The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 400 480 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.03% 22.48% 19.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 66.21% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 307 375 407
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
700 725 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.04% 33.96% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 537 570 630
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 448 (51.26%) Microsoft
2 301 (34.44%) Active Directory
3 289 (33.07%) VMware
4 275 (31.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 274 (31.35%) SQL
6 241 (27.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 240 (27.46%) Linux
8 192 (21.97%) SQL Server
9 184 (21.05%) SAN
10 183 (20.94%) Firewall
11 181 (20.71%) MS Exchange
12 175 (20.02%) MS Excel
13 161 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 155 (17.73%) Security Cleared
15 140 (16.02%) SharePoint
16 138 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 134 (15.33%) Oracle
17 134 (15.33%) Hyper-V
17 134 (15.33%) Degree
18 132 (15.10%) .NET
19 126 (14.42%) IIS
19 126 (14.42%) UNIX
20 117 (13.39%) Finance
21 114 (13.04%) SC Cleared
22 109 (12.47%) TCP/IP
23 102 (11.67%) MCSE
24 101 (11.56%) Citrix
25 97 (11.10%) DNS
26 94 (10.76%) Windows 7
27 91 (10.41%) Telecoms

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 181 (20.71%) MS Exchange
2 140 (16.02%) SharePoint
3 126 (14.42%) IIS
4 84 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 80 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 67 (7.67%) Lotus Domino
6 67 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 55 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 44 (5.03%) Apache
9 43 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
10 39 (4.46%) Lync
11 37 (4.23%) IBM Notes
12 19 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (1.72%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
15 12 (1.37%) WebSphere
16 11 (1.26%) WordPress
16 11 (1.26%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 175 (20.02%) MS Excel
2 86 (9.84%) MS Office
3 15 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.52%) Oracle BRM
2 19 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.46%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.34%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.11%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.60%) Office 365
4 13 (1.49%) SaaS
5 7 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (21.05%) SAN
2 183 (20.94%) Firewall
3 109 (12.47%) TCP/IP
4 97 (11.10%) DNS
5 74 (8.47%) DHCP
6 68 (7.78%) LAN
7 64 (7.32%) WAN
8 55 (6.29%) Internet
9 41 (4.69%) NAS
10 34 (3.89%) VPN
11 26 (2.97%) iSCSI
12 23 (2.63%) HTTP
13 21 (2.40%) VoIP
14 20 (2.29%) LDAP
15 18 (2.06%) VLAN
16 16 (1.83%) FTP
17 14 (1.60%) SMTP
17 14 (1.60%) SSL
18 13 (1.49%) Network Security
19 12 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.84%) MySQL
3 36 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (1.14%) DB2
11 8 (0.92%) IDOL
11 8 (0.92%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.46%) Informix
14 4 (0.46%) MaxDB
15 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (6.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 28 (3.20%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.49%) TestDirector
4 11 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.92%) NUnit
5 8 (0.92%) Subversion
5 8 (0.92%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.92%) MSTest
5 8 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (0.92%) Moq
5 8 (0.92%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.46%) WiX
6 4 (0.46%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.46%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.34%) Selenium
7 3 (0.34%) JIRA
7 3 (0.34%) MSI
7 3 (0.34%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.34%) WinRunner
General
1 117 (13.39%) Finance
2 91 (10.41%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.15%) Retail
4 36 (4.12%) French Language
5 22 (2.52%) Marketing
6 19 (2.17%) German Language
7 12 (1.37%) Legal
8 11 (1.26%) Italian Language
9 10 (1.14%) Banking
10 9 (1.03%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.92%) Russian Language
12 7 (0.80%) Games
12 7 (0.80%) Automotive
13 6 (0.69%) Billing
14 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.34%) Electronics
14 3 (0.34%) Back Office
14 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.23%) Advertising
15 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (21.17%) Support Engineer
2 90 (10.30%) Technical Support
3 87 (9.95%) Developer
4 75 (8.58%) Analyst
5 69 (7.89%) Technical Support Engineer
5 69 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
6 66 (7.55%) Consultant
7 58 (6.64%) Architect
8 46 (5.26%) Administrator
9 43 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 43 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 40 (4.58%) .NET Developer
11 40 (4.58%) Server Engineer
12 37 (4.23%) Desktop Support
13 31 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
14 27 (3.09%) Software Engineer
14 27 (3.09%) Security Engineer
15 26 (2.97%) C# Developer
16 25 (2.86%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (15.10%) .NET
2 56 (6.41%) HTML
3 52 (5.95%) ASP.NET
4 45 (5.15%) jQuery
5 43 (4.92%) CSS
5 43 (4.92%) XML
6 41 (4.69%) Ajax
7 36 (4.12%) Web Services
8 34 (3.89%) WCF
9 29 (3.32%) .NET Framework
10 20 (2.29%) WinForms
11 19 (2.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 16 (1.83%) XSLT
13 15 (1.72%) WPF
14 11 (1.26%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.14%) Castle Windsor
16 9 (1.03%) Silverlight
16 9 (1.03%) COM
17 8 (0.92%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.81%) Clustering
2 48 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.23%) Replication
4 27 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 16 (1.83%) Celerra
6 15 (1.72%) PKI
7 14 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.37%) Derivative
9 10 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (1.14%) Open Source
9 10 (1.14%) Social Media
9 10 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.03%) Firmware
11 8 (0.92%) IPTV
11 8 (0.92%) iPhone
12 7 (0.80%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.69%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 275 (31.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 241 (27.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 240 (27.46%) Linux
4 126 (14.42%) UNIX
5 94 (10.76%) Windows 7
6 79 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 33 (3.78%) Solaris
9 28 (3.20%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (2.40%) CentOS
11 21 (2.40%) AIX
12 18 (2.06%) Ubuntu
12 18 (2.06%) Android
13 17 (1.95%) HPUX
14 13 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 12 (1.37%) SUSE
15 12 (1.37%) Windows 2000
15 12 (1.37%) Windows Phone
15 12 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (8.92%) ITIL
2 63 (7.21%) Time Management
3 61 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (4.35%) Project Management
5 37 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 34 (3.89%) Information Management
7 33 (3.78%) Service Delivery
7 33 (3.78%) Migration
8 30 (3.43%) Software Engineering
9 28 (3.20%) MVC
9 28 (3.20%) CRM
10 26 (2.97%) Configuration Management
10 26 (2.97%) Problem Management
11 22 (2.52%) Change Management
11 22 (2.52%) Web Development
12 21 (2.40%) Change Control
13 20 (2.29%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (2.06%) Data Management
14 18 (2.06%) TDD
15 17 (1.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 274 (31.35%) SQL
2 86 (9.84%) C#
3 72 (8.24%) JavaScript
4 52 (5.95%) PowerShell
5 44 (5.03%) Java
6 43 (4.92%) Perl
7 40 (4.58%) C++
8 38 (4.35%) PHP
9 27 (3.09%) VB
10 23 (2.63%) VBScript
11 18 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.95%) Python
12 17 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.83%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.49%) C
15 9 (1.03%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.46%) Ruby
16 4 (0.46%) PHP5
17 3 (0.34%) Lua
17 3 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 155 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 138 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 134 (15.33%) Degree
4 114 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 102 (11.67%) MCSE
6 70 (8.01%) MCITP
7 69 (7.89%) MCP
8 57 (6.52%) MCSA
9 54 (6.18%) DV Cleared
10 37 (4.23%) MCTS
11 28 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (2.40%) CCNA
14 14 (1.60%) ISEB
14 14 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (1.26%) ISTQB
16 10 (1.14%) CCA
16 10 (1.14%) CCNP
17 8 (0.92%) HND
17 8 (0.92%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.64%) SLA
2 16 (1.83%) QA
3 14 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 301 (34.44%) Active Directory
2 161 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (15.33%) Hyper-V
4 41 (4.69%) vSphere
5 40 (4.58%) XenApp
6 30 (3.43%) Xen
7 28 (3.20%) XenDesktop
7 28 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (3.20%) VMware ESX
8 18 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 14 (1.60%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.49%) DFS Replication
11 12 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.26%) XenServer
13 10 (1.14%) ISA Server
14 9 (1.03%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.57%) vCloud
16 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (0.46%) KVM
17 3 (0.34%) UAG
Systems Management
1 78 (8.92%) ARCserve
2 74 (8.47%) SCCM
3 69 (7.89%) Legato
4 54 (6.18%) SCOM
5 41 (4.69%) NetBackup
6 39 (4.46%) WSUS
7 35 (4.00%) Backup Exec
8 26 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
9 17 (1.95%) SCDPM
10 16 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 15 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
12 13 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (1.14%) HP SIM
14 8 (0.92%) Netcool
14 8 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (0.92%) Plesk
14 8 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 5 (0.57%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.46%) DameWare
Vendors
1 448 (51.26%) Microsoft
2 289 (33.07%) VMware
3 134 (15.33%) Oracle
4 101 (11.56%) Citrix
5 90 (10.30%) EMC
6 88 (10.07%) HP
7 84 (9.61%) NetApp
8 82 (9.38%) Veritas
9 78 (8.92%) Cisco
10 48 (5.49%) Lotus
11 47 (5.38%) Symantec
12 45 (5.15%) IBM
13 40 (4.58%) Red Hat
14 37 (4.23%) Fujitsu
15 20 (2.29%) Apple
15 20 (2.29%) Lumension
16 18 (2.06%) McAfee
17 17 (1.95%) Fortinet
18 14 (1.60%) Dell
19 13 (1.49%) F5
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