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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 38 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 21.97% 19.71% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.08% 58.70% 56.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 26
Average salary £40,750 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.18% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
52 46 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 30.06% 33.58% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 44
Average salary £41,500 £28,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) SQL
3 27 (48.21%) .NET
3 27 (48.21%) C#
4 25 (44.64%) MVC
4 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET
5 24 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 24 (42.86%) TDD
6 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (37.50%) TeamCity
7 21 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 21 (37.50%) CSS
7 21 (37.50%) HTML
8 20 (35.71%) NUnit
8 20 (35.71%) VMware
9 19 (33.93%) Scrum
9 19 (33.93%) Oracle
9 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (33.93%) HTML5
9 19 (33.93%) Web Development
9 19 (33.93%) CSS3
10 17 (30.36%) Silverlight
11 16 (28.57%) WinForms
11 16 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 16 (28.57%) XML
11 16 (28.57%) OOD
11 16 (28.57%) Selenium
11 16 (28.57%) WCF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.14%) IIS
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 4 (7.14%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) SAN
3 7 (12.50%) DNS
3 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.14%) VLAN
6 3 (5.36%) LAN
6 3 (5.36%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.14%) RavenDB
2 4 (7.14%) Neo4j
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) JasperReports
4 2 (3.57%) dBASE
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 20 (35.71%) NUnit
3 16 (28.57%) Selenium
3 16 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (7.14%) MSTest
5 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 21 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 21 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (30.36%) .NET Software Engineer
4 17 (30.36%) Software Engineer
4 17 (30.36%) C# Software Engineer
5 16 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 16 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 16 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (26.79%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 15 (26.79%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 15 (26.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (26.79%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (23.21%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (23.21%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
9 10 (17.86%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) .NET
2 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET
3 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (37.50%) CSS
4 21 (37.50%) HTML
5 19 (33.93%) HTML5
5 19 (33.93%) CSS3
6 17 (30.36%) Silverlight
7 16 (28.57%) jQuery
7 16 (28.57%) WinForms
7 16 (28.57%) Ajax
7 16 (28.57%) XML
7 16 (28.57%) WCF
7 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (26.79%) WebSockets
8 15 (26.79%) XSLT
9 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.50%) Web Services
11 6 (10.71%) RESTful
12 5 (8.93%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.93%) Open Source
3 4 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) HPUX
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) MVC
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) TDD
3 21 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 19 (33.93%) Scrum
4 19 (33.93%) Web Development
5 16 (28.57%) OOD
6 15 (26.79%) SOA
6 15 (26.79%) Multithreading
6 15 (26.79%) Low Latency
6 15 (26.79%) Mobile Development
7 7 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.14%) OOP
9 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 4 (7.14%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) SQL
2 27 (48.21%) C#
3 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 15 (26.79%) PL/SQL
4 15 (26.79%) Objective-C
5 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) CCNA
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.71%) MCP
4 5 (8.93%) MCSE
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CCEA
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.57%) CCIA
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) MCTS
6 1 (1.79%) MCSD
6 1 (1.79%) RHCE
6 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.71%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
7 1 (1.79%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nagios
1 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) VMware
3 19 (33.93%) Oracle
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco
5 8 (14.29%) Citrix
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 4 (7.14%) Dell
9 3 (5.36%) Apple
10 2 (3.57%) Sybase
10 2 (3.57%) Websense
10 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.79%) Reuters
11 1 (1.79%) Symantec
11 1 (1.79%) New Relic
11 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
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