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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 428 487 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 12.70% 14.83% 16.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.87% 63.16% 62.63%
Number of salaries quoted 375 403 532
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
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
727 771 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.58% 23.48% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 621 637 827
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,866
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 May 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 May 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 +13 27 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Bolton -3 18 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Rochdale +2 15 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Altrincham +14 14 £32,000 +28.00% 3
Cheadle +6 7 £35,000 - 3
Bury +4 7 £35,500 +29.09% 1
Oldham -9 6 £47,500 +111.11% 4
Wigan +10 3 £32,500 -31.57%
Sale +3 1 £32,500 +58.53% 2
Salford +1 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 421 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 366 (37.16%) Active Directory
3 335 (34.01%) Windows Server
4 296 (30.05%) SQL Server
5 228 (23.15%) VMware
6 223 (22.64%) SQL
6 223 (22.64%) MS Excel
7 217 (22.03%) ITIL
8 210 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
9 201 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 196 (19.90%) .NET
10 196 (19.90%) C#
11 157 (15.94%) Windows 7
12 155 (15.74%) Linux
13 148 (15.03%) MS Exchange
14 141 (14.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 138 (14.01%) Firewall
16 136 (13.81%) MS Office
17 130 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 125 (12.69%) Finance
19 118 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
20 116 (11.78%) Microsoft Certification
21 113 (11.47%) JavaScript
22 110 (11.17%) HTML
22 110 (11.17%) Citrix
23 109 (11.07%) Cisco
24 107 (10.86%) Degree
25 102 (10.36%) DNS
26 101 (10.25%) Web Services
27 100 (10.15%) LAN

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
1 148 (15.03%) MS Exchange
2 75 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (6.09%) SharePoint
4 50 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 38 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (3.76%) IIS
8 26 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 25 (2.54%) Node.js
10 23 (2.34%) Skype for Business
11 22 (2.23%) WebSphere
12 21 (2.13%) JBoss
12 21 (2.13%) OpenStack
12 21 (2.13%) WebLogic
13 20 (2.03%) CMS
14 19 (1.93%) CloudStack
15 16 (1.62%) Apache
16 11 (1.12%) WordPress
17 9 (0.91%) Drupal
18 8 (0.81%) GeoServer
Applications
1 223 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 136 (13.81%) MS Office
3 14 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.41%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.41%) Magento
2 4 (0.41%) OpenCart
2 4 (0.41%) Primavera
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) assyst
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 118 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (6.40%) Office 365
3 51 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.71%) SaaS
6 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.10%) Google Play
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (14.01%) Firewall
2 102 (10.36%) DNS
3 100 (10.15%) LAN
4 95 (9.64%) SAN
4 95 (9.64%) TCP/IP
5 94 (9.54%) DHCP
6 84 (8.53%) VPN
7 82 (8.32%) WAN
8 65 (6.60%) Internet
9 47 (4.77%) Network Security
10 46 (4.67%) VLAN
10 46 (4.67%) Wireless
11 36 (3.65%) VoIP
12 28 (2.84%) HTTP
13 19 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (1.73%) MPLS
15 14 (1.42%) FTP
16 13 (1.32%) 802.11
17 12 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (1.22%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (3.86%) MySQL
6 34 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 25 (2.54%) DTS
9 24 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 22 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 21 (2.13%) NoSQL
11 21 (2.13%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.81%) GIS
14 8 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.61%) MongoDB
17 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 82 (8.32%) Visual Studio
2 44 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (2.74%) NUnit
4 26 (2.64%) JIRA
5 25 (2.54%) Selenium
6 23 (2.34%) Git (software)
7 22 (2.23%) Subversion
8 20 (2.03%) Jenkins
8 20 (2.03%) MSTest
9 11 (1.12%) Moq
9 11 (1.12%) SpecFlow
10 9 (0.91%) Ant
10 9 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (0.81%) Gradle
11 8 (0.81%) JUnit
12 7 (0.71%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.71%) JMeter
12 7 (0.71%) TestNG
13 5 (0.51%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 125 (12.69%) Finance
2 70 (7.11%) Law
3 65 (6.60%) Legal
4 26 (2.64%) Marketing
5 25 (2.54%) Games
6 24 (2.44%) Retail
7 22 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.03%) Banking
9 15 (1.52%) Back Office
10 12 (1.22%) Electronics
11 10 (1.02%) German Language
12 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.41%) French Language
14 3 (0.30%) Advertising
15 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 213 (21.62%) Developer
2 179 (18.17%) Analyst
3 87 (8.83%) .NET Developer
4 80 (8.12%) C# Developer
4 80 (8.12%) Support Engineer
5 76 (7.72%) Support Analyst
6 74 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 65 (6.60%) IT Support
8 62 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 57 (5.79%) Tester
10 55 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
11 54 (5.48%) Service Analyst
12 51 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
13 49 (4.97%) Software Developer
13 49 (4.97%) Software Engineer
14 46 (4.67%) C++ Developer
14 46 (4.67%) IT Engineer
15 42 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 41 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support
17 40 (4.06%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (19.90%) .NET
2 110 (11.17%) HTML
3 101 (10.25%) Web Services
4 98 (9.95%) CSS
5 94 (9.54%) ASP.NET
6 66 (6.70%) XML
7 59 (5.99%) .NET Framework
7 59 (5.99%) jQuery
8 47 (4.77%) WPF
9 43 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (4.16%) WCF
11 39 (3.96%) WinForms
12 31 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (3.15%) REST
13 29 (2.94%) AngularJS
13 29 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 27 (2.74%) Entity Framework
14 27 (2.74%) LINQ
15 24 (2.44%) SOAP
16 19 (1.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (7.82%) Blackberry
3 58 (5.89%) iPad
4 54 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 45 (4.57%) Replication
6 43 (4.37%) Management Information System
7 40 (4.06%) N-Tier
8 34 (3.45%) Data Centre
9 26 (2.64%) Clustering
10 17 (1.73%) Augmented Reality
10 17 (1.73%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.62%) User Experience
12 15 (1.52%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.52%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.12%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.12%) Thin Client
14 10 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
14 10 (1.02%) CMDB
15 9 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 335 (34.01%) Windows Server
2 201 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 157 (15.94%) Windows 7
4 155 (15.74%) Linux
5 141 (14.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (8.53%) Unix
8 66 (6.70%) Windows 10
9 62 (6.29%) Windows XP
10 56 (5.69%) Windows 8
11 45 (4.57%) Android
12 38 (3.86%) Mac OS X
13 37 (3.76%) Apple iOS
14 17 (1.73%) CentOS
15 15 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
16 14 (1.42%) AIX
17 8 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (0.81%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (22.03%) ITIL
2 210 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (9.64%) Software Engineering
4 82 (8.32%) Scrum
5 70 (7.11%) OO
6 67 (6.80%) Mentoring
6 67 (6.80%) Multithreading
6 67 (6.80%) MVC
7 61 (6.19%) TDD
8 58 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (5.28%) Web Development
10 49 (4.97%) High Availability
11 48 (4.87%) Project Management
12 46 (4.67%) DevOps
13 41 (4.16%) Information Security
14 40 (4.06%) Change Management
15 39 (3.96%) OOP
16 37 (3.76%) Service Delivery
17 36 (3.65%) Service Management
18 34 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 223 (22.64%) SQL
2 196 (19.90%) C#
3 113 (11.47%) JavaScript
4 97 (9.85%) C++
5 71 (7.21%) PowerShell
6 68 (6.90%) Java
7 67 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 42 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 41 (4.16%) C
10 37 (3.76%) PHP
11 28 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 25 (2.54%) Python
12 25 (2.54%) Ruby
13 22 (2.23%) VB
14 21 (2.13%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.83%) VBScript
16 17 (1.73%) VC++
17 16 (1.62%) TypeScript
18 15 (1.52%) Perl
19 10 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 116 (11.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (10.86%) Degree
3 63 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (6.40%) MCSE
4 58 (5.89%) CCNA
5 54 (5.48%) MCSA
6 44 (4.47%) MCP
7 38 (3.86%) MCITP
8 37 (3.76%) ISEB
9 32 (3.25%) MCTS
10 31 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (2.64%) CCNP
11 26 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.62%) CISSP
12 16 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (1.62%) ISTQB
13 12 (1.22%) MCT
14 11 (1.12%) CCA
14 11 (1.12%) MCDST
15 8 (0.81%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.60%) SLA
2 50 (5.08%) QA
3 20 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.61%) WAI
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
System Software
1 366 (37.16%) Active Directory
2 130 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.08%) vSphere
5 39 (3.96%) XenServer
6 27 (2.74%) Xen
7 24 (2.44%) XenApp
8 17 (1.73%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.52%) XenDesktop
10 12 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.12%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.71%) SRDF
13 5 (0.51%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.20%) vCloud
15 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
16 1 (0.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 49 (4.97%) SCCM
2 30 (3.05%) Puppet
3 24 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.23%) LiteSpeed
5 20 (2.03%) Tivoli
6 19 (1.93%) Cobbler
7 18 (1.83%) Backup Exec
8 16 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (1.52%) WSUS
10 12 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.22%) WMI
11 11 (1.12%) SCOM
12 10 (1.02%) HP SIM
13 9 (0.91%) cPanel
13 9 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (0.91%) Plesk
14 7 (0.71%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
16 4 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 421 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 228 (23.15%) VMware
3 110 (11.17%) Citrix
4 109 (11.07%) Cisco
5 67 (6.80%) Oracle
6 43 (4.37%) HP
7 35 (3.55%) Intel Security
7 35 (3.55%) NetApp
8 32 (3.25%) Juniper
9 31 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 30 (3.05%) Dell
11 27 (2.74%) Symantec
12 26 (2.64%) iManage
13 25 (2.54%) Veeam
14 19 (1.93%) EnterpriseDB
15 17 (1.73%) Sophos
16 16 (1.62%) IBM
17 15 (1.52%) 3PAR
17 15 (1.52%) Red Hat
18 14 (1.42%) Google
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