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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 190 132 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.61% 20.85% 27.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.52% 86.84% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 177 110 171
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,275
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
290 152 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.93% 24.01% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 275 130 186
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +1 140 £33,500 +3.07% 7
Brackley - 10 £37,500 - 2
Daventry - 8 £23,750 - 1
Kettering -4 6 £33,750 -20.58%
Towcester - 2 £31,250 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 189 (54.78%) Microsoft
2 114 (33.04%) SQL Server
3 109 (31.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 108 (31.30%) ITIL
5 100 (28.99%) Active Directory
6 96 (27.83%) Cisco
7 94 (27.25%) MS Excel
8 88 (25.51%) MS Exchange
9 80 (23.19%) VMware
10 79 (22.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 72 (20.87%) Hyper-V
12 70 (20.29%) Linux
12 70 (20.29%) MS Office
13 69 (20.00%) MCSE
14 66 (19.13%) MCSA
15 63 (18.26%) TCP/IP
16 62 (17.97%) MySQL
16 62 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (16.81%) Apache
17 58 (16.81%) DNS
17 58 (16.81%) LAN
17 58 (16.81%) WAN
18 56 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 56 (16.23%) SQL
19 54 (15.65%) C#
19 54 (15.65%) SAN
19 54 (15.65%) MCITP
20 53 (15.36%) .NET
21 50 (14.49%) Tomcat
22 48 (13.91%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 88 (25.51%) MS Exchange
2 58 (16.81%) Apache
3 50 (14.49%) Tomcat
4 38 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (9.57%) SharePoint
6 28 (8.12%) OpenStack
7 22 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (2.90%) Lync
12 6 (1.74%) IIS
13 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.29%) SAS
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 94 (27.25%) MS Excel
2 70 (20.29%) MS Office
3 13 (3.77%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.12%) Google Apps
2 25 (7.25%) SaaS
2 25 (7.25%) IaaS
3 15 (4.35%) Office 365
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (18.26%) TCP/IP
2 58 (16.81%) DNS
2 58 (16.81%) LAN
2 58 (16.81%) WAN
3 54 (15.65%) SAN
4 42 (12.17%) DHCP
4 42 (12.17%) Firewall
5 14 (4.06%) VPN
6 9 (2.61%) Internet
7 8 (2.32%) IP Telephony
7 8 (2.32%) VLAN
8 6 (1.74%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.45%) Extranet
9 5 (1.45%) Intranet
10 4 (1.16%) VoIP
10 4 (1.16%) Broadband
10 4 (1.16%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.58%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.58%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 62 (17.97%) MySQL
3 12 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.74%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.87%) DTS
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.29%) MS Access
8 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 13 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.61%) NUnit
4 7 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.03%) MSTest
4 7 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (2.03%) Moq
5 3 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.29%) Subversion
7 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.29%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.29%) Hudson
7 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (9.57%) Retail
2 22 (6.38%) Finance
3 16 (4.64%) Legal
4 11 (3.19%) Games
5 8 (2.32%) Law
6 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.16%) Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.58%) Advertising
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 98 (28.41%) Analyst
2 49 (14.20%) Developer
3 38 (11.01%) Support Analyst
4 31 (8.99%) Designer
5 29 (8.41%) Support Engineer
6 28 (8.12%) Infrastructure Designer
7 27 (7.83%) Team Leader
8 26 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (6.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 20 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 18 (5.22%) IT Support
13 17 (4.93%) .NET Developer
14 15 (4.35%) C# Developer
14 15 (4.35%) Software Developer
14 15 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (4.06%) Applications Support
15 14 (4.06%) Technical Analyst
16 13 (3.77%) Network Analyst
17 12 (3.48%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.36%) .NET
2 37 (10.72%) ASP.NET
3 34 (9.86%) HTML
4 32 (9.28%) WCF
5 31 (8.99%) XML
6 22 (6.38%) Web Services
7 21 (6.09%) WPF
8 20 (5.80%) jQuery
9 19 (5.51%) CSS
10 18 (5.22%) Silverlight
11 15 (4.35%) WinForms
12 14 (4.06%) Ajax
13 13 (3.77%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.19%) XSL
15 7 (2.03%) Spring.NET
15 7 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.03%) HTML5
15 7 (2.03%) Castle Windsor
15 7 (2.03%) Ninject
15 7 (2.03%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.14%) Open Source
2 19 (5.51%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.19%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.19%) Physics
5 8 (2.32%) Clustering
6 7 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.45%) iPhone
8 3 (0.87%) Kindle
8 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.87%) Replication
9 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.58%) Firmware
9 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.58%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) PDA
10 1 (0.29%) Derivative
10 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 70 (20.29%) Linux
3 56 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (13.91%) Windows 7
5 47 (13.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (7.83%) Windows XP
7 20 (5.80%) UNIX
8 18 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.48%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.74%) Android
12 4 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.87%) AIX
13 3 (0.87%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.29%) Solaris
14 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.29%) CentOS
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (31.30%) ITIL
2 62 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (11.30%) Project Management
4 32 (9.28%) Agile Project Management
5 30 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 27 (7.83%) Service Delivery
7 18 (5.22%) Web Development
8 16 (4.64%) Software Engineering
9 13 (3.77%) Mentoring
9 13 (3.77%) Web Design
10 11 (3.19%) Migration
10 11 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (3.19%) Web Accessibility
11 10 (2.90%) Test Scripting
11 10 (2.90%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.61%) CRM
12 9 (2.61%) Manual Testing
13 8 (2.32%) MVVM
13 8 (2.32%) TDD
14 7 (2.03%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.23%) SQL
2 54 (15.65%) C#
3 42 (12.17%) Java
4 19 (5.51%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.64%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.77%) C++
7 9 (2.61%) VB
8 8 (2.32%) C
9 7 (2.03%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.03%) PHP
10 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.58%) Ruby
11 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.29%) Python
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 109 (31.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (20.00%) MCSE
3 66 (19.13%) MCSA
4 54 (15.65%) MCITP
5 48 (13.91%) MCP
6 33 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (9.57%) CCNA
7 25 (7.25%) Degree
8 24 (6.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (6.96%) MCTS
9 18 (5.22%) Security Cleared
10 17 (4.93%) SC Cleared
11 12 (3.48%) HND
12 11 (3.19%) PhD
12 11 (3.19%) ISEB
13 8 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (2.03%) CCA
14 7 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.16%) CCEE
16 3 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.99%) SLA
2 9 (2.61%) QA
3 5 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 72 (20.87%) Hyper-V
3 30 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.80%) XenApp
5 12 (3.48%) XenServer
6 10 (2.90%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.61%) vSphere
8 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.29%) Nmap
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.19%) SCCM
2 7 (2.03%) SCOM
3 4 (1.16%) Windows Intune
3 4 (1.16%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.87%) WSUS
5 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.29%) Nessus
5 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 189 (54.78%) Microsoft
2 96 (27.83%) Cisco
3 80 (23.19%) VMware
4 48 (13.91%) Oracle
5 38 (11.01%) Citrix
6 29 (8.41%) Google
7 21 (6.09%) hybris
7 21 (6.09%) Red Hat
8 19 (5.51%) HP
9 13 (3.77%) IBM
10 5 (1.45%) Remedy
11 4 (1.16%) Symantec
11 4 (1.16%) AppSense
11 4 (1.16%) Altiris
11 4 (1.16%) NetApp
12 3 (0.87%) Dell
12 3 (0.87%) F5
12 3 (0.87%) BMC
13 2 (0.58%) Lotus
14 1 (0.29%) Sage
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