Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 157 180 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.96% 15.64% 15.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.61% 75.95% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 148 205 253
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,500 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £36,770 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.06% - -

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 243 237 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 16.96% 20.59% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 199 199 283
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £23,950 £21,725 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -4 125 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Wellingborough 0 10 £22,000 -30.16%
Kettering -12 5 £40,500 +39.66% 4
Corby -16 1 £21,500 +2.38% 1
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 90 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 67 (42.68%) SQL
3 52 (33.12%) Active Directory
4 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (30.57%) SQL Server
5 48 (30.57%) Windows Server
6 43 (27.39%) .NET
7 38 (24.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (22.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (21.02%) Test Automation
10 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (20.38%) ITIL
11 31 (19.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (17.20%) Office 365
12 27 (17.20%) GitHub
12 27 (17.20%) Octopus Deploy
12 27 (17.20%) VB.NET
13 26 (16.56%) Linux
14 24 (15.29%) WinForms
14 24 (15.29%) MCPD
14 24 (15.29%) MCP
14 24 (15.29%) Java
14 24 (15.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 24 (15.29%) SSDT
14 24 (15.29%) PowerShell
15 23 (14.65%) Degree
15 23 (14.65%) VMware
15 23 (14.65%) Finance
16 22 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
16 22 (14.01%) DNS

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 16 (10.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.37%) IIS
3 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.55%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.91%) CMS
5 3 (1.91%) Confluence
5 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (17.20%) GitHub
2 27 (17.20%) Office 365
3 17 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.55%) G Suite
4 4 (2.55%) SaaS
5 3 (1.91%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.27%) Route 53
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.64%) Boomi
7 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.01%) DNS
2 15 (9.55%) DHCP
2 15 (9.55%) Firewall
2 15 (9.55%) LAN
3 14 (8.92%) WAN
4 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.10%) SAN
6 7 (4.46%) Wireless
7 6 (3.82%) MPLS
7 6 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (3.82%) VoIP
8 4 (2.55%) Internet
8 4 (2.55%) Intranet
9 3 (1.91%) LTE
9 3 (1.91%) VLAN
9 3 (1.91%) VPN
10 2 (1.27%) ATM
10 2 (1.27%) Network Security
11 1 (0.64%) FTP
11 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.29%) SSDT
3 11 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.27%) MySQL
7 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (24.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (17.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (5.10%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.82%) Bugzilla
4 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.55%) JIRA
5 4 (2.55%) SonarQube
5 4 (2.55%) Subversion
6 3 (1.91%) FrontPage
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.91%) Selenium
7 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.64%) JUnit
8 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (14.65%) Finance
2 16 (10.19%) Retail
3 12 (7.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (31.85%) Developer
2 26 (16.56%) .NET Developer
2 26 (16.56%) Applications Developer
3 24 (15.29%) Analyst
4 21 (13.38%) .NET Applications Developer
4 21 (13.38%) SQL Developer
4 21 (13.38%) VB.NET Developer
5 18 (11.46%) Support Engineer
6 16 (10.19%) Administrator
6 16 (10.19%) Java Developer
6 16 (10.19%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.92%) Windows Administrator
8 11 (7.01%) IT Support
9 8 (5.10%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Senior Applications Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.39%) .NET
2 24 (15.29%) WinForms
3 12 (7.64%) SOAP
4 11 (7.01%) Web Services
5 10 (6.37%) Hibernate
5 10 (6.37%) Spring
6 8 (5.10%) JSON
6 8 (5.10%) XML
7 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.82%) HTML
7 6 (3.82%) Java EE
7 6 (3.82%) WCF
8 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (2.55%) REST
9 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.91%) Ajax
9 3 (1.91%) CSS
10 2 (1.27%) J2EE
10 2 (1.27%) jQuery
10 2 (1.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.37%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.73%) Driving Licence
3 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.46%) Replication
5 6 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.18%) Clustering
7 4 (2.55%) Fintech
8 3 (1.91%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) iPad
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.64%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.64%) NHS
10 1 (0.64%) PDA
10 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.64%) User Experience
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.57%) Windows Server
2 26 (16.56%) Linux
3 22 (14.01%) Windows 7
4 17 (10.83%) Mac OS
5 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.73%) Unix
6 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.82%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.82%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.18%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.27%) AIX
10 2 (1.27%) Android
10 2 (1.27%) CentOS
10 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.02%) Test Automation
3 32 (20.38%) ITIL
4 31 (19.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (15.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 22 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (8.28%) Incident Management
7 13 (8.28%) OOP
8 12 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.64%) OO
8 12 (7.64%) TDD
9 11 (7.01%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.01%) Service Management
10 10 (6.37%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.37%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (5.73%) ITIL V3
11 9 (5.73%) ITSM
12 8 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (5.10%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (42.68%) SQL
2 27 (17.20%) VB.NET
3 24 (15.29%) Java
3 24 (15.29%) PowerShell
4 14 (8.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.28%) C#
6 11 (7.01%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.82%) PHP
7 6 (3.82%) VB
8 5 (3.18%) VBA
8 5 (3.18%) VBScript
9 4 (2.55%) Perl
9 4 (2.55%) Python
10 3 (1.91%) Ruby
11 2 (1.27%) C++
11 2 (1.27%) C-shell
11 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) Java 8
12 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (22.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (15.29%) MCP
2 24 (15.29%) MCPD
3 23 (14.65%) Degree
4 19 (12.10%) DBS Check
5 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
6 12 (7.64%) BC Cleared
7 8 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.46%) CCNA
8 7 (4.46%) MCSE
9 6 (3.82%) HNC
9 6 (3.82%) HND
9 6 (3.82%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.27%) ISEB
11 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.64%) CCDP
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.82%) GDPR
3 5 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.18%) SLA
4 2 (1.27%) GCP
4 2 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (33.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.91%) XenApp
5 2 (1.27%) KVM
5 2 (1.27%) Xen
5 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (14.01%) SCCM
2 16 (10.19%) SCOM
3 14 (8.92%) SCOrch
4 5 (3.18%) Ansible
4 5 (3.18%) Puppet
5 4 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.27%) Grafana
7 2 (1.27%) Packer
7 2 (1.27%) Terraform
8 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.64%) QRadar
8 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) VMware
3 14 (8.92%) Citrix
4 13 (8.28%) Oracle
5 10 (6.37%) Remedy
6 8 (5.10%) OpenText
6 8 (5.10%) Veeam
7 6 (3.82%) Acronis
7 6 (3.82%) BMC
7 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.18%) Google
8 5 (3.18%) HP
8 5 (3.18%) Sage
8 5 (3.18%) Telerik
8 5 (3.18%) Xamarin
9 4 (2.55%) Adobe
9 4 (2.55%) Apple
9 4 (2.55%) Cisco
10 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.27%) Meraki