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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 137 174 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.65% 18.85% 22.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.24% 63.97% 85.14%
Number of salaries quoted 130 159 124
Average salary £36,250 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
248 272 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.52% 29.47% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 229 255 150
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,900 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 127 £35,000 +4.47% 8
Corby - 3 £20,500 - 1
Brackley -5 1 £18,500 -50.66% 2
Kettering -6 1 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 130 (43.77%) Microsoft
2 90 (30.30%) SQL
3 85 (28.62%) Linux
4 80 (26.94%) SAN
5 78 (26.26%) SQL Server
6 72 (24.24%) Active Directory
7 65 (21.89%) Cisco
7 65 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (19.87%) WAN
9 58 (19.53%) LAN
9 58 (19.53%) VMware
10 54 (18.18%) .NET
11 53 (17.85%) MS Excel
12 52 (17.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (17.17%) Degree
14 50 (16.84%) Apache
14 50 (16.84%) C#
15 48 (16.16%) Windows 7
16 47 (15.82%) MySQL
17 45 (15.15%) Tomcat
18 42 (14.14%) Java
19 40 (13.47%) Data Centre
20 39 (13.13%) Hyper-V
20 39 (13.13%) Computer Science
21 37 (12.46%) Citrix
21 37 (12.46%) MS Office
22 36 (12.12%) Open Source
23 35 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
24 34 (11.45%) SharePoint
25 33 (11.11%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (16.84%) Apache
2 45 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 34 (11.45%) SharePoint
4 27 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 17 (5.72%) MS Exchange
6 13 (4.38%) IIS
7 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.68%) Lync
9 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) WordPress
11 1 (0.34%) nginx
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (17.85%) MS Excel
2 37 (12.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) InDesign
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.44%) Google Apps
2 18 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.38%) Office 365
4 10 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.68%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.35%) SaaS
6 4 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.94%) SAN
2 59 (19.87%) WAN
3 58 (19.53%) LAN
4 27 (9.09%) DHCP
5 18 (6.06%) DNS
6 17 (5.72%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.72%) Firewall
7 8 (2.69%) LDAP
8 7 (2.36%) Internet
9 5 (1.68%) Network Security
9 5 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.68%) NAS
9 5 (1.68%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.35%) VPN
11 3 (1.01%) VLAN
11 3 (1.01%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.67%) Intranet
12 2 (0.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 47 (15.82%) MySQL
3 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.35%) DTS
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (8.08%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.34%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 21 (7.07%) Finance
2 16 (5.39%) Law
2 16 (5.39%) Games
3 14 (4.71%) Electronics
4 13 (4.38%) Retail
5 9 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.34%) German Language
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (30.30%) Analyst
2 51 (17.17%) Support Analyst
3 38 (12.79%) Developer
4 24 (8.08%) Test Analyst
5 21 (7.07%) 1st Line Support
5 21 (7.07%) Designer
6 20 (6.73%) Infrastructure Designer
7 18 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (5.72%) C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (5.72%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.05%) Applications Support
9 15 (5.05%) C# Developer
9 15 (5.05%) Configuration Analyst
10 14 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.04%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) Server Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) Administrator
13 10 (3.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.18%) .NET
2 21 (7.07%) HTML
3 16 (5.39%) ASP.NET
4 14 (4.71%) Web Services
5 12 (4.04%) WinForms
5 12 (4.04%) jQuery
5 12 (4.04%) HTML5
6 10 (3.37%) WCF
7 9 (3.03%) WPF
7 9 (3.03%) CSS
8 8 (2.69%) JSON
9 7 (2.36%) XML
10 6 (2.02%) Silverlight
11 5 (1.68%) CSS3
12 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.35%) LAMP
13 3 (1.01%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
14 1 (0.34%) Spring
14 1 (0.34%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.47%) Data Centre
2 39 (13.13%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 22 (7.41%) Physics
4 16 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (3.03%) Kindle
7 8 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.01%) Clustering
9 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.34%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 85 (28.62%) Linux
2 52 (17.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (16.16%) Windows 7
4 31 (10.44%) Windows 8
5 25 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (7.07%) Windows XP
7 19 (6.40%) UNIX
8 18 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.02%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.67%) CentOS
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) NetWare
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.12%) Open Source
3 31 (10.44%) ITIL
4 29 (9.76%) Project Management
5 26 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (8.75%) SDLC
6 25 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (7.74%) Software Testing
8 22 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 22 (7.41%) Scrum
9 18 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 15 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (4.71%) Mentoring
11 14 (4.71%) Image Processing
12 13 (4.38%) Automated Testing
12 13 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.04%) Web Development
13 12 (4.04%) Pattern Recognition
14 10 (3.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (30.30%) SQL
2 50 (16.84%) C#
3 42 (14.14%) Java
4 18 (6.06%) C++
5 15 (5.05%) Python
6 14 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.38%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.38%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.01%) C
9 3 (1.01%) VBScript
10 2 (0.67%) R
11 1 (0.34%) VB6
11 1 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (17.17%) Degree
2 23 (7.74%) PhD
3 21 (7.07%) MCP
3 21 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (4.38%) MCSE
5 10 (3.37%) MCSA
6 6 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.02%) CCNP
6 6 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.01%) VCP5
9 3 (1.01%) MCITP
10 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 9 (3.03%) QA
2 7 (2.36%) SLA
3 5 (1.68%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.01%) BS7799
4 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 39 (13.13%) Hyper-V
3 35 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (7.07%) XenServer
5 13 (4.38%) vSphere
6 9 (3.03%) XenApp
7 5 (1.68%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (10.77%) SCCM
2 10 (3.37%) SCOM
3 4 (1.35%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.01%) Control-M
5 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.34%) SCSM
6 1 (0.34%) Legato
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 130 (43.77%) Microsoft
2 65 (21.89%) Cisco
3 58 (19.53%) VMware
4 37 (12.46%) Citrix
5 33 (11.11%) Oracle
6 31 (10.44%) Google
7 13 (4.38%) HP
7 13 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.70%) IBM
9 6 (2.02%) F5
10 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.67%) Remedy
10 2 (0.67%) Unisys
10 2 (0.67%) Dell
10 2 (0.67%) Adobe
10 2 (0.67%) BMC
10 2 (0.67%) NetApp
11 1 (0.34%) Lotus
11 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.34%) SonicWALL
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £34000 per annum + £ neg+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Venn Group
Salary: £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: to £18,500
Posted: 6 days ago
Towcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 19 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Brackley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18500 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 27 days ago