Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Lancashire > Blackburn
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 18 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackburn 28.13% 19.23% 19.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 90.91% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 21
Blackburn median annual salary £27,250 £45,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.44% +87.50% -23.20%
10th Percentile £18,500 £20,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £47,500 £33,750
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £30,450
% change year-on-year -9.72% +18.23% +1.50%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Blackburn
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackburn 31.25% 21.15% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 26
Blackburn median annual salary £32,500 £43,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +62.04% -10.00%
10th Percentile £18,500 £20,750 £21,313
90th Percentile £38,700 £47,500 £36,250
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -3.23%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackburn

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackburn.

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
Salary Histogram in Blackburn

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Blackburn over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) People Management
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (22.22%) Mitel
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Server
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) HNC
5 3 (16.67%) HND
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 3 (16.67%) Apple
5 3 (16.67%) Lean Manufacturing
5 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 3 (16.67%) Wyse
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server

Windows
Co-occurring 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Liferay
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.56%) iPad
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) People Management
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Lean Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) HNC
2 3 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Mitel
4 3 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Wyse
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Epicor
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) SYSPRO
5 1 (5.56%) Xerox