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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 13.46% 3.42% 14.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 45.45% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 19
Average salary £30,000 £22,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £17,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £44,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
16 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 15.38% 7.53% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 21
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +32.65%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Preston

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) HTML
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (31.43%) .NET
4 11 (31.43%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (25.71%) MVC
6 9 (25.71%) Firewall
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (22.86%) Kentico
7 8 (22.86%) CMS
7 8 (22.86%) WinForms
8 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.00%) Apache
8 7 (20.00%) Solaris
9 6 (17.14%) UNIX
9 6 (17.14%) Java
9 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.29%) IIS
10 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 5 (14.29%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (22.86%) CMS
1 8 (22.86%) Kentico
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) SilverStripe
4 2 (5.71%) Drupal
4 2 (5.71%) WordPress
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) RIP
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) BGP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Advisor
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) CSS
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.86%) WinForms
5 3 (8.57%) jQuery
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) li3
6 2 (5.71%) React
6 2 (5.71%) CSS3
6 2 (5.71%) Laravel
6 2 (5.71%) Ember.js
6 2 (5.71%) Ext JS
6 2 (5.71%) Symfony
6 2 (5.71%) Zend Framework
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) Yii
6 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.71%) XML
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Solaris
3 6 (17.14%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) UML
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Data Security
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Web Design
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) C++
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.71%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) VB6
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) VBScript
8 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) XenApp
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
3 5 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Zend
5 2 (5.71%) WatchGuard
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Nortel
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya
6 1 (2.86%) New Relic
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