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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 10.87% 15.05% 21.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 100.00% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 6
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
7 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 15.22% 15.05% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sussex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) WiX
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) MFC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee