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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 198 215 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.87% 26.81% 22.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.64% 61.78% 60.67%
Number of salaries quoted 183 207 184
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
332 348 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 41.71% 43.39% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 304 339 300
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 229 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 166 (34.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 159 (33.13%) VMware
4 157 (32.71%) Active Directory
5 155 (32.29%) MS Excel
6 138 (28.75%) SQL
7 124 (25.83%) SQL Server
8 118 (24.58%) Citrix
9 112 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 108 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 98 (20.42%) Linux
12 95 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 89 (18.54%) MS Exchange
14 88 (18.33%) MCSE
14 88 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 86 (17.92%) MS Office
16 83 (17.29%) TCP/IP
17 77 (16.04%) ITIL
17 77 (16.04%) Windows 7
18 76 (15.83%) Firewall
19 72 (15.00%) Degree
20 69 (14.38%) Oracle
21 66 (13.75%) MCITP
22 59 (12.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 58 (12.08%) Windows XP
24 55 (11.46%) ISO 9001
25 54 (11.25%) Software Engineering
26 53 (11.04%) .NET
26 53 (11.04%) C++
27 52 (10.83%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 89 (18.54%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.29%) Tomcat
3 33 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (6.04%) SharePoint
6 27 (5.63%) IIS
7 18 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.88%) Lync
10 8 (1.67%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.42%) Confluence
13 2 (0.42%) CMS
14 1 (0.21%) Apache
14 1 (0.21%) Kentico
14 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 155 (32.29%) MS Excel
2 86 (17.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.08%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Retail
2 2 (0.42%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.21%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.46%) Office 365
2 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (17.29%) TCP/IP
2 76 (15.83%) Firewall
3 44 (9.17%) DNS
4 36 (7.50%) LAN
5 32 (6.67%) WAN
5 32 (6.67%) Network Security
6 25 (5.21%) DHCP
7 23 (4.79%) SAN
8 19 (3.96%) Wireless
8 19 (3.96%) Internet
9 17 (3.54%) VoIP
10 16 (3.33%) VLAN
11 11 (2.29%) LDAP
12 10 (2.08%) CTI
13 9 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (1.88%) tcpdump
14 8 (1.67%) Wireshark
14 8 (1.67%) FTP
14 8 (1.67%) SMTP
15 7 (1.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (25.83%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.96%) MySQL
3 32 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (5.83%) Oracle Database
5 24 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 21 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (4.38%) OLAP
7 15 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
8 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (1.67%) MS Access
9 8 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.25%) Pentaho
10 6 (1.25%) QlikView
10 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (4.79%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.33%) Subversion
3 11 (2.29%) Bugzilla
4 8 (1.67%) CruiseControl
4 8 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (1.67%) Hudson
4 8 (1.67%) JConsole
5 5 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.63%) PEAR
6 3 (0.63%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.63%) Trac
7 2 (0.42%) GCC
7 2 (0.42%) JIRA
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.21%) JUnit
8 1 (0.21%) Moq
General
1 29 (6.04%) Finance
2 22 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.33%) Retail
4 9 (1.88%) Back Office
5 4 (0.83%) Games
5 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (13.96%) Analyst
2 59 (12.29%) Support Engineer
3 46 (9.58%) Developer
3 46 (9.58%) IT Support
4 45 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 33 (6.88%) Support Analyst
6 32 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 32 (6.67%) Consultant
7 30 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 28 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (5.42%) Service Analyst
9 26 (5.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (5.21%) Administrator
10 25 (5.21%) DBA
11 22 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
12 21 (4.38%) Systems Manager
12 21 (4.38%) Desktop Support
13 20 (4.17%) Junior
13 20 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
14 19 (3.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.04%) .NET
2 36 (7.50%) HTML
3 28 (5.83%) LAMP
4 25 (5.21%) XML
4 25 (5.21%) ASP.NET
5 23 (4.79%) WinForms
6 19 (3.96%) CSS
7 18 (3.75%) STL
8 13 (2.71%) MFC
9 12 (2.50%) Middleware
10 8 (1.67%) JRockit
11 6 (1.25%) CGI
11 6 (1.25%) Web Services
11 6 (1.25%) WPF
12 5 (1.04%) WCF
12 5 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.04%) COM
13 4 (0.83%) SOAP
13 4 (0.83%) Ajax
13 4 (0.83%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.21%) Kindle
2 44 (9.17%) Fat Client
2 44 (9.17%) Thin Client
3 38 (7.92%) Clustering
4 34 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (6.46%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.92%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.71%) EPoS
9 12 (2.50%) Replication
9 12 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.29%) Statistics
11 10 (2.08%) CESG
11 10 (2.08%) AS400
11 10 (2.08%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.08%) Physics
11 10 (2.08%) iSeries
11 10 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (1.04%) iPhone
12 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 166 (34.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 112 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 98 (20.42%) Linux
4 88 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (16.04%) Windows 7
6 58 (12.08%) Windows XP
7 52 (10.83%) Windows 8
8 46 (9.58%) Windows Vista
9 34 (7.08%) UNIX
10 27 (5.63%) Solaris
11 23 (4.79%) AIX
12 11 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.67%) Windows CE
15 7 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.25%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.25%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.83%) Debian
17 4 (0.83%) Android
18 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.04%) ITIL
2 54 (11.25%) Software Engineering
3 37 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (7.08%) Incident Management
5 27 (5.63%) Problem Management
6 24 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (4.58%) Project Management
9 21 (4.38%) ETL
9 21 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (4.17%) CRM
10 20 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 19 (3.96%) ERP
11 19 (3.96%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.75%) Configuration Management
12 18 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (3.33%) Multithreading
13 16 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
13 16 (3.33%) Information Security
13 16 (3.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 138 (28.75%) SQL
2 53 (11.04%) C++
3 47 (9.79%) C#
4 34 (7.08%) T-SQL
5 27 (5.63%) Java
6 23 (4.79%) JavaScript
7 20 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 16 (3.33%) Perl
8 16 (3.33%) PHP
9 10 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.08%) Python
10 8 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.25%) VB
12 5 (1.04%) Ruby
12 5 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (1.04%) R
12 5 (1.04%) PHP5
13 4 (0.83%) Korn
13 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (18.33%) MCSE
3 72 (15.00%) Degree
4 66 (13.75%) MCITP
5 59 (12.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 42 (8.75%) CCA
6 42 (8.75%) Citrix Certification
7 34 (7.08%) MCSA
8 26 (5.42%) A+ Certification
9 20 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 19 (3.96%) CCNA
11 17 (3.54%) SC Cleared
12 12 (2.50%) MCP
13 11 (2.29%) CEH
14 10 (2.08%) CISM
14 10 (2.08%) PhD
14 10 (2.08%) CCNP
14 10 (2.08%) CISSP
15 7 (1.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.46%) ISO 9001
2 50 (10.42%) SLA
3 7 (1.46%) QA
4 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 157 (32.71%) Active Directory
2 95 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.08%) XenApp
4 10 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.88%) Snort
6 8 (1.67%) vSphere
7 7 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.04%) XenServer
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.42%) Samba
11 2 (0.42%) NFS
11 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.42%) zsh
Systems Management
1 22 (4.58%) Backup Exec
2 17 (3.54%) SCCM
3 8 (1.67%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.42%) WSUS
6 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 229 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 159 (33.13%) VMware
3 118 (24.58%) Citrix
4 69 (14.38%) Oracle
5 45 (9.38%) Cisco
6 29 (6.04%) HP
7 16 (3.33%) Dell
7 16 (3.33%) SAP
8 13 (2.71%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.50%) IBM
10 8 (1.67%) Intel
10 8 (1.67%) Cognos
11 7 (1.46%) Apple
11 7 (1.46%) Serena
11 7 (1.46%) Sourcefire
11 7 (1.46%) Wind River
12 6 (1.25%) ProCurve
12 6 (1.25%) Pegasus
12 6 (1.25%) ATG
12 6 (1.25%) Business Objects
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