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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 77 58 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 38.69% 19.27% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.47% 68.24% 55.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 54 51
Average salary £25,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
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
79 85 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 39.70% 28.24% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 91
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £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 26 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 83 (56.46%) Microsoft
2 72 (48.98%) Active Directory
3 61 (41.50%) Windows 7
4 54 (36.73%) ITIL
5 53 (36.05%) SQL
6 51 (34.69%) MS Office
7 50 (34.01%) MS Excel
8 44 (29.93%) MS Exchange
9 43 (29.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (21.09%) Lync
11 27 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (17.01%) IIS
13 24 (16.33%) Windows XP
13 24 (16.33%) VMware
13 24 (16.33%) Windows Vista
14 23 (15.65%) .NET
15 21 (14.29%) Windows 8
16 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
17 19 (12.93%) Degree
18 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (12.24%) Apple
18 18 (12.24%) ITIL V3
19 17 (11.56%) MCP
20 16 (10.88%) Firewall
21 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
21 15 (10.20%) C#
21 15 (10.20%) WAN
21 15 (10.20%) Document Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (29.93%) MS Exchange
2 31 (21.09%) Lync
3 25 (17.01%) IIS
4 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) OnBase
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (34.69%) MS Office
2 50 (34.01%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.68%) Maya
4 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.36%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) SaaS
1 9 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) Firewall
2 15 (10.20%) WAN
3 14 (9.52%) Internet
4 13 (8.84%) SAN
5 11 (7.48%) VoIP
6 9 (6.12%) MPLS
7 8 (5.44%) LAN
8 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.40%) DNS
9 5 (3.40%) PABX
10 4 (2.72%) Network Security
10 4 (2.72%) PBX
11 3 (2.04%) DHCP
12 2 (1.36%) FTP
12 2 (1.36%) SMTP
12 2 (1.36%) ISDN
12 2 (1.36%) VPN
12 2 (1.36%) Wireless
12 2 (1.36%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Subversion
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (8.16%) Electronics
2 11 (7.48%) Legal
3 10 (6.80%) Back Office
4 9 (6.12%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Finance
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (45.58%) Analyst
2 29 (19.73%) Support Analyst
3 28 (19.05%) Service Analyst
3 28 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (16.33%) 1st Line Support
5 23 (15.65%) Help Desk Analyst
6 22 (14.97%) Help Desk Support
7 18 (12.24%) IT Support
8 14 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (8.16%) Infrastructure Technician
10 11 (7.48%) Developer
10 11 (7.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 10 (6.80%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 8 (5.44%) ICT Manager
13 7 (4.76%) Support Engineer
14 6 (4.08%) Programmer
14 6 (4.08%) IT Manager
15 5 (3.40%) Web Developer
16 4 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.65%) .NET
2 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.12%) .NET Framework
4 8 (5.44%) jQuery
5 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (4.76%) WinForms
6 6 (4.08%) HTML
7 5 (3.40%) ADO.NET
7 5 (3.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.72%) WCF
8 4 (2.72%) COM
8 4 (2.72%) CSS
9 1 (0.68%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.68%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.52%) 3D Printing
3 12 (8.16%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.40%) iPhone
5 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.04%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.36%) Statistics
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) PDA
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 61 (41.50%) Windows 7
2 43 (29.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (16.33%) Windows Vista
5 24 (16.33%) Windows XP
6 21 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.80%) Linux
8 9 (6.12%) CentOS
9 5 (3.40%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.40%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.68%) UNIX
10 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.73%) ITIL
2 18 (12.24%) ITIL V3
3 15 (10.20%) Document Management
4 11 (7.48%) Service Management
4 11 (7.48%) Network Management
5 9 (6.12%) Email Marketing
5 9 (6.12%) Data Protection
5 9 (6.12%) CRM
5 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 7 (4.76%) MVC
7 6 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.40%) Android Development
8 5 (3.40%) iOS Development
8 5 (3.40%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.72%) Change Management
10 3 (2.04%) TDD
10 3 (2.04%) Project Management
10 3 (2.04%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.05%) SQL
2 15 (10.20%) C#
3 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.40%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.40%) C
5 4 (2.72%) R
6 2 (1.36%) VBScript
6 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.36%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) Delphi
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Degree
2 17 (11.56%) MCP
3 10 (6.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.40%) MCSE
6 3 (2.04%) CCNA
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.36%) MCSA
8 1 (0.68%) MCTS
8 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.84%) vSphere
3 13 (8.84%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.68%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) ZABBIX
1 9 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.36%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.36%) WSUS
3 2 (1.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (56.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.33%) VMware
3 18 (12.24%) Apple
4 12 (8.16%) SolarWinds
5 11 (7.48%) Dell
6 10 (6.80%) Adobe
6 10 (6.80%) Cisco
7 7 (4.76%) Oracle
7 7 (4.76%) Citrix
7 7 (4.76%) HP
8 5 (3.40%) Symantec
8 5 (3.40%) Google
9 4 (2.72%) Meraki
9 4 (2.72%) Avaya
10 3 (2.04%) Sage
10 3 (2.04%) Sophos
11 2 (1.36%) Wyse
11 2 (1.36%) McAfee
11 2 (1.36%) F5
11 2 (1.36%) Rackspace
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