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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 21 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 16.15% 5.45% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 42.86% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 15
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
28 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 21.54% 12.73% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 17
Average salary £30,000 £37,123 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.18% +21.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £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 29 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Preston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 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 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (23.08%) CMS
4 6 (23.08%) Kentico
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (23.08%) WinForms
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) NetApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 6 (23.08%) CMS
1 6 (23.08%) Kentico
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) PBX
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Calabash
2 1 (3.85%) Appium
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
1 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) IT Support
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Advisor
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) WinForms
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Data Security
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Nortel
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) McAfee
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago