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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 32.35% 20.00% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 44.44% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
11 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 32.35% 45.00% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 9
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £42,500
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 14 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oldham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
3 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 6 (33.33%) C
4 6 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Games
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 3 (16.67%) NAS
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Line 500
1 2 (11.11%) MFGPRO
1 2 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) SMTP
4 2 (11.11%) Telnet
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Games Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Server Support
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 6 (33.33%) OO
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Android Development
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) C
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Epicor
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Mitel
4 2 (11.11%) NETGEAR
4 2 (11.11%) QAD
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) Sage
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
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