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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.66% 28.30% 23.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 68.18% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 20
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
3 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.66% 41.51% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 31
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +4.52%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) ITIL
3 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 11 (78.57%) Migration
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 8 (57.14%) Clustering
4 8 (57.14%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Replication
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) MCSA
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) JBoss
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Support Specialist
2 6 (42.86%) Server Support Specialist
2 6 (42.86%) Server Support
2 6 (42.86%) Server Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
1 11 (78.57%) Migration
2 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 8 (57.14%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat