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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 30.96% 13.48% 20.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.43% 51.35% 56.92%
Number of salaries quoted 57 19 27
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
74 37 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 37.56% 26.24% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70 29 40
Average salary £42,500 £30,750 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.21% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (58.14%) C#
1 50 (58.14%) .NET
2 48 (55.81%) SQL
2 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET
2 48 (55.81%) MVC
3 47 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
4 45 (52.33%) TDD
5 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
6 36 (41.86%) Scrum
7 34 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (36.05%) TeamCity
9 29 (33.72%) .NET Framework
9 29 (33.72%) HTML
9 29 (33.72%) CSS
10 28 (32.56%) SharePoint
11 27 (31.40%) OO
12 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
12 26 (30.23%) VMware
12 26 (30.23%) Entity Framework
13 25 (29.07%) Degree
13 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (26.74%) Web Development
14 23 (26.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (26.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
14 23 (26.74%) AngularJS
15 22 (25.58%) HTML5
15 22 (25.58%) jQuery
15 22 (25.58%) NUnit

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (32.56%) SharePoint
2 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
3 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.14%) IIS
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) SAN
3 9 (10.47%) DHCP
3 9 (10.47%) DNS
4 6 (6.98%) VLAN
4 6 (6.98%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.49%) LAN
5 3 (3.49%) WAN
6 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.33%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (26.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.65%) Neo4j
3 4 (4.65%) RavenDB
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.33%) dBASE
5 2 (2.33%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) TeamCity
2 22 (25.58%) NUnit
3 19 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (20.93%) Selenium
5 13 (15.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
6 9 (10.47%) Bitbucket
6 9 (10.47%) ReSharper
7 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.65%) MSTest
9 1 (1.16%) NuGet
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Legal
2 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (52.33%) Developer
2 36 (41.86%) .NET Developer
3 35 (40.70%) C# Developer
3 35 (40.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 28 (32.56%) Senior Developer
5 24 (27.91%) Senior .NET Developer
6 23 (26.74%) Senior C# Developer
7 21 (24.42%) Software Developer
8 19 (22.09%) Software Engineer
8 19 (22.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 19 (22.09%) .NET Software Engineer
9 18 (20.93%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 18 (20.93%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 18 (20.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (19.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (16.28%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (16.28%) .NET Software Developer
12 12 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (13.95%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (58.14%) .NET
2 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 34 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (33.72%) .NET Framework
4 29 (33.72%) HTML
4 29 (33.72%) CSS
5 26 (30.23%) Entity Framework
6 23 (26.74%) AngularJS
7 22 (25.58%) HTML5
7 22 (25.58%) jQuery
8 21 (24.42%) CSS3
9 20 (23.26%) XML
10 19 (22.09%) WinForms
10 19 (22.09%) WCF
10 19 (22.09%) Silverlight
11 18 (20.93%) Ajax
11 18 (20.93%) WebSockets
11 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (20.93%) XSLT
12 9 (10.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.63%) Open Source
3 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.65%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.16%) UNIX
7 1 (1.16%) HPUX
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) MVC
2 47 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (52.33%) TDD
4 36 (41.86%) Scrum
5 27 (31.40%) OO
6 23 (26.74%) Web Development
6 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
7 19 (22.09%) SOA
8 18 (20.93%) Multithreading
8 18 (20.93%) Low Latency
8 18 (20.93%) Mobile Development
8 18 (20.93%) OOD
9 16 (18.60%) OOP
10 7 (8.14%) Migration
11 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.98%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
12 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.65%) CQRS
13 4 (4.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.14%) C#
2 48 (55.81%) SQL
3 47 (54.65%) JavaScript
4 19 (22.09%) T-SQL
5 18 (20.93%) Objective-C
5 18 (20.93%) PL/SQL
6 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (29.07%) Degree
2 10 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.63%) CCNA
3 8 (9.30%) MCP
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.81%) MCSE
5 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CCEA
5 2 (2.33%) MCSA
5 2 (2.33%) CCIA
5 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (1.16%) MCTS
6 1 (1.16%) MCSD
6 1 (1.16%) RHCE
6 1 (1.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.30%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.81%) vSphere
7 3 (3.49%) XenApp
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.16%) XenServer
8 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.23%) VMware
3 21 (24.42%) Oracle
4 14 (16.28%) Cisco
5 11 (12.79%) Citrix
6 10 (11.63%) HP
7 9 (10.47%) New Relic
8 6 (6.98%) Dell
8 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.81%) Apple
10 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.33%) Sybase
11 2 (2.33%) Websense
11 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.16%) Reuters
12 1 (1.16%) Symantec
12 1 (1.16%) Novell
12 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
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