Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 27 25
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 16.67% 6.72% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.55% 40.00% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 5
Wigan median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +20.93% -10.09%
10th Percentile £25,000 £18,800 £18,500
90th Percentile £44,375 £28,200 £34,400
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -

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 29 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 17.26% 16.81% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 9
Wigan median annual salary £30,000 £27,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -6.80%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,800 £18,500
90th Percentile £44,250 £43,750 £32,500
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.90%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Wigan

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (39.29%) DHCP
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) Solaris
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Test Management
6 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 8 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 8 (28.57%) SDLC
6 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 7 (25.00%) Office 365

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 7 (25.00%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DHCP
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior
5 5 (17.86%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) DBA
8 2 (7.14%) IT Support
8 2 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
9 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (35.71%) Solaris
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
1 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
1 8 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (28.57%) SDLC
1 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 8 (28.57%) Test Management
1 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (28.57%) Web Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
2 6 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Dell
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic