The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 14.91% 26.92% 18.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.64% 72.41% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 30
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £24,900 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 55 58 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 34.16% 37.18% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 58
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

Windows
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Windows in Stockport

Windows
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Stockport over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Stockport

Windows
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Windows.

1 46 (45.54%) Active Directory
2 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
3 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (30.69%) iPad
5 30 (29.70%) Windows Server
6 25 (24.75%) VMware
6 25 (24.75%) MS Exchange
7 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
7 24 (23.76%) ITIL
7 24 (23.76%) Windows 7
8 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
8 20 (19.80%) Mentoring
9 19 (18.81%) Scrum
10 18 (17.82%) Java
11 17 (16.83%) Web Services
11 17 (16.83%) XML
11 17 (16.83%) Cisco
12 16 (15.84%) TDD
12 16 (15.84%) OOP
12 16 (15.84%) Ant
13 15 (14.85%) JUnit
13 15 (14.85%) OO
13 15 (14.85%) JDBC
13 15 (14.85%) SOAP
13 15 (14.85%) Eclipse
13 15 (14.85%) JMS
13 15 (14.85%) Spring
13 15 (14.85%) JNDI
13 15 (14.85%) Hibernate
13 15 (14.85%) BDD

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 25 (24.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.95%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.97%) SaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) SAN
2 7 (6.93%) WAN
3 6 (5.94%) Firewall
3 6 (5.94%) LAN
4 5 (4.95%) NAS
4 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.97%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.97%) Wireless
6 2 (1.98%) DHCP
6 2 (1.98%) DNS
6 2 (1.98%) Network Security
6 2 (1.98%) VoIP
7 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.99%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Ant
2 15 (14.85%) Eclipse
2 15 (14.85%) JUnit
3 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.95%) JIRA
5 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.99%) Gradle
7 1 (0.99%) Maven
7 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (3.96%) Marketing
2 3 (2.97%) Legal
3 2 (1.98%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Automotive
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) 2nd Line Support
1 21 (20.79%) Support Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Support Technician
4 15 (14.85%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (12.87%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 12 (11.88%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) Windows Support Engineer
7 11 (10.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (10.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (10.89%) QA Tester
7 11 (10.89%) Senior QA Tester
7 11 (10.89%) Senior Tester
7 11 (10.89%) Tester
8 9 (8.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) Web Services
1 17 (16.83%) XML
2 15 (14.85%) Hibernate
2 15 (14.85%) JDBC
2 15 (14.85%) JMS
2 15 (14.85%) JNDI
2 15 (14.85%) SOAP
2 15 (14.85%) Spring
3 5 (4.95%) .NET
3 5 (4.95%) ATL
4 3 (2.97%) HTML
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.98%) CSS
5 2 (1.98%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.99%) HTML5
6 1 (0.99%) LAMP
6 1 (0.99%) REST
6 1 (0.99%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.69%) iPad
2 14 (13.86%) CMDB
3 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
5 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.95%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.95%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.95%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.95%) User Experience
7 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Windows Server
2 24 (23.76%) Windows 7
3 14 (13.86%) Mac OS X
4 13 (12.87%) Linux
5 12 (11.88%) Windows 10
6 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.97%) Unix
8 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) ITIL
3 20 (19.80%) Mentoring
4 19 (18.81%) Scrum
5 16 (15.84%) OOP
5 16 (15.84%) TDD
6 15 (14.85%) BDD
6 15 (14.85%) OO
7 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.91%) Case Management
8 9 (8.91%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.93%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.93%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (6.93%) Test Strategy
10 6 (5.94%) DevOps
10 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.95%) High Availability
11 5 (4.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) Java
2 8 (7.92%) C++
3 7 (6.93%) Python
3 7 (6.93%) Ruby
4 5 (4.95%) C#
4 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.95%) SQL
5 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) ISEB
2 5 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.95%) MCITP
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) QA
2 10 (9.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (45.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.88%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Puppet
2 5 (4.95%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.98%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.75%) VMware
3 17 (16.83%) Cisco
4 6 (5.94%) Citrix
5 5 (4.95%) Symantec
5 5 (4.95%) Veeam
6 3 (2.97%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.98%) Apple
7 2 (1.98%) Sage
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle
8 1 (0.99%) Panasonic
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