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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 65 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.17% 17.96% 17.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.52% 72.22% 65.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 58 87
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,700 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £55,000 £69,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
31 90 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.11% 24.86% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 78 126
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) Active Directory
3 19 (30.16%) VoIP
3 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
3 19 (30.16%) Web Services
3 19 (30.16%) VMware
4 18 (28.57%) MS Office
4 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 16 (25.40%) SQL
6 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (22.22%) .NET
7 14 (22.22%) Linux
8 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
9 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 12 (19.05%) VPN
10 11 (17.46%) HP
10 11 (17.46%) SOAP
10 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V
11 10 (15.87%) Degree
11 10 (15.87%) DNS
11 10 (15.87%) LAN
11 10 (15.87%) DHCP
11 10 (15.87%) Finance
12 9 (14.29%) SAN
12 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 9 (14.29%) WAN
12 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 9 (14.29%) Perl
13 8 (12.70%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) Lync
3 5 (7.94%) IIS
4 4 (6.35%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Office
1 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) VoIP
2 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.05%) VPN
3 10 (15.87%) DNS
3 10 (15.87%) LAN
3 10 (15.87%) DHCP
4 9 (14.29%) WAN
4 9 (14.29%) SAN
5 7 (11.11%) Firewall
5 7 (11.11%) Network Security
6 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.94%) MPLS
7 4 (6.35%) Wireshark
7 4 (6.35%) HTTP
8 3 (4.76%) PBX
9 2 (3.17%) RIP
9 2 (3.17%) VLAN
9 2 (3.17%) OSPF
9 2 (3.17%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) TestDirector
1 3 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Military
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) Analyst
2 7 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.52%) Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
5 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) Web Services
2 14 (22.22%) .NET
3 11 (17.46%) SOAP
4 7 (11.11%) XML
5 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.94%) XSLT
7 4 (6.35%) ODBC
7 4 (6.35%) WCF
7 4 (6.35%) WPF
8 3 (4.76%) Ajax
9 2 (3.17%) HTML5
9 2 (3.17%) WinForms
9 2 (3.17%) JSON
9 2 (3.17%) CSS
9 2 (3.17%) XSL
9 2 (3.17%) HTML
10 1 (1.59%) MFC
10 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.59%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) FMCG
2 4 (6.35%) GIS
3 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (22.22%) Linux
3 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.70%) UNIX
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.17%) Android
9 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 7 (11.11%) ERP
2 7 (11.11%) Project Management
2 7 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 6 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.94%) DevOps
4 5 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.76%) Workflow
6 3 (4.76%) Validation
6 3 (4.76%) Content Management
6 3 (4.76%) Test Planning
6 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.76%) Business Development
6 3 (4.76%) Use Case
6 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.94%) Java
4 5 (7.94%) VB
5 4 (6.35%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.76%) Ruby
6 3 (4.76%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.17%) UniBasic
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) MCP
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.11%) PMP
3 7 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 4 (6.35%) MCSE
4 4 (6.35%) MCITP
4 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.76%) HP MASE
5 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.17%) HND
6 2 (3.17%) MCSA
6 2 (3.17%) CCNA
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (36.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.94%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) CFEngine
3 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.16%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) HP
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco
6 4 (6.35%) NetApp
6 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.76%) Nintex
7 3 (4.76%) Veeam
7 3 (4.76%) Brocade
7 3 (4.76%) Avaya
8 2 (3.17%) Juniper
8 2 (3.17%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) Mitel
8 2 (3.17%) Redback
8 2 (3.17%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) Aruba
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle
9 1 (1.59%) ESRI
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat