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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 69 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 20.47% 15.44% 20.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.41% 61.90% 58.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 62
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
88 105 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 26.11% 24.94% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 83 81 113
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 1 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 49 (38.28%) SQL Server
3 45 (35.16%) SQL
3 45 (35.16%) ITIL
4 40 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (29.69%) .NET
5 38 (29.69%) Citrix
6 36 (28.13%) C#
7 34 (26.56%) Active Directory
7 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
8 33 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (25.00%) Office 365
9 32 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 30 (23.44%) ASP.NET
10 30 (23.44%) VMware
10 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (21.88%) Degree
12 27 (21.09%) CSS
12 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (20.31%) MS Office
13 26 (20.31%) SAN
14 24 (18.75%) MVC
14 24 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
15 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (17.97%) jQuery
16 22 (17.19%) Windows 7
16 22 (17.19%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (17.19%) IIS
2 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
3 18 (14.06%) SharePoint
4 17 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.69%) Lync
8 5 (3.91%) CMS
9 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (20.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (25.00%) Office 365
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.13%) SaaS
5 2 (1.56%) PaaS
5 2 (1.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.31%) SAN
2 14 (10.94%) iSCSI
3 13 (10.16%) DNS
3 13 (10.16%) DHCP
4 12 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.25%) Firewall
6 6 (4.69%) LAN
6 6 (4.69%) PBX
6 6 (4.69%) WAN
7 5 (3.91%) Intranet
8 3 (2.34%) FTP
8 3 (2.34%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.78%) Internet
10 1 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.34%) JIRA
2 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (12.50%) Banking
2 9 (7.03%) Finance
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 6 (4.69%) Back Office
5 5 (3.91%) Legal
6 3 (2.34%) Publishing
6 3 (2.34%) Games
6 3 (2.34%) Billing
6 3 (2.34%) Electronics
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (22.66%) Developer
2 15 (11.72%) Web Developer
3 13 (10.16%) Help Desk Support
4 12 (9.38%) Support Technician
5 10 (7.81%) DBA
5 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Help Desk Technician
5 10 (7.81%) Help Desk Support Technician
6 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.47%) SQL DBA
7 7 (5.47%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Server Support
7 7 (5.47%) Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.69%) .NET
2 30 (23.44%) ASP.NET
3 27 (21.09%) CSS
4 23 (17.97%) jQuery
4 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (16.41%) Web Services
6 20 (15.63%) CSS3
7 19 (14.84%) .NET Framework
8 17 (13.28%) HTML
9 16 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 16 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.13%) HTML5
11 3 (2.34%) JSON
11 3 (2.34%) MFC
11 3 (2.34%) XML
11 3 (2.34%) Middleware
11 3 (2.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Mathematics
2 11 (8.59%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.81%) Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.34%) Replication
5 3 (2.34%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.34%) Physics
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.34%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.56%) Statistics
6 2 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (17.19%) Windows 7
5 20 (15.63%) Windows 8
6 13 (10.16%) Windows XP
7 12 (9.38%) Android
8 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.69%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.91%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.78%) UNIX
10 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) ITIL
2 33 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.75%) MVC
3 24 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
5 14 (10.94%) Migration
5 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (8.59%) Service Delivery
8 10 (7.81%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.81%) High Availability
9 8 (6.25%) Scrum
9 8 (6.25%) Project Management
10 7 (5.47%) TDD
10 7 (5.47%) Performance Management
10 7 (5.47%) Kanban
11 6 (4.69%) SDLC
11 6 (4.69%) Identity Management
11 6 (4.69%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.16%) SQL
2 36 (28.13%) C#
3 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.84%) C
4 19 (14.84%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.03%) VB
6 5 (3.91%) Java
6 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.34%) C++
9 2 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (21.88%) Degree
2 27 (21.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.94%) MCSE
4 13 (10.16%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (8.59%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.69%) MCSA
7 6 (4.69%) CCNA
7 6 (4.69%) CCA
7 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.34%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.56%) PMP
9 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.56%) MOS
10 1 (0.78%) MCP
10 1 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.94%) Terminal Services
4 9 (7.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (5.47%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.91%) Terminal Server
7 4 (3.13%) ISA Server
7 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) SCCM
2 6 (4.69%) Windows Intune
3 3 (2.34%) SCOM
4 2 (1.56%) Puppet
4 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (29.69%) Citrix
3 30 (23.44%) VMware
4 17 (13.28%) Cisco
5 8 (6.25%) Oracle
6 6 (4.69%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.69%) Akamai
7 4 (3.13%) Mitel
7 4 (3.13%) Remedy
7 4 (3.13%) Websense
7 4 (3.13%) Juniper
7 4 (3.13%) HP
8 3 (2.34%) F5
9 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.78%) Veritas
10 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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