The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 155 153 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.82% 23.29% 20.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.27% 85.96% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 143 131 121
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
245 178 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.16% 27.09% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 231 156 148
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Windows
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 123 £34,000 +9.67% 12
Daventry - 12 £23,750 - 2
Wellingborough 0 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Kettering -1 3 £21,000 -48.78% 5
Towcester - 2 £31,250 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

1 171 (49.14%) Microsoft
2 112 (32.18%) SQL Server
3 102 (29.31%) ITIL
4 94 (27.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 87 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 83 (23.85%) Cisco
6 83 (23.85%) MS Excel
7 79 (22.70%) MS Exchange
8 76 (21.84%) .NET
8 76 (21.84%) C#
9 74 (21.26%) VMware
10 67 (19.25%) SQL
10 67 (19.25%) MS Office
11 62 (17.82%) Hyper-V
12 61 (17.53%) Linux
13 58 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 55 (15.80%) TCP/IP
15 54 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 54 (15.52%) MCSA
16 52 (14.94%) MCSE
17 50 (14.37%) ASP.NET
18 48 (13.79%) MySQL
18 48 (13.79%) DNS
19 47 (13.51%) WAN
20 45 (12.93%) LAN
20 45 (12.93%) MCP
20 45 (12.93%) MCITP
21 44 (12.64%) Apache
21 44 (12.64%) DHCP
22 42 (12.07%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 79 (22.70%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.64%) Apache
3 39 (11.21%) Tomcat
4 33 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (9.20%) SharePoint
6 22 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (6.03%) OpenStack
8 17 (4.89%) IIS
9 12 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.44%) Lync
12 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.86%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.29%) SAS
14 1 (0.29%) CMS
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.29%) DNN
Applications
1 83 (23.85%) MS Excel
2 67 (19.25%) MS Office
3 11 (3.16%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.77%) SaaS
2 29 (8.33%) IaaS
3 21 (6.03%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.80%) TCP/IP
2 48 (13.79%) DNS
3 47 (13.51%) WAN
4 45 (12.93%) LAN
5 44 (12.64%) DHCP
6 41 (11.78%) SAN
6 41 (11.78%) Firewall
7 13 (3.74%) VPN
8 12 (3.45%) Internet
9 10 (2.87%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.72%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.44%) Network Security
11 5 (1.44%) SSL
12 4 (1.15%) Broadband
12 4 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.15%) Asterisk PBX
12 4 (1.15%) VLAN
12 4 (1.15%) VoIP
13 3 (0.86%) Extranet
13 3 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 48 (13.79%) MySQL
3 10 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.57%) DTS
9 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.29%) MS Access
10 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.60%) NUnit
4 15 (4.31%) Moq
4 15 (4.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 14 (4.02%) MSTest
5 14 (4.02%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 36 (10.34%) Retail
2 21 (6.03%) Games
3 19 (5.46%) Finance
4 11 (3.16%) Legal
5 9 (2.59%) Law
6 5 (1.44%) Marketing
7 4 (1.15%) Front Office
7 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.86%) German Language
9 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (26.72%) Analyst
2 60 (17.24%) Developer
3 44 (12.64%) Support Analyst
4 34 (9.77%) .NET Developer
5 28 (8.05%) Support Engineer
6 24 (6.90%) Designer
7 23 (6.61%) Infrastructure Designer
8 22 (6.32%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (6.03%) Software Developer
10 19 (5.46%) C# Software Developer
11 18 (5.17%) Software Engineer
11 18 (5.17%) IT Support
12 17 (4.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 17 (4.89%) C++ Software Engineer
12 17 (4.89%) C Software Engineer
13 16 (4.60%) Team Leader
13 16 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (4.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (21.84%) .NET
2 50 (14.37%) ASP.NET
3 39 (11.21%) WPF
4 38 (10.92%) WCF
5 32 (9.20%) HTML
6 26 (7.47%) WinForms
7 25 (7.18%) XML
8 20 (5.75%) jQuery
9 17 (4.89%) CSS
9 17 (4.89%) Silverlight
10 16 (4.60%) Web Services
11 15 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.02%) Spring.NET
12 14 (4.02%) Castle Windsor
12 14 (4.02%) Ninject
12 14 (4.02%) Unity DI Container
13 12 (3.45%) Ajax
14 11 (3.16%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.16%) HTML5
15 10 (2.87%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.06%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.33%) Open Source
3 26 (7.47%) Mathematics
4 21 (6.03%) Physics
5 14 (4.02%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.72%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.72%) Replication
7 6 (1.72%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.15%) Clustering
10 3 (0.86%) Kindle
10 3 (0.86%) iPhone
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.29%) PDA
11 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.53%) Linux
2 58 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 28 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (6.61%) Windows XP
6 23 (6.61%) UNIX
7 17 (4.89%) Windows Vista
8 11 (3.16%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.15%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.86%) AIX
11 3 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.31%) ITIL
2 36 (10.34%) Project Management
3 32 (9.20%) ITIL V3
4 29 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (7.47%) Agile Project Management
6 24 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 17 (4.89%) Web Development
8 16 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (4.60%) Migration
9 15 (4.31%) Scrum
9 15 (4.31%) MVC
9 15 (4.31%) Service Delivery
9 15 (4.31%) MVVM
10 14 (4.02%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (4.02%) Kanban
10 14 (4.02%) TDD
10 14 (4.02%) Web Application Development
11 12 (3.45%) Web Design
12 11 (3.16%) Image Processing
13 10 (2.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.84%) C#
2 67 (19.25%) SQL
3 37 (10.63%) Java
4 23 (6.61%) C
5 18 (5.17%) C++
6 17 (4.89%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.16%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.01%) PHP
9 6 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.86%) VB
10 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) VBScript
11 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 94 (27.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (15.52%) MCSA
3 52 (14.94%) MCSE
4 45 (12.93%) MCP
4 45 (12.93%) MCITP
5 37 (10.63%) Degree
6 30 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (8.62%) CCNA
7 23 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (6.03%) PhD
9 19 (5.46%) Security Cleared
10 16 (4.60%) SC Cleared
11 14 (4.02%) ISEB
12 13 (3.74%) MCTS
13 12 (3.45%) CCA
13 12 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.44%) CCIA
16 3 (0.86%) CCEE
16 3 (0.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.60%) SLA
2 12 (3.45%) QA
3 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 62 (17.82%) Hyper-V
3 29 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (5.46%) XenApp
5 14 (4.02%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.45%) XenServer
7 7 (2.01%) vSphere
8 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.86%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.57%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) SCCM
2 6 (1.72%) SCOM
3 5 (1.44%) Control-M
4 4 (1.15%) WSUS
5 3 (0.86%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 171 (49.14%) Microsoft
2 83 (23.85%) Cisco
3 74 (21.26%) VMware
4 40 (11.49%) Oracle
5 33 (9.48%) Citrix
6 22 (6.32%) Google
7 21 (6.03%) hybris
8 12 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.87%) HP
10 9 (2.59%) IBM
11 6 (1.72%) Symantec
12 5 (1.44%) Remedy
12 5 (1.44%) Wyse
12 5 (1.44%) EMC
13 4 (1.15%) Reuters
13 4 (1.15%) Altiris
14 3 (0.86%) AppSense
14 3 (0.86%) Dell
14 3 (0.86%) SAP
15 2 (0.57%) Unisys
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-27k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £21000 to £24000 per annum - excellent benefits including healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago