The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 98 85 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 15.78% 12.21% 20.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.57% 53.13% 53.94%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 168
Average salary £41,875 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.86% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £24,775
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
206 160 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 33.17% 22.99% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 200 140 291
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Windows Salary Trend in Guildford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Guildford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 86 (44.79%) Linux
2 70 (36.46%) SQL
3 58 (30.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (26.04%) VMware
6 45 (23.44%) C#
7 43 (22.40%) Degree
8 40 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 39 (20.31%) SQL Server
10 38 (19.79%) Microsoft
11 34 (17.71%) Java
12 32 (16.67%) C++
13 30 (15.63%) .NET
13 30 (15.63%) SAN
13 30 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (15.10%) ITIL
14 29 (15.10%) Firewall
14 29 (15.10%) Software Engineering
14 29 (15.10%) Hyper-V
15 28 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (13.54%) Web Services
16 26 (13.54%) Finance
17 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
17 24 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (11.98%) Multithreading
18 23 (11.98%) OO
18 23 (11.98%) Red Hat
19 21 (10.94%) MATLAB
19 21 (10.94%) CentOS
20 20 (10.42%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 19 (9.90%) Apache
1 19 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.73%) JBoss
4 11 (5.73%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.69%) Lync
6 8 (4.17%) IIS
7 6 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.60%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.56%) CMS
9 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.56%) Liferay
10 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.69%) Office 365
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.63%) SAN
2 29 (15.10%) Firewall
3 17 (8.85%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.81%) DHCP
5 13 (6.77%) DNS
6 11 (5.73%) Network Security
7 9 (4.69%) VPN
8 8 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (4.17%) VLAN
8 8 (4.17%) SSL
9 7 (3.65%) WAN
10 5 (2.60%) NAS
11 4 (2.08%) IPsec
12 3 (1.56%) MPLS
12 3 (1.56%) LAN
13 2 (1.04%) HSRP
13 2 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.04%) Broadband
13 2 (1.04%) OSPF
13 2 (1.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (9.38%) MySQL
3 15 (7.81%) Big Data
4 14 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.21%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.65%) Apache Accumulo
6 7 (3.65%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.13%) Maven
3 5 (2.60%) Subversion
4 4 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.56%) JMeter
5 3 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.04%) Selenium
6 2 (1.04%) Ant
7 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.52%) Moq
General
1 26 (13.54%) Finance
2 14 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Games
4 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (33.85%) Developer
2 33 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 28 (14.58%) Analyst
4 23 (11.98%) Software Developer
5 15 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.29%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Hardware Engineer
9 9 (4.69%) Hardware Support Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Administrator
10 8 (4.17%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (3.65%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.13%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.13%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 5 (2.60%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.63%) .NET
2 26 (13.54%) Web Services
3 20 (10.42%) HTML
3 20 (10.42%) ASP.NET
4 18 (9.38%) Ajax
4 18 (9.38%) CSS
5 15 (7.81%) jQuery
5 15 (7.81%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.21%) WCF
7 9 (4.69%) Flash
7 9 (4.69%) STL
7 9 (4.69%) WPF
8 8 (4.17%) LINQ
8 8 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
9 7 (3.65%) J2EE
10 6 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (2.60%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.60%) Middleware
11 5 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.29%) VHDL
2 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.21%) Clustering
4 9 (4.69%) Replication
4 9 (4.69%) CMDB
5 8 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.65%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.65%) Open Source
7 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.08%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.08%) User Experience
8 4 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.56%) Life Science
10 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.04%) iPhone
10 2 (1.04%) iSeries
10 2 (1.04%) PKI
10 2 (1.04%) Animation
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 86 (44.79%) Linux
2 58 (30.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (10.94%) CentOS
6 16 (8.33%) Debian
7 14 (7.29%) Ubuntu
7 14 (7.29%) SUSE
8 13 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.21%) UNIX
10 7 (3.65%) AIX
10 7 (3.65%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.13%) HPUX
12 5 (2.60%) zOS
12 5 (2.60%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.60%) Windows Phone
13 4 (2.08%) MVS
14 3 (1.56%) Solaris
14 3 (1.56%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.10%) ITIL
1 29 (15.10%) Software Engineering
2 28 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.98%) Multithreading
3 23 (11.98%) OO
4 17 (8.85%) Scrum
5 16 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 16 (8.33%) Information Security
6 14 (7.29%) Coaching
7 13 (6.77%) System Testing
8 12 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
8 12 (6.25%) Signal Processing
8 12 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 12 (6.25%) Business Development
8 12 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 12 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.21%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.69%) MVC
11 8 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (36.46%) SQL
2 45 (23.44%) C#
3 34 (17.71%) Java
4 32 (16.67%) C++
5 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.94%) MATLAB
7 17 (8.85%) C
8 14 (7.29%) PowerShell
9 13 (6.77%) Python
10 11 (5.73%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.13%) Ruby
11 6 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.13%) VC++
11 6 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.56%) Jython
12 3 (1.56%) VBScript
12 3 (1.56%) VB
12 3 (1.56%) Perl
12 3 (1.56%) PHP
13 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (22.40%) Degree
2 19 (9.90%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.77%) PhD
4 12 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.17%) MCSE
7 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.56%) ISEB
8 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.56%) CCNA
8 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.56%) MCITP
9 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.04%) HND
9 2 (1.04%) MCP
9 2 (1.04%) MCSA
9 2 (1.04%) OCP
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 40 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.10%) Hyper-V
3 24 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.85%) vSphere
5 5 (2.60%) XenApp
6 4 (2.08%) vCloud
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.52%) Firmware
8 1 (0.52%) XenServer
8 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (9.90%) SCCM
2 16 (8.33%) SCOM
3 14 (7.29%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (5.21%) SCVMM
5 7 (3.65%) Nagios
6 5 (2.60%) OpenAM
7 3 (1.56%) WSUS
8 2 (1.04%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (26.04%) VMware
2 38 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.98%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.42%) Oracle
5 14 (7.29%) Cisco
6 11 (5.73%) HP
7 10 (5.21%) Citrix
8 9 (4.69%) SolarWinds
9 8 (4.17%) Veeam
9 8 (4.17%) Dell
9 8 (4.17%) Symantec
10 6 (3.13%) CommVault
11 5 (2.60%) Adobe
12 4 (2.08%) Juniper
13 3 (1.56%) BT
13 3 (1.56%) CA
13 3 (1.56%) ArcSight
14 2 (1.04%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.04%) Google
14 2 (1.04%) IBM
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