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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.76% 24.84% 21.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 84.44% 68.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 32
Average salary £22,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £28,200 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
9 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.24% 29.41% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 48
Average salary £23,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.30% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £49,250 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) DHCP
3 12 (48.00%) DNS
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (28.00%) Legal
7 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (24.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.00%) HP
9 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (16.00%) NAS
10 4 (16.00%) Veeam
10 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
10 4 (16.00%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (16.00%) SAN
10 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
10 4 (16.00%) MCSE
10 4 (16.00%) MS Office
10 4 (16.00%) SAP
10 4 (16.00%) Sun
10 4 (16.00%) SLA
10 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (16.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DHCP
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) NAS
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 7 (28.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) IT Support
2 5 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (16.00%) IT Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) IT Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
1 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.00%) ERP
2 1 (4.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (4.00%) Line Management
2 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.00%) Test Management
2 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNA
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) MCDST
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Server
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) DameWare
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) Sun
4 4 (16.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Autodesk
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
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