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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 56 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.11% 18.04% 15.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.92% 67.65% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 50
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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 68 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.78% 26.67% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 58 112
Average salary £26,500 £28,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.19% -29.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,125
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,500 £59,000
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 21 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 79 (61.72%) Microsoft
2 65 (50.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (46.88%) Windows 7
3 60 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 51 (39.84%) SQL
5 49 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (35.94%) MS Office
7 45 (35.16%) MS Exchange
8 44 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (33.59%) ITIL
10 34 (26.56%) VMware
10 34 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 31 (24.22%) Citrix
12 31 (24.22%) Windows 8
13 30 (23.44%) Windows Vista
14 26 (20.31%) MCP
15 25 (19.53%) IIS
16 23 (17.97%) 3D Printing
16 23 (17.97%) Lync
17 22 (17.19%) Document Management
17 22 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (13.28%) Electronics
19 16 (12.50%) Windows XP
19 16 (12.50%) Apple
19 16 (12.50%) WAN
20 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (11.72%) .NET
21 14 (10.94%) SLA
22 13 (10.16%) VoIP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 45 (35.16%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.53%) IIS
3 23 (17.97%) Lync
4 11 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (35.94%) MS Office
2 32 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Office 365
2 9 (7.03%) SaaS
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.50%) WAN
2 13 (10.16%) VoIP
3 12 (9.38%) Firewall
4 9 (7.03%) Internet
4 9 (7.03%) MPLS
5 8 (6.25%) DNS
5 8 (6.25%) LAN
5 8 (6.25%) DHCP
6 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.47%) VPN
7 5 (3.91%) PABX
8 4 (3.13%) FTP
8 4 (3.13%) PBX
9 3 (2.34%) SAN
9 3 (2.34%) Wireless
10 2 (1.56%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.56%) ADSL
11 1 (0.78%) SNMP
11 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (13.28%) Electronics
2 10 (7.81%) Back Office
3 9 (7.03%) Marketing
4 4 (3.13%) Law
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Finance
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Analyst
2 28 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 27 (21.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (17.97%) Support Analyst
5 16 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (11.72%) Help Desk Analyst
6 15 (11.72%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (10.16%) Service Analyst
7 13 (10.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (10.16%) IT Support
8 11 (8.59%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (8.59%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (7.81%) Consultant
9 10 (7.81%) Solutions Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.91%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 4 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) .NET
2 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
3 8 (6.25%) HTML
3 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.69%) CSS
5 5 (3.91%) ADO.NET
5 5 (3.91%) jQuery
5 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.91%) Entity Framework
5 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.13%) COM
7 2 (1.56%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.56%) Web Services
7 2 (1.56%) XML
7 2 (1.56%) XSLT
7 2 (1.56%) XHTML
8 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (17.97%) 3D Printing
3 10 (7.81%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.91%) iPhone
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 60 (46.88%) Windows 7
3 49 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (24.22%) Windows 8
6 30 (23.44%) Windows Vista
7 16 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.03%) Mac OS X
8 9 (7.03%) CentOS
8 9 (7.03%) Linux
9 5 (3.91%) Android
10 1 (0.78%) UNIX
10 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) ITIL
2 22 (17.19%) Document Management
3 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
4 11 (8.59%) Project Management
4 11 (8.59%) Service Management
5 10 (7.81%) Project Planning
6 9 (7.03%) CRM
6 9 (7.03%) Email Marketing
6 9 (7.03%) Data Protection
7 8 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.91%) MVC
9 5 (3.91%) Android Development
9 5 (3.91%) iOS Development
9 5 (3.91%) Mobile Development
10 4 (3.13%) Database Security
11 3 (2.34%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.34%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.84%) SQL
2 9 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.25%) C#
4 4 (3.13%) R
4 4 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 26 (20.31%) MCP
2 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.47%) CCNA
3 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (4.69%) MCSE
5 4 (3.13%) MCSA
5 4 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.34%) Degree
7 2 (1.56%) VCP5
7 2 (1.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.78%) MCTS
8 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.16%) vSphere
4 9 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.91%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) ZABBIX
2 4 (3.13%) SCOM
3 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.56%) WSUS
4 2 (1.56%) SCCM
4 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.78%) Puppet
5 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 79 (61.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (26.56%) VMware
3 31 (24.22%) Citrix
4 16 (12.50%) Apple
5 12 (9.38%) Cisco
5 12 (9.38%) Dell
6 9 (7.03%) Oracle
6 9 (7.03%) Adobe
7 7 (5.47%) Google
8 4 (3.13%) Meraki
8 4 (3.13%) Avaya
9 2 (1.56%) Juniper
9 2 (1.56%) Motorola
9 2 (1.56%) McAfee
9 2 (1.56%) Brocade
9 2 (1.56%) Mitel
9 2 (1.56%) F5
9 2 (1.56%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.56%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.78%) SonicWALL
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