Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 933 1432 1753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.71% 16.43% 16.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.09% 59.59% 61.47%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1212 1564
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,625 £62,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 1725 2403 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.19% 27.57% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1963 2399
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -4 387 £43,500 -3.33% 21
Slough -1 137 £34,750 -18.24% 5
Bracknell -7 103 £40,000 - 4
Maidenhead -1 88 £42,500 -1.73% 3
Newbury -12 66 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Wokingham +20 38 £43,750 -16.67% 3
Windsor +2 14 £29,000 -49.57% 3
Thatcham -4 5 £28,000 -3.45%
Ascot -33 3 £43,750 +75.00%
Hungerford -4 1 £35,000 +48.94% 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 363 (38.91%) Windows Server
2 351 (37.62%) Linux
3 332 (35.58%) Active Directory
4 325 (34.83%) Microsoft
5 246 (26.37%) SQL Server
6 241 (25.83%) SQL
7 217 (23.26%) VMware
8 189 (20.26%) ITIL
9 177 (18.97%) Cisco
10 171 (18.33%) Firewall
11 160 (17.15%) Unix
12 157 (16.83%) Degree
13 145 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 130 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
15 128 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 127 (13.61%) TCP/IP
17 122 (13.08%) MS Exchange
18 121 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
19 120 (12.86%) Java
20 111 (11.90%) Office 365
21 109 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
22 108 (11.58%) Hyper-V
23 106 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
23 106 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
23 106 (11.36%) Python
24 104 (11.15%) C#
25 103 (11.04%) Juniper
26 94 (10.08%) DNS
27 91 (9.75%) Computer Science
28 90 (9.65%) JavaScript

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
1 122 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 78 (8.36%) IIS
3 45 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.79%) Apache
7 24 (2.57%) Tomcat
8 23 (2.47%) Skype for Business
9 16 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.18%) Confluence
12 8 (0.86%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.64%) JBoss
14 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.43%) SAS
15 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.32%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 106 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.96%) SAP ERP
1 9 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 121 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (11.90%) Office 365
3 109 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (5.04%) SaaS
5 16 (1.71%) IaaS
6 15 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.54%) PaaS
9 4 (0.43%) G Suite
9 4 (0.43%) GitHub
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.32%) Slack
11 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.21%) Route 53
11 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 171 (18.33%) Firewall
2 127 (13.61%) TCP/IP
3 94 (10.08%) DNS
4 73 (7.82%) DHCP
5 56 (6.00%) Internet
5 56 (6.00%) LAN
6 53 (5.68%) VPN
7 52 (5.57%) WAN
8 45 (4.82%) SAN
9 33 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (3.22%) Intranet
10 30 (3.22%) VLAN
11 25 (2.68%) MPLS
11 25 (2.68%) Wireless
12 22 (2.36%) BGP
13 20 (2.14%) Skype
13 20 (2.14%) VoIP
14 17 (1.82%) OSPF
15 14 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (1.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (3.00%) MySQL
3 28 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 23 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.93%) HBase
7 16 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.39%) Big Data
10 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.29%) SQLPlus
11 9 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.22%) Jenkins
3 27 (2.89%) Selenium
4 26 (2.79%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.57%) JIRA
6 22 (2.36%) WebDriver
7 17 (1.82%) Subversion
8 11 (1.18%) gulp
8 11 (1.18%) JMeter
9 10 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.07%) LoadRunner
10 9 (0.96%) eggPlant
10 9 (0.96%) HP UFT
10 9 (0.96%) JUnit
10 9 (0.96%) LoadUI
10 9 (0.96%) SoapUI
10 9 (0.96%) TestNG
10 9 (0.96%) Toad
11 8 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (8.15%) Finance
2 74 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.82%) Marketing
4 39 (4.18%) Manufacturing
5 37 (3.97%) Electronics
6 35 (3.75%) German Language
7 26 (2.79%) French Language
8 23 (2.47%) Digital Economy
9 22 (2.36%) Games
10 20 (2.14%) Banking
11 13 (1.39%) Advertising
12 12 (1.29%) Retail
13 11 (1.18%) Back Office
14 9 (0.96%) Billing
14 9 (0.96%) Publishing
15 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.21%) Automotive
17 1 (0.11%) Front Office
17 1 (0.11%) Legal
17 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 191 (20.47%) Analyst
2 164 (17.58%) Support Engineer
3 118 (12.65%) Developer
4 113 (12.11%) Support Analyst
5 110 (11.79%) IT Support
6 90 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 71 (7.61%) Applications Support
8 58 (6.22%) IT Engineer
9 56 (6.00%) Technical Support
10 52 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 51 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
12 49 (5.25%) Administrator
12 49 (5.25%) IT Support Engineer
13 47 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
14 45 (4.82%) .NET Developer
15 44 (4.72%) Applications Support Analyst
15 44 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support
16 43 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
17 40 (4.29%) Security Engineer
18 39 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (9.65%) .NET
2 89 (9.54%) HTML
3 84 (9.00%) CSS
4 72 (7.72%) Web Services
5 51 (5.47%) JSON
6 44 (4.72%) REST
7 39 (4.18%) Ajax
8 37 (3.97%) HTML5
9 36 (3.86%) jQuery
10 34 (3.64%) ASP.NET
11 33 (3.54%) XML
12 25 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (2.47%) SOAP
14 22 (2.36%) AngularJS
14 22 (2.36%) Node.js
15 20 (2.14%) Middleware
16 19 (2.04%) WinForms
17 18 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 18 (1.93%) CSS3
18 17 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.75%) Computer Science
2 60 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.68%) Clustering
4 46 (4.93%) Data Centre
5 17 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.61%) Fintech
7 15 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 15 (1.61%) Replication
8 12 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.29%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.18%) DataPower
10 10 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.64%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.64%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 363 (38.91%) Windows Server
2 351 (37.62%) Linux
3 160 (17.15%) Unix
4 145 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 128 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (7.82%) Windows 7
7 69 (7.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 65 (6.97%) Windows 10
9 59 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 57 (6.11%) CentOS
11 43 (4.61%) Android
12 39 (4.18%) Solaris
12 39 (4.18%) Windows 8
13 37 (3.97%) Apple iOS
14 34 (3.64%) Windows 2000
15 26 (2.79%) Ubuntu
16 22 (2.36%) Windows XP
17 16 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
18 11 (1.18%) Debian
19 10 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (20.26%) ITIL
2 130 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (9.11%) DevOps
4 62 (6.65%) Test Automation
5 57 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (5.89%) OO
7 47 (5.04%) ERP
7 47 (5.04%) TDD
8 45 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (4.82%) Migration
8 45 (4.82%) Project Management
9 43 (4.61%) Software Engineering
10 42 (4.50%) Presales
11 40 (4.29%) MVC
12 39 (4.18%) BDD
13 37 (3.97%) Scrum
14 35 (3.75%) Mentoring
14 35 (3.75%) Time Management
14 35 (3.75%) Unit Testing
15 34 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 241 (25.83%) SQL
2 120 (12.86%) Java
3 106 (11.36%) Python
4 104 (11.15%) C#
5 90 (9.65%) JavaScript
6 80 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 55 (5.89%) Perl
8 51 (5.47%) Bash Shell
9 50 (5.36%) C++
10 22 (2.36%) C
11 20 (2.14%) Ruby
12 19 (2.04%) PHP
13 17 (1.82%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.71%) R
15 13 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.86%) X++
18 7 (0.75%) VB
19 6 (0.64%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 157 (16.83%) Degree
2 66 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (3.86%) CCNA
6 34 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 31 (3.32%) AWS Certification
8 29 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (2.89%) MCSE
10 23 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 23 (2.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (1.93%) ISTQB
12 16 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.71%) SC Cleared
13 15 (1.61%) Master's Degree
14 13 (1.39%) MCP
15 12 (1.29%) CISSP
15 12 (1.29%) JNCIA
15 12 (1.29%) MCSA
16 11 (1.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.22%) SLA
2 42 (4.50%) QA
3 33 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.07%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.43%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.32%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.21%) GAMP
9 2 (0.21%) GPG13
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 332 (35.58%) Active Directory
2 108 (11.58%) Hyper-V
3 106 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (6.65%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (2.36%) KVM
6 22 (2.36%) vSphere
7 21 (2.25%) XenApp
8 20 (2.14%) Docker
9 18 (1.93%) HDFS
10 15 (1.61%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.39%) XenDesktop
12 10 (1.07%) XenServer
13 8 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.54%) Firmware
17 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.43%) VMware NSX
18 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 58 (6.22%) Puppet
2 41 (4.39%) Ansible
3 40 (4.29%) Backup Exec
4 37 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (3.97%) SCCM
5 36 (3.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 29 (3.11%) Terraform
6 29 (3.11%) vCenter Server
7 24 (2.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 23 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 18 (1.93%) WSUS
10 16 (1.71%) Nagios
11 14 (1.50%) SCOM
12 12 (1.29%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
13 10 (1.07%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.75%) SCVMM
15 7 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 325 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 217 (23.26%) VMware
3 177 (18.97%) Cisco
4 103 (11.04%) Juniper
5 83 (8.90%) F5
6 70 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 58 (6.22%) Oracle
8 57 (6.11%) Citrix
9 51 (5.47%) CheckPoint
9 51 (5.47%) SAP
10 48 (5.14%) HP
11 45 (4.82%) Symantec
12 44 (4.72%) Palo Alto
13 38 (4.07%) Blue Coat
14 35 (3.75%) Crossbeam
14 35 (3.75%) Sourcefire
15 30 (3.22%) NetApp
16 27 (2.89%) Veritas
17 26 (2.79%) IBM
18 24 (2.57%) Altiris