Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 123 131 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 16.92% 19.01% 16.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.23% 66.50% 68.98%
Number of salaries quoted 96 119 120
Northampton median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £22,375 £19,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,000 £47,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.69% -7.14%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 141 197 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 19.39% 28.59% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 101 167 155
Northampton median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -12.16% -7.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £19,125 £21,750
90th Percentile £54,000 £56,500 £57,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -10.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Northampton

Windows
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Windows in Northampton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Northampton over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 73 (59.35%) Microsoft
2 70 (56.91%) Windows Server
3 53 (43.09%) Active Directory
4 50 (40.65%) VMware
5 42 (34.15%) Cisco
6 39 (31.71%) Hyper-V
7 36 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (29.27%) TCP/IP
8 34 (27.64%) MS Exchange
8 34 (27.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (27.64%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (26.83%) DHCP
9 33 (26.83%) DNS
9 33 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (26.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (22.76%) VLAN
11 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (21.95%) MCSE
11 27 (21.95%) Patch Management
12 26 (21.14%) Clustering
12 26 (21.14%) Network Load Balancing
13 24 (19.51%) SQL
13 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
14 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (17.07%) C#
15 21 (17.07%) Citrix
15 21 (17.07%) CCNA
16 20 (16.26%) .NET

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 34 (27.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.32%) IIS
2 9 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) CATIA
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (13.82%) Office 365
3 14 (11.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (7.32%) SaaS
6 8 (6.50%) IaaS
6 8 (6.50%) PaaS
7 6 (4.88%) GitHub
8 5 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.07%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (4.07%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (4.07%) Route 53
8 5 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (3.25%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.81%) G Suite
10 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 33 (26.83%) DHCP
2 33 (26.83%) DNS
3 28 (22.76%) VLAN
4 14 (11.38%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (9.76%) SAN
6 11 (8.94%) Firewall
7 8 (6.50%) iSCSI
7 8 (6.50%) LAN
7 8 (6.50%) WAN
8 4 (3.25%) Skype
9 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.63%) IPsec
9 2 (1.63%) NAS
10 1 (0.81%) Network Security
10 1 (0.81%) SSH
10 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.07%) SSDT
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 19 (15.45%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Retail
3 11 (8.94%) Banking
4 6 (4.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (20.33%) Analyst
2 21 (17.07%) Developer
3 12 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) Active Directory Analyst
3 12 (9.76%) Applications Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (9.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (8.94%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 11 (8.94%) Security Manager
4 11 (8.94%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.69%) Automation Developer
8 7 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.26%) .NET
2 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.69%) Web Services
4 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (4.07%) Entity Framework
4 5 (4.07%) WinForms
4 5 (4.07%) WPF
5 4 (3.25%) Code First Entity Framework
5 4 (3.25%) HTML
6 3 (2.44%) CSS
7 2 (1.63%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.63%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.63%) JSON
7 2 (1.63%) SOAP
7 2 (1.63%) Spring
8 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.14%) Clustering
2 16 (13.01%) Public Cloud
3 15 (12.20%) Fintech
4 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.94%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.69%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (4.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.44%) EPoS
10 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (56.91%) Windows Server
2 36 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (27.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (12.20%) Linux
6 10 (8.13%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.32%) Android
7 9 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.88%) VMS
8 6 (4.88%) Windows 2000
8 6 (4.88%) Windows NT
9 5 (4.07%) Unix
9 5 (4.07%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.81%) AIX
12 1 (0.81%) CentOS
12 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (21.95%) Patch Management
3 26 (21.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 18 (14.63%) ITIL
5 14 (11.38%) ITIL V3
6 12 (9.76%) Information Security
7 11 (8.94%) Business Transformation
7 11 (8.94%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.13%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.32%) Coaching
9 9 (7.32%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.32%) Project Management
9 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.50%) ITSM
10 8 (6.50%) Service Management
10 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.51%) SQL
2 21 (17.07%) C#
3 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.69%) VBScript
6 6 (4.88%) VB
7 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.25%) C++
9 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.44%) Java
10 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Python
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 33 (26.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 27 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (21.95%) MCSE
3 21 (17.07%) CCNA
4 9 (7.32%) Degree
5 6 (4.88%) CCNP
5 6 (4.88%) MCP
5 6 (4.88%) VCP6
6 5 (4.07%) DBS Check
6 5 (4.07%) MCPD
6 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.44%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.63%) ISEB
8 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (4.07%) GDPR
4 2 (1.63%) COBIT
4 2 (1.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.81%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (43.09%) Active Directory
2 39 (31.71%) Hyper-V
3 22 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (10.57%) vSphere
5 7 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.88%) NFS
6 6 (4.88%) vCloud
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Control-M
1 7 (5.69%) vCenter Server
2 6 (4.88%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.88%) SCOrch
2 6 (4.88%) vMotion
2 6 (4.88%) WMI
3 4 (3.25%) SCCM
4 3 (2.44%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.81%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Grafana
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Packer
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (59.35%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.65%) VMware
3 42 (34.15%) Cisco
4 21 (17.07%) Citrix
5 12 (9.76%) HP
6 11 (8.94%) Veeam
7 9 (7.32%) NetApp
8 8 (6.50%) EMC
9 7 (5.69%) Dell
10 6 (4.88%) IBM
11 4 (3.25%) Xamarin
12 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.44%) Symantec
13 2 (1.63%) Acronis
13 2 (1.63%) Juniper
13 2 (1.63%) Oracle
13 2 (1.63%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.63%) SAP
14 1 (0.81%) Google
14 1 (0.81%) Splunk