The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 150 140 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.72% 23.57% 20.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.89% 82.84% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 146 117 139
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
203 169 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.28% 28.45% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 195 143 163
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £15,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -8 120 £37,000 +13.84% 9
Kettering -6 7 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Wellingborough - 5 £27,500 - 2
Brackley -1 4 £37,500 +22.95%
Daventry -10 2 £21,000 +40.00%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 181 (53.71%) Microsoft
2 117 (34.72%) SQL Server
3 92 (27.30%) MS Excel
4 85 (25.22%) Active Directory
5 84 (24.93%) ITIL
6 79 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 77 (22.85%) SQL
8 74 (21.96%) .NET
8 74 (21.96%) Cisco
8 74 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (21.07%) Linux
10 69 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (18.99%) C#
12 63 (18.69%) SAN
13 61 (18.10%) LAN
13 61 (18.10%) WAN
14 58 (17.21%) MS Office
15 55 (16.32%) MySQL
15 55 (16.32%) Apache
15 55 (16.32%) TCP/IP
16 54 (16.02%) MS Exchange
17 53 (15.73%) MCSE
17 53 (15.73%) Hyper-V
18 51 (15.13%) Tomcat
19 50 (14.84%) ASP.NET
20 48 (14.24%) VMware
20 48 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (13.95%) Windows 7
21 47 (13.95%) HTML
22 45 (13.35%) MCITP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 55 (16.32%) Apache
2 54 (16.02%) MS Exchange
3 51 (15.13%) Tomcat
4 33 (9.79%) SharePoint
5 31 (9.20%) OpenStack
6 16 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (3.86%) Lync
9 12 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (3.26%) IIS
11 10 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.19%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 92 (27.30%) MS Excel
2 58 (17.21%) MS Office
3 5 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.20%) Google Apps
2 22 (6.53%) Office 365
3 10 (2.97%) IaaS
4 8 (2.37%) SaaS
5 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (18.69%) SAN
2 61 (18.10%) LAN
2 61 (18.10%) WAN
3 55 (16.32%) TCP/IP
4 42 (12.46%) DNS
5 29 (8.61%) DHCP
6 28 (8.31%) Firewall
7 15 (4.45%) VPN
8 13 (3.86%) Internet
8 13 (3.86%) VLAN
9 8 (2.37%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (2.08%) IP Telephony
10 7 (2.08%) Extranet
10 7 (2.08%) Intranet
11 6 (1.78%) PBX
11 6 (1.78%) NetScaler
11 6 (1.78%) NAS
12 3 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.89%) MPLS
13 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 55 (16.32%) MySQL
3 16 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.67%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.48%) DTS
7 5 (1.48%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (6.23%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (1.19%) NUnit
4 4 (1.19%) MSTest
4 4 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (1.19%) Moq
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) Subversion
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (10.68%) Finance
2 18 (5.34%) Retail
3 16 (4.75%) Legal
4 7 (2.08%) Games
4 7 (2.08%) Law
5 6 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.78%) German Language
6 3 (0.89%) Banking
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (29.97%) Analyst
2 64 (18.99%) Developer
3 39 (11.57%) Support Analyst
3 39 (11.57%) Support Engineer
4 36 (10.68%) C# Developer
4 36 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (10.09%) Designer
6 32 (9.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (8.31%) Infrastructure Designer
8 24 (7.12%) Technical Analyst
8 24 (7.12%) Team Leader
9 20 (5.93%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 20 (5.93%) IT Support
10 19 (5.64%) Architect
11 18 (5.34%) Technical Support
12 17 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 17 (5.04%) .NET Developer
12 17 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 15 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (21.96%) .NET
2 50 (14.84%) ASP.NET
3 47 (13.95%) HTML
4 32 (9.50%) CSS
5 30 (8.90%) XML
6 27 (8.01%) WCF
7 25 (7.42%) WinForms
8 24 (7.12%) HTML5
9 21 (6.23%) JSON
9 21 (6.23%) jQuery
10 17 (5.04%) .NET Framework
11 16 (4.75%) Web Services
11 16 (4.75%) CSS3
12 14 (4.15%) Silverlight
13 11 (3.26%) WPF
14 9 (2.67%) Ajax
15 8 (2.37%) Velocity
16 7 (2.08%) SAP Basis
16 7 (2.08%) XSL
17 5 (1.48%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.68%) Open Source
2 15 (4.45%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.37%) Clustering
4 7 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.08%) Physics
5 6 (1.78%) EPoS
6 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.59%) User Experience
9 2 (0.59%) AS400
9 2 (0.59%) Replication
9 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.59%) iPhone
10 1 (0.30%) Kindle
10 1 (0.30%) FMCG
10 1 (0.30%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 74 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 71 (21.07%) Linux
3 48 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (13.95%) Windows 7
5 42 (12.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (7.72%) Windows XP
7 21 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (4.45%) Windows Vista
9 13 (3.86%) UNIX
10 10 (2.97%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.78%) Android
12 4 (1.19%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.30%) Solaris
15 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.93%) ITIL
2 69 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (9.50%) Project Management
4 31 (9.20%) Mentoring
5 30 (8.90%) Coaching
6 29 (8.61%) Service Delivery
7 23 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
8 17 (5.04%) Web Development
9 16 (4.75%) Validation
9 16 (4.75%) Data Validation
10 15 (4.45%) Software Engineering
11 12 (3.56%) ITIL V3
12 11 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (3.26%) Service Management
13 10 (2.97%) CRM
14 9 (2.67%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.67%) MVC
15 8 (2.37%) PRINCE2
15 8 (2.37%) Incident Management
16 7 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.85%) SQL
2 64 (18.99%) C#
3 44 (13.06%) Java
4 36 (10.68%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.72%) VB.NET
6 21 (6.23%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.64%) C++
8 15 (4.45%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.26%) VB
10 7 (2.08%) ABAP
11 5 (1.48%) C
12 2 (0.59%) PHP
12 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.59%) Ruby
13 1 (0.30%) Python
13 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (15.73%) MCSE
3 45 (13.35%) MCITP
4 42 (12.46%) MCP
5 35 (10.39%) MCSA
6 32 (9.50%) Degree
7 21 (6.23%) MCTS
8 16 (4.75%) SC Cleared
8 16 (4.75%) Security Cleared
9 13 (3.86%) HND
9 13 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (3.56%) CCNA
11 7 (2.08%) PhD
12 6 (1.78%) ISEB
13 5 (1.48%) CCA
13 5 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.48%) CCEE
14 3 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.57%) SLA
2 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 85 (25.22%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.73%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.86%) XenServer
5 11 (3.26%) XenApp
6 7 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.08%) vSphere
7 6 (1.78%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.59%) Firmware
9 2 (0.59%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.30%) Nmap
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.26%) SCOM
2 9 (2.67%) SCCM
3 6 (1.78%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (1.78%) Windows Intune
4 5 (1.48%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.59%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.59%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.59%) SCSM
5 2 (0.59%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 181 (53.71%) Microsoft
2 74 (21.96%) Cisco
3 48 (14.24%) VMware
4 39 (11.57%) Oracle
4 39 (11.57%) Citrix
5 31 (9.20%) Google
6 22 (6.53%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.93%) HP
8 13 (3.86%) IBM
9 12 (3.56%) NetApp
10 11 (3.26%) hybris
11 9 (2.67%) Dell
12 7 (2.08%) Business Objects
12 7 (2.08%) SAP
13 6 (1.78%) EMC
13 6 (1.78%) Lotus
13 6 (1.78%) Symantec
14 5 (1.48%) Remedy
14 5 (1.48%) AppSense
15 3 (0.89%) F5
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