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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 7.50% 15.91% 21.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 63.64% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £19,000 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.70% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Windows
Leicestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 10.00% 25.00% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 17
Average salary £19,000 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.70% -39.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Windows
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

Windows Salary Trend in Loughborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Game Development
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Graduate
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) DirectX
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam