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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 118 111 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.10% 26.12% 20.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.68% 81.02% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 117 93 103
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £52,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
158 137 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.23% 32.24% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 154 118 118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £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 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 135 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 88 (34.92%) SQL Server
3 66 (26.19%) SQL
4 65 (25.79%) ITIL
5 64 (25.40%) MS Excel
6 63 (25.00%) Cisco
7 60 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (22.22%) .NET
8 56 (22.22%) Linux
9 55 (21.83%) Active Directory
10 53 (21.03%) SAN
11 51 (20.24%) LAN
11 51 (20.24%) WAN
12 50 (19.84%) TCP/IP
13 49 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (19.05%) C#
14 48 (19.05%) MySQL
14 48 (19.05%) Apache
15 46 (18.25%) MS Exchange
16 44 (17.46%) Tomcat
17 42 (16.67%) Windows 7
18 41 (16.27%) MS Office
19 40 (15.87%) MCSE
20 38 (15.08%) HTML
21 36 (14.29%) Oracle
22 35 (13.89%) ASP.NET
22 35 (13.89%) VMware
23 34 (13.49%) Java
24 33 (13.10%) MCSA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (19.05%) Apache
2 46 (18.25%) MS Exchange
3 44 (17.46%) Tomcat
4 28 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 25 (9.92%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.97%) Lync
6 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.17%) IIS
9 6 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 64 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 41 (16.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.11%) Google Apps
2 19 (7.54%) Office 365
3 8 (3.17%) IaaS
4 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (21.03%) SAN
2 51 (20.24%) LAN
2 51 (20.24%) WAN
3 50 (19.84%) TCP/IP
4 27 (10.71%) DNS
5 18 (7.14%) Firewall
6 16 (6.35%) DHCP
7 14 (5.56%) VPN
8 7 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (1.98%) NAS
9 5 (1.98%) IP Telephony
9 5 (1.98%) Intranet
9 5 (1.98%) Internet
9 5 (1.98%) Extranet
10 4 (1.59%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.19%) VLAN
11 3 (1.19%) MPLS
12 2 (0.79%) PBX
12 2 (0.79%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 48 (19.05%) MySQL
3 13 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.98%) DTS
6 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (7.54%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 31 (12.30%) Finance
2 20 (7.94%) Retail
3 15 (5.95%) Legal
4 7 (2.78%) Games
5 5 (1.98%) German Language
6 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Law
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (28.57%) Analyst
2 50 (19.84%) Developer
3 32 (12.70%) C# Developer
3 32 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 30 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 28 (11.11%) Designer
6 26 (10.32%) Support Engineer
7 25 (9.92%) Infrastructure Designer
8 22 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (7.94%) Team Leader
10 18 (7.14%) Architect
11 17 (6.75%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 13 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 13 (5.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.76%) Software Developer
13 12 (4.76%) Service Analyst
13 12 (4.76%) .NET Developer
13 12 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
14 11 (4.37%) Administrator
14 11 (4.37%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.22%) .NET
2 38 (15.08%) HTML
3 35 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 24 (9.52%) XML
4 24 (9.52%) HTML5
5 22 (8.73%) CSS
5 22 (8.73%) JSON
6 19 (7.54%) WinForms
6 19 (7.54%) WCF
7 18 (7.14%) jQuery
8 16 (6.35%) CSS3
9 13 (5.16%) .NET Framework
10 11 (4.37%) Web Services
11 10 (3.97%) Silverlight
12 8 (3.17%) Velocity
13 7 (2.78%) WPF
14 5 (1.98%) Ajax
15 4 (1.59%) SAP Basis
15 4 (1.59%) Application Packaging
16 3 (1.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.10%) Open Source
2 8 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 7 (2.78%) Physics
4 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.79%) AS400
5 2 (0.79%) User Experience
5 2 (0.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.40%) Kindle
6 1 (0.40%) FMCG
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) VLE
6 1 (0.40%) Derivative
6 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.22%) Linux
2 49 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 29 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (8.73%) Windows XP
7 21 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.97%) Windows Vista
9 9 (3.57%) UNIX
10 8 (3.17%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.59%) Android
12 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.40%) CentOS
13 1 (0.40%) Solaris
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.79%) ITIL
2 60 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.11%) Coaching
4 26 (10.32%) Project Management
5 24 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 23 (9.13%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
8 16 (6.35%) Data Validation
8 16 (6.35%) Validation
9 14 (5.56%) Web Development
10 13 (5.16%) ITIL V3
11 11 (4.37%) Software Engineering
12 9 (3.57%) Service Management
13 8 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (2.78%) PRINCE2
14 7 (2.78%) CRM
14 7 (2.78%) Migration
15 6 (2.38%) MVC
15 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.19%) SQL
2 48 (19.05%) C#
3 34 (13.49%) Java
4 27 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.92%) VB.NET
6 21 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.37%) VB
7 11 (4.37%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.57%) C++
9 4 (1.59%) ABAP
10 2 (0.79%) PHP
10 2 (0.79%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (15.87%) MCSE
3 33 (13.10%) MCSA
3 33 (13.10%) MCITP
4 29 (11.51%) MCP
5 23 (9.13%) Degree
6 18 (7.14%) MCTS
7 12 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 12 (4.76%) HND
8 11 (4.37%) CCNA
8 11 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.78%) PhD
10 6 (2.38%) ISEB
11 4 (1.59%) CCA
11 4 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.59%) CCEE
12 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (21.83%) Active Directory
2 32 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.97%) XenServer
4 9 (3.57%) XenApp
4 9 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.98%) vSphere
7 4 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.79%) Firmware
8 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.17%) SCOM
2 6 (2.38%) SCCM
2 6 (2.38%) Windows Intune
3 5 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.98%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.59%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.79%) SCSM
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 135 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 63 (25.00%) Cisco
3 36 (14.29%) Oracle
4 35 (13.89%) VMware
5 28 (11.11%) Google
6 25 (9.92%) Citrix
7 21 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 15 (5.95%) HP
9 10 (3.97%) IBM
9 10 (3.97%) NetApp
10 9 (3.57%) hybris
11 8 (3.17%) Dell
12 5 (1.98%) EMC
12 5 (1.98%) Symantec
12 5 (1.98%) Remedy
13 4 (1.59%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.59%) SAP
13 4 (1.59%) AppSense
14 3 (1.19%) BMC
15 2 (0.79%) Lotus
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