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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 274 273 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.50% 30.23% 26.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.87% 67.91% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 245 268 222
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
376 402 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 44.60% 44.52% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 336 395 352
Average salary £31,349 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 27 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 241 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 177 (33.65%) Active Directory
3 176 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 173 (32.89%) VMware
5 159 (30.23%) MS Excel
6 153 (29.09%) SQL
7 138 (26.24%) SQL Server
8 123 (23.38%) Linux
9 118 (22.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 112 (21.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 111 (21.10%) MS Exchange
12 110 (20.91%) Citrix
13 101 (19.20%) Windows 7
14 99 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 89 (16.92%) ITIL
16 88 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
17 85 (16.16%) MS Office
17 85 (16.16%) Degree
18 84 (15.97%) MCSE
19 77 (14.64%) Oracle
20 75 (14.26%) TCP/IP
21 70 (13.31%) Windows 8
22 66 (12.55%) Firewall
23 65 (12.36%) Cisco
24 63 (11.98%) C#
25 61 (11.60%) Software Engineering
26 60 (11.41%) MCITP
27 59 (11.22%) Clustering
28 57 (10.84%) .NET
28 57 (10.84%) ISO 9001

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 111 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 47 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (7.60%) Tomcat
4 38 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (7.03%) IIS
6 28 (5.32%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.90%) Lync
8 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.76%) Confluence
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.38%) CMS
15 1 (0.19%) Apache
15 1 (0.19%) Kentico
Applications
1 159 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 85 (16.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (14.26%) TCP/IP
2 66 (12.55%) Firewall
3 52 (9.89%) DNS
4 44 (8.37%) LAN
5 37 (7.03%) WAN
6 31 (5.89%) Network Security
7 27 (5.13%) SAN
8 25 (4.75%) VLAN
9 24 (4.56%) DHCP
10 23 (4.37%) VoIP
11 21 (3.99%) Internet
12 18 (3.42%) Wireless
13 15 (2.85%) LDAP
14 14 (2.66%) VPN
15 12 (2.28%) tcpdump
15 12 (2.28%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (2.09%) Wireshark
17 10 (1.90%) FTP
17 10 (1.90%) HTTP
17 10 (1.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (26.24%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.17%) MySQL
3 35 (6.65%) Oracle Database
4 28 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (5.13%) OLAP
6 26 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 26 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (2.85%) Oracle OLAP
11 12 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.09%) Oracle9i Database
12 11 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.90%) Pentaho
13 10 (1.90%) Big Data
13 10 (1.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (4.37%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.09%) Subversion
3 8 (1.52%) JConsole
4 7 (1.33%) Bugzilla
5 5 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.76%) Hudson
6 4 (0.76%) CruiseControl
6 4 (0.76%) JIRA
6 4 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.57%) MSI
7 3 (0.57%) AdminStudio
7 3 (0.57%) Trac
7 3 (0.57%) PEAR
7 3 (0.57%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.38%) GCC
9 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 34 (6.46%) Finance
2 25 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.61%) Retail
4 7 (1.33%) Back Office
5 6 (1.14%) Games
6 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.38%) Advertising
7 2 (0.38%) Law
7 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 76 (14.45%) Analyst
2 70 (13.31%) Support Engineer
3 58 (11.03%) Developer
4 54 (10.27%) IT Support
5 40 (7.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (6.84%) DBA
7 34 (6.46%) Software Engineer
8 31 (5.89%) Support Analyst
9 30 (5.70%) Software Developer
10 29 (5.51%) Junior
11 28 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 26 (4.94%) Consultant
12 26 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
13 24 (4.56%) Service Analyst
13 24 (4.56%) Administrator
13 24 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (4.37%) C# Developer
14 23 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
16 21 (3.99%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.84%) .NET
2 37 (7.03%) HTML
3 32 (6.08%) LAMP
4 27 (5.13%) CSS
5 23 (4.37%) WinForms
6 19 (3.61%) XML
7 18 (3.42%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.47%) STL
9 11 (2.09%) Middleware
10 10 (1.90%) WPF
10 10 (1.90%) HTML5
11 9 (1.71%) MFC
12 8 (1.52%) JRockit
13 7 (1.33%) Web Services
13 7 (1.33%) LINQ
14 5 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.95%) CGI
14 5 (0.95%) Ajax
15 4 (0.76%) COM
15 4 (0.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.22%) Clustering
2 52 (9.89%) Kindle
3 32 (6.08%) Fat Client
3 32 (6.08%) Thin Client
4 26 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.80%) Statistics
6 18 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.66%) EPoS
8 13 (2.47%) Replication
8 13 (2.47%) CESG
8 13 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.28%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.28%) Physics
10 10 (1.90%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.14%) Open Source
12 5 (0.95%) iSeries
13 4 (0.76%) Social Media
13 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 176 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 123 (23.38%) Linux
3 118 (22.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 101 (19.20%) Windows 7
5 88 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (13.31%) Windows 8
7 54 (10.27%) Windows XP
7 54 (10.27%) UNIX
8 36 (6.84%) Windows Vista
9 32 (6.08%) Solaris
10 27 (5.13%) AIX
11 14 (2.66%) Windows 2000
12 12 (2.28%) Android
13 10 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.33%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.95%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.76%) Windows CE
16 4 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (16.92%) ITIL
2 61 (11.60%) Software Engineering
3 34 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
4 33 (6.27%) Problem Management
5 30 (5.70%) Incident Management
6 26 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (4.94%) Service Delivery
7 25 (4.75%) ETL
8 22 (4.18%) Configuration Management
8 22 (4.18%) Project Management
8 22 (4.18%) MVC
9 20 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (3.04%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (3.04%) Information Security
11 16 (3.04%) Ethical Hacking
11 16 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (3.04%) Time Management
12 15 (2.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 153 (29.09%) SQL
2 63 (11.98%) C#
3 54 (10.27%) C++
4 29 (5.51%) Java
5 26 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.37%) PL/SQL
7 21 (3.99%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.66%) Perl
8 14 (2.66%) PHP
9 13 (2.47%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.28%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.71%) VB
12 7 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.33%) Korn
13 5 (0.95%) PHP5
13 5 (0.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 5 (0.95%) R
14 4 (0.76%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 112 (21.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (16.16%) Degree
3 84 (15.97%) MCSE
4 60 (11.41%) MCITP
5 46 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 43 (8.17%) MCSA
7 31 (5.89%) CCNA
7 31 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (5.51%) CCA
8 29 (5.51%) Citrix Certification
9 28 (5.32%) Security Cleared
10 25 (4.75%) A+ Certification
11 22 (4.18%) SC Cleared
12 18 (3.42%) CCNP
13 14 (2.66%) MCP
14 13 (2.47%) CEH
15 12 (2.28%) PhD
16 10 (1.90%) CISSP
16 10 (1.90%) CISM
17 8 (1.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.84%) ISO 9001
2 56 (10.65%) SLA
3 8 (1.52%) QA
4 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 177 (33.65%) Active Directory
2 99 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (2.66%) vSphere
5 12 (2.28%) Snort
6 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (1.90%) XenApp
6 10 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.71%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.95%) XenServer
10 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.38%) zsh
11 2 (0.38%) NFS
11 2 (0.38%) Samba
12 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 28 (5.32%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.85%) SCCM
3 10 (1.90%) Data Guard
4 8 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.76%) WSUS
7 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 241 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 173 (32.89%) VMware
3 110 (20.91%) Citrix
4 77 (14.64%) Oracle
5 65 (12.36%) Cisco
6 31 (5.89%) HP
7 22 (4.18%) Dell
8 17 (3.23%) SAP
9 16 (3.04%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.85%) IBM
11 12 (2.28%) Apple
11 12 (2.28%) Symantec
12 10 (1.90%) Sourcefire
12 10 (1.90%) Cognos
12 10 (1.90%) Business Objects
13 9 (1.71%) Juniper
13 9 (1.71%) ATG
14 8 (1.52%) EMC
15 7 (1.33%) Intel
15 7 (1.33%) Pegasus
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