The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1158 1108 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.98% 20.21% 19.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.57% 71.53% 65.85%
Number of salaries quoted 886 929 990
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1641 1549 1757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.73% 28.26% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1293 1469
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 458 £39,500 +5.33% 39
Bracknell +1 166 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Slough +8 136 £45,000 +20.00% 19
Newbury -1 108 £29,500 -21.33% 7
Maidenhead -6 80 £39,000 -29.09% 7
Wokingham +1 24 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Windsor +9 15 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Hungerford -4 1 £27,000 -12.19% 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 982 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 689 (31.40%) Active Directory
3 686 (31.27%) SQL
4 645 (29.40%) VMware
5 575 (26.21%) Linux
6 559 (25.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 506 (23.06%) SQL Server
8 452 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 449 (20.46%) MS Excel
10 404 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 366 (16.68%) MS Exchange
12 340 (15.50%) .NET
13 326 (14.86%) Security Cleared
14 313 (14.27%) Firewall
15 312 (14.22%) TCP/IP
16 304 (13.86%) Oracle
17 297 (13.54%) C#
17 297 (13.54%) DNS
18 286 (13.04%) Windows 7
19 284 (12.94%) IIS
20 278 (12.67%) UNIX
21 271 (12.35%) Degree
22 268 (12.22%) SC Cleared
22 268 (12.22%) ITIL
23 263 (11.99%) Citrix
24 254 (11.58%) Finance
25 226 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
26 225 (10.26%) Cisco
26 225 (10.26%) SharePoint
27 223 (10.16%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 366 (16.68%) MS Exchange
2 284 (12.94%) IIS
3 225 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 193 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 155 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 139 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 96 (4.38%) Lync
8 93 (4.24%) Apache
9 86 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 60 (2.73%) Tomcat
11 55 (2.51%) Lotus Domino
12 50 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
13 38 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (1.41%) WebLogic
15 30 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 29 (1.32%) CMS
17 28 (1.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 24 (1.09%) Drupal
19 23 (1.05%) WebSphere
19 23 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 449 (20.46%) MS Excel
2 213 (9.71%) MS Office
3 36 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.77%) InfoPath
5 17 (0.77%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.23%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.18%) Agresso
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.14%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.046%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (3.10%) Office 365
3 36 (1.64%) SaaS
4 22 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.50%) Google Apps
7 9 (0.41%) IaaS
8 5 (0.23%) PaaS
9 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 313 (14.27%) Firewall
2 312 (14.22%) TCP/IP
3 297 (13.54%) DNS
4 215 (9.80%) SAN
5 175 (7.98%) DHCP
6 139 (6.34%) Internet
7 114 (5.20%) WAN
8 111 (5.06%) LAN
9 110 (5.01%) VPN
10 84 (3.83%) Network Security
11 65 (2.96%) NAS
11 65 (2.96%) HTTP
12 56 (2.55%) Wireless
13 51 (2.32%) SSL
14 49 (2.23%) LDAP
14 49 (2.23%) VoIP
15 44 (2.01%) VLAN
16 37 (1.69%) SMTP
17 36 (1.64%) FTP
18 33 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 115 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 111 (5.06%) MySQL
4 107 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 93 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 72 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 61 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 51 (2.32%) Oracle Database
9 44 (2.01%) DB2
10 29 (1.32%) EDRMS
10 29 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 26 (1.19%) IDOL
12 26 (1.19%) Big Data
13 25 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (0.77%) MS Access
15 11 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 38 (1.73%) TestDirector
2 38 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (1.50%) MSTest
4 31 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 29 (1.32%) NUnit
5 29 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 29 (1.32%) Moq
6 27 (1.23%) Subversion
7 24 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 18 (0.82%) Selenium
9 17 (0.77%) Jenkins
10 16 (0.73%) Metasploit
11 15 (0.68%) WebLOAD
11 15 (0.68%) MSI
11 15 (0.68%) AQtime
12 12 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (0.55%) LoadRunner
13 11 (0.50%) Ant
14 10 (0.46%) WinRunner
General
1 254 (11.58%) Finance
2 220 (10.03%) Telecoms
3 124 (5.65%) Retail
4 91 (4.15%) German Language
5 80 (3.65%) French Language
6 45 (2.05%) Marketing
7 27 (1.23%) Spanish Language
8 24 (1.09%) Russian Language
9 22 (1.00%) Banking
10 19 (0.87%) Games
10 19 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.82%) Electronics
12 17 (0.77%) Legal
12 17 (0.77%) Publishing
13 14 (0.64%) Back Office
14 13 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.55%) Automotive
15 12 (0.55%) Advertising
16 10 (0.46%) Italian Language
17 6 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 458 (20.88%) Support Engineer
2 293 (13.35%) Developer
3 247 (11.26%) Analyst
4 212 (9.66%) Technical Support
5 162 (7.38%) Support Analyst
6 161 (7.34%) Consultant
7 142 (6.47%) Technical Engineer
8 137 (6.24%) Technical Support Engineer
9 120 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 105 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 98 (4.47%) Administrator
12 94 (4.28%) .NET Developer
13 82 (3.74%) Architect
14 81 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support
15 76 (3.46%) Desktop Support
16 75 (3.42%) Applications Support
17 72 (3.28%) Server Engineer
18 71 (3.24%) Software Engineer
19 68 (3.10%) Security Engineer
20 66 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (15.50%) .NET
2 193 (8.80%) HTML
3 149 (6.79%) ASP.NET
4 137 (6.24%) XML
5 115 (5.24%) CSS
6 106 (4.83%) Web Services
7 82 (3.74%) jQuery
8 77 (3.51%) WPF
9 74 (3.37%) WCF
10 65 (2.96%) WinForms
11 58 (2.64%) .NET Framework
12 52 (2.37%) HTML5
13 48 (2.19%) J2EE
14 47 (2.14%) Ajax
15 40 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (1.78%) XSLT
17 33 (1.50%) Unity DI Container
18 30 (1.37%) Castle Windsor
19 29 (1.32%) Ninject
19 29 (1.32%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 160 (7.29%) Computer Science
2 127 (5.79%) Clustering
3 69 (3.14%) Blackberry
4 64 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 60 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 53 (2.42%) Replication
7 38 (1.73%) PKI
7 38 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
8 34 (1.55%) Open Source
9 29 (1.32%) Statistics
10 25 (1.14%) IPTV
10 25 (1.14%) iPhone
11 23 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 21 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 20 (0.91%) Celerra
13 20 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 19 (0.87%) Smartphone
15 18 (0.82%) Data Integration
16 17 (0.77%) Fat Client
16 17 (0.77%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 575 (26.21%) Linux
2 559 (25.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 452 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 286 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 278 (12.67%) UNIX
6 226 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 199 (9.07%) Windows XP
8 104 (4.74%) Windows 8
9 100 (4.56%) Solaris
10 70 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 59 (2.69%) Android
11 59 (2.69%) Windows Mobile
11 59 (2.69%) Windows 2000
12 56 (2.55%) Ubuntu
13 53 (2.42%) CentOS
14 41 (1.87%) Apple iOS
15 39 (1.78%) AIX
16 33 (1.50%) Windows Vista
17 32 (1.46%) Windows Phone
18 30 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (12.22%) ITIL
2 126 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (5.38%) Software Engineering
4 112 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 78 (3.56%) Project Management
5 78 (3.56%) Time Management
6 75 (3.42%) MVC
7 73 (3.33%) Scrum
8 66 (3.01%) TDD
9 65 (2.96%) Service Delivery
10 64 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (2.87%) Incident Management
12 59 (2.69%) OO
12 59 (2.69%) Change Management
12 59 (2.69%) Migration
13 55 (2.51%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (2.23%) PRINCE2
14 49 (2.23%) Software Distribution
15 45 (2.05%) CRM
15 45 (2.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 686 (31.27%) SQL
2 297 (13.54%) C#
3 164 (7.47%) Java
4 158 (7.20%) JavaScript
5 134 (6.11%) C++
6 119 (5.42%) PowerShell
7 70 (3.19%) Python
8 67 (3.05%) VB
9 66 (3.01%) PHP
10 62 (2.83%) Perl
11 61 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 57 (2.60%) VBScript
13 55 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 45 (2.05%) C
14 45 (2.05%) T-SQL
15 31 (1.41%) Ruby
16 29 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.87%) Objective-C
18 18 (0.82%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 326 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 271 (12.35%) Degree
3 268 (12.22%) SC Cleared
4 214 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 176 (8.02%) DV Cleared
6 146 (6.65%) MCSE
7 105 (4.79%) MCITP
8 100 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
9 94 (4.28%) CCNA
10 91 (4.15%) MCSA
11 85 (3.87%) MCP
12 59 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 56 (2.55%) MCTS
14 47 (2.14%) CISSP
15 45 (2.05%) ISEB
16 39 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
17 38 (1.73%) ISTQB
18 33 (1.50%) CCNP
19 24 (1.09%) CISA
20 21 (0.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (6.47%) SLA
2 69 (3.14%) QA
3 65 (2.96%) PCI DSS
4 57 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 36 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.00%) COBIT
7 12 (0.55%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
10 2 (0.091%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.091%) GPG13
11 1 (0.046%) JSP 440
System Software
1 689 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 404 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 223 (10.16%) Hyper-V
4 111 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
5 106 (4.83%) vSphere
6 89 (4.06%) VMware ESX
7 87 (3.97%) XenApp
8 68 (3.10%) XenDesktop
9 52 (2.37%) ISA Server
10 38 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (1.69%) Xen
12 29 (1.32%) KVM
13 25 (1.14%) Terminal Services
14 22 (1.00%) XenServer
15 19 (0.87%) Terminal Server
16 17 (0.77%) Snort
16 17 (0.77%) Nmap
17 14 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
18 12 (0.55%) NFS
19 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 180 (8.20%) SCCM
2 77 (3.51%) NetBackup
3 69 (3.14%) SCOM
4 55 (2.51%) ARCserve
5 50 (2.28%) WSUS
6 46 (2.10%) Backup Exec
7 43 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
8 39 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
9 35 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 32 (1.46%) Legato
11 28 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 23 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 23 (1.05%) Nagios
13 21 (0.96%) Plesk
14 19 (0.87%) Nessus
15 16 (0.73%) Netcool
15 16 (0.73%) Puppet
16 14 (0.64%) HP SIM
17 11 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
18 10 (0.46%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 982 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 645 (29.40%) VMware
3 304 (13.86%) Oracle
4 263 (11.99%) Citrix
5 225 (10.26%) Cisco
6 152 (6.93%) HP
7 118 (5.38%) EMC
8 109 (4.97%) Red Hat
9 89 (4.06%) Fujitsu
10 76 (3.46%) NetApp
11 75 (3.42%) Veritas
12 69 (3.14%) Juniper
13 64 (2.92%) Dell
13 64 (2.92%) Symantec
14 60 (2.73%) IBM
15 58 (2.64%) F5
16 48 (2.19%) McAfee
17 42 (1.91%) CheckPoint
17 42 (1.91%) Sun
18 41 (1.87%) JBoss
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + 5% bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago