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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 58 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 28.02% 14.20% 21.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.38% 61.54% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 24 30
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,310 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
74 39 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 35.75% 23.08% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 39 40
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 57 (61.96%) C#
1 57 (61.96%) .NET
2 56 (60.87%) ASP.NET
2 56 (60.87%) MVC
3 53 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 52 (56.52%) SQL
5 50 (54.35%) TDD
6 42 (45.65%) Scrum
7 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
8 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (38.04%) .NET Framework
10 33 (35.87%) HTML
10 33 (35.87%) CSS
11 32 (34.78%) OO
11 32 (34.78%) TeamCity
11 32 (34.78%) Entity Framework
12 31 (33.70%) SQL Server
13 28 (30.43%) SharePoint
13 28 (30.43%) Degree
14 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (29.35%) AngularJS
15 25 (27.17%) Web Development
16 24 (26.09%) jQuery
16 24 (26.09%) Software Engineering
16 24 (26.09%) HTML5
16 24 (26.09%) T-SQL
17 23 (25.00%) Active Directory
17 23 (25.00%) NUnit

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 28 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 20 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 12 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.70%) IIS
5 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 4 (4.35%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) Firewall
2 9 (9.78%) DNS
2 9 (9.78%) DHCP
3 8 (8.70%) SAN
4 6 (6.52%) VLAN
4 6 (6.52%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.17%) LAN
5 2 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) VPN
6 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) RavenDB
4 4 (4.35%) Neo4j
5 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) dBASE
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.09%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) TeamCity
2 23 (25.00%) NUnit
3 21 (22.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (20.65%) Selenium
5 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
5 13 (14.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (9.78%) Bitbucket
6 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
6 9 (9.78%) ReSharper
7 4 (4.35%) MSTest
8 2 (2.17%) NuGet
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (54.35%) Developer
2 39 (42.39%) .NET Developer
3 37 (40.22%) C# Developer
3 37 (40.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 32 (34.78%) Senior Developer
5 26 (28.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 24 (26.09%) Senior C# Developer
7 21 (22.83%) Software Developer
8 20 (21.74%) Software Engineer
8 20 (21.74%) C# Software Engineer
8 20 (21.74%) .NET Software Engineer
9 19 (20.65%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 19 (20.65%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 19 (20.65%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (19.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (19.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
11 12 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
11 12 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (61.96%) .NET
2 56 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (38.04%) .NET Framework
5 33 (35.87%) CSS
5 33 (35.87%) HTML
6 32 (34.78%) Entity Framework
7 27 (29.35%) AngularJS
8 24 (26.09%) HTML5
8 24 (26.09%) jQuery
9 22 (23.91%) WCF
9 22 (23.91%) CSS3
9 22 (23.91%) XML
10 21 (22.83%) WinForms
11 20 (21.74%) Ajax
11 20 (21.74%) Silverlight
12 19 (20.65%) WebSockets
12 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (20.65%) XSLT
13 10 (10.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.52%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.52%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.26%) Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.09%) UNIX
6 1 (1.09%) HPUX
6 1 (1.09%) Solaris
6 1 (1.09%) CentOS
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (60.87%) MVC
2 53 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (54.35%) TDD
4 42 (45.65%) Scrum
5 32 (34.78%) OO
6 25 (27.17%) Web Development
7 24 (26.09%) Software Engineering
8 21 (22.83%) OOP
8 21 (22.83%) SOA
9 19 (20.65%) OOD
9 19 (20.65%) Multithreading
9 19 (20.65%) Low Latency
9 19 (20.65%) Mobile Development
10 13 (14.13%) Open Source
11 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.61%) Migration
13 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
13 6 (6.52%) Capacity Management
14 4 (4.35%) BDD
14 4 (4.35%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.96%) C#
2 52 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 52 (56.52%) SQL
3 24 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 19 (20.65%) Objective-C
4 19 (20.65%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (30.43%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) CCNA
2 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.61%) MCP
4 4 (4.35%) MCSE
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CCEA
6 1 (1.09%) CCIA
6 1 (1.09%) RHCE
6 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.09%) MCTS
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.61%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.52%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.43%) vSphere
7 3 (3.26%) XenApp
8 1 (1.09%) XenServer
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Nagios
1 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.00%) VMware
3 21 (22.83%) Oracle
4 13 (14.13%) Cisco
5 11 (11.96%) Citrix
6 10 (10.87%) HP
7 9 (9.78%) New Relic
8 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.52%) Dell
9 5 (5.43%) Apple
10 2 (2.17%) Websense
11 1 (1.09%) Symantec
11 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.09%) Novell
11 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.09%) Sybase
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