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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 739 825 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.45% 16.17% 20.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.16% 63.17% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 607 695 862
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,579 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
1316 1306 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.30% 25.60% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 1048 1261
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -3 297 £47,500 +21.79% 39
Maidenhead +1 113 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Bracknell -1 73 £42,500 +11.84% 14
Slough -2 68 £45,000 +18.42% 13
Newbury -6 48 £45,000 -7.69% 5
Windsor +6 24 £54,000 +2.85%
Wokingham -7 13 £52,500 +75.00% 3
Hungerford -5 7 £23,500 +5.61% 1
Thatcham 0 5 £31,000 +24.00% 2
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 644 (42.01%) Linux
2 585 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 585 (38.16%) Windows Server
3 573 (37.38%) VMware
4 546 (35.62%) Microsoft
5 398 (25.96%) SQL Server
6 382 (24.92%) SQL
7 370 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 359 (23.42%) Firewall
9 341 (22.24%) Cisco
10 312 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 281 (18.33%) Unix
12 269 (17.55%) TCP/IP
13 258 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 237 (15.46%) MS Excel
15 235 (15.33%) ITIL
16 226 (14.74%) Finance
17 194 (12.65%) Hyper-V
18 192 (12.52%) DNS
19 186 (12.13%) SAN
20 185 (12.07%) PowerShell
21 173 (11.29%) Degree
21 173 (11.29%) MS Exchange
22 172 (11.22%) .NET
23 164 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
24 162 (10.57%) LAN
25 160 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
26 155 (10.11%) IIS
27 154 (10.05%) Java
28 152 (9.92%) Python

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
1 173 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 155 (10.11%) IIS
3 95 (6.20%) Apache
4 80 (5.22%) Tomcat
5 75 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 72 (4.70%) JBoss
7 66 (4.31%) WebSphere
8 61 (3.98%) WebLogic
9 60 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 54 (3.52%) Skype for Business
11 51 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
12 46 (3.00%) SharePoint
13 45 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 36 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
15 32 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
16 22 (1.44%) nginx
17 15 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
18 10 (0.65%) OpenStack
19 9 (0.59%) CMS
19 9 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 237 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 133 (8.68%) MS Office
3 18 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) InDesign
6 2 (0.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.33%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.20%) KANA IQ
3 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.065%) Movex
5 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.065%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 126 (8.22%) Office 365
2 115 (7.50%) SaaS
3 110 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.57%) IaaS
7 18 (1.17%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.72%) PaaS
9 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.065%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.065%) GitHub
12 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.065%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 359 (23.42%) Firewall
2 269 (17.55%) TCP/IP
3 192 (12.52%) DNS
4 186 (12.13%) SAN
5 162 (10.57%) LAN
6 148 (9.65%) WAN
7 113 (7.37%) DHCP
8 102 (6.65%) VPN
9 87 (5.68%) Network Security
10 79 (5.15%) HTTP
11 71 (4.63%) NAS
12 70 (4.57%) LDAP
13 56 (3.65%) Wireless
14 54 (3.52%) Internet
15 53 (3.46%) VoIP
16 44 (2.87%) SMTP
17 35 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
18 34 (2.22%) Skype
19 28 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
20 27 (1.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 110 (7.18%) Relational Database
3 77 (5.02%) MySQL
4 58 (3.78%) RDBMS
5 49 (3.20%) Big Data
6 47 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 37 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.04%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.59%) HBase
16 7 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (0.39%) DB2
18 5 (0.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 42 (2.74%) Subversion
2 27 (1.76%) JIRA
2 27 (1.76%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.65%) AQtime
5 10 (0.65%) WebLOAD
6 9 (0.59%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.52%) MSI
8 7 (0.46%) gulp
9 5 (0.33%) FitNesse
9 5 (0.33%) Maven
10 4 (0.26%) Ant
10 4 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.26%) JUnit
10 4 (0.26%) NUnit
10 4 (0.26%) TestNG
10 4 (0.26%) WinDbg
General
1 226 (14.74%) Finance
2 83 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 56 (3.65%) Banking
3 56 (3.65%) German Language
4 49 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 42 (2.74%) Games
6 34 (2.22%) French Language
7 29 (1.89%) Marketing
8 22 (1.44%) Retail
9 15 (0.98%) Electronics
10 14 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.85%) Legal
12 9 (0.59%) Publishing
13 7 (0.46%) Advertising
14 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.26%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Automotive
16 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 317 (20.68%) Support Engineer
2 207 (13.50%) Analyst
3 144 (9.39%) Linux Engineer
4 136 (8.87%) Developer
5 134 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 118 (7.70%) Support Analyst
7 108 (7.05%) Applications Support
8 104 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
9 100 (6.52%) IT Support
10 96 (6.26%) Technical Support
11 92 (6.00%) Security Engineer
12 89 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
13 86 (5.61%) IT Engineer
13 86 (5.61%) Technical Engineer
14 84 (5.48%) Consultant
15 74 (4.83%) Technical Support Engineer
16 70 (4.57%) Server Support
17 69 (4.50%) VMware Engineer
18 67 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
19 66 (4.31%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (11.22%) .NET
2 138 (9.00%) Web Services
3 77 (5.02%) HTML
4 58 (3.78%) CSS
5 53 (3.46%) LAMP
6 50 (3.26%) XML
7 49 (3.20%) jQuery
8 38 (2.48%) JSON
8 38 (2.48%) WCF
9 37 (2.41%) ASP.NET
9 37 (2.41%) Middleware
10 36 (2.35%) ZeroMQ
11 32 (2.09%) WPF
12 29 (1.89%) Regular Expression
13 27 (1.76%) HTML5
14 26 (1.70%) AngularJS
15 25 (1.63%) Ajax
16 18 (1.17%) CSS3
17 17 (1.11%) SOAP
18 15 (0.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.39%) Data Centre
2 120 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 92 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.07%) Clustering
5 47 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.41%) Driving Licence
7 34 (2.22%) Replication
8 31 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 19 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 18 (1.17%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.11%) Smartphone
12 16 (1.04%) Blackberry
13 15 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.91%) PKI
14 14 (0.91%) Statistics
15 13 (0.85%) Xbox
16 12 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 644 (42.01%) Linux
2 585 (38.16%) Windows Server
3 312 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 281 (18.33%) Unix
5 258 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 164 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 140 (9.13%) Windows 7
8 124 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 67 (4.37%) CentOS
10 62 (4.04%) Solaris
11 61 (3.98%) Windows 8
12 57 (3.72%) Windows 10
12 57 (3.72%) Windows 2000
13 53 (3.46%) Android
14 50 (3.26%) Apple iOS
15 39 (2.54%) Windows XP
16 28 (1.83%) Ubuntu
17 27 (1.76%) Mac OS X
18 21 (1.37%) AIX
18 21 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (15.33%) ITIL
2 160 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (7.63%) Presales
4 92 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 92 (6.00%) TDD
5 91 (5.94%) Scrum
6 86 (5.61%) Software Engineering
7 79 (5.15%) Mentoring
8 75 (4.89%) BDD
8 75 (4.89%) Information Security
9 70 (4.57%) SIEM
10 67 (4.37%) Analytics
11 65 (4.24%) DevOps
12 59 (3.85%) SDLC
13 55 (3.59%) Project Management
14 53 (3.46%) High Availability
15 52 (3.39%) Configuration Management
16 46 (3.00%) Incident Management
16 46 (3.00%) Migration
17 45 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 382 (24.92%) SQL
2 185 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 154 (10.05%) Java
4 152 (9.92%) Python
5 138 (9.00%) Perl
6 133 (8.68%) C#
7 131 (8.55%) Bash Shell
8 106 (6.91%) C++
9 73 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 62 (4.04%) C
11 41 (2.67%) PHP
12 38 (2.48%) Ruby
13 30 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.57%) VBScript
15 23 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.11%) VB
17 14 (0.91%) Tcl
18 12 (0.78%) COBOL
18 12 (0.78%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 173 (11.29%) Degree
2 143 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 120 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (6.91%) MCSE
5 101 (6.59%) CCNA
6 71 (4.63%) Security Cleared
7 65 (4.24%) CISSP
7 65 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 59 (3.85%) MCP
8 59 (3.85%) MCSA
9 58 (3.78%) MCITP
10 51 (3.33%) SC Cleared
11 36 (2.35%) CEH
12 34 (2.22%) CCNP
13 27 (1.76%) CISA
14 26 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.17%) CCIE
15 18 (1.17%) DV Cleared
16 17 (1.11%) MCTS
16 17 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.46%) SLA
2 51 (3.33%) QA
3 37 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 31 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.98%) HIPAA
7 13 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.26%) HL7
9 3 (0.20%) GPG13
10 2 (0.13%) COBIT
10 2 (0.13%) GAMP
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.065%) COSO
System Software
1 585 (38.16%) Active Directory
2 370 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (12.65%) Hyper-V
4 143 (9.33%) vSphere
5 82 (5.35%) VMware ESX
6 70 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
8 29 (1.89%) vCloud
8 29 (1.89%) XenApp
9 22 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (1.37%) Firmware
11 19 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
12 18 (1.17%) XenDesktop
13 15 (0.98%) XenServer
14 13 (0.85%) Terminal Services
15 12 (0.78%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.52%) DFS Replication
16 8 (0.52%) Samba
17 7 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 140 (9.13%) SCCM
2 70 (4.57%) Puppet
3 57 (3.72%) WSUS
4 36 (2.35%) OpenAM
5 32 (2.09%) Nessus
6 27 (1.76%) SCOM
7 26 (1.70%) Backup Exec
8 25 (1.63%) yum
9 24 (1.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 21 (1.37%) Ansible
10 21 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (1.04%) Perfmon
12 14 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
12 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
12 14 (0.91%) Nagios
13 13 (0.85%) WMI
14 12 (0.78%) Tivoli
15 11 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (0.72%) Nmap
15 11 (0.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 573 (37.38%) VMware
2 546 (35.62%) Microsoft
3 341 (22.24%) Cisco
4 150 (9.78%) Citrix
5 145 (9.46%) Oracle
6 142 (9.26%) Red Hat
7 89 (5.81%) CheckPoint
8 83 (5.41%) Juniper
9 80 (5.22%) HP
10 62 (4.04%) F5
11 47 (3.07%) Palo Alto
12 41 (2.67%) Apple
13 40 (2.61%) Veeam
14 39 (2.54%) Sun
15 38 (2.48%) EMC
15 38 (2.48%) NetApp
16 34 (2.22%) IBM
17 29 (1.89%) Dell
18 28 (1.83%) Google
19 25 (1.63%) Blue Coat
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Parking,Healthcare,Pension,Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £38500 Per Annum
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Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + life/medical insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Berkshire
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
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