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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 19.58% 61.11% 19.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.68% 88.00% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 18
Average salary £42,500 £22,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -52.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £20,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
38 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 26.57% 69.44% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 42
Average salary £42,500 £22,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Harrow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
4 18 (38.30%) UNIX
4 18 (38.30%) SQL
5 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
6 12 (25.53%) MySQL
6 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
7 11 (23.40%) HP
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 10 (21.28%) .NET
8 10 (21.28%) Project Management
8 10 (21.28%) Games
9 9 (19.15%) MS Office
9 9 (19.15%) ITIL
9 9 (19.15%) PHP
9 9 (19.15%) Cisco
9 9 (19.15%) Degree
10 8 (17.02%) LAN
10 8 (17.02%) WAN
10 8 (17.02%) C++
10 8 (17.02%) VMware
10 8 (17.02%) Change Management
10 8 (17.02%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (17.02%) Symantec
11 7 (14.89%) SPSS
11 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
11 7 (14.89%) Oracle
11 7 (14.89%) SAS
11 7 (14.89%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (14.89%) SAS
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) Confluence
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) GroupWise
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS Office
3 7 (14.89%) SPSS
4 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) LAN
1 8 (17.02%) WAN
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
3 6 (12.77%) DHCP
4 5 (10.64%) Wireless
5 4 (8.51%) Firewall
5 4 (8.51%) LDAP
6 3 (6.38%) SAN
7 2 (4.26%) Internet
7 2 (4.26%) SSL
7 2 (4.26%) SMTP
7 2 (4.26%) FTP
7 2 (4.26%) HTTP
7 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.13%) MPLS
8 1 (2.13%) OSPF
8 1 (2.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) MySQL
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) InstallShield
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) ReSharper
3 3 (6.38%) FxCop
3 3 (6.38%) StyleCop
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (21.28%) Games
2 7 (14.89%) Marketing
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Consultant
2 6 (12.77%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Designer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (8.51%) Information Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) C++ Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
3 6 (12.77%) Web Services
4 5 (10.64%) XML
4 5 (10.64%) XML Schema
5 4 (8.51%) WCF
6 3 (6.38%) WPF
6 3 (6.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (6.38%) STL
7 2 (4.26%) MFC
8 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
8 1 (2.13%) LAMP
8 1 (2.13%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.13%) LINQ
8 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.89%) Statistics
2 7 (14.89%) Data Extraction
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.51%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (8.51%) Clustering
5 3 (6.38%) EPoS
6 1 (2.13%) W3C
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) UNIX
3 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) NetWare
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Change Management
4 7 (14.89%) Data Management
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
4 7 (14.89%) Direct Marketing
4 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
4 7 (14.89%) Market Research
5 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.77%) Build Automation
5 6 (12.77%) Software Distribution
6 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.64%) Validation
7 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) SIEM
7 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) PHP
3 8 (17.02%) C++
4 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 5 (10.64%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) RHCE
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (8.51%) CRISC
4 4 (8.51%) CISA
4 4 (8.51%) CISM
4 4 (8.51%) CISSP
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.38%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) MCSA
6 2 (4.26%) MCITP
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) BS7799
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) XenApp
3 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Cobbler
3 4 (8.51%) FortiGate
3 4 (8.51%) WSUS
3 4 (8.51%) SCCM
4 2 (4.26%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.13%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) HP
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco
4 8 (17.02%) Symantec
4 8 (17.02%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) Oracle
6 6 (12.77%) Dell
6 6 (12.77%) Veritas
7 5 (10.64%) Tripwire
8 4 (8.51%) TippingPoint
8 4 (8.51%) McAfee
8 4 (8.51%) Websense
8 4 (8.51%) Apple
8 4 (8.51%) Citrix
9 3 (6.38%) EMC
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.26%) Juniper
10 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.26%) F5
10 2 (4.26%) Nimsoft
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