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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 41 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 17.67% 21.56% 14.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.69% 53.73% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 28
Average salary £36,000 £31,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,250 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,572 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
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
58 67 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.00% 40.12% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53 47 56
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £43,900
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 27 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 45 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.81%) Linux
4 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
5 22 (23.66%) Web Services
5 22 (23.66%) MS Excel
5 22 (23.66%) VMware
6 21 (22.58%) .NET
7 20 (21.51%) HTML
7 20 (21.51%) SQL
7 20 (21.51%) Cisco
7 20 (21.51%) Firewall
8 19 (20.43%) TCP/IP
8 19 (20.43%) C#
8 19 (20.43%) CSS
9 18 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 16 (17.20%) Visual Studio
10 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
10 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (16.13%) Oracle
11 15 (16.13%) MS Office
12 14 (15.05%) VPN
12 14 (15.05%) LAN
12 14 (15.05%) WAN
12 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET
12 14 (15.05%) jQuery
13 12 (12.90%) DNS
13 12 (12.90%) OO
13 12 (12.90%) Citrix
14 11 (11.83%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.60%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.60%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.60%) GlassFish
5 7 (7.53%) IIS
5 7 (7.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.30%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.30%) CMS
6 4 (4.30%) Sitefinity
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.15%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.08%) Apache
8 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.13%) MS Office
3 6 (6.45%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) Firewall
2 19 (20.43%) TCP/IP
3 14 (15.05%) VPN
3 14 (15.05%) LAN
3 14 (15.05%) WAN
4 12 (12.90%) DNS
5 9 (9.68%) SAN
5 9 (9.68%) VLAN
5 9 (9.68%) Network Security
5 9 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.38%) Wireless
6 5 (5.38%) VoIP
7 4 (4.30%) DHCP
7 4 (4.30%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.08%) IPsec
8 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.08%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.08%) HTTP
8 1 (1.08%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.75%) Eclipse
2 10 (10.75%) JUnit
3 8 (8.60%) Ant
4 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.30%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.30%) Subversion
5 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.23%) NUnit
7 2 (2.15%) Selenium
7 2 (2.15%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (2.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.08%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.08%) WiX
8 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.08%) FxCop
8 1 (1.08%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.08%) Moq
8 1 (1.08%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) German Language
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.75%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (8.60%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) Web Services
2 21 (22.58%) .NET
3 20 (21.51%) HTML
4 19 (20.43%) CSS
5 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET
5 14 (15.05%) jQuery
6 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.68%) XML
8 8 (8.60%) EJB
8 8 (8.60%) J2EE
8 8 (8.60%) JNDI
8 8 (8.60%) JDBC
8 8 (8.60%) SOAP
8 8 (8.60%) JMS
9 7 (7.53%) HTML5
10 6 (6.45%) XSLT
11 4 (4.30%) XHTML
11 4 (4.30%) WCF
11 4 (4.30%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (2.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.23%) iPhone
2 2 (2.15%) Graphic Design
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
3 10 (10.75%) UNIX
4 8 (8.60%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.60%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.23%) Android
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) Solaris
8 1 (1.08%) Debian
8 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) OO
2 11 (11.83%) ITIL
3 10 (10.75%) OOP
4 9 (9.68%) Migration
5 7 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.53%) Web Development
5 7 (7.53%) Coaching
6 6 (6.45%) Communications Security
6 6 (6.45%) MVC
7 5 (5.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.30%) Scrum
8 4 (4.30%) SEO
8 4 (4.30%) Content Management
9 3 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (3.23%) Change Control
10 2 (2.15%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.15%) Validation
10 2 (2.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 19 (20.43%) C#
3 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.68%) C++
4 9 (9.68%) Java
5 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby
6 2 (2.15%) Perl
6 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.53%) MCSE
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) CCNP
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.08%) MCP
5 1 (1.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 45 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) Terminal Services
4 6 (6.45%) MetaFrame
4 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.08%) Firmware
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.08%) Varnish
6 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.66%) VMware
3 20 (21.51%) Cisco
4 15 (16.13%) Oracle
5 12 (12.90%) Citrix
6 11 (11.83%) HP
7 8 (8.60%) ProCurve
8 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.38%) Symantec
9 5 (5.38%) Wyse
10 4 (4.30%) Sitecore
10 4 (4.30%) NetApp
10 4 (4.30%) Adobe
11 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.15%) Apple
12 2 (2.15%) Lotus
12 2 (2.15%) Juniper
13 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.08%) Percona
13 1 (1.08%) Facebook
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