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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 107 134 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.27% 24.41% 24.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.46% 73.63% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 107 119 83
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,450 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
166 182 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 31.44% 33.15% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 159 164 98
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 105 (45.26%) Microsoft
2 80 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 68 (29.31%) SQL
4 63 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (26.29%) Cisco
5 61 (26.29%) MS Excel
6 60 (25.86%) SAN
7 56 (24.14%) Linux
8 55 (23.71%) LAN
8 55 (23.71%) WAN
9 53 (22.84%) ITIL
10 52 (22.41%) .NET
10 52 (22.41%) Active Directory
11 51 (21.98%) Apache
11 51 (21.98%) MySQL
12 50 (21.55%) Tomcat
13 43 (18.53%) Windows 7
14 40 (17.24%) C#
15 37 (15.95%) Open Source
16 36 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 35 (15.09%) TCP/IP
18 34 (14.66%) HTML
18 34 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 31 (13.36%) MS Office
19 31 (13.36%) ASP.NET
19 31 (13.36%) Finance
20 30 (12.93%) T-SQL
20 30 (12.93%) MS Exchange
20 30 (12.93%) Coaching
21 29 (12.50%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (21.98%) Apache
2 50 (21.55%) Tomcat
3 30 (12.93%) MS Exchange
4 25 (10.78%) OpenStack
5 23 (9.91%) SharePoint
6 16 (6.90%) IIS
7 6 (2.59%) Lync
8 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 61 (26.29%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.78%) Google Apps
2 15 (6.47%) Office 365
3 14 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.72%) IaaS
5 2 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (25.86%) SAN
2 55 (23.71%) LAN
2 55 (23.71%) WAN
3 35 (15.09%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.19%) DNS
5 14 (6.03%) DHCP
6 13 (5.60%) Firewall
7 9 (3.88%) VPN
8 7 (3.02%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.16%) NAS
10 4 (1.72%) Intranet
11 3 (1.29%) Internet
11 3 (1.29%) Extranet
11 3 (1.29%) MPLS
11 3 (1.29%) VLAN
12 2 (0.86%) Network Security
12 2 (0.86%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.86%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.86%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 51 (21.98%) MySQL
3 7 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.16%) DTS
6 4 (1.72%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (8.62%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (13.36%) Finance
2 19 (8.19%) Retail
3 11 (4.74%) Legal
4 6 (2.59%) Games
5 5 (2.16%) German Language
6 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (30.17%) Analyst
2 40 (17.24%) Developer
3 30 (12.93%) Support Analyst
3 30 (12.93%) C# Developer
3 30 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (11.64%) Designer
5 25 (10.78%) Infrastructure Designer
6 20 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.33%) Architect
8 16 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.90%) Applications Support
9 12 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.74%) Test Analyst
10 11 (4.74%) Service Analyst
10 11 (4.74%) Service Manager
10 11 (4.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.74%) Service Desk Manager
11 10 (4.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.41%) .NET
2 34 (14.66%) HTML
3 31 (13.36%) ASP.NET
4 27 (11.64%) JSON
4 27 (11.64%) HTML5
5 21 (9.05%) CSS
6 20 (8.62%) WinForms
6 20 (8.62%) CSS3
7 13 (5.60%) WCF
7 13 (5.60%) jQuery
8 12 (5.17%) XML
9 9 (3.88%) Velocity
10 6 (2.59%) WPF
10 6 (2.59%) Silverlight
11 5 (2.16%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.72%) SAP Basis
13 3 (1.29%) Web Dynpro
13 3 (1.29%) Application Packaging
14 2 (0.86%) Web Services
14 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.95%) Open Source
2 13 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.59%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.59%) Physics
5 4 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.86%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) VLE
8 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.43%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.14%) Linux
2 43 (18.53%) Windows 7
3 34 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.47%) Windows 8
5 15 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.17%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.59%) UNIX
8 5 (2.16%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.86%) Android
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.84%) ITIL
3 30 (12.93%) Coaching
4 28 (12.07%) Mentoring
5 22 (9.48%) Service Delivery
6 19 (8.19%) Project Management
7 17 (7.33%) Validation
7 17 (7.33%) Data Validation
8 12 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (5.17%) Agile Project Management
9 11 (4.74%) Service Management
9 11 (4.74%) Web Development
10 9 (3.88%) Time Management
11 8 (3.45%) ITIL V3
11 8 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.45%) Software Testing
11 8 (3.45%) CRM
12 7 (3.02%) MVC
13 6 (2.59%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.31%) SQL
2 40 (17.24%) C#
3 30 (12.93%) T-SQL
4 27 (11.64%) Java
4 27 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.72%) ABAP
7 4 (1.72%) VB
7 4 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) Delphi
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
8 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.34%) MCSE
3 20 (8.62%) MCP
4 16 (6.90%) MCITP
4 16 (6.90%) Degree
5 15 (6.47%) MCSA
6 12 (5.17%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.88%) CCNA
9 8 (3.45%) MCTS
9 8 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.59%) HND
10 6 (2.59%) PhD
11 4 (1.72%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (1.29%) CCNP
13 2 (0.86%) MCDST
13 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.86%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.21%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.17%) XenServer
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.29%) vSphere
6 2 (0.86%) Firmware
6 2 (0.86%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) SCCM
2 6 (2.59%) SCOM
2 6 (2.59%) Windows Intune
3 5 (2.16%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.86%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.86%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.86%) SCSM
4 2 (0.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 105 (45.26%) Microsoft
2 61 (26.29%) Cisco
3 29 (12.50%) Oracle
4 25 (10.78%) VMware
4 25 (10.78%) Google
5 20 (8.62%) Citrix
6 19 (8.19%) HP
7 18 (7.76%) Red Hat
8 15 (6.47%) IBM
9 11 (4.74%) NetApp
10 9 (3.88%) Dell
11 6 (2.59%) EMC
12 5 (2.16%) Symantec
12 5 (2.16%) SAP
13 4 (1.72%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.86%) Remedy
14 2 (0.86%) AppSense
14 2 (0.86%) Lotus
14 2 (0.86%) Brocade
15 1 (0.43%) LANDesk
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