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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 44.44% 33.33% 17.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 100.00% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 5
Average salary £43,000 £26,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.26% +23.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £24,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £40,000 £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
24 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 53.33% 33.33% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 8
Average salary £43,000 £25,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.62% +8.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
1 23 (67.65%) VMware
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
4 12 (35.29%) Internet
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 10 (29.41%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (26.47%) Citrix
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (23.53%) Firewall
7 8 (23.53%) Cisco
7 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
7 8 (23.53%) DevOps
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
8 7 (20.59%) WatchGuard
8 7 (20.59%) ADSL
9 6 (17.65%) Scrum
9 6 (17.65%) Broadband
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
9 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
9 6 (17.65%) SAN
9 6 (17.65%) Kanban
9 6 (17.65%) Coaching
9 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Internet
2 8 (23.53%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
3 7 (20.59%) IP Telephony
3 7 (20.59%) ADSL
4 6 (17.65%) Broadband
4 6 (17.65%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) SAN
5 4 (11.76%) IPv6
5 4 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (5.88%) NAS
6 2 (5.88%) DMZ
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) DSL
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) MPLS
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
1 4 (11.76%) MSTest
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Field Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (11.76%) LINQ
2 4 (11.76%) jQuery
2 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 4 (11.76%) WCF
2 4 (11.76%) WF
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
1 8 (23.53%) DevOps
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Scrum
2 6 (17.65%) Kanban
2 6 (17.65%) Coaching
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) TDD
3 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
3 4 (11.76%) Information Security
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) MapReduce
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C#
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) vCloud
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) vMotion
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
1 23 (67.65%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) WatchGuard
5 2 (5.88%) Zerto
6 1 (2.94%) HP
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