The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 25.00% 36.36% 26.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Median salary £36,000 £29,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +16.00%
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 Blackpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 27.78% 36.36% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Median salary £36,000 £29,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +18.36%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackpool region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Windows
Salary Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Blackpool region.

Windows Salary Trend in Blackpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 9 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) GroupWise
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Tandem
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool 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 1 (7.69%) GroupWise
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Help Desk Adviser
2 3 (23.08%) Customer Service Advisor
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
1 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
1 1 (7.69%) Data Management
1 1 (7.69%) DevOps
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) ITSM
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
1 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
1 1 (7.69%) Release Management
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) NDS
1 1 (7.69%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware