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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 26.32% - 10.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% - 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £55,500 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 31.58% 18.18% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
Average salary £65,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Documentum
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Blog
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (12.50%) OpenText
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Kofax
4 1 (12.50%) ReadSoft