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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 15.22% 24.64% 14.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 80.95% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 9
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Lincoln
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 34.78% 30.43% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 21
Average salary £32,000 £20,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -42.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £37,150 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) IIS
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) MCSE
6 4 (25.00%) Apache
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) LAMP
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) IT Governance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Support Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Android Development
3 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) HND
2 3 (18.75%) MCT
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) VCAP
3 1 (6.25%) CCEE
3 1 (6.25%) CCIA
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) HP
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