The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 57 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.27% 10.90% 8.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.27% 59.38% 71.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 38
Median salary £36,250 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £20,700 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Windows
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 96 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.78% 18.36% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 53
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 11 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Chorley -1 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Blackpool -2 4 - - 1
Clitheroe - 4 - -
Skelmersdale +1 3 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Newton-le-Willows -4 2 £30,000 -
Accrington - 2 £14,000 -
Burnley - 2 - - 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 57 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 37 (32.46%) SQL
4 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 34 (29.82%) .NET
6 29 (25.44%) ASP.NET
7 27 (23.68%) VMware
8 26 (22.81%) C#
8 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
8 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (19.30%) Windows 7
10 21 (18.42%) jQuery
11 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (17.54%) MS Office
12 19 (16.67%) ITIL
13 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 18 (15.79%) Degree
14 17 (14.91%) iPad
14 17 (14.91%) Unix
14 17 (14.91%) MVC
15 15 (13.16%) IIS
15 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (12.28%) WCF
16 14 (12.28%) CSS
16 14 (12.28%) MS Exchange
16 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (11.40%) HTML
17 13 (11.40%) Citrix
17 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 15 (13.16%) IIS
2 14 (12.28%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Office
2 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Lorenzo
2 3 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) Firewall
1 11 (9.65%) LAN
1 11 (9.65%) WAN
2 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.14%) DHCP
3 7 (6.14%) DNS
4 6 (5.26%) Internet
5 5 (4.39%) Network Security
5 5 (4.39%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (4.39%) VLAN
5 5 (4.39%) VoIP
6 3 (2.63%) VPN
7 2 (1.75%) SAN
7 2 (1.75%) SSL
8 1 (0.88%) MPLS
8 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) Electronic Patient Records
3 8 (7.02%) DTS
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.63%) MS Access
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.75%) DB2
8 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MSI
1 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.39%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) LINQPad
4 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.53%) Retail
2 7 (6.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Danish Language
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.75%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (1.75%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) Developer
2 20 (17.54%) .NET Developer
2 20 (17.54%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) Applications Support
6 10 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Help Desk Adviser
9 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Applications Packager
11 5 (4.39%) Environment Manager
11 5 (4.39%) Server Support
11 5 (4.39%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) .NET
2 29 (25.44%) ASP.NET
3 21 (18.42%) jQuery
4 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (12.28%) CSS
4 14 (12.28%) WCF
5 13 (11.40%) HTML
6 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (7.89%) Node.js
8 8 (7.02%) Ajax
9 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 7 (6.14%) REST
9 7 (6.14%) SOAP
9 7 (6.14%) WinForms
10 6 (5.26%) HTML5
10 6 (5.26%) WPF
10 6 (5.26%) XML
11 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.39%) JSON
11 5 (4.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) iPad
2 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.39%) Life Science
5 5 (4.39%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.63%) Clustering
7 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.75%) Replication
7 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.21%) Windows Server
2 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (19.30%) Windows 7
4 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (14.91%) Unix
6 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.02%) Windows NT
7 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.51%) AIX
9 4 (3.51%) Linux
9 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.75%) Solaris
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) ITIL
2 17 (14.91%) MVC
3 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
4 11 (9.65%) SDLC
5 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.77%) TDD
5 10 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (7.89%) BDD
6 9 (7.89%) Information Management
7 8 (7.02%) Case Management
7 8 (7.02%) Change Management
7 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.14%) OOP
9 6 (5.26%) Scrum
9 6 (5.26%) Web Application Development
10 5 (4.39%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (4.39%) MVVM
10 5 (4.39%) Software Delivery
10 5 (4.39%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.46%) SQL
2 26 (22.81%) C#
3 18 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.14%) VBScript
6 5 (4.39%) Java
6 5 (4.39%) VB
7 4 (3.51%) Ruby
8 3 (2.63%) R
9 2 (1.75%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) VBA
10 1 (0.88%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) Delphi
10 1 (0.88%) Pascal
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) MCSE
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.51%) MCP
3 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) CCNA
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.75%) MCSA
5 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCITP
6 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.77%) XenApp
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) AppDNA
1 5 (4.39%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.75%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (23.68%) VMware
3 13 (11.40%) Citrix
4 8 (7.02%) BMC
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco
6 5 (4.39%) AppSense
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle
7 4 (3.51%) Mitel
8 3 (2.63%) Apple
8 3 (2.63%) RedGate
8 3 (2.63%) Remedy
9 2 (1.75%) arcserve
9 2 (1.75%) Epicor
9 2 (1.75%) GFI Software
9 2 (1.75%) HP
9 2 (1.75%) IBM
9 2 (1.75%) Juniper
9 2 (1.75%) SAP
9 2 (1.75%) Sophos
9 2 (1.75%) Symantec
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