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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 88 109 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.96% 17.17% 25.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.77% 56.48% 70.98%
Number of salaries quoted 66 99 154
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,300 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
138 193 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 26.59% 30.39% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 88 179 209
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 104 (53.61%) SAN
2 101 (52.06%) Windows Server
3 99 (51.03%) Microsoft
4 97 (50.00%) Linux
5 88 (45.36%) Server Virtualisation
6 83 (42.78%) Citrix
7 67 (34.54%) Hyper-V
8 65 (33.51%) MySQL
9 58 (29.90%) Cisco
10 56 (28.87%) Apache
10 56 (28.87%) Tomcat
11 54 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (27.32%) Open Source
13 44 (22.68%) Data Centre
14 43 (22.16%) Oracle
15 41 (21.13%) Google
16 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
17 38 (19.59%) Java
17 38 (19.59%) XenServer
18 37 (19.07%) VMware
19 36 (18.56%) Active Directory
19 36 (18.56%) XenApp
20 35 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
21 33 (17.01%) Google Apps
21 33 (17.01%) OpenStack
22 32 (16.49%) PowerShell
22 32 (16.49%) SQL
23 31 (15.98%) WAN
23 31 (15.98%) LAN
24 30 (15.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 56 (28.87%) Apache
1 56 (28.87%) Tomcat
2 33 (17.01%) OpenStack
3 14 (7.22%) MS Exchange
4 12 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.61%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.06%) IIS
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.52%) Quickr
Applications
1 28 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.01%) Google Apps
2 17 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.25%) Office 365
4 9 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.55%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 104 (53.61%) SAN
2 31 (15.98%) LAN
2 31 (15.98%) WAN
3 29 (14.95%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (6.19%) IP Telephony
6 9 (4.64%) DHCP
6 9 (4.64%) DNS
7 7 (3.61%) Firewall
7 7 (3.61%) Skype
8 3 (1.55%) Internet
9 2 (1.03%) FTP
9 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.03%) VPN
10 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.52%) VoIP
10 1 (0.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (33.51%) MySQL
2 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.64%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.03%) DTS
9 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.03%) JIRA
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.52%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.52%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 6 (3.09%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.58%) Finance
2 5 (2.58%) Retail
3 4 (2.06%) French Language
3 4 (2.06%) German Language
4 2 (1.03%) Advertising
4 2 (1.03%) Games
4 2 (1.03%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 66 (34.02%) Analyst
2 37 (19.07%) Support Analyst
3 31 (15.98%) Designer
4 29 (14.95%) Infrastructure Designer
4 29 (14.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (13.40%) Server Support
6 22 (11.34%) Server Analyst
7 21 (10.82%) Server Support Analyst
8 18 (9.28%) Citrix Support
8 18 (9.28%) Service Analyst
8 18 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (7.73%) Citrix Analyst
10 15 (7.73%) Citrix Support Analyst
10 15 (7.73%) Linux Support
10 15 (7.73%) Windows Support Analyst
11 14 (7.22%) Support Engineer
12 12 (6.19%) Applications Support
13 11 (5.67%) Software Support Engineer
14 10 (5.15%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.31%) .NET
2 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.61%) HTML
4 4 (2.06%) CSS
4 4 (2.06%) HTML5
4 4 (2.06%) Web Services
5 3 (1.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.55%) jQuery
5 3 (1.55%) JSON
5 3 (1.55%) WCF
5 3 (1.55%) WinForms
6 2 (1.03%) CSS3
6 2 (1.03%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.03%) LINQ
6 2 (1.03%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.52%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.68%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.03%) Physics
5 2 (1.03%) User Experience
5 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) FMCG
6 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 101 (52.06%) Windows Server
2 97 (50.00%) Linux
3 35 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (15.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (9.28%) Windows 7
6 18 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.67%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.12%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.58%) Unix
9 5 (2.58%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.55%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.52%) Android
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (45.36%) Server Virtualisation
2 54 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (27.32%) Open Source
4 29 (14.95%) Mentoring
4 29 (14.95%) Translating Business Requirements
5 28 (14.43%) Capacity Planning
5 28 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (8.76%) ITIL
6 17 (8.76%) SDLC
7 12 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (5.67%) Project Management
9 8 (4.12%) Software Testing
10 7 (3.61%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.09%) OO
12 5 (2.58%) MVC
12 5 (2.58%) Server Patching
13 4 (2.06%) Data Management
13 4 (2.06%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (2.06%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.59%) Java
2 32 (16.49%) PowerShell
2 32 (16.49%) SQL
3 13 (6.70%) C#
4 8 (4.12%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.03%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) VB6
9 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (7.22%) MCP
2 11 (5.67%) Degree
3 5 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.06%) MCSE
5 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.03%) CISM
6 2 (1.03%) CISSP
6 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.03%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) CLAS
7 1 (0.52%) CRISC
7 1 (0.52%) MCITP
7 1 (0.52%) MCSA
7 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) COBIT
1 1 (0.52%) COSO
1 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.52%) QA
1 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (34.54%) Hyper-V
2 38 (19.59%) XenServer
3 36 (18.56%) Active Directory
3 36 (18.56%) XenApp
4 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.58%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (9.28%) SCCM
2 9 (4.64%) SCOM
3 8 (4.12%) Ansible
3 8 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.12%) Puppet
4 6 (3.09%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.58%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 99 (51.03%) Microsoft
2 83 (42.78%) Citrix
3 58 (29.90%) Cisco
4 43 (22.16%) Oracle
5 41 (21.13%) Google
6 37 (19.07%) VMware
7 30 (15.46%) Red Hat
8 29 (14.95%) HP
9 23 (11.86%) IBM
10 14 (7.22%) NetApp
11 4 (2.06%) AppSense
11 4 (2.06%) Veritas
12 3 (1.55%) Remedy
13 2 (1.03%) BMC
13 2 (1.03%) Symantec
14 1 (0.52%) Apple
14 1 (0.52%) Dell
14 1 (0.52%) Lotus
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