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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 61.70% 46.67% 24.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 93.33% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 7
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,900 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
29 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 61.70% 50.00% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £15,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,000 £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 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (63.27%) Internet
2 23 (46.94%) HTML
3 17 (34.69%) Coaching
4 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
5 15 (30.61%) SAN
6 14 (28.57%) .NET
6 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 14 (28.57%) C#
6 14 (28.57%) Linux
6 14 (28.57%) Firewall
6 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
7 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
7 13 (26.53%) SLA
8 12 (24.49%) FTP
8 12 (24.49%) ADSL
8 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (24.49%) VMware
9 11 (22.45%) WCF
9 11 (22.45%) CSS
9 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.41%) SQL
10 10 (20.41%) ISDN
10 10 (20.41%) PSTN
10 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (18.37%) cPanel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (63.27%) Internet
2 15 (30.61%) SAN
3 14 (28.57%) Firewall
4 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
5 12 (24.49%) ADSL
5 12 (24.49%) FTP
6 10 (20.41%) ISDN
6 10 (20.41%) PSTN
7 9 (18.37%) VoIP
8 7 (14.29%) DNS
9 5 (10.20%) Broadband
9 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.20%) IPv6
10 3 (6.12%) SMTP
11 1 (2.04%) DHCP
11 1 (2.04%) LAN
11 1 (2.04%) SNMP
11 1 (2.04%) SSL
11 1 (2.04%) VPN
11 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MSTest
1 9 (18.37%) Selenium
1 9 (18.37%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) .NET Developer
2 12 (24.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 12 (24.49%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (24.49%) Consultant
2 12 (24.49%) Support Consultant
3 11 (22.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.41%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
5 9 (18.37%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (18.37%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Developer
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Systems Manager
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) HTML
2 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.45%) CSS
3 11 (22.45%) WCF
4 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (18.37%) Entity Framework
4 9 (18.37%) jQuery
4 9 (18.37%) LINQ
4 9 (18.37%) WF
5 2 (4.08%) Ajax
5 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Android
3 5 (10.20%) Debian
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Coaching
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) Change Management
3 9 (18.37%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (18.37%) DevOps
3 9 (18.37%) Incident Management
3 9 (18.37%) Kanban
3 9 (18.37%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
3 9 (18.37%) Scrum
3 9 (18.37%) TDD
3 9 (18.37%) Workflow
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.20%) High Availability
5 5 (10.20%) Information Security
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Change Control
6 2 (4.08%) People Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) C#
2 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) PHP
5 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.20%) VB
5 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCSE
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) cPanel
1 9 (18.37%) Plesk
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Apple
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) HP
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on experience) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago