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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3294 3820 4342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.05% 18.34% 19.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.91% 63.33% 67.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2879 3382 3573
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 £23,000 £24,000 £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
5321 6032 6456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.16% 28.96% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4628 5153 5320
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 0 770 £35,000 -6.66% 81
Berkshire 0 737 £45,000 +12.50% 85
Surrey 0 679 £42,500 +6.91% 67
Oxfordshire -3 267 £40,000 +2.56% 43
West Sussex -5 248 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Buckinghamshire -2 245 £27,750 -20.71% 25
Kent +3 168 £35,000 -6.66% 19
East Sussex +15 155 £43,750 +16.66% 19
Middlesex -5 14 £40,000 - 3
M4 Corridor - 4 £27,500 -
Sussex +5 3 £25,000 -39.02% 1
Home Counties -6 1 £25,000 -54.95%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 2819 (40.25%) Microsoft
2 2405 (34.34%) Windows Server
3 2397 (34.23%) Active Directory
4 2020 (28.84%) VMware
5 2018 (28.82%) Linux
6 1674 (23.90%) SQL
7 1545 (22.06%) SQL Server
8 1356 (19.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1339 (19.12%) MS Excel
10 1254 (17.91%) C#
11 1200 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1142 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 1127 (16.09%) .NET
14 1126 (16.08%) Firewall
15 1075 (15.35%) MS Exchange
16 1073 (15.32%) ITIL
17 1049 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
18 1038 (14.82%) Cisco
19 964 (13.77%) Degree
20 960 (13.71%) Finance
21 941 (13.44%) Windows 7
22 832 (11.88%) MS Office
23 810 (11.57%) C++
24 801 (11.44%) DNS
25 793 (11.32%) Citrix
26 792 (11.31%) Hyper-V
27 766 (10.94%) TCP/IP
28 739 (10.55%) Unix
29 724 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
30 723 (10.32%) Software Engineering

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 1075 (15.35%) MS Exchange
2 553 (7.90%) IIS
3 415 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 331 (4.73%) SharePoint
5 313 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 242 (3.46%) Apache
7 189 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 174 (2.48%) Skype for Business
9 167 (2.38%) Tomcat
10 106 (1.51%) JBoss
11 94 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 82 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 81 (1.16%) WebSphere
14 80 (1.14%) CMS
15 78 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
16 59 (0.84%) nginx
17 57 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
18 47 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 44 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
20 36 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1339 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 832 (11.88%) MS Office
3 80 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.27%) MS Project
6 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.071%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.071%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.071%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.071%) Maple
10 3 (0.043%) InDesign
10 3 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.029%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.029%) SPSS
12 1 (0.014%) GIMP
12 1 (0.014%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.014%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 90 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.086%) assyst
8 6 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.071%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.071%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.043%) HFM
11 3 (0.043%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.043%) KANA IQ
12 2 (0.029%) GoldMine
12 2 (0.029%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.029%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 712 (10.17%) Office 365
2 393 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 323 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
4 257 (3.67%) SaaS
5 93 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (0.90%) IaaS
7 49 (0.70%) PaaS
8 21 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.26%) OpenShift
10 16 (0.23%) Google Apps
11 12 (0.17%) GitHub
12 11 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.14%) Yammer
14 8 (0.11%) iTunes
15 6 (0.086%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.071%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
17 4 (0.057%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1126 (16.08%) Firewall
2 801 (11.44%) DNS
3 766 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 693 (9.90%) SAN
5 567 (8.10%) WAN
6 544 (7.77%) DHCP
7 539 (7.70%) LAN
8 383 (5.47%) VPN
9 270 (3.86%) Network Security
9 270 (3.86%) VoIP
10 229 (3.27%) Internet
11 191 (2.73%) VLAN
12 167 (2.38%) HTTP
13 160 (2.28%) Wireless
14 153 (2.18%) NAS
15 138 (1.97%) SSL
16 99 (1.41%) LDAP
17 96 (1.37%) SMTP
18 88 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
19 83 (1.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1545 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 290 (4.14%) MySQL
3 238 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 198 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 148 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 131 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 111 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 104 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 101 (1.44%) Big Data
10 100 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 83 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 77 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 49 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 47 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 45 (0.64%) MongoDB
16 44 (0.63%) Hadoop
17 39 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
18 34 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
19 25 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 25 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 264 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 191 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 156 (2.23%) Subversion
4 148 (2.11%) NUnit
5 135 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 102 (1.46%) Jenkins
7 101 (1.44%) Selenium
8 91 (1.30%) MSTest
9 89 (1.27%) JIRA
10 77 (1.10%) Moq
10 77 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
11 72 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 68 (0.97%) Eclipse
13 63 (0.90%) WebDriver
14 56 (0.80%) SoapUI
15 44 (0.63%) Maven
16 43 (0.61%) MSI
17 42 (0.60%) HP UFT
18 37 (0.53%) Metasploit
18 37 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 960 (13.71%) Finance
2 462 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 176 (2.51%) Retail
4 174 (2.48%) Banking
5 129 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 122 (1.74%) Aerospace
7 118 (1.68%) Marketing
8 114 (1.63%) Automotive
9 107 (1.53%) Games
10 92 (1.31%) Electronics
11 74 (1.06%) German Language
12 63 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 62 (0.89%) Back Office
14 56 (0.80%) Advertising
15 49 (0.70%) French Language
15 49 (0.70%) Legal
16 38 (0.54%) Law
17 28 (0.40%) Publishing
18 20 (0.29%) Local Government
19 18 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1234 (17.62%) Analyst
2 1204 (17.19%) Developer
3 1057 (15.09%) Support Engineer
4 646 (9.22%) Support Analyst
5 529 (7.55%) IT Support
6 527 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 502 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 468 (6.68%) .NET Developer
9 415 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 367 (5.24%) Software Engineer
11 359 (5.13%) IT Engineer
12 327 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
13 320 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 317 (4.53%) Software Developer
15 308 (4.40%) Administrator
16 301 (4.30%) IT Analyst
17 283 (4.04%) Service Analyst
18 276 (3.94%) Applications Support
19 274 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 272 (3.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1127 (16.09%) .NET
2 552 (7.88%) ASP.NET
3 504 (7.20%) HTML
4 480 (6.85%) Web Services
5 446 (6.37%) CSS
6 396 (5.65%) XML
7 361 (5.15%) jQuery
8 292 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 283 (4.04%) WCF
10 272 (3.88%) WPF
11 203 (2.90%) WinForms
12 188 (2.68%) .NET Framework
13 161 (2.30%) SOAP
14 153 (2.18%) AngularJS
15 133 (1.90%) Ajax
16 130 (1.86%) HTML5
17 94 (1.34%) CSS3
17 94 (1.34%) LAMP
18 93 (1.33%) Middleware
19 89 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 554 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 460 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 403 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 246 (3.51%) Clustering
5 223 (3.18%) Driving Licence
6 199 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 146 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 145 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 119 (1.70%) Mathematics
10 118 (1.68%) Replication
11 109 (1.56%) Blackberry
12 100 (1.43%) User Experience
13 94 (1.34%) iPad
14 88 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
15 71 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
16 68 (0.97%) iPhone
17 64 (0.91%) Mobile App
18 58 (0.83%) Statistics
18 58 (0.83%) Visualisation
19 52 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2405 (34.34%) Windows Server
2 2018 (28.82%) Linux
3 1356 (19.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1142 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 941 (13.44%) Windows 7
6 739 (10.55%) Unix
7 618 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 507 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 381 (5.44%) Windows 10
10 275 (3.93%) Windows XP
11 263 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 251 (3.58%) Android
13 185 (2.64%) Apple iOS
14 170 (2.43%) Solaris
15 147 (2.10%) CentOS
16 144 (2.06%) Mac OS X
17 86 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
18 83 (1.19%) Windows 2000
19 71 (1.01%) Ubuntu
19 71 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1073 (15.32%) ITIL
2 1049 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
3 723 (10.32%) Software Engineering
4 429 (6.13%) MVC
5 409 (5.84%) Scrum
6 388 (5.54%) TDD
7 362 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 326 (4.66%) OO
9 325 (4.64%) SDLC
10 253 (3.61%) DevOps
11 225 (3.21%) Project Management
11 225 (3.21%) Service Delivery
12 222 (3.17%) Multithreading
13 208 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
14 203 (2.90%) Information Security
15 196 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
16 190 (2.71%) Web Development
17 184 (2.63%) BDD
18 182 (2.60%) Service Management
19 176 (2.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1674 (23.90%) SQL
2 1254 (17.91%) C#
3 810 (11.57%) C++
4 687 (9.81%) Java
5 635 (9.07%) JavaScript
6 556 (7.94%) PowerShell
7 516 (7.37%) Python
8 434 (6.20%) C
9 340 (4.86%) Perl
10 285 (4.07%) T-SQL
11 258 (3.68%) Bash Shell
12 172 (2.46%) PHP
13 135 (1.93%) VB.NET
14 134 (1.91%) Ruby
15 117 (1.67%) VB
16 89 (1.27%) VBScript
17 62 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 61 (0.87%) Shell Script
19 42 (0.60%) VC++
20 35 (0.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 964 (13.77%) Degree
2 724 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 488 (6.97%) Security Cleared
4 439 (6.27%) MCSE
5 417 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
6 384 (5.48%) CCNA
7 321 (4.58%) SC Cleared
8 299 (4.27%) MCSA
9 260 (3.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 235 (3.36%) MCP
11 215 (3.07%) MCITP
12 143 (2.04%) CISSP
13 135 (1.93%) DV Cleared
14 123 (1.76%) CCNP
15 107 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
16 98 (1.40%) CEH
17 95 (1.36%) MCTS
18 80 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
19 76 (1.09%) CCA
20 71 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 513 (7.33%) SLA
2 225 (3.21%) QA
3 180 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 95 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 60 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 34 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 30 (0.43%) DICOM
8 26 (0.37%) HIPAA
9 21 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 16 (0.23%) FISMA
11 12 (0.17%) ISO13485
12 8 (0.11%) COBIT
13 6 (0.086%) COSO
13 6 (0.086%) HL7
13 6 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.057%) ISO22301
14 4 (0.057%) RMADS
15 3 (0.043%) GMP
15 3 (0.043%) GPG13
15 3 (0.043%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2397 (34.23%) Active Directory
2 1200 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 792 (11.31%) Hyper-V
4 374 (5.34%) vSphere
5 267 (3.81%) XenApp
6 202 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
7 160 (2.28%) VMware ESX
8 94 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
9 90 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
9 90 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 77 (1.10%) Docker
11 75 (1.07%) vCloud
12 55 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
13 54 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
14 53 (0.76%) XenServer
15 47 (0.67%) Terminal Services
16 44 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 38 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
18 35 (0.50%) Firmware
18 35 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 473 (6.75%) SCCM
2 183 (2.61%) Puppet
3 164 (2.34%) SCOM
4 153 (2.18%) WSUS
5 140 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 130 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
7 108 (1.54%) Nessus
8 81 (1.16%) Nmap
9 72 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
10 71 (1.01%) Nagios
11 68 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
12 67 (0.96%) Ansible
12 67 (0.96%) NetBackup
13 59 (0.84%) SCVMM
14 43 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 37 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
15 37 (0.53%) OpenAM
16 35 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
17 33 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
18 31 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2819 (40.25%) Microsoft
2 2020 (28.84%) VMware
3 1038 (14.82%) Cisco
4 793 (11.32%) Citrix
5 499 (7.13%) HP
6 493 (7.04%) Oracle
7 291 (4.16%) Red Hat
8 206 (2.94%) NetApp
9 180 (2.57%) Dell
10 174 (2.48%) Symantec
11 162 (2.31%) Apple
12 148 (2.11%) Sophos
13 147 (2.10%) EMC
14 136 (1.94%) IBM
15 135 (1.93%) Veeam
16 128 (1.83%) Juniper
17 124 (1.77%) CheckPoint
18 106 (1.51%) F5
19 79 (1.13%) Google
19 79 (1.13%) SolarWinds
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