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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
North West / Lancashire
Rank 13 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 54 77 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.18% 21.94% 13.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.34% 87.50% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 57
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £22,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
91 88 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.84% 25.07% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 99
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £41,500
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 24 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 -12 14 £31,250 +11.60% 1
Chorley -12 10 £42,500 +28.78%
Burnley - 10 £30,000 - 1
Blackburn -3 6 £31,000 +37.77% 1
Blackpool -2 5 £36,000 +18.22%
Lancaster +3 3 £30,000 -
Clitheroe 0 3 - -
Skelmersdale -4 3 £35,000 +46.09%
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £22,000 - 1
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 69 (66.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
3 36 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 34 (32.69%) C#
5 28 (26.92%) SQL
5 28 (26.92%) .NET
6 27 (25.96%) Active Directory
7 25 (24.04%) VMware
8 22 (21.15%) MS Office
9 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
10 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
10 20 (19.23%) SDLC
11 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (17.31%) Linux
12 18 (17.31%) Ajax
13 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (16.35%) RESTful
14 16 (15.38%) WCF
14 16 (15.38%) HTML
14 16 (15.38%) WAN
15 15 (14.42%) DNS
15 15 (14.42%) CSS
16 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.46%) jQuery
17 13 (12.50%) SOAP
17 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (11.54%) LAN
19 11 (10.58%) Computer Science

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 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.58%) IIS
3 5 (4.81%) Confluence
4 4 (3.85%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.92%) Apache
5 2 (1.92%) Drupal
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.96%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.96%) JBoss
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) MS Office
2 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.96%) IaaS
4 1 (0.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) WAN
2 15 (14.42%) DNS
3 12 (11.54%) LAN
4 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.65%) DHCP
6 8 (7.69%) Firewall
6 8 (7.69%) Internet
7 6 (5.77%) HTTP
8 5 (4.81%) Network Security
9 4 (3.85%) DECT
9 4 (3.85%) FTP
9 4 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.85%) IPv4
9 4 (3.85%) SMTP
9 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.85%) VPN
10 3 (2.88%) SAN
10 3 (2.88%) VoIP
11 2 (1.92%) SSL
11 2 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) DTS
2 8 (7.69%) MySQL
2 8 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) GIS
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.81%) JIRA
2 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.96%) Ant
4 1 (0.96%) Selenium
4 1 (0.96%) TestRail
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Advertising
3 2 (1.92%) Legal
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) Developer
2 19 (18.27%) Analyst
3 17 (16.35%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 8 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
5 8 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (7.69%) C# Programmer
5 8 (7.69%) Programmer
5 8 (7.69%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 8 (7.69%) VB Programmer
5 8 (7.69%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
5 8 (7.69%) VB6 Programmer
6 6 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.92%) .NET
2 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET
3 18 (17.31%) Ajax
4 17 (16.35%) RESTful
5 16 (15.38%) HTML
5 16 (15.38%) WCF
6 15 (14.42%) CSS
7 14 (13.46%) jQuery
8 13 (12.50%) SOAP
9 10 (9.62%) Web Services
10 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (6.73%) WinForms
12 5 (4.81%) Node.js
13 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
13 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (3.85%) Code First Entity Framework
13 4 (3.85%) Entity Framework
13 4 (3.85%) REST
13 4 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.69%) AS400
3 8 (7.69%) iSeries
3 8 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 7 (6.73%) iPad
5 6 (5.77%) Clustering
6 5 (4.81%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.81%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.92%) iPhone
8 2 (1.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.96%) Replication
9 1 (0.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Windows Server
2 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (17.31%) Linux
4 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.65%) Unix
6 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.77%) CentOS
8 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.85%) Solaris
9 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.96%) AIX
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) SDLC
2 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.58%) ITIL
4 9 (8.65%) Change Management
4 9 (8.65%) MVC
4 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.69%) Case Management
5 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.73%) CRM
7 6 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.77%) ERP
7 6 (5.77%) Web Development
8 4 (3.85%) BDD
8 4 (3.85%) Information Security
8 4 (3.85%) MVVM
8 4 (3.85%) OOP
8 4 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.85%) Service Management
8 4 (3.85%) TDD
8 4 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) C#
2 28 (26.92%) SQL
3 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.69%) VB
4 8 (7.69%) VB6
5 7 (6.73%) C++
6 6 (5.77%) Java
6 6 (5.77%) PHP
6 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (1.92%) Delphi
9 2 (1.92%) Pascal
10 1 (0.96%) Perl
10 1 (0.96%) Python
10 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.62%) MCSE
3 5 (4.81%) Degree
3 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) CISSP
4 4 (3.85%) RHCE
4 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) SCNA
4 4 (3.85%) SCSA
4 4 (3.85%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.92%) MCSA
5 2 (1.92%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.65%) vSphere
4 4 (3.85%) Sendmail
4 4 (3.85%) vCloud
4 4 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.96%) NDS
5 1 (0.96%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (66.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.04%) VMware
3 8 (7.69%) Cisco
4 6 (5.77%) Citrix
5 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.81%) NetApp
6 4 (3.85%) Canon
6 4 (3.85%) Lotus
6 4 (3.85%) Veritas
6 4 (3.85%) Wyse
7 3 (2.88%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.88%) Mitel
7 3 (2.88%) Symantec
8 2 (1.92%) AVG
8 2 (1.92%) Epicor
8 2 (1.92%) GFI Software
8 2 (1.92%) HP
8 2 (1.92%) IBM
8 2 (1.92%) RedGate
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
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