The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 383 478 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.88% 22.25% 18.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.57% 65.12% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 291 386 387
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
677 734 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.07% 34.17% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 517 588 612
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Berkshire

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 24 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 436 (51.66%) Microsoft
2 295 (34.95%) Active Directory
3 282 (33.41%) VMware
4 271 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 259 (30.69%) SQL
6 239 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 233 (27.61%) Linux
8 184 (21.80%) SQL Server
8 184 (21.80%) Firewall
9 181 (21.45%) SAN
10 179 (21.21%) MS Exchange
11 174 (20.62%) MS Excel
12 159 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 158 (18.72%) Security Cleared
14 135 (16.00%) SharePoint
14 135 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 133 (15.76%) Hyper-V
16 130 (15.40%) Degree
16 130 (15.40%) Oracle
17 124 (14.69%) UNIX
18 120 (14.22%) IIS
19 118 (13.98%) .NET
20 117 (13.86%) SC Cleared
21 110 (13.03%) Finance
22 107 (12.68%) TCP/IP
23 100 (11.85%) MCSE
24 98 (11.61%) Citrix
25 95 (11.26%) DNS
26 93 (11.02%) Windows 7
27 89 (10.55%) EMC

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 179 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 135 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 120 (14.22%) IIS
4 83 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 80 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 67 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 65 (7.70%) Lotus Domino
8 54 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 43 (5.09%) Apache
10 41 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
11 38 (4.50%) Lync
12 35 (4.15%) IBM Notes
13 19 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (1.78%) WebLogic
15 13 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
16 12 (1.42%) WebSphere
17 11 (1.30%) WordPress
18 10 (1.18%) Tomcat
19 8 (0.95%) Alfresco
Applications
1 174 (20.62%) MS Excel
2 82 (9.72%) MS Office
3 16 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (2.61%) Oracle BRM
2 18 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.47%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.36%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Line 50
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.54%) SaaS
3 13 (1.54%) Office 365
4 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (21.80%) Firewall
2 181 (21.45%) SAN
3 107 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 95 (11.26%) DNS
5 72 (8.53%) DHCP
6 68 (8.06%) LAN
7 64 (7.58%) WAN
8 50 (5.92%) Internet
9 41 (4.86%) NAS
10 35 (4.15%) VPN
11 26 (3.08%) iSCSI
12 23 (2.73%) VoIP
12 23 (2.73%) HTTP
13 19 (2.25%) LDAP
14 18 (2.13%) VLAN
15 16 (1.90%) FTP
16 14 (1.66%) Network Security
16 14 (1.66%) SMTP
16 14 (1.66%) SSL
17 12 (1.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.92%) MySQL
3 35 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (1.18%) DB2
10 8 (0.95%) IDOL
10 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.83%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.47%) MaxDB
14 4 (0.47%) Informix
15 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 23 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.90%) TestDirector
4 11 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.95%) StarTeam
5 8 (0.95%) Subversion
5 8 (0.95%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.83%) NUnit
6 7 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (0.83%) Moq
6 7 (0.83%) MSTest
7 4 (0.47%) WiX
7 4 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.47%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.47%) WinRunner
8 3 (0.36%) MSI
8 3 (0.36%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 110 (13.03%) Finance
2 89 (10.55%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.45%) Retail
4 36 (4.27%) French Language
5 23 (2.73%) Marketing
6 19 (2.25%) German Language
7 12 (1.42%) Legal
8 9 (1.07%) Italian Language
8 9 (1.07%) Spanish Language
9 8 (0.95%) Russian Language
10 7 (0.83%) Games
10 7 (0.83%) Automotive
10 7 (0.83%) Banking
11 6 (0.71%) Billing
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 88 (10.43%) Technical Support
3 78 (9.24%) Developer
3 78 (9.24%) Analyst
4 66 (7.82%) Technical Support Engineer
4 66 (7.82%) Technical Engineer
5 65 (7.70%) Consultant
6 56 (6.64%) Architect
7 44 (5.21%) Support Analyst
7 44 (5.21%) Administrator
8 42 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 42 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 40 (4.74%) Server Engineer
10 37 (4.38%) Desktop Support
10 37 (4.38%) .NET Developer
11 30 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (3.08%) Security Engineer
13 25 (2.96%) Applications Support
13 25 (2.96%) Software Engineer
14 23 (2.73%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (13.98%) .NET
2 48 (5.69%) HTML
3 45 (5.33%) ASP.NET
4 40 (4.74%) XML
5 38 (4.50%) jQuery
6 36 (4.27%) CSS
7 34 (4.03%) Ajax
8 31 (3.67%) Web Services
9 30 (3.55%) WCF
10 25 (2.96%) .NET Framework
11 19 (2.25%) WinForms
12 16 (1.90%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 16 (1.90%) XSLT
13 14 (1.66%) WPF
14 10 (1.18%) Unity DI Container
15 9 (1.07%) COM
15 9 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (1.07%) Castle Windsor
16 8 (0.95%) Silverlight
17 7 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.89%) Clustering
2 49 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.27%) Replication
4 25 (2.96%) Blackberry
5 16 (1.90%) Celerra
6 14 (1.66%) PKI
7 13 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.42%) Derivative
9 10 (1.18%) Open Source
10 9 (1.07%) Firmware
10 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (0.83%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.83%) iPhone
11 7 (0.83%) Social Media
12 6 (0.71%) FlexPod
12 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.71%) IPTV
13 5 (0.59%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 271 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 239 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 233 (27.61%) Linux
4 124 (14.69%) UNIX
5 93 (11.02%) Windows 7
6 78 (9.24%) Windows XP
6 78 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (3.91%) Solaris
8 28 (3.32%) Windows 8
9 21 (2.49%) AIX
9 21 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (2.13%) CentOS
11 17 (2.01%) HPUX
12 16 (1.90%) Ubuntu
12 16 (1.90%) Android
13 13 (1.54%) Windows 2000
14 12 (1.42%) Windows Vista
15 11 (1.30%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.18%) Windows Phone
16 10 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (9.12%) ITIL
2 62 (7.35%) Time Management
3 60 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (4.38%) Project Management
5 34 (4.03%) Information Management
5 34 (4.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 33 (3.91%) Service Delivery
6 33 (3.91%) Migration
7 27 (3.20%) Software Engineering
8 26 (3.08%) Problem Management
8 26 (3.08%) CRM
9 25 (2.96%) Configuration Management
10 24 (2.84%) MVC
11 23 (2.73%) Change Management
12 22 (2.61%) Change Control
13 19 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (2.01%) Data Management
15 16 (1.90%) Web Development
15 16 (1.90%) TDD
16 15 (1.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 259 (30.69%) SQL
2 74 (8.77%) C#
3 61 (7.23%) JavaScript
4 52 (6.16%) PowerShell
5 43 (5.09%) Java
6 41 (4.86%) Perl
7 38 (4.50%) PHP
7 38 (4.50%) C++
8 26 (3.08%) VB
9 23 (2.73%) VBScript
10 18 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.01%) Python
12 16 (1.90%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.78%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.54%) C
15 10 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.47%) PHP5
16 4 (0.47%) Ruby
17 3 (0.36%) VB6
17 3 (0.36%) Lua
Qualifications
1 158 (18.72%) Security Cleared
2 135 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 130 (15.40%) Degree
4 117 (13.86%) SC Cleared
5 100 (11.85%) MCSE
6 69 (8.18%) MCITP
7 67 (7.94%) MCP
8 57 (6.75%) MCSA
9 55 (6.52%) DV Cleared
10 35 (4.15%) MCTS
11 28 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (2.61%) CCNA
14 16 (1.90%) ISEB
15 15 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (1.42%) ISTQB
17 11 (1.30%) CCA
17 11 (1.30%) CCNP
18 8 (0.95%) NCDA
18 8 (0.95%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.40%) SLA
2 14 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (1.66%) QA
3 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 295 (34.95%) Active Directory
2 159 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (15.76%) Hyper-V
4 41 (4.86%) vSphere
5 39 (4.62%) XenApp
6 30 (3.55%) Xen
7 28 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (3.20%) VMware ESX
8 27 (3.20%) XenDesktop
9 18 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (1.54%) DFS Replication
11 12 (1.42%) XenServer
11 12 (1.42%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.18%) ISA Server
13 9 (1.07%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.59%) vCloud
15 4 (0.47%) KVM
15 4 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
16 3 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 76 (9.00%) ARCserve
2 70 (8.29%) SCCM
3 68 (8.06%) Legato
4 50 (5.92%) SCOM
5 40 (4.74%) NetBackup
6 38 (4.50%) WSUS
7 35 (4.15%) Backup Exec
8 25 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 17 (2.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 17 (2.01%) SCDPM
10 16 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (1.07%) Netcool
13 9 (1.07%) HP SIM
14 8 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (0.95%) Plesk
14 8 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.47%) DameWare
15 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 436 (51.66%) Microsoft
2 282 (33.41%) VMware
3 130 (15.40%) Oracle
4 98 (11.61%) Citrix
5 89 (10.55%) EMC
6 88 (10.43%) HP
7 82 (9.72%) NetApp
8 81 (9.60%) Veritas
9 79 (9.36%) Cisco
10 47 (5.57%) Symantec
11 46 (5.45%) Lotus
12 44 (5.21%) IBM
13 39 (4.62%) Fujitsu
14 37 (4.38%) Red Hat
15 19 (2.25%) Apple
15 19 (2.25%) Lumension
16 18 (2.13%) McAfee
17 17 (2.01%) Fortinet
18 14 (1.66%) Dell
19 13 (1.54%) F5
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