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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 66 95 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.14% 18.38% 12.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.50% 78.51% 60.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 87 49
Median salary £31,000 £38,000 £29,339
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +29.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £21,100 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £40,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
80 121 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.35% 23.40% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51 110 79
Median salary £30,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.95% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,500 £47,500
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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Chorley -4 25 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Blackburn +10 12 £26,500 -24.28%
Blackpool +4 6 £22,500 -30.76%
Preston -11 6 £19,000 -36.66% 2
Skelmersdale - 6 £32,500 -
Clitheroe - 5 - -
Burnley -9 4 £30,250 +0.83%
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £24,000 -
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 63 (52.50%) Windows Server
2 61 (50.83%) SQL
3 49 (40.83%) Microsoft
4 43 (35.83%) Active Directory
5 35 (29.17%) .NET
5 35 (29.17%) VMware
6 30 (25.00%) Degree
7 27 (22.50%) ITIL
8 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET
9 24 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
11 22 (18.33%) C#
12 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
12 21 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (16.67%) iPad
14 19 (15.83%) Windows 7
14 19 (15.83%) HTML
15 18 (15.00%) CSS
15 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (14.17%) Hyper-V
16 17 (14.17%) Electronic Patient Records
16 17 (14.17%) Lorenzo
17 16 (13.33%) MVC
17 16 (13.33%) jQuery
18 15 (12.50%) MS Office
19 14 (11.67%) Unix
20 13 (10.83%) Cisco
20 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared

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 8 (6.67%) IIS
1 8 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.33%) Node.js
3 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.67%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Office
2 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Lorenzo
2 2 (1.67%) Line 500
2 2 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Firewall
2 10 (8.33%) DHCP
2 10 (8.33%) DNS
3 8 (6.67%) SAN
4 7 (5.83%) LAN
4 7 (5.83%) VPN
4 7 (5.83%) WAN
5 6 (5.00%) Internet
5 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.33%) Network Security
6 4 (3.33%) VoIP
7 3 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.50%) VLAN
8 2 (1.67%) Broadband
8 2 (1.67%) MPLS
8 2 (1.67%) PBX
9 1 (0.83%) DECT
9 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.17%) Electronic Patient Records
3 6 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.67%) DB2
5 2 (1.67%) MS Access
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.67%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MSI
1 5 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.67%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.83%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 11 (9.17%) Retail
2 10 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Analyst
2 21 (17.50%) Developer
3 17 (14.17%) Support Analyst
4 16 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 10 (8.33%) IT Support
7 9 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.50%) IT Manager
8 8 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.17%) .NET
2 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET
3 19 (15.83%) HTML
4 18 (15.00%) CSS
5 16 (13.33%) jQuery
6 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (8.33%) REST
7 10 (8.33%) SOAP
7 10 (8.33%) WCF
8 9 (7.50%) XML
9 8 (6.67%) HTML5
10 7 (5.83%) WinForms
11 6 (5.00%) JSON
12 4 (3.33%) Silverlight
12 4 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.33%) WPF
13 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
14 2 (1.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) iPad
2 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.00%) Life Science
4 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.67%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.83%) Informatics
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (52.50%) Windows Server
2 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (15.83%) Windows 7
4 14 (11.67%) Unix
5 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.50%) Linux
7 8 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.00%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.17%) Windows NT
10 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.67%) AIX
11 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.67%) Solaris
11 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) ITIL
2 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (13.33%) MVC
4 13 (10.83%) Mentoring
5 11 (9.17%) OO
6 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.33%) OOP
7 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.00%) BDD
8 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.00%) Information Management
8 6 (5.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (5.00%) Scrum
8 6 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 6 (5.00%) TDD
8 6 (5.00%) Web Development
9 5 (4.17%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.17%) Change Management
9 5 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.83%) SQL
2 24 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 22 (18.33%) C#
4 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.83%) VBScript
6 6 (5.00%) VB
7 4 (3.33%) Java
7 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.50%) VBA
9 2 (1.67%) PHP
9 2 (1.67%) R
9 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.17%) MCP
6 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.50%) MCSA
7 3 (2.50%) MCSE
8 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.83%) CCNA
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.83%) ISEB
9 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (35.83%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (4.17%) XenApp
6 3 (2.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) AppDNA
1 5 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (1.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (29.17%) VMware
3 13 (10.83%) Cisco
4 12 (10.00%) Citrix
5 7 (5.83%) BMC
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle
5 7 (5.83%) Remedy
6 5 (4.17%) AppSense
7 3 (2.50%) Dell
7 3 (2.50%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.67%) BT
8 2 (1.67%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.67%) HP
8 2 (1.67%) Lotus
8 2 (1.67%) Sage
8 2 (1.67%) SAP
8 2 (1.67%) Twitter
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.83%) Wyse
9 1 (0.83%) Xerox
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster Council
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Fanastic Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago