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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 175 94 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 31.42% 24.61% 32.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.15% 63.09% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102 62 90
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
236 149 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 42.37% 39.01% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 157 87 106
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 220 (53.92%) Active Directory
2 218 (53.43%) Security Cleared
3 188 (46.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 180 (44.12%) SC Cleared
5 175 (42.89%) Microsoft
6 154 (37.75%) Fujitsu
7 147 (36.03%) SQL
8 141 (34.56%) Finance
9 139 (34.07%) DV Cleared
10 132 (32.35%) VMware
11 129 (31.62%) Windows 7
12 128 (31.37%) Telecoms
13 126 (30.88%) Retail
13 126 (30.88%) Windows XP
14 120 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 117 (28.68%) MS Exchange
16 114 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 101 (24.75%) DNS
18 98 (24.02%) Incident Management
19 92 (22.55%) MS Excel
20 80 (19.61%) Statistics
21 72 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
21 72 (17.65%) Citrix
22 70 (17.16%) SQL Server
23 67 (16.42%) DHCP
23 67 (16.42%) PowerShell
24 66 (16.18%) IIS
25 64 (15.69%) Linux
26 60 (14.71%) MS Office
27 59 (14.46%) Software Distribution

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 117 (28.68%) MS Exchange
2 72 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 66 (16.18%) IIS
4 57 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (10.54%) Apache
6 42 (10.29%) Live Communications Server
7 41 (10.05%) SharePoint
8 38 (9.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 31 (7.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 29 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (6.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 12 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (2.70%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.98%) CMS
15 4 (0.98%) Drupal
15 4 (0.98%) Kentico
16 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.74%) Joomla!
16 3 (0.74%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 92 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 60 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 101 (24.75%) DNS
2 67 (16.42%) DHCP
3 57 (13.97%) LAN
3 57 (13.97%) WAN
4 43 (10.54%) Firewall
5 36 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 29 (7.11%) Internet
7 26 (6.37%) SAN
8 11 (2.70%) Ethernet
9 9 (2.21%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 8 (1.96%) Network Security
10 8 (1.96%) Wireshark
11 7 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.98%) VPN
12 4 (0.98%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.98%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.74%) SMTP
14 2 (0.49%) SSL
14 2 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.80%) EDRMS
2 40 (9.80%) IDOL
3 17 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.19%) MS Access
6 12 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.74%) Big Data
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.74%) OLAP
8 3 (0.74%) OLTP
9 2 (0.49%) DB2
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (5.15%) LoadRunner
2 15 (3.68%) Selenium
3 9 (2.21%) SilkPerformer
4 5 (1.23%) WinRunner
4 5 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.74%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.74%) MSI
6 2 (0.49%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) Hudson
7 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 141 (34.56%) Finance
2 128 (31.37%) Telecoms
3 126 (30.88%) Retail
4 6 (1.47%) Publishing
4 6 (1.47%) Banking
5 3 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.49%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.25%) French Language
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 203 (49.75%) Support Engineer
2 78 (19.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 77 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 43 (10.54%) Technical Support
5 35 (8.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (7.84%) Messaging Engineer
7 31 (7.60%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 30 (7.35%) Consultant
8 30 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 29 (7.11%) Problem Manager
10 24 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
10 24 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
11 21 (5.15%) QA Engineer
12 19 (4.66%) IT Support
13 17 (4.17%) Test Consultant
14 15 (3.68%) Software Engineer
15 14 (3.43%) Test Engineer
16 13 (3.19%) Support Specialist
17 12 (2.94%) Team Leader
18 11 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.86%) .NET
2 18 (4.41%) Web Services
3 9 (2.21%) XML
3 9 (2.21%) HTML
4 6 (1.47%) XSLT
4 6 (1.47%) CSS
4 6 (1.47%) HTML5
5 3 (0.74%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.74%) JDBC
5 3 (0.74%) Servlets
5 3 (0.74%) J2EE
5 3 (0.74%) J2SE
6 2 (0.49%) OLE DB
6 2 (0.49%) MFC
6 2 (0.49%) ODBC
6 2 (0.49%) JSON
7 1 (0.25%) Ajax
7 1 (0.25%) LAMP
7 1 (0.25%) XSL
7 1 (0.25%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (19.61%) Statistics
2 41 (10.05%) Blackberry
3 37 (9.07%) Clustering
4 33 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.64%) Replication
6 15 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.70%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.70%) Thin Client
8 10 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.47%) CESG
10 6 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.47%) RMADS
11 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.98%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.74%) New Media
13 3 (0.74%) Open Source
13 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.74%) PKI
13 3 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 188 (46.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 129 (31.62%) Windows 7
3 126 (30.88%) Windows XP
4 120 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (15.69%) Linux
6 57 (13.97%) UNIX
7 35 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (7.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 27 (6.62%) Windows 2000
10 18 (4.41%) Windows 8
11 17 (4.17%) Solaris
12 6 (1.47%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.74%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.49%) SUSE
15 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.25%) CentOS
16 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (24.02%) Incident Management
2 59 (14.46%) Software Distribution
3 53 (12.99%) Release Management
4 46 (11.27%) ITIL
5 44 (10.78%) Coaching
6 41 (10.05%) Time Management
7 40 (9.80%) Problem Management
7 40 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 37 (9.07%) Root Cause Analysis
9 35 (8.58%) Software Deployment
9 35 (8.58%) High Availability
9 35 (8.58%) Service Management
10 30 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (7.11%) ITIL V2
12 25 (6.13%) Test Automation
13 24 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (5.15%) Software Testing
14 21 (5.15%) Migration
15 19 (4.66%) Regression Testing
16 17 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 147 (36.03%) SQL
2 67 (16.42%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.41%) C#
4 17 (4.17%) VBScript
5 16 (3.92%) VB
6 7 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.74%) PHP
7 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.74%) Java
7 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.49%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.49%) VC++
8 2 (0.49%) C++
8 2 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (53.43%) Security Cleared
2 180 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 139 (34.07%) DV Cleared
4 36 (8.82%) ISTQB
5 22 (5.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (5.15%) ISEB
7 17 (4.17%) Degree
8 10 (2.45%) CCA
8 10 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.47%) CCEE
9 6 (1.47%) CCIA
10 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.49%) CCNP
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.25%) MCP
12 1 (0.25%) MCSE
12 1 (0.25%) MCSA
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.09%) QA
2 6 (1.47%) SLA
3 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 220 (53.92%) Active Directory
2 114 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 40 (9.80%) ISA Server
5 34 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 18 (4.41%) XenDesktop
6 18 (4.41%) XenApp
7 14 (3.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.72%) vSphere
9 7 (1.72%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.23%) XenServer
11 4 (0.98%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (12.99%) NetBackup
2 51 (12.50%) SCCM
2 51 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 42 (10.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 30 (7.35%) SCOM
5 21 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 11 (2.70%) Unicenter
6 11 (2.70%) Netcool
7 9 (2.21%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.49%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.25%) SCSM
10 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 175 (42.89%) Microsoft
2 154 (37.75%) Fujitsu
3 132 (32.35%) VMware
4 72 (17.65%) Citrix
5 58 (14.22%) Oracle
6 54 (13.24%) HP
7 51 (12.50%) Meridio
7 51 (12.50%) Veritas
8 33 (8.09%) McAfee
8 33 (8.09%) Sophos
9 18 (4.41%) Cisco
10 15 (3.68%) AppSense
11 11 (2.70%) EMC
12 9 (2.21%) Juniper
13 8 (1.96%) Symantec
13 8 (1.96%) Sun
13 8 (1.96%) SonicWALL
14 7 (1.72%) NetApp
14 7 (1.72%) IBM
15 5 (1.23%) AppDynamics
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