Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 919 923 1,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.93% 14.65% 16.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.30% 53.91% 59.45%
Number of salaries quoted 769 772 1,186
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,700 £21,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £62,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,049
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.97% +1.43%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,524 1,712 2,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.75% 27.17% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,252 1,440 1,927
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 375 £40,000 -5.88% 54
Maidenhead -3 174 £50,000 +14.29% 6
Bracknell -8 96 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Slough -8 93 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Wokingham +12 46 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Windsor +1 21 £35,000 +20.69% 2
Newbury -28 16 £43,750 +9.38% 6
Crowthorne - 10 £22,000 - 2
Thatcham +4 3 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Ascot +22 1 £34,500 -21.14%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 431 (46.90%) Microsoft
2 410 (44.61%) Active Directory
3 367 (39.93%) Windows Server
4 313 (34.06%) Linux
5 252 (27.42%) VMware
6 249 (27.09%) SQL Server
7 214 (23.29%) Office 365
8 204 (22.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 195 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 181 (19.70%) SQL
11 179 (19.48%) IIS
12 173 (18.82%) Hyper-V
13 149 (16.21%) ITIL
14 145 (15.78%) Windows 10
15 139 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 136 (14.80%) TCP/IP
17 127 (13.82%) .NET
17 127 (13.82%) Firewall
18 125 (13.60%) Microsoft Office
18 125 (13.60%) Incident Management
19 121 (13.17%) Windows 7
20 118 (12.84%) C#
21 109 (11.86%) DNS
22 107 (11.64%) JavaScript
22 107 (11.64%) Logistics
23 103 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
24 102 (11.10%) Problem Management
25 101 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
26 99 (10.77%) ServiceNow
27 98 (10.66%) Service Management

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
1 179 (19.48%) IIS
2 73 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 38 (4.13%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.26%) Skype for Business
5 27 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (2.39%) Apache
7 15 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.41%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.87%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.65%) JBoss
13 5 (0.54%) CMS
13 5 (0.54%) nginx
13 5 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.44%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 125 (13.60%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 19 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 214 (23.29%) Office 365
2 204 (22.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (3.16%) IaaS
5 28 (3.05%) SaaS
6 18 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (1.96%) GitHub
6 18 (1.96%) PaaS
7 15 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (1.63%) Mimecast
8 12 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.76%) Amazon Glacier
11 7 (0.76%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.65%) Serverless
13 4 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 136 (14.80%) TCP/IP
2 127 (13.82%) Firewall
3 109 (11.86%) DNS
4 87 (9.47%) DHCP
5 83 (9.03%) VPN
6 73 (7.94%) LAN
7 60 (6.53%) WAN
8 45 (4.90%) SAN
9 33 (3.59%) Internet
9 33 (3.59%) Wireless
10 27 (2.94%) Skype
11 23 (2.50%) VoIP
12 22 (2.39%) Network Security
13 17 (1.85%) NAS
14 15 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.41%) Bluetooth
16 12 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (1.31%) Unified Communications
17 11 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (27.09%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (2.18%) MySQL
6 20 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (1.74%) Big Data
9 15 (1.63%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.41%) Apache Hive
11 13 (1.41%) HBase
12 11 (1.20%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.98%) Data Lake
13 9 (0.98%) Impala
13 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 31 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.50%) JIRA
4 20 (2.18%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.41%) Subversion
5 13 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.87%) AdminStudio
6 8 (0.87%) MSI
7 7 (0.76%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.44%) Gerrit
9 4 (0.44%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.44%) Selenium
10 3 (0.33%) JMeter
10 3 (0.33%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.33%) Xcode
11 2 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 56 (6.09%) Finance
2 35 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.59%) Marketing
4 31 (3.37%) Electronics
5 27 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.39%) Retail
7 11 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.20%) Back Office
7 11 (1.20%) Banking
7 11 (1.20%) Games
8 8 (0.87%) German Language
9 5 (0.54%) Billing
10 4 (0.44%) Automotive
10 4 (0.44%) Legal
10 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.33%) Advertising
11 3 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Avionics
12 2 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 150 (16.32%) Support Engineer
2 136 (14.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 116 (12.62%) Developer
4 105 (11.43%) Analyst
5 70 (7.62%) IT Support
6 63 (6.86%) Administrator
7 62 (6.75%) .NET Developer
8 59 (6.42%) IT Engineer
9 52 (5.66%) DBA
10 50 (5.44%) Technical Support
11 46 (5.01%) Consultant
12 44 (4.79%) Desktop Support
12 44 (4.79%) IT Support Engineer
13 41 (4.46%) Software Engineer
13 41 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
14 39 (4.24%) Technical Support Engineer
15 36 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
16 34 (3.70%) Support Analyst
17 33 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
18 32 (3.48%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (13.82%) .NET
2 91 (9.90%) CSS
3 78 (8.49%) Web Services
4 74 (8.05%) HTML
5 59 (6.42%) jQuery
6 45 (4.90%) AngularJS
7 36 (3.92%) ASP.NET
8 30 (3.26%) Ajax
8 30 (3.26%) WCF
9 29 (3.16%) XML
10 28 (3.05%) WinForms
11 27 (2.94%) .NET Framework
12 23 (2.50%) Middleware
13 22 (2.39%) REST
14 21 (2.29%) HTML5
15 18 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (1.63%) React
17 13 (1.41%) JSON
17 13 (1.41%) Qt
18 12 (1.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.25%) Private Cloud
2 60 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 53 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 43 (4.68%) Driving Licence
5 37 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (2.18%) Clustering
10 18 (1.96%) EPoS
11 17 (1.85%) PKI
12 16 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.31%) Replication
16 9 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
17 8 (0.87%) Public Cloud
17 8 (0.87%) User Experience
18 7 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 367 (39.93%) Windows Server
2 313 (34.06%) Linux
3 145 (15.78%) Windows 10
4 121 (13.17%) Windows 7
5 91 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (8.05%) Unix
7 72 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (6.42%) Windows 8
9 34 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 31 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (3.05%) Android
12 26 (2.83%) Apple iOS
13 22 (2.39%) CentOS
14 16 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (1.41%) Ubuntu
16 11 (1.20%) Solaris
17 10 (1.09%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.09%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.98%) Windows Phone
19 7 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (16.21%) ITIL
2 139 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 125 (13.60%) Incident Management
4 107 (11.64%) Logistics
5 103 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (11.10%) Problem Management
7 101 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
8 98 (10.66%) Service Management
9 76 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
10 73 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
11 60 (6.53%) Service Delivery
12 59 (6.42%) DevOps
13 53 (5.77%) Project Management
14 51 (5.55%) Disaster Recovery
14 51 (5.55%) Migration
15 46 (5.01%) Software Engineering
16 43 (4.68%) Unit Testing
17 38 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (4.13%) Information Security
18 37 (4.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 181 (19.70%) SQL
2 118 (12.84%) C#
3 107 (11.64%) JavaScript
4 89 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 62 (6.75%) Python
6 54 (5.88%) Java
7 43 (4.68%) C++
8 33 (3.59%) Bash Shell
9 27 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 26 (2.83%) C
11 22 (2.39%) T-SQL
12 21 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.07%) PHP
14 15 (1.63%) Ruby
15 13 (1.41%) Perl
16 11 (1.20%) VB
16 11 (1.20%) VBScript
17 9 (0.98%) Embedded C++
18 5 (0.54%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (10.55%) Degree
2 67 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 55 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (4.03%) DV Cleared
4 37 (4.03%) MCSE
5 36 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 23 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (2.39%) MCSA
8 21 (2.29%) CCNA
8 21 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.41%) CISSP
12 10 (1.09%) CISM
13 8 (0.87%) MCP
13 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.76%) SANS
15 6 (0.65%) CEH
16 5 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.44%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.62%) SLA
2 47 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (3.70%) QA
4 28 (3.05%) PCI DSS
5 23 (2.50%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.20%) GDPR
6 11 (1.20%) ISO 14001
7 8 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.76%) PSD2
9 6 (0.65%) WAI
10 5 (0.54%) PMO
11 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.44%) FISMA
12 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.22%) COBIT
13 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 410 (44.61%) Active Directory
2 195 (21.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (18.82%) Hyper-V
4 53 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (3.26%) XenApp
7 29 (3.16%) XenDesktop
8 28 (3.05%) Docker
9 20 (2.18%) Firmware
10 17 (1.85%) vSphere
11 15 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (1.41%) Apache Flume
12 13 (1.41%) HDFS
13 9 (0.98%) Samba
14 6 (0.65%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.44%) iptables
15 4 (0.44%) NFS
15 4 (0.44%) Snort
15 4 (0.44%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 66 (7.18%) SCCM
2 43 (4.68%) Puppet
2 43 (4.68%) vCenter Server
3 31 (3.37%) SCOM
4 26 (2.83%) Ansible
5 23 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 21 (2.29%) Kibana
7 18 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
7 18 (1.96%) Terraform
7 18 (1.96%) WSUS
8 14 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (1.31%) AirWatch
10 12 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (1.20%) Grafana
12 9 (0.98%) Backup Exec
13 8 (0.87%) Graylog
13 8 (0.87%) Nagios
13 8 (0.87%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 431 (46.90%) Microsoft
2 252 (27.42%) VMware
3 99 (10.77%) ServiceNow
4 87 (9.47%) Citrix
5 78 (8.49%) Oracle
6 77 (8.38%) BMC
7 72 (7.83%) Cisco
8 39 (4.24%) HP
9 33 (3.59%) Red Hat
10 31 (3.37%) Apple
11 25 (2.72%) IBM
12 23 (2.50%) Riverbed
13 22 (2.39%) SolarWinds
14 21 (2.29%) Dell
15 20 (2.18%) SAP
16 19 (2.07%) Remedy
17 17 (1.85%) Symantec
18 14 (1.52%) Veeam
19 12 (1.31%) Atlassian
19 12 (1.31%) Google