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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.78% 17.01% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.64% 86.21% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 7
Median salary £33,750 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £22,500 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
11 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.22% 19.73% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 12
Median salary £35,000 £27,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,123 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 27 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Preston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
4 4 (26.67%) Remedy
4 4 (26.67%) BPR
4 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (6.67%) Apache
7 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio

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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LINQPad
1 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Adviser
2 5 (33.33%) IT Support
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) BPR
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) MVVM
3 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) RedGate
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