The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 50 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.32% 16.85% 22.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.15% 52.63% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 32
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £15,900 £17,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.37% 32.02% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 44 43
Average salary £16,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.23% -1.51%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Windows
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Stevenage region.

Windows Salary Trend in Stevenage

Windows
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 57 (60.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (53.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (47.87%) VMware
4 40 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 35 (37.23%) MS Office
6 33 (35.11%) MS Excel
7 31 (32.98%) Windows XP
8 26 (27.66%) MS Exchange
8 26 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (26.60%) Windows Vista
10 24 (25.53%) Windows 7
11 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
12 17 (18.09%) ITIL
12 17 (18.09%) Cisco
12 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
13 16 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared
14 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
17 12 (12.77%) Citrix
17 12 (12.77%) Retail
18 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
18 11 (11.70%) Windows 8
18 11 (11.70%) HP
19 10 (10.64%) VB
19 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
20 9 (9.57%) QA
20 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.19%) Lync
6 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.13%) IIS
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (37.23%) MS Office
2 33 (35.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.45%) Firewall
3 6 (6.38%) Wireless
3 6 (6.38%) VoIP
4 4 (4.26%) WAN
4 4 (4.26%) MPLS
4 4 (4.26%) OSPF
4 4 (4.26%) BGP
4 4 (4.26%) VPN
4 4 (4.26%) DNS
4 4 (4.26%) VPLS
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.19%) LAN
5 3 (3.19%) SAN
6 2 (2.13%) HTTP
6 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.13%) Network Security
6 2 (2.13%) VLAN
7 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Subversion
General
1 12 (12.77%) Retail
2 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Technical Support
2 19 (20.21%) Help Desk Support
3 17 (18.09%) Support Engineer
3 17 (18.09%) Analyst
4 13 (13.83%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (12.77%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (10.64%) Help Desk Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Support Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Technical Support Manager
6 10 (10.64%) Technical Manager
6 10 (10.64%) Support Manager
7 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) QA Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.13%) WinForms
2 2 (2.13%) Silverlight
2 2 (2.13%) HTML5
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) CCTV
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (60.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (53.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (32.98%) Windows XP
4 25 (26.60%) Windows Vista
5 24 (25.53%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.70%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.51%) UNIX
9 3 (3.19%) Linux
10 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) ITIL
2 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
4 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.38%) Time Management
4 6 (6.38%) Change Control
5 5 (5.32%) CRM
6 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.26%) Document Management
7 3 (3.19%) Line Management
8 2 (2.13%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.13%) Product Management
8 2 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.13%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.13%) System Testing
9 1 (1.06%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.06%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) VB
2 9 (9.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.57%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) VBScript
3 3 (3.19%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.06%) VB6
5 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared
1 15 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) ISEB
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.26%) MBCS
5 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) VCP4
5 4 (4.26%) VCP5
5 4 (4.26%) MCP
5 4 (4.26%) CCNP
6 3 (3.19%) CCNA
7 2 (2.13%) MCSE
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.13%) MCTS
7 2 (2.13%) MCITP
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.51%) XenApp
4 8 (8.51%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.13%) vSphere
6 2 (2.13%) pfSense
7 1 (1.06%) NFS
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.06%) vCloud
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (47.87%) VMware
2 40 (42.55%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.09%) Cisco
4 12 (12.77%) Citrix
5 11 (11.70%) HP
6 9 (9.57%) Apple
7 8 (8.51%) AppSense
7 8 (8.51%) Fujitsu
8 7 (7.45%) Dell
9 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.13%) Veeam
11 2 (2.13%) Symantec
11 2 (2.13%) NetApp
11 2 (2.13%) IBM
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle
11 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
12 1 (1.06%) SAP
12 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.06%) Remedy
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