The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 793 842 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.56% 16.74% 18.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.09% 68.46% 67.18%
Number of salaries quoted 683 662 811
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Windows
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1298 1230 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.74% 24.46% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 959 1209
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Windows
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 320 £50,000 +35.13% 27
Bracknell +7 98 £42,500 +28.78% 11
Slough +2 74 £42,500 - 6
Maidenhead -1 63 £56,250 +2.27% 12
Newbury +1 56 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Wokingham +2 45 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Thatcham - 13 £32,500 -
Windsor +4 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Hungerford - 3 £23,500 - 2
Ascot +2 2 £24,000 -35.13%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 690 (42.25%) Windows Server
2 657 (40.23%) Microsoft
3 646 (39.56%) Active Directory
4 595 (36.44%) Linux
5 563 (34.48%) VMware
6 476 (29.15%) SQL
7 431 (26.39%) Firewall
8 404 (24.74%) SQL Server
9 355 (21.74%) Cisco
10 326 (19.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 309 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 307 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 304 (18.62%) MS Excel
14 284 (17.39%) ITIL
15 283 (17.33%) Unix
16 245 (15.00%) Hyper-V
17 240 (14.70%) TCP/IP
18 233 (14.27%) MS Exchange
18 233 (14.27%) .NET
19 232 (14.21%) DNS
20 227 (13.90%) SAN
21 204 (12.49%) LAN
22 201 (12.31%) Finance
23 197 (12.06%) Degree
24 193 (11.82%) PowerShell
25 192 (11.76%) WAN
26 186 (11.39%) C#
27 181 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
28 178 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
29 170 (10.41%) Web Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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
1 233 (14.27%) MS Exchange
2 159 (9.74%) IIS
3 126 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 103 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 80 (4.90%) Apache
5 80 (4.90%) Tomcat
6 72 (4.41%) Skype for Business
7 68 (4.16%) JBoss
8 60 (3.67%) SharePoint
9 50 (3.06%) WebSphere
10 41 (2.51%) WebLogic
11 38 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
12 37 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
12 37 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 26 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
14 23 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (1.16%) OpenStack
16 18 (1.10%) CMS
17 12 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 12 (0.73%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 304 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 155 (9.49%) MS Office
3 11 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) InDesign
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.18%) KANA IQ
4 3 (0.18%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 133 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (6.61%) Office 365
4 105 (6.43%) SaaS
5 12 (0.73%) Google Apps
6 11 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.49%) IaaS
8 6 (0.37%) PaaS
9 4 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.061%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 431 (26.39%) Firewall
2 240 (14.70%) TCP/IP
3 232 (14.21%) DNS
4 227 (13.90%) SAN
5 204 (12.49%) LAN
6 192 (11.76%) WAN
7 125 (7.65%) DHCP
8 104 (6.37%) VPN
9 83 (5.08%) NAS
10 80 (4.90%) HTTP
11 65 (3.98%) Internet
11 65 (3.98%) LDAP
12 62 (3.80%) Network Security
13 52 (3.18%) Wireless
14 50 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (3.06%) VoIP
15 44 (2.69%) SMTP
15 44 (2.69%) SSL
16 41 (2.51%) iSCSI
17 38 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 88 (5.39%) MySQL
3 82 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 72 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 46 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (2.63%) Big Data
8 39 (2.39%) NoSQL
9 36 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 34 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.04%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.04%) Oracle Database
15 16 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (0.98%) HBase
15 16 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (0.86%) DTS
17 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.14%) Git (software)
3 35 (2.14%) JIRA
4 33 (2.02%) Subversion
5 27 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 19 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 16 (0.98%) gulp
8 14 (0.86%) Maven
8 14 (0.86%) WebLOAD
9 13 (0.80%) AQtime
10 11 (0.67%) Ant
10 11 (0.67%) NUnit
11 10 (0.61%) JUnit
11 10 (0.61%) TestNG
12 8 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 8 (0.49%) Bugzilla
12 8 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.43%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.37%) MSI
General
1 201 (12.31%) Finance
2 72 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 57 (3.49%) German Language
5 32 (1.96%) Marketing
6 31 (1.90%) Legal
7 30 (1.84%) Banking
8 27 (1.65%) French Language
9 16 (0.98%) Retail
10 15 (0.92%) Advertising
11 14 (0.86%) Electronics
12 12 (0.73%) Publishing
13 9 (0.55%) Games
14 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.31%) Law
16 4 (0.24%) Automotive
16 4 (0.24%) Billing
16 4 (0.24%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 316 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 192 (11.76%) Developer
3 190 (11.64%) Analyst
4 135 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 116 (7.10%) Support Analyst
6 115 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
7 113 (6.92%) VMware Engineer
8 102 (6.25%) IT Engineer
9 98 (6.00%) IT Support
9 98 (6.00%) Technical Support
10 93 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
11 90 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 89 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
13 87 (5.33%) Administrator
14 83 (5.08%) Applications Support
15 81 (4.96%) C# Developer
16 80 (4.90%) .NET Developer
17 77 (4.72%) Security Engineer
18 76 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 74 (4.53%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (14.27%) .NET
2 170 (10.41%) Web Services
3 137 (8.39%) HTML
4 112 (6.86%) CSS
5 83 (5.08%) jQuery
6 74 (4.53%) XML
7 69 (4.23%) WCF
8 60 (3.67%) ASP.NET
9 44 (2.69%) LAMP
10 43 (2.63%) JSON
11 41 (2.51%) WPF
12 37 (2.27%) HTML5
13 36 (2.20%) Middleware
14 35 (2.14%) AngularJS
15 32 (1.96%) Ajax
16 30 (1.84%) CSS3
17 29 (1.78%) Regular Expression
18 27 (1.65%) LINQ
19 26 (1.59%) JSP
20 24 (1.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 167 (10.23%) Data Centre
2 114 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 48 (2.94%) Clustering
5 44 (2.69%) Driving Licence
6 42 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 33 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 32 (1.96%) Replication
9 31 (1.90%) Smartphone
10 28 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.22%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.10%) Microsoft Licensing
13 15 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.92%) PKI
14 13 (0.80%) NHS
15 11 (0.67%) FMCG
15 11 (0.67%) Life Science
15 11 (0.67%) Statistics
15 11 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 690 (42.25%) Windows Server
2 595 (36.44%) Linux
3 326 (19.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 309 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 283 (17.33%) Unix
6 178 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 128 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 95 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 81 (4.96%) Android
10 72 (4.41%) Windows 2000
11 65 (3.98%) Apple iOS
12 58 (3.55%) Solaris
12 58 (3.55%) Windows 8
13 52 (3.18%) Windows 10
14 45 (2.76%) Mac OS X
15 37 (2.27%) Windows XP
16 33 (2.02%) CentOS
16 33 (2.02%) Windows NT
17 15 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (17.39%) ITIL
2 181 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (5.70%) Presales
4 86 (5.27%) Service Delivery
5 84 (5.14%) Scrum
6 81 (4.96%) Migration
6 81 (4.96%) Software Engineering
6 81 (4.96%) TDD
7 79 (4.84%) Information Security
8 74 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (4.53%) Mentoring
9 72 (4.41%) Project Management
10 71 (4.35%) OO
10 71 (4.35%) SDLC
11 69 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 64 (3.92%) BDD
13 54 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (3.06%) DevOps
15 48 (2.94%) High Availability
16 43 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 476 (29.15%) SQL
2 193 (11.82%) PowerShell
3 186 (11.39%) C#
4 149 (9.12%) Java
5 121 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 116 (7.10%) Perl
7 101 (6.18%) C++
8 85 (5.21%) Python
9 54 (3.31%) Bash Shell
10 50 (3.06%) PHP
11 43 (2.63%) Ruby
12 41 (2.51%) C
13 37 (2.27%) T-SQL
14 33 (2.02%) VB.NET
15 30 (1.84%) VB
16 29 (1.78%) VBScript
17 23 (1.41%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.55%) R
19 7 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 6 (0.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 197 (12.06%) Degree
2 124 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (4.47%) CCNA
5 65 (3.98%) MCSE
6 49 (3.00%) Security Cleared
7 48 (2.94%) CISSP
8 44 (2.69%) MCITP
9 40 (2.45%) CCNP
10 38 (2.33%) CCIE
11 32 (1.96%) MCP
12 30 (1.84%) SC Cleared
13 29 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 28 (1.71%) MCSA
15 25 (1.53%) CEH
16 18 (1.10%) CCIP
16 18 (1.10%) CCSA
16 18 (1.10%) CCSP
17 17 (1.04%) MOS
18 14 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (7.78%) SLA
2 58 (3.55%) QA
3 24 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.12%) GAMP
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) WAI
9 1 (0.061%) COBIT
9 1 (0.061%) COSO
9 1 (0.061%) FISMA
9 1 (0.061%) GPG13
9 1 (0.061%) SAS 70
System Software
1 646 (39.56%) Active Directory
2 307 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 114 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 103 (6.31%) vSphere
6 81 (4.96%) VMware ESX
7 40 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (1.47%) XenApp
9 20 (1.22%) Samba
9 20 (1.22%) XenServer
10 16 (0.98%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.86%) HDFS
11 14 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
12 12 (0.73%) Terminal Server
13 11 (0.67%) Xen
14 10 (0.61%) Firmware
14 10 (0.61%) NFS
14 10 (0.61%) Squid
14 10 (0.61%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 141 (8.63%) SCCM
2 81 (4.96%) Puppet
3 50 (3.06%) SCOM
4 43 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 35 (2.14%) OpenAM
5 35 (2.14%) WSUS
6 32 (1.96%) SCVMM
7 23 (1.41%) NetBackup
8 20 (1.22%) Ansible
9 18 (1.10%) Windows Intune
10 15 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
10 15 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
10 15 (0.92%) Nagios
10 15 (0.92%) Simpana
11 14 (0.86%) Perfmon
12 13 (0.80%) Legato
12 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 12 (0.73%) Nmap
13 12 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 11 (0.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 657 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 563 (34.48%) VMware
3 355 (21.74%) Cisco
4 161 (9.86%) Citrix
5 157 (9.61%) Oracle
6 132 (8.08%) Red Hat
7 124 (7.59%) HP
8 96 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 91 (5.57%) Juniper
10 67 (4.10%) EMC
11 66 (4.04%) Dell
11 66 (4.04%) F5
12 61 (3.74%) Veeam
13 51 (3.12%) Palo Alto
14 48 (2.94%) IBM
15 42 (2.57%) Apple
16 39 (2.39%) Blue Coat
17 38 (2.33%) Symantec
18 35 (2.14%) NetApp
19 34 (2.08%) Sun
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