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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 17 7 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.78% 22.97% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 80.95% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 9
Median salary £37,500 £30,250 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.96% +31.52%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
34 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 25.56% 28.38% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 25
Median salary £23,498 £31,250 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.80% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,450 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
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 16 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Preston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) WCF
2 12 (36.36%) RESTful
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) SOAP
4 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (24.24%) iSeries
5 8 (24.24%) Ajax
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (24.24%) VB6
5 8 (24.24%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) VB
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) Advertising
5 8 (24.24%) AS400
5 8 (24.24%) Mainframe
5 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (15.15%) MVC
7 4 (12.12%) WinForms
7 4 (12.12%) Citrix

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 (6.06%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
2 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) TestRail
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 8 (24.24%) .NET Programmer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (24.24%) C# Programmer
2 8 (24.24%) Programmer
2 8 (24.24%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 8 (24.24%) VB Programmer
2 8 (24.24%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 8 (24.24%) VB6 Programmer
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Adviser
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Service Advisor
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
1 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 12 (36.36%) RESTful
1 12 (36.36%) WCF
2 9 (27.27%) SOAP
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 8 (24.24%) Ajax
3 8 (24.24%) CSS
3 8 (24.24%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (12.12%) Code First Entity Framework
4 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
4 4 (12.12%) Node.js
4 4 (12.12%) WinForms
4 4 (12.12%) WPF
5 2 (6.06%) OLE
5 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) AS400
1 8 (24.24%) iSeries
1 8 (24.24%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) SDLC
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) BDD
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) MVVM
4 4 (12.12%) TDD
4 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) AOP
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) Service Design
6 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) C#
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) VB
2 8 (24.24%) VB6
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Delphi
5 2 (6.06%) Pascal
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO