Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 28 12
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 16.99% 7.69% 16.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.30% 88.89% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 32
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £31,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.41% -9.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,250 £24,000 £21,550
90th Percentile £33,750 £38,075 £47,350
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%

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 27 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 17.65% 8.65% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 30
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,250 £24,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £35,750 £37,625 £41,950
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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bolton

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (30.77%) Driving Licence
7 8 (30.77%) Unified Communications
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 7 (26.92%) Citrix
9 6 (23.08%) Office 365
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Server
9 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
10 5 (19.23%) Break/Fix
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (15.38%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) C#
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle
11 4 (15.38%) Firmware

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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 8 (30.77%) Unified Communications
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.69%) SSL
5 2 (7.69%) VLAN
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) IT Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Server Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Electronics Technician
4 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Hardware Technician
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Break/Fix
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
1 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Network Management
3 2 (7.69%) Web Filtering
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Logistics
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Server
4 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
5 4 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (7.69%) XenApp
7 1 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 2 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam