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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 15.79% 20.00% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 64.52% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 5
Average salary £23,706 £28,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.54% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
14 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 36.84% 31.00% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 8
Average salary £23,913 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.42% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,750 £42,500
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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) iPhone
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
4 5 (45.45%) iPad
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
5 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Service Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) IT Support
4 3 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
5 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
6 1 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 5 (45.45%) iPad
2 5 (45.45%) iPhone
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago