The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 105 101 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.82% 18.81% 23.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.97% 66.45% 74.05%
Number of salaries quoted 62 101 99
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 152 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 34.23% 28.31% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 107 146 139
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,925 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 12 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 94 (46.08%) Windows Server
2 93 (45.59%) Microsoft
3 89 (43.63%) SAN
4 86 (42.16%) Linux
5 82 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (38.73%) Citrix
7 63 (30.88%) Cisco
7 63 (30.88%) MySQL
7 63 (30.88%) Hyper-V
8 54 (26.47%) Apache
8 54 (26.47%) Tomcat
9 50 (24.51%) Active Directory
10 49 (24.02%) Open Source
11 43 (21.08%) LAN
11 43 (21.08%) WAN
11 43 (21.08%) SQL Server
12 42 (20.59%) Data Centre
13 41 (20.10%) VMware
13 41 (20.10%) XenServer
14 40 (19.61%) Oracle
15 36 (17.65%) Google
16 34 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (16.18%) SQL
18 32 (15.69%) Java
19 30 (14.71%) HP
19 30 (14.71%) Windows 7
20 29 (14.22%) XenApp
20 29 (14.22%) PowerShell
20 29 (14.22%) ITIL
20 29 (14.22%) Disaster Recovery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 54 (26.47%) Apache
1 54 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 28 (13.73%) OpenStack
3 14 (6.86%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.43%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.96%) IIS
6 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.73%) Google Apps
2 13 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.39%) Office 365
4 8 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (43.63%) SAN
2 43 (21.08%) LAN
2 43 (21.08%) WAN
3 25 (12.25%) TCP/IP
4 22 (10.78%) DHCP
4 22 (10.78%) DNS
5 16 (7.84%) IP Telephony
6 8 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (3.43%) Skype
8 6 (2.94%) Firewall
9 4 (1.96%) Internet
10 2 (0.98%) FTP
10 2 (0.98%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.98%) VPN
11 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.49%) Network Security
11 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.49%) VLAN
11 1 (0.49%) WebEx
11 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.88%) MySQL
2 43 (21.08%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.49%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 5 (2.45%) Finance
2 3 (1.47%) Law
3 2 (0.98%) Advertising
3 2 (0.98%) Games
4 1 (0.49%) Legal
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (35.78%) Analyst
2 27 (13.24%) Support Analyst
3 26 (12.75%) Designer
4 24 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (11.27%) Infrastructure Designer
5 23 (11.27%) Server Support
6 20 (9.80%) Server Analyst
6 20 (9.80%) Service Analyst
6 20 (9.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 19 (9.31%) Developer
8 18 (8.82%) Test Analyst
9 17 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
9 17 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
10 15 (7.35%) Citrix Support
11 14 (6.86%) C# Developer
11 14 (6.86%) Citrix Analyst
11 14 (6.86%) Citrix Support Analyst
11 14 (6.86%) Linux Support
11 14 (6.86%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.73%) .NET
2 22 (10.78%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.84%) HTML
4 12 (5.88%) CSS
4 12 (5.88%) WinForms
5 11 (5.39%) HTML5
5 11 (5.39%) JSON
6 8 (3.92%) CSS3
7 7 (3.43%) WCF
8 5 (2.45%) jQuery
9 4 (1.96%) XML
10 3 (1.47%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.47%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.47%) LINQ
10 3 (1.47%) Web Services
10 3 (1.47%) WPF
11 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.98%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.41%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.98%) Physics
5 2 (0.98%) User Experience
5 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.49%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.49%) iPad
6 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 94 (46.08%) Windows Server
2 86 (42.16%) Linux
3 34 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 28 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.92%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.43%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.94%) Unix
11 4 (1.96%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.96%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.47%) Android
12 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.47%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.02%) Open Source
3 29 (14.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (14.22%) ITIL
3 29 (14.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 26 (12.75%) Mentoring
5 24 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (6.86%) SDLC
7 12 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.90%) Project Management
9 7 (3.43%) MVC
10 5 (2.45%) OO
10 5 (2.45%) Software Testing
11 4 (1.96%) Web Development
12 3 (1.47%) CRM
12 3 (1.47%) OOD
12 3 (1.47%) Software Engineering
12 3 (1.47%) Time Management
12 3 (1.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.18%) SQL
2 32 (15.69%) Java
3 29 (14.22%) PowerShell
4 24 (11.76%) C#
5 15 (7.35%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.41%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.98%) C
8 2 (0.98%) C++
8 2 (0.98%) XAML
9 1 (0.49%) VB
9 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) MCP
2 13 (6.37%) Degree
3 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (2.45%) MCSE
4 5 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.47%) MCSA
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB
6 2 (0.98%) PhD
7 1 (0.49%) CISA
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MCITP
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) COBIT
1 1 (0.49%) COSO
1 1 (0.49%) QA
1 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (30.88%) Hyper-V
2 50 (24.51%) Active Directory
3 41 (20.10%) XenServer
4 29 (14.22%) XenApp
5 15 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.45%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.98%) vSphere
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (13.24%) SCCM
2 8 (3.92%) Ansible
2 8 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.92%) Puppet
3 5 (2.45%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.96%) SCOM
5 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 93 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 79 (38.73%) Citrix
3 63 (30.88%) Cisco
4 41 (20.10%) VMware
5 40 (19.61%) Oracle
6 36 (17.65%) Google
7 30 (14.71%) HP
8 28 (13.73%) Red Hat
9 24 (11.76%) IBM
10 14 (6.86%) NetApp
11 4 (1.96%) AppSense
12 3 (1.47%) Dell
12 3 (1.47%) Remedy
13 2 (0.98%) LANDesk
13 2 (0.98%) MobileIron
13 2 (0.98%) Symantec
14 1 (0.49%) Apple
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