The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 24.78% 6.71% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.55% 90.91% 55.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 20
Average salary £30,000 £19,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -51.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £17,400 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £29,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
29 11 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 25.66% 7.38% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 39
Average salary £30,000 £19,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -57.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
3 21 (33.87%) SQL
4 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 15 (24.19%) VMware
6 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
7 13 (20.97%) ITIL
7 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
8 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
9 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (16.13%) Linux
10 10 (16.13%) Office 365
11 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.52%) SLA
11 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.90%) SCCM
12 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
12 8 (12.90%) MSI
12 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
12 8 (12.90%) Web Services
12 8 (12.90%) XML
12 8 (12.90%) MS Office
12 8 (12.90%) Oracle
12 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (12.90%) Patch Management
13 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) Lync
4 3 (4.84%) nginx
4 3 (4.84%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.13%) Office 365
3 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
3 2 (3.23%) DHCP
3 2 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MSI
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (8.06%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Implementation Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Supervisor
6 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Support
6 3 (4.84%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Web Services
1 8 (12.90%) XML
2 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) WinForms
3 5 (8.06%) WCF
4 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.84%) LAMP
4 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.84%) jQuery
5 2 (3.23%) MFC
5 2 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.84%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.23%) CMDB
4 2 (3.23%) FMCG
4 2 (3.23%) iSeries
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) EPoS
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.84%) UNIX
8 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.90%) Patch Management
4 5 (8.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.06%) Project Management
5 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.84%) MVC
6 3 (4.84%) Web Development
7 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.23%) Service Management
7 2 (3.23%) Line Management
7 2 (3.23%) SDLC
8 1 (1.61%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Scrum
8 1 (1.61%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) C#
2 6 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (4.84%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) PHP
3 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.84%) Ruby
4 1 (1.61%) Korn
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.45%) MCP
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.84%) Opsview
2 3 (4.84%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Lotus
6 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
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