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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 13.89% 31.91% 22.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 83.33% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 24
Average salary £28,750 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.13% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £26,100 £21,075
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £34,250
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
15 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 20.83% 38.30% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 32
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,250 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,300 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wigan

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) MS Office
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
6 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Replication
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) CLARiiON
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (17.39%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.04%) CMS
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) VB Developer
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Support
5 2 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Assistant
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
1 4 (17.39%) CLARiiON
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
1 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
1 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) ERP
2 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
3 2 (8.70%) BCP
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) System Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) EMC
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
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