The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wokingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 11.27% 16.44% 29.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 70.59% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 17
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £33,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,250 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 Wokingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Wokingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 16.90% 23.29% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 21
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

Windows
Salary Trend in Wokingham

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

Windows Salary Trend in Wokingham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wokingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wokingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wokingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 4 (28.57%) FMCG
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) CCA
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) SCOM
6 3 (21.43%) XenServer
6 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
6 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
6 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) EdgeSight

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
2 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Support
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (21.43%) IT Support
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCA
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CWNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
3 3 (21.43%) XenServer
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
1 3 (21.43%) EdgeSight
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) SaltStack