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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 16 2
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 42.59% 13.73% 52.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 11
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £24,900 £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
23 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 42.59% 13.73% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 11
Average salary £58,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+132.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 36 (81.82%) VMware
2 29 (65.91%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
4 22 (50.00%) Linux
5 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 19 (43.18%) Internet
7 17 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (36.36%) DNS
9 15 (34.09%) SAN
10 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
10 12 (27.27%) Web Services
11 11 (25.00%) ITIL
11 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
12 10 (22.73%) Broadband
13 9 (20.45%) VoIP
13 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
13 9 (20.45%) Coaching
14 8 (18.18%) DevOps
14 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
14 8 (18.18%) IIS
14 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (15.91%) Scrum
15 7 (15.91%) .NET
15 7 (15.91%) SLA
15 7 (15.91%) Service Management
15 7 (15.91%) Change Control

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) IIS
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 29 (65.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) Internet
2 16 (36.36%) DNS
3 15 (34.09%) SAN
4 12 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 10 (22.73%) Broadband
6 9 (20.45%) VoIP
7 6 (13.64%) VPN
7 6 (13.64%) DMZ
7 6 (13.64%) NAS
8 5 (11.36%) MPLS
9 4 (9.09%) IPv6
9 4 (9.09%) WAN
10 2 (4.55%) SMTP
10 2 (4.55%) DHCP
10 2 (4.55%) SNMP
10 2 (4.55%) DSL
10 2 (4.55%) Firewall
11 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (2.27%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Selenium
1 4 (9.09%) MSTest
1 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (11.36%) Support Manager
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 4 (9.09%) Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) DBA
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Technical Director
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Web Services
2 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) HTML
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.09%) WCF
4 4 (9.09%) WF
4 4 (9.09%) LINQ
4 4 (9.09%) jQuery
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.64%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Tandem
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Coaching
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps
3 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.91%) Change Control
4 7 (15.91%) People Management
4 7 (15.91%) Service Management
4 7 (15.91%) Scrum
5 6 (13.64%) Identity Management
5 6 (13.64%) Kanban
5 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) MapReduce
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Security
7 4 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C#
1 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) C++
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.55%) MCSE
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CCA
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 4 (9.09%) vCloud
5 4 (9.09%) vSphere
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) cPanel
2 3 (6.82%) Plesk
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) VMware
2 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Avaya
4 2 (4.55%) Juniper
4 2 (4.55%) Apple
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Zerto
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago