The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Blackburn region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 8.77% 13.33% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 53.33% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Average salary £35,000 £21,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 10.53% 25.00% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Average salary £27,500 £21,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £16,000 £18,018
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Lancashire

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 17 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) VB
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) WinForms
4 3 (27.27%) Tandem
4 3 (27.27%) Spring.NET
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
5 1 (9.09%) Broadband
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) MSTest
1 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (27.27%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) WinForms
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) WPF
2 3 (27.27%) Spring.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (27.27%) Ninject
2 3 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) Tandem
1 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (27.27%) Kanban
1 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (27.27%) MVVM
1 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Brand Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) VB
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
Blackburn
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago