The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 215 266 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.99% 30.82% 26.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.58% 78.93% 62.64%
Number of salaries quoted 177 249 217
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
309 337 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.23% 39.05% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 263 305 349
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Southampton region.

Windows Salary Trend in Southampton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

1 259 (62.56%) Microsoft
2 154 (37.20%) MS Excel
3 137 (33.09%) SQL Server
4 124 (29.95%) Active Directory
5 113 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (21.01%) VMware
7 85 (20.53%) SQL
8 82 (19.81%) Linux
9 78 (18.84%) ITIL
10 75 (18.12%) .NET
11 74 (17.87%) C#
11 74 (17.87%) TCP/IP
11 74 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 64 (15.46%) Citrix
12 64 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 63 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 62 (14.98%) Firewall
15 60 (14.49%) SAN
16 59 (14.25%) MS Exchange
17 58 (14.01%) Degree
18 57 (13.77%) C++
19 55 (13.29%) PowerShell
20 54 (13.04%) MS Office
21 49 (11.84%) MCSE
22 46 (11.11%) XML
22 46 (11.11%) SLA
22 46 (11.11%) WCF
23 44 (10.63%) Security Cleared
24 43 (10.39%) Multithreading
25 42 (10.14%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 59 (14.25%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.66%) NetWeaver
6 10 (2.42%) IIS
7 7 (1.69%) Apache
8 6 (1.45%) nginx
9 4 (0.97%) Lync
9 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) JBoss
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 154 (37.20%) MS Excel
2 54 (13.04%) MS Office
3 7 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.69%) Office 365
2 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (17.87%) TCP/IP
2 62 (14.98%) Firewall
3 60 (14.49%) SAN
4 31 (7.49%) CTI
5 29 (7.00%) Network Security
6 25 (6.04%) NAS
6 25 (6.04%) DNS
7 21 (5.07%) WAN
7 21 (5.07%) DHCP
8 18 (4.35%) LAN
8 18 (4.35%) NetScaler
9 12 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.93%) VLAN
10 8 (1.93%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.45%) Internet
12 5 (1.21%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.97%) FCoE
13 4 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (0.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.93%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (1.69%) DTS
8 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.45%) MySQL
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.48%) OLAP
11 2 (0.48%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (8.94%) Moq
2 35 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.80%) NUnit
4 17 (4.11%) MSTest
5 16 (3.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.93%) Subversion
7 4 (0.97%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.97%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.97%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.97%) Hudson
8 3 (0.72%) JUnit
8 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.48%) GDB
General
1 19 (4.59%) Finance
2 16 (3.86%) Retail
3 12 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.21%) Publishing
5 5 (1.21%) Local Government
6 4 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (19.81%) Analyst
2 65 (15.70%) Developer
3 43 (10.39%) Consultant
4 39 (9.42%) Service Analyst
4 39 (9.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 34 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (7.97%) Support Engineer
7 31 (7.49%) .NET Developer
8 30 (7.25%) IT Support
9 25 (6.04%) Administrator
10 24 (5.80%) C# Developer
10 24 (5.80%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.80%) Infrastructure Designer
10 24 (5.80%) Designer
11 23 (5.56%) Technical Designer
12 22 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
13 21 (5.07%) Support Analyst
13 21 (5.07%) DBA
13 21 (5.07%) IT Consultant
13 21 (5.07%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (18.12%) .NET
2 46 (11.11%) XML
2 46 (11.11%) WCF
3 40 (9.66%) ASP.NET
4 33 (7.97%) SOAP
4 33 (7.97%) STL
5 31 (7.49%) HTML
6 29 (7.00%) REST
7 28 (6.76%) COM
8 27 (6.52%) WPF
9 24 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (5.56%) WinForms
11 21 (5.07%) NHibernate
12 20 (4.83%) CSS
12 20 (4.83%) LINQ
13 17 (4.11%) Unity DI Container
14 16 (3.86%) Spring.NET
14 16 (3.86%) Razor View Engine
14 16 (3.86%) Castle Windsor
14 16 (3.86%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.76%) Thin Client
1 28 (6.76%) Fat Client
2 25 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.31%) Clustering
4 21 (5.07%) Client/Server
5 18 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
7 14 (3.38%) Algorithms
8 13 (3.14%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.66%) Private Cloud
9 11 (2.66%) Replication
10 10 (2.42%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.69%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.45%) Life Science
13 4 (0.97%) Kindle
13 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.97%) EPoS
13 4 (0.97%) E-Learning
14 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 113 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 82 (19.81%) Linux
3 74 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (10.14%) Windows 7
5 40 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (8.70%) UNIX
7 32 (7.73%) Windows Vista
8 31 (7.49%) Windows XP
9 28 (6.76%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.14%) Solaris
11 9 (2.17%) Windows Phone
11 9 (2.17%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.93%) Fedora
12 8 (1.93%) CentOS
13 7 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.21%) Android
15 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.97%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.72%) Debian
16 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.84%) ITIL
2 43 (10.39%) Multithreading
3 41 (9.90%) Software Engineering
4 36 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (7.49%) OOD
6 30 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 28 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (6.76%) MVC
7 28 (6.76%) Service Management
8 27 (6.52%) Project Management
9 24 (5.80%) Identity Management
10 22 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
11 21 (5.07%) Scrum
11 21 (5.07%) Service Desk Management
12 20 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (4.59%) TDD
14 18 (4.35%) OO
15 17 (4.11%) Dependency Injection
15 17 (4.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.53%) SQL
2 74 (17.87%) C#
3 57 (13.77%) C++
4 55 (13.29%) PowerShell
5 34 (8.21%) Java
6 28 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 18 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 18 (4.35%) Python
8 17 (4.11%) Perl
9 15 (3.62%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.93%) C
11 6 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.21%) PHP
13 4 (0.97%) VBScript
13 4 (0.97%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.48%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.48%) Ruby
15 2 (0.48%) VB
16 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (14.01%) Degree
3 49 (11.84%) MCSE
4 44 (10.63%) Security Cleared
5 36 (8.70%) CCA
5 36 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 35 (8.45%) MCITP
6 35 (8.45%) MCP
7 32 (7.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (7.00%) SC Cleared
9 25 (6.04%) A+ Certification
10 13 (3.14%) DV Cleared
10 13 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.42%) ISEB
12 9 (2.17%) CCNA
13 8 (1.93%) MCSA
14 7 (1.69%) CCNP
14 7 (1.69%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.97%) MCDST
15 4 (0.97%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.11%) SLA
2 13 (3.14%) QA
3 8 (1.93%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.72%) HL7
6 2 (0.48%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 124 (29.95%) Active Directory
2 63 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.94%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.52%) vSphere
5 20 (4.83%) XenApp
6 15 (3.62%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (2.17%) XenServer
8 9 (2.17%) vCloud
9 8 (1.93%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.69%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.72%) Firmware
11 3 (0.72%) Snort
12 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 29 (7.00%) SCOM
2 28 (6.76%) SCCM
3 10 (2.42%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.17%) Puppet
5 8 (1.93%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.97%) vMotion
7 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.48%) SCSM
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 259 (62.56%) Microsoft
2 87 (21.01%) VMware
3 64 (15.46%) Citrix
4 30 (7.25%) Oracle
5 29 (7.00%) Cisco
6 16 (3.86%) HP
7 9 (2.17%) NetApp
7 9 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.93%) AppSense
9 7 (1.69%) Sun
9 7 (1.69%) Intel
10 6 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.97%) 3PAR
11 4 (0.97%) F5
11 4 (0.97%) Apple
12 3 (0.72%) Infobright
12 3 (0.72%) EMC
13 2 (0.48%) SAP
13 2 (0.48%) Avaya
13 2 (0.48%) Sourcefire
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