Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 21 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 8.63% 9.26% 14.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.16% 71.43% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 46
Preston median annual salary £32,500 £22,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.73% -48.24% +30.77%
10th Percentile £18,250 £18,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £45,000 £38,000 £48,750
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.99% +11.67%

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 Preston with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 21 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 13.67% 12.96% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 38
Preston median annual salary £37,500 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £20,875 £18,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £46,125
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Preston

Windows
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Windows in Preston

Windows
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Preston over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Preston region with a requirement for Windows.

1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Office 365
4 8 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Workflow
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
5 7 (29.17%) LINQ
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Web Development
5 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) Firewall
7 5 (20.83%) SAN
7 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.83%) Veeam
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.67%) AIX

Windows
Co-occurring 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Developer
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (29.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
1 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
1 7 (29.17%) LINQ
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) AIX
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) MVC
1 7 (29.17%) TDD
1 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
1 7 (29.17%) Web Development
1 7 (29.17%) Workflow
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Break/Fix
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.17%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) XenServer
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Veeam
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) PlateSpin
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