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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 29 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.90% 15.34% 21.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 61.36% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 23
Average salary £20,000 £39,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.71% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £22,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £45,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
8 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.59% 25.00% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 42 28
Average salary £20,000 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.55% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) MVC
4 14 (36.84%) MS Office
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
7 10 (26.32%) HTML
7 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
7 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.05%) DHCP
9 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 8 (21.05%) DNS
9 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
10 7 (18.42%) WinForms
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) OO
11 6 (15.79%) CSS
11 6 (15.79%) Intranet
11 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
11 6 (15.79%) Advertising
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) jQuery
12 5 (13.16%) Back Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 14 (36.84%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DHCP
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) Intranet
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.63%) Moq
2 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (15.79%) Advertising
2 5 (13.16%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) WinForms
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) jQuery
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.53%) WCF
8 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.26%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.63%) COM+
10 1 (2.63%) Dojo
10 1 (2.63%) Web Services
10 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) MVC
2 7 (18.42%) OO
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) TDD
3 4 (10.53%) Time Management
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.63%) OOP
5 1 (2.63%) OOD
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Line Management
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Pair Programming
5 1 (2.63%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
4 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) VB6
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
1 3 (7.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Novell
4 2 (5.26%) Pegasus
4 2 (5.26%) Sage
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) Draytek
5 1 (2.63%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.63%) Veeam
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