The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thatcham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 40.00% - 100.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 5
Average salary £32,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
Windows
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Thatcham region.

Operating Systems Category
Thatcham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 40.00% 14.29% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 5
Average salary £28,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Thatcham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Thatcham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Thatcham

Windows
Salary Trend in Thatcham

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

Windows Salary Trend in Thatcham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Thatcham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Thatcham region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Thatcham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thatcham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Thatcham 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 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) XenServer
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Thatcham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Thatcham 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 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Support
2 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Server Support
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server Support
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
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