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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 1 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 69 111 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.01% 25.00% 14.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.49% 86.05% 59.62%
Number of salaries quoted 63 96 57
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 129 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 29.93% 29.05% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 116 107 96
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,200 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 49 (49.49%) SQL Server
3 30 (30.30%) Active Directory
4 29 (29.29%) C#
4 29 (29.29%) MS Excel
5 28 (28.28%) .NET
6 26 (26.26%) SQL
6 26 (26.26%) VMware
7 24 (24.24%) Web Services
8 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 20 (20.20%) Citrix
11 19 (19.19%) DNS
12 18 (18.18%) DHCP
13 17 (17.17%) Linux
13 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
13 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (16.16%) IIS
15 15 (15.15%) HP
16 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
17 13 (13.13%) Cisco
17 13 (13.13%) PowerShell
17 13 (13.13%) WCF
17 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (12.12%) Degree
18 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
18 12 (12.12%) SLA
18 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
19 11 (11.11%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.16%) IIS
3 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.08%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (5.05%) Lync
8 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.02%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.01%) Papyrus
10 1 (1.01%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.01%) Apache
10 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.01%) Confluence
10 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (29.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
3 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) DNS
2 18 (18.18%) DHCP
3 11 (11.11%) LAN
3 11 (11.11%) SAN
4 9 (9.09%) WAN
4 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.08%) FTP
6 7 (7.07%) Internet
7 5 (5.05%) Firewall
8 4 (4.04%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.03%) VPN
9 3 (3.03%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.03%) DMVPN
10 2 (2.02%) VoIP
10 2 (2.02%) SS7
10 2 (2.02%) Network Security
10 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.01%) NAS
11 1 (1.01%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (49.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.04%) DTS
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.02%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.02%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (2.02%) Selenium
4 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.04%) Legal
4 3 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 10 (10.10%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) DBA
5 7 (7.07%) Server Support
6 6 (6.06%) Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.05%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Web Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) QA Leader
8 4 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.04%) Programmer
8 4 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) .NET
2 24 (24.24%) Web Services
3 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.13%) WCF
5 7 (7.07%) Silverlight
6 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (6.06%) XML
7 5 (5.05%) Middleware
7 5 (5.05%) XSD
7 5 (5.05%) XSLT
7 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.03%) jQuery
8 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.03%) COM
9 1 (1.01%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.01%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.04%) Clustering
3 3 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) AS400
5 1 (1.01%) iPhone
5 1 (1.01%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.01%) EPoS
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (17.17%) Linux
2 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.04%) Android
6 3 (3.03%) UNIX
7 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
2 10 (10.10%) Project Management
2 10 (10.10%) ITIL
2 10 (10.10%) MVC
3 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.07%) Database Security
6 6 (6.06%) ETL
6 6 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 6 (6.06%) Workflow
6 6 (6.06%) Scrum
7 5 (5.05%) CMMI
7 5 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.05%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.05%) SOA
7 5 (5.05%) Data Transformation
7 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.29%) C#
2 26 (26.26%) SQL
3 13 (13.13%) PowerShell
4 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.07%) C++
5 7 (7.07%) Java
6 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.05%) VB
8 4 (4.04%) VBScript
8 4 (4.04%) Groovy
9 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.02%) Perl
10 2 (2.02%) C
10 2 (2.02%) Python
11 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (5.05%) PMP
5 4 (4.04%) VCP5
6 3 (3.03%) ISEB
6 3 (3.03%) CCA
6 3 (3.03%) MCSE
7 2 (2.02%) NCDA
7 2 (2.02%) NCIE
7 2 (2.02%) CCEE
7 2 (2.02%) CCIA
7 2 (2.02%) MCP
7 2 (2.02%) MCSA
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.02%) CCEA
7 2 (2.02%) MCITP
8 1 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.01%) MCTS
8 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 30 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) VMware ESX
3 7 (7.07%) XenApp
4 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.04%) vSphere
6 4 (4.04%) XenServer
7 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.02%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.02%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.01%) vCloud
9 1 (1.01%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) SCCM
2 8 (8.08%) SCOM
3 3 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (3.03%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.02%) WSUS
5 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.26%) VMware
3 20 (20.20%) Citrix
4 15 (15.15%) HP
5 13 (13.13%) Cisco
6 7 (7.07%) Oracle
7 5 (5.05%) Siebel
8 4 (4.04%) Business Objects
9 3 (3.03%) NetApp
10 2 (2.02%) Dell
10 2 (2.02%) IBM
10 2 (2.02%) Websense
10 2 (2.02%) Civica
10 2 (2.02%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.01%) Sybase
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