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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 62 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.47% 22.55% 17.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.42% 81.58% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 55
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,625
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.05%
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
66 76 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.88% 27.64% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 116
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -30.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 21 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 70 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 53 (43.09%) Active Directory
3 51 (41.46%) MS Excel
4 46 (37.40%) SQL
5 28 (22.76%) MS Office
5 28 (22.76%) Degree
6 26 (21.14%) .NET
6 26 (21.14%) SharePoint
7 25 (20.33%) ITIL
8 24 (19.51%) C#
8 24 (19.51%) SAN
9 22 (17.89%) SolarWinds
10 21 (17.07%) Legal
11 20 (16.26%) C
11 20 (16.26%) Network Management
12 19 (15.45%) VMware
13 18 (14.63%) Windows 7
13 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
14 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (12.20%) IIS
15 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET
16 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
16 14 (11.38%) Windows XP
16 14 (11.38%) WinForms
17 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
18 12 (9.76%) C++
18 12 (9.76%) jQuery
18 12 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (9.76%) ITIL V3

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 26 (21.14%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.20%) IIS
4 12 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (6.50%) Lync
6 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) OnBase
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 28 (22.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.81%) Maya
4 1 (0.81%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.51%) SAN
2 10 (8.13%) VoIP
3 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.69%) LAN
4 7 (5.69%) DNS
4 7 (5.69%) Firewall
5 5 (4.07%) Internet
5 5 (4.07%) WAN
5 5 (4.07%) DHCP
6 4 (3.25%) Network Security
6 4 (3.25%) Wireless
7 3 (2.44%) VPN
8 2 (1.63%) FTP
8 2 (1.63%) SMTP
8 2 (1.63%) ISDN
8 2 (1.63%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.81%) NAS
9 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 21 (17.07%) Legal
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Analyst
2 26 (21.14%) Developer
3 22 (17.89%) Infrastructure Technician
4 17 (13.82%) Service Analyst
4 17 (13.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (12.20%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (11.38%) Support Analyst
7 13 (10.57%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (8.94%) C++ Developer
8 11 (8.94%) C Developer
8 11 (8.94%) IT Support
9 10 (8.13%) Lead Developer
10 9 (7.32%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (6.50%) ICT Manager
11 8 (6.50%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (6.50%) Software Developer
12 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
12 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
12 7 (5.69%) IT Support Analyst
13 6 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.14%) .NET
2 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 14 (11.38%) WinForms
4 12 (9.76%) jQuery
5 6 (4.88%) WCF
6 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.44%) CSS
8 2 (1.63%) COM
8 2 (1.63%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.63%) HTML
9 1 (0.81%) COM+
9 1 (0.81%) XML
9 1 (0.81%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Device Driver
2 7 (5.69%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.44%) EPoS
3 3 (2.44%) Statistics
4 2 (1.63%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.63%) iPhone
4 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.81%) GIS
5 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Windows 7
2 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.38%) Windows XP
4 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.69%) Windows Vista
7 6 (4.88%) Linux
8 5 (4.07%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.44%) Android
9 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.81%) UNIX
11 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) ITIL
2 20 (16.26%) Network Management
3 12 (9.76%) ITIL V3
4 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.32%) TDD
7 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.69%) OO
8 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.88%) Validation
9 5 (4.07%) Change Management
10 4 (3.25%) MVC
11 3 (2.44%) Workflow
11 3 (2.44%) Asset Management
11 3 (2.44%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.44%) Android Development
11 3 (2.44%) iOS Development
12 2 (1.63%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (1.63%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (1.63%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.40%) SQL
2 24 (19.51%) C#
3 20 (16.26%) C
4 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.76%) C++
6 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.69%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.88%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.88%) Embedded C++
8 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.25%) VBScript
10 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) Delphi
11 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (22.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.44%) MCSE
5 2 (1.63%) MCSA
5 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) MCP
6 1 (0.81%) MCTS
6 1 (0.81%) MCITP
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (43.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) vSphere
3 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.81%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.63%) WSUS
3 2 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) SolarWinds
3 19 (15.45%) VMware
4 9 (7.32%) HP
5 7 (5.69%) Apple
5 7 (5.69%) Symantec
6 6 (4.88%) Cisco
7 5 (4.07%) Sophos
8 4 (3.25%) Oracle
9 3 (2.44%) Sage
9 3 (2.44%) Veritas
10 2 (1.63%) Wyse
10 2 (1.63%) Dell
10 2 (1.63%) Citrix
10 2 (1.63%) Google
10 2 (1.63%) McAfee
10 2 (1.63%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.63%) F5
11 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.81%) Acronis
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