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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 36.09% 25.00% 19.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.31% 69.64% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 30
Average salary £29,500 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.83% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £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
64 56 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.87% 35.90% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 44
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 18 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 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 54 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 49 (49.00%) VMware
3 47 (47.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
5 40 (40.00%) MS Office
6 36 (36.00%) MS Excel
7 31 (31.00%) MS Exchange
7 31 (31.00%) Windows 7
8 30 (30.00%) Windows XP
9 29 (29.00%) TCP/IP
9 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (21.00%) Cisco
10 21 (21.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (20.00%) Retail
12 19 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
12 19 (19.00%) ITIL
13 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
14 17 (17.00%) Citrix
15 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
15 16 (16.00%) Windows Vista
16 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (15.00%) PowerShell
16 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
16 15 (15.00%) Windows 8
16 15 (15.00%) VBScript
16 15 (15.00%) VB
17 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
17 13 (13.00%) Apple

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 31 (31.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.00%) Lync
6 2 (2.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (40.00%) MS Office
2 36 (36.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.00%) DNS
3 7 (7.00%) Firewall
4 6 (6.00%) VoIP
4 6 (6.00%) DHCP
4 6 (6.00%) Wireless
5 4 (4.00%) VPLS
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.00%) WAN
5 4 (4.00%) VPN
5 4 (4.00%) MPLS
5 4 (4.00%) OSPF
5 4 (4.00%) BGP
6 3 (3.00%) SAN
6 3 (3.00%) LAN
7 2 (2.00%) VLAN
7 2 (2.00%) Network Security
7 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.00%) HTTP
8 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Subversion
1 2 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (20.00%) Retail
2 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Back Office
4 3 (3.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Technical Support
3 15 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (13.00%) Help Desk Support
5 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) Technical Manager
7 10 (10.00%) Support Manager
7 10 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
8 8 (8.00%) Consultant
8 8 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Citrix Consultant
10 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Citrix Architect
11 4 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (4.00%) HTML5
2 4 (4.00%) HTML
2 4 (4.00%) WinForms
3 2 (2.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.00%) SOAP
4 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Firmware
3 3 (3.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 47 (47.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (31.00%) Windows 7
4 30 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (16.00%) Windows Vista
7 15 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 10 (10.00%) UNIX
9 5 (5.00%) Linux
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.00%) Change Control
3 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.00%) CRM
5 4 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.00%) Document Management
5 4 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (4.00%) Time Management
5 4 (4.00%) Product Management
5 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.00%) Line Management
7 2 (2.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (2.00%) System Testing
7 2 (2.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 15 (15.00%) VBScript
1 15 (15.00%) VB
2 13 (13.00%) SQL
3 10 (10.00%) C#
4 6 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Degree
4 7 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.00%) MBCS
6 4 (4.00%) VCP4
6 4 (4.00%) VCP5
6 4 (4.00%) MCP
6 4 (4.00%) ISEB
6 4 (4.00%) CCNP
6 4 (4.00%) CCNA
7 2 (2.00%) MCTS
7 2 (2.00%) MCITP
7 2 (2.00%) CCEE
7 2 (2.00%) CCIA
7 2 (2.00%) MCSE
7 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.00%) CCA
7 2 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.00%) XenApp
4 11 (11.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.00%) vSphere
7 2 (2.00%) pfSense
8 1 (1.00%) NFS
8 1 (1.00%) vCloud
8 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (49.00%) VMware
2 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.00%) Cisco
4 17 (17.00%) Citrix
5 13 (13.00%) Apple
6 11 (11.00%) AppSense
6 11 (11.00%) Fujitsu
7 8 (8.00%) HP
8 7 (7.00%) Dell
9 6 (6.00%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.00%) Business Objects
10 4 (4.00%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.00%) Symantec
11 3 (3.00%) Veeam
12 2 (2.00%) Oracle
12 2 (2.00%) NetApp
12 2 (2.00%) IBM
13 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.00%) Clearswift
13 1 (1.00%) Remedy
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