The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 883 947 969
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +22
Permanent jobs citing X-Windows 31 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.036% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 15
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,800 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £53,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,250 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -35.89%

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
37926 41264 44738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 37.55% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33051 35234 37660
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing X-Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016 within the UK.

X-Windows Salary Histogram in the UK

X-Windows
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 30 £36,000 -4.00% 5
London +48 17 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +12 12 £32,500 +62.50% 2
Warwickshire - 12 £32,500 - 2
Warwick - 12 £32,500 - 2
South East +27 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 -
Scotland - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £26,000 -
Oxford - 1 - -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing X-Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 23 (42.59%) Linux
5 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
6 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
7 19 (35.19%) C++
8 16 (29.63%) VMware
9 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 13 (24.07%) Subversion
10 13 (24.07%) Mercurial
10 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (22.22%) Degree
11 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.37%) Python
12 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
13 10 (18.52%) Hudson
13 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
13 10 (18.52%) JIRA
13 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.52%) Unix
14 9 (16.67%) EMC
14 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
14 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 9 (16.67%) Analytics
14 9 (16.67%) ServiceNow
15 8 (14.81%) Windows 10

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.56%) Google Apps
3 3 (5.56%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) SAN
2 5 (9.26%) DHCP
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) FTP
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.07%) Mercurial
2 13 (24.07%) Subversion
3 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
4 10 (18.52%) Hudson
4 10 (18.52%) JIRA
5 7 (12.96%) GDB
6 3 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.85%) Bower
7 1 (1.85%) Clang
7 1 (1.85%) Gradle
7 1 (1.85%) Grunt
7 1 (1.85%) gulp
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) NuGet
7 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) C++ Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Applications Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Applications Tester
5 7 (12.96%) C++ Applications Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Linux Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Software Tester
5 7 (12.96%) Tester
6 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.26%) Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Qt
2 7 (12.96%) OpenMP
3 3 (5.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) ActiveX
4 1 (1.85%) LLVM
4 1 (1.85%) WCF
4 1 (1.85%) WinForms
4 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 7 (12.96%) CUDA
3 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.56%) New Media
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.70%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 23 (42.59%) Linux
4 22 (40.74%) Windows Server
5 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
6 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (18.52%) Unix
9 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
10 4 (7.41%) Solaris
10 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
11 3 (5.56%) AIX
11 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.85%) Android
13 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.85%) CentOS
13 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 9 (16.67%) Analytics
4 8 (14.81%) ITIL
5 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
5 7 (12.96%) Open Source
5 7 (12.96%) Parallel Programming
6 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Data Management
7 4 (7.41%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.56%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.56%) ITSM
8 3 (5.56%) Kanban
8 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) C++
2 11 (20.37%) Python
3 7 (12.96%) C
4 5 (9.26%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Fortran
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Groovy
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.70%) ACTC
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ACSP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ISAE 3402
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) Cygwin
4 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.41%) Terminal Server
4 4 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Docker
6 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.85%) Xen
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.85%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Casper Suite
3 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) Packer
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) VMware
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) EMC
3 9 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) Dell
5 7 (12.96%) Apple
5 7 (12.96%) HP
6 6 (11.11%) BMC
6 6 (11.11%) Remedy
7 5 (9.26%) NetApp
8 4 (7.41%) Dot Hill
8 4 (7.41%) IBM
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle
8 4 (7.41%) SAP
8 4 (7.41%) Veeam
9 3 (5.56%) Dell KACE
9 3 (5.56%) Google
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