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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 65 71 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.44% 20.17% 23.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.90% 58.20% 72.34%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 85
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £46,500
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
105 122 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.94% 34.66% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 113 124
Average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 96 (57.83%) SQL Server
2 74 (44.58%) Microsoft
3 59 (35.54%) IIS
4 58 (34.94%) .NET
5 53 (31.93%) SQL
5 53 (31.93%) VMware
6 52 (31.33%) Active Directory
7 50 (30.12%) C#
8 48 (28.92%) ASP.NET
9 47 (28.31%) MS Excel
10 44 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (26.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 43 (25.90%) Web Services
12 41 (24.70%) DHCP
12 41 (24.70%) DNS
13 39 (23.49%) Visual Studio
14 36 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (21.08%) E-Commerce
15 35 (21.08%) Linux
16 33 (19.88%) MVC
17 32 (19.28%) JavaScript
18 31 (18.67%) PowerShell
19 30 (18.07%) Scrum
20 28 (16.87%) TCP/IP
21 27 (16.27%) TDD
22 26 (15.66%) Citrix
22 26 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (15.66%) Database Security
23 25 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (14.46%) SQL Server 2005

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (35.54%) IIS
2 18 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.61%) CMS
5 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.41%) Apache
6 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.60%) Liferay
8 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (28.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.22%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.22%) Office 365
4 6 (3.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.70%) DHCP
1 41 (24.70%) DNS
2 28 (16.87%) TCP/IP
3 23 (13.86%) FTP
4 18 (10.84%) SAN
4 18 (10.84%) WAN
5 17 (10.24%) LAN
6 15 (9.04%) Firewall
7 13 (7.83%) MPLS
8 12 (7.23%) BIG-IP
9 11 (6.63%) iSCSI
9 11 (6.63%) Internet
10 7 (4.22%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (3.01%) NAS
12 3 (1.81%) DMZ
12 3 (1.81%) VPN
13 2 (1.20%) SMTP
14 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.60%) VoIP
14 1 (0.60%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (57.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (13.25%) 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%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (23.49%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.84%) TeamCity
3 14 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.23%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.42%) Subversion
6 6 (3.61%) JIRA
7 5 (3.01%) WATIR
7 5 (3.01%) Selenium
7 5 (3.01%) Cucumber
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 18 (10.84%) Marketing
2 17 (10.24%) Finance
3 12 (7.23%) Back Office
4 5 (3.01%) Legal
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (22.89%) Developer
2 32 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (13.25%) Web Engineer
4 19 (11.45%) Analyst
5 18 (10.84%) .NET Developer
5 18 (10.84%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.02%) Server Support
7 10 (6.02%) Test Manager
8 8 (4.82%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (4.82%) Programmer
8 8 (4.82%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Developer Analyst
8 8 (4.82%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 8 (4.82%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (4.82%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) QA Leader
9 7 (4.22%) Technical Manager
10 6 (3.61%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (34.94%) .NET
2 48 (28.92%) ASP.NET
3 43 (25.90%) Web Services
4 22 (13.25%) WCF
5 18 (10.84%) COM
5 18 (10.84%) HTML
6 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (8.43%) XML
7 13 (7.83%) XSLT
8 12 (7.23%) jQuery
9 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (4.82%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.22%) XSD
12 6 (3.61%) CSS
12 6 (3.61%) WSDL
13 3 (1.81%) Middleware
13 3 (1.81%) WinForms
13 3 (1.81%) JSP
14 2 (1.20%) Silverlight
15 1 (0.60%) Apache Flex
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%) AS400
5 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
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%) SecurID
5 1 (0.60%) CCTV
5 1 (0.60%) EPoS
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
5 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.60%) HACMP
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (21.08%) 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 7
6 6 (3.61%) Android
7 5 (3.01%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.81%) UNIX
10 1 (0.60%) AIX
10 1 (0.60%) HPUX
10 1 (0.60%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.08%) E-Commerce
2 33 (19.88%) MVC
3 30 (18.07%) Scrum
4 27 (16.27%) TDD
5 26 (15.66%) Database Security
6 25 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (13.86%) ITIL
8 20 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (12.05%) DevOps
9 16 (9.64%) Network Load Balancing
10 15 (9.04%) PRINCE2
11 14 (8.43%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.83%) Incident Management
12 13 (7.83%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.63%) BDD
13 11 (6.63%) Web Development
13 11 (6.63%) Load Balancing
13 11 (6.63%) Test Management
14 10 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (6.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.93%) SQL
2 50 (30.12%) C#
3 32 (19.28%) JavaScript
4 31 (18.67%) PowerShell
5 18 (10.84%) VB.NET
6 11 (6.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.82%) VB
7 8 (4.82%) Groovy
8 7 (4.22%) C++
8 7 (4.22%) Java
9 6 (3.61%) C
9 6 (3.61%) VB6
10 5 (3.01%) Ruby
11 3 (1.81%) Perl
12 2 (1.20%) VBScript
13 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.45%) MCSE
3 14 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (8.43%) Degree
4 11 (6.63%) VCP5
5 10 (6.02%) MCITP
5 10 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.82%) MCTS
7 6 (3.61%) MCSA
8 5 (3.01%) ISEB
9 3 (1.81%) PMP
10 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.20%) CCA
10 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
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%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) SLA
2 14 (8.43%) QA
System Software
1 52 (31.33%) Active Directory
2 36 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.83%) vSphere
4 10 (6.02%) XenApp
5 8 (4.82%) VMware Server
6 6 (3.61%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.61%) XenServer
6 6 (3.61%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.81%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.81%) VMFS
9 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.60%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (13.86%) SCOM
2 10 (6.02%) HP SIM
3 5 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.01%) SCCM
4 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.20%) WSUS
5 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 53 (31.93%) VMware
3 26 (15.66%) Citrix
4 22 (13.25%) Oracle
5 16 (9.64%) HP
6 13 (7.83%) Cisco
6 13 (7.83%) CheckPoint
6 13 (7.83%) F5
7 6 (3.61%) Dell
8 5 (3.01%) NetApp
9 3 (1.81%) IBM
9 3 (1.81%) Adobe
9 3 (1.81%) Siebel
9 3 (1.81%) Symantec
10 2 (1.20%) Juniper
10 2 (1.20%) Civica
10 2 (1.20%) Progress
10 2 (1.20%) Veeam
11 1 (0.60%) Aruba
11 1 (0.60%) Nimsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 3 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits + £3,500 shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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Easyjet
Posted: 17 days ago
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Easyjet
Posted: 17 days ago
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easyJet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
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