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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 19 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 43.18% 21.15% 42.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 8
Average salary £54,000 £25,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.76% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
19 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 43.18% 21.15% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 8
Average salary £54,000 £25,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.76% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (78.95%) VMware
2 25 (65.79%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 16 (42.11%) Internet
7 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (34.21%) DNS
9 11 (28.95%) SAN
10 10 (26.32%) Broadband
10 10 (26.32%) Ethernet
10 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (23.68%) ITIL
12 8 (21.05%) Web Services
12 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
12 8 (21.05%) VoIP
12 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
12 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (21.05%) DevOps
12 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
13 7 (18.42%) Coaching
13 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (15.79%) People Management
14 6 (15.79%) cPanel
14 6 (15.79%) Kanban
14 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (15.79%) Scrum
14 6 (15.79%) .NET
14 6 (15.79%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 25 (65.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Internet
2 13 (34.21%) DNS
3 11 (28.95%) SAN
4 10 (26.32%) Broadband
4 10 (26.32%) Ethernet
5 8 (21.05%) VoIP
6 6 (15.79%) VPN
7 5 (13.16%) MPLS
8 4 (10.53%) DMZ
8 4 (10.53%) IPv6
8 4 (10.53%) NAS
9 3 (7.89%) Firewall
10 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
10 2 (5.26%) ADSL
10 2 (5.26%) DSL
10 2 (5.26%) WAN
11 1 (2.63%) SMTP
11 1 (2.63%) DHCP
11 1 (2.63%) SNMP
11 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Selenium
1 4 (10.53%) MSTest
1 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Developer
2 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (10.53%) Technical Director
3 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Support Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Senior DBA
4 2 (5.26%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 2 (5.26%) Server Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.53%) WCF
3 4 (10.53%) WF
3 4 (10.53%) LINQ
3 4 (10.53%) jQuery
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (21.05%) DevOps
4 7 (18.42%) Coaching
5 6 (15.79%) People Management
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Kanban
6 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) MapReduce
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Security
6 4 (10.53%) Workflow
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C#
1 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) CCA
1 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.53%) vCloud
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) cPanel
2 2 (5.26%) vMotion
2 2 (5.26%) Plesk
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) VMware
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya
5 2 (5.26%) Juniper
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) WatchGuard
5 2 (5.26%) Zerto
6 1 (2.63%) HP
Rochdale, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Car Allowance / Phone / Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago