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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 6.78% 11.27% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 80.00% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 7
Median salary £22,000 £19,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -30.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £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 Preston with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 10 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 16.95% 14.08% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 13
Median salary £32,500 £19,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.05% -36.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (27.27%) SOAP
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) Office 365
5 6 (27.27%) SDLC
6 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (22.73%) iSeries
6 5 (22.73%) VB6
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Ajax
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (22.73%) WCF
6 5 (22.73%) Veeam
6 5 (22.73%) RESTful
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) C#
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) VB
6 5 (22.73%) .NET
6 5 (22.73%) AS400
6 5 (22.73%) Finance

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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) TestRail
General
1 5 (22.73%) Advertising
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) VB Analyst Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) VB Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) VB6 Programmer
4 4 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) SOAP
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Ajax
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) RESTful
2 5 (22.73%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) OpenID
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SAML
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) AS400
1 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (22.73%) iSeries
1 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.64%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) SDLC
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) AOP
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Service Design
4 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) VB
2 5 (22.73%) VB6
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Veeam
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
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