The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 15.65% 14.46% 6.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.76% 80.00% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 10
Median salary £37,500 £22,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.53% -17.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £17,150 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £38,625 £33,850 £36,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
42 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 28.57% 18.07% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 27
Median salary £32,500 £26,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Preston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Windows.

1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
3 11 (31.43%) WCF
3 11 (31.43%) RESTful
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.86%) CSS
7 7 (20.00%) SOAP
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) VB
7 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (20.00%) Advertising
7 7 (20.00%) AS400
7 7 (20.00%) Mainframe
7 7 (20.00%) VB6
7 7 (20.00%) iSeries
7 7 (20.00%) Ajax
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.00%) SDLC
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (14.29%) MVC
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.57%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) LINQPad
2 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 7 (20.00%) C# Programmer
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Programmer
2 7 (20.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 7 (20.00%) VB Programmer
2 7 (20.00%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 7 (20.00%) VB6 Programmer
3 6 (17.14%) Help Desk Adviser
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support
6 3 (8.57%) Customer Service Advisor
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
1 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
2 11 (31.43%) RESTful
2 11 (31.43%) WCF
3 8 (22.86%) CSS
4 7 (20.00%) Ajax
4 7 (20.00%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) SOAP
4 7 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (11.43%) Code First Entity Framework
6 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
6 4 (11.43%) Node.js
6 4 (11.43%) WinForms
6 4 (11.43%) WPF
7 2 (5.71%) OLE
7 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) AS400
1 7 (20.00%) iSeries
1 7 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) iPad
2 2 (5.71%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) MVVM
3 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) BDD
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Kanban
6 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) VB
4 7 (20.00%) VB6
5 4 (11.43%) Ruby
6 3 (8.57%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) Delphi
7 2 (5.71%) Pascal
8 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) RedGate
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