The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackburn with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Lancashire / Blackburn
Rank 4 4 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackburn 25.93% 35.71% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 90.91% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 7
Median salary £17,000 £26,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.84% -37.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackburn with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Blackburn
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 11 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Blackburn 29.63% 39.29% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 15
Median salary £19,500 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.41% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £47,500 £44,150
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackburn

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Blackburn citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Blackburn

Windows
Salary Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Blackburn.

Salary trend for Windows in Blackburn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Blackburn region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) DECT
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) ERP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) CRM
6 4 (30.77%) Confluence
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
6 4 (30.77%) Information Security
6 4 (30.77%) Wyse
6 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 4 (30.77%) Canon
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) Windows NT
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) DECT
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) HTTP
4 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Service Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
1 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (23.08%) Windows NT
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
1 4 (30.77%) ERP
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) RHCE
1 2 (15.38%) SCNA
1 2 (15.38%) SCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 2 (15.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Canon
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Wyse
4 3 (23.08%) Apple
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Lotus
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