Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 5.22% 15.74% 20.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 94.87% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 36
Bolton median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -10.26%
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £38,750 £46,750
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +10.00%

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 7 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 5.22% 16.60% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 33
Bolton median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £38,750 £41,750
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bolton over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Fintech
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Games

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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam