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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 470 485 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.63% 14.45% 17.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.75% 62.50% 64.65%
Number of salaries quoted 417 396 585
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,650 £47,500
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
749 776 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.72% 23.12% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 652 643 894
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,973
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £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 June 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 June 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 +19 34 £43,750 +25.00% 9
Bolton -8 20 £36,250 +9.02% 4
Rochdale +2 17 £50,000 -7.40% 2
Altrincham +13 16 £28,250 -2.58% 1
Bury +8 11 £35,500 +29.09%
Cheadle +8 5 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Oldham -4 5 £47,500 +111.11% 3
Wigan +4 4 £36,250 -23.68% 2
Salford +2 2 £40,000 +25.98% 2
Sale +2 1 £32,500 +58.53%
Heywood - 1 £24,000 - 2
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 433 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 347 (35.09%) Active Directory
3 328 (33.16%) Windows Server
4 291 (29.42%) SQL Server
5 233 (23.56%) SQL
5 233 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (23.36%) MS Excel
7 223 (22.55%) .NET
8 215 (21.74%) VMware
9 213 (21.54%) C#
10 202 (20.42%) ITIL
11 201 (20.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 162 (16.38%) Linux
13 143 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 139 (14.05%) Windows 7
14 139 (14.05%) HTML
15 135 (13.65%) JavaScript
16 134 (13.55%) Firewall
16 134 (13.55%) Finance
17 132 (13.35%) MS Office
18 130 (13.14%) CSS
18 130 (13.14%) MS Exchange
19 124 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
20 116 (11.73%) DNS
21 111 (11.22%) Web Services
22 106 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
23 105 (10.62%) C++
24 104 (10.52%) Citrix
25 102 (10.31%) Scrum
26 100 (10.11%) 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
1 130 (13.14%) MS Exchange
2 70 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 44 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 40 (4.04%) IIS
7 36 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (3.34%) WebSphere
9 27 (2.73%) CMS
9 27 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (2.43%) JBoss
10 24 (2.43%) OpenStack
10 24 (2.43%) WebLogic
11 23 (2.33%) CloudStack
12 22 (2.22%) Apache
13 15 (1.52%) Skype for Business
14 10 (1.01%) WordPress
15 9 (0.91%) Drupal
16 8 (0.81%) GeoServer
17 6 (0.61%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 231 (23.36%) MS Excel
2 132 (13.35%) MS Office
3 15 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.81%) 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 7 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.40%) Primavera
2 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) assyst
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 106 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (5.97%) Office 365
3 45 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.40%) SaaS
6 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.10%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.10%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 134 (13.55%) Firewall
2 116 (11.73%) DNS
3 100 (10.11%) DHCP
4 96 (9.71%) SAN
5 90 (9.10%) TCP/IP
6 74 (7.48%) LAN
7 69 (6.98%) VPN
8 58 (5.86%) Internet
9 57 (5.76%) WAN
10 45 (4.55%) Wireless
11 43 (4.35%) Network Security
12 36 (3.64%) VoIP
13 34 (3.44%) VLAN
14 31 (3.13%) HTTP
15 19 (1.92%) MPLS
16 17 (1.72%) 802.11
17 13 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.31%) Junos
18 11 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
19 9 (0.91%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (29.42%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (4.45%) MySQL
6 36 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 35 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (3.13%) DTS
10 29 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 27 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 23 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (1.92%) NoSQL
14 15 (1.52%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (0.81%) GIS
18 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 6 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 50 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (3.54%) Selenium
4 28 (2.83%) JIRA
4 28 (2.83%) NUnit
5 25 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 24 (2.43%) Subversion
7 23 (2.33%) MSTest
8 19 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 16 (1.62%) Git (software)
10 13 (1.31%) Ant
11 12 (1.21%) Gradle
12 11 (1.11%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.11%) JMeter
12 11 (1.11%) JUnit
12 11 (1.11%) Moq
12 11 (1.11%) TestNG
13 10 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (0.81%) FxCop
14 8 (0.81%) StyleCop
General
1 134 (13.55%) Finance
2 66 (6.67%) Law
3 65 (6.57%) Legal
4 34 (3.44%) Marketing
5 26 (2.63%) Games
6 25 (2.53%) Retail
7 20 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.82%) Banking
9 17 (1.72%) Electronics
10 9 (0.91%) Back Office
10 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.40%) German Language
12 3 (0.30%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
13 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 230 (23.26%) Developer
2 176 (17.80%) Analyst
3 99 (10.01%) .NET Developer
4 85 (8.59%) Support Engineer
5 81 (8.19%) C# Developer
6 77 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 76 (7.68%) Support Analyst
8 60 (6.07%) IT Support
9 58 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 58 (5.86%) Tester
10 49 (4.95%) Software Engineer
11 48 (4.85%) C++ Developer
12 47 (4.75%) Service Analyst
12 47 (4.75%) Software Developer
13 46 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 46 (4.65%) IT Engineer
14 45 (4.55%) Applications Support
15 44 (4.45%) Senior Developer
15 44 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
16 43 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (22.55%) .NET
2 139 (14.05%) HTML
3 130 (13.14%) CSS
4 111 (11.22%) Web Services
5 100 (10.11%) ASP.NET
6 80 (8.09%) XML
7 74 (7.48%) .NET Framework
8 73 (7.38%) jQuery
9 51 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (4.15%) WPF
11 39 (3.94%) WCF
12 38 (3.84%) WinForms
13 34 (3.44%) Entity Framework
14 33 (3.34%) AngularJS
15 32 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 30 (3.03%) JSON
16 30 (3.03%) SOAP
17 29 (2.93%) HTML5
17 29 (2.93%) REST
18 26 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (7.28%) iPad
3 65 (6.57%) Blackberry
4 63 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (5.26%) Replication
6 45 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 42 (4.25%) N-Tier
8 35 (3.54%) Clustering
8 35 (3.54%) Management Information System
9 30 (3.03%) Data Centre
10 22 (2.22%) Augmented Reality
10 22 (2.22%) User Experience
11 19 (1.92%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.42%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.11%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.11%) Symmetrix
13 11 (1.11%) Thin Client
14 10 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 328 (33.16%) Windows Server
2 201 (20.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 162 (16.38%) Linux
4 143 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 139 (14.05%) Windows 7
6 92 (9.30%) Unix
7 90 (9.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 58 (5.86%) Windows 10
9 51 (5.16%) Windows XP
10 38 (3.84%) Windows 8
11 36 (3.64%) Android
12 35 (3.54%) Mac OS X
13 34 (3.44%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.42%) CentOS
14 14 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (1.31%) AIX
16 7 (0.71%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.61%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (20.42%) ITIL
3 102 (10.31%) Scrum
4 89 (9.00%) Software Engineering
5 83 (8.39%) MVC
6 76 (7.68%) OO
7 74 (7.48%) Mentoring
8 72 (7.28%) TDD
9 68 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (6.77%) Multithreading
11 55 (5.56%) Web Development
12 54 (5.46%) DevOps
13 50 (5.06%) OOP
14 49 (4.95%) High Availability
15 47 (4.75%) Project Management
16 42 (4.25%) Service Delivery
17 40 (4.04%) Change Management
18 38 (3.84%) Configuration Management
19 37 (3.74%) Performance Analysis
19 37 (3.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 233 (23.56%) SQL
2 213 (21.54%) C#
3 135 (13.65%) JavaScript
4 105 (10.62%) C++
5 100 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 81 (8.19%) Java
7 75 (7.58%) T-SQL
8 42 (4.25%) C
9 41 (4.15%) VB.NET
10 38 (3.84%) PHP
11 31 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.73%) Python
12 27 (2.73%) Ruby
13 25 (2.53%) Bash Shell
14 24 (2.43%) VBScript
15 22 (2.22%) VB
16 18 (1.82%) Perl
17 16 (1.62%) VC++
18 15 (1.52%) TypeScript
19 9 (0.91%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 100 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (9.71%) Degree
3 55 (5.56%) MCSE
4 53 (5.36%) MCSA
5 46 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (4.15%) CCNA
7 38 (3.84%) MCP
8 35 (3.54%) ISEB
9 26 (2.63%) MCITP
10 22 (2.22%) MCTS
11 21 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (2.02%) ISTQB
12 20 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.52%) MCT
14 14 (1.42%) CCNP
14 14 (1.42%) CISSP
15 12 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.91%) CCA
17 8 (0.81%) DBS Check
17 8 (0.81%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.17%) SLA
2 52 (5.26%) QA
3 18 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 8 (0.81%) WAI
5 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
System Software
1 347 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 124 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (7.18%) Hyper-V
4 56 (5.66%) vSphere
5 41 (4.15%) XenServer
6 29 (2.93%) Xen
7 22 (2.22%) XenApp
8 16 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 15 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.42%) Terminal Server
11 12 (1.21%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.71%) SRDF
14 5 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.51%) vCloud
15 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.40%) NFS
16 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 49 (4.95%) SCCM
2 36 (3.64%) Puppet
3 26 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (2.43%) LiteSpeed
4 24 (2.43%) Tivoli
5 23 (2.33%) Cobbler
6 18 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (1.62%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.42%) WMI
8 14 (1.42%) WSUS
9 13 (1.31%) SCOM
10 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.91%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.91%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.81%) cPanel
12 8 (0.81%) Plesk
13 7 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 433 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 215 (21.74%) VMware
3 104 (10.52%) Citrix
4 97 (9.81%) Cisco
5 75 (7.58%) Oracle
6 37 (3.74%) HP
7 35 (3.54%) Intel Security
8 32 (3.24%) CheckPoint
9 30 (3.03%) iManage
9 30 (3.03%) Juniper
10 27 (2.73%) NetApp
11 26 (2.63%) Dell
12 25 (2.53%) Veeam
13 23 (2.33%) EnterpriseDB
14 22 (2.22%) IBM
14 22 (2.22%) Remedy
14 22 (2.22%) Symantec
15 16 (1.62%) BT
15 16 (1.62%) Sophos
16 14 (1.42%) Red Hat
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Manchester Met University
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 5% Annual Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + £2,500 On Call Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Outstanding benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Free parking, 25 days holiday, on ca
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: £60,000 per annum + £4,200 car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago