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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 21 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 42 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 30.00% 15.17% 31.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 53.66% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 25
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +74.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
49 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 35.00% 28.28% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 27
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +65.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 12 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (56.94%) C#
1 41 (56.94%) .NET
1 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET
1 41 (56.94%) MVC
2 39 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 35 (48.61%) SQL
4 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (44.44%) HTML
6 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (33.33%) CSS
8 23 (31.94%) VB.NET
9 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
9 22 (30.56%) Finance
10 21 (29.17%) XML
11 20 (27.78%) T-SQL
11 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 20 (27.78%) VMware
11 20 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 19 (26.39%) IIS
13 18 (25.00%) Firewall
14 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
14 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
15 16 (22.22%) HP
15 16 (22.22%) Cisco
15 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (22.22%) Scrum
15 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 16 (22.22%) Entity Framework
15 16 (22.22%) .NET Framework

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (26.39%) IIS
2 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
3 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) SaaS
2 9 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Firewall
2 12 (16.67%) DHCP
2 12 (16.67%) DNS
3 8 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (6.94%) LAN
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.56%) VLAN
5 4 (5.56%) VPN
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.17%) SNMP
7 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.39%) SAN
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.17%) Redis
6 2 (2.78%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) NUnit
1 9 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Moq
4 1 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) .NET Developer
2 25 (34.72%) C# .NET Developer
2 25 (34.72%) C# Developer
3 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 15 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (19.44%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (19.44%) C# Software Developer
4 14 (19.44%) IT Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) Architect
5 11 (15.28%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) .NET Programmer
8 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.94%) .NET
1 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET
2 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (44.44%) HTML
4 24 (33.33%) CSS
5 21 (29.17%) XML
6 16 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 16 (22.22%) Entity Framework
7 15 (20.83%) jQuery
7 15 (20.83%) WCF
8 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (16.67%) LINQ
10 11 (15.28%) ADO.NET
11 10 (13.89%) Ajax
11 10 (13.89%) Web Services
12 9 (12.50%) CSS3
12 9 (12.50%) HTML5
12 9 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (12.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) N-Tier
2 11 (15.28%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows Server
2 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) MVC
2 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.22%) Scrum
4 14 (19.44%) B2B
5 13 (18.06%) Release Management
6 11 (15.28%) Web Development
7 9 (12.50%) ETL
7 9 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 9 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 9 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 9 (12.50%) OOD
7 9 (12.50%) Open Source
7 9 (12.50%) SOA
7 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.50%) TDD
8 8 (11.11%) OO
8 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.72%) SDLC
10 5 (6.94%) Business Development
10 5 (6.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) C#
2 35 (48.61%) SQL
3 23 (31.94%) VB.NET
4 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (27.78%) T-SQL
6 11 (15.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) CCNA
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.56%) MCSE
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.17%) CCNP
4 3 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.50%) XenApp
4 9 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.78%) VMware
3 16 (22.22%) Cisco
3 16 (22.22%) HP
4 14 (19.44%) Apple
5 11 (15.28%) Dell
6 10 (13.89%) Citrix
7 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.78%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle
9 1 (1.39%) Sophos
9 1 (1.39%) Symantec
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam