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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 66 72 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.05% 31.86% 23.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.48% 87.80% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 66 44
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
81 82 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.20% 36.28% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 72 83
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (55.20%) Microsoft
2 48 (38.40%) Active Directory
3 43 (34.40%) MS Excel
4 34 (27.20%) MS Office
5 33 (26.40%) SQL
6 32 (25.60%) C
7 27 (21.60%) C#
8 23 (18.40%) ITIL
8 23 (18.40%) SharePoint
8 23 (18.40%) MS Exchange
8 23 (18.40%) Legal
9 22 (17.60%) SAN
10 21 (16.80%) C++
10 21 (16.80%) Degree
11 20 (16.00%) Windows 7
11 20 (16.00%) .NET
12 19 (15.20%) Device Driver
12 19 (15.20%) SolarWinds
13 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (13.60%) Network Management
14 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
15 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET
15 16 (12.80%) VMware
15 16 (12.80%) WinForms
15 16 (12.80%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (11.20%) Lync
16 14 (11.20%) jQuery
16 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (10.40%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (18.40%) SharePoint
1 23 (18.40%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (11.20%) Lync
4 7 (5.60%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.80%) OnBase
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.80%) Apache
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (34.40%) MS Excel
2 34 (27.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.80%) Maya
4 1 (0.80%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.80%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.60%) SAN
2 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.80%) DNS
3 11 (8.80%) Firewall
4 8 (6.40%) LAN
5 7 (5.60%) VoIP
5 7 (5.60%) DHCP
6 6 (4.80%) WAN
7 5 (4.00%) Wireless
8 3 (2.40%) NetScreen
9 2 (1.60%) Network Security
9 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.60%) VPN
10 1 (0.80%) SSL
10 1 (0.80%) IPv6
10 1 (0.80%) FTP
10 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.80%) NAS
10 1 (0.80%) ISDN
10 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.40%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.80%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) MSTest
General
1 23 (18.40%) Legal
2 7 (5.60%) Finance
3 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Publishing
4 1 (0.80%) Games
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.60%) Developer
2 28 (22.40%) Analyst
3 20 (16.00%) C++ Developer
3 20 (16.00%) C Developer
4 19 (15.20%) Infrastructure Technician
5 17 (13.60%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (13.60%) Service Analyst
6 15 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
6 15 (12.00%) IT Support
7 14 (11.20%) Lead Developer
8 13 (10.40%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (10.40%) SharePoint Developer
9 12 (9.60%) Software Developer
10 11 (8.80%) Software Engineer
10 11 (8.80%) Senior Developer
11 10 (8.00%) Support Analyst
11 10 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
11 10 (8.00%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) .NET
2 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET
2 16 (12.80%) WinForms
3 14 (11.20%) jQuery
4 5 (4.00%) WCF
5 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.80%) COM+
6 1 (0.80%) XML
6 1 (0.80%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Device Driver
2 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.20%) Human Factors
5 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.40%) Statistics
5 3 (2.40%) EPoS
5 3 (2.40%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (2.40%) Replication
5 3 (2.40%) Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) PKI
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.80%) iPad
7 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) PDA
7 1 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (10.40%) Windows XP
5 11 (8.80%) Linux
5 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.20%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.80%) Android
9 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.80%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) ITIL
2 17 (13.60%) Network Management
3 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
5 12 (9.60%) TDD
5 12 (9.60%) Software Engineering
5 12 (9.60%) ITIL V3
5 12 (9.60%) OO
6 10 (8.00%) Validation
7 7 (5.60%) Change Management
8 6 (4.80%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.20%) Workflow
10 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (2.40%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.40%) Waterfall
12 2 (1.60%) Migration
12 2 (1.60%) MVC
12 2 (1.60%) OOD
13 1 (0.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) SQL
2 32 (25.60%) C
3 27 (21.60%) C#
4 21 (16.80%) C++
5 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.00%) Embedded C
6 10 (8.00%) Embedded C++
7 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.20%) VBScript
8 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.80%) Delphi
10 1 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.40%) CCEE
4 3 (2.40%) CCAA
4 3 (2.40%) CCNA
4 3 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (38.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.00%) vSphere
4 4 (3.20%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.40%) XenApp
5 3 (2.40%) XenServer
5 3 (2.40%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.80%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.80%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.20%) SCCM
4 3 (2.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 69 (55.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) SolarWinds
3 16 (12.80%) VMware
4 12 (9.60%) Symantec
5 10 (8.00%) Citrix
6 8 (6.40%) HP
6 8 (6.40%) Sophos
7 6 (4.80%) Veritas
8 4 (3.20%) Dell
8 4 (3.20%) Apple
8 4 (3.20%) Cisco
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle
9 3 (2.40%) Veeam
10 2 (1.60%) Juniper
10 2 (1.60%) Sage
11 1 (0.80%) Remedy
11 1 (0.80%) Lotus
11 1 (0.80%) Novell
11 1 (0.80%) Peregrine
11 1 (0.80%) Adobe
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