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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 17.70% 33.33% 17.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 95.45% 84.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 26
Median salary £36,250 £31,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.07% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £24,850 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £47,500 £47,500
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
20 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 17.70% 34.92% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 31
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +57.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £17,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £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 1 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 9 (26.47%) DNS
8 9 (26.47%) DHCP
8 9 (26.47%) Office 365
8 9 (26.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 7 (20.59%) VMware
11 6 (17.65%) Legal
11 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
12 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
12 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (11.76%) SCCM
13 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (11.76%) Kalido
13 4 (11.76%) Code Optimisation
13 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (11.76%) Informatica
13 4 (11.76%) Finance
13 4 (11.76%) ITIL
13 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DHCP
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) Broadband
3 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Kalido
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SSDT
General
1 6 (17.65%) Legal
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Administrator
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Support Technician
4 3 (8.82%) UAT Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) React
1 1 (2.94%) REST
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.76%) Code Optimisation
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) Internal Audit
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.94%) Test Management
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Tcl
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCDST
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) DameWare
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) Veeam
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