The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Manchester / Rochdale
Rank 12 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 14.29% 45.45% 45.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 20
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 Rochdale with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Rochdale
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6 20 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 14.29% 45.45% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 23
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rochdale 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 Rochdale

Windows
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Salary trend for Windows in Rochdale

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for Windows.

1 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 30 (71.43%) Internet
2 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 26 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (52.38%) Firewall
5 21 (50.00%) Linux
5 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 18 (42.86%) Web Services
6 18 (42.86%) Python
6 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 17 (40.48%) Hyper-V
7 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
8 15 (35.71%) Capacity Management
8 15 (35.71%) Performance Analysis
8 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
8 15 (35.71%) Load Testing
8 15 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (30.95%) Puppet
11 12 (28.57%) ITIL
11 12 (28.57%) WAN
11 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 11 (26.19%) Perl
12 11 (26.19%) vCloud
12 11 (26.19%) Coaching
12 11 (26.19%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (26.19%) Amazon S3
12 11 (26.19%) AWS CloudFormation

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale 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 7 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (26.19%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (26.19%) Amazon S3
2 11 (26.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (11.90%) Office 365
5 4 (9.52%) IaaS
5 4 (9.52%) PaaS
5 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) Internet
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 12 (28.57%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) DNS
5 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.76%) IPsec
6 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MSTest
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
1 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Linux Support
2 15 (35.71%) Linux Support Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Linux Support
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Support Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 4 (9.52%) LINQ
3 4 (9.52%) WCF
3 4 (9.52%) WF
4 2 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
1 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Capacity Management
1 15 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
1 15 (35.71%) Load Testing
1 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
1 15 (35.71%) Performance Analysis
2 12 (28.57%) ITIL
3 11 (26.19%) Coaching
4 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) Kanban
7 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 18 (42.86%) Python
2 11 (26.19%) Perl
3 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.52%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) CCNA
1 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (40.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (26.19%) vCloud
5 7 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Puppet
2 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (19.05%) SCCM
4 7 (16.67%) Ansible
4 7 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Zerto
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) Veeam
6 5 (11.90%) Juniper
6 5 (11.90%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.76%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) HP
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago