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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 544 453 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.51% 13.07% 16.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.62% 58.75% 65.77%
Number of salaries quoted 490 388 476
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

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 996 771 897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.73% 22.24% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 861 633 742
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -6 33 £30,500 -12.85% 10
Altrincham -1 16 £41,250 +28.90% 2
Wigan -9 16 £37,500 +27.11% 5
Bolton 0 14 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Cheadle +5 13 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Salford -3 10 £44,625 +11.56% 2
Rochdale -5 8 £43,000 -14.00% 3
Oldham -24 8 £37,500 +56.25% 4
Sale -3 4 £32,500 +47.72%
Bury -15 2 £19,000 -46.47% 1
Windows
North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 425 (41.95%) Microsoft
2 337 (33.27%) Windows Server
3 319 (31.49%) Active Directory
4 291 (28.73%) SQL Server
5 250 (24.68%) ITIL
6 247 (24.38%) VMware
7 236 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
8 230 (22.70%) Linux
9 206 (20.34%) SQL
10 204 (20.14%) .NET
11 198 (19.55%) C#
12 174 (17.18%) Windows 7
13 158 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 154 (15.20%) MS Exchange
15 145 (14.31%) Microsoft Office
16 143 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 140 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 128 (12.64%) Web Services
19 123 (12.14%) Cisco
20 118 (11.65%) JavaScript
21 116 (11.45%) Firewall
22 114 (11.25%) Citrix
22 114 (11.25%) Degree
23 108 (10.66%) DNS
24 104 (10.27%) Java
25 97 (9.58%) PowerShell
26 96 (9.48%) ASP.NET
27 95 (9.38%) Hyper-V
28 93 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
28 93 (9.18%) Scrum

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
1 154 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 74 (7.31%) SharePoint
3 67 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (4.54%) IIS
5 40 (3.95%) Skype for Business
6 26 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.28%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.09%) JBoss
9 11 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.89%) Apache
11 9 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.89%) CMS
11 9 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.79%) Drupal
12 8 (0.79%) GeoServer
12 8 (0.79%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 145 (14.31%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.99%) Acrobat
4 10 (0.99%) Camtasia
4 10 (0.99%) Snagit
5 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.28%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.79%) Magento
4 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.30%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.30%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.099%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.099%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.099%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.099%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 93 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (9.08%) Office 365
3 84 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.17%) SaaS
5 18 (1.78%) Amazon S3
6 17 (1.68%) PaaS
7 16 (1.58%) IaaS
8 12 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.30%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.30%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.099%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.099%) G Suite
14 1 (0.099%) GitHub
14 1 (0.099%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.099%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 116 (11.45%) Firewall
2 108 (10.66%) DNS
3 92 (9.08%) WAN
4 88 (8.69%) TCP/IP
5 80 (7.90%) LAN
6 76 (7.50%) DHCP
7 51 (5.03%) Internet
8 39 (3.85%) VPN
9 36 (3.55%) SAN
10 33 (3.26%) Skype
11 32 (3.16%) VoIP
12 30 (2.96%) VLAN
13 27 (2.67%) Network Security
14 19 (1.88%) HTTP
15 17 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
15 17 (1.68%) Unified Communications
16 15 (1.48%) RS-232
17 14 (1.38%) Ethernet
18 13 (1.28%) Junos
18 13 (1.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (28.73%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.95%) MySQL
2 40 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 39 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 28 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 21 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (1.68%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.28%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (0.99%) Big Data
13 9 (0.89%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.49%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 2 (0.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 61 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 57 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 42 (4.15%) NUnit
5 37 (3.65%) Jenkins
5 37 (3.65%) JIRA
6 36 (3.55%) Selenium
7 34 (3.36%) MSTest
8 25 (2.47%) Cucumber
8 25 (2.47%) Moq
8 25 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 25 (2.47%) Subversion
9 21 (2.07%) Ant
10 20 (1.97%) JUnit
10 20 (1.97%) MSI
11 17 (1.68%) Eclipse
11 17 (1.68%) NuGet
12 16 (1.58%) JMeter
13 14 (1.38%) LoadRunner
14 11 (1.09%) WiX
General
1 88 (8.69%) Finance
2 72 (7.11%) Marketing
3 49 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 37 (3.65%) Games
6 22 (2.17%) Legal
7 21 (2.07%) Electronics
7 21 (2.07%) German Language
8 19 (1.88%) Banking
8 19 (1.88%) Retail
9 14 (1.38%) Law
10 12 (1.18%) French Language
11 10 (0.99%) Advertising
12 6 (0.59%) Automotive
12 6 (0.59%) Back Office
13 4 (0.39%) Billing
13 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 236 (23.30%) Developer
2 115 (11.35%) Support Engineer
3 114 (11.25%) .NET Developer
4 109 (10.76%) Analyst
5 84 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 75 (7.40%) IT Support
7 65 (6.42%) C# Developer
8 60 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 60 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 54 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 54 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
10 50 (4.94%) Support Analyst
11 47 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 45 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
13 42 (4.15%) Software Developer
13 42 (4.15%) Software Engineer
14 41 (4.05%) Consultant
15 37 (3.65%) IT Engineer
16 36 (3.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 35 (3.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (20.14%) .NET
2 128 (12.64%) Web Services
3 96 (9.48%) ASP.NET
4 88 (8.69%) HTML
5 74 (7.31%) CSS
6 64 (6.32%) XML
7 58 (5.73%) jQuery
8 50 (4.94%) .NET Framework
9 45 (4.44%) WPF
10 42 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (3.36%) WCF
12 32 (3.16%) Ajax
12 32 (3.16%) SOAP
13 30 (2.96%) Unity DI Container
14 29 (2.86%) WinForms
15 26 (2.57%) Entity Framework
16 22 (2.17%) Hibernate
16 22 (2.17%) Spring
17 21 (2.07%) AngularJS
17 21 (2.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.81%) iPad
2 54 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 46 (4.54%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (2.57%) CMDB
8 24 (2.37%) Clustering
9 23 (2.27%) User Experience
10 20 (1.97%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.58%) Driving Licence
11 16 (1.58%) FMCG
12 15 (1.48%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.18%) Animation
15 11 (1.09%) Blackberry
15 11 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.09%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 11 (1.09%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 337 (33.27%) Windows Server
2 230 (22.70%) Linux
3 174 (17.18%) Windows 7
4 158 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 143 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (8.19%) Windows 10
7 72 (7.11%) Unix
8 67 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (4.54%) Android
10 42 (4.15%) Apple iOS
10 42 (4.15%) Windows XP
11 34 (3.36%) Windows 8
12 32 (3.16%) Mac OS X
13 24 (2.37%) Mac OS
14 17 (1.68%) AIX
15 15 (1.48%) CentOS
15 15 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (1.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 6 (0.59%) Debian
17 6 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (24.68%) ITIL
2 236 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (9.18%) Scrum
4 89 (8.79%) OO
4 89 (8.79%) Software Engineering
5 88 (8.69%) MVC
5 88 (8.69%) Service Management
6 87 (8.59%) DevOps
7 84 (8.29%) TDD
8 76 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 68 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (5.03%) OOP
11 50 (4.94%) Web Development
12 48 (4.74%) Configuration Management
13 46 (4.54%) Multithreading
13 46 (4.54%) Test Scripting
14 43 (4.24%) SDLC
15 42 (4.15%) Kanban
16 38 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
16 38 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 206 (20.34%) SQL
2 198 (19.55%) C#
3 118 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 104 (10.27%) Java
5 97 (9.58%) PowerShell
6 92 (9.08%) C++
7 73 (7.21%) Python
8 44 (4.34%) VB.NET
9 35 (3.46%) Ruby
10 30 (2.96%) C
11 29 (2.86%) PHP
11 29 (2.86%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.67%) VB
13 26 (2.57%) VBScript
14 14 (1.38%) Perl
15 12 (1.18%) XAML
16 9 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.89%) Go
17 7 (0.69%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 114 (11.25%) Degree
2 69 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (6.61%) Security Cleared
4 54 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (4.24%) MCSE
6 41 (4.05%) ISEB
7 37 (3.65%) SC Cleared
8 35 (3.46%) CCNA
9 29 (2.86%) CCNP
9 29 (2.86%) MCP
10 26 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (2.47%) ISTQB
12 22 (2.17%) MCSA
12 22 (2.17%) MOS
13 17 (1.68%) DV Cleared
14 16 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.28%) MCITP
16 10 (0.99%) CCSE
16 10 (0.99%) PhD
17 8 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.49%) SLA
2 40 (3.95%) QA
3 13 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.18%) ISO 9000
4 12 (1.18%) WAI
5 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 319 (31.49%) Active Directory
2 140 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.76%) vSphere
5 20 (1.97%) Terminal Services
6 19 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (1.58%) Docker
8 14 (1.38%) XenApp
9 13 (1.28%) ProxySG
10 11 (1.09%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.99%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.89%) vCloud
13 8 (0.79%) Xen
14 6 (0.59%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (0.59%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.49%) KVM
16 4 (0.39%) Firmware
16 4 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 60 (5.92%) SCCM
2 58 (5.73%) Puppet
3 46 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (4.24%) Ansible
5 26 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (1.97%) SCOrch
6 20 (1.97%) WSUS
7 14 (1.38%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.09%) Nagios
8 11 (1.09%) vCenter Server
9 10 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.79%) Mesos
11 6 (0.59%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.59%) Ganglia
11 6 (0.59%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.59%) Netcool
11 6 (0.59%) Packer
11 6 (0.59%) SCOM
12 5 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 425 (41.95%) Microsoft
2 247 (24.38%) VMware
3 123 (12.14%) Cisco
4 114 (11.25%) Citrix
5 92 (9.08%) HP
6 44 (4.34%) SAP
7 43 (4.24%) Oracle
8 27 (2.67%) Dell
9 26 (2.57%) Juniper
10 24 (2.37%) CheckPoint
11 21 (2.07%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.88%) Palo Alto
12 19 (1.88%) Symantec
12 19 (1.88%) Veeam
13 18 (1.78%) Intel Security
14 15 (1.48%) AppSense
15 14 (1.38%) Adobe
15 14 (1.38%) Apple
15 14 (1.38%) iManage
16 13 (1.28%) Blue Coat
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + 34 days holiday / private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £70k per year + Car Allowance & Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 46,000 + 2,500 on call and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday