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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 9 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.21% 23.08% 20.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.63% 100.00% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 18
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -48.97%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
32 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 21.19% 23.08% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 29
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) PowerShell
3 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
7 14 (28.00%) C#
8 13 (26.00%) DHCP
8 13 (26.00%) DNS
8 13 (26.00%) Service Management
8 13 (26.00%) SCCM
9 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (24.00%) SCOrch
10 11 (22.00%) .NET
11 9 (18.00%) MCP
11 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
11 9 (18.00%) DevOps
11 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
12 8 (16.00%) BC Cleared
12 8 (16.00%) Kanban
12 8 (16.00%) Application Packaging
12 8 (16.00%) MCSE
12 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (16.00%) MSI
12 8 (16.00%) InstallShield

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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) IaaS
2 3 (6.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) DHCP
1 13 (26.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) SMS
3 3 (6.00%) VLAN
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) Skype
4 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.00%) IPsec
5 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.00%) MPLS
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) Softphone
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) InstallShield
1 8 (16.00%) MSI
2 5 (10.00%) Moq
2 5 (10.00%) MSTest
2 5 (10.00%) NUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.00%) Ant
5 2 (4.00%) Gradle
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) ICT Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Senior ICT Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Technician
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.00%) IT Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support
7 2 (4.00%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (10.00%) Ninject
2 5 (10.00%) Spring.NET
2 5 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (10.00%) WinForms
2 5 (10.00%) WPF
3 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (10.00%) iPad
1 5 (10.00%) Tandem
2 3 (6.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 13 (26.00%) Service Management
4 9 (18.00%) DevOps
5 8 (16.00%) Application Packaging
5 8 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (16.00%) Kanban
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.00%) MVVM
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.00%) SDLC
8 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 2 (4.00%) Release Management
9 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.00%) C#
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) MCP
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (16.00%) BC Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) MCSE
4 5 (10.00%) Degree
5 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) SCCM
2 12 (24.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Facebook
4 3 (6.00%) New Relic
5 2 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) CommVault
6 1 (2.00%) Dell
6 1 (2.00%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Lotus
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
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