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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 20.62% 29.27% 26.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.24% 92.31% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 25
Average salary £28,875 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £36,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 Wigan region.

Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 21.65% 31.71% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 32
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £36,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £41,000
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 24 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wigan

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (48.00%) SQL
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
1 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (48.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) Ajax
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (16.00%) SAN
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) CLARiiON
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (16.00%) VB
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) EMC
7 4 (16.00%) ERP
7 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) VB Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Graduate
7 1 (4.00%) SAN Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
1 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (48.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) CLARiiON
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) System Testing
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) BCP
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) VB
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
1 3 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) EMC
2 4 (16.00%) WatchGuard
3 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Brocade
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