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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 74 76 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 18.93% 16.27% 19.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.22% 68.47% 64.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71 54 55
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
90 111 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.02% 23.77% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 87 82 91
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 52 (37.14%) SQL
2 52 (37.14%) ITIL
3 49 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 42 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 41 (29.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 40 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 39 (27.86%) Citrix
8 36 (25.71%) .NET
9 34 (24.29%) MS Office
9 34 (24.29%) VMware
10 33 (23.57%) Degree
10 33 (23.57%) C#
10 33 (23.57%) Office 365
11 31 (22.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (20.71%) SAN
13 29 (20.71%) JavaScript
13 29 (20.71%) Web Services
14 28 (20.00%) CSS
14 28 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (19.29%) Capacity Planning
16 26 (18.57%) MVC
17 25 (17.86%) ASP.NET
18 23 (16.43%) HTML
18 23 (16.43%) Windows 7
18 23 (16.43%) Windows 8
19 22 (15.71%) CSS3

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (14.29%) IIS
2 19 (13.57%) SharePoint
3 18 (12.86%) MS Exchange
4 14 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (6.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (5.00%) WebLogic
8 6 (4.29%) Lync
9 5 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.43%) CMS
12 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 34 (24.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (23.57%) Office 365
3 9 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.57%) SaaS
5 3 (2.14%) PaaS
5 3 (2.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.71%) SAN
2 17 (12.14%) DHCP
2 17 (12.14%) DNS
3 15 (10.71%) iSCSI
4 13 (9.29%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.71%) LAN
5 8 (5.71%) WAN
5 8 (5.71%) Firewall
6 7 (5.00%) FTP
7 6 (4.29%) PBX
8 4 (2.86%) Intranet
8 4 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.14%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.43%) Internet
10 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.71%) MPLS
11 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.71%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.43%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.71%) MS Access
8 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.14%) JIRA
2 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (7.86%) Banking
2 9 (6.43%) Finance
3 6 (4.29%) Publishing
3 6 (4.29%) Retail
3 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.57%) Automotive
4 5 (3.57%) Legal
5 4 (2.86%) Back Office
6 3 (2.14%) Games
7 2 (1.43%) Danish Language
7 2 (1.43%) French Language
7 2 (1.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (16.43%) Developer
2 13 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (9.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 12 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
3 12 (8.57%) Support Technician
4 10 (7.14%) DBA
4 10 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 10 (7.14%) Help Desk Technician
4 10 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 10 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 8 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Analyst
5 8 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.00%) Administrator
6 7 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 7 (5.00%) IT Support
7 6 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.71%) .NET
2 29 (20.71%) Web Services
3 28 (20.00%) CSS
4 25 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 23 (16.43%) HTML
6 22 (15.71%) CSS3
7 18 (12.86%) .NET Framework
7 18 (12.86%) jQuery
7 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (7.86%) AngularJS
8 11 (7.86%) Entity Framework
9 9 (6.43%) HTML5
10 7 (5.00%) J2EE
10 7 (5.00%) JMS
11 5 (3.57%) XML
12 3 (2.14%) Middleware
12 3 (2.14%) Ajax
12 3 (2.14%) MFC
12 3 (2.14%) JSON
13 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.57%) Mathematics
2 11 (7.86%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.14%) Clustering
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) Replication
5 3 (2.14%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.14%) Physics
5 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.43%) Statistics
6 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.71%) Economics
7 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 30 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (16.43%) Windows 8
3 23 (16.43%) Windows 7
4 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (12.86%) Windows XP
6 11 (7.86%) Android
7 8 (5.71%) UNIX
7 8 (5.71%) Linux
8 7 (5.00%) Windows 2000
8 7 (5.00%) HPUX
8 7 (5.00%) Solaris
9 6 (4.29%) Windows Vista
9 6 (4.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.14%) ITIL
2 28 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.29%) Capacity Planning
4 26 (18.57%) MVC
5 17 (12.14%) Software Engineering
6 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (7.86%) Migration
9 10 (7.14%) Project Management
9 10 (7.14%) OO
9 10 (7.14%) High Availability
10 9 (6.43%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.71%) Kanban
11 8 (5.71%) Coaching
11 8 (5.71%) DevOps
11 8 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
11 8 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.14%) SQL
2 33 (23.57%) C#
3 29 (20.71%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.14%) C
5 14 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.57%) Java
7 9 (6.43%) VB
7 9 (6.43%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.14%) C++
10 2 (1.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Degree
2 28 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (10.71%) MCSE
5 12 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (6.43%) MCSA
7 7 (5.00%) CCNA
7 7 (5.00%) CCA
7 7 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.57%) A+ Certification
8 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.14%) MCP
11 2 (1.43%) MOS
11 2 (1.43%) MCTS
12 1 (0.71%) PMP
12 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.14%) Terminal Services
4 12 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (3.57%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.86%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.43%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.43%) vSphere
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (14.29%) SCCM
2 9 (6.43%) SCOM
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 39 (27.86%) Citrix
3 34 (24.29%) VMware
4 19 (13.57%) Oracle
5 18 (12.86%) Cisco
6 9 (6.43%) Akamai
7 6 (4.29%) HP
7 6 (4.29%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.86%) Juniper
8 4 (2.86%) Mitel
8 4 (2.86%) Remedy
8 4 (2.86%) Websense
9 3 (2.14%) F5
10 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.43%) Sybase
11 1 (0.71%) Veritas
11 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.71%) Spiceworks
11 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £10 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago