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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 125 158 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.98% 23.20% 24.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.06% 75.96% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 121 139 143
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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
181 208 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.15% 30.54% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 170 186 167
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £41,350 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 96 £39,500 +12.85% 8
Wellingborough - 5 £27,500 -
Kettering -3 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Corby +10 1 £26,000 -60.00%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 160 (51.12%) Microsoft
2 103 (32.91%) SQL Server
3 90 (28.75%) Active Directory
4 84 (26.84%) MS Excel
5 81 (25.88%) ITIL
6 76 (24.28%) Linux
7 72 (23.00%) Cisco
8 70 (22.36%) LAN
8 70 (22.36%) WAN
8 70 (22.36%) SQL
9 69 (22.04%) SAN
10 68 (21.73%) .NET
10 68 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 63 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 59 (18.85%) MySQL
13 59 (18.85%) Apache
14 56 (17.89%) Tomcat
15 54 (17.25%) C#
16 52 (16.61%) MS Office
16 52 (16.61%) TCP/IP
17 51 (16.29%) Hyper-V
18 50 (15.97%) MS Exchange
19 47 (15.02%) HTML
20 44 (14.06%) Windows 7
21 42 (13.42%) SLA
22 41 (13.10%) MCSE
23 40 (12.78%) Java
23 40 (12.78%) ASP.NET
23 40 (12.78%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 59 (18.85%) Apache
2 56 (17.89%) Tomcat
3 50 (15.97%) MS Exchange
4 30 (9.58%) OpenStack
5 25 (7.99%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.15%) IIS
6 13 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.51%) Lync
7 11 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.28%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 84 (26.84%) MS Excel
2 52 (16.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Line 500
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.58%) Google Apps
2 20 (6.39%) Office 365
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.60%) IaaS
5 3 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (22.36%) LAN
1 70 (22.36%) WAN
2 69 (22.04%) SAN
3 52 (16.61%) TCP/IP
4 40 (12.78%) DNS
5 29 (9.27%) DHCP
6 23 (7.35%) Firewall
7 14 (4.47%) VPN
8 13 (4.15%) VLAN
9 9 (2.88%) Internet
10 7 (2.24%) Extranet
10 7 (2.24%) Intranet
10 7 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.92%) PBX
12 5 (1.60%) NAS
13 4 (1.28%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.96%) MPLS
15 2 (0.64%) Network Security
15 2 (0.64%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 59 (18.85%) MySQL
3 12 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.88%) Data Mining
6 8 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.60%) DTS
8 5 (1.60%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (6.07%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Hudson
3 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (11.50%) Finance
2 22 (7.03%) Retail
3 15 (4.79%) Legal
4 8 (2.56%) Law
4 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.24%) Games
6 5 (1.60%) German Language
7 2 (0.64%) Publishing
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (30.99%) Analyst
2 57 (18.21%) Developer
3 38 (12.14%) Support Analyst
4 36 (11.50%) C# Developer
4 36 (11.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (10.86%) Designer
6 31 (9.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (9.27%) Support Engineer
8 28 (8.95%) Infrastructure Designer
9 23 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
10 17 (5.43%) Team Leader
10 17 (5.43%) Software Developer
10 17 (5.43%) IT Support
10 17 (5.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.11%) Architect
11 16 (5.11%) Technical Support
12 14 (4.47%) Administrator
12 14 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 13 (4.15%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.73%) .NET
2 47 (15.02%) HTML
3 40 (12.78%) ASP.NET
4 31 (9.90%) CSS
5 26 (8.31%) HTML5
6 25 (7.99%) XML
6 25 (7.99%) JSON
7 20 (6.39%) WinForms
7 20 (6.39%) jQuery
8 18 (5.75%) WCF
8 18 (5.75%) CSS3
9 11 (3.51%) Silverlight
10 10 (3.19%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.56%) Velocity
11 8 (2.56%) Web Services
12 7 (2.24%) SAP Basis
12 7 (2.24%) WPF
13 6 (1.92%) Ajax
14 5 (1.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 4 (1.28%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.14%) Open Source
2 17 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.24%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.24%) Physics
4 7 (2.24%) Clustering
5 6 (1.92%) EPoS
6 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.28%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.96%) iPhone
9 2 (0.64%) User Experience
9 2 (0.64%) AS400
9 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.32%) PDA
10 1 (0.32%) Derivative
10 1 (0.32%) FMCG
10 1 (0.32%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 76 (24.28%) Linux
2 63 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (14.06%) Windows 7
4 40 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (7.03%) Windows XP
7 21 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.83%) Windows Vista
8 12 (3.83%) UNIX
9 10 (3.19%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.92%) Android
11 5 (1.60%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.32%) Solaris
14 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.88%) ITIL
2 68 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (10.22%) Project Management
3 32 (10.22%) Coaching
4 29 (9.27%) Mentoring
4 29 (9.27%) Service Delivery
5 22 (7.03%) Agile Project Management
6 16 (5.11%) Data Validation
6 16 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (5.11%) Validation
6 16 (5.11%) Web Development
7 14 (4.47%) Software Engineering
8 13 (4.15%) ITIL V3
9 12 (3.83%) Service Management
10 11 (3.51%) E-Commerce
11 9 (2.88%) CRM
12 8 (2.56%) Time Management
13 7 (2.24%) MVC
14 6 (1.92%) Workflow
14 6 (1.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 70 (22.36%) SQL
2 54 (17.25%) C#
3 40 (12.78%) Java
4 37 (11.82%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.95%) VB.NET
6 22 (7.03%) T-SQL
7 19 (6.07%) PowerShell
8 18 (5.75%) C++
9 11 (3.51%) VB
10 7 (2.24%) ABAP
11 4 (1.28%) C
11 4 (1.28%) PHP
12 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.64%) Ruby
12 2 (0.64%) PHP5
13 1 (0.32%) Python
13 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (13.10%) MCSE
3 39 (12.46%) MCP
4 32 (10.22%) MCITP
5 29 (9.27%) Degree
6 26 (8.31%) MCSA
7 13 (4.15%) MCTS
8 10 (3.19%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.19%) HND
8 10 (3.19%) CCNA
8 10 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.56%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.24%) PhD
11 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.96%) ISEB
12 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.64%) CCEE
13 2 (0.64%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.42%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (28.75%) Active Directory
2 51 (16.29%) Hyper-V
3 18 (5.75%) XenServer
4 12 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.24%) XenApp
6 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.96%) vSphere
8 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.64%) Firmware
8 2 (0.64%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.32%) Nmap
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) SCOM
2 6 (1.92%) SCCM
2 6 (1.92%) Windows Intune
3 5 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.60%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.64%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.64%) SCSM
4 2 (0.64%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.64%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 160 (51.12%) Microsoft
2 72 (23.00%) Cisco
3 38 (12.14%) VMware
4 36 (11.50%) Oracle
4 36 (11.50%) Citrix
5 30 (9.58%) Google
6 24 (7.67%) HP
7 22 (7.03%) Red Hat
8 18 (5.75%) IBM
9 11 (3.51%) NetApp
10 8 (2.56%) Dell
11 7 (2.24%) Business Objects
11 7 (2.24%) SAP
12 6 (1.92%) Lotus
13 5 (1.60%) Symantec
13 5 (1.60%) EMC
14 4 (1.28%) hybris
15 3 (0.96%) Epicor
15 3 (0.96%) Remedy
16 2 (0.64%) BMC
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