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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 21 75 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.66% 22.06% 15.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.22% 72.82% 55.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 68 79
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £27,450 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
41 103 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.96% 30.29% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 90 116
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £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 3 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 3 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 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (35.59%) VMware
4 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
4 18 (30.51%) MS Office
5 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
7 15 (25.42%) Linux
8 14 (23.73%) Web Services
8 14 (23.73%) SQL
8 14 (23.73%) VoIP
9 12 (20.34%) HP
9 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
9 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
10 11 (18.64%) DNS
10 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
10 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
11 10 (16.95%) VPN
11 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (16.95%) SAN
12 9 (15.25%) Firewall
12 9 (15.25%) LAN
12 9 (15.25%) .NET
12 9 (15.25%) MCP
12 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
12 9 (15.25%) Degree
13 8 (13.56%) Network Security
13 8 (13.56%) Perl
13 8 (13.56%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) Lync
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.17%) IIS
4 5 (8.47%) Apache
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Node.js
7 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Office
2 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) VoIP
2 11 (18.64%) DNS
2 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.95%) VPN
3 10 (16.95%) SAN
4 9 (15.25%) Firewall
4 9 (15.25%) LAN
5 8 (13.56%) Network Security
5 8 (13.56%) WAN
5 8 (13.56%) DHCP
6 5 (8.47%) MPLS
7 4 (6.78%) Wireshark
7 4 (6.78%) HTTP
8 3 (5.08%) Wireless
9 2 (3.39%) NAS
9 2 (3.39%) VLAN
9 2 (3.39%) PBX
9 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) TestDirector
1 3 (5.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (13.56%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Administrator
2 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Solutions Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.78%) Technical Support
4 4 (6.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Web Services
2 9 (15.25%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) SOAP
4 6 (10.17%) XML
5 4 (6.78%) WCF
5 4 (6.78%) WPF
5 4 (6.78%) ODBC
5 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.08%) XSLT
6 3 (5.08%) Ajax
7 1 (1.69%) DirectX
7 1 (1.69%) CSS
7 1 (1.69%) MFC
7 1 (1.69%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) JSON
7 1 (1.69%) YAML
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.69%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) FMCG
2 4 (6.78%) GIS
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Handset
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (25.42%) Linux
3 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) UNIX
6 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) DevOps
3 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (6.78%) Garbage Collection
4 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
4 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.08%) Workflow
5 3 (5.08%) Validation
5 3 (5.08%) Project Management
5 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.08%) ERP
5 3 (5.08%) Use Case
5 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.08%) Business Development
5 3 (5.08%) Content Management
5 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) Perl
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) VB
5 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby
5 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.78%) Python
5 4 (6.78%) C#
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.25%) MCP
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) MCSE
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 3 (5.08%) PMP
5 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.08%) HP MASE
5 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.08%) MCITP
5 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 2 (3.39%) HND
7 1 (1.69%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
2 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) vSphere
4 2 (3.39%) XenApp
4 2 (3.39%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.39%) UAG
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) Puppet
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.08%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.59%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) HP
4 8 (13.56%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
5 4 (6.78%) NetApp
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) Brocade
6 3 (5.08%) Nintex
6 3 (5.08%) Veeam
7 2 (3.39%) Mitel
7 2 (3.39%) Avaya
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
8 1 (1.69%) ESRI
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper
8 1 (1.69%) WatchGuard
Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago