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 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 16 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 9.72% 28.72% 25.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 79.41% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 5
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £52,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
12 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 16.67% 36.17% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 5
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £52,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £58,000 £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 18 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Harrow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) MySQL
3 12 (34.29%) ITIL
4 11 (31.43%) UNIX
4 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
5 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) Project Management
6 9 (25.71%) Cisco
6 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.71%) HP
7 8 (22.86%) RHCE
7 8 (22.86%) Symantec
7 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 8 (22.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (20.00%) Puppet
8 7 (20.00%) Change Management
8 7 (20.00%) Perl
8 7 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (17.14%) Veritas
9 6 (17.14%) C++
9 6 (17.14%) Web Services
9 6 (17.14%) LDAP
9 6 (17.14%) Games
9 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) SPSS
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) LDAP
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
3 5 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) Wireless
5 3 (8.57%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) MPLS
7 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Information Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (11.43%) Designer
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) XML Schema
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) STL
4 3 (8.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (8.57%) MFC
5 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) W3C
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) UNIX
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
3 10 (28.57%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (14.29%) Validation
5 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) SIEM
6 4 (11.43%) Software Distribution
6 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security
6 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
2 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (17.14%) C++
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) RHCE
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 4 (11.43%) CISA
3 4 (11.43%) CISM
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) CRISC
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) BS7799
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) XenApp
3 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (20.00%) Puppet
3 5 (14.29%) Cobbler
4 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
4 4 (11.43%) WSUS
4 4 (11.43%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) HP
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Symantec
4 6 (17.14%) Veritas
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (14.29%) Tripwire
5 5 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) Dell
6 4 (11.43%) Apple
6 4 (11.43%) McAfee
6 4 (11.43%) Websense
6 4 (11.43%) TippingPoint
6 4 (11.43%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) Nimsoft
8 1 (2.86%) Meraki
8 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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