The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.56% 5.98% 13.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 33.33% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 15
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,500 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,400 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Windows
Lancashire

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

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.39% 17.95% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 16
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £17,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £38,849
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Windows
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Windows Salary Trend in Preston

Windows
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Preston region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Preston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) Kentico
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) WinForms
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Kentico
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Calabash
2 1 (5.56%) Appium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) IT Support
2 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Advisor
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) WinForms
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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