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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 23.91% 36.36% 40.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 80.00% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 29
Average salary £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,000 £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
14 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 30.43% 45.45% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 32
Average salary £45,000 £37,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.81% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £26,450 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £47,000
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 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) ITIL
3 12 (70.59%) Citrix
3 12 (70.59%) Migration
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) Problem Management
4 10 (58.82%) Clustering
5 9 (52.94%) ERP
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Change Control
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (17.65%) Replication
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 2 (11.76%) Middleware
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) UNIX
8 2 (11.76%) Solaris
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) JBoss
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (11.76%) MCSA
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
8 2 (11.76%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQLite
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Support Specialist
2 6 (35.29%) Server Support
2 6 (35.29%) Server Support Specialist
2 6 (35.29%) Server Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) Migration
3 10 (58.82%) Problem Management
4 9 (52.94%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) VB6
2 1 (5.88%) XAML
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
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