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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 852 836 870
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Permanent jobs citing X-Windows 39 53 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.049% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.12% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 16
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £60,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +23.71%

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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
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 £29,000 £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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

X-Windows Salary Histogram in the UK

X-Windows
Top 20 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 1 October 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 -38 38 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South East +8 21 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Surrey +12 20 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Reigate -3 19 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire - 9 £42,500 -
East of England - 9 £42,500 -
London -34 4 £23,250 -53.50%
Letchworth - 4 £45,000 -
Watford - 3 £29,000 -
Coventry - 2 £47,028 -
West Midlands - 2 £47,028 -
Stevenage - 2 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Leicester - 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £55,000 -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
3 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 22 (47.83%) IIS
5 21 (45.65%) SQL
5 21 (45.65%) Finance
5 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (43.48%) Management Information System
6 20 (43.48%) Workflow
6 20 (43.48%) C#
6 20 (43.48%) Visual Studio
6 20 (43.48%) Oracle
6 20 (43.48%) SharePoint
6 20 (43.48%) Internet
6 20 (43.48%) Project Management
6 20 (43.48%) WiX
6 20 (43.48%) MSBuild
6 20 (43.48%) DevOps
6 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (43.48%) SCVMM
6 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
6 20 (43.48%) Hyper-V
6 20 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
6 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (41.30%) MSTest
7 19 (41.30%) NuGet
7 19 (41.30%) Ranorex

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (47.83%) IIS
2 20 (43.48%) SharePoint
3 18 (39.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
5 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (13.04%) Lync
7 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Internet
2 9 (19.57%) VoIP
3 7 (15.22%) Wireless
4 4 (8.70%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) WAN
5 3 (6.52%) LAN
6 2 (4.35%) LDAP
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) AMQP
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.17%) SSL
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Visual Studio
1 20 (43.48%) WiX
1 20 (43.48%) MSBuild
1 20 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (41.30%) MSTest
2 19 (41.30%) NuGet
2 19 (41.30%) Ranorex
2 19 (41.30%) NUnit
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Automation Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Build Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) IT Support
4 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) CSS
1 19 (41.30%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) Spring Batch
2 1 (2.17%) Spring Integration
2 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.17%) DirectX
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) JMS
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XSLT
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (21.74%) Mac OS X
5 10 (21.74%) UNIX
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (6.52%) Android
9 3 (6.52%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.52%) AIX
10 2 (4.35%) Solaris
11 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.17%) Gentoo
11 1 (2.17%) FreeBSD
11 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Workflow
2 20 (43.48%) Project Management
2 20 (43.48%) DevOps
2 20 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (10.87%) Change Control
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) Service Management
4 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.35%) Document Management
5 2 (4.35%) TDD
5 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Scrum
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Web Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Product Management
5 2 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (2.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
3 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) XPath
7 1 (2.17%) Lua
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (15.22%) MCSE
2 6 (13.04%) MCTS
2 6 (13.04%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) MBCS
3 2 (4.35%) VCP4
3 2 (4.35%) VCAP
3 2 (4.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Hyper-V
2 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
3 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.87%) vSphere
5 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.35%) XenApp
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (43.48%) SCVMM
2 6 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle
3 16 (34.78%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) TOWER Software
5 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds
6 6 (13.04%) IBM
7 4 (8.70%) Apple
7 4 (8.70%) NetApp
8 3 (6.52%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) Citrix
10 1 (2.17%) F5
10 1 (2.17%) Sony
10 1 (2.17%) Novell
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco
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