The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oldham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 12.50% 12.07% 23.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 87.50% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +53.06%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 16.67% 13.79% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Manchester

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 July 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 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) LANDesk
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Cacti
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (28.57%) Windows CE
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (57.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Network Support
1 4 (57.14%) Network Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) APACS
1 1 (14.29%) EMV
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows CE
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) OWASP
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
1 4 (57.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) LANDesk
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft