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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 66 70 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.58% 15.73% 18.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.00% 48.28% 71.90%
Number of salaries quoted 59 60 77
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -5.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £34,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £73,250 £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
100 145 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.67% 32.58% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 84 89 103
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,800 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 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 66 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 56 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
3 55 (40.44%) VMware
4 45 (33.09%) MS Exchange
5 44 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (27.94%) Linux
6 38 (27.94%) SQL Server
7 37 (27.21%) Firewall
8 34 (25.00%) DNS
9 33 (24.26%) Citrix
10 32 (23.53%) VLAN
11 31 (22.79%) MS Excel
12 30 (22.06%) DHCP
12 30 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (19.12%) XenApp
14 25 (18.38%) VPN
14 25 (18.38%) Cisco
15 24 (17.65%) WatchGuard
16 22 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
16 22 (16.18%) XenDesktop
16 22 (16.18%) Veeam
16 22 (16.18%) VMware ESXi
16 22 (16.18%) .NET
16 22 (16.18%) IIS
16 22 (16.18%) Wireless
17 21 (15.44%) WAN
18 20 (14.71%) SQL
18 20 (14.71%) LAN
19 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 45 (33.09%) MS Exchange
2 30 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (16.18%) IIS
4 18 (13.24%) Apache
5 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.94%) SAS
7 4 (2.94%) eRoom
8 3 (2.21%) ArcGIS
8 3 (2.21%) CMS
9 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.47%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.47%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.74%) Lync
10 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.74%) Site Server
Applications
1 31 (22.79%) 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%) Amazon AWS
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 11 (8.09%) HTTP
12 5 (3.68%) Ethernet
13 4 (2.94%) Internet
14 3 (2.21%) Frame Relay
14 3 (2.21%) BIG-IP
14 3 (2.21%) MPLS
14 3 (2.21%) OSPF
14 3 (2.21%) EIGRP
15 2 (1.47%) FTP
15 2 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.09%) MySQL
3 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) DB2
5 2 (1.47%) Data Mining
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 10 (7.35%) Electronics
2 7 (5.15%) Games
3 6 (4.41%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.68%) Finance
5 4 (2.94%) Military
6 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Back Office
6 3 (2.21%) Marketing
7 2 (1.47%) French Language
7 2 (1.47%) German Language
7 2 (1.47%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (13.24%) Developer
2 14 (10.29%) Software Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) Field Engineer
4 11 (8.09%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Administrator
5 10 (7.35%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 8 (5.88%) DBA
7 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.15%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (4.41%) Principal Software Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.41%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) .NET
2 15 (11.03%) HTML
3 11 (8.09%) WCF
3 11 (8.09%) HTML5
4 10 (7.35%) Web Services
4 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.88%) Ajax
6 7 (5.15%) Middleware
7 6 (4.41%) CSS
7 6 (4.41%) XML
7 6 (4.41%) XSLT
7 6 (4.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.94%) ADO.NET
8 4 (2.94%) jQuery
9 3 (2.21%) ArcObjects
9 3 (2.21%) WPF
9 3 (2.21%) Silverlight
9 3 (2.21%) REST
10 2 (1.47%) WSDL
10 2 (1.47%) ODBC
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
7 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (27.94%) Linux
3 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.29%) UNIX
6 13 (9.56%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.15%) Solaris
9 5 (3.68%) Android
9 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.21%) CentOS
12 2 (1.47%) NetWare
12 2 (1.47%) SUSE
12 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.03%) OO
1 15 (11.03%) Software Engineering
2 13 (9.56%) ITIL
3 9 (6.62%) OOP
4 8 (5.88%) Scrum
4 8 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 7 (5.15%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.15%) Multithreading
5 7 (5.15%) MVC
5 7 (5.15%) UML
6 6 (4.41%) Workflow
6 6 (4.41%) System Testing
6 6 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (4.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (3.68%) Analytics
7 5 (3.68%) Logistics
7 5 (3.68%) Web Development
7 5 (3.68%) TDD
7 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.71%) SQL
2 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.82%) C#
4 11 (8.09%) C
4 11 (8.09%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.35%) C++
5 10 (7.35%) Java
6 6 (4.41%) Embedded C
7 5 (3.68%) Perl
8 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.21%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
9 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.47%) VC++
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 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.29%) Degree
3 13 (9.56%) MCSE
4 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.41%) MCSA
6 6 (4.41%) MCPD
7 5 (3.68%) CCNP
7 5 (3.68%) CCNA
8 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.94%) MCITP
8 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.21%) CCIE
9 3 (2.21%) RHCE
10 2 (1.47%) NCDA
10 2 (1.47%) NCIE
10 2 (1.47%) VCAP
10 2 (1.47%) VTSP
10 2 (1.47%) VCDX
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 44 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (19.12%) XenApp
4 22 (16.18%) XenDesktop
4 22 (16.18%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (10.29%) vSphere
6 8 (5.88%) 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%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.47%) Legato
3 2 (1.47%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.47%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 66 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 55 (40.44%) VMware
3 33 (24.26%) Citrix
4 25 (18.38%) Cisco
5 24 (17.65%) WatchGuard
6 22 (16.18%) Veeam
7 17 (12.50%) JBoss
8 13 (9.56%) Oracle
9 10 (7.35%) HP
9 10 (7.35%) CheckPoint
10 9 (6.62%) Juniper
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%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.94%) Symantec
16 3 (2.21%) ESRI
16 3 (2.21%) Nokia
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