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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 197 166 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.89% 25.58% 17.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.86% 87.37% 73.00%
Number of salaries quoted 181 144 133
Average salary £33,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
282 190 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.90% 29.28% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 253 162 183
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -22.50%
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 18 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton +2 159 £35,000 +11.11% 11
Kettering -4 9 £32,500 - 1
Wellingborough -3 4 £27,000 +16.12%
Brackley +1 3 £32,750 -22.94%
Corby +7 2 £67,500 +100.00% 1
Daventry -4 1 £47,500 +143.58%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 178 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 118 (33.15%) SQL Server
3 110 (30.90%) C#
4 109 (30.62%) .NET
5 100 (28.09%) ITIL
6 85 (23.88%) Active Directory
7 80 (22.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (21.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 76 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (20.51%) VMware
11 71 (19.94%) Cisco
12 69 (19.38%) ASP.NET
13 66 (18.54%) SQL
14 61 (17.13%) Linux
14 61 (17.13%) WAN
15 60 (16.85%) MS Excel
16 58 (16.29%) MCP
17 57 (16.01%) LAN
18 56 (15.73%) DHCP
19 55 (15.45%) MS Exchange
20 54 (15.17%) WPF
21 52 (14.61%) Degree
22 51 (14.33%) DNS
23 50 (14.04%) Hyper-V
24 49 (13.76%) MS Office
25 47 (13.20%) WCF
26 46 (12.92%) Java
27 45 (12.64%) SAN
28 44 (12.36%) Computer Science
29 43 (12.08%) SaaS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 39 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 38 (10.67%) IIS
4 33 (9.27%) Apache
4 33 (9.27%) Tomcat
5 21 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (4.21%) OpenStack
9 10 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.69%) CMS
13 4 (1.12%) DNN
14 3 (0.84%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.56%) Lync
16 1 (0.28%) SAS
16 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
16 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (16.85%) MS Excel
2 49 (13.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.08%) SaaS
2 28 (7.87%) IaaS
3 21 (5.90%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (17.13%) WAN
2 57 (16.01%) LAN
3 56 (15.73%) DHCP
4 51 (14.33%) DNS
5 45 (12.64%) SAN
6 36 (10.11%) Firewall
7 34 (9.55%) TCP/IP
8 27 (7.58%) VPN
9 15 (4.21%) SSL
9 15 (4.21%) NetScaler
10 12 (3.37%) VLAN
11 9 (2.53%) Internet
11 9 (2.53%) Network Security
12 8 (2.25%) IP Telephony
13 7 (1.97%) Wireless
14 3 (0.84%) WLAN
15 2 (0.56%) HSRP
15 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
15 2 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
15 2 (0.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.11%) MySQL
3 12 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.84%) DTS
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.28%) MS Access
9 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (8.15%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.74%) Moq
3 20 (5.62%) MSTest
3 20 (5.62%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (5.62%) NUnit
4 15 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (3.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.56%) Redmine
7 2 (0.56%) Subversion
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 24 (6.74%) Retail
2 23 (6.46%) Finance
3 22 (6.18%) Games
4 16 (4.49%) Legal
5 14 (3.93%) Law
6 12 (3.37%) Marketing
7 10 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.12%) Front Office
9 3 (0.84%) German Language
10 2 (0.56%) Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (26.69%) Developer
2 91 (25.56%) Analyst
3 53 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 52 (14.61%) .NET Developer
5 38 (10.67%) C# Developer
6 33 (9.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (8.71%) Software Developer
8 27 (7.58%) Designer
8 27 (7.58%) C# Software Developer
9 25 (7.02%) Infrastructure Designer
9 25 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (6.18%) Software Engineer
11 20 (5.62%) C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (5.06%) IT Support
12 18 (5.06%) Senior Developer
13 17 (4.78%) Support Engineer
13 17 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (4.49%) C Software Engineer
14 16 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (30.62%) .NET
2 69 (19.38%) ASP.NET
3 54 (15.17%) WPF
4 47 (13.20%) WCF
5 35 (9.83%) WinForms
6 33 (9.27%) HTML
7 27 (7.58%) jQuery
8 26 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (6.46%) XML
10 21 (5.90%) Silverlight
11 20 (5.62%) Razor View Engine
11 20 (5.62%) Castle Windsor
11 20 (5.62%) Ninject
11 20 (5.62%) HTML5
11 20 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 20 (5.62%) Unity DI Container
11 20 (5.62%) Spring.NET
12 15 (4.21%) Web Services
13 11 (3.09%) CSS
14 10 (2.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.71%) Mathematics
3 30 (8.43%) Open Source
4 25 (7.02%) Physics
5 20 (5.62%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (4.49%) Fat Client
6 16 (4.49%) Thin Client
7 11 (3.09%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.25%) Clustering
9 5 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.40%) Biometrics
10 3 (0.84%) Replication
10 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.56%) Kindle
11 2 (0.56%) iPhone
12 1 (0.28%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 76 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (17.13%) Linux
4 30 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (7.87%) Windows 7
6 22 (6.18%) UNIX
7 17 (4.78%) Windows XP
7 17 (4.78%) Windows Vista
8 5 (1.40%) Windows NT
8 5 (1.40%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.09%) ITIL
2 39 (10.96%) Software Engineering
3 31 (8.71%) MVC
4 30 (8.43%) Project Management
5 25 (7.02%) Scrum
6 23 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (6.18%) Unit Testing
8 21 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (5.90%) MVVM
9 20 (5.62%) ITIL V3
9 20 (5.62%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (5.62%) Web Application Development
9 20 (5.62%) Kanban
9 20 (5.62%) TDD
10 19 (5.34%) Change Control
11 18 (5.06%) Agile Project Management
11 18 (5.06%) Time Management
12 17 (4.78%) Project Planning
13 16 (4.49%) OO
13 16 (4.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 110 (30.90%) C#
2 66 (18.54%) SQL
3 46 (12.92%) Java
4 27 (7.58%) C
5 22 (6.18%) C++
6 17 (4.78%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.21%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.40%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.84%) Python
10 3 (0.84%) PHP
10 3 (0.84%) VBScript
10 3 (0.84%) VB
11 2 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.28%) Perl
12 1 (0.28%) Delphi
12 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (21.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (16.29%) MCP
3 52 (14.61%) Degree
4 42 (11.80%) MCITP
4 42 (11.80%) MCSE
5 34 (9.55%) MCSA
6 27 (7.58%) PhD
7 25 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (6.46%) CCNA
9 19 (5.34%) Security Cleared
10 16 (4.49%) CCA
10 16 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (4.21%) CCIA
12 10 (2.81%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.81%) ISEB
13 8 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.97%) CCNP
15 5 (1.40%) CCIE
16 3 (0.84%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.43%) SLA
2 10 (2.81%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 85 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 50 (14.04%) Hyper-V
3 34 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (5.90%) XenServer
5 18 (5.06%) XenApp
6 15 (4.21%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.12%) vSphere
8 3 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) UAG
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.25%) Control-M
2 7 (1.97%) SCCM
3 4 (1.12%) SCOM
4 2 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 178 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 73 (20.51%) VMware
3 71 (19.94%) Cisco
4 42 (11.80%) Citrix
5 29 (8.15%) Oracle
6 22 (6.18%) Google
7 16 (4.49%) hybris
8 15 (4.21%) Wyse
9 9 (2.53%) Reuters
10 7 (1.97%) Remedy
10 7 (1.97%) NetApp
10 7 (1.97%) HP
10 7 (1.97%) EMC
11 6 (1.69%) Symantec
12 4 (1.12%) IBM
13 3 (0.84%) BMC
13 3 (0.84%) SAP
13 3 (0.84%) Altiris
14 2 (0.56%) GFI Software
14 2 (0.56%) F5
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience, potential f
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Ventures
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 21000-24000 Per Annum Salary Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago