The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 43.33% 22.58% 57.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 77.78% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 26
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,800 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 43.33% 29.03% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 30
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,000 £23,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £62,000 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Windows
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Windows Salary Trend in Rochdale

Windows
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
1 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) IP Telephony
5 7 (41.18%) ADSL
5 7 (41.18%) WatchGuard
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) Internet
8 4 (23.53%) MS Office
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.76%) SNMP
10 2 (11.76%) Dell
10 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.76%) IIS
10 2 (11.76%) MySQL
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 2 (11.76%) Apache
10 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (11.76%) Management Information System

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) IP Telephony
2 7 (41.18%) ADSL
3 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) SNMP
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) Telnet
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
1 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Field Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Trainee
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) WF
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
1 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.76%) Software Distribution
2 1 (5.88%) Kanban
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) TDD
2 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) vCloud
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 7 (41.18%) WatchGuard
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Acronis
5 2 (11.76%) Veeam
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