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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 215 128 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 40.26% 24.76% 32.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.48% 71.91% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 86 56 131
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
243 178 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 45.51% 34.43% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 108 100 179
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 17 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 187 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 150 (43.23%) SQL
3 148 (42.65%) Security Cleared
4 146 (42.07%) Active Directory
5 140 (40.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 115 (33.14%) SC Cleared
7 114 (32.85%) VMware
8 109 (31.41%) Fujitsu
9 106 (30.55%) Telecoms
10 105 (30.26%) DV Cleared
11 104 (29.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 103 (29.68%) DNS
13 102 (29.39%) Windows XP
14 101 (29.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 98 (28.24%) Finance
16 94 (27.09%) Retail
17 93 (26.80%) Windows 7
18 86 (24.78%) MS Exchange
19 80 (23.05%) Incident Management
20 78 (22.48%) SQL Server
21 74 (21.33%) MS Excel
22 66 (19.02%) Linux
22 66 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2003
22 66 (19.02%) PowerShell
23 65 (18.73%) IIS
24 64 (18.44%) TCP/IP
24 64 (18.44%) Citrix
25 62 (17.87%) DHCP
26 55 (15.85%) Statistics
26 55 (15.85%) Time Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 86 (24.78%) MS Exchange
2 66 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 65 (18.73%) IIS
4 52 (14.99%) Apache
5 43 (12.39%) SharePoint
6 36 (10.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 34 (9.80%) Live Communications Server
8 31 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 29 (8.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (8.07%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 15 (4.32%) Tomcat
12 10 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (1.44%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (1.44%) CMS
15 3 (0.86%) Drupal
15 3 (0.86%) Kentico
15 3 (0.86%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 74 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 37 (10.66%) MS Office
3 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 103 (29.68%) DNS
2 64 (18.44%) TCP/IP
3 62 (17.87%) DHCP
4 42 (12.10%) Internet
5 39 (11.24%) LAN
5 39 (11.24%) WAN
6 32 (9.22%) Firewall
7 16 (4.61%) SAN
7 16 (4.61%) VoIP
8 12 (3.46%) PBX
8 12 (3.46%) TETRA
8 12 (3.46%) Multicast
9 7 (2.02%) Network Security
9 7 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.02%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.73%) VPN
11 5 (1.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 4 (1.15%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.86%) DMZ
13 3 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.37%) EDRMS
2 36 (10.37%) IDOL
3 31 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 26 (7.49%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.46%) MS Access
6 11 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.17%) Big Data
7 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.15%) MySQL
12 3 (0.86%) DTS
13 2 (0.58%) DB2
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (4.03%) LoadRunner
2 10 (2.88%) NUnit
2 10 (2.88%) SilkPerformer
2 10 (2.88%) MSTest
2 10 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (2.88%) Moq
3 6 (1.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (1.73%) MSI
4 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.86%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.58%) Selenium
5 2 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 106 (30.55%) Telecoms
2 98 (28.24%) Finance
3 94 (27.09%) Retail
4 25 (7.20%) German Language
5 18 (5.19%) French Language
6 12 (3.46%) Marketing
7 7 (2.02%) Back Office
8 6 (1.73%) Publishing
9 5 (1.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 154 (44.38%) Support Engineer
2 51 (14.70%) Technical Support
3 41 (11.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 41 (11.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 31 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 30 (8.65%) Developer
6 29 (8.36%) Technical Support Engineer
6 29 (8.36%) Technical Engineer
7 26 (7.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 25 (7.20%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 25 (7.20%) Messaging Engineer
9 20 (5.76%) IT Support
10 19 (5.48%) Consultant
11 15 (4.32%) Test Engineer
12 13 (3.75%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.75%) Graduate
12 13 (3.75%) 1st Line Support
12 13 (3.75%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 12 (3.46%) Portfolio Manager
13 12 (3.46%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.22%) .NET
2 19 (5.48%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.75%) XML
3 13 (3.75%) WinForms
3 13 (3.75%) WPF
4 12 (3.46%) WCF
5 10 (2.88%) Castle Windsor
5 10 (2.88%) Ninject
5 10 (2.88%) Razor View Engine
5 10 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (2.88%) Unity DI Container
5 10 (2.88%) Spring.NET
5 10 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (2.88%) HTML
6 8 (2.31%) CSS
7 5 (1.44%) HTML5
7 5 (1.44%) XSLT
8 4 (1.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.58%) JSON
9 2 (0.58%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.85%) Statistics
2 33 (9.51%) Blackberry
3 31 (8.93%) Clustering
4 24 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.90%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.17%) Open Source
8 10 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (2.88%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.88%) Thin Client
9 9 (2.59%) Replication
10 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.86%) Handset
12 2 (0.58%) EPoS
12 2 (0.58%) Firmware
12 2 (0.58%) iPhone
12 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.58%) Home Automation
12 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.29%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 140 (40.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 102 (29.39%) Windows XP
3 101 (29.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (26.80%) Windows 7
5 66 (19.02%) Linux
6 50 (14.41%) UNIX
7 30 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (8.07%) Windows 2000
9 25 (7.20%) Solaris
10 17 (4.90%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.75%) Debian
12 11 (3.17%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.44%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.44%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.05%) Incident Management
2 55 (15.85%) Time Management
3 38 (10.95%) Mentoring
4 36 (10.37%) Coaching
5 33 (9.51%) Software Distribution
6 31 (8.93%) Validation
7 30 (8.65%) ITIL
7 30 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (7.78%) High Availability
9 19 (5.48%) Problem Management
10 17 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.32%) Service Management
12 14 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (3.75%) Regression Testing
13 13 (3.75%) Migration
13 13 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (3.75%) Analytics
13 13 (3.75%) Test Automation
13 13 (3.75%) Product Management
13 13 (3.75%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 150 (43.23%) SQL
2 66 (19.02%) PowerShell
3 28 (8.07%) C#
4 26 (7.49%) VB
5 21 (6.05%) VBScript
6 8 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.73%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.44%) C++
9 4 (1.15%) Java
9 4 (1.15%) PHP
9 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.15%) Python
10 3 (0.86%) Google Apps Script
10 3 (0.86%) C
11 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.58%) PHP5
11 2 (0.58%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 148 (42.65%) Security Cleared
2 115 (33.14%) SC Cleared
3 105 (30.26%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.63%) Degree
5 20 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.19%) CCNA
7 14 (4.03%) ISEB
7 14 (4.03%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.73%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.73%) MCP
10 6 (1.73%) MCSE
10 6 (1.73%) MCSA
10 6 (1.73%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.58%) CCNP
11 2 (0.58%) CCA
11 2 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.03%) SLA
2 9 (2.59%) QA
3 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 146 (42.07%) Active Directory
2 104 (29.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.37%) ISA Server
4 33 (9.51%) Hyper-V
5 19 (5.48%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.75%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (3.46%) XenApp
7 12 (3.46%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.44%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.44%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.58%) vSphere
10 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (14.41%) NetBackup
2 20 (5.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 20 (5.76%) SCCM
3 17 (4.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (2.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 10 (2.88%) Netcool
5 10 (2.88%) Unicenter
6 6 (1.73%) SCOM
7 3 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 187 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 114 (32.85%) VMware
3 109 (31.41%) Fujitsu
4 64 (18.44%) Citrix
5 46 (13.26%) Veritas
5 46 (13.26%) Meridio
6 45 (12.97%) Oracle
7 37 (10.66%) Cisco
8 27 (7.78%) HP
9 18 (5.19%) Sun
10 10 (2.88%) EMC
10 10 (2.88%) AppSense
11 9 (2.59%) McAfee
11 9 (2.59%) Juniper
12 7 (2.02%) NetApp
12 7 (2.02%) IBM
12 7 (2.02%) SonicWALL
12 7 (2.02%) F5
13 6 (1.73%) Sophos
13 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
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