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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4296 4064 4519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.66% 18.77% 19.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.75% 67.26% 64.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3567 3462 4022
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
6534 6042 6969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.90% 27.90% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5345 5054 6186
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +1 1165 £37,500 -11.76% 110
Surrey +1 912 £38,500 +2.66% 66
Hampshire -1 896 £37,500 +7.14% 123
Buckinghamshire +2 373 £32,500 -8.42% 37
Oxfordshire +2 266 £34,500 -1.42% 48
Kent +1 247 £37,500 -6.25% 23
West Sussex +2 212 £40,000 - 22
East Sussex +9 151 £35,500 -5.33% 10
Middlesex -10 40 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Sussex +7 10 £47,500 -
M4 Corridor +1 7 £55,000 -8.33%
Thames Valley +9 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Home Counties +2 5 £27,500 -38.88%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3768 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 2847 (33.12%) Active Directory
3 2477 (28.82%) VMware
4 2426 (28.23%) SQL
5 2305 (26.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2090 (24.32%) SQL Server
7 1997 (23.23%) Linux
8 1946 (22.64%) MS Excel
9 1647 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1541 (17.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 1476 (17.17%) MS Exchange
12 1466 (17.06%) Windows 7
13 1410 (16.40%) Citrix
14 1406 (16.36%) ITIL
15 1368 (15.92%) Firewall
16 1324 (15.40%) .NET
17 1246 (14.50%) C#
18 1238 (14.40%) MS Office
19 1180 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
20 1153 (13.41%) Cisco
21 1122 (13.05%) TCP/IP
22 1093 (12.72%) DNS
23 1036 (12.05%) Security Cleared
24 1014 (11.80%) Degree
25 1004 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
26 999 (11.62%) Finance
27 959 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
28 950 (11.05%) UNIX
29 929 (10.81%) Oracle
30 900 (10.47%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1476 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 829 (9.65%) IIS
3 702 (8.17%) SharePoint
4 679 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 460 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 363 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 350 (4.07%) Apache
8 344 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 258 (3.00%) Lync
10 204 (2.37%) Tomcat
11 183 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 135 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 117 (1.36%) JBoss
14 93 (1.08%) WebLogic
15 92 (1.07%) WebSphere
16 90 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
17 67 (0.78%) CMS
18 63 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
19 60 (0.70%) WordPress
20 59 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1946 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 1238 (14.40%) MS Office
3 80 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 77 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 58 (0.67%) MS Project
6 32 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 25 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.10%) SPSS
9 8 (0.093%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (0.081%) FastStats
11 6 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.070%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.070%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.070%) Mathematica
12 4 (0.047%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.047%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.047%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.023%) InDesign
13 2 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 48 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.15%) SalesLogix
7 12 (0.14%) Retail-J
7 12 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.14%) Maximo
8 10 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.10%) Oracle BRM
10 8 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.058%) GoldMine
11 5 (0.058%) Agresso
12 4 (0.047%) Epicor Vantage
12 4 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.035%) Academy Housing
13 3 (0.035%) Visualfiles
13 3 (0.035%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 312 (3.63%) Office 365
2 241 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (1.69%) SaaS
4 76 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 69 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
6 63 (0.73%) IaaS
7 38 (0.44%) PaaS
8 17 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.070%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.058%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.047%) Force.com
14 2 (0.023%) Heroku
15 1 (0.012%) Route 53
15 1 (0.012%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1368 (15.92%) Firewall
2 1122 (13.05%) TCP/IP
3 1093 (12.72%) DNS
4 842 (9.80%) SAN
5 765 (8.90%) WAN
6 708 (8.24%) LAN
7 660 (7.68%) DHCP
8 492 (5.72%) VPN
9 416 (4.84%) Internet
10 256 (2.98%) Network Security
11 255 (2.97%) Wireless
12 254 (2.96%) VoIP
13 221 (2.57%) HTTP
14 212 (2.47%) VLAN
15 211 (2.45%) SSL
16 160 (1.86%) NAS
17 144 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
18 128 (1.49%) iSCSI
19 94 (1.09%) Ethernet
20 88 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2090 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 348 (4.05%) MySQL
3 342 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 257 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 256 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 224 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 183 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 175 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 154 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 121 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 91 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 84 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
13 83 (0.97%) Big Data
14 78 (0.91%) NoSQL
15 74 (0.86%) EDRMS
16 72 (0.84%) DB2
17 71 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 65 (0.76%) MS Access
19 60 (0.70%) IDOL
20 57 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 283 (3.29%) Visual Studio
2 232 (2.70%) Subversion
3 187 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 178 (2.07%) Git (software)
5 158 (1.84%) NUnit
6 139 (1.62%) MSTest
7 122 (1.42%) Selenium
8 97 (1.13%) Moq
9 91 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
10 86 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 80 (0.93%) TestDirector
12 76 (0.88%) JMeter
13 69 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 63 (0.73%) JIRA
15 61 (0.71%) LoadRunner
16 53 (0.62%) WebDriver
17 50 (0.58%) Ant
17 50 (0.58%) Jenkins
18 48 (0.56%) JUnit
18 48 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 999 (11.62%) Finance
2 412 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 365 (4.25%) Retail
4 113 (1.31%) Marketing
5 109 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 94 (1.09%) Legal
7 80 (0.93%) Banking
8 77 (0.90%) German Language
9 76 (0.88%) Electronics
10 61 (0.71%) Publishing
10 61 (0.71%) French Language
11 57 (0.66%) Military
12 56 (0.65%) Advertising
13 54 (0.63%) Back Office
14 50 (0.58%) Spanish Language
15 40 (0.47%) Law
16 37 (0.43%) Automotive
17 30 (0.35%) Aerospace
18 29 (0.34%) Games
19 24 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1411 (16.42%) Support Engineer
2 1316 (15.31%) Developer
3 1267 (14.74%) Analyst
4 648 (7.54%) Support Analyst
5 537 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 482 (5.61%) Administrator
7 474 (5.51%) Consultant
8 448 (5.21%) IT Support
9 445 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 439 (5.11%) Technical Support
11 421 (4.90%) .NET Developer
12 368 (4.28%) C# Developer
13 339 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
14 315 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
15 308 (3.58%) Software Engineer
16 297 (3.46%) Architect
17 295 (3.43%) 1st Line Support
18 267 (3.11%) Software Developer
19 264 (3.07%) Technical Engineer
20 254 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1324 (15.40%) .NET
2 780 (9.08%) ASP.NET
3 777 (9.04%) HTML
4 565 (6.57%) CSS
5 557 (6.48%) XML
6 504 (5.86%) Web Services
7 384 (4.47%) jQuery
8 370 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 322 (3.75%) WCF
10 262 (3.05%) .NET Framework
11 261 (3.04%) WPF
12 246 (2.86%) Ajax
13 232 (2.70%) WinForms
14 168 (1.95%) JSON
15 143 (1.66%) HTML5
16 133 (1.55%) SOAP
17 123 (1.43%) J2EE
18 120 (1.40%) REST
19 117 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 116 (1.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 544 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 416 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 379 (4.41%) Clustering
4 351 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 288 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 200 (2.33%) Replication
7 167 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 163 (1.90%) Fat Client
8 163 (1.90%) Thin Client
9 149 (1.73%) Open Source
10 124 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 112 (1.30%) Client/Server
12 110 (1.28%) PKI
13 109 (1.27%) Statistics
14 107 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
15 102 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 98 (1.14%) User Experience
17 88 (1.02%) iPhone
18 72 (0.84%) EPoS
19 70 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2305 (26.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1997 (23.23%) Linux
3 1541 (17.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1466 (17.06%) Windows 7
5 1180 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 950 (11.05%) UNIX
7 900 (10.47%) Windows XP
8 573 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 295 (3.43%) Solaris
10 292 (3.40%) Android
11 252 (2.93%) Windows Vista
12 238 (2.77%) Apple iOS
13 231 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 199 (2.32%) AIX
15 194 (2.26%) CentOS
16 190 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 163 (1.90%) Mac OS X
18 148 (1.72%) Ubuntu
19 134 (1.56%) Windows 2000
20 87 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1406 (16.36%) ITIL
2 959 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
3 589 (6.85%) Software Engineering
4 524 (6.10%) MVC
5 390 (4.54%) Project Management
6 366 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 347 (4.04%) Scrum
8 337 (3.92%) Change Management
9 309 (3.60%) OO
10 305 (3.55%) Service Delivery
11 296 (3.44%) Service Management
12 291 (3.39%) Incident Management
13 261 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
14 257 (2.99%) TDD
15 242 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
16 237 (2.76%) CRM
17 226 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
18 219 (2.55%) Problem Management
19 205 (2.39%) Migration
20 181 (2.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2426 (28.23%) SQL
2 1246 (14.50%) C#
3 822 (9.56%) JavaScript
4 616 (7.17%) Java
5 536 (6.24%) C++
6 460 (5.35%) PowerShell
7 333 (3.87%) T-SQL
8 305 (3.55%) C
9 282 (3.28%) PHP
9 282 (3.28%) Python
10 264 (3.07%) Perl
11 209 (2.43%) VB
12 206 (2.40%) VBScript
13 201 (2.34%) VB.NET
14 175 (2.04%) Shell Script
15 132 (1.54%) Ruby
16 131 (1.52%) PL/SQL
17 127 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 76 (0.88%) Objective-C
19 39 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1036 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 1014 (11.80%) Degree
3 1004 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 820 (9.54%) SC Cleared
5 710 (8.26%) MCSE
6 556 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
7 454 (5.28%) CCNA
8 442 (5.14%) DV Cleared
9 351 (4.08%) MCITP
10 330 (3.84%) MCP
11 265 (3.08%) MCSA
12 263 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 179 (2.08%) CCNP
14 165 (1.92%) ISEB
15 151 (1.76%) CISSP
16 144 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
17 142 (1.65%) MCTS
18 134 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
19 128 (1.49%) CCA
20 103 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 558 (6.49%) SLA
2 175 (2.04%) QA
3 153 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 149 (1.73%) ISO 9001
5 139 (1.62%) PCI DSS
6 67 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 42 (0.49%) COBIT
8 10 (0.12%) GLP
9 9 (0.10%) GPG13
10 7 (0.081%) HL7
10 7 (0.081%) COSO
11 4 (0.047%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.035%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.023%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.023%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.023%) DICOM
14 1 (0.012%) HMG Infosec
14 1 (0.012%) BS25999
14 1 (0.012%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2847 (33.12%) Active Directory
2 1647 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 851 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 498 (5.79%) XenApp
5 475 (5.53%) vSphere
6 261 (3.04%) VMware ESX
7 202 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
8 200 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 186 (2.16%) ISA Server
10 163 (1.90%) Terminal Services
11 83 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
12 74 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
13 68 (0.79%) vCloud
14 63 (0.73%) UAG
15 62 (0.72%) XenServer
16 59 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
17 53 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 49 (0.57%) Firmware
19 43 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
20 42 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 566 (6.59%) SCCM
2 290 (3.37%) SCOM
3 259 (3.01%) Backup Exec
4 201 (2.34%) NetBackup
5 158 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
6 129 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 128 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 116 (1.35%) WSUS
8 116 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 97 (1.13%) Tivoli
10 93 (1.08%) SCVMM
11 88 (1.02%) Puppet
12 72 (0.84%) Nagios
13 70 (0.81%) Netcool
14 61 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 50 (0.58%) Data Guard
16 47 (0.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
17 44 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
18 38 (0.44%) ARCserve
19 37 (0.43%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3768 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 2477 (28.82%) VMware
3 1410 (16.40%) Citrix
4 1153 (13.41%) Cisco
5 929 (10.81%) Oracle
6 765 (8.90%) HP
7 339 (3.94%) Symantec
8 326 (3.79%) Red Hat
9 248 (2.89%) Juniper
10 242 (2.82%) Apple
11 217 (2.52%) IBM
12 206 (2.40%) Dell
12 206 (2.40%) Fujitsu
13 198 (2.30%) McAfee
14 193 (2.25%) EMC
15 177 (2.06%) CheckPoint
16 161 (1.87%) NetApp
17 138 (1.61%) Veritas
18 134 (1.56%) Avaya
19 127 (1.48%) Veeam
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 18 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Shepperton, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car + MS certs funded!
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum 10% bonus + pension + life + health
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum £30k - 45k per year + plus excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + co pension + flexi-time +
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + co pension + flexi-time +
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday