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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 30 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 15.23% 24.16% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.18% 66.33% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 27
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £33,500
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 Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 98 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 30.96% 36.43% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 61
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +17.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (40.30%) TCP/IP
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (38.81%) Web Services
3 25 (37.31%) Linux
3 25 (37.31%) Oracle
3 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
4 23 (34.33%) MS Exchange
5 21 (31.34%) Firewall
6 19 (28.36%) SQL
7 18 (26.87%) UNIX
7 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
8 17 (25.37%) Eclipse
8 17 (25.37%) LAN
8 17 (25.37%) JMS
8 17 (25.37%) WAN
8 17 (25.37%) OOP
8 17 (25.37%) OO
8 17 (25.37%) XML
8 17 (25.37%) EJB
8 17 (25.37%) JDBC
8 17 (25.37%) SOAP
8 17 (25.37%) C++
8 17 (25.37%) Java
8 17 (25.37%) Ant
8 17 (25.37%) JUnit
8 17 (25.37%) WebLogic
8 17 (25.37%) MS Office
8 17 (25.37%) J2EE
8 17 (25.37%) JNDI
8 17 (25.37%) WebSphere

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 23 (34.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.37%) WebLogic
2 17 (25.37%) WebSphere
2 17 (25.37%) GlassFish
3 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.30%) TCP/IP
2 21 (31.34%) Firewall
3 17 (25.37%) LAN
3 17 (25.37%) WAN
4 13 (19.40%) DNS
5 11 (16.42%) DHCP
6 10 (14.93%) Wireshark
7 8 (11.94%) SAN
8 6 (8.96%) VLAN
9 4 (5.97%) Internet
10 2 (2.99%) Intranet
10 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.99%) VoIP
11 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.49%) Network Security
11 1 (1.49%) VPN
11 1 (1.49%) DMZ
11 1 (1.49%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Eclipse
1 17 (25.37%) Ant
1 17 (25.37%) JUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Moq
2 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.49%) WiX
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) FxCop
2 1 (1.49%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Service Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (5.97%) IT Support
11 3 (4.48%) Database Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Support
11 3 (4.48%) Systems Support Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) Web Services
2 17 (25.37%) JMS
2 17 (25.37%) XML
2 17 (25.37%) EJB
2 17 (25.37%) JDBC
2 17 (25.37%) SOAP
2 17 (25.37%) J2EE
2 17 (25.37%) JNDI
3 8 (11.94%) jQuery
4 5 (7.46%) .NET
5 3 (4.48%) WCF
5 3 (4.48%) LINQ
6 2 (2.99%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.99%) CSS
6 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.99%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Blackberry
1 6 (8.96%) iPad
1 6 (8.96%) iPhone
2 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 18 (26.87%) UNIX
3 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
4 12 (17.91%) Windows XP
4 12 (17.91%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) CentOS
7 1 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) OOP
1 17 (25.37%) OO
2 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.42%) ITIL
4 9 (13.43%) Coaching
4 9 (13.43%) TDD
5 6 (8.96%) Migration
5 6 (8.96%) Communications Security
6 5 (7.46%) Change Control
7 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) MVC
7 2 (2.99%) CRM
7 2 (2.99%) System Testing
7 2 (2.99%) People Management
8 1 (1.49%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.49%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.49%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.49%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 17 (25.37%) C++
2 17 (25.37%) Java
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.46%) C#
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.93%) MCSE
3 4 (5.97%) MCDST
3 4 (5.97%) CCENT
3 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) MCP
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.43%) Terminal Services
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) Wyse
3 9 (13.43%) Symantec
3 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.96%) Apple
5 5 (7.46%) 3PAR
5 5 (7.46%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
7 1 (1.49%) Lotus
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Wonderware
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