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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 26 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.74% 11.61% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 81.82% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 3
Average salary £26,750 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.46% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £24,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £45,000 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
11 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.53% 14.19% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 8
Average salary £31,500 £24,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Preston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) XenServer
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DTS
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Assistant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) EJB
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenServer
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
Preston, Lancashire
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