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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 21.82% 29.55% 37.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.16% 100.00% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 22
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £39,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
19 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 34.55% 29.55% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 23
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £36,417
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -0.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
3 7 (53.85%) Clustering
4 6 (46.15%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) MCSA
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.69%) XAML
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) VB6
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) SQLite
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Server Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Server Support Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Migration
3 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
4 6 (46.15%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) VB
1 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
1 1 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (7.69%) XAML
1 1 (7.69%) VB6
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat