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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3636 3889 4175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.94% 18.40% 17.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.91% 62.40% 65.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 3289 3581
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
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
5517 6232 6360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.26% 29.48% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 5231 5377
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 853 £40,000 - 75
Berkshire +3 781 £42,500 +6.25% 86
Hampshire -3 732 £35,000 -12.50% 80
Oxfordshire +7 386 £35,000 -11.39% 41
Buckinghamshire -4 246 £35,000 -5.40% 38
West Sussex -7 230 £40,000 -5.88% 24
Kent -1 206 £35,000 +7.69% 18
East Sussex +15 159 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Middlesex +9 24 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Home Counties -1 2 £42,500 -37.03%
Thames Valley - 2 £55,250 -
M4 Corridor -3 1 £58,000 +0.86%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 3077 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 2726 (37.01%) Windows Server
3 2501 (33.95%) Active Directory
4 2088 (28.35%) Linux
5 2053 (27.87%) VMware
6 1853 (25.16%) SQL
7 1689 (22.93%) SQL Server
8 1614 (21.91%) MS Excel
9 1475 (20.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 1351 (18.34%) C#
11 1304 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 1298 (17.62%) Firewall
13 1233 (16.74%) MS Exchange
14 1190 (16.16%) .NET
15 1177 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
16 1098 (14.91%) ITIL
17 1093 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 1036 (14.06%) Cisco
19 1019 (13.83%) Degree
20 989 (13.43%) MS Office
21 948 (12.87%) Windows 7
22 931 (12.64%) Finance
23 886 (12.03%) Citrix
24 874 (11.87%) DNS
25 862 (11.70%) Hyper-V
26 857 (11.63%) Unix
27 813 (11.04%) SAN
28 762 (10.34%) Java
29 752 (10.21%) JavaScript
30 749 (10.17%) 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 1233 (16.74%) MS Exchange
2 581 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 569 (7.72%) IIS
4 436 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 406 (5.51%) SharePoint
6 238 (3.23%) Skype for Business
7 219 (2.97%) Apache
8 206 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 172 (2.34%) Tomcat
10 112 (1.52%) JBoss
11 98 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 88 (1.19%) CMS
13 86 (1.17%) WebSphere
14 84 (1.14%) Node.js
15 83 (1.13%) WebLogic
16 71 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
17 59 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 59 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
18 55 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
19 47 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1614 (21.91%) MS Excel
2 989 (13.43%) MS Office
3 94 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 56 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 42 (0.57%) MS Project
6 14 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.081%) Maple
10 5 (0.068%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.054%) GIMP
11 4 (0.054%) InDesign
12 3 (0.041%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.027%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.027%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.014%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.014%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 102 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 12 (0.16%) assyst
7 12 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.12%) Lorenzo
9 7 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (0.081%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.041%) GoldMine
11 3 (0.041%) KANA IQ
11 3 (0.041%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.041%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.041%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.041%) Temenos T24
12 2 (0.027%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 697 (9.46%) Office 365
2 402 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 258 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 258 (3.50%) SaaS
4 46 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (0.54%) IaaS
6 38 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 38 (0.52%) PaaS
7 27 (0.37%) Google Apps
8 18 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.20%) Google Play
10 14 (0.19%) iTunes
11 13 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.15%) GitHub
13 10 (0.14%) Yammer
14 9 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.081%) Google Tag Manager
16 5 (0.068%) Adobe Analytics
16 5 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1298 (17.62%) Firewall
2 874 (11.87%) DNS
3 813 (11.04%) SAN
4 725 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 638 (8.66%) WAN
6 619 (8.40%) LAN
7 535 (7.26%) DHCP
8 443 (6.01%) VPN
9 265 (3.60%) Internet
10 231 (3.14%) VoIP
11 227 (3.08%) Network Security
12 172 (2.34%) NAS
13 169 (2.29%) VLAN
14 162 (2.20%) Wireless
15 124 (1.68%) HTTP
16 120 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
17 116 (1.57%) SSL
18 102 (1.38%) LDAP
19 94 (1.28%) iSCSI
20 80 (1.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1689 (22.93%) SQL Server
2 329 (4.47%) MySQL
3 281 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 258 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 181 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 157 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 151 (2.05%) Oracle Database
8 150 (2.04%) NoSQL
9 134 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 111 (1.51%) Big Data
11 101 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 91 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 66 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 63 (0.86%) MongoDB
15 51 (0.69%) Hadoop
16 42 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
17 35 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 33 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 31 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 312 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 234 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 178 (2.42%) Subversion
4 165 (2.24%) NUnit
5 140 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 130 (1.76%) JIRA
7 128 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 106 (1.44%) Moq
9 105 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 105 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 101 (1.37%) MSTest
11 99 (1.34%) Selenium
12 75 (1.02%) WebDriver
13 71 (0.96%) Maven
14 62 (0.84%) JUnit
15 59 (0.80%) TeamCity
16 48 (0.65%) SoapUI
17 47 (0.64%) Ant
18 42 (0.57%) ReSharper
19 41 (0.56%) HP UFT
General
1 931 (12.64%) Finance
2 437 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 158 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 154 (2.09%) Retail
5 132 (1.79%) Banking
6 129 (1.75%) Marketing
7 101 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 93 (1.26%) Electronics
9 91 (1.24%) Automotive
10 79 (1.07%) German Language
11 72 (0.98%) Legal
12 64 (0.87%) Advertising
13 59 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 55 (0.75%) Games
15 40 (0.54%) French Language
16 36 (0.49%) Law
17 34 (0.46%) Publishing
18 30 (0.41%) Back Office
19 22 (0.30%) Local Government
20 21 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1409 (19.13%) Developer
2 1190 (16.16%) Analyst
3 1070 (14.53%) Support Engineer
4 661 (8.97%) Support Analyst
5 573 (7.78%) IT Support
6 565 (7.67%) C# Developer
7 517 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 509 (6.91%) .NET Developer
9 447 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
10 393 (5.34%) Administrator
11 387 (5.25%) IT Engineer
12 369 (5.01%) Software Developer
13 354 (4.81%) Software Engineer
14 352 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
15 340 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 333 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
17 320 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
18 294 (3.99%) Technical Support
19 265 (3.60%) Infrastructure Support
20 263 (3.57%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1190 (16.16%) .NET
2 650 (8.82%) HTML
3 537 (7.29%) CSS
4 519 (7.05%) ASP.NET
5 482 (6.54%) Web Services
6 411 (5.58%) XML
7 390 (5.29%) jQuery
8 331 (4.49%) WPF
9 298 (4.05%) WCF
10 272 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 224 (3.04%) WinForms
12 203 (2.76%) .NET Framework
13 172 (2.34%) AngularJS
14 152 (2.06%) Ajax
15 143 (1.94%) HTML5
16 122 (1.66%) Middleware
16 122 (1.66%) SOAP
17 112 (1.52%) JSON
18 94 (1.28%) CSS3
19 93 (1.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 538 (7.30%) Computer Science
2 489 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 477 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 255 (3.46%) Clustering
5 216 (2.93%) Driving Licence
6 189 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 153 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 144 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 143 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 141 (1.91%) Mobile App
11 140 (1.90%) Replication
12 128 (1.74%) User Experience
13 107 (1.45%) Mathematics
14 101 (1.37%) iPad
15 94 (1.28%) iPhone
16 93 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
17 70 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
18 62 (0.84%) Smartphone
19 60 (0.81%) Algorithms
19 60 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2726 (37.01%) Windows Server
2 2088 (28.35%) Linux
3 1475 (20.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1304 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 948 (12.87%) Windows 7
6 857 (11.63%) Unix
7 632 (8.58%) Windows 8
8 572 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 354 (4.81%) Android
10 320 (4.34%) Windows XP
11 298 (4.05%) Windows 10
12 266 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 261 (3.54%) Apple iOS
14 199 (2.70%) Solaris
15 165 (2.24%) Mac OS X
16 96 (1.30%) Windows 2000
17 95 (1.29%) CentOS
18 72 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
18 72 (0.98%) Windows Vista
19 63 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1177 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1098 (14.91%) ITIL
3 714 (9.69%) Software Engineering
4 453 (6.15%) MVC
5 435 (5.91%) OO
6 401 (5.44%) TDD
7 375 (5.09%) Scrum
8 353 (4.79%) Mentoring
9 316 (4.29%) SDLC
10 285 (3.87%) Project Management
11 242 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 232 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
13 226 (3.07%) DevOps
14 222 (3.01%) Multithreading
15 216 (2.93%) Information Security
16 214 (2.91%) Service Delivery
17 212 (2.88%) CRM
18 211 (2.86%) High Availability
19 207 (2.81%) OOP
20 205 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1853 (25.16%) SQL
2 1351 (18.34%) C#
3 762 (10.34%) Java
4 752 (10.21%) JavaScript
5 749 (10.17%) C++
6 531 (7.21%) PowerShell
7 450 (6.11%) Python
8 378 (5.13%) C
9 355 (4.82%) Perl
10 244 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 189 (2.57%) PHP
12 178 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 172 (2.34%) Ruby
14 136 (1.85%) VB.NET
15 130 (1.76%) VB
16 95 (1.29%) VBScript
17 87 (1.18%) PL/SQL
18 62 (0.84%) Shell Script
19 55 (0.75%) Objective-C
20 32 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1019 (13.83%) Degree
2 709 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 437 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 394 (5.35%) MCSE
5 393 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
6 337 (4.58%) CCNA
7 266 (3.61%) SC Cleared
8 239 (3.24%) MCSA
9 199 (2.70%) MCITP
10 198 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 184 (2.50%) MCP
12 123 (1.67%) DV Cleared
13 105 (1.43%) CCNP
14 94 (1.28%) CISSP
15 92 (1.25%) MCTS
16 73 (0.99%) A+ Certification
17 70 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
18 63 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 54 (0.73%) CEH
20 53 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 632 (8.58%) SLA
2 260 (3.53%) QA
3 150 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.22%) DICOM
8 15 (0.20%) FISMA
9 13 (0.18%) COBIT
10 12 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.081%) COSO
12 6 (0.081%) RMADS
12 6 (0.081%) SEPA
13 5 (0.068%) GLP
13 5 (0.068%) GMP
13 5 (0.068%) ISO27002
14 4 (0.054%) HL7
14 4 (0.054%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2501 (33.95%) Active Directory
2 1093 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 862 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 365 (4.96%) vSphere
5 286 (3.88%) XenApp
6 225 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 160 (2.17%) VMware ESX
8 117 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 74 (1.00%) Docker
10 57 (0.77%) XenServer
11 55 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
12 49 (0.67%) Terminal Services
13 45 (0.61%) Xen
14 41 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
15 35 (0.48%) vCloud
15 35 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
16 33 (0.45%) VMware Server
17 30 (0.41%) Squid
18 29 (0.39%) Firmware
18 29 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 453 (6.15%) SCCM
2 183 (2.48%) SCOM
3 177 (2.40%) Puppet
4 176 (2.39%) Backup Exec
5 158 (2.14%) WSUS
6 87 (1.18%) Nagios
7 86 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 80 (1.09%) NetBackup
9 70 (0.95%) Nessus
10 68 (0.92%) Nmap
11 64 (0.87%) SCVMM
12 59 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 57 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
14 45 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
15 41 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
16 39 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 38 (0.52%) Ansible
18 35 (0.48%) OpenAM
19 32 (0.43%) HP SIM
20 28 (0.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3077 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 2053 (27.87%) VMware
3 1036 (14.06%) Cisco
4 886 (12.03%) Citrix
5 596 (8.09%) Oracle
6 496 (6.73%) HP
7 298 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 235 (3.19%) Dell
9 199 (2.70%) Symantec
10 195 (2.65%) NetApp
11 177 (2.40%) EMC
12 166 (2.25%) Juniper
12 166 (2.25%) Sophos
13 156 (2.12%) CheckPoint
14 148 (2.01%) IBM
15 140 (1.90%) Apple
16 134 (1.82%) Veeam
17 109 (1.48%) Google
18 108 (1.47%) F5
19 103 (1.40%) Avaya
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum superb basic with guaranteed bonus a
Posted: 7 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DS Smith
Salary: Up to £30K, bonus up to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Private Medical & Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: Yesterday
Caterham, Surrey
Caterham School
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus 10% + bens.
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago