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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 51 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 34.00% 29.25% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.23% 81.13% 71.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 32
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
53 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 35.33% 36.05% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 45
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,000 £54,000
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 1 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (48.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (45.56%) MS Office
4 40 (44.44%) VMware
5 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 35 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 33 (36.67%) Windows 7
8 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
9 29 (32.22%) Windows XP
10 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
11 24 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (22.22%) Cisco
13 19 (21.11%) Citrix
13 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
13 19 (21.11%) Retail
14 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
14 17 (18.89%) Windows 8
15 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
15 16 (17.78%) VBScript
15 16 (17.78%) VB
16 15 (16.67%) ITIL
16 15 (16.67%) Apple
16 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
17 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
17 14 (15.56%) SQL
18 13 (14.44%) Active Directory

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (45.56%) MS Office
2 35 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.00%) DNS
3 6 (6.67%) DHCP
4 4 (4.44%) Firewall
4 4 (4.44%) WAN
5 3 (3.33%) LAN
5 3 (3.33%) SAN
6 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.22%) HTTP
6 2 (2.22%) VLAN
6 2 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.11%) VPLS
7 1 (1.11%) NFC
7 1 (1.11%) Wireless
7 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.11%) LDAP
7 1 (1.11%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.11%) MSTest
2 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (21.11%) Retail
2 13 (14.44%) Finance
3 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Technical Support
3 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (12.22%) Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Help Desk Support
5 11 (12.22%) Technical Support Manager
5 11 (12.22%) Technical Manager
5 11 (12.22%) Support Manager
6 9 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Citrix Architect
10 5 (5.56%) Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) WinForms
2 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.44%) Silverlight
2 4 (4.44%) HTML5
2 4 (4.44%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) REST
3 1 (1.11%) WPF
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Firmware
2 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.22%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (48.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 29 (32.22%) Windows XP
5 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (18.89%) Windows 8
7 13 (14.44%) Windows Vista
8 6 (6.67%) UNIX
8 6 (6.67%) Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) ITIL
2 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (5.56%) CRM
4 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.44%) Product Management
5 3 (3.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.11%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.11%) Change Management
7 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.11%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.11%) Change Control
7 1 (1.11%) Document Management
7 1 (1.11%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) VBScript
1 16 (17.78%) VB
2 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.56%) SQL
4 11 (12.22%) C#
5 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.44%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.33%) CCNA
5 3 (3.33%) CCA
5 3 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.33%) CCEE
5 3 (3.33%) CCIA
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.11%) MBCS
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.11%) MCP
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) VCP5
7 1 (1.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
4 12 (13.33%) XenApp
4 12 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.22%) vSphere
6 2 (2.22%) pfSense
7 1 (1.11%) NFS
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.11%) vCloud
7 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) VMware
2 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (22.22%) Cisco
4 19 (21.11%) Citrix
5 15 (16.67%) Apple
6 12 (13.33%) AppSense
6 12 (13.33%) Fujitsu
7 7 (7.78%) Dell
8 4 (4.44%) HP
8 4 (4.44%) Business Objects
9 3 (3.33%) Veeam
9 3 (3.33%) Symantec
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle
11 1 (1.11%) SAP
11 1 (1.11%) NetApp
11 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.11%) Remedy
11 1 (1.11%) McAfee
11 1 (1.11%) Clearswift
11 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
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