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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 32 2 18
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 9.94% 31.25% 13.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 96.15% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 18
Average salary £25,500 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
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
34 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 21.12% 32.50% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 29
Average salary £50,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.43% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Albans

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Hyper-V
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (36.67%) MS Office
7 10 (33.33%) LAN
7 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (33.33%) Internet
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (30.00%) Novell
8 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
9 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (26.67%) Degree
10 7 (23.33%) Intranet
10 7 (23.33%) Telnet
11 6 (20.00%) MVC
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
11 6 (20.00%) NUnit
11 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) SAN
11 6 (20.00%) DHCP
11 6 (20.00%) DNS
11 6 (20.00%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) Mingle
3 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) LAN
1 10 (33.33%) Internet
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) Telnet
3 7 (23.33%) Intranet
4 6 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (20.00%) SAN
4 6 (20.00%) DHCP
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.00%) RavenDB
2 6 (20.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (20.00%) NUnit
1 6 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.00%) MSTest
1 6 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
2 6 (20.00%) Junior Programmer
2 6 (20.00%) Software Programmer
2 6 (20.00%) Graduate Programmer
2 6 (20.00%) IT Support
2 6 (20.00%) Graduate
2 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Junior
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Programmer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
1 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (20.00%) RESTful
1 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (20.00%) HTML5
1 6 (20.00%) CSS3
1 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) Android
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.00%) MVC
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) TDD
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Web Development
2 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (20.00%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) BDD
2 6 (20.00%) CQRS
3 4 (13.33%) SOA
3 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
4 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Hyper-V
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenServer
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Novell
4 6 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (13.33%) Reuters
6 3 (10.00%) Epicor
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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