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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 41 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 16.27% 23.56% 26.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.14% 56.94% 74.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 63
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £39,900
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 Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 21.08% 41.38% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 72 84
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,900 £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 22 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.95%) C#
2 29 (32.95%) .NET
2 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
3 28 (31.82%) SQL
4 23 (26.14%) Oracle
4 23 (26.14%) Active Directory
5 21 (23.86%) HTML
6 19 (21.59%) Linux
7 18 (20.45%) Java
7 18 (20.45%) Relational Database
8 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (19.32%) Web Services
8 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
8 17 (19.32%) Finance
9 16 (18.18%) VMware
9 16 (18.18%) WebLogic
10 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET
10 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
10 15 (17.05%) UNIX
10 15 (17.05%) Cisco
11 13 (14.77%) WAN
11 13 (14.77%) Ant
11 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
12 12 (13.64%) Degree
12 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
12 12 (13.64%) CSS
12 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 12 (13.64%) LAN
13 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.68%) Sitefinity
5 5 (5.68%) IIS
5 5 (5.68%) CMS
5 5 (5.68%) Umbraco
5 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.27%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.27%) Apache
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.41%) MS Office
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) WAN
2 12 (13.64%) LAN
3 8 (9.09%) WLAN
4 6 (6.82%) SAN
5 4 (4.55%) VoIP
6 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.41%) VPN
6 3 (3.41%) Firewall
7 1 (1.14%) DNS
7 1 (1.14%) Internet
7 1 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.09%) MySQL
4 7 (7.95%) DB2
5 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Ant
1 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.23%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.68%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.68%) Subversion
5 3 (3.41%) Hudson
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.27%) JUnit
6 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Developer
2 18 (20.45%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 11 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Tester
5 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.68%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.95%) .NET
2 21 (23.86%) HTML
3 17 (19.32%) Web Services
4 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET
5 12 (13.64%) CSS
6 11 (12.50%) J2EE
6 11 (12.50%) WCF
7 10 (11.36%) EJB
8 8 (9.09%) HTML5
9 7 (7.95%) jQuery
10 6 (6.82%) WinForms
11 5 (5.68%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (5.68%) XSLT
11 5 (5.68%) XHTML
12 4 (4.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
13 3 (3.41%) XML
13 3 (3.41%) Middleware
14 2 (2.27%) JNDI
14 2 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
14 2 (2.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.95%) Statistics
3 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.41%) iPhone
6 2 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.14%) Firmware
7 1 (1.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Linux
2 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (17.05%) UNIX
4 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.41%) Android
7 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.27%) SUSE
8 2 (2.27%) zOS
8 2 (2.27%) OS/400
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (2.27%) HPUX
8 2 (2.27%) Solaris
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (11.36%) OO
3 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing
3 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
3 9 (10.23%) Web Development
4 8 (9.09%) System Testing
4 8 (9.09%) Web Testing
4 8 (9.09%) OOD
5 7 (7.95%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (6.82%) Business Continuity
7 5 (5.68%) ERP
7 5 (5.68%) Project Management
7 5 (5.68%) MVC
7 5 (5.68%) Change Management
7 5 (5.68%) Web Design
7 5 (5.68%) SEO
7 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.68%) Content Management
8 4 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) C#
2 28 (31.82%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) Java
4 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.09%) Jython
5 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.68%) C++
7 4 (4.55%) PHP
7 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) VBScript
9 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.23%) ISEB
4 8 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.82%) MCSE
6 5 (5.68%) MCP
7 3 (3.41%) MCDST
8 2 (2.27%) MCITP
8 2 (2.27%) MCTS
8 2 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (26.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.27%) UAG
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.14%) RHEV
5 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.27%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) SCOM
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.27%) MOM
2 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.14%) Oracle
3 16 (18.18%) VMware
4 15 (17.05%) Cisco
5 8 (9.09%) McAfee
6 5 (5.68%) Citrix
6 5 (5.68%) Adobe
6 5 (5.68%) Sitecore
7 4 (4.55%) Symantec
7 4 (4.55%) Sybase
8 3 (3.41%) EMC
8 3 (3.41%) NetApp
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.41%) Apple
8 3 (3.41%) IBM
9 2 (2.27%) Brocade
9 2 (2.27%) HP
9 2 (2.27%) BMC
9 2 (2.27%) CA
9 2 (2.27%) Avaya
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