The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 25 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 13.23% 27.78% 35.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.17% 78.31% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 64 62
Median salary £33,000 £38,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% +27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,650 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,750 £47,350
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
53 83 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.04% 35.47% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 78 66
Median salary £47,500 £39,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
2 41 (59.42%) Windows Server
3 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
4 27 (39.13%) SQL
5 26 (37.68%) VMware
6 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (24.64%) Office 365
9 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (23.19%) ITIL
10 15 (21.74%) MS Office
10 15 (21.74%) LAN
11 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
11 14 (20.29%) Citrix
11 14 (20.29%) SAN
11 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
12 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
12 13 (18.84%) SLA
13 12 (17.39%) WAN
13 12 (17.39%) DNS
13 12 (17.39%) Firewall
13 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
14 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (15.94%) Retail
14 11 (15.94%) DHCP
14 11 (15.94%) Linux
14 11 (15.94%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.80%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.74%) MS Office
3 5 (7.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (24.64%) Office 365
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) LAN
2 14 (20.29%) SAN
3 12 (17.39%) DNS
3 12 (17.39%) Firewall
3 12 (17.39%) WAN
4 11 (15.94%) DHCP
5 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.70%) VoIP
6 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
6 5 (7.25%) Wireless
7 3 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.35%) VLAN
8 2 (2.90%) BGP
8 2 (2.90%) MPLS
8 2 (2.90%) OSPF
8 2 (2.90%) RIP
8 2 (2.90%) VPN
9 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.45%) Internet
9 1 (1.45%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.70%) VLDB
4 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.94%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
5 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Support Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Administrator
4 12 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 11 (15.94%) Server Administrator
5 11 (15.94%) Server Support
5 11 (15.94%) Systems Support
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Administrator
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 10 (14.49%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 10 (14.49%) Firewall Administrator
6 10 (14.49%) Firewall Support
6 10 (14.49%) IT Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) IT Support
6 10 (14.49%) IT Support Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server Administrator
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server Support
7 9 (13.04%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.70%) iPad
3 6 (8.70%) iPhone
4 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 41 (59.42%) Windows Server
2 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
4 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.94%) Linux
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.59%) Windows 10
7 7 (10.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.70%) High Availability
3 6 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (8.70%) Refactoring
4 5 (7.25%) Ticket Management
4 5 (7.25%) Workflow
5 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.80%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.80%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.35%) Information Security
6 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Microservices
7 2 (2.90%) Network Management
7 2 (2.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.35%) C#
3 3 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.25%) CCENT
2 5 (7.25%) Dell Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.14%) vSphere
4 7 (10.14%) XenApp
5 6 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (7.25%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
7 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.80%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) Cacti
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.68%) VMware
3 14 (20.29%) Citrix
4 11 (15.94%) Cisco
5 7 (10.14%) Dell
6 6 (8.70%) Apple
6 6 (8.70%) HP
6 6 (8.70%) MobileIron
7 5 (7.25%) Adobe
7 5 (7.25%) EqualLogic
7 5 (7.25%) Mitel
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle
7 5 (7.25%) Sophos
7 5 (7.25%) Veeam
8 4 (5.80%) Meraki
8 4 (5.80%) Remedy
9 1 (1.45%) Retalix
9 1 (1.45%) Retek