Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 75 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 24.80% 20.83% 31.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.72% 68.81% 78.81%
Number of salaries quoted 57 74 114
Stockport median annual salary £24,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,000 £21,475
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,548 £57,500
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +24.29% -6.67% -

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 72 109 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 29.27% 30.28% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 68 104 146
Stockport median annual salary £26,125 £42,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.89% +22.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,525 £21,250 £22,625
90th Percentile £44,500 £55,000 £57,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 36 (59.02%) Active Directory
2 32 (52.46%) ITIL
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 29 (47.54%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (44.26%) Cisco
5 25 (40.98%) VMware
6 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (32.79%) Citrix
7 20 (32.79%) Office 365
8 17 (27.87%) Windows 10
8 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
9 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (24.59%) SAN
10 15 (24.59%) Linux
11 14 (22.95%) Apple
12 13 (21.31%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (21.31%) Service Management
13 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
13 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (19.67%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (18.03%) Marketing
15 10 (16.39%) VoIP
15 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (14.75%) Terminal Services
16 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 9 (14.75%) Finance
16 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (13.11%) Windows Server

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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.79%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) SAN
2 10 (16.39%) VoIP
3 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.84%) DHCP
4 6 (9.84%) DNS
5 4 (6.56%) LAN
5 4 (6.56%) NAS
5 4 (6.56%) WAN
6 2 (3.28%) 802.11
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.28%) MPLS
6 2 (3.28%) Network Security
6 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.28%) SNMP
6 2 (3.28%) SSL
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
6 2 (3.28%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) QlikView
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
1 5 (8.20%) FitNesse
1 5 (8.20%) HP UFT
1 5 (8.20%) JIRA
1 5 (8.20%) Selenium
General
1 11 (18.03%) Marketing
2 9 (14.75%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.56%) Electronics
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Support Technician
3 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) IT Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.20%) IT Support
5 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Software Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Tester
6 4 (6.56%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 5 (8.20%) XML
3 2 (3.28%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) CMDB
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) iPhone
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows 10
1 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (24.59%) Linux
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (11.48%) Mac OS X
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) ITIL
2 29 (47.54%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (21.31%) Service Management
4 7 (11.48%) Decision-Making
4 7 (11.48%) Global Marketing
4 7 (11.48%) Server Management
5 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.20%) High Availability
6 5 (8.20%) ITSM
6 5 (8.20%) Manual Testing
6 5 (8.20%) RAD
6 5 (8.20%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Scrum
6 5 (8.20%) SDLC
6 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.56%) IT Asset Management
7 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.48%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) Perl
4 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.28%) C
6 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 5 (8.20%) ISEB
3 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.92%) MCITP
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.92%) SLA
4 2 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 36 (59.02%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) Terminal Services
4 8 (13.11%) Terminal Server
4 8 (13.11%) vSphere
5 7 (11.48%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.64%) Docker
8 1 (1.64%) XenApp
8 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (44.26%) Cisco
3 25 (40.98%) VMware
4 20 (32.79%) Citrix
5 14 (22.95%) Apple
6 7 (11.48%) Ivanti
7 4 (6.56%) SAP
7 4 (6.56%) Veeam
8 2 (3.28%) Juniper
8 2 (3.28%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
9 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.64%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard