The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 429 448 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.90% 19.75% 20.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.03% 64.83% 72.76%
Number of salaries quoted 321 360 329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
670 691 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.95% 30.47% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 458 534 464
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 421 (46.06%) Microsoft
2 320 (35.01%) Active Directory
3 259 (28.34%) VMware
4 246 (26.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 221 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 214 (23.41%) Security Cleared
7 210 (22.98%) SQL
8 190 (20.79%) Citrix
8 190 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 190 (20.79%) Windows 7
9 189 (20.68%) Linux
10 182 (19.91%) TCP/IP
11 170 (18.60%) SC Cleared
12 160 (17.51%) MS Excel
13 139 (15.21%) SQL Server
14 131 (14.33%) UNIX
15 128 (14.00%) MS Exchange
16 126 (13.79%) HP
17 117 (12.80%) Firewall
18 113 (12.36%) Cisco
19 102 (11.16%) ITIL
20 98 (10.72%) PowerShell
21 96 (10.50%) SharePoint
22 94 (10.28%) DNS
22 94 (10.28%) Finance
23 93 (10.18%) IIS
24 90 (9.85%) DV Cleared
24 90 (9.85%) SCCM
25 89 (9.74%) Oracle
26 86 (9.41%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 128 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 96 (10.50%) SharePoint
3 93 (10.18%) IIS
4 66 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (4.60%) Apache
7 41 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 39 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
9 35 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 35 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
11 22 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2000
12 20 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (1.97%) WebSphere
13 18 (1.97%) MS Project Server
14 16 (1.75%) Lync
15 13 (1.42%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.98%) JBoss
17 8 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 160 (17.51%) MS Excel
2 86 (9.41%) MS Office
3 18 (1.97%) MS Project
4 7 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.98%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.14%) Office 365
2 38 (4.16%) SaaS
3 28 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.20%) PaaS
5 4 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (19.91%) TCP/IP
2 117 (12.80%) Firewall
3 94 (10.28%) DNS
4 77 (8.42%) SAN
5 65 (7.11%) WAN
6 53 (5.80%) LAN
7 39 (4.27%) DHCP
8 30 (3.28%) Internet
9 28 (3.06%) Wireless
9 28 (3.06%) VPN
10 26 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (2.74%) Network Security
12 24 (2.63%) GPRS
12 24 (2.63%) WCDMA
12 24 (2.63%) 3GPP
13 23 (2.52%) HTTP
14 21 (2.30%) NAS
15 16 (1.75%) SS7
15 16 (1.75%) MPLS
15 16 (1.75%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (2.84%) MySQL
4 21 (2.30%) EDRMS
5 18 (1.97%) IDOL
5 18 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
6 17 (1.86%) Big Data
7 16 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.31%) Adabas
11 11 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.88%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.55%) SQLite
14 5 (0.55%) QlikView
14 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 48 (5.25%) TestDirector
2 25 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (2.30%) WinRunner
5 18 (1.97%) LoadRunner
6 17 (1.86%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (1.42%) Subversion
8 12 (1.31%) NUnit
8 12 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
8 12 (1.31%) Moq
9 11 (1.20%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.09%) MSI
10 10 (1.09%) Ant
10 10 (1.09%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.88%) Maven
11 8 (0.88%) Selenium
11 8 (0.88%) Hudson
12 7 (0.77%) MSTest
12 7 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 94 (10.28%) Finance
2 47 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 18 (1.97%) Spanish Language
4 17 (1.86%) Retail
5 15 (1.64%) Marketing
6 13 (1.42%) German Language
6 13 (1.42%) Banking
7 11 (1.20%) French Language
7 11 (1.20%) Legal
8 6 (0.66%) Back Office
9 5 (0.55%) Electronics
10 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.44%) Publishing
11 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 242 (26.48%) Support Engineer
2 107 (11.71%) Analyst
3 86 (9.41%) Technical Support
4 64 (7.00%) Developer
4 64 (7.00%) Technical Engineer
5 62 (6.78%) Architect
5 62 (6.78%) Technical Support Engineer
6 54 (5.91%) Senior Support Engineer
7 48 (5.25%) Consultant
8 47 (5.14%) Desktop Support
9 40 (4.38%) IT Support
10 37 (4.05%) Test Analyst
10 37 (4.05%) Support Analyst
10 37 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 35 (3.83%) IT Support Engineer
12 31 (3.39%) Security Engineer
13 30 (3.28%) Desktop Engineer
13 30 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
14 28 (3.06%) Applications Support
15 26 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (9.19%) .NET
2 45 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 42 (4.60%) Web Services
4 32 (3.50%) WCF
5 29 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (2.84%) XML
7 21 (2.30%) jQuery
7 21 (2.30%) WinForms
7 21 (2.30%) HTML
8 19 (2.08%) .NET Framework
9 18 (1.97%) Ajax
9 18 (1.97%) WPF
10 13 (1.42%) NHibernate
11 12 (1.31%) CSS
12 10 (1.09%) LAMP
13 8 (0.88%) HTML5
14 7 (0.77%) JSON
14 7 (0.77%) Application Packaging
14 7 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (0.66%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.22%) Clustering
2 53 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.58%) Blackberry
4 32 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.50%) Open Source
5 17 (1.86%) Fat Client
5 17 (1.86%) Thin Client
6 16 (1.75%) PKI
6 16 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.42%) User Experience
7 13 (1.42%) Replication
8 12 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.31%) iPhone
8 12 (1.31%) Streaming Music
9 11 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.98%) Celerra
11 8 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.66%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.66%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 246 (26.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 221 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 190 (20.79%) Windows 7
4 189 (20.68%) Linux
5 131 (14.33%) UNIX
6 86 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (8.86%) Windows XP
8 61 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 50 (5.47%) Windows 8
10 33 (3.61%) Solaris
11 32 (3.50%) Windows 2000
12 30 (3.28%) CentOS
13 29 (3.17%) Debian
13 29 (3.17%) Ubuntu
14 22 (2.41%) SUSE
15 21 (2.30%) Android
16 16 (1.75%) Mac OS X
16 16 (1.75%) Apple iOS
17 13 (1.42%) Windows Phone
18 11 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (11.16%) ITIL
2 83 (9.08%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (4.81%) Project Management
4 42 (4.60%) Scrum
4 42 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (4.27%) Change Management
5 39 (4.27%) Migration
6 38 (4.16%) Test Scripting
7 37 (4.05%) Mentoring
8 34 (3.72%) MVC
9 32 (3.50%) Configuration Management
9 32 (3.50%) Data Management
10 31 (3.39%) Service Delivery
11 28 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (2.74%) Performance Testing
13 24 (2.63%) Software Engineering
14 21 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
14 21 (2.30%) SOA
15 20 (2.19%) CRM
16 19 (2.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 210 (22.98%) SQL
2 98 (10.72%) PowerShell
3 83 (9.08%) C#
4 49 (5.36%) C
5 45 (4.92%) C++
6 38 (4.16%) Python
7 36 (3.94%) Java
7 36 (3.94%) Perl
8 35 (3.83%) VBScript
9 27 (2.95%) Ruby
10 24 (2.63%) JavaScript
11 20 (2.19%) PHP
11 20 (2.19%) VB
12 14 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.31%) NATURAL
14 10 (1.09%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.33%) Ada
16 3 (0.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 214 (23.41%) Security Cleared
2 170 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 90 (9.85%) DV Cleared
4 81 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (7.77%) MCSE
6 51 (5.58%) Degree
7 40 (4.38%) MCP
8 38 (4.16%) ISEB
9 36 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 35 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (3.72%) CCNA
12 26 (2.84%) MCITP
13 17 (1.86%) ISTQB
14 12 (1.31%) CISSP
15 10 (1.09%) CCA
15 10 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.88%) JNCIA
16 8 (0.88%) CCSA
16 8 (0.88%) CCEA
17 7 (0.77%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.89%) SLA
2 9 (0.98%) QA
3 8 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 320 (35.01%) Active Directory
2 190 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (9.19%) Hyper-V
4 60 (6.56%) XenApp
5 54 (5.91%) vSphere
6 35 (3.83%) VMware ESX
7 30 (3.28%) ISA Server
8 26 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 14 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 14 (1.53%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.66%) XenServer
14 4 (0.44%) Firmware
15 3 (0.33%) Xen
15 3 (0.33%) KVM
16 2 (0.22%) Snort
16 2 (0.22%) pfSense
16 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 90 (9.85%) SCCM
2 63 (6.89%) HP Quality Center
3 49 (5.36%) NetBackup
4 34 (3.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 28 (3.06%) SCOM
6 27 (2.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 23 (2.52%) Netcool
8 21 (2.30%) WSUS
9 19 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
10 16 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
11 15 (1.64%) ARCserve
12 14 (1.53%) Puppet
13 13 (1.42%) Legato
14 10 (1.09%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.88%) XenMobile
16 7 (0.77%) OpenAM
16 7 (0.77%) Nagios
17 6 (0.66%) Unicenter
17 6 (0.66%) Tivoli NetView
17 6 (0.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 421 (46.06%) Microsoft
2 259 (28.34%) VMware
3 190 (20.79%) Citrix
4 126 (13.79%) HP
5 113 (12.36%) Cisco
6 89 (9.74%) Oracle
7 63 (6.89%) Red Hat
8 50 (5.47%) EMC
9 42 (4.60%) Veritas
9 42 (4.60%) IBM
10 39 (4.27%) Symantec
11 37 (4.05%) Avaya
12 30 (3.28%) McAfee
13 28 (3.06%) Juniper
14 25 (2.74%) Sybase
15 24 (2.63%) CheckPoint
16 20 (2.19%) Huawei
17 19 (2.08%) F5
18 18 (1.97%) Meridio
18 18 (1.97%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 7% Pension / 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
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ARM Technology
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Salary: 60-80k
Posted: 4 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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