The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 25.00% 16.67% 18.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 57.14% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £57,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+121.15% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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 M4 Corridor region.

Operating Systems Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 41.67% 29.17% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 9
Average salary £57,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+121.15% -35.00%
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 M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Windows
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the M4 Corridor region.

Windows Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Windows
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (75.00%) E-business
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) DBA
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-business
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft