The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lincoln region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 41 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 18.42% 63.08% 28.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 93.18% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 41 8
Average salary £29,000 £28,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% -10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,400 £22,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
Lincolnshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lincoln region.

Operating Systems Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 44 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 36.84% 67.69% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 44 12
Average salary £32,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.28% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Lincoln region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Lincoln

Windows
Salary Trend in Lincoln

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Lincoln region.

Windows Salary Trend in Lincoln

Windows
Salary Histogram in Lincoln

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Lincoln region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Lincoln

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lincoln region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (35.00%) IIS
4 7 (35.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Apache
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) LAMP
7 4 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) Life Science
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (20.00%) Android Development
7 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) SMTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lincoln region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) IIS
3 5 (25.00%) Apache
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) ADSL
4 1 (5.00%) ISDN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Lead Web Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) LAMP
3 4 (20.00%) Ajax
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 4 (20.00%) XHTML
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Life Science
1 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Web Development
1 4 (20.00%) Android Development
1 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) OO
1 4 (20.00%) OOD
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) HND
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) MCT
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle