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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 385 369 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.93% 15.95% 20.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.70% 57.21% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 305 266 368
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
586 645 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.77% 27.87% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 458 468 593
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 370 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 285 (36.08%) Active Directory
3 275 (34.81%) Linux
4 230 (29.11%) VMware
5 217 (27.47%) TCP/IP
6 216 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 196 (24.81%) SQL
8 192 (24.30%) SQL Server
9 187 (23.67%) MS Excel
10 167 (21.14%) Firewall
11 163 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 162 (20.51%) Windows 7
13 150 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 146 (18.48%) Security Cleared
15 138 (17.47%) HP
15 138 (17.47%) Cisco
16 125 (15.82%) Oracle
16 125 (15.82%) ITIL
17 123 (15.57%) Hyper-V
18 119 (15.06%) UNIX
19 116 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
20 113 (14.30%) SAN
21 110 (13.92%) MS Exchange
22 106 (13.42%) .NET
23 102 (12.91%) C#
23 102 (12.91%) SCCM
24 100 (12.66%) DNS
24 100 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
25 99 (12.53%) MS Office
26 96 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 110 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 87 (11.01%) IIS
3 79 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 57 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (5.95%) Apache
6 37 (4.68%) Lync
7 27 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (2.91%) Lotus Domino
9 21 (2.66%) Tomcat
10 20 (2.53%) WebSphere
11 19 (2.41%) JBoss
12 15 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
13 14 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (1.27%) IBM Notes
16 8 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 187 (23.67%) MS Excel
2 99 (12.53%) MS Office
3 25 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) MS Project
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Oracle BRM
1 6 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.84%) SaaS
2 38 (4.81%) Office 365
3 20 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.52%) PaaS
6 6 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.38%) Taleo
8 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.25%) Responsys
8 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 217 (27.47%) TCP/IP
2 167 (21.14%) Firewall
3 113 (14.30%) SAN
4 100 (12.66%) DNS
5 72 (9.11%) LAN
5 72 (9.11%) WAN
6 71 (8.99%) DHCP
7 39 (4.94%) VPN
8 34 (4.30%) NAS
9 31 (3.92%) Internet
10 28 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (3.04%) MPLS
12 23 (2.91%) iSCSI
13 20 (2.53%) VoIP
14 19 (2.41%) Wireless
15 18 (2.28%) HTTP
16 17 (2.15%) SMTP
16 17 (2.15%) LDAP
16 17 (2.15%) IPsec
16 17 (2.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.59%) MySQL
3 32 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 27 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (2.28%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.14%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.89%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.76%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (3.04%) NUnit
2 23 (2.91%) Rhino Mocks
2 23 (2.91%) Moq
3 22 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (1.39%) TestDirector
7 10 (1.27%) MSTest
7 10 (1.27%) Maven
7 10 (1.27%) Ant
8 9 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (1.14%) MSI
8 9 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (1.14%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.01%) Selenium
9 8 (1.01%) Subversion
10 7 (0.89%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.76%) JIRA
11 6 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (9.37%) Finance
2 46 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.80%) Retail
4 19 (2.41%) Legal
5 17 (2.15%) German Language
6 16 (2.03%) French Language
7 14 (1.77%) Spanish Language
8 10 (1.27%) Billing
9 9 (1.14%) Marketing
10 8 (1.01%) Banking
11 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.63%) Advertising
11 5 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.38%) Publishing
12 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.25%) Avionics
13 2 (0.25%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 211 (26.71%) Support Engineer
2 83 (10.51%) Developer
3 71 (8.99%) Analyst
4 65 (8.23%) Technical Support
5 61 (7.72%) Technical Engineer
6 55 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 55 (6.96%) IT Support
7 51 (6.46%) Technical Support Engineer
8 45 (5.70%) IT Support Engineer
9 41 (5.19%) .NET Developer
10 40 (5.06%) Architect
11 38 (4.81%) Support Analyst
11 38 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 36 (4.56%) Security Engineer
13 31 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
14 29 (3.67%) Senior Developer
15 28 (3.54%) Software Engineer
15 28 (3.54%) Consultant
15 28 (3.54%) Applications Support
16 27 (3.42%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (13.42%) .NET
2 63 (7.97%) ASP.NET
3 50 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (5.70%) Web Services
5 31 (3.92%) WPF
6 29 (3.67%) WCF
7 28 (3.54%) WinForms
8 23 (2.91%) HTML
9 22 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 22 (2.78%) jQuery
10 17 (2.15%) CSS
10 17 (2.15%) LAMP
10 17 (2.15%) AngularJS
11 16 (2.03%) Application Packaging
12 15 (1.90%) Ajax
12 15 (1.90%) Software Packaging
13 14 (1.77%) NHibernate
13 14 (1.77%) HTML5
14 12 (1.52%) XML
15 11 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.18%) Clustering
4 27 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 23 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 22 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.41%) Open Source
8 16 (2.03%) Replication
9 14 (1.77%) Streaming Music
9 14 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.39%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (1.39%) Celerra
11 10 (1.27%) Statistics
11 10 (1.27%) PKI
12 9 (1.14%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.14%) User Experience
12 9 (1.14%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.14%) Social Network
13 8 (1.01%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 275 (34.81%) Linux
2 216 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 162 (20.51%) Windows 7
4 150 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 119 (15.06%) UNIX
6 116 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 96 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 82 (10.38%) Windows XP
9 51 (6.46%) Windows 8
10 47 (5.95%) Solaris
11 39 (4.94%) CentOS
12 35 (4.43%) Windows 2000
13 25 (3.16%) Mac OS X
14 24 (3.04%) Debian
14 24 (3.04%) Ubuntu
15 12 (1.52%) Android
15 12 (1.52%) SUSE
16 8 (1.01%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.01%) AIX
17 7 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (15.82%) ITIL
2 100 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (7.09%) Project Management
4 53 (6.71%) Scrum
5 45 (5.70%) Migration
6 44 (5.57%) MVC
7 34 (4.30%) Configuration Management
8 32 (4.05%) TDD
9 31 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 30 (3.80%) Software Engineering
11 28 (3.54%) Load Balancing
11 28 (3.54%) MVVM
11 28 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (3.16%) Service Delivery
12 25 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (3.16%) Web Application Development
13 24 (3.04%) Change Management
14 23 (2.91%) OO
14 23 (2.91%) Kanban
14 23 (2.91%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (24.81%) SQL
2 102 (12.91%) C#
3 76 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 45 (5.70%) Java
5 39 (4.94%) C++
6 38 (4.81%) Python
6 38 (4.81%) Perl
7 31 (3.92%) C
8 29 (3.67%) Ruby
8 29 (3.67%) JavaScript
9 27 (3.42%) VBScript
10 25 (3.16%) VB
11 22 (2.78%) PHP
12 17 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.51%) XPath
16 4 (0.51%) XQuery
16 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (18.48%) Security Cleared
2 90 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 85 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (9.87%) Degree
5 75 (9.49%) DV Cleared
6 62 (7.85%) MCSE
7 53 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (6.20%) CCNA
9 35 (4.43%) MCP
10 28 (3.54%) MCITP
11 25 (3.16%) MCSA
12 24 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (2.78%) A+ Certification
14 18 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.77%) CISSP
16 12 (1.52%) ISEB
17 10 (1.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
18 9 (1.14%) CEH
19 7 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (10.51%) SLA
2 21 (2.66%) QA
3 12 (1.52%) COBIT
4 11 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 285 (36.08%) Active Directory
2 163 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (15.57%) Hyper-V
4 42 (5.32%) vSphere
5 32 (4.05%) VMware ESX
6 20 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.15%) Terminal Services
7 17 (2.15%) vCloud
8 16 (2.03%) XenApp
9 13 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (1.14%) Firmware
12 8 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (1.01%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.76%) KVM
13 6 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.25%) Xen
16 2 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 102 (12.91%) SCCM
2 40 (5.06%) WSUS
3 27 (3.42%) EMC NetWorker
4 24 (3.04%) SCOM
5 22 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 17 (2.15%) HP SIM
6 17 (2.15%) Puppet
7 16 (2.03%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.77%) NetBackup
8 14 (1.77%) ARCserve
9 13 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (1.52%) OpenAM
10 12 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (1.39%) Legato
12 10 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 9 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (0.89%) Nagios
16 6 (0.76%) Nmap
17 5 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 370 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 230 (29.11%) VMware
3 138 (17.47%) HP
3 138 (17.47%) Cisco
4 125 (15.82%) Oracle
5 95 (12.03%) Red Hat
6 78 (9.87%) Citrix
7 63 (7.97%) Juniper
8 45 (5.70%) Symantec
9 40 (5.06%) EMC
10 38 (4.81%) F5
11 36 (4.56%) CheckPoint
12 30 (3.80%) Veritas
13 27 (3.42%) IBM
14 23 (2.91%) Blue Coat
14 23 (2.91%) Sourcefire
14 23 (2.91%) Dell
15 22 (2.78%) Crossbeam
15 22 (2.78%) NetApp
16 20 (2.53%) ArcSight
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