The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 159 89 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.96% 22.82% 15.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.27% 83.96% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 152 83 66
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,750 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,850 £40,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
220 106 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 34.54% 27.18% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 203 97 99
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,900 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Northamptonshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 128 (46.72%) Microsoft
2 103 (37.59%) SQL Server
3 94 (34.31%) .NET
4 91 (33.21%) C#
5 69 (25.18%) ITIL
6 68 (24.82%) ASP.NET
7 66 (24.09%) Cisco
8 60 (21.90%) Active Directory
9 57 (20.80%) VMware
10 56 (20.44%) SQL
11 52 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (18.98%) WPF
12 51 (18.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (18.61%) MS Excel
13 49 (17.88%) Linux
14 46 (16.79%) Degree
14 46 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (16.42%) WAN
16 44 (16.06%) MS Exchange
16 44 (16.06%) WCF
17 41 (14.96%) LAN
18 40 (14.60%) Java
19 39 (14.23%) MS Office
20 38 (13.87%) Computer Science
21 37 (13.50%) Hyper-V
22 35 (12.77%) MySQL
23 34 (12.41%) SAN
23 34 (12.41%) WinForms
23 34 (12.41%) SaaS
24 33 (12.04%) Apache

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (16.06%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.04%) Apache
2 33 (12.04%) Tomcat
3 28 (10.22%) IIS
4 27 (9.85%) SharePoint
5 18 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (5.47%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.82%) CMS
11 4 (1.46%) DNN
11 4 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.09%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.73%) Lync
14 1 (0.36%) SAS
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (18.61%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.41%) SaaS
2 28 (10.22%) IaaS
3 20 (7.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.42%) WAN
2 41 (14.96%) LAN
3 34 (12.41%) SAN
4 29 (10.58%) TCP/IP
5 28 (10.22%) DNS
5 28 (10.22%) DHCP
6 25 (9.12%) Firewall
7 14 (5.11%) VPN
8 7 (2.55%) Internet
8 7 (2.55%) Wireless
8 7 (2.55%) IP Telephony
8 7 (2.55%) Network Security
9 6 (2.19%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.19%) SSL
10 2 (0.73%) HSRP
10 2 (0.73%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.73%) VoIP
10 2 (0.73%) BGP
10 2 (0.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (37.59%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.77%) MySQL
3 12 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.19%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.09%) DTS
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.36%) MS Access
7 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (10.22%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.76%) Moq
3 20 (7.30%) MSTest
3 20 (7.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (7.30%) NUnit
4 15 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 11 (4.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Redmine
General
1 22 (8.03%) Retail
1 22 (8.03%) Games
2 14 (5.11%) Finance
3 11 (4.01%) Legal
4 9 (3.28%) Law
5 6 (2.19%) Marketing
6 3 (1.09%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (27.74%) Developer
2 63 (22.99%) Analyst
3 41 (14.96%) .NET Developer
4 34 (12.41%) C# Developer
5 33 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (10.58%) Support Analyst
6 29 (10.58%) Software Developer
7 27 (9.85%) Designer
7 27 (9.85%) C# Software Developer
8 25 (9.12%) Infrastructure Designer
9 17 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.47%) Support Engineer
12 14 (5.11%) Service Analyst
12 14 (5.11%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (5.11%) IT Support
13 12 (4.38%) Software Engineer
14 11 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (4.01%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (34.31%) .NET
2 68 (24.82%) ASP.NET
3 52 (18.98%) WPF
4 44 (16.06%) WCF
5 34 (12.41%) WinForms
6 32 (11.68%) HTML
7 26 (9.49%) jQuery
8 25 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (7.30%) Spring.NET
9 20 (7.30%) HTML5
9 20 (7.30%) Unity DI Container
9 20 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 20 (7.30%) Castle Windsor
9 20 (7.30%) Ninject
9 20 (7.30%) Razor View Engine
10 19 (6.93%) Silverlight
11 16 (5.84%) XML
12 10 (3.65%) Web Services
12 10 (3.65%) CSS
13 9 (3.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.87%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.31%) Mathematics
3 30 (10.95%) Open Source
4 25 (9.12%) Physics
5 20 (7.30%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (2.55%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.55%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.55%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.73%) Kindle
9 2 (0.73%) iPhone
9 2 (0.73%) Replication
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) EPoS
10 1 (0.36%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 49 (17.88%) Linux
3 46 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (7.30%) Windows 7
5 15 (5.47%) Windows XP
6 13 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.74%) UNIX
7 11 (4.01%) Windows Vista
8 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.73%) Android
9 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.18%) ITIL
2 30 (10.95%) MVC
3 29 (10.58%) Project Management
4 25 (9.12%) Scrum
5 23 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (7.30%) Kanban
6 20 (7.30%) MVVM
6 20 (7.30%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (7.30%) ITIL V3
6 20 (7.30%) Web Application Development
6 20 (7.30%) TDD
7 18 (6.57%) Agile Project Management
8 17 (6.20%) Software Engineering
9 13 (4.74%) Web Development
10 11 (4.01%) OOD
11 10 (3.65%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.65%) Unit Testing
11 10 (3.65%) Change Control
12 9 (3.28%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 91 (33.21%) C#
2 56 (20.44%) SQL
3 40 (14.60%) Java
4 16 (5.84%) C
4 16 (5.84%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.11%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.38%) C++
7 6 (2.19%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.09%) Python
9 3 (1.09%) PHP
9 3 (1.09%) VBScript
9 3 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) Delphi
10 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 52 (18.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (16.79%) Degree
3 32 (11.68%) MCP
4 27 (9.85%) PhD
5 25 (9.12%) MCSA
5 25 (9.12%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (8.39%) CCNA
7 21 (7.66%) MCSE
7 21 (7.66%) MCITP
8 15 (5.47%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.65%) ISEB
10 8 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.55%) CCNP
11 7 (2.55%) CCA
11 7 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.19%) SC Cleared
12 6 (2.19%) CCIA
12 6 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.82%) CCIE
14 3 (1.09%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.65%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (21.90%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.50%) Hyper-V
3 21 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.38%) XenServer
5 9 (3.28%) XenApp
6 6 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.73%) vSphere
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.92%) Control-M
2 4 (1.46%) SCCM
3 2 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.73%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 128 (46.72%) Microsoft
2 66 (24.09%) Cisco
3 57 (20.80%) VMware
4 30 (10.95%) Citrix
5 28 (10.22%) Oracle
6 21 (7.66%) Google
7 16 (5.84%) hybris
8 7 (2.55%) Remedy
8 7 (2.55%) HP
9 6 (2.19%) Wyse
9 6 (2.19%) EMC
10 5 (1.82%) Reuters
10 5 (1.82%) NetApp
11 4 (1.46%) Symantec
11 4 (1.46%) IBM
12 3 (1.09%) BMC
12 3 (1.09%) SAP
12 3 (1.09%) Altiris
13 2 (0.73%) GFI Software
13 2 (0.73%) Fortinet
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