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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 14.29% 2.63% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £65,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 28.57% 10.53% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
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 £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 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (42.86%) Sophos
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X Server
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) GroupWise
1 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) POP3
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) IMAP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X Server
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Sophos
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Novell
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat