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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 166 207 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.19% 22.67% 24.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.07% 60.35% 61.49%
Number of salaries quoted 148 191 181
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £20,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
281 343 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.49% 37.57% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 251 314 300
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 29 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 207 (58.31%) Microsoft
2 114 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (30.99%) Active Directory
4 109 (30.70%) MS Excel
5 108 (30.42%) SQL
6 101 (28.45%) SQL Server
7 93 (26.20%) VMware
8 89 (25.07%) Citrix
9 88 (24.79%) TCP/IP
10 83 (23.38%) Firewall
11 80 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 80 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 80 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 67 (18.87%) MS Office
13 64 (18.03%) MCSE
14 57 (16.06%) Windows XP
15 56 (15.77%) MS Exchange
15 56 (15.77%) ITIL
16 55 (15.49%) C#
16 55 (15.49%) MCITP
17 54 (15.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 52 (14.65%) .NET
19 51 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
20 49 (13.80%) CCA
20 49 (13.80%) Citrix Certification
20 49 (13.80%) Windows Vista
21 48 (13.52%) Fat Client
21 48 (13.52%) Thin Client
22 44 (12.39%) C++
22 44 (12.39%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 56 (15.77%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.51%) IIS
3 16 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.10%) Lync
5 11 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.13%) Apache
8 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.28%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 109 (30.70%) MS Excel
2 67 (18.87%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.54%) SalesLogix
2 4 (1.13%) GoldMine
2 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.85%) Agresso
3 3 (0.85%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.56%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.35%) Office 365
2 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (24.79%) TCP/IP
2 83 (23.38%) Firewall
3 37 (10.42%) LAN
4 36 (10.14%) WAN
5 23 (6.48%) SAN
6 22 (6.20%) DNS
7 16 (4.51%) Internet
8 12 (3.38%) Network Security
9 10 (2.82%) VLAN
9 10 (2.82%) CTI
10 9 (2.54%) DHCP
11 8 (2.25%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.69%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.69%) Wireless
12 6 (1.69%) Intranet
13 5 (1.41%) VoIP
13 5 (1.41%) SMTP
13 5 (1.41%) FTP
13 5 (1.41%) VPN
13 5 (1.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.54%) MS Access
5 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.13%) MySQL
8 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.56%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.56%) OLAP
10 2 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (7.32%) Subversion
2 19 (5.35%) Bugzilla
3 16 (4.51%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 16 (4.51%) Hudson
3 16 (4.51%) CruiseControl
4 7 (1.97%) Moq
5 5 (1.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.13%) NUnit
7 3 (0.85%) JUnit
7 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.85%) Trac
7 3 (0.85%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.85%) PEAR
8 2 (0.56%) Selenium
8 2 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.28%) Clang
9 1 (0.28%) GCC
9 1 (0.28%) GDB
9 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (3.94%) Finance
2 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
2 7 (1.97%) Retail
3 5 (1.41%) Back Office
4 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.85%) Legal
6 2 (0.56%) Front Office
6 2 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (12.96%) Developer
2 44 (12.39%) Analyst
2 44 (12.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 39 (10.99%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.86%) IT Support
5 34 (9.58%) Consultant
6 30 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (7.61%) Software Engineer
8 24 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (6.48%) Software Developer
9 23 (6.48%) IT Consultant
9 23 (6.48%) Support Consultant
10 21 (5.92%) Administrator
11 20 (5.63%) Service Analyst
11 20 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (5.35%) C# Developer
12 19 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 18 (5.07%) Support Analyst
13 18 (5.07%) DBA
14 15 (4.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.65%) .NET
2 35 (9.86%) HTML
3 34 (9.58%) XML
4 32 (9.01%) ASP.NET
5 27 (7.61%) CSS
6 24 (6.76%) STL
7 16 (4.51%) MFC
8 12 (3.38%) WinForms
9 11 (3.10%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.82%) WCF
10 10 (2.82%) SOAP
11 9 (2.54%) COM
11 9 (2.54%) REST
11 9 (2.54%) WPF
12 8 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (2.25%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (1.97%) jQuery
13 7 (1.97%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.52%) Fat Client
1 48 (13.52%) Thin Client
2 23 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.51%) Client/Server
4 16 (4.51%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.66%) AS400
5 13 (3.66%) iSeries
6 8 (2.25%) Clustering
7 7 (1.97%) Kindle
8 6 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.69%) Physics
8 6 (1.69%) Statistics
8 6 (1.69%) EPoS
8 6 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.69%) Replication
9 5 (1.41%) iPhone
10 4 (1.13%) Life Science
10 4 (1.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 114 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 80 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 57 (16.06%) Windows XP
4 51 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (13.80%) Windows Vista
6 44 (12.39%) Linux
7 42 (11.83%) Windows 7
8 29 (8.17%) Windows 8
9 22 (6.20%) UNIX
10 18 (5.07%) Solaris
11 16 (4.51%) Windows CE
12 15 (4.23%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (2.25%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.97%) AIX
15 4 (1.13%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.13%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.56%) Debian
18 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.77%) ITIL
2 44 (12.39%) Software Engineering
3 33 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (6.76%) Multithreading
5 21 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (5.92%) Incident Management
6 20 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (4.51%) Software Deployment
8 15 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (4.23%) Project Management
8 15 (4.23%) OO
8 15 (4.23%) CRM
9 13 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (3.66%) ERP
9 13 (3.66%) Asset Management
10 12 (3.38%) Software Distribution
10 12 (3.38%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.10%) Scrum
11 11 (3.10%) OOD
12 10 (2.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 108 (30.42%) SQL
2 55 (15.49%) C#
3 44 (12.39%) C++
4 42 (11.83%) T-SQL
5 26 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 20 (5.63%) Python
7 16 (4.51%) PHP
8 15 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.38%) Java
10 11 (3.10%) VB
11 10 (2.82%) Perl
12 8 (2.25%) Ruby
13 4 (1.13%) PHP5
13 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.85%) C
14 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.28%) VBScript
16 1 (0.28%) Delphi
16 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 80 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (18.03%) MCSE
3 55 (15.49%) MCITP
4 54 (15.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 49 (13.80%) CCA
5 49 (13.80%) Citrix Certification
6 40 (11.27%) Degree
7 15 (4.23%) MCSA
8 14 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (3.66%) SC Cleared
9 13 (3.66%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.82%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.82%) CCNA
10 10 (2.82%) MCP
11 9 (2.54%) CCNP
12 6 (1.69%) PhD
13 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (1.13%) MCTS
14 4 (1.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.99%) SLA
2 22 (6.20%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.69%) QA
4 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.85%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (30.99%) Active Directory
2 80 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.10%) vSphere
5 7 (1.97%) vCloud
6 6 (1.69%) XenApp
7 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.41%) Snort
8 4 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.13%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.13%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.85%) XenServer
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.28%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (5.07%) SCCM
2 16 (4.51%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.13%) SCOM
4 3 (0.85%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 207 (58.31%) Microsoft
2 93 (26.20%) VMware
3 89 (25.07%) Citrix
4 23 (6.48%) Cisco
5 17 (4.79%) Oracle
6 16 (4.51%) HP
7 10 (2.82%) SonicWALL
7 10 (2.82%) Sourcefire
8 9 (2.54%) Mitel
9 8 (2.25%) F5
9 8 (2.25%) Intel
10 7 (1.97%) NetApp
11 6 (1.69%) SAP
11 6 (1.69%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.41%) Serena
12 5 (1.41%) Juniper
12 5 (1.41%) Crossbeam
12 5 (1.41%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.13%) Dell
13 4 (1.13%) Apple
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