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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 317 402 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.71% 17.72% 18.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.72% 62.13% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 267 321 337
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 £26,100 £22,500 £24,060
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
625 647 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.92% 28.53% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 543 486 520
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 325 (47.58%) Linux
2 228 (33.38%) Windows Server
3 217 (31.77%) VMware
4 211 (30.89%) Active Directory
5 207 (30.31%) Microsoft
6 192 (28.11%) Firewall
7 180 (26.35%) SQL Server
8 179 (26.21%) Unix
9 169 (24.74%) SQL
10 165 (24.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 148 (21.67%) Cisco
11 148 (21.67%) TCP/IP
12 124 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 112 (16.40%) SAN
14 107 (15.67%) .NET
15 106 (15.52%) Degree
16 101 (14.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 100 (14.64%) ITIL
18 97 (14.20%) Web Services
18 97 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
19 96 (14.06%) Java
20 95 (13.91%) DNS
21 91 (13.32%) Hyper-V
22 89 (13.03%) Oracle
22 89 (13.03%) Finance
23 85 (12.45%) Citrix
24 80 (11.71%) Red Hat
24 80 (11.71%) Perl
25 79 (11.57%) IIS
26 75 (10.98%) SaaS

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 79 (11.57%) IIS
2 72 (10.54%) MS Exchange
3 70 (10.25%) Apache
3 70 (10.25%) JBoss
4 61 (8.93%) Tomcat
5 46 (6.73%) WebSphere
6 41 (6.00%) WebLogic
7 39 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 34 (4.98%) BizTalk Server
9 32 (4.69%) Skype for Business
10 24 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (2.64%) SharePoint
12 17 (2.49%) OpenStack
13 15 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (1.76%) IBM Domino
16 8 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
18 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.10%) MS Office
3 6 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 75 (10.98%) SaaS
2 74 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (8.78%) Office 365
4 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.46%) PaaS
6 7 (1.02%) IaaS
6 7 (1.02%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 192 (28.11%) Firewall
2 148 (21.67%) TCP/IP
3 112 (16.40%) SAN
4 95 (13.91%) DNS
5 65 (9.52%) HTTP
6 60 (8.78%) NAS
7 58 (8.49%) LDAP
8 57 (8.35%) VPN
9 55 (8.05%) DHCP
10 44 (6.44%) LAN
11 41 (6.00%) WAN
12 39 (5.71%) Wireless
13 31 (4.54%) Network Security
14 29 (4.25%) SMTP
15 28 (4.10%) SSL
16 26 (3.81%) Internet
17 22 (3.22%) VLAN
18 19 (2.78%) iSCSI
19 16 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
19 16 (2.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (26.35%) SQL Server
2 68 (9.96%) MySQL
3 47 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 44 (6.44%) RDBMS
5 24 (3.51%) Big Data
6 19 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (1.90%) HBase
8 13 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.59%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.59%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 30 (4.39%) JIRA
2 28 (4.10%) Subversion
3 22 (3.22%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 17 (2.49%) gulp
7 14 (2.05%) WebLOAD
8 13 (1.90%) AQtime
8 13 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.61%) Maven
10 10 (1.46%) JUnit
10 10 (1.46%) TestNG
11 9 (1.32%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.02%) Ant
12 7 (1.02%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 5 (0.73%) NUnit
13 5 (0.73%) Xcode
14 4 (0.59%) NetBeans
15 3 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 89 (13.03%) Finance
2 42 (6.15%) German Language
3 26 (3.81%) French Language
4 22 (3.22%) Banking
5 21 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.02%) Marketing
6 7 (1.02%) Retail
7 6 (0.88%) Legal
8 5 (0.73%) Advertising
8 5 (0.73%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.44%) Billing
9 3 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (18.16%) Support Engineer
2 89 (13.03%) Developer
3 84 (12.30%) Analyst
4 74 (10.83%) Linux Engineer
5 61 (8.93%) Applications Support
6 59 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 55 (8.05%) Security Engineer
8 53 (7.76%) Technical Support
9 52 (7.61%) Support Analyst
10 46 (6.73%) Network Engineer
11 44 (6.44%) Linux Support
12 42 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
13 36 (5.27%) Technical Support Engineer
14 33 (4.83%) IT Engineer
15 32 (4.69%) Web Engineer
16 31 (4.54%) IT Support
17 30 (4.39%) Web Applications Support
18 29 (4.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 28 (4.10%) Applications Engineer
19 28 (4.10%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (15.67%) .NET
2 97 (14.20%) Web Services
3 74 (10.83%) HTML
4 66 (9.66%) CSS
5 49 (7.17%) jQuery
6 42 (6.15%) LAMP
7 34 (4.98%) ASP.NET
8 28 (4.10%) WCF
9 26 (3.81%) AngularJS
9 26 (3.81%) JSON
9 26 (3.81%) JSP
10 20 (2.93%) HTML5
11 19 (2.78%) CSS3
12 18 (2.64%) XML
13 17 (2.49%) RESTful
13 17 (2.49%) Sass
14 16 (2.34%) Middleware
15 14 (2.05%) Servlets
16 13 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 12 (1.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.25%) Data Centre
2 55 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 46 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.93%) Clustering
4 20 (2.93%) Replication
5 13 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 11 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.46%) FMCG
7 10 (1.46%) Xbox
8 9 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.17%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.02%) Fintech
11 6 (0.88%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.73%) PKI
12 5 (0.73%) User Experience
13 4 (0.59%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.59%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 325 (47.58%) Linux
2 228 (33.38%) Windows Server
3 179 (26.21%) Unix
4 165 (24.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (14.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (10.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (8.20%) Windows 2000
9 47 (6.88%) Solaris
10 42 (6.15%) Windows 7
11 30 (4.39%) Android
12 20 (2.93%) Apple iOS
12 20 (2.93%) Windows 10
13 19 (2.78%) Windows NT
14 14 (2.05%) Windows XP
15 13 (1.90%) CentOS
16 11 (1.61%) Windows 8
17 10 (1.46%) Windows Phone
18 9 (1.32%) Debian
18 9 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (14.64%) ITIL
2 97 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (9.08%) Scrum
4 57 (8.35%) TDD
5 45 (6.59%) BDD
5 45 (6.59%) Mentoring
6 44 (6.44%) Presales
7 43 (6.30%) OO
8 36 (5.27%) Web Operations
9 34 (4.98%) High Availability
10 32 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 32 (4.69%) Software Engineering
11 31 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (4.54%) SDLC
12 25 (3.66%) Configuration Management
12 25 (3.66%) Data Management
12 25 (3.66%) Migration
12 25 (3.66%) Project Management
13 24 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (3.51%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 169 (24.74%) SQL
2 96 (14.06%) Java
3 80 (11.71%) Perl
4 72 (10.54%) C#
5 64 (9.37%) JavaScript
6 63 (9.22%) C++
7 58 (8.49%) Bash Shell
8 56 (8.20%) PowerShell
9 42 (6.15%) Python
10 27 (3.95%) C
11 16 (2.34%) Ruby
12 15 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.05%) PHP
14 9 (1.32%) R
14 9 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.02%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.73%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.73%) VB
17 4 (0.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 106 (15.52%) Degree
2 54 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (5.27%) CCNA
4 26 (3.81%) CCIE
5 25 (3.66%) CCNP
6 21 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (3.07%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.64%) CISSP
8 14 (2.05%) CCIP
8 14 (2.05%) CCSA
8 14 (2.05%) CCSP
8 14 (2.05%) MCSE
9 13 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.90%) SC Cleared
10 12 (1.76%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.61%) CEH
11 11 (1.61%) GCIA
11 11 (1.61%) GCIH
12 8 (1.17%) MCSA
13 7 (1.02%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.44%) SLA
2 26 (3.81%) QA
3 13 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.59%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) WAI
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) COSO
7 1 (0.15%) HL7
7 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 211 (30.89%) Active Directory
2 124 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (13.32%) Hyper-V
4 42 (6.15%) vSphere
5 38 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 34 (4.98%) VMware ESX
7 21 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.90%) HDFS
8 13 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.76%) XenServer
10 9 (1.32%) Squid
10 9 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.17%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.02%) NFS
13 6 (0.88%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.73%) KVM
14 5 (0.73%) qmail
14 5 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 62 (9.08%) SCCM
2 42 (6.15%) Puppet
3 34 (4.98%) OpenAM
4 27 (3.95%) WSUS
5 24 (3.51%) Backup Exec
6 18 (2.64%) SCOM
7 15 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (2.20%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.20%) Perfmon
8 13 (1.90%) Nagios
9 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 12 (1.76%) Simpana
10 11 (1.61%) Cacti
10 11 (1.61%) yum
11 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (1.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 9 (1.32%) Legato
12 9 (1.32%) SCDPM
13 7 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
14 6 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 217 (31.77%) VMware
2 207 (30.31%) Microsoft
3 148 (21.67%) Cisco
4 89 (13.03%) Oracle
5 85 (12.45%) Citrix
6 80 (11.71%) Red Hat
7 67 (9.81%) CheckPoint
8 61 (8.93%) Juniper
9 51 (7.47%) HP
10 49 (7.17%) EMC
11 42 (6.15%) F5
12 40 (5.86%) Palo Alto
13 39 (5.71%) Veeam
14 37 (5.42%) Sun
15 25 (3.66%) Blue Coat
16 22 (3.22%) NetApp
17 18 (2.64%) Crossbeam
17 18 (2.64%) Sourcefire
18 17 (2.49%) 3PAR
18 17 (2.49%) Adobe
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