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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.71% 35.00% 12.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 97.67% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 17
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
29 43 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.71% 35.83% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 18
Median salary £38,500 £31,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +65.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 28 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
4 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
5 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
7 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
8 11 (29.73%) DNS
8 11 (29.73%) DHCP
8 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
8 11 (29.73%) Office 365
8 11 (29.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
10 6 (16.22%) VMware
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) Finance
11 5 (13.51%) SCCM
11 5 (13.51%) iPad
11 5 (13.51%) MS Office
12 4 (10.81%) Informatica
12 4 (10.81%) SQL
12 4 (10.81%) ITIL
12 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
12 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
12 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (10.81%) Kalido

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 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
2 11 (29.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DHCP
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Intranet
3 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) Broadband
4 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Kalido
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SSDT
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Administrator
1 10 (27.03%) SharePoint Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) UAT Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Service Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) React
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.81%) Code Optimisation
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) ITSM
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) CAD
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) High Availability
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Tcl
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCDST
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) DameWare
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Informatica
4 1 (2.70%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) Draytek
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) NETGEAR
4 1 (2.70%) Veeam
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