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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 4.17% 12.50% 12.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 75.00% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £17,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 20.83% 16.67% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Average salary £17,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (53.85%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) ERP
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (38.46%) WLAN
6 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) MS Office
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) SAN
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
9 2 (15.38%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) WLAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) NAS
7 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) InterBase
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) IT Support
3 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Support
3 5 (38.46%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Handset
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) NCDA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
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