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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4084 3764 4172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.77% 17.92% 19.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.10% 66.57% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3473 3160 3589
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.38%
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
6086 5654 6322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.46% 26.91% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5096 4622 5436
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +1 1032 £42,500 +4.93% 130
Hampshire -1 969 £37,500 +7.14% 108
Surrey +3 824 £37,000 -6.91% 112
Buckinghamshire +1 312 £37,500 -5.06% 42
Oxfordshire +3 270 £40,000 +23.07% 51
West Sussex -3 236 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Kent +2 227 £35,000 -12.50% 24
East Sussex +14 170 £39,250 +13.76% 21
Middlesex -1 40 £48,750 +18.90% 6
Sussex +5 11 £35,000 -30.00% 1
M4 Corridor +12 5 £57,500 +53.33%
Thames Valley +11 2 £75,000 +39.53%
Home Counties +6 2 £50,000 +72.41%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 3731 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 2843 (33.96%) Active Directory
3 2462 (29.41%) VMware
4 2284 (27.28%) SQL
5 2165 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2029 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 1947 (23.26%) Linux
8 1889 (22.57%) MS Excel
9 1614 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1484 (17.73%) MS Exchange
11 1414 (16.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 1378 (16.46%) Windows 7
13 1377 (16.45%) Firewall
14 1371 (16.38%) Citrix
15 1361 (16.26%) ITIL
16 1328 (15.86%) .NET
17 1249 (14.92%) C#
18 1245 (14.87%) MS Office
19 1209 (14.44%) Cisco
20 1204 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
21 1105 (13.20%) TCP/IP
22 1018 (12.16%) DNS
23 1013 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
24 1010 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
25 980 (11.71%) Degree
26 968 (11.56%) Finance
27 956 (11.42%) Security Cleared
28 902 (10.78%) UNIX
29 866 (10.35%) SAN
30 849 (10.14%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1484 (17.73%) MS Exchange
2 723 (8.64%) IIS
3 686 (8.19%) SharePoint
4 657 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 413 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 342 (4.09%) Apache
7 337 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 327 (3.91%) Lync
9 300 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 190 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 173 (2.07%) Tomcat
12 116 (1.39%) WebSphere
13 107 (1.28%) JBoss
14 93 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 91 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
16 83 (0.99%) WebLogic
17 76 (0.91%) CMS
18 65 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
19 53 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
20 45 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 1889 (22.57%) MS Excel
2 1245 (14.87%) MS Office
3 87 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 71 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 52 (0.62%) MS Project
6 24 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
9 9 (0.11%) SPSS
10 8 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.084%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.072%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.072%) Mathematica
13 5 (0.060%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.060%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.048%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.048%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.024%) InDesign
15 2 (0.024%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 47 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.14%) Retail-J
6 12 (0.14%) assyst
7 11 (0.13%) SalesLogix
7 11 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
8 9 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.096%) Maximo
10 7 (0.084%) Remedy AR System
11 6 (0.072%) GoldMine
11 6 (0.072%) Agresso
12 5 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.060%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.036%) Epicor Vantage
13 3 (0.036%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 355 (4.24%) Office 365
2 234 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (2.20%) SaaS
4 70 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (0.74%) IaaS
6 47 (0.56%) PaaS
7 45 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 10 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.048%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.048%) GitHub
11 4 (0.048%) Force.com
12 1 (0.012%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.012%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.012%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.012%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1377 (16.45%) Firewall
2 1105 (13.20%) TCP/IP
3 1018 (12.16%) DNS
4 866 (10.35%) SAN
5 808 (9.65%) WAN
6 741 (8.85%) LAN
7 675 (8.06%) DHCP
8 417 (4.98%) VPN
9 381 (4.55%) Internet
10 260 (3.11%) VoIP
11 253 (3.02%) Wireless
12 221 (2.64%) VLAN
13 220 (2.63%) Network Security
14 182 (2.17%) SSL
15 170 (2.03%) NAS
16 160 (1.91%) HTTP
17 158 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
18 118 (1.41%) iSCSI
19 97 (1.16%) MPLS
20 87 (1.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2029 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 365 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 292 (3.49%) MySQL
4 233 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 199 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 183 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 173 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 168 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 160 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 106 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 100 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 85 (1.02%) RDBMS
13 73 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
14 69 (0.82%) Big Data
15 67 (0.80%) MongoDB
16 61 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 60 (0.72%) MS Access
18 57 (0.68%) EDRMS
19 54 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
20 51 (0.61%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 307 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 191 (2.28%) Subversion
3 171 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 169 (2.02%) NUnit
5 141 (1.68%) Git (software)
6 138 (1.65%) MSTest
7 122 (1.46%) Moq
8 112 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
9 100 (1.19%) Selenium
10 82 (0.98%) JIRA
11 76 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 70 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
13 63 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 62 (0.74%) TestDirector
15 55 (0.66%) Maven
16 54 (0.65%) JMeter
17 51 (0.61%) LoadRunner
18 48 (0.57%) Jenkins
19 42 (0.50%) WebDriver
20 38 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 968 (11.56%) Finance
2 400 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 339 (4.05%) Retail
4 119 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 96 (1.15%) Marketing
6 89 (1.06%) Banking
7 82 (0.98%) Electronics
8 81 (0.97%) Legal
9 68 (0.81%) Advertising
10 59 (0.70%) German Language
11 55 (0.66%) Automotive
12 51 (0.61%) Publishing
13 48 (0.57%) Back Office
14 47 (0.56%) French Language
15 46 (0.55%) Law
16 44 (0.53%) Spanish Language
17 41 (0.49%) Aerospace
18 32 (0.38%) Military
19 28 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 27 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 1345 (16.07%) Support Engineer
2 1318 (15.74%) Developer
3 1213 (14.49%) Analyst
4 593 (7.08%) Support Analyst
5 517 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 479 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 458 (5.47%) Technical Support
8 434 (5.18%) Consultant
9 430 (5.14%) .NET Developer
10 426 (5.09%) Administrator
11 389 (4.65%) IT Support
12 374 (4.47%) C# Developer
13 356 (4.25%) Software Engineer
14 316 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
15 294 (3.51%) Service Analyst
16 292 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
17 288 (3.44%) 1st Line Support
18 284 (3.39%) Architect
19 279 (3.33%) Software Developer
20 271 (3.24%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1328 (15.86%) .NET
2 781 (9.33%) ASP.NET
3 780 (9.32%) HTML
4 587 (7.01%) XML
5 576 (6.88%) CSS
6 449 (5.36%) Web Services
7 365 (4.36%) jQuery
8 362 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 337 (4.03%) WCF
10 282 (3.37%) WPF
11 262 (3.13%) .NET Framework
12 226 (2.70%) WinForms
13 224 (2.68%) Ajax
14 167 (1.99%) HTML5
15 163 (1.95%) JSON
16 129 (1.54%) J2EE
17 124 (1.48%) XSLT
17 124 (1.48%) LINQ
18 123 (1.47%) SOAP
19 120 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 599 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 445 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 388 (4.64%) Clustering
4 364 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 278 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 171 (2.04%) Thin Client
6 171 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 165 (1.97%) Open Source
8 162 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 153 (1.83%) Replication
10 124 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 117 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
12 109 (1.30%) Mobile App
13 105 (1.25%) Mathematics
14 97 (1.16%) iPhone
15 88 (1.05%) User Experience
15 88 (1.05%) Statistics
16 78 (0.93%) Algorithms
17 75 (0.90%) PKI
18 66 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2165 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1947 (23.26%) Linux
3 1414 (16.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1378 (16.46%) Windows 7
5 1204 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 902 (10.78%) UNIX
7 839 (10.02%) Windows XP
8 576 (6.88%) Windows 8
9 287 (3.43%) Android
10 240 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 239 (2.86%) Windows Vista
12 222 (2.65%) Solaris
13 221 (2.64%) Apple iOS
14 202 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 198 (2.37%) CentOS
16 164 (1.96%) Mac OS X
17 138 (1.65%) AIX
18 135 (1.61%) Windows 2000
19 104 (1.24%) Ubuntu
20 75 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1361 (16.26%) ITIL
2 1010 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 609 (7.28%) Software Engineering
4 553 (6.61%) MVC
5 391 (4.67%) Project Management
6 383 (4.58%) OO
7 360 (4.30%) Scrum
8 324 (3.87%) Mentoring
9 315 (3.76%) Change Management
10 298 (3.56%) TDD
11 295 (3.52%) Service Delivery
12 283 (3.38%) Incident Management
13 258 (3.08%) Service Management
14 247 (2.95%) Problem Management
15 245 (2.93%) Disaster Recovery
16 238 (2.84%) Migration
17 236 (2.82%) CRM
18 230 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
19 229 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
20 226 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2284 (27.28%) SQL
2 1249 (14.92%) C#
3 828 (9.89%) JavaScript
4 660 (7.88%) Java
5 549 (6.56%) PowerShell
6 531 (6.34%) C++
7 327 (3.91%) Python
8 312 (3.73%) T-SQL
9 292 (3.49%) Perl
10 287 (3.43%) C
11 262 (3.13%) PHP
12 217 (2.59%) VB
13 194 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 184 (2.20%) VBScript
15 159 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 152 (1.82%) Ruby
17 117 (1.40%) Bash Shell
18 76 (0.91%) PL/SQL
19 73 (0.87%) Objective-C
20 41 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1013 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 980 (11.71%) Degree
3 956 (11.42%) Security Cleared
4 751 (8.97%) MCSE
5 727 (8.68%) SC Cleared
6 593 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
7 489 (5.84%) CCNA
8 411 (4.91%) MCP
9 397 (4.74%) DV Cleared
10 344 (4.11%) MCITP
11 270 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 259 (3.09%) MCSA
13 197 (2.35%) CCNP
14 153 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
15 147 (1.76%) VCP4
16 146 (1.74%) CCA
17 142 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
18 119 (1.42%) ISEB
19 113 (1.35%) MCTS
20 98 (1.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 590 (7.05%) SLA
2 183 (2.19%) QA
3 138 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 109 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 104 (1.24%) ISO 9001
6 59 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.27%) COBIT
8 13 (0.16%) HL7
9 9 (0.11%) GPG13
10 8 (0.096%) GLP
11 5 (0.060%) DICOM
11 5 (0.060%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.048%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.036%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.036%) WCAG
13 3 (0.036%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.036%) Section 508
14 2 (0.024%) COSO
15 1 (0.012%) IEC 61508
15 1 (0.012%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2843 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 1614 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 849 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 553 (6.61%) XenApp
5 512 (6.12%) vSphere
6 263 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 223 (2.66%) XenDesktop
8 194 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
9 171 (2.04%) Terminal Services
10 144 (1.72%) ISA Server
11 96 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 81 (0.97%) vCloud
13 64 (0.76%) XenServer
14 58 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
15 56 (0.67%) Firmware
16 50 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 49 (0.59%) VMware Server
18 45 (0.54%) UAG
19 43 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 34 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 574 (6.86%) SCCM
2 292 (3.49%) SCOM
3 279 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 166 (1.98%) NetBackup
5 159 (1.90%) WSUS
6 137 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
7 127 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 126 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 116 (1.39%) Puppet
10 99 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 87 (1.04%) Tivoli
12 74 (0.88%) Nagios
12 74 (0.88%) SCVMM
13 65 (0.78%) Netcool
14 62 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 57 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
16 46 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
17 43 (0.51%) ARCserve
18 37 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
18 37 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3731 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 2462 (29.41%) VMware
3 1371 (16.38%) Citrix
4 1209 (14.44%) Cisco
5 790 (9.44%) HP
6 773 (9.23%) Oracle
7 360 (4.30%) Symantec
8 321 (3.83%) Red Hat
9 251 (3.00%) Apple
10 237 (2.83%) Juniper
11 234 (2.80%) IBM
12 208 (2.48%) Dell
13 193 (2.31%) McAfee
14 181 (2.16%) NetApp
15 174 (2.08%) EMC
16 168 (2.01%) Fujitsu
17 147 (1.76%) Avaya
18 142 (1.70%) CheckPoint
19 137 (1.64%) Veeam
20 131 (1.56%) Veritas
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