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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 17.78% 7.81% 12.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 38.46% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -0.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £30,349
10% offered a salary of more than £37,134 £32,500 £40,024
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
14 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 31.11% 20.31% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 10
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -0.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,606 £40,024 £35,000
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 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oldham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) ERP
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (45.00%) LAN
5 9 (45.00%) DNS
5 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 9 (45.00%) DHCP
6 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) WLAN
6 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 8 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) NetApp
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
11 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
1 9 (45.00%) DHCP
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) WLAN
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) InterBase
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) IT Support
2 8 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (35.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) EDI
2 1 (5.00%) EDIFACT
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 8 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ERP
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) NCDA
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
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