The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 361 408 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 19.03% 16.87% 15.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.37% 64.25% 55.89%
Number of salaries quoted 324 319 290
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
652 635 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.37% 26.26% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 591 479 516
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Windows.

1 334 (45.75%) Linux
2 257 (35.21%) Windows Server
3 239 (32.74%) Active Directory
4 234 (32.05%) VMware
5 232 (31.78%) Microsoft
6 222 (30.41%) Firewall
7 213 (29.18%) Cisco
8 190 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 188 (25.75%) Unix
10 179 (24.52%) SQL
11 171 (23.42%) SQL Server
12 158 (21.64%) TCP/IP
13 133 (18.22%) ITIL
14 121 (16.58%) Degree
15 119 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 119 (16.30%) .NET
16 116 (15.89%) SAN
17 114 (15.62%) Windows Server 2012
18 106 (14.52%) DNS
19 99 (13.56%) Hyper-V
20 96 (13.15%) CheckPoint
20 96 (13.15%) Web Services
20 96 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
21 93 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
22 92 (12.60%) Citrix
22 92 (12.60%) Java
23 89 (12.19%) MS Exchange
24 88 (12.05%) C#
25 86 (11.78%) Finance
26 84 (11.51%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 89 (12.19%) MS Exchange
2 74 (10.14%) IIS
3 54 (7.40%) Apache
4 51 (6.99%) JBoss
5 42 (5.75%) Tomcat
6 35 (4.79%) WebSphere
7 33 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
9 31 (4.25%) Skype for Business
10 30 (4.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 21 (2.88%) WebLogic
12 19 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (2.60%) OpenStack
13 15 (2.05%) SharePoint
14 14 (1.92%) IBM Domino
15 10 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
17 8 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 80 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.56%) MS Office
3 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.49%) SaaS
2 57 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (6.99%) Office 365
4 14 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.68%) PaaS
6 3 (0.41%) IaaS
6 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 222 (30.41%) Firewall
2 158 (21.64%) TCP/IP
3 116 (15.89%) SAN
4 106 (14.52%) DNS
5 65 (8.90%) DHCP
6 58 (7.95%) VPN
7 57 (7.81%) HTTP
8 53 (7.26%) NAS
9 48 (6.58%) LDAP
10 43 (5.89%) LAN
11 39 (5.34%) WAN
11 39 (5.34%) Wireless
12 33 (4.52%) SMTP
13 30 (4.11%) Internet
14 29 (3.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (3.97%) Fibre Channel
14 29 (3.97%) Network Security
15 26 (3.56%) SSL
16 23 (3.15%) VLAN
17 22 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.63%) MySQL
3 41 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 31 (4.25%) RDBMS
5 22 (3.01%) Big Data
6 21 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 15 (2.05%) HBase
9 13 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.55%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.55%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (3.84%) JIRA
2 25 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.29%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.19%) Eclipse
7 14 (1.92%) gulp
7 14 (1.92%) Maven
7 14 (1.92%) WebLOAD
8 13 (1.78%) AQtime
8 13 (1.78%) Subversion
9 12 (1.64%) JUnit
9 12 (1.64%) TestNG
10 10 (1.37%) Ant
10 10 (1.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 10 (1.37%) NUnit
11 9 (1.23%) Bugzilla
12 8 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.68%) Android Studio
13 5 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 86 (11.78%) Finance
2 54 (7.40%) German Language
3 30 (4.11%) French Language
4 22 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.37%) Banking
6 9 (1.23%) Retail
7 8 (1.10%) Marketing
8 7 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.27%) Games
10 2 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 137 (18.77%) Support Engineer
2 97 (13.29%) Developer
3 90 (12.33%) Analyst
4 64 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 57 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
5 57 (7.81%) Security Engineer
6 54 (7.40%) Applications Support
7 52 (7.12%) Network Engineer
8 49 (6.71%) Technical Support
9 46 (6.30%) Technical Engineer
10 45 (6.16%) Support Analyst
11 39 (5.34%) Cisco Engineer
12 36 (4.93%) Technical Support Engineer
12 36 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
13 35 (4.79%) IT Engineer
14 32 (4.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 32 (4.38%) Linux Support
15 31 (4.25%) IT Support
15 31 (4.25%) VMware Engineer
15 31 (4.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (16.30%) .NET
2 96 (13.15%) Web Services
3 77 (10.55%) HTML
4 70 (9.59%) CSS
5 55 (7.53%) jQuery
6 39 (5.34%) ASP.NET
7 35 (4.79%) WCF
8 32 (4.38%) AngularJS
8 32 (4.38%) LAMP
9 24 (3.29%) JSP
10 23 (3.15%) XML
11 20 (2.74%) HTML5
12 19 (2.60%) CSS3
12 19 (2.60%) JSON
12 19 (2.60%) WinForms
13 15 (2.05%) .NET Framework
13 15 (2.05%) REST
13 15 (2.05%) RESTful
13 15 (2.05%) WPF
14 14 (1.92%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.51%) Data Centre
2 63 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 52 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.29%) Clustering
4 24 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.74%) Replication
6 15 (2.05%) EMC VNX
7 11 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
7 11 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.37%) FMCG
8 10 (1.37%) Xbox
9 9 (1.23%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.96%) Fintech
10 7 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.82%) User Experience
12 5 (0.68%) HP Storage
13 4 (0.55%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 334 (45.75%) Linux
2 257 (35.21%) Windows Server
3 190 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 188 (25.75%) Unix
5 114 (15.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (9.59%) Windows 2000
8 69 (9.45%) Solaris
9 51 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (5.34%) Windows 7
11 35 (4.79%) Android
12 21 (2.88%) Apple iOS
13 18 (2.47%) CentOS
13 18 (2.47%) Windows NT
14 13 (1.78%) Windows 10
14 13 (1.78%) Windows XP
15 11 (1.51%) Debian
15 11 (1.51%) Ubuntu
16 10 (1.37%) Windows 8
16 10 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (18.22%) ITIL
2 96 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (8.77%) Mentoring
4 61 (8.36%) Scrum
5 50 (6.85%) TDD
6 47 (6.44%) Information Security
7 45 (6.16%) Risk Management
8 43 (5.89%) Presales
9 36 (4.93%) OO
10 33 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (4.52%) Unit Testing
11 32 (4.38%) Migration
11 32 (4.38%) Software Engineering
12 29 (3.97%) SDLC
13 28 (3.84%) Network Design
14 27 (3.70%) BDD
14 27 (3.70%) Data Management
14 27 (3.70%) High Availability
14 27 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
14 27 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 179 (24.52%) SQL
2 92 (12.60%) Java
3 88 (12.05%) C#
4 80 (10.96%) Perl
5 64 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 63 (8.63%) PowerShell
7 61 (8.36%) C++
8 38 (5.21%) Python
9 30 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 25 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 25 (3.42%) Ruby
11 23 (3.15%) C
12 16 (2.19%) PHP
13 11 (1.51%) R
13 11 (1.51%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.37%) VB
15 6 (0.82%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.82%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (16.58%) Degree
2 69 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (5.62%) CCNA
4 37 (5.07%) CCIE
5 33 (4.52%) CCNP
6 29 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (2.60%) MCSE
8 16 (2.19%) CCIP
8 16 (2.19%) CCSA
8 16 (2.19%) CCSP
8 16 (2.19%) Security Cleared
9 14 (1.92%) CISSP
10 13 (1.78%) MCITP
11 11 (1.51%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.23%) MCSA
14 8 (1.10%) CEH
14 8 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
14 8 (1.10%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.71%) SLA
2 34 (4.66%) QA
3 11 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.27%) WAI
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) COSO
6 1 (0.14%) DICOM
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) SAS 70
System Software
1 239 (32.74%) Active Directory
2 119 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (13.56%) Hyper-V
4 48 (6.58%) vSphere
5 38 (5.21%) VMware ESX
6 31 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (2.05%) HDFS
8 15 (2.05%) XenServer
9 10 (1.37%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.23%) Squid
11 8 (1.10%) NFS
12 7 (0.96%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.96%) XenApp
13 6 (0.82%) Xen
14 5 (0.68%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.68%) qmail
15 4 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.55%) KVM
15 4 (0.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 68 (9.32%) SCCM
2 38 (5.21%) Puppet
3 35 (4.79%) Backup Exec
4 31 (4.25%) OpenAM
5 25 (3.42%) WSUS
6 19 (2.60%) NetBackup
7 17 (2.33%) SCOM
8 15 (2.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 15 (2.05%) Simpana
9 13 (1.78%) Nagios
9 13 (1.78%) Perfmon
10 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (1.37%) Cacti
11 10 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
12 9 (1.23%) Legato
13 8 (1.10%) SCDPM
14 6 (0.82%) Graphite
14 6 (0.82%) logstash
14 6 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 234 (32.05%) VMware
2 232 (31.78%) Microsoft
3 213 (29.18%) Cisco
4 96 (13.15%) CheckPoint
5 92 (12.60%) Citrix
6 84 (11.51%) Oracle
7 81 (11.10%) Red Hat
8 80 (10.96%) Juniper
9 64 (8.77%) EMC
9 64 (8.77%) F5
10 63 (8.63%) HP
11 58 (7.95%) Palo Alto
12 50 (6.85%) Blue Coat
13 43 (5.89%) Veeam
14 42 (5.75%) Sourcefire
15 41 (5.62%) Crossbeam
16 30 (4.11%) Sun
16 30 (4.11%) Symantec
17 24 (3.29%) NetApp
18 19 (2.60%) 3PAR
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