The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 153 99 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 27.62% 24.15% 37.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.17% 67.81% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87 72 85
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
Windows
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
212 146 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 38.27% 35.61% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 140 93 99
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Bracknell region.

Windows Salary Trend in Bracknell

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

1 196 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 193 (50.92%) Security Cleared
3 162 (42.74%) SC Cleared
4 160 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 154 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 134 (35.36%) SQL
7 132 (34.83%) Fujitsu
8 123 (32.45%) Finance
9 115 (30.34%) DV Cleared
10 113 (29.82%) VMware
11 110 (29.02%) Telecoms
12 109 (28.76%) Windows XP
13 107 (28.23%) Retail
14 106 (27.97%) Windows 7
15 101 (26.65%) MS Exchange
16 100 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 96 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 88 (23.22%) DNS
19 86 (22.69%) MS Excel
20 82 (21.64%) Incident Management
21 71 (18.73%) Statistics
22 67 (17.68%) UNIX
22 67 (17.68%) Linux
23 62 (16.36%) SQL Server
24 61 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2003
25 57 (15.04%) IIS
25 57 (15.04%) DHCP
26 55 (14.51%) Citrix
27 53 (13.98%) LAN
27 53 (13.98%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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
1 101 (26.65%) MS Exchange
2 61 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 57 (15.04%) IIS
4 51 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (9.50%) Live Communications Server
6 35 (9.23%) Apache
7 33 (8.71%) SharePoint
8 28 (7.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (7.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 21 (5.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 10 (2.64%) Tomcat
13 9 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (1.06%) Drupal
15 4 (1.06%) WebSphere
15 4 (1.06%) JBoss
15 4 (1.06%) ArcGIS
15 4 (1.06%) CMS
15 4 (1.06%) Kentico
Applications
1 86 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 53 (13.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 88 (23.22%) DNS
2 57 (15.04%) DHCP
3 53 (13.98%) LAN
3 53 (13.98%) WAN
4 39 (10.29%) Firewall
5 34 (8.97%) TCP/IP
6 26 (6.86%) SAN
7 24 (6.33%) Internet
8 11 (2.90%) Ethernet
9 10 (2.64%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 9 (2.37%) Network Security
11 8 (2.11%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.58%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.58%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.32%) VPN
14 3 (0.79%) SMTP
15 2 (0.53%) SNMP
15 2 (0.53%) SSL
15 2 (0.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.44%) EDRMS
2 32 (8.44%) IDOL
3 19 (5.01%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.49%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.69%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.90%) MS Access
7 7 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (1.06%) OLTP
8 4 (1.06%) OLAP
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.79%) DB2
9 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.79%) Big Data
10 2 (0.53%) MySQL
10 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (5.01%) LoadRunner
2 15 (3.96%) Selenium
3 7 (1.85%) SilkPerformer
4 5 (1.32%) WinRunner
4 5 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.79%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.53%) MSI
7 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.26%) Hudson
7 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 123 (32.45%) Finance
2 110 (29.02%) Telecoms
3 107 (28.23%) Retail
4 6 (1.58%) Publishing
4 6 (1.58%) Banking
5 3 (0.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.53%) German Language
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 185 (48.81%) Support Engineer
2 67 (17.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 66 (17.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 49 (12.93%) Technical Support
5 32 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 31 (8.18%) Consultant
6 31 (8.18%) Messaging Engineer
7 30 (7.92%) Technical Support Engineer
7 30 (7.92%) Technical Engineer
7 30 (7.92%) Problem Manager
8 28 (7.39%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 27 (7.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (5.80%) QA Engineer
11 16 (4.22%) Test Consultant
11 16 (4.22%) Test Engineer
12 15 (3.96%) Graduate
13 14 (3.69%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.43%) Team Leader
15 11 (2.90%) Architect
15 11 (2.90%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.39%) .NET
2 18 (4.75%) Web Services
3 9 (2.37%) HTML
4 8 (2.11%) XML
5 7 (1.85%) SAP Basis
5 7 (1.85%) CSS
5 7 (1.85%) HTML5
6 6 (1.58%) XSLT
7 3 (0.79%) ODBC
7 3 (0.79%) JDBC
7 3 (0.79%) Servlets
7 3 (0.79%) J2EE
7 3 (0.79%) J2SE
8 1 (0.26%) Middleware
8 1 (0.26%) LAMP
8 1 (0.26%) REST
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.26%) DHTML
8 1 (0.26%) SOAP
8 1 (0.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.73%) Statistics
2 37 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (9.23%) Blackberry
4 33 (8.71%) Clustering
5 25 (6.60%) Replication
6 15 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.69%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.11%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.11%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.85%) RMADS
9 7 (1.85%) CESG
9 7 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.06%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.06%) PKI
11 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.79%) Open Source
12 3 (0.79%) New Media
13 2 (0.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 160 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 109 (28.76%) Windows XP
3 106 (27.97%) Windows 7
4 100 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (17.68%) UNIX
5 67 (17.68%) Linux
6 31 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (6.86%) Windows 2000 Server
8 22 (5.80%) Windows 2000
9 18 (4.75%) Solaris
10 13 (3.43%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.06%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.79%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.26%) Android
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
14 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.26%) Debian
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.64%) Incident Management
2 52 (13.72%) Release Management
3 51 (13.46%) Software Distribution
4 50 (13.19%) ITIL
5 40 (10.55%) Problem Management
6 39 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 37 (9.76%) Time Management
7 37 (9.76%) Service Management
8 36 (9.50%) Coaching
9 33 (8.71%) Mentoring
10 32 (8.44%) High Availability
10 32 (8.44%) Software Deployment
11 30 (7.92%) ITIL V2
12 26 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (6.07%) Test Automation
14 22 (5.80%) Software Testing
15 21 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (5.01%) Migration
17 17 (4.49%) Regression Testing
18 16 (4.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 134 (35.36%) SQL
2 51 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.75%) C#
4 12 (3.17%) VBScript
5 9 (2.37%) VB
6 8 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.58%) Java
9 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.53%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (0.53%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 193 (50.92%) Security Cleared
2 162 (42.74%) SC Cleared
3 115 (30.34%) DV Cleared
4 34 (8.97%) ISTQB
5 26 (6.86%) Degree
6 20 (5.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (5.01%) ISEB
8 12 (3.17%) CCA
8 12 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.58%) CCEE
9 6 (1.58%) CCIA
10 4 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.06%) MCP
10 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.79%) OCA
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.79%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.79%) VCP4
12 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.50%) QA
2 8 (2.11%) SLA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 196 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 96 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.82%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.44%) ISA Server
5 31 (8.18%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (3.43%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.43%) XenApp
8 7 (1.85%) vSphere
8 7 (1.85%) VMware Server
9 6 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.58%) XenServer
9 6 (1.58%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (13.19%) SCCM
2 47 (12.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 41 (10.82%) NetBackup
4 40 (10.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 29 (7.65%) SCOM
6 19 (5.01%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (2.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (2.11%) Netcool
8 8 (2.11%) Unicenter
9 6 (1.58%) EdgeSight
10 4 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.79%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.53%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.26%) SCSM
13 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 154 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 132 (34.83%) Fujitsu
3 113 (29.82%) VMware
4 55 (14.51%) Citrix
5 53 (13.98%) Oracle
6 47 (12.40%) HP
7 41 (10.82%) Veritas
8 40 (10.55%) Meridio
9 31 (8.18%) McAfee
9 31 (8.18%) Sophos
10 21 (5.54%) Cisco
11 12 (3.17%) IBM
11 12 (3.17%) AppSense
12 11 (2.90%) Juniper
13 9 (2.37%) EMC
14 8 (2.11%) SAP
14 8 (2.11%) Sun
15 6 (1.58%) NetApp
15 6 (1.58%) Symantec
16 5 (1.32%) SonicWALL
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