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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 75 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.32% 16.93% 10.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.88% 74.26% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 43
Median salary £31,000 £34,000 £29,339
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,100 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
68 101 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.46% 22.80% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 85 76
Median salary £29,000 £37,500 £29,339
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% +27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,500 £50,000
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 4 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 4 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
Blackburn +12 16 £26,500 -44.21% 1
Chorley -13 11 £37,500 +11.94%
Preston -5 7 £19,000 -36.66% 2
Blackpool +8 6 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Skelmersdale - 6 £32,500 -
Clitheroe - 4 - -
Burnley -12 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
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 4 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 69 (54.33%) Windows Server
2 68 (53.54%) SQL
3 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
4 48 (37.80%) Active Directory
5 39 (30.71%) .NET
6 37 (29.13%) VMware
7 31 (24.41%) ASP.NET
8 28 (22.05%) C#
8 28 (22.05%) Degree
9 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
9 26 (20.47%) ITIL
10 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (18.90%) T-SQL
12 22 (17.32%) JavaScript
12 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (15.75%) HTML
13 20 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (14.96%) Hyper-V
15 18 (14.17%) jQuery
15 18 (14.17%) Cisco
16 17 (13.39%) CSS
16 17 (13.39%) MVC
16 17 (13.39%) Windows 7
16 17 (13.39%) Electronic Patient Records
16 17 (13.39%) Lorenzo
17 16 (12.60%) iPad
17 16 (12.60%) MS Office
18 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (11.02%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (7.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.72%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.94%) IIS
5 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.57%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) Node.js
8 1 (0.79%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) JBoss
8 1 (0.79%) nginx
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) MS Office
2 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Lorenzo
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.36%) Line 500
3 2 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) DHCP
1 13 (10.24%) DNS
2 12 (9.45%) VPN
3 11 (8.66%) Firewall
4 8 (6.30%) SAN
4 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.30%) WAN
5 7 (5.51%) LAN
6 6 (4.72%) Internet
7 4 (3.15%) Network Security
7 4 (3.15%) VoIP
8 3 (2.36%) Broadband
8 3 (2.36%) PBX
8 3 (2.36%) VLAN
9 2 (1.57%) MPLS
9 2 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.79%) DECT
10 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.39%) Electronic Patient Records
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.72%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.79%) DTS
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.36%) Subversion
3 2 (1.57%) MSI
3 2 (1.57%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (1.57%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.79%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 12 (9.45%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Retail
3 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.57%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) Analyst
2 21 (16.54%) Developer
3 17 (13.39%) Support Analyst
4 16 (12.60%) C# Developer
5 11 (8.66%) IT Manager
5 11 (8.66%) IT Support
6 9 (7.09%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) IT Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (3.94%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.71%) .NET
2 31 (24.41%) ASP.NET
3 20 (15.75%) HTML
4 18 (14.17%) jQuery
5 17 (13.39%) CSS
6 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (8.66%) REST
7 9 (7.09%) SOAP
7 9 (7.09%) WCF
7 9 (7.09%) XML
8 8 (6.30%) HTML5
8 8 (6.30%) WinForms
9 6 (4.72%) JSON
10 5 (3.94%) Silverlight
10 5 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (3.94%) WPF
11 3 (2.36%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) iPad
2 5 (3.94%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.36%) Life Science
5 2 (1.57%) AS400
5 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.57%) FMCG
5 2 (1.57%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.79%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.79%) Informatics
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (54.33%) Windows Server
2 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (13.39%) Windows 7
5 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.24%) Unix
7 9 (7.09%) Linux
8 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.15%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.57%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.47%) ITIL
2 20 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (13.39%) MVC
4 12 (9.45%) OO
5 11 (8.66%) OOP
6 9 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.30%) Change Management
7 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.51%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (4.72%) BDD
9 6 (4.72%) Pair Programming
9 6 (4.72%) Scrum
9 6 (4.72%) TDD
9 6 (4.72%) Web Development
10 5 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.94%) Refactoring
10 5 (3.94%) Service Management
10 5 (3.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.54%) SQL
2 28 (22.05%) C#
3 24 (18.90%) T-SQL
4 22 (17.32%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.51%) Java
6 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.15%) C++
7 4 (3.15%) VBScript
8 3 (2.36%) PHP
8 3 (2.36%) VB
8 3 (2.36%) VBA
9 2 (1.57%) COBOL
9 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Degree
2 13 (10.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (9.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) MCP
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.36%) ISEB
5 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.57%) MCSA
6 2 (1.57%) MCSE
6 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (37.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.96%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.09%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.15%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.57%) XenApp
8 1 (0.79%) Postfix
8 1 (0.79%) Varnish
8 1 (0.79%) vSphere
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) AppDNA
1 2 (1.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
2 37 (29.13%) VMware
3 18 (14.17%) Cisco
4 12 (9.45%) Citrix
5 8 (6.30%) Oracle
6 7 (5.51%) Dell
7 6 (4.72%) Remedy
8 5 (3.94%) HP
9 4 (3.15%) Apple
9 4 (3.15%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.15%) Wyse
9 4 (3.15%) Xerox
10 3 (2.36%) BT
10 3 (2.36%) Lotus
10 3 (2.36%) Sage
11 2 (1.57%) BMC
11 2 (1.57%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.57%) IBM
11 2 (1.57%) SAP
11 2 (1.57%) Twitter
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