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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4246 4305 4685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.66% 19.18% 19.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.45% 66.35% 65.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3605 3650 4112
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6487 6488 7165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 26.98% 28.90% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5420 5480 6264
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 1051 £40,000 +6.66% 115
Hampshire 0 944 £35,000 -10.25% 87
Surrey +1 887 £39,000 +4.00% 80
Buckinghamshire -1 386 £40,000 +2.56% 43
West Sussex +1 374 £40,000 - 29
Oxfordshire -10 249 £35,000 -6.66% 51
Kent -3 234 £40,000 - 24
East Sussex -15 116 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Middlesex -1 66 £38,750 -6.06% 5
Thames Valley -6 4 £70,000 +40.00%
M4 Corridor -7 4 £26,000 -35.00%
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3411 (42.46%) Microsoft
2 2493 (31.03%) SQL
3 2335 (29.07%) Active Directory
4 2207 (27.47%) SQL Server
5 2014 (25.07%) VMware
6 1997 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1774 (22.08%) MS Excel
8 1748 (21.76%) .NET
9 1739 (21.65%) Linux
10 1484 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 1470 (18.30%) C#
12 1441 (17.94%) MS Exchange
13 1266 (15.76%) ITIL
14 1220 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1181 (14.70%) Firewall
16 1144 (14.24%) Degree
17 1062 (13.22%) Citrix
18 1042 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
19 1007 (12.54%) Windows 7
20 991 (12.34%) MS Office
21 917 (11.42%) Finance
22 914 (11.38%) UNIX
23 913 (11.37%) Cisco
24 898 (11.18%) TCP/IP
25 892 (11.10%) DNS
26 855 (10.64%) Oracle
27 814 (10.13%) SAN
28 813 (10.12%) ASP.NET
29 792 (9.86%) Windows XP
30 786 (9.78%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1441 (17.94%) MS Exchange
2 786 (9.78%) IIS
3 743 (9.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 671 (8.35%) SharePoint
5 498 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 400 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 289 (3.60%) Apache
8 244 (3.04%) Lync
9 238 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 128 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 121 (1.51%) WebSphere
12 119 (1.48%) Tomcat
13 113 (1.41%) IBM Notes
14 112 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
14 112 (1.39%) CMS
15 99 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
16 95 (1.18%) WebLogic
17 88 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
18 87 (1.08%) WordPress
19 66 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1774 (22.08%) MS Excel
2 991 (12.34%) MS Office
3 98 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 85 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 64 (0.80%) MS Project
6 36 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 30 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 25 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 19 (0.24%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.100%) FastStats
11 6 (0.075%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.050%) Simulink
14 3 (0.037%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.037%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.025%) InDesign
16 1 (0.012%) PrintSoft PReS
16 1 (0.012%) GIMP
16 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 76 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.27%) Oracle BRM
2 22 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 17 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.16%) Maximo
5 10 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.11%) Magento
7 8 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.087%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.062%) Academy Housing
9 5 (0.062%) arcHouse
9 5 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.062%) Tridion
9 5 (0.062%) Teamcenter
9 5 (0.062%) Summit
10 4 (0.050%) Epicor Vantage
10 4 (0.050%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 222 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (2.05%) Office 365
3 107 (1.33%) SaaS
4 57 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 50 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (0.31%) PaaS
7 24 (0.30%) IaaS
8 13 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.100%) Heroku
9 8 (0.100%) GitHub
10 7 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.050%) Route 53
11 4 (0.050%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.025%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.025%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.012%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1181 (14.70%) Firewall
2 898 (11.18%) TCP/IP
3 892 (11.10%) DNS
4 814 (10.13%) SAN
5 538 (6.70%) LAN
6 531 (6.61%) DHCP
7 508 (6.32%) WAN
8 493 (6.14%) VPN
9 396 (4.93%) Internet
10 239 (2.98%) VoIP
11 220 (2.74%) Wireless
12 178 (2.22%) VLAN
13 151 (1.88%) Network Security
14 146 (1.82%) NAS
15 139 (1.73%) FTP
16 135 (1.68%) HTTP
17 122 (1.52%) LDAP
18 107 (1.33%) SSL
19 101 (1.26%) iSCSI
20 95 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2207 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 470 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 380 (4.73%) MySQL
4 378 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 268 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 207 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 201 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 195 (2.43%) Oracle Database
9 138 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 126 (1.57%) DB2
11 105 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 89 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 74 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 67 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 65 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
15 65 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
16 45 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
17 43 (0.54%) NoSQL
18 36 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
19 35 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 347 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 141 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 128 (1.59%) Subversion
4 111 (1.38%) NUnit
5 98 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 96 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 94 (1.17%) Moq
8 90 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
9 87 (1.08%) MSTest
10 85 (1.06%) JIRA
11 65 (0.81%) Git (software)
12 63 (0.78%) Selenium
13 56 (0.70%) MSI
14 47 (0.59%) Jenkins
14 47 (0.59%) InstallShield
15 45 (0.56%) Maven
16 44 (0.55%) WiX
17 42 (0.52%) ReSharper
18 41 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
19 39 (0.49%) Jasmine
General
1 917 (11.42%) Finance
2 406 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 309 (3.85%) Retail
4 118 (1.47%) Marketing
5 102 (1.27%) Back Office
6 96 (1.20%) French Language
7 88 (1.10%) German Language
8 79 (0.98%) Legal
8 79 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 73 (0.91%) Electronics
10 65 (0.81%) Banking
11 47 (0.59%) Games
11 47 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 39 (0.49%) Automotive
12 39 (0.49%) Law
13 29 (0.36%) Advertising
14 23 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 22 (0.27%) Military
15 22 (0.27%) Publishing
15 22 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1512 (18.82%) Developer
2 1149 (14.30%) Analyst
3 1022 (12.72%) Support Engineer
4 563 (7.01%) Support Analyst
5 510 (6.35%) .NET Developer
6 434 (5.40%) Consultant
7 433 (5.39%) Administrator
8 428 (5.33%) C# Developer
9 426 (5.30%) Software Engineer
10 402 (5.00%) Technical Support
11 391 (4.87%) IT Support
12 368 (4.58%) Software Developer
13 342 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
14 316 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
15 294 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
16 292 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
17 283 (3.52%) Architect
18 267 (3.32%) Senior Developer
18 267 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 259 (3.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1748 (21.76%) .NET
2 813 (10.12%) ASP.NET
3 750 (9.34%) HTML
4 551 (6.86%) Web Services
5 537 (6.68%) XML
6 507 (6.31%) CSS
7 490 (6.10%) WCF
8 423 (5.27%) jQuery
8 423 (5.27%) .NET Framework
9 361 (4.49%) WPF
10 337 (4.20%) WinForms
11 306 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 233 (2.90%) Ajax
13 186 (2.32%) XSLT
14 174 (2.17%) HTML5
15 159 (1.98%) SOAP
16 128 (1.59%) J2EE
17 124 (1.54%) LINQ
18 119 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 89 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 484 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 453 (5.64%) Clustering
3 259 (3.22%) Blackberry
4 211 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 194 (2.42%) Replication
6 186 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 164 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 128 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 116 (1.44%) Fat Client
9 116 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 114 (1.42%) Statistics
11 107 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 102 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
13 88 (1.10%) Open Source
14 73 (0.91%) EPoS
15 70 (0.87%) N-Tier
16 66 (0.82%) iPhone
17 62 (0.77%) PKI
18 54 (0.67%) Social Media
19 52 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1997 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1739 (21.65%) Linux
3 1484 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1007 (12.54%) Windows 7
5 914 (11.38%) UNIX
6 792 (9.86%) Windows XP
7 718 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 390 (4.85%) Windows 8
9 315 (3.92%) Android
10 237 (2.95%) Solaris
11 232 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 223 (2.78%) Apple iOS
13 172 (2.14%) Windows 2000
14 164 (2.04%) Windows Vista
15 135 (1.68%) CentOS
16 134 (1.67%) AIX
17 123 (1.53%) Mac OS X
18 120 (1.49%) Ubuntu
19 116 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
20 109 (1.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1266 (15.76%) ITIL
2 715 (8.90%) Software Engineering
3 514 (6.40%) MVC
4 506 (6.30%) OO
5 471 (5.86%) Agile Software Development
6 440 (5.48%) Project Management
7 385 (4.79%) Scrum
8 341 (4.24%) TDD
9 318 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 312 (3.88%) Service Delivery
11 250 (3.11%) Problem Management
12 232 (2.89%) Continuous Integration
13 220 (2.74%) Migration
14 217 (2.70%) Time Management
15 215 (2.68%) Service Management
16 206 (2.56%) CRM
17 204 (2.54%) Performance Tuning
18 196 (2.44%) OOD
19 195 (2.43%) Web Development
20 187 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2493 (31.03%) SQL
2 1470 (18.30%) C#
3 774 (9.64%) JavaScript
4 694 (8.64%) Java
4 694 (8.64%) C++
5 385 (4.79%) C
6 349 (4.34%) T-SQL
7 344 (4.28%) VB.NET
8 309 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 293 (3.65%) PHP
10 249 (3.10%) Python
11 245 (3.05%) Perl
12 184 (2.29%) VB
13 122 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 94 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 92 (1.15%) Objective-C
16 89 (1.11%) Ruby
17 87 (1.08%) VBScript
18 75 (0.93%) PL/SQL
19 28 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1144 (14.24%) Degree
2 1042 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 682 (8.49%) Security Cleared
4 658 (8.19%) MCSE
5 508 (6.32%) SC Cleared
6 417 (5.19%) MCITP
7 410 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
8 341 (4.24%) MCP
9 334 (4.16%) CCNA
10 296 (3.68%) MCSA
11 230 (2.86%) DV Cleared
12 205 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 191 (2.38%) MCTS
14 146 (1.82%) CCNP
15 123 (1.53%) CISSP
16 121 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
17 119 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
18 101 (1.26%) CCA
19 78 (0.97%) ISEB
20 74 (0.92%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 566 (7.05%) SLA
2 232 (2.89%) QA
3 119 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 103 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 79 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 29 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (0.35%) DICOM
8 19 (0.24%) GPG13
9 15 (0.19%) HL7
9 15 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 13 (0.16%) COBIT
11 12 (0.15%) WAI
12 6 (0.075%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.037%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.025%) TickIT
14 2 (0.025%) GAMP
14 2 (0.025%) COSO
14 2 (0.025%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.025%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.012%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2335 (29.07%) Active Directory
2 1220 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 653 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 391 (4.87%) vSphere
5 384 (4.78%) XenApp
6 213 (2.65%) VMware ESX
7 212 (2.64%) XenDesktop
8 189 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
9 158 (1.97%) Terminal Services
10 85 (1.06%) Xen
11 78 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 69 (0.86%) XenServer
13 61 (0.76%) vCloud
14 54 (0.67%) ISA Server
15 44 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
16 42 (0.52%) Snort
17 41 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
18 39 (0.49%) KVM
19 38 (0.47%) UAG
20 35 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 449 (5.59%) SCCM
2 253 (3.15%) SCOM
3 237 (2.95%) Backup Exec
4 179 (2.23%) NetBackup
5 149 (1.85%) WSUS
6 93 (1.16%) ARCserve
7 84 (1.05%) Legato
8 72 (0.90%) Puppet
9 69 (0.86%) Nagios
10 64 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
11 59 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
11 59 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
12 55 (0.68%) Tivoli
13 46 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
14 44 (0.55%) HP SIM
15 43 (0.54%) Plesk
16 40 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
17 36 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 34 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 32 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3411 (42.46%) Microsoft
2 2014 (25.07%) VMware
3 1062 (13.22%) Citrix
4 913 (11.37%) Cisco
5 855 (10.64%) Oracle
6 546 (6.80%) HP
7 322 (4.01%) Red Hat
8 316 (3.93%) IBM
9 295 (3.67%) Symantec
10 232 (2.89%) NetApp
11 200 (2.49%) EMC
12 192 (2.39%) Apple
13 191 (2.38%) Dell
14 173 (2.15%) Juniper
15 163 (2.03%) SAP
16 151 (1.88%) CheckPoint
17 147 (1.83%) Lotus
18 145 (1.81%) Veritas
19 126 (1.57%) McAfee
20 102 (1.27%) Sun
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per day superb base with excellent bonus and b
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Surrey Police
Posted: 2 days ago