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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 903 1028 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.74% 18.05% 21.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.51% 66.15% 65.67%
Number of salaries quoted 707 824 871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
1318 1554 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.44% 27.29% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1240 1327
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -1 405 £37,500 -3.84% 73
Slough 0 99 £42,500 +16.43% 10
Maidenhead +2 96 £58,750 +88.00% 10
Bracknell -5 75 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Newbury -2 60 £44,000 +14.28% 6
Windsor -8 20 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Wokingham +9 9 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Ascot +2 6 £36,000 -10.00%
Hungerford -13 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 811 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 747 (37.86%) Active Directory
3 592 (30.01%) SQL
4 569 (28.84%) VMware
5 566 (28.69%) Linux
6 459 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 442 (22.40%) SQL Server
8 410 (20.78%) TCP/IP
9 381 (19.31%) Firewall
10 378 (19.16%) MS Excel
11 371 (18.80%) Security Cleared
12 370 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 366 (18.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 354 (17.94%) ITIL
15 352 (17.84%) Windows 7
16 302 (15.31%) Cisco
17 289 (14.65%) DNS
18 280 (14.19%) .NET
19 278 (14.09%) UNIX
19 278 (14.09%) MS Exchange
20 266 (13.48%) Hyper-V
21 258 (13.08%) SC Cleared
22 245 (12.42%) C#
22 245 (12.42%) HP
23 241 (12.21%) Oracle
24 233 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
24 233 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
25 224 (11.35%) Citrix
26 214 (10.85%) Finance
27 212 (10.75%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 278 (14.09%) MS Exchange
2 192 (9.73%) IIS
3 188 (9.53%) SharePoint
4 138 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 100 (5.07%) Lync
6 92 (4.66%) Apache
7 75 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 62 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 54 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 38 (1.93%) Tomcat
11 37 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 36 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
13 33 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (1.57%) JBoss
14 31 (1.57%) CMS
15 30 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
16 29 (1.47%) WebSphere
16 29 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
17 28 (1.42%) Live Communications Server
18 21 (1.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 378 (19.16%) MS Excel
2 212 (10.75%) MS Office
3 31 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.61%) MS Project
5 9 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.10%) SPSS
9 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (0.46%) Oracle BRM
2 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.20%) assyst
6 2 (0.10%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.10%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.051%) Magento
7 1 (0.051%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.50%) SaaS
2 68 (3.45%) Office 365
3 34 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.71%) PaaS
6 13 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.20%) IaaS
9 3 (0.15%) Taleo
9 3 (0.15%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.10%) Responsys
10 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.051%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 410 (20.78%) TCP/IP
2 381 (19.31%) Firewall
3 289 (14.65%) DNS
4 211 (10.69%) SAN
5 165 (8.36%) DHCP
6 153 (7.75%) WAN
7 149 (7.55%) LAN
8 115 (5.83%) VPN
9 93 (4.71%) Internet
10 67 (3.40%) Network Security
11 64 (3.24%) HTTP
12 57 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
12 57 (2.89%) Wireless
13 52 (2.64%) VoIP
14 51 (2.58%) NAS
15 42 (2.13%) iSCSI
16 36 (1.82%) SSL
17 34 (1.72%) SMTP
17 34 (1.72%) VLAN
18 31 (1.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.51%) MySQL
3 64 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 57 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 53 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 46 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 42 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 31 (1.57%) EDRMS
10 31 (1.57%) MongoDB
11 29 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 29 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.32%) IDOL
14 22 (1.12%) MS Access
15 20 (1.01%) Big Data
16 18 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 25 (1.27%) NUnit
2 25 (1.27%) Selenium
2 25 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (1.27%) Moq
3 21 (1.06%) TestDirector
4 20 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (0.86%) LoadRunner
5 17 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (0.71%) JIRA
7 14 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 12 (0.61%) MSTest
8 12 (0.61%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.56%) Subversion
10 10 (0.51%) Maven
10 10 (0.51%) MSI
11 9 (0.46%) Hudson
12 8 (0.41%) Ant
13 7 (0.35%) Eclipse
General
1 214 (10.85%) Finance
2 155 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 100 (5.07%) Retail
4 40 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 38 (1.93%) Marketing
6 31 (1.57%) French Language
6 31 (1.57%) Legal
7 28 (1.42%) German Language
8 25 (1.27%) Banking
9 18 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 16 (0.81%) Publishing
10 16 (0.81%) Automotive
11 12 (0.61%) Advertising
12 10 (0.51%) Billing
13 8 (0.41%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.35%) Electronics
14 7 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.35%) Arabic Language
15 5 (0.25%) Back Office
16 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 412 (20.88%) Support Engineer
2 184 (9.33%) Developer
3 183 (9.28%) Analyst
4 131 (6.64%) Technical Support
5 118 (5.98%) Architect
6 114 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 110 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 109 (5.52%) Consultant
9 101 (5.12%) Technical Engineer
10 95 (4.82%) IT Support
11 89 (4.51%) Support Analyst
12 86 (4.36%) Technical Support Engineer
13 85 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
14 79 (4.00%) Software Engineer
15 72 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 70 (3.55%) .NET Developer
17 69 (3.50%) Security Engineer
18 55 (2.79%) IT Support Engineer
19 53 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 53 (2.69%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (14.19%) .NET
2 151 (7.65%) ASP.NET
3 139 (7.05%) HTML
4 104 (5.27%) XML
5 100 (5.07%) CSS
6 99 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 89 (4.51%) Web Services
8 76 (3.85%) jQuery
9 71 (3.60%) Ajax
10 66 (3.35%) WCF
11 58 (2.94%) WPF
12 55 (2.79%) HTML5
13 52 (2.64%) SOAP
14 43 (2.18%) WinForms
15 38 (1.93%) .NET Framework
15 38 (1.93%) JSON
16 32 (1.62%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 26 (1.32%) MSMQ
18 23 (1.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 72 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 70 (3.55%) Clustering
5 69 (3.50%) Blackberry
6 53 (2.69%) Statistics
7 40 (2.03%) Replication
8 36 (1.82%) Open Source
9 33 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.37%) PKI
12 20 (1.01%) Fat Client
12 20 (1.01%) Thin Client
13 19 (0.96%) FMCG
14 18 (0.91%) Streaming Music
15 14 (0.71%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.71%) Celerra
16 12 (0.61%) User Experience
16 12 (0.61%) FlexPod
16 12 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 566 (28.69%) Linux
2 459 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 366 (18.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 352 (17.84%) Windows 7
5 278 (14.09%) UNIX
6 233 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 195 (9.88%) Windows XP
8 107 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 100 (5.07%) Windows 8
10 65 (3.29%) Windows 2000
11 64 (3.24%) CentOS
12 59 (2.99%) Solaris
13 36 (1.82%) Mac OS X
13 36 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 31 (1.57%) Apple iOS
15 30 (1.52%) Debian
16 23 (1.17%) Android
17 19 (0.96%) AIX
18 18 (0.91%) Windows Vista
19 13 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (17.94%) ITIL
2 191 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (5.98%) Project Management
4 98 (4.97%) Problem Management
5 96 (4.87%) Incident Management
6 88 (4.46%) Software Engineering
7 86 (4.36%) Scrum
8 85 (4.31%) OO
9 81 (4.11%) Service Management
9 81 (4.11%) MVC
9 81 (4.11%) Mentoring
10 80 (4.05%) SIEM
10 80 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 79 (4.00%) Migration
12 68 (3.45%) Coaching
12 68 (3.45%) Service Delivery
13 66 (3.35%) Change Management
13 66 (3.35%) Cyber Security
14 65 (3.29%) Release Management
15 59 (2.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 592 (30.01%) SQL
2 245 (12.42%) C#
3 194 (9.83%) PowerShell
4 141 (7.15%) JavaScript
5 100 (5.07%) Java
6 84 (4.26%) C++
7 72 (3.65%) C
7 72 (3.65%) Python
8 66 (3.35%) Perl
9 62 (3.14%) PHP
10 58 (2.94%) VBScript
11 46 (2.33%) Ruby
12 42 (2.13%) VB
13 41 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.32%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.22%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.81%) VC++
18 15 (0.76%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 371 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 258 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 233 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 195 (9.88%) Degree
5 179 (9.07%) MCSE
5 179 (9.07%) DV Cleared
6 120 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
7 103 (5.22%) CCNA
8 81 (4.11%) MCP
9 78 (3.95%) MCITP
10 76 (3.85%) CISSP
11 63 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
12 53 (2.69%) MCSA
13 42 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 36 (1.82%) CCNP
15 31 (1.57%) ISTQB
16 30 (1.52%) CISA
17 27 (1.37%) ISEB
18 26 (1.32%) CCA
18 26 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (9.33%) SLA
2 92 (4.66%) QA
3 55 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 55 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (2.58%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.17%) COBIT
6 14 (0.71%) HIPAA
7 12 (0.61%) GPG13
8 8 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.20%) FISMA
10 1 (0.051%) WCAG
System Software
1 747 (37.86%) Active Directory
2 370 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 266 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 104 (5.27%) vSphere
5 68 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 63 (3.19%) XenApp
7 47 (2.38%) ISA Server
8 43 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 41 (2.08%) XenDesktop
10 38 (1.93%) Terminal Services
10 38 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (1.12%) XenServer
12 18 (0.91%) vCloud
13 17 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (0.56%) Samba
15 10 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 9 (0.46%) Firmware
17 6 (0.30%) KVM
17 6 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 200 (10.14%) SCCM
2 67 (3.40%) SCOM
3 50 (2.53%) WSUS
4 49 (2.48%) NetBackup
5 45 (2.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 45 (2.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 39 (1.98%) Legato
7 35 (1.77%) Puppet
8 28 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
10 24 (1.22%) ARCserve
11 23 (1.17%) Backup Exec
12 21 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 16 (0.81%) EdgeSight
15 14 (0.71%) Nagios
16 13 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
16 13 (0.66%) HP SIM
16 13 (0.66%) OpenAM
17 12 (0.61%) cPanel
Vendors
1 811 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 569 (28.84%) VMware
3 302 (15.31%) Cisco
4 245 (12.42%) HP
5 241 (12.21%) Oracle
6 224 (11.35%) Citrix
7 124 (6.28%) Red Hat
8 112 (5.68%) Juniper
9 101 (5.12%) EMC
10 84 (4.26%) IBM
11 77 (3.90%) NetApp
12 71 (3.60%) Veritas
13 69 (3.50%) Symantec
14 67 (3.40%) Fujitsu
15 56 (2.84%) CheckPoint
16 53 (2.69%) Dell
17 49 (2.48%) McAfee
18 43 (2.18%) F5
19 37 (1.88%) Meridio
20 35 (1.77%) Apple
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus(OTE £50-55K) + 5k car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £3000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus+Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CHM Recruit
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago