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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 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 1061 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.82% 19.35% 20.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.06% 70.78% 66.22%
Number of salaries quoted 842 856 988
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
1684 1499 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.70% 27.34% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1229 1465
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 465 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Bracknell +3 196 £35,000 -9.67% 9
Slough +4 124 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Newbury 0 107 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Maidenhead -11 70 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Wokingham -2 30 £30,000 +2.56% 7
Windsor - 15 £26,500 - 1
Ascot +6 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Hungerford -2 1 £27,000 -12.19% 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 989 (44.73%) Microsoft
2 704 (31.84%) SQL
3 687 (31.07%) Active Directory
4 656 (29.67%) VMware
5 557 (25.19%) Linux
6 546 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 489 (22.12%) SQL Server
8 467 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 457 (20.67%) MS Excel
10 446 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 377 (17.05%) Security Cleared
12 365 (16.51%) MS Exchange
13 353 (15.97%) Oracle
14 342 (15.47%) DNS
15 329 (14.88%) Windows 7
16 311 (14.07%) TCP/IP
17 308 (13.93%) SC Cleared
18 303 (13.70%) .NET
19 292 (13.21%) ITIL
20 286 (12.94%) Citrix
21 280 (12.66%) IIS
22 279 (12.62%) Firewall
23 278 (12.57%) Finance
24 277 (12.53%) UNIX
25 269 (12.17%) C#
26 243 (10.99%) MS Office
27 241 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
28 236 (10.67%) Degree
29 231 (10.45%) Telecoms
30 230 (10.40%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 365 (16.51%) MS Exchange
2 280 (12.66%) IIS
3 228 (10.31%) SharePoint
4 194 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 146 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 142 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 102 (4.61%) Apache
8 89 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 81 (3.66%) Lync
10 64 (2.89%) Tomcat
11 49 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 48 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
13 45 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
14 40 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 35 (1.58%) WebLogic
16 33 (1.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 30 (1.36%) Live Communications Server
18 27 (1.22%) WebSphere
19 20 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
20 18 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 457 (20.67%) MS Excel
2 243 (10.99%) MS Office
3 38 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.00%) MS Project
6 12 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.23%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.18%) Agresso
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.14%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.14%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.045%) Epicor Vantage
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 90 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (3.71%) Office 365
3 26 (1.18%) SaaS
4 22 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.50%) IaaS
7 6 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.23%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 342 (15.47%) DNS
2 311 (14.07%) TCP/IP
3 279 (12.62%) Firewall
4 199 (9.00%) DHCP
5 196 (8.86%) SAN
6 141 (6.38%) Internet
7 120 (5.43%) WAN
8 118 (5.34%) LAN
9 115 (5.20%) VPN
10 106 (4.79%) Network Security
11 61 (2.76%) HTTP
12 58 (2.62%) Wireless
13 56 (2.53%) NAS
14 50 (2.26%) SSL
15 45 (2.04%) VoIP
16 39 (1.76%) LDAP
16 39 (1.76%) VLAN
17 37 (1.67%) SMTP
18 30 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
19 27 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.98%) Relational Database
3 96 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (4.16%) MySQL
5 78 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 69 (3.12%) Oracle Database
7 66 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 61 (2.76%) RDBMS
9 45 (2.04%) EDRMS
10 41 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 40 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
12 38 (1.72%) DB2
12 38 (1.72%) IDOL
13 36 (1.63%) Big Data
14 31 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (1.09%) MS Access
16 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (0.63%) SQLite
17 13 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 41 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (1.81%) TestDirector
4 33 (1.49%) MSTest
5 31 (1.40%) Subversion
6 26 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
6 26 (1.18%) Moq
6 26 (1.18%) NUnit
7 23 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 22 (1.00%) MSI
9 20 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 19 (0.86%) LoadRunner
11 17 (0.77%) WebLOAD
11 17 (0.77%) AQtime
12 16 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
12 16 (0.72%) Selenium
12 16 (0.72%) Git (software)
13 14 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.59%) Metasploit
15 12 (0.54%) WinRunner
General
1 278 (12.57%) Finance
2 231 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 142 (6.42%) Retail
4 83 (3.75%) German Language
5 79 (3.57%) French Language
6 48 (2.17%) Marketing
7 32 (1.45%) Spanish Language
8 26 (1.18%) Russian Language
9 23 (1.04%) Banking
9 23 (1.04%) Legal
10 21 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.90%) Electronics
11 20 (0.90%) Publishing
12 19 (0.86%) Games
13 18 (0.81%) Back Office
14 17 (0.77%) Advertising
15 13 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.41%) Italian Language
17 6 (0.27%) Automotive
18 5 (0.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 480 (21.71%) Support Engineer
2 270 (12.21%) Developer
3 257 (11.62%) Analyst
4 199 (9.00%) Technical Support
5 163 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 158 (7.15%) Consultant
7 144 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 134 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
9 123 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
10 98 (4.43%) Administrator
11 93 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 88 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
13 85 (3.84%) Architect
14 81 (3.66%) .NET Developer
15 74 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 73 (3.30%) IT Support
17 72 (3.26%) Applications Support
18 70 (3.17%) Desktop Support
19 68 (3.08%) Security Engineer
20 65 (2.94%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (13.70%) .NET
2 174 (7.87%) HTML
3 129 (5.83%) ASP.NET
4 118 (5.34%) XML
5 97 (4.39%) CSS
6 95 (4.30%) Web Services
7 69 (3.12%) jQuery
8 64 (2.89%) WPF
9 62 (2.80%) WCF
10 59 (2.67%) WinForms
11 54 (2.44%) .NET Framework
12 50 (2.26%) HTML5
13 48 (2.17%) J2EE
14 43 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (1.49%) Unity DI Container
16 31 (1.40%) Ajax
17 27 (1.22%) XSLT
18 26 (1.18%) Castle Windsor
18 26 (1.18%) Ninject
18 26 (1.18%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 150 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 133 (6.02%) Clustering
3 86 (3.89%) Blackberry
4 72 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 50 (2.26%) Statistics
7 39 (1.76%) Replication
8 37 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
9 35 (1.58%) PKI
10 30 (1.36%) Open Source
11 26 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 25 (1.13%) iPhone
13 21 (0.95%) Fat Client
13 21 (0.95%) Firmware
13 21 (0.95%) Thin Client
13 21 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 19 (0.86%) Data Integration
15 16 (0.72%) EqualLogic
15 16 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 557 (25.19%) Linux
2 546 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 467 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 329 (14.88%) Windows 7
5 277 (12.53%) UNIX
6 241 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 227 (10.27%) Windows XP
8 107 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 100 (4.52%) Solaris
10 69 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 68 (3.08%) Android
12 66 (2.99%) Windows 2000
13 53 (2.40%) CentOS
14 52 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
15 51 (2.31%) Apple iOS
16 48 (2.17%) Ubuntu
17 42 (1.90%) Windows Phone
18 39 (1.76%) Windows Vista
19 37 (1.67%) Debian
20 32 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (13.21%) ITIL
2 121 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 106 (4.79%) Software Engineering
5 87 (3.93%) Project Management
5 87 (3.93%) Incident Management
6 85 (3.84%) Time Management
7 78 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (3.44%) Scrum
9 72 (3.26%) MVC
10 69 (3.12%) Service Delivery
11 63 (2.85%) Change Management
12 59 (2.67%) Service Management
12 59 (2.67%) Migration
13 57 (2.58%) PRINCE2
13 57 (2.58%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (2.49%) Software Distribution
15 50 (2.26%) OO
16 49 (2.22%) TDD
17 47 (2.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 704 (31.84%) SQL
2 269 (12.17%) C#
3 145 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 133 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 126 (5.70%) Java
6 115 (5.20%) C++
7 78 (3.53%) VB
8 74 (3.35%) VBScript
9 57 (2.58%) Python
9 57 (2.58%) PHP
10 53 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 46 (2.08%) Perl
12 45 (2.04%) VB.NET
13 44 (1.99%) C
13 44 (1.99%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.31%) Ruby
15 27 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.81%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 377 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 308 (13.93%) SC Cleared
3 236 (10.67%) Degree
4 211 (9.54%) DV Cleared
5 199 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 132 (5.97%) MCSE
7 104 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
8 97 (4.39%) CCNA
9 90 (4.07%) MCITP
10 80 (3.62%) MCP
11 74 (3.35%) MCSA
12 60 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 58 (2.62%) CISSP
14 50 (2.26%) ISEB
14 50 (2.26%) MCTS
15 41 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
16 39 (1.76%) ISTQB
17 30 (1.36%) CCNP
18 28 (1.27%) CISA
19 27 (1.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.02%) SLA
2 74 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 70 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 66 (2.99%) QA
5 46 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (1.27%) COBIT
7 9 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.14%) GPG13
10 2 (0.090%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.045%) JSP 440
System Software
1 687 (31.07%) Active Directory
2 446 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 224 (10.13%) Hyper-V
4 101 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
5 95 (4.30%) VMware ESX
6 87 (3.93%) XenApp
7 83 (3.75%) vSphere
8 65 (2.94%) XenDesktop
9 64 (2.89%) ISA Server
10 33 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (1.18%) KVM
12 24 (1.09%) Terminal Services
12 24 (1.09%) Xen
13 20 (0.90%) XenServer
14 18 (0.81%) Nmap
15 16 (0.72%) Snort
16 15 (0.68%) Terminal Server
17 13 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
18 12 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
18 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 184 (8.32%) SCCM
2 92 (4.16%) NetBackup
3 56 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
4 55 (2.49%) SCOM
5 51 (2.31%) WSUS
6 48 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 40 (1.81%) ARCserve
8 39 (1.76%) EMC NetWorker
9 33 (1.49%) Backup Exec
10 30 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 28 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 26 (1.18%) Netcool
12 26 (1.18%) Nagios
13 21 (0.95%) Puppet
14 19 (0.86%) Legato
15 17 (0.77%) Nessus
16 14 (0.63%) Munin
17 12 (0.54%) HP SIM
18 11 (0.50%) Plesk
19 9 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 989 (44.73%) Microsoft
2 656 (29.67%) VMware
3 353 (15.97%) Oracle
4 286 (12.94%) Citrix
5 230 (10.40%) Cisco
6 178 (8.05%) HP
7 126 (5.70%) Fujitsu
8 111 (5.02%) EMC
9 103 (4.66%) Red Hat
10 92 (4.16%) Juniper
11 73 (3.30%) Veritas
12 72 (3.26%) F5
13 65 (2.94%) NetApp
13 65 (2.94%) Dell
14 57 (2.58%) Symantec
15 56 (2.53%) JBoss
16 53 (2.40%) McAfee
17 51 (2.31%) Meridio
17 51 (2.31%) CheckPoint
17 51 (2.31%) IBM
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum + bonus and benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago