The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 818 1000 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.61% 15.55% 16.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.07% 67.89% 63.54%
Number of salaries quoted 681 817 933
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 £23,550 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Windows
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1238 1473 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.12% 22.90% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1210 1472
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the North West region.

Windows Salary Trend in the North West

Windows
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester -2 473 £40,000 +14.28% 81
Cheshire +1 158 £33,250 -5.00% 35
Merseyside +1 85 £35,000 +16.66% 16
Lancashire +1 76 £31,000 -7.46% 11
Cumbria +11 20 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows.

1 729 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 626 (36.65%) Windows Server
3 603 (35.30%) Active Directory
4 450 (26.35%) SQL Server
5 406 (23.77%) SQL
5 406 (23.77%) ITIL
6 401 (23.48%) VMware
7 359 (21.02%) .NET
8 346 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
9 342 (20.02%) MS Excel
10 340 (19.91%) C#
11 332 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 284 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 274 (16.04%) Finance
14 272 (15.93%) Linux
15 267 (15.63%) Citrix
16 262 (15.34%) MS Exchange
17 242 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 232 (13.58%) Windows 7
19 205 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 203 (11.89%) MS Office
21 193 (11.30%) Degree
22 192 (11.24%) Firewall
23 189 (11.07%) HTML
24 185 (10.83%) JavaScript
24 185 (10.83%) Scrum
25 178 (10.42%) Cisco
26 174 (10.19%) SAN
27 170 (9.95%) PowerShell
28 169 (9.89%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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
1 262 (15.34%) MS Exchange
2 121 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (5.97%) IIS
4 90 (5.27%) SharePoint
5 87 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 43 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 42 (2.46%) Apache
9 36 (2.11%) JBoss
10 34 (1.99%) CMS
10 34 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 27 (1.58%) Skype for Business
11 27 (1.58%) Tomcat
11 27 (1.58%) WebLogic
12 26 (1.52%) Confluence
13 25 (1.46%) OpenStack
14 23 (1.35%) CloudStack
15 18 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 342 (20.02%) MS Excel
2 203 (11.89%) MS Office
3 21 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (0.82%) Lorenzo
2 12 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.23%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.23%) Primavera
4 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.12%) FastStats
6 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.059%) assyst
7 1 (0.059%) Magento
7 1 (0.059%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 137 (8.02%) Office 365
2 130 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (1.64%) PaaS
5 26 (1.52%) IaaS
6 14 (0.82%) SaaS
7 12 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.29%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.059%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.059%) Google Play
13 1 (0.059%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.059%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 192 (11.24%) Firewall
2 174 (10.19%) SAN
3 168 (9.84%) DNS
4 147 (8.61%) DHCP
5 139 (8.14%) TCP/IP
6 113 (6.62%) VPN
7 111 (6.50%) LAN
8 97 (5.68%) WAN
9 86 (5.04%) Internet
10 57 (3.34%) VoIP
10 57 (3.34%) Wireless
11 49 (2.87%) Network Security
12 45 (2.63%) VLAN
13 34 (1.99%) MPLS
14 31 (1.81%) HTTP
15 30 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.05%) NAS
16 18 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
17 17 (1.00%) 802.11
18 16 (0.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (26.35%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 71 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (2.99%) MySQL
8 35 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (1.93%) Relational Database
10 30 (1.76%) DTS
11 27 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
12 22 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.23%) NoSQL
14 18 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (1.00%) DB2
16 16 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (0.88%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
19 12 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
19 12 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 121 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 71 (4.16%) NUnit
3 67 (3.92%) MSTest
4 64 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (3.57%) JIRA
6 54 (3.16%) Moq
7 53 (3.10%) Rhino Mocks
8 46 (2.69%) Selenium
9 35 (2.05%) Jenkins
10 33 (1.93%) Subversion
11 26 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 24 (1.41%) Git (software)
13 16 (0.94%) Ant
14 14 (0.82%) Wise Package Studio
15 13 (0.76%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.76%) Gradle
15 13 (0.76%) InstallShield
16 12 (0.70%) HP UFT
16 12 (0.70%) JMeter
16 12 (0.70%) TestNG
General
1 274 (16.04%) Finance
2 82 (4.80%) Banking
3 72 (4.22%) Legal
4 70 (4.10%) Law
5 63 (3.69%) Retail
6 59 (3.45%) Marketing
7 42 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 39 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.93%) Electronics
10 28 (1.64%) Games
11 19 (1.11%) Back Office
12 9 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.29%) French Language
13 5 (0.29%) German Language
13 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.23%) Automotive
14 4 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.18%) Advertising
15 3 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 357 (20.90%) Developer
2 303 (17.74%) Analyst
3 180 (10.54%) .NET Developer
4 159 (9.31%) IT Support
5 151 (8.84%) Support Engineer
6 147 (8.61%) Support Analyst
7 146 (8.55%) C# Developer
8 131 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 106 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 85 (4.98%) IT Engineer
11 82 (4.80%) Administrator
12 78 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 76 (4.45%) Applications Support
14 73 (4.27%) Service Analyst
15 72 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
16 68 (3.98%) Tester
17 67 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
18 65 (3.81%) Software Engineer
19 62 (3.63%) IT Analyst
19 62 (3.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (21.02%) .NET
2 189 (11.07%) HTML
3 169 (9.89%) CSS
4 161 (9.43%) ASP.NET
5 160 (9.37%) Web Services
6 108 (6.32%) .NET Framework
7 105 (6.15%) XML
8 103 (6.03%) jQuery
9 94 (5.50%) WinForms
10 89 (5.21%) WPF
11 80 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (4.63%) WCF
13 61 (3.57%) Castle Windsor
14 54 (3.16%) Ninject
15 53 (3.10%) REST
15 53 (3.10%) Unity DI Container
16 52 (3.04%) Spring.NET
17 49 (2.87%) HTML5
18 47 (2.75%) JSON
19 46 (2.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 140 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
3 104 (6.09%) iPad
4 92 (5.39%) Data Centre
5 79 (4.63%) Computer Science
6 67 (3.92%) Blackberry
7 66 (3.86%) Replication
8 54 (3.16%) Driving Licence
8 54 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
8 54 (3.16%) Management Information System
9 46 (2.69%) N-Tier
10 45 (2.63%) Clustering
11 42 (2.46%) User Experience
12 30 (1.76%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.46%) Social Network
14 24 (1.41%) Wiki
15 22 (1.29%) Augmented Reality
16 18 (1.05%) Fat Client
16 18 (1.05%) Thin Client
17 15 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 626 (36.65%) Windows Server
2 332 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 284 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 272 (15.93%) Linux
5 232 (13.58%) Windows 7
6 155 (9.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 143 (8.37%) Unix
8 93 (5.44%) Windows XP
9 69 (4.04%) Windows 10
10 64 (3.75%) Android
10 64 (3.75%) Windows 8
11 55 (3.22%) Mac OS X
12 53 (3.10%) Apple iOS
13 30 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (1.23%) CentOS
15 17 (1.00%) AIX
15 17 (1.00%) Windows CE
16 14 (0.82%) Windows 2000
17 12 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (23.77%) ITIL
2 346 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (10.83%) Scrum
4 146 (8.55%) MVC
5 142 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
6 136 (7.96%) TDD
7 130 (7.61%) Mentoring
8 117 (6.85%) Software Engineering
9 114 (6.67%) Project Management
10 102 (5.97%) OO
11 82 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 74 (4.33%) Kanban
12 74 (4.33%) Service Delivery
13 71 (4.16%) DevOps
14 68 (3.98%) Multithreading
15 66 (3.86%) Service Management
16 64 (3.75%) Change Management
16 64 (3.75%) Dependency Injection
16 64 (3.75%) Web Development
17 63 (3.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 406 (23.77%) SQL
2 340 (19.91%) C#
3 185 (10.83%) JavaScript
4 170 (9.95%) PowerShell
5 136 (7.96%) C++
6 116 (6.79%) Java
7 109 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 69 (4.04%) VB.NET
9 58 (3.40%) C
9 58 (3.40%) PHP
10 54 (3.16%) VB
11 42 (2.46%) Python
12 38 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 34 (1.99%) VBScript
15 33 (1.93%) Ruby
16 32 (1.87%) Perl
17 21 (1.23%) VC++
18 15 (0.88%) TypeScript
19 12 (0.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 205 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 193 (11.30%) Degree
3 111 (6.50%) MCSE
4 84 (4.92%) MCSA
5 68 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (3.63%) MCITP
7 59 (3.45%) CCNA
7 59 (3.45%) MCP
8 47 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
9 45 (2.63%) ISEB
10 41 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
11 40 (2.34%) Security Cleared
12 37 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 32 (1.87%) SC Cleared
14 31 (1.81%) ISTQB
15 29 (1.70%) MCTS
16 22 (1.29%) CCA
17 18 (1.05%) MCDST
18 17 (1.00%) HND
19 16 (0.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.32%) SLA
2 68 (3.98%) QA
3 43 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 8 (0.47%) WAI
8 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.059%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.059%) ISO27002
System Software
1 603 (35.30%) Active Directory
2 242 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (9.02%) Hyper-V
4 81 (4.74%) XenApp
5 65 (3.81%) vSphere
6 40 (2.34%) XenServer
7 38 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 37 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (1.99%) Terminal Services
10 31 (1.81%) Xen
11 21 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (1.00%) Terminal Server
13 8 (0.47%) Varnish
14 7 (0.41%) SRDF
15 6 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 6 (0.35%) Firmware
15 6 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 114 (6.67%) SCCM
2 53 (3.10%) SCOM
3 48 (2.81%) Puppet
4 42 (2.46%) Nagios
5 34 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.81%) EdgeSight
7 27 (1.58%) SCOrch
8 25 (1.46%) Tivoli
9 23 (1.35%) Cobbler
9 23 (1.35%) LiteSpeed
10 21 (1.23%) Backup Exec
11 19 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (0.94%) WSUS
13 15 (0.88%) AirWatch
14 14 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
14 14 (0.82%) WMI
15 12 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
16 9 (0.53%) HP SIM
16 9 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 729 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 401 (23.48%) VMware
3 267 (15.63%) Citrix
4 178 (10.42%) Cisco
5 114 (6.67%) Oracle
6 81 (4.74%) HP
7 45 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 39 (2.28%) Juniper
9 38 (2.22%) Intel Security
10 37 (2.17%) IBM
11 34 (1.99%) Dell
11 34 (1.99%) Remedy
12 33 (1.93%) Twitter
13 32 (1.87%) AppSense
13 32 (1.87%) iManage
14 29 (1.70%) NetApp
15 28 (1.64%) Facebook
16 27 (1.58%) EMC
16 27 (1.58%) Symantec
17 26 (1.52%) Veeam
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