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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 244 245 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.74% 30.10% 24.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.42% 68.82% 62.28%
Number of salaries quoted 221 241 198
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 £20,000 £20,000 £23,200
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
373 356 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 43.93% 43.73% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 336 352 314
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 18 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 240 (47.24%) Microsoft
2 173 (34.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 171 (33.66%) VMware
4 165 (32.48%) MS Excel
5 163 (32.09%) Active Directory
6 145 (28.54%) SQL
7 135 (26.57%) SQL Server
8 113 (22.24%) Citrix
9 112 (22.05%) Linux
10 111 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 107 (21.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 104 (20.47%) MS Exchange
13 98 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 92 (18.11%) Windows 7
15 90 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 88 (17.32%) MS Office
17 84 (16.54%) ITIL
18 83 (16.34%) MCSE
18 83 (16.34%) Degree
19 77 (15.16%) TCP/IP
20 74 (14.57%) Oracle
21 71 (13.98%) Firewall
22 67 (13.19%) Windows 8
23 63 (12.40%) MCITP
24 59 (11.61%) Software Engineering
25 58 (11.42%) ISO 9001
26 57 (11.22%) C#
27 56 (11.02%) SLA
27 56 (11.02%) Cisco
28 55 (10.83%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 104 (20.47%) MS Exchange
2 44 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (7.87%) Tomcat
4 34 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (5.91%) IIS
6 26 (5.12%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.56%) Lync
9 12 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.57%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.59%) Confluence
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.39%) CMS
15 1 (0.20%) Kentico
15 1 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 165 (32.48%) MS Excel
2 88 (17.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (15.16%) TCP/IP
2 71 (13.98%) Firewall
3 41 (8.07%) DNS
4 40 (7.87%) LAN
5 33 (6.50%) WAN
6 29 (5.71%) Network Security
7 26 (5.12%) SAN
8 24 (4.72%) VLAN
8 24 (4.72%) DHCP
9 20 (3.94%) VoIP
10 19 (3.74%) Internet
11 17 (3.35%) Wireless
12 12 (2.36%) LDAP
13 9 (1.77%) tcpdump
13 9 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (1.77%) CTI
13 9 (1.77%) VPN
14 8 (1.57%) Wireshark
14 8 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (26.57%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.46%) MySQL
3 31 (6.10%) Oracle Database
4 29 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (5.31%) OLAP
6 26 (5.12%) RDBMS
6 26 (5.12%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.95%) Oracle OLAP
11 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.97%) QlikView
13 10 (1.97%) Pentaho
14 8 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
14 8 (1.57%) Big Data
15 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (4.53%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.56%) Subversion
3 9 (1.77%) Bugzilla
4 8 (1.57%) JConsole
5 6 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (1.18%) CruiseControl
5 6 (1.18%) Hudson
6 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.59%) Trac
7 3 (0.59%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.59%) PEAR
7 3 (0.59%) JIRA
7 3 (0.59%) MSI
7 3 (0.59%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.39%) GCC
9 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 31 (6.10%) Finance
2 25 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.15%) Retail
4 6 (1.18%) Back Office
5 5 (0.98%) Games
6 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.39%) Front Office
7 2 (0.39%) Advertising
7 2 (0.39%) Law
7 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (13.78%) Analyst
2 64 (12.60%) Support Engineer
3 54 (10.63%) Developer
4 52 (10.24%) IT Support
5 41 (8.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (6.89%) Software Engineer
7 33 (6.50%) Support Analyst
8 32 (6.30%) DBA
9 30 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 29 (5.71%) Consultant
11 26 (5.12%) Software Developer
12 25 (4.92%) Junior
12 25 (4.92%) Service Analyst
12 25 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
13 24 (4.72%) Administrator
14 23 (4.53%) 1st Line Support
15 22 (4.33%) C# Developer
15 22 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
16 19 (3.74%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.83%) .NET
2 36 (7.09%) HTML
3 32 (6.30%) LAMP
4 23 (4.53%) CSS
4 23 (4.53%) WinForms
5 21 (4.13%) XML
5 21 (4.13%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.95%) STL
7 11 (2.17%) MFC
7 11 (2.17%) Middleware
8 9 (1.77%) WPF
9 8 (1.57%) JRockit
10 7 (1.38%) Web Services
11 6 (1.18%) CGI
11 6 (1.18%) HTML5
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.98%) Ajax
13 4 (0.79%) COM
13 4 (0.79%) jQuery
13 4 (0.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.43%) Kindle
2 52 (10.24%) Clustering
3 38 (7.48%) Fat Client
3 38 (7.48%) Thin Client
4 35 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.51%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.35%) Statistics
8 13 (2.56%) Replication
9 12 (2.36%) EPoS
9 12 (2.36%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.36%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.36%) Physics
10 11 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.97%) CESG
12 6 (1.18%) Open Source
12 6 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.98%) User Experience
13 5 (0.98%) iSeries
14 4 (0.79%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 173 (34.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 112 (22.05%) Linux
3 111 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (18.11%) Windows 7
5 90 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (13.19%) Windows 8
7 50 (9.84%) Windows XP
8 41 (8.07%) UNIX
9 39 (7.68%) Windows Vista
10 30 (5.91%) Solaris
11 26 (5.12%) AIX
12 10 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (1.57%) Android
14 7 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.18%) Windows CE
15 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.79%) Debian
17 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.54%) ITIL
2 59 (11.61%) Software Engineering
3 44 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
5 29 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 29 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 26 (5.12%) Service Delivery
6 26 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (4.92%) ETL
8 21 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (3.94%) Project Management
10 19 (3.74%) Configuration Management
11 17 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (3.35%) MVC
12 16 (3.15%) Information Security
12 16 (3.15%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (3.15%) Mentoring
13 15 (2.95%) OO
14 14 (2.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (28.54%) SQL
2 57 (11.22%) C#
3 55 (10.83%) C++
4 30 (5.91%) T-SQL
5 28 (5.51%) Java
6 25 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 22 (4.33%) PL/SQL
8 20 (3.94%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.95%) Perl
10 14 (2.76%) PHP
11 12 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.18%) Python
13 6 (1.18%) Korn
14 5 (0.98%) R
14 5 (0.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 5 (0.98%) PHP5
14 5 (0.98%) VB
15 4 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 107 (21.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (16.34%) MCSE
2 83 (16.34%) Degree
3 63 (12.40%) MCITP
4 52 (10.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (7.28%) MCSA
6 35 (6.89%) CCA
6 35 (6.89%) Citrix Certification
7 25 (4.92%) A+ Certification
7 25 (4.92%) Security Cleared
8 24 (4.72%) CCNA
8 24 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (3.74%) SC Cleared
10 14 (2.76%) MCP
11 13 (2.56%) CEH
11 13 (2.56%) CCNP
12 12 (2.36%) PhD
13 10 (1.97%) CISM
13 10 (1.97%) CISSP
14 7 (1.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.42%) ISO 9001
2 56 (11.02%) SLA
3 8 (1.57%) QA
4 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 163 (32.09%) Active Directory
2 98 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.76%) vSphere
5 10 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.97%) XenApp
5 10 (1.97%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.77%) Snort
6 9 (1.77%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.98%) XenServer
10 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.39%) Samba
11 2 (0.39%) NFS
11 2 (0.39%) zsh
12 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (5.31%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.95%) SCCM
3 9 (1.77%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.79%) WSUS
6 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 240 (47.24%) Microsoft
2 171 (33.66%) VMware
3 113 (22.24%) Citrix
4 74 (14.57%) Oracle
5 56 (11.02%) Cisco
6 29 (5.71%) HP
7 20 (3.94%) Dell
8 16 (3.15%) SAP
9 15 (2.95%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.56%) IBM
11 11 (2.17%) Cognos
11 11 (2.17%) Symantec
12 10 (1.97%) Business Objects
13 9 (1.77%) Apple
14 8 (1.57%) ATG
14 8 (1.57%) EMC
15 7 (1.38%) Wind River
15 7 (1.38%) Sourcefire
15 7 (1.38%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.38%) Serena
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
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