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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 225 214 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.73% 23.26% 22.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.66% 71.57% 63.05%
Number of salaries quoted 175 198 168
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £19,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
323 299 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.49% 32.50% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 261 265 267
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £19,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 244 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 141 (36.34%) MS Excel
3 132 (34.02%) SQL Server
4 114 (29.38%) SQL
5 105 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (25.52%) Active Directory
7 84 (21.65%) TCP/IP
8 81 (20.88%) C#
8 81 (20.88%) Firewall
9 79 (20.36%) VMware
10 76 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 73 (18.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 71 (18.30%) ITIL
13 70 (18.04%) .NET
14 68 (17.53%) Citrix
15 63 (16.24%) Linux
16 60 (15.46%) MCSE
17 58 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 53 (13.66%) Degree
19 52 (13.40%) MCITP
20 51 (13.14%) C++
21 50 (12.89%) CCA
21 50 (12.89%) Citrix Certification
22 48 (12.37%) XML
23 46 (11.86%) MS Office
24 45 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
24 45 (11.60%) Windows Vista
25 44 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
25 44 (11.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 44 (11.34%) Software Engineering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 44 (11.34%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.61%) IIS
2 14 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.55%) NetWeaver
6 5 (1.29%) Apache
7 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.77%) Lync
9 2 (0.52%) nginx
10 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.26%) JBoss
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.26%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 141 (36.34%) MS Excel
2 46 (11.86%) MS Office
3 6 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Agresso
2 2 (0.52%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.52%) Infor CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.12%) Office 365
2 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 84 (21.65%) TCP/IP
2 81 (20.88%) Firewall
3 39 (10.05%) SAN
4 24 (6.19%) DNS
4 24 (6.19%) Network Security
5 23 (5.93%) LAN
6 22 (5.67%) WAN
6 22 (5.67%) CTI
7 17 (4.38%) DHCP
8 15 (3.87%) NAS
9 12 (3.09%) NetScaler
10 11 (2.84%) Wireshark
11 10 (2.58%) Internet
12 8 (2.06%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (1.03%) LDAP
14 4 (1.03%) VLAN
14 4 (1.03%) HTTP
14 4 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (34.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.80%) DTS
9 7 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.29%) MS Access
12 4 (1.03%) MySQL
13 3 (0.77%) OLAP
13 3 (0.77%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (7.22%) Visual Studio
1 28 (7.22%) Moq
2 18 (4.64%) NUnit
3 15 (3.87%) Subversion
4 12 (3.09%) MSTest
5 11 (2.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (2.58%) Hudson
6 10 (2.58%) CruiseControl
6 10 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (2.58%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.77%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.52%) GDB
9 2 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.52%) JUnit
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 20 (5.15%) Finance
2 12 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.84%) Retail
4 9 (2.32%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.03%) Electronics
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 75 (19.33%) Analyst
2 68 (17.53%) Developer
3 41 (10.57%) Consultant
4 35 (9.02%) IT Support
5 34 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (8.25%) Service Analyst
6 32 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 30 (7.73%) C# Developer
7 30 (7.73%) Software Developer
8 28 (7.22%) .NET Developer
9 27 (6.96%) Administrator
9 27 (6.96%) Support Analyst
10 25 (6.44%) Support Engineer
11 24 (6.19%) Support Consultant
12 23 (5.93%) Software Engineer
12 23 (5.93%) IT Consultant
13 22 (5.67%) DBA
13 22 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (4.64%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (3.87%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (18.04%) .NET
2 48 (12.37%) XML
3 42 (10.82%) ASP.NET
4 36 (9.28%) HTML
5 35 (9.02%) WCF
6 31 (7.99%) STL
7 27 (6.96%) CSS
7 27 (6.96%) WPF
7 27 (6.96%) SOAP
8 25 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (6.44%) COM
9 24 (6.19%) REST
10 18 (4.64%) WinForms
11 17 (4.38%) NHibernate
12 16 (4.12%) LINQ
13 14 (3.61%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.09%) Unity DI Container
15 11 (2.84%) Razor View Engine
15 11 (2.84%) Castle Windsor
15 11 (2.84%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.31%) Thin Client
1 40 (10.31%) Fat Client
2 22 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.15%) Client/Server
3 20 (5.15%) Clustering
4 16 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.12%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.09%) Private Cloud
5 12 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.55%) Kindle
9 5 (1.29%) Replication
9 5 (1.29%) Life Science
10 4 (1.03%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.77%) AS400
11 3 (0.77%) EPoS
11 3 (0.77%) W3C
11 3 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 105 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 63 (16.24%) Linux
3 58 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (11.60%) Windows Vista
5 40 (10.31%) Windows XP
5 40 (10.31%) Windows 7
6 33 (8.51%) Windows 8
6 33 (8.51%) UNIX
7 10 (2.58%) Windows CE
7 10 (2.58%) Solaris
8 9 (2.32%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.03%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.77%) Debian
11 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.52%) Android
11 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.30%) ITIL
2 44 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (11.34%) Software Engineering
3 39 (10.05%) Multithreading
4 27 (6.96%) MVC
4 27 (6.96%) OOD
5 23 (5.93%) Project Management
6 22 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (5.41%) TDD
7 21 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (5.15%) Service Delivery
8 20 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (4.90%) OO
10 18 (4.64%) Service Management
11 17 (4.38%) Scrum
12 15 (3.87%) Mentoring
12 15 (3.87%) Database Mirroring
13 14 (3.61%) Web Application Development
13 14 (3.61%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (29.38%) SQL
2 81 (20.88%) C#
3 51 (13.14%) C++
4 41 (10.57%) PowerShell
5 38 (9.79%) T-SQL
6 29 (7.47%) Java
7 28 (7.22%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.38%) Python
9 9 (2.32%) Perl
9 9 (2.32%) PHP
10 5 (1.29%) VB
10 5 (1.29%) C
11 3 (0.77%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.77%) Ruby
11 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 73 (18.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (15.46%) MCSE
3 53 (13.66%) Degree
4 52 (13.40%) MCITP
5 50 (12.89%) CCA
5 50 (12.89%) Citrix Certification
6 44 (11.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (9.02%) Security Cleared
8 26 (6.70%) SC Cleared
9 24 (6.19%) MCP
10 17 (4.38%) A+ Certification
11 14 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (2.58%) CCNA
13 9 (2.32%) MCSA
14 8 (2.06%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.80%) CCNP
15 7 (1.80%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (1.29%) ISEB
16 5 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.34%) SLA
2 20 (5.15%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.32%) QA
4 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.03%) HL7
6 2 (0.52%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 99 (25.52%) Active Directory
2 76 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.25%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.67%) vSphere
5 15 (3.87%) XenApp
6 14 (3.61%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.84%) XenServer
7 11 (2.84%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.84%) vCloud
8 9 (2.32%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.77%) Snort
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.52%) Firmware
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 22 (5.67%) SCCM
2 20 (5.15%) SCOM
3 10 (2.58%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.58%) EdgeSight
4 2 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.26%) SCSM
5 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 244 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 79 (20.36%) VMware
3 68 (17.53%) Citrix
4 35 (9.02%) Cisco
5 25 (6.44%) Oracle
6 14 (3.61%) HP
7 11 (2.84%) NetApp
8 10 (2.58%) AppSense
9 9 (2.32%) F5
10 8 (2.06%) Sourcefire
11 6 (1.55%) Mitel
11 6 (1.55%) SonicWALL
11 6 (1.55%) Juniper
12 5 (1.29%) Crossbeam
12 5 (1.29%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.29%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.77%) Northgate
13 3 (0.77%) LANDesk
13 3 (0.77%) Infobright
13 3 (0.77%) NorthgateArinso
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Engineering
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Yoh
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Modis
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £360000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £22,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £28,695 to £35,256 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago