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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 123 133 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.38% 17.97% 23.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.67% 68.21% 74.89%
Number of salaries quoted 76 129 149
Average salary £33,250 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.20% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
225 195 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.96% 26.35% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 136 183 202
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 0 103 £37,500 +2.04% 8
Kettering +2 5 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Wellingborough -5 1 £24,000 -12.72%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 116 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 108 (45.19%) Windows Server
3 101 (42.26%) SAN
4 96 (40.17%) Linux
5 87 (36.40%) Citrix
6 82 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (30.13%) Hyper-V
8 68 (28.45%) Cisco
9 66 (27.62%) MySQL
10 61 (25.52%) Active Directory
11 56 (23.43%) Apache
11 56 (23.43%) Tomcat
11 56 (23.43%) VMware
12 52 (21.76%) LAN
13 49 (20.50%) WAN
14 47 (19.67%) Open Source
15 46 (19.25%) XenServer
15 46 (19.25%) SQL Server
16 42 (17.57%) Data Centre
17 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
18 39 (16.32%) Oracle
19 37 (15.48%) ITIL
20 36 (15.06%) SQL
21 35 (14.64%) .NET
21 35 (14.64%) Google
22 34 (14.23%) HP
22 34 (14.23%) IBM
23 32 (13.39%) MS Office
23 32 (13.39%) Disaster Recovery
23 32 (13.39%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (23.43%) Apache
1 56 (23.43%) Tomcat
2 26 (10.88%) OpenStack
3 16 (6.69%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.51%) Lync
6 4 (1.67%) IIS
7 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.39%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.30%) Google Apps
2 14 (5.86%) Office 365
3 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (42.26%) SAN
2 52 (21.76%) LAN
3 49 (20.50%) WAN
4 30 (12.55%) DNS
4 30 (12.55%) TCP/IP
5 28 (11.72%) DHCP
6 16 (6.69%) IP Telephony
7 12 (5.02%) Firewall
8 7 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (2.93%) Internet
9 6 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.51%) iSCSI
9 6 (2.51%) Skype
10 4 (1.67%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.26%) VoIP
11 3 (1.26%) Wireless
12 2 (0.84%) FTP
12 2 (0.84%) VPN
13 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.62%) MySQL
2 46 (19.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.77%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.51%) KDB
6 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (7.53%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.51%) GDB
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.42%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 11 (4.60%) Finance
2 6 (2.51%) French Language
2 6 (2.51%) German Language
3 3 (1.26%) Law
4 2 (0.84%) Advertising
4 2 (0.84%) Games
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (33.47%) Analyst
2 29 (12.13%) Support Analyst
3 26 (10.88%) Developer
3 26 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 25 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (10.04%) Designer
5 24 (10.04%) Service Analyst
5 24 (10.04%) Service Desk Analyst
6 23 (9.62%) Server Support
7 22 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (9.21%) Infrastructure Designer
7 22 (9.21%) Server Analyst
8 20 (8.37%) Linux Support
9 18 (7.53%) .NET Developer
9 18 (7.53%) C# Developer
9 18 (7.53%) Server Support Analyst
9 18 (7.53%) Test Analyst
10 17 (7.11%) Citrix Support
10 17 (7.11%) Configuration Analyst
11 14 (5.86%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.64%) .NET
2 27 (11.30%) ASP.NET
3 21 (8.79%) HTML
4 17 (7.11%) CSS
5 13 (5.44%) WinForms
6 12 (5.02%) HTML5
6 12 (5.02%) JSON
7 9 (3.77%) CSS3
8 7 (2.93%) WCF
9 5 (2.09%) jQuery
9 5 (2.09%) XML
10 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 4 (1.67%) Middleware
11 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.26%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.26%) LINQ
11 3 (1.26%) Web Services
11 3 (1.26%) WPF
12 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.18%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.67%) EPoS
5 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.84%) Physics
6 2 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.42%) iPad
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) PMI
7 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 108 (45.19%) Windows Server
2 96 (40.17%) Linux
3 32 (13.39%) Windows 7
3 32 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.69%) Unix
7 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.35%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.09%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.26%) Android
12 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.26%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.67%) Open Source
3 37 (15.48%) ITIL
4 32 (13.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (12.13%) Translating Business Requirements
6 28 (11.72%) Mentoring
7 25 (10.46%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (10.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (5.44%) SDLC
10 12 (5.02%) Project Management
10 12 (5.02%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.77%) CRM
12 7 (2.93%) MVC
13 5 (2.09%) OO
13 5 (2.09%) Software Testing
14 4 (1.67%) E-Commerce
14 4 (1.67%) ERP
14 4 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
14 4 (1.67%) Web Development
15 3 (1.26%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.06%) SQL
2 32 (13.39%) PowerShell
3 30 (12.55%) C#
3 30 (12.55%) Java
4 20 (8.37%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.18%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.18%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.35%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.35%) C
7 6 (2.51%) AWK
7 6 (2.51%) C++
7 6 (2.51%) sed
7 6 (2.51%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.84%) XAML
9 1 (0.42%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (7.11%) MCP
2 14 (5.86%) Degree
3 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.77%) MCSE
5 7 (2.93%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.26%) CCNA
8 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.26%) MCSA
9 2 (0.84%) CCA
9 2 (0.84%) ISEB
9 2 (0.84%) PhD
10 1 (0.42%) CISA
10 1 (0.42%) CISM
10 1 (0.42%) CISSP
10 1 (0.42%) MCITP
10 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) COBIT
1 1 (0.42%) COSO
1 1 (0.42%) QA
1 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (30.13%) Hyper-V
2 61 (25.52%) Active Directory
3 46 (19.25%) XenServer
4 31 (12.97%) XenApp
5 25 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.51%) NFS
6 6 (2.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.84%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (13.39%) SCCM
2 8 (3.35%) Ansible
2 8 (3.35%) NetBackup
2 8 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.35%) Puppet
3 6 (2.51%) SCOM
3 6 (2.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.09%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 116 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 87 (36.40%) Citrix
3 68 (28.45%) Cisco
4 56 (23.43%) VMware
5 39 (16.32%) Oracle
6 35 (14.64%) Google
7 34 (14.23%) HP
7 34 (14.23%) IBM
8 27 (11.30%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.86%) NetApp
10 6 (2.51%) CommVault
11 4 (1.67%) AppSense
11 4 (1.67%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.67%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.26%) Brocade
12 3 (1.26%) Dell
12 3 (1.26%) Remedy
13 2 (0.84%) Symantec
14 1 (0.42%) Apple
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £+car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ excellent+bonus+bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + on call + overtime + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, flexible working, pension scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
Northamptonshire
Mercedes
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago