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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 155 198 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.55% 22.32% 26.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.55% 70.46% 86.74%
Number of salaries quoted 146 183 137
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
256 281 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.28% 31.68% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 237 253 156
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £46,000
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -3 108 £34,000 +1.49% 14
Kettering 0 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Wellingborough +2 2 £32,000 +1.58%
Brackley -1 1 £50,000 +63.93%
Corby -4 1 £26,000 -61.48%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 129 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 85 (29.72%) Linux
3 80 (27.97%) Cisco
4 78 (27.27%) SAN
5 75 (26.22%) SQL
5 75 (26.22%) SQL Server
6 73 (25.52%) Active Directory
7 72 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (24.48%) LAN
8 70 (24.48%) WAN
9 65 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 61 (21.33%) Apache
11 59 (20.63%) Tomcat
12 58 (20.28%) MySQL
13 55 (19.23%) ITIL
14 50 (17.48%) .NET
14 50 (17.48%) Hyper-V
15 48 (16.78%) Windows 7
15 48 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (14.34%) HTML
16 41 (14.34%) MS Office
17 40 (13.99%) Citrix
18 39 (13.64%) JavaScript
19 37 (12.94%) Project Management
20 36 (12.59%) C#
20 36 (12.59%) VMware
21 35 (12.24%) CSS
21 35 (12.24%) TCP/IP
21 35 (12.24%) Mentoring
22 34 (11.89%) Open Source

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 61 (21.33%) Apache
2 59 (20.63%) Tomcat
3 30 (10.49%) SharePoint
4 29 (10.14%) MS Exchange
5 24 (8.39%) OpenStack
6 23 (8.04%) IIS
7 11 (3.85%) Lync
8 6 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.75%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.70%) CMS
12 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.35%) nginx
12 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 41 (14.34%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.39%) Google Apps
1 24 (8.39%) Office 365
2 10 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.75%) SaaS
4 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (27.27%) SAN
2 70 (24.48%) LAN
2 70 (24.48%) WAN
3 35 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 24 (8.39%) DNS
4 24 (8.39%) DHCP
5 21 (7.34%) Firewall
6 12 (4.20%) Intranet
7 8 (2.80%) NAS
8 7 (2.45%) Internet
9 6 (2.10%) PBX
10 5 (1.75%) Extranet
10 5 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.75%) VLAN
11 4 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.40%) LDAP
12 3 (1.05%) VoIP
12 3 (1.05%) MPLS
12 3 (1.05%) Network Security
12 3 (1.05%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.22%) SQL Server
2 58 (20.28%) MySQL
3 8 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) DTS
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 33 (11.54%) Retail
2 30 (10.49%) Finance
3 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.10%) German Language
5 5 (1.75%) Games
6 4 (1.40%) Law
6 4 (1.40%) Legal
7 3 (1.05%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (33.92%) Analyst
2 46 (16.08%) Support Analyst
3 44 (15.38%) Developer
4 26 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 26 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (8.39%) Designer
5 24 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (8.04%) Support Engineer
7 21 (7.34%) Infrastructure Designer
8 19 (6.64%) Test Analyst
9 18 (6.29%) Applications Support
10 17 (5.94%) Configuration Analyst
11 15 (5.24%) Server Analyst
11 15 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 14 (4.90%) IT Support
13 13 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
14 12 (4.20%) Service Manager
14 12 (4.20%) Technical Support
14 12 (4.20%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.20%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.48%) .NET
2 41 (14.34%) HTML
3 35 (12.24%) CSS
4 29 (10.14%) ASP.NET
5 25 (8.74%) JSON
6 24 (8.39%) HTML5
7 20 (6.99%) CSS3
7 20 (6.99%) WinForms
8 10 (3.50%) XML
9 9 (3.15%) jQuery
9 9 (3.15%) Velocity
10 7 (2.45%) WCF
11 5 (1.75%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.05%) Ajax
13 3 (1.05%) Web Services
13 3 (1.05%) LAMP
14 2 (0.70%) Middleware
14 2 (0.70%) Servlets
14 2 (0.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.89%) Open Source
2 19 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.10%) EPoS
5 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.05%) PDA
7 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.05%) Physics
7 3 (1.05%) Kindle
8 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.70%) AS400
8 2 (0.70%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) VLE
9 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.35%) Replication
9 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.72%) Linux
2 48 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 48 (16.78%) Windows 7
3 21 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (7.34%) Windows XP
3 21 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (6.99%) Windows 8
5 17 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.20%) UNIX
7 6 (2.10%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.40%) Android
9 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.70%) CentOS
11 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.23%) ITIL
3 37 (12.94%) Project Management
4 35 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 31 (10.84%) Service Delivery
6 29 (10.14%) Coaching
7 22 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (6.99%) Agile Project Management
9 17 (5.94%) Data Validation
9 17 (5.94%) Validation
10 14 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (4.90%) Service Management
10 14 (4.90%) Web Development
11 13 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.50%) Software Testing
12 10 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (3.50%) Time Management
13 9 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (2.80%) ITIL V3
15 7 (2.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.22%) SQL
2 39 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 36 (12.59%) C#
4 32 (11.19%) Java
5 30 (10.49%) T-SQL
6 24 (8.39%) PowerShell
7 22 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.85%) C++
9 2 (0.70%) C
9 2 (0.70%) VB
9 2 (0.70%) PHP
9 2 (0.70%) PHP5
10 1 (0.35%) Python
10 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.94%) MCP
3 16 (5.59%) MCSE
3 16 (5.59%) Degree
4 13 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.45%) MCSA
7 7 (2.45%) CCNP
8 6 (2.10%) MCITP
9 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.40%) CCNA
10 4 (1.40%) VCP5
11 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.05%) PhD
11 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.70%) Dell Certification
12 2 (0.70%) MCDST
13 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 9000
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) BS7799
System Software
1 73 (25.52%) Active Directory
2 50 (17.48%) Hyper-V
3 26 (9.09%) XenServer
4 11 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (3.50%) vSphere
6 4 (1.40%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.70%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.35%) Firmware
8 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.59%) SCCM
2 8 (2.80%) SCOM
3 6 (2.10%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.35%) Legato
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.35%) SCSM
6 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 129 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 80 (27.97%) Cisco
3 40 (13.99%) Citrix
4 36 (12.59%) VMware
5 33 (11.54%) HP
6 27 (9.44%) IBM
7 26 (9.09%) Google
8 25 (8.74%) Oracle
9 17 (5.94%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.85%) Dell
11 10 (3.50%) NetApp
12 7 (2.45%) Lotus
12 7 (2.45%) EMC
13 5 (1.75%) Symantec
13 5 (1.75%) F5
14 4 (1.40%) Epicor
15 2 (0.70%) hybris
15 2 (0.70%) Aruba
15 2 (0.70%) Brocade
15 2 (0.70%) Remedy
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