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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 456 568 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 12.31% 15.05% 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.30% 63.46% 66.87%
Number of salaries quoted 404 437 526
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
732 895 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.77% 23.71% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 653 722 809
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 42 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Rochdale -3 24 £46,000 +2.22% 7
Bolton -11 19 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Bury +7 10 £40,000 +45.45%
Altrincham -1 10 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Salford +6 7 £35,000 +34.61%
Wigan -1 5 £21,500 - 1
Oldham -6 4 £28,750 +36.90% 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 381 (43.05%) Microsoft
2 326 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 326 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 253 (28.59%) SQL Server
4 219 (24.75%) .NET
5 215 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
6 205 (23.16%) SQL
7 204 (23.05%) C#
8 199 (22.49%) VMware
9 191 (21.58%) MS Excel
9 191 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 177 (20.00%) ITIL
11 172 (19.44%) Linux
12 150 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 140 (15.82%) JavaScript
14 136 (15.37%) HTML
15 125 (14.12%) Firewall
16 122 (13.79%) CSS
17 121 (13.67%) Finance
18 115 (12.99%) Scrum
19 114 (12.88%) DNS
19 114 (12.88%) PowerShell
20 111 (12.54%) MS Office
21 108 (12.20%) Windows 7
22 106 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
23 100 (11.30%) MS Exchange
24 99 (11.19%) Web Services
25 97 (10.96%) DHCP
26 94 (10.62%) ASP.NET
27 93 (10.51%) Citrix

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
1 100 (11.30%) MS Exchange
2 68 (7.68%) SharePoint
3 58 (6.55%) IIS
4 49 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (3.84%) WebSphere
6 29 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (3.16%) WebLogic
8 27 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 26 (2.94%) Apache
10 25 (2.82%) CloudStack
10 25 (2.82%) JBoss
10 25 (2.82%) OpenStack
11 23 (2.60%) CMS
12 22 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.24%) NetWeaver
14 10 (1.13%) NServiceBus
14 10 (1.13%) WordPress
15 8 (0.90%) Drupal
16 7 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 191 (21.58%) MS Excel
2 111 (12.54%) MS Office
3 19 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.68%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.45%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 79 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (5.99%) Office 365
3 35 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.56%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.34%) SaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.23%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Google Play
8 1 (0.11%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 125 (14.12%) Firewall
2 114 (12.88%) DNS
3 97 (10.96%) DHCP
4 76 (8.59%) SAN
5 60 (6.78%) TCP/IP
6 54 (6.10%) Internet
7 49 (5.54%) VPN
8 48 (5.42%) LAN
9 44 (4.97%) WAN
10 41 (4.63%) Wireless
11 32 (3.62%) VoIP
12 24 (2.71%) VLAN
13 21 (2.37%) MPLS
14 18 (2.03%) HTTP
14 18 (2.03%) Network Security
15 17 (1.92%) 802.11
16 12 (1.36%) Junos
16 12 (1.36%) SNMP
17 10 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (1.02%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (28.59%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.54%) MySQL
3 44 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 35 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (2.26%) DTS
9 18 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (1.36%) DB2
12 12 (1.36%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (0.79%) GIS
16 6 (0.68%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (6.21%) Visual Studio
2 51 (5.76%) Selenium
3 46 (5.20%) NUnit
4 36 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (3.73%) Jenkins
5 33 (3.73%) MSTest
6 31 (3.50%) SpecFlow
7 25 (2.82%) JIRA
8 19 (2.15%) Git (software)
8 19 (2.15%) Moq
8 19 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (2.03%) Gradle
9 18 (2.03%) Subversion
10 17 (1.92%) JMeter
10 17 (1.92%) TestNG
11 15 (1.69%) Ant
12 14 (1.58%) JUnit
13 13 (1.47%) Eclipse
14 10 (1.13%) FxCop
14 10 (1.13%) StyleCop
General
1 121 (13.67%) Finance
2 52 (5.88%) Law
3 48 (5.42%) Marketing
4 44 (4.97%) Legal
5 25 (2.82%) Retail
5 25 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.26%) Electronics
7 14 (1.58%) Banking
7 14 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.47%) Games
9 10 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.02%) German Language
11 8 (0.90%) French Language
12 3 (0.34%) Publishing
13 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 214 (24.18%) Developer
2 157 (17.74%) Analyst
3 108 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 79 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 76 (8.59%) C# Developer
6 70 (7.91%) Support Analyst
7 60 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 56 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 53 (5.99%) Tester
10 47 (5.31%) .NET Software Developer
11 46 (5.20%) Applications Support
11 46 (5.20%) IT Support
12 45 (5.08%) Software Developer
13 42 (4.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 40 (4.52%) Administrator
14 40 (4.52%) Senior Developer
14 40 (4.52%) Service Analyst
14 40 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
15 37 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
15 37 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (24.75%) .NET
2 136 (15.37%) HTML
3 122 (13.79%) CSS
4 99 (11.19%) Web Services
5 94 (10.62%) ASP.NET
6 80 (9.04%) XML
7 72 (8.14%) jQuery
8 61 (6.89%) .NET Framework
9 43 (4.86%) WCF
10 42 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (4.07%) WPF
12 35 (3.95%) WinForms
13 31 (3.50%) SOAP
14 29 (3.28%) Castle Windsor
14 29 (3.28%) HTML5
15 27 (3.05%) AngularJS
15 27 (3.05%) Entity Framework
15 27 (3.05%) JSON
16 23 (2.60%) LINQ
17 22 (2.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.51%) iPad
2 83 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (4.52%) Clustering
5 39 (4.41%) Replication
6 34 (3.84%) Blackberry
6 34 (3.84%) Computer Science
7 30 (3.39%) N-Tier
8 28 (3.16%) User Experience
9 25 (2.82%) Data Centre
10 22 (2.49%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (2.03%) Augmented Reality
13 17 (1.92%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.36%) Driving Licence
15 10 (1.13%) PMI
16 7 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
16 7 (0.79%) CCTV
16 7 (0.79%) Symmetrix
16 7 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 326 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 191 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 172 (19.44%) Linux
4 150 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 87 (9.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (9.72%) Unix
8 48 (5.42%) Windows 10
9 31 (3.50%) Mac OS X
10 26 (2.94%) Android
10 26 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 26 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 22 (2.49%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.36%) AIX
13 11 (1.24%) CentOS
14 9 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.79%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.68%) VMS
17 5 (0.56%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (20.00%) ITIL
3 115 (12.99%) Scrum
4 90 (10.17%) TDD
5 87 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (8.14%) MVC
7 67 (7.57%) DevOps
8 62 (7.01%) Mentoring
9 53 (5.99%) Service Delivery
10 52 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 50 (5.65%) OO
11 50 (5.65%) Web Development
12 49 (5.54%) OOP
13 43 (4.86%) Configuration Management
14 42 (4.75%) Project Management
15 39 (4.41%) Kanban
16 38 (4.29%) Test Scripting
17 37 (4.18%) High Availability
18 35 (3.95%) Change Management
19 33 (3.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (23.16%) SQL
2 204 (23.05%) C#
3 140 (15.82%) JavaScript
4 114 (12.88%) PowerShell
5 85 (9.60%) Java
6 66 (7.46%) C++
7 51 (5.76%) T-SQL
7 51 (5.76%) VB.NET
8 36 (4.07%) PHP
9 31 (3.50%) Python
9 31 (3.50%) Shell Script
10 30 (3.39%) VB
11 29 (3.28%) VBScript
12 27 (3.05%) Bash Shell
12 27 (3.05%) Ruby
13 20 (2.26%) Perl
14 12 (1.36%) C
14 12 (1.36%) VBA
15 10 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.02%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 89 (10.06%) Degree
2 79 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (5.42%) MCSA
4 37 (4.18%) MCSE
5 34 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (3.84%) ISEB
6 27 (3.05%) CCNA
7 21 (2.37%) ISTQB
7 21 (2.37%) MCP
8 15 (1.69%) MCT
9 12 (1.36%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.13%) MCITP
11 9 (1.02%) MOS
12 8 (0.90%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.90%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.79%) CISSP
13 7 (0.79%) MCDST
14 6 (0.68%) CCNP
14 6 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.99%) SLA
2 49 (5.54%) QA
3 12 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.13%) WAI
5 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 326 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 106 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 57 (6.44%) vSphere
5 34 (3.84%) XenServer
6 31 (3.50%) Xen
7 26 (2.94%) XenApp
8 15 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.24%) Terminal Server
10 7 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.68%) vCloud
11 6 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.56%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.45%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.34%) NFS
14 3 (0.34%) SRDF
14 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (5.99%) SCCM
2 47 (5.31%) Puppet
3 34 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (2.82%) Cobbler
4 25 (2.82%) Tivoli
5 24 (2.71%) SCOM
6 18 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (1.69%) WMI
7 15 (1.69%) WSUS
8 14 (1.58%) LiteSpeed
9 13 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (1.36%) AirWatch
11 9 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (1.02%) HP SIM
11 9 (1.02%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.90%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.56%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
15 4 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 381 (43.05%) Microsoft
2 199 (22.49%) VMware
3 93 (10.51%) Citrix
4 89 (10.06%) Cisco
5 77 (8.70%) Oracle
6 35 (3.95%) HP
6 35 (3.95%) iManage
7 29 (3.28%) Intel Security
8 28 (3.16%) CheckPoint
9 25 (2.82%) EnterpriseDB
9 25 (2.82%) Juniper
10 21 (2.37%) Veeam
11 19 (2.15%) Remedy
12 18 (2.03%) Dell
13 17 (1.92%) BT
13 17 (1.92%) IBM
14 15 (1.69%) Apple
14 15 (1.69%) SAP
15 13 (1.47%) 3PAR
15 13 (1.47%) NetApp
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