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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 23.26% 9.52% 7.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 44.44% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
15 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 34.88% 21.43% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 3
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 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 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) DNS
5 11 (57.89%) DHCP
5 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
5 11 (57.89%) Hyper-V
5 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (52.63%) LAN
6 10 (52.63%) WAN
6 10 (52.63%) ERP
6 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
7 9 (47.37%) VPN
7 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
7 9 (47.37%) WLAN
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
8 7 (36.84%) VMware
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) Cisco
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.79%) Firewall
12 3 (15.79%) MS Office
12 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
1 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) DHCP
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) LAN
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
4 9 (47.37%) WLAN
4 9 (47.37%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) InterBase
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Support Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) IT Support
3 9 (47.37%) IT Support Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Desktop Support
3 9 (47.37%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
1 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ERP
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle