The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 54 65 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 26.60% 25.79% 15.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.26% 71.43% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 40
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 91 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.99% 36.11% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 79 92
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
London

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 1 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
2 31 (30.39%) Active Directory
3 30 (29.41%) C
4 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
5 26 (25.49%) C#
6 25 (24.51%) SQL
7 23 (22.55%) MS Office
8 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (19.61%) C++
10 19 (18.63%) Legal
10 19 (18.63%) .NET
10 19 (18.63%) SharePoint
11 18 (17.65%) MS Exchange
11 18 (17.65%) Device Driver
12 17 (16.67%) WinForms
12 17 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (14.71%) VMware
13 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (13.73%) Degree
14 14 (13.73%) jQuery
14 14 (13.73%) SAN
14 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
14 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
15 13 (12.75%) Citrix
15 13 (12.75%) DNS
15 13 (12.75%) Firewall
16 12 (11.76%) TDD
17 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
17 11 (10.78%) SolarWinds
17 11 (10.78%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 19 (18.63%) SharePoint
2 18 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 17 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (8.82%) Lync
5 5 (4.90%) IIS
6 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (22.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.98%) Maya
3 1 (0.98%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Office 365
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) SAN
2 13 (12.75%) DNS
2 13 (12.75%) Firewall
3 10 (9.80%) DHCP
3 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.84%) Wireless
5 6 (5.88%) VoIP
5 6 (5.88%) WAN
6 5 (4.90%) NetScreen
7 4 (3.92%) LAN
7 4 (3.92%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.94%) VPN
9 1 (0.98%) NAS
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.98%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.98%) IPv6
9 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.98%) MSTest
2 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 19 (18.63%) Legal
2 10 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Publishing
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.96%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Developer
2 20 (19.61%) C++ Developer
3 19 (18.63%) C Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Analyst
5 15 (14.71%) IT Support
6 12 (11.76%) Lead Developer
7 11 (10.78%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Technician
7 11 (10.78%) Software Engineer
7 11 (10.78%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (9.80%) Senior Developer
8 10 (9.80%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (9.80%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (8.82%) Senior C++ Developer
9 9 (8.82%) Senior C Developer
9 9 (8.82%) Embedded C Developer
9 9 (8.82%) Embedded Software Developer
9 9 (8.82%) Senior Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 17 (16.67%) WinForms
3 14 (13.73%) jQuery
3 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.86%) WCF
5 4 (3.92%) WF
6 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Device Driver
2 4 (3.92%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.92%) Human Factors
3 3 (2.94%) Statistics
3 3 (2.94%) EPoS
3 3 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (2.94%) Replication
3 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) PKI
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (10.78%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (10.78%) Linux
4 9 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Android
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.76%) TDD
2 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
2 11 (10.78%) OO
3 10 (9.80%) Network Management
3 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.82%) Validation
4 9 (8.82%) ITIL
5 7 (6.86%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.88%) Change Management
6 6 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.90%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (2.94%) Project Management
9 3 (2.94%) Workflow
10 2 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.96%) Migration
10 2 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (0.98%) Parallel Programming
11 1 (0.98%) Waterfall
11 1 (0.98%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) C
2 26 (25.49%) C#
3 25 (24.51%) SQL
4 20 (19.61%) C++
5 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.82%) Embedded C
6 9 (8.82%) Embedded C++
7 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.96%) VBScript
8 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.96%) Java
9 1 (0.98%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) CCEE
3 3 (2.94%) CCAA
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.94%) CCNA
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (30.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) vSphere
3 5 (4.90%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.92%) XenApp
4 4 (3.92%) XenServer
4 4 (3.92%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.98%) UAG
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.90%) WSUS
3 5 (4.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) VMware
3 13 (12.75%) Citrix
4 11 (10.78%) SolarWinds
5 9 (8.82%) Symantec
6 8 (7.84%) HP
7 6 (5.88%) Cisco
7 6 (5.88%) Sophos
7 6 (5.88%) Veritas
8 3 (2.94%) Veeam
8 3 (2.94%) Dell
8 3 (2.94%) Apple
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle
9 2 (1.96%) Juniper
9 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.96%) Mitel
10 1 (0.98%) Acronis
10 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.98%) Websense
10 1 (0.98%) IBM
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