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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South East / Berkshire
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 598 841 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.26% 16.52% 18.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.84% 65.86% 64.38%
Number of salaries quoted 505 753 792
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
1071 1277 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.91% 25.09% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1141 1207
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -4 205 £45,000 - 22
Maidenhead +1 87 £45,000 -14.28% 7
Slough +15 80 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Bracknell -4 80 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Wokingham +6 37 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Newbury -12 12 £37,000 -29.52% 2
Windsor -11 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Hungerford -7 5 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Ascot -9 3 £25,000 -13.79%
Thatcham - 2 £33,500 - 2
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 583 (45.37%) Linux
2 554 (43.11%) Windows Server
3 529 (41.17%) Active Directory
4 466 (36.26%) VMware
5 432 (33.62%) Microsoft
6 303 (23.58%) SQL Server
7 285 (22.18%) Firewall
8 274 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 266 (20.70%) SQL
10 258 (20.08%) Cisco
11 243 (18.91%) Unix
12 242 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 231 (17.98%) TCP/IP
14 222 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 199 (15.49%) Hyper-V
16 190 (14.79%) MS Excel
17 178 (13.85%) ITIL
18 173 (13.46%) DNS
19 154 (11.98%) MS Exchange
20 151 (11.75%) Windows 7
20 151 (11.75%) Office 365
21 137 (10.66%) Degree
22 134 (10.43%) .NET
23 122 (9.49%) SAN
24 119 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
25 114 (8.87%) CheckPoint
25 114 (8.87%) LAN
26 113 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
27 109 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
27 109 (8.48%) Oracle

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
1 154 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 102 (7.94%) IIS
3 70 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 56 (4.36%) Apache
7 51 (3.97%) WebLogic
8 44 (3.42%) Skype for Business
8 44 (3.42%) Tomcat
9 38 (2.96%) SharePoint
10 33 (2.57%) JBoss
11 29 (2.26%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (1.01%) IBM Notes
14 12 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.70%) IBM Domino
16 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 190 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.91%) MS Office
3 10 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (0.31%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.16%) MS Project
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.39%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.23%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.078%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 151 (11.75%) Office 365
2 113 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (3.97%) SaaS
5 44 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.56%) IaaS
7 7 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.54%) PaaS
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle CX
8 5 (0.39%) Responsys
8 5 (0.39%) Taleo
8 5 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.23%) Yammer
11 2 (0.16%) Akamai
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 285 (22.18%) Firewall
2 231 (17.98%) TCP/IP
3 173 (13.46%) DNS
4 122 (9.49%) SAN
5 114 (8.87%) LAN
6 97 (7.55%) DHCP
7 92 (7.16%) WAN
8 88 (6.85%) VPN
9 79 (6.15%) Network Security
10 49 (3.81%) NAS
11 47 (3.66%) SSL
12 46 (3.58%) Internet
13 45 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
14 43 (3.35%) VLAN
15 40 (3.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 38 (2.96%) Wireless
17 37 (2.88%) HTTP
18 28 (2.18%) Skype
19 27 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
20 26 (2.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 55 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (3.81%) Oracle Database
5 39 (3.04%) Big Data
6 31 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (2.18%) MySQL
9 25 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (1.56%) InfluxDB
11 18 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
13 16 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.86%) HBase
17 8 (0.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 23 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.25%) JIRA
5 13 (1.01%) JUnit
5 13 (1.01%) Maven
6 11 (0.86%) FitNesse
7 9 (0.70%) WinDbg
8 7 (0.54%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.47%) NUnit
9 6 (0.47%) Subversion
9 6 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.39%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.39%) Selenium
10 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.39%) WebLOAD
11 4 (0.31%) NSubstitute
11 4 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.23%) AQtime
13 2 (0.16%) MSTest
General
1 101 (7.86%) Finance
2 71 (5.53%) German Language
3 55 (4.28%) French Language
4 46 (3.58%) Games
5 45 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.95%) Retail
7 19 (1.48%) Legal
8 16 (1.25%) Italian Language
8 16 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.25%) Spanish Language
9 15 (1.17%) Marketing
10 12 (0.93%) Automotive
10 12 (0.93%) Banking
11 9 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
12 8 (0.62%) Advertising
13 6 (0.47%) Back Office
13 6 (0.47%) Electronics
13 6 (0.47%) Law
14 3 (0.23%) Military
14 3 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 316 (24.59%) Support Engineer
2 149 (11.60%) Analyst
3 134 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 113 (8.79%) Technical Support
5 102 (7.94%) Security Engineer
6 100 (7.78%) Developer
6 100 (7.78%) Windows Engineer
7 96 (7.47%) Technical Engineer
8 91 (7.08%) Technical Support Engineer
9 86 (6.69%) Applications Support
10 82 (6.38%) IT Support
11 77 (5.99%) Consultant
12 76 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 73 (5.68%) Support Analyst
14 67 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
15 63 (4.90%) Windows Support Engineer
16 60 (4.67%) IT Engineer
17 58 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
18 53 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
19 51 (3.97%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (10.43%) .NET
2 76 (5.91%) HTML
3 71 (5.53%) Web Services
4 62 (4.82%) XML
5 60 (4.67%) CSS
6 54 (4.20%) Middleware
7 45 (3.50%) JSON
8 38 (2.96%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.57%) WCF
10 27 (2.10%) jQuery
11 24 (1.87%) REST
12 22 (1.71%) Node.js
13 21 (1.63%) AngularJS
14 20 (1.56%) WPF
15 19 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
16 17 (1.32%) LAMP
16 17 (1.32%) Regular Expression
16 17 (1.32%) SOAP
17 16 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
18 15 (1.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.46%) Computer Science
2 81 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 80 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 52 (4.05%) Clustering
6 41 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 28 (2.18%) PKI
8 25 (1.95%) Driving Licence
9 24 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
9 24 (1.87%) iPad
10 17 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.17%) Replication
13 14 (1.09%) Life Science
14 12 (0.93%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.86%) iPhone
16 10 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
17 7 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 583 (45.37%) Linux
2 554 (43.11%) Windows Server
3 243 (18.91%) Unix
4 242 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 222 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 151 (11.75%) Windows 7
7 102 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 69 (5.37%) Solaris
9 65 (5.06%) CentOS
10 60 (4.67%) Windows 8
11 52 (4.05%) Windows 2000
12 50 (3.89%) Windows 10
13 40 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (3.04%) Windows XP
15 21 (1.63%) AIX
16 20 (1.56%) Android
16 20 (1.56%) Mac OS
17 18 (1.40%) Mac OS X
18 16 (1.25%) Apple iOS
19 13 (1.01%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (13.85%) ITIL
2 92 (7.16%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (6.15%) Presales
4 77 (5.99%) Mentoring
5 73 (5.68%) Information Security
6 65 (5.06%) Data Protection
7 64 (4.98%) Risk Management
8 56 (4.36%) High Availability
9 55 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (4.28%) DevOps
10 54 (4.20%) Service Delivery
11 50 (3.89%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (3.89%) ERP
12 48 (3.74%) Change Management
13 47 (3.66%) Software Engineering
13 47 (3.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 45 (3.50%) Analytics
14 45 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 44 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
16 42 (3.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 266 (20.70%) SQL
2 102 (7.94%) PowerShell
3 100 (7.78%) Java
4 94 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 84 (6.54%) Python
6 76 (5.91%) C#
7 72 (5.60%) JavaScript
8 56 (4.36%) C
9 53 (4.12%) PHP
10 51 (3.97%) Shell Script
11 49 (3.81%) C++
11 49 (3.81%) Perl
12 25 (1.95%) Ruby
13 20 (1.56%) VB
14 18 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.01%) VBScript
16 9 (0.70%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.62%) Groovy
18 6 (0.47%) R
19 4 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 137 (10.66%) Degree
2 119 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (7.16%) MCSE
4 81 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (6.15%) CISSP
6 69 (5.37%) CCNA
7 59 (4.59%) CEH
8 50 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 43 (3.35%) MCSA
10 36 (2.80%) MCP
11 31 (2.41%) MCITP
12 29 (2.26%) CCNP
12 29 (2.26%) Security Cleared
13 28 (2.18%) GCIA
14 23 (1.79%) CISA
15 17 (1.32%) AWS Certification
16 14 (1.09%) MCTS
17 13 (1.01%) GCIH
18 12 (0.93%) CCIE
19 11 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.38%) SLA
2 30 (2.33%) QA
3 20 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.93%) GAMP
6 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.23%) HL7
7 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.078%) COBIT
9 1 (0.078%) COSO
9 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.078%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.078%) SDET
System Software
1 529 (41.17%) Active Directory
2 274 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (15.49%) Hyper-V
4 52 (4.05%) VMware ESX
4 52 (4.05%) vSphere
5 30 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.40%) vCloud
8 16 (1.25%) XenServer
9 14 (1.09%) XenApp
10 12 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.86%) HDFS
11 11 (0.86%) Samba
12 10 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.70%) KVM
13 9 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 77 (5.99%) SCCM
2 56 (4.36%) Puppet
3 45 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (2.72%) Nessus
5 34 (2.65%) Backup Exec
6 32 (2.49%) WSUS
7 27 (2.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 25 (1.95%) Grafana
9 20 (1.56%) vMotion
10 17 (1.32%) NetBackup
11 16 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
11 16 (1.25%) SCOM
12 13 (1.01%) Graphite
13 12 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
14 11 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 9 (0.70%) OpenAM
15 9 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 8 (0.62%) Ansible
16 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
17 7 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 466 (36.26%) VMware
2 432 (33.62%) Microsoft
3 258 (20.08%) Cisco
4 114 (8.87%) CheckPoint
5 109 (8.48%) Oracle
6 83 (6.46%) Juniper
7 81 (6.30%) Palo Alto
8 77 (5.99%) HP
9 73 (5.68%) Citrix
10 69 (5.37%) NetApp
11 65 (5.06%) F5
12 58 (4.51%) Blue Coat
13 47 (3.66%) Crossbeam
13 47 (3.66%) Red Hat
13 47 (3.66%) Sourcefire
14 39 (3.04%) IBM
14 39 (3.04%) Veeam
15 37 (2.88%) Dell
16 34 (2.65%) Sun
17 30 (2.33%) Apple
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP Negotiable on experience +Many benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £55 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago