The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 8.57% 9.68% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 100.00% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,700 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £39,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 28.57% 9.68% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 13
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Windows
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Windows Salary Trend in Dunstable

Windows
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Clustering
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) VB
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
5 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) J2SE
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) Grails
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Celerra
2 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) XAML
4 1 (6.25%) AWK
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCA
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SRDF
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense
4 2 (12.50%) Civica
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) StorageTek
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) XMPie