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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 179 277 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.98% 32.06% 30.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.32% 78.92% 67.07%
Number of salaries quoted 154 252 269
Average salary £35,500 £31,349 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.24% -10.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £21,050 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
262 351 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.03% 40.63% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 230 315 400
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £44,625
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 261 (64.76%) Microsoft
2 157 (38.96%) MS Excel
3 131 (32.51%) Active Directory
4 124 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 113 (28.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (23.08%) Linux
6 93 (23.08%) VMware
7 87 (21.59%) SQL
8 86 (21.34%) ITIL
9 79 (19.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (17.12%) .NET
11 66 (16.38%) SAN
12 65 (16.13%) C#
12 65 (16.13%) MS Exchange
13 64 (15.88%) TCP/IP
14 63 (15.63%) Citrix
15 60 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (14.14%) MS Office
17 54 (13.40%) PowerShell
18 53 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
19 51 (12.66%) Degree
20 50 (12.41%) C++
21 48 (11.91%) Firewall
22 42 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
22 42 (10.42%) MCSE
23 41 (10.17%) SLA
23 41 (10.17%) Security Cleared
24 40 (9.93%) WCF
24 40 (9.93%) UNIX
25 39 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 65 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 39 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.23%) NetWeaver
6 11 (2.73%) IIS
7 9 (2.23%) Apache
8 6 (1.49%) nginx
9 4 (0.99%) Lync
10 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.25%) JBoss
12 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 157 (38.96%) MS Excel
2 57 (14.14%) MS Office
3 7 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) Office 365
4 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (16.38%) SAN
2 64 (15.88%) TCP/IP
3 48 (11.91%) Firewall
4 31 (7.69%) CTI
5 28 (6.95%) DNS
6 27 (6.70%) Network Security
7 26 (6.45%) NAS
8 24 (5.96%) DHCP
9 22 (5.46%) NetScaler
10 18 (4.47%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (3.97%) WAN
12 13 (3.23%) LAN
13 8 (1.99%) FCoE
13 8 (1.99%) VLAN
14 7 (1.74%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.49%) Kerberos
16 5 (1.24%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (0.99%) SSL
17 4 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (1.49%) MySQL
8 6 (1.49%) DTS
8 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.25%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.25%) DB2
10 1 (0.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 34 (8.44%) Moq
2 28 (6.95%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.46%) NUnit
4 17 (4.22%) MSTest
5 16 (3.97%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.24%) Subversion
8 4 (0.99%) Selenium
8 4 (0.99%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.74%) JUnit
9 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.25%) Hudson
10 1 (0.25%) GDB
10 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (5.21%) Finance
2 17 (4.22%) Retail
3 10 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.24%) Publishing
4 5 (1.24%) Local Government
5 4 (0.99%) Electronics
6 3 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.25%) Banking
7 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 85 (21.09%) Analyst
2 51 (12.66%) Developer
3 42 (10.42%) Service Analyst
3 42 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
4 38 (9.43%) Consultant
5 33 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (7.44%) Support Engineer
7 27 (6.70%) .NET Developer
8 25 (6.20%) Software Engineer
8 25 (6.20%) Infrastructure Designer
8 25 (6.20%) IT Support
8 25 (6.20%) Designer
9 24 (5.96%) Technical Designer
10 23 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
11 22 (5.46%) Administrator
12 21 (5.21%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.47%) DBA
14 17 (4.22%) IT Consultant
14 17 (4.22%) Architect
14 17 (4.22%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (17.12%) .NET
2 40 (9.93%) WCF
3 37 (9.18%) XML
3 37 (9.18%) ASP.NET
4 29 (7.20%) HTML
5 27 (6.70%) SOAP
5 27 (6.70%) STL
6 26 (6.45%) WPF
6 26 (6.45%) REST
7 25 (6.20%) COM
8 23 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (5.21%) WinForms
10 18 (4.47%) CSS
10 18 (4.47%) NHibernate
11 17 (4.22%) Unity DI Container
11 17 (4.22%) LINQ
12 16 (3.97%) Castle Windsor
12 16 (3.97%) Ninject
12 16 (3.97%) Razor View Engine
12 16 (3.97%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.46%) Clustering
3 20 (4.96%) Thin Client
3 20 (4.96%) Fat Client
4 18 (4.47%) Client/Server
5 17 (4.22%) Inversion of Control
6 13 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.98%) Replication
7 12 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.73%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.48%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.23%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.74%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.99%) Life Science
12 4 (0.99%) EPoS
12 4 (0.99%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.99%) Kindle
13 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.25%) iPad
13 1 (0.25%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 113 (28.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 93 (23.08%) Linux
3 79 (19.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (9.93%) UNIX
5 39 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (9.18%) Windows 7
7 23 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 23 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 22 (5.46%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.97%) Solaris
10 10 (2.48%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.48%) Windows Phone
10 10 (2.48%) Fedora
10 10 (2.48%) CentOS
11 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.49%) Android
13 4 (0.99%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.34%) ITIL
2 42 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (9.43%) Software Engineering
4 36 (8.93%) Multithreading
5 32 (7.94%) Service Management
6 28 (6.95%) Service Delivery
6 28 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (6.95%) Project Management
7 27 (6.70%) MVC
7 27 (6.70%) Scrum
8 26 (6.45%) OOD
9 25 (6.20%) Identity Management
10 23 (5.71%) Service Desk Management
11 22 (5.46%) TDD
11 22 (5.46%) Technical Architecture
12 20 (4.96%) Software Testing
13 17 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (4.22%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (4.22%) Web Application Development
13 17 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 87 (21.59%) SQL
2 65 (16.13%) C#
3 54 (13.40%) PowerShell
4 50 (12.41%) C++
5 38 (9.43%) Java
6 29 (7.20%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.96%) Python
8 19 (4.71%) Perl
9 16 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 16 (3.97%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.99%) VBScript
10 8 (1.99%) C
11 7 (1.74%) PHP
12 6 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.99%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.74%) VB
14 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (12.66%) Degree
3 42 (10.42%) MCSE
4 41 (10.17%) Security Cleared
5 30 (7.44%) MCP
6 28 (6.95%) CCA
6 28 (6.95%) Citrix Certification
7 27 (6.70%) SC Cleared
7 27 (6.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (5.71%) A+ Certification
9 21 (5.21%) MCITP
10 15 (3.72%) ISEB
11 13 (3.23%) DV Cleared
12 10 (2.48%) ISTQB
13 8 (1.99%) VCP4
14 7 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (1.49%) CCNA
16 4 (0.99%) MCSA
17 3 (0.74%) HND
17 3 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.17%) SLA
2 14 (3.47%) QA
3 7 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 131 (32.51%) Active Directory
2 60 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (9.18%) Hyper-V
4 30 (7.44%) vSphere
5 24 (5.96%) XenApp
6 15 (3.72%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (2.23%) XenServer
10 8 (1.99%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.99%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.74%) vCloud
12 3 (0.74%) Firmware
13 2 (0.50%) Snort
13 2 (0.50%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.25%) KVM
14 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 35 (8.68%) SCOM
2 33 (8.19%) SCCM
3 11 (2.73%) Puppet
4 9 (2.23%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.99%) EdgeSight
5 8 (1.99%) vMotion
6 2 (0.50%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.50%) SCSM
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 261 (64.76%) Microsoft
2 93 (23.08%) VMware
3 63 (15.63%) Citrix
4 31 (7.69%) Oracle
5 26 (6.45%) Cisco
6 20 (4.96%) HP
7 12 (2.98%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.99%) 3PAR
8 8 (1.99%) AppSense
8 8 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.99%) Intel
9 7 (1.74%) Sun
9 7 (1.74%) NetApp
10 6 (1.49%) EMC
11 4 (0.99%) Apple
12 3 (0.74%) Infobright
13 2 (0.50%) SAP
13 2 (0.50%) Avaya
14 1 (0.25%) Juniper
14 1 (0.25%) Genesys
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