Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 179 176 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 17.05% 14.62% 16.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.85% 65.43% 73.08%
Number of salaries quoted 137 161 223
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 236 269 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 22.48% 22.34% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 168 220 242
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,850 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Northamptonshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Northamptonshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Northamptonshire

Windows
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 112 £48,000 +32.41% 20
Wellingborough -3 14 £52,500 +110.00% 3
Kettering - 9 £42,500 - 1
Towcester - 2 £22,500 -
Brackley -2 1 - - 1
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 92 (51.40%) Windows Server
2 87 (48.60%) Microsoft
3 79 (44.13%) Active Directory
4 76 (42.46%) VMware
5 52 (29.05%) Cisco
6 42 (23.46%) SQL
7 41 (22.91%) SQL Server
8 40 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (21.23%) MCSE
10 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 36 (20.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (19.55%) Hyper-V
13 34 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (18.99%) ITIL
14 32 (17.88%) Citrix
15 31 (17.32%) TCP/IP
15 31 (17.32%) MS Exchange
16 30 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
16 30 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (15.08%) Firewall
18 25 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
19 24 (13.41%) SAN
19 24 (13.41%) CCNP
20 23 (12.85%) Linux
20 23 (12.85%) Office 365
21 22 (12.29%) vSphere
22 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 31 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.50%) Skype for Business
3 10 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.03%) IIS
5 5 (2.79%) Apache
5 5 (2.79%) JBoss
5 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 30 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) CATIA
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) ENOVIA
1 2 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (12.85%) Office 365
3 12 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (6.70%) IaaS
3 12 (6.70%) PaaS
3 12 (6.70%) SaaS
4 5 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.23%) Route 53
5 4 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.32%) TCP/IP
2 27 (15.08%) Firewall
3 24 (13.41%) SAN
4 21 (11.73%) DHCP
4 21 (11.73%) DNS
5 18 (10.06%) VLAN
6 14 (7.82%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (5.59%) Skype
8 9 (5.03%) Wireless
9 6 (3.35%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.35%) LTE
10 5 (2.79%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.68%) Internet
11 3 (1.68%) IPsec
11 3 (1.68%) LAN
11 3 (1.68%) NAS
11 3 (1.68%) WAN
12 1 (0.56%) VoIP
12 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.68%) DTS
3 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Bugzilla
1 12 (6.70%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (5.03%) Rational Quality Manager
3 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.68%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.68%) Subversion
6 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (8.94%) Banking
1 16 (8.94%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Retail
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.35%) Billing
5 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (15.08%) Analyst
2 24 (13.41%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (10.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (8.94%) Developer
5 15 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (7.82%) Security Manager
6 14 (7.82%) Support Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Administrator
8 12 (6.70%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 10 (5.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.59%) Technical Support
10 9 (5.03%) Active Directory Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Active Directory Specialist
10 9 (5.03%) Office 365 Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) Active Directory Administrator
11 8 (4.47%) Active Directory Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) .NET
2 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.91%) Web Services
3 5 (2.79%) WPF
4 4 (2.23%) XML
5 3 (1.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (1.68%) Code First Entity Framework
5 3 (1.68%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.68%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.68%) HTML
5 3 (1.68%) Java EE
5 3 (1.68%) SOAP
5 3 (1.68%) Spring
6 2 (1.12%) JSON
6 2 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.12%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.56%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.06%) Fintech
2 18 (10.06%) Public Cloud
3 15 (8.38%) Clustering
3 15 (8.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (6.70%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.35%) FMCG
6 6 (3.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 5 (2.79%) e-Learning
7 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.23%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 92 (51.40%) Windows Server
2 30 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.85%) Linux
5 19 (10.61%) Unix
6 10 (5.59%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.03%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.47%) Android
9 7 (3.91%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.35%) VMS
10 6 (3.35%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.35%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.68%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.99%) ITIL
1 34 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (10.61%) Coaching
4 15 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (8.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 15 (8.38%) Patch Management
4 15 (8.38%) Project Management
5 14 (7.82%) Business Transformation
5 14 (7.82%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (7.82%) Information Security
5 14 (7.82%) ITIL V3
5 14 (7.82%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (6.70%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.15%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.59%) Service Management
9 9 (5.03%) ITSM
9 9 (5.03%) Migration
9 9 (5.03%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.46%) SQL
2 17 (9.50%) C#
3 16 (8.94%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.47%) VBScript
5 6 (3.35%) Java
5 6 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.35%) VB
6 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.68%) Python
8 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
1 39 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (21.23%) MCSE
3 36 (20.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (13.41%) CCNP
5 20 (11.17%) CCNA
6 17 (9.50%) Degree
7 13 (7.26%) ISTQB
8 12 (6.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (5.59%) HNC
9 10 (5.59%) HND
10 8 (4.47%) CCA
10 8 (4.47%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (4.47%) MCSA
10 8 (4.47%) VCP6
11 6 (3.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (2.23%) ISEB
13 2 (1.12%) MCP
14 1 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
14 1 (0.56%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (8.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (3.91%) GDPR
2 7 (3.91%) SLA
3 5 (2.79%) COBIT
4 2 (1.12%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (44.13%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (19.55%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.29%) vSphere
5 12 (6.70%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.35%) NFS
7 6 (3.35%) vCloud
8 4 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.23%) XenApp
8 4 (2.23%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (8.38%) SCOrch
2 14 (7.82%) vCenter Server
3 11 (6.15%) Control-M
4 9 (5.03%) Netcool
5 6 (3.35%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.35%) vMotion
5 6 (3.35%) WMI
6 5 (2.79%) Ansible
7 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.23%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.68%) Puppet
8 3 (1.68%) SCCM
8 3 (1.68%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.56%) Consul
9 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.56%) Salt
9 1 (0.56%) Terraform
9 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (48.60%) Microsoft
2 76 (42.46%) VMware
3 52 (29.05%) Cisco
4 32 (17.88%) Citrix
5 10 (5.59%) NetApp
6 9 (5.03%) EMC
6 9 (5.03%) Juniper
6 9 (5.03%) Remedy
6 9 (5.03%) SolarWinds
6 9 (5.03%) Veeam
7 8 (4.47%) OpenText
8 7 (3.91%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.91%) Dell
8 7 (3.91%) HP
9 6 (3.35%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (3.35%) IBM
10 5 (2.79%) Virgin Media
11 4 (2.23%) Apple
11 4 (2.23%) Oracle
11 4 (2.23%) SAP