The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 11 7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn - 21.88% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 5
Median salary - £23,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Windows
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn region.

Operating Systems Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 8.33% 21.88% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 5
Median salary £31,000 £22,250 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.32% +23.61%
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackburn region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

Windows
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

Windows Salary Trend in Blackburn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Blackburn region with a requirement for Windows.

1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) iPad
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) ASP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
1 5 (33.33%) JSON
1 5 (33.33%) REST
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) BDD
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix