The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 21 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.69% 14.61% 10.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 92.86% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 12
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £20,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Windows
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 16.78% 15.73% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 21
Median salary £39,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Windows
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Windows Salary Trend in Bolton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
7 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (25.64%) Office 365
9 9 (23.08%) VMware
9 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (23.08%) iPad
10 8 (20.51%) DNS
10 8 (20.51%) DHCP
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL
12 6 (15.38%) Linux
12 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
13 5 (12.82%) Degree
13 5 (12.82%) Firewall
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (10.26%) Service Management
14 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
14 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
14 4 (10.26%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (7.69%) New Relic
15 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 14 (35.90%) SharePoint
2 12 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DHCP
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) SMS
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) VLAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) Intranet
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.56%) IPsec
6 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) Softphone
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.13%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Administrator
1 12 (30.77%) SharePoint Administrator
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) ICT Technician
3 4 (10.26%) Senior ICT Technician
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Technician
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.13%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) iPad
2 3 (7.69%) Social Media
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Kanban
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.13%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) BCP
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.56%) CAD
6 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Tcl
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) MCP
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
1 3 (7.69%) WSUS
2 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.56%) Simpana
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Facebook
3 3 (7.69%) New Relic
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) CommVault
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) Draytek
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.56%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.56%) Veeam
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