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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 536 794 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.70% 17.59% 16.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.66% 61.12% 68.19%
Number of salaries quoted 442 683 669
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 946 1299 1248
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.48% 28.78% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1143 972
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 234 £40,000 -20.00% 28
Maidenhead +2 63 £45,500 -19.11% 9
Slough -3 52 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Bracknell -9 32 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Newbury -4 31 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Wokingham +6 24 £37,000 -1.33% 1
Windsor -7 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Thatcham -10 3 £31,500 -3.07%
Ascot -15 2 £60,000 +150.00%
Hungerford -8 1 - -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 458 (41.04%) Windows Server
2 449 (40.23%) Active Directory
3 423 (37.90%) Linux
4 394 (35.30%) Microsoft
5 313 (28.05%) VMware
6 286 (25.63%) SQL Server
7 253 (22.67%) Firewall
8 226 (20.25%) SQL
9 221 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 216 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 210 (18.82%) Unix
12 205 (18.37%) Cisco
13 196 (17.56%) TCP/IP
14 192 (17.20%) DNS
15 179 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 171 (15.32%) Office 365
16 171 (15.32%) ITIL
17 159 (14.25%) Hyper-V
18 123 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 118 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
20 117 (10.48%) DHCP
21 115 (10.30%) Windows 7
22 109 (9.77%) MS Exchange
23 104 (9.32%) SAN
24 102 (9.14%) .NET
25 101 (9.05%) HTML
25 101 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
26 98 (8.78%) CheckPoint
27 93 (8.33%) LAN
28 91 (8.15%) 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
1 109 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 80 (7.17%) IIS
3 62 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (5.02%) Apache
5 51 (4.57%) Skype for Business
6 48 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 47 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 37 (3.32%) Tomcat
9 34 (3.05%) SharePoint
10 29 (2.60%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.43%) JBoss
12 13 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (1.08%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.99%) CMS
15 9 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (0.81%) nginx
15 9 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.72%) Sitefinity
17 7 (0.63%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
6 4 (0.36%) QuarkXPress
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.54%) Eloqua
2 6 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.27%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.090%) Magento
4 1 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.090%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 171 (15.32%) Office 365
2 123 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (2.96%) SaaS
5 27 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (2.33%) IaaS
7 17 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.90%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 10 (0.90%) PaaS
10 9 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.63%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.54%) Responsys
12 6 (0.54%) Taleo
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle CX
14 3 (0.27%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 253 (22.67%) Firewall
2 196 (17.56%) TCP/IP
3 192 (17.20%) DNS
4 117 (10.48%) DHCP
5 104 (9.32%) SAN
6 93 (8.33%) LAN
7 89 (7.97%) VPN
8 70 (6.27%) WAN
9 42 (3.76%) Internet
9 42 (3.76%) Network Security
9 42 (3.76%) VLAN
10 41 (3.67%) NAS
10 41 (3.67%) SSL
11 40 (3.58%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (2.96%) Wireless
13 29 (2.60%) HTTP
13 29 (2.60%) Skype
14 24 (2.15%) VoIP
15 20 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (25.63%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (3.05%) MySQL
5 32 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 25 (2.24%) Big Data
8 24 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.16%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (0.99%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.79%) WinDbg
5 18 (1.61%) JIRA
6 16 (1.43%) NuGet
6 16 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.34%) Subversion
8 14 (1.25%) Vagrant
9 13 (1.16%) Selenium
10 12 (1.08%) Maven
11 9 (0.81%) gulp
11 9 (0.81%) IDA Disassembler
11 9 (0.81%) JUnit
11 9 (0.81%) OllyDbg
11 9 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.63%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.36%) NUnit
14 4 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 76 (6.81%) Finance
2 42 (3.76%) German Language
3 40 (3.58%) French Language
4 38 (3.41%) Digital Economy
5 33 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.69%) Marketing
7 29 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.42%) Retail
9 26 (2.33%) Games
10 18 (1.61%) Back Office
11 15 (1.34%) Automotive
11 15 (1.34%) Electronics
12 6 (0.54%) Advertising
12 6 (0.54%) Military
13 5 (0.45%) Banking
13 5 (0.45%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.36%) Legal
14 4 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
14 4 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 232 (20.79%) Support Engineer
2 151 (13.53%) Analyst
3 117 (10.48%) Developer
4 116 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 98 (8.78%) Security Engineer
6 90 (8.06%) IT Support
7 89 (7.97%) Support Analyst
8 83 (7.44%) Windows Engineer
9 75 (6.72%) Technical Support
10 71 (6.36%) Applications Support
11 70 (6.27%) Technical Engineer
12 67 (6.00%) IT Engineer
13 64 (5.73%) Technical Support Engineer
14 55 (4.93%) Consultant
15 53 (4.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 49 (4.39%) Administrator
17 48 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
18 44 (3.94%) Senior Security Engineer
19 43 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
19 43 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (9.14%) .NET
2 101 (9.05%) HTML
3 86 (7.71%) CSS
4 78 (6.99%) XML
5 75 (6.72%) Web Services
6 66 (5.91%) JSON
7 49 (4.39%) REST
8 48 (4.30%) ASP.NET
9 43 (3.85%) Middleware
10 37 (3.32%) SOAP
11 35 (3.14%) AngularJS
12 32 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (2.42%) jQuery
14 25 (2.24%) WCF
15 24 (2.15%) HTML5
15 24 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (2.06%) .NET Framework
16 23 (2.06%) Ajax
17 22 (1.97%) Regular Expression
18 20 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 63 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.75%) Clustering
2 53 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 52 (4.66%) Data Centre
4 41 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
6 28 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.15%) Driving Licence
8 22 (1.97%) iPad
8 22 (1.97%) Robotics
9 21 (1.88%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.52%) User Experience
12 15 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 13 (1.16%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.90%) PKI
15 10 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
16 9 (0.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 9 (0.81%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 458 (41.04%) Windows Server
2 423 (37.90%) Linux
3 221 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 216 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 210 (18.82%) Unix
6 115 (10.30%) Windows 7
7 90 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (5.38%) Solaris
9 57 (5.11%) Windows 10
10 56 (5.02%) CentOS
11 42 (3.76%) Windows 2000
12 36 (3.23%) Android
12 36 (3.23%) Apple iOS
13 29 (2.60%) Windows 8
14 27 (2.42%) Windows XP
15 23 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (1.61%) AIX
16 18 (1.61%) Mac OS X
17 15 (1.34%) HPUX
18 12 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (15.32%) ITIL
2 118 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (6.99%) Mentoring
4 66 (5.91%) High Availability
5 58 (5.20%) Analytics
6 57 (5.11%) DevOps
7 53 (4.75%) Service Delivery
8 52 (4.66%) Software Engineering
9 51 (4.57%) MVC
10 49 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (4.39%) Presales
11 48 (4.30%) OO
11 48 (4.30%) Scrum
12 47 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
13 46 (4.12%) TDD
13 46 (4.12%) Web Development
14 45 (4.03%) SIEM
15 44 (3.94%) ERP
16 42 (3.76%) Configuration Management
17 41 (3.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (20.25%) SQL
2 91 (8.15%) JavaScript
3 90 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 87 (7.80%) C#
5 77 (6.90%) Java
6 67 (6.00%) Python
7 64 (5.73%) C++
8 54 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 50 (4.48%) C
10 40 (3.58%) PHP
11 37 (3.32%) Perl
12 29 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 23 (2.06%) Ruby
14 17 (1.52%) VBScript
15 16 (1.43%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.25%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.08%) VB
18 7 (0.63%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.63%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 85 (7.62%) Degree
2 73 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (5.82%) CISSP
4 59 (5.29%) MCSE
5 57 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (4.03%) CCNA
7 38 (3.41%) Security Cleared
8 37 (3.32%) CEH
9 34 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
10 30 (2.69%) MCP
11 29 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (2.15%) GCIA
13 21 (1.88%) CCNP
14 19 (1.70%) MCSA
15 13 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
15 13 (1.16%) SC Cleared
15 13 (1.16%) Security+ Certification
16 12 (1.08%) DV Cleared
16 12 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (0.99%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.45%) SLA
2 34 (3.05%) QA
3 26 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.54%) GPG13
6 3 (0.27%) GAMP
6 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.090%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002
System Software
1 449 (40.23%) Active Directory
2 179 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (14.25%) Hyper-V
4 71 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (3.41%) vSphere
6 34 (3.05%) XenApp
7 22 (1.97%) XenServer
8 20 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (1.16%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.08%) Docker
12 11 (0.99%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.90%) KVM
13 10 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.63%) Varnish
15 7 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 75 (6.72%) SCCM
2 47 (4.21%) Puppet
3 41 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (3.58%) Backup Exec
5 33 (2.96%) WSUS
6 26 (2.33%) SCOM
7 21 (1.88%) vCenter Server
8 15 (1.34%) ZABBIX
9 14 (1.25%) Grafana
9 14 (1.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 14 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
9 14 (1.25%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.90%) Kibana
10 10 (0.90%) ThinApp
11 9 (0.81%) Ansible
11 9 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
12 8 (0.72%) Graphite
12 8 (0.72%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 394 (35.30%) Microsoft
2 313 (28.05%) VMware
3 205 (18.37%) Cisco
4 98 (8.78%) CheckPoint
5 83 (7.44%) HP
6 74 (6.63%) Palo Alto
7 71 (6.36%) Juniper
7 71 (6.36%) Oracle
8 66 (5.91%) Citrix
9 65 (5.82%) F5
10 55 (4.93%) NetApp
11 54 (4.84%) Dell
12 52 (4.66%) Blue Coat
13 40 (3.58%) Veeam
14 36 (3.23%) Crossbeam
15 34 (3.05%) Sourcefire
16 31 (2.78%) EMC
17 28 (2.51%) Apple
17 28 (2.51%) IBM
18 24 (2.15%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £4k car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Reading Football Club
Salary: From £22,500 to £23,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Morson International
Salary: £34000 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension, Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Health, Life Cover, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 basic + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7% pension / Private Health 25 - 3
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + 25% bonus + pension + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago