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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 202 237 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.63% 26.10% 23.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.42% 72.70% 65.68%
Number of salaries quoted 153 222 183
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
291 326 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.93% 35.90% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 230 289 279
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 241 (61.79%) Microsoft
2 145 (37.18%) MS Excel
3 140 (35.90%) SQL Server
4 103 (26.41%) SQL
5 98 (25.13%) Active Directory
5 98 (25.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (20.51%) C#
7 78 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 78 (20.00%) VMware
8 74 (18.97%) Firewall
9 73 (18.72%) .NET
9 73 (18.72%) ITIL
10 71 (18.21%) Linux
11 70 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 67 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 61 (15.64%) Citrix
14 55 (14.10%) Degree
15 53 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 52 (13.33%) MCSE
16 52 (13.33%) C++
17 50 (12.82%) PowerShell
18 49 (12.56%) XML
19 46 (11.79%) SLA
19 46 (11.79%) MCITP
20 45 (11.54%) MS Office
21 44 (11.28%) CCA
21 44 (11.28%) Citrix Certification
22 42 (10.77%) SAN
22 42 (10.77%) ASP.NET
22 42 (10.77%) WCF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (10.51%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.56%) IIS
5 8 (2.05%) NetWeaver
6 6 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.54%) Apache
7 5 (1.28%) nginx
8 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.77%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.26%) Lync
10 1 (0.26%) JBoss
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 145 (37.18%) MS Excel
2 45 (11.54%) MS Office
3 6 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.26%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.82%) Office 365
1 11 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 74 (18.97%) Firewall
3 42 (10.77%) SAN
4 26 (6.67%) Network Security
5 25 (6.41%) CTI
6 21 (5.38%) DNS
7 20 (5.13%) LAN
7 20 (5.13%) WAN
8 19 (4.87%) NAS
9 17 (4.36%) DHCP
10 12 (3.08%) NetScaler
11 9 (2.31%) Wireshark
11 9 (2.31%) Internet
12 6 (1.54%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.28%) VLAN
13 5 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.03%) Wireless
14 4 (1.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.31%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (2.05%) DTS
8 7 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.54%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.28%) MySQL
11 3 (0.77%) OLAP
11 3 (0.77%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (0.51%) MS Access
13 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (8.72%) Moq
2 33 (8.46%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.38%) NUnit
4 15 (3.85%) MSTest
5 14 (3.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (3.08%) Subversion
7 8 (2.05%) Bugzilla
7 8 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (2.05%) Hudson
7 8 (2.05%) CruiseControl
8 7 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.03%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.51%) JUnit
10 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.51%) GDB
General
1 19 (4.87%) Finance
2 13 (3.33%) Retail
3 12 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.03%) Electronics
6 2 (0.51%) Legal
6 2 (0.51%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.26%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (19.74%) Analyst
2 71 (18.21%) Developer
3 39 (10.00%) Consultant
4 33 (8.46%) Service Analyst
4 33 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (8.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 31 (7.95%) .NET Developer
5 31 (7.95%) IT Support
6 30 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 29 (7.44%) Administrator
7 29 (7.44%) Software Developer
8 28 (7.18%) Support Analyst
9 27 (6.92%) Support Engineer
10 23 (5.90%) DBA
11 22 (5.64%) Support Consultant
12 21 (5.38%) IT Consultant
13 19 (4.87%) 1st Line Support
14 18 (4.62%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.62%) Designer
14 18 (4.62%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (18.72%) .NET
2 49 (12.56%) XML
3 42 (10.77%) ASP.NET
3 42 (10.77%) WCF
4 33 (8.46%) HTML
4 33 (8.46%) STL
5 32 (8.21%) SOAP
6 28 (7.18%) COM
6 28 (7.18%) WPF
7 27 (6.92%) REST
8 26 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (5.90%) CSS
10 21 (5.38%) WinForms
11 20 (5.13%) NHibernate
12 19 (4.87%) LINQ
13 15 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
14 14 (3.59%) Spring.NET
14 14 (3.59%) Razor View Engine
14 14 (3.59%) Castle Windsor
14 14 (3.59%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.97%) Thin Client
1 35 (8.97%) Fat Client
2 23 (5.90%) Clustering
3 22 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.38%) Client/Server
5 15 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 13 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.08%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.31%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.54%) Replication
11 5 (1.28%) Life Science
11 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.03%) E-Learning
12 4 (1.03%) EPoS
12 4 (1.03%) Kindle
13 3 (0.77%) Open Source
14 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.51%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 98 (25.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 71 (18.21%) Linux
3 53 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 38 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (9.49%) Windows 7
7 33 (8.46%) Windows XP
7 33 (8.46%) UNIX
8 28 (7.18%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.56%) Solaris
10 8 (2.05%) Windows CE
11 6 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.28%) CentOS
12 5 (1.28%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.28%) Fedora
12 5 (1.28%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.03%) Android
13 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.03%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.77%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.72%) ITIL
2 42 (10.77%) Multithreading
3 39 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 29 (7.44%) OOD
4 29 (7.44%) MVC
5 27 (6.92%) Project Management
6 25 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (6.41%) Service Delivery
7 22 (5.64%) Service Management
7 22 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (5.38%) TDD
8 21 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (4.87%) Scrum
9 19 (4.87%) Database Mirroring
10 18 (4.62%) Identity Management
10 18 (4.62%) OO
10 18 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (4.10%) Web Application Development
11 16 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.41%) SQL
2 80 (20.51%) C#
3 52 (13.33%) C++
4 50 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 36 (9.23%) T-SQL
6 31 (7.95%) Java
7 24 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.85%) Python
9 12 (3.08%) Perl
10 10 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.54%) PHP
12 5 (1.28%) C
12 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.77%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.51%) VB
15 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.51%) Ruby
16 1 (0.26%) PHP5
16 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 67 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (14.10%) Degree
3 52 (13.33%) MCSE
4 46 (11.79%) MCITP
5 44 (11.28%) CCA
5 44 (11.28%) Citrix Certification
6 39 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 38 (9.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (7.69%) MCP
9 27 (6.92%) SC Cleared
10 21 (5.38%) A+ Certification
11 14 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (2.56%) CCNA
12 10 (2.56%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.31%) MCSA
14 7 (1.79%) CCNP
14 7 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (1.54%) ISEB
16 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.79%) SLA
2 13 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.31%) QA
3 9 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.03%) HL7
5 2 (0.51%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 98 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 70 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.38%) vSphere
5 15 (3.85%) XenApp
6 14 (3.59%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.56%) XenServer
8 10 (2.56%) vCloud
9 9 (2.31%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.54%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.77%) Snort
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.51%) Firmware
13 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (5.90%) SCOM
2 22 (5.64%) SCCM
3 9 (2.31%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.31%) EdgeSight
4 6 (1.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.51%) SCSM
5 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 241 (61.79%) Microsoft
2 78 (20.00%) VMware
3 61 (15.64%) Citrix
4 31 (7.95%) Oracle
4 31 (7.95%) Cisco
5 13 (3.33%) HP
6 10 (2.56%) NetApp
7 9 (2.31%) AppSense
8 6 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.54%) F5
9 5 (1.28%) Sun
10 4 (1.03%) Sourcefire
11 3 (0.77%) Mitel
11 3 (0.77%) SonicWALL
11 3 (0.77%) LANDesk
11 3 (0.77%) Infobright
11 3 (0.77%) Intel
11 3 (0.77%) Apple
11 3 (0.77%) Avaya
11 3 (0.77%) Juniper
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Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health care, 20-25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Wavex
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £44,000 to £47,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 6 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
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Deerfoot IT
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