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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 310 379 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.63% 16.98% 18.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.60% 59.31% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 247 348 342
Median salary £43,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.17% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
529 639 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.79% 28.63% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 416 563 516
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £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 29 September 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 350 (55.73%) Linux
2 271 (43.15%) VMware
3 216 (34.39%) Windows Server
4 202 (32.17%) Microsoft
5 188 (29.94%) SQL Server
6 187 (29.78%) TCP/IP
7 184 (29.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 183 (29.14%) Active Directory
9 161 (25.64%) Unix
10 159 (25.32%) Cisco
11 153 (24.36%) Firewall
12 133 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 130 (20.70%) SQL
14 112 (17.83%) Hyper-V
15 101 (16.08%) Red Hat
16 100 (15.92%) Finance
17 99 (15.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 98 (15.61%) ITIL
19 97 (15.45%) SAN
20 95 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
20 95 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
21 94 (14.97%) Bash Shell
22 92 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
22 92 (14.65%) Perl
22 92 (14.65%) Oracle
23 87 (13.85%) MS Excel
24 85 (13.54%) Web Services
25 83 (13.22%) DNS
26 80 (12.74%) Juniper
26 80 (12.74%) Degree

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 76 (12.10%) IIS
2 65 (10.35%) Apache
2 65 (10.35%) JBoss
2 65 (10.35%) MS Exchange
3 59 (9.39%) Tomcat
4 50 (7.96%) WebLogic
4 50 (7.96%) WebSphere
5 35 (5.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 31 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (4.46%) SharePoint
8 25 (3.98%) Skype for Business
9 14 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.27%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.96%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.80%) Confluence
12 5 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.80%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 87 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.41%) MS Office
3 16 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (12.58%) SaaS
2 70 (11.15%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (8.44%) Office 365
4 28 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (2.87%) OpenShift
6 14 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (1.59%) PaaS
8 6 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.96%) IaaS
9 3 (0.48%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) GitHub
11 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 187 (29.78%) TCP/IP
2 153 (24.36%) Firewall
3 97 (15.45%) SAN
4 83 (13.22%) DNS
5 66 (10.51%) LDAP
6 64 (10.19%) VPN
7 62 (9.87%) HTTP
8 56 (8.92%) LAN
9 53 (8.44%) WAN
10 45 (7.17%) NAS
11 41 (6.53%) SMTP
12 34 (5.41%) DHCP
13 27 (4.30%) Wireless
14 25 (3.98%) VoIP
15 23 (3.66%) FTP
16 21 (3.34%) SSL
17 20 (3.18%) Network Security
18 18 (2.87%) Internet
19 14 (2.23%) WebEx
20 11 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.92%) MySQL
3 55 (8.76%) Relational Database
4 35 (5.57%) RDBMS
5 29 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 20 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.11%) Big Data
9 4 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.32%) HBase
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (4.94%) Subversion
2 23 (3.66%) JIRA
3 17 (2.71%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.43%) FitNesse
6 7 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.96%) AQtime
7 6 (0.96%) WebLOAD
8 5 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.80%) gulp
8 5 (0.80%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.64%) NUnit
10 3 (0.48%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.48%) Maven
11 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 100 (15.92%) Finance
2 51 (8.12%) German Language
3 41 (6.53%) French Language
4 28 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.82%) Banking
6 8 (1.27%) Spanish Language
7 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.96%) Marketing
7 6 (0.96%) Retail
8 5 (0.80%) Legal
9 4 (0.64%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.48%) Advertising
10 3 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Games
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 147 (23.41%) Support Engineer
2 108 (17.20%) Linux Engineer
3 76 (12.10%) Technical Support
4 61 (9.71%) Applications Support
4 61 (9.71%) Technical Engineer
5 58 (9.24%) Security Engineer
6 57 (9.08%) Analyst
7 55 (8.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 55 (8.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 48 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
9 43 (6.85%) Juniper Engineer
10 42 (6.69%) Linux Support
11 38 (6.05%) Applications Engineer
11 38 (6.05%) Applications Support Engineer
11 38 (6.05%) Consultant
12 36 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 36 (5.73%) Server Engineer
13 35 (5.57%) Server Support
14 34 (5.41%) Developer
15 33 (5.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (13.54%) Web Services
2 65 (10.35%) .NET
3 42 (6.69%) LAMP
4 31 (4.94%) Middleware
5 19 (3.03%) JSON
6 18 (2.87%) HTML
7 16 (2.55%) jQuery
8 15 (2.39%) AngularJS
9 14 (2.23%) CSS
9 14 (2.23%) MAPI
9 14 (2.23%) SOAP
9 14 (2.23%) WCF
10 13 (2.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (1.91%) STL
12 10 (1.59%) WPF
13 9 (1.43%) DCOM
13 9 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (1.27%) 802.1X
15 6 (0.96%) HTML5
15 6 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 56 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.98%) Clustering
6 13 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.07%) PKI
6 13 (2.07%) Replication
7 12 (1.91%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.11%) IVR
9 7 (1.11%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (0.96%) EMC VNX
11 5 (0.80%) Life Science
11 5 (0.80%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 350 (55.73%) Linux
2 216 (34.39%) Windows Server
3 161 (25.64%) Unix
4 133 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (15.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 95 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (8.44%) Solaris
9 52 (8.28%) Windows 2000
10 39 (6.21%) Windows 7
11 19 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 15 (2.39%) CentOS
12 15 (2.39%) Ubuntu
13 14 (2.23%) Windows 10
14 12 (1.91%) Android
15 11 (1.75%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.75%) Debian
15 11 (1.75%) Windows Phone
15 11 (1.75%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (15.61%) ITIL
2 95 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (10.83%) Scrum
4 65 (10.35%) TDD
5 53 (8.44%) Presales
6 49 (7.80%) BDD
7 44 (7.01%) Mentoring
8 38 (6.05%) DevOps
8 38 (6.05%) Software Engineering
9 37 (5.89%) Validation
10 36 (5.73%) Configuration Management
11 35 (5.57%) Project Management
12 33 (5.25%) Web Operations
13 30 (4.78%) High Availability
14 28 (4.46%) Open Source
15 27 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (4.30%) Migration
16 25 (3.98%) Information Security
16 25 (3.98%) Load Balancing
17 24 (3.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 130 (20.70%) SQL
2 94 (14.97%) Bash Shell
3 92 (14.65%) Perl
4 77 (12.26%) Java
5 68 (10.83%) Python
6 61 (9.71%) PowerShell
7 47 (7.48%) C++
8 46 (7.32%) C#
9 45 (7.17%) C
10 23 (3.66%) Shell Script
11 21 (3.34%) JavaScript
12 15 (2.39%) Ruby
13 9 (1.43%) PHP
14 8 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.11%) Tcl
16 2 (0.32%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.32%) X++
17 1 (0.16%) R
17 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (12.74%) Degree
2 45 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (5.25%) CCNA
5 32 (5.10%) MCSE
6 25 (3.98%) MCITP
7 21 (3.34%) Security Cleared
8 20 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.23%) CCIE
10 14 (2.23%) CISSP
10 14 (2.23%) DV Cleared
10 14 (2.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.07%) CCNP
12 12 (1.91%) MCP
13 10 (1.59%) AWS Certification
14 9 (1.43%) CEH
14 9 (1.43%) MCSA
14 9 (1.43%) PMI Certification
15 8 (1.27%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.12%) SLA
2 16 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.39%) QA
3 15 (2.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.75%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.32%) GAMP
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) COSO
7 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 184 (29.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 183 (29.14%) Active Directory
3 112 (17.83%) Hyper-V
4 63 (10.03%) vSphere
5 46 (7.32%) VMware ESX
6 39 (6.21%) vCloud
7 37 (5.89%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (2.71%) Terminal Services
9 14 (2.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (1.43%) XenApp
14 5 (0.80%) XenServer
15 4 (0.64%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.64%) KVM
15 4 (0.64%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.64%) Xen
15 4 (0.64%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.48%) Squid
Systems Management
1 50 (7.96%) SCCM
2 47 (7.48%) Puppet
3 35 (5.57%) WSUS
4 31 (4.94%) OpenAM
5 23 (3.66%) yum
6 20 (3.18%) Backup Exec
7 17 (2.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 14 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (2.23%) Perfmon
8 14 (2.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 11 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (1.75%) Kibana
9 11 (1.75%) Nagios
9 11 (1.75%) SCOM
9 11 (1.75%) WMI
10 9 (1.43%) Cacti
11 7 (1.11%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.96%) SmokePing
13 5 (0.80%) Nmap
Vendors
1 271 (43.15%) VMware
2 202 (32.17%) Microsoft
3 159 (25.32%) Cisco
4 101 (16.08%) Red Hat
5 92 (14.65%) Oracle
6 80 (12.74%) Juniper
7 72 (11.46%) CheckPoint
8 63 (10.03%) Citrix
9 53 (8.44%) F5
10 52 (8.28%) Palo Alto
11 38 (6.05%) HP
12 35 (5.57%) Sun
13 32 (5.10%) Blue Coat
13 32 (5.10%) Crossbeam
13 32 (5.10%) Sourcefire
14 28 (4.46%) EMC
15 21 (3.34%) NetApp
16 19 (3.03%) Veeam
16 19 (3.03%) Veritas
17 18 (2.87%) Qualys
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