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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 170 186 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.94% 22.17% 22.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.44% 53.14% 57.49%
Number of salaries quoted 158 173 174
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,050
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
286 350 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.90% 41.72% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 265 334 300
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
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 27 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 235 (52.93%) Microsoft
2 166 (37.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 150 (33.78%) Active Directory
4 148 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 138 (31.08%) VMware
6 134 (30.18%) SQL
7 118 (26.58%) SQL Server
8 111 (25.00%) Citrix
9 102 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 100 (22.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 94 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 89 (20.05%) TCP/IP
12 89 (20.05%) MS Office
13 88 (19.82%) Linux
14 87 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 86 (19.37%) MS Exchange
16 82 (18.47%) MCSE
17 80 (18.02%) Firewall
18 73 (16.44%) ITIL
19 67 (15.09%) Degree
20 65 (14.64%) Windows 7
20 65 (14.64%) Windows XP
21 61 (13.74%) MCITP
22 58 (13.06%) .NET
23 56 (12.61%) Oracle
23 56 (12.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 55 (12.39%) ISO 9001
25 53 (11.94%) C#
26 49 (11.04%) Windows Vista
27 48 (10.81%) Thin Client

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 86 (19.37%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 30 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (6.31%) IIS
6 27 (6.08%) Tomcat
7 19 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.48%) Lync
10 3 (0.68%) Apache
11 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.45%) CMS
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.45%) Confluence
12 1 (0.23%) Kentico
12 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 148 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 89 (20.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.70%) SalesLogix
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.45%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.45%) Agresso
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.45%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.48%) Office 365
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (20.05%) TCP/IP
2 80 (18.02%) Firewall
3 47 (10.59%) DNS
4 37 (8.33%) LAN
5 35 (7.88%) WAN
6 26 (5.86%) Network Security
7 25 (5.63%) DHCP
8 23 (5.18%) SAN
9 16 (3.60%) Internet
10 12 (2.70%) Wireless
11 11 (2.48%) LDAP
12 10 (2.25%) VoIP
12 10 (2.25%) CTI
12 10 (2.25%) VLAN
12 10 (2.25%) Wireshark
13 9 (2.03%) tcpdump
13 9 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (1.80%) FTP
14 8 (1.80%) SMTP
15 7 (1.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.11%) MySQL
3 30 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (4.50%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.83%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.93%) Oracle OLAP
7 13 (2.93%) OLAP
7 13 (2.93%) OLAP Cube
8 12 (2.70%) MS Access
9 5 (1.13%) DB2
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.45%) QlikView
12 2 (0.45%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 24 (5.41%) Subversion
2 15 (3.38%) Bugzilla
3 14 (3.15%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (2.70%) CruiseControl
4 12 (2.70%) Hudson
5 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.68%) PEAR
6 3 (0.68%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.68%) Trac
6 3 (0.68%) JUnit
6 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.68%) Selenium
7 2 (0.45%) NUnit
7 2 (0.45%) JIRA
7 2 (0.45%) JConsole
7 2 (0.45%) Clang
7 2 (0.45%) GCC
7 2 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.23%) Moq
General
1 27 (6.08%) Finance
2 17 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.70%) Retail
4 8 (1.80%) Back Office
5 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Legal
7 2 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (13.06%) Analyst
2 54 (12.16%) Support Engineer
3 53 (11.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 50 (11.26%) IT Support
5 49 (11.04%) Developer
6 31 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 29 (6.53%) Consultant
8 27 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (6.08%) Service Analyst
8 27 (6.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 25 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 25 (5.63%) Support Analyst
10 21 (4.73%) Software Developer
10 21 (4.73%) IT Consultant
10 21 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
10 21 (4.73%) Systems Manager
10 21 (4.73%) Support Consultant
10 21 (4.73%) Administrator
11 20 (4.50%) Desktop Support
12 16 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.06%) .NET
2 42 (9.46%) HTML
3 35 (7.88%) ASP.NET
4 33 (7.43%) XML
5 25 (5.63%) CSS
6 21 (4.73%) LAMP
7 19 (4.28%) STL
8 17 (3.83%) WinForms
9 12 (2.70%) MFC
10 8 (1.80%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.35%) jQuery
11 6 (1.35%) CGI
11 6 (1.35%) Middleware
11 6 (1.35%) WPF
11 6 (1.35%) COM
11 6 (1.35%) Web Services
11 6 (1.35%) REST
12 5 (1.13%) WCF
12 5 (1.13%) SOAP
13 4 (0.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.81%) Thin Client
1 48 (10.81%) Fat Client
2 42 (9.46%) Kindle
3 31 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.86%) Clustering
5 19 (4.28%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.38%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.93%) AS400
7 13 (2.93%) iSeries
7 13 (2.93%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.25%) EPoS
9 9 (2.03%) CESG
10 8 (1.80%) Replication
11 7 (1.58%) iPhone
12 6 (1.35%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.35%) Physics
12 6 (1.35%) Statistics
13 4 (0.90%) iPad
14 3 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 166 (37.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 102 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 88 (19.82%) Linux
4 87 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (14.64%) Windows 7
5 65 (14.64%) Windows XP
6 49 (11.04%) Windows Vista
7 47 (10.59%) Windows 8
8 35 (7.88%) UNIX
9 28 (6.31%) Solaris
10 16 (3.60%) AIX
11 15 (3.38%) Windows Mobile
12 12 (2.70%) Windows CE
13 8 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.58%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.35%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.90%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.90%) Debian
17 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (16.44%) ITIL
2 48 (10.81%) Software Engineering
3 38 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (7.21%) Incident Management
5 23 (5.18%) CRM
5 23 (5.18%) Project Management
6 22 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (4.50%) Mentoring
7 20 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (4.28%) Problem Management
8 19 (4.28%) ERP
9 17 (3.83%) Multithreading
9 17 (3.83%) Software Distribution
10 16 (3.60%) Software Deployment
10 16 (3.60%) OO
11 15 (3.38%) Change Management
11 15 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (3.38%) ETL
11 15 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (3.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 134 (30.18%) SQL
2 53 (11.94%) C#
3 44 (9.91%) C++
4 34 (7.66%) T-SQL
5 30 (6.76%) Java
6 27 (6.08%) JavaScript
7 22 (4.95%) PHP
8 18 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.05%) Python
9 15 (3.38%) Perl
10 10 (2.25%) VB
11 9 (2.03%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.58%) Ruby
13 6 (1.35%) PHP5
13 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.90%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.68%) C
15 3 (0.68%) Korn
15 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (22.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (18.47%) MCSE
3 67 (15.09%) Degree
4 61 (13.74%) MCITP
5 56 (12.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 48 (10.81%) CCA
6 48 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
7 27 (6.08%) MCSA
8 24 (5.41%) A+ Certification
9 18 (4.05%) Security Cleared
10 16 (3.60%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (2.70%) MCP
12 11 (2.48%) CCNA
13 10 (2.25%) CEH
14 9 (2.03%) CISM
14 9 (2.03%) CISSP
15 7 (1.58%) MCTS
16 6 (1.35%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.39%) ISO 9001
2 43 (9.68%) SLA
3 9 (2.03%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 150 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 94 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.03%) XenApp
4 9 (2.03%) XenDesktop
4 9 (2.03%) vSphere
4 9 (2.03%) Snort
5 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.13%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.13%) XenServer
6 4 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.45%) NFS
8 2 (0.45%) Samba
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.45%) zsh
9 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (4.95%) Backup Exec
2 20 (4.50%) SCCM
3 4 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.68%) SCOM
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.45%) WSUS
5 2 (0.45%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.23%) MOM
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 235 (52.93%) Microsoft
2 138 (31.08%) VMware
3 111 (25.00%) Citrix
4 56 (12.61%) Oracle
5 35 (7.88%) Cisco
6 22 (4.95%) HP
7 12 (2.70%) SAP
8 11 (2.48%) Sourcefire
9 10 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.80%) Dell
11 7 (1.58%) IBM
11 7 (1.58%) Serena
11 7 (1.58%) Intel
11 7 (1.58%) Mitel
11 7 (1.58%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.35%) ProCurve
12 6 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.13%) Apple
13 5 (1.13%) EMC
13 5 (1.13%) Wind River
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
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Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Healthcare
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday plus more
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Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension
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