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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 65 91 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.88% 20.27% 14.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.11% 81.98% 62.30%
Number of salaries quoted 46 58 62
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,500 £21,825
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
103 111 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.83% 24.72% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 78 78 99
Median salary £35,000 £30,450 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +1 24 £37,500 +66.66% 2
Chorley -4 15 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Blackpool -5 10 £36,000 +24.13%
Burnley - 8 £28,750 - 1
Clitheroe - 8 - -
Blackburn -3 5 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Skelmersdale -5 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Lytham St Annes - 2 £22,000 - 1
Lancaster -1 1 £23,500 -18.26%
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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

1 73 (64.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 38 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 35 (30.70%) C#
5 29 (25.44%) .NET
6 28 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 28 (24.56%) VMware
7 26 (22.81%) SQL
8 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
10 22 (19.30%) MS Exchange
11 21 (18.42%) MS Office
12 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.67%) SDLC
12 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (15.79%) WCF
14 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (14.91%) WAN
14 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (14.04%) DNS
15 16 (14.04%) jQuery
15 16 (14.04%) RESTful
16 15 (13.16%) Ajax
16 15 (13.16%) HTML
16 15 (13.16%) CSS
16 15 (13.16%) Unix
17 14 (12.28%) ITIL
17 14 (12.28%) Linux
17 14 (12.28%) LAN
17 14 (12.28%) IIS

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 22 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.28%) IIS
3 4 (3.51%) Confluence
3 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (18.42%) MS Office
2 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.91%) WAN
2 16 (14.04%) DNS
3 14 (12.28%) LAN
4 11 (9.65%) DHCP
5 10 (8.77%) Internet
5 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.89%) Firewall
7 6 (5.26%) Network Security
8 4 (3.51%) DECT
8 4 (3.51%) IPv4
8 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.51%) VLAN
8 4 (3.51%) VoIP
8 4 (3.51%) VPN
9 3 (2.63%) FTP
9 3 (2.63%) HTTP
9 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.63%) SMTP
10 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) DTS
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.14%) RDBMS
3 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (4.39%) MySQL
6 4 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) MS Access
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) JIRA
2 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.88%) LINQPad
4 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Advertising
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Danish Language
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (1.75%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Developer
2 19 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) C# Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) VB Analyst Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) VB Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) VB6 Programmer
8 6 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.26%) Help Desk Adviser
8 6 (5.26%) IT Support
8 6 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.44%) .NET
2 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 18 (15.79%) WCF
4 16 (14.04%) jQuery
4 16 (14.04%) RESTful
5 15 (13.16%) Ajax
5 15 (13.16%) CSS
5 15 (13.16%) HTML
6 11 (9.65%) SOAP
7 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.02%) Web Services
9 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 7 (6.14%) Node.js
10 6 (5.26%) XML
11 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.39%) WinForms
12 4 (3.51%) Entity Framework
12 4 (3.51%) REST
12 4 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) iPad
2 12 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 11 (9.65%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.14%) AS400
4 7 (6.14%) iSeries
5 6 (5.26%) Clustering
5 6 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 6 (5.26%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.75%) iPhone
7 2 (1.75%) PKI
7 2 (1.75%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.16%) Unix
5 14 (12.28%) Linux
6 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.51%) CentOS
9 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.63%) AIX
10 3 (2.63%) Solaris
11 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.75%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (16.67%) SDLC
2 14 (12.28%) ITIL
3 12 (10.53%) MVC
4 9 (7.89%) Change Management
4 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.02%) Case Management
5 8 (7.02%) TDD
5 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.14%) BDD
6 7 (6.14%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.26%) ERP
7 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.26%) Service Management
8 5 (4.39%) CRM
8 5 (4.39%) Demand Forecasting
8 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.39%) MVVM
9 4 (3.51%) Scrum
9 4 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) C#
2 26 (22.81%) SQL
3 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.14%) Java
4 7 (6.14%) VB
4 7 (6.14%) VB6
5 5 (4.39%) C++
6 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.51%) Ruby
7 3 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (1.75%) Delphi
8 2 (1.75%) Pascal
8 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.77%) MCSE
3 7 (6.14%) Degree
4 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) CISSP
5 3 (2.63%) RHCE
5 3 (2.63%) SCNA
5 3 (2.63%) SCSA
5 3 (2.63%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.75%) CCNA
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.75%) MCSA
6 2 (1.75%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 28 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.02%) vSphere
5 5 (4.39%) XenApp
6 4 (3.51%) vCloud
7 3 (2.63%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) NDS
9 1 (0.88%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.75%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.75%) WSUS
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (64.04%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.56%) VMware
3 7 (6.14%) Cisco
3 7 (6.14%) Citrix
4 4 (3.51%) Canon
4 4 (3.51%) Mitel
4 4 (3.51%) NetApp
4 4 (3.51%) Wyse
5 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.63%) Lotus
5 3 (2.63%) RedGate
5 3 (2.63%) Veritas
6 2 (1.75%) Apple
6 2 (1.75%) arcserve
6 2 (1.75%) AVG
6 2 (1.75%) GFI Software
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) IBM
6 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.75%) Symantec
Preston, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lytham St. Annes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago