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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 462 479 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.52% 20.99% 18.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.72% 71.81% 60.38%
Number of salaries quoted 342 400 334
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
703 667 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.19% 29.23% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 515 546 525
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 462 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 259 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 248 (28.90%) Active Directory
4 247 (28.79%) VMware
5 226 (26.34%) SQL
6 216 (25.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 206 (24.01%) Security Cleared
8 202 (23.54%) Linux
9 183 (21.33%) MS Excel
10 179 (20.86%) SC Cleared
11 177 (20.63%) SQL Server
12 160 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 146 (17.02%) MS Exchange
14 125 (14.57%) SharePoint
14 125 (14.57%) TCP/IP
15 115 (13.40%) Windows 7
16 113 (13.17%) SAN
17 110 (12.82%) HP
18 103 (12.00%) Oracle
19 102 (11.89%) DV Cleared
20 96 (11.19%) Firewall
20 96 (11.19%) Hyper-V
20 96 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
21 95 (11.07%) Telecoms
22 94 (10.96%) IIS
22 94 (10.96%) UNIX
23 93 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
24 89 (10.37%) .NET
25 84 (9.79%) Citrix
26 81 (9.44%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 146 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 125 (14.57%) SharePoint
3 94 (10.96%) IIS
4 72 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 53 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
8 30 (3.50%) SharePoint Server
8 30 (3.50%) Lync
9 18 (2.10%) Apache
10 15 (1.75%) MS Project Server
11 14 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2000
11 14 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.93%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.93%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 183 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 72 (8.39%) MS Office
3 16 (1.86%) MS Project
4 13 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.47%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Agresso
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (5.59%) Office 365
3 13 (1.52%) SaaS
4 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 125 (14.57%) TCP/IP
2 113 (13.17%) SAN
3 96 (11.19%) Firewall
4 81 (9.44%) DNS
5 54 (6.29%) WAN
6 51 (5.94%) LAN
7 47 (5.48%) DHCP
8 40 (4.66%) NAS
9 32 (3.73%) SMTP
10 30 (3.50%) Network Security
11 28 (3.26%) Internet
11 28 (3.26%) HTTP
12 27 (3.15%) VoIP
13 25 (2.91%) VPN
14 21 (2.45%) IMAP
15 19 (2.21%) Wireshark
16 18 (2.10%) Wireless
17 17 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (1.98%) NetScaler
18 15 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (2.80%) MySQL
5 23 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.10%) Big Data
7 12 (1.40%) EDRMS
8 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.28%) SQLite
9 8 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.82%) IDOL
10 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (0.82%) DB2
10 7 (0.82%) MS Access
11 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.47%) Adabas
12 4 (0.47%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (4.78%) TestDirector
2 27 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (2.91%) Subversion
4 17 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.98%) WebLOAD
4 17 (1.98%) AQtime
4 17 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (1.40%) WinRunner
6 12 (1.40%) Selenium
7 11 (1.28%) LoadRunner
8 10 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (1.17%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.93%) MSTest
9 8 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (0.70%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.70%) Hudson
10 6 (0.70%) PHPUnit
10 6 (0.70%) TestComplete
11 5 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
General
1 95 (11.07%) Telecoms
2 79 (9.21%) Finance
3 41 (4.78%) Retail
4 26 (3.03%) French Language
5 25 (2.91%) Spanish Language
6 22 (2.56%) Russian Language
7 21 (2.45%) German Language
8 18 (2.10%) Marketing
9 12 (1.40%) Publishing
9 12 (1.40%) Back Office
10 7 (0.82%) Legal
11 6 (0.70%) Automotive
11 6 (0.70%) Banking
12 5 (0.58%) Billing
12 5 (0.58%) Games
12 5 (0.58%) Avionics
13 4 (0.47%) Electronics
14 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.35%) Law
14 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 202 (23.54%) Support Engineer
2 99 (11.54%) Analyst
3 80 (9.32%) Technical Support
4 73 (8.51%) Developer
5 67 (7.81%) Consultant
6 60 (6.99%) Administrator
7 58 (6.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 58 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
8 52 (6.06%) Architect
9 50 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
10 41 (4.78%) Security Engineer
11 38 (4.43%) Support Analyst
12 37 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
13 34 (3.96%) Server Engineer
14 30 (3.50%) 1st Line Support
15 28 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (3.26%) Test Analyst
15 28 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 27 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support
16 27 (3.15%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (10.37%) .NET
2 52 (6.06%) Web Services
3 36 (4.20%) HTML
4 25 (2.91%) XML
5 24 (2.80%) ASP.NET
6 21 (2.45%) jQuery
7 19 (2.21%) WCF
8 17 (1.98%) CSS
8 17 (1.98%) MAPI
9 15 (1.75%) WinForms
9 15 (1.75%) RESTful
10 14 (1.63%) WPF
10 14 (1.63%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.40%) Ajax
12 11 (1.28%) JSON
12 11 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (1.05%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.28%) Clustering
2 45 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.96%) Blackberry
4 24 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.68%) Replication
6 21 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.10%) PKI
8 16 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.75%) iPhone
10 13 (1.52%) Firmware
11 12 (1.40%) Derivative
11 12 (1.40%) Taxonomies
12 11 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (1.17%) FlexPod
13 10 (1.17%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.17%) Celerra
13 10 (1.17%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.17%) IPTV
14 9 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 259 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 216 (25.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 202 (23.54%) Linux
4 115 (13.40%) Windows 7
5 96 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 94 (10.96%) UNIX
7 62 (7.23%) Windows XP
8 49 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 47 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (4.90%) Solaris
11 32 (3.73%) Android
12 28 (3.26%) Windows Phone
12 28 (3.26%) Apple iOS
13 23 (2.68%) Debian
14 20 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
15 18 (2.10%) AIX
15 18 (2.10%) Windows 2000
16 17 (1.98%) CentOS
17 16 (1.86%) Ubuntu
18 14 (1.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (9.32%) ITIL
2 56 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (4.43%) Service Delivery
5 32 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
5 32 (3.73%) Mentoring
6 30 (3.50%) Scrum
7 29 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (3.15%) Migration
9 25 (2.91%) Project Management
9 25 (2.91%) Software Engineering
10 24 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (2.68%) Change Management
12 22 (2.56%) MVC
13 21 (2.45%) Software Distribution
14 20 (2.33%) Test Scripting
14 20 (2.33%) CRM
15 19 (2.21%) Workflow
15 19 (2.21%) Performance Testing
16 18 (2.10%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 226 (26.34%) SQL
2 71 (8.28%) C#
3 46 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 34 (3.96%) JavaScript
5 33 (3.85%) C++
6 25 (2.91%) Perl
7 24 (2.80%) VBScript
8 22 (2.56%) Python
9 21 (2.45%) PHP
9 21 (2.45%) C
10 20 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.21%) VB
12 18 (2.10%) Java
12 18 (2.10%) Ruby
13 13 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.28%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.17%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.82%) PHP5
17 5 (0.58%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.47%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 206 (24.01%) Security Cleared
2 179 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 102 (11.89%) DV Cleared
4 93 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 80 (9.32%) Degree
6 59 (6.88%) MCSE
7 49 (5.71%) MCP
8 39 (4.55%) MCITP
9 37 (4.31%) ISEB
10 32 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (3.50%) CCNA
12 29 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (3.26%) MCSA
13 28 (3.26%) MCTS
14 25 (2.91%) ISTQB
15 13 (1.52%) CISSP
16 12 (1.40%) NCDA
16 12 (1.40%) VCAP
17 11 (1.28%) NCIE
17 11 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.55%) SLA
2 26 (3.03%) QA
3 13 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) COBIT
5 2 (0.23%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 248 (28.90%) Active Directory
2 160 (18.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (11.19%) Hyper-V
4 40 (4.66%) VMware ESX
5 36 (4.20%) vSphere
6 27 (3.15%) XenApp
7 22 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (1.86%) Xen
9 16 (1.86%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.52%) Terminal Server
11 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (1.28%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.93%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.82%) XenServer
15 4 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.35%) Nmap
16 3 (0.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (7.11%) SCCM
2 47 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
3 43 (5.01%) WSUS
4 40 (4.66%) EMC NetWorker
5 34 (3.96%) NetBackup
6 32 (3.73%) SCOM
7 23 (2.68%) Backup Exec
8 18 (2.10%) ARCserve
9 17 (1.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 17 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 17 (1.98%) Legato
10 16 (1.86%) Netcool
11 12 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (1.28%) HP SIM
13 6 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.70%) PureDisk
13 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.58%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.58%) XenMobile
15 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 462 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 247 (28.79%) VMware
3 110 (12.82%) HP
4 103 (12.00%) Oracle
5 84 (9.79%) Citrix
6 80 (9.32%) EMC
7 77 (8.97%) Cisco
8 45 (5.24%) Red Hat
9 40 (4.66%) NetApp
10 34 (3.96%) Symantec
11 31 (3.61%) IBM
11 31 (3.61%) Juniper
11 31 (3.61%) Fujitsu
12 30 (3.50%) Veritas
13 23 (2.68%) Dell
14 22 (2.56%) McAfee
15 21 (2.45%) F5
16 19 (2.21%) Lumension
16 19 (2.21%) CheckPoint
17 14 (1.63%) Blue Coat
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