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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 18.33% 23.68% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.89% 72.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 8
Average salary £37,500 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
19 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 31.67% 32.89% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 12
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £23,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £47,500
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 28 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Salford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
4 7 (31.82%) ERP
4 7 (31.82%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) XSL
4 7 (31.82%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (31.82%) VB
4 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (31.82%) SYSPRO
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix
7 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 4 (18.18%) VBA
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 4 (18.18%) VBScript
7 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco
8 3 (13.64%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
1 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) NUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) IT Support
2 4 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
1 7 (31.82%) XSL
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) CSS3
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Ajax
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) BBC
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Debian
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ERP
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) VB
2 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 4 (18.18%) VBA
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 4 (18.18%) VBScript
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) NCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCA
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) SYSPRO
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
6 2 (9.09%) Sage
6 2 (9.09%) Apigee
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) AppSense
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