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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 23.53% 19.30% 17.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.82% 61.11% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 10
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £21,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £35,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
44 54 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 28.76% 31.58% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 11
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,000 £50,000
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 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 33 (50.00%) .NET
3 32 (48.48%) C#
4 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (39.39%) Linux
6 21 (31.82%) C++
6 21 (31.82%) Degree
7 18 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (27.27%) Scrum
7 18 (27.27%) Java
8 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
9 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 14 (21.21%) Web Services
10 14 (21.21%) XML
10 14 (21.21%) WCF
11 13 (19.70%) WinForms
12 12 (18.18%) VMware
12 12 (18.18%) MVC
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 11 (16.67%) jQuery
13 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 10 (15.15%) MS Office
15 9 (13.64%) VB
16 8 (12.12%) MOM
16 8 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (4.55%) Apache
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) nginx
2 2 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.61%) VPN
3 6 (9.09%) DNS
3 6 (9.09%) SAN
3 6 (9.09%) WAN
4 5 (7.58%) DHCP
4 5 (7.58%) VPLS
4 5 (7.58%) MPLS
4 5 (7.58%) BGP
4 5 (7.58%) ISDN
4 5 (7.58%) PSTN
4 5 (7.58%) VoIP
4 5 (7.58%) WLAN
5 3 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
1 5 (7.58%) Retail
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Automotive
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Development Manager
2 15 (22.73%) Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
4 11 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 11 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Implementation Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Implementation Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Graduate
9 2 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) Web Services
2 14 (21.21%) XML
2 14 (21.21%) WCF
3 13 (19.70%) WinForms
4 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 11 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (4.55%) EDI
7 2 (3.03%) LAMP
7 2 (3.03%) MFC
7 2 (3.03%) WPF
8 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) iSeries
3 1 (1.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.55%) UNIX
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (27.27%) Scrum
3 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
4 12 (18.18%) MVC
5 5 (7.58%) Project Management
6 4 (6.06%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.03%) ITIL
8 2 (3.03%) Web Development
8 2 (3.03%) Time Management
9 1 (1.52%) Coaching
9 1 (1.52%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.52%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.52%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 32 (48.48%) C#
3 21 (31.82%) C++
4 18 (27.27%) Java
5 9 (13.64%) VB
6 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.06%) VB6
7 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) Korn
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) CCNP
2 5 (7.58%) CCNA
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) MOM
1 8 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.03%) Nagios
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.03%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) SYSPRO
6 1 (1.52%) Lotus
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
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Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
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