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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 853 1068 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.52% 19.27% 19.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.46% 65.00% 68.45%
Number of salaries quoted 773 816 835
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
1303 1643 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.23% 29.65% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1236 1181
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £41,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 +3 382 £42,500 +6.25% 71
Bracknell -1 122 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Maidenhead +3 89 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Slough -13 73 £38,750 -8.82% 9
Newbury -9 35 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Wokingham +2 24 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Windsor +11 16 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Hungerford +9 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Ascot - 2 £29,000 -
Crowthorne - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 760 (42.25%) Windows Server
2 712 (39.58%) Active Directory
3 687 (38.19%) Linux
4 667 (37.08%) Microsoft
5 580 (32.24%) VMware
6 468 (26.01%) SQL
7 417 (23.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 386 (21.46%) Firewall
9 371 (20.62%) SQL Server
10 370 (20.57%) Cisco
11 349 (19.40%) MS Excel
12 346 (19.23%) ITIL
13 326 (18.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 317 (17.62%) MS Exchange
15 306 (17.01%) VMware Infrastructure
16 279 (15.51%) .NET
17 271 (15.06%) C#
18 266 (14.79%) TCP/IP
19 260 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
20 258 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
21 248 (13.79%) Degree
22 238 (13.23%) Unix
23 232 (12.90%) Data Centre
24 226 (12.56%) Finance
25 225 (12.51%) Hyper-V
26 214 (11.90%) DNS
27 205 (11.40%) LAN
28 201 (11.17%) Oracle
29 198 (11.01%) WAN
30 191 (10.62%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 317 (17.62%) MS Exchange
2 190 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 110 (6.11%) IIS
5 79 (4.39%) Skype for Business
6 64 (3.56%) Apache
7 61 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 50 (2.78%) Tomcat
9 49 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 40 (2.22%) JBoss
11 29 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 28 (1.56%) WebLogic
13 26 (1.45%) CMS
14 23 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
15 17 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (0.94%) WebSphere
16 15 (0.83%) Apache Spark
17 14 (0.78%) Apache Pig
17 14 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 13 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 349 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 108 (6.00%) MS Office
3 12 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.22%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.056%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.056%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.056%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 140 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (4.72%) Office 365
3 76 (4.22%) SaaS
4 69 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.72%) IaaS
6 12 (0.67%) PaaS
7 9 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
7 9 (0.50%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.44%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.17%) Force.com
12 3 (0.17%) Taleo
13 1 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.056%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.056%) Responsys
13 1 (0.056%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 386 (21.46%) Firewall
2 266 (14.79%) TCP/IP
3 214 (11.90%) DNS
4 205 (11.40%) LAN
5 198 (11.01%) WAN
6 142 (7.89%) SAN
7 115 (6.39%) DHCP
8 85 (4.72%) VPN
9 72 (4.00%) Network Security
10 63 (3.50%) Internet
11 55 (3.06%) HTTP
12 47 (2.61%) Wireless
13 46 (2.56%) iSCSI
13 46 (2.56%) NAS
14 45 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 43 (2.39%) LDAP
16 42 (2.33%) VoIP
17 41 (2.28%) SSL
18 40 (2.22%) SMTP
19 36 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.72%) MySQL
2 67 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 65 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 39 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 39 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 33 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (1.78%) Big Data
9 30 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 28 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (1.50%) HBase
12 25 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (1.06%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.78%) Apache Hive
16 14 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (3.22%) Visual Studio
3 55 (3.06%) Subversion
4 37 (2.06%) NUnit
5 34 (1.89%) JIRA
6 28 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 26 (1.45%) Git (software)
8 19 (1.06%) Moq
8 19 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
9 17 (0.94%) JUnit
9 17 (0.94%) NuGet
9 17 (0.94%) TestNG
10 16 (0.89%) Ant
10 16 (0.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 16 (0.89%) Bugzilla
11 14 (0.78%) Maven
12 13 (0.72%) Selenium
13 11 (0.61%) gulp
13 11 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (0.50%) MSTest
General
1 226 (12.56%) Finance
2 80 (4.45%) German Language
3 64 (3.56%) French Language
3 64 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 31 (1.72%) Marketing
6 24 (1.33%) Banking
7 22 (1.22%) Retail
8 20 (1.11%) Legal
9 14 (0.78%) Advertising
10 12 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.50%) Electronics
11 9 (0.50%) Publishing
12 8 (0.44%) Games
12 8 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.39%) Law
14 6 (0.33%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.28%) Automotive
16 4 (0.22%) Back Office
17 3 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 327 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 278 (15.45%) Developer
3 200 (11.12%) Analyst
4 148 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 130 (7.23%) .NET Developer
6 128 (7.12%) Windows Engineer
7 122 (6.78%) IT Engineer
8 121 (6.73%) C# Developer
9 120 (6.67%) IT Support
10 117 (6.50%) Technical Engineer
10 117 (6.50%) Technical Support
11 107 (5.95%) Security Engineer
12 99 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 98 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
14 92 (5.11%) Support Analyst
15 90 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
16 88 (4.89%) Architect
17 85 (4.72%) Administrator
18 83 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
19 82 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (15.51%) .NET
2 161 (8.95%) Web Services
3 155 (8.62%) HTML
4 126 (7.00%) CSS
5 110 (6.11%) ASP.NET
6 100 (5.56%) jQuery
7 93 (5.17%) XML
8 75 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 74 (4.11%) WCF
10 67 (3.72%) Middleware
11 64 (3.56%) WinForms
12 62 (3.45%) WPF
13 57 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (3.06%) HTML5
15 48 (2.67%) SOAP
16 44 (2.45%) Ajax
17 40 (2.22%) JSON
18 39 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (1.95%) CSS3
20 33 (1.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 232 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 159 (8.84%) Computer Science
3 142 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 50 (2.78%) Clustering
5 50 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 46 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.39%) EMC VNX
8 35 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 29 (1.61%) Replication
11 28 (1.56%) User Experience
12 25 (1.39%) Data Integration
12 25 (1.39%) Mathematics
13 23 (1.28%) Blackberry
13 23 (1.28%) Client/Server
14 22 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
15 19 (1.06%) Streaming Music
16 16 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
16 16 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 760 (42.25%) Windows Server
2 687 (38.19%) Linux
3 417 (23.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 326 (18.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 258 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 238 (13.23%) Unix
7 121 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 110 (6.11%) Windows 7
9 87 (4.84%) Solaris
10 83 (4.61%) Android
11 74 (4.11%) Windows 2000
12 70 (3.89%) Apple iOS
13 61 (3.39%) CentOS
14 55 (3.06%) Windows 8
15 45 (2.50%) Windows XP
16 42 (2.33%) Ubuntu
17 32 (1.78%) Debian
18 18 (1.00%) Windows 10
18 18 (1.00%) Windows Phone
19 16 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (19.23%) ITIL
2 260 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (8.28%) Information Security
4 148 (8.23%) Scrum
5 121 (6.73%) TDD
6 120 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 89 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
8 86 (4.78%) Presales
9 85 (4.72%) Project Management
10 84 (4.67%) Migration
10 84 (4.67%) OO
11 82 (4.56%) MVC
12 78 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
12 78 (4.34%) Service Management
13 74 (4.11%) Risk Management
14 73 (4.06%) Software Engineering
15 72 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
16 69 (3.84%) BDD
16 69 (3.84%) SDLC
17 63 (3.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 468 (26.01%) SQL
2 271 (15.06%) C#
3 191 (10.62%) Java
4 154 (8.56%) PowerShell
5 147 (8.17%) JavaScript
6 96 (5.34%) Perl
7 89 (4.95%) C++
8 62 (3.45%) Python
9 61 (3.39%) Ruby
10 56 (3.11%) T-SQL
11 50 (2.78%) C
12 45 (2.50%) PHP
13 40 (2.22%) Bash Shell
14 38 (2.11%) Shell Script
15 37 (2.06%) VB.NET
16 18 (1.00%) VB
16 18 (1.00%) VBScript
17 14 (0.78%) Scala
18 13 (0.72%) R
19 12 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 248 (13.79%) Degree
2 153 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (4.17%) MCSE
5 61 (3.39%) CISSP
6 55 (3.06%) MCITP
7 49 (2.72%) CCNA
8 45 (2.50%) MCSA
8 45 (2.50%) Security Cleared
9 41 (2.28%) CEH
10 39 (2.17%) CCIE
10 39 (2.17%) CISA
11 37 (2.06%) MCP
12 35 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
13 33 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 30 (1.67%) CCNP
15 25 (1.39%) GSEC
16 24 (1.33%) SC Cleared
17 18 (1.00%) A+ Certification
18 13 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (7.17%) SLA
2 63 (3.50%) QA
3 15 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.28%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.22%) COBIT
8 3 (0.17%) COSO
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.11%) FISMA
9 2 (0.11%) WAI
10 1 (0.056%) DICOM
System Software
1 712 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 306 (17.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 225 (12.51%) Hyper-V
4 110 (6.11%) VMware ESX
5 102 (5.67%) vSphere
6 98 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (2.33%) XenApp
8 27 (1.50%) HDFS
8 27 (1.50%) Terminal Services
9 24 (1.33%) XenDesktop
10 22 (1.22%) XenServer
11 19 (1.06%) VMware Server
12 17 (0.94%) Xen
13 15 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.61%) Samba
14 11 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.50%) Firmware
16 9 (0.50%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 155 (8.62%) SCCM
2 78 (4.34%) SCOM
3 59 (3.28%) Puppet
4 53 (2.95%) Backup Exec
5 42 (2.33%) WSUS
6 39 (2.17%) SCVMM
7 30 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 24 (1.33%) Windows Intune
9 21 (1.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 15 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
11 12 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.61%) Simpana
13 10 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
14 9 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 8 (0.44%) EdgeSight
15 8 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.44%) Nmap
15 8 (0.44%) OpenAM
16 7 (0.39%) Nagios
16 7 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 667 (37.08%) Microsoft
2 580 (32.24%) VMware
3 370 (20.57%) Cisco
4 201 (11.17%) Oracle
5 174 (9.67%) Citrix
6 159 (8.84%) HP
7 151 (8.39%) Red Hat
8 123 (6.84%) EMC
9 106 (5.89%) Dell
10 101 (5.61%) CheckPoint
11 95 (5.28%) Juniper
12 80 (4.45%) F5
13 73 (4.06%) Blue Coat
13 73 (4.06%) Palo Alto
14 70 (3.89%) Symantec
15 65 (3.61%) Sourcefire
16 63 (3.50%) Crossbeam
17 59 (3.28%) IBM
18 44 (2.45%) Google
19 40 (2.22%) NetApp
Crowthorne, Berkshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Consol Partners
Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40,000-£48,000 + Car + Certified training
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Golfbreaks.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago