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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 255 351 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.06% 16.25% 18.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.92% 61.15% 63.99%
Number of salaries quoted 196 322 307
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,350 £60,000
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
456 574 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.29% 26.57% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 344 510 440
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 16 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 308 (52.83%) Linux
2 284 (48.71%) VMware
3 237 (40.65%) Windows Server
4 216 (37.05%) Active Directory
5 181 (31.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 179 (30.70%) Microsoft
7 155 (26.59%) TCP/IP
8 148 (25.39%) Cisco
9 137 (23.50%) SQL Server
10 133 (22.81%) Hyper-V
11 128 (21.96%) Firewall
12 125 (21.44%) Unix
13 120 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 103 (17.67%) ITIL
15 96 (16.47%) SQL
16 95 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 91 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 85 (14.58%) SAN
19 82 (14.07%) CheckPoint
20 79 (13.55%) DNS
20 79 (13.55%) MS Excel
21 77 (13.21%) MS Exchange
22 73 (12.52%) Bash Shell
23 72 (12.35%) Degree
24 71 (12.18%) Juniper
24 71 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 67 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
25 67 (11.49%) Oracle
26 64 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
27 63 (10.81%) VPN

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 77 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 62 (10.63%) IIS
3 32 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.29%) JBoss
4 25 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 23 (3.95%) Apache
6 21 (3.60%) Skype for Business
6 21 (3.60%) WebLogic
6 21 (3.60%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 10 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.86%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.51%) Documentum
11 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 79 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.80%) MS Office
3 13 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (9.43%) Office 365
3 46 (7.89%) SaaS
4 36 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.72%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.86%) IaaS
8 4 (0.69%) Oracle CX
9 3 (0.51%) Responsys
9 3 (0.51%) Taleo
10 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.17%) G Suite
11 1 (0.17%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (26.59%) TCP/IP
2 128 (21.96%) Firewall
3 85 (14.58%) SAN
4 79 (13.55%) DNS
5 63 (10.81%) VPN
6 50 (8.58%) LAN
7 47 (8.06%) WAN
8 40 (6.86%) NAS
9 37 (6.35%) HTTP
9 37 (6.35%) SMTP
10 32 (5.49%) LDAP
11 31 (5.32%) VLAN
12 29 (4.97%) DHCP
13 28 (4.80%) Internet
14 24 (4.12%) SSL
15 21 (3.60%) FTP
16 18 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (2.57%) Skype
17 15 (2.57%) Wireless
18 14 (2.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 24 (4.12%) MySQL
5 17 (2.92%) RDBMS
5 17 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.89%) HBase
8 10 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.51%) Big Data
12 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.46%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.57%) FitNesse
4 11 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.72%) JIRA
5 10 (1.72%) JUnit
5 10 (1.72%) Subversion
6 8 (1.37%) Maven
7 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.03%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.03%) WebLOAD
9 4 (0.69%) AQtime
9 4 (0.69%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.34%) TestNG
11 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (9.78%) Finance
2 53 (9.09%) German Language
3 33 (5.66%) French Language
4 29 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.74%) Italian Language
6 10 (1.72%) Spanish Language
7 9 (1.54%) Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Electronics
8 4 (0.69%) Law
8 4 (0.69%) Retail
9 3 (0.51%) Legal
9 3 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.34%) Advertising
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Games
10 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 83 (14.24%) Technical Support
3 73 (12.52%) Linux Engineer
4 64 (10.98%) Technical Engineer
5 63 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 61 (10.46%) Technical Support Engineer
7 52 (8.92%) Security Engineer
8 51 (8.75%) Windows Engineer
9 45 (7.72%) Analyst
10 41 (7.03%) Consultant
10 41 (7.03%) Developer
11 40 (6.86%) Juniper Engineer
12 38 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 38 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 36 (6.17%) Server Support
14 35 (6.00%) Architect
15 33 (5.66%) Windows Support Engineer
16 31 (5.32%) Server Engineer
17 30 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
18 25 (4.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.58%) Web Services
2 44 (7.55%) .NET
3 20 (3.43%) HTML
3 20 (3.43%) WCF
4 19 (3.26%) CSS
4 19 (3.26%) MAPI
5 18 (3.09%) LAMP
6 17 (2.92%) Node.js
7 16 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.74%) JSON
8 15 (2.57%) DCOM
8 15 (2.57%) WPF
9 14 (2.40%) Middleware
10 12 (2.06%) jQuery
10 12 (2.06%) REST
10 12 (2.06%) SOAP
11 11 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (1.54%) XML
13 8 (1.37%) D3.js
13 8 (1.37%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 46 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 43 (7.38%) Data Centre
3 41 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (5.32%) Clustering
5 15 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.57%) PKI
6 14 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.54%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.20%) Life Science
10 6 (1.03%) Replication
11 5 (0.86%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.51%) Statistics
14 2 (0.34%) Fintech
14 2 (0.34%) HP StoreVirtual
14 2 (0.34%) IVR
14 2 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 308 (52.83%) Linux
2 237 (40.65%) Windows Server
3 125 (21.44%) Unix
4 120 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (9.78%) Windows 7
9 56 (9.61%) Solaris
10 50 (8.58%) Windows 2000
11 23 (3.95%) CentOS
12 19 (3.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 12 (2.06%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (1.89%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.72%) Ubuntu
16 9 (1.54%) Windows 10
17 6 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (17.67%) ITIL
2 64 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (9.61%) Data Protection
4 53 (9.09%) Presales
5 44 (7.55%) Scrum
6 40 (6.86%) Risk Management
7 39 (6.69%) DevOps
7 39 (6.69%) TDD
8 37 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (6.35%) Software Engineering
9 34 (5.83%) Mentoring
10 33 (5.66%) Migration
11 31 (5.32%) Project Management
11 31 (5.32%) Validation
12 27 (4.63%) Load Balancing
13 25 (4.29%) Information Security
13 25 (4.29%) Unit Testing
14 23 (3.95%) OO
15 22 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
15 22 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (16.47%) SQL
2 73 (12.52%) Bash Shell
3 62 (10.63%) Python
4 60 (10.29%) Java
5 59 (10.12%) Perl
6 39 (6.69%) C#
7 37 (6.35%) PowerShell
8 31 (5.32%) C++
8 31 (5.32%) Shell Script
9 23 (3.95%) C
10 21 (3.60%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.54%) PHP
11 9 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.20%) Ruby
13 6 (1.03%) R
14 5 (0.86%) Groovy
15 4 (0.69%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.34%) VB
16 2 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 72 (12.35%) Degree
2 52 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (6.52%) MCSE
4 36 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (5.66%) CCNA
6 29 (4.97%) MCITP
7 27 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (3.43%) AWS Certification
9 18 (3.09%) CCNP
10 16 (2.74%) Security Cleared
11 15 (2.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (2.40%) CCIE
12 14 (2.40%) MCP
13 13 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.72%) MCTS
15 9 (1.54%) CCIP
15 9 (1.54%) CCSA
15 9 (1.54%) CCSP
16 8 (1.37%) CISSP
16 8 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.26%) SLA
2 13 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.20%) GAMP
4 7 (1.20%) QA
5 5 (0.86%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) COSO
8 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
System Software
1 216 (37.05%) Active Directory
2 181 (31.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (22.81%) Hyper-V
4 52 (8.92%) vSphere
5 41 (7.03%) VMware ESX
6 39 (6.69%) vCloud
7 18 (3.09%) Terminal Services
8 17 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (2.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (2.06%) XenServer
12 11 (1.89%) HDFS
12 11 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.37%) XenApp
14 5 (0.86%) KVM
15 3 (0.51%) Xen
16 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (7.72%) Puppet
2 34 (5.83%) SCCM
3 26 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.77%) Backup Exec
5 21 (3.60%) WSUS
6 15 (2.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 14 (2.40%) OpenAM
8 11 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 10 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 9 (1.54%) Perfmon
11 8 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (1.37%) yum
12 5 (0.86%) Kibana
12 5 (0.86%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.86%) Nmap
12 5 (0.86%) vMotion
12 5 (0.86%) WMI
13 4 (0.69%) Graphite
13 4 (0.69%) SCOM
13 4 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 284 (48.71%) VMware
2 179 (30.70%) Microsoft
3 148 (25.39%) Cisco
4 82 (14.07%) CheckPoint
5 71 (12.18%) Juniper
6 67 (11.49%) Oracle
7 62 (10.63%) Palo Alto
8 61 (10.46%) Red Hat
9 56 (9.61%) F5
10 48 (8.23%) Blue Coat
10 48 (8.23%) Crossbeam
10 48 (8.23%) Sourcefire
11 41 (7.03%) HP
12 40 (6.86%) NetApp
13 36 (6.17%) Citrix
14 25 (4.29%) Sun
15 24 (4.12%) Veeam
16 19 (3.26%) Veritas
17 18 (3.09%) EMC
18 14 (2.40%) Huawei
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83Zero
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