The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 66 88 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.98% 18.22% 21.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.53% 67.18% 74.34%
Number of salaries quoted 60 88 100
Average salary £38,750 £41,250 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,650 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 131 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.80% 27.12% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80 126 134
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
South East

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 82 (60.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 66 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 62 (45.93%) Active Directory
4 60 (44.44%) VMware
5 46 (34.07%) MS Exchange
6 38 (28.15%) Linux
7 37 (27.41%) SQL Server
7 37 (27.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (27.41%) Firewall
7 37 (27.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 34 (25.19%) SAN
9 32 (23.70%) DNS
9 32 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (22.96%) SQL
11 29 (21.48%) MS Excel
12 27 (20.00%) Cisco
12 27 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (19.26%) DHCP
14 24 (17.78%) Citrix
15 22 (16.30%) ITIL
15 22 (16.30%) UNIX
16 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (14.81%) Hyper-V
16 20 (14.81%) XenApp
17 19 (14.07%) vSphere
18 18 (13.33%) Oracle
18 18 (13.33%) LAN
19 17 (12.59%) VLAN
20 16 (11.85%) Windows XP
20 16 (11.85%) Red Hat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 46 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 37 (27.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.41%) Apache
4 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.41%) IIS
5 9 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (5.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (5.93%) Lync
7 7 (5.19%) Tomcat
8 6 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.48%) CMS
9 2 (1.48%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.48%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.74%) SAS
10 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (21.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.37%) MS Office
3 11 (8.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.41%) Firewall
2 34 (25.19%) SAN
3 32 (23.70%) DNS
4 26 (19.26%) DHCP
5 18 (13.33%) LAN
6 17 (12.59%) VLAN
7 15 (11.11%) Wireless
8 14 (10.37%) VPN
9 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
10 11 (8.15%) Internet
11 9 (6.67%) WAN
11 9 (6.67%) NAS
12 7 (5.19%) Ethernet
13 6 (4.44%) HTTP
14 3 (2.22%) FTP
15 2 (1.48%) Multicast
15 2 (1.48%) TETRA
15 2 (1.48%) MPLS
15 2 (1.48%) SMTP
15 2 (1.48%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) MySQL
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.22%) OLTP
7 3 (2.22%) VLDB
7 3 (2.22%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.48%) MaxDB
8 2 (1.48%) DB2
8 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) WebDriver
1 8 (5.93%) Selenium
1 8 (5.93%) JMeter
1 8 (5.93%) JUnit
2 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.41%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (13.33%) Administrator
2 13 (9.63%) Developer
3 12 (8.89%) Applications Support
3 12 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.41%) Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Consultant
6 9 (6.67%) Architect
6 9 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 9 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.93%) Solutions Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) Sales Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.93%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.19%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) Application Packaging
1 6 (4.44%) Web Services
1 6 (4.44%) HTML
2 5 (3.70%) .NET
3 3 (2.22%) XML
3 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.22%) CSS
3 3 (2.22%) Middleware
3 3 (2.22%) WCF
3 3 (2.22%) Ajax
3 3 (2.22%) Qt
3 3 (2.22%) HTML5
4 2 (1.48%) jQuery
4 2 (1.48%) XSLT
4 2 (1.48%) XHTML
5 1 (0.74%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.15%) Open Source
3 10 (7.41%) Clustering
4 8 (5.93%) N-Tier
5 7 (5.19%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.44%) PKI
7 3 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.22%) Replication
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.22%) IPTV
8 2 (1.48%) LPAR
8 2 (1.48%) Online Games
8 2 (1.48%) W3C
8 2 (1.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.74%) iPhone
9 1 (0.74%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 82 (60.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (28.15%) Linux
3 37 (27.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (16.30%) UNIX
6 16 (11.85%) Windows XP
7 12 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.19%) Solaris
10 4 (2.96%) CentOS
11 3 (2.22%) AIX
11 3 (2.22%) Android
12 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.48%) SUSE
12 2 (1.48%) NetWare
12 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) ITIL
2 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (7.41%) ERP
4 9 (6.67%) TDD
5 8 (5.93%) Test Automation
5 8 (5.93%) Multithreading
5 8 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.93%) Automated Testing
6 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (2.96%) Service Management
7 4 (2.96%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.96%) OOP
8 3 (2.22%) OO
8 3 (2.22%) CRM
8 3 (2.22%) Workflow
8 3 (2.22%) Migration
8 3 (2.22%) Scrum
8 3 (2.22%) Content Management
8 3 (2.22%) Information Management
8 3 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.96%) SQL
2 9 (6.67%) Java
3 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.96%) Uniface
5 3 (2.22%) Perl
5 3 (2.22%) C
5 3 (2.22%) C#
5 3 (2.22%) C++
5 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.74%) ECMAScript
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.37%) MCSA
3 13 (9.63%) MCSE
3 13 (9.63%) MCITP
4 9 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.19%) Degree
5 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.22%) CCNA
7 3 (2.22%) RHCE
7 3 (2.22%) MCTS
8 2 (1.48%) MCPD
8 2 (1.48%) MCP
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (45.93%) Active Directory
2 32 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 20 (14.81%) XenApp
4 19 (14.07%) vSphere
5 16 (11.85%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (11.85%) XenDesktop
6 10 (7.41%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.93%) vCloud
8 6 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.48%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.74%) Xen
11 1 (0.74%) Postfix
11 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) SCCM
2 9 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (5.19%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.96%) SCOM
5 3 (2.22%) WSUS
5 3 (2.22%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.48%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.48%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.48%) ZENworks
6 2 (1.48%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 66 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 60 (44.44%) VMware
3 27 (20.00%) Cisco
4 24 (17.78%) Citrix
5 18 (13.33%) Oracle
6 16 (11.85%) Red Hat
7 15 (11.11%) WatchGuard
7 15 (11.11%) Veeam
8 13 (9.63%) HP
8 13 (9.63%) CheckPoint
8 13 (9.63%) Juniper
9 9 (6.67%) JBoss
9 9 (6.67%) McAfee
9 9 (6.67%) NetApp
10 6 (4.44%) Dell
11 5 (3.70%) EMC
12 3 (2.22%) SAP
12 3 (2.22%) Apple
12 3 (2.22%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.48%) 3PAR
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Middlesex
Premier Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago