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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 149 186 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.13% 19.77% 23.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.13% 61.18% 63.25%
Number of salaries quoted 148 163 195
Average salary £40,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,600 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
252 304 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.35% 32.31% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 246 268 306
Average salary £39,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £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 12 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 164 (62.36%) Microsoft
2 132 (50.19%) Windows Server
3 105 (39.92%) MS Excel
4 91 (34.60%) Active Directory
4 91 (34.60%) VMware
5 85 (32.32%) Linux
6 78 (29.66%) MS Exchange
7 73 (27.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (27.00%) Citrix
9 67 (25.48%) SAN
10 66 (25.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 66 (25.10%) Exchange Server 2010
11 60 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 50 (19.01%) C#
13 48 (18.25%) SQL Server
13 48 (18.25%) SQL
14 44 (16.73%) .NET
15 43 (16.35%) ITIL
16 37 (14.07%) Unix
17 35 (13.31%) Software Engineering
17 35 (13.31%) Solaris
17 35 (13.31%) XenApp
18 34 (12.93%) XenDesktop
19 32 (12.17%) MS Office
20 28 (10.65%) C++
20 28 (10.65%) Project Management
20 28 (10.65%) EMC
21 26 (9.89%) Multithreading
22 25 (9.51%) Service Management
22 25 (9.51%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 78 (29.66%) MS Exchange
2 66 (25.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.08%) IIS
5 14 (5.32%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.80%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.66%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.28%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.52%) Apache
10 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 105 (39.92%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.17%) MS Office
3 4 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.76%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.60%) Office 365
2 12 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (25.48%) SAN
2 22 (8.37%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.70%) DNS
4 14 (5.32%) DHCP
4 14 (5.32%) Network Security
5 12 (4.56%) VoIP
6 11 (4.18%) Firewall
7 10 (3.80%) CTI
8 9 (3.42%) WAN
9 8 (3.04%) LAN
10 6 (2.28%) NAS
11 4 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.52%) Intranet
11 4 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.14%) Internet
13 1 (0.38%) IPv4
13 1 (0.38%) IPv6
13 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.38%) VPN
13 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.66%) DB2
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.76%) OLAP
4 2 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (0.76%) QlikView
4 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 21 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.32%) SoapUI
3 10 (3.80%) Moq
3 10 (3.80%) Selenium
4 9 (3.42%) NUnit
5 8 (3.04%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.66%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.66%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.28%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.28%) JUnit
8 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.38%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.38%) JIRA
9 1 (0.38%) Subversion
9 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (4.18%) Retail
1 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.42%) Finance
3 3 (1.14%) Electronics
3 3 (1.14%) French Language
3 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.14%) Marketing
4 2 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (14.07%) Analyst
1 37 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (12.55%) Consultant
3 32 (12.17%) IT Support
4 31 (11.79%) IT Engineer
5 30 (11.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 28 (10.65%) Developer
6 28 (10.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (9.89%) Service Analyst
7 26 (9.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 22 (8.37%) 1st Line Support
9 21 (7.98%) Software Engineer
10 20 (7.60%) Support Engineer
11 17 (6.46%) C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (6.46%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (6.46%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (5.70%) Administrator
12 15 (5.70%) IT Manager
13 14 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (4.94%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.73%) .NET
2 23 (8.75%) XML
3 21 (7.98%) STL
4 19 (7.22%) Web Services
5 14 (5.32%) COM
6 13 (4.94%) LINQ
6 13 (4.94%) NHibernate
6 13 (4.94%) REST
6 13 (4.94%) SOAP
6 13 (4.94%) WCF
7 11 (4.18%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.18%) CSS
7 11 (4.18%) HTML
8 8 (3.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (2.66%) jQuery
10 6 (2.28%) CGI
10 6 (2.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (1.52%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.70%) Client/Server
2 13 (4.94%) EPoS
3 9 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.04%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.66%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.28%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.28%) PKI
6 6 (2.28%) Replication
7 5 (1.90%) iSeries
8 4 (1.52%) Clustering
8 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.76%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.76%) Life Science
9 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.76%) User Experience
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (50.19%) Windows Server
2 85 (32.32%) Linux
3 73 (27.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (25.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (14.07%) Unix
6 35 (13.31%) Solaris
7 18 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.70%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.56%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.80%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.42%) AIX
12 5 (1.90%) CentOS
12 5 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.52%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.38%) Android
14 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.35%) ITIL
2 35 (13.31%) Software Engineering
3 28 (10.65%) Project Management
4 26 (9.89%) Multithreading
5 25 (9.51%) Service Management
6 22 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.22%) OOD
8 18 (6.84%) Migration
9 15 (5.70%) Configuration Management
9 15 (5.70%) PRINCE2
10 14 (5.32%) CRM
11 13 (4.94%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.56%) BDD
12 12 (4.56%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.56%) MVC
12 12 (4.56%) Scrum
12 12 (4.56%) TDD
13 11 (4.18%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.80%) SDLC
15 9 (3.42%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.01%) C#
2 48 (18.25%) SQL
3 28 (10.65%) C++
4 25 (9.51%) Java
5 19 (7.22%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.18%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.04%) VBScript
9 5 (1.90%) Python
10 4 (1.52%) Perl
11 3 (1.14%) VB
12 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.76%) C
12 2 (0.76%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.38%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.08%) MCSE
3 14 (5.32%) Degree
4 11 (4.18%) A+ Certification
5 9 (3.42%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.04%) ISEB
6 8 (3.04%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.76%) MCP
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCITP
10 1 (0.38%) MCSA
10 1 (0.38%) RHCE
10 1 (0.38%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) QA
2 8 (3.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 91 (34.60%) Active Directory
2 35 (13.31%) XenApp
3 34 (12.93%) XenDesktop
4 24 (9.13%) vSphere
5 20 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.38%) KVM
9 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.38%) vCloud
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (2.28%) SCCM
3 3 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.76%) Puppet
4 2 (0.76%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 164 (62.36%) Microsoft
2 91 (34.60%) VMware
3 71 (27.00%) Citrix
4 28 (10.65%) EMC
5 23 (8.75%) Oracle
6 16 (6.08%) SAP
7 15 (5.70%) Cisco
8 11 (4.18%) HP
9 9 (3.42%) IBM
10 7 (2.66%) Infoblox
11 6 (2.28%) CA
11 6 (2.28%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (2.28%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.90%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.52%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.52%) Adobe
13 4 (1.52%) Kofax
13 4 (1.52%) Nintex
13 4 (1.52%) Sophos
13 4 (1.52%) Veritas
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