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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 3 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 22.22% 7.32% 26.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 25.00% 73.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 30
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £23,800 £26,222
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £25,000 £38,240
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
20 12 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 44.44% 29.27% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 41
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -8.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,240 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Oldham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Oldham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oldham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (46.67%) ERP
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) WLAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Apache

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WLAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (33.33%) VPN
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) IT Support
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Support
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) EDIFACT
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
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