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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 30 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 20.41% 60.00% 19.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 88.24% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 19
Average salary £40,000 £25,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.33% -48.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £20,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,050 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
39 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 26.53% 68.00% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 47
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -54.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Harrow

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) MS Excel
3 21 (45.65%) Linux
4 20 (43.48%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) Management Information System
6 17 (36.96%) UNIX
7 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.26%) .NET
9 12 (26.09%) C++
9 12 (26.09%) Degree
10 11 (23.91%) MySQL
11 10 (21.74%) Games
11 10 (21.74%) PHP
11 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.57%) HP
12 9 (19.57%) MS Office
12 9 (19.57%) Oracle
12 9 (19.57%) Change Management
13 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
13 8 (17.39%) Cisco
13 8 (17.39%) LAN
13 8 (17.39%) WAN
13 8 (17.39%) Retail
13 8 (17.39%) Data Protection
13 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (15.22%) Market Research
14 7 (15.22%) Data Extraction
14 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
14 7 (15.22%) Statistics
14 7 (15.22%) Marketing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (15.22%) SAS
3 6 (13.04%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) GroupWise
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
3 7 (15.22%) SPSS
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) LAN
1 8 (17.39%) WAN
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) DHCP
4 5 (10.87%) SMTP
4 5 (10.87%) HTTP
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) SAN
5 4 (8.70%) FTP
6 3 (6.52%) Wireless
7 2 (4.35%) Firewall
7 2 (4.35%) Internet
7 2 (4.35%) SSL
7 2 (4.35%) LDAP
7 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.17%) IMAP4
8 1 (2.17%) POP3
8 1 (2.17%) VoIP
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 6 (13.04%) InstallShield
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
1 6 (13.04%) ReSharper
1 6 (13.04%) FxCop
1 6 (13.04%) StyleCop
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (21.74%) Games
2 8 (17.39%) Retail
3 7 (15.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Consultant
2 6 (13.04%) Technical Leader
3 5 (10.87%) C++ Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Information Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) XML
3 6 (13.04%) XML Schema
3 6 (13.04%) Web Services
3 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.04%) WCF
3 6 (13.04%) WPF
4 4 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (8.70%) STL
5 2 (4.35%) MFC
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) HTML
6 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Statistics
2 7 (15.22%) Data Extraction
3 6 (13.04%) EPoS
4 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.35%) Firmware
6 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (2.17%) Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) UNIX
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.35%) SUSE
6 2 (4.35%) NetWare
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Change Management
2 8 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 7 (15.22%) Market Research
3 7 (15.22%) Direct Marketing
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Data Management
3 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum
4 6 (13.04%) Build Automation
4 6 (13.04%) User Stories
4 6 (13.04%) Time Management
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Software Distribution
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) Validation
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) C++
3 10 (21.74%) PHP
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) VB
4 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) RHCE
3 3 (6.52%) MCSA
3 3 (6.52%) MCITP
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.35%) CISSP
4 2 (4.35%) CRISC
4 2 (4.35%) CISA
4 2 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) BS7799
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.35%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) ARCserve
1 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.52%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
3 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.35%) ZENworks
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) HP
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Dell
4 6 (13.04%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Symantec
6 3 (6.52%) Veritas
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.52%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) Tripwire
7 2 (4.35%) NetScout
7 2 (4.35%) TippingPoint
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Nimsoft
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) Apple
7 2 (4.35%) McAfee
7 2 (4.35%) Websense
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