The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 57 16 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.22% 11.43% 27.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.04% 55.17% 73.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47 4 64
Average salary £31,500 £33,875 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.01% -20.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £25,075 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £82,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 29 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 39.38% 20.71% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 74 6 88
Average salary £31,500 £25,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.75% -32.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (55.43%) Microsoft
2 47 (51.09%) MS Office
2 47 (51.09%) MS Excel
3 44 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (45.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (39.13%) VMware
6 32 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 32 (34.78%) MS Exchange
6 32 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (33.70%) Windows XP
8 30 (32.61%) Windows 8
9 29 (31.52%) Hyper-V
10 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (28.26%) Apple
12 25 (27.17%) Cisco
12 25 (27.17%) Windows 7
12 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 24 (26.09%) SQL
14 22 (23.91%) VB
15 20 (21.74%) UNIX
15 20 (21.74%) Linux
15 20 (21.74%) Retail
16 19 (20.65%) VBScript
16 19 (20.65%) Windows Vista
17 17 (18.48%) Finance
18 16 (17.39%) Java
19 15 (16.30%) QuickTest Pro
19 15 (16.30%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 27 (29.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (51.09%) MS Office
1 47 (51.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.52%) Firewall
3 5 (5.43%) WAN
3 5 (5.43%) ATM
4 4 (4.35%) DHCP
4 4 (4.35%) DNS
5 3 (3.26%) LAN
6 2 (2.17%) Internet
6 2 (2.17%) SAN
6 2 (2.17%) SSL
6 2 (2.17%) VLAN
6 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.17%) Network Security
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.17%) NAS
6 2 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.09%) NFC
7 1 (1.09%) SMS
7 1 (1.09%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) SQLPlus
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.09%) MSTest
3 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (21.74%) Retail
2 17 (18.48%) Finance
3 11 (11.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Banking
5 4 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.39%) Analyst
3 15 (16.30%) Tester
4 13 (14.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (14.13%) Architect
5 12 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
5 12 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (11.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Automation Tester
7 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Consultant
9 7 (7.61%) Technical Support
9 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Citrix Architect
10 5 (5.43%) IT Support
10 5 (5.43%) IT Consultant
10 5 (5.43%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.43%) Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) WinForms
2 2 (2.17%) Silverlight
2 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (1.09%) WPF
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.52%) Smartphone
3 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.43%) Statistics
3 5 (5.43%) EFT
4 4 (4.35%) Firmware
5 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 42 (45.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (33.70%) Windows XP
4 30 (32.61%) Windows 8
5 27 (29.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (27.17%) Windows 7
7 20 (21.74%) UNIX
7 20 (21.74%) Linux
8 19 (20.65%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) Regression Testing
2 10 (10.87%) ITIL
3 6 (6.52%) Web Design
3 6 (6.52%) Time Management
4 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (5.43%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (5.43%) Security Management
5 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.26%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.26%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.26%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.26%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.17%) Change Management
7 2 (2.17%) ITSM
7 2 (2.17%) Migration
7 2 (2.17%) System Testing
7 2 (2.17%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) SQL
2 22 (23.91%) VB
3 19 (20.65%) VBScript
4 16 (17.39%) Java
5 7 (7.61%) C#
6 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.43%) AWK
7 5 (5.43%) C++
7 5 (5.43%) C
8 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) MCP
3 6 (6.52%) MCTS
4 5 (5.43%) CCEE
4 5 (5.43%) CCIA
4 5 (5.43%) CCA
4 5 (5.43%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
6 2 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 32 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (31.52%) Hyper-V
3 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.43%) XenApp
4 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (3.26%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (55.43%) Microsoft
2 36 (39.13%) VMware
3 26 (28.26%) Apple
4 25 (27.17%) Cisco
5 15 (16.30%) Citrix
6 11 (11.96%) Fujitsu
7 9 (9.78%) HP
8 5 (5.43%) AppSense
8 5 (5.43%) Tripwire
9 3 (3.26%) CA
10 2 (2.17%) McAfee
10 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle
10 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.17%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.09%) Veeam
11 1 (1.09%) Capita
11 1 (1.09%) Symantec
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