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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3450 3845 4395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.69% 18.50% 19.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.45% 63.55% 67.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 3378 3677
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
5437 6050 6474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.45% 29.11% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4728 5158 5386
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Hampshire -1 759 £35,000 -6.66% 105
Surrey +1 739 £42,500 +6.25% 62
Berkshire 0 738 £47,500 +20.25% 75
Oxfordshire 0 321 £40,000 +0.62% 37
Buckinghamshire -3 270 £32,500 -1.51% 30
West Sussex -7 249 £42,500 - 24
Kent +3 177 £35,000 - 23
East Sussex +10 163 £42,500 +8.97% 15
Middlesex +1 19 £40,000 - 2
Sussex +5 3 £25,000 -44.44%
M4 Corridor - 3 £27,500 -
Home Counties -1 1 £25,000 -61.53%
Thames Valley - 1 £57,500 - 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2997 (41.05%) Microsoft
2 2558 (35.04%) Windows Server
3 2470 (33.83%) Active Directory
4 2106 (28.85%) Linux
5 2081 (28.50%) VMware
6 1775 (24.31%) SQL
7 1582 (21.67%) SQL Server
8 1436 (19.67%) MS Excel
9 1434 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 1316 (18.02%) C#
11 1221 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 1206 (16.52%) Firewall
13 1203 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1177 (16.12%) .NET
15 1108 (15.18%) MS Exchange
16 1092 (14.96%) ITIL
17 1086 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
18 1044 (14.30%) Cisco
19 1036 (14.19%) Degree
20 964 (13.20%) Finance
21 962 (13.18%) Windows 7
22 918 (12.57%) MS Office
23 855 (11.71%) Citrix
24 834 (11.42%) DNS
25 832 (11.40%) C++
26 824 (11.29%) Hyper-V
27 790 (10.82%) Unix
28 757 (10.37%) Software Engineering
29 746 (10.22%) TCP/IP
30 744 (10.19%) SAN

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 1108 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 567 (7.77%) IIS
3 463 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 368 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 349 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 231 (3.16%) Apache
7 203 (2.78%) Skype for Business
8 202 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 167 (2.29%) Tomcat
10 112 (1.53%) JBoss
11 97 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 85 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
13 80 (1.10%) CMS
14 78 (1.07%) WebSphere
15 77 (1.05%) WebLogic
16 62 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
17 54 (0.74%) nginx
18 47 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 47 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
19 44 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1436 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 918 (12.57%) MS Office
3 83 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.34%) MS Project
6 11 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.082%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.082%) Maple
10 4 (0.055%) InDesign
11 3 (0.041%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.027%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.027%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.014%) GIMP
13 1 (0.014%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 101 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 18 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 17 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.15%) assyst
9 8 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.068%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.041%) GoldMine
12 3 (0.041%) HFM
12 3 (0.041%) KANA IQ
12 3 (0.041%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.027%) Teamcenter
13 2 (0.027%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 707 (9.68%) Office 365
2 408 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 312 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
4 264 (3.62%) SaaS
5 85 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (0.84%) IaaS
7 47 (0.64%) PaaS
8 26 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (0.27%) Google Apps
10 12 (0.16%) GitHub
11 11 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.14%) iTunes
12 10 (0.14%) Yammer
13 9 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.11%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.082%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.055%) Adobe Analytics
16 4 (0.055%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1206 (16.52%) Firewall
2 834 (11.42%) DNS
3 746 (10.22%) TCP/IP
4 744 (10.19%) SAN
5 611 (8.37%) WAN
6 583 (7.99%) LAN
7 565 (7.74%) DHCP
8 413 (5.66%) VPN
9 280 (3.84%) Network Security
10 268 (3.67%) VoIP
11 240 (3.29%) Internet
12 186 (2.55%) VLAN
13 170 (2.33%) NAS
14 168 (2.30%) Wireless
15 156 (2.14%) HTTP
16 137 (1.88%) SSL
17 103 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
18 100 (1.37%) LDAP
19 91 (1.25%) SMTP
20 78 (1.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1582 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 288 (3.94%) MySQL
3 263 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 222 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 150 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 130 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 119 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 118 (1.62%) Big Data
9 115 (1.58%) NoSQL
10 110 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 98 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 73 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 53 (0.73%) Hadoop
14 51 (0.70%) MongoDB
15 50 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 48 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
17 41 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
18 37 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 33 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
20 27 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 290 (3.97%) Visual Studio
2 207 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 168 (2.30%) Subversion
4 152 (2.08%) NUnit
5 128 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 111 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 103 (1.41%) JIRA
8 98 (1.34%) Selenium
9 93 (1.27%) MSTest
10 85 (1.16%) Eclipse
11 82 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
12 81 (1.11%) Moq
13 71 (0.97%) TeamCity
14 68 (0.93%) WebDriver
15 53 (0.73%) SoapUI
16 50 (0.68%) Maven
17 49 (0.67%) JUnit
18 41 (0.56%) HP UFT
19 40 (0.55%) MSI
20 37 (0.51%) Metasploit
General
1 964 (13.20%) Finance
2 482 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 172 (2.36%) Retail
4 167 (2.29%) Banking
5 150 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 126 (1.73%) Marketing
7 121 (1.66%) Aerospace
7 121 (1.66%) Automotive
8 106 (1.45%) Electronics
9 101 (1.38%) Games
10 77 (1.05%) German Language
11 68 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 64 (0.88%) Advertising
13 61 (0.84%) Back Office
14 56 (0.77%) Legal
15 48 (0.66%) French Language
16 42 (0.58%) Law
17 30 (0.41%) Publishing
18 23 (0.32%) Local Government
19 21 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1304 (17.86%) Developer
2 1250 (17.12%) Analyst
3 1058 (14.49%) Support Engineer
4 663 (9.08%) Support Analyst
5 558 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 551 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 535 (7.33%) IT Support
8 497 (6.81%) .NET Developer
9 416 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 393 (5.38%) Software Engineer
11 374 (5.12%) IT Engineer
12 356 (4.88%) Software Developer
13 348 (4.77%) Windows Engineer
14 346 (4.74%) Administrator
15 342 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
16 317 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 286 (3.92%) IT Analyst
18 281 (3.85%) Service Analyst
19 280 (3.84%) Technical Support
20 275 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1177 (16.12%) .NET
2 574 (7.86%) HTML
3 559 (7.66%) ASP.NET
4 504 (6.90%) CSS
5 493 (6.75%) Web Services
6 429 (5.88%) XML
7 380 (5.20%) jQuery
8 294 (4.03%) WCF
9 289 (3.96%) WPF
10 287 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 205 (2.81%) WinForms
12 198 (2.71%) .NET Framework
13 160 (2.19%) AngularJS
14 157 (2.15%) SOAP
15 139 (1.90%) Ajax
16 133 (1.82%) HTML5
17 98 (1.34%) CSS3
18 96 (1.31%) STL
19 95 (1.30%) LAMP
19 95 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 572 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 482 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 432 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 265 (3.63%) Clustering
5 233 (3.19%) Driving Licence
6 210 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 139 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 135 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 132 (1.81%) Replication
10 131 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 111 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 108 (1.48%) User Experience
13 106 (1.45%) iPad
14 93 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
15 79 (1.08%) Mobile App
16 76 (1.04%) iPhone
17 74 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
18 59 (0.81%) Fat Client
18 59 (0.81%) Thin Client
19 58 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2558 (35.04%) Windows Server
2 2106 (28.85%) Linux
3 1434 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1221 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 962 (13.18%) Windows 7
6 790 (10.82%) Unix
7 616 (8.44%) Windows 8
8 537 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 360 (4.93%) Windows 10
10 278 (3.81%) Windows XP
11 275 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 269 (3.68%) Android
13 194 (2.66%) Apple iOS
14 191 (2.62%) Solaris
15 146 (2.00%) Mac OS X
16 142 (1.94%) CentOS
17 91 (1.25%) Windows 2000
18 81 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
19 77 (1.05%) Windows Vista
20 68 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1092 (14.96%) ITIL
2 1086 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
3 757 (10.37%) Software Engineering
4 442 (6.05%) MVC
5 394 (5.40%) Scrum
6 393 (5.38%) OO
7 389 (5.33%) TDD
8 377 (5.16%) Mentoring
9 325 (4.45%) SDLC
10 236 (3.23%) DevOps
11 233 (3.19%) Project Management
12 230 (3.15%) Multithreading
13 229 (3.14%) Service Delivery
14 225 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
15 224 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
16 211 (2.89%) Information Security
17 208 (2.85%) Web Development
18 205 (2.81%) CRM
19 196 (2.68%) Service Management
20 190 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1775 (24.31%) SQL
2 1316 (18.02%) C#
3 832 (11.40%) C++
4 725 (9.93%) Java
5 700 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 572 (7.83%) PowerShell
7 521 (7.14%) Python
8 434 (5.94%) C
9 355 (4.86%) Perl
10 266 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 246 (3.37%) Bash Shell
12 176 (2.41%) PHP
13 147 (2.01%) Ruby
14 143 (1.96%) VB.NET
15 127 (1.74%) VB
16 94 (1.29%) VBScript
17 72 (0.99%) PL/SQL
18 55 (0.75%) Shell Script
19 45 (0.62%) VC++
20 38 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 1036 (14.19%) Degree
2 722 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 494 (6.77%) Security Cleared
4 429 (5.88%) MCSE
5 416 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
6 379 (5.19%) CCNA
7 314 (4.30%) SC Cleared
8 288 (3.94%) MCSA
9 252 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 223 (3.05%) MCP
11 206 (2.82%) MCITP
12 138 (1.89%) DV Cleared
13 131 (1.79%) CISSP
14 127 (1.74%) CCNP
15 98 (1.34%) MCTS
16 94 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
17 91 (1.25%) CEH
18 70 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
19 68 (0.93%) CCA
20 66 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (7.53%) SLA
2 250 (3.42%) QA
3 165 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 30 (0.41%) DICOM
7 29 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 22 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 16 (0.22%) FISMA
11 12 (0.16%) ISO13485
12 8 (0.11%) COBIT
13 6 (0.082%) COSO
13 6 (0.082%) RMADS
14 5 (0.068%) GLP
14 5 (0.068%) GMP
14 5 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.055%) HL7
16 3 (0.041%) ISO22301
16 3 (0.041%) SAS 70
System Software
1 2470 (33.83%) Active Directory
2 1203 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 824 (11.29%) Hyper-V
4 398 (5.45%) vSphere
5 295 (4.04%) XenApp
6 224 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
7 159 (2.18%) VMware ESX
8 107 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 98 (1.34%) XenDesktop
10 88 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
11 73 (1.00%) Docker
12 62 (0.85%) vCloud
13 58 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
14 55 (0.75%) XenServer
15 53 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
15 53 (0.73%) Terminal Services
16 41 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
17 40 (0.55%) Firmware
18 39 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 39 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 493 (6.75%) SCCM
2 181 (2.48%) Puppet
3 166 (2.27%) SCOM
4 163 (2.23%) WSUS
5 154 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 113 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 104 (1.42%) Nessus
8 77 (1.05%) Nmap
9 75 (1.03%) Nagios
10 74 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 69 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
11 69 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
12 64 (0.88%) SCVMM
13 57 (0.78%) Ansible
14 46 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
14 46 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 40 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
16 39 (0.53%) OpenAM
17 36 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
17 36 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2997 (41.05%) Microsoft
2 2081 (28.50%) VMware
3 1044 (14.30%) Cisco
4 855 (11.71%) Citrix
5 525 (7.19%) Oracle
6 516 (7.07%) HP
7 305 (4.18%) Red Hat
8 209 (2.86%) NetApp
9 187 (2.56%) Dell
10 176 (2.41%) Symantec
11 169 (2.31%) Sophos
12 158 (2.16%) Apple
13 154 (2.11%) EMC
14 136 (1.86%) Veeam
15 135 (1.85%) IBM
16 129 (1.77%) CheckPoint
17 120 (1.64%) Juniper
18 109 (1.49%) F5
19 83 (1.14%) Google
20 80 (1.10%) Avaya
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum superb basic with guaranteed bonus a
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: £22,500 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38500 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and prospect
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + training, development
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,500 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago