Period
to 19 November 2018

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 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 14 4
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 69 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 26.30% 16.01% 28.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.36% 55.65% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 65 68 104
Stockport median annual salary £22,500 £43,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.67% +2.99% +11.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £44,200 £48,225 £59,250
Manchester median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.39% +5.33%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 124 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 30.10% 28.77% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75 110 137
Stockport median annual salary £25,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,300 £25,750 £24,400
90th Percentile £46,150 £55,000 £57,500
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stockport.

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 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for Windows.

1 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 36 (47.37%) VMware
3 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
3 35 (46.05%) ITIL
4 31 (40.79%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (35.53%) Cisco
7 26 (34.21%) Office 365
8 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (23.68%) Windows 10
10 18 (23.68%) Citrix
11 16 (21.05%) SAN
11 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
12 15 (19.74%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
12 15 (19.74%) Linux
12 15 (19.74%) Service Management
13 14 (18.42%) Apple
14 13 (17.11%) VoIP
14 13 (17.11%) Finance
14 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (17.11%) Hyper-V
15 12 (15.79%) SQL
15 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
16 11 (14.47%) Terminal Services
16 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (14.47%) Self-Motivation

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 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (13.16%) IIS
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.32%) Confluence
7 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.21%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) SAN
2 13 (17.11%) VoIP
3 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.16%) DNS
5 9 (11.84%) DHCP
6 8 (10.53%) LAN
6 8 (10.53%) WAN
7 7 (9.21%) Firewall
8 6 (7.89%) VPN
9 5 (6.58%) Wireless
10 4 (5.26%) 802.11
10 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.26%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.26%) IPsec
10 4 (5.26%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.26%) MPLS
10 4 (5.26%) Network Security
10 4 (5.26%) SNMP
10 4 (5.26%) SSL
10 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) JIRA
2 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.58%) FitNesse
2 5 (6.58%) HP UFT
2 5 (6.58%) Selenium
3 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 10 (13.16%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.26%) Electronics
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
1 12 (15.79%) IT Support
2 9 (11.84%) 1st Line Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) IT Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Service Desk Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Support Technician
3 8 (10.53%) Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) IT Technician
5 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Support Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Web Services
2 4 (5.26%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 3 (3.95%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (14.47%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.89%) Replication
3 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) CMDB
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) iPhone
5 1 (1.32%) Life Science
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (23.68%) Windows 10
5 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 15 (19.74%) Linux
7 7 (9.21%) Mac OS X
8 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.63%) Unix
10 1 (1.32%) Android
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.32%) HPUX
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) ITIL
2 31 (40.79%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (19.74%) Service Management
4 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.53%) High Availability
5 6 (7.89%) Decision-Making
5 6 (7.89%) Global Marketing
5 6 (7.89%) Scrum
5 6 (7.89%) Server Management
6 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.58%) CRM
6 5 (6.58%) ERP
6 5 (6.58%) Manual Testing
6 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.58%) RAD
6 5 (6.58%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (6.58%) SDLC
6 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.58%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) Perl
4 3 (3.95%) C
4 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) Degree
4 5 (6.58%) ISEB
4 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.95%) MCITP
6 2 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.58%) SLA
4 3 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.32%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 27 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.11%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.47%) Terminal Services
5 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (10.53%) Terminal Server
7 7 (9.21%) vSphere
8 2 (2.63%) Docker
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.32%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) VMware
2 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.53%) Cisco
4 18 (23.68%) Citrix
5 14 (18.42%) Apple
6 6 (7.89%) Ivanti
7 4 (5.26%) Juniper
7 4 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (5.26%) SAP
7 4 (5.26%) Veeam
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (1.32%) Avaya
9 1 (1.32%) HP
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat