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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 105 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.93% 17.86% 11.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.52% 80.15% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 94 49
Median salary £31,000 £33,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% +15.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £18,500 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £40,000
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
91 131 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.27% 22.28% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 57 116 79
Median salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,500 £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 25 June 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 June 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 -1 29 £40,000 -5.88%
Blackburn +16 15 £26,500 -31.61% 2
Preston -12 7 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Skelmersdale - 7 £32,500 - 2
Burnley 0 5 £31,000 -20.00%
Blackpool -6 5 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Clitheroe - 4 - -
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 25 June 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 55 (45.83%) Windows Server
2 51 (42.50%) SQL
3 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 36 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 34 (28.33%) .NET
6 33 (27.50%) VMware
7 28 (23.33%) Degree
8 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET
9 26 (21.67%) ITIL
9 26 (21.67%) JavaScript
10 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 23 (19.17%) C#
11 23 (19.17%) iPad
12 21 (17.50%) T-SQL
12 21 (17.50%) CSS
13 20 (16.67%) Unix
13 20 (16.67%) HTML
13 20 (16.67%) MVC
13 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (16.67%) jQuery
14 19 (15.83%) Windows 7
15 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
16 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
17 15 (12.50%) Lorenzo
18 14 (11.67%) Retail
18 14 (11.67%) 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 (7.50%) IIS
2 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.67%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Lorenzo
2 3 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) Firewall
2 8 (6.67%) DHCP
2 8 (6.67%) DNS
2 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.83%) Internet
4 6 (5.00%) LAN
4 6 (5.00%) WAN
5 5 (4.17%) Network Security
5 5 (4.17%) VPN
6 4 (3.33%) SAN
6 4 (3.33%) VLAN
7 3 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.50%) VoIP
8 2 (1.67%) MPLS
9 1 (0.83%) DECT
9 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.50%) MS Access
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.67%) DB2
7 2 (1.67%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MSI
1 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.67%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.83%) LINQPad
3 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (11.67%) Retail
2 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Developer
2 19 (15.83%) Analyst
2 19 (15.83%) C# Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.17%) Applications Support
5 10 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (7.50%) IT Support
6 9 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Help Desk Adviser
8 7 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.00%) IT Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.33%) .NET
2 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 21 (17.50%) CSS
4 20 (16.67%) HTML
4 20 (16.67%) jQuery
5 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (10.83%) REST
5 13 (10.83%) WCF
6 10 (8.33%) HTML5
6 10 (8.33%) SOAP
6 10 (8.33%) XML
7 9 (7.50%) JSON
8 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.00%) Node.js
9 6 (5.00%) WinForms
10 4 (3.33%) CSS3
10 4 (3.33%) Silverlight
10 4 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.33%) WPF
11 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) iPad
2 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.83%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.00%) Life Science
4 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.50%) Clustering
5 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.83%) Windows Server
2 20 (16.67%) Unix
2 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (15.83%) Windows 7
4 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.50%) Linux
7 8 (6.67%) Windows NT
7 8 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.00%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.67%) AIX
10 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.67%) Solaris
10 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.67%) ITIL
2 20 (16.67%) MVC
3 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.17%) OO
7 10 (8.33%) OOP
7 10 (8.33%) Scrum
7 10 (8.33%) TDD
8 9 (7.50%) BDD
8 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.50%) Information Management
9 7 (5.83%) Pair Programming
9 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.00%) Software Deployment
10 6 (5.00%) Web Development
11 5 (4.17%) Application Packaging
11 5 (4.17%) Service Management
11 5 (4.17%) Software Delivery
12 4 (3.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.50%) SQL
2 26 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.17%) C#
4 21 (17.50%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.83%) VBScript
6 6 (5.00%) Java
7 5 (4.17%) VB
8 3 (2.50%) R
9 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.67%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (23.33%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.17%) MCP
4 3 (2.50%) MCSA
4 3 (2.50%) MCSE
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.83%) Terminal Services
4 5 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.17%) XenApp
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.67%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) AppDNA
1 5 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.50%) VMware
3 11 (9.17%) Citrix
4 9 (7.50%) Cisco
5 8 (6.67%) BMC
6 7 (5.83%) Oracle
6 7 (5.83%) Remedy
7 5 (4.17%) AppSense
8 3 (2.50%) Apple
9 2 (1.67%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.67%) SAP
9 2 (1.67%) Twitter
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) RedGate
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