Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 188 220 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 16.98% 16.02% 14.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.86% 63.22% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 179 239 308
Northamptonshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -4.29% -10.26%

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 273 348 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 24.66% 25.35% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 233 268 494
Northamptonshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,525 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,200 £50,925 £53,375
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% -1.33%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -1 122 £32,500 -1.52% 4
Wellingborough -2 21 £25,000 -3.85% 1
Kettering 0 11 £29,000 -6.45%
Daventry +1 5 £22,000 -10.20% 1
Corby -8 5 £21,000 -50.59%
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 84 (44.68%) Microsoft
1 84 (44.68%) Windows Server
2 77 (40.96%) Active Directory
3 60 (31.91%) VMware
4 53 (28.19%) ITIL
5 51 (27.13%) Office 365
6 50 (26.60%) Linux
7 44 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (22.87%) DNS
9 42 (22.34%) Windows 7
10 40 (21.28%) Hyper-V
10 40 (21.28%) SAN
11 39 (20.74%) SCCM
12 38 (20.21%) DHCP
13 36 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (18.62%) Microsoft Office
14 35 (18.62%) Degree
15 34 (18.09%) TCP/IP
16 33 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 31 (16.49%) Computer Science
18 30 (15.96%) Cisco
18 30 (15.96%) Firewall
18 30 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (14.89%) Citrix
20 26 (13.83%) MS Exchange
21 23 (12.23%) OO
21 23 (12.23%) Windows 8
21 23 (12.23%) Computer Science Degree
22 22 (11.70%) Windows 10

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 26 (13.83%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (5.32%) IIS
4 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.72%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.66%) Apache
7 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (18.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.60%) Maple
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.13%) Office 365
2 31 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (7.45%) GitHub
5 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.06%) IaaS
6 2 (1.06%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.87%) DNS
2 40 (21.28%) SAN
3 38 (20.21%) DHCP
4 34 (18.09%) TCP/IP
5 30 (15.96%) Firewall
6 21 (11.17%) LAN
7 17 (9.04%) WAN
8 12 (6.38%) Internet
8 12 (6.38%) NAS
9 9 (4.79%) VPN
10 7 (3.72%) NetScaler
10 7 (3.72%) Wireless
11 6 (3.19%) VLAN
12 5 (2.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.66%) Skype
13 4 (2.13%) Network Security
14 3 (1.60%) Extranet
14 3 (1.60%) Intranet
14 3 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.26%) MySQL
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.19%) SonarQube
2 6 (3.19%) Subversion
3 4 (2.13%) AdminStudio
3 4 (2.13%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.60%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 16 (8.51%) Games
2 9 (4.79%) Retail
3 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.13%) Back Office
5 3 (1.60%) Electronics
5 3 (1.60%) Finance
5 3 (1.60%) French Language
5 3 (1.60%) Law
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (22.87%) Analyst
2 30 (15.96%) Support Analyst
3 23 (12.23%) Server Support
4 20 (10.64%) IT Support
5 18 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (9.04%) Infrastructure Support
7 16 (8.51%) IT Engineer
7 16 (8.51%) Support Engineer
8 15 (7.98%) Server Analyst
8 15 (7.98%) Server Support Analyst
8 15 (7.98%) Service Analyst
8 15 (7.98%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (7.45%) C Software Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) Computer Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) Computer Vision Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) Software Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) Windows Support Analyst
10 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.38%) Web Services
2 7 (3.72%) Hibernate
2 7 (3.72%) Java EE
2 7 (3.72%) SOAP
2 7 (3.72%) Spring
3 5 (2.66%) .NET
3 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.13%) HTML
5 3 (1.60%) HTML5
6 2 (1.06%) jQuery
6 2 (1.06%) LAMP
6 2 (1.06%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.06%) WCF
6 2 (1.06%) WPF
6 2 (1.06%) XML
7 1 (0.53%) Flash
7 1 (0.53%) JSON
7 1 (0.53%) Middleware
7 1 (0.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.49%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.32%) Clustering
4 8 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.19%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.66%) Replication
7 4 (2.13%) User Experience
8 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.06%) CCTV
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.53%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.53%) iPad
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Verilog
10 1 (0.53%) VHDL
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (44.68%) Windows Server
2 50 (26.60%) Linux
3 44 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (22.34%) Windows 7
5 36 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (12.23%) Windows 8
7 22 (11.70%) Windows 10
8 18 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.79%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.19%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.06%) Unix
13 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.53%) AIX
14 1 (0.53%) Android
14 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.53%) VMS
14 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.19%) ITIL
2 30 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.23%) OO
4 22 (11.70%) Mathematics
5 20 (10.64%) Computer Vision
5 20 (10.64%) OOP
6 18 (9.57%) Service Delivery
7 17 (9.04%) Image Processing
7 17 (9.04%) Software Engineering
8 14 (7.45%) Incident Management
8 14 (7.45%) Scrum
9 13 (6.91%) Migration
9 13 (6.91%) Network Management
9 13 (6.91%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (4.26%) Physics
10 8 (4.26%) PRINCE
10 8 (4.26%) SDLC
11 7 (3.72%) Document Management
11 7 (3.72%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.17%) C++
1 21 (11.17%) SQL
2 19 (10.11%) C#
3 16 (8.51%) C
3 16 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 15 (7.98%) Java
5 6 (3.19%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (18.62%) Degree
2 23 (12.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (11.70%) PhD
4 18 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.32%) CCNA
7 8 (4.26%) MCSE
7 8 (4.26%) VCP5
7 8 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.66%) MCITP
8 5 (2.66%) MCSA
9 4 (2.13%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.13%) CCENT
9 4 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.06%) CCNP
10 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.06%) MCP
10 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) SLA
2 6 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 77 (40.96%) Active Directory
2 40 (21.28%) Hyper-V
3 33 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (5.85%) XenApp
6 8 (4.26%) vSphere
7 4 (2.13%) BitLocker
7 4 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.53%) Firmware
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (20.74%) SCCM
2 8 (4.26%) SCOM
3 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.13%) Ansible
4 4 (2.13%) WSUS
5 3 (1.60%) Puppet
6 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.06%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 60 (31.91%) VMware
3 30 (15.96%) Cisco
4 28 (14.89%) Citrix
5 22 (11.70%) HP
6 9 (4.79%) NetApp
7 7 (3.72%) Dell
7 7 (3.72%) Lotus
8 6 (3.19%) IBM
9 5 (2.66%) Oracle
9 5 (2.66%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.60%) Apple
10 3 (1.60%) McAfee
11 2 (1.06%) Brocade
11 2 (1.06%) Capita
11 2 (1.06%) EMC
11 2 (1.06%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.06%) Juniper
11 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.06%) Veeam