The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 59 67 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.68% 15.40% 24.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.16% 52.76% 85.16%
Number of salaries quoted 56 61 95
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
Windows
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 127 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.42% 29.20% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 59 114 107
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Windows
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Windows Salary Trend in Luton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Luton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 33 (37.08%) ITIL
3 30 (33.71%) Active Directory
4 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
5 27 (30.34%) VMware
6 24 (26.97%) Web Services
7 22 (24.72%) MS Office
7 22 (24.72%) Oracle
8 21 (23.60%) Citrix
8 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
9 20 (22.47%) MVC
10 19 (21.35%) HTML
11 18 (20.22%) CSS
12 17 (19.10%) .NET
12 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (19.10%) CSS3
13 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (17.98%) Java
13 16 (17.98%) C#
13 16 (17.98%) Linux
13 16 (17.98%) OO
13 16 (17.98%) SAN
14 15 (16.85%) UNIX
15 14 (15.73%) WebLogic
15 14 (15.73%) SOA
15 14 (15.73%) Cisco
15 14 (15.73%) SCCM
16 13 (14.61%) Degree
16 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 14 (15.73%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.24%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.99%) IIS
5 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
6 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.37%) Lync
8 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Office
2 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.61%) Office 365
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.49%) SaaS
5 1 (1.12%) PaaS
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) SAN
2 10 (11.24%) DHCP
3 9 (10.11%) DNS
3 9 (10.11%) iSCSI
4 7 (7.87%) Internet
5 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.62%) FTP
6 5 (5.62%) WAN
7 4 (4.49%) LAN
8 3 (3.37%) ADSL
9 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.25%) PBX
9 2 (2.25%) Firewall
10 1 (1.12%) IPsec
10 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.12%) VLAN
10 1 (1.12%) SSL
10 1 (1.12%) Intranet
10 1 (1.12%) SMTP
10 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Automotive
3 4 (4.49%) Publishing
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Danish Language
5 2 (2.25%) French Language
5 2 (2.25%) German Language
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (11.24%) Applications Support
3 9 (10.11%) Support Specialist
3 9 (10.11%) Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Server Support
6 6 (6.74%) Server Support Specialist
6 6 (6.74%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Server Specialist
7 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) IT Support
8 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) Web Services
2 19 (21.35%) HTML
3 18 (20.22%) CSS
4 17 (19.10%) CSS3
4 17 (19.10%) .NET
5 12 (13.48%) J2EE
5 12 (13.48%) JMS
5 12 (13.48%) HTML5
6 10 (11.24%) .NET Framework
6 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.62%) XML
8 5 (5.62%) jQuery
9 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.37%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.12%) JSON
11 1 (1.12%) Application Packaging
11 1 (1.12%) Middleware
11 1 (1.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Clustering
2 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.62%) FMCG
2 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) PDA
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Linux
2 15 (16.85%) UNIX
3 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.48%) Windows XP
4 12 (13.48%) HPUX
4 12 (13.48%) Solaris
5 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.24%) Windows 8
6 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.74%) Android
8 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.49%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) ITIL
2 20 (22.47%) MVC
3 16 (17.98%) OO
4 14 (15.73%) SOA
5 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.48%) Problem Management
5 12 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (11.24%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (11.24%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (10.11%) Migration
7 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) Coaching
10 6 (6.74%) DevOps
10 6 (6.74%) Scrum
10 6 (6.74%) ERP
10 6 (6.74%) Project Management
11 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) C#
2 16 (17.98%) Java
3 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.62%) C
4 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.37%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.12%) VBA
7 1 (1.12%) VBScript
7 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (5.62%) MCSA
5 4 (4.49%) MCSE
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
6 3 (3.37%) CCA
6 3 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.37%) VCP5
7 2 (2.25%) MCTS
7 2 (2.25%) MCP
7 2 (2.25%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.12%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 30 (33.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.24%) Terminal Services
4 7 (7.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.49%) vSphere
6 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.25%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.12%) Xen
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) SCCM
2 7 (7.87%) SCOM
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.34%) VMware
3 22 (24.72%) Oracle
4 21 (23.60%) Citrix
5 14 (15.73%) Cisco
6 8 (8.99%) HP
7 4 (4.49%) Sybase
7 4 (4.49%) Akamai
8 3 (3.37%) Dell
8 3 (3.37%) Lumesse
9 2 (2.25%) NetApp
9 2 (2.25%) Spiceworks
9 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.12%) Avaya
10 1 (1.12%) Juniper
10 1 (1.12%) Mitel
10 1 (1.12%) Veritas
10 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.12%) Websense
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