Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1046 934 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.81% 13.18% 15.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.26% 61.61% 63.85%
Number of salaries quoted 945 826 925
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +2.94%

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1964 1516 1754
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.05% 21.40% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1697 1297 1437
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Manchester

Windows
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Manchester.

Salary trend for Windows in Manchester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Manchester

Windows
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -10 68 £35,000 - 7
Wigan -10 27 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Altrincham -3 26 £42,500 +33.86% 3
Cheadle +2 25 £27,500 -42.11% 5
Salford +2 23 £37,500 -6.25%
Rochdale -9 18 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Bolton -10 18 £35,000 - 2
Bury -14 14 £24,750 -30.28% 1
Oldham -15 12 £45,000 +83.67% 2
Sale +5 6 £32,500 +19.27%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 419 (40.06%) Microsoft
2 376 (35.95%) Windows Server
3 369 (35.28%) Active Directory
4 271 (25.91%) SQL Server
5 262 (25.05%) ITIL
6 250 (23.90%) SQL
7 246 (23.52%) VMware
8 232 (22.18%) Linux
9 215 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
10 196 (18.74%) .NET
11 173 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 165 (15.77%) Windows 7
13 163 (15.58%) Degree
14 161 (15.39%) C#
14 161 (15.39%) Cisco
15 157 (15.01%) MS Exchange
16 149 (14.24%) Office 365
17 137 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
18 135 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
19 132 (12.62%) DNS
19 132 (12.62%) Firewall
20 130 (12.43%) C++
21 129 (12.33%) Java
22 128 (12.24%) Web Services
23 124 (11.85%) Hyper-V
24 122 (11.66%) TCP/IP
25 120 (11.47%) JavaScript
25 120 (11.47%) Software Engineering
26 118 (11.28%) DevOps
27 117 (11.19%) Finance

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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
1 157 (15.01%) MS Exchange
2 77 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (5.74%) SharePoint
4 47 (4.49%) Skype for Business
5 44 (4.21%) IIS
6 28 (2.68%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.53%) Apache
8 16 (1.53%) IBM Notes
9 15 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.43%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.76%) CMS
12 8 (0.76%) Confluence
12 8 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.57%) GeoServer
14 5 (0.48%) Drupal
14 5 (0.48%) JBoss
15 4 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 137 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.38%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.38%) Camtasia
4 4 (0.38%) Snagit
5 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.48%) Magento
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.29%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.29%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.29%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.096%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.096%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.096%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 149 (14.24%) Office 365
2 115 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (2.10%) SaaS
6 20 (1.91%) IaaS
7 10 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.86%) PaaS
9 6 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.38%) G Suite
11 4 (0.38%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.29%) CodePlex
13 2 (0.19%) GitHub
13 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.096%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.096%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 132 (12.62%) DNS
1 132 (12.62%) Firewall
2 122 (11.66%) TCP/IP
3 105 (10.04%) WAN
4 90 (8.60%) DHCP
5 85 (8.13%) LAN
6 60 (5.74%) SAN
7 46 (4.40%) Skype
8 43 (4.11%) VLAN
9 39 (3.73%) VoIP
10 37 (3.54%) Internet
11 36 (3.44%) VPN
12 34 (3.25%) Network Security
13 31 (2.96%) Junos
14 28 (2.68%) Unified Communications
15 27 (2.58%) MPLS
16 21 (2.01%) RS-232
17 18 (1.72%) Ethernet
17 18 (1.72%) NetScaler
18 10 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 50 (4.78%) Hadoop
4 47 (4.49%) MySQL
5 43 (4.11%) Big Data
6 41 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (2.39%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.15%) NoSQL
14 11 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
18 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
18 3 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 69 (6.60%) Visual Studio
2 63 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 45 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (4.11%) Jenkins
5 40 (3.82%) Selenium
6 38 (3.63%) Subversion
7 35 (3.35%) JIRA
8 29 (2.77%) NuGet
9 28 (2.68%) NUnit
10 22 (2.10%) MSTest
11 21 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.72%) MSI
13 17 (1.63%) Microsoft Blend
13 17 (1.63%) WiX
14 13 (1.24%) JMeter
15 12 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.15%) JUnit
16 10 (0.96%) Ant
16 10 (0.96%) LoadRunner
17 9 (0.86%) Eclipse
General
1 117 (11.19%) Finance
2 104 (9.94%) Telecoms
3 79 (7.55%) Marketing
4 72 (6.88%) Manufacturing
5 56 (5.35%) Electronics
6 54 (5.16%) Games
7 33 (3.15%) Legal
8 24 (2.29%) Retail
9 21 (2.01%) Banking
10 16 (1.53%) Advertising
11 13 (1.24%) German Language
12 11 (1.05%) Law
13 7 (0.67%) Automotive
14 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.38%) French Language
16 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.096%) Billing
18 1 (0.096%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (18.26%) Developer
2 117 (11.19%) Analyst
3 100 (9.56%) Support Engineer
4 79 (7.55%) .NET Developer
5 78 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 68 (6.50%) IT Support
7 65 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 57 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (5.45%) Network Engineer
9 56 (5.35%) Support Analyst
10 55 (5.26%) C# Developer
11 50 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 49 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
13 43 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
14 42 (4.02%) Consultant
15 37 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
15 37 (3.54%) Service Analyst
15 37 (3.54%) Team Leader
16 36 (3.44%) 1st Line Support
16 36 (3.44%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (18.74%) .NET
2 128 (12.24%) Web Services
3 84 (8.03%) HTML
4 70 (6.69%) ASP.NET
5 67 (6.41%) CSS
5 67 (6.41%) XML
6 54 (5.16%) jQuery
7 49 (4.68%) .NET Framework
8 41 (3.92%) WCF
9 37 (3.54%) WPF
10 36 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (2.96%) Entity Framework
12 29 (2.77%) SOAP
13 27 (2.58%) JSON
14 26 (2.49%) Ajax
15 25 (2.39%) MSMQ
15 25 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (2.20%) LAMP
16 23 (2.20%) NHibernate
16 23 (2.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 48 (4.59%) iPad
4 41 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 38 (3.63%) Driving Licence
6 34 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (3.15%) Data Centre
8 27 (2.58%) Clustering
9 23 (2.20%) CMDB
10 20 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.63%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.63%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 17 (1.63%) Internet of Things
11 17 (1.63%) User Experience
12 16 (1.53%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (1.15%) FMCG
14 12 (1.15%) Handset
15 10 (0.96%) EPoS
15 10 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 376 (35.95%) Windows Server
2 232 (22.18%) Linux
3 173 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 165 (15.77%) Windows 7
5 109 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (9.85%) Windows 10
7 94 (8.99%) Unix
8 70 (6.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (5.45%) Windows 8
10 42 (4.02%) Android
11 38 (3.63%) Windows XP
12 37 (3.54%) Apple iOS
13 33 (3.15%) Mac OS
14 20 (1.91%) Mac OS X
15 19 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (1.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 15 (1.43%) CentOS
18 13 (1.24%) AIX
19 8 (0.76%) Debian
20 6 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (25.05%) ITIL
2 215 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (11.47%) Software Engineering
4 118 (11.28%) DevOps
5 88 (8.41%) Test Automation
6 85 (8.13%) MVC
7 83 (7.93%) Mentoring
7 83 (7.93%) OO
8 73 (6.98%) TDD
9 71 (6.79%) Service Management
10 65 (6.21%) Scrum
11 64 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
12 63 (6.02%) Multithreading
13 57 (5.45%) Configuration Management
13 57 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
14 56 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (5.07%) Digital Marketing
16 52 (4.97%) Open Source
16 52 (4.97%) Programme Management
17 49 (4.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (23.90%) SQL
2 161 (15.39%) C#
3 130 (12.43%) C++
4 129 (12.33%) Java
5 120 (11.47%) JavaScript
6 108 (10.33%) Python
7 107 (10.23%) PowerShell
8 57 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 54 (5.16%) C
10 39 (3.73%) Go
11 33 (3.15%) VBScript
12 28 (2.68%) PHP
13 25 (2.39%) Ruby
14 22 (2.10%) VB
15 21 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.82%) XAML
17 17 (1.63%) VB.NET
18 11 (1.05%) Perl
19 10 (0.96%) T-SQL
20 8 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 163 (15.58%) Degree
2 97 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (7.55%) MCSE
4 69 (6.60%) Security Cleared
5 59 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (4.21%) MCSA
7 38 (3.63%) CCNA
8 37 (3.54%) ISEB
9 36 (3.44%) MCP
10 34 (3.25%) SC Cleared
11 33 (3.15%) ISTQB
12 26 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (2.39%) DV Cleared
14 24 (2.29%) CCNP
15 18 (1.72%) CCIE
16 16 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (1.43%) Master's Degree
18 13 (1.24%) MOS
19 12 (1.15%) PhD
20 6 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (9.46%) SLA
2 50 (4.78%) QA
3 10 (0.96%) ISO 9000
3 10 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) WAI
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.096%) GCP
7 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 369 (35.28%) Active Directory
2 135 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (11.85%) Hyper-V
4 43 (4.11%) vSphere
5 31 (2.96%) ProxySG
6 30 (2.87%) Terminal Services
7 23 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (1.63%) Docker
9 15 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.15%) Xen
11 11 (1.05%) VirtualBox
11 11 (1.05%) XenApp
12 7 (0.67%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.57%) vCloud
14 5 (0.48%) KVM
14 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.38%) Firmware
15 4 (0.38%) Varnish
15 4 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 95 (9.08%) Puppet
2 85 (8.13%) Ansible
2 85 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (5.35%) SCCM
4 25 (2.39%) Mesos
5 18 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (1.72%) WSUS
6 11 (1.05%) Nagios
7 9 (0.86%) SCOM
8 7 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.67%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.57%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.48%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.48%) Netcool
11 4 (0.38%) Cacti
11 4 (0.38%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.38%) Plesk
Vendors
1 419 (40.06%) Microsoft
2 246 (23.52%) VMware
3 161 (15.39%) Cisco
4 98 (9.37%) Citrix
5 81 (7.74%) HP
6 77 (7.36%) SAP
7 59 (5.64%) Oracle
8 50 (4.78%) Juniper
9 40 (3.82%) Google
10 39 (3.73%) CheckPoint
11 35 (3.35%) Palo Alto
12 32 (3.06%) Blue Coat
13 31 (2.96%) Dell
14 26 (2.49%) Red Hat
15 24 (2.29%) Atlassian
16 22 (2.10%) Veeam
17 19 (1.82%) Apple
18 18 (1.72%) F5
18 18 (1.72%) Riverbed
19 17 (1.63%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Parking + Pension + Overtime
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + healthcare / pension / vouchers
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + pension, bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + CERTIFICATIONS PAID FOR
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus + Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago