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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 122 131 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.18% 19.64% 24.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.74% 64.85% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 115 122 92
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
215 202 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.04% 30.28% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 198 192 107
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 95 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 74 (32.31%) Linux
3 70 (30.57%) SQL
4 69 (30.13%) Cisco
5 67 (29.26%) SAN
5 67 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (28.38%) SQL Server
7 61 (26.64%) LAN
7 61 (26.64%) WAN
7 61 (26.64%) Active Directory
8 53 (23.14%) Tomcat
8 53 (23.14%) MySQL
9 52 (22.71%) Apache
10 51 (22.27%) Windows 7
11 47 (20.52%) MS Excel
12 44 (19.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (17.03%) Open Source
13 39 (17.03%) Java
14 38 (16.59%) .NET
15 34 (14.85%) Data Centre
16 33 (14.41%) Oracle
17 32 (13.97%) C#
17 32 (13.97%) Google Apps
18 31 (13.54%) Degree
19 30 (13.10%) OpenStack
19 30 (13.10%) ITIL
19 30 (13.10%) Service Delivery
20 29 (12.66%) MS Office
20 29 (12.66%) SharePoint
21 28 (12.23%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 53 (23.14%) Tomcat
2 52 (22.71%) Apache
3 30 (13.10%) OpenStack
4 29 (12.66%) SharePoint
5 20 (8.73%) MS Exchange
6 15 (6.55%) IIS
7 8 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.62%) Lync
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.44%) WordPress
10 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (20.52%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.44%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.97%) Google Apps
2 18 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.80%) Office 365
4 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (29.26%) SAN
2 61 (26.64%) LAN
2 61 (26.64%) WAN
3 18 (7.86%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.55%) DHCP
5 13 (5.68%) DNS
6 11 (4.80%) Firewall
7 5 (2.18%) Network Security
8 4 (1.75%) Internet
9 3 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.87%) LDAP
10 2 (0.87%) Intranet
10 2 (0.87%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.87%) VPN
11 1 (0.44%) SSL
11 1 (0.44%) VoIP
11 1 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.44%) Wireless
11 1 (0.44%) NAS
11 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 53 (23.14%) MySQL
3 8 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) DTS
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.44%) Subversion
2 1 (0.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) AccuRev
2 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (7.42%) Retail
2 11 (4.80%) Finance
2 11 (4.80%) Electronics
3 8 (3.49%) Law
4 6 (2.62%) Games
5 3 (1.31%) Legal
6 2 (0.87%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (34.50%) Analyst
2 38 (16.59%) Support Analyst
3 26 (11.35%) Test Analyst
4 24 (10.48%) Applications Support
5 23 (10.04%) Infrastructure Designer
5 23 (10.04%) Designer
6 20 (8.73%) Configuration Analyst
7 18 (7.86%) 1st Line Support
8 17 (7.42%) Developer
9 11 (4.80%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.80%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) Agile Test Analyst
9 11 (4.80%) Server Analyst
10 10 (4.37%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 10 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.93%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.93%) Administrator
11 9 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.59%) .NET
2 14 (6.11%) HTML
3 13 (5.68%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.80%) HTML5
5 9 (3.93%) Web Services
6 8 (3.49%) jQuery
7 7 (3.06%) WCF
7 7 (3.06%) CSS
8 6 (2.62%) WinForms
8 6 (2.62%) JSON
9 5 (2.18%) WPF
9 5 (2.18%) Silverlight
9 5 (2.18%) CSS3
10 3 (1.31%) XML
11 2 (0.87%) Servlets
11 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.44%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.44%) JPA
12 1 (0.44%) OAuth
12 1 (0.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.99%) Mathematics
3 16 (6.99%) Physics
4 11 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.49%) Kindle
5 8 (3.49%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (0.87%) Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) iPhone
7 1 (0.44%) iSeries
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.31%) Linux
2 51 (22.27%) Windows 7
3 44 (19.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (12.23%) Windows 8
5 21 (9.17%) Windows XP
6 17 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.62%) UNIX
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.87%) CentOS
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.44%) Android
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.03%) Open Source
3 30 (13.10%) ITIL
3 30 (13.10%) Service Delivery
4 25 (10.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (10.04%) Project Management
5 23 (10.04%) Software Testing
6 22 (9.61%) SDLC
7 18 (7.86%) Scrum
8 16 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (5.24%) Automated Testing
10 11 (4.80%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.37%) Agile Project Management
12 9 (3.93%) Image Processing
12 9 (3.93%) Coaching
12 9 (3.93%) Pattern Recognition
13 8 (3.49%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.06%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.57%) SQL
2 39 (17.03%) Java
3 32 (13.97%) C#
4 17 (7.42%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.11%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.80%) Python
6 11 (4.80%) C++
7 9 (3.93%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.62%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.44%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) Delphi
9 1 (0.44%) VB6
9 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (13.54%) Degree
2 21 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.99%) PhD
4 14 (6.11%) MCP
5 11 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.37%) MCSE
7 9 (3.93%) MCSA
8 8 (3.49%) CCNP
8 8 (3.49%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.18%) ISTQB
10 5 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (1.75%) VCP5
11 4 (1.75%) CCNA
12 3 (1.31%) MCITP
13 2 (0.87%) MCDST
13 2 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.44%) CCDA
14 1 (0.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) SLA
2 8 (3.49%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.49%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.87%) BS7799
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (26.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.35%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.99%) XenServer
4 13 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.06%) vSphere
6 4 (1.75%) XenApp
7 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (8.30%) SCCM
2 4 (1.75%) SCOM
3 2 (0.87%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.44%) SCSM
4 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 95 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 69 (30.13%) Cisco
3 33 (14.41%) Oracle
4 27 (11.79%) Google
5 24 (10.48%) VMware
6 23 (10.04%) Citrix
7 18 (7.86%) HP
8 17 (7.42%) Red Hat
9 15 (6.55%) IBM
10 6 (2.62%) F5
11 4 (1.75%) Dell
12 3 (1.31%) NetApp
13 2 (0.87%) hybris
14 1 (0.44%) Aruba
14 1 (0.44%) LANDesk
14 1 (0.44%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.44%) Veeam
14 1 (0.44%) Lotus
14 1 (0.44%) Remedy
14 1 (0.44%) Juniper
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