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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 9.80% 22.58% 14.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 75.00% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 10
Average salary £47,500 £20,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+131.70% -25.45%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
6 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 11.76% 30.11% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 11
Average salary £47,500 £20,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+131.70% -25.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) WCF
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Replication
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) EMC
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Umbraco
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) vSphere
6 3 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
1 3 (18.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) MPLS
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.25%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) Server Patching
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
1 3 (18.75%) WMI
2 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) EMC
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
3 3 (18.75%) WatchGuard
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
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