The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Abingdon region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 51 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 32.28% 38.46% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 98.08% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 12
Average salary £33,000 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.52% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,000 £22,670
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £34,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 32.91% 38.46% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 21
Average salary £33,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £41,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Oxfordshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Windows
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Windows Salary Trend in Abingdon

Windows
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 55 (63.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (55.17%) VMware
4 47 (54.02%) MS Excel
4 47 (54.02%) SAN
4 47 (54.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (54.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (51.72%) MCSE
6 44 (50.57%) DNS
7 43 (49.43%) DHCP
7 43 (49.43%) Citrix
7 43 (49.43%) Juniper
7 43 (49.43%) MCITP
8 42 (48.28%) MCTS
8 42 (48.28%) Wireless
8 42 (48.28%) Apple
8 42 (48.28%) HP
8 42 (48.28%) EMC
8 42 (48.28%) MCSA
8 42 (48.28%) Veeam
8 42 (48.28%) Meru Networks
9 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
10 32 (36.78%) Symantec
10 32 (36.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 32 (36.78%) Backup Exec
11 27 (31.03%) .NET
12 20 (22.99%) SQL
13 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.75%) IIS
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.60%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.45%) Drupal
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (54.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (54.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (54.02%) SAN
2 44 (50.57%) DNS
3 43 (49.43%) DHCP
4 42 (48.28%) Wireless
5 13 (14.94%) Internet
6 11 (12.64%) Firewall
7 9 (10.34%) VPN
8 7 (8.05%) LAN
9 6 (6.90%) WAN
10 5 (5.75%) Network Security
11 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
11 4 (4.60%) SNMP
12 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.15%) VoIP
13 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) MSTest
3 2 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.30%) Moq
3 2 (2.30%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (4.60%) Retail
2 2 (2.30%) Automotive
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Support Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) Analyst
2 19 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (20.69%) Developer
4 16 (18.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (18.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 13 (14.94%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) Service Analyst
7 10 (11.49%) .NET Developer
8 9 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) IT Support
9 7 (8.05%) Customer Support Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Customer Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
12 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) .NET
2 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.79%) .NET Framework
3 12 (13.79%) HTML
4 9 (10.34%) Silverlight
5 8 (9.20%) HTML5
6 7 (8.05%) WCF
6 7 (8.05%) WPF
7 4 (4.60%) XML
7 4 (4.60%) XML Schema
7 4 (4.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.30%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (2.30%) Ninject
8 2 (2.30%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (2.30%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (2.30%) Spring.NET
8 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.30%) WinForms
9 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.75%) Open Source
4 4 (4.60%) Biotechnology
4 4 (4.60%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.30%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.30%) Tandem
6 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Physics
6 1 (1.15%) EPoS
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (63.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 53 (60.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (11.49%) Linux
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.75%) UNIX
5 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.79%) TDD
3 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
5 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.90%) MVC
7 5 (5.75%) ETL
8 4 (4.60%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.60%) Data Privacy
9 2 (2.30%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.30%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (2.30%) MVVM
9 2 (2.30%) Scrum
9 2 (2.30%) Kanban
10 1 (1.15%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.15%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.15%) Cash Management
10 1 (1.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) C#
3 10 (11.49%) C++
4 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
4 8 (9.20%) Apex Code
5 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.60%) C
7 4 (4.60%) Python
7 4 (4.60%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) PHP
9 2 (2.30%) Java
10 1 (1.15%) VC++
Qualifications
1 45 (51.72%) MCSE
1 45 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (49.43%) MCITP
3 42 (48.28%) MCTS
3 42 (48.28%) MCSA
4 10 (11.49%) Degree
5 4 (4.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (54.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (36.78%) Norton AntiVirus
1 32 (36.78%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.75%) Puppet
2 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (55.17%) VMware
2 43 (49.43%) Citrix
2 43 (49.43%) Juniper
3 42 (48.28%) HP
3 42 (48.28%) Veeam
3 42 (48.28%) Meru Networks
3 42 (48.28%) Apple
3 42 (48.28%) EMC
4 32 (36.78%) Symantec
5 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.20%) Sage
6 8 (9.20%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.60%) Dell
7 4 (4.60%) Avaya
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco
9 1 (1.15%) CommVault
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