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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 18.18% - 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £65,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 18.18% - 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £65,000 - £60,000
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 30 July 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%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
4 2 (28.57%) Altiris
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Documentum
3 1 (14.29%) GroupWise
3 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SMTP
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) IMAP
3 1 (14.29%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Development Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Altiris
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) Novell
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Kofax
4 1 (14.29%) ReadSoft
4 1 (14.29%) OpenText