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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 474 510 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.17% 14.25% 17.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.49% 61.97% 65.37%
Number of salaries quoted 424 405 562
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,014
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
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
735 823 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.43% 22.99% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 652 671 868
Median salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +14 44 £38,750 +13.13% 8
Bolton -9 27 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Rochdale -2 19 £50,000 - 1
Altrincham +7 13 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Bury +8 11 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Oldham -3 6 £40,000 +135.29% 2
Wigan -2 5 £21,500 -35.33% 2
Salford +8 3 £40,000 +63.26% 3
Cheadle +5 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Sale -2 1 £32,500 +58.53% 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 420 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 338 (35.84%) Active Directory
3 329 (34.89%) Windows Server
4 274 (29.06%) SQL Server
5 226 (23.97%) MS Excel
6 225 (23.86%) .NET
7 220 (23.33%) SQL
8 217 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
9 210 (22.27%) C#
10 201 (21.31%) VMware
11 188 (19.94%) ITIL
12 187 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 166 (17.60%) Linux
14 140 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 137 (14.53%) HTML
16 134 (14.21%) JavaScript
16 134 (14.21%) Firewall
17 130 (13.79%) Finance
18 128 (13.57%) CSS
19 122 (12.94%) Windows 7
20 120 (12.73%) MS Office
21 114 (12.09%) MS Exchange
22 113 (11.98%) DNS
23 110 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
24 109 (11.56%) PowerShell
25 105 (11.13%) Scrum
26 102 (10.82%) ASP.NET
27 99 (10.50%) Citrix
28 94 (9.97%) DHCP
28 94 (9.97%) Web Services

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
1 114 (12.09%) MS Exchange
2 60 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 58 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (4.98%) IIS
5 40 (4.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 35 (3.71%) WebSphere
7 34 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (2.97%) CMS
10 27 (2.86%) WebLogic
11 26 (2.76%) CloudStack
11 26 (2.76%) JBoss
11 26 (2.76%) OpenStack
12 22 (2.33%) Apache
13 19 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.06%) NServiceBus
14 10 (1.06%) WordPress
15 9 (0.95%) Drupal
16 8 (0.85%) GeoServer
16 8 (0.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 226 (23.97%) MS Excel
2 120 (12.73%) MS Office
3 17 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.32%) Primavera
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) assyst
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (5.83%) Office 365
3 37 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.53%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.32%) SaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 134 (14.21%) Firewall
2 113 (11.98%) DNS
3 94 (9.97%) DHCP
4 83 (8.80%) SAN
5 74 (7.85%) TCP/IP
6 57 (6.04%) VPN
7 53 (5.62%) Internet
8 52 (5.51%) LAN
9 41 (4.35%) WAN
9 41 (4.35%) Wireless
10 34 (3.61%) VoIP
11 29 (3.08%) Network Security
12 28 (2.97%) VLAN
13 20 (2.12%) HTTP
13 20 (2.12%) MPLS
14 17 (1.80%) 802.11
15 13 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (1.38%) Junos
16 9 (0.95%) Broadband
16 9 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (29.06%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (4.67%) MySQL
5 40 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (3.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 30 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (2.76%) Relational Database
8 26 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (2.55%) DTS
10 21 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.27%) NoSQL
14 10 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (0.85%) DB2
16 8 (0.85%) GIS
17 7 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (7.42%) Visual Studio
2 47 (4.98%) Selenium
3 42 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (3.61%) NUnit
5 29 (3.08%) SpecFlow
6 28 (2.97%) Jenkins
7 26 (2.76%) MSTest
8 24 (2.55%) JIRA
9 18 (1.91%) Subversion
10 16 (1.70%) Gradle
11 15 (1.59%) JMeter
11 15 (1.59%) TestNG
12 13 (1.38%) Git (software)
12 13 (1.38%) Moq
12 13 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (1.27%) Ant
14 11 (1.17%) JUnit
15 10 (1.06%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.06%) FxCop
15 10 (1.06%) StyleCop
General
1 130 (13.79%) Finance
2 65 (6.89%) Law
3 61 (6.47%) Legal
4 41 (4.35%) Marketing
5 22 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.23%) Retail
7 19 (2.01%) Games
8 18 (1.91%) Electronics
9 17 (1.80%) Banking
10 10 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.53%) German Language
12 3 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 221 (23.44%) Developer
2 167 (17.71%) Analyst
3 113 (11.98%) .NET Developer
4 91 (9.65%) Support Engineer
5 78 (8.27%) Support Analyst
6 76 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 67 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 60 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 57 (6.04%) Tester
10 50 (5.30%) Applications Support
11 49 (5.20%) IT Support
12 48 (5.09%) .NET Software Developer
13 47 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 46 (4.88%) Software Developer
15 44 (4.67%) Service Analyst
16 43 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
16 43 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
17 41 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
18 40 (4.24%) Administrator
19 39 (4.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (23.86%) .NET
2 137 (14.53%) HTML
3 128 (13.57%) CSS
4 102 (10.82%) ASP.NET
5 94 (9.97%) Web Services
6 76 (8.06%) jQuery
7 75 (7.95%) XML
8 73 (7.74%) .NET Framework
9 47 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (4.35%) WCF
11 34 (3.61%) WinForms
12 31 (3.29%) Entity Framework
12 31 (3.29%) JSON
12 31 (3.29%) WPF
13 30 (3.18%) HTML5
14 29 (3.08%) AngularJS
15 25 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (2.65%) SOAP
16 23 (2.44%) Castle Windsor
17 22 (2.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.23%) iPad
2 82 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 45 (4.77%) Replication
6 37 (3.92%) Clustering
7 35 (3.71%) N-Tier
8 34 (3.61%) Computer Science
9 27 (2.86%) Data Centre
9 27 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 27 (2.86%) User Experience
10 22 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
11 16 (1.70%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.48%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (1.06%) PMI
15 9 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
15 9 (0.95%) CMDB
15 9 (0.95%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 329 (34.89%) Windows Server
2 187 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (17.60%) Linux
4 140 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 122 (12.94%) Windows 7
6 91 (9.65%) Unix
7 82 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (5.62%) Windows 10
9 37 (3.92%) Mac OS X
10 36 (3.82%) Windows XP
11 28 (2.97%) Android
11 28 (2.97%) Windows 8
12 26 (2.76%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.95%) AIX
13 9 (0.95%) CentOS
14 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.74%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.64%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.53%) VMS
17 4 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (19.94%) ITIL
3 105 (11.13%) Scrum
4 81 (8.59%) MVC
5 79 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (8.38%) TDD
6 70 (7.42%) Software Engineering
7 65 (6.89%) Mentoring
8 64 (6.79%) DevOps
9 60 (6.36%) OO
10 55 (5.83%) Web Development
11 51 (5.41%) OOP
11 51 (5.41%) Project Management
12 45 (4.77%) Service Delivery
13 41 (4.35%) Configuration Management
14 40 (4.24%) Multithreading
15 39 (4.14%) High Availability
15 39 (4.14%) Test Scripting
16 38 (4.03%) Change Management
17 36 (3.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 220 (23.33%) SQL
2 210 (22.27%) C#
3 134 (14.21%) JavaScript
4 109 (11.56%) PowerShell
5 86 (9.12%) C++
6 78 (8.27%) Java
7 67 (7.10%) T-SQL
8 54 (5.73%) VB.NET
9 37 (3.92%) PHP
10 32 (3.39%) C
11 31 (3.29%) Shell Script
12 29 (3.08%) Python
13 28 (2.97%) Bash Shell
14 27 (2.86%) Ruby
15 25 (2.65%) VBScript
16 24 (2.55%) VB
17 19 (2.01%) Perl
18 9 (0.95%) ActionScript
19 8 (0.85%) VBA
19 8 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 84 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (8.48%) Degree
3 48 (5.09%) MCSA
4 40 (4.24%) MCSE
5 36 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (3.82%) ISEB
6 31 (3.29%) CCNA
7 25 (2.65%) MCP
8 22 (2.33%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.48%) MCT
10 12 (1.27%) MCITP
11 11 (1.17%) MCTS
12 10 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.06%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.95%) CISSP
14 8 (0.85%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.85%) MCDST
14 8 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.74%) Security Cleared
16 5 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.73%) QA
2 52 (5.51%) SLA
3 14 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.85%) WAI
5 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 338 (35.84%) Active Directory
2 110 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 53 (5.62%) vSphere
5 38 (4.03%) XenServer
6 32 (3.39%) Xen
7 22 (2.33%) XenApp
8 18 (1.91%) XenDesktop
9 17 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.70%) Terminal Server
11 9 (0.95%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.64%) vCloud
15 5 (0.53%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.42%) NFS
16 4 (0.42%) SRDF
16 4 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
17 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 49 (5.20%) SCCM
2 42 (4.45%) Puppet
3 30 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (2.76%) Cobbler
4 26 (2.76%) Tivoli
5 18 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (1.91%) LiteSpeed
6 17 (1.80%) WMI
7 16 (1.70%) SCOM
8 15 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (1.17%) WSUS
10 10 (1.06%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.95%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.64%) cPanel
12 6 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.64%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.64%) Plesk
13 5 (0.53%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 420 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 201 (21.31%) VMware
3 99 (10.50%) Citrix
4 88 (9.33%) Cisco
5 78 (8.27%) Oracle
6 35 (3.71%) iManage
7 33 (3.50%) CheckPoint
7 33 (3.50%) HP
8 28 (2.97%) Intel Security
8 28 (2.97%) Juniper
9 26 (2.76%) EnterpriseDB
10 25 (2.65%) Veeam
11 21 (2.23%) NetApp
12 20 (2.12%) Remedy
13 18 (1.91%) Dell
14 17 (1.80%) BT
15 16 (1.70%) IBM
16 14 (1.48%) Interwoven
16 14 (1.48%) Symantec
17 13 (1.38%) Google
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24000 per annum + pension, bonus, 28 days holiday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + fast progression opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £17000 per annum + benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Outstanding benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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