The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 87 87 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 28.06% 21.70% 31.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.59% 71.90% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 83 76 111
Average salary £34,000 £44,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.02% +27.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
Windows
Surrey

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

Operating Systems Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 121 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 44.84% 30.17% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 125 109 140
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Windows
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Windows Salary Trend in Woking

Windows
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Woking region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Woking

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 93 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 71 (50.35%) Active Directory
3 67 (47.52%) Citrix
4 44 (31.21%) XenApp
5 43 (30.50%) Firewall
6 41 (29.08%) XenDesktop
7 40 (28.37%) MS Exchange
7 40 (28.37%) VMware
8 38 (26.95%) MS Excel
9 37 (26.24%) TCP/IP
9 37 (26.24%) DNS
10 36 (25.53%) WAN
10 36 (25.53%) LAN
11 32 (22.70%) DHCP
11 32 (22.70%) HP
11 32 (22.70%) SCCM
11 32 (22.70%) Windows 7
12 30 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (21.28%) Degree
12 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
12 30 (21.28%) MCP
13 28 (19.86%) MS Office
14 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (18.44%) Blackberry
16 25 (17.73%) Hyper-V
17 22 (15.60%) SAN
17 22 (15.60%) ITIL
17 22 (15.60%) SQL
18 21 (14.89%) VoIP
18 21 (14.89%) A+ Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 40 (28.37%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.77%) Apache
3 16 (11.35%) Tomcat
4 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (7.80%) JBoss
7 8 (5.67%) Lync
8 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.26%) IIS
9 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.13%) ColdFusion
10 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.13%) Node.js
11 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (26.95%) MS Excel
2 28 (19.86%) MS Office
3 19 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.50%) Firewall
2 37 (26.24%) DNS
2 37 (26.24%) TCP/IP
3 36 (25.53%) LAN
3 36 (25.53%) WAN
4 32 (22.70%) DHCP
5 22 (15.60%) SAN
6 21 (14.89%) VoIP
7 8 (5.67%) VPN
8 7 (4.96%) VLAN
9 6 (4.26%) IPsec
9 6 (4.26%) SSL
10 4 (2.84%) DMZ
10 4 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.13%) FTP
11 3 (2.13%) HTTP
12 2 (1.42%) MPLS
12 2 (1.42%) BGP
12 2 (1.42%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.84%) MySQL
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) DB2
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.13%) Subversion
1 3 (2.13%) JIRA
1 3 (2.13%) Selenium
1 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
1 4 (2.84%) Finance
2 3 (2.13%) Law
2 3 (2.13%) Publishing
2 3 (2.13%) Local Government
2 3 (2.13%) Marketing
3 2 (1.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Analyst
1 47 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 45 (31.91%) Support Engineer
3 28 (19.86%) 1st Line Support
4 24 (17.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 19 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (12.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (9.93%) Desktop Support
8 12 (8.51%) Developer
8 12 (8.51%) Service Analyst
8 12 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (7.80%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) Citrix Support
10 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (5.67%) Citrix Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Citrix Support Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) .NET
2 9 (6.38%) Web Services
2 9 (6.38%) WPF
2 9 (6.38%) HTML
2 9 (6.38%) HTML5
3 8 (5.67%) WinForms
4 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.84%) jQuery
6 4 (2.84%) CSS
7 3 (2.13%) J2EE
7 3 (2.13%) Ajax
7 3 (2.13%) OAuth
7 3 (2.13%) CSS3
8 2 (1.42%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.71%) WCF
9 1 (0.71%) SOAP
9 1 (0.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (18.44%) Blackberry
3 18 (12.77%) Clustering
4 6 (4.26%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.84%) Equities
5 4 (2.84%) PKI
5 4 (2.84%) Derivative
5 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.84%) iPhone
6 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.13%) User Experience
6 3 (2.13%) NHS
6 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.70%) Windows 7
2 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (14.18%) Linux
5 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (8.51%) Windows 8
7 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.80%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.84%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.84%) UNIX
9 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.71%) CentOS
10 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.60%) ITIL
2 18 (12.77%) Line Management
3 17 (12.06%) Project Planning
4 15 (10.64%) Network Design
4 15 (10.64%) Service Management
4 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.22%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.80%) Project Management
6 11 (7.80%) Workflow
7 10 (7.09%) CRM
8 9 (6.38%) MVC
9 6 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (2.84%) Quality Management
11 4 (2.84%) Information Security
11 4 (2.84%) QMS
11 4 (2.84%) Automated Testing
11 4 (2.84%) Software Testing
12 3 (2.13%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.60%) SQL
2 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.22%) C#
3 9 (6.38%) Java
4 7 (4.96%) VB
5 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.55%) Python
6 5 (3.55%) C
7 4 (2.84%) C++
8 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.13%) VB6
8 3 (2.13%) Ruby
8 3 (2.13%) PHP
9 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) MCP
1 30 (21.28%) Degree
2 21 (14.89%) A+ Certification
3 16 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.35%) Security Cleared
4 14 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (8.51%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (7.80%) CCNA
7 7 (4.96%) MCSE
8 4 (2.84%) CCSP
8 4 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.84%) CISSP
8 4 (2.84%) CISA
8 4 (2.84%) CEH
9 3 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.13%) ISEB
9 3 (2.13%) MCSA
9 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (50.35%) Active Directory
2 44 (31.21%) XenApp
3 41 (29.08%) XenDesktop
4 25 (17.73%) Hyper-V
5 21 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (12.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.13%) Firmware
8 3 (2.13%) vSphere
9 2 (1.42%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.42%) XenServer
10 1 (0.71%) Samba
10 1 (0.71%) iptables
Systems Management
1 32 (22.70%) SCCM
2 14 (9.93%) Nagios
3 10 (7.09%) SCOM
4 7 (4.96%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.26%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.55%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.55%) SCDPM
7 4 (2.84%) WMI
8 3 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.42%) vMotion
10 1 (0.71%) WSUS
10 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.71%) Cacti
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 93 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 67 (47.52%) Citrix
3 40 (28.37%) VMware
4 32 (22.70%) HP
5 19 (13.48%) Cisco
6 15 (10.64%) Oracle
7 12 (8.51%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.67%) NetApp
9 7 (4.96%) Symantec
9 7 (4.96%) MobileIron
10 6 (4.26%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.26%) Nimsoft
10 6 (4.26%) AppSense
10 6 (4.26%) Dell
11 3 (2.13%) Sun
12 2 (1.42%) EMC
12 2 (1.42%) Juniper
12 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.42%) Veeam
13 1 (0.71%) WatchGuard
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