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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 9.68% 7.41% 12.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 80.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
7 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 11.29% 9.26% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 15
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £25,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) NUnit
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 4 (33.33%) MSTest
3 4 (33.33%) Moq
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Billing
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) NUnit
1 4 (33.33%) MSTest
1 4 (33.33%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) VB
1 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
Blackburn, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
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