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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 702 934 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.23% 15.67% 19.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.05% 60.65% 65.78%
Number of salaries quoted 577 824 827
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
1096 1540 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.90% 25.84% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1364 1240
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +2 327 £40,000 -11.11% 23
Bracknell +2 84 £40,000 - 6
Maidenhead -3 69 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Slough +14 63 £38,000 +8.57% 10
Newbury -3 15 £36,500 -27.00% 4
Windsor -9 9 £67,500 +68.75%
Ascot 0 8 £25,000 +13.63%
Wokingham -4 8 £40,000 +28.00% 3
Thatcham - 4 £30,000 -
Hungerford -8 2 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 679 (47.52%) Linux
2 615 (43.04%) Windows Server
3 588 (41.15%) Active Directory
4 575 (40.24%) VMware
5 469 (32.82%) Microsoft
6 369 (25.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 346 (24.21%) SQL Server
8 326 (22.81%) Firewall
9 319 (22.32%) Cisco
10 299 (20.92%) SQL
11 295 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 287 (20.08%) TCP/IP
13 248 (17.35%) Unix
14 235 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 220 (15.40%) ITIL
16 201 (14.07%) MS Excel
17 200 (14.00%) Finance
18 198 (13.86%) Hyper-V
19 189 (13.23%) DNS
20 183 (12.81%) MS Exchange
21 167 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 159 (11.13%) Windows 7
23 155 (10.85%) LAN
24 149 (10.43%) Degree
25 141 (9.87%) .NET
26 140 (9.80%) Office 365
27 139 (9.73%) PowerShell
28 137 (9.59%) Bash Shell
28 137 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
29 135 (9.45%) MCSE

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
1 183 (12.81%) MS Exchange
2 120 (8.40%) IIS
3 74 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (4.41%) Apache
5 62 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
5 62 (4.34%) WebLogic
6 58 (4.06%) Tomcat
7 53 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 48 (3.36%) JBoss
9 46 (3.22%) WebSphere
10 43 (3.01%) SharePoint
11 38 (2.66%) Skype for Business
12 29 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 26 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 21 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.98%) nginx
17 12 (0.84%) IBM Notes
18 10 (0.70%) IBM Domino
19 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 201 (14.07%) MS Excel
2 88 (6.16%) MS Office
3 16 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.070%) MS Project
8 1 (0.070%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.070%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 140 (9.80%) Office 365
2 116 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (5.11%) SaaS
5 68 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.68%) IaaS
7 14 (0.98%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.63%) PaaS
9 8 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.35%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.14%) Yammer
14 1 (0.070%) G Suite
14 1 (0.070%) GitHub
14 1 (0.070%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.070%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 326 (22.81%) Firewall
2 287 (20.08%) TCP/IP
3 189 (13.23%) DNS
4 155 (10.85%) LAN
5 134 (9.38%) SAN
6 131 (9.17%) WAN
7 123 (8.61%) DHCP
8 90 (6.30%) Network Security
9 84 (5.88%) VPN
10 52 (3.64%) Wireless
11 48 (3.36%) HTTP
12 46 (3.22%) Internet
12 46 (3.22%) NAS
13 45 (3.15%) LDAP
14 44 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
15 42 (2.94%) VLAN
16 37 (2.59%) VoIP
17 35 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
18 34 (2.38%) SMTP
19 32 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 91 (6.37%) Relational Database
3 55 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 55 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (2.87%) Big Data
5 40 (2.80%) MySQL
6 33 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (2.10%) NoSQL
8 26 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 26 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
11 16 (1.12%) InfluxDB
12 13 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.77%) HBase
14 10 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 27 (1.89%) Subversion
3 24 (1.68%) JIRA
4 18 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.05%) FitNesse
6 13 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.84%) JUnit
8 10 (0.70%) Maven
9 9 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.35%) WinDbg
12 4 (0.28%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.28%) MSI
12 4 (0.28%) NUnit
12 4 (0.28%) WebLOAD
13 3 (0.21%) AQtime
13 3 (0.21%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.21%) gulp
14 2 (0.14%) CircleCI
14 2 (0.14%) Gatling
General
1 200 (14.00%) Finance
2 77 (5.39%) German Language
2 77 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 64 (4.48%) Games
4 55 (3.85%) French Language
5 41 (2.87%) Banking
6 21 (1.47%) Retail
7 17 (1.19%) Legal
8 16 (1.12%) Italian Language
9 15 (1.05%) Marketing
10 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.91%) Spanish Language
12 10 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.63%) Electronics
14 8 (0.56%) Law
15 7 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
16 6 (0.42%) Publishing
17 5 (0.35%) Advertising
18 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 342 (23.93%) Support Engineer
2 195 (13.65%) Analyst
3 144 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 117 (8.19%) Technical Support
5 107 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
6 104 (7.28%) Developer
7 99 (6.93%) IT Support
8 95 (6.65%) Technical Engineer
9 94 (6.58%) Security Engineer
10 92 (6.44%) Support Analyst
10 92 (6.44%) Windows Engineer
11 91 (6.37%) Consultant
12 87 (6.09%) Technical Support Engineer
13 81 (5.67%) Applications Support
14 75 (5.25%) IT Engineer
15 74 (5.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 69 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
17 62 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support
17 62 (4.34%) Server Support
18 61 (4.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (9.87%) .NET
2 92 (6.44%) Web Services
3 51 (3.57%) HTML
3 51 (3.57%) Middleware
4 42 (2.94%) XML
5 37 (2.59%) ASP.NET
6 34 (2.38%) WCF
7 33 (2.31%) JSON
8 31 (2.17%) LAMP
9 30 (2.10%) WPF
10 28 (1.96%) CSS
11 24 (1.68%) jQuery
12 23 (1.61%) AngularJS
13 22 (1.54%) ZeroMQ
14 19 (1.33%) Node.js
15 18 (1.26%) MAPI
16 17 (1.19%) Regular Expression
16 17 (1.19%) SOAP
17 16 (1.12%) REST
18 15 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 120 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 94 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 92 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (4.34%) Management Information System
6 54 (3.78%) Clustering
7 37 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
8 33 (2.31%) Replication
9 29 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 29 (2.03%) PKI
10 19 (1.33%) Private Cloud
11 18 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 18 (1.26%) Driving Licence
12 14 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 13 (0.91%) iPad
14 12 (0.84%) PMI
14 12 (0.84%) Xbox
15 11 (0.77%) Statistics
15 11 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 679 (47.52%) Linux
2 615 (43.04%) Windows Server
3 295 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 248 (17.35%) Unix
5 235 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 159 (11.13%) Windows 7
7 137 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 90 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 70 (4.90%) CentOS
10 69 (4.83%) Windows 8
11 59 (4.13%) Solaris
12 55 (3.85%) Windows 10
13 51 (3.57%) Windows 2000
14 41 (2.87%) Windows XP
15 25 (1.75%) Android
16 23 (1.61%) AIX
16 23 (1.61%) Ubuntu
17 20 (1.40%) Apple iOS
18 19 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 14 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (15.40%) ITIL
2 116 (8.12%) Presales
3 108 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (7.00%) Information Security
5 86 (6.02%) Mentoring
6 69 (4.83%) DevOps
7 66 (4.62%) Analytics
8 64 (4.48%) Risk Management
9 63 (4.41%) Data Protection
10 62 (4.34%) Scrum
11 61 (4.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 60 (4.20%) Software Engineering
13 58 (4.06%) TDD
14 57 (3.99%) Service Delivery
15 51 (3.57%) SIEM
16 50 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
17 46 (3.22%) Migration
18 45 (3.15%) Project Management
19 43 (3.01%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 299 (20.92%) SQL
2 139 (9.73%) PowerShell
3 137 (9.59%) Bash Shell
4 133 (9.31%) Java
5 126 (8.82%) Python
6 108 (7.56%) C#
7 98 (6.86%) Perl
8 67 (4.69%) C
9 61 (4.27%) C++
10 58 (4.06%) JavaScript
11 56 (3.92%) Shell Script
12 43 (3.01%) PHP
13 31 (2.17%) Ruby
14 22 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.19%) VB
16 10 (0.70%) COBOL
17 9 (0.63%) Tcl
17 9 (0.63%) VBScript
18 6 (0.42%) R
19 5 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 167 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (10.43%) Degree
3 135 (9.45%) MCSE
4 117 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (7.42%) CCNA
6 85 (5.95%) CISSP
7 83 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 82 (5.74%) MCSA
9 69 (4.83%) MCP
10 63 (4.41%) MCITP
11 54 (3.78%) CEH
12 44 (3.08%) Security Cleared
13 35 (2.45%) CISA
14 30 (2.10%) CCNP
15 26 (1.82%) SC Cleared
16 23 (1.61%) MCTS
17 22 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (1.26%) AWS Certification
19 16 (1.12%) PMI Certification
19 16 (1.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.00%) SLA
2 27 (1.89%) QA
3 24 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.91%) HIPAA
6 10 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.63%) GAMP
8 6 (0.42%) HL7
9 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.14%) COBIT
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.070%) COSO
11 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.070%) GPG13
11 1 (0.070%) SDET
System Software
1 588 (41.15%) Active Directory
2 369 (25.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (13.86%) Hyper-V
4 112 (7.84%) vSphere
5 67 (4.69%) VMware ESX
6 40 (2.80%) vCloud
7 35 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (2.10%) XenApp
9 26 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (1.26%) Terminal Services
12 17 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
13 16 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 14 (0.98%) Firmware
14 14 (0.98%) XenServer
15 12 (0.84%) XenDesktop
16 11 (0.77%) HDFS
17 9 (0.63%) Samba
18 8 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 8 (0.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 113 (7.91%) SCCM
2 65 (4.55%) Puppet
3 54 (3.78%) Nessus
4 49 (3.43%) WSUS
5 39 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (1.96%) Backup Exec
7 18 (1.26%) OpenAM
7 18 (1.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 17 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
8 17 (1.19%) yum
9 16 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 14 (0.98%) Grafana
10 14 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 14 (0.98%) SCOM
10 14 (0.98%) vMotion
11 11 (0.77%) Kibana
11 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (0.70%) Nmap
12 10 (0.70%) Perfmon
13 9 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 575 (40.24%) VMware
2 469 (32.82%) Microsoft
3 319 (22.32%) Cisco
4 129 (9.03%) Oracle
5 125 (8.75%) Citrix
6 106 (7.42%) CheckPoint
7 98 (6.86%) Red Hat
8 86 (6.02%) Juniper
9 75 (5.25%) HP
10 73 (5.11%) F5
11 72 (5.04%) Palo Alto
12 60 (4.20%) NetApp
13 52 (3.64%) Blue Coat
14 51 (3.57%) IBM
15 44 (3.08%) Crossbeam
15 44 (3.08%) Sourcefire
16 39 (2.73%) Veeam
17 33 (2.31%) Apple
18 29 (2.03%) EMC
18 29 (2.03%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50-55K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ninesharp
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Healthcare, Pension + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Freshtechit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago