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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 41.03% 37.50% 17.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 3
Average salary £44,000 £26,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.03% +12.76%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
18 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 46.15% 37.50% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 3
Average salary £41,000 £26,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.71% +12.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 22 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 26 (72.22%) VMware
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (38.89%) Internet
6 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
7 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 12 (33.33%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (27.78%) Citrix
10 9 (25.00%) Cisco
10 9 (25.00%) Firewall
11 8 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 8 (22.22%) DNS
11 8 (22.22%) ADSL
11 8 (22.22%) Broadband
11 8 (22.22%) ITIL
11 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.22%) IP Telephony
11 8 (22.22%) WatchGuard
11 8 (22.22%) DevOps
12 6 (16.67%) Scrum
12 6 (16.67%) SAN
12 6 (16.67%) .NET
12 6 (16.67%) Web Services
12 6 (16.67%) VoIP
12 6 (16.67%) Kanban
12 6 (16.67%) Coaching

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Internet
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
3 8 (22.22%) ADSL
3 8 (22.22%) Broadband
3 8 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) VoIP
5 4 (11.11%) VPN
5 4 (11.11%) IPv6
6 3 (8.33%) MPLS
7 2 (5.56%) DSL
7 2 (5.56%) DMZ
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.78%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MSTest
1 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Field Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Director
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.11%) LINQ
2 4 (11.11%) jQuery
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 4 (11.11%) WCF
2 4 (11.11%) WF
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (22.22%) DevOps
2 6 (16.67%) Scrum
2 6 (16.67%) Kanban
2 6 (16.67%) Coaching
3 4 (11.11%) Workflow
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (11.11%) TDD
3 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 4 (11.11%) Information Security
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Data Security
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.78%) CCA
1 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
3 4 (11.11%) vCloud
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) cPanel
1 2 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) VMware
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) WatchGuard
6 2 (5.56%) Zerto
7 1 (2.78%) HP
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