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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 55 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 17.96% 22.73% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.92% 64.71% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 26
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £23,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
65 85 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 31.55% 35.12% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 60 50 66
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 43 (48.86%) Active Directory
2 33 (37.50%) Linux
3 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 29 (32.95%) TCP/IP
5 26 (29.55%) MS Exchange
6 25 (28.41%) Oracle
6 25 (28.41%) Web Services
6 25 (28.41%) Firewall
7 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 21 (23.86%) MS Office
8 21 (23.86%) VMware
9 20 (22.73%) SQL
9 20 (22.73%) LAN
9 20 (22.73%) WAN
10 18 (20.45%) UNIX
10 18 (20.45%) OOP
10 18 (20.45%) OO
11 17 (19.32%) C++
11 17 (19.32%) Java
11 17 (19.32%) J2EE
11 17 (19.32%) Ant
11 17 (19.32%) JUnit
11 17 (19.32%) WebLogic
11 17 (19.32%) EJB
11 17 (19.32%) JDBC
11 17 (19.32%) SOAP
11 17 (19.32%) XML
11 17 (19.32%) JMS
11 17 (19.32%) Eclipse
11 17 (19.32%) JNDI

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 26 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.32%) WebSphere
2 17 (19.32%) WebLogic
2 17 (19.32%) GlassFish
3 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.27%) IIS
8 2 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.14%) Apache
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 21 (23.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.95%) TCP/IP
2 25 (28.41%) Firewall
3 20 (22.73%) LAN
3 20 (22.73%) WAN
4 16 (18.18%) DNS
5 11 (12.50%) DHCP
6 10 (11.36%) SAN
7 9 (10.23%) VLAN
7 9 (10.23%) Wireshark
8 6 (6.82%) VPN
9 4 (4.55%) Network Security
9 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.41%) Internet
11 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.27%) VoIP
12 1 (1.14%) HTTP
12 1 (1.14%) DMZ
12 1 (1.14%) Wireless
12 1 (1.14%) IPsec
12 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQLite
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Eclipse
1 17 (19.32%) Ant
1 17 (19.32%) JUnit
2 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) NUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) FxCop
4 1 (1.14%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.14%) Moq
4 1 (1.14%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.14%) WiX
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.55%) German Language
3 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.14%) French Language
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Analyst
3 17 (19.32%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (11.36%) Administrator
7 9 (10.23%) Service Analyst
7 9 (10.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) Web Services
2 17 (19.32%) XML
2 17 (19.32%) J2EE
2 17 (19.32%) EJB
2 17 (19.32%) JDBC
2 17 (19.32%) SOAP
2 17 (19.32%) JMS
2 17 (19.32%) JNDI
3 9 (10.23%) jQuery
4 7 (7.95%) .NET
5 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.55%) WCF
6 4 (4.55%) HTML
6 4 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (1.14%) LINQ
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.14%) Ninject
7 1 (1.14%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.68%) iPhone
1 5 (5.68%) iPad
2 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Linux
2 18 (20.45%) UNIX
3 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
4 13 (14.77%) Windows XP
5 12 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) Debian
8 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.14%) CentOS
8 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) OOP
1 18 (20.45%) OO
2 13 (14.77%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.36%) Coaching
5 8 (9.09%) TDD
6 7 (7.95%) Migration
7 6 (6.82%) Communications Security
8 4 (4.55%) Change Control
9 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.41%) CRM
10 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.27%) MVC
11 1 (1.14%) Change Management
11 1 (1.14%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.14%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (1.14%) Scrum
11 1 (1.14%) Web Design
11 1 (1.14%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) SQL
2 17 (19.32%) C++
2 17 (19.32%) Java
3 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.95%) C#
6 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.36%) MCSE
3 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) CCENT
4 3 (3.41%) MCDST
5 2 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
6 1 (1.14%) MCTS
6 1 (1.14%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) CCNA
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (48.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.23%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (4.55%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.27%) vSphere
8 1 (1.14%) Varnish
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.41%) Oracle
3 21 (23.86%) VMware
4 14 (15.91%) Cisco
5 9 (10.23%) CheckPoint
5 9 (10.23%) Symantec
5 9 (10.23%) Wyse
6 8 (9.09%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) Citrix
8 5 (5.68%) Apple
8 5 (5.68%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.41%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.27%) NetApp
10 2 (2.27%) Lotus
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.14%) Sybase
11 1 (1.14%) Juniper
11 1 (1.14%) Percona
11 1 (1.14%) Wonderware
Stockport, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £27,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago