Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 32 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 19.05% 13.22% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.12% 69.57% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 9
Wigan median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £22,375 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,625 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +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 34 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 20.24% 19.01% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 9
Wigan median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +45.83% -12.73%
10th Percentile £22,825 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £43,500
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Wigan

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 16 (50.00%) VMware
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (37.50%) DHCP
7 10 (31.25%) Office 365
8 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (28.13%) IIS
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.00%) Solaris
9 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (21.88%) Network Security
10 7 (21.88%) Patch Management
10 7 (21.88%) Dell
10 7 (21.88%) SAN
10 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.88%) DNS
10 7 (21.88%) Linux

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 (28.13%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DHCP
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) Network Security
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.13%) VSAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Junior
5 5 (15.63%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.25%) Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
2 8 (25.00%) Solaris
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) Patch Management
3 6 (18.75%) Defect Management
3 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) SDLC
3 6 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Test Management
3 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Web Testing
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Data Encryption
5 1 (3.13%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Presales
5 1 (3.13%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) SLA
4 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) Dell
5 6 (18.75%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) IBM
5 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) EqualLogic
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.13%) Meraki
9 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.13%) Veeam