The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 30.61% 27.08% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.75% 54.17% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 9
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
16 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 32.65% 50.00% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 12
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £8,500 £21,000 £18,512
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Blackburn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Blackburn region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office
9 3 (15.79%) WAN
9 3 (15.79%) VPN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.79%) Lync
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) NUnit
1 3 (15.79%) MSTest
1 3 (15.79%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (15.79%) Moq
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (15.79%) Ninject
3 3 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (15.79%) WinForms
3 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) WPF
3 3 (15.79%) Spring.NET
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Tandem
1 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) CCTV
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) MVC
1 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Kanban
2 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (15.79%) MVVM
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) VB
1 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCTS
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
3 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Wyse
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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