The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 4 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 477 474 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.96% 21.06% 18.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.62% 71.82% 60.25%
Number of salaries quoted 353 396 331
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,875 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
716 660 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.46% 29.32% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 525 542 527
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,525 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Reading region.

Windows Salary Trend in Reading

Windows
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 459 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 260 (30.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 248 (29.04%) VMware
4 247 (28.92%) Active Directory
5 226 (26.46%) SQL
6 217 (25.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 205 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 200 (23.42%) Linux
9 182 (21.31%) MS Excel
10 178 (20.84%) SC Cleared
11 176 (20.61%) SQL Server
12 160 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 146 (17.10%) MS Exchange
14 125 (14.64%) SharePoint
15 124 (14.52%) TCP/IP
16 115 (13.47%) SAN
17 114 (13.35%) Windows 7
18 110 (12.88%) HP
19 104 (12.18%) Oracle
20 102 (11.94%) DV Cleared
21 96 (11.24%) UNIX
21 96 (11.24%) Firewall
22 95 (11.12%) Telecoms
22 95 (11.12%) Hyper-V
22 95 (11.12%) Windows Server 2012
23 94 (11.01%) IIS
24 93 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
25 88 (10.30%) .NET
26 83 (9.72%) Citrix
27 82 (9.60%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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
1 146 (17.10%) MS Exchange
2 125 (14.64%) SharePoint
3 94 (11.01%) IIS
4 72 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 54 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 52 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 40 (4.68%) Lotus Domino
9 30 (3.51%) Lync
10 29 (3.40%) SharePoint Server
11 18 (2.11%) Apache
12 15 (1.76%) MS Project Server
13 13 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
13 13 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.41%) WebSphere
15 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
17 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.94%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 182 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.43%) MS Office
3 16 (1.87%) MS Project
4 13 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.47%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Agresso
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (5.62%) Office 365
3 13 (1.52%) SaaS
4 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 124 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 115 (13.47%) SAN
3 96 (11.24%) Firewall
4 82 (9.60%) DNS
5 54 (6.32%) WAN
6 51 (5.97%) LAN
7 48 (5.62%) DHCP
8 40 (4.68%) NAS
9 32 (3.75%) SMTP
10 30 (3.51%) Network Security
11 28 (3.28%) HTTP
12 27 (3.16%) VoIP
12 27 (3.16%) Internet
13 26 (3.04%) VPN
14 21 (2.46%) IMAP
15 19 (2.22%) Wireshark
16 18 (2.11%) Wireless
17 17 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (1.99%) NetScaler
18 15 (1.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (2.81%) MySQL
5 23 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.11%) Big Data
7 11 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.29%) SQLite
7 11 (1.29%) EDRMS
8 8 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.82%) IDOL
9 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (0.82%) DB2
9 7 (0.82%) MS Access
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.47%) Adabas
11 4 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (4.80%) TestDirector
2 27 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (2.93%) Subversion
4 17 (1.99%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.99%) WebLOAD
4 17 (1.99%) AQtime
4 17 (1.99%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (1.41%) WinRunner
6 12 (1.41%) Selenium
7 11 (1.29%) LoadRunner
8 10 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (1.05%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.94%) MSTest
10 8 (0.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (0.70%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.70%) Hudson
11 6 (0.70%) PHPUnit
11 6 (0.70%) TestComplete
12 5 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 95 (11.12%) Telecoms
2 79 (9.25%) Finance
3 41 (4.80%) Retail
4 26 (3.04%) French Language
4 26 (3.04%) Spanish Language
5 22 (2.58%) Russian Language
6 21 (2.46%) German Language
7 18 (2.11%) Marketing
8 12 (1.41%) Publishing
9 11 (1.29%) Back Office
10 7 (0.82%) Legal
11 6 (0.70%) Automotive
11 6 (0.70%) Banking
12 5 (0.59%) Billing
12 5 (0.59%) Games
12 5 (0.59%) Avionics
13 4 (0.47%) Electronics
14 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.35%) Law
14 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 201 (23.54%) Support Engineer
2 98 (11.48%) Analyst
3 80 (9.37%) Technical Support
4 73 (8.55%) Developer
5 68 (7.96%) Consultant
6 59 (6.91%) Administrator
7 58 (6.79%) Technical Support Engineer
7 58 (6.79%) Technical Engineer
8 51 (5.97%) Architect
9 49 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 41 (4.80%) Security Engineer
11 38 (4.45%) Support Analyst
12 36 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
13 34 (3.98%) Server Engineer
14 29 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
15 28 (3.28%) Test Analyst
15 28 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 27 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
16 27 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (3.16%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.30%) .NET
2 52 (6.09%) Web Services
3 36 (4.22%) HTML
4 25 (2.93%) XML
5 24 (2.81%) ASP.NET
6 21 (2.46%) jQuery
7 19 (2.22%) WCF
8 17 (1.99%) CSS
8 17 (1.99%) MAPI
9 15 (1.76%) WinForms
9 15 (1.76%) RESTful
10 14 (1.64%) WPF
10 14 (1.64%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.41%) Ajax
12 11 (1.29%) JSON
12 11 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (1.05%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.31%) Clustering
2 46 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 33 (3.86%) Blackberry
4 24 (2.81%) Replication
4 24 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.11%) PKI
7 16 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.76%) iPhone
9 13 (1.52%) Firmware
10 12 (1.41%) Derivative
11 11 (1.29%) Taxonomies
11 11 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (1.17%) FlexPod
12 10 (1.17%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.17%) Celerra
12 10 (1.17%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.17%) IPTV
13 9 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 260 (30.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 217 (25.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 200 (23.42%) Linux
4 114 (13.35%) Windows 7
5 96 (11.24%) UNIX
6 95 (11.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (7.26%) Windows XP
8 49 (5.74%) Windows 8
9 46 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (4.80%) Solaris
11 32 (3.75%) Android
12 28 (3.28%) Apple iOS
12 28 (3.28%) Windows Phone
13 21 (2.46%) Debian
14 20 (2.34%) Windows Phone 8
15 18 (2.11%) AIX
15 18 (2.11%) Windows 2000
16 16 (1.87%) CentOS
17 14 (1.64%) Ubuntu
18 13 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (9.25%) ITIL
2 55 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (4.45%) Service Delivery
5 32 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 30 (3.51%) Scrum
7 29 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (3.04%) Migration
9 25 (2.93%) Project Management
9 25 (2.93%) Software Engineering
10 24 (2.81%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (2.69%) Change Management
12 22 (2.58%) MVC
13 21 (2.46%) Software Distribution
14 20 (2.34%) Test Scripting
15 19 (2.22%) Workflow
15 19 (2.22%) CRM
15 19 (2.22%) Performance Testing
16 18 (2.11%) Benchmarking
16 18 (2.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (26.46%) SQL
2 70 (8.20%) C#
3 46 (5.39%) PowerShell
4 34 (3.98%) JavaScript
5 33 (3.86%) C++
6 25 (2.93%) VBScript
7 24 (2.81%) Perl
8 21 (2.46%) PHP
8 21 (2.46%) Python
8 21 (2.46%) C
9 19 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.22%) VB
10 18 (2.11%) Java
11 17 (1.99%) Ruby
12 13 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.17%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.82%) PHP5
16 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.47%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 205 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 178 (20.84%) SC Cleared
3 102 (11.94%) DV Cleared
4 93 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (9.60%) Degree
6 59 (6.91%) MCSE
7 48 (5.62%) MCP
8 39 (4.57%) MCITP
9 37 (4.33%) ISEB
10 32 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (3.51%) CCNA
12 28 (3.28%) MCSA
12 28 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (3.28%) MCTS
13 25 (2.93%) ISTQB
14 13 (1.52%) CISSP
15 12 (1.41%) NCDA
15 12 (1.41%) VCAP
16 11 (1.29%) NCIE
16 11 (1.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.45%) SLA
2 26 (3.04%) QA
3 13 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) COBIT
5 2 (0.23%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 247 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 160 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (11.12%) Hyper-V
4 39 (4.57%) VMware ESX
5 36 (4.22%) vSphere
6 26 (3.04%) XenApp
7 22 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (1.87%) Xen
9 16 (1.87%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.52%) Terminal Server
11 11 (1.29%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.94%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.82%) XenServer
14 4 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.35%) Nmap
15 3 (0.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (7.14%) SCCM
2 47 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
3 43 (5.04%) WSUS
4 40 (4.68%) EMC NetWorker
5 36 (4.22%) NetBackup
6 32 (3.75%) SCOM
7 24 (2.81%) Backup Exec
8 18 (2.11%) ARCserve
9 17 (1.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 17 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 17 (1.99%) Legato
10 16 (1.87%) Netcool
11 12 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (1.29%) HP SIM
13 6 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.70%) PureDisk
13 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.59%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.59%) XenMobile
15 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 459 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 248 (29.04%) VMware
3 110 (12.88%) HP
4 104 (12.18%) Oracle
5 83 (9.72%) Citrix
6 80 (9.37%) EMC
7 77 (9.02%) Cisco
8 43 (5.04%) Red Hat
9 40 (4.68%) NetApp
10 34 (3.98%) Symantec
11 32 (3.75%) IBM
12 31 (3.63%) Juniper
12 31 (3.63%) Fujitsu
13 30 (3.51%) Veritas
14 24 (2.81%) Dell
15 22 (2.58%) McAfee
16 21 (2.46%) F5
17 19 (2.22%) Lumension
17 19 (2.22%) CheckPoint
18 14 (1.64%) Blue Coat
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