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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 25 81 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.39% 22.25% 14.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 72.32% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 73 67
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,150 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
45 112 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.10% 30.77% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 97 103
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (38.89%) VMware
5 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
5 14 (25.93%) DNS
5 14 (25.93%) MS Office
6 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
6 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
6 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
7 12 (22.22%) Linux
7 12 (22.22%) VoIP
8 11 (20.37%) Citrix
8 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (20.37%) Web Services
8 11 (20.37%) Firewall
8 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
9 10 (18.52%) SAN
9 10 (18.52%) HP
10 9 (16.67%) SQL
10 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
11 8 (14.81%) ITIL
11 8 (14.81%) WAN
11 8 (14.81%) DHCP
11 8 (14.81%) VPN
12 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.26%) IIS
3 5 (9.26%) Apache
4 3 (5.56%) Lync
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) nginx
6 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) MS Office
2 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) DNS
2 12 (22.22%) VoIP
3 11 (20.37%) Firewall
4 10 (18.52%) SAN
5 8 (14.81%) VPN
5 8 (14.81%) WAN
5 8 (14.81%) DHCP
6 7 (12.96%) LAN
7 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 5 (9.26%) Network Security
9 4 (7.41%) NAS
9 4 (7.41%) Wireshark
9 4 (7.41%) MPLS
9 4 (7.41%) HTTP
10 3 (5.56%) Wireless
11 2 (3.70%) VLAN
11 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.85%) OSPF
12 1 (1.85%) RIP
12 1 (1.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) TestDirector
1 3 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (14.81%) Administrator
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Support
4 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) Project Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) SOAP
3 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 4 (7.41%) ODBC
4 1 (1.85%) DirectX
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) WCF
4 1 (1.85%) WPF
4 1 (1.85%) YAML
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.85%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (1.85%) MFC
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) GIS
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) FMCG
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.85%) Handset
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (22.22%) Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.70%) UNIX
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.70%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.41%) Garbage Collection
6 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.56%) Validation
6 3 (5.56%) Use Case
6 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Line Management
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Information Security
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) VB
3 5 (9.26%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) CCNA
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.11%) MCSE
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) MCP
4 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) MCITP
5 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.70%) HND
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) PMP
6 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.85%) ACTC
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.26%) XenApp
5 3 (5.56%) vSphere
5 3 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (3.70%) UAG
7 1 (1.85%) Varnish
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCOM
2 4 (7.41%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) Citrix
4 10 (18.52%) HP
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 4 (7.41%) NetApp
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Mitel
7 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) ESRI
8 1 (1.85%) Brocade
8 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.85%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.85%) Veeam
8 1 (1.85%) Kerio
8 1 (1.85%) Aruba
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago