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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 80 75 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.52% 37.69% 19.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.02% 98.68% 69.05%
Number of salaries quoted 79 59 55
Average salary £43,500 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
93 76 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 34.32% 38.19% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 92 60 63
Average salary £42,500 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 92 (68.66%) Microsoft
2 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
3 53 (39.55%) VMware
4 43 (32.09%) MS Exchange
5 39 (29.10%) Windows Server
6 36 (26.87%) MS Excel
6 36 (26.87%) MS Office
7 35 (26.12%) ITIL
7 35 (26.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (19.40%) Citrix
9 25 (18.66%) HP
10 24 (17.91%) Service Management
10 24 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (17.91%) Hyper-V
10 24 (17.91%) Office 365
11 23 (17.16%) Windows 7
11 23 (17.16%) Linux
11 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
12 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (15.67%) Degree
13 21 (15.67%) SQL
13 21 (15.67%) Dell
13 21 (15.67%) Project Management
14 20 (14.93%) PRINCE2
14 20 (14.93%) Time Management
15 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (13.43%) Service Delivery
17 17 (12.69%) Firewall
18 16 (11.94%) Line Management
19 15 (11.19%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (32.09%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.45%) IIS
2 14 (10.45%) Lync
3 10 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.97%) Apache
5 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (26.87%) MS Excel
1 36 (26.87%) MS Office
2 11 (8.21%) MS Project
3 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.91%) Office 365
2 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.69%) Firewall
2 15 (11.19%) DNS
3 11 (8.21%) SAN
4 10 (7.46%) SMTP
5 8 (5.97%) iSCSI
6 6 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (3.73%) DHCP
7 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.99%) LAN
8 4 (2.99%) VoIP
8 4 (2.99%) WAN
8 4 (2.99%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.24%) VPN
10 2 (1.49%) IPsec
10 2 (1.49%) SSL
10 2 (1.49%) Wireless
11 1 (0.75%) 3G
11 1 (0.75%) 4G
11 1 (0.75%) Internet
11 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) MySQL
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.49%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (9.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.24%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (28.36%) Analyst
2 18 (13.43%) Service Analyst
2 18 (13.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (12.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 17 (12.69%) Service Manager
4 16 (11.94%) IT Manager
4 16 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) Team Leader
6 13 (9.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Help Desk Support
6 13 (9.70%) Project Manager
7 12 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (7.46%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) IT Services Manager
8 10 (7.46%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 9 (6.72%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (6.72%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) .NET
1 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.99%) HTML
3 3 (2.24%) CSS
4 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.49%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.49%) WPF
5 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.75%) jQuery
5 1 (0.75%) LAMP
5 1 (0.75%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.21%) Replication
3 9 (6.72%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.97%) EqualLogic
5 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.48%) EPoS
6 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.49%) Fintech
8 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.10%) Windows Server
2 24 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (17.16%) Linux
3 23 (17.16%) Windows 7
4 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (9.70%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.97%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.48%) Android
8 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.99%) Windows Phone
11 3 (2.24%) Unix
11 3 (2.24%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) ITIL
2 24 (17.91%) Service Management
3 21 (15.67%) Project Management
4 20 (14.93%) PRINCE2
4 20 (14.93%) Time Management
5 18 (13.43%) Service Delivery
6 16 (11.94%) Line Management
7 11 (8.21%) Application Packaging
8 10 (7.46%) Incident Management
8 10 (7.46%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.72%) Data Protection
9 9 (6.72%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.72%) Supplier Management
10 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.22%) Analytics
10 7 (5.22%) Information Management
10 7 (5.22%) Information Security
10 7 (5.22%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (5.22%) Resource Management
11 6 (4.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.67%) SQL
2 11 (8.21%) C#
3 8 (5.97%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.73%) VB
6 4 (2.99%) VBScript
7 2 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.75%) VB6
8 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) ISEB
3 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.73%) MCSE
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.99%) CCA
4 4 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.24%) MCP
6 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.75%) CCNA
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) SLA
2 8 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.24%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 35 (26.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.46%) vCloud
5 9 (6.72%) vSphere
6 7 (5.22%) Terminal Server
7 6 (4.48%) XenApp
8 5 (3.73%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.99%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.99%) Xen
10 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.49%) Samba
12 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (10.45%) SCCM
2 8 (5.97%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 92 (68.66%) Microsoft
2 53 (39.55%) VMware
3 26 (19.40%) Citrix
4 25 (18.66%) HP
5 21 (15.67%) Dell
6 13 (9.70%) CommVault
6 13 (9.70%) NetApp
7 8 (5.97%) Vyatta
7 8 (5.97%) Zerto
8 7 (5.22%) Remedy
9 5 (3.73%) Cisco
10 4 (2.99%) Apple
11 2 (1.49%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.75%) Cognos
12 1 (0.75%) Juniper
12 1 (0.75%) Mitel
12 1 (0.75%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.75%) Motorola
12 1 (0.75%) Oracle
12 1 (0.75%) Veeam
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