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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 11.32% 10.64% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 71.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 14
Average salary £41,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.21% 14.89% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 14
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Sussex

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) API Development
6 7 (30.43%) Data Structures
6 7 (30.43%) XQuery
6 7 (30.43%) UNIX
6 7 (30.43%) XML Schema
6 7 (30.43%) SOA
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
6 7 (30.43%) JSP
6 7 (30.43%) SOAP
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) XML
6 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
6 7 (30.43%) Social Media
6 7 (30.43%) iRise

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
1 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.70%) H.323
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
1 7 (30.43%) Maven
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Project Manager
1 11 (47.83%) Technical Project Manager
1 11 (47.83%) Technical Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Project Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Sales Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Sales Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Project Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
1 7 (30.43%) JSP
1 7 (30.43%) SOAP
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
1 7 (30.43%) XML
1 7 (30.43%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
1 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
1 7 (30.43%) Social Media
1 7 (30.43%) Data Structures
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 7 (30.43%) API Development
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (30.43%) Web Development
2 7 (30.43%) Refactoring
2 7 (30.43%) Release Management
2 7 (30.43%) SOA
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
2 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
2 7 (30.43%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) XQuery
2 7 (30.43%) XPath
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) MCSA
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) UAG
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) iRise
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.70%) Veeam
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Intel
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix