The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 14.18% 29.55% 12.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.05% 96.30% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 25
Average salary £55,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.60% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,150 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,750 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
Windows
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 27 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 26.24% 30.68% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 53
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Windows
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Windows Salary Trend in St Albans

Windows
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 20 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 19 (52.78%) C#
2 19 (52.78%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
4 17 (47.22%) CSS
4 17 (47.22%) MVC
4 17 (47.22%) TeamCity
4 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (47.22%) TDD
4 17 (47.22%) NUnit
4 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (44.44%) CSS3
5 16 (44.44%) HTML5
6 15 (41.67%) Web Development
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
7 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
8 12 (33.33%) RESTful
8 12 (33.33%) Web Services
8 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 11 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (30.56%) SQL
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (27.78%) Low Latency
10 10 (27.78%) RavenDB
10 10 (27.78%) CQRS
10 10 (27.78%) Neo4j
10 10 (27.78%) MSTest

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Mingle
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) RavenDB
2 10 (27.78%) Neo4j
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) NUnit
1 17 (47.22%) TeamCity
2 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.78%) MSTest
2 10 (27.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (19.44%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Programmer
3 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Programmer
4 9 (25.00%) Junior Programmer
4 9 (25.00%) Software Programmer
4 9 (25.00%) Graduate Programmer
4 9 (25.00%) Graduate
4 9 (25.00%) Junior
4 9 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
6 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
6 7 (19.44%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
6 7 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (44.44%) HTML5
3 16 (44.44%) CSS3
4 12 (33.33%) RESTful
4 12 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (22.22%) Silverlight
7 7 (19.44%) jQuery
7 7 (19.44%) WCF
7 7 (19.44%) Ajax
7 7 (19.44%) WinForms
7 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (16.67%) WebSockets
8 6 (16.67%) XML
8 6 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) MVC
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (47.22%) TDD
1 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
2 15 (41.67%) Web Development
3 11 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (27.78%) BDD
4 10 (27.78%) CQRS
4 10 (27.78%) Low Latency
4 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 10 (27.78%) SOA
5 9 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (19.44%) OOD
6 7 (19.44%) Scrum
7 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.56%) ERP
9 1 (2.78%) OOP
9 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 19 (52.78%) C#
3 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCEA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCIA
4 1 (2.78%) MCSD
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) 3PAR
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Reuters
5 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
5 2 (5.56%) Sybase
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Epicor
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