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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 116 144 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.86% 23.19% 20.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.00% 67.29% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 104 139 76
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
200 214 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.52% 34.46% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 182 201 91
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 £20,600 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 96 (43.44%) Microsoft
2 75 (33.94%) Linux
3 73 (33.03%) Cisco
4 71 (32.13%) SAN
5 63 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (28.05%) LAN
6 62 (28.05%) WAN
7 61 (27.60%) SQL
8 60 (27.15%) Active Directory
9 56 (25.34%) MySQL
9 56 (25.34%) Tomcat
10 55 (24.89%) Apache
11 53 (23.98%) MS Excel
12 48 (21.72%) SQL Server
13 46 (20.81%) Windows 7
14 39 (17.65%) ITIL
15 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 36 (16.29%) Open Source
17 34 (15.38%) Hyper-V
17 34 (15.38%) MS Office
18 33 (14.93%) Java
19 31 (14.03%) .NET
20 30 (13.57%) Oracle
20 30 (13.57%) Citrix
20 30 (13.57%) Service Delivery
21 29 (13.12%) Google Apps
21 29 (13.12%) OpenStack
22 27 (12.22%) Google
22 27 (12.22%) Project Management
22 27 (12.22%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 56 (25.34%) Tomcat
2 55 (24.89%) Apache
3 29 (13.12%) OpenStack
4 27 (12.22%) SharePoint
5 26 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 13 (5.88%) IIS
7 8 (3.62%) Lync
8 7 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.45%) WordPress
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (23.98%) MS Excel
2 34 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) InDesign
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.12%) Google Apps
2 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.88%) Office 365
4 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (32.13%) SAN
2 62 (28.05%) LAN
2 62 (28.05%) WAN
3 26 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.79%) DHCP
5 13 (5.88%) DNS
6 12 (5.43%) Firewall
7 5 (2.26%) Intranet
7 5 (2.26%) Internet
8 3 (1.36%) Network Security
8 3 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.36%) Extranet
9 2 (0.90%) LDAP
9 2 (0.90%) VPN
9 2 (0.90%) PBX
9 2 (0.90%) VoIP
9 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.90%) NAS
9 2 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.34%) MySQL
2 48 (21.72%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.45%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (11.76%) Retail
2 10 (4.52%) Finance
3 8 (3.62%) Electronics
4 6 (2.71%) Games
5 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) German Language
6 3 (1.36%) Law
6 3 (1.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (36.20%) Analyst
2 40 (18.10%) Support Analyst
3 23 (10.41%) Designer
3 23 (10.41%) Applications Support
3 23 (10.41%) Infrastructure Designer
4 22 (9.95%) Test Analyst
5 18 (8.14%) Developer
5 18 (8.14%) Configuration Analyst
6 13 (5.88%) Server Analyst
6 13 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (4.98%) Service Manager
8 11 (4.98%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (4.98%) Service Desk Manager
9 10 (4.52%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.52%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.52%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.03%) .NET
2 16 (7.24%) HTML
3 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 13 (5.88%) HTML5
4 9 (4.07%) CSS
5 8 (3.62%) JSON
5 8 (3.62%) jQuery
6 7 (3.17%) CSS3
6 7 (3.17%) WCF
6 7 (3.17%) WinForms
7 5 (2.26%) WPF
7 5 (2.26%) Silverlight
7 5 (2.26%) Web Services
8 3 (1.36%) XML
9 2 (0.90%) Servlets
9 2 (0.90%) Velocity
10 1 (0.45%) JPA
10 1 (0.45%) OAuth
10 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.29%) Open Source
2 15 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.88%) Physics
5 5 (2.26%) Kindle
5 5 (2.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.90%) AS400
6 2 (0.90%) Clustering
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.45%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) iSeries
7 1 (0.45%) iPhone
7 1 (0.45%) VLE
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (33.94%) Linux
2 46 (20.81%) Windows 7
3 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (10.86%) Windows 8
5 21 (9.50%) Windows XP
6 18 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.17%) UNIX
10 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.36%) Android
10 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.90%) CentOS
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.65%) ITIL
3 30 (13.57%) Service Delivery
4 27 (12.22%) Project Management
5 21 (9.50%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (7.24%) Agile Project Management
8 14 (6.33%) Software Testing
9 13 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 11 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.07%) Coaching
12 9 (4.07%) Time Management
12 9 (4.07%) Web Development
12 9 (4.07%) Scrum
13 8 (3.62%) Software Engineering
13 8 (3.62%) ITIL V3
14 7 (3.17%) Test Management
14 7 (3.17%) Service Management
15 6 (2.71%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.60%) SQL
2 33 (14.93%) Java
3 27 (12.22%) C#
4 20 (9.05%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.98%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.62%) C++
7 8 (3.62%) Python
8 7 (3.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.45%) VB6
9 1 (0.45%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) Delphi
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (10.86%) Degree
2 22 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.33%) MCP
4 13 (5.88%) PhD
4 13 (5.88%) MCSE
5 11 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.52%) MCSA
7 8 (3.62%) CCNP
7 8 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.62%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.26%) MCITP
9 4 (1.81%) CCNA
9 4 (1.81%) VCP5
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.90%) Dell Certification
10 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.90%) MCDST
11 1 (0.45%) CCDA
11 1 (0.45%) CCDP
11 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.81%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.90%) BS7799
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (27.15%) Active Directory
2 34 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 22 (9.95%) XenServer
4 10 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.17%) vSphere
6 4 (1.81%) XenApp
7 3 (1.36%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (6.79%) SCCM
2 4 (1.81%) SCOM
3 3 (1.36%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.90%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.45%) SCSM
5 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 96 (43.44%) Microsoft
2 73 (33.03%) Cisco
3 30 (13.57%) Oracle
3 30 (13.57%) Citrix
4 27 (12.22%) Google
5 25 (11.31%) VMware
5 25 (11.31%) HP
6 23 (10.41%) IBM
7 18 (8.14%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.17%) Dell
9 6 (2.71%) NetApp
9 6 (2.71%) F5
10 3 (1.36%) EMC
10 3 (1.36%) Lotus
11 2 (0.90%) Symantec
11 2 (0.90%) hybris
12 1 (0.45%) Veeam
12 1 (0.45%) Aruba
12 1 (0.45%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.45%) LANDesk
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Salary: £40000 per annum + £ neg+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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