.48%) IIS
4 54 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (3.79%) WebSphere
6 33 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (3.47%) Apache
8 29 (3.14%) WebLogic
9 28 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (2.82%) CloudStack
10 26 (2.82%) JBoss
10 26 (2.82%) OpenStack
11 25 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 19 (2.06%) CMS
14 11 (1.19%) NetWeaver
15 10 (1.08%) NServiceBus
16 9 (0.98%) WordPress
17 8 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
18 5 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 199 (21.56%) MS Excel
2 108 (11.70%) MS Office
3 20 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.08%) Acrobat
5 8 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 82 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (6.28%) Office 365
3 43 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.43%) GitHub
7 3 (0.33%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.33%) SaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.22%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.22%) IaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 127 (13.76%) Firewall
2 120 (13.00%) DNS
3 96 (10.40%) DHCP
4 71 (7.69%) SAN
5 65 (7.04%) TCP/IP
6 59 (6.39%) Internet
7 58 (6.28%) LAN
7 58 (6.28%) WAN
8 53 (5.74%) VPN
9 36 (3.90%) Wireless
10 32 (3.47%) VoIP
11 24 (2.60%) VLAN
12 23 (2.49%) HTTP
13 20 (2.17%) MPLS
14 18 (1.95%) SNMP
15 15 (1.63%) Network Security
16 14 (1.52%) 802.11
16 14 (1.52%) IPsec
17 13 (1.41%) GSM
18 10 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.83%) MySQL
3 38 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 35 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.73%) DTS
12 13 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.30%) DB2
13 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.65%) Hadoop
18 5 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 54 (5.85%) Selenium
3 51 (5.53%) NUnit
4 47 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (4.66%) Jenkins
6 34 (3.68%) MSTest
7 31 (3.36%) SpecFlow
8 30 (3.25%) JIRA
9 23 (2.49%) Moq
9 23 (2.49%) Rhino Mocks
9 23 (2.49%) Subversion
10 21 (2.28%) Git (software)
11 19 (2.06%) Gradle
12 18 (1.95%) JMeter
12 18 (1.95%) TestNG
13 16 (1.73%) Ant
14 15 (1.63%) JUnit
15 14 (1.52%) Eclipse
16 10 (1.08%) FxCop
16 10 (1.08%) StyleCop
General
1 116 (12.57%) Finance
2 52 (5.63%) Marketing
3 39 (4.23%) Law
4 31 (3.36%) Legal
5 29 (3.14%) Retail
5 29 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.06%) Electronics
7 17 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.63%) Games
9 13 (1.41%) Banking
10 12 (1.30%) German Language
11 11 (1.19%) French Language
12 10 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 229 (24.81%) Developer
2 160 (17.33%) Analyst
3 114 (12.35%) .NET Developer
4 92 (9.97%) Support Engineer
5 75 (8.13%) Support Analyst
6 74 (8.02%) C# Developer
7 61 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (5.96%) Tester
9 54 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 51 (5.53%) IT Support
11 48 (5.20%) Applications Support
12 46 (4.98%) .NET Software Developer
13 45 (4.88%) Administrator
14 44 (4.77%) DevOps Engineer
15 43 (4.66%) Software Developer
16 38 (4.12%) Senior Developer
17 37 (4.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 37 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
17 37 (4.01%) Service Desk Analyst
18 36 (3.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (24.05%) .NET
2 143 (15.49%) HTML
3 121 (13.11%) CSS
4 117 (12.68%) Web Services
5 96 (10.40%) ASP.NET
6 83 (8.99%) XML
7 66 (7.15%) jQuery
8 57 (6.18%) .NET Framework
9 45 (4.88%) WCF
10 40 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (4.23%) WPF
12 36 (3.90%) WinForms
13 34 (3.68%) SOAP
14 33 (3.58%) Castle Windsor
15 29 (3.14%) AngularJS
16 27 (2.93%) JSON
16 27 (2.93%) LAMP
17 26 (2.82%) HTML5
18 24 (2.60%) Entity Framework
19 23 (2.49%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.16%) iPad
2 87 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.91%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (4.01%) Clustering
5 35 (3.79%) N-Tier
6 31 (3.36%) Replication
7 29 (3.14%) Data Centre
8 27 (2.93%) Computer Science
9 24 (2.60%) Blackberry
9 24 (2.60%) User Experience
10 23 (2.49%) Inversion of Control
11 20 (2.17%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.95%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
14 10 (1.08%) HP StoreVirtual
14 10 (1.08%) PMI
15 9 (0.98%) CMDB
15 9 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
16 8 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
16 8 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 345 (37.38%) Windows Server
2 204 (22.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 193 (20.91%) Linux
4 161 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (11.81%) Windows 7
6 89 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (9.43%) Unix
8 52 (5.63%) Windows 10
9 34 (3.68%) Mac OS X
9 34 (3.68%) Windows 8
10 27 (2.93%) Apple iOS
11 26 (2.82%) Android
12 20 (2.17%) Windows XP
13 13 (1.41%) AIX
14 12 (1.30%) CentOS
15 10 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.54%) VMS
16 5 (0.54%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.54%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (19.93%) ITIL
3 123 (13.33%) Scrum
4 97 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (10.18%) TDD
6 74 (8.02%) Mentoring
7 71 (7.69%) DevOps
8 69 (7.48%) MVC
9 62 (6.72%) Service Delivery
9 62 (6.72%) Software Engineering
10 56 (6.07%) Configuration Management
11 51 (5.53%) Web Development
12 50 (5.42%) OO
12 50 (5.42%) OOP
13 44 (4.77%) Test Scripting
14 41 (4.44%) Project Management
15 40 (4.33%) Kanban
16 38 (4.12%) High Availability
17 37 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
18 35 (3.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 219 (23.73%) SQL
2 209 (22.64%) C#
3 140 (15.17%) JavaScript
4 126 (13.65%) PowerShell
5 87 (9.43%) Java
6 68 (7.37%) C++
7 51 (5.53%) VB.NET
8 41 (4.44%) Python
9 40 (4.33%) T-SQL
10 37 (4.01%) VB
11 36 (3.90%) Shell Script
12 34 (3.68%) PHP
13 33 (3.58%) VBScript
14 30 (3.25%) Ruby
15 27 (2.93%) Bash Shell
16 22 (2.38%) Perl
17 14 (1.52%) Objective-C
18 13 (1.41%) Apple Swift
19 12 (1.30%) C
20 11 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (9.86%) Degree
2 87 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (6.07%) MCSA
4 49 (5.31%) MCSE
5 38 (4.12%) ISEB
6 37 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (3.36%) CCNA
8 23 (2.49%) ISTQB
9 22 (2.38%) MCP
10 17 (1.84%) MCITP
11 16 (1.73%) MCT
12 13 (1.41%) PMI Certification
13 11 (1.19%) MOS
14 10 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.98%) Security Cleared
16 8 (0.87%) CCNP
16 8 (0.87%) DBS Check
17 7 (0.76%) MCTS
18 5 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.53%) QA
2 49 (5.31%) SLA
3 14 (1.52%) WAI
4 9 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 343 (37.16%) Active Directory
2 125 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (9.75%) Hyper-V
4 61 (6.61%) vSphere
5 34 (3.68%) XenServer
6 29 (3.14%) Xen
7 24 (2.60%) XenApp
8 18 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.98%) Terminal Server
10 9 (0.98%) vCloud
11 7 (0.76%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.54%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.33%) NFS
16 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (6.50%) Puppet
2 51 (5.53%) SCCM
3 47 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (3.25%) SCOM
5 26 (2.82%) Cobbler
5 26 (2.82%) Tivoli
6 19 (2.06%) WSUS
7 18 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (1.63%) HP SIM
8 15 (1.63%) SCOrch
9 13 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (1.30%) WMI
11 11 (1.19%) AirWatch
11 11 (1.19%) LiteSpeed
12 9 (0.98%) Ansible
12 9 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (0.87%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
15 5 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 409 (44.31%) Microsoft
2 225 (24.38%) VMware
3 99 (10.73%) Cisco
4 89 (9.64%) Citrix
5 73 (7.91%) Oracle
6 48 (5.20%) HP
7 33 (3.58%) iManage
8 31 (3.36%) Intel Security
9 26 (2.82%) EnterpriseDB
9 26 (2.82%) Juniper
10 25 (2.71%) Veeam
11 24 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 24 (2.60%) NetApp
12 19 (2.06%) Dell
13 18 (1.95%) Remedy
14 16 (1.73%) 3PAR
14 16 (1.73%) IBM
14 16 (1.73%) SAP
15 14 (1.52%) Apple
15 14 (1.52%) BT
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