The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wigan region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 32.88% 27.03% 9.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.42% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 10
Average salary £20,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.92% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,700 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £47,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 42.47% 27.03% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 10
Average salary £20,500 £27,300 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.90% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,300 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Manchester

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wigan

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (23.08%) WinForms
4 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 6 (23.08%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (15.38%) MCP
6 4 (15.38%) MCAD
6 4 (15.38%) MCSD
6 4 (15.38%) LAN
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MSTest
1 4 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (15.38%) Moq
1 4 (15.38%) NUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Graduate
2 4 (15.38%) Junior
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Technician
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Assistant
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Server Support
4 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) WinForms
2 6 (23.08%) WCF
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (15.38%) Spring.NET
3 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (15.38%) Ninject
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (15.38%) WPF
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) Kanban
3 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (15.38%) MVVM
3 4 (15.38%) Web Development
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
2 4 (15.38%) MCAD
2 4 (15.38%) MCSD
2 4 (15.38%) MCTS
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
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