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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 42 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 35.00% 12.26% 16.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.67% 95.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 23
Average salary £30,000 £21,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
43 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 35.83% 12.90% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 37
Average salary £30,000 £19,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -56.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 31 (39.74%) SQL
3 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 20 (25.64%) Linux
4 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
5 19 (24.36%) VMware
6 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (21.79%) .NET
8 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (19.23%) Office 365
9 15 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (17.95%) C#
11 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (15.38%) Web Services
12 12 (15.38%) XML
12 12 (15.38%) ITIL
12 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
13 11 (14.10%) C++
13 11 (14.10%) MS Office
13 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
13 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
14 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (12.82%) VPN
15 9 (11.54%) DNS
15 9 (11.54%) Oracle
15 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
16 8 (10.26%) WinForms
16 8 (10.26%) Java
16 8 (10.26%) VB

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.13%) Apache
4 3 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (3.85%) nginx
4 3 (3.85%) Lync
5 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.10%) MS Office
3 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) Office 365
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.82%) VPN
3 9 (11.54%) DNS
4 7 (8.97%) SAN
5 6 (7.69%) WAN
5 6 (7.69%) DHCP
6 5 (6.41%) ISDN
6 5 (6.41%) PSTN
6 5 (6.41%) VoIP
6 5 (6.41%) WLAN
6 5 (6.41%) MPLS
6 5 (6.41%) BGP
6 5 (6.41%) Firewall
6 5 (6.41%) VPLS
7 1 (1.28%) Network Security
7 1 (1.28%) NAS
7 1 (1.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MSI
2 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.56%) Automotive
2 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Support
8 3 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 12 (15.38%) Web Services
2 12 (15.38%) XML
3 8 (10.26%) WinForms
3 8 (10.26%) WCF
4 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.69%) jQuery
4 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.85%) EDI
5 3 (3.85%) LAMP
6 2 (2.56%) MFC
6 2 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Blackberry
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.85%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.56%) CMDB
4 2 (2.56%) FMCG
4 2 (2.56%) iSeries
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.85%) UNIX
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (15.38%) ITIL
4 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.26%) Patch Management
6 6 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.69%) Project Management
6 6 (7.69%) MVC
6 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (3.85%) Web Development
7 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.85%) ERP
8 2 (2.56%) Line Management
8 2 (2.56%) SDLC
8 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.56%) Service Management
9 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) SQL
2 14 (17.95%) C#
3 11 (14.10%) C++
4 8 (10.26%) Java
4 8 (10.26%) VB
5 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.85%) VB6
6 3 (3.85%) Ruby
6 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.28%) Korn
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.41%) CCNP
3 5 (6.41%) CCNA
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) MOM
2 3 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.85%) Nagios
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.85%) Opsview
3 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle
4 8 (10.26%) Cisco
5 7 (8.97%) Citrix
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.56%) SYSPRO
8 1 (1.28%) Symantec
8 1 (1.28%) Dell
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