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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4188 4108 4362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.18% 19.09% 19.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.73% 68.35% 63.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3447 3521 3882
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
6372 6010 6836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.18% 27.93% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 5163 5985
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 0 1146 £36,250 -9.37% 137
Hampshire 0 919 £36,000 +2.85% 124
Surrey 0 911 £40,000 +6.66% 94
Buckinghamshire -1 317 £31,000 -13.88% 51
Kent +5 228 £45,000 +7.14% 32
West Sussex 0 222 £35,000 -10.25% 28
Oxfordshire +1 220 £29,500 -18.05% 35
East Sussex +12 177 £33,500 +0.37% 19
Middlesex -14 32 £37,500 -16.66% 3
M4 Corridor +3 14 £62,500 +4.16%
Thames Valley +12 11 £65,000 -
Sussex -1 6 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Home Counties +8 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Isle of Wight -9 2 £41,500 +3.75%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3722 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 2687 (31.64%) Active Directory
3 2450 (28.85%) SQL
4 2400 (28.26%) VMware
5 2295 (27.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2128 (25.06%) SQL Server
7 1990 (23.43%) MS Excel
8 1984 (23.36%) Linux
9 1555 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1537 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 1502 (17.69%) MS Exchange
12 1454 (17.12%) ITIL
13 1416 (16.67%) Windows 7
14 1358 (15.99%) .NET
15 1318 (15.52%) Citrix
16 1297 (15.27%) Firewall
17 1248 (14.69%) C#
18 1147 (13.51%) MS Office
19 1125 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
20 1094 (12.88%) Cisco
21 1076 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
22 1029 (12.12%) Degree
23 997 (11.74%) Security Cleared
24 974 (11.47%) TCP/IP
25 969 (11.41%) DNS
26 966 (11.37%) Finance
27 963 (11.34%) Oracle
28 926 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
29 903 (10.63%) UNIX
30 870 (10.24%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1502 (17.69%) MS Exchange
2 838 (9.87%) IIS
3 720 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 661 (7.78%) SharePoint
5 479 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 378 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 364 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 323 (3.80%) Apache
9 271 (3.19%) Lync
10 226 (2.66%) Tomcat
11 172 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 145 (1.71%) JBoss
13 129 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 101 (1.19%) WebSphere
15 95 (1.12%) WebLogic
16 90 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
17 82 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
18 79 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
19 57 (0.67%) CMS
20 52 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1990 (23.43%) MS Excel
2 1147 (13.51%) MS Office
3 95 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 74 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 52 (0.61%) MS Project
6 28 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.11%) FastStats
10 8 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.094%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.094%) SPSS
11 7 (0.082%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.082%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.047%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.035%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.035%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.024%) QuarkXPress
15 1 (0.012%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.21%) Maximo
3 18 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.15%) Retail-J
6 12 (0.14%) SalesLogix
7 11 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.059%) Academy Housing
12 4 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.047%) Agresso
12 4 (0.047%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.035%) Epicor Vantage
13 3 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.035%) Summit
14 2 (0.024%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 277 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 259 (3.05%) Office 365
3 134 (1.58%) SaaS
4 90 (1.06%) IaaS
5 76 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
6 70 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (0.58%) PaaS
8 15 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.094%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.094%) Heroku
11 6 (0.071%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.024%) Force.com
14 1 (0.012%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.012%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.012%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1297 (15.27%) Firewall
2 974 (11.47%) TCP/IP
3 969 (11.41%) DNS
4 870 (10.24%) SAN
5 671 (7.90%) WAN
6 619 (7.29%) LAN
7 593 (6.98%) DHCP
8 497 (5.85%) VPN
9 431 (5.07%) Internet
10 281 (3.31%) Network Security
11 259 (3.05%) VoIP
12 245 (2.88%) Wireless
13 215 (2.53%) HTTP
14 212 (2.50%) SSL
15 173 (2.04%) NAS
16 164 (1.93%) VLAN
17 149 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
18 112 (1.32%) iSCSI
19 107 (1.26%) LDAP
20 104 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2128 (25.06%) SQL Server
2 418 (4.92%) MySQL
3 332 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 299 (3.52%) Oracle Database
5 267 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 253 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 219 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 162 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 157 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 142 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 135 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 101 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
13 96 (1.13%) DB2
14 93 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
15 85 (1.00%) Big Data
16 69 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
17 66 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 64 (0.75%) EDRMS
19 55 (0.65%) NoSQL
20 52 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 293 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 216 (2.54%) Subversion
3 195 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 166 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 139 (1.64%) NUnit
6 115 (1.35%) MSTest
7 99 (1.17%) Selenium
8 86 (1.01%) Moq
9 85 (1.00%) TestDirector
10 84 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
11 81 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
12 64 (0.75%) Ant
13 62 (0.73%) JMeter
14 53 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 50 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 50 (0.59%) Jenkins
16 43 (0.51%) WebDriver
17 41 (0.48%) JIRA
17 41 (0.48%) LoadRunner
18 40 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 966 (11.37%) Finance
2 423 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 376 (4.43%) Retail
4 109 (1.28%) Marketing
5 94 (1.11%) Legal
6 91 (1.07%) French Language
7 90 (1.06%) German Language
8 88 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 87 (1.02%) Electronics
10 75 (0.88%) Banking
11 68 (0.80%) Back Office
12 54 (0.64%) Military
13 49 (0.58%) Publishing
14 47 (0.55%) Advertising
15 45 (0.53%) Games
15 45 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 37 (0.44%) Law
17 30 (0.35%) Financial Institution
18 26 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1385 (16.31%) Support Engineer
2 1368 (16.11%) Analyst
3 1337 (15.74%) Developer
4 731 (8.61%) Support Analyst
5 557 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 465 (5.48%) Administrator
7 457 (5.38%) Consultant
8 454 (5.35%) .NET Developer
9 453 (5.33%) IT Support
10 408 (4.80%) Technical Support
11 388 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 367 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
13 345 (4.06%) C# Developer
14 328 (3.86%) Architect
15 298 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
16 295 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
17 294 (3.46%) Software Engineer
18 274 (3.23%) Software Developer
19 260 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 248 (2.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1358 (15.99%) .NET
2 796 (9.37%) HTML
3 760 (8.95%) ASP.NET
4 565 (6.65%) CSS
5 486 (5.72%) Web Services
6 471 (5.55%) XML
7 403 (4.75%) jQuery
8 373 (4.39%) WCF
9 336 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 278 (3.27%) WPF
11 262 (3.08%) .NET Framework
12 246 (2.90%) WinForms
13 224 (2.64%) Ajax
14 154 (1.81%) HTML5
15 153 (1.80%) JSON
16 141 (1.66%) REST
17 133 (1.57%) J2EE
18 128 (1.51%) SOAP
19 120 (1.41%) LINQ
20 107 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 479 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 435 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 401 (4.72%) Clustering
4 314 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 278 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 217 (2.56%) Replication
7 182 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 143 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 143 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 130 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 118 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 114 (1.34%) Open Source
12 113 (1.33%) Statistics
13 111 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 107 (1.26%) User Experience
15 97 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
16 94 (1.11%) PKI
17 68 (0.80%) Algorithms
18 65 (0.77%) EPoS
19 61 (0.72%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2295 (27.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 1984 (23.36%) Linux
3 1537 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1416 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1125 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 903 (10.63%) UNIX
7 857 (10.09%) Windows XP
8 574 (6.76%) Windows 8
9 326 (3.84%) Android
10 287 (3.38%) Solaris
11 263 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 253 (2.98%) Apple iOS
13 227 (2.67%) Windows Vista
14 219 (2.58%) AIX
15 181 (2.13%) Mac OS X
16 173 (2.04%) CentOS
17 162 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
18 159 (1.87%) Ubuntu
19 129 (1.52%) Windows 2000
20 109 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1454 (17.12%) ITIL
2 926 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
3 550 (6.48%) Software Engineering
4 498 (5.86%) MVC
5 370 (4.36%) Project Management
6 340 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 330 (3.89%) Scrum
8 311 (3.66%) OO
9 298 (3.51%) Service Management
10 296 (3.49%) Service Delivery
11 289 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 287 (3.38%) Change Management
13 270 (3.18%) TDD
14 262 (3.08%) Incident Management
15 260 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
16 225 (2.65%) Problem Management
16 225 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
17 214 (2.52%) CRM
18 193 (2.27%) PRINCE2
19 189 (2.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2450 (28.85%) SQL
2 1248 (14.69%) C#
3 779 (9.17%) JavaScript
4 615 (7.24%) Java
5 573 (6.75%) C++
6 381 (4.49%) PowerShell
7 340 (4.00%) C
8 312 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 266 (3.13%) Python
10 264 (3.11%) Perl
11 261 (3.07%) PHP
12 226 (2.66%) VB.NET
13 197 (2.32%) VB
14 180 (2.12%) VBScript
15 157 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 146 (1.72%) PL/SQL
17 141 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 135 (1.59%) Ruby
19 87 (1.02%) Objective-C
20 51 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1076 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1029 (12.12%) Degree
3 997 (11.74%) Security Cleared
4 790 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 711 (8.37%) MCSE
6 515 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 424 (4.99%) CCNA
8 422 (4.97%) MCITP
9 402 (4.73%) DV Cleared
10 309 (3.64%) MCP
11 293 (3.45%) MCSA
12 271 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 175 (2.06%) ISEB
14 171 (2.01%) MCTS
15 170 (2.00%) CCNP
16 161 (1.90%) CISSP
17 147 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
18 88 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
19 85 (1.00%) CCA
19 85 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 514 (6.05%) SLA
2 174 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 160 (1.88%) QA
4 140 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 133 (1.57%) ISO 9001
6 70 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 45 (0.53%) COBIT
8 10 (0.12%) GLP
9 9 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 8 (0.094%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.071%) COSO
12 5 (0.059%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.047%) GPG13
14 3 (0.035%) WAI
14 3 (0.035%) HL7
15 2 (0.024%) Data Quality
16 1 (0.012%) DICOM
16 1 (0.012%) JSP 440
16 1 (0.012%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2687 (31.64%) Active Directory
2 1555 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 814 (9.58%) Hyper-V
4 434 (5.11%) XenApp
5 414 (4.87%) vSphere
6 260 (3.06%) VMware ESX
7 193 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 183 (2.15%) XenDesktop
9 153 (1.80%) ISA Server
10 137 (1.61%) Terminal Services
11 96 (1.13%) XenServer
12 84 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
13 83 (0.98%) UAG
14 75 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
15 72 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
16 70 (0.82%) vCloud
17 57 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 52 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 48 (0.57%) VMware Server
20 43 (0.51%) Snort
Systems Management
1 550 (6.48%) SCCM
2 256 (3.01%) Backup Exec
3 252 (2.97%) SCOM
4 183 (2.15%) NetBackup
5 146 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
6 141 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 106 (1.25%) WSUS
8 102 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 91 (1.07%) Tivoli
10 76 (0.89%) SCVMM
11 69 (0.81%) Data Guard
12 68 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 61 (0.72%) Nagios
14 59 (0.69%) Puppet
15 48 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
16 46 (0.54%) Netcool
17 42 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 40 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
18 40 (0.47%) Tivoli NetView
18 40 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3722 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 2400 (28.26%) VMware
3 1318 (15.52%) Citrix
4 1094 (12.88%) Cisco
5 963 (11.34%) Oracle
6 716 (8.43%) HP
7 345 (4.06%) Red Hat
8 339 (3.99%) Symantec
9 286 (3.37%) Juniper
10 238 (2.80%) Apple
11 229 (2.70%) IBM
12 228 (2.68%) Dell
13 214 (2.52%) EMC
14 202 (2.38%) Fujitsu
15 183 (2.15%) CheckPoint
16 163 (1.92%) McAfee
17 155 (1.83%) NetApp
18 146 (1.72%) Veeam
19 136 (1.60%) F5
20 119 (1.40%) Veritas
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