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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 49 59 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.84% 28.50% 24.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.48% 81.94% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 57
Average salary £34,500 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,175 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
58 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.95% 34.78% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 57 76
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 28 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 56 (54.90%) Active Directory
3 55 (53.92%) VMware
3 55 (53.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (51.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (50.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (48.04%) Citrix
7 44 (43.14%) MS Exchange
8 43 (42.16%) SQL
9 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (29.41%) MS Office
10 30 (29.41%) MS Excel
11 28 (27.45%) Windows 8
12 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (20.59%) Windows 7
15 18 (17.65%) VoIP
15 18 (17.65%) Terminal Server
15 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (16.67%) ITIL
17 16 (15.69%) TCP/IP
18 15 (14.71%) SLA
18 15 (14.71%) IIS
18 15 (14.71%) Finance
19 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
19 13 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
20 12 (11.76%) Cisco
20 12 (11.76%) CCNA
20 12 (11.76%) Mac OS X
20 12 (11.76%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (43.14%) MS Exchange
2 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (14.71%) IIS
5 2 (1.96%) Apache
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (29.41%) MS Office
1 30 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.65%) VoIP
2 16 (15.69%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.78%) LAN
3 11 (10.78%) VPN
3 11 (10.78%) DNS
3 11 (10.78%) DHCP
4 10 (9.80%) WAN
4 10 (9.80%) SAN
5 7 (6.86%) Wireless
6 4 (3.92%) FTP
7 2 (1.96%) VLAN
7 2 (1.96%) ADSL
7 2 (1.96%) OSPF
7 2 (1.96%) Firewall
8 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.98%) BGP
8 1 (0.98%) SNMP
8 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.98%) NAS
8 1 (0.98%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.98%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) NUnit
1 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.98%) MSTest
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Electronics
3 4 (3.92%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Support Engineer
2 33 (32.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 27 (26.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Developer
4 12 (11.76%) Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Consultant
6 9 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Solutions Consultant
7 8 (7.84%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.94%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
12 2 (1.96%) Help Desk Engineer
12 2 (1.96%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) .NET
1 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET
2 9 (8.82%) CSS
2 9 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.96%) XSLT
4 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 2 (1.96%) Classic ASP
4 2 (1.96%) XHTML
5 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.98%) jQuery
5 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.98%) WCF
5 1 (0.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) 3D Printing
3 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.90%) Replication
6 4 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.98%) AS400
9 1 (0.98%) Clustering
9 1 (0.98%) EPoS
9 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 55 (53.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 53 (51.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (50.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (27.45%) Windows 8
5 21 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
7 12 (11.76%) Mac OS X
8 11 (10.78%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.90%) Linux
10 2 (1.96%) UNIX
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.67%) ITIL
2 11 (10.78%) Project Management
2 11 (10.78%) Network Architecture
3 9 (8.82%) Document Management
3 9 (8.82%) Project Planning
4 8 (7.84%) SDLC
4 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.92%) Database Security
8 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.96%) Time Management
10 2 (1.96%) Change Control
10 2 (1.96%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.16%) SQL
2 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.80%) C#
3 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.96%) Delphi
5 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.76%) CCNA
3 12 (11.76%) MCP
4 8 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.86%) MCSE
5 7 (6.86%) Degree
6 5 (4.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (4.90%) MCITP
7 3 (2.94%) MCSA
7 3 (2.94%) VCP5
8 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.98%) CCNP
8 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.65%) Terminal Server
4 7 (6.86%) vSphere
5 2 (1.96%) vCloud
5 2 (1.96%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 55 (53.92%) VMware
3 49 (48.04%) Citrix
4 12 (11.76%) Cisco
5 6 (5.88%) MobileIron
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle
5 6 (5.88%) Motorola
5 6 (5.88%) Juniper
5 6 (5.88%) Mitel
6 4 (3.92%) Dell
7 3 (2.94%) Veeam
7 3 (2.94%) Brocade
8 2 (1.96%) Google
8 2 (1.96%) EMC
8 2 (1.96%) Apple
8 2 (1.96%) Remedy
9 1 (0.98%) BT
9 1 (0.98%) NetApp
9 1 (0.98%) Avaya
9 1 (0.98%) SAP
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