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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South East / Berkshire
Rank 6 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 609 798 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.56% 15.14% 20.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.29% 63.18% 64.88%
Number of salaries quoted 509 713 786
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,150
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
1063 1263 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.90% 23.96% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1121 1191
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 251 £45,000 -5.26% 27
Maidenhead -3 78 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Slough +20 76 £37,500 +2.04% 8
Bracknell -1 76 £37,500 -11.76% 18
Wokingham -1 22 £37,500 +7.91% 3
Newbury -10 11 £36,500 -27.00% 5
Ascot - 8 £25,000 - 1
Windsor -10 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Hungerford -8 2 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Thatcham - 1 £37,000 - 3
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 633 (47.74%) Linux
2 563 (42.46%) Windows Server
3 542 (40.87%) Active Directory
4 513 (38.69%) VMware
5 440 (33.18%) Microsoft
6 331 (24.96%) SQL Server
7 325 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 299 (22.55%) Firewall
9 283 (21.34%) Cisco
10 276 (20.81%) SQL
11 273 (20.59%) TCP/IP
12 249 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 248 (18.70%) Unix
14 210 (15.84%) Hyper-V
14 210 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 207 (15.61%) ITIL
16 185 (13.95%) MS Excel
17 173 (13.05%) DNS
18 157 (11.84%) MS Exchange
19 149 (11.24%) Windows 7
20 146 (11.01%) Degree
21 145 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
22 140 (10.56%) Finance
23 135 (10.18%) SAN
23 135 (10.18%) LAN
24 131 (9.88%) .NET
24 131 (9.88%) Office 365
25 122 (9.20%) Oracle
26 121 (9.13%) Java
27 117 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 157 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 108 (8.14%) IIS
3 62 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 61 (4.60%) Apache
4 61 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
5 55 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 55 (4.15%) WebLogic
6 50 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 48 (3.62%) SharePoint
8 46 (3.47%) Skype for Business
9 39 (2.94%) JBoss
10 38 (2.87%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 17 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (0.90%) IBM Notes
16 11 (0.83%) IBM Domino
17 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
18 8 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 185 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 79 (5.96%) MS Office
3 16 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.30%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.075%) Movex
6 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 131 (9.88%) Office 365
2 117 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
5 64 (4.83%) SaaS
6 19 (1.43%) IaaS
7 10 (0.75%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.38%) PaaS
10 4 (0.30%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.23%) Responsys
11 3 (0.23%) Taleo
12 2 (0.15%) Akamai
12 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.15%) Yammer
13 1 (0.075%) GitHub
13 1 (0.075%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 299 (22.55%) Firewall
2 273 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 173 (13.05%) DNS
4 135 (10.18%) LAN
4 135 (10.18%) SAN
5 113 (8.52%) WAN
6 98 (7.39%) DHCP
7 89 (6.71%) VPN
8 75 (5.66%) Network Security
9 55 (4.15%) NAS
10 49 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (3.39%) HTTP
12 43 (3.24%) Internet
12 43 (3.24%) SMTP
13 42 (3.17%) VLAN
14 41 (3.09%) Wireless
15 37 (2.79%) SSL
16 35 (2.64%) LDAP
17 34 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
18 31 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.96%) Relational Database
3 58 (4.37%) Oracle Database
4 56 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (2.64%) MySQL
6 32 (2.41%) Big Data
7 29 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.36%) InfluxDB
11 18 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.83%) HBase
16 10 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
17 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.21%) JIRA
5 15 (1.13%) FitNesse
6 13 (0.98%) Subversion
7 12 (0.90%) JUnit
8 10 (0.75%) Maven
9 9 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.60%) WinDbg
11 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.45%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.45%) WebLOAD
13 5 (0.38%) NUnit
14 4 (0.30%) AQtime
14 4 (0.30%) MSI
14 4 (0.30%) Selenium
15 3 (0.23%) NSubstitute
15 3 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
16 2 (0.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 140 (10.56%) Finance
2 76 (5.73%) German Language
3 70 (5.28%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.92%) French Language
5 49 (3.70%) Games
6 26 (1.96%) Retail
7 19 (1.43%) Banking
8 17 (1.28%) Legal
9 16 (1.21%) Italian Language
10 14 (1.06%) Spanish Language
11 12 (0.90%) Marketing
12 11 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.60%) Advertising
14 7 (0.53%) Electronics
14 7 (0.53%) Law
14 7 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
15 6 (0.45%) Back Office
16 5 (0.38%) Publishing
17 3 (0.23%) Automotive
18 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 328 (24.74%) Support Engineer
2 158 (11.92%) Analyst
3 133 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 112 (8.45%) Technical Support
5 98 (7.39%) Developer
6 93 (7.01%) Linux Engineer
7 92 (6.94%) Technical Engineer
8 90 (6.79%) Security Engineer
9 88 (6.64%) Technical Support Engineer
10 84 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
11 82 (6.18%) Consultant
12 78 (5.88%) Applications Support
13 77 (5.81%) IT Support
13 77 (5.81%) Support Analyst
14 71 (5.35%) Cloud Engineer
15 70 (5.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 62 (4.68%) Administrator
17 58 (4.37%) IT Engineer
18 56 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
19 52 (3.92%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (9.88%) .NET
2 81 (6.11%) Web Services
3 67 (5.05%) HTML
4 57 (4.30%) XML
5 52 (3.92%) Middleware
6 44 (3.32%) CSS
7 40 (3.02%) JSON
8 35 (2.64%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.49%) WCF
10 28 (2.11%) jQuery
11 24 (1.81%) REST
12 22 (1.66%) SOAP
12 22 (1.66%) WPF
13 21 (1.58%) LAMP
14 19 (1.43%) AngularJS
14 19 (1.43%) MAPI
14 19 (1.43%) Node.js
15 18 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
16 15 (1.13%) DCOM
16 15 (1.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.54%) Data Centre
2 89 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 64 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 53 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (3.77%) Clustering
7 31 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (1.89%) PKI
9 24 (1.81%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 22 (1.66%) Replication
12 19 (1.43%) Driving Licence
12 19 (1.43%) iPad
13 14 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.98%) Life Science
14 13 (0.98%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.90%) Statistics
16 10 (0.75%) iPhone
16 10 (0.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 633 (47.74%) Linux
2 563 (42.46%) Windows Server
3 249 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 248 (18.70%) Unix
5 210 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 149 (11.24%) Windows 7
7 117 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (4.83%) Solaris
10 63 (4.75%) Windows 8
11 60 (4.52%) CentOS
12 50 (3.77%) Windows 2000
13 45 (3.39%) Windows 10
14 34 (2.56%) Windows XP
15 23 (1.73%) Android
16 21 (1.58%) AIX
17 19 (1.43%) Apple iOS
17 19 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 15 (1.13%) Mac OS X
19 14 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (15.61%) ITIL
2 103 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (7.47%) Presales
4 80 (6.03%) Information Security
5 77 (5.81%) Mentoring
6 67 (5.05%) DevOps
7 64 (4.83%) Data Protection
7 64 (4.83%) Risk Management
8 56 (4.22%) Service Delivery
9 55 (4.15%) Scrum
10 53 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 52 (3.92%) Analytics
11 52 (3.92%) High Availability
12 47 (3.54%) TDD
12 47 (3.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 46 (3.47%) Migration
14 45 (3.39%) Project Management
15 42 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
16 41 (3.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (20.81%) SQL
2 121 (9.13%) Java
3 116 (8.75%) PowerShell
4 111 (8.37%) Bash Shell
5 102 (7.69%) Python
6 91 (6.86%) C#
7 76 (5.73%) Perl
8 62 (4.68%) JavaScript
9 58 (4.37%) Shell Script
10 55 (4.15%) C
11 54 (4.07%) C++
12 49 (3.70%) PHP
13 29 (2.19%) Ruby
14 19 (1.43%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.13%) VB
16 11 (0.83%) VBScript
17 7 (0.53%) COBOL
18 6 (0.45%) Groovy
18 6 (0.45%) R
19 5 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 146 (11.01%) Degree
2 145 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 116 (8.75%) MCSE
4 101 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (6.56%) CCNA
6 78 (5.88%) CISSP
7 64 (4.83%) MCSA
8 63 (4.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 55 (4.15%) MCP
10 53 (4.00%) CEH
10 53 (4.00%) MCITP
11 33 (2.49%) CCNP
12 30 (2.26%) CISA
12 30 (2.26%) Security Cleared
13 23 (1.73%) MCTS
14 20 (1.51%) AWS Certification
15 19 (1.43%) GCIA
16 18 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (1.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (1.06%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.86%) SLA
2 33 (2.49%) QA
3 24 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.90%) GAMP
6 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.38%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.38%) HL7
7 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.075%) COBIT
10 1 (0.075%) COSO
10 1 (0.075%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.075%) SDET
System Software
1 542 (40.87%) Active Directory
2 325 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 210 (15.84%) Hyper-V
4 79 (5.96%) vSphere
5 61 (4.60%) VMware ESX
6 39 (2.94%) vCloud
7 28 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (1.73%) XenApp
9 18 (1.36%) Terminal Services
10 17 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (1.28%) XenServer
11 15 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 12 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.83%) HDFS
14 9 (0.68%) Samba
14 9 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 8 (0.60%) ProxySG
15 8 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 82 (6.18%) SCCM
2 66 (4.98%) Puppet
3 45 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (3.09%) Nessus
5 37 (2.79%) WSUS
6 26 (1.96%) Backup Exec
7 20 (1.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 18 (1.36%) Grafana
9 17 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
10 15 (1.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 15 (1.13%) vMotion
11 14 (1.06%) OpenAM
12 12 (0.90%) SCOM
13 11 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 10 (0.75%) Graphite
14 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
14 10 (0.75%) Nmap
15 9 (0.68%) Perfmon
16 8 (0.60%) Kibana
16 8 (0.60%) yum
Vendors
1 513 (38.69%) VMware
2 440 (33.18%) Microsoft
3 283 (21.34%) Cisco
4 122 (9.20%) Oracle
5 114 (8.60%) CheckPoint
6 98 (7.39%) Citrix
7 87 (6.56%) Juniper
8 78 (5.88%) HP
9 76 (5.73%) Red Hat
10 75 (5.66%) Palo Alto
11 69 (5.20%) NetApp
12 68 (5.13%) F5
13 56 (4.22%) Blue Coat
14 48 (3.62%) Crossbeam
14 48 (3.62%) Sourcefire
15 43 (3.24%) IBM
16 35 (2.64%) Veeam
17 31 (2.34%) Dell
17 31 (2.34%) Sun
18 27 (2.04%) EMC
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holiday, Pension, Private
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Elliot
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + on shift bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Dane Partnership
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday