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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 31.25% 13.51% 37.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 55.56% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 21
Average salary £27,750 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 31.25% 24.32% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 25
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,000 £17,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £65,000 £35,000
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 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) ADSL
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
5 5 (38.46%) WatchGuard
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) Apache
8 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (15.38%) SNMP
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
8 2 (15.38%) Dell
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
2 5 (38.46%) ADSL
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 1 (7.69%) Telnet
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Trainee
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Debian
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) vCloud
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) OpenNMS
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) WatchGuard
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 2 (15.38%) Acronis
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
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