The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 872 824 893
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +69
Permanent jobs citing X-Windows 31 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.040% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.10% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 25
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £34,000 £30,340
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43146 42259 47723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.78% 39.70% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36268 36644 41938
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X-Windows
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK.

X-Windows Salary Trend in the UK

X-Windows
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing X-Windows over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 within the UK.

X-Windows Salary Histogram in the UK

X-Windows
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -51 30 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East -22 16 £48,750 +6.55% 3
Surrey +10 15 £47,500 - 2
Reigate -12 14 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
East of England - 7 £45,000 - 1
London -37 6 £24,500 -51.00% 1
Letchworth - 4 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £45,000 -
Sussex +5 1 £60,000 +20.00%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £29,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing X-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 X-Windows.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (42.50%) Windows 8
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
4 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) IIS
5 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 16 (40.00%) Internet
5 16 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 15 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (37.50%) SCVMM
6 15 (37.50%) WiX
6 15 (37.50%) MSBuild
6 15 (37.50%) DevOps
6 15 (37.50%) C#
6 15 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 15 (37.50%) Oracle
6 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (37.50%) Project Management
6 15 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 15 (37.50%) Workflow
6 15 (37.50%) Finance
7 14 (35.00%) NUnit
7 14 (35.00%) HTML

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing X-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 X-Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (40.00%) IIS
1 16 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
4 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (15.00%) Lync
5 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.50%) Apache
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.50%) Confluence
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) Internet
2 8 (20.00%) Wireless
3 7 (17.50%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) SSH
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.50%) AMQP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 15 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (37.50%) WiX
1 15 (37.50%) MSBuild
2 14 (35.00%) NuGet
2 14 (35.00%) Ranorex
2 14 (35.00%) MSTest
2 14 (35.00%) NUnit
3 4 (10.00%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) Maven
6 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Build Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) CSS
1 14 (35.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XSLT
2 1 (2.50%) JMS
2 1 (2.50%) SAML
2 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.50%) DirectX
2 1 (2.50%) CPAN
2 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) Spring Batch
2 1 (2.50%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (42.50%) Windows 8
4 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (30.00%) Mac OS X
6 11 (27.50%) UNIX
7 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (15.00%) Linux
9 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (7.50%) AIX
10 3 (7.50%) Android
10 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
11 2 (5.00%) Solaris
12 1 (2.50%) FreeBSD
12 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (2.50%) Gentoo
12 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
12 1 (2.50%) CentOS
12 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Project Management
2 15 (37.50%) Workflow
2 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (37.50%) DevOps
3 5 (12.50%) Change Control
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Document Management
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Product Management
6 2 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) C-shell
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) Korn
7 1 (2.50%) XPath
7 1 (2.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) MCSE
3 6 (15.00%) MCTS
3 6 (15.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) MBCS
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) VCP4
4 2 (5.00%) VCAP
4 2 (5.00%) VCP5
4 2 (5.00%) MCP
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.50%) UAG
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) SCVMM
2 6 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) YUM
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (15.00%) TOWER Software
5 6 (15.00%) Apple
5 6 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Sun
8 1 (2.50%) Sony
8 1 (2.50%) Google
8 1 (2.50%) Veeam
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) BEA
8 1 (2.50%) Vignette
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
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Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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