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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 844 836 873
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +37
Permanent jobs citing X-Windows 36 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.040% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.097% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 13
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £25,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -25.37%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

X-Windows Salary Histogram in the UK

X-Windows
Top 18 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 24 December 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 -10 35 £47,500 +18.75%
South East +6 19 £47,500 -7.31%
Surrey - 19 £47,500 -
Reigate - 17 £47,500 -
London -18 9 £45,000 -
East of England -16 2 £26,000 -42.22%
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £33,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 £33,750 -
Sheffield - 2 £55,000 -
Woking - 2 £52,500 -
West Midlands -23 1 £46,270 +15.67%
Suffolk - 1 £23,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £29,000 -
Watford - 1 £29,000 -
Coventry - 1 £46,270 -
Ipswich - 1 £23,000 -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (83.10%) Microsoft
3 43 (60.56%) SQL Server
4 42 (59.15%) Windows 8
5 40 (56.34%) C#
5 40 (56.34%) SQL
5 40 (56.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (56.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (56.34%) Windows 7
5 40 (56.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (54.93%) IIS
7 38 (53.52%) Hyper-V
8 37 (52.11%) SharePoint
9 35 (49.30%) Visual Studio
9 35 (49.30%) Internet
9 35 (49.30%) Project Management
9 35 (49.30%) Management Information System
9 35 (49.30%) Workflow
9 35 (49.30%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (49.30%) SCVMM
9 35 (49.30%) PowerShell
9 35 (49.30%) WiX
9 35 (49.30%) MSBuild
9 35 (49.30%) DevOps
10 34 (47.89%) HTML
10 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
10 34 (47.89%) CSS
10 34 (47.89%) Finance
10 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (47.89%) NUnit

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (54.93%) IIS
2 37 (52.11%) SharePoint
3 31 (43.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 18 (25.35%) MS Exchange
5 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (8.45%) Lync
8 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (56.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (49.30%) Internet
2 11 (15.49%) VoIP
2 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.27%) Wireless
4 7 (9.86%) SAN
4 7 (9.86%) Firewall
5 6 (8.45%) WAN
5 6 (8.45%) LAN
6 5 (7.04%) DNS
7 3 (4.23%) VPN
7 3 (4.23%) LDAP
7 3 (4.23%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.82%) HSRP
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.82%) NAS
8 2 (2.82%) DHCP
8 2 (2.82%) IPsec
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (60.56%) SQL Server
2 40 (56.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.04%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (7.04%) OLAP
4 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.82%) Informix
Development Applications
1 40 (56.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (49.30%) Visual Studio
2 35 (49.30%) WiX
2 35 (49.30%) MSBuild
3 34 (47.89%) NuGet
3 34 (47.89%) Ranorex
3 34 (47.89%) NUnit
3 34 (47.89%) MSTest
General
1 34 (47.89%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Automation Engineer
2 21 (29.58%) Build Engineer
3 17 (23.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) IT Support
6 3 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.82%) Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Technical Support Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) HTML
1 34 (47.89%) CSS
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 5 (7.04%) COM
3 5 (7.04%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (49.30%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Replication
2 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (59.15%) Windows 8
3 40 (56.34%) Windows 7
4 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.86%) UNIX
7 7 (9.86%) Mac OS X
8 5 (7.04%) Linux
9 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.63%) AIX
9 4 (5.63%) Android
10 3 (4.23%) Solaris
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.82%) HPUX
12 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.41%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Project Management
1 35 (49.30%) Workflow
1 35 (49.30%) Continuous Integration
1 35 (49.30%) DevOps
2 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.27%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) CRM
4 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.04%) DNA
4 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
4 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.04%) Change Control
5 3 (4.23%) B2B
5 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.82%) Document Management
6 2 (2.82%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.41%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) SQL
1 40 (56.34%) C#
2 35 (49.30%) PowerShell
3 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.04%) VB
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) MCSE
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) MCTS
2 6 (8.45%) MCITP
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) VCP4
4 2 (2.82%) VCAP
4 2 (2.82%) VCP5
4 2 (2.82%) MBCS
4 2 (2.82%) MCP
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.82%) CCIE
4 2 (2.82%) CCNP
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 38 (53.52%) Hyper-V
2 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
3 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.86%) vSphere
5 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.23%) XenApp
6 2 (2.82%) Firmware
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 35 (49.30%) SCVMM
2 6 (8.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (83.10%) Microsoft
2 33 (46.48%) Oracle
3 21 (29.58%) VMware
4 11 (15.49%) TOWER Software
5 8 (11.27%) HP
5 8 (11.27%) SolarWinds
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco
7 6 (8.45%) IBM
8 5 (7.04%) Apple
8 5 (7.04%) Citrix
8 5 (7.04%) NetApp
9 3 (4.23%) EMC
9 3 (4.23%) Brocade
10 2 (2.82%) Novell
10 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.82%) Dell
11 1 (1.41%) Symantec
11 1 (1.41%) Wyse
11 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.41%) LANDesk