The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 5.00% 25.00% 17.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 66.67% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 19
Average salary £27,500 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £24,150 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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 Wigan region.

Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 15.00% 37.50% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 23
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Windows
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wigan region.

Windows Salary Trend in Wigan

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wigan

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (36.00%) MS Office
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.00%) Web Development
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (12.00%) Replication
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) CLARiiON
8 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) EMC
8 3 (12.00%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Assistant
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) WCF
2 2 (8.00%) WinForms
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.00%) Android
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (16.00%) Web Development
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) BCP
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.00%) System Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) EMC
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
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