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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 384 416 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.11% 17.53% 20.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.89% 62.46% 64.99%
Number of salaries quoted 354 311 358
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
601 666 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.35% 28.07% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 543 456 534
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 348 (42.91%) Linux
2 324 (39.95%) Active Directory
2 324 (39.95%) Windows Server
3 298 (36.74%) VMware
4 280 (34.53%) Microsoft
5 247 (30.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 246 (30.33%) Cisco
7 184 (22.69%) Firewall
8 181 (22.32%) SQL
9 179 (22.07%) ITIL
10 176 (21.70%) TCP/IP
11 160 (19.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 149 (18.37%) SQL Server
13 147 (18.13%) Unix
13 147 (18.13%) MS Exchange
14 139 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 131 (16.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 121 (14.92%) Hyper-V
17 113 (13.93%) MS Excel
18 112 (13.81%) Degree
19 105 (12.95%) DNS
20 103 (12.70%) EMC
21 102 (12.58%) Citrix
22 100 (12.33%) .NET
23 98 (12.08%) Data Centre
24 96 (11.84%) CheckPoint
25 94 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
26 92 (11.34%) C#
27 91 (11.22%) Finance
27 91 (11.22%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 147 (18.13%) MS Exchange
2 68 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (7.40%) Lync
4 50 (6.17%) IIS
5 31 (3.82%) Apache
6 25 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 23 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (2.84%) JBoss
8 18 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (2.22%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.60%) IBM Domino
9 13 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 113 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.70%) MS Office
3 4 (0.49%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.66%) SaaS
2 47 (5.80%) Office 365
3 34 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.99%) IaaS
5 8 (0.99%) OpenShift
6 7 (0.86%) PaaS
7 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.37%) Taleo
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.25%) Yammer
10 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.12%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 184 (22.69%) Firewall
2 176 (21.70%) TCP/IP
3 105 (12.95%) DNS
4 83 (10.23%) SAN
5 57 (7.03%) DHCP
6 40 (4.93%) LAN
6 40 (4.93%) VPN
7 39 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (4.56%) HTTP
9 35 (4.32%) WAN
10 34 (4.19%) SMTP
11 31 (3.82%) Wireless
12 30 (3.70%) NAS
13 29 (3.58%) Internet
13 29 (3.58%) iSCSI
14 28 (3.45%) Network Security
15 22 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
16 21 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (2.59%) LDAP
17 20 (2.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.70%) MySQL
4 18 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (1.48%) Big Data
6 12 (1.48%) HBase
7 11 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.99%) Riak
9 8 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.49%) Pentaho
11 4 (0.49%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (4.56%) Visual Studio
2 35 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.34%) JIRA
4 16 (1.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 16 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.97%) NUnit
5 15 (1.85%) Ant
5 15 (1.85%) Maven
6 13 (1.60%) JUnit
6 13 (1.60%) TestNG
7 11 (1.36%) Git (software)
7 11 (1.36%) Subversion
7 11 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (1.23%) gulp
9 8 (0.99%) Bugzilla
9 8 (0.99%) FitNesse
10 7 (0.86%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.62%) Android Studio
11 5 (0.62%) Xcode
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (11.22%) Finance
2 73 (9.00%) German Language
3 51 (6.29%) French Language
4 19 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.97%) Retail
6 11 (1.36%) Banking
7 8 (0.99%) Advertising
7 8 (0.99%) Marketing
8 5 (0.62%) Legal
8 5 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.49%) Games
9 4 (0.49%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.37%) Automotive
10 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 2 (0.25%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (20.22%) Support Engineer
2 100 (12.33%) Developer
3 92 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 85 (10.48%) Analyst
5 76 (9.37%) Windows Engineer
6 69 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
7 62 (7.64%) Security Engineer
8 60 (7.40%) Technical Engineer
9 58 (7.15%) IT Engineer
9 58 (7.15%) Technical Support
10 51 (6.29%) IT Support
11 40 (4.93%) IT Support Engineer
12 39 (4.81%) Technical Support Engineer
13 38 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
14 35 (4.32%) Applications Support
14 35 (4.32%) C# Developer
14 35 (4.32%) Windows Support Engineer
15 34 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
16 33 (4.07%) .NET Developer
16 33 (4.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (12.33%) .NET
2 78 (9.62%) Web Services
3 54 (6.66%) HTML
4 46 (5.67%) CSS
5 43 (5.30%) jQuery
6 40 (4.93%) WCF
7 32 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 30 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 25 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 25 (3.08%) WinForms
10 22 (2.71%) XML
11 21 (2.59%) JSP
11 21 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (2.34%) HTML5
13 18 (2.22%) Entity Framework
13 18 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (2.22%) MSMQ
13 18 (2.22%) Unity DI Container
13 18 (2.22%) WPF
14 17 (2.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.08%) Data Centre
2 56 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 52 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (5.18%) EMC VNX
5 29 (3.58%) Clustering
6 21 (2.59%) Replication
7 18 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 17 (2.10%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.48%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.36%) User Experience
12 10 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.86%) Blog
13 7 (0.86%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
14 6 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 348 (42.91%) Linux
2 324 (39.95%) Windows Server
3 247 (30.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 147 (18.13%) Unix
5 139 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 131 (16.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 83 (10.23%) Solaris
8 70 (8.63%) Windows 2000
9 66 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (5.92%) CentOS
11 41 (5.06%) Windows 7
12 37 (4.56%) Ubuntu
13 32 (3.95%) Debian
14 28 (3.45%) Windows 8
15 23 (2.84%) Windows XP
16 20 (2.47%) Android
17 14 (1.73%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.86%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.74%) Windows NT
20 5 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (22.07%) ITIL
2 94 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (10.36%) Mentoring
4 73 (9.00%) Information Security
5 72 (8.88%) Scrum
6 69 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 47 (5.80%) TDD
8 43 (5.30%) Unit Testing
9 42 (5.18%) Presales
10 38 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (4.69%) Project Management
11 35 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (3.95%) SDLC
13 30 (3.70%) MVC
13 30 (3.70%) Service Management
14 29 (3.58%) Capacity Planning
14 29 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 27 (3.33%) Data Management
16 27 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 181 (22.32%) SQL
2 92 (11.34%) C#
3 78 (9.62%) Java
4 64 (7.89%) Perl
5 62 (7.64%) PowerShell
6 39 (4.81%) C++
6 39 (4.81%) JavaScript
7 35 (4.32%) Python
8 30 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 27 (3.33%) C
10 24 (2.96%) Ruby
11 16 (1.97%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.48%) R
13 11 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.36%) PHP
13 11 (1.36%) VB
14 10 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.86%) VBScript
16 6 (0.74%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 112 (13.81%) Degree
2 58 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (4.81%) MCSE
5 30 (3.70%) CCIE
6 23 (2.84%) CCNP
7 22 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (2.59%) Security Cleared
8 21 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (2.34%) CCNA
10 18 (2.22%) MCITP
11 13 (1.60%) MCP
11 13 (1.60%) MCSA
12 10 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.11%) A+ Certification
13 9 (1.11%) CISSP
13 9 (1.11%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (0.86%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (0.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.43%) SLA
2 33 (4.07%) QA
3 8 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.25%) WAI
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 324 (39.95%) Active Directory
2 160 (19.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (14.92%) Hyper-V
4 59 (7.27%) VMware ESX
5 51 (6.29%) vSphere
6 23 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (2.22%) XenApp
7 18 (2.22%) XenServer
8 17 (2.10%) Terminal Services
9 12 (1.48%) HDFS
10 11 (1.36%) Xen
10 11 (1.36%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.99%) ISA Server
11 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.99%) NFS
11 8 (0.99%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.86%) Docker
12 7 (0.86%) Firmware
12 7 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.74%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 91 (11.22%) SCCM
2 40 (4.93%) SCOM
3 31 (3.82%) Backup Exec
4 25 (3.08%) WSUS
5 23 (2.84%) NetBackup
6 20 (2.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 17 (2.10%) Puppet
8 11 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (1.36%) Simpana
9 10 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (0.99%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.86%) OpenAM
13 6 (0.74%) EMC VPLEX
13 6 (0.74%) Legato
13 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.74%) Nagios
13 6 (0.74%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.62%) Graphite
14 5 (0.62%) SCSM
Vendors
1 298 (36.74%) VMware
2 280 (34.53%) Microsoft
3 246 (30.33%) Cisco
4 103 (12.70%) EMC
5 102 (12.58%) Citrix
6 96 (11.84%) CheckPoint
7 90 (11.10%) Red Hat
8 88 (10.85%) HP
9 76 (9.37%) F5
9 76 (9.37%) Juniper
10 73 (9.00%) Blue Coat
11 69 (8.51%) Palo Alto
12 64 (7.89%) Sourcefire
13 63 (7.77%) Crossbeam
14 62 (7.64%) Oracle
15 50 (6.17%) Dell
16 47 (5.80%) Symantec
17 29 (3.58%) Veeam
18 24 (2.96%) NetApp
19 21 (2.59%) Qualys
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
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Consol Partners
Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Volt
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: Bonus,Healthcare,Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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AAP3
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £6k car allowance & comp benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Petrol allowance + Paid overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
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83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance & company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
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Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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