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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 126 132 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 17.26% 19.91% 23.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.88% 68.04% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 119 127 81
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
214 194 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.32% 29.26% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 198 189 99
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 101 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 76 (31.15%) SQL
3 74 (30.33%) SQL Server
4 71 (29.10%) Linux
5 68 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (27.05%) SAN
7 60 (24.59%) Active Directory
8 53 (21.72%) Cisco
8 53 (21.72%) .NET
9 49 (20.08%) LAN
9 49 (20.08%) WAN
10 48 (19.67%) C#
11 47 (19.26%) Degree
12 46 (18.85%) Windows 7
13 45 (18.44%) MySQL
14 44 (18.03%) Tomcat
14 44 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 43 (17.62%) Apache
15 43 (17.62%) MS Excel
16 38 (15.57%) Java
17 36 (14.75%) Computer Science
18 35 (14.34%) Open Source
19 34 (13.93%) VMware
20 32 (13.11%) SharePoint
21 31 (12.70%) Oracle
22 30 (12.30%) ITIL
23 29 (11.89%) Google Apps
23 29 (11.89%) Data Centre
24 28 (11.48%) SCCM
25 27 (11.07%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (18.03%) Tomcat
2 43 (17.62%) Apache
3 32 (13.11%) SharePoint
4 27 (11.07%) OpenStack
5 13 (5.33%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.28%) IIS
7 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.05%) Lync
9 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
11 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (17.62%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) InDesign
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.89%) Google Apps
2 17 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.51%) Office 365
4 4 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (27.05%) SAN
2 49 (20.08%) LAN
2 49 (20.08%) WAN
3 16 (6.56%) DHCP
4 14 (5.74%) DNS
5 11 (4.51%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.51%) Firewall
6 5 (2.05%) Internet
6 5 (2.05%) Network Security
7 3 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.82%) LDAP
8 2 (0.82%) VPN
8 2 (0.82%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.41%) VLAN
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.41%) SSL
9 1 (0.41%) Intranet
9 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.41%) Wireless
9 1 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.44%) MySQL
3 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.64%) DTS
6 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) JIRA
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (7.79%) Finance
2 16 (6.56%) Law
3 14 (5.74%) Electronics
4 10 (4.10%) Retail
5 9 (3.69%) Games
5 9 (3.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (32.38%) Analyst
2 42 (17.21%) Support Analyst
3 34 (13.93%) Developer
4 26 (10.66%) Test Analyst
5 21 (8.61%) Infrastructure Designer
5 21 (8.61%) Designer
6 17 (6.97%) 1st Line Support
7 16 (6.56%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (6.56%) Configuration Analyst
8 15 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.74%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.51%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.10%) Administrator
12 10 (4.10%) Server Analyst
13 9 (3.69%) Software Support Analyst
13 9 (3.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
13 9 (3.69%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.72%) .NET
2 19 (7.79%) HTML
3 16 (6.56%) ASP.NET
4 12 (4.92%) WinForms
4 12 (4.92%) jQuery
4 12 (4.92%) HTML5
5 11 (4.51%) Web Services
6 10 (4.10%) WCF
7 9 (3.69%) WPF
8 8 (3.28%) JSON
9 7 (2.87%) CSS
10 6 (2.46%) XML
10 6 (2.46%) Silverlight
11 5 (2.05%) CSS3
12 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.41%) Gherkin
13 1 (0.41%) JPA
13 1 (0.41%) OAuth
13 1 (0.41%) Spring
13 1 (0.41%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.89%) Data Centre
3 22 (9.02%) Mathematics
3 22 (9.02%) Physics
4 11 (4.51%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.69%) Kindle
7 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) Clustering
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.10%) Linux
2 46 (18.85%) Windows 7
3 44 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.07%) Windows 8
5 20 (8.20%) Windows XP
6 18 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.92%) UNIX
10 6 (2.46%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.41%) NetWare
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.34%) Open Source
3 30 (12.30%) ITIL
4 25 (10.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (9.84%) SDLC
6 23 (9.43%) Software Testing
7 21 (8.61%) Scrum
7 21 (8.61%) Service Delivery
8 20 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (8.20%) Project Management
9 17 (6.97%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (5.74%) Image Processing
10 14 (5.74%) Automated Testing
11 13 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.92%) Pattern Recognition
13 11 (4.51%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.10%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.10%) Test Scripting
15 9 (3.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.15%) SQL
2 48 (19.67%) C#
3 38 (15.57%) Java
4 17 (6.97%) C++
5 15 (6.15%) Python
6 14 (5.74%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.33%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.92%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.69%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.23%) VBScript
11 2 (0.82%) C
11 2 (0.82%) R
12 1 (0.41%) VB6
12 1 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (19.26%) Degree
2 23 (9.43%) PhD
3 19 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (6.56%) MCP
5 12 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (4.51%) MCSE
7 9 (3.69%) MCSA
8 6 (2.46%) CCNP
8 6 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.05%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.23%) VCP5
11 2 (0.82%) MCITP
11 2 (0.82%) ISEB
11 2 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.41%) CCNA
12 1 (0.41%) CCDA
12 1 (0.41%) CCDP
12 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.10%) QA
2 9 (3.69%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.64%) SLA
4 3 (1.23%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.82%) BS7799
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.07%) Hyper-V
3 22 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.38%) XenServer
5 6 (2.46%) vSphere
6 4 (1.64%) XenApp
7 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (11.48%) SCCM
2 7 (2.87%) SCOM
3 3 (1.23%) Control-M
4 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) SCSM
4 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 101 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.72%) Cisco
3 34 (13.93%) VMware
4 31 (12.70%) Oracle
5 26 (10.66%) Citrix
6 24 (9.84%) Google
7 13 (5.33%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.51%) IBM
8 11 (4.51%) HP
9 4 (1.64%) F5
10 2 (0.82%) Remedy
10 2 (0.82%) Dell
10 2 (0.82%) Adobe
10 2 (0.82%) Unisys
10 2 (0.82%) BMC
10 2 (0.82%) NetApp
11 1 (0.41%) Lotus
11 1 (0.41%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.41%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.41%) Veeam
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Posted: Yesterday
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