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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3846 3970 4125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.91% 18.49% 17.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.94% 63.82% 65.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3308 3356 3500
Average salary £38,375 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.06% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
5922 6221 6339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.66% 28.97% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5134 5224 5301
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Surrey +3 927 £39,000 +4.00% 95
Berkshire +2 865 £42,500 - 101
Hampshire -1 773 £35,000 -12.50% 77
Oxfordshire +5 370 £35,000 -12.50% 46
Buckinghamshire -3 247 £37,500 - 33
West Sussex -5 236 £40,000 - 15
Kent -3 222 £35,000 +12.90% 15
East Sussex +12 156 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Middlesex +13 25 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Home Counties +2 4 £47,000 -30.37%
Thames Valley -2 2 £56,500 -24.66%
Sussex -4 1 £75,000 +30.43%
M4 Corridor -4 1 £58,000 +0.86%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3109 (41.26%) Microsoft
2 2866 (38.03%) Windows Server
3 2590 (34.37%) Active Directory
4 2170 (28.80%) Linux
5 2091 (27.75%) VMware
6 1943 (25.78%) SQL
7 1786 (23.70%) SQL Server
8 1688 (22.40%) MS Excel
9 1581 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 1427 (18.94%) C#
11 1374 (18.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 1361 (18.06%) Firewall
13 1301 (17.26%) MS Exchange
14 1250 (16.59%) .NET
15 1227 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
16 1145 (15.19%) ITIL
17 1105 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1071 (14.21%) Cisco
19 1030 (13.67%) Degree
20 1011 (13.42%) MS Office
21 938 (12.45%) Windows 7
22 925 (12.27%) Finance
23 916 (12.15%) Citrix
24 883 (11.72%) Unix
25 876 (11.62%) DNS
26 846 (11.23%) Hyper-V
27 833 (11.05%) SAN
28 818 (10.85%) JavaScript
29 776 (10.30%) TCP/IP
30 762 (10.11%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1301 (17.26%) MS Exchange
2 645 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 621 (8.24%) IIS
4 478 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 451 (5.98%) SharePoint
6 244 (3.24%) Skype for Business
7 233 (3.09%) Apache
8 224 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 166 (2.20%) Tomcat
10 121 (1.61%) JBoss
11 107 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 103 (1.37%) CMS
13 101 (1.34%) Node.js
14 92 (1.22%) WebLogic
15 90 (1.19%) WebSphere
16 77 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 61 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
18 55 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
19 53 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
20 50 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1688 (22.40%) MS Excel
2 1011 (13.42%) MS Office
3 96 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 64 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.46%) MS Project
6 16 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
9 8 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.080%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.080%) Maple
11 4 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.053%) GIMP
11 4 (0.053%) InDesign
12 3 (0.040%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.027%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.027%) Siemens NX
13 2 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.013%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 99 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.17%) Lorenzo
6 13 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.15%) assyst
7 11 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.040%) GoldMine
11 3 (0.040%) KANA IQ
11 3 (0.040%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.040%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.040%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.040%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.027%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 673 (8.93%) Office 365
2 405 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 261 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
4 241 (3.20%) SaaS
5 43 (0.57%) IaaS
6 42 (0.56%) PaaS
7 41 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (0.37%) Google Apps
10 26 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.15%) GitHub
13 11 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
14 7 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.080%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.080%) Yammer
16 5 (0.066%) Adobe Analytics
17 4 (0.053%) Amazon S3
18 3 (0.040%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1361 (18.06%) Firewall
2 876 (11.62%) DNS
3 833 (11.05%) SAN
4 776 (10.30%) TCP/IP
5 670 (8.89%) WAN
6 646 (8.57%) LAN
7 537 (7.13%) DHCP
8 448 (5.94%) VPN
9 270 (3.58%) Internet
10 243 (3.22%) VoIP
11 209 (2.77%) Network Security
12 180 (2.39%) VLAN
13 166 (2.20%) NAS
14 160 (2.12%) Wireless
15 130 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
16 116 (1.54%) SSL
17 110 (1.46%) HTTP
18 105 (1.39%) iSCSI
19 103 (1.37%) LDAP
20 86 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1786 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 351 (4.66%) MySQL
3 297 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 257 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 193 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 173 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 158 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 154 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 148 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 104 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 100 (1.33%) Big Data
12 99 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 71 (0.94%) MongoDB
14 69 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
14 69 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 43 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 40 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
17 39 (0.52%) Hadoop
18 34 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 34 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 324 (4.30%) Visual Studio
2 251 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 196 (2.60%) Subversion
4 169 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 158 (2.10%) NUnit
6 136 (1.80%) JIRA
7 131 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 103 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 103 (1.37%) Selenium
9 99 (1.31%) Moq
10 97 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
11 85 (1.13%) MSTest
12 75 (1.00%) WebDriver
13 74 (0.98%) Maven
14 64 (0.85%) JUnit
15 58 (0.77%) TeamCity
16 49 (0.65%) Ant
17 46 (0.61%) SoapUI
18 44 (0.58%) HP UFT
19 43 (0.57%) ReSharper
General
1 925 (12.27%) Finance
2 410 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 154 (2.04%) Retail
4 152 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 127 (1.69%) Banking
6 118 (1.57%) Marketing
7 107 (1.42%) Electronics
8 87 (1.15%) German Language
9 77 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 71 (0.94%) Automotive
11 70 (0.93%) Legal
12 60 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 59 (0.78%) Advertising
14 54 (0.72%) French Language
15 49 (0.65%) Games
16 37 (0.49%) Publishing
17 36 (0.48%) Law
18 30 (0.40%) Back Office
19 28 (0.37%) Local Government
20 23 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1480 (19.64%) Developer
2 1169 (15.51%) Analyst
3 1103 (14.64%) Support Engineer
4 647 (8.59%) Support Analyst
5 617 (8.19%) IT Support
6 585 (7.76%) C# Developer
7 532 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 523 (6.94%) .NET Developer
9 469 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 432 (5.73%) Administrator
11 416 (5.52%) IT Engineer
12 364 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
13 362 (4.80%) Software Developer
14 345 (4.58%) Software Engineer
15 344 (4.56%) Windows Engineer
16 333 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 321 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
18 309 (4.10%) Technical Support
19 284 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
20 280 (3.72%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1250 (16.59%) .NET
2 689 (9.14%) HTML
3 561 (7.44%) CSS
4 555 (7.36%) ASP.NET
5 507 (6.73%) Web Services
6 412 (5.47%) jQuery
7 405 (5.37%) XML
8 344 (4.56%) WPF
9 309 (4.10%) WCF
10 270 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 224 (2.97%) WinForms
12 218 (2.89%) .NET Framework
13 184 (2.44%) AngularJS
14 168 (2.23%) Ajax
15 150 (1.99%) HTML5
16 134 (1.78%) Middleware
17 124 (1.65%) JSON
18 108 (1.43%) SOAP
19 101 (1.34%) Entity Framework
20 94 (1.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 542 (7.19%) Computer Science
2 519 (6.89%) Data Centre
3 501 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 279 (3.70%) Clustering
5 204 (2.71%) Driving Licence
6 190 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 168 (2.23%) Blackberry
8 166 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 164 (2.18%) Client/Server
10 156 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
11 148 (1.96%) Replication
12 142 (1.88%) User Experience
13 104 (1.38%) iPhone
14 98 (1.30%) Mathematics
15 95 (1.26%) iPad
16 87 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
17 74 (0.98%) Algorithms
18 71 (0.94%) N-Tier
19 61 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
20 58 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2866 (38.03%) Windows Server
2 2170 (28.80%) Linux
3 1581 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1374 (18.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 938 (12.45%) Windows 7
6 883 (11.72%) Unix
7 639 (8.48%) Windows 8
7 639 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 386 (5.12%) Android
9 371 (4.92%) Windows XP
10 290 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 290 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 275 (3.65%) Windows 10
12 236 (3.13%) Solaris
13 166 (2.20%) Mac OS X
14 118 (1.57%) Windows 2000
15 102 (1.35%) CentOS
16 84 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
17 81 (1.07%) Windows Vista
18 68 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1227 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1145 (15.19%) ITIL
3 686 (9.10%) Software Engineering
4 481 (6.38%) MVC
5 450 (5.97%) OO
6 411 (5.45%) TDD
7 384 (5.10%) Scrum
8 359 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 309 (4.10%) SDLC
10 290 (3.85%) Project Management
11 258 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 237 (3.14%) Service Delivery
13 228 (3.03%) Information Security
14 226 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
15 224 (2.97%) DevOps
16 223 (2.96%) Migration
17 222 (2.95%) Service Management
18 219 (2.91%) High Availability
19 216 (2.87%) OOP
20 215 (2.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1943 (25.78%) SQL
2 1427 (18.94%) C#
3 818 (10.85%) JavaScript
4 762 (10.11%) Java
5 719 (9.54%) C++
6 531 (7.05%) PowerShell
7 441 (5.85%) Python
8 350 (4.64%) Perl
9 324 (4.30%) C
10 262 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 205 (2.72%) Ruby
12 195 (2.59%) PHP
13 172 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 137 (1.82%) VB.NET
15 129 (1.71%) VB
16 94 (1.25%) PL/SQL
16 94 (1.25%) VBScript
17 72 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 63 (0.84%) Objective-C
19 34 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1030 (13.67%) Degree
2 736 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 417 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
4 414 (5.49%) MCSE
5 409 (5.43%) Security Cleared
6 354 (4.70%) CCNA
7 249 (3.30%) MCSA
8 245 (3.25%) SC Cleared
9 205 (2.72%) MCITP
10 187 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 182 (2.42%) MCP
12 111 (1.47%) CCNP
13 107 (1.42%) DV Cleared
14 91 (1.21%) CISSP
15 87 (1.15%) MCTS
16 76 (1.01%) A+ Certification
17 72 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
18 50 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 49 (0.65%) CCIE
19 49 (0.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 625 (8.29%) SLA
2 260 (3.45%) QA
3 126 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 39 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.24%) COBIT
7 15 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.19%) FISMA
9 13 (0.17%) DICOM
10 12 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.13%) COSO
12 9 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.080%) SEPA
14 5 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (0.066%) GLP
14 5 (0.066%) GMP
14 5 (0.066%) ISO27002
14 5 (0.066%) RMADS
15 4 (0.053%) HL7
System Software
1 2590 (34.37%) Active Directory
2 1105 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 846 (11.23%) Hyper-V
4 381 (5.06%) vSphere
5 281 (3.73%) XenApp
6 230 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 179 (2.38%) VMware ESX
8 126 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 74 (0.98%) Docker
10 69 (0.92%) Terminal Services
11 58 (0.77%) Xen
11 58 (0.77%) XenServer
12 49 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
13 42 (0.56%) VMware Server
14 34 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
15 32 (0.42%) vCloud
16 31 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
17 27 (0.36%) Squid
18 26 (0.35%) Firmware
19 23 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 459 (6.09%) SCCM
2 212 (2.81%) SCOM
3 184 (2.44%) Puppet
4 177 (2.35%) Backup Exec
5 157 (2.08%) WSUS
6 88 (1.17%) Nagios
6 88 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 74 (0.98%) SCVMM
8 70 (0.93%) NetBackup
9 61 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 56 (0.74%) Nmap
11 55 (0.73%) Nessus
12 51 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
13 43 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
13 43 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 40 (0.53%) SCSM
15 39 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
16 33 (0.44%) HP SIM
17 31 (0.41%) Ansible
18 29 (0.38%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 3109 (41.26%) Microsoft
2 2091 (27.75%) VMware
3 1071 (14.21%) Cisco
4 916 (12.15%) Citrix
5 650 (8.63%) Oracle
6 476 (6.32%) HP
7 321 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 255 (3.38%) Dell
9 206 (2.73%) Symantec
10 184 (2.44%) EMC
11 181 (2.40%) Sophos
12 180 (2.39%) Juniper
12 180 (2.39%) NetApp
13 177 (2.35%) CheckPoint
14 145 (1.92%) Apple
15 136 (1.80%) IBM
16 135 (1.79%) Google
17 123 (1.63%) Veeam
18 119 (1.58%) Avaya
19 114 (1.51%) F5
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Negotiable)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + stock options + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago