The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 88 63 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 18.49% 18.42% 17.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.54% 63.00% 66.34%
Number of salaries quoted 66 53 63
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,800 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 100 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.84% 29.24% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 94 90 97
Average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Bedfordshire

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 24 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 72 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 57 (34.76%) VMware
4 53 (32.32%) .NET
4 53 (32.32%) SQL
5 51 (31.10%) C#
6 49 (29.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (29.27%) IIS
8 45 (27.44%) Active Directory
9 44 (26.83%) MS Excel
10 41 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 40 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (23.78%) Web Services
13 38 (23.17%) Linux
14 37 (22.56%) Visual Studio
15 33 (20.12%) DNS
15 33 (20.12%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (19.51%) DHCP
17 31 (18.90%) Citrix
18 29 (17.68%) JavaScript
19 28 (17.07%) TCP/IP
20 27 (16.46%) Windows Server 2003
20 27 (16.46%) MVC
21 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (15.24%) MS Exchange
21 25 (15.24%) E-Commerce
22 24 (14.63%) Scrum
22 24 (14.63%) TDD
22 24 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
22 24 (14.63%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 48 (29.27%) IIS
2 25 (15.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.66%) CMS
5 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.44%) Lync
6 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.44%) Apache
6 4 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.22%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) Liferay
Applications
1 44 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.88%) MS Office
3 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.27%) Office 365
4 6 (3.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.12%) DNS
2 32 (19.51%) DHCP
3 28 (17.07%) TCP/IP
4 21 (12.80%) LAN
4 21 (12.80%) WAN
5 20 (12.20%) SAN
6 18 (10.98%) Firewall
7 14 (8.54%) FTP
8 13 (7.93%) MPLS
9 12 (7.32%) Internet
9 12 (7.32%) BIG-IP
10 11 (6.71%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.27%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.66%) VPN
13 4 (2.44%) NAS
13 4 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.83%) DMZ
14 3 (1.83%) DMVPN
15 2 (1.22%) SMTP
16 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (6.10%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.49%) MySQL
9 6 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 14 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.10%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.49%) Subversion
6 5 (3.05%) Selenium
7 4 (2.44%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (1.83%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.61%) JMeter
9 1 (0.61%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 13 (7.93%) Finance
1 13 (7.93%) Marketing
2 6 (3.66%) Back Office
2 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.66%) Legal
3 4 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Automotive
4 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (21.34%) Developer
2 23 (14.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (12.80%) Analyst
4 18 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.93%) Server Support
6 12 (7.32%) Web Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Test Manager
8 9 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) QA Leader
9 8 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Analyst Programmer
9 8 (4.88%) Programmer
9 8 (4.88%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Developer Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) .NET Programmer
9 8 (4.88%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 7 (4.27%) Technical Manager
11 6 (3.66%) Administrator
11 6 (3.66%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.32%) .NET
2 41 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 39 (23.78%) Web Services
4 22 (13.41%) WCF
5 15 (9.15%) HTML
6 14 (8.54%) XML
7 13 (7.93%) COM
7 13 (7.93%) XSLT
8 12 (7.32%) jQuery
9 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (4.88%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.27%) XSD
11 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.66%) CSS
12 6 (3.66%) WSDL
13 5 (3.05%) Middleware
14 3 (1.83%) WinForms
14 3 (1.83%) JSP
14 3 (1.83%) Silverlight
15 1 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) Statistics
2 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.05%) Replication
5 2 (1.22%) Clustering
5 2 (1.22%) AS400
5 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) SecurID
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) HACMP
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
6 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.61%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) CMDB
6 1 (0.61%) Wiki
6 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (23.17%) Linux
3 27 (16.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.66%) Android
6 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.44%) UNIX
8 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.61%) AIX
10 1 (0.61%) HPUX
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.46%) MVC
2 25 (15.24%) E-Commerce
3 24 (14.63%) Scrum
3 24 (14.63%) TDD
4 23 (14.02%) ITIL
5 22 (13.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (10.37%) Database Security
8 16 (9.76%) Incident Management
9 14 (8.54%) Service Delivery
10 13 (7.93%) Software Testing
10 13 (7.93%) PRINCE2
10 13 (7.93%) Test Management
10 13 (7.93%) Load Balancing
10 13 (7.93%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (7.93%) Waterfall
11 12 (7.32%) Project Management
12 11 (6.71%) DevOps
13 10 (6.10%) Data Transformation
13 10 (6.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 53 (32.32%) SQL
2 51 (31.10%) C#
3 29 (17.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.63%) PowerShell
5 18 (10.98%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.10%) C++
7 9 (5.49%) Java
7 9 (5.49%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.88%) Groovy
8 8 (4.88%) VB
9 6 (3.66%) C
9 6 (3.66%) VB6
10 3 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (1.22%) VBScript
12 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (12.20%) Degree
3 18 (10.98%) MCSE
4 14 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (6.71%) VCP5
6 10 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (5.49%) MCITP
8 7 (4.27%) ISEB
9 6 (3.66%) MCTS
10 5 (3.05%) PMP
11 4 (2.44%) MCSA
12 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.83%) CCA
13 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.22%) MCP
14 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.61%) CCNP
14 1 (0.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.76%) QA
1 16 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (27.44%) Active Directory
2 40 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.93%) vSphere
4 10 (6.10%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.49%) XenApp
5 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.88%) VMware Server
7 5 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.05%) XenServer
8 4 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.83%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.83%) VMFS
10 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.22%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.61%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.15%) SCOM
2 10 (6.10%) HP SIM
3 8 (4.88%) SCCM
4 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.83%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.22%) WSUS
5 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) Nagios
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.76%) VMware
3 31 (18.90%) Citrix
4 22 (13.41%) Oracle
5 20 (12.20%) HP
6 17 (10.37%) Cisco
7 13 (7.93%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.93%) F5
8 6 (3.66%) Dell
9 5 (3.05%) NetApp
9 5 (3.05%) Siebel
10 4 (2.44%) Civica
11 3 (1.83%) Symantec
11 3 (1.83%) Adobe
11 3 (1.83%) IBM
12 2 (1.22%) Veeam
12 2 (1.22%) Websense
12 2 (1.22%) Juniper
13 1 (0.61%) Brocade
13 1 (0.61%) Wyse
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago