The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 12.50% 14.29% 8.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £56,500 £75,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median 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 Thames Valley region.

Operating Systems Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 12.50% 14.29% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £53,000 £75,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

The demand trend of job ads across the Thames Valley region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Windows
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Thames Valley region.

Windows Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Tripwire