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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 7 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 23.66% 19.44% 24.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.88% 93.33% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 26
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -31.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 15 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 24.43% 20.83% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 35
Median salary £33,750 £23,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.73% -29.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bolton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bolton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.82%) SCCM
4 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
4 19 (38.78%) SCOrch
5 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
5 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
6 14 (28.57%) Service Management
6 14 (28.57%) ITIL
7 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
7 13 (26.53%) C#
7 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
7 13 (26.53%) HP
7 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.45%) Problem Management
8 11 (22.45%) .NET
8 11 (22.45%) MS Office
8 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
9 10 (20.41%) DHCP
9 10 (20.41%) DNS
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (18.37%) MCP
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (16.33%) MSI
11 8 (16.33%) InstallShield
11 8 (16.33%) MCSE
11 8 (16.33%) Application Packaging
11 8 (16.33%) BC Cleared
11 8 (16.33%) Application Virtualisation

Windows
Top Related 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 7 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) IaaS
2 3 (6.12%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DHCP
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
2 7 (14.29%) Skype
3 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.04%) IPsec
5 1 (2.04%) MPLS
5 1 (2.04%) SMS
5 1 (2.04%) Softphone
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) InstallShield
1 8 (16.33%) MSI
2 5 (10.20%) Moq
2 5 (10.20%) MSTest
2 5 (10.20%) NUnit
2 5 (10.20%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) Ant
5 2 (4.08%) Gradle
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) IT Operations Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Service Operations Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Developer
4 6 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.16%) ICT Technician
6 4 (8.16%) Operations Team Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Senior ICT Technician
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Technician
6 4 (8.16%) Service Operations Team Leader
7 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (10.20%) Ninject
2 5 (10.20%) Spring.NET
2 5 (10.20%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (10.20%) WinForms
2 5 (10.20%) WPF
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Tandem
2 1 (2.04%) iPad
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
2 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
1 14 (28.57%) Service Management
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.33%) Application Packaging
4 8 (16.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 7 (14.29%) DevOps
6 6 (12.24%) Kanban
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.20%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (10.20%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (10.20%) MVVM
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) TDD
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) SDLC
9 2 (4.08%) Release Management
9 2 (4.08%) Virtual Environments
10 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.53%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) MCP
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (16.33%) BC Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) MCSE
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (40.82%) SCCM
2 19 (38.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) HP
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Facebook
5 1 (2.04%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) New Relic
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago