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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 18 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 18.95% 28.21% 26.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.74% 84.62% 82.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 26
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 £24,850 £36,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £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
19 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 20.00% 33.33% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 32
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,200 £40,000
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 21 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wigan

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 21 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 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) C#
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) Ajax
7 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.00%) SAN
9 4 (16.00%) CLARiiON
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 4 (16.00%) CMS
9 4 (16.00%) Replication
9 4 (16.00%) ERP
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) CMS
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) 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%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) 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 4 (16.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 4 (16.00%) VB Developer
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Graduate
6 1 (4.00%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) Ajax
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) CLARiiON
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
5 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%) Solaris
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) System Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) 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%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
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