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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 32 65 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.26% 25.00% 15.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.79% 72.22% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 48
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,900 £60,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
63 90 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.19% 34.62% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 41 80 83
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.62%) VMware
3 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (28.85%) Active Directory
4 30 (28.85%) Linux
5 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
6 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
9 21 (20.19%) .NET
10 20 (19.23%) VLAN
11 19 (18.27%) Firewall
12 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
12 18 (17.31%) Cisco
13 17 (16.35%) Citrix
13 17 (16.35%) WAN
13 17 (16.35%) SQL
14 16 (15.38%) HTML
14 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 15 (14.42%) JBoss
15 15 (14.42%) Degree
16 14 (13.46%) Electronics
16 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
16 14 (13.46%) IIS
17 13 (12.50%) C++
17 13 (12.50%) VPN
17 13 (12.50%) DNS
17 13 (12.50%) Wireless
17 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.42%) JBoss
3 14 (13.46%) IIS
4 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (10.58%) Apache
6 9 (8.65%) Tomcat
7 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
10 4 (3.85%) SAS
10 4 (3.85%) Lync
10 4 (3.85%) eRoom
11 3 (2.88%) ArcGIS
12 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.96%) CMS
13 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.96%) Site Server
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.54%) MS Office
3 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.96%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.96%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) VLAN
2 19 (18.27%) Firewall
3 17 (16.35%) WAN
4 13 (12.50%) VPN
4 13 (12.50%) DNS
4 13 (12.50%) Wireless
5 12 (11.54%) SAN
5 12 (11.54%) DHCP
5 12 (11.54%) LAN
6 7 (6.73%) HTTP
7 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.85%) OSPF
9 3 (2.88%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.88%) VoIP
9 3 (2.88%) Frame Relay
9 3 (2.88%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.92%) MPLS
10 2 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.92%) Network Security
10 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.92%) Xcode
4 2 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.96%) MSI
5 1 (0.96%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.96%) Ant
General
1 14 (13.46%) Electronics
2 7 (6.73%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.81%) Games
4 4 (3.85%) Military
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Finance
6 2 (1.92%) French Language
6 2 (1.92%) German Language
6 2 (1.92%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.92%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (16.35%) Software Engineer
2 12 (11.54%) Developer
3 10 (9.62%) Field Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.73%) Principal Software Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) DBA
8 5 (4.81%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.81%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.85%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) .NET
2 16 (15.38%) HTML
3 9 (8.65%) HTML5
4 8 (7.69%) Web Services
4 8 (7.69%) WCF
5 7 (6.73%) XML
5 7 (6.73%) J2EE
5 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.77%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.77%) Spring
6 6 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.81%) Struts
7 5 (4.81%) JSF
7 5 (4.81%) Ajax
7 5 (4.81%) iBATIS
7 5 (4.81%) CSS
7 5 (4.81%) JSP
7 5 (4.81%) J2SE
7 5 (4.81%) SonicMQ
7 5 (4.81%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.77%) Clustering
3 4 (3.85%) Replication
3 4 (3.85%) W3C
3 4 (3.85%) Online Games
4 2 (1.92%) FMCG
4 2 (1.92%) iPhone
4 2 (1.92%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Handset
5 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.96%) IPTV
5 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.85%) Linux
2 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.62%) Android
6 8 (7.69%) Solaris
6 8 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (7.69%) UNIX
7 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.81%) Windows CE
7 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.88%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.92%) AIX
10 2 (1.92%) HPUX
10 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
2 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.54%) OO
4 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
5 7 (6.73%) ITIL
5 7 (6.73%) UML
6 6 (5.77%) MVC
6 6 (5.77%) Scrum
6 6 (5.77%) Web Development
7 5 (4.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.81%) Logistics
7 5 (4.81%) Change Management
7 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.81%) OOP
7 5 (4.81%) Analytics
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.85%) Signal Processing
8 4 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) SQL
2 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.50%) C++
4 12 (11.54%) C
5 11 (10.58%) C#
6 9 (8.65%) Java
7 7 (6.73%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.92%) Ruby
10 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
10 2 (1.92%) PHP
10 2 (1.92%) VC++
10 2 (1.92%) C-shell
11 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.96%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.96%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Degree
2 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.62%) MCSE
3 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.85%) MCPD
5 4 (3.85%) CCNP
5 4 (3.85%) CCNA
5 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) CCIE
6 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.92%) MCITP
7 2 (1.92%) VCDX
7 2 (1.92%) NCDA
7 2 (1.92%) NCIE
7 2 (1.92%) VCAP
7 2 (1.92%) VTSP
7 2 (1.92%) MCSA
8 1 (0.96%) MCSD
8 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (28.85%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.54%) vSphere
3 12 (11.54%) XenApp
4 11 (10.58%) XenDesktop
5 10 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.92%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) WSUS
2 5 (4.81%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) Legato
4 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.62%) VMware
3 18 (17.31%) Cisco
4 17 (16.35%) Citrix
5 12 (11.54%) WatchGuard
6 10 (9.62%) Veeam
7 8 (7.69%) Oracle
8 7 (6.73%) HP
8 7 (6.73%) Juniper
8 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.81%) EMC
9 5 (4.81%) F5
10 4 (3.85%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.85%) Apple
10 4 (3.85%) Symantec
10 4 (3.85%) NetApp
11 3 (2.88%) Nokia
11 3 (2.88%) ESRI
11 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.92%) CommVault
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago