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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 39 37 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.33% 12.25% 14.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.59% 44.05% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 65
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,300 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
49 84 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 21.78% 27.81% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 82 114
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 38 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 37 (37.76%) SQL Server
4 34 (34.69%) VMware
5 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (32.65%) DHCP
6 32 (32.65%) DNS
7 30 (30.61%) ITIL
8 29 (29.59%) MS Excel
9 28 (28.57%) IIS
10 27 (27.55%) SQL
11 24 (24.49%) Web Services
11 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (23.47%) .NET
13 21 (21.43%) E-Commerce
13 21 (21.43%) MVC
14 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (20.41%) SLA
14 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
15 17 (17.35%) FTP
15 17 (17.35%) Linux
15 17 (17.35%) PowerShell
15 17 (17.35%) Database Security
15 17 (17.35%) Citrix
16 15 (15.31%) Oracle
16 15 (15.31%) Scrum
16 15 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (15.31%) TCP/IP
16 15 (15.31%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (28.57%) IIS
2 11 (11.22%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.20%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.06%) Apache
9 2 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.02%) Liferay
10 1 (1.02%) Lync
10 1 (1.02%) JBoss
10 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.02%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 29 (29.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.18%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.65%) DHCP
1 32 (32.65%) DNS
2 17 (17.35%) FTP
3 15 (15.31%) TCP/IP
4 14 (14.29%) SAN
5 7 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.12%) Internet
7 5 (5.10%) NAS
7 5 (5.10%) WAN
8 4 (4.08%) VPN
9 3 (3.06%) SMTP
9 3 (3.06%) MPLS
9 3 (3.06%) Firewall
10 2 (2.04%) Wireless
10 2 (2.04%) Frame Relay
10 2 (2.04%) OSPF
10 2 (2.04%) BGP
10 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.04%) xDSL
10 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.16%) JIRA
2 8 (8.16%) WATIR
2 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.02%) JMeter
General
1 8 (8.16%) Back Office
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
1 8 (8.16%) Marketing
2 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Analyst
3 17 (17.35%) Web Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Server Support
7 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Support Specialist
8 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.10%) Administrator
9 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) DBA
10 4 (4.08%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Desktop Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 3 (3.06%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) Web Services
2 23 (23.47%) .NET
3 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
4 15 (15.31%) HTML
5 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.16%) COM
7 7 (7.14%) CSS
7 7 (7.14%) J2EE
7 7 (7.14%) JMS
7 7 (7.14%) HTML5
7 7 (7.14%) CSS3
8 5 (5.10%) WCF
9 3 (3.06%) XML
10 2 (2.04%) XSD
10 2 (2.04%) XSLT
10 2 (2.04%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.04%) jQuery
10 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.02%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Clustering
2 7 (7.14%) FMCG
3 3 (3.06%) Replication
3 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) SecurID
5 1 (1.02%) PDA
5 1 (1.02%) CCTV
5 1 (1.02%) Statistics
5 1 (1.02%) Wiki
5 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.02%) HACMP
5 1 (1.02%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (17.35%) Linux
3 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (11.22%) Windows XP
5 10 (10.20%) UNIX
6 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.16%) HPUX
7 8 (8.16%) Solaris
8 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Android
11 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.61%) ITIL
3 21 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 21 (21.43%) MVC
4 17 (17.35%) Database Security
5 15 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (15.31%) Scrum
6 14 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 13 (13.27%) Network Load Balancing
7 13 (13.27%) DevOps
8 12 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (12.24%) Migration
9 11 (11.22%) OO
10 9 (9.18%) Business Continuity
11 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.16%) TDD
11 8 (8.16%) Web Development
11 8 (8.16%) Change Management
11 8 (8.16%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.55%) SQL
2 17 (17.35%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.24%) C#
4 11 (11.22%) Java
5 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.16%) Ruby
7 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.04%) Groovy
9 2 (2.04%) VBScript
10 1 (1.02%) VB
10 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) VCP5
3 5 (5.10%) MCTS
3 5 (5.10%) MCITP
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.08%) MCSE
4 4 (4.08%) MCSA
5 1 (1.02%) CCA
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.41%) SLA
2 7 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) vSphere
3 7 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 6 (6.12%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.06%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.06%) XenApp
6 2 (2.04%) XenServer
6 2 (2.04%) VMFS
6 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.02%) Firmware
7 1 (1.02%) Xen
7 1 (1.02%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) SCOM
2 8 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (6.12%) SCCM
4 4 (4.08%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.02%) WSUS
6 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 34 (34.69%) VMware
3 17 (17.35%) Citrix
4 15 (15.31%) Oracle
5 14 (14.29%) Cisco
6 12 (12.24%) HP
7 7 (7.14%) Dell
8 4 (4.08%) NetApp
9 3 (3.06%) Avaya
9 3 (3.06%) Progress
9 3 (3.06%) Symantec
9 3 (3.06%) Lumesse
10 2 (2.04%) 3Com
10 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.04%) Websense
10 2 (2.04%) BT
10 2 (2.04%) Mitel
10 2 (2.04%) Brocade
10 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.04%) Aruba
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