The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Lancashire / Blackpool
Rank - 2 11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool - 41.18% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 87.50% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £30,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -47.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 Blackpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Blackpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 0 8 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Blackpool - 47.06% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Median salary - £20,500 £61,215
Median salary % change year-on-year - -66.51%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Blackpool 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 Blackpool

Windows
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Salary trend for Windows in Blackpool

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 24 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Windows.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) NDS
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) GroupWise
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool 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 1 (12.50%) GroupWise
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Service Advisor
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Adviser
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Data Management
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Release Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NDS
1 1 (12.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware