The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3851 4411 4399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.56% 19.29% 19.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.65% 68.05% 67.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3380 3702 3810
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6050 6482 6475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.15% 28.34% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5153 5402 5591
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the South East region.

Windows Salary Trend in the South East

Windows
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in the South East

Windows
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +6 922 £40,000 +6.66% 92
Berkshire -5 819 £40,000 +6.66% 98
Hampshire -2 807 £37,500 - 80
Buckinghamshire 0 352 £33,000 -12.00% 44
West Sussex +5 316 £42,500 +21.42% 32
Oxfordshire +5 260 £39,750 +21.45% 50
Kent -1 208 £35,000 -6.66% 22
East Sussex 0 118 £39,000 +11.42% 13
Middlesex -10 33 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Sussex 0 9 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Home Counties - 4 £65,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3507 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 2683 (34.28%) Active Directory
3 2331 (29.79%) VMware
4 2104 (26.88%) Linux
5 2045 (26.13%) SQL
6 2011 (25.70%) SQL Server
7 1855 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1782 (22.77%) MS Excel
9 1485 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1443 (18.44%) ITIL
11 1415 (18.08%) MS Exchange
12 1388 (17.74%) Firewall
13 1344 (17.17%) .NET
14 1322 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 1278 (16.33%) C#
16 1232 (15.74%) Cisco
17 1149 (14.68%) Windows 7
18 1060 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
19 1038 (13.26%) DNS
20 1030 (13.16%) TCP/IP
21 1025 (13.10%) MS Office
22 1022 (13.06%) Finance
23 1015 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
24 1012 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
25 991 (12.66%) Citrix
26 963 (12.31%) Degree
27 880 (11.24%) WAN
28 861 (11.00%) LAN
29 860 (10.99%) Hyper-V
30 810 (10.35%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1415 (18.08%) MS Exchange
2 764 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 662 (8.46%) IIS
4 537 (6.86%) SharePoint
5 321 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 312 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 307 (3.92%) Lync
8 252 (3.22%) Apache
9 184 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 170 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 126 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 101 (1.29%) WebSphere
13 90 (1.15%) JBoss
14 85 (1.09%) WebLogic
15 70 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
16 63 (0.81%) CMS
17 58 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
17 58 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
18 49 (0.63%) Node.js
19 46 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1782 (22.77%) MS Excel
2 1025 (13.10%) MS Office
3 72 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 71 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.31%) MS Project
6 18 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 10 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
10 6 (0.077%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.051%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.038%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.038%) Mingle
14 2 (0.026%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.026%) SPSS
14 2 (0.026%) XMetaL
15 1 (0.013%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 54 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.31%) assyst
3 21 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.10%) Epicor Vantage
9 7 (0.089%) Remedy AR System
10 6 (0.077%) Primavera
10 6 (0.077%) Maximo
11 5 (0.064%) Cordys
12 4 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.051%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.038%) Orchard Housing
13 3 (0.038%) Aareon QL
13 3 (0.038%) OPENHousing
13 3 (0.038%) MIS ActiveH
13 3 (0.038%) Northgate Housing
13 3 (0.038%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 390 (4.98%) Office 365
2 205 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 158 (2.02%) SaaS
5 58 (0.74%) IaaS
6 47 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.42%) PaaS
8 15 (0.19%) Taleo
9 13 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.15%) Responsys
11 8 (0.10%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.077%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.077%) GitHub
13 5 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
14 4 (0.051%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.051%) Symantec.cloud
14 4 (0.051%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.038%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1388 (17.74%) Firewall
2 1038 (13.26%) DNS
3 1030 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 880 (11.24%) WAN
5 861 (11.00%) LAN
6 801 (10.24%) SAN
7 676 (8.64%) DHCP
8 463 (5.92%) VPN
9 360 (4.60%) Internet
10 315 (4.03%) VoIP
11 218 (2.79%) Network Security
12 203 (2.59%) NAS
13 200 (2.56%) VLAN
14 171 (2.19%) Wireless
15 169 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
16 156 (1.99%) SSL
17 133 (1.70%) iSCSI
18 121 (1.55%) HTTP
19 107 (1.37%) SMTP
20 89 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2011 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 368 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 344 (4.40%) MySQL
4 245 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 201 (2.57%) Oracle Database
6 181 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 180 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 154 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 135 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 134 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 129 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 86 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 67 (0.86%) Big Data
14 65 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 64 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
16 61 (0.78%) MongoDB
17 56 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
18 50 (0.64%) Redis
19 48 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
20 45 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 343 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 180 (2.30%) Subversion
3 164 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 161 (2.06%) Git (software)
5 150 (1.92%) NUnit
6 139 (1.78%) Moq
7 110 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 107 (1.37%) MSTest
9 92 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 86 (1.10%) Jenkins
11 63 (0.81%) Selenium
12 60 (0.77%) Maven
13 57 (0.73%) JIRA
14 44 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
15 43 (0.55%) ReSharper
16 39 (0.50%) HP UFT
17 36 (0.46%) WebDriver
18 31 (0.40%) Hudson
19 28 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 27 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 1022 (13.06%) Finance
2 403 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 212 (2.71%) Retail
4 140 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 121 (1.55%) Electronics
6 100 (1.28%) Marketing
7 87 (1.11%) Legal
8 86 (1.10%) Back Office
9 79 (1.01%) Law
10 78 (1.00%) Automotive
11 72 (0.92%) Banking
12 70 (0.89%) German Language
13 57 (0.73%) French Language
14 54 (0.69%) Games
15 53 (0.68%) Advertising
16 51 (0.65%) Aerospace
17 40 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 35 (0.45%) Spanish Language
19 32 (0.41%) Publishing
20 28 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1362 (17.40%) Developer
2 1156 (14.77%) Analyst
3 1143 (14.61%) Support Engineer
4 588 (7.51%) Support Analyst
5 490 (6.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 459 (5.87%) .NET Developer
7 456 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 452 (5.78%) IT Support
9 438 (5.60%) Administrator
10 396 (5.06%) C# Developer
11 370 (4.73%) Software Engineer
12 322 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
13 320 (4.09%) Technical Support
14 318 (4.06%) Consultant
15 316 (4.04%) Software Developer
16 304 (3.88%) Architect
17 291 (3.72%) 1st Line Support
18 278 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
19 267 (3.41%) Service Analyst
20 264 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1344 (17.17%) .NET
2 749 (9.57%) HTML
3 692 (8.84%) ASP.NET
4 521 (6.66%) CSS
5 482 (6.16%) XML
6 476 (6.08%) Web Services
7 350 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 345 (4.41%) jQuery
9 298 (3.81%) WCF
10 284 (3.63%) WPF
11 266 (3.40%) WinForms
12 224 (2.86%) .NET Framework
13 215 (2.75%) HTML5
14 187 (2.39%) Ajax
15 160 (2.04%) JSON
16 142 (1.81%) SOAP
17 139 (1.78%) REST
18 134 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
19 114 (1.46%) J2EE
20 107 (1.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 602 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 591 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 443 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 320 (4.09%) Clustering
5 277 (3.54%) Blackberry
6 202 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 190 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 153 (1.96%) Replication
9 127 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 118 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
11 100 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 98 (1.25%) Fat Client
12 98 (1.25%) Thin Client
13 90 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 83 (1.06%) Statistics
15 81 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 79 (1.01%) Mobile App
17 75 (0.96%) User Experience
18 71 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
19 60 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2104 (26.88%) Linux
2 1855 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1322 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1149 (14.68%) Windows 7
5 1060 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 763 (9.75%) UNIX
7 612 (7.82%) Windows 8
8 588 (7.51%) Windows XP
9 285 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 275 (3.51%) Android
11 227 (2.90%) Apple iOS
12 195 (2.49%) Solaris
13 188 (2.40%) CentOS
14 177 (2.26%) Mac OS X
15 151 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
16 131 (1.67%) Windows Vista
17 118 (1.51%) Windows 2000
18 103 (1.32%) AIX
19 72 (0.92%) Ubuntu
20 71 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1443 (18.44%) ITIL
2 1012 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
3 652 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 571 (7.30%) MVC
5 401 (5.12%) Project Management
6 395 (5.05%) Scrum
6 395 (5.05%) OO
7 363 (4.64%) TDD
8 268 (3.42%) Incident Management
8 268 (3.42%) Mentoring
9 265 (3.39%) Service Delivery
10 263 (3.36%) Change Management
11 258 (3.30%) Service Management
12 249 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 249 (3.18%) SDLC
13 239 (3.05%) Problem Management
13 239 (3.05%) Migration
14 233 (2.98%) UML
15 220 (2.81%) Continuous Integration
16 208 (2.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2045 (26.13%) SQL
2 1278 (16.33%) C#
3 810 (10.35%) JavaScript
4 689 (8.80%) Java
5 585 (7.48%) C++
6 527 (6.73%) PowerShell
7 344 (4.40%) Python
8 305 (3.90%) C
9 272 (3.48%) T-SQL
10 259 (3.31%) Perl
11 247 (3.16%) PHP
12 201 (2.57%) VB
13 184 (2.35%) VB.NET
14 133 (1.70%) VBScript
15 131 (1.67%) Shell Script
16 128 (1.64%) Bash Shell
17 125 (1.60%) Ruby
18 82 (1.05%) PL/SQL
19 67 (0.86%) Objective-C
20 65 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1015 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 963 (12.31%) Degree
3 723 (9.24%) Security Cleared
4 661 (8.45%) MCSE
5 563 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
6 479 (6.12%) CCNA
7 449 (5.74%) SC Cleared
8 407 (5.20%) MCP
9 397 (5.07%) MCITP
10 266 (3.40%) MCSA
11 255 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 220 (2.81%) DV Cleared
13 173 (2.21%) CCNP
14 144 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
15 123 (1.57%) A+ Certification
16 120 (1.53%) MCTS
17 114 (1.46%) CISSP
18 85 (1.09%) ISEB
19 84 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
20 78 (1.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 763 (9.75%) SLA
2 198 (2.53%) QA
3 144 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 113 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 71 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 46 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.26%) COBIT
8 11 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.12%) GPG13
10 8 (0.10%) ISO 9000
11 7 (0.089%) PMBOK
11 7 (0.089%) WCAG
11 7 (0.089%) HL7
12 6 (0.077%) Section 508
12 6 (0.077%) DICOM
12 6 (0.077%) GCP
13 2 (0.026%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.026%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.013%) FISMA
14 1 (0.013%) JTAG
System Software
1 2683 (34.28%) Active Directory
2 1485 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 860 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 482 (6.16%) vSphere
5 381 (4.87%) XenApp
6 264 (3.37%) VMware ESX
7 223 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
8 134 (1.71%) XenDesktop
9 107 (1.37%) Terminal Services
10 104 (1.33%) vCloud
11 94 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 78 (1.00%) ISA Server
13 75 (0.96%) XenServer
14 64 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
15 55 (0.70%) Firmware
16 53 (0.68%) UAG
17 50 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
18 48 (0.61%) Terminal Server
19 41 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 31 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 523 (6.68%) SCCM
2 262 (3.35%) SCOM
3 191 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 157 (2.01%) WSUS
5 145 (1.85%) Puppet
6 80 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 78 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 53 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 53 (0.68%) HP SIM
9 50 (0.64%) SCVMM
10 49 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
11 46 (0.59%) Nagios
12 45 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
13 43 (0.55%) Tivoli
14 42 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 39 (0.50%) HAProxy
16 35 (0.45%) Legato
17 31 (0.40%) ARCserve
17 31 (0.40%) SCSM
18 30 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3507 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 2331 (29.79%) VMware
3 1232 (15.74%) Cisco
4 991 (12.66%) Citrix
5 696 (8.89%) HP
6 663 (8.47%) Oracle
7 295 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 279 (3.57%) Symantec
9 261 (3.34%) NetApp
10 247 (3.16%) Juniper
11 221 (2.82%) IBM
12 214 (2.73%) Apple
13 195 (2.49%) Dell
14 165 (2.11%) EMC
15 135 (1.73%) Avaya
16 134 (1.71%) 3PAR
17 127 (1.62%) CheckPoint
18 109 (1.39%) F5
19 102 (1.30%) Sun
20 97 (1.24%) Remedy
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified highly competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Mary Hare School
Salary: From £26,293 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ICS Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
ICS Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-65k Dependant on EXP
Posted: 17 hours ago