The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.86% 15.48% 21.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.33% 63.41% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 29
Average salary £21,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.73% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.49% 24.40% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 35
Average salary £19,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £28,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Manchester

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 31 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (66.00%) SQL
2 30 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 29 (58.00%) C#
3 29 (58.00%) .NET
4 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (56.00%) MVC
5 26 (52.00%) ASP.NET
6 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
7 21 (42.00%) T-SQL
8 20 (40.00%) HTML
8 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 20 (40.00%) VB.NET
9 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (28.00%) MS Office
11 10 (20.00%) WinForms
12 9 (18.00%) TDD
12 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (18.00%) OO
13 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (16.00%) WCF
13 8 (16.00%) jQuery
14 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
14 6 (12.00%) CSS
14 6 (12.00%) N-Tier
14 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (12.00%) Intranet
14 6 (12.00%) Advertising
15 5 (10.00%) Back Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (28.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Intranet
2 5 (10.00%) DHCP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) Wireless
4 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) OLAP
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.00%) Moq
2 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (6.00%) NUnit
2 3 (6.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.00%) Advertising
2 5 (10.00%) Back Office
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Web Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) IT Support
8 1 (2.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 26 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (40.00%) HTML
4 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (20.00%) WinForms
6 8 (16.00%) WCF
6 8 (16.00%) jQuery
7 6 (12.00%) CSS
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (8.00%) Web Services
10 3 (6.00%) COM+
10 3 (6.00%) RESTful
10 3 (6.00%) Dojo
11 2 (4.00%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.00%) XML
12 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.00%) iSeries
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (10.00%) UNIX
2 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.00%) Windows CE
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) MVC
2 14 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (18.00%) TDD
3 9 (18.00%) OO
4 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) Time Management
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL
6 3 (6.00%) OOD
6 3 (6.00%) Logistics
6 3 (6.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.00%) Scrum
7 1 (2.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) OOP
7 1 (2.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.00%) MVVM
7 1 (2.00%) Web Development
7 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) SQL
2 29 (58.00%) C#
3 21 (42.00%) T-SQL
4 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) WSUS
1 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Sage
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Novell
4 2 (4.00%) Pegasus
4 2 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
Bolton, Lancashire
University of Bolton
Salary: From £23,386 to £27,864 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago