The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 43 32 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.68% 10.46% 26.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.25% 84.21% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 85
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,250 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
Windows
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 38 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.12% 12.42% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 96
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Windows
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Peterborough region.

Windows Salary Trend in Peterborough

Windows
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 47 (43.12%) Microsoft
2 39 (35.78%) MS Excel
3 36 (33.03%) ITIL
4 34 (31.19%) Active Directory
5 25 (22.94%) VMware
5 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
6 23 (21.10%) Citrix
7 22 (20.18%) MS Office
7 22 (20.18%) Windows XP
8 20 (18.35%) MS Exchange
9 18 (16.51%) Windows 7
10 16 (14.68%) .NET
11 14 (12.84%) TCP/IP
11 14 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
13 12 (11.01%) IIS
13 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
13 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
13 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET
14 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (8.26%) Linux
15 9 (8.26%) OO
15 9 (8.26%) Wireless
16 8 (7.34%) C#
16 8 (7.34%) SQL
16 8 (7.34%) MSMQ
16 8 (7.34%) LAN
16 8 (7.34%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 20 (18.35%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.01%) IIS
4 5 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.75%) Apache
7 2 (1.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.92%) Node.js
8 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.92%) Lync
8 1 (0.92%) CMS
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (35.78%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.18%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) PaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Heroku
2 2 (1.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.26%) Wireless
3 8 (7.34%) LAN
3 8 (7.34%) WAN
4 5 (4.59%) Firewall
5 4 (3.67%) SAN
5 4 (3.67%) VPN
6 3 (2.75%) DNS
6 3 (2.75%) Internet
7 1 (0.92%) ATM
7 1 (0.92%) FTP
7 1 (0.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.75%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.67%) MSBuild
2 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.92%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.92%) GCC
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 4 (3.67%) Retail
1 4 (3.67%) Marketing
2 3 (2.75%) Finance
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (44.95%) Analyst
2 27 (24.77%) Service Analyst
3 26 (23.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (14.68%) Support Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) Help Desk Analyst
6 12 (11.01%) Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.42%) Developer
9 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Applications Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Technical Support
10 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.59%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Junior
11 4 (3.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 4 (3.67%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) .NET
2 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.34%) MSMQ
4 6 (5.50%) CSS
5 5 (4.59%) COM+
5 5 (4.59%) Web Services
5 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (3.67%) HTML
6 4 (3.67%) STL
6 4 (3.67%) MFC
7 3 (2.75%) JSON
8 2 (1.83%) WCF
8 2 (1.83%) jQuery
8 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.83%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.83%) REST
8 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Wiki
2 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.75%) FMCG
3 3 (2.75%) iPhone
3 3 (2.75%) iPad
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) PDA
5 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (20.18%) Windows XP
3 18 (16.51%) Windows 7
4 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.26%) Linux
7 7 (6.42%) Android
8 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.75%) UNIX
9 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.83%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) ITIL
2 9 (8.26%) OO
3 8 (7.34%) MVC
3 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.34%) Incident Management
3 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (5.50%) Time Management
5 5 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (4.59%) TDD
5 5 (4.59%) UML
6 4 (3.67%) Multithreading
7 3 (2.75%) Business Development
7 3 (2.75%) Network Management
7 3 (2.75%) Change Control
7 3 (2.75%) OOD
7 3 (2.75%) Mobile Development
8 2 (1.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (1.83%) Scrum
8 2 (1.83%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.34%) C#
2 8 (7.34%) SQL
3 7 (6.42%) Java
3 7 (6.42%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.50%) C++
5 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.83%) Python
7 2 (1.83%) C
7 2 (1.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) MCP
3 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (31.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.59%) XenApp
5 4 (3.67%) Xen
6 2 (1.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) SCCM
2 4 (3.67%) Puppet
3 3 (2.75%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.83%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.92%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (43.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.94%) VMware
3 23 (21.10%) Citrix
4 8 (7.34%) Cisco
5 5 (4.59%) HP
6 4 (3.67%) Oracle
6 4 (3.67%) NetApp
7 3 (2.75%) CA
8 1 (0.92%) Avaya
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