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

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 64 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.71% 18.13% 12.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.30% 92.75% 59.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 51
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £52,500
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
71 69 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.64% 19.55% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 91
Median salary £30,750 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.90% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Burnley - 8 £31,500 - 1
Chorley -10 7 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Blackburn -1 5 £17,000 -35.84% 1
Preston -20 5 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Lancaster - 3 £30,000 -
Skelmersdale -2 2 £20,500 -18.00%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £22,000 -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 61 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 34 (34.69%) Windows Server
4 33 (33.67%) C#
5 27 (27.55%) Active Directory
6 25 (25.51%) .NET
7 24 (24.49%) SQL
8 22 (22.45%) VMware
9 21 (21.43%) Linux
10 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
11 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
12 17 (17.35%) MS Office
12 17 (17.35%) RESTful
12 17 (17.35%) SDLC
13 16 (16.33%) WCF
13 16 (16.33%) HTML
14 15 (15.31%) CSS
14 15 (15.31%) Ajax
15 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (14.29%) SOAP
15 14 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 14 (14.29%) DNS
15 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (11.22%) jQuery
18 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
18 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
18 11 (11.22%) WAN
18 11 (11.22%) Web Services

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 14 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.18%) IIS
3 5 (5.10%) Confluence
4 4 (4.08%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.04%) Drupal
6 1 (1.02%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (17.35%) MS Office
2 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) PaaS
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) DNS
2 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.22%) WAN
3 9 (9.18%) Internet
4 8 (8.16%) Firewall
5 7 (7.14%) DHCP
5 7 (7.14%) HTTP
5 7 (7.14%) LAN
6 5 (5.10%) FTP
7 4 (4.08%) DECT
7 4 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.08%) IPv4
7 4 (4.08%) Network Security
7 4 (4.08%) SAN
7 4 (4.08%) SMTP
7 4 (4.08%) Unified Communications
7 4 (4.08%) VPN
8 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.04%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
2 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.14%) MySQL
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.10%) DTS
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.02%) DB2
8 1 (1.02%) GIS
8 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.10%) JIRA
3 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) Ant
4 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.02%) TestRail
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Advertising
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (9.18%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.16%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 8 (8.16%) .NET Programmer
5 8 (8.16%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (8.16%) C# Programmer
5 8 (8.16%) Programmer
5 8 (8.16%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 8 (8.16%) VB Programmer
5 8 (8.16%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
5 8 (8.16%) VB6 Programmer
6 6 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) IT Support
7 5 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) .NET
2 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
3 17 (17.35%) RESTful
4 16 (16.33%) HTML
4 16 (16.33%) WCF
5 15 (15.31%) Ajax
5 15 (15.31%) CSS
6 14 (14.29%) SOAP
7 11 (11.22%) jQuery
7 11 (11.22%) Web Services
8 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (7.14%) WinForms
10 5 (5.10%) Node.js
10 5 (5.10%) XML
11 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (4.08%) Code First Entity Framework
11 4 (4.08%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.08%) REST
11 4 (4.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) AS400
3 8 (8.16%) iSeries
3 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
4 7 (7.14%) Clustering
4 7 (7.14%) iPad
5 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.04%) iPhone
7 2 (2.04%) PKI
8 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Windows Server
2 21 (21.43%) Linux
3 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.20%) Unix
6 7 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.12%) CentOS
8 4 (4.08%) Solaris
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.02%) AIX
11 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) SDLC
2 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.22%) ITIL
4 9 (9.18%) MVC
5 7 (7.14%) CRM
5 7 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.12%) Change Management
6 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.12%) Web Development
7 5 (5.10%) Case Management
7 5 (5.10%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.08%) BDD
8 4 (4.08%) ERP
8 4 (4.08%) Information Security
8 4 (4.08%) MVVM
8 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.08%) TDD
8 4 (4.08%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.08%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (4.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.67%) C#
2 24 (24.49%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.16%) VB
4 8 (8.16%) VB6
5 7 (7.14%) C++
6 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.12%) Java
6 6 (6.12%) PHP
6 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.08%) Ruby
8 2 (2.04%) Delphi
8 2 (2.04%) Pascal
8 2 (2.04%) Perl
8 2 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) MCSE
3 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) Degree
5 4 (4.08%) CISSP
5 4 (4.08%) RHCE
5 4 (4.08%) SCNA
5 4 (4.08%) SCSA
5 4 (4.08%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.04%) MCSA
6 2 (2.04%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (2.04%) SANS
6 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.20%) vSphere
3 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.08%) Sendmail
4 4 (4.08%) vCloud
5 1 (1.02%) NDS
5 1 (1.02%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.06%) SCCM
4 2 (2.04%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.02%) Nagios
5 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.45%) VMware
3 9 (9.18%) Cisco
4 6 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.10%) Citrix
5 5 (5.10%) NetApp
5 5 (5.10%) Veritas
6 4 (4.08%) Canon
6 4 (4.08%) Lotus
6 4 (4.08%) Wyse
7 3 (3.06%) DevExpress
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle
8 2 (2.04%) HP
8 2 (2.04%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.04%) SAP
8 2 (2.04%) Sybase
9 1 (1.02%) Dell
9 1 (1.02%) EMC
9 1 (1.02%) IBM
9 1 (1.02%) Juniper
Burnley, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £24k dependent on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Fantastic company
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago