The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 791 1167 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.74% 19.67% 19.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.48% 68.69% 70.66%
Number of salaries quoted 681 832 860
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,360 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1266 1699 1520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.20% 28.64% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 1234 1241
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Windows
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 348 £40,000 +6.66% 51
Slough -5 95 £38,000 -22.05% 3
Newbury -1 88 £50,000 +66.66% 12
Maidenhead +13 74 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Bracknell -5 59 £38,000 +8.57% 4
Windsor +16 12 £52,500 +100.00% 2
Wokingham -19 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Hungerford -1 3 £22,500 -16.66% 1
Ascot 0 1 £23,000 -42.50%
Thatcham - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 670 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 575 (34.53%) Active Directory
3 553 (33.21%) Linux
4 490 (29.43%) VMware
5 412 (24.74%) SQL
6 342 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 339 (20.36%) SQL Server
8 330 (19.82%) TCP/IP
9 321 (19.28%) MS Excel
10 293 (17.60%) ITIL
10 293 (17.60%) Firewall
11 281 (16.88%) Cisco
12 277 (16.64%) .NET
13 275 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 253 (15.20%) Degree
15 250 (15.02%) C#
15 250 (15.02%) Windows 7
16 248 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 236 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
18 231 (13.87%) MS Exchange
19 225 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
20 207 (12.43%) DNS
21 197 (11.83%) Hyper-V
22 190 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
23 181 (10.87%) Oracle
24 179 (10.75%) Data Centre
25 178 (10.69%) UNIX
26 171 (10.27%) LAN
27 166 (9.97%) WAN
28 156 (9.37%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 231 (13.87%) MS Exchange
2 144 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 123 (7.39%) IIS
4 99 (5.95%) SharePoint
5 88 (5.29%) Lync
6 78 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 66 (3.96%) Apache
8 47 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 27 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.50%) CMS
11 24 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 24 (1.44%) OpenStack
12 22 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 19 (1.14%) WebLogic
15 18 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (1.02%) JBoss
17 15 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
18 14 (0.84%) WebSphere
19 13 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 321 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 141 (8.47%) MS Office
3 23 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.48%) MS Project
6 7 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.060%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.060%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.060%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.12%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Primavera
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.060%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.060%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.72%) Office 365
2 60 (3.60%) SaaS
3 53 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.08%) Taleo
7 13 (0.78%) Responsys
8 7 (0.42%) IaaS
9 5 (0.30%) Yammer
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.12%) Force.com
12 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.060%) PaaS
12 1 (0.060%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.060%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.060%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 330 (19.82%) TCP/IP
2 293 (17.60%) Firewall
3 207 (12.43%) DNS
4 171 (10.27%) LAN
5 166 (9.97%) WAN
6 134 (8.05%) SAN
7 113 (6.79%) DHCP
8 87 (5.23%) VPN
9 69 (4.14%) Internet
10 54 (3.24%) VoIP
11 47 (2.82%) Network Security
11 47 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (2.76%) HTTP
13 40 (2.40%) iSCSI
14 34 (2.04%) NAS
14 34 (2.04%) FTP
15 28 (1.68%) SMTP
15 28 (1.68%) SSL
16 26 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
17 23 (1.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 110 (6.61%) MySQL
3 78 (4.68%) NoSQL
4 59 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 53 (3.18%) Oracle Database
6 37 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 29 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 28 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (1.44%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (1.14%) Big Data
15 17 (1.02%) Couchbase
16 15 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 36 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 32 (1.92%) NUnit
4 29 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
4 29 (1.74%) Moq
5 21 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 19 (1.14%) Maven
7 18 (1.08%) Subversion
8 16 (0.96%) Ant
9 15 (0.90%) Selenium
10 12 (0.72%) JIRA
11 11 (0.66%) MSTest
12 10 (0.60%) FitNesse
12 10 (0.60%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.54%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.48%) HP UFT
15 7 (0.42%) LoadRunner
15 7 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
16 5 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 132 (7.93%) Finance
2 113 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 54 (3.24%) Manufacturing
3 54 (3.24%) Retail
4 39 (2.34%) Marketing
5 30 (1.80%) German Language
6 26 (1.56%) French Language
6 26 (1.56%) Legal
6 26 (1.56%) Banking
7 15 (0.90%) Advertising
8 14 (0.84%) Automotive
9 12 (0.72%) Electronics
10 9 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.48%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.42%) Billing
13 6 (0.36%) Publishing
13 6 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 326 (19.58%) Support Engineer
2 241 (14.47%) Developer
3 198 (11.89%) Analyst
4 112 (6.73%) .NET Developer
5 111 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 102 (6.13%) IT Support
7 100 (6.01%) Architect
8 96 (5.77%) Technical Support
9 90 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 89 (5.35%) Consultant
11 85 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 84 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
13 77 (4.62%) Administrator
13 77 (4.62%) Senior Developer
14 75 (4.50%) Technical Support Engineer
15 72 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
16 67 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
17 66 (3.96%) C# Developer
18 65 (3.90%) Software Engineer
19 56 (3.36%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (16.64%) .NET
2 138 (8.29%) ASP.NET
3 124 (7.45%) Web Services
4 123 (7.39%) HTML
5 102 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 97 (5.83%) CSS
7 82 (4.92%) WCF
8 76 (4.56%) XML
9 74 (4.44%) jQuery
10 65 (3.90%) WPF
11 62 (3.72%) Ajax
12 50 (3.00%) .NET Framework
12 50 (3.00%) SOAP
13 48 (2.88%) HTML5
14 44 (2.64%) WinForms
15 38 (2.28%) REST
16 35 (2.10%) JSON
17 28 (1.68%) AngularJS
18 26 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 26 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 179 (10.75%) Data Centre
2 140 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 126 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 33 (1.98%) Clustering
8 28 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 24 (1.44%) User Experience
10 22 (1.32%) Statistics
11 20 (1.20%) Streaming Music
11 20 (1.20%) Replication
11 20 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.02%) FlexPod
13 16 (0.96%) Mathematics
14 15 (0.90%) N-Tier
15 14 (0.84%) Device Driver
16 13 (0.78%) e-Health
16 13 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
17 11 (0.66%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 553 (33.21%) Linux
2 342 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 250 (15.02%) Windows 7
4 248 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 225 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 178 (10.69%) UNIX
7 119 (7.15%) Windows XP
8 114 (6.85%) Windows 8
9 97 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 83 (4.98%) CentOS
11 59 (3.54%) Solaris
12 49 (2.94%) Windows 2000
12 49 (2.94%) Apple iOS
13 44 (2.64%) Android
14 32 (1.92%) Ubuntu
15 29 (1.74%) Mac OS X
16 24 (1.44%) Debian
17 18 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
18 17 (1.02%) Windows NT
19 14 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (17.60%) ITIL
2 236 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (7.09%) Scrum
4 114 (6.85%) TDD
5 89 (5.35%) MVC
6 86 (5.17%) Software Engineering
7 82 (4.92%) Project Management
8 68 (4.08%) Service Management
8 68 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 66 (3.96%) Information Security
10 64 (3.84%) BDD
11 63 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (3.72%) Mentoring
13 61 (3.66%) OO
14 60 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
15 58 (3.48%) Migration
16 56 (3.36%) Problem Management
16 56 (3.36%) SIEM
17 54 (3.24%) SDLC
17 54 (3.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 412 (24.74%) SQL
2 250 (15.02%) C#
3 156 (9.37%) Java
4 146 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 98 (5.89%) Python
6 93 (5.59%) PowerShell
7 77 (4.62%) C++
8 59 (3.54%) C
9 58 (3.48%) Perl
10 55 (3.30%) PHP
11 41 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 39 (2.34%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.16%) VB.NET
14 35 (2.10%) Ruby
15 26 (1.56%) VBScript
16 24 (1.44%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.32%) VB
18 19 (1.14%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.72%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 253 (15.20%) Degree
2 190 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 152 (9.13%) Security Cleared
4 126 (7.57%) MCSE
5 88 (5.29%) SC Cleared
6 69 (4.14%) CISSP
6 69 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (3.90%) MCP
7 65 (3.90%) MCITP
8 62 (3.72%) DV Cleared
9 53 (3.18%) CCNA
10 38 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (1.98%) MCSA
12 28 (1.68%) A+ Certification
13 26 (1.56%) CISA
14 25 (1.50%) CEH
15 22 (1.32%) MCTS
16 21 (1.26%) CCNP
16 21 (1.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (9.07%) SLA
2 78 (4.68%) QA
3 39 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 38 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.60%) HIPAA
6 10 (0.60%) COBIT
7 6 (0.36%) GCP
7 6 (0.36%) GPG13
8 1 (0.060%) FISMA
8 1 (0.060%) WCAG
System Software
1 575 (34.53%) Active Directory
2 275 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (11.83%) Hyper-V
4 121 (7.27%) vSphere
5 108 (6.49%) VMware ESX
6 50 (3.00%) XenApp
7 45 (2.70%) Terminal Services
8 41 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (1.74%) XenDesktop
10 26 (1.56%) vCloud
11 24 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (1.02%) XenServer
13 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (0.78%) Xen
15 11 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.48%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.48%) Firmware
16 8 (0.48%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.48%) VirtualBox
17 7 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 141 (8.47%) SCCM
2 74 (4.44%) SCOM
3 41 (2.46%) Puppet
4 32 (1.92%) WSUS
5 28 (1.68%) Legato
6 24 (1.44%) Backup Exec
7 22 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 19 (1.14%) ZABBIX
9 17 (1.02%) HP SIM
10 16 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
11 15 (0.90%) Graphite
12 13 (0.78%) EdgeSight
12 13 (0.78%) ARCserve
13 12 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (0.66%) Nagios
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (0.60%) Nmap
16 9 (0.54%) FortiGate
17 8 (0.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 670 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 490 (29.43%) VMware
3 281 (16.88%) Cisco
4 181 (10.87%) Oracle
5 152 (9.13%) HP
6 149 (8.95%) Citrix
7 111 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 86 (5.17%) Juniper
9 69 (4.14%) NetApp
10 68 (4.08%) Dell
10 68 (4.08%) EMC
11 59 (3.54%) IBM
12 51 (3.06%) CheckPoint
13 50 (3.00%) Symantec
14 43 (2.58%) Sun
15 31 (1.86%) Splunk
15 31 (1.86%) F5
16 27 (1.62%) Apple
17 26 (1.56%) Veritas
18 23 (1.38%) McAfee
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