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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 32.65% 27.15% 18.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.96% 77.36% 69.05%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 28
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 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £54,000 £45,750
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
49 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 33.33% 35.10% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 41
Average salary £28,500 £25,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £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 22 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 45 (49.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (48.35%) MS Office
4 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
5 39 (42.86%) VMware
6 38 (41.76%) MS Excel
7 33 (36.26%) TCP/IP
8 32 (35.16%) Windows XP
8 32 (35.16%) Windows 7
9 25 (27.47%) MS Exchange
10 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (21.98%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (21.98%) Cisco
13 19 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
14 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (19.78%) Windows 8
14 18 (19.78%) Citrix
15 17 (18.68%) Retail
15 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
16 16 (17.58%) Apple
16 16 (17.58%) VBScript
16 16 (17.58%) VB
17 15 (16.48%) Windows Vista
18 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
18 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
18 14 (15.38%) SQL
18 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
19 13 (14.29%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (27.47%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) Lync
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (48.35%) MS Office
2 38 (41.76%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.89%) DNS
3 6 (6.59%) DHCP
4 4 (4.40%) WAN
5 3 (3.30%) SAN
5 3 (3.30%) LAN
5 3 (3.30%) Firewall
6 2 (2.20%) HTTP
6 2 (2.20%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.20%) Network Security
6 2 (2.20%) VLAN
7 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.10%) NFC
7 1 (1.10%) SMPP
7 1 (1.10%) PBX
7 1 (1.10%) SMS
7 1 (1.10%) LDAP
7 1 (1.10%) ISDN
7 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.10%) MSTest
2 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.68%) Retail
2 12 (13.19%) Finance
3 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Technical Support
3 14 (15.38%) Analyst
3 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Help Desk Support
4 12 (13.19%) Technical Support Manager
4 12 (13.19%) Technical Manager
4 12 (13.19%) Support Manager
5 11 (12.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.79%) Consultant
8 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Developer
11 4 (4.40%) VB Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) WinForms
2 4 (4.40%) HTML
2 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.40%) Silverlight
2 4 (4.40%) HTML5
3 1 (1.10%) REST
3 1 (1.10%) WPF
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Firmware
2 3 (3.30%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.10%) CCTV
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 45 (49.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (35.16%) Windows XP
3 32 (35.16%) Windows 7
4 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (19.78%) Windows 8
6 15 (16.48%) Windows Vista
7 7 (7.69%) Linux
8 5 (5.49%) UNIX
9 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) ITIL
2 7 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (5.49%) CRM
4 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.40%) Regression Testing
4 4 (4.40%) Software Testing
4 4 (4.40%) Product Management
5 2 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.20%) Change Management
6 1 (1.10%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.10%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.10%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.10%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.10%) Time Management
6 1 (1.10%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.10%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma
6 1 (1.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) VBScript
1 16 (17.58%) VB
2 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.38%) SQL
3 11 (12.09%) C#
4 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.49%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) CCEE
4 3 (3.30%) CCIA
4 3 (3.30%) CCNA
4 3 (3.30%) CCA
4 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.09%) XenApp
3 11 (12.09%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (5.49%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.20%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) pfSense
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.10%) vCloud
6 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
2 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.10%) SCOM
2 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 39 (42.86%) VMware
3 20 (21.98%) Cisco
4 18 (19.78%) Citrix
5 16 (17.58%) Apple
6 11 (12.09%) AppSense
6 11 (12.09%) Fujitsu
7 7 (7.69%) Dell
8 4 (4.40%) Business Objects
8 4 (4.40%) HP
9 3 (3.30%) Veeam
9 3 (3.30%) Symantec
10 1 (1.10%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.10%) Remedy
10 1 (1.10%) McAfee
10 1 (1.10%) NetApp
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.10%) SAP
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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