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

Location
3 months to
23 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 469 485 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.68% 21.06% 18.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.10% 71.53% 59.42%
Number of salaries quoted 339 390 323
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £60,000 £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
699 678 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.84% 29.44% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 508 546 516
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 23 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 490 (54.08%) Microsoft
2 278 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 276 (30.46%) Active Directory
4 264 (29.14%) VMware
5 231 (25.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 222 (24.50%) Security Cleared
7 220 (24.28%) SQL
8 208 (22.96%) Linux
9 199 (21.96%) SC Cleared
10 192 (21.19%) MS Excel
11 179 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 177 (19.54%) SQL Server
13 161 (17.77%) MS Exchange
14 134 (14.79%) TCP/IP
15 132 (14.57%) Windows 7
16 122 (13.47%) SharePoint
17 119 (13.13%) HP
18 111 (12.25%) Citrix
18 111 (12.25%) DV Cleared
19 102 (11.26%) UNIX
20 101 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
20 101 (11.15%) Hyper-V
21 97 (10.71%) SAN
22 95 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
23 94 (10.38%) Oracle
24 93 (10.26%) IIS
24 93 (10.26%) ITIL
25 91 (10.04%) DNS
25 91 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
26 88 (9.71%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 161 (17.77%) MS Exchange
2 122 (13.47%) SharePoint
3 93 (10.26%) IIS
4 81 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 61 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 59 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 57 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
9 32 (3.53%) Lotus Domino
10 28 (3.09%) Lync
11 22 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2000
12 19 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (1.88%) Apache
14 16 (1.77%) WebSphere
15 14 (1.55%) MS Project Server
16 10 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (0.99%) Documentum
18 8 (0.88%) Tomcat
18 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
19 6 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 192 (21.19%) MS Excel
2 73 (8.06%) MS Office
3 15 (1.66%) MS Project
4 14 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.33%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Exchequer
2 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (5.74%) Office 365
3 13 (1.43%) SaaS
4 5 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 134 (14.79%) TCP/IP
2 97 (10.71%) SAN
3 91 (10.04%) DNS
4 88 (9.71%) Firewall
5 57 (6.29%) WAN
6 52 (5.74%) LAN
7 50 (5.52%) DHCP
8 36 (3.97%) NAS
9 32 (3.53%) SMTP
10 29 (3.20%) Internet
11 27 (2.98%) HTTP
12 26 (2.87%) VoIP
12 26 (2.87%) Network Security
13 25 (2.76%) VPN
14 21 (2.32%) IMAP
15 20 (2.21%) Wireshark
15 20 (2.21%) NetScaler
16 16 (1.77%) Wireless
16 16 (1.77%) PBX
17 14 (1.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (2.54%) MySQL
5 22 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (2.10%) Big Data
7 16 (1.77%) EDRMS
8 11 (1.21%) SQLite
9 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.10%) MS Access
10 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.77%) Adabas
11 7 (0.77%) DB2
11 7 (0.77%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.77%) IDOL
12 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.44%) Star Schema
13 4 (0.44%) OLAP
13 4 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (5.63%) TestDirector
2 29 (3.20%) Subversion
3 28 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (1.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 17 (1.88%) WebLOAD
5 17 (1.88%) AQtime
5 17 (1.88%) Jenkins
6 16 (1.77%) WinRunner
7 11 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (1.21%) Selenium
8 10 (1.10%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.10%) LoadRunner
9 8 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 8 (0.88%) MSTest
10 6 (0.66%) PHPUnit
10 6 (0.66%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.66%) Hudson
11 5 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.55%) TestComplete
General
1 81 (8.94%) Finance
2 79 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.86%) Retail
4 24 (2.65%) Spanish Language
5 22 (2.43%) French Language
6 19 (2.10%) German Language
7 18 (1.99%) Russian Language
8 17 (1.88%) Marketing
9 14 (1.55%) Back Office
10 12 (1.32%) Publishing
11 8 (0.88%) Legal
12 6 (0.66%) Automotive
13 5 (0.55%) Games
13 5 (0.55%) Banking
13 5 (0.55%) Avionics
14 4 (0.44%) Electronics
15 3 (0.33%) Law
15 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.33%) Billing
15 3 (0.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 220 (24.28%) Support Engineer
2 108 (11.92%) Analyst
3 81 (8.94%) Technical Support
4 74 (8.17%) Developer
5 73 (8.06%) Consultant
6 63 (6.95%) Architect
7 61 (6.73%) Administrator
7 61 (6.73%) Technical Support Engineer
7 61 (6.73%) Technical Engineer
8 53 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 38 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
9 38 (4.19%) Security Engineer
10 36 (3.97%) Test Analyst
11 35 (3.86%) Support Analyst
12 34 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
13 33 (3.64%) Server Engineer
14 31 (3.42%) 1st Line Support
15 30 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 27 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (2.98%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (9.60%) .NET
2 46 (5.08%) Web Services
3 32 (3.53%) HTML
4 27 (2.98%) XML
5 22 (2.43%) ASP.NET
6 19 (2.10%) jQuery
7 17 (1.88%) MAPI
8 16 (1.77%) CSS
8 16 (1.77%) .NET Framework
8 16 (1.77%) WCF
9 15 (1.66%) RESTful
10 13 (1.43%) WPF
10 13 (1.43%) WinForms
11 11 (1.21%) Ajax
11 11 (1.21%) JSON
11 11 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (8.28%) Clustering
3 48 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 24 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.10%) Replication
8 18 (1.99%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.88%) User Experience
10 16 (1.77%) PKI
10 16 (1.77%) iPhone
11 14 (1.55%) Taxonomies
12 13 (1.43%) Firmware
12 13 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.32%) Derivative
14 11 (1.21%) Fat Client
14 11 (1.21%) Thin Client
15 10 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
16 9 (0.99%) Open Source
16 9 (0.99%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 278 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 231 (25.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 208 (22.96%) Linux
4 132 (14.57%) Windows 7
5 102 (11.26%) UNIX
6 95 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (6.84%) Windows XP
8 55 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 50 (5.52%) Windows 8
10 43 (4.75%) Solaris
11 32 (3.53%) Android
12 28 (3.09%) Debian
13 27 (2.98%) Windows Phone
14 26 (2.87%) Apple iOS
15 23 (2.54%) Windows 2000
16 22 (2.43%) CentOS
17 21 (2.32%) Ubuntu
18 19 (2.10%) SUSE
18 19 (2.10%) Windows Phone 8
19 18 (1.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (10.26%) ITIL
2 91 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (4.19%) Service Delivery
4 38 (4.19%) Mentoring
5 34 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 33 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (3.53%) Migration
7 32 (3.53%) Scrum
8 28 (3.09%) Change Management
9 24 (2.65%) CRM
9 24 (2.65%) Software Engineering
9 24 (2.65%) Test Scripting
9 24 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (2.54%) Software Distribution
10 23 (2.54%) Configuration Management
10 23 (2.54%) MVC
11 22 (2.43%) SOA
11 22 (2.43%) Performance Testing
11 22 (2.43%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 220 (24.28%) SQL
2 69 (7.62%) C#
3 55 (6.07%) PowerShell
4 33 (3.64%) C++
5 27 (2.98%) Perl
6 25 (2.76%) PHP
6 25 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 25 (2.76%) VBScript
7 24 (2.65%) Python
8 22 (2.43%) C
8 22 (2.43%) Bash Shell
9 20 (2.21%) VB
10 19 (2.10%) Ruby
11 18 (1.99%) Java
12 13 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.32%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.21%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.77%) PHP5
15 7 (0.77%) NATURAL
16 4 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 222 (24.50%) Security Cleared
2 199 (21.96%) SC Cleared
3 111 (12.25%) DV Cleared
4 101 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (9.05%) Degree
6 67 (7.40%) MCSE
7 58 (6.40%) MCP
8 43 (4.75%) ISEB
9 39 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (3.97%) MCITP
11 26 (2.87%) ISTQB
11 26 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (2.76%) MCTS
13 24 (2.65%) CCNA
14 22 (2.43%) MCSA
15 13 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (1.32%) CISSP
17 11 (1.21%) CCA
18 10 (1.10%) JNCIA
19 9 (0.99%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.41%) SLA
2 26 (2.87%) QA
3 13 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 276 (30.46%) Active Directory
2 179 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (11.15%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.52%) VMware ESX
5 43 (4.75%) XenApp
6 42 (4.64%) vSphere
7 27 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 18 (1.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 16 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.55%) Xen
11 14 (1.55%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.32%) Terminal Server
13 10 (1.10%) ISA Server
13 10 (1.10%) XenServer
14 7 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.33%) qmail
16 3 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
16 3 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 70 (7.73%) SCCM
2 57 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
3 42 (4.64%) WSUS
3 42 (4.64%) NetBackup
4 41 (4.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 39 (4.30%) SCOM
6 21 (2.32%) Backup Exec
7 20 (2.21%) Netcool
8 18 (1.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 17 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (1.77%) ARCserve
11 15 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 13 (1.43%) Legato
13 11 (1.21%) HP SIM
14 9 (0.99%) XenMobile
15 8 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
17 6 (0.66%) Tivoli NetView
17 6 (0.66%) Unicenter
17 6 (0.66%) MOM
Vendors
1 490 (54.08%) Microsoft
2 264 (29.14%) VMware
3 119 (13.13%) HP
4 111 (12.25%) Citrix
5 94 (10.38%) Oracle
6 82 (9.05%) Cisco
7 81 (8.94%) EMC
8 54 (5.96%) Red Hat
9 38 (4.19%) IBM
10 32 (3.53%) Juniper
10 32 (3.53%) Symantec
10 32 (3.53%) Veritas
11 31 (3.42%) NetApp
12 27 (2.98%) Fujitsu
13 24 (2.65%) McAfee
14 22 (2.43%) Dell
14 22 (2.43%) F5
15 18 (1.99%) Lumension
15 18 (1.99%) CheckPoint
16 15 (1.66%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: £27,000 per annum Salary Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18300 - £23300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago