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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 802 851 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.69% 16.83% 19.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.85% 67.43% 69.51%
Number of salaries quoted 683 680 856
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1340 1262 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.55% 24.96% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 975 1218
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 322 £47,500 +26.66% 24
Bracknell +3 86 £43,000 +31.29% 8
Maidenhead -1 86 £40,750 -4.11% 10
Slough 0 74 £42,500 +1.79% 5
Newbury 0 56 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Wokingham +3 32 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Thatcham - 11 £32,500 - 1
Windsor +1 10 £51,000 -2.85%
Hungerford -2 9 £23,500 +6.81%
Ascot +4 2 £24,000 -35.13%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 662 (40.24%) Windows Server
2 644 (39.15%) Active Directory
3 633 (38.48%) Linux
4 622 (37.81%) Microsoft
5 558 (33.92%) VMware
6 455 (27.66%) SQL
7 409 (24.86%) Firewall
8 394 (23.95%) SQL Server
9 333 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 330 (20.06%) Cisco
11 325 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 299 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 282 (17.14%) Unix
14 274 (16.66%) MS Excel
15 254 (15.44%) TCP/IP
16 248 (15.08%) ITIL
17 234 (14.22%) DNS
18 228 (13.86%) Hyper-V
19 217 (13.19%) MS Exchange
20 215 (13.07%) .NET
21 211 (12.83%) SAN
22 199 (12.10%) Degree
23 198 (12.04%) Finance
24 187 (11.37%) PowerShell
25 184 (11.19%) LAN
26 176 (10.70%) C#
27 170 (10.33%) WAN
28 169 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
29 167 (10.15%) Citrix
30 163 (9.91%) Web Services

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
1 217 (13.19%) MS Exchange
2 162 (9.85%) IIS
3 105 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 87 (5.29%) Apache
5 84 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 79 (4.80%) Tomcat
7 76 (4.62%) JBoss
8 75 (4.56%) Skype for Business
9 55 (3.34%) SharePoint
10 54 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
11 53 (3.22%) WebSphere
12 48 (2.92%) WebLogic
13 39 (2.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 36 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
15 32 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
16 24 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
17 21 (1.28%) nginx
18 18 (1.09%) OpenStack
19 16 (0.97%) CMS
20 15 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 274 (16.66%) MS Excel
2 144 (8.75%) MS Office
3 10 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.18%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) InDesign
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.30%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.18%) KANA IQ
4 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.061%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.061%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 131 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (7.72%) Office 365
3 121 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
4 111 (6.75%) SaaS
5 17 (1.03%) IaaS
6 16 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.67%) PaaS
8 10 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.43%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.061%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.061%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.061%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 409 (24.86%) Firewall
2 254 (15.44%) TCP/IP
3 234 (14.22%) DNS
4 211 (12.83%) SAN
5 184 (11.19%) LAN
6 170 (10.33%) WAN
7 136 (8.27%) DHCP
8 103 (6.26%) VPN
9 82 (4.98%) HTTP
10 81 (4.92%) Network Security
11 80 (4.86%) NAS
12 67 (4.07%) LDAP
13 66 (4.01%) Internet
14 60 (3.65%) Wireless
15 50 (3.04%) VoIP
16 46 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
17 44 (2.67%) SSL
18 43 (2.61%) Skype
19 42 (2.55%) SMTP
20 37 (2.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (23.95%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.53%) Relational Database
3 85 (5.17%) MySQL
4 61 (3.71%) RDBMS
5 59 (3.59%) Big Data
6 58 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 50 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 38 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.09%) HBase
12 18 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 16 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
14 16 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (0.73%) DTS
16 9 (0.55%) MongoDB
17 8 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (2.55%) Subversion
2 40 (2.43%) JIRA
3 34 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 31 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 28 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.22%) Eclipse
7 18 (1.09%) gulp
8 14 (0.85%) WebLOAD
9 13 (0.79%) AQtime
10 12 (0.73%) Maven
11 10 (0.61%) JUnit
11 10 (0.61%) TestNG
12 9 (0.55%) Ant
13 7 (0.43%) Bugzilla
13 7 (0.43%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.36%) MSI
14 6 (0.36%) NUnit
14 6 (0.36%) Xcode
15 5 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 198 (12.04%) Finance
2 71 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 65 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 52 (3.16%) German Language
5 48 (2.92%) Banking
6 34 (2.07%) Marketing
7 28 (1.70%) Games
8 26 (1.58%) French Language
9 24 (1.46%) Legal
10 15 (0.91%) Retail
11 13 (0.79%) Electronics
12 11 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.61%) Advertising
14 9 (0.55%) Publishing
15 5 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.24%) Billing
17 3 (0.18%) Automotive
17 3 (0.18%) Law
17 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 310 (18.84%) Support Engineer
2 214 (13.01%) Analyst
3 187 (11.37%) Developer
4 146 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 129 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 112 (6.81%) IT Engineer
7 111 (6.75%) Windows Engineer
8 108 (6.57%) Linux Engineer
9 106 (6.44%) IT Support
10 97 (5.90%) Technical Support
11 96 (5.84%) Applications Support
11 96 (5.84%) VMware Engineer
12 91 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 91 (5.53%) Security Engineer
13 86 (5.23%) Technical Engineer
14 77 (4.68%) Administrator
15 76 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 76 (4.62%) Consultant
16 75 (4.56%) C# Developer
17 73 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (13.07%) .NET
2 163 (9.91%) Web Services
3 136 (8.27%) HTML
4 109 (6.63%) CSS
5 78 (4.74%) jQuery
6 69 (4.19%) XML
7 63 (3.83%) WCF
8 56 (3.40%) ASP.NET
9 55 (3.34%) LAMP
10 45 (2.74%) JSON
11 41 (2.49%) HTML5
12 39 (2.37%) WPF
13 37 (2.25%) Middleware
14 35 (2.13%) Regular Expression
15 34 (2.07%) ZeroMQ
16 33 (2.01%) AngularJS
16 33 (2.01%) CSS3
17 30 (1.82%) Ajax
18 29 (1.76%) JSP
19 27 (1.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 144 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 116 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 105 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.04%) Clustering
6 40 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 33 (2.01%) Replication
8 27 (1.64%) Smartphone
9 26 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.22%) Mathematics
12 18 (1.09%) PKI
13 15 (0.91%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
15 13 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.79%) User Experience
16 12 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
17 11 (0.67%) EqualLogic
17 11 (0.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 662 (40.24%) Windows Server
2 633 (38.48%) Linux
3 333 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 299 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 282 (17.14%) Unix
6 161 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 136 (8.27%) Windows 7
8 103 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 75 (4.56%) Android
10 66 (4.01%) Apple iOS
11 64 (3.89%) Windows 2000
12 62 (3.77%) Windows 8
13 57 (3.47%) CentOS
14 55 (3.34%) Solaris
15 54 (3.28%) Windows 10
16 39 (2.37%) Mac OS X
17 38 (2.31%) Windows XP
18 33 (2.01%) Windows NT
19 20 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
20 19 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (15.08%) ITIL
2 169 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (6.81%) Presales
4 94 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 85 (5.17%) TDD
6 80 (4.86%) Scrum
7 78 (4.74%) Software Engineering
8 73 (4.44%) BDD
8 73 (4.44%) Information Security
9 69 (4.19%) OO
9 69 (4.19%) SDLC
10 66 (4.01%) Migration
11 63 (3.83%) Mentoring
12 62 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 61 (3.71%) Project Management
14 57 (3.47%) Analytics
15 55 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
15 55 (3.34%) Cybersecurity
15 55 (3.34%) SIEM
16 52 (3.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 455 (27.66%) SQL
2 187 (11.37%) PowerShell
3 176 (10.70%) C#
4 153 (9.30%) Java
5 126 (7.66%) Perl
6 121 (7.36%) JavaScript
7 115 (6.99%) Python
8 109 (6.63%) C++
9 95 (5.78%) Bash Shell
10 47 (2.86%) C
10 47 (2.86%) PHP
11 39 (2.37%) Ruby
12 30 (1.82%) VB
13 27 (1.64%) VB.NET
13 27 (1.64%) VBScript
14 26 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.09%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.67%) Tcl
17 9 (0.55%) R
17 9 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 199 (12.10%) Degree
2 121 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (4.98%) CCNA
5 71 (4.32%) MCSE
6 61 (3.71%) Security Cleared
7 60 (3.65%) CISSP
8 45 (2.74%) MCITP
8 45 (2.74%) SC Cleared
9 40 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 39 (2.37%) CCNP
11 35 (2.13%) MCSA
12 33 (2.01%) CEH
12 33 (2.01%) MCP
13 29 (1.76%) CCIE
14 19 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.09%) CISA
16 16 (0.97%) CISM
17 15 (0.91%) DV Cleared
18 14 (0.85%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.69%) SLA
2 54 (3.28%) QA
3 25 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.55%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.18%) GPG13
9 2 (0.12%) GAMP
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.12%) WAI
10 1 (0.061%) COBIT
10 1 (0.061%) COSO
10 1 (0.061%) FISMA
10 1 (0.061%) SAS 70
System Software
1 644 (39.15%) Active Directory
2 325 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 228 (13.86%) Hyper-V
4 118 (7.17%) vSphere
5 92 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (4.92%) VMware ESX
7 42 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
8 32 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
9 25 (1.52%) XenApp
10 18 (1.09%) Firmware
10 18 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
10 18 (1.09%) XenServer
11 16 (0.97%) HDFS
12 15 (0.91%) Samba
12 15 (0.91%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.85%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.67%) Squid
15 10 (0.61%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 153 (9.30%) SCCM
2 80 (4.86%) Puppet
3 47 (2.86%) SCOM
4 44 (2.67%) WSUS
5 40 (2.43%) Backup Exec
6 34 (2.07%) OpenAM
7 29 (1.76%) SCVMM
8 23 (1.40%) Ansible
9 22 (1.34%) Nessus
10 21 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
11 20 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
12 19 (1.16%) NetBackup
13 17 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
14 16 (0.97%) Perfmon
15 15 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
15 15 (0.91%) Nagios
16 14 (0.85%) Simpana
17 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 13 (0.79%) yum
18 12 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 622 (37.81%) Microsoft
2 558 (33.92%) VMware
3 330 (20.06%) Cisco
4 167 (10.15%) Citrix
5 158 (9.60%) Oracle
6 138 (8.39%) Red Hat
7 116 (7.05%) HP
8 84 (5.11%) CheckPoint
9 74 (4.50%) Juniper
10 59 (3.59%) F5
11 57 (3.47%) EMC
11 57 (3.47%) Veeam
12 54 (3.28%) Dell
13 47 (2.86%) Apple
14 44 (2.67%) Palo Alto
15 39 (2.37%) IBM
16 37 (2.25%) Sun
17 33 (2.01%) Google
18 31 (1.88%) NetApp
19 29 (1.76%) Symantec
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