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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 280 266 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.07% 29.20% 27.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.77% 65.68% 61.84%
Number of salaries quoted 256 260 230
Average salary £31,424 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.57% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
351 405 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.21% 44.46% 43.68%
Number of salaries quoted 317 395 361
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 23 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 215 (43.00%) Microsoft
2 170 (34.00%) Active Directory
3 149 (29.80%) SQL
4 146 (29.20%) VMware
4 146 (29.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 138 (27.60%) MS Excel
6 135 (27.00%) Linux
7 129 (25.80%) SQL Server
8 103 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 102 (20.40%) MS Exchange
10 95 (19.00%) Windows 7
11 92 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 90 (18.00%) Citrix
13 84 (16.80%) ITIL
14 77 (15.40%) Oracle
15 76 (15.20%) Cisco
15 76 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 75 (15.00%) Degree
16 75 (15.00%) MS Office
17 72 (14.40%) TCP/IP
18 69 (13.80%) MCSE
19 65 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
20 62 (12.40%) Windows 8
21 61 (12.20%) Clustering
22 58 (11.60%) Firewall
23 57 (11.40%) C#
24 56 (11.20%) UNIX
24 56 (11.20%) Software Engineering
25 52 (10.40%) DNS
26 51 (10.20%) MCITP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 102 (20.40%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (7.80%) Tomcat
4 35 (7.00%) IIS
5 32 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (6.20%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.00%) Lync
9 9 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
10 8 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.80%) Confluence
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.20%) Kentico
15 1 (0.20%) CMS
15 1 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 138 (27.60%) MS Excel
2 75 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (14.40%) TCP/IP
2 58 (11.60%) Firewall
3 52 (10.40%) DNS
4 50 (10.00%) LAN
5 43 (8.60%) WAN
6 35 (7.00%) VoIP
7 32 (6.40%) VLAN
8 31 (6.20%) Network Security
9 25 (5.00%) Internet
10 23 (4.60%) Wireless
11 22 (4.40%) SAN
12 20 (4.00%) LDAP
13 19 (3.80%) DHCP
13 19 (3.80%) VPN
14 18 (3.60%) IPsec
14 18 (3.60%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (3.20%) tcpdump
16 15 (3.00%) Wireshark
16 15 (3.00%) MPLS
16 15 (3.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (25.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.40%) MySQL
3 35 (7.00%) Oracle Database
4 28 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.00%) OLAP
6 24 (4.80%) RDBMS
6 24 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (2.60%) Oracle OLAP
11 13 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (2.60%) Oracle9i Database
12 12 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.00%) QlikView
13 10 (2.00%) Big Data
13 10 (2.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.60%) JConsole
3 4 (0.80%) JIRA
4 3 (0.60%) MSI
4 3 (0.60%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.60%) Subversion
5 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) Hudson
6 1 (0.20%) GCC
6 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (7.40%) Finance
2 26 (5.20%) Retail
3 24 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.20%) Back Office
5 6 (1.20%) Law
5 6 (1.20%) Games
6 3 (0.60%) French Language
7 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Electronics
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (17.40%) Analyst
2 53 (10.60%) IT Support
3 51 (10.20%) Developer
3 51 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 37 (7.40%) DBA
5 36 (7.20%) Software Engineer
6 30 (6.00%) Software Developer
6 30 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
7 28 (5.60%) Support Analyst
8 27 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (5.00%) Junior
10 24 (4.80%) Administrator
10 24 (4.80%) C# Developer
11 23 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
11 23 (4.60%) Service Analyst
12 22 (4.40%) Consultant
12 22 (4.40%) Support Technician
12 22 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
13 21 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (3.80%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.40%) .NET
2 31 (6.20%) HTML
3 28 (5.60%) LAMP
4 21 (4.20%) CSS
5 15 (3.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.00%) WinForms
6 14 (2.80%) XML
7 11 (2.20%) Middleware
8 10 (2.00%) WPF
9 9 (1.80%) HTML5
9 9 (1.80%) STL
10 8 (1.60%) JRockit
11 7 (1.40%) Web Services
11 7 (1.40%) LINQ
12 6 (1.20%) MFC
13 5 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (0.80%) Application Packaging
14 4 (0.80%) COM
15 3 (0.60%) SOAP
15 3 (0.60%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.20%) Clustering
2 46 (9.20%) Kindle
3 30 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.40%) EPoS
4 22 (4.40%) Statistics
5 21 (4.20%) Thin Client
5 21 (4.20%) Fat Client
6 19 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.80%) Physics
8 13 (2.60%) CESG
8 13 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.80%) Replication
10 7 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.00%) Open Source
12 5 (1.00%) Social Media
12 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.60%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.60%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 146 (29.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 135 (27.00%) Linux
3 103 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 95 (19.00%) Windows 7
5 65 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (12.40%) Windows 8
7 56 (11.20%) UNIX
8 42 (8.40%) Windows XP
9 39 (7.80%) Solaris
10 27 (5.40%) Windows Vista
11 26 (5.20%) AIX
12 13 (2.60%) Windows 2000
12 13 (2.60%) Android
13 8 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.40%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.40%) Debian
18 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.80%) ITIL
2 56 (11.20%) Software Engineering
3 43 (8.60%) Incident Management
4 35 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (6.20%) Problem Management
6 25 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 24 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (4.60%) ETL
9 20 (4.00%) MVC
10 19 (3.80%) Configuration Management
11 18 (3.60%) Project Management
12 16 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (3.20%) Information Security
12 16 (3.20%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (3.20%) SIEM
12 16 (3.20%) Software Distribution
13 15 (3.00%) CRM
14 14 (2.80%) Data Management
14 14 (2.80%) Change Management
14 14 (2.80%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (29.80%) SQL
2 57 (11.40%) C#
3 45 (9.00%) C++
4 26 (5.20%) Java
5 23 (4.60%) T-SQL
5 23 (4.60%) PL/SQL
6 22 (4.40%) PowerShell
7 21 (4.20%) JavaScript
8 13 (2.60%) Perl
8 13 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.20%) PHP
10 9 (1.80%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.80%) Korn
11 8 (1.60%) C
11 8 (1.60%) VB
12 5 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (1.00%) R
13 4 (0.80%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 92 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (15.00%) Degree
3 69 (13.80%) MCSE
4 51 (10.20%) MCITP
5 35 (7.00%) MCSA
6 33 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (6.40%) CCNA
8 29 (5.80%) Security Cleared
9 28 (5.60%) A+ Certification
10 21 (4.20%) CCNP
11 20 (4.00%) CCA
11 20 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (4.00%) SC Cleared
12 15 (3.00%) CEH
13 14 (2.80%) PhD
14 10 (2.00%) MCP
14 10 (2.00%) GIAC
15 9 (1.80%) CISM
15 9 (1.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.00%) SLA
2 49 (9.80%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.00%) QA
3 5 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 170 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 76 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.40%) Snort
5 16 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (2.60%) vSphere
7 10 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.00%) XenApp
8 9 (1.80%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.00%) XenServer
12 4 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.40%) NFS
14 2 (0.40%) Samba
15 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.20%) zsh
15 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 11 (2.20%) SCCM
3 10 (2.00%) Data Guard
3 10 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.80%) WSUS
6 3 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 215 (43.00%) Microsoft
2 146 (29.20%) VMware
3 90 (18.00%) Citrix
4 77 (15.40%) Oracle
5 76 (15.20%) Cisco
6 26 (5.20%) HP
7 23 (4.60%) Dell
8 22 (4.40%) SAP
9 19 (3.80%) IBM
10 17 (3.40%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.00%) Symantec
11 15 (3.00%) Sourcefire
12 13 (2.60%) Juniper
13 11 (2.20%) ATG
13 11 (2.20%) Apple
14 10 (2.00%) Cognos
14 10 (2.00%) Business Objects
15 8 (1.60%) EMC
16 7 (1.40%) CheckPoint
16 7 (1.40%) Pegasus
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