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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 157 160 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.72% 18.08% 23.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.93% 64.26% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 149 147 127
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £49,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
271 249 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.59% 28.14% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 246 234 152
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,400 £48,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 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 July 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 -1 135 £38,750 +13.97% 14
Kettering -3 5 £40,000 +56.86% 1
Brackley -7 4 £18,500 -50.66%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 141 (45.34%) Microsoft
2 95 (30.55%) SQL
3 92 (29.58%) Linux
4 87 (27.97%) SAN
5 84 (27.01%) SQL Server
6 78 (25.08%) Cisco
7 74 (23.79%) Active Directory
8 67 (21.54%) LAN
8 67 (21.54%) WAN
9 63 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (19.29%) MS Excel
11 59 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (18.65%) Apache
13 55 (17.68%) VMware
14 54 (17.36%) MySQL
15 53 (17.04%) Windows 7
16 52 (16.72%) Tomcat
17 50 (16.08%) Degree
18 49 (15.76%) .NET
19 47 (15.11%) Hyper-V
20 46 (14.79%) Java
21 45 (14.47%) C#
22 43 (13.83%) SharePoint
23 42 (13.50%) Data Centre
24 40 (12.86%) MS Office
24 40 (12.86%) Citrix
25 39 (12.54%) Open Source
26 37 (11.90%) Computer Science
27 36 (11.58%) Oracle
28 35 (11.25%) Google

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (18.65%) Apache
2 52 (16.72%) Tomcat
3 43 (13.83%) SharePoint
4 30 (9.65%) OpenStack
5 23 (7.40%) IIS
6 21 (6.75%) MS Exchange
7 12 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.93%) Lync
8 6 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 60 (19.29%) MS Excel
2 40 (12.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.93%) Google Apps
2 20 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.47%) Office 365
4 11 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.93%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.61%) SaaS
6 5 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (27.97%) SAN
2 67 (21.54%) WAN
2 67 (21.54%) LAN
3 24 (7.72%) DHCP
4 20 (6.43%) Firewall
5 17 (5.47%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.47%) DNS
6 8 (2.57%) LDAP
7 7 (2.25%) Intranet
7 7 (2.25%) Internet
8 6 (1.93%) Network Security
8 6 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.93%) NAS
9 5 (1.61%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.96%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.96%) VPN
11 2 (0.64%) OSPF
11 2 (0.64%) BGP
11 2 (0.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 54 (17.36%) MySQL
3 9 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.29%) DTS
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.32%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 20 (6.43%) Retail
2 16 (5.14%) Finance
2 16 (5.14%) Games
3 13 (4.18%) Electronics
4 12 (3.86%) Law
5 6 (1.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Back Office
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
6 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 99 (31.83%) Analyst
2 55 (17.68%) Support Analyst
3 34 (10.93%) Developer
4 28 (9.00%) Test Analyst
5 25 (8.04%) 1st Line Support
6 23 (7.40%) Designer
7 22 (7.07%) Infrastructure Designer
8 21 (6.75%) Applications Support
9 19 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (6.11%) Configuration Analyst
10 17 (5.47%) Support Engineer
11 16 (5.14%) Software Engineer
11 16 (5.14%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (4.50%) Server Analyst
13 13 (4.18%) C# Developer
13 13 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (3.54%) Administrator
14 11 (3.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 10 (3.22%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.76%) .NET
2 20 (6.43%) HTML
3 14 (4.50%) Web Services
4 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.54%) jQuery
6 10 (3.22%) WCF
7 9 (2.89%) WPF
7 9 (2.89%) CSS
8 8 (2.57%) WinForms
8 8 (2.57%) HTML5
9 7 (2.25%) XML
10 6 (1.93%) Silverlight
11 5 (1.61%) LAMP
12 4 (1.29%) JSON
12 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (0.96%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.64%) Servlets
15 1 (0.32%) Struts
15 1 (0.32%) Hibernate
15 1 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.50%) Data Centre
2 37 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.75%) Mathematics
3 21 (6.75%) Physics
4 18 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (2.89%) Kindle
7 7 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.96%) Clustering
10 2 (0.64%) PDA
10 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.32%) Replication
11 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.58%) Linux
2 59 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (17.04%) Windows 7
4 33 (10.61%) Windows 8
5 26 (8.36%) Windows XP
6 25 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.50%) UNIX
10 5 (1.61%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.96%) CentOS
12 2 (0.64%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) NetWare
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (12.54%) Open Source
3 34 (10.93%) ITIL
4 33 (10.61%) Service Delivery
5 31 (9.97%) Project Management
6 28 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (8.04%) Software Testing
8 24 (7.72%) SDLC
9 21 (6.75%) Scrum
10 20 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (5.14%) Software Engineering
13 15 (4.82%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.82%) Web Development
14 14 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (4.18%) Image Processing
15 13 (4.18%) Automated Testing
16 12 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
17 11 (3.54%) Pattern Recognition
18 10 (3.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (30.55%) SQL
2 46 (14.79%) Java
3 45 (14.47%) C#
4 16 (5.14%) C++
5 15 (4.82%) T-SQL
5 15 (4.82%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.18%) Python
6 13 (4.18%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.96%) C
9 2 (0.64%) R
9 2 (0.64%) VBScript
10 1 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) PHP
10 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (16.08%) Degree
2 23 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.75%) PhD
4 19 (6.11%) MCP
5 14 (4.50%) MCSE
6 12 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (3.54%) MCSA
7 11 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.89%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.57%) CCNP
10 7 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.61%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (1.29%) VCP5
12 4 (1.29%) MCITP
12 4 (1.29%) CCNA
12 4 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.64%) MCDST
15 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) SLA
2 9 (2.89%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.89%) QA
3 5 (1.61%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.96%) BS7799
4 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (23.79%) Active Directory
2 47 (15.11%) Hyper-V
3 28 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (7.72%) XenServer
5 15 (4.82%) vSphere
6 9 (2.89%) XenApp
7 6 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (8.04%) SCCM
2 9 (2.89%) SCOM
3 4 (1.29%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.64%) WSUS
4 2 (0.64%) Control-M
4 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.32%) Legato
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 141 (45.34%) Microsoft
2 78 (25.08%) Cisco
3 55 (17.68%) VMware
4 40 (12.86%) Citrix
5 36 (11.58%) Oracle
6 35 (11.25%) Google
7 18 (5.79%) HP
8 15 (4.82%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.50%) IBM
10 7 (2.25%) F5
11 3 (0.96%) Dell
11 3 (0.96%) NetApp
12 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.64%) Remedy
12 2 (0.64%) BMC
12 2 (0.64%) Adobe
12 2 (0.64%) Unisys
12 2 (0.64%) hybris
13 1 (0.32%) Aruba
13 1 (0.32%) SonicWALL
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