Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 186 189 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 15.51% 17.34% 15.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.15% 68.23% 63.32%
Number of salaries quoted 156 161 197
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,625 £19,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,625 £58,750 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -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 235 277 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.60% 25.41% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 187 224 261
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.33% -16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £19,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £53,250
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -7 131 £38,500 +18.46% 15
Wellingborough -4 11 £52,500 +110.00% 3
Kettering -1 6 £42,500 +46.55% 5
Towcester - 2 £22,500 -
Corby -6 1 £32,233 +57.23% 1
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 109 (58.60%) Microsoft
2 86 (46.24%) Windows Server
3 77 (41.40%) VMware
4 67 (36.02%) Active Directory
5 54 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (26.88%) Cisco
7 46 (24.73%) TCP/IP
7 46 (24.73%) Hyper-V
8 44 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (22.58%) SQL
11 41 (22.04%) SQL Server
12 40 (21.51%) MS Exchange
13 39 (20.97%) MCSE
14 38 (20.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 37 (19.89%) DHCP
15 37 (19.89%) DNS
15 37 (19.89%) Cisco Certification
15 37 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
16 36 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 36 (19.35%) Citrix
17 32 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
17 32 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (16.13%) Office 365
19 28 (15.05%) Patch Management
19 28 (15.05%) Linux
19 28 (15.05%) VLAN
19 28 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (14.52%) Clustering

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 40 (21.51%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.60%) IIS
3 10 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.84%) Skype for Business
5 8 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.69%) Confluence
6 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.15%) Apache
7 4 (2.15%) JBoss
7 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (16.13%) Office 365
3 14 (7.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (6.99%) GitHub
5 12 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (6.45%) SaaS
6 8 (4.30%) IaaS
6 8 (4.30%) PaaS
7 4 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.15%) G Suite
8 3 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.61%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.61%) Route 53
8 3 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.08%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.73%) TCP/IP
2 37 (19.89%) DHCP
2 37 (19.89%) DNS
3 28 (15.05%) VLAN
4 19 (10.22%) SAN
5 18 (9.68%) Firewall
6 16 (8.60%) LAN
7 15 (8.06%) WAN
8 14 (7.53%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (4.30%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.30%) Wireless
10 5 (2.69%) Internet
11 3 (1.61%) MPLS
11 3 (1.61%) Skype
12 2 (1.08%) ATM
12 2 (1.08%) Intranet
12 2 (1.08%) LTE
12 2 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.54%) VoIP
13 1 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) SSDT
3 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.61%) MySQL
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.23%) Bugzilla
4 6 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.23%) Rational Quality Manager
5 5 (2.69%) JIRA
5 5 (2.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.15%) SonarQube
6 4 (2.15%) Subversion
7 3 (1.61%) JUnit
8 2 (1.08%) FrontPage
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.54%) Selenium
9 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 26 (13.98%) Finance
2 16 (8.60%) Retail
3 6 (3.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.23%) Billing
4 3 (1.61%) Advertising
4 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Games
5 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Front Office
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (19.35%) Analyst
2 33 (17.74%) Developer
3 23 (12.37%) Support Engineer
4 18 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (9.14%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.14%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (7.53%) Applications Developer
8 13 (6.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (6.99%) Technical Support
9 12 (6.45%) Active Directory Analyst
9 12 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.84%) Administrator
11 9 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.84%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.84%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.30%) .NET Applications Developer
12 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.52%) .NET
2 14 (7.53%) Web Services
3 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.45%) HTML
3 12 (6.45%) WinForms
4 10 (5.38%) SOAP
5 9 (4.84%) Hibernate
5 9 (4.84%) Spring
6 8 (4.30%) CSS
7 7 (3.76%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (3.76%) Entity Framework
8 6 (3.23%) J2EE
8 6 (3.23%) jQuery
9 5 (2.69%) JSON
9 5 (2.69%) WPF
10 4 (2.15%) Java EE
10 4 (2.15%) WCF
10 4 (2.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.52%) Clustering
2 14 (7.53%) Public Cloud
3 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.38%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.84%) Fintech
7 8 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 5 (2.69%) EPoS
10 4 (2.15%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.15%) e-Learning
10 4 (2.15%) FMCG
10 4 (2.15%) Replication
10 4 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.54%) NHS
13 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (46.24%) Windows Server
2 44 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (23.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (15.05%) Linux
6 23 (12.37%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 10 (5.38%) Mac OS
8 10 (5.38%) Unix
9 9 (4.84%) Android
10 6 (3.23%) VMS
10 6 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.23%) Windows NT
11 5 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.15%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.08%) AIX
13 2 (1.08%) CentOS
13 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.05%) Patch Management
3 26 (13.98%) Network Load Balancing
4 24 (12.90%) ITIL
5 19 (10.22%) Test Automation
6 18 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (9.14%) Mentoring
8 16 (8.60%) Software Engineering
9 12 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 11 (5.91%) ITIL V3
11 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (4.84%) Migration
12 9 (4.84%) Web Development
13 8 (4.30%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.30%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.76%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (3.76%) MVC
14 7 (3.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.58%) SQL
2 21 (11.29%) C#
3 15 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.99%) Bash Shell
4 13 (6.99%) Java
5 12 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.84%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.76%) C++
7 7 (3.76%) Python
8 6 (3.23%) VB
9 5 (2.69%) Ruby
10 4 (2.15%) Perl
11 3 (1.61%) Java 8
11 3 (1.61%) PHP
12 2 (1.08%) C-shell
12 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.08%) VBScript
13 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (20.97%) MCSE
3 38 (20.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 37 (19.89%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (12.90%) CCNA
6 18 (9.68%) Degree
7 13 (6.99%) CCNP
7 13 (6.99%) DBS Check
7 13 (6.99%) MCP
8 12 (6.45%) MCPD
8 12 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.84%) BC Cleared
9 9 (4.84%) ISTQB
10 6 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (3.23%) VCP6
11 5 (2.69%) MCSA
12 4 (2.15%) CCA
12 4 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.15%) HNC
12 4 (2.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.76%) GDPR
3 6 (3.23%) SLA
4 5 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.61%) QA
5 3 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.54%) COBIT
6 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 67 (36.02%) Active Directory
2 46 (24.73%) Hyper-V
3 37 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (10.22%) vSphere
5 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.23%) NFS
6 6 (3.23%) vCloud
7 4 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.08%) KVM
8 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.08%) Xen
8 2 (1.08%) XenApp
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) SCOrch
1 12 (6.45%) vCenter Server
2 8 (4.30%) SCCM
3 7 (3.76%) Puppet
4 6 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.23%) Netcool
4 6 (3.23%) vMotion
4 6 (3.23%) WMI
5 5 (2.69%) Ansible
6 4 (2.15%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.08%) Control-M
8 2 (1.08%) Salt
8 2 (1.08%) Terraform
9 1 (0.54%) Consul
9 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) Grafana
9 1 (0.54%) Packer
9 1 (0.54%) SCOM
9 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 109 (58.60%) Microsoft
2 77 (41.40%) VMware
3 50 (26.88%) Cisco
4 36 (19.35%) Citrix
5 14 (7.53%) HP
6 13 (6.99%) Veeam
7 12 (6.45%) Remedy
8 9 (4.84%) NetApp
9 8 (4.30%) Oracle
10 7 (3.76%) Dell
10 7 (3.76%) EMC
10 7 (3.76%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.23%) IBM
12 5 (2.69%) Google
13 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.15%) Xamarin
14 3 (1.61%) Acronis
14 3 (1.61%) Adobe
14 3 (1.61%) Apple
14 3 (1.61%) Symantec