Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 119 119 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 14.60% 17.22% 15.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.23% 66.85% 62.14%
Number of salaries quoted 107 110 148
Northampton median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% +0.78% -14.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,113 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £50,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +28.33% -7.69% -13.33%

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 138 178 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 16.93% 25.76% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 109 152 176
Northampton median annual salary £37,500 £29,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.12% -18.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £19,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £52,875
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +28.33% -14.29% -12.50%

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 78 (65.55%) Microsoft
2 63 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 49 (41.18%) VMware
4 44 (36.97%) Active Directory
5 43 (36.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (30.25%) Hyper-V
7 35 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 35 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 35 (29.41%) Cisco
8 34 (28.57%) DNS
8 34 (28.57%) DHCP
8 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
9 32 (26.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (24.37%) MCSE
10 29 (24.37%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (21.85%) Clustering
12 26 (21.85%) SQL
12 26 (21.85%) Patch Management
13 25 (21.01%) VLAN
14 24 (20.17%) Network Load Balancing
14 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (20.17%) CCNA
14 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (18.49%) Office 365
15 22 (18.49%) Citrix
15 22 (18.49%) .NET
16 21 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server

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 35 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.08%) IIS
3 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (18.49%) Office 365
3 12 (10.08%) GitHub
4 11 (9.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (7.56%) SaaS
6 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (4.20%) IaaS
6 5 (4.20%) PaaS
7 4 (3.36%) G Suite
8 2 (1.68%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.84%) Route 53
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 34 (28.57%) DHCP
2 34 (28.57%) DNS
3 25 (21.01%) VLAN
4 13 (10.92%) LAN
4 13 (10.92%) WAN
5 12 (10.08%) SAN
6 11 (9.24%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (7.56%) Firewall
8 6 (5.04%) iSCSI
9 5 (4.20%) MPLS
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.84%) FTP
10 1 (0.84%) Internet
10 1 (0.84%) IPsec
10 1 (0.84%) NAS
10 1 (0.84%) Network Security
10 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) SSDT
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.52%) JIRA
4 3 (2.52%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.52%) Subversion
4 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.84%) Selenium
5 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 19 (15.97%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Retail
3 4 (3.36%) Billing
4 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (24.37%) Analyst
2 24 (20.17%) Developer
3 17 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 16 (13.45%) Support Analyst
5 14 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Applications Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Active Directory Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Administrator
9 7 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
9 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) WinForms
3 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.88%) HTML
5 6 (5.04%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.04%) SOAP
5 6 (5.04%) Spring
5 6 (5.04%) Web Services
6 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (4.20%) Entity Framework
6 5 (4.20%) WPF
7 4 (3.36%) Code First Entity Framework
7 4 (3.36%) CSS
7 4 (3.36%) JSON
8 3 (2.52%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.52%) Java EE
8 3 (2.52%) XML
9 2 (1.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Clustering
2 9 (7.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.72%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.52%) EPoS
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.84%) Fintech
8 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (26.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.45%) Linux
6 14 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.40%) Windows 10
8 9 (7.56%) Android
9 6 (5.04%) Mac OS
10 5 (4.20%) Unix
10 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.36%) VMS
11 4 (3.36%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.36%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.68%) AIX
12 2 (1.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) Patch Management
2 24 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.17%) Network Load Balancing
3 21 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 15 (12.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (12.61%) ITIL
6 12 (10.08%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.24%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.72%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (4.20%) ITSM
10 5 (4.20%) MVC
10 5 (4.20%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.20%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (4.20%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) SQL
2 15 (12.61%) C#
3 11 (9.24%) VB.NET
4 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.72%) Java
6 7 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.04%) VB
8 5 (4.20%) C++
9 2 (1.68%) Perl
9 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.68%) Ruby
9 2 (1.68%) VBScript
10 1 (0.84%) Python
10 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (36.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (24.37%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (24.37%) MCSE
3 28 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (20.17%) CCNA
5 12 (10.08%) DBS Check
5 12 (10.08%) MCP
5 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
6 11 (9.24%) MCPD
7 10 (8.40%) Degree
8 9 (7.56%) BC Cleared
9 5 (4.20%) CCNP
9 5 (4.20%) VCP6
10 3 (2.52%) ISEB
10 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.88%) GDPR
3 5 (4.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.84%) QA
5 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (36.97%) Active Directory
2 36 (30.25%) Hyper-V
3 20 (16.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.56%) vSphere
5 4 (3.36%) NFS
5 4 (3.36%) vCloud
5 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) SCCM
1 7 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.36%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.36%) vCenter Server
2 4 (3.36%) vMotion
2 4 (3.36%) WMI
3 2 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.68%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) Grafana
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Packer
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 78 (65.55%) Microsoft
2 49 (41.18%) VMware
3 35 (29.41%) Cisco
4 22 (18.49%) Citrix
5 9 (7.56%) HP
5 9 (7.56%) Veeam
6 7 (5.88%) Oracle
7 6 (5.04%) NetApp
8 5 (4.20%) EMC
8 5 (4.20%) Remedy
9 4 (3.36%) Dell
9 4 (3.36%) Google
9 4 (3.36%) IBM
9 4 (3.36%) Xamarin
10 3 (2.52%) Acronis
10 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.68%) Apple
11 2 (1.68%) BMC
11 2 (1.68%) Cadence
11 2 (1.68%) Symantec