The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 54 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.97% 14.92% 19.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.44% 65.06% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 86
Average salary £39,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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 Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 83 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.78% 22.93% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 68 118
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Windows Salary Trend in Middlesex

Windows
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 20 (28.99%) MS Office
3 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
4 18 (26.09%) VoIP
5 17 (24.64%) Web Services
5 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
6 16 (23.19%) SQL
6 16 (23.19%) VMware
7 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (20.29%) .NET
8 13 (18.84%) Windows 7
8 13 (18.84%) Degree
9 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 12 (17.39%) Linux
10 11 (15.94%) VPN
10 11 (15.94%) DNS
10 11 (15.94%) DHCP
10 11 (15.94%) HP
10 11 (15.94%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (14.49%) Finance
11 10 (14.49%) LAN
12 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
12 9 (13.04%) WAN
12 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
12 9 (13.04%) SOAP
12 9 (13.04%) UNIX
12 9 (13.04%) SAN
13 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (11.59%) Network Security

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) Lync
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MS Office
1 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (10.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) VoIP
2 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.94%) VPN
3 11 (15.94%) DNS
3 11 (15.94%) DHCP
4 10 (14.49%) LAN
5 9 (13.04%) WAN
5 9 (13.04%) SAN
6 8 (11.59%) Network Security
7 7 (10.14%) Firewall
8 6 (8.70%) MPLS
9 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.35%) OSPF
10 3 (4.35%) PBX
10 3 (4.35%) RIP
11 2 (2.90%) HTTP
11 2 (2.90%) VLAN
11 2 (2.90%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.45%) Wireless
12 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) TestDirector
1 3 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Applications Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.70%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Web Services
2 14 (20.29%) .NET
3 9 (13.04%) SOAP
4 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.25%) XML
5 5 (7.25%) XSLT
6 4 (5.80%) WCF
6 4 (5.80%) WPF
7 3 (4.35%) HTML
7 3 (4.35%) Ajax
8 2 (2.90%) WinForms
8 2 (2.90%) ODBC
8 2 (2.90%) XSL
8 2 (2.90%) CSS
8 2 (2.90%) JSON
8 2 (2.90%) HTML5
9 1 (1.45%) MyBatis
9 1 (1.45%) iBATIS
9 1 (1.45%) JSP
9 1 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.25%) FMCG
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) GIS
3 3 (4.35%) Handset
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (18.84%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.39%) Linux
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (13.04%) UNIX
6 6 (8.70%) Android
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
10 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
2 7 (10.14%) ERP
2 7 (10.14%) Project Management
2 7 (10.14%) Software Architecture
3 5 (7.25%) DevOps
3 5 (7.25%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.35%) Content Management
5 3 (4.35%) Business Development
5 3 (4.35%) Use Case
5 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL
5 3 (4.35%) Workflow
5 3 (4.35%) Validation
5 3 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.35%) Information Security
5 3 (4.35%) Test Planning
5 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.14%) Perl
3 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.80%) C#
5 3 (4.35%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) UniBasic
6 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) PMP
2 7 (10.14%) PMI Certification
3 6 (8.70%) MCP
4 3 (4.35%) MCITP
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) HP MASE
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) HND
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) XenApp
6 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) CFEngine
3 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) VMware
3 11 (15.94%) HP
4 7 (10.14%) Citrix
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco
6 4 (5.80%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.35%) Nintex
7 3 (4.35%) Veeam
7 3 (4.35%) Aruba
7 3 (4.35%) Brocade
7 3 (4.35%) Avaya
7 3 (4.35%) Juniper
7 3 (4.35%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) Mitel
8 2 (2.90%) Redback
8 2 (2.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.90%) Apple
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
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