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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 29.41% 21.28% 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 83.33% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £22,500 £28,750 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +51.31%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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 Blackpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 29.41% 25.53% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 25 May 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Help Desk Adviser
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (9.09%) Graduate
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Graduate
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DevOps
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
1 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
1 1 (9.09%) ITSM
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
1 1 (9.09%) OO
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Service Management
1 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
1 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
1 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle