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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 405 399 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.65% 17.04% 22.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.08% 58.25% 69.55%
Number of salaries quoted 318 310 375
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
632 685 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.98% 29.26% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 474 527 539
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 405 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 316 (36.57%) Active Directory
3 250 (28.94%) VMware
4 235 (27.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 226 (26.16%) SQL
6 225 (26.04%) Linux
7 196 (22.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 196 (22.69%) Security Cleared
8 195 (22.57%) TCP/IP
9 183 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 178 (20.60%) Windows 7
11 177 (20.49%) MS Excel
12 171 (19.79%) SQL Server
13 152 (17.59%) Firewall
14 146 (16.90%) HP
15 135 (15.63%) SC Cleared
16 131 (15.16%) Cisco
17 128 (14.81%) Citrix
18 119 (13.77%) UNIX
19 114 (13.19%) Oracle
20 110 (12.73%) DNS
21 108 (12.50%) ITIL
22 106 (12.27%) SAN
23 105 (12.15%) MS Exchange
24 101 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
25 100 (11.57%) Hyper-V
25 100 (11.57%) .NET
26 99 (11.46%) C#
26 99 (11.46%) IIS
26 99 (11.46%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 105 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 99 (11.46%) IIS
3 96 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 52 (6.02%) Apache
5 40 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (3.47%) Lotus Domino
7 28 (3.24%) Lync
8 24 (2.78%) Tomcat
9 23 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 22 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
11 21 (2.43%) WebSphere
12 20 (2.31%) JBoss
13 15 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (1.27%) MS Project Server
15 11 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 11 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 177 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 99 (11.46%) MS Office
3 17 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.27%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.04%) Oracle BRM
2 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.90%) SaaS
2 33 (3.82%) Office 365
3 13 (1.50%) PaaS
4 9 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.12%) Taleo
8 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (22.57%) TCP/IP
2 152 (17.59%) Firewall
3 110 (12.73%) DNS
4 106 (12.27%) SAN
5 65 (7.52%) WAN
6 62 (7.18%) LAN
7 59 (6.83%) DHCP
8 36 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (4.05%) VPN
10 32 (3.70%) Internet
10 32 (3.70%) NAS
11 31 (3.59%) Wireless
12 24 (2.78%) Network Security
12 24 (2.78%) WCDMA
12 24 (2.78%) 3GPP
12 24 (2.78%) GPRS
13 23 (2.66%) HTTP
14 21 (2.43%) MPLS
15 18 (2.08%) iSCSI
16 17 (1.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.79%) MySQL
3 25 (2.89%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.62%) IDOL
9 12 (1.39%) EDRMS
9 12 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (0.93%) DB2
12 8 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.93%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.93%) Big Data
13 7 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (3.59%) TestDirector
2 19 (2.20%) LoadRunner
2 19 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 18 (2.08%) Moq
3 18 (2.08%) NUnit
4 17 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.50%) WinRunner
7 12 (1.39%) Ant
7 12 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.39%) Selenium
8 11 (1.27%) MSI
9 10 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (1.16%) Maven
9 10 (1.16%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.04%) JIRA
11 6 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.69%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.69%) MSTest
General
1 89 (10.30%) Finance
2 53 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.82%) Retail
4 17 (1.97%) Marketing
4 17 (1.97%) Spanish Language
5 16 (1.85%) Legal
6 12 (1.39%) Banking
7 11 (1.27%) French Language
8 9 (1.04%) German Language
9 7 (0.81%) Billing
10 6 (0.69%) Electronics
11 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.35%) Publishing
14 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.23%) Avionics
15 1 (0.12%) Advertising
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 218 (25.23%) Support Engineer
2 79 (9.14%) Analyst
3 78 (9.03%) Technical Support
4 67 (7.75%) Developer
5 64 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
6 56 (6.48%) Technical Support Engineer
7 49 (5.67%) IT Support
8 46 (5.32%) Architect
9 43 (4.98%) IT Support Engineer
10 41 (4.75%) Senior Support Engineer
11 40 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (4.40%) Desktop Support
13 36 (4.17%) Support Analyst
13 36 (4.17%) Security Engineer
14 32 (3.70%) .NET Developer
15 31 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
16 28 (3.24%) Applications Support
16 28 (3.24%) Software Engineer
17 27 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
18 26 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (11.57%) .NET
2 56 (6.48%) ASP.NET
3 43 (4.98%) Web Services
4 39 (4.51%) WCF
5 36 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (3.01%) WPF
7 24 (2.78%) jQuery
8 23 (2.66%) HTML
9 22 (2.55%) WinForms
9 22 (2.55%) Ajax
10 19 (2.20%) XML
11 18 (2.08%) .NET Framework
12 17 (1.97%) LAMP
13 16 (1.85%) NHibernate
14 14 (1.62%) Software Packaging
15 13 (1.50%) CSS
16 12 (1.39%) HTML5
17 11 (1.27%) AngularJS
18 9 (1.04%) Application Packaging
19 8 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.44%) Clustering
3 40 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 34 (3.94%) Open Source
6 21 (2.43%) Replication
7 20 (2.31%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.85%) Streaming Music
10 13 (1.50%) Celerra
10 13 (1.50%) PKI
11 12 (1.39%) Thin Client
11 12 (1.39%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.16%) User Experience
13 8 (0.93%) iPhone
14 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.81%) EPoS
14 7 (0.81%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.69%) PDA
15 6 (0.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 235 (27.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 225 (26.04%) Linux
3 196 (22.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 178 (20.60%) Windows 7
5 119 (13.77%) UNIX
6 101 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (10.76%) Windows XP
8 77 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (6.13%) Windows 8
10 33 (3.82%) Windows 2000
11 32 (3.70%) Solaris
12 31 (3.59%) CentOS
13 23 (2.66%) Mac OS X
14 21 (2.43%) Debian
14 21 (2.43%) Ubuntu
15 18 (2.08%) Android
16 13 (1.50%) SUSE
16 13 (1.50%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.27%) Windows Vista
18 10 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (12.50%) ITIL
2 82 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (7.52%) Project Management
4 43 (4.98%) Migration
4 43 (4.98%) Scrum
5 36 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 35 (4.05%) Change Management
6 35 (4.05%) MVC
6 35 (4.05%) Test Scripting
7 29 (3.36%) Software Engineering
8 27 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 27 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 26 (3.01%) Service Delivery
10 25 (2.89%) Load Balancing
10 25 (2.89%) Data Management
11 23 (2.66%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (2.66%) MVVM
12 22 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (2.43%) Problem Management
13 21 (2.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (26.16%) SQL
2 99 (11.46%) C#
3 94 (10.88%) PowerShell
4 49 (5.67%) C
5 47 (5.44%) C++
6 46 (5.32%) Java
7 41 (4.75%) Python
8 39 (4.51%) Perl
9 33 (3.82%) VBScript
10 31 (3.59%) JavaScript
11 30 (3.47%) Ruby
12 20 (2.31%) PHP
13 19 (2.20%) VB
14 11 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.16%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.81%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.58%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.58%) XPath
18 4 (0.46%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 196 (22.69%) Security Cleared
2 135 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 95 (11.00%) DV Cleared
4 86 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (8.22%) MCSE
6 65 (7.52%) Degree
7 52 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (5.79%) CCNA
9 33 (3.82%) MCITP
10 31 (3.59%) ISEB
10 31 (3.59%) MCP
11 21 (2.43%) A+ Certification
12 18 (2.08%) ISTQB
12 18 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.97%) MCSA
14 9 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.81%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.81%) CISSP
16 6 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
16 6 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.99%) SLA
2 13 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (1.50%) QA
3 7 (0.81%) COBIT
4 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
System Software
1 316 (36.57%) Active Directory
2 183 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (11.57%) Hyper-V
4 49 (5.67%) vSphere
5 28 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (3.24%) ISA Server
6 26 (3.01%) XenApp
7 24 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.74%) Terminal Services
9 11 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.93%) vCloud
11 7 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.58%) Firmware
13 5 (0.58%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.46%) KVM
15 3 (0.35%) Xen
16 2 (0.23%) Snort
16 2 (0.23%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 96 (11.11%) SCCM
2 41 (4.75%) HP Quality Center
3 32 (3.70%) WSUS
4 30 (3.47%) NetBackup
5 26 (3.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 24 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 20 (2.31%) SCOM
8 19 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 17 (1.97%) Puppet
10 16 (1.85%) ARCserve
11 15 (1.74%) Legato
11 15 (1.74%) Backup Exec
12 13 (1.50%) OpenAM
13 11 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (1.16%) Netcool
15 7 (0.81%) Nagios
15 7 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 7 (0.81%) HP SIM
16 5 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 405 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 250 (28.94%) VMware
3 146 (16.90%) HP
4 131 (15.16%) Cisco
5 128 (14.81%) Citrix
6 114 (13.19%) Oracle
7 80 (9.26%) Red Hat
8 47 (5.44%) Juniper
9 46 (5.32%) Symantec
10 41 (4.75%) Veritas
11 40 (4.63%) EMC
12 34 (3.94%) IBM
13 30 (3.47%) Avaya
14 28 (3.24%) Sybase
15 26 (3.01%) CheckPoint
16 24 (2.78%) McAfee
16 24 (2.78%) F5
17 21 (2.43%) NetApp
18 20 (2.31%) Huawei
19 16 (1.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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