The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Thatcham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 100.00% 30.00% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Thatcham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thatcham 100.00% 30.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thatcham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Vista
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Phone
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (77.78%) vSphere
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (77.78%) Acronis
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 8
3 7 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (77.78%) CEH
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (77.78%) MCITP
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) iSCSI
3 7 (77.78%) GNVQ
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Android

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Thatcham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
1 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) iSCSI
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) iPhone
1 7 (77.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Vista
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Phone
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 8
2 7 (77.78%) Android
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Mac OS X
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
1 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CEH
1 7 (77.78%) MCITP
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) GNVQ
1 7 (77.78%) ACSP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) MCSE
1 7 (77.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) GLP
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Acronis
3 7 (77.78%) Symantec
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Kaseya
4 1 (11.11%) Sony
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe