Period
to 18 October 2018

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

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 149 185 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.74% 16.76% 15.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.29% 69.03% 63.22%
Number of salaries quoted 136 176 240
Northamptonshire median annual salary £39,750 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.31% +1.56% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +8.96% - -4.29%

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 209 268 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 16.47% 24.28% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 173 229 271
Northamptonshire median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,700 £20,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,900 £61,250 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +1.35%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -8 116 £39,500 +17.04% 14
Kettering -7 6 £40,500 +39.66% 2
Wellingborough -2 3 £20,750 -17.00% 4
Corby -11 1 £32,233 +53.49%
Towcester - 1 - - 2
Windows
East Midlands

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

1 86 (57.72%) Microsoft
2 53 (35.57%) Windows Server
3 50 (33.56%) SQL
3 50 (33.56%) Active Directory
4 44 (29.53%) SQL Server
5 42 (28.19%) VMware
6 38 (25.50%) .NET
7 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (22.82%) DNS
8 34 (22.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (22.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (21.48%) DHCP
11 31 (20.81%) MS Exchange
12 30 (20.13%) Finance
13 29 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (18.79%) Hyper-V
14 28 (18.79%) Windows 7
15 27 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (18.12%) TCP/IP
16 26 (17.45%) ITIL
17 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (16.78%) Test Automation
18 24 (16.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (15.44%) Continuous Improvement
19 23 (15.44%) Linux
20 22 (14.77%) Office 365
21 21 (14.09%) C#
21 21 (14.09%) JavaScript
22 20 (13.42%) Citrix

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 (20.81%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.75%) IIS
3 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.36%) Confluence
5 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.68%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.01%) CMS
8 2 (1.34%) Apache
8 2 (1.34%) JBoss
8 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (14.77%) Office 365
3 16 (10.74%) GitHub
4 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.68%) G Suite
6 4 (2.68%) SaaS
7 2 (1.34%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.67%) Route 53
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.82%) DNS
2 32 (21.48%) DHCP
3 27 (18.12%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.41%) LAN
4 17 (11.41%) VLAN
5 16 (10.74%) WAN
6 10 (6.71%) SAN
7 6 (4.03%) Firewall
8 5 (3.36%) Internet
8 5 (3.36%) MPLS
9 4 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (2.68%) Wireless
10 3 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.01%) Intranet
10 3 (2.01%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.34%) ATM
11 2 (1.34%) VoIP
11 2 (1.34%) VPN
12 1 (0.67%) FTP
12 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.07%) SSDT
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.01%) MySQL
5 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (22.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (5.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.03%) JIRA
5 5 (3.36%) SonarQube
5 5 (3.36%) Subversion
5 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.01%) FrontPage
6 3 (2.01%) JUnit
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.01%) Selenium
7 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.34%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.67%) Rational Quality Manager
8 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (20.13%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Retail
3 3 (2.01%) Advertising
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Billing
4 1 (0.67%) Front Office
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (28.86%) Developer
2 34 (22.82%) Analyst
3 21 (14.09%) Support Analyst
4 20 (13.42%) .NET Developer
4 20 (13.42%) Support Engineer
5 17 (11.41%) Applications Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Java Developer
7 11 (7.38%) .NET Applications Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Administrator
7 11 (7.38%) IT Support
7 11 (7.38%) SQL Developer
7 11 (7.38%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.04%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Windows Administrator
10 7 (4.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.50%) .NET
2 17 (11.41%) Web Services
3 16 (10.74%) SOAP
4 15 (10.07%) WinForms
5 13 (8.72%) Hibernate
5 13 (8.72%) HTML
5 13 (8.72%) Spring
6 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (6.04%) .NET Framework
8 9 (6.04%) CSS
9 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (4.70%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.70%) Java EE
9 7 (4.70%) WCF
10 6 (4.03%) J2EE
10 6 (4.03%) jQuery
11 5 (3.36%) JSON
11 5 (3.36%) REST
12 4 (2.68%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.42%) Clustering
2 12 (8.05%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.03%) Fintech
5 5 (3.36%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.36%) EPoS
6 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.68%) Replication
7 3 (2.01%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.34%) iPad
8 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.57%) Windows Server
2 28 (18.79%) Windows 7
3 27 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (16.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (15.44%) Linux
6 20 (13.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (9.40%) Mac OS
8 11 (7.38%) Windows 10
9 10 (6.71%) Unix
10 7 (4.70%) Android
11 6 (4.03%) Windows XP
12 5 (3.36%) Mac OS X
12 5 (3.36%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.68%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.34%) AIX
15 2 (1.34%) CentOS
16 1 (0.67%) VMS
16 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (17.45%) ITIL
4 25 (16.78%) Test Automation
5 23 (15.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (12.08%) Patch Management
7 16 (10.74%) Network Load Balancing
7 16 (10.74%) Software Engineering
8 15 (10.07%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 14 (9.40%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.05%) Service Management
10 12 (8.05%) Web Development
11 11 (7.38%) ITIL V3
11 11 (7.38%) ITSM
12 10 (6.71%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.04%) OOP
14 8 (5.37%) Microservices
14 8 (5.37%) Problem Management
14 8 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (5.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.56%) SQL
2 21 (14.09%) C#
2 21 (14.09%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.08%) VB.NET
4 17 (11.41%) Java
5 13 (8.72%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.38%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.70%) C++
7 7 (4.70%) VB
8 5 (3.36%) Python
8 5 (3.36%) VBScript
9 4 (2.68%) Perl
10 3 (2.01%) Java 8
10 3 (2.01%) PHP
10 3 (2.01%) Ruby
11 2 (1.34%) C-shell
11 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (22.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (11.41%) DBS Check
3 16 (10.74%) CCNA
3 16 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (10.74%) MCP
3 16 (10.74%) MCSE
3 16 (10.74%) Security Cleared
4 15 (10.07%) MCPD
5 13 (8.72%) BC Cleared
5 13 (8.72%) Degree
6 12 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.68%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.01%) ISEB
8 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.67%) HNC
10 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.36%) GDPR
2 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.68%) SLA
4 3 (2.01%) QA
4 3 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (33.56%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.79%) Hyper-V
3 16 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.01%) XenApp
5 2 (1.34%) KVM
5 2 (1.34%) vSphere
5 2 (1.34%) Xen
5 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.67%) NFS
6 1 (0.67%) vCloud
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) SCCM
2 6 (4.03%) SCOM
3 5 (3.36%) Ansible
3 5 (3.36%) Puppet
3 5 (3.36%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.68%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.01%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.34%) Salt
6 2 (1.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.67%) Grafana
7 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.67%) Netcool
7 1 (0.67%) Packer
7 1 (0.67%) Terraform
7 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.67%) vMotion
7 1 (0.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 86 (57.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.19%) VMware
3 20 (13.42%) Citrix
4 19 (12.75%) Cisco
5 15 (10.07%) Oracle
6 12 (8.05%) Remedy
7 9 (6.04%) HP
8 8 (5.37%) Veeam
9 6 (4.03%) BMC
10 5 (3.36%) Google
10 5 (3.36%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.68%) Adobe
11 4 (2.68%) Xamarin
12 3 (2.01%) Acronis
12 3 (2.01%) Apple
13 2 (1.34%) Cadence
13 2 (1.34%) NetApp
13 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.34%) Sophos
13 2 (1.34%) Symantec