The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 10.00% 9.59% 26.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 36.84% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 20
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 Salford region.

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 33.33% 26.03% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 24
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of job ads across the Salford region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Windows
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Salford region.

Windows Salary Trend in Salford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) CTI
4 6 (54.55%) Mitel
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) FTP
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (27.27%) SYSPRO
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco
9 1 (9.09%) VoIP
9 1 (9.09%) MS Office
9 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) CTI
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) FTP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Support
2 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (27.27%) IT Technician
3 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Mitel
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) SYSPRO
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage