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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 48 66 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.08% 19.53% 16.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 59.46% 65.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 65
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £77,000 £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
88 111 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.81% 32.84% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 70 75 100
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £80,000
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 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 57 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 51 (42.50%) VMware
3 48 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 43 (35.83%) MS Exchange
4 43 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (34.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
6 33 (27.50%) Linux
7 31 (25.83%) VLAN
8 30 (25.00%) Firewall
9 29 (24.17%) DNS
9 29 (24.17%) Citrix
10 28 (23.33%) DHCP
10 28 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (22.50%) MS Excel
12 24 (20.00%) .NET
12 24 (20.00%) Cisco
13 22 (18.33%) WatchGuard
13 22 (18.33%) XenApp
14 21 (17.50%) VPN
14 21 (17.50%) WAN
15 20 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
15 20 (16.67%) Wireless
15 20 (16.67%) XenDesktop
15 20 (16.67%) Veeam
15 20 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
16 19 (15.83%) IIS
17 17 (14.17%) SQL
17 17 (14.17%) SAN
17 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (35.83%) MS Exchange
2 28 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (15.83%) IIS
5 16 (13.33%) Apache
6 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 9 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.33%) SAS
8 4 (3.33%) eRoom
9 3 (2.50%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.67%) CMS
10 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.67%) Lync
10 2 (1.67%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.83%) Site Server
11 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.83%) VLAN
2 30 (25.00%) Firewall
3 29 (24.17%) DNS
4 28 (23.33%) DHCP
5 21 (17.50%) WAN
5 21 (17.50%) VPN
6 20 (16.67%) Wireless
7 17 (14.17%) SAN
8 16 (13.33%) LAN
9 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
10 9 (7.50%) HTTP
11 4 (3.33%) MPLS
12 3 (2.50%) OSPF
12 3 (2.50%) EIGRP
12 3 (2.50%) Frame Relay
12 3 (2.50%) BIG-IP
13 2 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.67%) Network Security
13 2 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.67%) Xcode
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 11 (9.17%) Electronics
2 7 (5.83%) Aerospace
2 7 (5.83%) Games
3 4 (3.33%) Military
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Finance
5 2 (1.67%) French Language
5 2 (1.67%) German Language
5 2 (1.67%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (12.50%) Developer
2 12 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
3 7 (5.83%) SQL DBA
3 7 (5.83%) Principal Software Engineer
3 7 (5.83%) DBA
3 7 (5.83%) Support Engineer
3 7 (5.83%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (5.00%) Consultant
4 6 (5.00%) Analyst
4 6 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 4 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.00%) .NET
2 14 (11.67%) HTML
3 11 (9.17%) Web Services
3 11 (9.17%) WCF
3 11 (9.17%) HTML5
4 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (6.67%) Ajax
6 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.00%) CSS
7 6 (5.00%) XML
7 6 (5.00%) XSLT
8 4 (3.33%) ADO.NET
8 4 (3.33%) Middleware
8 4 (3.33%) jQuery
9 3 (2.50%) ArcObjects
9 3 (2.50%) REST
9 3 (2.50%) WPF
9 3 (2.50%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.67%) WSDL
10 2 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.00%) Online Games
2 6 (5.00%) W3C
3 5 (4.17%) Clustering
4 4 (3.33%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.67%) Firmware
6 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.67%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (27.50%) Linux
3 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.50%) UNIX
6 8 (6.67%) Solaris
6 8 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.17%) Android
7 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.67%) NetWare
9 2 (1.67%) SUSE
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.50%) OO
2 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
3 10 (8.33%) ITIL
4 9 (7.50%) OOP
5 8 (6.67%) Scrum
6 7 (5.83%) MVC
6 7 (5.83%) UML
7 6 (5.00%) Workflow
7 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.00%) Logistics
7 6 (5.00%) System Testing
8 5 (4.17%) Analytics
8 5 (4.17%) Web Development
8 5 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.33%) Change Management
9 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (3.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.17%) SQL
2 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.00%) C
3 12 (10.00%) C#
4 11 (9.17%) C++
4 11 (9.17%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.83%) Embedded C
5 7 (5.83%) Java
6 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.67%) Ruby
7 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.67%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) PHP
7 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.67%) VC++
7 2 (1.67%) C-shell
8 1 (0.83%) VBScript
8 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.83%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.00%) MCSE
4 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.00%) MCPD
7 5 (4.17%) MCSA
7 5 (4.17%) CCNP
7 5 (4.17%) CCNA
8 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.50%) MCITP
9 3 (2.50%) CCIE
10 2 (1.67%) VCDX
10 2 (1.67%) NCDA
10 2 (1.67%) NCIE
10 2 (1.67%) VCAP
10 2 (1.67%) VTSP
11 1 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 48 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (34.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.33%) XenApp
4 20 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 20 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (12.50%) vSphere
6 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.67%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) WSUS
2 5 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (1.67%) Legato
3 2 (1.67%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.67%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.67%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.67%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 51 (42.50%) VMware
3 29 (24.17%) Citrix
4 24 (20.00%) Cisco
5 22 (18.33%) WatchGuard
6 20 (16.67%) Veeam
7 15 (12.50%) JBoss
8 9 (7.50%) HP
8 9 (7.50%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.67%) Juniper
9 8 (6.67%) Oracle
10 7 (5.83%) EMC
10 7 (5.83%) NetApp
11 5 (4.17%) F5
12 4 (3.33%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.33%) Apple
13 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.50%) Nokia
13 3 (2.50%) Symantec
13 3 (2.50%) ESRI
Middlesex
Amsys
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago