The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 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 Salford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 25 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 25.51% 21.05% 6.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 66.67% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 3
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 35.71% 31.58% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 12
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Manchester

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Salford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Salford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 23 (56.10%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 17 (41.46%) XML
3 17 (41.46%) Software Engineering
3 17 (41.46%) Android
4 15 (36.59%) HTTP
5 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) J2SE
7 12 (29.27%) Grails
7 12 (29.27%) Spring
7 12 (29.27%) Maven
7 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
7 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
7 12 (29.27%) Hazelcast
8 11 (26.83%) XSLT
9 9 (21.95%) DOM
9 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
9 9 (21.95%) Servlets
9 9 (21.95%) JMS
9 9 (21.95%) XML Schema
9 9 (21.95%) SAX
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
9 9 (21.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (21.95%) XPath
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (17.07%) MS Office
10 7 (17.07%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) CRM
11 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
2 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Hazelcast
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Maven
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Firebug
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (4.88%) Games
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) HTML Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Customer Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) XML
2 12 (29.27%) J2SE
2 12 (29.27%) Grails
2 12 (29.27%) Spring
3 11 (26.83%) XSLT
4 9 (21.95%) DOM
4 9 (21.95%) Servlets
4 9 (21.95%) JMS
4 9 (21.95%) XML Schema
4 9 (21.95%) SAX
4 9 (21.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (17.07%) .NET
6 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (12.20%) HTML
7 5 (12.20%) HTML5 Canvas
7 5 (12.20%) WebGL
7 5 (12.20%) HTML5
8 3 (7.32%) JSON
8 3 (7.32%) Web Services
8 3 (7.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) iPhone
3 5 (12.20%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Android
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
7 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.44%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.63%) CRM
2 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
5 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Benchmarking
5 3 (7.32%) UML
5 3 (7.32%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Business Development
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.88%) Data Management
7 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) XPath
4 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) C
5 3 (7.32%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) MCITP
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.76%) Apple
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Xamarin