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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 140 84 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.77% 21.00% 25.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.63% 82.35% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 135 75 117
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 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
207 102 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.24% 25.50% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 202 93 124
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 152 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 92 (33.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (33.09%) ITIL
4 88 (32.35%) Cisco
5 83 (30.51%) SQL Server
6 77 (28.31%) MS Exchange
7 74 (27.21%) Active Directory
8 66 (24.26%) MS Excel
8 66 (24.26%) MCSA
8 66 (24.26%) VMware
9 63 (23.16%) Linux
10 61 (22.43%) MCSE
11 60 (22.06%) TCP/IP
12 59 (21.69%) MySQL
13 56 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (20.22%) Apache
15 53 (19.49%) Hyper-V
16 51 (18.75%) LAN
16 51 (18.75%) WAN
17 50 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
18 49 (18.01%) MS Office
19 48 (17.65%) SQL
19 48 (17.65%) DNS
20 47 (17.28%) Tomcat
21 45 (16.54%) Oracle
21 45 (16.54%) SAN
22 44 (16.18%) Windows 7
23 43 (15.81%) MCITP
24 40 (14.71%) C#
25 39 (14.34%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 77 (28.31%) MS Exchange
2 55 (20.22%) Apache
3 47 (17.28%) Tomcat
4 32 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (9.56%) OpenStack
6 23 (8.46%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.21%) Lync
11 3 (1.10%) IIS
11 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.37%) SAS
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 66 (24.26%) MS Excel
2 49 (18.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.84%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.56%) Google Apps
2 25 (9.19%) SaaS
2 25 (9.19%) IaaS
3 12 (4.41%) Office 365
4 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.06%) TCP/IP
2 51 (18.75%) LAN
2 51 (18.75%) WAN
3 48 (17.65%) DNS
4 45 (16.54%) SAN
5 36 (13.24%) Firewall
6 33 (12.13%) DHCP
7 14 (5.15%) VPN
8 7 (2.57%) IP Telephony
9 6 (2.21%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.47%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (1.47%) VoIP
10 4 (1.47%) Broadband
11 3 (1.10%) 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%) LDAP
13 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 59 (21.69%) MySQL
3 12 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.68%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.21%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.10%) DTS
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.37%) MS Access
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.78%) Visual Studio
1 13 (4.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 11 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.84%) NUnit
5 3 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.10%) MSTest
5 3 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.10%) Moq
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 33 (12.13%) Retail
2 20 (7.35%) Finance
3 16 (5.88%) Legal
4 11 (4.04%) Games
5 5 (1.84%) Law
6 3 (1.10%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (27.94%) Analyst
2 39 (14.34%) Developer
3 30 (11.03%) Support Analyst
4 29 (10.66%) Designer
5 26 (9.56%) Infrastructure Designer
6 22 (8.09%) Team Leader
7 21 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (7.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 18 (6.62%) Support Engineer
10 17 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (5.51%) C# Developer
11 15 (5.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 15 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (5.15%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.78%) .NET Developer
13 13 (4.78%) Network Analyst
14 12 (4.41%) Applications Support
14 12 (4.41%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
14 12 (4.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 11 (4.04%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.34%) .NET
2 25 (9.19%) ASP.NET
2 25 (9.19%) HTML
3 21 (7.72%) XML
4 19 (6.99%) WCF
5 18 (6.62%) Web Services
6 16 (5.88%) WPF
7 12 (4.41%) jQuery
8 10 (3.68%) Silverlight
8 10 (3.68%) WinForms
8 10 (3.68%) CSS
9 9 (3.31%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.57%) HTML5
11 6 (2.21%) Application Packaging
11 6 (2.21%) Ajax
12 3 (1.10%) XSL
12 3 (1.10%) Spring.NET
12 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.10%) Castle Windsor
12 3 (1.10%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.13%) Open Source
2 14 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.04%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.04%) Physics
4 10 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.10%) Kindle
5 3 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.74%) Firmware
6 2 (0.74%) Replication
6 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.74%) User Experience
6 2 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.37%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Derivative
7 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.16%) Linux
2 50 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (16.18%) Windows 7
4 38 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.46%) Windows XP
7 18 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (6.25%) UNIX
9 12 (4.41%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.31%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.74%) Android
12 2 (0.74%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.09%) ITIL
2 56 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (12.87%) Project Management
4 31 (11.40%) Agile Project Management
5 30 (11.03%) ITIL V3
6 21 (7.72%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.41%) Software Engineering
8 11 (4.04%) Migration
9 10 (3.68%) Web Development
9 10 (3.68%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.31%) Manual Testing
11 7 (2.57%) Coaching
11 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (2.21%) CRM
13 5 (1.84%) Workflow
13 5 (1.84%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (1.84%) Web Design
13 5 (1.84%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (1.47%) Image Processing
14 4 (1.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.65%) SQL
2 40 (14.71%) C#
3 37 (13.60%) Java
4 11 (4.04%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.68%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.68%) C++
6 9 (3.31%) VB
7 7 (2.57%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.57%) PHP
8 6 (2.21%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.84%) C
9 5 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.74%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (33.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (24.26%) MCSA
3 61 (22.43%) MCSE
4 43 (15.81%) MCITP
5 39 (14.34%) MCP
6 30 (11.03%) CCNA
6 30 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (8.46%) Degree
8 21 (7.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (7.72%) MCTS
9 15 (5.51%) Security Cleared
10 14 (5.15%) SC Cleared
11 12 (4.41%) HND
12 11 (4.04%) PhD
12 11 (4.04%) ISEB
13 7 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.47%) CCEE
14 4 (1.47%) CCA
14 4 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (1.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.56%) SLA
2 7 (2.57%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (27.21%) Active Directory
2 53 (19.49%) Hyper-V
3 21 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.25%) XenApp
5 11 (4.04%) XenServer
6 7 (2.57%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.57%) vSphere
7 4 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) SCCM
2 4 (1.47%) SCOM
2 4 (1.47%) Windows Intune
2 4 (1.47%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 152 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 88 (32.35%) Cisco
3 66 (24.26%) VMware
4 45 (16.54%) Oracle
5 28 (10.29%) Citrix
6 27 (9.93%) Google
7 21 (7.72%) hybris
8 18 (6.62%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.88%) HP
10 12 (4.41%) IBM
11 5 (1.84%) Remedy
12 4 (1.47%) AppSense
12 4 (1.47%) Altiris
13 3 (1.10%) BMC
14 2 (0.74%) NetApp
14 2 (0.74%) Dell
14 2 (0.74%) F5
15 1 (0.37%) RedPrairie
15 1 (0.37%) WatchGuard
15 1 (0.37%) NETGEAR
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