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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3132 3847 4281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.88% 18.28% 19.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.22% 64.18% 66.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2681 3448 3512
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,200 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +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
5034 5994 6434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.74% 28.48% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4286 5215 5295
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 712 £42,500 - 67
Surrey -3 674 £41,500 +3.75% 77
Hampshire 0 651 £34,000 -8.10% 57
Oxfordshire +6 294 £40,000 +6.66% 40
Buckinghamshire -2 257 £30,000 -14.28% 28
West Sussex -2 202 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Kent +3 174 £35,000 -9.09% 8
East Sussex +13 147 £45,000 +28.57% 18
M4 Corridor - 8 £27,500 -
Middlesex -8 7 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Sussex +7 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2622 (39.28%) Microsoft
2 2313 (34.65%) Windows Server
3 2286 (34.25%) Active Directory
4 2019 (30.25%) Linux
5 1973 (29.56%) VMware
6 1503 (22.52%) SQL
7 1450 (21.72%) SQL Server
8 1246 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 1193 (17.87%) MS Excel
10 1189 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1119 (16.76%) C#
12 1060 (15.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 1056 (15.82%) Cisco
14 1035 (15.51%) .NET
14 1035 (15.51%) Firewall
15 1023 (15.33%) ITIL
16 991 (14.85%) MS Exchange
17 972 (14.56%) Finance
18 959 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
19 872 (13.06%) Windows 7
20 870 (13.03%) Degree
21 796 (11.93%) TCP/IP
22 783 (11.73%) C++
23 766 (11.48%) Hyper-V
24 734 (11.00%) DNS
25 722 (10.82%) Citrix
26 719 (10.77%) MS Office
27 717 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
28 707 (10.59%) Office 365
29 686 (10.28%) Software Engineering

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
1 991 (14.85%) MS Exchange
2 517 (7.75%) IIS
3 348 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 289 (4.33%) SharePoint
5 257 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 239 (3.58%) Apache
7 178 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 144 (2.16%) Skype for Business
9 143 (2.14%) Tomcat
10 103 (1.54%) JBoss
11 83 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
12 82 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 79 (1.18%) WebLogic
14 72 (1.08%) CMS
15 69 (1.03%) WebSphere
16 55 (0.82%) nginx
17 47 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
18 41 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 32 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
20 30 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1193 (17.87%) MS Excel
2 719 (10.77%) MS Office
3 59 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.28%) MS Project
6 7 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.090%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.090%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.075%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.045%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.030%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.030%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.030%) SPSS
11 1 (0.015%) InDesign
11 1 (0.015%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 68 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.075%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.060%) MetaTrader
9 4 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.045%) assyst
10 3 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.045%) HFM
10 3 (0.045%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.030%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.030%) Maximo
11 2 (0.030%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.030%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 707 (10.59%) Office 365
2 418 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 356 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 220 (3.30%) SaaS
5 109 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 58 (0.87%) IaaS
7 45 (0.67%) PaaS
8 18 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (0.27%) OpenShift
9 17 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 10 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.12%) Yammer
12 7 (0.10%) GitHub
12 7 (0.10%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.090%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.075%) Dropbox
14 5 (0.075%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.075%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1035 (15.51%) Firewall
2 796 (11.93%) TCP/IP
3 734 (11.00%) DNS
4 589 (8.82%) SAN
5 552 (8.27%) WAN
6 534 (8.00%) LAN
7 490 (7.34%) DHCP
8 356 (5.33%) VPN
9 268 (4.01%) Network Security
10 267 (4.00%) VoIP
11 220 (3.30%) Internet
12 191 (2.86%) VLAN
13 172 (2.58%) HTTP
14 149 (2.23%) SSL
15 139 (2.08%) Wireless
16 121 (1.81%) NAS
17 97 (1.45%) LDAP
17 97 (1.45%) SMTP
18 93 (1.39%) IPsec
19 83 (1.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1450 (21.72%) SQL Server
2 268 (4.01%) MySQL
3 207 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 202 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 136 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 126 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 99 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 96 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 92 (1.38%) Big Data
10 91 (1.36%) NoSQL
11 82 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 64 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 55 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
14 46 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (0.61%) MongoDB
16 37 (0.55%) Hadoop
17 36 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
18 34 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
19 29 (0.43%) Couchbase
19 29 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 227 (3.40%) Visual Studio
2 166 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 146 (2.19%) NUnit
4 145 (2.17%) Subversion
4 145 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 91 (1.36%) MSTest
6 88 (1.32%) Selenium
7 85 (1.27%) Jenkins
8 76 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
9 73 (1.09%) Moq
10 72 (1.08%) TeamCity
11 69 (1.03%) JIRA
12 52 (0.78%) SoapUI
13 50 (0.75%) Eclipse
14 49 (0.73%) WebDriver
15 47 (0.70%) Metasploit
16 43 (0.64%) MSI
17 31 (0.46%) SpecFlow
18 30 (0.45%) HP UFT
19 26 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 972 (14.56%) Finance
2 430 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 170 (2.55%) Retail
4 169 (2.53%) Banking
5 127 (1.90%) Games
6 119 (1.78%) Marketing
7 107 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 105 (1.57%) Automotive
9 100 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 84 (1.26%) Electronics
11 81 (1.21%) German Language
12 69 (1.03%) Back Office
13 62 (0.93%) French Language
14 55 (0.82%) Legal
14 55 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 47 (0.70%) Advertising
16 34 (0.51%) Law
17 26 (0.39%) Publishing
18 18 (0.27%) Local Government
18 18 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1179 (17.66%) Analyst
2 1093 (16.37%) Developer
3 1009 (15.12%) Support Engineer
4 569 (8.52%) Support Analyst
5 505 (7.57%) IT Support
6 492 (7.37%) C# Developer
7 459 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 432 (6.47%) .NET Developer
9 392 (5.87%) 2nd Line Support
10 340 (5.09%) Software Engineer
11 330 (4.94%) IT Engineer
12 329 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
13 300 (4.49%) Administrator
14 296 (4.43%) IT Analyst
15 292 (4.37%) Software Developer
16 290 (4.34%) Service Analyst
17 282 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
18 280 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
19 266 (3.99%) Applications Support
20 262 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1035 (15.51%) .NET
2 530 (7.94%) ASP.NET
3 456 (6.83%) Web Services
4 450 (6.74%) HTML
5 380 (5.69%) CSS
6 362 (5.42%) XML
7 346 (5.18%) jQuery
8 284 (4.25%) WCF
9 274 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 247 (3.70%) WPF
11 217 (3.25%) WinForms
12 170 (2.55%) .NET Framework
13 156 (2.34%) SOAP
14 146 (2.19%) AngularJS
15 125 (1.87%) Ajax
15 125 (1.87%) HTML5
16 91 (1.36%) CSS3
17 89 (1.33%) LAMP
18 88 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
19 83 (1.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 520 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 462 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 385 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 223 (3.34%) Clustering
5 214 (3.21%) Driving Licence
6 204 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 150 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 138 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 113 (1.69%) User Experience
10 108 (1.62%) Blackberry
10 108 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 91 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
12 89 (1.33%) Replication
13 85 (1.27%) iPad
14 70 (1.05%) Statistics
15 60 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
15 60 (0.90%) iPhone
16 54 (0.81%) Physics
16 54 (0.81%) Visualisation
17 50 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2313 (34.65%) Windows Server
2 2019 (30.25%) Linux
3 1246 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1060 (15.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 872 (13.06%) Windows 7
6 665 (9.96%) Unix
7 551 (8.25%) Windows 8
8 465 (6.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 358 (5.36%) Windows 10
10 258 (3.87%) Windows XP
11 242 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 227 (3.40%) Android
13 156 (2.34%) CentOS
14 153 (2.29%) Apple iOS
15 147 (2.20%) Solaris
16 146 (2.19%) Mac OS X
17 88 (1.32%) Windows 2000
18 78 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
19 72 (1.08%) Windows Vista
20 65 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1023 (15.33%) ITIL
2 959 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
3 686 (10.28%) Software Engineering
4 407 (6.10%) MVC
5 401 (6.01%) Scrum
6 368 (5.51%) Mentoring
7 356 (5.33%) TDD
8 272 (4.07%) SDLC
9 263 (3.94%) OO
10 262 (3.93%) DevOps
11 231 (3.46%) Information Security
12 213 (3.19%) Service Delivery
13 211 (3.16%) Project Management
14 207 (3.10%) Multithreading
15 198 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
16 197 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
17 179 (2.68%) SOA
17 179 (2.68%) Unit Testing
18 177 (2.65%) Presales
19 173 (2.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1503 (22.52%) SQL
2 1119 (16.76%) C#
3 783 (11.73%) C++
4 611 (9.15%) Java
5 562 (8.42%) JavaScript
6 560 (8.39%) PowerShell
7 510 (7.64%) Python
8 460 (6.89%) C
9 323 (4.84%) Perl
10 281 (4.21%) T-SQL
11 277 (4.15%) Bash Shell
12 152 (2.28%) PHP
13 134 (2.01%) VB.NET
14 129 (1.93%) Ruby
15 93 (1.39%) VB
16 76 (1.14%) VBScript
17 71 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 49 (0.73%) PL/SQL
19 37 (0.55%) Embedded C++
20 32 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 870 (13.03%) Degree
2 717 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 447 (6.70%) Security Cleared
4 433 (6.49%) MCSE
5 414 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
6 385 (5.77%) CCNA
7 309 (4.63%) MCSA
8 282 (4.22%) SC Cleared
9 255 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 234 (3.51%) MCP
11 218 (3.27%) MCITP
12 148 (2.22%) CISSP
13 139 (2.08%) DV Cleared
14 128 (1.92%) CCNP
15 117 (1.75%) CEH
16 112 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
17 108 (1.62%) MCTS
18 78 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
19 72 (1.08%) CCA
20 69 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (7.15%) SLA
2 182 (2.73%) QA
3 166 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 95 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 62 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 35 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (0.39%) HIPAA
8 24 (0.36%) DICOM
9 19 (0.28%) FISMA
10 17 (0.25%) Data Quality
11 14 (0.21%) ISO13485
12 8 (0.12%) HL7
13 7 (0.10%) PMBOK
14 6 (0.090%) COBIT
14 6 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.060%) COSO
15 4 (0.060%) GAMP
16 3 (0.045%) Government Security Classifications
16 3 (0.045%) GPG13
17 2 (0.030%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2286 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 1189 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 766 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 365 (5.47%) vSphere
5 227 (3.40%) XenApp
6 155 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
7 154 (2.31%) VMware ESX
8 101 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
9 91 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 81 (1.21%) vCloud
10 81 (1.21%) XenDesktop
11 67 (1.00%) Docker
12 49 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 48 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 46 (0.69%) Terminal Services
15 45 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
16 42 (0.63%) Firmware
16 42 (0.63%) XenServer
17 40 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
18 35 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 438 (6.56%) SCCM
2 198 (2.97%) Puppet
3 148 (2.22%) Nessus
4 138 (2.07%) SCOM
5 135 (2.02%) Backup Exec
6 134 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
7 133 (1.99%) WSUS
8 105 (1.57%) Nmap
9 67 (1.00%) Ansible
10 65 (0.97%) Nagios
11 60 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
12 59 (0.88%) NetBackup
13 55 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
14 51 (0.76%) SCVMM
15 46 (0.69%) OpenVAS
16 36 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
17 32 (0.48%) OpenAM
18 29 (0.43%) Tivoli
19 28 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
20 26 (0.39%) Icinga
Vendors
1 2622 (39.28%) Microsoft
2 1973 (29.56%) VMware
3 1056 (15.82%) Cisco
4 722 (10.82%) Citrix
5 473 (7.09%) HP
6 438 (6.56%) Oracle
7 282 (4.22%) Red Hat
8 220 (3.30%) NetApp
9 171 (2.56%) Apple
10 169 (2.53%) Dell
11 155 (2.32%) Symantec
12 148 (2.22%) Juniper
13 141 (2.11%) Sophos
14 138 (2.07%) IBM
15 137 (2.05%) CheckPoint
16 135 (2.02%) EMC
17 125 (1.87%) Veeam
18 115 (1.72%) F5
19 89 (1.33%) Palo Alto
20 78 (1.17%) SolarWinds
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