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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 26.32% 25.00% 29.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.22% 66.67% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 21
Average salary £26,500 £31,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.20% +30.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £25,900 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £41,500 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
23 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincoln 40.35% 37.50% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 26
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Lincoln

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincoln

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) HND
3 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) VoIP
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Degree
5 5 (17.86%) ADSL
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
6 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) MS Office
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) SCCM
7 3 (10.71%) Electronics
7 3 (10.71%) Finance
7 3 (10.71%) HNC
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) Lync

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lincoln by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VPN
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) VoIP
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 5 (17.86%) ADSL
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Advisor
3 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Network Support
3 5 (17.86%) Graduate
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Network Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Project Management
2 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) HND
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) HNC
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix