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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 174 149 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.87% 22.99% 26.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.97% 85.14% 88.95%
Number of salaries quoted 159 124 153
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 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
272 175 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.50% 27.01% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 255 150 167
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 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 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 28 August 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 0 127 £33,500 +3.07% 4
Daventry - 11 £22,500 - 1
Kettering -1 7 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Brackley -2 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Wellingborough 0 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Towcester - 2 £31,250 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 176 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 116 (34.52%) SQL Server
3 102 (30.36%) ITIL
4 100 (29.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 90 (26.79%) Cisco
5 90 (26.79%) MS Excel
6 86 (25.60%) Active Directory
7 85 (25.30%) MS Exchange
8 79 (23.51%) VMware
9 70 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (20.83%) Hyper-V
10 68 (20.24%) MS Office
11 67 (19.94%) Linux
12 64 (19.05%) MCSA
12 64 (19.05%) SQL
13 63 (18.75%) MCSE
13 63 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 61 (18.15%) C#
15 60 (17.86%) .NET
16 54 (16.07%) MySQL
16 54 (16.07%) DNS
16 54 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 50 (14.88%) Apache
18 48 (14.29%) MCITP
19 47 (13.99%) WAN
19 47 (13.99%) LAN
20 44 (13.10%) Project Management
20 44 (13.10%) Oracle
21 43 (12.80%) MCP
21 43 (12.80%) Tomcat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 85 (25.30%) MS Exchange
2 50 (14.88%) Apache
3 43 (12.80%) Tomcat
4 38 (11.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (8.04%) SharePoint
6 24 (7.14%) OpenStack
7 20 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (2.38%) Lync
12 7 (2.08%) IIS
13 3 (0.89%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
15 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 90 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 68 (20.24%) MS Office
3 12 (3.57%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.44%) SaaS
1 25 (7.44%) IaaS
2 24 (7.14%) Google Apps
3 9 (2.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 54 (16.07%) DNS
3 47 (13.99%) WAN
3 47 (13.99%) LAN
4 43 (12.80%) SAN
5 42 (12.50%) DHCP
6 40 (11.90%) Firewall
7 10 (2.98%) VPN
7 10 (2.98%) Internet
8 8 (2.38%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.79%) VLAN
10 5 (1.49%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.49%) Extranet
10 5 (1.49%) Intranet
11 4 (1.19%) Broadband
11 4 (1.19%) VoIP
11 4 (1.19%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.60%) PBX
12 2 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 54 (16.07%) MySQL
3 10 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.60%) DTS
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.30%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 11 (3.27%) NUnit
5 9 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (2.68%) Moq
5 9 (2.68%) MSTest
6 7 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.30%) Subversion
9 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.30%) Hudson
9 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 39 (11.61%) Retail
2 14 (4.17%) Games
3 13 (3.87%) Finance
4 11 (3.27%) Legal
5 6 (1.79%) Law
6 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.19%) Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Advertising
7 2 (0.60%) German Language
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 97 (28.87%) Analyst
2 51 (15.18%) Developer
3 40 (11.90%) Support Analyst
4 28 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (7.14%) Designer
6 22 (6.55%) Team Leader
6 22 (6.55%) Infrastructure Designer
7 21 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 20 (5.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 18 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (5.36%) IT Support
9 18 (5.36%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 17 (5.06%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 16 (4.76%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (4.46%) Network Analyst
12 15 (4.46%) C# Developer
13 14 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.86%) .NET
2 40 (11.90%) ASP.NET
3 34 (10.12%) HTML
4 33 (9.82%) WCF
5 32 (9.52%) XML
6 27 (8.04%) WPF
7 22 (6.55%) Web Services
8 20 (5.95%) CSS
9 19 (5.65%) jQuery
10 18 (5.36%) WinForms
11 17 (5.06%) Silverlight
12 15 (4.46%) Ajax
13 13 (3.87%) .NET Framework
14 10 (2.98%) XSL
15 9 (2.68%) Spring.NET
15 9 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.68%) Castle Windsor
15 9 (2.68%) Ninject
15 9 (2.68%) Unity DI Container
16 7 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.33%) Open Source
2 24 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 14 (4.17%) Physics
4 9 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.08%) Clustering
7 5 (1.49%) iPhone
8 4 (1.19%) Replication
9 3 (0.89%) Kindle
9 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.30%) Derivative
11 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.30%) PDA
11 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 67 (19.94%) Linux
3 54 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 40 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (8.04%) Windows XP
7 24 (7.14%) UNIX
8 16 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.27%) Windows Vista
9 11 (3.27%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.79%) Android
11 4 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.89%) AIX
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.30%) Solaris
13 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.36%) ITIL
2 44 (13.10%) Project Management
3 37 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 32 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
6 25 (7.44%) Service Delivery
7 20 (5.95%) Software Engineering
8 17 (5.06%) Web Development
9 13 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (3.57%) Web Design
10 12 (3.57%) Migration
11 10 (2.98%) MVVM
11 10 (2.98%) Web Accessibility
12 9 (2.68%) Kanban
12 9 (2.68%) Test Scripting
12 9 (2.68%) TDD
12 9 (2.68%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.68%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (2.68%) Web Application Development
12 9 (2.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.05%) SQL
2 61 (18.15%) C#
3 40 (11.90%) Java
4 20 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.06%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.06%) C++
6 11 (3.27%) C
7 9 (2.68%) VB
8 8 (2.38%) PHP
9 7 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.60%) Perl
11 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.30%) Python
12 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (29.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (19.05%) MCSA
3 63 (18.75%) MCSE
4 48 (14.29%) MCITP
5 43 (12.80%) MCP
6 34 (10.12%) CCNA
6 34 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (9.23%) Degree
8 22 (6.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (5.36%) MCTS
10 17 (5.06%) Security Cleared
11 16 (4.76%) SC Cleared
12 15 (4.46%) ISEB
13 14 (4.17%) PhD
14 7 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (2.08%) HND
15 6 (1.79%) CCA
15 6 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.89%) CCEE
16 3 (0.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.85%) SLA
2 9 (2.68%) QA
3 5 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (25.60%) Active Directory
2 70 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 29 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (5.65%) XenApp
5 12 (3.57%) XenServer
6 9 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.38%) vSphere
8 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.60%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.30%) Nmap
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.68%) SCCM
2 6 (1.79%) SCOM
3 5 (1.49%) Control-M
4 3 (0.89%) WSUS
4 3 (0.89%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.30%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 176 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 90 (26.79%) Cisco
3 79 (23.51%) VMware
4 44 (13.10%) Oracle
5 37 (11.01%) Citrix
6 25 (7.44%) Google
7 21 (6.25%) hybris
8 19 (5.65%) Red Hat
9 16 (4.76%) HP
10 13 (3.87%) IBM
11 6 (1.79%) Remedy
12 4 (1.19%) Symantec
12 4 (1.19%) Altiris
13 3 (0.89%) F5
13 3 (0.89%) AppSense
13 3 (0.89%) Dell
13 3 (0.89%) BMC
14 2 (0.60%) Lotus
14 2 (0.60%) EMC
15 1 (0.30%) WatchGuard
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + 25 days holiday + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago