The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 31.75% 4.00% 58.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 100.00% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 22
Average salary £31,250 £23,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.86% -20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,350 £23,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,000 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
22 1 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 34.92% 4.00% 65.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 25
Average salary £18,500 £23,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% -12.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £40,750 £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 12 (42.86%) SQL
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) MS Office
3 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 7 (25.00%) Wireless
5 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (21.43%) IIS
6 6 (21.43%) XML
6 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 6 (21.43%) Web Development
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
6 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) WCF
8 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) SOAP
8 4 (14.29%) XSLT
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) MPLS
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) DSL
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) FTP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) WLAN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.57%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Advisor
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) WCF
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) SOAP
3 4 (14.29%) XSLT
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) XSL
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) iPhone
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Web Development
2 4 (14.29%) MVC
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) SDLC
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) VBA
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB6
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam
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