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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 6.67% 22.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £75,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £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
1 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 6.67% 22.64% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 16
Average salary £75,000 £57,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +81.10%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam