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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 8.33% 58.33% 37.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 87.50% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 27
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% +22.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,825 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
8 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 16.67% 66.67% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 29
Average salary £48,000 £35,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.21% +65.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,775 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
3 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Internet
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
5 12 (63.16%) vSphere
6 11 (57.89%) NAS
6 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (57.89%) SCCM
6 11 (57.89%) SAN
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (42.11%) Web Services
8 8 (42.11%) SLA
9 7 (36.84%) IIS
9 7 (36.84%) Dell
9 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
9 7 (36.84%) Veeam
9 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
9 7 (36.84%) Change Control
10 6 (31.58%) vCloud
10 6 (31.58%) Office 365
10 6 (31.58%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
3 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (36.84%) IIS
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (26.32%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (10.53%) Apache
9 1 (5.26%) Lync
9 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Internet
2 11 (57.89%) NAS
2 11 (57.89%) SAN
3 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
4 6 (31.58%) IPsec
4 6 (31.58%) SNMP
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Control
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (63.16%) vSphere
3 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
4 6 (31.58%) vCloud
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (31.58%) OpenNMS
2 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Dell
3 7 (36.84%) Veeam
4 6 (31.58%) Acronis
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) Meraki
8 1 (5.26%) Avaya
8 1 (5.26%) SAP
Rochdale
Agilisys
Salary: £17500 - £19500
Posted: 9 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago