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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3701 4154 3821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.23% 19.90% 18.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.98% 66.86% 67.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3256 3509 3234
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
5696 6213 5686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.60% 29.76% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4974 5171 4669
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -4 850 £43,000 +2.38% 144
Surrey +2 840 £37,500 - 118
Hampshire 0 775 £37,500 - 110
Oxfordshire +5 352 £40,000 +7.38% 61
Buckinghamshire -9 288 £35,000 - 41
West Sussex -5 228 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Kent -3 225 £36,250 -3.33% 34
East Sussex -1 111 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Middlesex -5 19 £30,000 -36.84%
Home Counties +1 2 £40,000 +3.22%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3037 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 2970 (38.14%) Windows Server
3 2629 (33.76%) Active Directory
4 2261 (29.04%) Linux
5 2119 (27.21%) VMware
6 2103 (27.01%) SQL
7 1986 (25.50%) SQL Server
8 1742 (22.37%) MS Excel
9 1709 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 1511 (19.40%) C#
11 1400 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 1359 (17.45%) MS Exchange
13 1338 (17.18%) .NET
14 1315 (16.89%) Firewall
15 1294 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
16 1237 (15.89%) ITIL
17 1181 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1092 (14.02%) Cisco
19 1064 (13.66%) Degree
20 1041 (13.37%) Finance
21 931 (11.96%) MS Office
22 921 (11.83%) Unix
23 910 (11.69%) JavaScript
24 903 (11.60%) TCP/IP
25 887 (11.39%) Windows 7
26 877 (11.26%) Citrix
27 841 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
28 838 (10.76%) DNS
29 823 (10.57%) Hyper-V
30 788 (10.12%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1359 (17.45%) MS Exchange
2 718 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 640 (8.22%) IIS
4 464 (5.96%) SharePoint
5 463 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 267 (3.43%) Apache
7 262 (3.36%) Skype for Business
8 250 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 132 (1.70%) Tomcat
10 127 (1.63%) CMS
11 117 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 114 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
13 100 (1.28%) JBoss
14 93 (1.19%) WebLogic
15 86 (1.10%) Node.js
15 86 (1.10%) WebSphere
16 57 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
17 49 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
17 49 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
18 43 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1742 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 931 (11.96%) MS Office
3 82 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 82 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.46%) MS Project
5 20 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
6 13 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.051%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.039%) GIMP
10 3 (0.039%) InDesign
10 3 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.026%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.013%) Maple
12 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 61 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 11 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.064%) SDL Web 8
10 4 (0.051%) assyst
10 4 (0.051%) OpenCart
10 4 (0.051%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.051%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.051%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.039%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.039%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.039%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.039%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 547 (7.02%) Office 365
2 343 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 191 (2.45%) SaaS
5 50 (0.64%) IaaS
6 48 (0.62%) PaaS
7 47 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (0.58%) Google Apps
9 30 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
14 9 (0.12%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.077%) Google Drive
16 5 (0.064%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.064%) GitHub
17 4 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.051%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1315 (16.89%) Firewall
2 903 (11.60%) TCP/IP
3 838 (10.76%) DNS
4 788 (10.12%) SAN
5 641 (8.23%) WAN
6 636 (8.17%) LAN
7 478 (6.14%) DHCP
8 466 (5.98%) VPN
9 280 (3.60%) Internet
10 229 (2.94%) Network Security
11 217 (2.79%) VoIP
12 167 (2.14%) NAS
13 155 (1.99%) Wireless
14 151 (1.94%) VLAN
15 134 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
16 130 (1.67%) SSL
17 124 (1.59%) iSCSI
18 94 (1.21%) LDAP
19 93 (1.19%) HTTP
20 76 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1986 (25.50%) SQL Server
2 388 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 355 (4.56%) MySQL
4 270 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 250 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 226 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 207 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 184 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 178 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 142 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 140 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 102 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 99 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
14 96 (1.23%) Big Data
15 77 (0.99%) MongoDB
16 74 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
17 70 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 62 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
19 56 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
20 51 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 336 (4.31%) Visual Studio
2 253 (3.25%) Subversion
3 234 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 216 (2.77%) Git (software)
5 188 (2.41%) NUnit
6 133 (1.71%) Moq
7 130 (1.67%) JIRA
8 120 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
9 118 (1.52%) Selenium
10 116 (1.49%) MSTest
11 98 (1.26%) Jenkins
12 91 (1.17%) Eclipse
13 86 (1.10%) WebDriver
14 72 (0.92%) JUnit
15 68 (0.87%) SoapUI
16 59 (0.76%) TeamCity
17 54 (0.69%) HP UFT
17 54 (0.69%) Maven
18 50 (0.64%) JMeter
19 43 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 1041 (13.37%) Finance
2 375 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 158 (2.03%) Retail
4 124 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 113 (1.45%) Banking
6 109 (1.40%) Electronics
6 109 (1.40%) German Language
7 106 (1.36%) Marketing
8 87 (1.12%) French Language
9 68 (0.87%) Advertising
10 59 (0.76%) Legal
11 57 (0.73%) Automotive
12 52 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 48 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 46 (0.59%) Games
15 38 (0.49%) Law
16 34 (0.44%) Publishing
17 33 (0.42%) Back Office
18 27 (0.35%) Spanish Language
19 21 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1682 (21.60%) Developer
2 1104 (14.18%) Analyst
3 1072 (13.77%) Support Engineer
4 700 (8.99%) IT Support
5 672 (8.63%) C# Developer
6 634 (8.14%) .NET Developer
7 589 (7.56%) Support Analyst
8 521 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 495 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 465 (5.97%) Administrator
11 445 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 431 (5.53%) IT Engineer
13 386 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
14 376 (4.83%) Software Developer
15 332 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
16 314 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
17 298 (3.83%) Technical Support
18 284 (3.65%) IT Support Engineer
19 283 (3.63%) Software Engineer
20 282 (3.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1338 (17.18%) .NET
2 768 (9.86%) HTML
3 656 (8.42%) ASP.NET
4 589 (7.56%) CSS
5 530 (6.81%) Web Services
6 443 (5.69%) jQuery
7 435 (5.59%) XML
8 408 (5.24%) WPF
9 350 (4.49%) WCF
10 336 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 312 (4.01%) WinForms
12 287 (3.69%) .NET Framework
13 207 (2.66%) Ajax
14 186 (2.39%) AngularJS
15 185 (2.38%) Middleware
16 173 (2.22%) HTML5
17 163 (2.09%) SOAP
18 148 (1.90%) JSON
19 136 (1.75%) REST
20 125 (1.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 616 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 563 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 543 (6.97%) Computer Science
4 276 (3.54%) Clustering
5 228 (2.93%) Blackberry
6 219 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 208 (2.67%) Driving Licence
8 205 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 195 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 175 (2.25%) Mobile App
11 158 (2.03%) Replication
12 134 (1.72%) User Experience
13 113 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
14 103 (1.32%) iPhone
14 103 (1.32%) N-Tier
15 102 (1.31%) Mathematics
16 87 (1.12%) iPad
17 70 (0.90%) Algorithms
18 68 (0.87%) EMC VNX
19 64 (0.82%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2970 (38.14%) Windows Server
2 2261 (29.04%) Linux
3 1709 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1400 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 921 (11.83%) Unix
6 887 (11.39%) Windows 7
7 734 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 648 (8.32%) Windows 8
9 456 (5.86%) Windows XP
10 386 (4.96%) Android
11 290 (3.72%) Apple iOS
12 280 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 213 (2.74%) Solaris
14 175 (2.25%) Mac OS X
15 161 (2.07%) Windows 10
16 158 (2.03%) CentOS
17 109 (1.40%) Windows 2000
18 97 (1.25%) Ubuntu
18 97 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
19 93 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1294 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1237 (15.89%) ITIL
3 613 (7.87%) Software Engineering
4 583 (7.49%) MVC
5 478 (6.14%) Scrum
6 474 (6.09%) TDD
7 454 (5.83%) OO
8 391 (5.02%) Project Management
9 367 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 320 (4.11%) SDLC
11 298 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 297 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
13 283 (3.63%) Service Management
14 268 (3.44%) Information Security
15 249 (3.20%) Migration
16 235 (3.02%) High Availability
17 223 (2.86%) Service Delivery
18 213 (2.74%) DevOps
19 210 (2.70%) CRM
19 210 (2.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2103 (27.01%) SQL
2 1511 (19.40%) C#
3 910 (11.69%) JavaScript
4 773 (9.93%) Java
5 679 (8.72%) C++
6 523 (6.72%) PowerShell
7 368 (4.73%) Python
8 364 (4.67%) T-SQL
9 350 (4.49%) Perl
10 339 (4.35%) C
11 194 (2.49%) Ruby
12 193 (2.48%) PHP
13 157 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 132 (1.70%) VB.NET
15 117 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 115 (1.48%) VB
17 88 (1.13%) Shell Script
18 84 (1.08%) VBScript
19 66 (0.85%) Objective-C
20 46 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1064 (13.66%) Degree
2 841 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 517 (6.64%) MCSE
4 407 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
5 400 (5.14%) Security Cleared
6 354 (4.55%) CCNA
7 327 (4.20%) MCSA
8 301 (3.87%) MCITP
9 255 (3.27%) MCP
10 202 (2.59%) SC Cleared
11 188 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 110 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 104 (1.34%) CISSP
14 102 (1.31%) MCTS
15 100 (1.28%) CCNP
16 89 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
17 70 (0.90%) ISEB
18 67 (0.86%) A+ Certification
19 59 (0.76%) CEH
20 51 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 572 (7.35%) SLA
2 206 (2.65%) QA
3 79 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 43 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.32%) COBIT
7 18 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.17%) FISMA
9 11 (0.14%) SEPA
10 9 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (0.10%) COSO
12 6 (0.077%) Data Quality
12 6 (0.077%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.077%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.077%) MISRA
12 6 (0.077%) MISRA C
13 5 (0.064%) GxP
14 4 (0.051%) DICOM
14 4 (0.051%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2629 (33.76%) Active Directory
2 1181 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 823 (10.57%) Hyper-V
4 396 (5.09%) vSphere
5 215 (2.76%) VMware ESX
6 209 (2.68%) XenApp
7 152 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
8 125 (1.61%) XenDesktop
9 102 (1.31%) Terminal Services
10 68 (0.87%) Xen
11 61 (0.78%) XenServer
12 56 (0.72%) vCloud
13 55 (0.71%) VMware Server
14 39 (0.50%) ISA Server
15 38 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
16 37 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
17 35 (0.45%) Firmware
17 35 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 35 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
18 31 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 480 (6.16%) SCCM
2 266 (3.42%) SCOM
3 199 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 149 (1.91%) Puppet
5 139 (1.79%) WSUS
6 87 (1.12%) SCVMM
7 74 (0.95%) NetBackup
8 67 (0.86%) Nagios
8 67 (0.86%) Nmap
9 66 (0.85%) Nessus
10 61 (0.78%) Tivoli
11 55 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
12 48 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
13 44 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
14 39 (0.50%) SCSM
15 37 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 32 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 32 (0.41%) Windows Intune
17 31 (0.40%) SCOrch
18 30 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3037 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 2119 (27.21%) VMware
3 1092 (14.02%) Cisco
4 877 (11.26%) Citrix
5 782 (10.04%) Oracle
6 466 (5.98%) HP
7 310 (3.98%) Dell
8 304 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 264 (3.39%) Symantec
10 261 (3.35%) EMC
11 197 (2.53%) Google
12 187 (2.40%) Juniper
13 182 (2.34%) CheckPoint
14 176 (2.26%) NetApp
15 151 (1.94%) Apple
15 151 (1.94%) IBM
16 143 (1.84%) Avaya
17 118 (1.52%) Sophos
18 108 (1.39%) F5
19 90 (1.16%) Veeam
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