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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 173 275 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.96% 32.01% 30.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.19% 71.43% 68.43%
Number of salaries quoted 157 245 266
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
243 385 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.06% 44.82% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 225 342 389
Average salary £35,000 £31,349 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.64% -10.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 246 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 148 (39.15%) MS Excel
3 129 (34.13%) Active Directory
4 117 (30.95%) SQL Server
5 108 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 98 (25.93%) Linux
7 94 (24.87%) VMware
8 84 (22.22%) ITIL
9 81 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 76 (20.11%) SQL
11 74 (19.58%) MS Exchange
12 70 (18.52%) .NET
13 67 (17.72%) SAN
14 64 (16.93%) C#
15 55 (14.55%) TCP/IP
15 55 (14.55%) Citrix
16 54 (14.29%) MS Office
17 53 (14.02%) C++
18 50 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2010
19 49 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 47 (12.43%) PowerShell
21 45 (11.90%) Degree
22 43 (11.38%) Software Engineering
23 42 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
24 41 (10.85%) Java
24 41 (10.85%) XML
24 41 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2013
25 40 (10.58%) UNIX
26 38 (10.05%) WCF
26 38 (10.05%) Multithreading

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 74 (19.58%) MS Exchange
2 50 (13.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.97%) NetWeaver
6 12 (3.17%) IIS
7 11 (2.91%) Apache
8 6 (1.59%) nginx
9 4 (1.06%) Lync
9 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.26%) JBoss
12 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 148 (39.15%) MS Excel
2 54 (14.29%) MS Office
3 5 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.72%) SAN
2 55 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 35 (9.26%) CTI
4 32 (8.47%) Firewall
5 29 (7.67%) Network Security
6 25 (6.61%) NAS
6 25 (6.61%) DNS
7 22 (5.82%) DHCP
8 19 (5.03%) NetScaler
9 18 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (3.97%) WAN
11 12 (3.17%) LAN
12 8 (2.12%) FCoE
13 7 (1.85%) VLAN
14 6 (1.59%) Kerberos
14 6 (1.59%) VoIP
15 4 (1.06%) SSL
15 4 (1.06%) VPN
15 4 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.59%) MySQL
7 6 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.32%) DTS
8 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (8.73%) Moq
2 30 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.50%) NUnit
4 13 (3.44%) MSTest
5 12 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (1.85%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.85%) Selenium
6 7 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.32%) Subversion
8 4 (1.06%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.06%) JUnit
9 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.26%) GDB
General
1 19 (5.03%) Finance
2 18 (4.76%) Retail
3 9 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.32%) Publishing
4 5 (1.32%) Local Government
5 4 (1.06%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.79%) Electronics
7 2 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (20.11%) Analyst
2 46 (12.17%) Developer
3 41 (10.85%) Service Analyst
3 41 (10.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 37 (9.79%) Consultant
5 32 (8.47%) Software Engineer
6 29 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.61%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.35%) Infrastructure Designer
8 24 (6.35%) Designer
9 23 (6.08%) Technical Designer
10 22 (5.82%) .NET Developer
10 22 (5.82%) 1st Line Support
10 22 (5.82%) Test Engineer
11 19 (5.03%) Administrator
12 17 (4.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 17 (4.50%) IT Support
13 16 (4.23%) Software Developer
14 15 (3.97%) Architect
14 15 (3.97%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (18.52%) .NET
2 41 (10.85%) XML
3 38 (10.05%) WCF
4 33 (8.73%) ASP.NET
5 31 (8.20%) STL
6 30 (7.94%) HTML
7 29 (7.67%) SOAP
8 28 (7.41%) REST
9 26 (6.88%) COM
10 21 (5.56%) CSS
10 21 (5.56%) NHibernate
10 21 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (5.29%) WPF
11 20 (5.29%) LINQ
12 16 (4.23%) WinForms
13 14 (3.70%) CGI
14 12 (3.17%) Spring.NET
14 12 (3.17%) Castle Windsor
14 12 (3.17%) Ninject
14 12 (3.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.03%) Clustering
3 18 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 16 (4.23%) Replication
5 13 (3.44%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (3.17%) Fat Client
6 12 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.17%) Thin Client
6 12 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.12%) EPoS
8 7 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.59%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.06%) Life Science
10 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.79%) Kindle
11 3 (0.79%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.26%) CESG
12 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 108 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 98 (25.93%) Linux
3 81 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (10.58%) UNIX
5 32 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (8.20%) Windows 7
7 22 (5.82%) Solaris
8 20 (5.29%) Windows 8
9 18 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.70%) Windows Vista
11 10 (2.65%) Fedora
11 10 (2.65%) CentOS
11 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.65%) Windows Phone
12 7 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.59%) Android
14 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.06%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.22%) ITIL
2 43 (11.38%) Software Engineering
3 42 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (10.05%) Multithreading
5 34 (8.99%) Service Management
6 27 (7.14%) OOD
6 27 (7.14%) Project Management
7 26 (6.88%) Software Testing
7 26 (6.88%) Scrum
7 26 (6.88%) Service Delivery
8 25 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (6.61%) MVC
9 24 (6.35%) Identity Management
10 23 (6.08%) TDD
10 23 (6.08%) Service Desk Management
11 21 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
12 18 (4.76%) Test Planning
13 16 (4.23%) Change Management
13 16 (4.23%) Configuration Management
13 16 (4.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (20.11%) SQL
2 64 (16.93%) C#
3 53 (14.02%) C++
4 47 (12.43%) PowerShell
5 41 (10.85%) Java
6 32 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 21 (5.56%) Python
8 19 (5.03%) Perl
9 18 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.50%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.12%) VBScript
12 7 (1.85%) C
13 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.59%) PHP
14 4 (1.06%) VB
15 3 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.53%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (11.90%) Degree
2 36 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (8.99%) Security Cleared
4 30 (7.94%) MCSE
5 25 (6.61%) MCP
6 21 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 19 (5.03%) ISEB
7 19 (5.03%) A+ Certification
8 18 (4.76%) CCA
8 18 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (4.23%) ISTQB
10 13 (3.44%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.12%) MCITP
11 8 (2.12%) VCP4
12 3 (0.79%) NVQ Level 4
12 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.79%) HND
12 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.73%) SLA
2 18 (4.76%) QA
3 6 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 129 (34.13%) Active Directory
2 49 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 27 (7.14%) vSphere
5 21 (5.56%) XenApp
6 13 (3.44%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.91%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.85%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.59%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.59%) XenServer
10 5 (1.32%) vCloud
11 2 (0.53%) KVM
11 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.53%) Firmware
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.26%) Snort
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (8.73%) SCOM
2 31 (8.20%) SCCM
3 11 (2.91%) Puppet
4 8 (2.12%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.12%) vMotion
5 6 (1.59%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.53%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.53%) SCSM
7 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 246 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 94 (24.87%) VMware
3 55 (14.55%) Citrix
4 32 (8.47%) Oracle
5 21 (5.56%) Cisco
6 19 (5.03%) HP
7 13 (3.44%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.17%) EMC
9 9 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.12%) 3PAR
11 7 (1.85%) Intel
11 7 (1.85%) Sun
12 6 (1.59%) AppSense
13 5 (1.32%) SAP
13 5 (1.32%) NetApp
14 3 (0.79%) Apple
14 3 (0.79%) Infobright
15 1 (0.26%) Acronis
15 1 (0.26%) Mitel
15 1 (0.26%) IronPort
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Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
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Amicus ITS
Salary: £20,000 per annum plus shift allowance of 15% of basic annual salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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PS Computer
Salary: £38k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23500 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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