The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Rochdale region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 16.98% 50.00% 32.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 83.33% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 28
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +62.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 16.98% 60.00% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 30
Average salary £25,000 £36,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.50% +69.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £20,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Manchester

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 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (70.00%) Internet
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (50.00%) SLA
7 10 (50.00%) vSphere
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (45.00%) NAS
8 9 (45.00%) SAN
8 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (45.00%) SCCM
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (35.00%) Change Control
10 7 (35.00%) Firewall
11 6 (30.00%) Clustering
11 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (30.00%) Web Services
11 6 (30.00%) SQL
11 6 (30.00%) Office 365
11 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (25.00%) Veeam
12 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
12 5 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (25.00%) IIS
5 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (5.00%) Lync
7 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Internet
2 9 (45.00%) NAS
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) IPsec
5 4 (20.00%) SNMP
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Control
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (20.00%) vCloud
6 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) OpenNMS
2 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Veeam
3 5 (25.00%) Dell
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Acronis
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Meraki
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) SAP