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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Lancashire / Blackburn
Rank 4 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 23.81% 25.71% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 100.00% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Median salary £17,000 £26,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.84% -37.64%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%

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
6 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 28.57% 25.71% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 17
Median salary £17,000 £26,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.84% -37.64%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) DECT
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
4 4 (44.44%) Wyse
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) CRM
4 4 (44.44%) ERP
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%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Canon
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Lotus

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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) DECT
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) RHCE
1 2 (22.22%) SCNA
1 2 (22.22%) SCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Canon
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Wyse
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
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