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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4315 4220 4453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.41% 19.48% 19.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.45% 68.43% 64.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3547 3636 3936
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
6397 6167 6924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.77% 28.47% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5268 5332 6019
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +1 1164 £37,500 -6.25% 90
Hampshire 0 1063 £37,500 +7.14% 101
Surrey -1 911 £40,000 - 86
Buckinghamshire -3 310 £35,000 -6.66% 45
West Sussex -4 239 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Kent +2 231 £37,500 -11.76% 28
Oxfordshire -3 214 £30,500 -15.27% 49
East Sussex +1 196 £34,000 +1.87% 16
Middlesex -1 48 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Sussex -4 5 £41,250 -8.33%
Thames Valley -1 4 £60,000 -25.00%
M4 Corridor +5 2 £51,250 -14.58%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3679 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 2535 (29.66%) Active Directory
3 2532 (29.62%) SQL
4 2252 (26.35%) VMware
5 2234 (26.13%) SQL Server
6 2161 (25.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2015 (23.57%) MS Excel
8 1999 (23.39%) Linux
9 1585 (18.54%) .NET
10 1511 (17.68%) MS Exchange
11 1447 (16.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 1431 (16.74%) ITIL
13 1426 (16.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1411 (16.51%) C#
15 1304 (15.26%) Windows 7
16 1225 (14.33%) Firewall
17 1197 (14.00%) Citrix
18 1149 (13.44%) Degree
19 1122 (13.13%) MS Office
20 1106 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
21 1031 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
22 1022 (11.96%) Cisco
23 1019 (11.92%) Finance
24 1004 (11.75%) Oracle
25 981 (11.48%) DNS
26 961 (11.24%) TCP/IP
27 891 (10.42%) Security Cleared
28 889 (10.40%) UNIX
29 862 (10.08%) SAN
30 859 (10.05%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1511 (17.68%) MS Exchange
2 859 (10.05%) IIS
3 748 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 675 (7.90%) SharePoint
5 515 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 391 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 331 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 319 (3.73%) Apache
9 282 (3.30%) Lync
10 213 (2.49%) Tomcat
11 150 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 137 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 104 (1.22%) WebSphere
14 101 (1.18%) WebLogic
15 98 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
16 80 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
17 67 (0.78%) IBM Notes
18 65 (0.76%) CMS
19 64 (0.75%) WordPress
20 63 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2015 (23.57%) MS Excel
2 1122 (13.13%) MS Office
3 101 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 84 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.56%) MS Project
6 43 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 33 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 15 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 11 (0.13%) FastStats
12 9 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.094%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.094%) SPSS
14 4 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.023%) InDesign
15 2 (0.023%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.023%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 30 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 30 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 21 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 21 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.15%) Maximo
5 11 (0.13%) Retail-J
6 10 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.094%) Magento
8 8 (0.094%) Academy Housing
9 7 (0.082%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.070%) Cordys
11 5 (0.058%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.058%) arcHouse
11 5 (0.058%) SalesLogix
11 5 (0.058%) Summit
12 4 (0.047%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 309 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 253 (2.96%) Office 365
3 106 (1.24%) SaaS
4 86 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 75 (0.88%) IaaS
6 69 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (0.54%) PaaS
8 16 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.18%) Heroku
10 12 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.094%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.058%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.035%) Route 53
15 2 (0.023%) Force.com
16 1 (0.012%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.012%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1225 (14.33%) Firewall
2 981 (11.48%) DNS
3 961 (11.24%) TCP/IP
4 862 (10.08%) SAN
5 593 (6.94%) DHCP
6 574 (6.72%) WAN
7 545 (6.38%) LAN
8 534 (6.25%) VPN
9 437 (5.11%) Internet
10 284 (3.32%) Network Security
11 271 (3.17%) VoIP
12 246 (2.88%) Wireless
13 221 (2.59%) HTTP
14 185 (2.16%) SSL
15 180 (2.11%) NAS
16 173 (2.02%) VLAN
17 139 (1.63%) LDAP
18 126 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
19 108 (1.26%) FTP
20 103 (1.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2234 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 441 (5.16%) MySQL
3 372 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 293 (3.43%) Relational Database
5 278 (3.25%) Oracle Database
6 271 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 257 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 191 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 171 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 150 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 130 (1.52%) DB2
12 114 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 100 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 90 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
15 88 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 84 (0.98%) Big Data
17 80 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
18 54 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
19 48 (0.56%) SQLite
19 48 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 320 (3.74%) Visual Studio
2 196 (2.29%) Subversion
3 189 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 162 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 148 (1.73%) NUnit
6 105 (1.23%) MSTest
7 92 (1.08%) Moq
8 90 (1.05%) Selenium
9 88 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
10 80 (0.94%) Eclipse
11 65 (0.76%) Jenkins
12 62 (0.73%) Ant
13 60 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
14 56 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 56 (0.66%) TestDirector
15 53 (0.62%) MSI
16 48 (0.56%) JIRA
17 44 (0.51%) ReSharper
17 44 (0.51%) Maven
18 43 (0.50%) JMeter
General
1 1019 (11.92%) Finance
2 452 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 352 (4.12%) Retail
4 116 (1.36%) Marketing
5 106 (1.24%) French Language
6 104 (1.22%) German Language
7 100 (1.17%) Electronics
8 89 (1.04%) Legal
9 81 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 76 (0.89%) Back Office
11 65 (0.76%) Military
12 62 (0.73%) Banking
12 62 (0.73%) Games
13 43 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 43 (0.50%) Publishing
14 39 (0.46%) Law
15 32 (0.37%) Advertising
16 31 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 30 (0.35%) Aerospace
18 26 (0.30%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1494 (17.48%) Developer
2 1373 (16.06%) Analyst
3 1284 (15.02%) Support Engineer
4 734 (8.59%) Support Analyst
5 540 (6.32%) .NET Developer
6 508 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 488 (5.71%) Administrator
8 463 (5.42%) IT Support
9 423 (4.95%) Consultant
10 416 (4.87%) Technical Support
11 365 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 359 (4.20%) C# Developer
13 356 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 345 (4.04%) Software Engineer
15 337 (3.94%) Software Developer
16 303 (3.54%) 1st Line Support
17 294 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
18 275 (3.22%) Architect
19 248 (2.90%) Applications Support
20 236 (2.76%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1585 (18.54%) .NET
2 845 (9.89%) HTML
3 833 (9.74%) ASP.NET
4 580 (6.79%) CSS
5 532 (6.22%) Web Services
6 497 (5.81%) XML
7 472 (5.52%) WCF
8 429 (5.02%) jQuery
9 358 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 328 (3.84%) WPF
11 320 (3.74%) .NET Framework
12 300 (3.51%) WinForms
13 202 (2.36%) Ajax
14 174 (2.04%) HTML5
15 146 (1.71%) SOAP
16 145 (1.70%) REST
17 143 (1.67%) LINQ
18 139 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 135 (1.58%) JSON
20 132 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 490 (5.73%) Computer Science
2 401 (4.69%) Clustering
3 285 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 254 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 221 (2.59%) Replication
6 203 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 136 (1.59%) Mathematics
8 127 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 122 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 118 (1.38%) Statistics
11 116 (1.36%) Open Source
12 109 (1.28%) Fat Client
12 109 (1.28%) Thin Client
13 100 (1.17%) PKI
14 99 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
15 68 (0.80%) Kindle
16 67 (0.78%) iPhone
17 62 (0.73%) Social Media
18 58 (0.68%) EPoS
19 57 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2161 (25.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 1999 (23.39%) Linux
3 1447 (16.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1304 (15.26%) Windows 7
5 1031 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 889 (10.40%) UNIX
7 792 (9.27%) Windows XP
8 545 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 335 (3.92%) Android
10 278 (3.25%) Solaris
11 272 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 247 (2.89%) Apple iOS
13 202 (2.36%) AIX
14 192 (2.25%) Windows Vista
15 170 (1.99%) Mac OS X
16 156 (1.82%) Ubuntu
17 141 (1.65%) CentOS
18 138 (1.61%) Windows 2000
19 133 (1.56%) Windows Phone
20 116 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1431 (16.74%) ITIL
2 615 (7.19%) Software Engineering
3 555 (6.49%) MVC
4 464 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
5 411 (4.81%) Project Management
6 386 (4.52%) OO
7 346 (4.05%) Scrum
8 327 (3.83%) Service Delivery
9 325 (3.80%) TDD
10 321 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 257 (3.01%) Service Management
12 250 (2.92%) Change Management
13 245 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
14 244 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
15 236 (2.76%) Incident Management
16 220 (2.57%) Problem Management
17 209 (2.45%) PRINCE2
18 203 (2.37%) CRM
19 199 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
20 192 (2.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2532 (29.62%) SQL
2 1411 (16.51%) C#
3 838 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 652 (7.63%) Java
5 636 (7.44%) C++
6 372 (4.35%) C
7 355 (4.15%) PowerShell
8 321 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 277 (3.24%) VB.NET
10 269 (3.15%) PHP
11 258 (3.02%) Python
12 254 (2.97%) Perl
13 212 (2.48%) VB
14 150 (1.75%) VBScript
14 150 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 148 (1.73%) Bash Shell
16 137 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 129 (1.51%) Ruby
18 94 (1.10%) Objective-C
19 48 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1149 (13.44%) Degree
2 1106 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 891 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 693 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 691 (8.08%) MCSE
6 476 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
7 425 (4.97%) MCITP
8 391 (4.57%) CCNA
9 348 (4.07%) DV Cleared
10 336 (3.93%) MCSA
11 308 (3.60%) MCP
12 247 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 184 (2.15%) MCTS
14 165 (1.93%) CCNP
15 159 (1.86%) CISSP
15 159 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
16 139 (1.63%) ISEB
17 79 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
18 77 (0.90%) ISTQB
19 71 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (6.54%) SLA
2 192 (2.25%) QA
3 164 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 143 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 122 (1.43%) ISO 9001
6 78 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 41 (0.48%) COBIT
8 12 (0.14%) WAI
9 9 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.094%) DO-178B
11 6 (0.070%) COSO
12 3 (0.035%) HL7
12 3 (0.035%) DICOM
12 3 (0.035%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.035%) GPG13
13 2 (0.023%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.023%) GLP
13 2 (0.023%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.012%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2535 (29.66%) Active Directory
2 1426 (16.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 754 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 378 (4.42%) vSphere
5 368 (4.31%) XenApp
6 229 (2.68%) VMware ESX
7 198 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
8 191 (2.23%) XenDesktop
9 118 (1.38%) ISA Server
10 102 (1.19%) Terminal Services
11 94 (1.10%) XenServer
12 78 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
12 78 (0.91%) UAG
13 73 (0.85%) vCloud
14 71 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
15 64 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
16 51 (0.60%) KVM
17 49 (0.57%) Snort
17 49 (0.57%) Terminal Server
18 47 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 522 (6.11%) SCCM
2 250 (2.92%) Backup Exec
3 205 (2.40%) SCOM
4 167 (1.95%) NetBackup
5 119 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 103 (1.20%) WSUS
7 95 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
8 79 (0.92%) Tivoli
9 78 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 71 (0.83%) Puppet
11 69 (0.81%) Nagios
12 66 (0.77%) Data Guard
13 51 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
14 50 (0.58%) ARCserve
15 46 (0.54%) SCVMM
16 44 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 39 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
18 37 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 34 (0.40%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
19 34 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3679 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 2252 (26.35%) VMware
3 1197 (14.00%) Citrix
4 1022 (11.96%) Cisco
5 1004 (11.75%) Oracle
6 648 (7.58%) HP
7 342 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 332 (3.88%) Symantec
9 276 (3.23%) Juniper
10 239 (2.80%) IBM
11 228 (2.67%) Dell
12 223 (2.61%) EMC
13 218 (2.55%) Apple
14 186 (2.18%) NetApp
15 173 (2.02%) CheckPoint
16 161 (1.88%) Fujitsu
17 156 (1.82%) JBoss
18 136 (1.59%) Veeam
19 130 (1.52%) F5
20 110 (1.29%) McAfee
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17k - 24.5k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum 25 days’ holiday, Pension + Parking
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum + MS Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension+ 26 days+ Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago