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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester / Wigan
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 17.71% 10.00% 9.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.44% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 5
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -23.68%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Wigan
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 4 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 18.75% 10.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 6
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -23.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wigan citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Wigan

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Wigan region with a requirement for Windows.

1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
4 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) TDD
5 12 (42.86%) QA
5 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (42.86%) DevOps
5 12 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 12 (42.86%) Puppet
5 12 (42.86%) NuGet
5 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (42.86%) Ansible
6 11 (39.29%) VirtualBox
6 11 (39.29%) Xen
6 11 (39.29%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
9 8 (28.57%) DHCP
9 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.86%) LAN

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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) DHCP
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 12 (42.86%) NuGet
2 2 (7.14%) GCC
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Build Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Release Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) IT Support
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
1 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Android
5 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
1 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps
1 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile Development
2 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCSD
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (39.29%) VirtualBox
3 11 (39.29%) Xen
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Ansible
1 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Wonderware