The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 29.55% 22.81% 17.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.47% 72.22% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 8
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +34.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
Windows
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 38.64% 31.58% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 12
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £32,500
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 Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Windows
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Sussex region.

Windows Salary Trend in Sussex

Windows
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sussex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Clustering
4 6 (33.33%) Subversion
4 6 (33.33%) OCPJP
4 6 (33.33%) OCMJD
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Spring
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (33.33%) AOP
4 6 (33.33%) Ajax
4 6 (33.33%) StarTeam
4 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (33.33%) JSON
4 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 6 (33.33%) Dojo
4 6 (33.33%) GlassFish
4 6 (33.33%) NetBeans
4 6 (33.33%) JAX-WS
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) JPA
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) RESTful
4 6 (33.33%) UML
4 6 (33.33%) JBoss
4 6 (33.33%) Apache
4 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 6 (33.33%) J2SE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 6 (33.33%) JBoss
1 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 6 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 6 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
1 6 (33.33%) StarTeam
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) WiX
2 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) JDBC
1 6 (33.33%) Servlets
1 6 (33.33%) SOAP
1 6 (33.33%) XML
1 6 (33.33%) J2SE
1 6 (33.33%) JMS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
1 6 (33.33%) Spring
1 6 (33.33%) Ajax
1 6 (33.33%) JSON
1 6 (33.33%) Dojo
1 6 (33.33%) JAX-WS
1 6 (33.33%) JPA
1 6 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) UML
1 6 (33.33%) AOP
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) MOF
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) OCPJP
1 6 (33.33%) OCMJD
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) HND
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Intune
2 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
2 2 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) Sun
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Endeca
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR