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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 329 427 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 20.25% 17.37% 19.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.80% 57.86% 67.56%
Number of salaries quoted 276 393 361
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
500 738 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.77% 30.02% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 392 660 487
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £55,500 £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 8 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 334 (53.10%) Linux
2 301 (47.85%) VMware
3 256 (40.70%) Windows Server
4 215 (34.18%) Active Directory
5 191 (30.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 188 (29.89%) Microsoft
7 168 (26.71%) TCP/IP
8 156 (24.80%) SQL Server
9 150 (23.85%) Cisco
10 140 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 136 (21.62%) Unix
12 135 (21.46%) Firewall
13 127 (20.19%) Hyper-V
14 121 (19.24%) SQL
15 107 (17.01%) ITIL
16 99 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
17 97 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
18 90 (14.31%) Bash Shell
19 86 (13.67%) Finance
20 80 (12.72%) MS Excel
21 79 (12.56%) MS Exchange
21 79 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
22 78 (12.40%) DNS
23 77 (12.24%) SAN
23 77 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 75 (11.92%) Perl
24 75 (11.92%) CheckPoint
25 74 (11.76%) Java
26 73 (11.61%) Oracle
27 72 (11.45%) Red Hat

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 79 (12.56%) MS Exchange
2 70 (11.13%) IIS
3 38 (6.04%) JBoss
4 36 (5.72%) Tomcat
5 35 (5.56%) Apache
6 30 (4.77%) WebSphere
7 29 (4.61%) WebLogic
8 27 (4.29%) SharePoint
9 23 (3.66%) Skype for Business
10 20 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 16 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.79%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.64%) IBM Domino
18 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 3 (0.48%) Confluence
19 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.93%) MS Office
3 13 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 71 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (8.74%) SaaS
3 51 (8.11%) Office 365
4 36 (5.72%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (2.23%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.27%) IaaS
7 8 (1.27%) PaaS
8 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.48%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.16%) G Suite
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 168 (26.71%) TCP/IP
2 135 (21.46%) Firewall
3 78 (12.40%) DNS
4 77 (12.24%) SAN
5 55 (8.74%) VPN
6 53 (8.43%) LAN
7 50 (7.95%) WAN
8 45 (7.15%) LDAP
9 39 (6.20%) HTTP
10 34 (5.41%) DHCP
11 33 (5.25%) NAS
12 32 (5.09%) SMTP
13 26 (4.13%) Internet
13 26 (4.13%) VLAN
14 21 (3.34%) FTP
14 21 (3.34%) SSL
15 19 (3.02%) VoIP
15 19 (3.02%) Wireless
16 15 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.09%) Oracle Database
4 30 (4.77%) MySQL
5 20 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.75%) HBase
9 10 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.64%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (3.97%) Visual Studio
2 23 (3.66%) Subversion
3 18 (2.86%) JIRA
4 15 (2.38%) FitNesse
5 14 (2.23%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.59%) JUnit
7 8 (1.27%) Maven
8 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.95%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.79%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.64%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.64%) WebLOAD
12 3 (0.48%) AQtime
12 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.48%) gulp
13 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.32%) TestNG
14 1 (0.16%) NUnit
General
1 86 (13.67%) Finance
2 61 (9.70%) German Language
3 40 (6.36%) French Language
4 31 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.66%) Banking
6 16 (2.54%) Italian Language
7 9 (1.43%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.79%) Electronics
8 5 (0.79%) Legal
9 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.64%) Law
9 4 (0.64%) Marketing
9 4 (0.64%) Retail
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 155 (24.64%) Support Engineer
2 89 (14.15%) Technical Support
3 88 (13.99%) Linux Engineer
4 66 (10.49%) Cloud Engineer
5 65 (10.33%) Technical Engineer
6 60 (9.54%) Technical Support Engineer
7 56 (8.90%) Windows Engineer
8 54 (8.59%) Security Engineer
9 53 (8.43%) Analyst
10 52 (8.27%) Consultant
11 47 (7.47%) Developer
12 42 (6.68%) Juniper Engineer
13 37 (5.88%) Architect
13 37 (5.88%) Server Support
14 34 (5.41%) Applications Support
14 34 (5.41%) Server Engineer
15 33 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 33 (5.25%) Windows Support Engineer
16 32 (5.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 28 (4.45%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.49%) Web Services
2 50 (7.95%) .NET
3 24 (3.82%) LAMP
4 23 (3.66%) Middleware
5 21 (3.34%) JSON
5 21 (3.34%) WCF
6 20 (3.18%) HTML
7 19 (3.02%) AngularJS
8 18 (2.86%) CSS
8 18 (2.86%) MAPI
9 17 (2.70%) Node.js
10 15 (2.38%) DCOM
10 15 (2.38%) SOAP
10 15 (2.38%) WPF
11 14 (2.23%) jQuery
12 12 (1.91%) REST
13 10 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (1.27%) D3.js
14 8 (1.27%) WebSockets
14 8 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 44 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 40 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.77%) Clustering
6 19 (3.02%) PKI
7 15 (2.38%) Replication
8 12 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.43%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.27%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.11%) IVR
12 7 (1.11%) Life Science
13 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.79%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.79%) EMC VNX
15 4 (0.64%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.64%) Thin Client
16 3 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
17 2 (0.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 334 (53.10%) Linux
2 256 (40.70%) Windows Server
3 140 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 136 (21.62%) Unix
5 99 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (8.90%) Windows 7
9 53 (8.43%) Solaris
10 52 (8.27%) Windows 2000
11 19 (3.02%) CentOS
11 19 (3.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 16 (2.54%) Windows 10
13 15 (2.38%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (1.75%) Windows 8
15 10 (1.59%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.43%) Debian
17 6 (0.95%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (17.01%) ITIL
2 79 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (9.70%) Presales
4 56 (8.90%) Data Protection
5 53 (8.43%) Scrum
5 53 (8.43%) TDD
6 42 (6.68%) Validation
7 40 (6.36%) DevOps
7 40 (6.36%) Software Engineering
8 39 (6.20%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (5.56%) Project Management
11 31 (4.93%) Migration
11 31 (4.93%) Risk Management
12 29 (4.61%) BDD
13 28 (4.45%) Unit Testing
14 26 (4.13%) OO
15 25 (3.97%) Configuration Management
16 23 (3.66%) Load Balancing
17 22 (3.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 121 (19.24%) SQL
2 90 (14.31%) Bash Shell
3 75 (11.92%) Perl
4 74 (11.76%) Java
5 71 (11.29%) Python
6 47 (7.47%) C#
7 44 (7.00%) PowerShell
8 38 (6.04%) C
8 38 (6.04%) C++
9 31 (4.93%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.34%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.11%) Ruby
13 6 (0.95%) PHP
13 6 (0.95%) R
13 6 (0.95%) Tcl
14 4 (0.64%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (0.64%) Groovy
15 2 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (11.29%) Degree
2 56 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (6.52%) MCSE
4 37 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (5.41%) CCNA
6 30 (4.77%) MCITP
7 29 (4.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (2.86%) AWS Certification
9 17 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (2.38%) CCNP
11 15 (2.38%) MCP
12 14 (2.23%) Security Cleared
13 11 (1.75%) CCIE
14 10 (1.59%) CISSP
15 9 (1.43%) MCSA
15 9 (1.43%) MCTS
16 8 (1.27%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.95%) CCSA
17 6 (0.95%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.70%) SLA
2 12 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.43%) HIPAA
3 9 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.27%) QA
5 7 (1.11%) GAMP
6 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) COSO
8 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 215 (34.18%) Active Directory
2 191 (30.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (20.19%) Hyper-V
4 58 (9.22%) vSphere
5 46 (7.31%) VMware ESX
6 40 (6.36%) vCloud
7 21 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (2.86%) Terminal Services
9 16 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 16 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (1.75%) HDFS
13 9 (1.43%) XenApp
14 8 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (1.27%) XenServer
15 4 (0.64%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.64%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (6.52%) SCCM
2 39 (6.20%) Puppet
3 29 (4.61%) WSUS
4 21 (3.34%) Backup Exec
5 19 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.86%) OpenAM
7 17 (2.70%) yum
8 16 (2.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 14 (2.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 11 (1.75%) Perfmon
11 9 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 9 (1.43%) Kibana
11 9 (1.43%) SCOM
11 9 (1.43%) WMI
12 7 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.79%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.79%) Nmap
14 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 301 (47.85%) VMware
2 188 (29.89%) Microsoft
3 150 (23.85%) Cisco
4 75 (11.92%) CheckPoint
5 73 (11.61%) Oracle
6 72 (11.45%) Red Hat
7 71 (11.29%) Juniper
8 63 (10.02%) Palo Alto
9 58 (9.22%) F5
10 50 (7.95%) Citrix
11 45 (7.15%) Blue Coat
11 45 (7.15%) Crossbeam
11 45 (7.15%) Sourcefire
12 39 (6.20%) HP
13 29 (4.61%) NetApp
14 24 (3.82%) Veeam
15 22 (3.50%) EMC
16 21 (3.34%) Sun
17 20 (3.18%) Veritas
18 15 (2.38%) Symantec
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