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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 560 471 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.55% 13.64% 14.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.95% 62.88% 62.37%
Number of salaries quoted 509 418 390
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1038 749 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.11% 21.69% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 912 652 635
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -7 43 £32,500 -25.71% 9
Wigan -4 17 £37,500 +3.44%
Cheadle +3 16 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Altrincham -9 12 £42,500 +50.44% 1
Salford +2 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Rochdale -4 10 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Oldham +6 7 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Bury -10 7 £25,000 -29.57% 2
Bolton -13 5 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Sale +2 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 426 (40.88%) Microsoft
2 364 (34.93%) Windows Server
3 329 (31.57%) Active Directory
4 282 (27.06%) SQL Server
5 264 (25.34%) ITIL
6 238 (22.84%) SQL
7 234 (22.46%) VMware
8 231 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
9 221 (21.21%) Linux
10 212 (20.35%) .NET
11 186 (17.85%) C#
12 171 (16.41%) Windows 7
13 166 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 157 (15.07%) MS Exchange
15 151 (14.49%) Cisco
15 151 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
16 143 (13.72%) Degree
17 129 (12.38%) Java
17 129 (12.38%) Firewall
18 128 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 125 (12.00%) C++
20 121 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
20 121 (11.61%) Office 365
21 120 (11.52%) Web Services
22 119 (11.42%) JavaScript
22 119 (11.42%) DNS
23 118 (11.32%) TCP/IP
24 116 (11.13%) DevOps
25 110 (10.56%) PowerShell
25 110 (10.56%) Hyper-V

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 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 72 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 46 (4.41%) IIS
5 44 (4.22%) Skype for Business
6 22 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 18 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.44%) Apache
10 14 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (1.15%) IBM Notes
12 11 (1.06%) CMS
12 11 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.86%) JBoss
14 8 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.58%) Confluence
15 6 (0.58%) Drupal
15 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 151 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.58%) Acrobat
4 6 (0.58%) Camtasia
4 6 (0.58%) 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%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (4.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.15%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.48%) Magento
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.29%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.096%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.096%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.096%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 121 (11.61%) Office 365
2 110 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (2.30%) SaaS
6 21 (2.02%) IaaS
7 13 (1.25%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.25%) PaaS
8 11 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.38%) G Suite
12 3 (0.29%) CodePlex
13 2 (0.19%) GitHub
13 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.096%) Heroku
14 1 (0.096%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.096%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 129 (12.38%) Firewall
2 119 (11.42%) DNS
3 118 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 97 (9.31%) WAN
5 79 (7.58%) DHCP
6 78 (7.49%) LAN
7 42 (4.03%) Internet
7 42 (4.03%) Skype
8 39 (3.74%) SAN
8 39 (3.74%) VPN
9 35 (3.36%) VLAN
10 34 (3.26%) VoIP
11 32 (3.07%) Network Security
12 27 (2.59%) Junos
12 27 (2.59%) Unified Communications
13 25 (2.40%) MPLS
14 21 (2.02%) RS-232
15 20 (1.92%) Ethernet
16 19 (1.82%) NetScaler
17 14 (1.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.24%) Relational Database
3 46 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 45 (4.32%) MySQL
4 45 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (3.93%) Hadoop
6 39 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (3.17%) Big Data
9 25 (2.40%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.15%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 71 (6.81%) Visual Studio
2 60 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 53 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 40 (3.84%) NUnit
6 37 (3.55%) Selenium
7 31 (2.98%) MSTest
7 31 (2.98%) Subversion
8 30 (2.88%) JIRA
9 29 (2.78%) NuGet
10 23 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.11%) MSI
12 17 (1.63%) Microsoft Blend
12 17 (1.63%) Moq
12 17 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
12 17 (1.63%) WiX
13 15 (1.44%) JMeter
14 14 (1.34%) Ant
14 14 (1.34%) JUnit
15 12 (1.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 106 (10.17%) Finance
2 81 (7.77%) Marketing
3 79 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 68 (6.53%) Manufacturing
5 49 (4.70%) Games
6 46 (4.41%) Electronics
7 33 (3.17%) Legal
8 22 (2.11%) Retail
9 20 (1.92%) Banking
10 16 (1.54%) German Language
11 14 (1.34%) Law
12 13 (1.25%) Advertising
13 7 (0.67%) Automotive
13 7 (0.67%) French Language
14 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.096%) Back Office
17 1 (0.096%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 222 (21.31%) Developer
2 126 (12.09%) Analyst
3 98 (9.40%) .NET Developer
4 87 (8.35%) Support Engineer
5 75 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 60 (5.76%) Support Analyst
7 58 (5.57%) C# Developer
8 56 (5.37%) IT Support
9 55 (5.28%) Network Engineer
10 54 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
10 54 (5.18%) Software Engineer
11 52 (4.99%) C# .NET Developer
12 47 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 41 (3.93%) Consultant
13 41 (3.93%) Service Analyst
14 40 (3.84%) 1st Line Support
15 39 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
15 39 (3.74%) Senior Developer
16 38 (3.65%) IT Analyst
16 38 (3.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (20.35%) .NET
2 120 (11.52%) Web Services
3 88 (8.45%) HTML
4 81 (7.77%) ASP.NET
5 68 (6.53%) CSS
6 66 (6.33%) XML
7 57 (5.47%) jQuery
8 48 (4.61%) .NET Framework
9 47 (4.51%) WPF
10 39 (3.74%) WCF
11 36 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (2.98%) Ajax
13 29 (2.78%) Entity Framework
13 29 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
14 28 (2.69%) SOAP
15 24 (2.30%) JSON
15 24 (2.30%) NHibernate
16 22 (2.11%) COM
16 22 (2.11%) LAMP
16 22 (2.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.37%) iPad
2 49 (4.70%) Computer Science
3 43 (4.13%) Data Centre
4 42 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (3.26%) Public Cloud
7 25 (2.40%) Clustering
7 25 (2.40%) Driving Licence
7 25 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.21%) User Experience
9 22 (2.11%) CMDB
10 17 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.63%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 17 (1.63%) Internet of Things
11 16 (1.54%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.44%) FMCG
13 14 (1.34%) N-Tier
13 14 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (1.06%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.96%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 364 (34.93%) Windows Server
2 221 (21.21%) Linux
3 171 (16.41%) Windows 7
4 166 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (9.21%) Windows 10
7 85 (8.16%) Unix
8 72 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (4.80%) Windows 8
10 46 (4.41%) Android
11 42 (4.03%) Windows XP
12 41 (3.93%) Apple iOS
13 34 (3.26%) Mac OS
14 26 (2.50%) Mac OS X
15 18 (1.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 17 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (1.54%) CentOS
18 15 (1.44%) AIX
19 8 (0.77%) Debian
20 6 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (25.34%) ITIL
2 231 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (11.13%) DevOps
4 110 (10.56%) Software Engineering
5 90 (8.64%) MVC
6 85 (8.16%) OO
7 82 (7.87%) Service Management
8 80 (7.68%) Scrum
8 80 (7.68%) TDD
9 77 (7.39%) Mentoring
9 77 (7.39%) Test Automation
10 72 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (5.47%) Multithreading
12 55 (5.28%) Cybersecurity
13 51 (4.89%) Configuration Management
14 49 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (4.61%) Open Source
16 45 (4.32%) OOP
16 45 (4.32%) SDLC
16 45 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 238 (22.84%) SQL
2 186 (17.85%) C#
3 129 (12.38%) Java
4 125 (12.00%) C++
5 119 (11.42%) JavaScript
6 110 (10.56%) PowerShell
7 96 (9.21%) Python
8 47 (4.51%) Shell Script
9 39 (3.74%) C
10 32 (3.07%) Go
11 31 (2.98%) PHP
12 30 (2.88%) VBScript
13 28 (2.69%) Ruby
14 26 (2.50%) VB.NET
15 25 (2.40%) VB
16 19 (1.82%) XAML
17 15 (1.44%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.15%) Perl
19 7 (0.67%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (13.72%) Degree
2 85 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 64 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (6.14%) MCSE
5 42 (4.03%) SC Cleared
6 40 (3.84%) MCSA
7 39 (3.74%) MCP
8 37 (3.55%) CCNA
9 36 (3.45%) ISEB
10 32 (3.07%) ISTQB
11 30 (2.88%) CCNP
12 26 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (1.63%) MOS
15 16 (1.54%) CCIE
16 15 (1.44%) DV Cleared
17 12 (1.15%) PhD
18 10 (0.96%) MCITP
19 8 (0.77%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (9.69%) SLA
2 47 (4.51%) QA
3 11 (1.06%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.67%) WAI
5 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.096%) GCP
6 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 329 (31.57%) Active Directory
2 128 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (10.56%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.65%) vSphere
5 27 (2.59%) ProxySG
6 22 (2.11%) Docker
7 21 (2.02%) Terminal Services
8 18 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.34%) Xen
10 14 (1.34%) XenApp
11 11 (1.06%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.77%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.48%) KVM
14 5 (0.48%) vCloud
14 5 (0.48%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.38%) Firmware
15 4 (0.38%) Varnish
15 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 85 (8.16%) Puppet
2 78 (7.49%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (7.29%) Ansible
4 52 (4.99%) SCCM
5 21 (2.02%) Mesos
6 20 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (1.63%) WSUS
8 15 (1.44%) SCOrch
9 11 (1.06%) Nagios
10 9 (0.86%) SCOM
11 8 (0.77%) vCenter Server
12 7 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.58%) Packer
14 5 (0.48%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.48%) Netcool
15 4 (0.38%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.38%) Cacti
15 4 (0.38%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.38%) Plesk
Vendors
1 426 (40.88%) Microsoft
2 234 (22.46%) VMware
3 151 (14.49%) Cisco
4 104 (9.98%) Citrix
5 89 (8.54%) HP
6 68 (6.53%) SAP
7 48 (4.61%) Oracle
8 45 (4.32%) Juniper
9 39 (3.74%) CheckPoint
10 35 (3.36%) Google
11 31 (2.98%) Palo Alto
12 28 (2.69%) Blue Coat
13 27 (2.59%) Red Hat
14 24 (2.30%) Dell
15 18 (1.73%) Apple
16 16 (1.54%) F5
16 16 (1.54%) Riverbed
17 15 (1.44%) Veeam
18 14 (1.34%) AppSense
18 14 (1.34%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + CERTIFICATIONS PAID FOR
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: £17k - 20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,124 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + On Call + Over Time
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Parking + Pension + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago