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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 19.23% 3.03% 13.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 11.11% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £57,500 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -48.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
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
10 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 19.23% 27.27% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 4
Average salary £57,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+101.75% -36.66%
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 17 April 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 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) SOAP
5 9 (39.13%) XML
5 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Subversion
5 9 (39.13%) Maven
5 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
6 7 (30.43%) Clustering
7 6 (26.09%) NetBeans
7 6 (26.09%) AOP
7 6 (26.09%) OCPJP
7 6 (26.09%) OCMJD
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) Ajax
7 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
7 6 (26.09%) Dojo
7 6 (26.09%) GlassFish
7 6 (26.09%) JAX-WS
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) JPA
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) RESTful
7 6 (26.09%) Eclipse

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) GlassFish
2 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 6 (26.09%) JBoss
2 6 (26.09%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
1 9 (39.13%) Maven
2 6 (26.09%) StarTeam
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) JUnit
2 6 (26.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
2 6 (26.09%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Project Manager
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Sales Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Support Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
4 5 (21.74%) Sales Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
1 9 (39.13%) XML
1 9 (39.13%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) Servlets
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) Ajax
2 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 6 (26.09%) Dojo
2 6 (26.09%) JAX-WS
2 6 (26.09%) JPA
2 6 (26.09%) RESTful
2 6 (26.09%) J2SE
2 6 (26.09%) JMS
2 6 (26.09%) J2EE
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) JDBC
3 3 (13.04%) JSP
3 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
3 3 (13.04%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Android
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) UML
2 6 (26.09%) AOP
2 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) XQuery
4 3 (13.04%) XPath
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) OCPJP
1 6 (26.09%) OCMJD
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Sun
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
5 3 (13.04%) iRise
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.35%) Endeca