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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 41 48 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.51% 12.34% 25.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.13% 46.15% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 113
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £28,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,750 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
46 104 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.79% 26.74% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 95 128
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
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 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (46.05%) ITIL
2 31 (40.79%) Active Directory
3 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
4 28 (36.84%) VMware
5 27 (35.53%) SQL
6 24 (31.58%) Oracle
7 23 (30.26%) Web Services
8 19 (25.00%) OO
9 18 (23.68%) UNIX
9 18 (23.68%) Linux
10 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
10 17 (22.37%) WebLogic
10 17 (22.37%) Java
10 17 (22.37%) Citrix
11 16 (21.05%) SOA
11 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 16 (21.05%) Problem Management
12 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (19.74%) MVC
13 14 (18.42%) CSS
13 14 (18.42%) HPUX
13 14 (18.42%) Solaris
13 14 (18.42%) HTML
13 14 (18.42%) MS Office
13 14 (18.42%) J2EE
13 14 (18.42%) JMS
13 14 (18.42%) CSS3
13 14 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (15.79%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (22.37%) WebLogic
2 12 (15.79%) WebLogic Portal
3 6 (7.89%) IIS
4 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (1.32%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) DHCP
1 11 (14.47%) SAN
1 11 (14.47%) DNS
2 7 (9.21%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.89%) FTP
3 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.95%) ADSL
4 3 (3.95%) WAN
5 2 (2.63%) LAN
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.32%) SSL
6 1 (1.32%) MPLS
6 1 (1.32%) Firewall
6 1 (1.32%) IPsec
6 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.32%) VLAN
6 1 (1.32%) SMTP
6 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Automotive
3 4 (5.26%) Publishing
4 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Danish Language
5 2 (2.63%) French Language
5 2 (2.63%) German Language
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (14.47%) Support Specialist
2 10 (13.16%) Applications Support
2 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Server Support Specialist
5 6 (7.89%) Server Support
5 6 (7.89%) Server Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.26%) IT Support
7 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) Web Services
2 14 (18.42%) JMS
2 14 (18.42%) HTML
2 14 (18.42%) J2EE
2 14 (18.42%) CSS
2 14 (18.42%) CSS3
3 12 (15.79%) HTML5
4 7 (9.21%) .NET
5 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.26%) XML
6 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Clustering
2 7 (9.21%) FMCG
3 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.32%) iPhone
6 1 (1.32%) PDA
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) UNIX
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) HPUX
2 14 (18.42%) Solaris
3 12 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.26%) Android
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) OO
3 16 (21.05%) SOA
3 16 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 15 (19.74%) MVC
5 14 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (13.16%) Migration
9 8 (10.53%) ERP
10 7 (9.21%) Coaching
10 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
10 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.21%) Change Management
11 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (7.89%) DevOps
12 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.58%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) C#
3 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.32%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.26%) MCSA
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) VCP5
5 2 (2.63%) MCTS
5 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) CCNA
5 2 (2.63%) CCA
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
2 7 (9.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 31 (40.79%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 6 (7.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.26%) vSphere
6 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.63%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.32%) Xen
8 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) SCCM
2 8 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.84%) VMware
3 24 (31.58%) Oracle
4 17 (22.37%) Citrix
5 12 (15.79%) Cisco
6 7 (9.21%) HP
7 4 (5.26%) Sybase
7 4 (5.26%) Akamai
8 3 (3.95%) Lumesse
8 3 (3.95%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) NetApp
9 2 (2.63%) Spiceworks
9 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.32%) Mitel
10 1 (1.32%) Veritas
10 1 (1.32%) Avaya
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