Windows Jobs in the North West

Microsoft Windows
England > North West

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West requiring Windows skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Windows over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 23 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 792 802 1,044
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 6.94% 11.05% 10.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.61% 71.42% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 592 554 760
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,825 £21,750
25th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £25,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,688 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,070 £65,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -8.05% +1.16% -4.44%

All Operating Systems
North West

Windows falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills in the North West.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,265 1,123 1,715
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 11.09% 15.47% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 906 732 1,072
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £30,126 £32,500 £27,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,682
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the North West

Windows
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the North West.

Salary trend for Windows in the North West

Windows
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the North West over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows in the North West

Windows
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Manchester +5 435 £42,500 -8.60% 85
Cheshire -10 155 £35,000 -6.67% 46
Lancashire -9 98 £32,000 -32.63% 26
Merseyside -10 83 £34,000 -14.28% 22
Cumbria -18 20 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Windows
England

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (11.62%) Microsoft Exchange
2 34 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.41%) Apache
4 19 (2.40%) IIS
5 8 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.88%) ArcGIS
7 6 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.51%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.51%) CMS
8 4 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) Confluence
10 1 (0.13%) Site Server
Applications
1 106 (13.38%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) Sketch
4 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.01%) NEC Housing
3 5 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 293 (36.99%) Azure
2 251 (31.69%) Microsoft 365
3 94 (11.87%) AWS
4 81 (10.23%) Entra ID
5 78 (9.85%) IBM Cloud
6 72 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
7 46 (5.81%) Serverless
8 42 (5.30%) Azure Logic Apps
8 42 (5.30%) Azure Service Bus
9 41 (5.18%) Azure API Management
9 41 (5.18%) Azure Functions
10 24 (3.03%) IaaS
11 18 (2.27%) GCP
11 18 (2.27%) OneDrive
12 16 (2.02%) Power Platform
13 14 (1.77%) SaaS
14 12 (1.52%) Amazon S3
14 12 (1.52%) GitHub
15 9 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (1.01%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 114 (14.39%) Firewall
2 89 (11.24%) DNS
3 81 (10.23%) LAN
4 65 (8.21%) DHCP
5 64 (8.08%) WAN
6 48 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 43 (5.43%) VPN
8 37 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
8 37 (4.67%) Wireless
9 28 (3.54%) VoIP
10 27 (3.41%) Internet
11 26 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (2.27%) Network Security
13 13 (1.64%) VLAN
14 12 (1.52%) SAN
15 11 (1.39%) SNMP
16 10 (1.26%) IPsec
16 10 (1.26%) SSL
17 8 (1.01%) WLAN
18 6 (0.76%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (12.37%) MongoDB
2 97 (12.25%) SQL Server
3 90 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
4 85 (10.73%) NoSQL
5 79 (9.97%) DB2
6 54 (6.82%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.27%) MySQL
8 12 (1.52%) QlikView
9 10 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.26%) Power BI
10 9 (1.14%) Redis
11 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
12 7 (0.88%) GIS
13 5 (0.63%) MaxDB
13 5 (0.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (2.27%) Git
2 10 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.14%) JIRA
4 8 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.01%) GitLab
5 7 (0.88%) Artifactory
6 6 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (0.76%) MSI
7 5 (0.63%) AdminStudio
8 4 (0.51%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.38%) CMake
9 3 (0.38%) GCC
9 3 (0.38%) GDB
9 3 (0.38%) Subversion
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.13%) IBM UrbanCode
11 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 207 (26.14%) Social Skills
2 112 (14.14%) Public Sector
3 95 (11.99%) Finance
4 92 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (7.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 48 (6.06%) Retail
7 39 (4.92%) Organisational Skills
8 37 (4.67%) Law
9 25 (3.16%) Legal
10 23 (2.90%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.52%) Games
12 11 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
13 10 (1.26%) Military
14 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
15 8 (1.01%) Local Government
15 8 (1.01%) Marketing
15 8 (1.01%) Police
16 5 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
16 5 (0.63%) Electronics
17 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (13.76%) IT Support
2 103 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 100 (12.63%) Developer
4 95 (11.99%) Support Engineer
5 88 (11.11%) Analyst
6 84 (10.61%) Senior
7 72 (9.09%) IT Engineer
8 56 (7.07%) IT Support Engineer
9 53 (6.69%) Azure Engineer
9 53 (6.69%) IT Technician
10 48 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 43 (5.43%) Support Technician
12 41 (5.18%) Azure Developer
13 40 (5.05%) Full Stack Engineer
14 36 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
15 34 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 33 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
16 33 (4.17%) Technical Support
17 32 (4.04%) Lead
18 30 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (15.28%) .NET
2 101 (12.75%) HTML
3 99 (12.50%) React
4 96 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 95 (11.99%) Web Services
6 93 (11.74%) AngularJS
6 93 (11.74%) CSS
7 89 (11.24%) REST
8 86 (10.86%) Vue
9 84 (10.61%) jQuery
9 84 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 78 (9.85%) ASP.NET Core
10 78 (9.85%) Backbone.js
10 78 (9.85%) Ember.js
11 56 (7.07%) Node.js
12 20 (2.53%) .NET Core
13 16 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (1.64%) HTML5
15 12 (1.52%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 87 (10.98%) Algorithms
3 78 (9.85%) Blockchain
3 78 (9.85%) Data Structures
4 64 (8.08%) Data Centre
5 56 (7.07%) Driving Licence
6 48 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 38 (4.80%) Public Cloud
8 37 (4.67%) e-Learning
9 28 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
10 25 (3.16%) EPoS
11 11 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.26%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.26%) iPad
12 10 (1.26%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.26%) Replication
12 10 (1.26%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.14%) Onboarding
13 9 (1.14%) Smartphone
14 8 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 268 (33.84%) Linux
2 225 (28.41%) Windows Server
3 113 (14.27%) Windows 10
4 97 (12.25%) Android
5 93 (11.74%) Apple iOS
6 39 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (4.17%) Unix
8 32 (4.04%) Mac OS
9 27 (3.41%) Windows Server 2016
10 26 (3.28%) Windows Vista
11 22 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
12 10 (1.26%) VMS
13 9 (1.14%) Solaris
13 9 (1.14%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.51%) Debian
16 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (22.98%) Problem-Solving
2 159 (20.08%) ITIL
3 114 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 101 (12.75%) Customer Service
5 98 (12.37%) OO
6 97 (12.25%) User Experience
7 93 (11.74%) Artificial Intelligence
7 93 (11.74%) Full Stack Development
8 92 (11.62%) DevOps
8 92 (11.62%) MVC
9 90 (11.36%) Agile
10 89 (11.24%) Mentoring
11 88 (11.11%) Web Development
12 85 (10.73%) MVVM
13 83 (10.48%) OOP
14 82 (10.35%) Disaster Recovery
15 81 (10.23%) Design Patterns
16 79 (9.97%) SOLID
17 78 (9.85%) Coaching
17 78 (9.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 134 (16.92%) SQL
2 121 (15.28%) C#
3 108 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 101 (12.75%) Python
5 62 (7.83%) PowerShell
6 56 (7.07%) Java
7 28 (3.54%) C++
8 15 (1.89%) Bash
9 14 (1.77%) C
10 11 (1.39%) Delphi
10 11 (1.39%) VB
11 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.14%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.76%) VBScript
14 5 (0.63%) ABAP
15 4 (0.51%) Go
15 4 (0.51%) PHP
16 3 (0.38%) Perl
16 3 (0.38%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 122 (15.40%) Degree
2 43 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.16%) DBS Check
4 22 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.53%) MCP
6 19 (2.40%) CCNA
6 19 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.77%) HNC
8 14 (1.77%) HND
9 13 (1.64%) AWS Certification
9 13 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (1.39%) MCSE
11 10 (1.26%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.14%) ACCA
12 9 (1.14%) CIMA
13 8 (1.01%) MCSA
14 7 (0.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.06%) SLA
2 20 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.77%) GDPR
4 10 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.14%) Accessibility
6 8 (1.01%) QA
7 6 (0.76%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.51%) NIST
9 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.13%) NCSC
10 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 278 (35.10%) Active Directory
2 70 (8.84%) Hyper-V
3 69 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.65%) Terminal Services
5 18 (2.27%) Docker
6 14 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.52%) Firmware
8 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.26%) vSphere
9 7 (0.88%) KVM
10 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.25%) XenApp
10 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.13%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.13%) Embedded Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) Postfix
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 71 (8.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 27 (3.41%) SCCM
3 22 (2.78%) Ansible
4 20 (2.53%) Kubernetes
5 17 (2.15%) Terraform
6 14 (1.77%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.39%) WSUS
8 10 (1.26%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.14%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 5 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.51%) cPanel
12 4 (0.51%) Grafana
12 4 (0.51%) Plesk
12 4 (0.51%) Progress Chef
13 3 (0.38%) SELinux
13 3 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.25%) vRealize
15 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 350 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 113 (14.27%) VMware
3 96 (12.12%) IBM
4 92 (11.62%) Red Hat
5 39 (4.92%) Apple
6 37 (4.67%) Citrix
7 32 (4.04%) Cisco
8 26 (3.28%) Oracle
8 26 (3.28%) Veeam
9 22 (2.78%) Dell
9 22 (2.78%) NetApp
10 20 (2.53%) Adobe
11 17 (2.15%) HP
12 13 (1.64%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.26%) Dynatrace
13 10 (1.26%) Palo Alto
13 10 (1.26%) SolidFire
13 10 (1.26%) Splunk
14 8 (1.01%) Avaya
14 8 (1.01%) NEC