The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
1 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 276 270 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.59% 30.13% 26.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.54% 66.67% 61.38%
Number of salaries quoted 250 264 229
Average salary £31,349 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.79% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
347 405 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.97% 45.20% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 312 395 363
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Hampshire

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 1 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 220 (43.74%) Microsoft
2 173 (34.39%) Active Directory
3 157 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 151 (30.02%) SQL
4 151 (30.02%) VMware
5 142 (28.23%) MS Excel
6 134 (26.64%) SQL Server
7 131 (26.04%) Linux
8 111 (22.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 106 (21.07%) MS Exchange
10 96 (19.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 96 (19.09%) Windows 7
11 92 (18.29%) Citrix
12 84 (16.70%) ITIL
13 80 (15.90%) Oracle
13 80 (15.90%) Degree
14 79 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 76 (15.11%) MS Office
16 72 (14.31%) MCSE
16 72 (14.31%) Cisco
17 70 (13.92%) TCP/IP
17 70 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 66 (13.12%) Windows 8
19 61 (12.13%) Clustering
20 59 (11.73%) C#
21 58 (11.53%) Software Engineering
22 57 (11.33%) Firewall
23 56 (11.13%) UNIX
24 54 (10.74%) ISO 9001
25 52 (10.34%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 106 (21.07%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 35 (6.96%) IIS
5 34 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (6.16%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.99%) Lync
9 9 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
9 9 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.59%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.80%) Confluence
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.20%) Kentico
15 1 (0.20%) CMS
15 1 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 142 (28.23%) MS Excel
2 76 (15.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (13.92%) TCP/IP
2 57 (11.33%) Firewall
3 52 (10.34%) DNS
4 46 (9.15%) LAN
5 39 (7.75%) WAN
6 32 (6.36%) VoIP
7 31 (6.16%) Network Security
8 29 (5.77%) VLAN
9 22 (4.37%) SAN
9 22 (4.37%) Internet
9 22 (4.37%) Wireless
10 21 (4.17%) DHCP
11 18 (3.58%) VPN
11 18 (3.58%) LDAP
12 16 (3.18%) IPsec
12 16 (3.18%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (2.78%) tcpdump
14 13 (2.58%) Wireshark
14 13 (2.58%) MPLS
14 13 (2.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.95%) MySQL
3 37 (7.36%) Oracle Database
4 28 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (5.37%) OLAP
6 26 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 26 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (3.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (2.98%) Oracle OLAP
11 14 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (2.58%) Oracle9i Database
13 12 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.99%) Big Data
14 10 (1.99%) QlikView
14 10 (1.99%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (3.58%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.59%) JConsole
3 5 (0.99%) Subversion
4 4 (0.80%) JIRA
5 3 (0.60%) MSI
5 3 (0.60%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.40%) Hudson
6 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.40%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.40%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.20%) Selenium
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) GCC
General
1 36 (7.16%) Finance
2 24 (4.77%) Telecoms
2 24 (4.77%) Retail
3 10 (1.99%) Back Office
4 6 (1.19%) Games
5 3 (0.60%) French Language
5 3 (0.60%) Law
5 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Electronics
7 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (16.30%) Analyst
2 59 (11.73%) Support Engineer
3 54 (10.74%) Developer
4 52 (10.34%) IT Support
5 37 (7.36%) DBA
6 34 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 30 (5.96%) Software Developer
7 30 (5.96%) 1st Line Support
7 30 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (5.57%) Support Analyst
9 26 (5.17%) Junior
10 25 (4.97%) Administrator
10 25 (4.97%) C# Developer
11 23 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
11 23 (4.57%) IT Support Engineer
11 23 (4.57%) Service Analyst
12 22 (4.37%) Consultant
12 22 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (3.98%) Support Technician
13 20 (3.98%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.74%) .NET
2 31 (6.16%) HTML
3 29 (5.77%) LAMP
4 22 (4.37%) CSS
5 17 (3.38%) WinForms
6 15 (2.98%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.98%) XML
7 11 (2.19%) Middleware
8 10 (1.99%) STL
8 10 (1.99%) WPF
8 10 (1.99%) HTML5
9 8 (1.59%) JRockit
10 7 (1.39%) LINQ
10 7 (1.39%) MFC
10 7 (1.39%) Web Services
11 5 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.80%) COM
12 4 (0.80%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.60%) WCF
13 3 (0.60%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.13%) Clustering
2 50 (9.94%) Kindle
3 28 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.37%) Thin Client
4 22 (4.37%) Fat Client
5 21 (4.17%) Statistics
6 19 (3.78%) EPoS
7 18 (3.58%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.78%) CESG
9 13 (2.58%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.58%) Physics
9 13 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.19%) Replication
11 8 (1.59%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.99%) Open Source
13 5 (0.99%) Social Media
14 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.60%) iPhone
15 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 157 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 131 (26.04%) Linux
3 111 (22.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 96 (19.09%) Windows 7
5 70 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (13.12%) Windows 8
7 56 (11.13%) UNIX
8 45 (8.95%) Windows XP
9 35 (6.96%) Solaris
10 28 (5.57%) Windows Vista
11 27 (5.37%) AIX
12 13 (2.58%) Android
12 13 (2.58%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.39%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.19%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.80%) Debian
17 2 (0.40%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.70%) ITIL
2 58 (11.53%) Software Engineering
3 38 (7.55%) Incident Management
4 35 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (6.16%) Problem Management
6 26 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (4.97%) Service Delivery
7 25 (4.97%) ETL
8 22 (4.37%) MVC
9 19 (3.78%) Configuration Management
10 18 (3.58%) Information Security
10 18 (3.58%) Project Management
10 18 (3.58%) Ethical Hacking
11 16 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (2.98%) Change Management
12 15 (2.98%) Software Distribution
13 14 (2.78%) SIEM
13 14 (2.78%) Data Management
14 13 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (2.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 151 (30.02%) SQL
2 59 (11.73%) C#
3 48 (9.54%) C++
4 28 (5.57%) Java
5 25 (4.97%) PL/SQL
6 23 (4.57%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.37%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.78%) Perl
10 13 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.58%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.19%) PHP
12 9 (1.79%) Korn
12 9 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.59%) VB
14 7 (1.39%) C
15 5 (0.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 5 (0.99%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.99%) R
16 3 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 96 (19.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (15.90%) Degree
3 72 (14.31%) MCSE
4 51 (10.14%) MCITP
5 38 (7.55%) MCSA
6 33 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (6.16%) CCNA
9 29 (5.77%) Security Cleared
10 28 (5.57%) A+ Certification
11 21 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 21 (4.17%) CCA
11 21 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (3.78%) CCNP
13 15 (2.98%) CEH
14 13 (2.58%) PhD
15 12 (2.39%) MCP
16 11 (2.19%) GIAC
17 10 (1.99%) CISSP
17 10 (1.99%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.74%) ISO 9001
2 51 (10.14%) SLA
3 7 (1.39%) QA
4 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (34.39%) Active Directory
2 79 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (2.78%) Snort
6 13 (2.58%) vSphere
7 10 (1.99%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.79%) XenApp
8 9 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.99%) XenServer
12 4 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.40%) NFS
14 2 (0.40%) Samba
15 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.20%) zsh
Systems Management
1 24 (4.77%) Backup Exec
2 11 (2.19%) SCCM
3 10 (1.99%) NetBackup
3 10 (1.99%) Data Guard
4 9 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.80%) WSUS
6 3 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 220 (43.74%) Microsoft
2 151 (30.02%) VMware
3 92 (18.29%) Citrix
4 80 (15.90%) Oracle
5 72 (14.31%) Cisco
6 27 (5.37%) HP
7 22 (4.37%) Dell
8 21 (4.17%) SAP
9 18 (3.58%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.58%) IBM
10 14 (2.78%) Symantec
11 12 (2.39%) Juniper
11 12 (2.39%) Sourcefire
12 11 (2.19%) ATG
12 11 (2.19%) Apple
13 10 (1.99%) Cognos
13 10 (1.99%) Business Objects
14 8 (1.59%) EMC
15 7 (1.39%) Pegasus
15 7 (1.39%) CheckPoint
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