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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 24.39% 18.37% 14.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.24% 50.00% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 23
Average salary £28,500 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £15,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
42 72 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.61% 36.73% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 39
Average salary £16,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.79% +4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 63 (62.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 57 (56.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
4 41 (40.59%) VMware
5 38 (37.62%) MS Office
6 36 (35.64%) MS Excel
7 33 (32.67%) MS Exchange
8 30 (29.70%) Windows Vista
9 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (27.72%) Active Directory
11 25 (24.75%) Windows XP
12 24 (23.76%) TCP/IP
13 19 (18.81%) Cisco
13 19 (18.81%) Windows 7
14 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (12.87%) Hyper-V
18 12 (11.88%) ITIL
19 11 (10.89%) HP
19 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2007
19 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
19 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
19 11 (10.89%) Windows 8
20 10 (9.90%) Retail
20 10 (9.90%) DNS
21 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
21 9 (8.91%) Firewall
21 9 (8.91%) Citrix
21 9 (8.91%) Apple

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (32.67%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.92%) Lync
6 4 (3.96%) IIS
7 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (37.62%) MS Office
2 36 (35.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.90%) DNS
3 9 (8.91%) Firewall
4 7 (6.93%) WAN
5 6 (5.94%) VoIP
5 6 (5.94%) SAN
5 6 (5.94%) Wireless
6 5 (4.95%) LAN
7 4 (3.96%) MPLS
7 4 (3.96%) OSPF
7 4 (3.96%) BGP
7 4 (3.96%) VPN
7 4 (3.96%) VPLS
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.97%) WLAN
8 3 (2.97%) DHCP
9 2 (1.98%) HTTP
9 2 (1.98%) POP3
9 2 (1.98%) SMTP
9 2 (1.98%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) MySQL
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Subversion
General
1 10 (9.90%) Retail
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Help Desk Support
2 21 (20.79%) Technical Support
3 17 (16.83%) Analyst
4 16 (15.84%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (12.87%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (11.88%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 10 (9.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Support Technician
11 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.96%) Citrix Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) WinForms
2 3 (2.97%) HTML5
3 2 (1.98%) Silverlight
3 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.98%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.99%) XSL
4 1 (0.99%) XSLT
4 1 (0.99%) ODBC
4 1 (0.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
2 2 (1.98%) Clustering
3 1 (0.99%) CCTV
3 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (62.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 57 (56.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Vista
4 25 (24.75%) Windows XP
5 19 (18.81%) Windows 7
6 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (10.89%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.92%) UNIX
9 3 (2.97%) Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.88%) ITIL
2 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (8.91%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (6.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (5.94%) Change Control
5 5 (4.95%) Line Management
5 5 (4.95%) Time Management
6 4 (3.96%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (3.96%) Document Management
6 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.96%) CRM
6 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.97%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.98%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.98%) Product Management
8 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.98%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.98%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
1 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.92%) VB
3 6 (5.94%) VBScript
4 3 (2.97%) C#
5 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.98%) PHP
5 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.98%) VB6
6 1 (0.99%) XPath
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) VCP5
2 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (6.93%) ISEB
2 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.95%) MCSE
4 5 (4.95%) MCITP
5 4 (3.96%) MBCS
5 4 (3.96%) VCP4
5 4 (3.96%) CCNP
5 4 (3.96%) CCNA
5 4 (3.96%) MCP
6 3 (2.97%) Degree
7 2 (1.98%) MCTS
8 1 (0.99%) HND
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
System Software
1 29 (28.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (27.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.87%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.94%) XenApp
4 6 (5.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.96%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.98%) pfSense
7 1 (0.99%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.94%) EdgeSight
2 6 (5.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (40.59%) VMware
3 19 (18.81%) Cisco
4 11 (10.89%) HP
5 9 (8.91%) Citrix
5 9 (8.91%) Apple
6 6 (5.94%) AppSense
6 6 (5.94%) Fujitsu
6 6 (5.94%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.95%) IBM
8 4 (3.96%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle
9 3 (2.97%) Dell
9 3 (2.97%) EMC
10 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.99%) SAP
11 1 (0.99%) Veeam
11 1 (0.99%) Symantec
11 1 (0.99%) NetApp