The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 43 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 25.15% 20.47% 23.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.32% 70.00% 70.67%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 51
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 40.35% 29.24% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 66 46 73
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Windows
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Farnborough region.

Windows Salary Trend in Farnborough

Windows
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 57 (47.90%) Linux
2 48 (40.34%) VMware
3 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
4 46 (38.66%) MS Exchange
5 42 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 34 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 32 (26.89%) Firewall
8 29 (24.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (21.85%) MS Excel
10 25 (21.01%) CRM
10 25 (21.01%) Windows XP
11 24 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (19.33%) Windows Vista
13 21 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (15.97%) HTML
14 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
14 19 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 19 (15.97%) Windows 2000 Server
14 19 (15.97%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (15.13%) ITIL
16 16 (13.45%) vCloud
17 15 (12.61%) CheckPoint
17 15 (12.61%) Cisco
17 15 (12.61%) SaaS
18 14 (11.76%) PaaS
18 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
18 14 (11.76%) SLA
18 14 (11.76%) WAN
18 14 (11.76%) McAfee

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 46 (38.66%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.68%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (21.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.97%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (12.61%) SaaS
3 14 (11.76%) PaaS
3 14 (11.76%) IaaS
4 3 (2.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.89%) Firewall
2 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.76%) WAN
4 13 (10.92%) Internet
5 12 (10.08%) MPLS
5 12 (10.08%) OSPF
5 12 (10.08%) BGP
5 12 (10.08%) HSRP
6 10 (8.40%) IPsec
6 10 (8.40%) VPN
7 9 (7.56%) SAN
8 7 (5.88%) NAS
9 5 (4.20%) DNS
9 5 (4.20%) DHCP
10 3 (2.52%) HTTP
10 3 (2.52%) VoIP
10 3 (2.52%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.52%) Network Security
11 2 (1.68%) IMAP
11 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.68%) DB2
4 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.68%) Selenium
4 1 (0.84%) QUnit
4 1 (0.84%) NuGet
4 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (3.36%) German Language
1 4 (3.36%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 31 (26.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (17.65%) Analyst
4 18 (15.13%) Network Engineer
5 17 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (13.45%) Support Analyst
7 14 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (9.24%) Architect
9 11 (9.24%) Technical Support
10 9 (7.56%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (6.72%) IT Support
11 8 (6.72%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
12 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (5.04%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) HTML
2 9 (7.56%) .NET
3 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (5.04%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.20%) CSS
5 5 (4.20%) jQuery
6 4 (3.36%) Web Services
6 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (2.52%) REST
7 3 (2.52%) SOAP
7 3 (2.52%) HTML5
8 2 (1.68%) WCF
8 2 (1.68%) SAP Basis
8 2 (1.68%) Ajax
8 2 (1.68%) XML
8 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.84%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.52%) PKI
3 3 (2.52%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.52%) CESG
3 3 (2.52%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (2.52%) SCADA
4 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
4 2 (1.68%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.68%) EPoS
4 2 (1.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.90%) Linux
2 25 (21.01%) Windows XP
3 23 (19.33%) Windows Vista
4 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (15.97%) Windows 2000 Server
6 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (10.08%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.56%) Windows 7
9 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.20%) UNIX
11 2 (1.68%) AIX
11 2 (1.68%) Solaris
11 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.84%) Android
12 1 (0.84%) CentOS
12 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) CRM
2 18 (15.13%) ITIL
3 7 (5.88%) Line Management
3 7 (5.88%) Change Management
3 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 6 (5.04%) MVC
5 5 (4.20%) ITSM
5 5 (4.20%) Service Management
5 5 (4.20%) SOA
5 5 (4.20%) OO
5 5 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.20%) Scrum
6 4 (3.36%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (3.36%) Information Security
6 4 (3.36%) Cyber Security
6 4 (3.36%) Information Assurance
7 3 (2.52%) Build Automation
7 3 (2.52%) Workflow
7 3 (2.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.72%) C#
3 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.20%) C++
5 4 (3.36%) C
6 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.52%) Python
7 2 (1.68%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.84%) Java
8 1 (0.84%) Delphi
8 1 (0.84%) Perl
8 1 (0.84%) PHP
8 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.84%) Ruby
8 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.92%) CCNA
3 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.08%) Degree
4 12 (10.08%) CCNP
5 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.36%) HND
6 4 (3.36%) MCP
7 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.68%) MCTS
8 2 (1.68%) MCPD
8 2 (1.68%) MCAD
8 2 (1.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.84%) MCSE
9 1 (0.84%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (24.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.45%) vCloud
4 12 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.08%) vSphere
5 3 (2.52%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.84%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (40.34%) VMware
2 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.61%) CheckPoint
3 15 (12.61%) Cisco
4 14 (11.76%) McAfee
5 7 (5.88%) Apple
5 7 (5.88%) EMC
6 6 (5.04%) Novell
7 4 (3.36%) NetApp
8 3 (2.52%) Citrix
8 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle
9 2 (1.68%) SAP
9 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.84%) HP
10 1 (0.84%) Dell
10 1 (0.84%) Remedy
10 1 (0.84%) Sybase
10 1 (0.84%) Blue Coat
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