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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 23.26% 9.88% 12.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.43% 27.59% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 7
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% +61.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,100 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,000 £28,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
51 58 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 29.65% 35.80% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 11
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +54.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) .NET
3 28 (52.83%) C#
4 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (37.74%) Degree
6 19 (35.85%) C++
6 19 (35.85%) Linux
7 17 (32.08%) Java
7 17 (32.08%) Scrum
8 15 (28.30%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
9 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.75%) WCF
11 10 (18.87%) VMware
11 10 (18.87%) WinForms
11 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
12 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.98%) Web Services
12 9 (16.98%) XML
12 9 (16.98%) MS Office
12 9 (16.98%) MVC
13 8 (15.09%) jQuery
13 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
13 8 (15.09%) VB
13 8 (15.09%) MOM
13 8 (15.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
14 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) ISDN
3 4 (7.55%) PSTN
3 4 (7.55%) VoIP
3 4 (7.55%) WLAN
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 4 (7.55%) MPLS
3 4 (7.55%) BGP
3 4 (7.55%) VPLS
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Development Manager
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Software Manager
3 11 (20.75%) Software Development Manager
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Help Desk Support
4 8 (15.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Graduate
8 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Product Development Manager
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) WCF
3 10 (18.87%) WinForms
4 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
4 9 (16.98%) Web Services
4 9 (16.98%) XML
5 8 (15.09%) jQuery
5 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.66%) EDI
7 2 (3.77%) MFC
7 2 (3.77%) WPF
8 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Scrum
3 15 (28.30%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.98%) MVC
5 4 (7.55%) ERP
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Coaching
7 2 (3.77%) Time Management
8 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) SQL
2 28 (52.83%) C#
3 19 (35.85%) C++
4 17 (32.08%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) VB
6 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.55%) VB6
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.55%) CCNP
2 4 (7.55%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) VCP4
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) XenServer
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) MOM
1 8 (15.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) SYSPRO
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Draytek
5 1 (1.89%) Veeam
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) NETGEAR
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