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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 239 239 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.38% 29.22% 23.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.90% 67.32% 62.16%
Number of salaries quoted 218 233 195
Average salary £31,250 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
374 355 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.84% 43.40% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 339 349 310
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 30 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 240 (47.15%) Microsoft
2 174 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 169 (33.20%) VMware
4 167 (32.81%) MS Excel
5 165 (32.42%) Active Directory
6 142 (27.90%) SQL
7 133 (26.13%) SQL Server
8 119 (23.38%) Citrix
9 112 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 110 (21.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 107 (21.02%) Linux
12 102 (20.04%) MS Exchange
13 99 (19.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 92 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 90 (17.68%) Windows 7
15 90 (17.68%) MS Office
16 87 (17.09%) MCSE
17 83 (16.31%) TCP/IP
18 82 (16.11%) Degree
19 81 (15.91%) ITIL
20 75 (14.73%) Firewall
21 71 (13.95%) Oracle
22 66 (12.97%) MCITP
23 64 (12.57%) Windows 8
24 57 (11.20%) ISO 9001
24 57 (11.20%) Software Engineering
24 57 (11.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 55 (10.81%) Windows XP
25 55 (10.81%) C++
26 54 (10.61%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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
1 102 (20.04%) MS Exchange
2 42 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (7.66%) Tomcat
4 34 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (5.70%) IIS
6 28 (5.50%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.55%) Lync
9 12 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.57%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.39%) Confluence
13 2 (0.39%) CMS
14 1 (0.20%) Apache
14 1 (0.20%) Kentico
Applications
1 167 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 90 (17.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.39%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (16.31%) TCP/IP
2 75 (14.73%) Firewall
3 42 (8.25%) DNS
4 40 (7.86%) LAN
5 33 (6.48%) WAN
6 29 (5.70%) Network Security
7 25 (4.91%) SAN
8 24 (4.72%) DHCP
9 23 (4.52%) Internet
10 22 (4.32%) VLAN
11 18 (3.54%) VoIP
12 17 (3.34%) Wireless
13 14 (2.75%) LDAP
14 11 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (2.16%) tcpdump
15 10 (1.96%) Wireshark
16 9 (1.77%) SMTP
16 9 (1.77%) FTP
16 9 (1.77%) HTTP
16 9 (1.77%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.45%) MySQL
3 31 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (5.70%) Oracle Database
5 27 (5.30%) OLAP
6 26 (5.11%) RDBMS
6 26 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.95%) Oracle OLAP
11 12 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (1.77%) Pentaho
12 9 (1.77%) QlikView
13 8 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
14 7 (1.38%) Big Data
15 6 (1.18%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (4.52%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.75%) Subversion
3 10 (1.96%) Bugzilla
4 8 (1.57%) JConsole
5 7 (1.38%) Hudson
5 7 (1.38%) CruiseControl
5 7 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.59%) PEAR
7 3 (0.59%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.59%) Trac
8 2 (0.39%) GCC
8 2 (0.39%) MSI
8 2 (0.39%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 29 (5.70%) Finance
2 23 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.34%) Retail
4 8 (1.57%) Back Office
5 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.39%) Advertising
6 2 (0.39%) Law
6 2 (0.39%) Front Office
7 1 (0.20%) Electronics
7 1 (0.20%) Legal
7 1 (0.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (13.75%) Analyst
2 62 (12.18%) Support Engineer
3 52 (10.22%) IT Support
4 50 (9.82%) Developer
5 44 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (7.07%) Software Engineer
7 33 (6.48%) Support Analyst
8 31 (6.09%) Consultant
9 30 (5.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 29 (5.70%) DBA
11 27 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (5.11%) Service Analyst
12 26 (5.11%) Service Desk Analyst
13 24 (4.72%) Administrator
13 24 (4.72%) Junior
14 23 (4.52%) Software Developer
14 23 (4.52%) Senior Software Engineer
15 21 (4.13%) C# Developer
15 21 (4.13%) 1st Line Support
15 21 (4.13%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.61%) .NET
2 37 (7.27%) HTML
3 31 (6.09%) LAMP
4 23 (4.52%) WinForms
4 23 (4.52%) ASP.NET
5 22 (4.32%) CSS
5 22 (4.32%) XML
6 16 (3.14%) STL
7 12 (2.36%) MFC
7 12 (2.36%) Middleware
8 8 (1.57%) WPF
8 8 (1.57%) JRockit
9 7 (1.38%) Web Services
10 6 (1.18%) CGI
11 5 (0.98%) Ajax
11 5 (0.98%) HTML5
11 5 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.79%) jQuery
12 4 (0.79%) WCF
12 4 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.22%) Kindle
2 50 (9.82%) Clustering
3 41 (8.06%) Thin Client
3 41 (8.06%) Fat Client
4 34 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (6.09%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.95%) Statistics
8 13 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.55%) Replication
9 12 (2.36%) EPoS
9 12 (2.36%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.36%) Physics
10 11 (2.16%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.96%) CESG
12 9 (1.77%) iSeries
12 9 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.57%) AS400
14 6 (1.18%) Open Source
14 6 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 174 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 112 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 107 (21.02%) Linux
4 92 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (17.68%) Windows 7
6 64 (12.57%) Windows 8
7 55 (10.81%) Windows XP
8 43 (8.45%) Windows Vista
9 39 (7.66%) UNIX
10 32 (6.29%) Solaris
11 25 (4.91%) AIX
12 10 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.38%) Windows CE
15 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.18%) Android
16 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.79%) Debian
18 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (15.91%) ITIL
2 57 (11.20%) Software Engineering
3 42 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (6.68%) Incident Management
5 28 (5.50%) Problem Management
5 28 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (4.72%) ETL
8 23 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 22 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (4.13%) Project Management
11 18 (3.54%) Information Security
11 18 (3.54%) Configuration Management
11 18 (3.54%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (3.54%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (3.34%) ERP
13 16 (3.14%) CRM
13 16 (3.14%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (2.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 142 (27.90%) SQL
2 55 (10.81%) C++
3 53 (10.41%) C#
4 32 (6.29%) T-SQL
5 26 (5.11%) Java
6 25 (4.91%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 19 (3.73%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.95%) Perl
10 14 (2.75%) PHP
11 12 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.18%) Python
14 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.98%) Korn
14 5 (0.98%) PHP5
14 5 (0.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 5 (0.98%) R
15 4 (0.79%) VB
15 4 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 110 (21.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (17.09%) MCSE
3 82 (16.11%) Degree
4 66 (12.97%) MCITP
5 57 (11.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 39 (7.66%) CCA
6 39 (7.66%) Citrix Certification
7 34 (6.68%) MCSA
8 25 (4.91%) A+ Certification
9 24 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (4.72%) Security Cleared
10 23 (4.52%) CCNA
11 20 (3.93%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.55%) CEH
12 13 (2.55%) CCNP
12 13 (2.55%) MCP
13 12 (2.36%) PhD
14 10 (1.96%) CISSP
14 10 (1.96%) CISM
15 8 (1.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.20%) ISO 9001
2 53 (10.41%) SLA
3 8 (1.57%) QA
4 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (32.42%) Active Directory
2 99 (19.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.50%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.36%) vSphere
5 11 (2.16%) Snort
6 10 (1.96%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.96%) XenApp
7 8 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.57%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.98%) XenServer
11 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.39%) zsh
12 2 (0.39%) NFS
12 2 (0.39%) Samba
13 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (5.70%) Backup Exec
2 18 (3.54%) SCCM
3 8 (1.57%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.98%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.79%) WSUS
6 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 240 (47.15%) Microsoft
2 169 (33.20%) VMware
3 119 (23.38%) Citrix
4 71 (13.95%) Oracle
5 54 (10.61%) Cisco
6 29 (5.70%) HP
7 20 (3.93%) Dell
8 16 (3.14%) SAP
9 14 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.55%) IBM
11 11 (2.16%) Cognos
11 11 (2.16%) Symantec
12 9 (1.77%) Sourcefire
12 9 (1.77%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.57%) Intel
13 8 (1.57%) Apple
14 7 (1.38%) Serena
14 7 (1.38%) ATG
14 7 (1.38%) EMC
14 7 (1.38%) Wind River
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19500 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + shift allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 14 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago