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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 140 95 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.77% 23.28% 24.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.29% 83.33% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 134 87 109
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,600 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
205 114 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.95% 27.94% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 197 106 119
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 156 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 90 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 88 (32.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (29.63%) Cisco
5 79 (29.26%) ITIL
6 70 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 69 (25.56%) Active Directory
8 62 (22.96%) MS Exchange
9 60 (22.22%) Linux
9 60 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (21.85%) VMware
11 58 (21.48%) MCSE
11 58 (21.48%) SQL
12 56 (20.74%) TCP/IP
13 55 (20.37%) MCSA
14 54 (20.00%) MySQL
15 51 (18.89%) Apache
15 51 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (18.52%) LAN
16 50 (18.52%) WAN
16 50 (18.52%) Windows 7
17 47 (17.41%) MS Office
18 46 (17.04%) Hyper-V
19 45 (16.67%) SAN
20 43 (15.93%) Oracle
20 43 (15.93%) Tomcat
20 43 (15.93%) MCITP
21 41 (15.19%) .NET
22 40 (14.81%) MCP
23 39 (14.44%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 62 (22.96%) MS Exchange
2 51 (18.89%) Apache
3 43 (15.93%) Tomcat
4 28 (10.37%) OpenStack
5 23 (8.52%) SharePoint
6 22 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.22%) Lync
9 6 (2.22%) IIS
10 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 70 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 47 (17.41%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.37%) Google Apps
2 19 (7.04%) IaaS
3 17 (6.30%) SaaS
4 16 (5.93%) Office 365
5 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.74%) TCP/IP
2 50 (18.52%) WAN
2 50 (18.52%) LAN
3 45 (16.67%) SAN
4 39 (14.44%) DNS
5 29 (10.74%) Firewall
6 26 (9.63%) DHCP
7 14 (5.19%) VPN
8 9 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 7 (2.59%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.48%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (1.48%) VoIP
10 4 (1.48%) Broadband
11 3 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.11%) VLAN
12 2 (0.74%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.74%) Intranet
12 2 (0.74%) Internet
12 2 (0.74%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 54 (20.00%) MySQL
3 16 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.33%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.85%) DTS
8 4 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 11 (4.07%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.74%) NUnit
5 1 (0.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 25 (9.26%) Finance
2 24 (8.89%) Retail
3 17 (6.30%) Legal
4 9 (3.33%) Games
5 4 (1.48%) Law
6 3 (1.11%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (30.74%) Analyst
2 41 (15.19%) Developer
3 31 (11.48%) Support Analyst
4 29 (10.74%) Designer
5 26 (9.63%) Infrastructure Designer
6 23 (8.52%) Team Leader
7 22 (8.15%) Support Engineer
8 21 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (7.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 17 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (6.30%) C# Developer
10 17 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (5.93%) Service Analyst
12 12 (4.44%) Administrator
12 12 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 11 (4.07%) .NET Developer
13 11 (4.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.19%) .NET
2 28 (10.37%) HTML
3 25 (9.26%) ASP.NET
4 22 (8.15%) XML
5 18 (6.67%) WCF
6 14 (5.19%) jQuery
6 14 (5.19%) Web Services
7 13 (4.81%) CSS
8 12 (4.44%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.07%) HTML5
10 10 (3.70%) Silverlight
11 9 (3.33%) WPF
12 8 (2.96%) WinForms
13 7 (2.59%) Application Packaging
14 6 (2.22%) JSON
15 5 (1.85%) Ajax
16 4 (1.48%) SAP Basis
16 4 (1.48%) CSS3
17 3 (1.11%) XSL
17 3 (1.11%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.11%) Open Source
2 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.33%) Physics
3 9 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.74%) Replication
5 2 (0.74%) User Experience
5 2 (0.74%) Kindle
5 2 (0.74%) iPhone
5 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.37%) Clustering
6 1 (0.37%) Derivative
6 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.22%) Linux
1 60 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 38 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (8.15%) Windows XP
6 13 (4.81%) UNIX
6 13 (4.81%) Windows Vista
6 13 (4.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.74%) Android
8 2 (0.74%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.26%) ITIL
2 51 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (12.22%) Project Management
4 27 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 19 (7.04%) ITIL V3
5 19 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 14 (5.19%) Coaching
7 13 (4.81%) Software Engineering
8 11 (4.07%) Web Development
9 10 (3.70%) Migration
9 10 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.33%) Workflow
10 9 (3.33%) CRM
11 8 (2.96%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.59%) Manual Testing
12 7 (2.59%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (2.59%) PRINCE2
13 5 (1.85%) Web Design
13 5 (1.85%) Unit Testing
14 4 (1.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.48%) SQL
2 39 (14.44%) C#
3 36 (13.33%) Java
4 15 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.81%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.07%) C++
6 11 (4.07%) VB
7 9 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.22%) PHP
9 4 (1.48%) ABAP
10 3 (1.11%) C
11 2 (0.74%) Ruby
12 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 88 (32.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (21.48%) MCSE
3 55 (20.37%) MCSA
4 43 (15.93%) MCITP
5 40 (14.81%) MCP
6 23 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (8.52%) CCNA
7 22 (8.15%) Degree
7 22 (8.15%) MCTS
8 21 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (6.67%) Security Cleared
10 17 (6.30%) SC Cleared
11 13 (4.81%) HND
12 9 (3.33%) ISEB
12 9 (3.33%) PhD
13 5 (1.85%) CCA
13 5 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.85%) CCEE
14 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.74%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.11%) SLA
2 6 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 46 (17.04%) Hyper-V
3 20 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.30%) XenApp
5 10 (3.70%) XenServer
6 8 (2.96%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.96%) vSphere
7 7 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.33%) SCOM
2 8 (2.96%) SCCM
3 6 (2.22%) Windows Intune
4 5 (1.85%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.74%) SCSM
5 2 (0.74%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.74%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 156 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 80 (29.63%) Cisco
3 59 (21.85%) VMware
4 43 (15.93%) Oracle
5 29 (10.74%) Citrix
6 28 (10.37%) Google
7 22 (8.15%) Red Hat
8 17 (6.30%) hybris
9 14 (5.19%) HP
10 10 (3.70%) IBM
11 6 (2.22%) Remedy
12 5 (1.85%) AppSense
13 4 (1.48%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.48%) SAP
14 3 (1.11%) Dell
14 3 (1.11%) BMC
14 3 (1.11%) NetApp
15 2 (0.74%) F5
16 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
16 1 (0.37%) Altiris
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 20-25k
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-26k
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
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