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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3749 4129 4381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.41% 18.02% 19.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.41% 65.72% 66.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3181 3540 3788
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
6007 6283 6556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.50% 27.42% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5051 5306 5653
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hampshire 0 852 £40,000 +14.28% 98
Surrey +3 827 £40,000 +3.89% 91
Berkshire -3 826 £40,000 +5.26% 104
Buckinghamshire -2 324 £37,000 -1.33% 55
West Sussex +1 287 £42,500 +23.18% 26
Oxfordshire +6 247 £39,500 +12.85% 33
Kent 0 213 £32,500 -18.75% 23
East Sussex +6 124 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Middlesex -19 18 £34,000 -28.42% 4
Sussex +13 16 £57,500 +15.00%
M4 Corridor +5 3 £57,500 +121.15%
Home Counties +3 3 £67,500 +125.00%
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3454 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 2538 (32.40%) Active Directory
3 2177 (27.79%) VMware
4 2060 (26.30%) SQL
5 2029 (25.90%) Linux
6 2012 (25.69%) SQL Server
7 1826 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 1747 (22.30%) MS Excel
9 1419 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1418 (18.10%) .NET
11 1361 (17.38%) ITIL
12 1346 (17.18%) MS Exchange
13 1326 (16.93%) C#
14 1305 (16.66%) Firewall
15 1211 (15.46%) Windows 7
16 1185 (15.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 1170 (14.94%) Cisco
18 1083 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
19 1077 (13.75%) TCP/IP
20 1061 (13.55%) MS Office
21 1036 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
22 1019 (13.01%) Degree
23 1012 (12.92%) Citrix
24 997 (12.73%) Finance
25 960 (12.26%) DNS
26 958 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
27 845 (10.79%) JavaScript
28 827 (10.56%) UNIX
29 821 (10.48%) Hyper-V
30 805 (10.28%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1346 (17.18%) MS Exchange
2 666 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 640 (8.17%) IIS
4 580 (7.40%) SharePoint
5 339 (4.33%) Lync
6 309 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 282 (3.60%) Apache
8 279 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 210 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 188 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 143 (1.83%) Tomcat
12 118 (1.51%) WebSphere
13 90 (1.15%) JBoss
14 83 (1.06%) WebLogic
15 81 (1.03%) CMS
16 65 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
17 60 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
18 52 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
18 52 (0.66%) Node.js
19 47 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1747 (22.30%) MS Excel
2 1061 (13.55%) MS Office
3 78 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.32%) MS Project
6 23 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.14%) PowerPivot
9 8 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
10 5 (0.064%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.051%) SPSS
11 4 (0.051%) S-PLUS
12 3 (0.038%) Mingle
13 2 (0.026%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.013%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 49 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.31%) assyst
3 20 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 14 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.11%) Epicor Vantage
8 8 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
9 7 (0.089%) Primavera
10 6 (0.077%) Maximo
11 5 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.064%) Oracle BRM
11 5 (0.064%) Cordys
11 5 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.051%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.051%) Teamcenter
13 3 (0.038%) BASE24
13 3 (0.038%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 360 (4.60%) Office 365
2 228 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 157 (2.00%) SaaS
5 58 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (0.70%) IaaS
7 35 (0.45%) PaaS
8 17 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.064%) GitHub
13 5 (0.064%) Force.com
13 5 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
13 5 (0.064%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.051%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.038%) Taleo
16 2 (0.026%) Responsys
16 2 (0.026%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1305 (16.66%) Firewall
2 1077 (13.75%) TCP/IP
3 960 (12.26%) DNS
4 792 (10.11%) SAN
5 737 (9.41%) WAN
6 701 (8.95%) LAN
7 647 (8.26%) DHCP
8 396 (5.06%) VPN
9 372 (4.75%) Internet
10 298 (3.80%) VoIP
11 219 (2.80%) Wireless
12 204 (2.60%) Network Security
13 202 (2.58%) NAS
14 186 (2.37%) VLAN
15 173 (2.21%) SSL
16 147 (1.88%) HTTP
17 137 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
18 123 (1.57%) iSCSI
19 104 (1.33%) SMTP
20 85 (1.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2012 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 378 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 284 (3.63%) MySQL
4 216 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 197 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 178 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 174 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 169 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 164 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 131 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 115 (1.47%) NoSQL
12 90 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 75 (0.96%) MongoDB
14 64 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
15 59 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
16 54 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
17 50 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
18 44 (0.56%) MS Access
19 43 (0.55%) Redis
20 41 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 326 (4.16%) Visual Studio
2 188 (2.40%) Subversion
3 183 (2.34%) NUnit
4 156 (1.99%) Moq
5 155 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 150 (1.91%) Git (software)
7 127 (1.62%) MSTest
7 127 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
8 86 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 72 (0.92%) Jenkins
10 66 (0.84%) Selenium
11 57 (0.73%) JIRA
12 54 (0.69%) Maven
13 41 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
14 40 (0.51%) ReSharper
15 39 (0.50%) TeamCity
16 37 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 32 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
18 29 (0.37%) WebDriver
19 26 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 997 (12.73%) Finance
2 395 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 239 (3.05%) Retail
4 123 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 118 (1.51%) Electronics
6 99 (1.26%) Marketing
7 82 (1.05%) Legal
8 81 (1.03%) Back Office
9 71 (0.91%) Law
10 70 (0.89%) Automotive
11 63 (0.80%) Banking
11 63 (0.80%) Advertising
12 62 (0.79%) German Language
13 53 (0.68%) Aerospace
14 46 (0.59%) French Language
15 43 (0.55%) Publishing
16 38 (0.49%) Games
17 37 (0.47%) Spanish Language
18 30 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 1414 (18.05%) Developer
2 1170 (14.94%) Support Engineer
3 1139 (14.54%) Analyst
4 566 (7.23%) Support Analyst
5 515 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 489 (6.24%) .NET Developer
7 434 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 422 (5.39%) C# Developer
9 410 (5.23%) IT Support
10 382 (4.88%) Administrator
11 374 (4.77%) Software Engineer
12 354 (4.52%) Technical Support
13 344 (4.39%) Consultant
14 310 (3.96%) Software Developer
15 293 (3.74%) Service Analyst
16 291 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
17 281 (3.59%) 1st Line Support
18 266 (3.40%) Architect
19 262 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
20 253 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1418 (18.10%) .NET
2 805 (10.28%) HTML
3 780 (9.96%) ASP.NET
4 582 (7.43%) CSS
5 539 (6.88%) XML
6 472 (6.03%) Web Services
7 381 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 333 (4.25%) jQuery
9 326 (4.16%) WCF
10 307 (3.92%) WPF
11 293 (3.74%) WinForms
12 253 (3.23%) .NET Framework
13 231 (2.95%) HTML5
14 200 (2.55%) Ajax
15 167 (2.13%) JSON
16 153 (1.95%) SOAP
17 141 (1.80%) AngularJS
18 133 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 130 (1.66%) XSLT
20 129 (1.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 613 (7.83%) Data Centre
2 604 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 465 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 312 (3.98%) Blackberry
5 311 (3.97%) Clustering
6 220 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 178 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 136 (1.74%) Replication
9 130 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
10 125 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 119 (1.52%) Thin Client
11 119 (1.52%) Fat Client
12 98 (1.25%) Mathematics
13 89 (1.14%) Mobile App
14 88 (1.12%) Algorithms
15 87 (1.11%) Data Structures
16 81 (1.03%) User Experience
17 79 (1.01%) iPhone
18 77 (0.98%) Statistics
19 59 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2029 (25.90%) Linux
2 1826 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 1211 (15.46%) Windows 7
4 1185 (15.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1083 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 827 (10.56%) UNIX
7 646 (8.25%) Windows XP
8 562 (7.17%) Windows 8
9 298 (3.80%) Android
10 293 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 232 (2.96%) Apple iOS
12 191 (2.44%) Solaris
13 185 (2.36%) CentOS
14 161 (2.06%) Windows Vista
15 159 (2.03%) Mac OS X
16 147 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
17 111 (1.42%) Windows 2000
18 90 (1.15%) AIX
19 84 (1.07%) Windows Phone
20 80 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1361 (17.38%) ITIL
2 1036 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
3 661 (8.44%) Software Engineering
4 623 (7.95%) MVC
5 457 (5.83%) OO
6 412 (5.26%) Project Management
7 388 (4.95%) Scrum
8 372 (4.75%) TDD
9 291 (3.72%) Mentoring
10 280 (3.57%) Service Delivery
11 271 (3.46%) Service Management
12 270 (3.45%) UML
13 267 (3.41%) Incident Management
14 266 (3.40%) SDLC
15 250 (3.19%) Change Management
16 247 (3.15%) Migration
16 247 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
17 243 (3.10%) Problem Management
18 222 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
19 206 (2.63%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2060 (26.30%) SQL
2 1326 (16.93%) C#
3 845 (10.79%) JavaScript
4 690 (8.81%) Java
5 576 (7.35%) C++
6 566 (7.23%) PowerShell
7 327 (4.17%) Python
8 292 (3.73%) T-SQL
9 277 (3.54%) C
10 265 (3.38%) Perl
11 253 (3.23%) PHP
12 237 (3.03%) VB
13 197 (2.52%) VB.NET
14 150 (1.91%) Ruby
15 146 (1.86%) VBScript
16 145 (1.85%) Shell Script
17 125 (1.60%) Bash Shell
18 79 (1.01%) Objective-C
19 69 (0.88%) PL/SQL
20 63 (0.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1019 (13.01%) Degree
2 958 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 790 (10.09%) Security Cleared
4 657 (8.39%) MCSE
5 545 (6.96%) SC Cleared
6 543 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
7 441 (5.63%) CCNA
8 428 (5.46%) MCP
9 362 (4.62%) MCITP
10 294 (3.75%) DV Cleared
11 250 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 249 (3.18%) MCSA
13 165 (2.11%) CCNP
14 151 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
15 124 (1.58%) A+ Certification
16 120 (1.53%) MCTS
17 117 (1.49%) CISSP
18 115 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
19 110 (1.40%) CCA
20 68 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 693 (8.85%) SLA
2 209 (2.67%) QA
3 155 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 108 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 65 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 60 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 28 (0.36%) COBIT
8 14 (0.18%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.13%) WCAG
10 9 (0.11%) HL7
10 9 (0.11%) Section 508
10 9 (0.11%) GPG13
11 7 (0.089%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.051%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.051%) DICOM
13 3 (0.038%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.038%) FISMA
14 2 (0.026%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.026%) COSO
15 1 (0.013%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2538 (32.40%) Active Directory
2 1419 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 821 (10.48%) Hyper-V
4 491 (6.27%) vSphere
5 395 (5.04%) XenApp
6 249 (3.18%) VMware ESX
7 176 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 170 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 109 (1.39%) vCloud
10 103 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 96 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 76 (0.97%) XenServer
13 72 (0.92%) ISA Server
14 59 (0.75%) Firmware
15 51 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 45 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
17 43 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
18 40 (0.51%) Terminal Server
19 34 (0.43%) Samba
20 27 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 505 (6.45%) SCCM
2 244 (3.12%) SCOM
3 199 (2.54%) Backup Exec
4 160 (2.04%) WSUS
5 146 (1.86%) Puppet
6 104 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 80 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 66 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 56 (0.71%) Nagios
10 55 (0.70%) Tivoli
11 53 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 52 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 50 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
14 49 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
15 47 (0.60%) HP SIM
16 44 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 43 (0.55%) ARCserve
17 43 (0.55%) Legato
18 42 (0.54%) SCVMM
19 35 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3454 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 2177 (27.79%) VMware
3 1170 (14.94%) Cisco
4 1012 (12.92%) Citrix
5 718 (9.17%) HP
6 709 (9.05%) Oracle
7 294 (3.75%) Red Hat
8 293 (3.74%) Symantec
9 240 (3.06%) Juniper
10 219 (2.80%) Apple
11 215 (2.74%) NetApp
12 209 (2.67%) IBM
13 198 (2.53%) Dell
14 170 (2.17%) EMC
15 112 (1.43%) CheckPoint
16 111 (1.42%) SAP
17 110 (1.40%) Remedy
18 109 (1.39%) Avaya
19 101 (1.29%) Sun
19 101 (1.29%) F5
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