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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 196 385 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.11% 18.72% 17.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.64% 64.06% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 145 353 310
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
403 601 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.11% 29.22% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 304 547 463
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 February 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 249 (46.89%) Linux
2 239 (45.01%) VMware
3 229 (43.13%) Windows Server
4 213 (40.11%) Active Directory
5 162 (30.51%) Microsoft
6 140 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 125 (23.54%) Cisco
8 121 (22.79%) Unix
9 116 (21.85%) TCP/IP
10 113 (21.28%) Firewall
11 112 (21.09%) Hyper-V
12 109 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 102 (19.21%) SQL Server
14 94 (17.70%) SQL
15 90 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
16 84 (15.82%) ITIL
17 80 (15.07%) CheckPoint
18 75 (14.12%) DNS
19 72 (13.56%) SAN
20 71 (13.37%) MS Excel
20 71 (13.37%) MS Exchange
20 71 (13.37%) Windows Server 2003
21 66 (12.43%) Office 365
22 62 (11.68%) Juniper
22 62 (11.68%) Palo Alto
23 59 (11.11%) Degree
24 57 (10.73%) Data Protection
24 57 (10.73%) Solaris
24 57 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
25 55 (10.36%) Windows 7

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 71 (13.37%) MS Exchange
2 49 (9.23%) IIS
3 25 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.01%) Apache
6 16 (3.01%) JBoss
6 16 (3.01%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.64%) Skype for Business
8 11 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.07%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.56%) Documentum
11 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.90%) MS Office
3 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Eloqua
1 5 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 66 (12.43%) Office 365
2 57 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (5.46%) SaaS
5 19 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.94%) Oracle CX
6 5 (0.94%) Responsys
6 5 (0.94%) Taleo
7 4 (0.75%) IaaS
8 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (21.85%) TCP/IP
2 113 (21.28%) Firewall
3 75 (14.12%) DNS
4 72 (13.56%) SAN
5 54 (10.17%) VPN
6 37 (6.97%) LAN
7 35 (6.59%) DHCP
8 34 (6.40%) WAN
9 31 (5.84%) NAS
9 31 (5.84%) VLAN
10 30 (5.65%) Internet
11 24 (4.52%) SSL
12 23 (4.33%) HTTP
13 16 (3.01%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (2.82%) SMTP
15 14 (2.64%) LDAP
16 12 (2.26%) Skype
16 12 (2.26%) Wireless
17 11 (2.07%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.14%) Oracle Database
2 22 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.20%) MySQL
5 13 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (2.07%) HBase
6 11 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.51%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.56%) Big Data
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.58%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.07%) JUnit
4 11 (2.07%) Maven
5 10 (1.88%) FitNesse
6 4 (0.75%) JIRA
6 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.75%) WebLOAD
6 4 (0.75%) WinDbg
7 3 (0.56%) Subversion
8 2 (0.38%) Ant
8 2 (0.38%) AQtime
8 2 (0.38%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.38%) TestNG
8 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 42 (7.91%) German Language
2 34 (6.40%) Finance
3 27 (5.08%) French Language
4 16 (3.01%) Italian Language
5 12 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.51%) Spanish Language
7 7 (1.32%) Banking
8 6 (1.13%) Automotive
9 5 (0.94%) Marketing
10 4 (0.75%) Electronics
10 4 (0.75%) Law
10 4 (0.75%) Legal
10 4 (0.75%) Retail
11 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 157 (29.57%) Support Engineer
2 81 (15.25%) Technical Support
3 65 (12.24%) Technical Engineer
4 62 (11.68%) Technical Support Engineer
5 53 (9.98%) Security Engineer
6 52 (9.79%) Analyst
7 50 (9.42%) Windows Engineer
8 48 (9.04%) Linux Engineer
9 43 (8.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 39 (7.34%) Developer
11 38 (7.16%) Juniper Engineer
12 37 (6.97%) Consultant
13 36 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
13 36 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 35 (6.59%) Cloud Engineer
15 34 (6.40%) Windows Support Engineer
16 31 (5.84%) IT Support
17 30 (5.65%) Server Support
18 29 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 29 (5.46%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.59%) .NET
2 29 (5.46%) Web Services
3 24 (4.52%) HTML
4 22 (4.14%) CSS
5 18 (3.39%) Node.js
6 16 (3.01%) WCF
7 13 (2.45%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.45%) JSON
7 13 (2.45%) LAMP
8 12 (2.26%) MAPI
8 12 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (2.07%) REST
9 11 (2.07%) XML
10 10 (1.88%) DCOM
10 10 (1.88%) WPF
11 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.69%) D3.js
11 9 (1.69%) WebSockets
12 8 (1.51%) jQuery
12 8 (1.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.97%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.21%) Clustering
4 32 (6.03%) Data Centre
5 31 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.26%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.07%) PKI
11 7 (1.32%) Life Science
12 6 (1.13%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.75%) Replication
15 3 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
16 2 (0.38%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
16 2 (0.38%) Fintech
16 2 (0.38%) iPhone
16 2 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 249 (46.89%) Linux
2 229 (43.13%) Windows Server
3 121 (22.79%) Unix
4 109 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (13.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (10.73%) Solaris
8 55 (10.36%) Windows 7
9 44 (8.29%) Windows 2000
10 35 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (4.33%) CentOS
12 12 (2.26%) Windows 8
13 11 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (2.07%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (1.51%) Windows 10
15 6 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.94%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.82%) ITIL
2 57 (10.73%) Data Protection
3 41 (7.72%) Risk Management
4 35 (6.59%) Presales
5 34 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (5.84%) Mentoring
7 30 (5.65%) Kalman Filter
7 30 (5.65%) Software Engineering
8 28 (5.27%) DevOps
9 27 (5.08%) Migration
9 27 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 23 (4.33%) Load Balancing
11 22 (4.14%) Project Management
11 22 (4.14%) Validation
12 21 (3.95%) TDD
12 21 (3.95%) Unit Testing
13 20 (3.77%) Identity Management
13 20 (3.77%) Information Security
13 20 (3.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 94 (17.70%) SQL
2 48 (9.04%) Bash Shell
3 42 (7.91%) Java
3 42 (7.91%) Python
4 33 (6.21%) Perl
5 27 (5.08%) C#
6 26 (4.90%) Shell Script
7 25 (4.71%) C++
8 20 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.58%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.26%) C
11 11 (2.07%) PHP
12 9 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.32%) Groovy
14 6 (1.13%) R
15 3 (0.56%) Ruby
15 3 (0.56%) VB
16 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (11.11%) Degree
2 37 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.27%) CCNA
3 28 (5.27%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.90%) MCSE
5 22 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.82%) AWS Certification
7 15 (2.82%) CCNP
7 15 (2.82%) MCITP
8 11 (2.07%) CCIE
9 9 (1.69%) CCIP
9 9 (1.69%) CCSA
9 9 (1.69%) CCSP
9 9 (1.69%) MCP
10 8 (1.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.32%) MCTS
12 5 (0.94%) MCSA
13 4 (0.75%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.72%) SLA
2 11 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.32%) GAMP
3 7 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.56%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) COSO
6 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 213 (40.11%) Active Directory
2 140 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (21.09%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.33%) VMware ESX
5 21 (3.95%) vSphere
6 15 (2.82%) vCloud
7 14 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (2.45%) XenServer
9 11 (2.07%) HDFS
9 11 (2.07%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (1.13%) KVM
14 5 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.56%) XenApp
16 2 (0.38%) Docker
16 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
17 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (7.34%) Puppet
2 28 (5.27%) Backup Exec
3 27 (5.08%) SCCM
4 26 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.82%) NetBackup
6 14 (2.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 11 (2.07%) WSUS
8 10 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (1.51%) OpenAM
9 8 (1.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.94%) Graphite
11 5 (0.94%) SCOM
11 5 (0.94%) vMotion
12 4 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.75%) Perfmon
13 3 (0.56%) Ansible
14 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 239 (45.01%) VMware
2 162 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 125 (23.54%) Cisco
4 80 (15.07%) CheckPoint
5 62 (11.68%) Juniper
5 62 (11.68%) Palo Alto
6 51 (9.60%) Oracle
7 50 (9.42%) F5
8 48 (9.04%) Blue Coat
9 45 (8.47%) Crossbeam
9 45 (8.47%) Sourcefire
10 42 (7.91%) NetApp
11 39 (7.34%) HP
12 31 (5.84%) Veeam
13 30 (5.65%) Red Hat
14 26 (4.90%) Citrix
15 23 (4.33%) Sun
16 22 (4.14%) EMC
17 19 (3.58%) Veritas
18 16 (3.01%) CommVault
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