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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 704 859 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.71% 16.13% 19.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.01% 59.86% 67.73%
Number of salaries quoted 575 748 783
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
1154 1435 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.40% 26.95% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1226 1193
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,479
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -1 312 £43,000 +4.87% 31
Maidenhead -1 86 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Slough +3 69 £42,500 +11.84% 7
Bracknell +4 64 £42,500 +10.38% 6
Newbury -9 40 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Windsor 0 19 £54,000 +2.85% 2
Wokingham -2 9 £52,500 +68.00% 3
Thatcham +1 8 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Hungerford -3 1 £23,500 +4.44%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 677 (45.41%) Linux
2 600 (40.24%) Windows Server
3 596 (39.97%) VMware
4 573 (38.43%) Active Directory
5 528 (35.41%) Microsoft
6 389 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 379 (25.42%) SQL Server
8 341 (22.87%) Cisco
9 337 (22.60%) SQL
10 333 (22.33%) Firewall
11 308 (20.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 299 (20.05%) TCP/IP
13 262 (17.57%) Unix
14 245 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 232 (15.56%) Finance
16 223 (14.96%) ITIL
17 213 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 201 (13.48%) Hyper-V
19 200 (13.41%) DNS
20 187 (12.54%) PowerShell
21 170 (11.40%) MS Exchange
22 164 (11.00%) SAN
22 164 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
23 162 (10.87%) Degree
24 161 (10.80%) LAN
25 158 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
26 154 (10.33%) Python
27 152 (10.19%) Citrix
28 149 (9.99%) Oracle
29 147 (9.86%) IIS

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
1 170 (11.40%) MS Exchange
2 147 (9.86%) IIS
3 89 (5.97%) Apache
4 75 (5.03%) Tomcat
5 71 (4.76%) JBoss
6 70 (4.69%) WebLogic
7 66 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 64 (4.29%) WebSphere
9 50 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
10 48 (3.22%) SharePoint
10 48 (3.22%) Skype for Business
11 47 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 39 (2.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 36 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
14 31 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (1.48%) nginx
16 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (0.67%) IBM Notes
18 8 (0.54%) CMS
18 8 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 213 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 104 (6.98%) MS Office
3 21 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.067%) InDesign
6 1 (0.067%) MS Project
6 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.067%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.067%) Movex
5 1 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.067%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 143 (9.59%) Office 365
2 115 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (7.38%) SaaS
4 106 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 61 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.68%) IaaS
7 18 (1.21%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.74%) PaaS
9 7 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.13%) G Suite
13 1 (0.067%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.067%) GitHub
13 1 (0.067%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.067%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 333 (22.33%) Firewall
2 299 (20.05%) TCP/IP
3 200 (13.41%) DNS
4 164 (11.00%) SAN
5 161 (10.80%) LAN
6 140 (9.39%) WAN
7 125 (8.38%) DHCP
8 101 (6.77%) VPN
9 96 (6.44%) Network Security
10 73 (4.90%) HTTP
11 68 (4.56%) LDAP
12 57 (3.82%) NAS
13 55 (3.69%) Wireless
14 48 (3.22%) Internet
15 47 (3.15%) VoIP
16 44 (2.95%) SMTP
17 38 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
18 33 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
19 30 (2.01%) FTP
20 29 (1.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 106 (7.11%) Relational Database
3 63 (4.23%) MySQL
4 49 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 46 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 43 (2.88%) Big Data
8 36 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (2.35%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (1.07%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
17 6 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.40%) DB2
17 6 (0.40%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 43 (2.88%) Subversion
2 25 (1.68%) JIRA
2 25 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.60%) FitNesse
7 7 (0.47%) MSI
7 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.40%) AQtime
8 6 (0.40%) NUnit
8 6 (0.40%) WebLOAD
9 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.34%) gulp
9 5 (0.34%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.27%) Maven
11 3 (0.20%) Ant
11 3 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 232 (15.56%) Finance
2 83 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 61 (4.09%) German Language
4 52 (3.49%) Games
5 51 (3.42%) Banking
6 47 (3.15%) French Language
7 36 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.88%) Marketing
9 22 (1.48%) Retail
10 18 (1.21%) Legal
11 13 (0.87%) Electronics
11 13 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.54%) Advertising
13 8 (0.54%) Publishing
14 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.34%) Automotive
16 4 (0.27%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
17 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 327 (21.93%) Support Engineer
2 207 (13.88%) Analyst
3 140 (9.39%) Linux Engineer
4 136 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 114 (7.65%) Windows Engineer
6 113 (7.58%) Technical Support
7 106 (7.11%) Developer
8 105 (7.04%) Applications Support
9 103 (6.91%) Support Analyst
10 101 (6.77%) Technical Engineer
11 100 (6.71%) IT Support
12 98 (6.57%) Security Engineer
13 88 (5.90%) Consultant
14 87 (5.84%) Technical Support Engineer
15 85 (5.70%) IT Engineer
16 83 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
17 77 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
17 77 (5.16%) Server Engineer
18 69 (4.63%) Server Support
19 66 (4.43%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (9.79%) .NET
2 120 (8.05%) Web Services
3 62 (4.16%) HTML
4 49 (3.29%) LAMP
5 46 (3.09%) XML
6 41 (2.75%) Middleware
7 35 (2.35%) CSS
7 35 (2.35%) JSON
8 33 (2.21%) ZeroMQ
9 32 (2.15%) jQuery
10 31 (2.08%) ASP.NET
10 31 (2.08%) WCF
10 31 (2.08%) WPF
11 26 (1.74%) Regular Expression
12 25 (1.68%) HTML5
13 21 (1.41%) AngularJS
14 18 (1.21%) Ajax
15 16 (1.07%) SOAP
16 14 (0.94%) CSS3
16 14 (0.94%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 143 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 120 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 89 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 58 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (3.49%) Clustering
7 33 (2.21%) Driving Licence
8 30 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
9 28 (1.88%) Replication
10 21 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 20 (1.34%) Smartphone
12 19 (1.27%) PKI
13 18 (1.21%) Fat Client
13 18 (1.21%) Mathematics
13 18 (1.21%) Thin Client
14 13 (0.87%) Blackberry
14 13 (0.87%) Life Science
15 12 (0.80%) Statistics
16 11 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 677 (45.41%) Linux
2 600 (40.24%) Windows Server
3 308 (20.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 262 (17.57%) Unix
5 245 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 164 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 126 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 121 (8.12%) Windows 7
9 65 (4.36%) CentOS
10 63 (4.23%) Solaris
11 55 (3.69%) Windows 2000
12 45 (3.02%) Windows 8
13 44 (2.95%) Windows 10
14 42 (2.82%) Windows XP
15 40 (2.68%) Android
16 39 (2.62%) Apple iOS
17 25 (1.68%) AIX
17 25 (1.68%) Ubuntu
18 19 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 18 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (14.96%) ITIL
2 139 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (8.25%) Presales
4 94 (6.30%) Information Security
5 83 (5.57%) Mentoring
6 81 (5.43%) Scrum
7 80 (5.37%) TDD
8 77 (5.16%) Service Delivery
9 70 (4.69%) DevOps
9 70 (4.69%) Software Engineering
10 64 (4.29%) Analytics
11 61 (4.09%) SIEM
12 60 (4.02%) Project Management
13 59 (3.96%) BDD
14 50 (3.35%) High Availability
15 49 (3.29%) Migration
16 48 (3.22%) Configuration Management
17 47 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
18 45 (3.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 43 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 337 (22.60%) SQL
2 187 (12.54%) PowerShell
3 154 (10.33%) Python
4 145 (9.73%) Bash Shell
5 131 (8.79%) Perl
6 129 (8.65%) Java
7 117 (7.85%) C#
8 90 (6.04%) C++
9 65 (4.36%) C
10 54 (3.62%) JavaScript
11 44 (2.95%) Ruby
12 39 (2.62%) PHP
13 34 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.14%) VBScript
16 15 (1.01%) Tcl
17 14 (0.94%) VB
18 11 (0.74%) COBOL
19 8 (0.54%) VB.NET
20 5 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 162 (10.87%) Degree
2 158 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 122 (8.18%) MCSE
4 116 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (6.98%) CCNA
6 76 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 71 (4.76%) CISSP
8 70 (4.69%) MCSA
9 68 (4.56%) MCP
10 65 (4.36%) MCITP
11 62 (4.16%) Security Cleared
12 43 (2.88%) CEH
12 43 (2.88%) SC Cleared
13 38 (2.55%) CISA
14 29 (1.95%) CCNP
15 28 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.41%) MCTS
17 19 (1.27%) PMI Certification
18 18 (1.21%) GSEC
19 16 (1.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.51%) SLA
2 36 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 36 (2.41%) QA
3 29 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.01%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.34%) HL7
8 4 (0.27%) GAMP
9 3 (0.20%) GPG13
9 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.13%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.067%) COSO
11 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 573 (38.43%) Active Directory
2 389 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 136 (9.12%) vSphere
5 77 (5.16%) VMware ESX
6 48 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (2.62%) vCloud
8 37 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
9 26 (1.74%) XenApp
10 24 (1.61%) Firmware
11 23 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
12 22 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (1.01%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (0.87%) XenServer
16 12 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.80%) XenDesktop
17 11 (0.74%) Terminal Server
18 7 (0.47%) Samba
18 7 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 135 (9.05%) SCCM
2 73 (4.90%) Puppet
3 61 (4.09%) WSUS
4 48 (3.22%) Nessus
5 31 (2.08%) OpenAM
6 30 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (1.74%) Backup Exec
8 25 (1.68%) yum
9 22 (1.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 18 (1.21%) SCOM
11 17 (1.14%) Ansible
12 15 (1.01%) Nagios
12 15 (1.01%) Perfmon
13 14 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 13 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
14 13 (0.87%) WMI
15 12 (0.80%) Tivoli
16 11 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
16 11 (0.74%) Kibana
16 11 (0.74%) Nmap
Vendors
1 596 (39.97%) VMware
2 528 (35.41%) Microsoft
3 341 (22.87%) Cisco
4 152 (10.19%) Citrix
5 149 (9.99%) Oracle
6 139 (9.32%) Red Hat
7 99 (6.64%) CheckPoint
8 96 (6.44%) Juniper
9 74 (4.96%) HP
10 69 (4.63%) F5
11 56 (3.76%) Palo Alto
12 47 (3.15%) NetApp
13 39 (2.62%) Blue Coat
14 35 (2.35%) IBM
14 35 (2.35%) Sun
14 35 (2.35%) Veeam
15 33 (2.21%) Crossbeam
15 33 (2.21%) Sourcefire
16 32 (2.15%) EMC
17 30 (2.01%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £55K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Superb base with commission and ben
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £2200 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +bonus (10%), health, pension, train
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
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Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
Posted: 4 days ago
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Russell King Associates
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