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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 71 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.07% 15.16% 19.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.27% 46.75% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 63 61 82
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
104 154 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.86% 32.42% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87 94 105
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 22 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 67 (49.26%) Microsoft
2 57 (41.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
4 53 (38.97%) VMware
5 46 (33.82%) MS Exchange
6 42 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (27.21%) SQL Server
7 37 (27.21%) Firewall
8 36 (26.47%) Linux
9 34 (25.00%) DNS
10 33 (24.26%) Citrix
11 32 (23.53%) MS Excel
11 32 (23.53%) VLAN
12 31 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 30 (22.06%) DHCP
14 26 (19.12%) XenApp
15 25 (18.38%) VPN
16 24 (17.65%) Cisco
16 24 (17.65%) WatchGuard
17 22 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
17 22 (16.18%) XenDesktop
17 22 (16.18%) Veeam
17 22 (16.18%) VMware ESXi
17 22 (16.18%) Wireless
18 21 (15.44%) WAN
18 21 (15.44%) .NET
18 21 (15.44%) IIS
19 20 (14.71%) SQL
19 20 (14.71%) LAN
20 18 (13.24%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (33.82%) MS Exchange
2 31 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (15.44%) IIS
5 17 (12.50%) Apache
6 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.94%) SAS
8 4 (2.94%) eRoom
9 3 (2.21%) ArcGIS
9 3 (2.21%) CMS
10 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.47%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.47%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.74%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.74%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.21%) Firewall
2 34 (25.00%) DNS
3 32 (23.53%) VLAN
4 30 (22.06%) DHCP
5 25 (18.38%) VPN
6 22 (16.18%) Wireless
7 21 (15.44%) WAN
8 20 (14.71%) LAN
9 18 (13.24%) SAN
10 14 (10.29%) TCP/IP
11 10 (7.35%) HTTP
12 5 (3.68%) Ethernet
13 3 (2.21%) BIG-IP
13 3 (2.21%) Frame Relay
13 3 (2.21%) MPLS
13 3 (2.21%) OSPF
13 3 (2.21%) Internet
13 3 (2.21%) EIGRP
14 2 (1.47%) FTP
14 2 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.09%) MySQL
3 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.47%) DB2
5 2 (1.47%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.21%) Selenium
3 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.21%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.21%) JMeter
3 3 (2.21%) JUnit
4 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.47%) Xcode
5 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.74%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 9 (6.62%) Electronics
2 7 (5.15%) Games
3 5 (3.68%) Finance
3 5 (3.68%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.94%) Military
5 3 (2.21%) German Language
5 3 (2.21%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Back Office
5 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (13.24%) Developer
2 13 (9.56%) Software Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) Field Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 10 (7.35%) Administrator
4 10 (7.35%) Server Engineer
5 8 (5.88%) DBA
5 8 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.15%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.41%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.44%) .NET
2 15 (11.03%) HTML
3 11 (8.09%) HTML5
3 11 (8.09%) WCF
4 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.62%) Web Services
6 8 (5.88%) Ajax
7 7 (5.15%) Middleware
8 6 (4.41%) XML
8 6 (4.41%) XSLT
8 6 (4.41%) CSS
8 6 (4.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.94%) ADO.NET
9 4 (2.94%) jQuery
10 3 (2.21%) WPF
10 3 (2.21%) Silverlight
10 3 (2.21%) REST
10 3 (2.21%) ArcObjects
11 2 (1.47%) WSDL
11 2 (1.47%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.88%) Clustering
3 6 (4.41%) W3C
3 6 (4.41%) Online Games
4 4 (2.94%) Replication
5 3 (2.21%) Open Source
5 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.47%) Firmware
6 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.47%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.74%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 36 (26.47%) Linux
3 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.56%) UNIX
7 9 (6.62%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.41%) Solaris
9 5 (3.68%) Android
9 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.21%) CentOS
12 2 (1.47%) NetWare
12 2 (1.47%) SUSE
12 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.03%) OO
2 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
3 13 (9.56%) ITIL
4 9 (6.62%) OOP
5 8 (5.88%) Scrum
5 8 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.15%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.15%) Multithreading
6 7 (5.15%) MVC
6 7 (5.15%) UML
7 6 (4.41%) Workflow
7 6 (4.41%) System Testing
7 6 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.41%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.68%) Analytics
8 5 (3.68%) TDD
8 5 (3.68%) Web Development
8 5 (3.68%) Logistics
8 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.71%) SQL
2 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.82%) C#
4 11 (8.09%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.35%) C
5 10 (7.35%) Java
6 9 (6.62%) C++
7 5 (3.68%) Perl
7 5 (3.68%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.21%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.47%) VC++
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
9 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.47%) Ruby
9 2 (1.47%) C-shell
10 1 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.29%) MCSE
3 13 (9.56%) Degree
4 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.15%) MCSA
5 7 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.41%) MCPD
7 5 (3.68%) MCITP
7 5 (3.68%) CCNP
8 4 (2.94%) CCNA
8 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.21%) RHCE
9 3 (2.21%) CCIE
10 2 (1.47%) MCP
10 2 (1.47%) NCDA
10 2 (1.47%) NCIE
10 2 (1.47%) VCAP
10 2 (1.47%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) SLA
1 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
2 42 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (19.12%) XenApp
4 22 (16.18%) XenDesktop
4 22 (16.18%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (9.56%) vSphere
6 10 (7.35%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.47%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) WSUS
2 7 (5.15%) SCCM
3 2 (1.47%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.47%) Legato
3 2 (1.47%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.47%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.47%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (49.26%) Microsoft
2 53 (38.97%) VMware
3 33 (24.26%) Citrix
4 24 (17.65%) Cisco
4 24 (17.65%) WatchGuard
5 22 (16.18%) Veeam
6 17 (12.50%) JBoss
7 12 (8.82%) Oracle
8 11 (8.09%) CheckPoint
9 10 (7.35%) Juniper
10 9 (6.62%) HP
11 8 (5.88%) EMC
12 7 (5.15%) Riverbed
13 6 (4.41%) NetApp
14 5 (3.68%) F5
14 5 (3.68%) Apple
15 4 (2.94%) Symantec
16 3 (2.21%) ESRI
16 3 (2.21%) Dell
16 3 (2.21%) Nokia
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ashford, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago