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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 24 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 33 66 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.33% 16.42% 19.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.33% 95.65% 64.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 73
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £23,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
45 69 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.36% 17.16% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 36 63 109
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 33 (40.24%) ITIL
2 28 (34.15%) IIS
3 27 (32.93%) .NET
4 26 (31.71%) Change Management
5 25 (30.49%) Linux
6 24 (29.27%) SLA
6 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
7 23 (28.05%) Oracle
8 22 (26.83%) SQL
8 22 (26.83%) Unix
9 21 (25.61%) Apache
9 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
9 21 (25.61%) Shell Script
9 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (24.39%) JBoss
10 20 (24.39%) MySQL
10 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
11 19 (23.17%) SOA
12 18 (21.95%) Service Delivery
13 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
13 15 (18.29%) C#
14 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
15 13 (15.85%) MS Office
15 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
16 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
16 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
17 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
18 10 (12.20%) SharePoint Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (34.15%) IIS
2 21 (25.61%) Apache
2 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
3 20 (24.39%) JBoss
4 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
5 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
5 10 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.22%) CMS
9 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) DOC1
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Intranet
2 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (6.10%) WAN
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.66%) DHCP
3 3 (3.66%) SNMP
3 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.44%) BGP
4 2 (2.44%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.44%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.44%) IPv4
4 2 (2.44%) LAN
4 2 (2.44%) OSPF
4 2 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (1.22%) ADSL
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.22%) Firewall
5 1 (1.22%) Internet
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) MySQL
2 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.22%) Automotive
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Analyst
2 23 (28.05%) Support Analyst
3 22 (26.83%) Applications Support
3 22 (26.83%) Applications Support Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) IT Support
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Applications Support
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Senior Support Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Applications Support Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Web Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Web Applications Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Web Applications Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Web Applications Support
6 9 (10.98%) Web Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Web Support Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) .NET
2 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (7.32%) CSS
3 6 (7.32%) CSS3
3 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) HTML5
3 6 (7.32%) jQuery
3 6 (7.32%) Web Services
4 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.54%) Private Cloud
2 6 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.10%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Linux
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 22 (26.83%) Unix
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.22%) Solaris
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) ITIL
2 26 (31.71%) Change Management
3 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.17%) SOA
5 18 (21.95%) Service Delivery
6 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.41%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.20%) Kanban
8 10 (12.20%) OO
8 10 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (10.98%) Multithreading
9 9 (10.98%) Software Architecture
9 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Project Management
11 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.54%) Scrum
12 6 (7.32%) MVC
12 6 (7.32%) Performance Management
13 5 (6.10%) Service Management
14 4 (4.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) SQL
2 21 (25.61%) Shell Script
3 15 (18.29%) C#
4 6 (7.32%) Java
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.20%) MCSE
3 8 (9.76%) DBS Check
3 8 (9.76%) Degree
4 7 (8.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) CCNA
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.88%) HND
8 3 (3.66%) CCNP
9 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (29.27%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
3 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Oracle
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) HP
3 8 (9.76%) VMware
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
5 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix
6 2 (2.44%) hybris
6 2 (2.44%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (1.22%) Avaya
7 1 (1.22%) Dell
7 1 (1.22%) Draytek
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Informatica
7 1 (1.22%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec
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