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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 25.00% 18.75% 14.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 65.22% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 7
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
14 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 35.00% 28.75% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 11
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,200 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) C++
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Clustering
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) JDBC
3 6 (42.86%) Servlets
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) UML
3 6 (42.86%) JBoss
3 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (42.86%) J2SE
3 6 (42.86%) JMS
3 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 6 (42.86%) NetBeans
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 6 (42.86%) OCPJP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (42.86%) JBoss
1 6 (42.86%) Apache
1 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 6 (42.86%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 6 (42.86%) NetBeans
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
1 6 (42.86%) StarTeam
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) WiX
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) JDBC
1 6 (42.86%) Servlets
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
1 6 (42.86%) XML
1 6 (42.86%) J2SE
1 6 (42.86%) JMS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
1 6 (42.86%) Ajax
1 6 (42.86%) JSON
1 6 (42.86%) Dojo
1 6 (42.86%) JAX-WS
1 6 (42.86%) JPA
1 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows CE
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) UML
1 6 (42.86%) AOP
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) MOF
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C++
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) OCPJP
1 6 (42.86%) OCMJD
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) HND
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCVMM
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Intune
2 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SCSM
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Sun
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Endeca
3 1 (7.14%) 3PAR