Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 22 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 11.17% 12.79% 15.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 52.38% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 20
Preston median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% +33.93% +21.74%
10th Percentile £18,825 £20,975 £16,950
90th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £34,350
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

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 Preston with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 63 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 14.21% 24.42% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 26
Preston median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +21.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,600 £17,375
90th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
Lancashire median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.43% +16.67% -4.76%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) MVC
3 11 (50.00%) Workflow
3 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) Web Development
3 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (50.00%) LINQ
3 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) DNS

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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) 3G
4 1 (4.55%) 4G
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 11 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
3 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
3 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
3 1 (4.55%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 11 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 11 (50.00%) LINQ
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) CCTV
1 1 (4.55%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (4.55%) CMDB
1 1 (4.55%) Contactless
1 1 (4.55%) Fintech
1 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) VMS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) MVC
1 11 (50.00%) TDD
1 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (50.00%) Web Development
1 11 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (4.55%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Capita