The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 518 784 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.62% 17.53% 16.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.07% 59.94% 66.72%
Number of salaries quoted 424 669 692
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 958 1308 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.88% 29.24% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 800 1137 1000
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Berkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Berkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Berkshire

Windows
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 223 £40,000 -17.52% 27
Slough 0 66 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Maidenhead +3 63 £43,750 -7.89% 9
Bracknell -7 33 £42,500 -1.16% 10
Newbury -11 31 £40,000 - 7
Wokingham +10 20 £37,500 -9.09% 5
Windsor -7 8 £43,750 -16.66%
Thatcham -8 5 £28,000 -13.84%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 437 (40.61%) Windows Server
2 420 (39.03%) Active Directory
3 392 (36.43%) Linux
4 381 (35.41%) Microsoft
5 297 (27.60%) VMware
6 263 (24.44%) Firewall
6 263 (24.44%) SQL Server
7 219 (20.35%) SQL
8 215 (19.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 212 (19.70%) Cisco
10 210 (19.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 199 (18.49%) Unix
12 197 (18.31%) TCP/IP
13 196 (18.22%) DNS
14 180 (16.73%) ITIL
15 174 (16.17%) Office 365
16 165 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 159 (14.78%) Hyper-V
18 135 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
19 122 (11.34%) DHCP
20 117 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
21 111 (10.32%) MS Exchange
22 108 (10.04%) HTML
22 108 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
23 101 (9.39%) JavaScript
24 96 (8.92%) .NET
24 96 (8.92%) LAN
25 95 (8.83%) CheckPoint
25 95 (8.83%) PowerShell
26 94 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 111 (10.32%) MS Exchange
2 83 (7.71%) IIS
3 56 (5.20%) Apache
4 46 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (4.18%) Skype for Business
6 42 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (3.72%) Tomcat
8 36 (3.35%) SharePoint
9 26 (2.42%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.12%) JBoss
10 12 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.84%) nginx
13 8 (0.74%) CMS
13 8 (0.74%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.74%) Sitefinity
14 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 74 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.37%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.37%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.37%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.28%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.093%) Magento
6 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 174 (16.17%) Office 365
2 135 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (3.07%) SaaS
5 31 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (2.70%) IaaS
7 17 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.84%) PaaS
10 7 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.65%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 4 (0.37%) Responsys
12 4 (0.37%) Taleo
13 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 263 (24.44%) Firewall
2 197 (18.31%) TCP/IP
3 196 (18.22%) DNS
4 122 (11.34%) DHCP
5 96 (8.92%) LAN
6 91 (8.46%) SAN
7 88 (8.18%) VPN
8 73 (6.78%) WAN
9 49 (4.55%) Internet
10 45 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (3.90%) Network Security
12 40 (3.72%) SSL
13 37 (3.44%) VLAN
14 35 (3.25%) Wireless
15 31 (2.88%) HTTP
16 29 (2.70%) Skype
17 28 (2.60%) NAS
18 27 (2.51%) VoIP
19 23 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
20 20 (1.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 41 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (3.53%) MySQL
5 32 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 23 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (1.67%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.39%) Big Data
14 14 (1.30%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.12%) DB2
17 10 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
18 9 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (2.32%) Jenkins
3 25 (2.32%) JIRA
4 23 (2.14%) Subversion
5 20 (1.86%) WinDbg
6 16 (1.49%) gulp
6 16 (1.49%) NuGet
7 14 (1.30%) Vagrant
7 14 (1.30%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.21%) Selenium
9 12 (1.12%) Maven
10 9 (0.84%) IDA Disassembler
10 9 (0.84%) JUnit
10 9 (0.84%) OllyDbg
10 9 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (7.90%) Finance
2 45 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.53%) French Language
3 38 (3.53%) German Language
3 38 (3.53%) Manufacturing
3 38 (3.53%) Marketing
4 37 (3.44%) Digital Economy
5 25 (2.32%) Back Office
6 24 (2.23%) Electronics
7 23 (2.14%) Retail
8 20 (1.86%) Games
9 15 (1.39%) Automotive
10 5 (0.46%) Advertising
10 5 (0.46%) Military
10 5 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.37%) Legal
11 4 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (19.89%) Support Engineer
2 160 (14.87%) Analyst
3 121 (11.25%) Developer
4 109 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 101 (9.39%) IT Support
6 96 (8.92%) Support Analyst
7 92 (8.55%) Security Engineer
8 88 (8.18%) Windows Engineer
9 83 (7.71%) Technical Support
10 75 (6.97%) Technical Engineer
11 70 (6.51%) IT Engineer
12 67 (6.23%) Technical Support Engineer
13 60 (5.58%) Applications Support
14 57 (5.30%) Consultant
15 51 (4.74%) IT Support Engineer
16 49 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 46 (4.28%) Administrator
18 45 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
18 45 (4.18%) Windows Support Engineer
19 44 (4.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (10.04%) HTML
2 96 (8.92%) .NET
3 93 (8.64%) CSS
4 83 (7.71%) Web Services
5 76 (7.06%) XML
6 69 (6.41%) JSON
7 58 (5.39%) REST
8 49 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 42 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 40 (3.72%) HTML5
11 37 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (3.35%) Middleware
13 35 (3.25%) Ajax
14 34 (3.16%) SOAP
15 28 (2.60%) jQuery
16 25 (2.32%) React
17 24 (2.23%) WCF
18 23 (2.14%) .NET Framework
18 23 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
19 22 (2.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.20%) Clustering
3 51 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 47 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 29 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 22 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 22 (2.04%) Robotics
8 21 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
10 19 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.77%) User Experience
11 14 (1.30%) iPad
12 13 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.21%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
13 11 (1.02%) PKI
14 9 (0.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 9 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.74%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 437 (40.61%) Windows Server
2 392 (36.43%) Linux
3 215 (19.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 210 (19.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 199 (18.49%) Unix
6 94 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 93 (8.64%) Windows 7
8 57 (5.30%) Solaris
9 52 (4.83%) Windows 10
10 43 (4.00%) Android
11 39 (3.62%) CentOS
11 39 (3.62%) Windows 2000
12 37 (3.44%) Apple iOS
13 29 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (2.04%) Windows XP
15 20 (1.86%) Mac OS X
16 17 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
17 15 (1.39%) AIX
17 15 (1.39%) Windows 8
18 12 (1.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (16.73%) ITIL
2 117 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (6.88%) Mentoring
4 62 (5.76%) High Availability
5 54 (5.02%) Software Engineering
6 53 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (4.93%) DevOps
6 53 (4.93%) TDD
7 52 (4.83%) MVC
7 52 (4.83%) Web Development
8 48 (4.46%) Analytics
8 48 (4.46%) OO
8 48 (4.46%) Service Delivery
9 46 (4.28%) Test Automation
10 42 (3.90%) Scrum
11 41 (3.81%) Presales
12 40 (3.72%) Identity Management
12 40 (3.72%) SIEM
13 39 (3.62%) Risk Management
14 38 (3.53%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 219 (20.35%) SQL
2 101 (9.39%) JavaScript
3 95 (8.83%) PowerShell
4 85 (7.90%) C#
5 80 (7.43%) Java
6 71 (6.60%) Python
7 69 (6.41%) C++
8 47 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 46 (4.28%) Perl
10 42 (3.90%) C
11 33 (3.07%) PHP
12 32 (2.97%) Ruby
13 31 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.30%) VBScript
15 10 (0.93%) Korn
15 10 (0.93%) VB
16 9 (0.84%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 82 (7.62%) Degree
2 62 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (5.02%) CISSP
5 50 (4.65%) MCSE
6 47 (4.37%) CCNA
7 41 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (3.35%) Security Cleared
9 27 (2.51%) CEH
10 26 (2.42%) MCP
11 22 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (1.67%) CCNP
13 15 (1.39%) DV Cleared
14 14 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
14 14 (1.30%) Security+ Certification
15 13 (1.21%) SC Cleared
16 12 (1.12%) GCIA
16 12 (1.12%) MCSA
16 12 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.23%) SLA
2 31 (2.88%) QA
3 26 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.56%) GPG13
6 4 (0.37%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) GAMP
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 420 (39.03%) Active Directory
2 165 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (14.78%) Hyper-V
4 71 (6.60%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (4.00%) vSphere
6 42 (3.90%) XenApp
7 21 (1.95%) Terminal Services
7 21 (1.95%) XenServer
8 20 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
10 14 (1.30%) KVM
11 12 (1.12%) Docker
12 11 (1.02%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.74%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.65%) Samba
15 7 (0.65%) Varnish
16 6 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 70 (6.51%) SCCM
2 48 (4.46%) Backup Exec
3 43 (4.00%) Puppet
4 35 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (2.97%) WSUS
6 29 (2.70%) SCOM
7 26 (2.42%) vCenter Server
8 20 (1.86%) ZABBIX
9 15 (1.39%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 12 (1.12%) SCVMM
11 11 (1.02%) Ansible
12 10 (0.93%) Kibana
12 10 (0.93%) ThinApp
13 9 (0.84%) Grafana
14 8 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
14 8 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 7 (0.65%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.65%) Plesk
Vendors
1 381 (35.41%) Microsoft
2 297 (27.60%) VMware
3 212 (19.70%) Cisco
4 95 (8.83%) CheckPoint
5 81 (7.53%) HP
6 79 (7.34%) Juniper
7 76 (7.06%) F5
8 72 (6.69%) Palo Alto
9 69 (6.41%) Oracle
10 65 (6.04%) Citrix
11 53 (4.93%) Dell
12 51 (4.74%) Blue Coat
12 51 (4.74%) NetApp
13 48 (4.46%) Veeam
14 33 (3.07%) Crossbeam
15 31 (2.88%) Sourcefire
16 29 (2.70%) EMC
16 29 (2.70%) Red Hat
17 27 (2.51%) IBM
18 26 (2.42%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £28000. per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + 25 days' holiday, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Slough and Eton School
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum , fringe
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago