The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 40 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 27.12% 25.16% 27.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 62.50% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 71
Average salary £31,750 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.79% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £24,245 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £41,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 64 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 36.16% 40.25% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 88
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £22,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Windows
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Stockport region.

Windows Salary Trend in Stockport

Windows
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 35 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (39.29%) .NET
3 29 (34.52%) HTML
4 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 27 (32.14%) C#
6 24 (28.57%) Cisco
7 23 (27.38%) CSS
8 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
8 19 (22.62%) SQL
8 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
9 18 (21.43%) VMware
10 16 (19.05%) WAN
11 15 (17.86%) LAN
11 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
12 13 (15.48%) Degree
12 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (15.48%) Web Services
12 13 (15.48%) Linux
13 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 12 (14.29%) Citrix
13 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
14 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
14 11 (13.10%) VPN
14 11 (13.10%) Web Development
15 10 (11.90%) .NET Framework
15 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
15 10 (11.90%) Finance
15 10 (11.90%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
1 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) IIS
3 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.95%) Sitefinity
4 5 (5.95%) Umbraco
4 5 (5.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.95%) CMS
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.14%) MS Office
4 5 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) WAN
2 15 (17.86%) LAN
3 11 (13.10%) VPN
4 10 (11.90%) Firewall
5 7 (8.33%) VLAN
5 7 (8.33%) DNS
5 7 (8.33%) VoIP
5 7 (8.33%) SAN
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.14%) Network Security
7 5 (5.95%) Wireless
8 4 (4.76%) WLAN
9 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.19%) DHCP
10 1 (1.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.95%) Mercurial
3 5 (5.95%) Subversion
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.38%) JUnit
4 2 (2.38%) NUnit
4 2 (2.38%) Selenium
4 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Back Office
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) French Language
3 1 (1.19%) German Language
3 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Software Tester
7 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.95%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Tester
7 5 (5.95%) Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) .NET
2 29 (34.52%) HTML
3 23 (27.38%) CSS
4 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
5 13 (15.48%) Web Services
6 10 (11.90%) .NET Framework
7 8 (9.52%) HTML5
8 7 (8.33%) jQuery
8 7 (8.33%) XSLT
9 6 (7.14%) WCF
10 5 (5.95%) XHTML
10 5 (5.95%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (2.38%) WinForms
11 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.38%) CSS3
11 2 (2.38%) RESTful
12 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.76%) Statistics
2 4 (4.76%) iPhone
3 2 (2.38%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.19%) CMDB
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Linux
2 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Web Development
2 8 (9.52%) OO
3 7 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (8.33%) MVC
3 7 (8.33%) Coaching
4 6 (7.14%) Migration
4 6 (7.14%) OOD
4 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
5 5 (5.95%) Web Testing
5 5 (5.95%) System Testing
5 5 (5.95%) Content Management
5 5 (5.95%) Software Testing
5 5 (5.95%) ERP
5 5 (5.95%) SEO
5 5 (5.95%) Regression Testing
6 4 (4.76%) Line Management
6 4 (4.76%) Data Privacy
6 4 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) C#
2 19 (22.62%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.95%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) PHP
7 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.19%) C
9 1 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) ISEB
3 5 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.76%) MCSE
5 3 (3.57%) MCP
6 2 (2.38%) MCSA
6 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) MCDST
7 1 (1.19%) HND
7 1 (1.19%) CCNP
7 1 (1.19%) CCNA
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 35 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.57%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) XenApp
4 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.57%) Cisco
3 18 (21.43%) VMware
4 12 (14.29%) Citrix
5 8 (9.52%) Oracle
6 6 (7.14%) HP
6 6 (7.14%) ProCurve
7 5 (5.95%) Sitecore
7 5 (5.95%) Adobe
7 5 (5.95%) Apple
8 4 (4.76%) McAfee
9 3 (3.57%) NetApp
10 2 (2.38%) Avaya
10 2 (2.38%) Sybase
11 1 (1.19%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.19%) Facebook
11 1 (1.19%) Twitter
11 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.19%) Juniper
11 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
Stockport
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago