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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 54 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.91% 29.83% 16.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.46% 94.74% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 40
Average salary £25,500 £25,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £62,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
101 57 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 40.24% 31.49% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 94 49 53
Average salary £33,250 £25,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.39% -18.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 91 (68.94%) Microsoft
2 70 (53.03%) Active Directory
3 46 (34.85%) VMware
3 46 (34.85%) ITIL
4 41 (31.06%) MS Office
5 38 (28.79%) MS Exchange
6 36 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (25.76%) Windows 7
7 34 (25.76%) MS Excel
8 32 (24.24%) HP
9 31 (23.48%) Windows Server
10 30 (22.73%) Dell
11 27 (20.45%) Service Management
12 25 (18.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (18.94%) Hyper-V
13 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 21 (15.91%) PRINCE2
14 21 (15.91%) Linux
14 21 (15.91%) Project Management
15 20 (15.15%) Office 365
16 19 (14.39%) Firewall
16 19 (14.39%) SQL
17 18 (13.64%) SLA
17 18 (13.64%) Service Delivery
18 17 (12.88%) CommVault
18 17 (12.88%) NetApp
18 17 (12.88%) Degree
19 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (12.12%) Skype for Business

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 38 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.12%) Skype for Business
3 11 (8.33%) IIS
4 9 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.06%) Apache
6 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.79%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (31.06%) MS Office
2 34 (25.76%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.58%) MS Project
4 8 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) assyst
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (15.15%) Office 365
3 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.39%) Firewall
2 12 (9.09%) DNS
3 10 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (6.82%) SAN
5 7 (5.30%) iSCSI
5 7 (5.30%) SMTP
6 6 (4.55%) Wireless
7 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.27%) DHCP
8 3 (2.27%) LAN
8 3 (2.27%) WAN
8 3 (2.27%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.52%) NAS
10 1 (0.76%) 3G
10 1 (0.76%) 4G
10 1 (0.76%) FTP
10 1 (0.76%) HTTP
10 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.76%) VoIP
10 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) MySQL
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.52%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Advertising
3 1 (0.76%) Back Office
3 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (36.36%) Analyst
2 26 (19.70%) Help Desk Analyst
3 24 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 20 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
4 20 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (14.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 18 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
7 17 (12.88%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 17 (12.88%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 17 (12.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 16 (12.12%) Service Manager
9 15 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (10.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (9.85%) Project Manager
12 12 (9.09%) Support Analyst
12 12 (9.09%) Support Engineer
12 12 (9.09%) Team Leader
13 11 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (7.58%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) .NET
1 5 (3.79%) .NET Framework
1 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
1 5 (3.79%) Entity Framework
1 5 (3.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.06%) Replication
3 7 (5.30%) EqualLogic
4 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) EPoS
5 5 (3.79%) iPad
5 5 (3.79%) iPhone
6 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.52%) Fintech
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.76%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Windows 7
2 31 (23.48%) Windows Server
3 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (15.91%) Linux
5 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.82%) Apple iOS
8 8 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.79%) Windows NT
10 4 (3.03%) Android
10 4 (3.03%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.03%) Windows Phone
10 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.27%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.76%) CentOS
12 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.85%) ITIL
2 27 (20.45%) Service Management
3 21 (15.91%) PRINCE2
3 21 (15.91%) Project Management
4 18 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 14 (10.61%) Incident Management
6 13 (9.85%) Application Packaging
6 13 (9.85%) ITIL V3
6 13 (9.85%) Problem Management
6 13 (9.85%) Supplier Management
7 11 (8.33%) Time Management
8 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.58%) Line Management
9 9 (6.82%) Resource Management
10 8 (6.06%) Data Protection
11 7 (5.30%) Analytics
11 7 (5.30%) Change Control
11 7 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.30%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.39%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) C#
3 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.30%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.03%) VB
5 4 (3.03%) VBScript
6 3 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (12.88%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.55%) ISEB
4 4 (3.03%) MCSE
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.27%) CCA
5 3 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.27%) MCP
6 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.76%) APMP
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.64%) SLA
2 7 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 70 (53.03%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (18.94%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.58%) vSphere
5 7 (5.30%) vCloud
6 4 (3.03%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.27%) XenApp
7 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) SCCM
2 7 (5.30%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (68.94%) Microsoft
2 46 (34.85%) VMware
3 32 (24.24%) HP
4 30 (22.73%) Dell
5 17 (12.88%) CommVault
5 17 (12.88%) NetApp
6 14 (10.61%) Citrix
7 12 (9.09%) Apple
8 7 (5.30%) Vyatta
8 7 (5.30%) Zerto
9 6 (4.55%) Retalix
10 5 (3.79%) Cisco
10 5 (3.79%) EPiServer
10 5 (3.79%) MobileIron
10 5 (3.79%) Retek
11 4 (3.03%) Remedy
12 2 (1.52%) Oracle
12 2 (1.52%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.76%) Juniper
13 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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