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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 30 36 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 18.99% 23.08% 25.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 59.02% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 63
Average salary £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,250 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £45,000 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
40 61 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.32% 39.10% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 84
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.93%) .NET
3 31 (35.63%) C#
4 28 (32.18%) HTML
5 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
5 25 (28.74%) Active Directory
6 24 (27.59%) SQL
7 19 (21.84%) CSS
8 18 (20.69%) Oracle
8 18 (20.69%) Cisco
8 18 (20.69%) VMware
9 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
10 16 (18.39%) WAN
11 15 (17.24%) LAN
11 15 (17.24%) Linux
11 15 (17.24%) Web Services
11 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
12 14 (16.09%) Degree
13 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
13 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
13 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
14 12 (13.79%) Java
14 12 (13.79%) Web Development
14 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
14 12 (13.79%) Finance
15 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
15 11 (12.64%) Coaching
16 10 (11.49%) HTML5

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.90%) IIS
4 5 (5.75%) CMS
4 5 (5.75%) Umbraco
4 5 (5.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.75%) Sitefinity
5 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.15%) Apache
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.15%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) Photoshop
3 5 (5.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.45%) MS Office
5 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) WAN
2 15 (17.24%) LAN
3 8 (9.20%) VPN
3 8 (9.20%) Firewall
4 7 (8.05%) WLAN
5 5 (5.75%) SAN
5 5 (5.75%) VoIP
6 4 (4.60%) DNS
6 4 (4.60%) VLAN
6 4 (4.60%) Network Security
6 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.45%) Wireless
7 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.20%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) DB2
5 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.05%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.05%) Ant
5 5 (5.75%) Subversion
5 5 (5.75%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.45%) JUnit
6 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.30%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (2.30%) Selenium
7 2 (2.30%) NUnit
7 2 (2.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.15%) Hudson
8 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (1.15%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Software Tester
4 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Tester
5 7 (8.05%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (5.75%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Umbraco Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.93%) .NET
2 28 (32.18%) HTML
3 19 (21.84%) CSS
4 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
5 15 (17.24%) Web Services
6 10 (11.49%) HTML5
7 9 (10.34%) WCF
7 9 (10.34%) jQuery
8 7 (8.05%) J2EE
9 6 (6.90%) EJB
9 6 (6.90%) WinForms
9 6 (6.90%) XSLT
10 5 (5.75%) XHTML
10 5 (5.75%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.60%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 2 (2.30%) Backbone.js
12 2 (2.30%) RESTful
12 2 (2.30%) CSS3
12 2 (2.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.75%) Statistics
3 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.60%) iPhone
4 2 (2.30%) Firmware
4 2 (2.30%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.15%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Linux
1 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (9.20%) Windows 7
2 8 (9.20%) UNIX
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) Android
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.15%) SUSE
8 1 (1.15%) OS/400
8 1 (1.15%) zOS
8 1 (1.15%) AIX
8 1 (1.15%) HPUX
8 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) Web Development
2 11 (12.64%) Coaching
3 9 (10.34%) OO
4 8 (9.20%) Regression Testing
4 8 (9.20%) Software Testing
4 8 (9.20%) Web Testing
4 8 (9.20%) System Testing
4 8 (9.20%) Performance Improvement
5 7 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (8.05%) OOD
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.75%) Change Management
7 5 (5.75%) Content Management
7 5 (5.75%) Business Continuity
7 5 (5.75%) ERP
7 5 (5.75%) MVC
7 5 (5.75%) SEO
8 4 (4.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) C#
2 24 (27.59%) SQL
3 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.79%) Java
5 9 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.75%) Jython
6 5 (5.75%) C++
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) ISEB
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.60%) MCP
3 4 (4.60%) MCSE
4 2 (2.30%) MCSA
4 2 (2.30%) MCDST
5 1 (1.15%) HND
5 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 25 (28.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
3 1 (1.15%) KVM
3 1 (1.15%) RHEV
3 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.15%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.69%) Oracle
2 18 (20.69%) Cisco
2 18 (20.69%) VMware
3 7 (8.05%) McAfee
4 6 (6.90%) Citrix
5 5 (5.75%) Adobe
5 5 (5.75%) HP
5 5 (5.75%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.60%) ProCurve
6 4 (4.60%) Sybase
6 4 (4.60%) NetApp
7 3 (3.45%) Apple
8 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.30%) Avaya
8 2 (2.30%) Juniper
8 2 (2.30%) IBM
8 2 (2.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.15%) BMC
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