The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Lincoln region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 27.03% 25.93% 11.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 70.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 3
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 37.84% 37.04% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 4
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Lincolnshire

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 17 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Lincoln

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) VMware
3 19 (59.38%) MS Exchange
3 19 (59.38%) LAN
3 19 (59.38%) WAN
4 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 17 (53.13%) Blackberry
5 17 (53.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (50.00%) SAN
7 15 (46.88%) UNIX
8 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
9 12 (37.50%) HPUX
9 12 (37.50%) HP
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
13 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (15.63%) Information Security
15 5 (15.63%) Apache
15 5 (15.63%) .NET
15 5 (15.63%) XML
15 5 (15.63%) Perl
16 4 (12.50%) SQL
17 3 (9.38%) HTML
17 3 (9.38%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (59.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (53.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
4 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (15.63%) Apache
7 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
7 3 (9.38%) IIS
7 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
7 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) LAN
1 19 (59.38%) WAN
2 16 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.13%) PABX
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Support Manager
5 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 5 (15.63%) Developer
7 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
8 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) IT Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) XSLT
2 3 (9.38%) Cocoon
2 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) Servlets
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) WPF
3 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) UNIX
2 12 (37.50%) HPUX
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Information Security
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) IT Governance
3 2 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) VCP4
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCDA
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) VCAP
4 1 (3.13%) CCEE
4 1 (3.13%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
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