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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3804 4316 4128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.26% 19.39% 19.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.56% 67.35% 68.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3381 3545 3554
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
5985 6408 6032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.72% 28.78% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5126 5273 5210
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Surrey +5 975 £39,750 -0.62% 111
Berkshire -4 810 £40,000 +6.66% 94
Hampshire -3 755 £35,750 -4.66% 91
Buckinghamshire +2 347 £35,000 - 49
West Sussex +2 289 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Oxfordshire +5 256 £39,000 +27.86% 45
Kent -3 227 £37,500 - 23
East Sussex -6 105 £37,500 +10.29% 15
Middlesex -4 38 £40,000 -5.88%
Sussex -1 6 £41,000 -0.60%
Home Counties - 5 £55,500 - 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3378 (44.49%) Microsoft
2 2600 (34.25%) Active Directory
3 2283 (30.07%) VMware
4 2069 (27.25%) Linux
5 2008 (26.45%) SQL
6 1991 (26.22%) SQL Server
7 1838 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1731 (22.80%) MS Excel
9 1464 (19.28%) ITIL
10 1459 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1400 (18.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 1394 (18.36%) MS Exchange
13 1345 (17.72%) Firewall
14 1306 (17.20%) .NET
15 1279 (16.85%) C#
16 1164 (15.33%) Cisco
17 1076 (14.17%) Windows 7
18 1051 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
19 1021 (13.45%) Finance
20 1015 (13.37%) DNS
21 1006 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
22 999 (13.16%) TCP/IP
23 978 (12.88%) Degree
24 955 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
25 950 (12.51%) MS Office
26 912 (12.01%) Citrix
27 869 (11.45%) Hyper-V
28 857 (11.29%) WAN
29 850 (11.20%) LAN
30 818 (10.77%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1394 (18.36%) MS Exchange
2 783 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 639 (8.42%) IIS
4 487 (6.41%) SharePoint
5 334 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 296 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 295 (3.89%) Lync
8 228 (3.00%) Apache
9 174 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 171 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 125 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 100 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 93 (1.22%) WebSphere
14 76 (1.00%) JBoss
15 70 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
16 64 (0.84%) CMS
17 58 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
18 48 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
19 44 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
20 41 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1731 (22.80%) MS Excel
2 950 (12.51%) MS Office
3 67 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 66 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.30%) MS Project
6 17 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 10 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
9 6 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.066%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.053%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.040%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.026%) XMetaL
14 1 (0.013%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.013%) Mingle
14 1 (0.013%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 61 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.17%) assyst
6 12 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
9 5 (0.066%) Cordys
9 5 (0.066%) Primavera
10 4 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.053%) Maximo
10 4 (0.053%) Academy Housing
10 4 (0.053%) arcHouse
10 4 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.053%) Orchard Housing
10 4 (0.053%) Aareon QL
10 4 (0.053%) OPENHousing
10 4 (0.053%) MIS ActiveH
10 4 (0.053%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 402 (5.30%) Office 365
2 201 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 144 (1.90%) SaaS
5 59 (0.78%) IaaS
6 49 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.46%) PaaS
8 18 (0.24%) Taleo
9 14 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (0.17%) Responsys
10 13 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 12 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.092%) GitHub
13 5 (0.066%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.066%) Yammer
14 4 (0.053%) Symantec.cloud
14 4 (0.053%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.053%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.040%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1345 (17.72%) Firewall
2 1015 (13.37%) DNS
3 999 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 857 (11.29%) WAN
5 850 (11.20%) LAN
6 766 (10.09%) SAN
7 661 (8.71%) DHCP
8 478 (6.30%) VPN
9 324 (4.27%) Internet
10 305 (4.02%) VoIP
11 224 (2.95%) Network Security
12 197 (2.59%) NAS
13 182 (2.40%) VLAN
14 164 (2.16%) Wireless
15 153 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
16 143 (1.88%) SSL
17 139 (1.83%) iSCSI
18 110 (1.45%) SMTP
19 108 (1.42%) HTTP
20 91 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1991 (26.22%) SQL Server
2 369 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 334 (4.40%) MySQL
4 261 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 213 (2.81%) Oracle Database
6 182 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 179 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 164 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 139 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 126 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 125 (1.65%) NoSQL
12 95 (1.25%) RDBMS
13 77 (1.01%) Big Data
14 67 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
15 62 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
16 59 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
17 58 (0.76%) MongoDB
18 53 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
19 52 (0.68%) Redis
20 44 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 333 (4.39%) Visual Studio
2 172 (2.27%) Subversion
3 167 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 151 (1.99%) Git (software)
5 145 (1.91%) NUnit
6 135 (1.78%) Moq
7 106 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
8 103 (1.36%) MSTest
9 83 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 81 (1.07%) Jenkins
11 66 (0.87%) Selenium
12 60 (0.79%) Maven
13 57 (0.75%) JIRA
14 50 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
15 48 (0.63%) ReSharper
16 39 (0.51%) WebDriver
17 35 (0.46%) SoapUI
18 34 (0.45%) HP UFT
19 30 (0.40%) LINQPad
20 28 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1021 (13.45%) Finance
2 409 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 204 (2.69%) Retail
4 133 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 116 (1.53%) Electronics
6 109 (1.44%) Marketing
7 84 (1.11%) Back Office
7 84 (1.11%) Banking
8 76 (1.00%) Legal
9 72 (0.95%) German Language
10 68 (0.90%) Law
11 66 (0.87%) Automotive
12 59 (0.78%) French Language
13 54 (0.71%) Advertising
13 54 (0.71%) Games
14 44 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 40 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.42%) Publishing
17 31 (0.41%) Spanish Language
18 29 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1362 (17.94%) Developer
2 1098 (14.46%) Analyst
3 1068 (14.07%) Support Engineer
4 552 (7.27%) Support Analyst
5 482 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 471 (6.20%) .NET Developer
7 457 (6.02%) IT Support
8 450 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 450 (5.93%) Administrator
9 396 (5.22%) C# Developer
10 371 (4.89%) Software Engineer
11 330 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
12 315 (4.15%) Consultant
13 302 (3.98%) Software Developer
14 294 (3.87%) Architect
15 276 (3.64%) Technical Support
15 276 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
16 266 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
17 261 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
18 252 (3.32%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1306 (17.20%) .NET
2 713 (9.39%) HTML
3 664 (8.75%) ASP.NET
4 500 (6.59%) CSS
5 480 (6.32%) Web Services
6 440 (5.80%) XML
7 360 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 341 (4.49%) jQuery
9 288 (3.79%) WPF
10 271 (3.57%) WCF
11 265 (3.49%) WinForms
12 231 (3.04%) .NET Framework
13 202 (2.66%) HTML5
14 167 (2.20%) Ajax
15 140 (1.84%) REST
16 139 (1.83%) SOAP
17 136 (1.79%) JSON
18 129 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 106 (1.40%) J2EE
20 105 (1.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 590 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 562 (7.40%) Data Centre
3 431 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 298 (3.93%) Clustering
5 259 (3.41%) Blackberry
6 187 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 179 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 168 (2.21%) Replication
9 140 (1.84%) Client/Server
10 120 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
11 105 (1.38%) Mathematics
12 92 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 78 (1.03%) Fat Client
13 78 (1.03%) Thin Client
14 75 (0.99%) Statistics
15 74 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
15 74 (0.97%) User Experience
16 73 (0.96%) Algorithms
17 72 (0.95%) Mobile App
18 63 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2069 (27.25%) Linux
2 1838 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 1400 (18.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1076 (14.17%) Windows 7
5 955 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 785 (10.34%) UNIX
7 636 (8.38%) Windows 8
8 518 (6.82%) Windows XP
9 257 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 253 (3.33%) Android
11 209 (2.75%) Apple iOS
12 187 (2.46%) Solaris
13 173 (2.28%) CentOS
14 161 (2.12%) Mac OS X
15 133 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
16 110 (1.45%) Windows Vista
17 103 (1.36%) Windows 2000
18 88 (1.16%) AIX
19 67 (0.88%) Ubuntu
20 59 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1464 (19.28%) ITIL
2 1051 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
3 631 (8.31%) Software Engineering
4 558 (7.35%) MVC
5 425 (5.60%) Scrum
6 391 (5.15%) TDD
7 389 (5.12%) Project Management
8 348 (4.58%) OO
9 274 (3.61%) Change Management
10 272 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 271 (3.57%) Service Management
12 266 (3.50%) Mentoring
13 244 (3.21%) Service Delivery
13 244 (3.21%) Incident Management
14 237 (3.12%) Migration
15 229 (3.02%) SDLC
15 229 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
16 223 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
17 206 (2.71%) UML
18 204 (2.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2008 (26.45%) SQL
2 1279 (16.85%) C#
3 818 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 669 (8.81%) Java
5 580 (7.64%) C++
6 497 (6.55%) PowerShell
7 338 (4.45%) Python
8 298 (3.93%) C
9 289 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 232 (3.06%) Perl
11 213 (2.81%) PHP
12 170 (2.24%) VB.NET
13 164 (2.16%) VB
14 125 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 113 (1.49%) Bash Shell
16 103 (1.36%) Ruby
16 103 (1.36%) VBScript
17 97 (1.28%) PL/SQL
18 61 (0.80%) COBOL
18 61 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1006 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 978 (12.88%) Degree
3 651 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 638 (8.40%) MCSE
5 503 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
6 435 (5.73%) CCNA
7 404 (5.32%) MCITP
8 395 (5.20%) MCP
9 378 (4.98%) SC Cleared
10 276 (3.64%) MCSA
11 238 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 174 (2.29%) DV Cleared
13 152 (2.00%) CCNP
14 137 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
15 129 (1.70%) MCTS
16 119 (1.57%) CISSP
17 104 (1.37%) A+ Certification
18 95 (1.25%) ISEB
19 77 (1.01%) ISTQB
20 70 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 694 (9.14%) SLA
2 202 (2.66%) QA
3 126 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 105 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 61 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 52 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.24%) COBIT
8 10 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 9 (0.12%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.092%) WCAG
10 7 (0.092%) GPG13
10 7 (0.092%) PMBOK
11 6 (0.079%) Section 508
11 6 (0.079%) GCP
12 4 (0.053%) DICOM
13 3 (0.040%) HL7
14 2 (0.026%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.013%) IEC 61508
15 1 (0.013%) JTAG
15 1 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2600 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 1459 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 869 (11.45%) Hyper-V
4 461 (6.07%) vSphere
5 334 (4.40%) XenApp
6 264 (3.48%) VMware ESX
7 198 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 117 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 102 (1.34%) Terminal Services
10 96 (1.26%) vCloud
11 88 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 82 (1.08%) ISA Server
13 73 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
14 71 (0.94%) XenServer
15 65 (0.86%) UAG
16 53 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
17 49 (0.65%) Firmware
18 42 (0.55%) Terminal Server
19 36 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 29 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 509 (6.70%) SCCM
2 277 (3.65%) SCOM
3 179 (2.36%) Backup Exec
4 148 (1.95%) WSUS
5 135 (1.78%) Puppet
6 78 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 75 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 57 (0.75%) SCVMM
9 55 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 53 (0.70%) Nagios
11 50 (0.66%) Tivoli
12 48 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
13 44 (0.58%) HP SIM
14 38 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 36 (0.47%) HAProxy
16 35 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
17 30 (0.40%) SCSM
18 29 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 29 (0.38%) Nmap
18 29 (0.38%) Legato
Vendors
1 3378 (44.49%) Microsoft
2 2283 (30.07%) VMware
3 1164 (15.33%) Cisco
4 912 (12.01%) Citrix
5 666 (8.77%) Oracle
6 635 (8.36%) HP
7 272 (3.58%) Symantec
8 266 (3.50%) Red Hat
9 263 (3.46%) NetApp
10 216 (2.85%) Juniper
11 214 (2.82%) Dell
12 202 (2.66%) IBM
13 190 (2.50%) EMC
14 188 (2.48%) Apple
15 137 (1.80%) Avaya
16 127 (1.67%) 3PAR
17 125 (1.65%) CheckPoint
18 105 (1.38%) Sun
19 91 (1.20%) F5
20 89 (1.17%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: car
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £48,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
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Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £37000 per annum + On Application
Posted: Yesterday
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
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