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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 55 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.34% 14.63% 18.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.63% 64.71% 66.07%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 73
Average salary £48,750 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.90% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 85 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.56% 22.61% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 45 76 105
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
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 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 4 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 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
3 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
4 20 (25.97%) MS Office
5 17 (22.08%) SQL
5 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
6 16 (20.78%) Web Services
6 16 (20.78%) VoIP
7 15 (19.48%) .NET
7 15 (19.48%) VMware
8 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (18.18%) Degree
8 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 13 (16.88%) Mobile App
10 12 (15.58%) DHCP
10 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
10 12 (15.58%) DNS
10 12 (15.58%) Linux
11 11 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.29%) HP
11 11 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
11 11 (14.29%) Lync
12 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (12.99%) Finance
12 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
12 10 (12.99%) LAN
13 9 (11.69%) VPN
13 9 (11.69%) WAN
13 9 (11.69%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 11 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 11 (14.29%) Lync
2 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (25.97%) MS Office
3 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.90%) InfoPath
5 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) VoIP
2 12 (15.58%) DHCP
2 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.58%) DNS
3 10 (12.99%) LAN
4 9 (11.69%) VPN
4 9 (11.69%) WAN
4 9 (11.69%) SAN
5 8 (10.39%) Network Security
6 6 (7.79%) MPLS
6 6 (7.79%) Firewall
7 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.90%) PBX
8 3 (3.90%) Wireless
8 3 (3.90%) RIP
8 3 (3.90%) OSPF
9 2 (2.60%) ATM
9 2 (2.60%) VLAN
10 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) TestDirector
1 3 (3.90%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Ant
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) MSI
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (12.99%) Analyst
2 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.79%) Administrator
4 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Web Services
2 15 (19.48%) .NET
3 8 (10.39%) HTML
3 8 (10.39%) SOAP
4 7 (9.09%) J2EE
5 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.79%) XML
5 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.79%) Spring
6 5 (6.49%) iBATIS
6 5 (6.49%) JSF
6 5 (6.49%) JSP
6 5 (6.49%) XSLT
6 5 (6.49%) Struts
6 5 (6.49%) J2SE
6 5 (6.49%) SonicMQ
6 5 (6.49%) MyBatis
7 4 (5.19%) WCF
7 4 (5.19%) WPF
8 3 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) FMCG
3 3 (3.90%) iPhone
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
3 3 (3.90%) Handset
3 3 (3.90%) GIS
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) IPTV
5 1 (1.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
2 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (15.58%) Linux
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (11.69%) UNIX
6 8 (10.39%) Android
7 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.49%) Windows CE
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.60%) AIX
11 2 (2.60%) HPUX
11 2 (2.60%) Solaris
12 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.69%) Project Management
2 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.09%) ERP
3 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.79%) DevOps
4 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) Validation
7 3 (3.90%) Business Development
7 3 (3.90%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.90%) Use Case
7 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.90%) Information Security
7 3 (3.90%) Content Management
7 3 (3.90%) Workflow
7 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) C#
3 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.49%) Perl
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) Ruby
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.60%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.09%) PMP
3 7 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.49%) MCP
5 4 (5.19%) MCSE
6 3 (3.90%) HP MASE
6 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) MCITP
6 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.60%) CCNA
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.60%) HND
8 1 (1.30%) MCTS
8 1 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.49%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) XenApp
6 2 (2.60%) RHEV
7 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Puppet
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) CFEngine
2 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) WSUS
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.48%) VMware
3 11 (14.29%) HP
4 8 (10.39%) Citrix
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco
6 3 (3.90%) Veeam
6 3 (3.90%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.90%) Aruba
6 3 (3.90%) Brocade
6 3 (3.90%) Apple
6 3 (3.90%) Juniper
6 3 (3.90%) Avaya
6 3 (3.90%) NetApp
6 3 (3.90%) Nintex
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) SAP
7 2 (2.60%) Mitel
7 2 (2.60%) Redback
8 1 (1.30%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.30%) Google
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