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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 54 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 26.47% 9.03% 25.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.14% 58.33% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 54 14 38
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,717 £42,500
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
70 24 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 34.31% 15.48% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 70 24 48
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (63.37%) C#
1 64 (63.37%) .NET
1 64 (63.37%) ASP.NET
1 64 (63.37%) MVC
2 61 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (56.44%) SQL
4 56 (55.45%) JavaScript
5 54 (53.47%) TDD
6 48 (47.52%) Scrum
7 44 (43.56%) .NET Framework
7 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (43.56%) Entity Framework
8 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
9 37 (36.63%) OO
9 37 (36.63%) AngularJS
10 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
11 35 (34.65%) CSS
11 35 (34.65%) HTML
11 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (33.66%) TeamCity
13 30 (29.70%) Degree
13 30 (29.70%) T-SQL
14 29 (28.71%) SharePoint
15 27 (26.73%) Active Directory
16 26 (25.74%) XML
16 26 (25.74%) jQuery
17 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (23.76%) VMware
18 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (28.71%) SharePoint
2 23 (22.77%) MS Exchange
3 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.90%) IIS
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.97%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) Firewall
2 9 (8.91%) DNS
2 9 (8.91%) DHCP
3 8 (7.92%) SAN
4 7 (6.93%) iSCSI
5 6 (5.94%) VLAN
6 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.99%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) dBASE
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (33.66%) TeamCity
2 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (18.81%) NUnit
3 19 (18.81%) Selenium
4 15 (14.85%) ReSharper
4 15 (14.85%) Bitbucket
4 15 (14.85%) Git (software)
4 15 (14.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.98%) NuGet
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (56.44%) Developer
2 44 (43.56%) .NET Developer
3 43 (42.57%) C# Developer
3 43 (42.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 37 (36.63%) Senior Developer
5 29 (28.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 28 (27.72%) Senior C# Developer
7 24 (23.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (19.80%) C# Software Engineer
8 20 (19.80%) Software Engineer
8 20 (19.80%) .NET Software Engineer
9 19 (18.81%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 19 (18.81%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 19 (18.81%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (18.81%) Software Developer
10 13 (12.87%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (10.89%) .NET Web Developer
11 11 (10.89%) C# Web Developer
11 11 (10.89%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (63.37%) .NET
1 64 (63.37%) ASP.NET
2 44 (43.56%) .NET Framework
2 44 (43.56%) Entity Framework
2 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 37 (36.63%) AngularJS
4 35 (34.65%) CSS
4 35 (34.65%) HTML
5 26 (25.74%) XML
5 26 (25.74%) jQuery
6 22 (21.78%) WCF
7 21 (20.79%) WinForms
7 21 (20.79%) HTML5
8 20 (19.80%) Ajax
9 19 (18.81%) Silverlight
9 19 (18.81%) XSLT
9 19 (18.81%) CSS3
9 19 (18.81%) WebSockets
9 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (7.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.94%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.94%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.94%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.99%) UNIX
6 1 (0.99%) HPUX
6 1 (0.99%) Solaris
6 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (63.37%) MVC
2 61 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (53.47%) TDD
4 48 (47.52%) Scrum
5 37 (36.63%) OO
6 22 (21.78%) OOP
6 22 (21.78%) Web Development
7 21 (20.79%) SOA
8 20 (19.80%) Software Engineering
9 19 (18.81%) OOD
9 19 (18.81%) Multithreading
9 19 (18.81%) Low Latency
9 19 (18.81%) Mobile Development
10 15 (14.85%) Open Source
11 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.91%) Migration
13 7 (6.93%) Web Design
13 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (5.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (63.37%) C#
2 57 (56.44%) SQL
3 56 (55.45%) JavaScript
4 30 (29.70%) T-SQL
5 19 (18.81%) PL/SQL
5 19 (18.81%) Objective-C
6 7 (6.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (29.70%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) CCNA
2 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.94%) MCP
4 2 (1.98%) MCSE
4 2 (1.98%) MCITP
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) RHCE
5 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (26.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.92%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.94%) vSphere
5 6 (5.94%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.96%) XenApp
7 1 (0.99%) XenServer
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Nagios
1 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.76%) VMware
3 20 (19.80%) Oracle
4 15 (14.85%) Cisco
4 15 (14.85%) New Relic
5 13 (12.87%) HP
5 13 (12.87%) Citrix
6 8 (7.92%) Dell
7 7 (6.93%) Apple
7 7 (6.93%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.98%) Websense
9 1 (0.99%) Symantec
9 1 (0.99%) Novell
9 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits incl share options
Posted: 4 days ago
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Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago