The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 312 346 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.23% 18.08% 18.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.91% 72.84% 69.80%
Number of salaries quoted 246 269 321
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,664 £22,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
411 475 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.69% 24.82% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 321 362 464
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Milton Keynes +6 226 £36,500 -8.75% 34
High Wycombe -1 54 £32,500 - 8
Marlow 0 8 £45,000 +104.54%
Aylesbury -10 3 £45,000 +100.00% 4
Chesham 0 2 £23,000 -8.00%
Buckingham - 2 £37,000 -
Beaconsfield +11 1 £62,500 +66.66%
Iver - 1 £47,500 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 319 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 231 (33.62%) Active Directory
3 179 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 167 (24.31%) VMware
5 160 (23.29%) ITIL
6 155 (22.56%) SQL
7 153 (22.27%) SQL Server
8 145 (21.11%) Linux
9 140 (20.38%) MS Excel
9 140 (20.38%) MS Exchange
10 136 (19.80%) UNIX
11 117 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 113 (16.45%) Citrix
12 113 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 108 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 96 (13.97%) Windows 7
14 96 (13.97%) Firewall
15 92 (13.39%) SLA
15 92 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 89 (12.95%) Degree
17 88 (12.81%) MS Office
18 80 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 79 (11.50%) Windows XP
20 77 (11.21%) Cisco
20 77 (11.21%) Finance
20 77 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2007
21 74 (10.77%) .NET
22 67 (9.75%) SAN
23 64 (9.32%) Change Management
23 64 (9.32%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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
1 140 (20.38%) MS Exchange
2 92 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 59 (8.59%) SharePoint
5 46 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 33 (4.80%) IIS
7 31 (4.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 29 (4.22%) Lync
8 29 (4.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 26 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (2.77%) SAS
11 16 (2.33%) Apache
12 15 (2.18%) CMS
13 13 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (1.60%) IBM Notes
15 9 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
16 8 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
16 8 (1.16%) Oracle 10gAS
17 7 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 140 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 88 (12.81%) MS Office
3 8 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.02%) SPSS
5 5 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.44%) Agresso
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.64%) Office 365
2 12 (1.75%) SaaS
3 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.02%) IaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (13.97%) Firewall
2 67 (9.75%) SAN
3 45 (6.55%) DNS
4 41 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 38 (5.53%) DHCP
6 37 (5.39%) WAN
7 33 (4.80%) LAN
8 24 (3.49%) Wireless
9 23 (3.35%) VPN
10 21 (3.06%) NAS
11 19 (2.77%) VoIP
12 18 (2.62%) iSCSI
13 17 (2.47%) Network Security
14 15 (2.18%) NetScaler
15 12 (1.75%) VLAN
16 9 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (1.31%) MPLS
17 8 (1.16%) Internet
17 8 (1.16%) HTTP
17 8 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (7.13%) MySQL
4 27 (3.93%) Oracle Database
5 22 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
9 16 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.31%) BusinessObjects XI
12 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.31%) PowerCenter
12 9 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.31%) DB2
13 8 (1.16%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.77%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (2.04%) NUnit
4 13 (1.89%) MSTest
5 11 (1.60%) Subversion
5 11 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (1.31%) Moq
7 8 (1.16%) Toad
7 8 (1.16%) PVCS
7 8 (1.16%) JDeveloper
7 8 (1.16%) TestDirector
7 8 (1.16%) JMeter
8 6 (0.87%) JIRA
8 6 (0.87%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.73%) Trac
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 77 (11.21%) Finance
2 39 (5.68%) Retail
3 18 (2.62%) Banking
4 14 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.16%) Spanish Language
6 7 (1.02%) Law
7 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.87%) Games
7 6 (0.87%) German Language
8 5 (0.73%) French Language
8 5 (0.73%) Automotive
9 4 (0.58%) Legal
9 4 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.44%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.29%) Marketing
11 2 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 151 (21.98%) Analyst
2 81 (11.79%) Developer
3 66 (9.61%) Support Engineer
4 62 (9.02%) Support Analyst
5 49 (7.13%) Service Analyst
5 49 (7.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 46 (6.70%) Administrator
7 45 (6.55%) Consultant
8 34 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (3.64%) Applications Support
12 23 (3.35%) Technical Support
12 23 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
13 22 (3.20%) Software Developer
13 22 (3.20%) Architect
13 22 (3.20%) 1st Line Support
14 20 (2.91%) Software Engineer
14 20 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
15 19 (2.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.77%) .NET
2 63 (9.17%) HTML
3 51 (7.42%) ASP.NET
4 36 (5.24%) CSS
5 34 (4.95%) WCF
6 29 (4.22%) jQuery
7 27 (3.93%) HTML5
8 25 (3.64%) WPF
9 22 (3.20%) .NET Framework
9 22 (3.20%) Web Services
10 17 (2.47%) XML
10 17 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (2.04%) WinForms
12 11 (1.60%) LAMP
13 10 (1.46%) Ajax
13 10 (1.46%) Ninject
14 9 (1.31%) Spring.NET
14 9 (1.31%) Unity DI Container
14 9 (1.31%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (1.31%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.82%) Clustering
4 37 (5.39%) Blackberry
5 24 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.35%) Mainframe
7 16 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.60%) Physics
8 11 (1.60%) Replication
9 9 (1.31%) Tandem
9 9 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.87%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.87%) User Experience
12 5 (0.73%) EPoS
12 5 (0.73%) iPhone
12 5 (0.73%) PKI
13 4 (0.58%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 179 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 145 (21.11%) Linux
3 136 (19.80%) UNIX
4 117 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 113 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (13.97%) Windows 7
7 79 (11.50%) Windows XP
8 31 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 24 (3.49%) Android
9 24 (3.49%) Solaris
10 21 (3.06%) Apple iOS
11 18 (2.62%) Windows Vista
12 15 (2.18%) AIX
13 12 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (1.02%) HPUX
15 7 (1.02%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.87%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (23.29%) ITIL
2 64 (9.32%) Change Management
3 46 (6.70%) Mentoring
4 43 (6.26%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (6.11%) Incident Management
6 41 (5.97%) Migration
7 35 (5.09%) Service Delivery
8 34 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (4.80%) OO
9 33 (4.80%) Time Management
10 28 (4.08%) Project Management
11 25 (3.64%) MVC
11 25 (3.64%) PRINCE2
12 22 (3.20%) Data Analysis
12 22 (3.20%) Software Engineering
13 21 (3.06%) Scrum
14 19 (2.77%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (2.77%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (2.62%) Problem Management
15 18 (2.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 155 (22.56%) SQL
2 61 (8.88%) C#
3 59 (8.59%) Java
4 46 (6.70%) PowerShell
5 45 (6.55%) JavaScript
6 39 (5.68%) C++
7 31 (4.51%) C
8 24 (3.49%) Shell Script
9 23 (3.35%) PHP
10 18 (2.62%) VB
11 16 (2.33%) Python
11 16 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.18%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.60%) VBScript
13 11 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.46%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.02%) ABAP
16 5 (0.73%) XAML
16 5 (0.73%) Perl
16 5 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (12.95%) Degree
2 80 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (8.73%) Security Cleared
4 51 (7.42%) SC Cleared
5 44 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 43 (6.26%) MCSE
7 31 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (3.78%) CCNA
9 24 (3.49%) MCP
10 23 (3.35%) MCSA
11 19 (2.77%) CCA
11 19 (2.77%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (2.62%) VCP5
13 14 (2.04%) MCITP
14 13 (1.89%) CCEE
14 13 (1.89%) CCAA
15 12 (1.75%) CCNP
15 12 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.16%) CCIA
16 8 (1.16%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (13.39%) SLA
2 5 (0.73%) HL7
3 4 (0.58%) DICOM
3 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.58%) QA
4 3 (0.44%) Section 508
4 3 (0.44%) WCAG
5 2 (0.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.29%) COSO
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 231 (33.62%) Active Directory
2 108 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 54 (7.86%) XenApp
5 39 (5.68%) vSphere
6 30 (4.37%) XenDesktop
7 24 (3.49%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (2.04%) ISA Server
9 12 (1.75%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.60%) XenServer
10 11 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (1.16%) Xen
13 7 (1.02%) vCloud
14 6 (0.87%) UAG
14 6 (0.87%) Firmware
15 3 (0.44%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (7.13%) SCOM
2 37 (5.39%) SCCM
3 36 (5.24%) Tivoli
4 24 (3.49%) Netcool
5 17 (2.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 17 (2.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 16 (2.33%) Backup Exec
7 13 (1.89%) BladeLogic
7 13 (1.89%) WSUS
8 12 (1.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 10 (1.46%) SCVMM
10 8 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.87%) SCSM
13 5 (0.73%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.73%) Puppet
13 5 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.58%) ARCserve
14 4 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 319 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 167 (24.31%) VMware
3 113 (16.45%) Citrix
4 77 (11.21%) Cisco
5 64 (9.32%) Oracle
6 59 (8.59%) HP
7 35 (5.09%) IBM
8 27 (3.93%) SAP
9 26 (3.78%) Business Objects
10 25 (3.64%) Remedy
11 21 (3.06%) Intel
12 19 (2.77%) Symantec
13 17 (2.47%) Red Hat
14 15 (2.18%) Dell
15 11 (1.60%) Lotus
15 11 (1.60%) AppSense
16 9 (1.31%) Informatica
16 9 (1.31%) McAfee
16 9 (1.31%) Juniper
17 8 (1.16%) Mitel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £43k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45K + benefits + flexible workin
Posted: 10 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 21k per year + Pension + 20 days
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Salary: 25k to 40k (dependent upon experience) + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Medical + Bonus + More
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £144.38 per week
Posted: 4 days ago