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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / South East
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2675 3741 4126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.32% 19.29% 19.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.64% 64.98% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2329 3279 3506
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%

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
4138 5757 6171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.34% 29.68% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3551 5031 5167
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +1 605 £37,250 -1.32% 64
Berkshire 0 586 £40,000 -6.97% 58
Hampshire -6 546 £37,500 - 95
Oxfordshire +1 259 £35,000 -12.50% 39
Buckinghamshire +4 214 £32,750 -6.42% 47
West Sussex -3 180 £39,500 -1.25% 21
Kent -2 148 £37,500 +7.14% 11
East Sussex +4 124 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Middlesex -6 14 £50,000 +78.57% 2
Sussex - 8 £55,000 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £67,500 -
Home Counties -2 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2215 (40.73%) Microsoft
2 1983 (36.47%) Active Directory
3 1974 (36.30%) Windows Server
4 1578 (29.02%) Linux
5 1504 (27.66%) VMware
6 1213 (22.31%) SQL Server
7 1141 (20.98%) SQL
8 1026 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 942 (17.32%) MS Excel
10 915 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 874 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 827 (15.21%) .NET
13 824 (15.15%) C#
14 796 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
15 794 (14.60%) Cisco
16 787 (14.47%) Firewall
17 776 (14.27%) MS Exchange
18 738 (13.57%) ITIL
19 733 (13.48%) Windows 7
20 689 (12.67%) Office 365
21 660 (12.14%) Hyper-V
22 659 (12.12%) MS Office
23 651 (11.97%) TCP/IP
24 621 (11.42%) Finance
25 606 (11.14%) Degree
26 597 (10.98%) DNS
27 591 (10.87%) Unix
28 516 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
29 509 (9.36%) PowerShell
30 504 (9.27%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 776 (14.27%) MS Exchange
2 364 (6.69%) IIS
3 278 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 226 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 192 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 179 (3.29%) Apache
7 159 (2.92%) Skype for Business
8 112 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 110 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 87 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
11 86 (1.58%) JBoss
12 70 (1.29%) WebLogic
13 52 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 44 (0.81%) CMS
15 42 (0.77%) NServiceBus
16 40 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
17 31 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
18 27 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
19 26 (0.48%) IBM Notes
20 25 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 942 (17.32%) MS Excel
2 659 (12.12%) MS Office
3 37 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.15%) MS Project
8 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.092%) Final Cut Pro
9 5 (0.092%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.074%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.074%) QuarkXPress
11 2 (0.037%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.037%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.018%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.018%) Simulink
12 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
3 13 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.17%) Teamcenter
6 6 (0.11%) Infor CRM
6 6 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.092%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.092%) FastStats
7 5 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.092%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.074%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.074%) Maximo
8 4 (0.074%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.037%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 689 (12.67%) Office 365
2 494 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 378 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (2.28%) SaaS
5 81 (1.49%) IaaS
6 70 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (1.07%) PaaS
8 21 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (0.17%) G Suite
12 8 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
13 7 (0.13%) Dropbox
13 7 (0.13%) Google Play
14 5 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.092%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.092%) iPaaS
14 5 (0.092%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.092%) Oracle CX
14 5 (0.092%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 787 (14.47%) Firewall
2 651 (11.97%) TCP/IP
3 597 (10.98%) DNS
4 432 (7.94%) LAN
5 427 (7.85%) SAN
6 416 (7.65%) DHCP
7 409 (7.52%) WAN
8 364 (6.69%) VPN
9 260 (4.78%) VoIP
10 205 (3.77%) VLAN
11 189 (3.48%) Network Security
12 172 (3.16%) Internet
13 151 (2.78%) Wireless
14 113 (2.08%) HTTP
15 106 (1.95%) SSL
16 103 (1.89%) LDAP
17 99 (1.82%) Skype
18 82 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
19 81 (1.49%) NAS
20 72 (1.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1213 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 204 (3.75%) MySQL
3 202 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 139 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 117 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 110 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 95 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 91 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 85 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 82 (1.51%) NoSQL
10 82 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 62 (1.14%) Big Data
12 60 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 50 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 50 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 48 (0.88%) Couchbase
14 48 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 44 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
16 38 (0.70%) CouchDB
17 37 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 173 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 163 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 135 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 91 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 66 (1.21%) JIRA
5 66 (1.21%) NUnit
6 60 (1.10%) Selenium
6 60 (1.10%) Subversion
7 58 (1.07%) TeamCity
8 42 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
9 40 (0.74%) Moq
10 36 (0.66%) MSTest
11 31 (0.57%) JSUnit
12 26 (0.48%) Metasploit
13 25 (0.46%) Maven
14 22 (0.40%) Toad
15 19 (0.35%) Vagrant
16 17 (0.31%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.28%) JUnit
18 14 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 621 (11.42%) Finance
2 248 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 108 (1.99%) Retail
4 107 (1.97%) Banking
5 91 (1.67%) German Language
6 72 (1.32%) Games
7 67 (1.23%) French Language
8 63 (1.16%) Marketing
9 50 (0.92%) Back Office
10 49 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 46 (0.85%) Legal
12 41 (0.75%) Electronics
13 32 (0.59%) Automotive
13 32 (0.59%) Military
14 28 (0.51%) Advertising
15 24 (0.44%) Law
16 23 (0.42%) Billing
17 21 (0.39%) Spanish Language
18 17 (0.31%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 926 (17.03%) Analyst
2 869 (15.98%) Support Engineer
3 735 (13.52%) Developer
4 474 (8.72%) IT Support
5 453 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 446 (8.20%) Support Analyst
7 358 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 329 (6.05%) Administrator
9 314 (5.77%) C# Developer
10 295 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
11 288 (5.30%) .NET Developer
12 282 (5.19%) IT Engineer
13 236 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
14 219 (4.03%) Service Analyst
14 219 (4.03%) Software Engineer
15 216 (3.97%) IT Analyst
16 211 (3.88%) Software Developer
17 210 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
18 206 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 204 (3.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 827 (15.21%) .NET
2 438 (8.05%) HTML
3 378 (6.95%) Web Services
4 363 (6.68%) CSS
5 360 (6.62%) ASP.NET
6 311 (5.72%) XML
7 235 (4.32%) jQuery
8 222 (4.08%) WCF
9 190 (3.49%) WinForms
10 168 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 167 (3.07%) .NET Framework
12 166 (3.05%) WPF
13 130 (2.39%) AngularJS
14 124 (2.28%) HTML5
15 115 (2.11%) Middleware
16 109 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 105 (1.93%) REST
18 102 (1.88%) SOAP
19 94 (1.73%) Entity Framework
20 91 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 345 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 334 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 289 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 173 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 172 (3.16%) Driving Licence
6 143 (2.63%) Clustering
7 112 (2.06%) User Experience
8 108 (1.99%) Replication
9 90 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 86 (1.58%) Blackberry
11 76 (1.40%) Statistics
12 71 (1.31%) Mathematics
13 69 (1.27%) iPad
14 66 (1.21%) PKI
15 64 (1.18%) Mobile App
16 59 (1.08%) Client/Server
17 50 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 47 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
19 46 (0.85%) Algorithms
20 44 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1974 (36.30%) Windows Server
2 1578 (29.02%) Linux
3 1026 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 915 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 733 (13.48%) Windows 7
6 591 (10.87%) Unix
7 373 (6.86%) Windows 8
8 353 (6.49%) Windows 10
9 320 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 192 (3.53%) Windows XP
11 183 (3.37%) Android
12 180 (3.31%) Apple iOS
13 157 (2.89%) Solaris
14 147 (2.70%) Mac OS X
15 145 (2.67%) CentOS
16 134 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 85 (1.56%) Mac OS
18 64 (1.18%) Windows 2000
19 57 (1.05%) AIX
20 50 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
2 738 (13.57%) ITIL
3 446 (8.20%) Software Engineering
4 302 (5.55%) Scrum
5 276 (5.08%) MVC
6 272 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 245 (4.51%) DevOps
8 222 (4.08%) TDD
9 213 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
10 207 (3.81%) Project Management
11 192 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 185 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
13 175 (3.22%) High Availability
14 170 (3.13%) Service Delivery
15 163 (3.00%) Multithreading
16 161 (2.96%) SDLC
17 156 (2.87%) Migration
18 148 (2.72%) Unit Testing
19 145 (2.67%) Cybersecurity
20 142 (2.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1141 (20.98%) SQL
2 824 (15.15%) C#
3 509 (9.36%) PowerShell
4 504 (9.27%) C++
5 458 (8.42%) JavaScript
6 450 (8.28%) Java
7 309 (5.68%) Python
8 301 (5.54%) C
9 242 (4.45%) T-SQL
10 204 (3.75%) Bash Shell
11 167 (3.07%) Perl
12 162 (2.98%) PHP
13 133 (2.45%) VB.NET
14 127 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 82 (1.51%) Ruby
16 80 (1.47%) VB
17 61 (1.12%) VBScript
18 40 (0.74%) PL/SQL
19 37 (0.68%) Objective-C
20 16 (0.29%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 606 (11.14%) Degree
2 516 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 330 (6.07%) MCSE
4 318 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
5 284 (5.22%) CCNA
6 277 (5.09%) Security Cleared
7 179 (3.29%) MCSA
8 169 (3.11%) SC Cleared
9 158 (2.91%) MCP
10 125 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 111 (2.04%) CISSP
12 107 (1.97%) CCNP
12 107 (1.97%) MCITP
13 102 (1.88%) ISEB
14 94 (1.73%) CEH
15 88 (1.62%) ISTQB
16 63 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
17 58 (1.07%) DV Cleared
18 52 (0.96%) A+ Certification
19 39 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 379 (6.97%) SLA
2 146 (2.68%) QA
3 69 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.22%) GAMP
6 12 (0.22%) SSAE 16
7 8 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.13%) Def Stans
8 7 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.11%) FISMA
10 3 (0.055%) COBIT
10 3 (0.055%) HL7
10 3 (0.055%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.055%) ISO13485
10 3 (0.055%) SDET
11 2 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.037%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1983 (36.47%) Active Directory
2 874 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 660 (12.14%) Hyper-V
4 223 (4.10%) vSphere
5 112 (2.06%) XenApp
6 98 (1.80%) VMware ESX
7 90 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
9 71 (1.31%) Firmware
10 60 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
11 47 (0.86%) Docker
12 39 (0.72%) Terminal Services
13 37 (0.68%) XenDesktop
13 37 (0.68%) XenServer
14 33 (0.61%) vCloud
15 32 (0.59%) Samba
16 25 (0.46%) iptables
16 25 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
17 23 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
18 22 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 299 (5.50%) SCCM
2 152 (2.80%) Puppet
3 131 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
4 112 (2.06%) SCOM
5 86 (1.58%) Nessus
6 85 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 54 (0.99%) WSUS
8 53 (0.97%) Nmap
9 50 (0.92%) Nagios
9 50 (0.92%) NetBackup
10 44 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
11 36 (0.66%) Ansible
12 33 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 33 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
13 30 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 27 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
15 25 (0.46%) Grafana
15 25 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
16 24 (0.44%) SCSM
17 23 (0.42%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2215 (40.73%) Microsoft
2 1504 (27.66%) VMware
3 794 (14.60%) Cisco
4 435 (8.00%) Citrix
5 338 (6.22%) Oracle
6 293 (5.39%) HP
7 230 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 171 (3.14%) Apple
9 162 (2.98%) Dell
10 148 (2.72%) NetApp
11 139 (2.56%) Juniper
12 138 (2.54%) CheckPoint
13 113 (2.08%) F5
14 103 (1.89%) Palo Alto
15 100 (1.84%) IBM
16 95 (1.75%) Veeam
17 88 (1.62%) Sophos
18 78 (1.43%) EMC
19 74 (1.36%) Avaya
20 71 (1.31%) Sun
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36k+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £29,000 to £31,000 per annum EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To 50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-44,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 per annum + MCSE training
Posted: 3 days ago