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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1163 1149 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.65% 20.46% 19.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.69% 71.95% 64.25%
Number of salaries quoted 807 899 960
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
1718 1597 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.02% 28.44% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1289 1469
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -3 478 £36,000 -14.28% 50
Bracknell +2 219 £33,250 +0.75% 11
Slough +2 108 £43,000 +3.61% 11
Newbury 0 92 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Maidenhead -17 58 £45,000 - 5
Wokingham 0 36 £30,000 -24.05% 3
Windsor - 14 £27,000 - 2
Ascot +6 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1037 (45.84%) Microsoft
2 728 (32.18%) Active Directory
3 707 (31.26%) SQL
4 687 (30.37%) VMware
5 571 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 556 (24.58%) Linux
7 502 (22.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 494 (21.84%) SQL Server
9 479 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 470 (20.78%) MS Excel
11 426 (18.83%) Security Cleared
12 377 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 360 (15.92%) Windows 7
14 357 (15.78%) Oracle
15 355 (15.69%) SC Cleared
16 351 (15.52%) DNS
17 317 (14.01%) Citrix
18 315 (13.93%) ITIL
19 312 (13.79%) TCP/IP
20 292 (12.91%) Finance
21 288 (12.73%) UNIX
22 278 (12.29%) IIS
23 275 (12.16%) .NET
24 258 (11.41%) Firewall
25 252 (11.14%) MS Office
26 244 (10.79%) Windows XP
27 243 (10.74%) C#
27 243 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
28 241 (10.65%) DV Cleared
29 236 (10.43%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 377 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 278 (12.29%) IIS
3 236 (10.43%) SharePoint
4 197 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 149 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 142 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 115 (5.08%) Apache
8 99 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 81 (3.58%) Lync
10 67 (2.96%) Tomcat
11 54 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
11 54 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 50 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 38 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
14 35 (1.55%) Live Communications Server
14 35 (1.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 33 (1.46%) WebSphere
15 33 (1.46%) WebLogic
16 23 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
17 17 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 470 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 252 (11.14%) MS Office
3 33 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.88%) MS Project
6 10 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.18%) Agresso
6 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.13%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.088%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.044%) Epicor Vantage
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 87 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (3.67%) Office 365
3 27 (1.19%) SaaS
4 21 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.57%) IaaS
7 6 (0.27%) PaaS
8 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 351 (15.52%) DNS
2 312 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 258 (11.41%) Firewall
4 206 (9.11%) DHCP
5 188 (8.31%) SAN
6 141 (6.23%) Internet
7 138 (6.10%) WAN
8 137 (6.06%) LAN
9 104 (4.60%) VPN
10 94 (4.16%) Network Security
11 58 (2.56%) HTTP
12 53 (2.34%) NAS
13 52 (2.30%) Wireless
14 50 (2.21%) SSL
15 41 (1.81%) VoIP
16 37 (1.64%) SMTP
17 36 (1.59%) LDAP
18 33 (1.46%) VLAN
19 27 (1.19%) PBX
20 24 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 87 (3.85%) MySQL
4 78 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 72 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 60 (2.65%) RDBMS
6 60 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 59 (2.61%) EDRMS
8 58 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 47 (2.08%) IDOL
9 47 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 47 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 40 (1.77%) DB2
11 38 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (1.64%) Big Data
13 26 (1.15%) MS Access
14 15 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.62%) SQLite
15 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (2.17%) TestDirector
2 42 (1.86%) Visual Studio
2 42 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (1.50%) Subversion
4 32 (1.41%) MSTest
5 27 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 24 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (1.06%) Moq
6 24 (1.06%) NUnit
7 23 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
8 22 (0.97%) MSI
8 22 (0.97%) Jenkins
9 18 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 18 (0.80%) WinRunner
10 17 (0.75%) WebLOAD
10 17 (0.75%) AQtime
10 17 (0.75%) Git (software)
11 14 (0.62%) Selenium
12 13 (0.57%) Metasploit
13 12 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 292 (12.91%) Finance
2 225 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 158 (6.98%) Retail
4 75 (3.32%) French Language
5 71 (3.14%) German Language
6 48 (2.12%) Marketing
7 30 (1.33%) Spanish Language
8 25 (1.11%) Legal
9 23 (1.02%) Russian Language
10 22 (0.97%) Banking
11 21 (0.93%) Back Office
12 20 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.88%) Publishing
13 19 (0.84%) Advertising
14 18 (0.80%) Electronics
15 17 (0.75%) Games
16 13 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.40%) Italian Language
18 7 (0.31%) Billing
19 6 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 519 (22.94%) Support Engineer
2 285 (12.60%) Analyst
3 249 (11.01%) Developer
4 191 (8.44%) Technical Support
5 173 (7.65%) Support Analyst
6 166 (7.34%) Consultant
7 163 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 128 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
9 116 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
10 104 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 104 (4.60%) Architect
11 91 (4.02%) Administrator
12 89 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 82 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 78 (3.45%) IT Support
15 77 (3.40%) Applications Support
16 74 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 72 (3.18%) .NET Developer
18 69 (3.05%) Desktop Support
19 63 (2.79%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (12.16%) .NET
2 164 (7.25%) HTML
3 115 (5.08%) XML
4 109 (4.82%) ASP.NET
5 85 (3.76%) Web Services
6 83 (3.67%) CSS
7 64 (2.83%) jQuery
8 57 (2.52%) WPF
9 53 (2.34%) WCF
9 53 (2.34%) WinForms
10 49 (2.17%) .NET Framework
11 48 (2.12%) HTML5
12 47 (2.08%) J2EE
13 43 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (1.41%) Unity DI Container
15 26 (1.15%) Ajax
16 24 (1.06%) Spring.NET
16 24 (1.06%) RESTful
16 24 (1.06%) Castle Windsor
16 24 (1.06%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 147 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 138 (6.10%) Clustering
4 99 (4.38%) Blackberry
5 71 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 64 (2.83%) Statistics
7 61 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
9 31 (1.37%) Replication
10 29 (1.28%) PKI
10 29 (1.28%) Open Source
11 28 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 27 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 24 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.06%) Thin Client
13 24 (1.06%) Fat Client
14 23 (1.02%) iPhone
14 23 (1.02%) Firmware
15 20 (0.88%) Data Integration
15 20 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 571 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 556 (24.58%) Linux
3 502 (22.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 360 (15.92%) Windows 7
5 288 (12.73%) UNIX
6 244 (10.79%) Windows XP
7 243 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 115 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 104 (4.60%) Solaris
10 75 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 70 (3.09%) Windows 2000
12 67 (2.96%) Android
13 53 (2.34%) CentOS
14 50 (2.21%) Ubuntu
15 49 (2.17%) Apple iOS
16 48 (2.12%) Windows Mobile
17 42 (1.86%) Debian
18 39 (1.72%) Windows Phone
19 37 (1.64%) Windows Vista
20 32 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (13.93%) ITIL
2 215 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 103 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 93 (4.11%) Software Engineering
5 93 (4.11%) Mentoring
6 88 (3.89%) Time Management
7 84 (3.71%) Project Management
8 79 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
9 76 (3.36%) Scrum
10 71 (3.14%) Migration
11 70 (3.09%) MVC
12 68 (3.01%) Change Management
13 65 (2.87%) Service Management
14 64 (2.83%) Software Distribution
15 63 (2.79%) Service Delivery
16 61 (2.70%) Coaching
17 57 (2.52%) PRINCE2
18 56 (2.48%) CRM
19 55 (2.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 707 (31.26%) SQL
2 243 (10.74%) C#
3 165 (7.29%) PowerShell
4 121 (5.35%) JavaScript
5 117 (5.17%) Java
6 105 (4.64%) C++
7 76 (3.36%) VB
8 70 (3.09%) VBScript
9 56 (2.48%) PHP
10 55 (2.43%) Python
11 53 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 47 (2.08%) Perl
13 40 (1.77%) C
13 40 (1.77%) T-SQL
14 39 (1.72%) VB.NET
15 29 (1.28%) Ruby
16 24 (1.06%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.84%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.71%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 426 (18.83%) Security Cleared
2 355 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 241 (10.65%) DV Cleared
4 211 (9.33%) Degree
5 201 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 136 (6.01%) MCSE
7 92 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 86 (3.80%) CCNA
8 86 (3.80%) MCITP
9 85 (3.76%) MCP
10 71 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 69 (3.05%) MCSA
12 63 (2.79%) ISEB
13 55 (2.43%) CISSP
14 48 (2.12%) MCTS
14 48 (2.12%) ISTQB
15 43 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
16 27 (1.19%) CISA
17 26 (1.15%) CISM
17 26 (1.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.88%) SLA
2 69 (3.05%) PCI DSS
3 66 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 65 (2.87%) QA
5 45 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (1.24%) COBIT
7 9 (0.40%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.18%) GPG13
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.088%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.044%) JSP 440
System Software
1 728 (32.18%) Active Directory
2 479 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 111 (4.91%) VMware ESX
5 98 (4.33%) XenApp
6 95 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
7 88 (3.89%) vSphere
8 67 (2.96%) ISA Server
9 66 (2.92%) XenDesktop
10 32 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (1.19%) Terminal Services
12 25 (1.11%) XenServer
13 20 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 18 (0.80%) Nmap
14 18 (0.80%) KVM
15 17 (0.75%) Xen
16 16 (0.71%) Snort
17 15 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
17 15 (0.66%) Terminal Server
18 11 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 193 (8.53%) SCCM
2 109 (4.82%) NetBackup
3 73 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 64 (2.83%) SCOM
5 55 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 51 (2.25%) WSUS
7 41 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
8 39 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 34 (1.50%) ARCserve
10 32 (1.41%) Backup Exec
10 32 (1.41%) Netcool
11 28 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 25 (1.11%) Nagios
13 20 (0.88%) Puppet
14 17 (0.75%) Nessus
15 16 (0.71%) Unicenter
16 15 (0.66%) Legato
17 13 (0.57%) Munin
18 12 (0.53%) HP SIM
19 11 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1037 (45.84%) Microsoft
2 687 (30.37%) VMware
3 357 (15.78%) Oracle
4 317 (14.01%) Citrix
5 231 (10.21%) Cisco
6 199 (8.80%) HP
7 142 (6.28%) Fujitsu
8 109 (4.82%) EMC
8 109 (4.82%) Red Hat
9 99 (4.38%) Juniper
10 89 (3.93%) Veritas
11 70 (3.09%) F5
12 64 (2.83%) JBoss
13 62 (2.74%) Dell
13 62 (2.74%) Meridio
14 57 (2.52%) McAfee
15 56 (2.48%) IBM
15 56 (2.48%) NetApp
16 54 (2.39%) Symantec
17 52 (2.30%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday