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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 12.82% 28.57% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 88.89% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Median salary £45,000 £22,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 12.82% 32.14% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Median salary £45,000 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Blackburn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Blackburn region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) DECT
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) CRM
4 4 (44.44%) ERP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Wyse
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
4 4 (44.44%) CentOS
4 4 (44.44%) Confluence
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (44.44%) Canon
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) WCF

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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) DECT
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) CentOS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
1 1 (11.11%) SCNA
1 1 (11.11%) SCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
2 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Canon
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Wyse
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Lotus