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

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 9.59% 15.93% 16.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 92.16% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 24
Bolton median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £24,300 £19,800 £19,150
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,500 £40,000
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%

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 16 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 10.96% 17.29% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 25
Bolton median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £20,000 £19,200
90th Percentile £44,125 £52,500 £40,000
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) ERP
3 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (21.43%) VBA
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) MS Access
6 3 (21.43%) WinForms
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.14%) EDI
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Case Management
3 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (7.14%) SOLID
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
2 3 (21.43%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos