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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 217 190 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.75% 23.81% 17.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.68% 63.55% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 200 173 166
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
307 299 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.18% 37.47% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 270 272 317
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 179 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 122 (29.12%) Linux
3 116 (27.68%) Active Directory
4 115 (27.45%) SQL
5 103 (24.58%) VMware
5 103 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (23.63%) MS Exchange
7 86 (20.53%) MS Excel
8 84 (20.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 80 (19.09%) TCP/IP
10 77 (18.38%) SQL Server
11 75 (17.90%) Citrix
12 73 (17.42%) ITIL
13 72 (17.18%) C#
13 72 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 69 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 68 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 64 (15.27%) MS Office
17 60 (14.32%) Windows 7
17 60 (14.32%) UNIX
18 59 (14.08%) Degree
19 58 (13.84%) Software Engineering
20 56 (13.37%) MCSE
21 55 (13.13%) Cisco
21 55 (13.13%) Firewall
22 53 (12.65%) .NET
23 52 (12.41%) MCITP
24 51 (12.17%) Incident Management
25 45 (10.74%) DNS
25 45 (10.74%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 99 (23.63%) MS Exchange
2 69 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.88%) IIS
4 23 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (5.01%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.91%) Lync
8 8 (1.91%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (1.91%) Apache
8 8 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.48%) Confluence
10 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 86 (20.53%) MS Excel
2 64 (15.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.48%) Agresso
2 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (19.09%) TCP/IP
2 55 (13.13%) Firewall
3 45 (10.74%) DNS
3 45 (10.74%) LAN
4 42 (10.02%) WAN
5 41 (9.79%) VoIP
6 33 (7.88%) VLAN
7 30 (7.16%) Wireless
8 29 (6.92%) SAN
9 23 (5.49%) Internet
10 20 (4.77%) VPN
11 18 (4.30%) IPsec
12 17 (4.06%) LDAP
12 17 (4.06%) FTP
12 17 (4.06%) SMTP
12 17 (4.06%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (3.82%) tcpdump
13 16 (3.82%) HTTP
14 15 (3.58%) MPLS
14 15 (3.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (3.58%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (3.34%) Oracle9i Database
5 14 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.43%) OLAP
7 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.19%) Big Data
8 5 (1.19%) MySQL
8 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.95%) QlikView
9 4 (0.95%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Subversion
2 5 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.95%) Moq
4 3 (0.72%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.48%) MSI
5 2 (0.48%) AdminStudio
General
1 42 (10.02%) Retail
2 19 (4.53%) Finance
3 14 (3.34%) Back Office
3 14 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.86%) French Language
5 6 (1.43%) Law
6 4 (0.95%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.72%) Japanese Language
7 3 (0.72%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.48%) German Language
8 2 (0.48%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.24%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (19.81%) Analyst
2 62 (14.80%) IT Support
3 47 (11.22%) Developer
4 37 (8.83%) Support Engineer
5 33 (7.88%) 1st Line Support
5 33 (7.88%) Consultant
6 31 (7.40%) Software Engineer
7 24 (5.73%) IT Consultant
7 24 (5.73%) Support Consultant
8 23 (5.49%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.25%) Support Analyst
9 22 (5.25%) DBA
10 21 (5.01%) C# Developer
10 21 (5.01%) Help Desk Support
10 21 (5.01%) Support Technician
11 20 (4.77%) IT Support Technician
12 19 (4.53%) C++ Software Engineer
13 18 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (3.82%) Team Leader
14 16 (3.82%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.65%) .NET
2 35 (8.35%) HTML
3 28 (6.68%) CSS
4 18 (4.30%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.63%) XML
5 11 (2.63%) LINQ
6 10 (2.39%) .NET Framework
7 9 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (1.91%) HTML5
8 8 (1.91%) Web Services
9 7 (1.67%) WinForms
9 7 (1.67%) Classic ASP
9 7 (1.67%) jQuery
10 6 (1.43%) WPF
10 6 (1.43%) XSLT
10 6 (1.43%) JSP
10 6 (1.43%) XHTML
11 5 (1.19%) WCF
12 4 (0.95%) NHibernate
12 4 (0.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.55%) Clustering
2 36 (8.59%) EPoS
3 21 (5.01%) Statistics
3 21 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.30%) Mathematics
5 17 (4.06%) Thin Client
5 17 (4.06%) Physics
5 17 (4.06%) Fat Client
6 13 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.86%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.39%) EFT
9 9 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.91%) Replication
11 6 (1.43%) CESG
11 6 (1.43%) W3C
12 5 (1.19%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.19%) Kindle
13 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.95%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 122 (29.12%) Linux
2 103 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (14.32%) Windows 7
4 60 (14.32%) UNIX
5 42 (10.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (8.83%) Windows XP
7 34 (8.11%) Solaris
8 30 (7.16%) Windows Vista
8 30 (7.16%) Windows 8
9 19 (4.53%) Android
10 14 (3.34%) AIX
11 10 (2.39%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.39%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (2.39%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.67%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Tru64
14 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (17.42%) ITIL
2 58 (13.84%) Software Engineering
3 51 (12.17%) Incident Management
4 22 (5.25%) Software Distribution
5 20 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (4.06%) OO
7 16 (3.82%) SIEM
8 14 (3.34%) Change Control
8 14 (3.34%) Problem Management
8 14 (3.34%) Identity Management
9 13 (3.10%) MVC
10 12 (2.86%) Network Management
10 12 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (2.86%) Project Management
11 11 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (2.63%) Time Management
12 10 (2.39%) Load Balancing
12 10 (2.39%) Configuration Management
12 10 (2.39%) Analytics
13 9 (2.15%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 115 (27.45%) SQL
2 72 (17.18%) C#
3 40 (9.55%) C++
4 29 (6.92%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.77%) Java
6 19 (4.53%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.30%) C
8 17 (4.06%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.58%) VB.NET
9 15 (3.58%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.34%) VB
11 11 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.39%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.15%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.15%) Python
13 9 (2.15%) Perl
13 9 (2.15%) PHP
14 8 (1.91%) Korn
15 3 (0.72%) VBScript
16 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 84 (20.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (14.08%) Degree
3 56 (13.37%) MCSE
4 52 (12.41%) MCITP
5 36 (8.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 33 (7.88%) CCA
6 33 (7.88%) Citrix Certification
7 30 (7.16%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (6.92%) CCNA
9 27 (6.44%) A+ Certification
10 25 (5.97%) Security Cleared
11 24 (5.73%) MCSA
12 20 (4.77%) CCNP
13 17 (4.06%) PhD
14 16 (3.82%) SC Cleared
15 11 (2.63%) GIAC
16 10 (2.39%) Server+ Certification
17 9 (2.15%) MCP
18 8 (1.91%) OCP
18 8 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.16%) SLA
2 13 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.19%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (27.68%) Active Directory
2 72 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.06%) Snort
4 15 (3.58%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (2.15%) vSphere
7 8 (1.91%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.67%) XenApp
9 6 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (5.25%) Backup Exec
2 14 (3.34%) NetBackup
3 9 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 9 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.67%) SCOM
5 6 (1.43%) SCCM
6 4 (0.95%) WSUS
7 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 179 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 103 (24.58%) VMware
3 75 (17.90%) Citrix
4 55 (13.13%) Cisco
5 28 (6.68%) Oracle
5 28 (6.68%) SAP
6 20 (4.77%) Symantec
7 19 (4.53%) Dell
7 19 (4.53%) Apple
8 17 (4.06%) IBM
8 17 (4.06%) Sourcefire
9 16 (3.82%) HP
10 13 (3.10%) Veritas
11 12 (2.86%) Juniper
12 9 (2.15%) Intel
13 8 (1.91%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.91%) ATG
14 6 (1.43%) LogRhythm
15 5 (1.19%) Remedy
15 5 (1.19%) Pegasus
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + pension, flexitime, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Technology Resourcing
Salary: £22000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package on offer
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Blue Town Online
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago