The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 15.38% 11.90% 32.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 71.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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 Oldham region.

Operating Systems Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 19.23% 16.67% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Oldham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Windows
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Oldham region.

Windows Salary Trend in Oldham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Cacti
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) APACS
1 1 (12.50%) EMV
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cacti
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft