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 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 1 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.40% 16.29% 21.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.00% 50.00% 72.55%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 30
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £15,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 58 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.46% 32.58% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 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 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 31 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 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (53.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (47.31%) VMware
4 38 (40.86%) Microsoft
5 34 (36.56%) MS Office
6 31 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 31 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 27 (29.03%) Windows Vista
8 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
10 23 (24.73%) Windows 7
11 20 (21.51%) TCP/IP
12 17 (18.28%) Cisco
12 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
13 16 (17.20%) ITIL
14 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
14 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
16 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (11.83%) HP
17 11 (11.83%) Retail
18 10 (10.75%) Citrix
18 10 (10.75%) Windows 8
18 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
19 9 (9.68%) QA
19 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
19 9 (9.68%) SQL
19 9 (9.68%) VB

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.23%) Lync
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (36.56%) MS Office
2 31 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.53%) Firewall
3 6 (6.45%) Wireless
3 6 (6.45%) VoIP
4 4 (4.30%) WAN
4 4 (4.30%) MPLS
4 4 (4.30%) OSPF
4 4 (4.30%) BGP
4 4 (4.30%) VPN
4 4 (4.30%) VPLS
4 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.23%) DNS
5 3 (3.23%) LAN
5 3 (3.23%) SAN
6 2 (2.15%) VLAN
6 2 (2.15%) HTTP
6 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.15%) Network Security
7 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.83%) Retail
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Technical Support
2 21 (22.58%) Help Desk Support
3 18 (19.35%) Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (11.83%) Help Desk Analyst
6 11 (11.83%) Support Analyst
7 10 (10.75%) Technical Support Manager
7 10 (10.75%) Technical Manager
7 10 (10.75%) Support Manager
8 9 (9.68%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Consultant
10 6 (6.45%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Citrix Consultant
11 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) HTML
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
1 2 (2.15%) X-Windows
1 2 (2.15%) WinForms
1 2 (2.15%) Silverlight
1 2 (2.15%) HTML5
2 1 (1.08%) REST
2 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) CCTV
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (53.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 27 (29.03%) Windows Vista
5 23 (24.73%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.75%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.60%) UNIX
9 3 (3.23%) Linux
10 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) ITIL
2 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
4 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.45%) Time Management
4 6 (6.45%) Change Control
5 5 (5.38%) CRM
6 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.30%) Document Management
7 3 (3.23%) Line Management
8 2 (2.15%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.15%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.15%) Product Management
8 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.15%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.15%) System Testing
9 1 (1.08%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.08%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) SQL
1 9 (9.68%) VB
2 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.53%) VBScript
3 2 (2.15%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
1 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) ISEB
3 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.30%) MBCS
4 4 (4.30%) VCP4
4 4 (4.30%) VCP5
4 4 (4.30%) MCP
4 4 (4.30%) CCNP
5 3 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.15%) MCTS
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
6 2 (2.15%) CCNA
6 2 (2.15%) MCSE
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.53%) XenApp
4 7 (7.53%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.15%) pfSense
6 2 (2.15%) vSphere
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) vCloud
7 1 (1.08%) NFS
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (7.53%) EdgeSight
2 6 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (47.31%) VMware
2 38 (40.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.28%) Cisco
4 11 (11.83%) HP
5 10 (10.75%) Citrix
6 8 (8.60%) Apple
7 7 (7.53%) AppSense
7 7 (7.53%) Fujitsu
7 7 (7.53%) Dell
8 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.30%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.15%) NetApp
10 2 (2.15%) IBM
10 2 (2.15%) Oracle
10 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.08%) SAP
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.08%) Veeam
11 1 (1.08%) Symantec
11 1 (1.08%) Remedy
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