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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 104 116 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.28% 24.22% 22.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.75% 75.82% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 104 97 95
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £22,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
147 153 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 25.83% 31.94% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 142 133 112
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 124 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 85 (34.69%) SQL Server
3 68 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (26.94%) SQL
4 66 (26.94%) Cisco
5 62 (25.31%) SAN
6 61 (24.90%) WAN
6 61 (24.90%) MS Excel
6 61 (24.90%) LAN
6 61 (24.90%) ITIL
6 61 (24.90%) Linux
7 59 (24.08%) .NET
8 56 (22.86%) Active Directory
9 55 (22.45%) Apache
9 55 (22.45%) MySQL
10 52 (21.22%) Tomcat
11 48 (19.59%) C#
11 48 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (17.96%) TCP/IP
13 40 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (15.92%) Windows 7
14 39 (15.92%) HTML
15 38 (15.51%) MS Exchange
16 37 (15.10%) Open Source
17 36 (14.69%) MS Office
18 35 (14.29%) ASP.NET
19 34 (13.88%) SLA
19 34 (13.88%) Hyper-V
20 33 (13.47%) Finance
21 32 (13.06%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (22.45%) Apache
2 52 (21.22%) Tomcat
3 38 (15.51%) MS Exchange
4 27 (11.02%) OpenStack
5 20 (8.16%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.31%) IIS
7 9 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (3.27%) Lync
9 6 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 61 (24.90%) MS Excel
2 36 (14.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.02%) Google Apps
2 17 (6.94%) Office 365
3 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.04%) IaaS
5 3 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (25.31%) SAN
2 61 (24.90%) WAN
2 61 (24.90%) LAN
3 44 (17.96%) TCP/IP
4 25 (10.20%) DNS
5 16 (6.53%) DHCP
5 16 (6.53%) Firewall
6 14 (5.71%) VPN
7 7 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.04%) Intranet
8 5 (2.04%) Internet
8 5 (2.04%) Extranet
8 5 (2.04%) NAS
9 3 (1.22%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.22%) VLAN
9 3 (1.22%) MPLS
10 2 (0.82%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.82%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.82%) PBX
11 1 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 55 (22.45%) MySQL
3 11 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.27%) Data Mining
5 8 (3.27%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.04%) DTS
7 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 33 (13.47%) Finance
2 21 (8.57%) Retail
3 16 (6.53%) Legal
4 7 (2.86%) Games
5 5 (2.04%) German Language
6 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (27.76%) Analyst
2 48 (19.59%) Developer
3 32 (13.06%) C# Developer
3 32 (13.06%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (11.84%) Support Analyst
4 29 (11.84%) Designer
5 26 (10.61%) Infrastructure Designer
6 19 (7.76%) Support Engineer
6 19 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (6.94%) Architect
8 14 (5.71%) Team Leader
9 12 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.49%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 11 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) Administrator
10 11 (4.49%) Service Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.49%) IT Support
11 10 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.08%) .NET
2 39 (15.92%) HTML
3 35 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 28 (11.43%) HTML5
5 27 (11.02%) JSON
6 24 (9.80%) CSS
7 20 (8.16%) XML
7 20 (8.16%) WinForms
7 20 (8.16%) CSS3
8 17 (6.94%) WCF
8 17 (6.94%) jQuery
9 10 (4.08%) Silverlight
10 9 (3.67%) Velocity
10 9 (3.67%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.86%) WPF
12 4 (1.63%) SAP Basis
13 3 (1.22%) Ajax
13 3 (1.22%) Application Packaging
13 3 (1.22%) Web Dynpro
13 3 (1.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.10%) Open Source
2 10 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.86%) Physics
5 4 (1.63%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.22%) iPhone
7 2 (0.82%) User Experience
7 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.82%) AS400
8 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.41%) VLE
8 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.41%) EPoS
8 1 (0.41%) FMCG
8 1 (0.41%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.90%) Linux
2 40 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (15.92%) Windows 7
4 24 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (6.12%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.67%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.45%) UNIX
11 4 (1.63%) Android
12 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (24.90%) ITIL
3 31 (12.65%) Coaching
4 28 (11.43%) Project Management
5 27 (11.02%) Mentoring
6 23 (9.39%) Service Delivery
7 19 (7.76%) Agile Project Management
8 17 (6.94%) Validation
8 17 (6.94%) Data Validation
9 15 (6.12%) Web Development
10 14 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (5.31%) ITIL V3
12 10 (4.08%) Service Management
12 10 (4.08%) Software Engineering
13 8 (3.27%) CRM
14 7 (2.86%) MVC
14 7 (2.86%) Time Management
15 6 (2.45%) PRINCE2
16 5 (2.04%) Migration
17 4 (1.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.94%) SQL
2 48 (19.59%) C#
3 30 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 29 (11.84%) Java
5 28 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 26 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.53%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.08%) VB
9 8 (3.27%) C++
10 4 (1.63%) ABAP
11 2 (0.82%) PHP
11 2 (0.82%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) Delphi
12 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (12.24%) MCSE
3 26 (10.61%) MCP
4 25 (10.20%) MCSA
5 23 (9.39%) MCITP
6 18 (7.35%) Degree
7 13 (5.31%) MCTS
8 10 (4.08%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.08%) HND
8 10 (4.08%) CCNA
9 7 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.86%) PhD
10 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.82%) CCEE
12 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.82%) Dell Certification
12 2 (0.82%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 34 (13.88%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.53%) XenServer
4 7 (2.86%) XenApp
5 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.82%) Firmware
6 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.45%) SCOM
1 6 (2.45%) Windows Intune
2 5 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.04%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.82%) SCSM
3 2 (0.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 124 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 66 (26.94%) Cisco
3 32 (13.06%) Oracle
4 28 (11.43%) VMware
5 27 (11.02%) Google
6 25 (10.20%) Citrix
7 21 (8.57%) HP
7 21 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 17 (6.94%) IBM
9 10 (4.08%) NetApp
10 8 (3.27%) Dell
11 5 (2.04%) SAP
11 5 (2.04%) EMC
11 5 (2.04%) Symantec
12 4 (1.63%) Remedy
12 4 (1.63%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.22%) BMC
13 3 (1.22%) hybris
14 2 (0.82%) Lotus
14 2 (0.82%) AppSense
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Posted: 3 days ago
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