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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 190 190 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.29% 21.57% 24.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.09% 63.55% 61.18%
Number of salaries quoted 166 175 165
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
306 299 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.07% 33.94% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 265 271 278
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 217 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 118 (33.05%) SQL
3 117 (32.77%) MS Excel
4 110 (30.81%) SQL Server
5 108 (30.25%) Active Directory
6 106 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 91 (25.49%) TCP/IP
8 87 (24.37%) Firewall
9 82 (22.97%) Citrix
10 79 (22.13%) VMware
11 77 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 70 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 64 (17.93%) MCSE
15 59 (16.53%) C#
16 58 (16.25%) MS Office
16 58 (16.25%) MCITP
17 54 (15.13%) ITIL
18 52 (14.57%) .NET
18 52 (14.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 51 (14.29%) Windows Vista
19 51 (14.29%) Windows XP
19 51 (14.29%) MS Exchange
20 50 (14.01%) CCA
20 50 (14.01%) Citrix Certification
21 47 (13.17%) Linux
22 46 (12.89%) Thin Client
22 46 (12.89%) Fat Client
23 45 (12.61%) T-SQL
23 45 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.44%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.92%) IIS
4 11 (3.08%) Lync
4 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.12%) Apache
8 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.28%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 117 (32.77%) MS Excel
2 58 (16.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.52%) SalesLogix
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) GoldMine
3 3 (0.84%) Agresso
4 2 (0.56%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.56%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.60%) Office 365
2 11 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (25.49%) TCP/IP
2 87 (24.37%) Firewall
3 35 (9.80%) LAN
4 34 (9.52%) WAN
5 28 (7.84%) SAN
6 20 (5.60%) DNS
7 16 (4.48%) Internet
8 15 (4.20%) Network Security
9 12 (3.36%) CTI
10 9 (2.52%) VLAN
10 9 (2.52%) Wireshark
11 7 (1.96%) IP Telephony
11 7 (1.96%) DHCP
12 6 (1.68%) Intranet
12 6 (1.68%) SMTP
12 6 (1.68%) FTP
12 6 (1.68%) Wireless
13 5 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.40%) HTTP
13 5 (1.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.52%) MS Access
7 9 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.12%) DTS
10 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.84%) OLAP
11 3 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.84%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (0.56%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 21 (5.88%) Subversion
2 15 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (4.20%) Bugzilla
2 15 (4.20%) CruiseControl
2 15 (4.20%) Hudson
3 14 (3.92%) Moq
4 9 (2.52%) NUnit
5 4 (1.12%) MSTest
5 4 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.84%) JUnit
6 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.56%) Selenium
7 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.28%) GDB
8 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (4.20%) Finance
2 9 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.24%) Retail
4 5 (1.40%) Back Office
5 2 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.28%) French Language
6 1 (0.28%) Electronics
6 1 (0.28%) Front Office
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (15.97%) Analyst
2 48 (13.45%) Developer
3 38 (10.64%) IT Support
4 37 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (10.08%) Consultant
6 34 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (7.56%) Administrator
8 26 (7.28%) Support Engineer
9 25 (7.00%) Service Analyst
9 25 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (6.44%) Support Consultant
10 23 (6.44%) Support Analyst
10 23 (6.44%) Software Engineer
10 23 (6.44%) IT Consultant
11 22 (6.16%) Software Developer
11 22 (6.16%) DBA
11 22 (6.16%) C# Developer
12 20 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (3.64%) .NET Developer
13 13 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.57%) .NET
2 35 (9.80%) XML
3 34 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 29 (8.12%) HTML
5 25 (7.00%) STL
6 21 (5.88%) CSS
7 18 (5.04%) WCF
8 15 (4.20%) MFC
9 14 (3.92%) SOAP
9 14 (3.92%) WPF
10 13 (3.64%) COM
11 12 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (3.36%) REST
12 11 (3.08%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.80%) WinForms
13 10 (2.80%) LINQ
13 10 (2.80%) NHibernate
14 8 (2.24%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (2.24%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.89%) Thin Client
1 46 (12.89%) Fat Client
2 23 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.20%) Algorithms
3 15 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.20%) Client/Server
4 14 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.64%) Clustering
6 9 (2.52%) AS400
6 9 (2.52%) iSeries
7 7 (1.96%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.68%) Kindle
9 5 (1.40%) iPad
9 5 (1.40%) EPoS
10 4 (1.12%) Replication
10 4 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.12%) Life Science
10 4 (1.12%) iPhone
11 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.84%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 106 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 70 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 51 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 47 (13.17%) Linux
5 45 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (10.92%) Windows 7
7 30 (8.40%) Windows 8
8 23 (6.44%) UNIX
9 15 (4.20%) Solaris
9 15 (4.20%) Windows CE
10 11 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (2.24%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.40%) AIX
13 4 (1.12%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.84%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.56%) Debian
16 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.13%) ITIL
2 36 (10.08%) Software Engineering
3 32 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (7.56%) Multithreading
5 20 (5.60%) Incident Management
5 20 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (4.48%) OOD
8 16 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (4.20%) Project Management
10 14 (3.92%) CRM
11 13 (3.64%) TDD
11 13 (3.64%) MVC
12 12 (3.36%) Software Deployment
13 11 (3.08%) Software Distribution
14 10 (2.80%) Mentoring
14 10 (2.80%) ERP
15 9 (2.52%) Service Delivery
15 9 (2.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 118 (33.05%) SQL
2 59 (16.53%) C#
3 45 (12.61%) T-SQL
4 37 (10.36%) C++
5 24 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.60%) JavaScript
7 19 (5.32%) Python
8 14 (3.92%) PHP
9 12 (3.36%) Java
10 10 (2.80%) VB
11 8 (2.24%) Perl
12 7 (1.96%) Ruby
13 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.12%) C
14 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.56%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.28%) Korn
15 1 (0.28%) PHP5
15 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 77 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (17.93%) MCSE
3 58 (16.25%) MCITP
4 52 (14.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 50 (14.01%) CCA
5 50 (14.01%) Citrix Certification
6 38 (10.64%) Degree
7 17 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 15 (4.20%) SC Cleared
9 14 (3.92%) MCP
10 13 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (3.36%) A+ Certification
12 10 (2.80%) MCSA
13 8 (2.24%) CCNP
13 8 (2.24%) CCNA
14 6 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.40%) GIAC
15 5 (1.40%) VCP4
16 4 (1.12%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.08%) SLA
2 19 (5.32%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.40%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 108 (30.25%) Active Directory
2 69 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.36%) vSphere
5 8 (2.24%) vCloud
6 7 (1.96%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.96%) XenApp
7 5 (1.40%) XenServer
7 5 (1.40%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.40%) Snort
8 4 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (4.48%) SCCM
2 11 (3.08%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.68%) SCOM
4 4 (1.12%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 217 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 82 (22.97%) Citrix
3 79 (22.13%) VMware
4 24 (6.72%) Cisco
5 18 (5.04%) Oracle
6 10 (2.80%) Sourcefire
6 10 (2.80%) SonicWALL
7 9 (2.52%) F5
7 9 (2.52%) Mitel
8 8 (2.24%) HP
8 8 (2.24%) NetApp
9 6 (1.68%) Juniper
9 6 (1.68%) SAP
9 6 (1.68%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.40%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.40%) Crossbeam
10 5 (1.40%) Intel
10 5 (1.40%) Avaya
11 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.12%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £21500 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Totton, Southampton
Amicus ITS
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, private health, bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £22500 - £27000 per annum + exceptional benefits + on call
Posted: 17 days ago