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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 23.53% 9.76% 13.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 44.44% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,250 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £45,750 £27,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
8 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 23.53% 21.95% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 5
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 12 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 5 (33.33%) Apple
6 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Dell
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Wyse
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) CRM
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) ERP
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) Office 365
9 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) VoIP
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) Firewall
9 2 (13.33%) MPLS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
1 1 (6.67%) Informatics
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) CRM
1 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) BDD
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) OO
2 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) 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 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Apple
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Dell
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Wyse
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter
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