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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 15.69% 6.25% 13.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 13.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
8 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 15.69% 46.88% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 7
Average salary £27,500 £38,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.10% -6.70%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 31 March 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 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
1 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
5 5 (29.41%) XenApp
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) Internet
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Sun
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Mercurial

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
1 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Support Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Support
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Project Management
1 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (11.76%) DevOps
1 2 (11.76%) ERP
2 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) HND
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) Progress
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) IBM