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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 18 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 10.47% 22.73% 19.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 69.44% 60.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 40
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,750 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
42 72 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 24.42% 32.73% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 67
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
3 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Web Services
4 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
5 16 (29.09%) Linux
5 16 (29.09%) Firewall
6 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (27.27%) MS Office
6 15 (27.27%) Oracle
6 15 (27.27%) LAN
6 15 (27.27%) WAN
7 14 (25.45%) C++
7 14 (25.45%) OO
8 13 (23.64%) OOP
8 13 (23.64%) XML
8 13 (23.64%) JDBC
8 13 (23.64%) SOAP
8 13 (23.64%) Java
8 13 (23.64%) DNS
8 13 (23.64%) JMS
8 13 (23.64%) JNDI
8 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
9 12 (21.82%) GlassFish
9 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (21.82%) Eclipse
9 12 (21.82%) UNIX
9 12 (21.82%) J2EE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (21.82%) GlassFish
3 12 (21.82%) WebSphere
3 12 (21.82%) WebLogic
4 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.82%) IIS
8 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Office
2 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) TCP/IP
2 16 (29.09%) Firewall
3 15 (27.27%) LAN
3 15 (27.27%) WAN
4 13 (23.64%) DNS
5 11 (20.00%) DHCP
6 8 (14.55%) VLAN
6 8 (14.55%) Wireshark
7 7 (12.73%) SAN
8 5 (9.09%) Internet
9 3 (5.45%) Intranet
10 2 (3.64%) VoIP
10 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.82%) SS7
11 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Eclipse
1 12 (21.82%) Ant
1 12 (21.82%) JUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) NUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) FxCop
2 1 (1.82%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.82%) Moq
2 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.82%) WiX
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) Network Support
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) IT Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) Web Services
2 13 (23.64%) XML
2 13 (23.64%) JMS
2 13 (23.64%) JDBC
2 13 (23.64%) JNDI
2 13 (23.64%) SOAP
3 12 (21.82%) EJB
3 12 (21.82%) J2EE
4 11 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (7.27%) WCF
5 4 (7.27%) LINQ
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) HTML
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) CSS
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.45%) REST
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Blackberry
1 8 (14.55%) iPhone
1 8 (14.55%) iPad
2 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.64%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) UNIX
3 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.73%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) OO
3 13 (23.64%) OOP
4 10 (18.18%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) Change Control
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Coaching
7 5 (9.09%) Patch Management
8 3 (5.45%) Web Design
8 3 (5.45%) MVC
8 3 (5.45%) System Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Communications Security
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.64%) CRM
10 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.82%) Service Management
10 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.82%) Scrum
10 1 (1.82%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) C++
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.27%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) VB6
8 2 (3.64%) C
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) MCDST
2 6 (10.91%) MCSE
2 6 (10.91%) CCENT
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) NCDA
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) CCA
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
5 1 (1.82%) MCITP
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Oracle
3 9 (16.36%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) Apple
5 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.09%) Symantec
5 5 (9.09%) Wyse
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.64%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Sybase
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) Wonderware
8 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
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