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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 10.34% 12.05% 12.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 55.56% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 8
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,925 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
9 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 15.52% 21.69% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 13
Average salary £47,500 £31,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wigan

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco