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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3567 3975 4340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.63% 18.68% 18.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.64% 63.08% 67.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3095 3422 3699
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
5434 6302 6476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.91% 29.62% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4744 5316 5465
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +1 790 £44,500 +11.25% 71
Surrey +2 774 £42,500 +6.25% 91
Hampshire -4 758 £37,500 -3.84% 105
Oxfordshire +5 376 £35,000 -11.39% 31
West Sussex -6 247 £40,000 -5.88% 30
Buckinghamshire -1 246 £33,500 -4.28% 37
Kent +1 188 £35,000 - 23
East Sussex +8 156 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Middlesex +4 23 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Home Counties -1 2 £42,500 -23.42%
M4 Corridor 0 1 £58,000 -
Sussex -1 1 £25,000 -56.52% 2
Thames Valley - 1 £57,500 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3044 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 2620 (35.81%) Windows Server
3 2463 (33.66%) Active Directory
4 2065 (28.22%) Linux
5 2020 (27.61%) VMware
6 1847 (25.24%) SQL
7 1617 (22.10%) SQL Server
8 1533 (20.95%) MS Excel
9 1457 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 1343 (18.35%) C#
11 1262 (17.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 1239 (16.93%) Firewall
13 1194 (16.32%) .NET
14 1170 (15.99%) MS Exchange
15 1127 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
16 1113 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 1053 (14.39%) ITIL
18 1032 (14.10%) Degree
19 996 (13.61%) Cisco
20 968 (13.23%) MS Office
21 954 (13.04%) Windows 7
22 932 (12.74%) Finance
23 877 (11.99%) Citrix
24 861 (11.77%) DNS
25 843 (11.52%) Hyper-V
26 825 (11.28%) Unix
27 794 (10.85%) C++
28 759 (10.37%) SAN
29 750 (10.25%) JavaScript
30 739 (10.10%) 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 1170 (15.99%) MS Exchange
2 561 (7.67%) IIS
3 533 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 398 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 396 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 232 (3.17%) Skype for Business
7 220 (3.01%) Apache
8 213 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 166 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 115 (1.57%) JBoss
11 96 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 90 (1.23%) CMS
13 85 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
14 79 (1.08%) WebLogic
14 79 (1.08%) WebSphere
15 59 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
16 52 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
17 46 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 46 (0.63%) nginx
18 43 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1533 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 968 (13.23%) MS Office
3 95 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.49%) MS Project
6 14 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.082%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.082%) Maple
10 4 (0.055%) InDesign
11 3 (0.041%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.027%) GIMP
12 2 (0.027%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.027%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.014%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.014%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 106 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 29 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 16 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.15%) assyst
9 7 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.068%) Lorenzo
11 5 (0.068%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.041%) GoldMine
12 3 (0.041%) KANA IQ
12 3 (0.041%) OpenCart
12 3 (0.041%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
13 2 (0.027%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 713 (9.74%) Office 365
2 398 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 272 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
4 269 (3.68%) SaaS
5 57 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (0.70%) IaaS
7 44 (0.60%) PaaS
8 34 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 22 (0.30%) Google Apps
10 17 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.18%) iTunes
12 11 (0.15%) GitHub
12 11 (0.15%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.14%) Yammer
14 8 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.096%) Google Play
15 7 (0.096%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.082%) Adobe Analytics
16 6 (0.082%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1239 (16.93%) Firewall
2 861 (11.77%) DNS
3 759 (10.37%) SAN
4 733 (10.02%) TCP/IP
5 603 (8.24%) WAN
6 582 (7.95%) LAN
7 563 (7.69%) DHCP
8 424 (5.79%) VPN
9 263 (3.59%) Internet
10 246 (3.36%) Network Security
11 228 (3.12%) VoIP
12 172 (2.35%) Wireless
13 165 (2.26%) NAS
14 158 (2.16%) VLAN
15 132 (1.80%) HTTP
16 128 (1.75%) SSL
17 109 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
18 96 (1.31%) LDAP
19 83 (1.13%) iSCSI
20 82 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1617 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 316 (4.32%) MySQL
3 259 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 255 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 157 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 153 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 140 (1.91%) NoSQL
8 134 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 124 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 122 (1.67%) Big Data
11 100 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 77 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 57 (0.78%) MongoDB
15 54 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 39 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
17 37 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
18 35 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 32 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
20 29 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 313 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 223 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 175 (2.39%) Subversion
4 159 (2.17%) NUnit
5 125 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 122 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 120 (1.64%) JIRA
8 106 (1.45%) Eclipse
9 99 (1.35%) Selenium
10 98 (1.34%) MSTest
11 94 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
12 93 (1.27%) Moq
13 71 (0.97%) WebDriver
14 66 (0.90%) TeamCity
15 64 (0.87%) Maven
16 63 (0.86%) JUnit
17 53 (0.72%) SoapUI
18 44 (0.60%) Ant
19 41 (0.56%) ReSharper
20 40 (0.55%) HP UFT
General
1 932 (12.74%) Finance
2 453 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 166 (2.27%) Retail
4 157 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 145 (1.98%) Banking
6 124 (1.69%) Marketing
7 120 (1.64%) Aerospace
8 111 (1.52%) Automotive
9 94 (1.28%) Electronics
10 82 (1.12%) Games
11 76 (1.04%) German Language
12 69 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 67 (0.92%) Legal
14 66 (0.90%) Advertising
15 50 (0.68%) Back Office
16 43 (0.59%) French Language
17 40 (0.55%) Law
18 28 (0.38%) Publishing
19 25 (0.34%) Spanish Language
20 23 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1385 (18.93%) Developer
2 1243 (16.99%) Analyst
3 1045 (14.28%) Support Engineer
4 691 (9.44%) Support Analyst
5 572 (7.82%) IT Support
6 557 (7.61%) C# Developer
7 521 (7.12%) .NET Developer
8 519 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 430 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 392 (5.36%) IT Engineer
11 376 (5.14%) Software Developer
12 372 (5.08%) Software Engineer
13 364 (4.97%) Administrator
14 352 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 336 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
16 327 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 300 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
18 290 (3.96%) IT Analyst
19 285 (3.90%) Technical Support
20 269 (3.68%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1194 (16.32%) .NET
2 638 (8.72%) HTML
3 553 (7.56%) ASP.NET
4 542 (7.41%) CSS
5 490 (6.70%) Web Services
6 431 (5.89%) XML
7 393 (5.37%) jQuery
8 312 (4.26%) WPF
9 298 (4.07%) WCF
10 285 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 214 (2.92%) WinForms
12 212 (2.90%) .NET Framework
13 163 (2.23%) AngularJS
14 145 (1.98%) Ajax
15 140 (1.91%) SOAP
16 139 (1.90%) HTML5
17 112 (1.53%) Middleware
18 100 (1.37%) LAMP
19 99 (1.35%) STL
20 97 (1.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 566 (7.74%) Computer Science
2 456 (6.23%) Data Centre
3 442 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 262 (3.58%) Clustering
5 221 (3.02%) Driving Licence
6 198 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 145 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 141 (1.93%) Replication
9 133 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 128 (1.75%) Mathematics
11 119 (1.63%) Blackberry
12 117 (1.60%) User Experience
13 115 (1.57%) Mobile App
14 103 (1.41%) iPad
15 84 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
16 80 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
17 79 (1.08%) iPhone
18 60 (0.82%) Smartphone
18 60 (0.82%) Visualisation
19 57 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2620 (35.81%) Windows Server
2 2065 (28.22%) Linux
3 1457 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1262 (17.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 954 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 825 (11.28%) Unix
7 624 (8.53%) Windows 8
8 550 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 332 (4.54%) Windows 10
10 311 (4.25%) Android
11 297 (4.06%) Windows XP
12 270 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 231 (3.16%) Apple iOS
14 198 (2.71%) Solaris
15 148 (2.02%) Mac OS X
16 115 (1.57%) CentOS
17 85 (1.16%) Windows 2000
18 72 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
19 71 (0.97%) Windows Vista
20 67 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1127 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1053 (14.39%) ITIL
3 739 (10.10%) Software Engineering
4 445 (6.08%) MVC
5 436 (5.96%) OO
6 395 (5.40%) TDD
7 381 (5.21%) Scrum
8 359 (4.91%) Mentoring
9 331 (4.52%) SDLC
10 255 (3.49%) Project Management
11 234 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 233 (3.18%) Multithreading
13 225 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
13 225 (3.08%) Service Delivery
14 217 (2.97%) DevOps
15 215 (2.94%) CRM
16 212 (2.90%) Web Development
17 203 (2.77%) OOP
18 199 (2.72%) Service Management
19 196 (2.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1847 (25.24%) SQL
2 1343 (18.35%) C#
3 794 (10.85%) C++
4 750 (10.25%) JavaScript
5 738 (10.09%) Java
6 541 (7.39%) PowerShell
7 475 (6.49%) Python
8 409 (5.59%) C
9 351 (4.80%) Perl
10 252 (3.44%) T-SQL
11 212 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 185 (2.53%) PHP
13 157 (2.15%) Ruby
14 139 (1.90%) VB.NET
15 126 (1.72%) VB
16 93 (1.27%) VBScript
17 87 (1.19%) PL/SQL
18 57 (0.78%) Shell Script
19 42 (0.57%) Objective-C
20 38 (0.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1032 (14.10%) Degree
2 690 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 473 (6.46%) Security Cleared
4 392 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 390 (5.33%) MCSE
6 342 (4.67%) CCNA
7 301 (4.11%) SC Cleared
8 248 (3.39%) MCSA
9 219 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 194 (2.65%) MCITP
11 191 (2.61%) MCP
12 132 (1.80%) DV Cleared
13 109 (1.49%) CISSP
14 106 (1.45%) CCNP
15 96 (1.31%) MCTS
16 80 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
17 69 (0.94%) A+ Certification
17 69 (0.94%) CEH
18 67 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 60 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 599 (8.19%) SLA
2 250 (3.42%) QA
3 151 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 86 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 21 (0.29%) DICOM
9 19 (0.26%) HIPAA
10 15 (0.21%) FISMA
11 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.082%) COBIT
12 6 (0.082%) ISO13485
12 6 (0.082%) RMADS
13 5 (0.068%) COSO
13 5 (0.068%) GLP
13 5 (0.068%) GMP
14 4 (0.055%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.041%) HL7
15 3 (0.041%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2463 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 1113 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 843 (11.52%) Hyper-V
4 367 (5.02%) vSphere
5 281 (3.84%) XenApp
6 219 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 154 (2.10%) VMware ESX
8 105 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
9 101 (1.38%) XenDesktop
10 76 (1.04%) Docker
11 73 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
12 57 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
13 51 (0.70%) XenServer
14 48 (0.66%) Terminal Services
15 45 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
16 41 (0.56%) vCloud
17 39 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
18 38 (0.52%) Firmware
18 38 (0.52%) Xen
19 34 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 459 (6.27%) SCCM
2 174 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 173 (2.36%) Puppet
4 163 (2.23%) WSUS
5 159 (2.17%) SCOM
6 96 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
7 85 (1.16%) Nessus
8 76 (1.04%) NetBackup
9 75 (1.03%) Nagios
10 72 (0.98%) Nmap
11 65 (0.89%) SCVMM
12 58 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
13 57 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
14 49 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 45 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
16 43 (0.59%) Ansible
16 43 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
17 37 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
18 35 (0.48%) OpenAM
19 34 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3044 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 2020 (27.61%) VMware
3 996 (13.61%) Cisco
4 877 (11.99%) Citrix
5 568 (7.76%) Oracle
6 502 (6.86%) HP
7 302 (4.13%) Red Hat
8 216 (2.95%) Dell
9 194 (2.65%) NetApp
10 180 (2.46%) Symantec
11 166 (2.27%) EMC
12 147 (2.01%) Sophos
13 144 (1.97%) IBM
14 142 (1.94%) Apple
15 137 (1.87%) Juniper
16 136 (1.86%) Veeam
17 134 (1.83%) CheckPoint
18 102 (1.39%) F5
19 94 (1.28%) Google
20 90 (1.23%) Avaya
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