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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.11% 3.45% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £67,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+125.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.11% 13.79% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) IMAP
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (20.00%) GroupWise
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IMAP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) POP3
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Blog
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Novell
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos