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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 162 153 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.10% 24.02% 22.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 86.44% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 147 130 129
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,850
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
252 177 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.16% 27.79% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 235 154 153
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -1 127 £34,000 +9.67% 14
Daventry - 12 £23,750 - 1
Kettering -1 5 £24,000 -42.51% 5
Wellingborough 0 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Brackley -1 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Towcester - 2 £31,250 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 177 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 120 (33.90%) SQL Server
3 102 (28.81%) ITIL
4 100 (28.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 94 (26.55%) Active Directory
6 88 (24.86%) MS Excel
7 84 (23.73%) MS Exchange
8 82 (23.16%) Cisco
9 77 (21.75%) VMware
10 74 (20.90%) .NET
11 73 (20.62%) C#
12 69 (19.49%) SQL
12 69 (19.49%) MS Office
13 66 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (18.36%) Hyper-V
15 61 (17.23%) Linux
16 60 (16.95%) TCP/IP
17 58 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 56 (15.82%) MCSE
18 56 (15.82%) MCSA
19 52 (14.69%) DNS
20 50 (14.12%) ASP.NET
21 48 (13.56%) MCP
21 48 (13.56%) DHCP
21 48 (13.56%) MCITP
22 47 (13.28%) MySQL
23 46 (12.99%) WAN
24 45 (12.71%) LAN
25 44 (12.43%) Windows 7
26 43 (12.15%) Apache

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 84 (23.73%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.15%) Apache
3 37 (10.45%) Tomcat
4 35 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (8.76%) SharePoint
6 23 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (5.93%) OpenStack
9 16 (4.52%) IIS
10 13 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.69%) Lync
13 3 (0.85%) OpenEdge
13 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.28%) DNN
15 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
15 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 88 (24.86%) MS Excel
2 69 (19.49%) MS Office
3 11 (3.11%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Line 500
1 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.76%) SaaS
2 27 (7.63%) IaaS
3 21 (5.93%) Google Apps
4 7 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 52 (14.69%) DNS
3 48 (13.56%) DHCP
4 46 (12.99%) WAN
5 45 (12.71%) LAN
6 41 (11.58%) Firewall
7 40 (11.30%) SAN
8 11 (3.11%) Internet
8 11 (3.11%) VPN
9 9 (2.54%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.98%) VLAN
11 6 (1.69%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.13%) Extranet
12 4 (1.13%) Intranet
12 4 (1.13%) SSL
12 4 (1.13%) VoIP
12 4 (1.13%) Broadband
12 4 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.13%) Asterisk PBX
13 3 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.28%) MySQL
3 10 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.56%) DTS
9 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (7.91%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.24%) NUnit
4 14 (3.95%) Moq
4 14 (3.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (3.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (3.67%) MSTest
6 8 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.28%) AdminStudio
General
1 37 (10.45%) Retail
2 19 (5.37%) Games
3 18 (5.08%) Finance
4 11 (3.11%) Legal
5 10 (2.82%) Law
6 5 (1.41%) Marketing
7 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Front Office
8 3 (0.85%) German Language
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (28.53%) Analyst
2 59 (16.67%) Developer
3 46 (12.99%) Support Analyst
4 31 (8.76%) .NET Developer
5 30 (8.47%) Support Engineer
6 23 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (6.21%) Designer
8 21 (5.93%) IT Support
8 21 (5.93%) Infrastructure Designer
8 21 (5.93%) Software Developer
9 20 (5.65%) C# Developer
9 20 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (5.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 18 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (5.08%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.80%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (4.80%) Team Leader
13 16 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
13 16 (4.52%) C Software Engineer
14 15 (4.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (20.90%) .NET
2 50 (14.12%) ASP.NET
3 37 (10.45%) WCF
4 36 (10.17%) WPF
5 33 (9.32%) HTML
6 28 (7.91%) XML
7 25 (7.06%) WinForms
8 20 (5.65%) jQuery
9 18 (5.08%) CSS
9 18 (5.08%) Web Services
10 17 (4.80%) Silverlight
11 14 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (3.67%) Castle Windsor
12 13 (3.67%) Ninject
12 13 (3.67%) Spring.NET
12 13 (3.67%) Unity DI Container
12 13 (3.67%) Ajax
13 12 (3.39%) .NET Framework
14 10 (2.82%) HTML5
15 9 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.63%) Open Source
3 23 (6.50%) Mathematics
4 19 (5.37%) Physics
5 13 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.98%) Clustering
8 6 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.41%) Replication
9 5 (1.41%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.13%) iPhone
11 3 (0.85%) Kindle
12 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.28%) PDA
12 1 (0.28%) Derivative
12 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 61 (17.23%) Linux
3 58 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (12.43%) Windows 7
5 34 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.34%) Windows XP
7 25 (7.06%) UNIX
8 18 (5.08%) Windows Vista
9 11 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.11%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.13%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.13%) Android
11 3 (0.85%) AIX
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.81%) ITIL
2 38 (10.73%) Project Management
3 32 (9.04%) ITIL V3
4 29 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (7.34%) Agile Project Management
6 24 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 18 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 17 (4.80%) Web Development
9 16 (4.52%) Migration
9 16 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (3.95%) Scrum
10 14 (3.95%) MVC
10 14 (3.95%) MVVM
11 13 (3.67%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (3.67%) Web Application Development
11 13 (3.67%) TDD
11 13 (3.67%) Kanban
12 12 (3.39%) Web Design
13 10 (2.82%) OO
13 10 (2.82%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 73 (20.62%) C#
2 69 (19.49%) SQL
3 39 (11.02%) Java
4 22 (6.21%) C
5 18 (5.08%) C++
5 18 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.98%) PHP
8 7 (1.98%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.41%) VB
10 4 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.28%) VBScript
11 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 100 (28.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (15.82%) MCSE
2 56 (15.82%) MCSA
3 48 (13.56%) MCP
3 48 (13.56%) MCITP
4 38 (10.73%) Degree
5 31 (8.76%) CCNA
5 31 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (6.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (5.65%) Security Cleared
8 19 (5.37%) PhD
9 17 (4.80%) SC Cleared
10 15 (4.24%) ISEB
11 13 (3.67%) MCTS
12 11 (3.11%) CCA
12 11 (3.11%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.13%) CCIA
15 3 (0.85%) CCEE
15 3 (0.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.08%) SLA
2 11 (3.11%) QA
3 4 (1.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 94 (26.55%) Active Directory
2 65 (18.36%) Hyper-V
3 31 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (5.08%) XenApp
5 13 (3.67%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.11%) XenServer
7 8 (2.26%) vSphere
8 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.54%) SCCM
2 6 (1.69%) SCOM
3 5 (1.41%) Control-M
4 4 (1.13%) WSUS
5 3 (0.85%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 177 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 82 (23.16%) Cisco
3 77 (21.75%) VMware
4 41 (11.58%) Oracle
5 33 (9.32%) Citrix
6 22 (6.21%) Google
7 21 (5.93%) hybris
8 13 (3.67%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.11%) HP
10 9 (2.54%) IBM
11 6 (1.69%) Symantec
12 5 (1.41%) Remedy
13 4 (1.13%) Reuters
13 4 (1.13%) Wyse
13 4 (1.13%) Altiris
14 3 (0.85%) F5
14 3 (0.85%) AppSense
14 3 (0.85%) Dell
14 3 (0.85%) EMC
14 3 (0.85%) SAP
Kettering, Northamptonshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus +bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £20,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Northamptonshire
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Salary: 26000-27000 Per Annum Competitive Basic with great benefits!
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £27000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Great Pension, 25 days holiday
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Kettering
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