Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 21.09% 15.25% 8.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.10% 77.14% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 11
Wigan median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -31.58%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 Wigan with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wigan
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 31 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 24.22% 19.77% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 8
Wigan median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +56.25% -45.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £42,500 £44,000
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Wigan

Windows
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for Windows in Wigan

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wigan

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Wigan over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Wigan

For the 6 months to 16 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 Wigan region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (29.63%) Office 365
7 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.93%) Solaris
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (25.93%) DHCP
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco
10 5 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
11 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) NuGet
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DHCP
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) VSAN
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Junior
2 5 (18.52%) Junior Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Lead DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Administration Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) Solaris
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Business Development
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
2 4 (14.81%) DevOps
2 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) SDLC
2 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
2 4 (14.81%) TDD
2 4 (14.81%) Test Management
2 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (14.81%) VirtualBox
2 4 (14.81%) Xen
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Meraki
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam