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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 13.11% 24.05% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 79.17% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £22,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +67.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £19,125
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
16 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 26.23% 30.38% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Salford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (27.78%) SYSPRO
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (27.78%) XSL
3 5 (27.78%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (27.78%) ERP
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (27.78%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) XSL
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.11%) CSS3
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) Grails
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) BBC
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VB
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) SYSPRO
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Apigee
4 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
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