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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 60 72 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.89% 19.73% 24.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.61% 53.33% 72.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 88
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £29,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
99 135 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.57% 36.99% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 74 127 129
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 100 (60.24%) SQL Server
2 76 (45.78%) Microsoft
3 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (37.95%) .NET
4 63 (37.95%) IIS
5 55 (33.13%) SQL
5 55 (33.13%) ASP.NET
6 53 (31.93%) VMware
7 52 (31.33%) C#
7 52 (31.33%) Active Directory
8 47 (28.31%) Web Services
8 47 (28.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 46 (27.71%) MS Excel
10 43 (25.90%) DHCP
10 43 (25.90%) DNS
11 41 (24.70%) Visual Studio
11 41 (24.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (22.89%) MVC
13 37 (22.29%) E-Commerce
14 36 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (20.48%) JavaScript
15 34 (20.48%) Linux
15 34 (20.48%) Scrum
15 34 (20.48%) PowerShell
16 30 (18.07%) TCP/IP
17 29 (17.47%) TDD
18 27 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (16.27%) Database Security
19 25 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (14.46%) FTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 63 (37.95%) IIS
2 12 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.61%) CMS
4 6 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.41%) Apache
5 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.60%) Liferay
7 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 46 (27.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.42%) MS Office
3 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 47 (28.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.22%) SaaS
4 6 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.90%) DHCP
1 43 (25.90%) DNS
2 30 (18.07%) TCP/IP
3 24 (14.46%) FTP
4 19 (11.45%) WAN
5 18 (10.84%) SAN
6 17 (10.24%) LAN
7 15 (9.04%) Firewall
8 14 (8.43%) MPLS
9 12 (7.23%) Internet
9 12 (7.23%) BIG-IP
10 11 (6.63%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.22%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (3.01%) NAS
13 4 (2.41%) VPN
14 3 (1.81%) DMZ
14 3 (1.81%) SMTP
15 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
15 2 (1.20%) VoIP
15 2 (1.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (60.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (12.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.23%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (6.02%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.42%) MySQL
9 6 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (24.70%) Visual Studio
2 19 (11.45%) TeamCity
3 14 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (7.83%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.42%) Subversion
5 9 (5.42%) JIRA
6 8 (4.82%) WATIR
6 8 (4.82%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.01%) Selenium
8 4 (2.41%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.41%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (1.81%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.60%) JMeter
10 1 (0.60%) Log4Net
General
1 21 (12.65%) Marketing
2 19 (11.45%) Finance
3 14 (8.43%) Back Office
4 4 (2.41%) Legal
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (25.30%) Developer
2 36 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (13.86%) Web Engineer
4 22 (13.25%) Analyst
5 20 (12.05%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (10.84%) .NET Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.02%) Test Manager
9 8 (4.82%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Server Support
9 8 (4.82%) Analyst Programmer
9 8 (4.82%) Programmer
9 8 (4.82%) .NET Programmer
9 8 (4.82%) Developer Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 8 (4.82%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) QA Leader
10 6 (3.61%) Technical Account Manager
10 6 (3.61%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (37.95%) .NET
2 55 (33.13%) ASP.NET
3 47 (28.31%) Web Services
4 24 (14.46%) WCF
5 20 (12.05%) COM
5 20 (12.05%) HTML
6 19 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (9.64%) XML
8 15 (9.04%) XSLT
9 14 (8.43%) jQuery
10 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (5.42%) XSD
12 8 (4.82%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.61%) WSDL
13 6 (3.61%) CSS
14 4 (2.41%) Silverlight
15 3 (1.81%) WinForms
15 3 (1.81%) JSP
16 1 (0.60%) SOAP
16 1 (0.60%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.02%) Statistics
2 6 (3.61%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.61%) Replication
3 4 (2.41%) Clustering
3 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.20%) SecurID
4 2 (1.20%) AS400
5 1 (0.60%) CCTV
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
5 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.60%) HACMP
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) CMDB
5 1 (0.60%) Wiki
5 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.60%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (20.48%) Linux
3 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.22%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.61%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.01%) Android
8 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.81%) UNIX
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.60%) AIX
11 1 (0.60%) HPUX
11 1 (0.60%) Solaris
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.89%) MVC
3 37 (22.29%) E-Commerce
4 34 (20.48%) Scrum
5 29 (17.47%) TDD
6 27 (16.27%) Database Security
7 22 (13.25%) DevOps
8 19 (11.45%) ITIL
9 18 (10.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (10.84%) Network Load Balancing
10 15 (9.04%) PRINCE2
11 14 (8.43%) Web Development
11 14 (8.43%) BDD
12 13 (7.83%) Waterfall
12 13 (7.83%) Incident Management
12 13 (7.83%) Service Delivery
13 12 (7.23%) Automated Testing
14 10 (6.02%) ETL
14 10 (6.02%) Load Balancing
14 10 (6.02%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.13%) SQL
2 52 (31.33%) C#
3 34 (20.48%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.48%) PowerShell
4 18 (10.84%) VB.NET
5 11 (6.63%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.82%) VB
6 8 (4.82%) Ruby
6 8 (4.82%) Groovy
7 6 (3.61%) VB6
7 6 (3.61%) C
8 5 (3.01%) C++
8 5 (3.01%) Java
9 3 (1.81%) Perl
10 2 (1.20%) VBScript
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (10.84%) MCSE
3 15 (9.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (7.23%) Degree
4 12 (7.23%) VCP5
5 10 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.42%) MCITP
7 8 (4.82%) MCTS
8 6 (3.61%) MCSA
9 5 (3.01%) ISEB
10 2 (1.20%) CCA
10 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.60%) PMP
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.60%) CCNP
11 1 (0.60%) CCNA
11 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) SLA
2 12 (7.23%) QA
System Software
1 52 (31.33%) Active Directory
2 36 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.43%) vSphere
4 10 (6.02%) XenApp
5 9 (5.42%) VMware Server
6 7 (4.22%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.61%) XenServer
8 5 (3.01%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.41%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.81%) VMFS
11 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.60%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 24 (14.46%) SCOM
2 10 (6.02%) HP SIM
3 8 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.01%) SCCM
5 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.81%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) WSUS
6 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 53 (31.93%) VMware
3 24 (14.46%) Citrix
4 22 (13.25%) Oracle
5 16 (9.64%) Cisco
5 16 (9.64%) HP
6 14 (8.43%) CheckPoint
6 14 (8.43%) F5
7 7 (4.22%) Dell
8 5 (3.01%) NetApp
9 4 (2.41%) Symantec
10 3 (1.81%) Progress
10 3 (1.81%) Juniper
10 3 (1.81%) Adobe
10 3 (1.81%) IBM
11 2 (1.20%) Avaya
11 2 (1.20%) Veritas
11 2 (1.20%) Lotus
11 2 (1.20%) 3Com
11 2 (1.20%) Websense
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago