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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 22 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 15.83% 5.22% 16.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.00% 53.85% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 21
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £17,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £34,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
25 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 17.99% 9.70% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 24
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,123
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Preston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) HTML
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) .NET
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
5 10 (27.78%) VMware
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (25.00%) MVC
6 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Firewall
7 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (22.22%) Kentico
7 8 (22.22%) CMS
7 8 (22.22%) WinForms
8 7 (19.44%) Solaris
8 7 (19.44%) Apache
8 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.67%) UNIX
10 5 (13.89%) IIS
10 5 (13.89%) Java
10 5 (13.89%) Citrix
10 5 (13.89%) LAN
10 5 (13.89%) WAN
10 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (22.22%) CMS
1 8 (22.22%) Kentico
2 7 (19.44%) Apache
3 5 (13.89%) IIS
4 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.56%) SilverStripe
5 2 (5.56%) Drupal
5 2 (5.56%) WordPress
5 2 (5.56%) nginx
5 2 (5.56%) Node.js
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) LAN
2 5 (13.89%) WAN
3 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.78%) Calabash
2 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.78%) Appium
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Advisor
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.22%) WinForms
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.56%) li3
6 2 (5.56%) React
6 2 (5.56%) CSS3
6 2 (5.56%) Laravel
6 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) Yii
6 2 (5.56%) Symfony
6 2 (5.56%) Zend Framework
6 2 (5.56%) jQuery
6 2 (5.56%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Solaris
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.78%) UML
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Data Security
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) Web Design
7 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 2 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) XenApp
2 3 (8.33%) vSphere
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) VMware
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) McAfee
6 2 (5.56%) Sun
6 2 (5.56%) Zend
6 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.78%) New Relic
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Nortel
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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