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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4272 4137 4389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.48% 19.53% 19.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 69.07% 63.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3495 3540 3928
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £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
6408 5990 6931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 28.28% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5268 5164 6096
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 0 1150 £36,000 -10.00% 112
Hampshire 0 1043 £37,500 +7.14% 119
Surrey 0 927 £38,250 +2.00% 114
Buckinghamshire -3 306 £30,000 -20.00% 45
Kent +6 217 £40,000 -5.88% 32
West Sussex -6 216 £35,000 -12.50% 25
Oxfordshire -2 209 £29,750 -15.00% 31
East Sussex +9 184 £33,500 -1.47% 14
Middlesex -7 41 £45,000 - 3
Thames Valley +10 9 £60,000 -25.00%
M4 Corridor +7 8 £62,500 +4.16%
Sussex -1 4 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Isle of Wight -10 2 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Home Counties +6 1 - -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3757 (43.54%) Microsoft
2 2626 (30.44%) Active Directory
3 2515 (29.15%) SQL
4 2386 (27.65%) VMware
5 2270 (26.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2220 (25.73%) SQL Server
7 2070 (23.99%) MS Excel
8 2023 (23.45%) Linux
9 1524 (17.66%) MS Exchange
10 1516 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1499 (17.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 1495 (17.33%) ITIL
13 1472 (17.06%) .NET
14 1376 (15.95%) Windows 7
15 1323 (15.33%) C#
16 1291 (14.96%) Citrix
17 1279 (14.82%) Firewall
18 1150 (13.33%) MS Office
19 1121 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
20 1116 (12.93%) Degree
21 1096 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
22 1082 (12.54%) Cisco
23 1009 (11.69%) Finance
24 1005 (11.65%) Oracle
25 987 (11.44%) DNS
26 955 (11.07%) TCP/IP
27 951 (11.02%) Security Cleared
28 931 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
29 904 (10.48%) UNIX
30 879 (10.19%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1524 (17.66%) MS Exchange
2 869 (10.07%) IIS
3 743 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 670 (7.77%) SharePoint
5 496 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 385 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 356 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 335 (3.88%) Apache
9 287 (3.33%) Lync
10 232 (2.69%) Tomcat
11 161 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 145 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 100 (1.16%) WebSphere
14 94 (1.09%) WebLogic
14 94 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
15 91 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
16 78 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
17 61 (0.71%) WordPress
18 57 (0.66%) CMS
19 50 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2070 (23.99%) MS Excel
2 1150 (13.33%) MS Office
3 97 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 85 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 45 (0.52%) MS Project
6 39 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 30 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 13 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 13 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.12%) FastStats
10 10 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.093%) SPSS
11 8 (0.093%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.046%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.023%) QuarkXPress
15 1 (0.012%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 29 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 21 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.17%) Maximo
6 14 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.15%) Retail-J
8 10 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.081%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.070%) Magento
11 6 (0.070%) Academy Housing
12 4 (0.046%) Epicor Vantage
12 4 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.046%) SalesLogix
12 4 (0.046%) Agresso
13 3 (0.035%) Summit
13 3 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 314 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 258 (2.99%) Office 365
3 118 (1.37%) SaaS
4 84 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 82 (0.95%) IaaS
6 66 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 44 (0.51%) PaaS
8 17 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.14%) Heroku
10 8 (0.093%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.093%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.070%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.046%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.035%) Route 53
14 2 (0.023%) Force.com
15 1 (0.012%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1279 (14.82%) Firewall
2 987 (11.44%) DNS
3 955 (11.07%) TCP/IP
4 879 (10.19%) SAN
5 640 (7.42%) WAN
6 615 (7.13%) DHCP
7 599 (6.94%) LAN
8 525 (6.08%) VPN
9 437 (5.06%) Internet
10 281 (3.26%) Network Security
10 281 (3.26%) VoIP
11 257 (2.98%) Wireless
12 217 (2.52%) HTTP
13 204 (2.36%) SSL
14 179 (2.07%) NAS
15 167 (1.94%) VLAN
16 143 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
17 132 (1.53%) LDAP
18 105 (1.22%) iSCSI
18 105 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2220 (25.73%) SQL Server
2 449 (5.20%) MySQL
3 339 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 295 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 275 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 259 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 249 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 188 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 169 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 147 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 130 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 111 (1.29%) DB2
13 102 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 95 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
15 85 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 81 (0.94%) Big Data
17 78 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 61 (0.71%) EDRMS
19 52 (0.60%) NoSQL
20 50 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 313 (3.63%) Visual Studio
2 205 (2.38%) Subversion
3 195 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 169 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 140 (1.62%) NUnit
6 106 (1.23%) MSTest
7 99 (1.15%) Selenium
8 85 (0.99%) Moq
9 81 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 80 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
11 72 (0.83%) TestDirector
12 63 (0.73%) Eclipse
12 63 (0.73%) Ant
13 57 (0.66%) Jenkins
14 56 (0.65%) JMeter
15 51 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 47 (0.54%) MSI
17 41 (0.48%) JIRA
17 41 (0.48%) ReSharper
18 40 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 1009 (11.69%) Finance
2 452 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 360 (4.17%) Retail
4 120 (1.39%) Marketing
5 101 (1.17%) Electronics
6 100 (1.16%) French Language
7 93 (1.08%) Legal
8 92 (1.07%) German Language
9 84 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 67 (0.78%) Back Office
11 66 (0.76%) Military
12 64 (0.74%) Banking
13 52 (0.60%) Games
14 43 (0.50%) Spanish Language
15 42 (0.49%) Law
15 42 (0.49%) Publishing
16 41 (0.48%) Advertising
17 30 (0.35%) Aerospace
18 29 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 25 (0.29%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1422 (16.48%) Analyst
2 1404 (16.27%) Developer
3 1351 (15.66%) Support Engineer
4 766 (8.88%) Support Analyst
5 538 (6.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 498 (5.77%) Administrator
7 497 (5.76%) .NET Developer
8 456 (5.29%) IT Support
9 440 (5.10%) Consultant
10 401 (4.65%) Technical Support
11 380 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
12 372 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 353 (4.09%) C# Developer
14 324 (3.76%) Software Engineer
15 308 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
16 306 (3.55%) Architect
17 305 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
18 294 (3.41%) Software Developer
19 259 (3.00%) Applications Support
20 246 (2.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1472 (17.06%) .NET
2 840 (9.74%) HTML
3 788 (9.13%) ASP.NET
4 577 (6.69%) CSS
5 507 (5.88%) Web Services
6 485 (5.62%) XML
7 426 (4.94%) WCF
8 419 (4.86%) jQuery
9 337 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 307 (3.56%) WPF
11 282 (3.27%) .NET Framework
12 269 (3.12%) WinForms
13 209 (2.42%) Ajax
14 166 (1.92%) HTML5
15 144 (1.67%) REST
16 138 (1.60%) JSON
17 137 (1.59%) LINQ
18 129 (1.50%) J2EE
19 127 (1.47%) SOAP
19 127 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 508 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
2 468 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 402 (4.66%) Clustering
4 305 (3.54%) Blackberry
5 278 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 219 (2.54%) Replication
7 197 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 133 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 130 (1.51%) Mathematics
10 126 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 126 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 125 (1.45%) Statistics
12 124 (1.44%) Mobile App
13 114 (1.32%) Open Source
14 104 (1.21%) User Experience
15 97 (1.12%) PKI
16 93 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
17 68 (0.79%) iPhone
18 67 (0.78%) Kindle
19 61 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2270 (26.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 2023 (23.45%) Linux
3 1499 (17.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1376 (15.95%) Windows 7
5 1096 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 904 (10.48%) UNIX
7 817 (9.47%) Windows XP
8 584 (6.77%) Windows 8
9 336 (3.89%) Android
10 299 (3.47%) Solaris
11 279 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 246 (2.85%) Apple iOS
13 223 (2.58%) AIX
14 213 (2.47%) Windows Vista
15 188 (2.18%) Mac OS X
16 173 (2.01%) Ubuntu
17 155 (1.80%) CentOS
18 132 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
19 128 (1.48%) Windows 2000
20 126 (1.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1495 (17.33%) ITIL
2 931 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
3 578 (6.70%) Software Engineering
4 513 (5.95%) MVC
5 389 (4.51%) Project Management
6 345 (4.00%) OO
7 342 (3.96%) Scrum
8 340 (3.94%) Mentoring
9 325 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 322 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 293 (3.40%) TDD
12 287 (3.33%) Service Management
13 264 (3.06%) Change Management
14 262 (3.04%) Incident Management
15 257 (2.98%) Performance Tuning
16 237 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
17 223 (2.58%) Problem Management
18 212 (2.46%) CRM
19 198 (2.29%) PRINCE2
19 198 (2.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2515 (29.15%) SQL
2 1323 (15.33%) C#
3 806 (9.34%) JavaScript
4 628 (7.28%) Java
5 597 (6.92%) C++
6 384 (4.45%) PowerShell
7 347 (4.02%) C
8 324 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 269 (3.12%) PHP
10 267 (3.09%) Perl
11 260 (3.01%) Python
12 250 (2.90%) VB.NET
13 206 (2.39%) VB
14 165 (1.91%) VBScript
15 158 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 152 (1.76%) Bash Shell
17 148 (1.72%) PL/SQL
18 134 (1.55%) Ruby
19 87 (1.01%) Objective-C
20 49 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1121 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 1116 (12.93%) Degree
3 951 (11.02%) Security Cleared
4 750 (8.69%) SC Cleared
5 716 (8.30%) MCSE
6 511 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
7 434 (5.03%) MCITP
8 420 (4.87%) CCNA
9 374 (4.33%) DV Cleared
10 329 (3.81%) MCSA
11 323 (3.74%) MCP
12 276 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 186 (2.16%) MCTS
14 174 (2.02%) CCNP
15 168 (1.95%) ISEB
16 160 (1.85%) CISSP
17 159 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
18 88 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
19 85 (0.99%) ISTQB
20 79 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 553 (6.41%) SLA
2 180 (2.09%) QA
3 169 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 143 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 127 (1.47%) ISO 9001
6 74 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 44 (0.51%) COBIT
8 9 (0.10%) WAI
8 9 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.093%) DO-178B
9 8 (0.093%) GLP
10 6 (0.070%) COSO
11 4 (0.046%) GPG13
12 3 (0.035%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.035%) HL7
13 2 (0.023%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.023%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.012%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.012%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2626 (30.44%) Active Directory
2 1516 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 798 (9.25%) Hyper-V
4 403 (4.67%) XenApp
5 400 (4.64%) vSphere
6 249 (2.89%) VMware ESX
7 199 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 190 (2.20%) XenDesktop
9 133 (1.54%) ISA Server
10 119 (1.38%) Terminal Services
11 96 (1.11%) XenServer
12 81 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
13 78 (0.90%) UAG
14 71 (0.82%) vCloud
15 69 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
16 67 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
17 59 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 51 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 50 (0.58%) Terminal Server
20 49 (0.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 548 (6.35%) SCCM
2 262 (3.04%) Backup Exec
3 225 (2.61%) SCOM
4 189 (2.19%) NetBackup
5 136 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 127 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
7 115 (1.33%) WSUS
8 87 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 83 (0.96%) Tivoli
10 72 (0.83%) Data Guard
11 65 (0.75%) Nagios
11 65 (0.75%) Puppet
12 56 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
13 55 (0.64%) SCVMM
14 46 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 44 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 42 (0.49%) Tivoli NetView
17 39 (0.45%) ARCserve
18 36 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 36 (0.42%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
Vendors
1 3757 (43.54%) Microsoft
2 2386 (27.65%) VMware
3 1291 (14.96%) Citrix
4 1082 (12.54%) Cisco
5 1005 (11.65%) Oracle
6 679 (7.87%) HP
7 358 (4.15%) Red Hat
8 356 (4.13%) Symantec
9 296 (3.43%) Juniper
10 229 (2.65%) IBM
10 229 (2.65%) Apple
11 227 (2.63%) Dell
12 224 (2.60%) EMC
13 180 (2.09%) Fujitsu
14 179 (2.07%) CheckPoint
15 171 (1.98%) NetApp
16 160 (1.85%) JBoss
17 152 (1.76%) Veeam
18 137 (1.59%) F5
19 128 (1.48%) McAfee
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + benefits. 35 hour week
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
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