The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 46 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.38% 25.78% 29.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.14% 79.45% 82.28%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 62
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,513 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Windows
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 73 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.33% 32.44% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55 65 70
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Windows
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Windows Salary Trend in Croydon

Windows
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 71 (71.72%) Microsoft
2 60 (60.61%) VMware
3 59 (59.60%) Active Directory
4 55 (55.56%) Citrix
5 50 (50.51%) MS Exchange
6 46 (46.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (46.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (38.38%) SQL
10 31 (31.31%) MS Office
10 31 (31.31%) MS Excel
11 29 (29.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 28 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (21.21%) Windows 8
13 21 (21.21%) VoIP
13 21 (21.21%) Terminal Server
14 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 18 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (18.18%) ITIL
15 17 (17.17%) Finance
16 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
17 15 (15.15%) IIS
17 15 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (14.14%) CCNA
18 14 (14.14%) Windows XP
19 13 (13.13%) SLA
19 13 (13.13%) Mac OS X
19 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
20 12 (12.12%) Network Architecture

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 50 (50.51%) MS Exchange
2 29 (29.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (15.15%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (31.31%) MS Office
1 31 (31.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.21%) VoIP
2 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 12 (12.12%) VPN
3 12 (12.12%) LAN
4 11 (11.11%) WAN
4 11 (11.11%) SAN
5 10 (10.10%) DNS
5 10 (10.10%) DHCP
6 9 (9.09%) Wireless
7 3 (3.03%) Firewall
8 2 (2.02%) VLAN
8 2 (2.02%) ADSL
8 2 (2.02%) FTP
8 2 (2.02%) OSPF
9 1 (1.01%) BGP
9 1 (1.01%) Internet
9 1 (1.01%) 3G
9 1 (1.01%) SSL
9 1 (1.01%) SNMP
9 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.01%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.01%) NUnit
1 1 (1.01%) MSTest
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Legal
2 3 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Law
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (47.47%) Support Engineer
2 36 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 30 (30.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (8.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) IT Support
9 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 3 (3.03%) Support Technician
10 3 (3.03%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.03%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) .NET
1 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 11 (11.11%) CSS
2 11 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) XSLT
4 1 (1.01%) XHTML
4 1 (1.01%) Ajax
4 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.01%) WCF
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.01%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) Replication
4 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.01%) AS400
6 1 (1.01%) EPoS
6 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (46.46%) Windows Server 2008
1 46 (46.46%) Windows Server 2012
2 45 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (21.21%) Windows 8
4 14 (14.14%) Windows XP
5 13 (13.13%) Mac OS X
5 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.06%) Linux
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.02%) UNIX
8 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) ITIL
2 12 (12.12%) Network Architecture
3 11 (11.11%) SDLC
4 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.07%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.04%) Project Management
7 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.03%) Service Management
8 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.03%) Time Management
9 2 (2.02%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.02%) Database Security
9 2 (2.02%) Change Control
9 2 (2.02%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) SQL
2 12 (12.12%) C#
2 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.01%) C++
4 1 (1.01%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.14%) CCNA
4 10 (10.10%) MCSE
4 10 (10.10%) Degree
5 7 (7.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (6.06%) MCITP
7 4 (4.04%) MCP
8 1 (1.01%) MCSA
8 1 (1.01%) CCNP
8 1 (1.01%) MCTS
8 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.01%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (59.60%) Active Directory
2 39 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.21%) Terminal Server
4 6 (6.06%) vSphere
5 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.03%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.02%) vCloud
7 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.01%) Samba
7 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (71.72%) Microsoft
2 60 (60.61%) VMware
3 55 (55.56%) Citrix
4 12 (12.12%) Cisco
5 7 (7.07%) MobileIron
5 7 (7.07%) Mitel
5 7 (7.07%) Juniper
5 7 (7.07%) Motorola
6 6 (6.06%) Oracle
7 4 (4.04%) Veeam
8 2 (2.02%) Dell
8 2 (2.02%) Apple
8 2 (2.02%) Remedy
8 2 (2.02%) Google
9 1 (1.01%) Brocade
9 1 (1.01%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.01%) BT
9 1 (1.01%) NetApp
9 1 (1.01%) EMC
9 1 (1.01%) Avaya
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