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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 10.34% 10.71% 26.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 60.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 18
Average salary £16,500 £18,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,625
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.05%
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
10 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 34.48% 17.86% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 24
Average salary £48,000 £26,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.85% -25.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) OpenNMS
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) Acronis
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Telnet
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) Acronis
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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