Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 6.74% 15.88% 23.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.67% 97.92% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 81
Bolton median annual salary £29,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.58% +12.86% +62.79%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,563 £25,000
90th Percentile £38,300 £47,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +13.59%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 7.77% 16.22% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 49
Bolton median annual salary £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +7.14% +34.62%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,563 £23,750
90th Percentile £38,250 £46,450 £45,750
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bolton

Windows
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Bolton.

Salary trend for Windows in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 4 (30.77%) VBA
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (30.77%) MS Access
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
6 3 (23.08%) Legal
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Case Management
7 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) MS Access
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) WinForms
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) EDI
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Case Management
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) SOLID
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft