The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 7.81% 29.41% 27.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 72.92% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 9
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +43.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
Windows
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 48 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 15.63% 40.34% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 11
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,250 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Windows
Salary Trend in Harrow

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

Windows Salary Trend in Harrow

Windows
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Harrow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 11 (47.83%) MySQL
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) RHCE
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 7 (30.43%) Puppet
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) HP
6 6 (26.09%) Symantec
6 6 (26.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
7 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) LDAP
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Cobbler
7 5 (21.74%) Validation
7 5 (21.74%) Games

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (17.39%) Designer
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Information Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
2 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
2 2 (8.70%) MFC
3 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) STL
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) LINQ
3 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 3 (13.04%) Software Distribution
5 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Document Management
7 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Perl
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) RHCE
2 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) CISA
2 3 (13.04%) CISM
2 3 (13.04%) CRISC
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) BS7799
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (21.74%) Cobbler
4 3 (13.04%) FortiGate
4 3 (13.04%) WSUS
4 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Symantec
2 6 (26.09%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Veritas
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) TippingPoint
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) McAfee
5 3 (13.04%) Websense
5 3 (13.04%) Tripwire
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) Meraki
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