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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 5.56% 5.48% 26.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
Average salary £21,500 £27,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% -24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,100 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £39,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
8 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 11.11% 16.44% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 18
Average salary £34,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.82% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) COM
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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