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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 2 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 24.07% 5.71% 34.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.29% 33.33% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 36
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,625 £26,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
35 6 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 32.41% 17.14% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 41
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wigan

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (50.00%) CSS
3 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
3 19 (41.30%) C#
4 17 (36.96%) HTML
4 17 (36.96%) Firewall
4 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
5 13 (28.26%) HTML5
5 13 (28.26%) Ajax
5 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 11 (23.91%) Web Services
6 11 (23.91%) jQuery
6 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
6 11 (23.91%) WatchGuard
6 11 (23.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (23.91%) Web Application Development
7 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (21.74%) Replication
7 10 (21.74%) EMC
7 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.57%) ERP
9 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (17.39%) vSphere
9 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.39%) DHCP
9 8 (17.39%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (13.04%) Umbraco
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 8 (17.39%) DHCP
2 8 (17.39%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) MPLS
3 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
4 5 (10.87%) Wireless
4 5 (10.87%) VLAN
5 4 (8.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) C# Developer
2 14 (30.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Administrator
4 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (8.70%) VB Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
8 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
9 3 (6.52%) IT Support
10 2 (4.35%) SAN Administrator
10 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) .NET
1 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (50.00%) CSS
2 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 13 (28.26%) HTML5
3 13 (28.26%) Ajax
4 11 (23.91%) Web Services
4 11 (23.91%) jQuery
5 6 (13.04%) WCF
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.35%) WPF
6 2 (4.35%) XML
6 2 (4.35%) XHTML
6 2 (4.35%) WinForms
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (21.74%) Replication
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
1 11 (23.91%) Web Application Development
2 9 (19.57%) ERP
3 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.22%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (13.04%) System Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Validation
5 6 (13.04%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) Line Management
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.35%) Web Development
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 19 (41.30%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.04%) C
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.39%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) WMI
2 5 (10.87%) WSUS
3 4 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) VMware
2 11 (23.91%) WatchGuard
3 10 (21.74%) EMC
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) Sophos
4 6 (13.04%) Avaya
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
6 4 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Brocade
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
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