The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.69% 6.06% 17.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +33.62%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.69% 12.12% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -0.86%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Windows
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Windows Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 5 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DSP Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Junior
1 3 (60.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Mac Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Real Time Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Management Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Management Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Software Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Altiris
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft