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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 23 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 34 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 21.52% 7.43% 25.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.95% 35.48% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 32
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £25,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,310 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
42 31 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 26.58% 20.95% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 37
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (67.71%) C#
1 65 (67.71%) .NET
1 65 (67.71%) ASP.NET
1 65 (67.71%) MVC
2 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 55 (57.29%) SQL
5 54 (56.25%) TDD
6 48 (50.00%) Scrum
7 47 (48.96%) .NET Framework
7 47 (48.96%) Entity Framework
8 44 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (41.67%) AngularJS
10 39 (40.63%) SQL Server
10 39 (40.63%) OO
11 37 (38.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (38.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
13 34 (35.42%) HTML
13 34 (35.42%) CSS
14 33 (34.38%) TeamCity
15 32 (33.33%) T-SQL
16 29 (30.21%) Degree
17 26 (27.08%) SharePoint
18 24 (25.00%) jQuery
18 24 (25.00%) XML
18 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
19 23 (23.96%) OOP
20 22 (22.92%) VMware
20 22 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (27.08%) SharePoint
2 20 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.38%) IIS
5 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) Firewall
2 8 (8.33%) DHCP
2 8 (8.33%) DNS
3 7 (7.29%) SAN
4 6 (6.25%) VLAN
5 5 (5.21%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 37 (38.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 37 (38.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) dBASE
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (34.38%) TeamCity
2 19 (19.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (17.71%) NUnit
3 17 (17.71%) Selenium
4 16 (16.67%) ReSharper
4 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 16 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 16 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.08%) NuGet
7 1 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.04%) Moq
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (60.42%) Developer
2 43 (44.79%) .NET Developer
3 42 (43.75%) C# Developer
3 42 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 36 (37.50%) Senior Developer
5 27 (28.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 26 (27.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 25 (26.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
8 18 (18.75%) Software Developer
8 18 (18.75%) Software Engineer
8 18 (18.75%) .NET Software Engineer
9 16 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 16 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 16 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (11.46%) .NET Web Developer
11 11 (11.46%) C# Web Developer
11 11 (11.46%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (67.71%) .NET
1 65 (67.71%) ASP.NET
2 47 (48.96%) .NET Framework
2 47 (48.96%) Entity Framework
3 44 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 34 (35.42%) CSS
5 34 (35.42%) HTML
6 24 (25.00%) XML
6 24 (25.00%) jQuery
7 20 (20.83%) WCF
8 19 (19.79%) HTML5
9 18 (18.75%) WinForms
9 18 (18.75%) Ajax
10 17 (17.71%) Silverlight
10 17 (17.71%) CSS3
10 17 (17.71%) WebSockets
11 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (16.67%) XSLT
12 9 (9.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.04%) UNIX
7 1 (1.04%) HPUX
7 1 (1.04%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (67.71%) MVC
2 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (56.25%) TDD
4 48 (50.00%) Scrum
5 39 (40.63%) OO
6 23 (23.96%) OOP
7 20 (20.83%) Web Development
8 19 (19.79%) SOA
9 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 17 (17.71%) OOD
10 17 (17.71%) Multithreading
10 17 (17.71%) Low Latency
10 17 (17.71%) Mobile Development
11 16 (16.67%) Open Source
12 13 (13.54%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.33%) Web Design
14 7 (7.29%) Coaching
15 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.71%) C#
2 56 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 55 (57.29%) SQL
4 32 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 17 (17.71%) PL/SQL
5 17 (17.71%) Objective-C
6 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Degree
2 8 (8.33%) CCNA
2 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (2.08%) MCSE
4 2 (2.08%) MCITP
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) RHCE
5 1 (1.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.54%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.21%) XenApp
6 5 (5.21%) vSphere
7 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Nagios
1 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) VMware
3 18 (18.75%) Oracle
4 16 (16.67%) New Relic
5 13 (13.54%) Cisco
6 12 (12.50%) Citrix
7 11 (11.46%) HP
8 7 (7.29%) Dell
9 6 (6.25%) Apple
10 5 (5.21%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.04%) Symantec
11 1 (1.04%) Websense
11 1 (1.04%) Novell
11 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
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