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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 23 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 9.92% 26.17% 18.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.24% 80.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 23
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
34 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 25.95% 32.71% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 27
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) Hyper-V
3 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) MS Office
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (32.43%) SQL
7 11 (29.73%) LAN
7 11 (29.73%) Internet
8 10 (27.03%) Novell
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
9 9 (24.32%) WAN
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
11 7 (18.92%) Intranet
11 7 (18.92%) Telnet
11 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
12 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
13 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
13 5 (13.51%) IIS
13 5 (13.51%) .NET
13 5 (13.51%) Finance
13 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (10.81%) RESTful

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.81%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) LAN
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
2 9 (24.32%) WAN
3 7 (18.92%) Telnet
3 7 (18.92%) Intranet
4 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.81%) DNS
5 4 (10.81%) DHCP
6 3 (8.11%) SAN
7 2 (5.41%) Wireless
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) RavenDB
2 4 (10.81%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.81%) NUnit
1 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) MSTest
1 4 (10.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Support
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (10.81%) Junior Programmer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Programmer
4 4 (10.81%) Graduate Programmer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Graduate
4 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Junior
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Junior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Programmer
4 4 (10.81%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.81%) RESTful
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) CSS3
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) IVR
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) MVC
2 4 (10.81%) OO
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.81%) TDD
2 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.81%) Web Development
2 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
2 4 (10.81%) BDD
2 4 (10.81%) CQRS
3 3 (8.11%) Web Design
3 3 (8.11%) ERP
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.41%) Line Management
4 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.81%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Hyper-V
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenServer
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Novell
4 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
4 3 (8.11%) Epicor
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Reuters
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