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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 174 200 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.51% 22.35% 24.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.79% 54.50% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 160 181 181
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
291 367 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.97% 41.01% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 267 341 312
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 229 (55.05%) Microsoft
2 148 (35.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 141 (33.89%) MS Excel
4 130 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 128 (30.77%) SQL
6 118 (28.37%) VMware
7 109 (26.20%) SQL Server
8 103 (24.76%) Citrix
9 98 (23.56%) TCP/IP
10 93 (22.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 90 (21.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 88 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 86 (20.67%) Firewall
14 82 (19.71%) MS Office
15 81 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 75 (18.03%) MCSE
17 74 (17.79%) MS Exchange
18 69 (16.59%) Linux
19 67 (16.11%) ITIL
20 60 (14.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 60 (14.42%) MCITP
21 58 (13.94%) .NET
22 57 (13.70%) Degree
23 56 (13.46%) C#
23 56 (13.46%) Windows XP
24 54 (12.98%) CCA
24 54 (12.98%) Citrix Certification
25 53 (12.74%) Thin Client
25 53 (12.74%) Fat Client
26 52 (12.50%) Windows Vista

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 74 (17.79%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.33%) IIS
6 15 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (3.37%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.64%) Lync
10 4 (0.96%) Apache
11 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.48%) Confluence
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.24%) CMS
13 1 (0.24%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 141 (33.89%) MS Excel
2 82 (19.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.64%) SalesLogix
2 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) GoldMine
3 3 (0.72%) Agresso
3 3 (0.72%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.48%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.37%) Office 365
2 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (23.56%) TCP/IP
2 86 (20.67%) Firewall
3 41 (9.86%) LAN
4 38 (9.13%) WAN
5 34 (8.17%) DNS
6 26 (6.25%) SAN
7 18 (4.33%) Internet
8 15 (3.61%) Network Security
8 15 (3.61%) DHCP
9 11 (2.64%) Wireshark
10 10 (2.40%) VLAN
10 10 (2.40%) CTI
11 9 (2.16%) LDAP
11 9 (2.16%) tcpdump
11 9 (2.16%) Wireless
11 9 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.92%) SMTP
12 8 (1.92%) FTP
13 7 (1.68%) HTTP
13 7 (1.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (5.05%) MySQL
3 21 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.61%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.13%) MS Access
8 10 (2.40%) OLAP
8 10 (2.40%) Oracle OLAP
8 10 (2.40%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (1.20%) DB2
10 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.48%) Informix
12 2 (0.48%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 27 (6.49%) Subversion
2 17 (4.09%) Bugzilla
3 14 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (3.37%) CruiseControl
3 14 (3.37%) Hudson
4 13 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.72%) PEAR
6 3 (0.72%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.72%) Moq
6 3 (0.72%) Selenium
6 3 (0.72%) JUnit
6 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.72%) Trac
7 2 (0.48%) JConsole
7 2 (0.48%) Clang
7 2 (0.48%) NUnit
7 2 (0.48%) JIRA
7 2 (0.48%) GCC
7 2 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 26 (6.25%) Finance
2 12 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.68%) Retail
5 6 (1.44%) Back Office
6 3 (0.72%) Advertising
6 3 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (12.74%) Analyst
2 51 (12.26%) Developer
3 50 (12.02%) Support Engineer
3 50 (12.02%) IT Support
4 48 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 34 (8.17%) Consultant
6 30 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (6.49%) Support Analyst
8 26 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 26 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 25 (6.01%) IT Consultant
9 25 (6.01%) Support Consultant
10 22 (5.29%) Administrator
10 22 (5.29%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (5.29%) Software Developer
11 19 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (4.57%) Service Analyst
12 18 (4.33%) C# Developer
13 17 (4.09%) Desktop Support
14 16 (3.85%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.94%) .NET
2 40 (9.62%) HTML
3 35 (8.41%) ASP.NET
3 35 (8.41%) XML
4 26 (6.25%) CSS
5 20 (4.81%) STL
6 18 (4.33%) WinForms
7 14 (3.37%) MFC
8 9 (2.16%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.92%) LAMP
10 7 (1.68%) Middleware
10 7 (1.68%) WPF
10 7 (1.68%) jQuery
10 7 (1.68%) Web Services
11 6 (1.44%) CGI
11 6 (1.44%) COM
11 6 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.44%) REST
11 6 (1.44%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.74%) Thin Client
1 53 (12.74%) Fat Client
2 32 (7.69%) Kindle
3 29 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.57%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.37%) Algorithms
6 14 (3.37%) Clustering
6 14 (3.37%) Client/Server
7 13 (3.13%) AS400
7 13 (3.13%) iSeries
8 8 (1.92%) Replication
9 7 (1.68%) EPoS
9 7 (1.68%) iPhone
10 6 (1.44%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.44%) Statistics
10 6 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.44%) Physics
11 4 (0.96%) CESG
11 4 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 148 (35.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 88 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 81 (19.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (16.59%) Linux
5 56 (13.46%) Windows XP
6 52 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 46 (11.06%) Windows 7
8 35 (8.41%) UNIX
9 34 (8.17%) Windows 8
10 30 (7.21%) Solaris
11 15 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
12 14 (3.37%) Windows CE
13 12 (2.88%) AIX
14 8 (1.92%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.44%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.96%) Debian
16 4 (0.96%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.11%) ITIL
2 51 (12.26%) Software Engineering
3 40 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (7.21%) Incident Management
5 23 (5.53%) Project Management
6 22 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (4.81%) CRM
8 19 (4.57%) Mentoring
9 18 (4.33%) Software Deployment
9 18 (4.33%) Multithreading
10 17 (4.09%) ERP
11 16 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (3.61%) OO
13 14 (3.37%) Software Distribution
13 14 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (3.13%) Problem Management
14 13 (3.13%) Asset Management
15 12 (2.88%) Change Management
15 12 (2.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 128 (30.77%) SQL
2 56 (13.46%) C#
3 45 (10.82%) C++
4 37 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 29 (6.97%) JavaScript
6 28 (6.73%) Java
7 24 (5.77%) PHP
8 21 (5.05%) Python
9 14 (3.37%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.13%) Perl
11 11 (2.64%) VB
12 10 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.68%) Ruby
14 6 (1.44%) PHP5
15 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.96%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.72%) C
18 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 2 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (21.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (18.03%) MCSE
3 60 (14.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 60 (14.42%) MCITP
4 57 (13.70%) Degree
5 54 (12.98%) CCA
5 54 (12.98%) Citrix Certification
6 22 (5.29%) MCSA
7 19 (4.57%) Security Cleared
8 17 (4.09%) SC Cleared
9 16 (3.85%) A+ Certification
10 12 (2.88%) MCP
11 10 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (2.16%) CCNA
13 8 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.68%) MCTS
15 6 (1.44%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.44%) ISEB
15 6 (1.44%) PhD
15 6 (1.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.06%) ISO 9001
2 43 (10.34%) SLA
3 8 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 130 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 93 (22.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.16%) Snort
4 9 (2.16%) vSphere
5 7 (1.68%) XenApp
6 6 (1.44%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.96%) vCloud
8 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.96%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.96%) XenServer
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.48%) zsh
Systems Management
1 20 (4.81%) SCCM
2 18 (4.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.96%) SCOM
3 4 (0.96%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.72%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.48%) WSUS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.24%) MOM
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 229 (55.05%) Microsoft
2 118 (28.37%) VMware
3 103 (24.76%) Citrix
4 40 (9.62%) Oracle
5 27 (6.49%) Cisco
6 18 (4.33%) HP
7 13 (3.13%) Sourcefire
8 9 (2.16%) SonicWALL
8 9 (2.16%) Mitel
9 7 (1.68%) Serena
9 7 (1.68%) Intel
9 7 (1.68%) Dell
9 7 (1.68%) SAP
9 7 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.44%) Juniper
10 6 (1.44%) NetApp
10 6 (1.44%) IBM
10 6 (1.44%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.20%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.20%) Crossbeam
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Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum 10% bonus + pension + life + health
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + co pension + flexi-time +
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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