The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 82 55 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 37.79% 22.92% 25.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.67% 75.34% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 78 52 52
Median salary £34,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
98 73 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 45.16% 30.42% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 94 67 67
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of job ads across the Stockport region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for Windows.

1 67 (53.17%) Microsoft
2 60 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 52 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 42 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 34 (26.98%) SQL Server
6 34 (26.98%) VMware
7 29 (23.02%) Mac OS X
7 29 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (22.22%) QA
8 28 (22.22%) ISEB
9 25 (19.84%) MS Exchange
10 24 (19.05%) ITIL
10 24 (19.05%) Scrum
10 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
13 21 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 21 (16.67%) iPad
14 20 (15.87%) Visual Studio
14 20 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (15.87%) Case Management
15 19 (15.08%) Windows 10
15 19 (15.08%) C++
16 18 (14.29%) Automated Testing
16 18 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
17 17 (13.49%) Java
17 17 (13.49%) Cisco
18 16 (12.70%) SDLC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (19.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) WAN
2 6 (4.76%) LAN
3 5 (3.97%) SAN
4 3 (2.38%) DHCP
4 3 (2.38%) DNS
5 2 (1.59%) Firewall
5 2 (1.59%) NAS
5 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.59%) VoIP
5 2 (1.59%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) SQLite
3 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.11%) JIRA
3 13 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.35%) Ant
6 7 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.56%) JUnit
7 4 (3.17%) Android Studio
7 4 (3.17%) Xcode
8 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.38%) Gradle
9 2 (1.59%) JMeter
9 2 (1.59%) NUnit
9 2 (1.59%) Selenium
9 2 (1.59%) TestNG
10 1 (0.79%) CocoaPods
10 1 (0.79%) Maven
10 1 (0.79%) Subversion
10 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (3.97%) Marketing
2 3 (2.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Legal
2 3 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.81%) Tester
2 28 (22.22%) QA Tester
3 27 (21.43%) Developer
4 23 (18.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (18.25%) Senior Tester
5 22 (17.46%) Senior QA Tester
6 21 (16.67%) Support Technician
7 18 (14.29%) Lead Tester
7 18 (14.29%) QA Leader
7 18 (14.29%) Support Engineer
8 15 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 13 (10.32%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (7.94%) QA Engineer
10 10 (7.94%) Windows Support Engineer
11 9 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (7.14%) C++ Developer
12 8 (6.35%) IT Support
12 8 (6.35%) Senior Developer
13 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) Web Services
2 10 (7.94%) XML
3 9 (7.14%) .NET
3 9 (7.14%) ATL
4 7 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 7 (5.56%) HTML
4 7 (5.56%) JDBC
4 7 (5.56%) JMS
4 7 (5.56%) JNDI
4 7 (5.56%) SOAP
4 7 (5.56%) Spring
5 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.97%) CSS
5 5 (3.97%) WCF
6 4 (3.17%) Cocoa
6 4 (3.17%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (2.38%) J2EE
7 3 (2.38%) J2SE
7 3 (2.38%) WSDL
7 3 (2.38%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (16.67%) iPad
3 20 (15.87%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (11.11%) CMDB
5 10 (7.94%) User Experience
6 9 (7.14%) N-Tier
7 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 29 (23.02%) Mac OS X
3 21 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 19 (15.08%) Windows 10
5 11 (8.73%) Linux
6 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.17%) Android
7 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.59%) Unix
9 1 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.05%) ITIL
2 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
2 24 (19.05%) Scrum
3 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 20 (15.87%) Case Management
5 18 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 18 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 16 (12.70%) SDLC
7 14 (11.11%) People Management
8 13 (10.32%) Multithreaded Programming
8 13 (10.32%) Multithreading
8 13 (10.32%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 11 (8.73%) OO
11 10 (7.94%) OOP
11 10 (7.94%) Product Management
11 10 (7.94%) Test Management
12 9 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.08%) C++
2 17 (13.49%) Java
3 11 (8.73%) C#
4 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.76%) Python
5 6 (4.76%) Ruby
6 4 (3.17%) Apple Swift
6 4 (3.17%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.38%) SQL
7 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (22.22%) ISEB
2 3 (2.38%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.59%) MCITP
4 1 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.76%) Puppet
3 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 67 (53.17%) Microsoft
2 34 (26.98%) VMware
3 17 (13.49%) Cisco
4 5 (3.97%) Apple
5 4 (3.17%) Citrix
6 3 (2.38%) Veeam
7 2 (1.59%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.59%) Symantec
8 1 (0.79%) AVG
8 1 (0.79%) Dell
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) NetApp
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle
8 1 (0.79%) Sage
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