The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 43 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 26.22% 34.57% 24.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.49% 100.00% 72.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 27
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Operating Systems Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 28.66% 34.57% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 37
Average salary £33,000 £32,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £41,050 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (65.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 56 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 49 (53.85%) VMware
4 48 (52.75%) SAN
5 47 (51.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (51.65%) DNS
5 47 (51.65%) MCSE
5 47 (51.65%) Wireless
5 47 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (49.45%) MCITP
6 45 (49.45%) DHCP
7 44 (48.35%) HP
7 44 (48.35%) EMC
7 44 (48.35%) Citrix
7 44 (48.35%) Apple
7 44 (48.35%) Juniper
7 44 (48.35%) MCSA
7 44 (48.35%) MCTS
7 44 (48.35%) Veeam
7 44 (48.35%) Meru Networks
8 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
9 33 (36.26%) Backup Exec
9 33 (36.26%) Symantec
9 33 (36.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 27 (29.67%) .NET
11 22 (24.18%) SQL
12 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.69%) IIS
3 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.40%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.30%) Drupal
7 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 49 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 49 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (52.75%) SAN
2 47 (51.65%) DNS
2 47 (51.65%) Wireless
3 45 (49.45%) DHCP
4 12 (13.19%) Firewall
4 12 (13.19%) Internet
5 8 (8.79%) VPN
6 6 (6.59%) LAN
7 5 (5.49%) WAN
7 5 (5.49%) Network Security
8 4 (4.40%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.40%) SNMP
9 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.20%) HTTP
10 2 (2.20%) WLAN
10 2 (2.20%) GPRS
11 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.20%) MSTest
3 2 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.20%) Moq
3 2 (2.20%) NUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (4.40%) Retail
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Support Engineer
2 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (21.98%) Analyst
4 18 (19.78%) Developer
5 17 (18.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 16 (17.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (17.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (14.29%) Service Analyst
7 13 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (10.99%) .NET Developer
9 9 (9.89%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) IT Support
10 7 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
10 7 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
11 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
12 5 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (4.40%) Head of IT
13 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
13 4 (4.40%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) .NET
2 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.19%) HTML
3 12 (13.19%) .NET Framework
4 9 (9.89%) Silverlight
5 8 (8.79%) HTML5
6 7 (7.69%) WCF
6 7 (7.69%) WPF
7 4 (4.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (4.40%) XML Schema
7 4 (4.40%) XML
8 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (2.20%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (2.20%) Spring.NET
8 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.20%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (2.20%) Ninject
8 2 (2.20%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (2.20%) WinForms
9 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.49%) Open Source
3 4 (4.40%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.40%) Biotechnology
4 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.20%) Tandem
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (65.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 56 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (10.99%) Linux
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.49%) UNIX
5 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.20%) Android
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.19%) TDD
3 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
3 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
5 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.59%) MVC
7 5 (5.49%) ETL
8 4 (4.40%) Data Privacy
8 4 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.40%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Project Management
9 3 (3.30%) Analytics
10 2 (2.20%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.20%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.20%) MVVM
10 2 (2.20%) Kanban
10 2 (2.20%) Scrum
11 1 (1.10%) Workflow
11 1 (1.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) C#
3 10 (10.99%) C++
4 8 (8.79%) Apex Code
4 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.79%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.40%) Python
7 4 (4.40%) C
7 4 (4.40%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 2 (2.20%) Java
10 1 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 47 (51.65%) MCSE
2 45 (49.45%) MCITP
3 44 (48.35%) MCSA
3 44 (48.35%) MCTS
4 9 (9.89%) Degree
5 4 (4.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 47 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (36.26%) Backup Exec
1 33 (36.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.49%) Puppet
2 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (53.85%) VMware
2 44 (48.35%) HP
2 44 (48.35%) EMC
2 44 (48.35%) Citrix
2 44 (48.35%) Apple
2 44 (48.35%) Juniper
2 44 (48.35%) Veeam
2 44 (48.35%) Meru Networks
3 33 (36.26%) Symantec
4 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.79%) Sage
5 8 (8.79%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.40%) Dell
6 4 (4.40%) Avaya
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) BMC
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