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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / South East
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2658 3626 4075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.88% 18.86% 19.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.06% 65.32% 66.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2288 3191 3395
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
4149 5551 6163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.91% 28.87% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 4809 5050
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 0 614 £40,000 -11.11% 87
Surrey 0 607 £36,500 -2.66% 52
Hampshire -4 527 £36,250 -7.05% 78
Oxfordshire -2 243 £35,000 -12.50% 44
West Sussex +2 203 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 186 £37,000 +5.71% 28
Kent -3 146 £40,000 -4.76% 26
East Sussex -2 112 £35,000 -5.40% 14
Middlesex +2 18 £50,000 +21.95%
Sussex +4 4 £25,000 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £67,500 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 2229 (39.95%) Microsoft
2 2021 (36.23%) Active Directory
3 1972 (35.35%) Windows Server
4 1729 (30.99%) Linux
5 1597 (28.63%) VMware
6 1248 (22.37%) SQL Server
7 1145 (20.52%) SQL
8 990 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 969 (17.37%) MS Excel
10 949 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 948 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 865 (15.50%) MS Exchange
13 863 (15.47%) Cisco
14 857 (15.36%) Firewall
15 832 (14.91%) ITIL
16 818 (14.66%) C#
17 798 (14.30%) .NET
18 786 (14.09%) Windows 7
19 782 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
20 745 (13.35%) TCP/IP
21 698 (12.51%) Finance
22 660 (11.83%) Hyper-V
23 657 (11.78%) Office 365
24 645 (11.56%) MS Office
25 625 (11.20%) Degree
26 608 (10.90%) DNS
27 592 (10.61%) Unix
28 589 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
29 540 (9.68%) C++
30 525 (9.41%) PowerShell

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
1 865 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 406 (7.28%) IIS
3 274 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 260 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 208 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 202 (3.62%) Apache
7 147 (2.63%) Skype for Business
8 134 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 119 (2.13%) Tomcat
10 83 (1.49%) JBoss
11 76 (1.36%) WebLogic
12 70 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
13 51 (0.91%) WebSphere
14 49 (0.88%) CMS
15 48 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
15 48 (0.86%) NServiceBus
16 31 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 29 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
18 28 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 26 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 969 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 645 (11.56%) MS Office
3 39 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.11%) MS Project
8 5 (0.090%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.090%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.036%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.036%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.036%) Simulink
9 2 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.036%) SPSS
10 1 (0.018%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.018%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.018%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 41 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
3 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.13%) Teamcenter
6 6 (0.11%) Infor CRM
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.090%) FastStats
7 5 (0.090%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.072%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 3 (0.054%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.054%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.036%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.036%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 657 (11.78%) Office 365
2 460 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 398 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
4 139 (2.49%) SaaS
5 95 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
6 74 (1.33%) IaaS
7 54 (0.97%) PaaS
8 21 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.18%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.16%) Dropbox
12 8 (0.14%) G Suite
12 8 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
12 8 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.13%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.090%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.090%) Google Play
15 4 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.072%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 857 (15.36%) Firewall
2 745 (13.35%) TCP/IP
3 608 (10.90%) DNS
4 479 (8.59%) SAN
5 466 (8.35%) LAN
6 461 (8.26%) WAN
7 414 (7.42%) DHCP
8 355 (6.36%) VPN
9 280 (5.02%) VoIP
10 223 (4.00%) VLAN
11 194 (3.48%) Network Security
12 177 (3.17%) Internet
13 142 (2.55%) Wireless
14 136 (2.44%) HTTP
15 114 (2.04%) SSL
16 104 (1.86%) LDAP
17 97 (1.74%) Skype
18 91 (1.63%) NAS
19 86 (1.54%) MPLS
20 85 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1248 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 214 (3.84%) MySQL
3 202 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 164 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 118 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 110 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 102 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 93 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 89 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 85 (1.52%) NoSQL
11 83 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 65 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
13 59 (1.06%) Big Data
14 57 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 57 (1.02%) Couchbase
15 54 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 53 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 52 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 42 (0.75%) Redis
19 40 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 163 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 160 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 130 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 85 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 80 (1.43%) Subversion
6 75 (1.34%) NUnit
7 70 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 65 (1.17%) JIRA
9 57 (1.02%) Selenium
10 45 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 40 (0.72%) MSTest
12 38 (0.68%) Moq
13 33 (0.59%) JSUnit
14 29 (0.52%) Metasploit
15 20 (0.36%) Maven
15 20 (0.36%) Toad
16 18 (0.32%) HP UFT
17 15 (0.27%) FitNesse
18 14 (0.25%) SoapUI
18 14 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 698 (12.51%) Finance
2 281 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 119 (2.13%) Banking
4 106 (1.90%) Retail
5 91 (1.63%) German Language
6 82 (1.47%) Games
7 59 (1.06%) French Language
8 58 (1.04%) Marketing
9 52 (0.93%) Electronics
10 42 (0.75%) Legal
11 40 (0.72%) Back Office
12 37 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.48%) Military
14 25 (0.45%) Advertising
15 23 (0.41%) Billing
16 22 (0.39%) Law
17 20 (0.36%) Automotive
17 20 (0.36%) Publishing
18 18 (0.32%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 960 (17.21%) Analyst
2 917 (16.44%) Support Engineer
3 757 (13.57%) Developer
4 467 (8.37%) IT Support
5 464 (8.32%) Support Analyst
6 436 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 372 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 328 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 323 (5.79%) Administrator
10 300 (5.38%) .NET Developer
11 278 (4.98%) IT Engineer
12 270 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
13 243 (4.36%) Software Engineer
14 231 (4.14%) Service Analyst
15 228 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
16 221 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
17 220 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
18 219 (3.93%) IT Analyst
19 210 (3.76%) Technical Support
20 206 (3.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 798 (14.30%) .NET
2 401 (7.19%) Web Services
3 397 (7.12%) HTML
4 354 (6.35%) ASP.NET
5 332 (5.95%) CSS
6 275 (4.93%) XML
7 252 (4.52%) jQuery
8 203 (3.64%) WCF
9 180 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 170 (3.05%) WinForms
11 156 (2.80%) WPF
12 146 (2.62%) .NET Framework
13 134 (2.40%) HTML5
14 131 (2.35%) AngularJS
15 119 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 114 (2.04%) Middleware
17 110 (1.97%) SOAP
18 96 (1.72%) REST
19 88 (1.58%) Entity Framework
20 84 (1.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 358 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 350 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 328 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 165 (2.96%) Driving Licence
5 163 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 149 (2.67%) Clustering
7 109 (1.95%) User Experience
8 106 (1.90%) Replication
9 103 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 97 (1.74%) Blackberry
11 86 (1.54%) Client/Server
12 81 (1.45%) Statistics
13 75 (1.34%) Mathematics
14 69 (1.24%) iPad
15 66 (1.18%) PKI
16 64 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
17 45 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
18 44 (0.79%) Algorithms
19 43 (0.77%) iPhone
20 41 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1972 (35.35%) Windows Server
2 1729 (30.99%) Linux
3 990 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 949 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 786 (14.09%) Windows 7
6 592 (10.61%) Unix
7 425 (7.62%) Windows 8
8 375 (6.72%) Windows 10
9 374 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 212 (3.80%) Windows XP
11 187 (3.35%) Android
12 175 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 162 (2.90%) Apple iOS
14 158 (2.83%) Mac OS X
15 150 (2.69%) CentOS
16 142 (2.55%) Solaris
17 74 (1.33%) Windows 2000
18 60 (1.08%) Mac OS
19 54 (0.97%) AIX
20 51 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (14.91%) ITIL
2 782 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (8.28%) Software Engineering
4 330 (5.92%) Scrum
5 288 (5.16%) MVC
6 284 (5.09%) Mentoring
7 266 (4.77%) DevOps
8 237 (4.25%) TDD
9 204 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
10 192 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 190 (3.41%) Project Management
12 188 (3.37%) Service Delivery
13 183 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
14 176 (3.15%) Multithreading
14 176 (3.15%) SDLC
15 167 (2.99%) High Availability
16 161 (2.89%) Information Security
17 158 (2.83%) Service Management
18 150 (2.69%) OO
19 148 (2.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1145 (20.52%) SQL
2 818 (14.66%) C#
3 540 (9.68%) C++
4 525 (9.41%) PowerShell
5 464 (8.32%) Java
6 427 (7.65%) JavaScript
7 341 (6.11%) Python
8 306 (5.48%) C
9 270 (4.84%) T-SQL
10 214 (3.84%) Bash Shell
11 196 (3.51%) Perl
12 156 (2.80%) PHP
13 130 (2.33%) Shell Script
14 112 (2.01%) VB.NET
15 84 (1.51%) Ruby
16 68 (1.22%) VB
17 57 (1.02%) VBScript
18 36 (0.65%) PL/SQL
19 26 (0.47%) Objective-C
20 17 (0.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 625 (11.20%) Degree
2 589 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 379 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
4 375 (6.72%) MCSE
5 348 (6.24%) CCNA
6 305 (5.47%) Security Cleared
7 242 (4.34%) MCSA
8 187 (3.35%) SC Cleared
9 184 (3.30%) MCP
10 162 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 148 (2.65%) MCITP
12 130 (2.33%) CCNP
13 118 (2.12%) CISSP
14 100 (1.79%) CEH
15 78 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
16 71 (1.27%) ISEB
17 70 (1.25%) DV Cleared
18 66 (1.18%) ISTQB
19 61 (1.09%) A+ Certification
20 58 (1.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 395 (7.08%) SLA
2 124 (2.22%) QA
3 88 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.22%) FISMA
6 12 (0.22%) GAMP
6 12 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.22%) SSAE 16
7 7 (0.13%) Def Stans
7 7 (0.13%) PMBOK
8 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.090%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.090%) HL7
9 5 (0.090%) ISO13485
10 4 (0.072%) DICOM
10 4 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.054%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.036%) COBIT
12 2 (0.036%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2021 (36.23%) Active Directory
2 948 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 660 (11.83%) Hyper-V
4 274 (4.91%) vSphere
5 144 (2.58%) XenApp
6 126 (2.26%) VMware ESX
7 93 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 80 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
9 77 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
10 64 (1.15%) vCloud
11 62 (1.11%) Firmware
12 54 (0.97%) Docker
12 54 (0.97%) XenDesktop
13 45 (0.81%) Terminal Services
14 43 (0.77%) XenServer
15 39 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 28 (0.50%) Samba
17 27 (0.48%) iptables
18 24 (0.43%) ISA Server
19 22 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 307 (5.50%) SCCM
2 186 (3.33%) Puppet
3 137 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (1.99%) SCOM
5 102 (1.83%) Nessus
6 85 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 67 (1.20%) Nmap
8 60 (1.08%) WSUS
9 56 (1.00%) Nagios
10 52 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
11 46 (0.82%) Ansible
12 41 (0.73%) NetBackup
13 39 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
14 30 (0.54%) OpenVAS
15 27 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 26 (0.47%) Tivoli
17 25 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 24 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
18 24 (0.43%) vMotion
19 22 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2229 (39.95%) Microsoft
2 1597 (28.63%) VMware
3 863 (15.47%) Cisco
4 495 (8.87%) Citrix
5 352 (6.31%) Oracle
6 340 (6.09%) HP
7 256 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 183 (3.28%) Apple
9 169 (3.03%) NetApp
10 167 (2.99%) Dell
11 147 (2.63%) CheckPoint
12 146 (2.62%) Juniper
13 121 (2.17%) IBM
14 111 (1.99%) F5
15 105 (1.88%) Sophos
16 101 (1.81%) Palo Alto
17 92 (1.65%) EMC
18 89 (1.60%) Avaya
18 89 (1.60%) Veeam
19 85 (1.52%) Symantec
Epsom, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,958 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: £32,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Elliot
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £34k - 37k per year + Holidays
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + on shift bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dane Partnership
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
83Zero
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago