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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 20.00% 4.26% 16.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 18.18% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 9
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £25,000 £30,465
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £25,000 £36,698
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 35.00% 23.40% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 14
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,373 £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 6 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oldham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 6 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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) ERP
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) WLAN
6 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WLAN
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) DMZ
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) InterBase
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) IT Support
2 5 (31.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) EDI
2 1 (6.25%) EDIFACT
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
2 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
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