The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 12.86% 23.26% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 60.61% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 11
Average salary £26,000 £43,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.57% +5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £37,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
23 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 32.86% 38.37% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 15
Average salary £31,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £37,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Salford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) MCTS
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Gradle
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
1 1 (6.25%) J2SE
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Grails
1 1 (6.25%) YAML
1 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) BBC
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Product Management
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago