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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 23.26% 20.00% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.61% 69.23% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 4
Average salary £43,750 £41,500 £40,589
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.42% +2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £30,000 £27,227
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,227
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
33 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 38.37% 28.89% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 18
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Salford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (53.49%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) XML
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
4 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
5 16 (37.21%) HTTP
6 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
6 14 (32.56%) Android
7 13 (30.23%) Hazelcast
7 13 (30.23%) J2SE
7 13 (30.23%) Spring
7 13 (30.23%) Maven
7 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
7 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
7 13 (30.23%) Grails
8 12 (27.91%) XSLT
9 11 (25.58%) SQL
10 10 (23.26%) .NET
10 10 (23.26%) DOM
10 10 (23.26%) Servlets
10 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
10 10 (23.26%) XML Schema
10 10 (23.26%) JMS
10 10 (23.26%) SAX
10 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
10 10 (23.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
10 10 (23.26%) XPath
10 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
2 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
4 2 (4.65%) SAN
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Broadband
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.33%) MPLS
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Hazelcast
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.98%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) MS Access
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Firebug
General
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) HTML Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Technician
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) XML
2 13 (30.23%) J2SE
2 13 (30.23%) Spring
2 13 (30.23%) Grails
3 12 (27.91%) XSLT
4 10 (23.26%) DOM
4 10 (23.26%) .NET
4 10 (23.26%) Servlets
4 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
4 10 (23.26%) JMS
4 10 (23.26%) XML Schema
4 10 (23.26%) SAX
4 10 (23.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 5 (11.63%) HTML5
5 5 (11.63%) WebGL
5 5 (11.63%) HTML5 Canvas
6 4 (9.30%) XSL
7 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.65%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Android
3 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows CE
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.63%) ERP
3 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (9.30%) TDD
5 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Benchmarking
5 3 (6.98%) UML
5 3 (6.98%) OO
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) CRM
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) XPath
4 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) VBScript
6 4 (9.30%) VB
6 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.30%) VBA
7 3 (6.98%) C
7 3 (6.98%) C#
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) MCITP
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) VCAP
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Cacti
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Apple
3 4 (9.30%) SYSPRO
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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