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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 153 191 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.79% 20.52% 23.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.67% 67.25% 86.19%
Number of salaries quoted 141 178 138
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
270 284 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.64% 30.50% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 248 258 158
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -3 109 £34,000 - 11
Kettering +5 8 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Wellingborough 0 2 £32,000 +18.51%
Brackley +3 1 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 127 (44.41%) Microsoft
2 90 (31.47%) Linux
3 88 (30.77%) Cisco
4 84 (29.37%) SAN
5 79 (27.62%) SQL
5 79 (27.62%) LAN
5 79 (27.62%) WAN
6 73 (25.52%) Active Directory
6 73 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (22.03%) Apache
8 62 (21.68%) MS Excel
9 60 (20.98%) Tomcat
9 60 (20.98%) MySQL
9 60 (20.98%) SQL Server
10 53 (18.53%) Hyper-V
11 50 (17.48%) Windows 7
12 48 (16.78%) ITIL
13 45 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (15.03%) MS Office
15 42 (14.69%) .NET
15 42 (14.69%) Citrix
16 41 (14.34%) Project Management
17 40 (13.99%) VMware
18 36 (12.59%) Open Source
19 34 (11.89%) HP
19 34 (11.89%) Retail
20 33 (11.54%) Service Delivery
20 33 (11.54%) C#
20 33 (11.54%) HTML
20 33 (11.54%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 63 (22.03%) Apache
2 60 (20.98%) Tomcat
3 33 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 29 (10.14%) MS Exchange
5 26 (9.09%) OpenStack
6 20 (6.99%) IIS
7 11 (3.85%) Lync
8 8 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.75%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.70%) CMS
12 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.35%) WordPress
12 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 62 (21.68%) MS Excel
2 43 (15.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.35%) InDesign
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.09%) Google Apps
2 21 (7.34%) Office 365
3 13 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.75%) SaaS
6 4 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.40%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (29.37%) SAN
2 79 (27.62%) LAN
2 79 (27.62%) WAN
3 32 (11.19%) TCP/IP
4 24 (8.39%) DHCP
5 23 (8.04%) DNS
5 23 (8.04%) Firewall
6 12 (4.20%) Intranet
7 8 (2.80%) NAS
8 7 (2.45%) LDAP
8 7 (2.45%) Internet
9 6 (2.10%) PBX
10 5 (1.75%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.75%) Extranet
10 5 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.40%) Network Security
11 4 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.05%) VoIP
12 3 (1.05%) VPN
13 2 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.98%) MySQL
1 60 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 20 (6.99%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.35%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 34 (11.89%) Retail
2 23 (8.04%) Finance
3 9 (3.15%) Games
4 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.75%) Electronics
5 5 (1.75%) German Language
6 4 (1.40%) Law
7 3 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (33.57%) Analyst
2 50 (17.48%) Support Analyst
3 37 (12.94%) Developer
4 25 (8.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 24 (8.39%) Designer
6 23 (8.04%) Test Analyst
7 22 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 21 (7.34%) Infrastructure Designer
8 21 (7.34%) Applications Support
9 20 (6.99%) Configuration Analyst
9 20 (6.99%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 15 (5.24%) Server Analyst
12 13 (4.55%) Service Manager
13 12 (4.20%) IT Support
13 12 (4.20%) Service Desk Manager
14 11 (3.85%) Storage Analyst
14 11 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.69%) .NET
2 33 (11.54%) HTML
3 29 (10.14%) CSS
4 23 (8.04%) ASP.NET
5 18 (6.29%) HTML5
6 16 (5.59%) JSON
7 15 (5.24%) CSS3
7 15 (5.24%) WinForms
8 7 (2.45%) jQuery
9 6 (2.10%) Velocity
10 5 (1.75%) Web Services
10 5 (1.75%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 4 (1.40%) WCF
11 4 (1.40%) LAMP
12 3 (1.05%) XML
12 3 (1.05%) Ajax
13 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.70%) Symfony
13 2 (0.70%) WPF
13 2 (0.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.59%) Open Source
2 22 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.45%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.45%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.45%) Physics
5 6 (2.10%) EPoS
6 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.40%) Kindle
8 3 (1.05%) PDA
9 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.70%) AS400
9 2 (0.70%) Clustering
9 2 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (31.47%) Linux
2 50 (17.48%) Windows 7
3 45 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (8.39%) Windows 8
5 23 (8.04%) Windows XP
6 17 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.85%) UNIX
9 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.05%) Android
10 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.70%) CentOS
10 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.78%) ITIL
3 41 (14.34%) Project Management
4 33 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 26 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 25 (8.74%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (6.99%) Agile Project Management
8 19 (6.64%) Coaching
9 17 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (5.24%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (4.55%) Web Development
12 13 (4.55%) Software Testing
13 11 (3.85%) Validation
13 11 (3.85%) Service Management
13 11 (3.85%) Data Validation
14 10 (3.50%) Time Management
14 10 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (3.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (27.62%) SQL
2 33 (11.54%) C#
2 33 (11.54%) Java
3 31 (10.84%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.74%) T-SQL
5 24 (8.39%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.24%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.50%) C++
8 5 (1.75%) Python
9 3 (1.05%) PHP
10 2 (0.70%) PHP5
11 1 (0.35%) VB6
11 1 (0.35%) Delphi
11 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (7.69%) Degree
2 19 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.29%) MCP
4 13 (4.55%) MCSE
5 11 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.50%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.80%) CCNP
7 8 (2.80%) MCSA
8 7 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.45%) PhD
9 6 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.40%) MCITP
10 4 (1.40%) VCP5
10 4 (1.40%) CCNA
11 2 (0.70%) MCDST
11 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.70%) Dell Certification
12 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.35%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.04%) SLA
2 4 (1.40%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) ISO 9000
2 4 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) BS7799
System Software
1 73 (25.52%) Active Directory
2 53 (18.53%) Hyper-V
3 27 (9.44%) XenServer
4 15 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (4.20%) vSphere
6 4 (1.40%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.05%) XenApp
8 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (6.29%) SCCM
2 6 (2.10%) SCOM
3 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.35%) Legato
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.35%) SCSM
6 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 127 (44.41%) Microsoft
2 88 (30.77%) Cisco
3 42 (14.69%) Citrix
4 40 (13.99%) VMware
5 34 (11.89%) HP
6 29 (10.14%) Google
7 27 (9.44%) Oracle
7 27 (9.44%) IBM
8 16 (5.59%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.50%) Dell
10 9 (3.15%) NetApp
11 7 (2.45%) Lotus
12 6 (2.10%) F5
12 6 (2.10%) EMC
13 4 (1.40%) Symantec
13 4 (1.40%) Epicor
14 2 (0.70%) Brocade
14 2 (0.70%) hybris
14 2 (0.70%) Aruba
14 2 (0.70%) Juniper
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X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
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Brackley, Northamptonshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £18500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car + Bens
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Kettering
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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