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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2779 4104 4253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.22% 18.87% 19.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.38% 65.19% 65.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2380 3632 3521
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
4385 6295 6519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.17% 28.94% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3733 5460 5333
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Berkshire +1 684 £40,000 -5.88% 73
Surrey -3 619 £40,000 +5.96% 63
Hampshire -6 497 £35,000 -6.66% 87
Oxfordshire -1 255 £35,000 -8.49% 29
Buckinghamshire -2 232 £35,356 +1.01% 25
West Sussex +5 211 £35,000 -6.66% 15
Kent -2 163 £41,500 +3.75% 13
East Sussex -1 98 £40,500 +15.71% 13
Middlesex +1 11 £36,250 -42.00% 5
M4 Corridor - 7 £27,500 -
Sussex +9 2 £23,500 - 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 2323 (38.19%) Microsoft
2 2161 (35.53%) Active Directory
3 2121 (34.87%) Windows Server
4 1909 (31.39%) Linux
5 1771 (29.12%) VMware
6 1345 (22.11%) SQL Server
7 1314 (21.60%) SQL
8 1077 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1070 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1066 (17.53%) MS Excel
11 1031 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 966 (15.88%) C#
13 965 (15.87%) Cisco
14 950 (15.62%) Firewall
15 942 (15.49%) ITIL
16 934 (15.36%) MS Exchange
17 920 (15.13%) .NET
18 866 (14.24%) Finance
19 832 (13.68%) Windows 7
20 826 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
21 780 (12.82%) TCP/IP
22 739 (12.15%) Degree
23 682 (11.21%) Hyper-V
24 677 (11.13%) Office 365
25 661 (10.87%) DNS
26 652 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
27 650 (10.69%) C++
28 639 (10.51%) MS Office
29 603 (9.91%) Unix
30 572 (9.40%) Citrix

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
1 934 (15.36%) MS Exchange
2 467 (7.68%) IIS
3 305 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 293 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 218 (3.58%) Apache
6 211 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 166 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 137 (2.25%) Skype for Business
9 130 (2.14%) Tomcat
10 93 (1.53%) JBoss
11 83 (1.36%) WebLogic
12 70 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
13 63 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
14 57 (0.94%) CMS
14 57 (0.94%) WebSphere
15 39 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
15 39 (0.64%) nginx
16 37 (0.61%) NServiceBus
16 37 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 33 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1066 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 639 (10.51%) MS Office
3 40 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.12%) MS Project
7 5 (0.082%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.082%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.049%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.033%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.033%) SPSS
11 1 (0.016%) Simulink
11 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 55 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.066%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.066%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.049%) FastStats
8 3 (0.049%) HFM
8 3 (0.049%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.049%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.033%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.033%) Maximo
9 2 (0.033%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.033%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 677 (11.13%) Office 365
2 436 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 396 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
4 158 (2.60%) SaaS
5 113 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 73 (1.20%) IaaS
7 51 (0.84%) PaaS
8 17 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (0.23%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.13%) Dropbox
12 8 (0.13%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.12%) G Suite
13 7 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.099%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.082%) Rackspace Cloud
15 5 (0.082%) Sumo Logic
16 4 (0.066%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 950 (15.62%) Firewall
2 780 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 661 (10.87%) DNS
4 522 (8.58%) SAN
5 498 (8.19%) WAN
6 497 (8.17%) LAN
7 454 (7.46%) DHCP
8 325 (5.34%) VPN
9 281 (4.62%) VoIP
10 235 (3.86%) Network Security
11 223 (3.67%) VLAN
12 200 (3.29%) Internet
13 164 (2.70%) HTTP
14 147 (2.42%) SSL
15 139 (2.29%) Wireless
16 100 (1.64%) LDAP
17 91 (1.50%) Skype
18 89 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
18 89 (1.46%) NAS
19 84 (1.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1345 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 241 (3.96%) MySQL
3 204 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 184 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 128 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 112 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 99 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 90 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 85 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 79 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 76 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 71 (1.17%) Big Data
12 71 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
13 54 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
14 50 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 49 (0.81%) Couchbase
16 45 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 42 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
18 38 (0.62%) MongoDB
19 36 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 182 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 161 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 124 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 117 (1.92%) Subversion
5 100 (1.64%) NUnit
6 74 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 72 (1.18%) JIRA
8 68 (1.12%) Selenium
9 65 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 54 (0.89%) MSTest
11 45 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
12 41 (0.67%) Moq
13 40 (0.66%) Metasploit
14 33 (0.54%) SoapUI
15 26 (0.43%) JSUnit
16 24 (0.39%) WebDriver
17 20 (0.33%) HP UFT
17 20 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 18 (0.30%) JUnit
18 18 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 866 (14.24%) Finance
2 339 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 154 (2.53%) Banking
4 128 (2.10%) Retail
5 123 (2.02%) Games
6 97 (1.59%) German Language
7 72 (1.18%) Electronics
8 68 (1.12%) French Language
8 68 (1.12%) Marketing
9 64 (1.05%) Back Office
10 58 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 44 (0.72%) Legal
12 42 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 39 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 39 (0.64%) Automotive
14 35 (0.58%) Law
15 29 (0.48%) Advertising
16 27 (0.44%) Military
17 21 (0.35%) Billing
17 21 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1054 (17.33%) Analyst
2 971 (15.97%) Support Engineer
3 899 (14.78%) Developer
4 501 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 495 (8.14%) IT Support
6 461 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 412 (6.77%) C# Developer
8 362 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 358 (5.89%) .NET Developer
10 314 (5.16%) IT Engineer
11 308 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
12 297 (4.88%) Administrator
13 290 (4.77%) Software Engineer
14 265 (4.36%) IT Analyst
15 255 (4.19%) Service Analyst
16 250 (4.11%) Software Developer
17 245 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
18 243 (4.00%) Technical Support
19 241 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
20 234 (3.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 920 (15.13%) .NET
2 456 (7.50%) Web Services
3 450 (7.40%) ASP.NET
4 408 (6.71%) HTML
5 354 (5.82%) CSS
6 313 (5.15%) XML
7 298 (4.90%) jQuery
8 243 (4.00%) WCF
9 223 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 184 (3.03%) WinForms
11 175 (2.88%) WPF
12 156 (2.56%) .NET Framework
13 142 (2.33%) SOAP
14 141 (2.32%) AngularJS
15 139 (2.29%) HTML5
16 106 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 98 (1.61%) Ajax
17 98 (1.61%) Middleware
18 90 (1.48%) Entity Framework
18 90 (1.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 418 (6.87%) Computer Science
2 398 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 371 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 200 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 190 (3.12%) Clustering
6 173 (2.84%) Driving Licence
7 126 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 118 (1.94%) User Experience
9 111 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 105 (1.73%) Blackberry
11 104 (1.71%) Mathematics
12 98 (1.61%) Replication
13 91 (1.50%) Statistics
14 85 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
15 73 (1.20%) iPad
16 68 (1.12%) PKI
17 48 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
18 47 (0.77%) Algorithms
18 47 (0.77%) Private Cloud
19 44 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2121 (34.87%) Windows Server
2 1909 (31.39%) Linux
3 1077 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1031 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 832 (13.68%) Windows 7
6 603 (9.91%) Unix
7 471 (7.74%) Windows 8
8 427 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 381 (6.26%) Windows 10
10 240 (3.95%) Windows XP
11 205 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 198 (3.26%) Android
13 181 (2.98%) CentOS
14 159 (2.61%) Apple iOS
15 151 (2.48%) Mac OS X
16 142 (2.33%) Solaris
17 78 (1.28%) Windows 2000
18 65 (1.07%) Mac OS
18 65 (1.07%) Ubuntu
19 64 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 942 (15.49%) ITIL
2 826 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
3 544 (8.94%) Software Engineering
4 372 (6.12%) Scrum
5 336 (5.52%) Mentoring
6 335 (5.51%) MVC
7 277 (4.55%) TDD
8 252 (4.14%) DevOps
9 219 (3.60%) SDLC
10 216 (3.55%) Information Security
11 209 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 208 (3.42%) Service Delivery
13 199 (3.27%) OO
14 190 (3.12%) Continuous Integration
14 190 (3.12%) Multithreading
15 186 (3.06%) Project Management
16 178 (2.93%) Service Management
17 177 (2.91%) Unit Testing
18 172 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
19 165 (2.71%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1314 (21.60%) SQL
2 966 (15.88%) C#
3 650 (10.69%) C++
4 553 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 534 (8.78%) Java
6 496 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 414 (6.81%) Python
8 381 (6.26%) C
9 295 (4.85%) T-SQL
10 262 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 251 (4.13%) Perl
12 167 (2.75%) PHP
13 131 (2.15%) VB.NET
14 114 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 98 (1.61%) Ruby
16 79 (1.30%) VB
17 63 (1.04%) VBScript
18 37 (0.61%) PL/SQL
19 30 (0.49%) Objective-C
20 24 (0.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 739 (12.15%) Degree
2 652 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 422 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
4 406 (6.68%) MCSE
5 405 (6.66%) Security Cleared
6 393 (6.46%) CCNA
7 289 (4.75%) MCSA
8 256 (4.21%) SC Cleared
9 202 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 199 (3.27%) MCP
11 181 (2.98%) MCITP
12 146 (2.40%) CISSP
13 139 (2.29%) CCNP
14 117 (1.92%) CEH
15 102 (1.68%) DV Cleared
16 86 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
17 76 (1.25%) MCTS
18 62 (1.02%) ISEB
19 57 (0.94%) ISTQB
20 56 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (6.91%) SLA
2 109 (1.79%) QA
3 106 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 51 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.30%) DICOM
8 17 (0.28%) FISMA
9 16 (0.26%) HIPAA
10 13 (0.21%) ISO13485
11 9 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.15%) GAMP
11 9 (0.15%) PMBOK
11 9 (0.15%) SSAE 16
12 7 (0.12%) HL7
13 5 (0.082%) COBIT
13 5 (0.082%) Def Stans
14 4 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.049%) COSO
15 3 (0.049%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 2161 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 1070 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 682 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 346 (5.69%) vSphere
5 176 (2.89%) XenApp
6 141 (2.32%) VMware ESX
7 127 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
8 91 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
9 84 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
10 73 (1.20%) vCloud
11 67 (1.10%) XenDesktop
12 57 (0.94%) Firmware
13 53 (0.87%) Docker
14 49 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 49 (0.81%) Terminal Services
15 38 (0.62%) XenServer
16 31 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
17 30 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
18 27 (0.44%) iptables
19 26 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 366 (6.02%) SCCM
2 199 (3.27%) Puppet
3 145 (2.38%) Nessus
4 142 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 130 (2.14%) SCOM
6 103 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 93 (1.53%) Nmap
8 82 (1.35%) WSUS
9 66 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
10 56 (0.92%) Ansible
11 54 (0.89%) Nagios
12 47 (0.77%) NetBackup
13 45 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
14 43 (0.71%) OpenVAS
15 36 (0.59%) Tivoli
16 29 (0.48%) SCSM
17 28 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
17 28 (0.46%) vMotion
18 27 (0.44%) SCVMM
19 24 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2323 (38.19%) Microsoft
2 1771 (29.12%) VMware
3 965 (15.87%) Cisco
4 572 (9.40%) Citrix
5 398 (6.54%) HP
6 382 (6.28%) Oracle
7 277 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 186 (3.06%) Apple
9 183 (3.01%) NetApp
10 180 (2.96%) Dell
11 146 (2.40%) Juniper
12 143 (2.35%) IBM
13 135 (2.22%) CheckPoint
14 117 (1.92%) Symantec
15 114 (1.87%) F5
16 101 (1.66%) Sophos
17 99 (1.63%) EMC
18 97 (1.59%) Palo Alto
19 92 (1.51%) Veeam
20 77 (1.27%) Google
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £21k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Good package + 28 days paid holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Southampton Solent University
Salary: From £36,001 to £41,709 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package, 28 days paid holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40 000 - £50 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago