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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 73 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 36.87% 18.01% 16.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 98.65% 68.12% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 63
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
74 69 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 37.37% 26.44% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 105
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £53,150
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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 76 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 62 (45.59%) Windows 7
3 59 (43.38%) Active Directory
4 56 (41.18%) SQL
5 52 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (31.62%) ITIL
7 40 (29.41%) MS Office
8 38 (27.94%) MS Exchange
9 37 (27.21%) MS Excel
9 37 (27.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (24.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (23.53%) Windows Vista
13 29 (21.32%) Windows 8
14 27 (19.85%) Lync
15 26 (19.12%) MCP
15 26 (19.12%) IIS
16 24 (17.65%) Document Management
17 23 (16.91%) 3D Printing
17 23 (16.91%) VMware
18 22 (16.18%) Windows XP
19 18 (13.24%) .NET
20 17 (12.50%) Electronics
21 16 (11.76%) Apple
21 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
22 15 (11.03%) SharePoint
22 15 (11.03%) Firewall
23 14 (10.29%) Internet
23 14 (10.29%) SQL Server
23 14 (10.29%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (27.94%) MS Exchange
2 27 (19.85%) Lync
3 26 (19.12%) IIS
4 15 (11.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.74%) OnBase
Applications
1 40 (29.41%) MS Office
2 37 (27.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) SaaS
1 9 (6.62%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) Firewall
2 14 (10.29%) Internet
3 13 (9.56%) WAN
4 11 (8.09%) VoIP
5 9 (6.62%) MPLS
6 6 (4.41%) SAN
6 6 (4.41%) LAN
7 5 (3.68%) DNS
7 5 (3.68%) PABX
8 4 (2.94%) Network Security
8 4 (2.94%) PBX
8 4 (2.94%) FTP
8 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.21%) DHCP
10 2 (1.47%) Wireless
10 2 (1.47%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.47%) VPN
10 2 (1.47%) SMTP
10 2 (1.47%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Subversion
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (12.50%) Electronics
2 10 (7.35%) Back Office
3 9 (6.62%) Marketing
4 8 (5.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.21%) Finance
5 3 (2.21%) Law
6 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (41.18%) Analyst
2 25 (18.38%) Support Analyst
3 22 (16.18%) Service Analyst
3 22 (16.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (13.24%) Help Desk Analyst
4 18 (13.24%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (11.03%) Help Desk Support
6 14 (10.29%) IT Support
7 13 (9.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.35%) IT Support Analyst
8 10 (7.35%) Consultant
8 10 (7.35%) Solutions Consultant
9 8 (5.88%) ICT Manager
10 7 (5.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Programmer
11 6 (4.41%) IT Manager
11 6 (4.41%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.24%) .NET
2 10 (7.35%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.15%) HTML
3 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.68%) ADO.NET
4 5 (3.68%) CSS
4 5 (3.68%) jQuery
4 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.94%) COM
6 2 (1.47%) WinForms
6 2 (1.47%) WCF
7 1 (0.74%) COM+
7 1 (0.74%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.74%) Web Services
7 1 (0.74%) XML
7 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (16.91%) 3D Printing
3 9 (6.62%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.68%) iPhone
5 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.21%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Statistics
7 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) EPoS
7 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.59%) Windows 7
2 52 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (27.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (24.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (23.53%) Windows Vista
6 29 (21.32%) Windows 8
7 22 (16.18%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.62%) CentOS
8 9 (6.62%) Linux
9 5 (3.68%) Android
9 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.74%) UNIX
10 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.62%) ITIL
2 24 (17.65%) Document Management
3 14 (10.29%) ITIL V3
4 12 (8.82%) Project Management
5 11 (8.09%) Service Management
5 11 (8.09%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.35%) Project Planning
7 9 (6.62%) Email Marketing
7 9 (6.62%) Data Protection
7 9 (6.62%) CRM
8 6 (4.41%) Network Management
9 5 (3.68%) Android Development
9 5 (3.68%) iOS Development
9 5 (3.68%) MVC
10 4 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.21%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.21%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.21%) People Management
12 2 (1.47%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.18%) SQL
2 11 (8.09%) C#
3 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.94%) R
4 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.47%) Delphi
6 1 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.74%) C++
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (19.12%) MCP
2 14 (10.29%) Degree
3 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (3.68%) MCSE
6 4 (2.94%) MCSA
7 3 (2.21%) CCNA
7 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.47%) VCP5
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
9 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (43.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.56%) vSphere
4 11 (8.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) ZABBIX
2 7 (5.15%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.47%) WSUS
3 2 (1.47%) SCCM
3 2 (1.47%) SCOM
3 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) Nagios
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.91%) VMware
3 16 (11.76%) Apple
4 13 (9.56%) Dell
5 11 (8.09%) Cisco
6 9 (6.62%) Adobe
7 8 (5.88%) Citrix
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle
9 6 (4.41%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.68%) HP
10 5 (3.68%) Google
11 4 (2.94%) Symantec
11 4 (2.94%) Avaya
11 4 (2.94%) Meraki
12 3 (2.21%) Sage
13 2 (1.47%) F5
13 2 (1.47%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.47%) McAfee
13 2 (1.47%) Sophos
13 2 (1.47%) Wyse
Croydon, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Integrated Talent Solutions
Salary: Up-to £40,000 + Benefits + Company Car
Posted: 10 days ago
Croydon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago