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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 60 90 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.63% 16.10% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.92% 80.36% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 86 45
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
77 112 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.78% 20.04% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 103 71
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -2 21 £39,250 -7.64% 2
Skelmersdale - 8 £50,000 -
Blackburn +9 7 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Preston -14 6 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Burnley +3 4 £29,500 -37.89% 2
Blackpool -10 4 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Clitheroe - 3 - -
Accrington - 2 £14,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 47 (42.34%) Windows Server
3 43 (38.74%) SQL
4 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 29 (26.13%) .NET
5 29 (26.13%) VMware
6 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
7 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
8 23 (20.72%) ITIL
8 23 (20.72%) iPad
9 22 (19.82%) Degree
9 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET
9 22 (19.82%) Unix
9 22 (19.82%) C#
10 21 (18.92%) CSS
11 20 (18.02%) HTML
11 20 (18.02%) MVC
11 20 (18.02%) jQuery
11 20 (18.02%) Windows 7
12 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (14.41%) T-SQL
14 14 (12.61%) Retail
14 14 (12.61%) Hyper-V
15 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (11.71%) REST
15 13 (11.71%) WCF
15 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
15 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003

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 (7.21%) IIS
1 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.50%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.80%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.91%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Lorenzo
2 3 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Firewall
2 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.31%) Internet
4 6 (5.41%) DHCP
4 6 (5.41%) DNS
4 6 (5.41%) LAN
4 6 (5.41%) Network Security
4 6 (5.41%) VLAN
4 6 (5.41%) WAN
5 4 (3.60%) VoIP
5 4 (3.60%) VPN
6 3 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.80%) SAN
8 1 (0.90%) DECT
8 1 (0.90%) MPLS
8 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) Electronic Patient Records
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.70%) MS Access
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.80%) DB2
7 2 (1.80%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MSI
1 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.50%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.80%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.90%) LINQPad
3 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (12.61%) Retail
2 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.50%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Danish Language
4 2 (1.80%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (1.80%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Developer
2 19 (17.12%) C# Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Applications Support
6 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.21%) IT Support
9 7 (6.31%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Help Desk Adviser
11 5 (4.50%) Environment Manager
11 5 (4.50%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) .NET
2 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET
3 21 (18.92%) CSS
4 20 (18.02%) HTML
4 20 (18.02%) jQuery
5 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (11.71%) REST
5 13 (11.71%) WCF
6 10 (9.01%) HTML5
6 10 (9.01%) SOAP
7 9 (8.11%) JSON
7 9 (8.11%) XML
8 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.41%) Node.js
9 6 (5.41%) WinForms
10 4 (3.60%) CSS3
10 4 (3.60%) Silverlight
10 4 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.60%) WPF
11 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) iPad
2 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.31%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.41%) Life Science
4 5 (4.50%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Clustering
7 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.80%) Replication
7 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.34%) Windows Server
2 22 (19.82%) Unix
3 20 (18.02%) Windows 7
4 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.11%) Linux
7 9 (8.11%) Windows XP
8 8 (7.21%) Windows NT
9 6 (5.41%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.60%) AIX
11 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.80%) Solaris
12 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) ITIL
2 20 (18.02%) MVC
3 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.91%) OO
5 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.01%) OOP
5 10 (9.01%) Scrum
5 10 (9.01%) TDD
5 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.11%) BDD
6 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.11%) Information Management
7 7 (6.31%) Pair Programming
7 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.31%) Service Management
8 6 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.41%) Software Deployment
8 6 (5.41%) Web Development
9 5 (4.50%) Demand Forecasting
9 5 (4.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.74%) SQL
2 26 (23.42%) JavaScript
3 22 (19.82%) C#
4 16 (14.41%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.31%) VBScript
6 6 (5.41%) Java
7 5 (4.50%) VB
8 3 (2.70%) R
9 2 (1.80%) VBA
10 1 (0.90%) C++
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) MCP
2 4 (3.60%) MCSE
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) CCNA
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.80%) MCSA
4 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.90%) MCITP
5 1 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.61%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.31%) Terminal Services
4 7 (6.31%) XenApp
5 5 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) AppDNA
1 5 (4.50%) SCCM
2 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.80%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.90%) Nagios
4 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.13%) VMware
3 11 (9.91%) Citrix
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco
5 8 (7.21%) BMC
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle
6 7 (6.31%) Remedy
7 5 (4.50%) AppSense
8 3 (2.70%) Apple
9 2 (1.80%) arcserve
9 2 (1.80%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.80%) HP
9 2 (1.80%) IBM
9 2 (1.80%) Juniper
9 2 (1.80%) Mitel
9 2 (1.80%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.80%) SAP
9 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.80%) Sophos
9 2 (1.80%) Twitter
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