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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 54 52 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.13% 20.31% 17.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.53% 68.42% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 51 45 48
Average salary £25,500 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% -35.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
59 76 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 30.73% 29.69% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 98
Average salary £25,500 £29,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.55% -28.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (62.88%) Microsoft
2 68 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (49.24%) Active Directory
4 61 (46.21%) Windows 7
5 53 (40.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (40.15%) MS Exchange
6 50 (37.88%) SQL
7 49 (37.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (35.61%) MS Office
9 42 (31.82%) Citrix
9 42 (31.82%) VMware
10 41 (31.06%) ITIL
11 37 (28.03%) MS Excel
12 33 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (25.00%) Windows 8
13 28 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (21.21%) Windows Vista
14 25 (18.94%) MCP
15 23 (17.42%) Lync
15 23 (17.42%) 3D Printing
16 22 (16.67%) Document Management
17 19 (14.39%) IIS
18 17 (12.88%) Electronics
18 17 (12.88%) SLA
18 17 (12.88%) WAN
18 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
20 15 (11.36%) Windows XP
21 14 (10.61%) Apple

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (40.15%) MS Exchange
2 23 (17.42%) Lync
3 19 (14.39%) IIS
4 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (35.61%) MS Office
2 37 (28.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) Office 365
2 9 (6.82%) SaaS
3 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) WAN
2 14 (10.61%) VoIP
3 11 (8.33%) Firewall
4 9 (6.82%) LAN
4 9 (6.82%) Internet
4 9 (6.82%) MPLS
4 9 (6.82%) DNS
4 9 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.82%) DHCP
5 8 (6.06%) VPN
6 5 (3.79%) PABX
7 4 (3.03%) Wireless
7 4 (3.03%) PBX
7 4 (3.03%) SAN
7 4 (3.03%) FTP
8 2 (1.52%) ADSL
9 1 (0.76%) OSPF
9 1 (0.76%) BGP
9 1 (0.76%) SNMP
9 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.76%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) NUnit
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) MSTest
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (12.88%) Electronics
2 9 (6.82%) Back Office
2 9 (6.82%) Marketing
3 7 (5.30%) Finance
4 4 (3.03%) Legal
5 3 (2.27%) Law
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (31.82%) Analyst
2 36 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 31 (23.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 19 (14.39%) Support Analyst
6 16 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (11.36%) Help Desk Analyst
8 12 (9.09%) Service Analyst
8 12 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (8.33%) IT Support
10 10 (7.58%) Solutions Consultant
10 10 (7.58%) Consultant
11 9 (6.82%) Developer
11 9 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
12 7 (5.30%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 6 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 6 (4.55%) Team Leader
14 5 (3.79%) Help Desk Support Analyst
14 5 (3.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) .NET
2 9 (6.82%) HTML
2 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.30%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.55%) CSS
5 4 (3.03%) jQuery
5 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.27%) XML
6 3 (2.27%) ADO.NET
6 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.27%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.52%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.52%) Web Services
7 2 (1.52%) COM
7 2 (1.52%) XSLT
7 2 (1.52%) XHTML
8 1 (0.76%) Ajax
8 1 (0.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (17.42%) 3D Printing
3 8 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.27%) Replication
5 3 (2.27%) iPhone
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.76%) EPoS
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 61 (46.21%) Windows 7
3 53 (40.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (37.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 28 (21.21%) Windows Vista
7 15 (11.36%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.82%) Linux
8 9 (6.82%) CentOS
9 8 (6.06%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.06%) ITIL
2 22 (16.67%) Document Management
3 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce
4 11 (8.33%) Service Management
4 11 (8.33%) Project Management
4 11 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 10 (7.58%) Project Planning
5 10 (7.58%) CRM
6 9 (6.82%) Email Marketing
7 7 (5.30%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.55%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.03%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.03%) Database Security
9 4 (3.03%) MVC
10 3 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (2.27%) Android Development
10 3 (2.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.88%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) C#
3 7 (5.30%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.03%) R
6 2 (1.52%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) MCP
2 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.82%) CCNA
3 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.79%) MCSE
7 4 (3.03%) Degree
8 3 (2.27%) MCSA
8 3 (2.27%) VCP5
8 3 (2.27%) MCITP
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (49.24%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.85%) vSphere
4 10 (7.58%) Terminal Server
5 9 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) ZABBIX
2 4 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (62.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (31.82%) Citrix
2 42 (31.82%) VMware
3 14 (10.61%) Apple
4 13 (9.85%) Dell
5 12 (9.09%) Cisco
6 9 (6.82%) Oracle
6 9 (6.82%) Adobe
7 5 (3.79%) Google
8 4 (3.03%) Meraki
8 4 (3.03%) Avaya
9 3 (2.27%) Juniper
9 3 (2.27%) Motorola
9 3 (2.27%) Mitel
9 3 (2.27%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.27%) Brocade
10 1 (0.76%) Remedy
10 1 (0.76%) EMC
10 1 (0.76%) BT
10 1 (0.76%) Veeam
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