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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 150 157 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.47% 17.60% 23.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.76% 64.08% 84.77%
Number of salaries quoted 140 143 144
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
269 245 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.53% 27.47% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 240 231 173
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -1 122 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Kettering +1 6 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Brackley - 3 £18,500 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 135 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 96 (31.07%) Linux
3 92 (29.77%) SQL
4 89 (28.80%) Cisco
5 86 (27.83%) SAN
6 80 (25.89%) Active Directory
6 80 (25.89%) LAN
6 80 (25.89%) WAN
7 75 (24.27%) SQL Server
8 72 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (20.71%) Apache
10 59 (19.09%) MS Excel
10 59 (19.09%) MySQL
10 59 (19.09%) Windows 7
11 58 (18.77%) Tomcat
12 57 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (16.50%) Data Centre
14 50 (16.18%) VMware
15 44 (14.24%) Java
15 44 (14.24%) Hyper-V
16 43 (13.92%) MS Office
17 42 (13.59%) Open Source
18 40 (12.94%) .NET
19 38 (12.30%) ITIL
19 38 (12.30%) Service Delivery
20 37 (11.97%) Oracle
20 37 (11.97%) SharePoint
20 37 (11.97%) Google
21 36 (11.65%) Google Apps
21 36 (11.65%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 64 (20.71%) Apache
2 58 (18.77%) Tomcat
3 37 (11.97%) SharePoint
4 32 (10.36%) OpenStack
5 27 (8.74%) MS Exchange
6 24 (7.77%) IIS
7 12 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.94%) Lync
8 6 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.65%) CMS
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.65%) Google Apps
2 19 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.18%) Office 365
4 11 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.94%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.62%) SaaS
6 5 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 86 (27.83%) SAN
2 80 (25.89%) LAN
2 80 (25.89%) WAN
3 26 (8.41%) DHCP
4 22 (7.12%) TCP/IP
5 21 (6.80%) DNS
6 19 (6.15%) Firewall
7 8 (2.59%) LDAP
8 7 (2.27%) Intranet
9 6 (1.94%) Internet
9 6 (1.94%) Network Security
9 6 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.94%) NAS
10 5 (1.62%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.29%) VPN
12 3 (0.97%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (0.65%) VLAN
13 2 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (24.27%) SQL Server
2 59 (19.09%) MySQL
3 9 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.65%) DTS
8 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 25 (8.09%) Retail
2 14 (4.53%) Finance
2 14 (4.53%) Games
3 11 (3.56%) Electronics
4 10 (3.24%) Law
5 3 (0.97%) Legal
6 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.65%) Publishing
6 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.65%) Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 102 (33.01%) Analyst
2 52 (16.83%) Support Analyst
3 30 (9.71%) Test Analyst
4 27 (8.74%) Developer
5 25 (8.09%) Applications Support
5 25 (8.09%) Designer
6 24 (7.77%) Infrastructure Designer
6 24 (7.77%) Configuration Analyst
7 22 (7.12%) 1st Line Support
8 18 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (5.50%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.21%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (4.21%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (4.21%) Server Analyst
11 12 (3.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 11 (3.56%) Agile Test Analyst
12 11 (3.56%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (3.56%) Administrator
12 11 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.94%) .NET
2 22 (7.12%) HTML
3 15 (4.85%) CSS
4 13 (4.21%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.56%) Web Services
5 11 (3.56%) HTML5
6 10 (3.24%) jQuery
7 7 (2.27%) WCF
8 6 (1.94%) JSON
8 6 (1.94%) WinForms
9 5 (1.62%) LAMP
9 5 (1.62%) WPF
9 5 (1.62%) Silverlight
9 5 (1.62%) CSS3
10 4 (1.29%) XML
11 3 (0.97%) Ajax
11 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.65%) Servlets
12 2 (0.65%) Laravel
12 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.50%) Mathematics
4 17 (5.50%) Physics
5 8 (2.59%) Kindle
5 8 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.97%) Clustering
8 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.65%) PDA
8 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.65%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 96 (31.07%) Linux
2 59 (19.09%) Windows 7
3 57 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (10.03%) Windows 8
5 27 (8.74%) Windows XP
6 22 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.53%) UNIX
10 3 (0.97%) CentOS
10 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (13.59%) Open Source
3 38 (12.30%) ITIL
3 38 (12.30%) Service Delivery
4 35 (11.33%) Project Management
5 26 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (8.09%) SDLC
7 24 (7.77%) Software Testing
8 21 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (6.15%) Scrum
10 14 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (4.53%) Web Development
11 13 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.21%) Software Engineering
12 12 (3.88%) Automated Testing
12 12 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (3.88%) Agile Project Management
13 11 (3.56%) Test Management
14 10 (3.24%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.24%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 92 (29.77%) SQL
2 44 (14.24%) Java
3 36 (11.65%) C#
4 18 (5.83%) T-SQL
5 17 (5.50%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.18%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.21%) C++
8 11 (3.56%) Python
9 6 (1.94%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.97%) PHP
11 2 (0.65%) C
11 2 (0.65%) PHP5
12 1 (0.32%) VB6
12 1 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (11.33%) Degree
2 24 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.80%) MCP
4 17 (5.50%) PhD
5 13 (4.21%) MCSE
6 12 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.56%) MCSA
8 10 (3.24%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.91%) CCNP
9 9 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.62%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (1.29%) VCP5
12 4 (1.29%) MCITP
12 4 (1.29%) CCNA
12 4 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.65%) MCDST
13 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.32%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.50%) SLA
2 8 (2.59%) ISO 9001
2 8 (2.59%) QA
3 5 (1.62%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.97%) BS7799
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (25.89%) Active Directory
2 44 (14.24%) Hyper-V
3 26 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (7.12%) XenServer
5 15 (4.85%) vSphere
6 8 (2.59%) XenApp
7 6 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.62%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (8.41%) SCCM
2 7 (2.27%) SCOM
3 4 (1.29%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.65%) WSUS
4 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.32%) Legato
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 135 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 89 (28.80%) Cisco
3 50 (16.18%) VMware
4 37 (11.97%) Google
4 37 (11.97%) Oracle
5 36 (11.65%) Citrix
6 24 (7.77%) HP
7 18 (5.83%) IBM
8 17 (5.50%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.59%) F5
10 5 (1.62%) Dell
11 4 (1.29%) Epicor
11 4 (1.29%) NetApp
12 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.65%) Juniper
12 2 (0.65%) EMC
12 2 (0.65%) hybris
12 2 (0.65%) Aruba
13 1 (0.32%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.32%) SonicWALL
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
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First Point
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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