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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 127 83 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.21% 22.49% 23.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.20% 82.18% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 121 76 101
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
189 101 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.59% 27.37% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 183 94 105
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £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 28 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 146 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 90 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 87 (32.22%) ITIL
3 87 (32.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (30.74%) Cisco
5 78 (28.89%) MS Exchange
6 68 (25.19%) MS Excel
6 68 (25.19%) Active Directory
7 65 (24.07%) VMware
8 64 (23.70%) MCSA
9 60 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 59 (21.85%) Linux
11 56 (20.74%) MCSE
11 56 (20.74%) SQL
12 53 (19.63%) Hyper-V
13 52 (19.26%) MySQL
13 52 (19.26%) MS Office
14 49 (18.15%) C#
14 49 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (17.78%) Apache
16 47 (17.41%) .NET
17 46 (17.04%) DNS
18 44 (16.30%) LAN
18 44 (16.30%) WAN
19 42 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 42 (15.56%) Oracle
20 41 (15.19%) Tomcat
21 40 (14.81%) Project Management
22 39 (14.44%) Retail
22 39 (14.44%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 48 (17.78%) Apache
3 41 (15.19%) Tomcat
4 33 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (8.52%) OpenStack
6 18 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 15 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.85%) Lync
11 3 (1.11%) OpenEdge
11 3 (1.11%) IIS
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.37%) SAS
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 68 (25.19%) MS Excel
2 52 (19.26%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.26%) SaaS
1 25 (9.26%) IaaS
2 23 (8.52%) Google Apps
3 6 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 46 (17.04%) DNS
3 44 (16.30%) LAN
3 44 (16.30%) WAN
4 37 (13.70%) SAN
5 36 (13.33%) Firewall
6 35 (12.96%) DHCP
7 9 (3.33%) VPN
8 7 (2.59%) IP Telephony
9 5 (1.85%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.48%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (1.48%) VoIP
10 4 (1.48%) Broadband
11 3 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.74%) Intranet
12 2 (0.74%) Internet
12 2 (0.74%) Extranet
13 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 52 (19.26%) MySQL
3 10 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.85%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.74%) DTS
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.37%) MS Access
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 7 (2.59%) NUnit
4 6 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (1.85%) Moq
5 5 (1.85%) MSTest
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 39 (14.44%) Retail
2 14 (5.19%) Games
3 11 (4.07%) Finance
4 10 (3.70%) Legal
5 6 (2.22%) Law
6 3 (1.11%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 78 (28.89%) Analyst
2 42 (15.56%) Developer
3 32 (11.85%) Support Analyst
4 23 (8.52%) Designer
5 21 (7.78%) Infrastructure Designer
6 20 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.04%) Team Leader
8 17 (6.30%) .NET Developer
8 17 (6.30%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.30%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 16 (5.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 16 (5.93%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.56%) Network Analyst
10 15 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.19%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
11 14 (5.19%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
12 12 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.41%) .NET
2 29 (10.74%) ASP.NET
3 26 (9.63%) HTML
4 22 (8.15%) WPF
5 21 (7.78%) WCF
5 21 (7.78%) XML
6 18 (6.67%) Web Services
7 14 (5.19%) WinForms
8 12 (4.44%) jQuery
8 12 (4.44%) CSS
9 10 (3.70%) Silverlight
10 9 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.96%) Ajax
12 7 (2.59%) HTML5
13 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (1.85%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (1.85%) Application Packaging
13 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.85%) Spring.NET
13 5 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.00%) Open Source
2 19 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.19%) Physics
4 8 (2.96%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.11%) Kindle
7 2 (0.74%) iPhone
7 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.85%) Linux
2 49 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (14.44%) Windows 7
5 26 (9.63%) Windows XP
6 22 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (7.04%) UNIX
8 16 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.07%) Windows Vista
9 11 (4.07%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.74%) Android
11 2 (0.74%) AIX
12 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.37%) Solaris
12 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (32.22%) ITIL
2 40 (14.81%) Project Management
3 36 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 31 (11.48%) Agile Project Management
5 20 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 14 (5.19%) Software Engineering
7 12 (4.44%) Migration
8 10 (3.70%) Web Development
9 9 (3.33%) Test Scripting
10 8 (2.96%) Manual Testing
11 7 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (2.59%) Image Processing
12 6 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (2.22%) CRM
12 6 (2.22%) Automated Testing
12 6 (2.22%) Workflow
13 5 (1.85%) Scrum
13 5 (1.85%) MVC
13 5 (1.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.74%) SQL
2 49 (18.15%) C#
3 34 (12.59%) Java
4 12 (4.44%) C++
4 12 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.07%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.33%) VB
7 8 (2.96%) PHP
8 7 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.59%) C
8 7 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 87 (32.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (23.70%) MCSA
3 56 (20.74%) MCSE
4 38 (14.07%) MCITP
5 36 (13.33%) MCP
6 31 (11.48%) CCNA
6 31 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (10.74%) Degree
8 19 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (5.56%) ISEB
9 15 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 15 (5.56%) MCTS
10 14 (5.19%) SC Cleared
10 14 (5.19%) PhD
11 7 (2.59%) HND
12 6 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.11%) CCA
13 3 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.11%) HNC
13 3 (1.11%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.04%) SLA
2 7 (2.59%) QA
3 3 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 53 (19.63%) Hyper-V
3 20 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.93%) XenApp
5 11 (4.07%) XenServer
6 6 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.22%) vSphere
7 3 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.85%) Control-M
1 5 (1.85%) SCCM
2 4 (1.48%) SCOM
3 3 (1.11%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 146 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 83 (30.74%) Cisco
3 65 (24.07%) VMware
4 42 (15.56%) Oracle
5 27 (10.00%) Citrix
6 24 (8.89%) Google
7 21 (7.78%) hybris
8 16 (5.93%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.19%) HP
10 12 (4.44%) IBM
11 6 (2.22%) Remedy
12 4 (1.48%) Altiris
13 3 (1.11%) AppSense
13 3 (1.11%) BMC
14 2 (0.74%) F5
14 2 (0.74%) Dell
15 1 (0.37%) Juniper
15 1 (0.37%) Symantec
15 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
15 1 (0.37%) Sage
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago