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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 109 158 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.87% 24.65% 22.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.77% 69.30% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 99 153 85
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
192 228 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.72% 35.57% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 179 213 99
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 90 (42.65%) Microsoft
2 70 (33.18%) Linux
3 69 (32.70%) Cisco
4 68 (32.23%) SAN
4 68 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (29.38%) SQL
6 60 (28.44%) LAN
6 60 (28.44%) WAN
7 54 (25.59%) Tomcat
7 54 (25.59%) MySQL
8 53 (25.12%) MS Excel
8 53 (25.12%) Apache
9 52 (24.64%) SQL Server
10 51 (24.17%) Active Directory
11 43 (20.38%) Windows 7
12 39 (18.48%) ITIL
13 35 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (16.11%) Open Source
15 33 (15.64%) .NET
16 31 (14.69%) MS Office
16 31 (14.69%) Hyper-V
17 29 (13.74%) Project Management
18 28 (13.27%) Citrix
18 28 (13.27%) Java
19 27 (12.80%) C#
19 27 (12.80%) TCP/IP
20 26 (12.32%) HP
20 26 (12.32%) Retail
21 25 (11.85%) Service Delivery
21 25 (11.85%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 54 (25.59%) Tomcat
2 53 (25.12%) Apache
3 25 (11.85%) SharePoint
4 24 (11.37%) MS Exchange
4 24 (11.37%) OpenStack
5 13 (6.16%) IIS
6 9 (4.27%) Lync
7 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.47%) WordPress
9 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (25.12%) MS Excel
2 31 (14.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.37%) Google Apps
2 13 (6.16%) Office 365
2 13 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (32.23%) SAN
2 60 (28.44%) LAN
2 60 (28.44%) WAN
3 27 (12.80%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.11%) DHCP
5 14 (6.64%) DNS
6 12 (5.69%) Firewall
7 5 (2.37%) Intranet
7 5 (2.37%) Internet
8 4 (1.90%) NAS
8 4 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.42%) Network Security
9 3 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.42%) Extranet
10 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.95%) Wireless
10 2 (0.95%) LDAP
10 2 (0.95%) VPN
10 2 (0.95%) PBX
10 2 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.59%) MySQL
2 52 (24.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (9.48%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.32%) Retail
2 17 (8.06%) Finance
3 5 (2.37%) German Language
3 5 (2.37%) Electronics
4 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.42%) Games
5 3 (1.42%) Law
5 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (33.65%) Analyst
2 35 (16.59%) Support Analyst
3 23 (10.90%) Developer
4 21 (9.95%) Applications Support
5 20 (9.48%) Infrastructure Designer
5 20 (9.48%) Designer
6 19 (9.00%) Test Analyst
7 16 (7.58%) Configuration Analyst
8 15 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.11%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.16%) Server Analyst
10 11 (5.21%) Architect
10 11 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.21%) Service Manager
10 11 (5.21%) Service Desk Manager
11 10 (4.74%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (4.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.74%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.64%) .NET
2 21 (9.95%) HTML
3 18 (8.53%) ASP.NET
3 18 (8.53%) HTML5
4 17 (8.06%) CSS
5 16 (7.58%) JSON
6 15 (7.11%) CSS3
6 15 (7.11%) WinForms
7 6 (2.84%) Velocity
8 5 (2.37%) jQuery
9 4 (1.90%) Web Services
9 4 (1.90%) WCF
10 3 (1.42%) XML
11 2 (0.95%) Servlets
11 2 (0.95%) Middleware
11 2 (0.95%) WPF
11 2 (0.95%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.47%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.47%) OAuth
12 1 (0.47%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.11%) Open Source
2 14 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.32%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.32%) Physics
5 4 (1.90%) Kindle
6 2 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (0.95%) AS400
6 2 (0.95%) Clustering
6 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.47%) iPhone
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) EPoS
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 70 (33.18%) Linux
2 43 (20.38%) Windows 7
3 35 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (10.43%) Windows 8
5 17 (8.06%) Windows XP
6 16 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.79%) UNIX
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.95%) Android
10 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.95%) CentOS
10 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.48%) ITIL
3 29 (13.74%) Project Management
4 25 (11.85%) Service Delivery
5 22 (10.43%) Mentoring
6 21 (9.95%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (8.06%) Coaching
7 17 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (7.58%) Agile Project Management
9 13 (6.16%) Software Testing
10 11 (5.21%) Data Validation
10 11 (5.21%) Validation
11 10 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.27%) Time Management
13 8 (3.79%) Service Management
13 8 (3.79%) ITIL V3
14 6 (2.84%) Web Development
14 6 (2.84%) Scrum
15 5 (2.37%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.38%) SQL
2 28 (13.27%) Java
3 27 (12.80%) C#
4 25 (11.85%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.48%) PowerShell
6 19 (9.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.11%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.37%) Python
8 5 (2.37%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) Delphi
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.06%) Degree
3 12 (5.69%) MCP
3 12 (5.69%) MCSE
4 10 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.79%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.32%) MCSA
6 7 (3.32%) PhD
6 7 (3.32%) CCNP
7 6 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.90%) MCITP
8 4 (1.90%) CCNA
8 4 (1.90%) VCP5
9 2 (0.95%) MCDST
9 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.95%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.95%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) ISO 9000
2 4 (1.90%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.90%) QA
3 2 (0.95%) BS7799
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (24.17%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.69%) Hyper-V
3 21 (9.95%) XenServer
4 6 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.84%) vSphere
5 2 (0.95%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.95%) XenApp
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.69%) SCCM
2 4 (1.90%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (1.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) SCSM
3 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 90 (42.65%) Microsoft
2 69 (32.70%) Cisco
3 28 (13.27%) Citrix
4 26 (12.32%) HP
5 25 (11.85%) Oracle
6 23 (10.90%) Google
7 22 (10.43%) IBM
8 21 (9.95%) VMware
9 16 (7.58%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.27%) Dell
11 8 (3.79%) NetApp
12 5 (2.37%) F5
12 5 (2.37%) EMC
13 4 (1.90%) Symantec
14 3 (1.42%) Lotus
15 2 (0.95%) Brocade
15 2 (0.95%) hybris
16 1 (0.47%) Aruba
16 1 (0.47%) LANDesk
16 1 (0.47%) SonicWALL
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, medical, good pension
Posted: 19 days ago