The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 124 88 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.50% 25.36% 18.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.61% 88.00% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 117 81 75
Average salary £34,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
189 100 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.72% 28.82% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 182 93 83
Average salary £33,500 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Northamptonshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Windows
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Northampton region.

Windows Salary Trend in Northampton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

1 142 (50.18%) Microsoft
2 92 (32.51%) SQL Server
3 90 (31.80%) ITIL
4 84 (29.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (27.21%) Cisco
6 73 (25.80%) Active Directory
7 71 (25.09%) MS Exchange
8 67 (23.67%) MS Excel
8 67 (23.67%) VMware
9 61 (21.55%) C#
10 60 (21.20%) .NET
11 57 (20.14%) SQL
12 55 (19.43%) MCSA
13 53 (18.73%) Linux
14 52 (18.37%) TCP/IP
15 51 (18.02%) MS Office
15 51 (18.02%) Hyper-V
16 50 (17.67%) MCSE
17 47 (16.61%) MySQL
18 46 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 45 (15.90%) DNS
20 43 (15.19%) WAN
20 43 (15.19%) Apache
21 42 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
22 41 (14.49%) LAN
23 40 (14.13%) MCP
24 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET
24 39 (13.78%) DHCP
24 39 (13.78%) SAN
24 39 (13.78%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 71 (25.09%) MS Exchange
2 43 (15.19%) Apache
3 38 (13.43%) Tomcat
4 28 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (8.13%) SharePoint
6 20 (7.07%) OpenStack
7 16 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (5.30%) IIS
9 5 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.06%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.71%) Lync
12 1 (0.35%) DNN
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.35%) CMS
12 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (23.67%) MS Excel
2 51 (18.02%) MS Office
3 5 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.41%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.01%) SaaS
2 29 (10.25%) IaaS
3 20 (7.07%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (18.37%) TCP/IP
2 45 (15.90%) DNS
3 43 (15.19%) WAN
4 41 (14.49%) LAN
5 39 (13.78%) DHCP
5 39 (13.78%) SAN
6 37 (13.07%) Firewall
7 13 (4.59%) VPN
8 10 (3.53%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.12%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.77%) SSL
11 4 (1.41%) VoIP
11 4 (1.41%) Internet
11 4 (1.41%) Broadband
11 4 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (1.41%) Network Security
12 3 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.35%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (0.35%) VLAN
13 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (32.51%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.61%) MySQL
3 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.71%) DTS
8 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
9 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (10.25%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 12 (4.24%) NUnit
3 12 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.89%) Moq
5 10 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (3.53%) MSTest
6 9 (3.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 35 (12.37%) Retail
2 21 (7.42%) Games
3 13 (4.59%) Finance
4 6 (2.12%) Legal
5 5 (1.77%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (28.98%) Analyst
2 49 (17.31%) Developer
3 39 (13.78%) Support Analyst
4 27 (9.54%) .NET Developer
5 24 (8.48%) Designer
6 23 (8.13%) Infrastructure Designer
7 22 (7.77%) C# Developer
7 22 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (7.07%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (6.71%) C# Software Developer
10 16 (5.65%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (4.95%) Network Analyst
12 13 (4.59%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (4.59%) Team Leader
13 12 (4.24%) Applications Support
13 12 (4.24%) Software Engineer
13 12 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.20%) .NET
2 39 (13.78%) ASP.NET
3 34 (12.01%) WPF
4 26 (9.19%) WCF
5 25 (8.83%) HTML
6 22 (7.77%) WinForms
7 15 (5.30%) Web Services
8 13 (4.59%) jQuery
9 12 (4.24%) XML
10 11 (3.89%) HTML5
10 11 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.53%) CSS
11 10 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (3.53%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (3.53%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (3.53%) Ninject
11 10 (3.53%) Razor View Engine
11 10 (3.53%) Spring.NET
11 10 (3.53%) Silverlight
12 7 (2.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.60%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.25%) Open Source
3 26 (9.19%) Mathematics
4 21 (7.42%) Physics
5 10 (3.53%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.83%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.12%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.77%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.41%) Replication
10 3 (1.06%) Kindle
11 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.35%) Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.73%) Linux
2 46 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (13.78%) Windows 7
5 22 (7.77%) Windows XP
6 17 (6.01%) UNIX
7 15 (5.30%) Windows Vista
8 14 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.89%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.71%) AIX
12 2 (0.71%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.80%) ITIL
2 32 (11.31%) ITIL V3
2 32 (11.31%) Project Management
3 28 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (8.83%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (4.59%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.24%) Software Engineering
6 12 (4.24%) Migration
7 11 (3.89%) Image Processing
7 11 (3.89%) Scrum
7 11 (3.89%) MVC
8 10 (3.53%) TDD
8 10 (3.53%) Web Application Development
8 10 (3.53%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (3.53%) MVVM
8 10 (3.53%) Web Development
8 10 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (3.53%) Kanban
9 9 (3.18%) OOD
10 8 (2.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.55%) C#
2 57 (20.14%) SQL
3 30 (10.60%) Java
4 16 (5.65%) C
5 12 (4.24%) C++
6 11 (3.89%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.47%) PHP
9 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.06%) VB
10 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
11 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (29.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (19.43%) MCSA
3 50 (17.67%) MCSE
4 40 (14.13%) MCP
5 39 (13.78%) MCITP
6 36 (12.72%) Degree
7 27 (9.54%) CCNA
7 27 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (7.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (7.42%) PhD
9 16 (5.65%) Security Cleared
10 14 (4.95%) ISEB
11 13 (4.59%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.53%) MCTS
13 9 (3.18%) CCA
13 9 (3.18%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.77%) CCIA
16 3 (1.06%) CCEE
16 3 (1.06%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.59%) SLA
2 7 (2.47%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (25.80%) Active Directory
2 51 (18.02%) Hyper-V
3 25 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.65%) XenApp
5 12 (4.24%) XenServer
6 11 (3.89%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.12%) vSphere
8 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.77%) SCCM
1 5 (1.77%) Control-M
2 4 (1.41%) SCOM
3 3 (1.06%) WSUS
3 3 (1.06%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 142 (50.18%) Microsoft
2 77 (27.21%) Cisco
3 67 (23.67%) VMware
4 38 (13.43%) Oracle
5 26 (9.19%) Citrix
6 21 (7.42%) Google
7 20 (7.07%) hybris
8 10 (3.53%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.53%) HP
9 9 (3.18%) IBM
10 5 (1.77%) Wyse
10 5 (1.77%) Remedy
11 4 (1.41%) EMC
11 4 (1.41%) Altiris
12 3 (1.06%) Symantec
12 3 (1.06%) AppSense
12 3 (1.06%) SAP
13 2 (0.71%) Unisys
13 2 (0.71%) Dell
13 2 (0.71%) NetApp
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