The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4411 4399 4366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.29% 19.83% 18.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.10% 67.94% 65.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3702 3810 3856
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6477 6475 6677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.32% 29.20% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5398 5591 5798
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 1182 £37,500 -6.25% 117
Hampshire 0 1002 £37,500 +7.14% 107
Surrey -6 936 £37,500 -2.59% 72
Buckinghamshire -1 374 £37,500 +7.14% 38
West Sussex -3 271 £35,000 -11.39% 26
Kent 0 256 £37,500 -6.25% 31
Oxfordshire -5 241 £32,730 -17.14% 39
East Sussex -5 163 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Middlesex +4 70 £47,500 +14.45% 6
Sussex -4 4 £45,000 -
Thames Valley -5 2 £60,000 -21.31%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3643 (42.79%) Microsoft
2 2538 (29.81%) SQL
3 2506 (29.44%) Active Directory
4 2263 (26.58%) SQL Server
5 2160 (25.37%) VMware
6 2124 (24.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2014 (23.66%) MS Excel
8 1963 (23.06%) Linux
9 1654 (19.43%) .NET
10 1523 (17.89%) MS Exchange
11 1456 (17.10%) C#
12 1450 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 1409 (16.55%) ITIL
14 1333 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1240 (14.57%) Windows 7
16 1196 (14.05%) Firewall
17 1180 (13.86%) Degree
18 1141 (13.40%) Citrix
19 1082 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
20 1078 (12.66%) MS Office
21 1018 (11.96%) Cisco
22 1000 (11.75%) Finance
23 985 (11.57%) Oracle
24 924 (10.85%) TCP/IP
25 917 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
26 915 (10.75%) DNS
27 884 (10.38%) UNIX
28 864 (10.15%) Security Cleared
29 857 (10.07%) SAN
30 849 (9.97%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1523 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 849 (9.97%) IIS
3 751 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 665 (7.81%) SharePoint
5 504 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 401 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 303 (3.56%) Apache
8 295 (3.47%) Lync
9 294 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 200 (2.35%) Tomcat
11 161 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 121 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 108 (1.27%) WebSphere
14 100 (1.17%) WebLogic
15 92 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
16 87 (1.02%) CMS
17 77 (0.90%) IBM Notes
18 76 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
19 74 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
20 65 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 2014 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 1078 (12.66%) MS Office
3 113 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 82 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 57 (0.67%) MS Project
6 41 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 34 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 20 (0.23%) Fireworks
10 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 10 (0.12%) FastStats
12 9 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.082%) SPSS
14 4 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.023%) InDesign
15 2 (0.023%) QuarkXPress
16 1 (0.012%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.012%) PageMaker
Business Applications
1 35 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 18 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.20%) Maximo
5 12 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.13%) Retail-J
7 8 (0.094%) Magento
8 7 (0.082%) Cordys
8 7 (0.082%) SAP Business One
8 7 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.070%) Academy Housing
9 6 (0.070%) arcHouse
10 5 (0.059%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.059%) SalesLogix
10 5 (0.059%) Summit
11 4 (0.047%) Agresso
11 4 (0.047%) TeleForm
11 4 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 285 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 232 (2.73%) Office 365
3 104 (1.22%) SaaS
4 70 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 66 (0.78%) IaaS
6 64 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (0.48%) PaaS
8 18 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 15 (0.18%) Heroku
10 10 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.059%) Route 53
11 5 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.035%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.023%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.012%) GitHub
14 1 (0.012%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1196 (14.05%) Firewall
2 924 (10.85%) TCP/IP
3 915 (10.75%) DNS
4 857 (10.07%) SAN
5 566 (6.65%) WAN
5 566 (6.65%) DHCP
6 558 (6.55%) LAN
7 528 (6.20%) VPN
8 447 (5.25%) Internet
9 283 (3.32%) VoIP
10 250 (2.94%) Network Security
11 247 (2.90%) Wireless
12 190 (2.23%) HTTP
13 173 (2.03%) VLAN
14 172 (2.02%) NAS
15 164 (1.93%) SSL
16 141 (1.66%) LDAP
17 127 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
18 115 (1.35%) FTP
19 88 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2263 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 427 (5.02%) MySQL
3 413 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 299 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 275 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 274 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 255 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 191 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 157 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 151 (1.77%) DB2
11 145 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 98 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 98 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 96 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
14 92 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
15 75 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
16 69 (0.81%) Big Data
17 56 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
18 49 (0.58%) SQLite
19 44 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 318 (3.74%) Visual Studio
2 175 (2.06%) Subversion
3 169 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 130 (1.53%) NUnit
5 123 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 93 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 91 (1.07%) MSTest
8 90 (1.06%) Moq
9 88 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
10 74 (0.87%) Selenium
11 61 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 59 (0.69%) JIRA
13 57 (0.67%) Ant
14 55 (0.65%) Jenkins
15 54 (0.63%) MSI
16 52 (0.61%) TestDirector
17 45 (0.53%) InstallShield
17 45 (0.53%) Maven
18 43 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
19 41 (0.48%) ReSharper
General
1 1000 (11.75%) Finance
2 440 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 330 (3.88%) Retail
4 118 (1.39%) Marketing
5 110 (1.29%) German Language
6 106 (1.25%) French Language
7 103 (1.21%) Electronics
8 97 (1.14%) Back Office
9 95 (1.12%) Legal
10 70 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 65 (0.76%) Games
12 62 (0.73%) Banking
13 60 (0.70%) Military
14 41 (0.48%) Law
15 37 (0.43%) Spanish Language
16 35 (0.41%) Publishing
17 33 (0.39%) Advertising
17 33 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 29 (0.34%) Aerospace
19 25 (0.29%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1515 (17.80%) Developer
2 1374 (16.14%) Analyst
3 1242 (14.59%) Support Engineer
4 726 (8.53%) Support Analyst
5 550 (6.46%) .NET Developer
6 454 (5.33%) Administrator
7 453 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 442 (5.19%) IT Support
9 438 (5.15%) Technical Support
10 437 (5.13%) Consultant
11 396 (4.65%) Software Engineer
12 376 (4.42%) Software Developer
13 375 (4.41%) C# Developer
14 358 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
15 337 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 287 (3.37%) 1st Line Support
17 271 (3.18%) Applications Support
18 270 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
19 264 (3.10%) Architect
20 249 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1654 (19.43%) .NET
2 847 (9.95%) ASP.NET
3 833 (9.79%) HTML
4 551 (6.47%) CSS
5 504 (5.92%) WCF
6 502 (5.90%) Web Services
7 489 (5.74%) XML
8 428 (5.03%) jQuery
9 353 (4.15%) WPF
10 345 (4.05%) .NET Framework
11 342 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 312 (3.66%) WinForms
13 189 (2.22%) Ajax
14 174 (2.04%) HTML5
15 151 (1.77%) XSLT
16 138 (1.62%) J2EE
16 138 (1.62%) LINQ
17 134 (1.57%) SOAP
18 124 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 119 (1.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 514 (6.04%) Computer Science
2 414 (4.86%) Clustering
3 295 (3.47%) Blackberry
4 250 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 215 (2.53%) Replication
6 187 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 132 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 132 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 124 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 113 (1.33%) Open Source
10 111 (1.30%) Statistics
11 105 (1.23%) Fat Client
11 105 (1.23%) Thin Client
12 99 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
13 94 (1.10%) PKI
14 71 (0.83%) Social Media
15 66 (0.78%) iPhone
16 64 (0.75%) Kindle
17 62 (0.73%) Physics
18 55 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2124 (24.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 1963 (23.06%) Linux
3 1450 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1240 (14.57%) Windows 7
5 917 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 884 (10.38%) UNIX
7 776 (9.12%) Windows XP
8 521 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 322 (3.78%) Android
10 259 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 254 (2.98%) Solaris
12 227 (2.67%) Apple iOS
13 191 (2.24%) AIX
14 167 (1.96%) Windows Vista
15 149 (1.75%) Mac OS X
16 142 (1.67%) Windows 2000
17 139 (1.63%) Ubuntu
18 125 (1.47%) Windows Phone
19 122 (1.43%) CentOS
20 104 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1409 (16.55%) ITIL
2 665 (7.81%) Software Engineering
3 556 (6.53%) MVC
4 444 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
5 430 (5.05%) OO
6 406 (4.77%) Project Management
7 334 (3.92%) TDD
8 327 (3.84%) Scrum
9 324 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 320 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 242 (2.84%) Service Management
12 238 (2.80%) Problem Management
13 237 (2.78%) Change Management
14 232 (2.73%) Incident Management
15 230 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
16 224 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
17 221 (2.60%) PRINCE2
18 200 (2.35%) Unit Testing
19 194 (2.28%) CRM
20 191 (2.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2538 (29.81%) SQL
2 1456 (17.10%) C#
3 826 (9.70%) JavaScript
4 724 (8.50%) Java
5 676 (7.94%) C++
6 396 (4.65%) C
7 326 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 316 (3.71%) T-SQL
9 308 (3.62%) VB.NET
10 267 (3.14%) PHP
11 262 (3.08%) Python
12 259 (3.04%) Perl
13 213 (2.50%) VB
14 147 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 137 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 121 (1.42%) Ruby
17 120 (1.41%) VBScript
18 119 (1.40%) PL/SQL
19 97 (1.14%) Objective-C
20 48 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1180 (13.86%) Degree
2 1082 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 864 (10.15%) Security Cleared
4 671 (7.88%) MCSE
5 647 (7.60%) SC Cleared
6 440 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
7 424 (4.98%) MCITP
8 371 (4.36%) CCNA
9 341 (4.01%) MCSA
10 310 (3.64%) MCP
10 310 (3.64%) DV Cleared
11 226 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 184 (2.16%) MCTS
13 169 (1.99%) CCNP
14 154 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
15 137 (1.61%) CISSP
16 110 (1.29%) ISEB
17 78 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
18 71 (0.83%) ISTQB
19 70 (0.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 591 (6.94%) SLA
2 202 (2.37%) QA
3 162 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 133 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 113 (1.33%) ISO 9001
6 69 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.38%) COBIT
8 14 (0.16%) WAI
9 12 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 10 (0.12%) DO-178B
11 9 (0.11%) DICOM
12 5 (0.059%) COSO
12 5 (0.059%) HL7
13 2 (0.023%) GPG13
13 2 (0.023%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.023%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.012%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2506 (29.44%) Active Directory
2 1333 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 738 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 380 (4.46%) vSphere
5 368 (4.32%) XenApp
6 226 (2.65%) VMware ESX
7 214 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 207 (2.43%) XenDesktop
9 101 (1.19%) XenServer
10 97 (1.14%) Terminal Services
11 96 (1.13%) ISA Server
12 82 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
13 76 (0.89%) UAG
14 71 (0.83%) vCloud
15 61 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
16 58 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
17 57 (0.67%) Xen
18 51 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
19 50 (0.59%) Snort
19 50 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 506 (5.94%) SCCM
2 266 (3.12%) Backup Exec
3 220 (2.58%) SCOM
4 152 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 113 (1.33%) WSUS
6 111 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 82 (0.96%) Tivoli
8 78 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
9 63 (0.74%) Puppet
10 62 (0.73%) ARCserve
10 62 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 58 (0.68%) Nagios
12 50 (0.59%) Data Guard
13 46 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
14 41 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 40 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
15 40 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 34 (0.40%) Legato
16 34 (0.40%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
16 34 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3643 (42.79%) Microsoft
2 2160 (25.37%) VMware
3 1141 (13.40%) Citrix
4 1018 (11.96%) Cisco
5 985 (11.57%) Oracle
6 609 (7.15%) HP
7 337 (3.96%) Symantec
8 328 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 262 (3.08%) IBM
10 259 (3.04%) Juniper
11 222 (2.61%) EMC
12 221 (2.60%) Dell
13 215 (2.53%) Apple
14 198 (2.33%) NetApp
15 169 (1.99%) CheckPoint
16 139 (1.63%) JBoss
17 130 (1.53%) Veeam
18 127 (1.49%) Fujitsu
19 114 (1.34%) SAP
20 113 (1.33%) F5
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excelent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Esum
Salary: Unspecified Execllent + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago