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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 563 847 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.70% 16.89% 17.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.04% 63.92% 67.16%
Number of salaries quoted 481 741 739
Median salary £42,925 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 987 1325 1413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.28% 26.42% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1170 1094
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -4 204 £40,000 -11.11% 32
Maidenhead +2 79 £49,250 -8.37% 12
Slough +12 63 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Bracknell -3 60 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wokingham 0 31 £37,000 -2.63% 3
Newbury -4 20 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Hungerford -5 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Windsor -21 4 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Ascot -12 2 £60,000 +106.89%
Thatcham +3 1 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 526 (42.80%) Windows Server
2 514 (41.82%) Linux
3 503 (40.93%) Active Directory
4 419 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 399 (32.47%) VMware
6 292 (23.76%) SQL Server
7 272 (22.13%) Firewall
8 258 (20.99%) SQL
9 240 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 238 (19.37%) Cisco
11 223 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 223 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 222 (18.06%) Unix
13 193 (15.70%) TCP/IP
14 181 (14.73%) MS Excel
14 181 (14.73%) Hyper-V
15 179 (14.56%) ITIL
16 165 (13.43%) DNS
17 161 (13.10%) Office 365
18 154 (12.53%) Windows 7
19 145 (11.80%) MS Exchange
20 127 (10.33%) Degree
21 120 (9.76%) .NET
22 112 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
23 111 (9.03%) SAN
24 105 (8.54%) CheckPoint
24 105 (8.54%) LAN
25 104 (8.46%) Java
26 103 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
27 102 (8.30%) Amazon AWS

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
1 145 (11.80%) MS Exchange
2 86 (7.00%) IIS
3 77 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 60 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 56 (4.56%) Apache
7 51 (4.15%) Skype for Business
8 40 (3.25%) WebLogic
9 39 (3.17%) Tomcat
10 28 (2.28%) SharePoint
11 23 (1.87%) JBoss
12 17 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (1.30%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.65%) IBM Domino
15 8 (0.65%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.65%) nginx
16 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 181 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 79 (6.43%) MS Office
3 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.33%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.24%) MS Project
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.49%) Eloqua
2 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 161 (13.10%) Office 365
2 112 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.93%) SaaS
5 35 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (2.20%) IaaS
7 10 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.81%) PaaS
8 8 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.49%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.49%) Responsys
9 6 (0.49%) Taleo
10 5 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.24%) Yammer
12 2 (0.16%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 272 (22.13%) Firewall
2 193 (15.70%) TCP/IP
3 165 (13.43%) DNS
4 111 (9.03%) SAN
5 105 (8.54%) LAN
6 93 (7.57%) DHCP
6 93 (7.57%) VPN
7 83 (6.75%) WAN
8 64 (5.21%) Network Security
9 47 (3.82%) Internet
10 46 (3.74%) NAS
11 45 (3.66%) SSL
11 45 (3.66%) VLAN
12 43 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (3.09%) Wireless
14 34 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
15 29 (2.36%) HTTP
15 29 (2.36%) Skype
16 24 (1.95%) VoIP
17 19 (1.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.74%) Relational Database
2 46 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.25%) Big Data
4 37 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 36 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (2.69%) MySQL
6 33 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 28 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.14%) InfluxDB
11 14 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 14 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 29 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.46%) JIRA
5 17 (1.38%) JUnit
6 16 (1.30%) Maven
6 16 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.06%) WinDbg
8 11 (0.90%) Subversion
9 8 (0.65%) NuGet
9 8 (0.65%) Selenium
9 8 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (0.57%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.49%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.33%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.33%) NSubstitute
13 4 (0.33%) NUnit
13 4 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.33%) WebLOAD
General
1 82 (6.67%) Finance
2 64 (5.21%) German Language
3 51 (4.15%) French Language
4 37 (3.01%) Games
5 35 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.03%) Marketing
8 23 (1.87%) Retail
9 14 (1.14%) Automotive
10 12 (0.98%) Electronics
10 12 (0.98%) Italian Language
10 12 (0.98%) Spanish Language
11 9 (0.73%) Back Office
12 8 (0.65%) Advertising
12 8 (0.65%) Banking
12 8 (0.65%) Legal
12 8 (0.65%) Portuguese Language
13 6 (0.49%) Law
14 5 (0.41%) Publishing
15 4 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 286 (23.27%) Support Engineer
2 134 (10.90%) Analyst
3 130 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 116 (9.44%) Developer
5 102 (8.30%) Technical Support
6 100 (8.14%) Security Engineer
7 96 (7.81%) IT Support
8 88 (7.16%) Windows Engineer
9 87 (7.08%) Technical Engineer
10 83 (6.75%) Technical Support Engineer
11 74 (6.02%) Applications Support
12 73 (5.94%) Support Analyst
13 71 (5.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 67 (5.45%) IT Engineer
15 65 (5.29%) Consultant
16 57 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
17 53 (4.31%) Windows Support Engineer
18 50 (4.07%) IT Support Engineer
19 48 (3.91%) 1st Line Support
19 48 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (9.76%) .NET
2 88 (7.16%) HTML
3 75 (6.10%) CSS
4 70 (5.70%) XML
5 64 (5.21%) Web Services
6 54 (4.39%) JSON
7 52 (4.23%) Middleware
8 39 (3.17%) ASP.NET
9 36 (2.93%) REST
10 29 (2.36%) AngularJS
10 29 (2.36%) jQuery
11 28 (2.28%) SOAP
11 28 (2.28%) WCF
12 27 (2.20%) Node.js
12 27 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
13 21 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
15 17 (1.38%) Ajax
15 17 (1.38%) Regular Expression
15 17 (1.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.70%) Data Centre
3 67 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 56 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 55 (4.48%) Clustering
6 28 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.12%) iPad
8 25 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 24 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
9 24 (1.95%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.79%) PKI
10 22 (1.79%) Robotics
11 20 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (0.98%) Life Science
14 11 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.90%) Replication
15 10 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 526 (42.80%) Windows Server
2 514 (41.82%) Linux
3 240 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 223 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 222 (18.06%) Unix
6 154 (12.53%) Windows 7
7 98 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 70 (5.70%) CentOS
9 67 (5.45%) Solaris
10 60 (4.88%) Windows 10
11 54 (4.39%) Windows 8
12 49 (3.99%) Windows 2000
13 38 (3.09%) Windows XP
14 25 (2.03%) Android
15 24 (1.95%) Apple iOS
16 23 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (1.63%) AIX
18 19 (1.55%) Mac OS X
19 17 (1.38%) Mac OS
20 12 (0.98%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (14.56%) ITIL
2 103 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (5.61%) Mentoring
4 66 (5.37%) High Availability
5 60 (4.88%) Presales
6 57 (4.64%) Service Delivery
7 56 (4.56%) Data Protection
8 55 (4.48%) Risk Management
9 54 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (4.39%) Information Security
9 54 (4.39%) Software Engineering
10 51 (4.15%) Analytics
10 51 (4.15%) DevOps
11 50 (4.07%) Cybersecurity
12 49 (3.99%) ERP
12 49 (3.99%) Kalman Filter
13 45 (3.66%) OO
14 44 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
14 44 (3.58%) Problem Management
15 43 (3.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 258 (20.99%) SQL
2 104 (8.46%) Java
3 90 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 80 (6.51%) PowerShell
5 75 (6.10%) Bash Shell
6 71 (5.78%) C#
7 70 (5.70%) Python
8 55 (4.48%) C
9 48 (3.91%) C++
9 48 (3.91%) PHP
10 42 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 37 (3.01%) Perl
12 24 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.46%) VB
14 16 (1.30%) VBScript
15 14 (1.14%) Ruby
16 8 (0.65%) Groovy
16 8 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.49%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 127 (10.33%) Degree
2 96 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (6.02%) MCSE
4 65 (5.29%) CISSP
5 63 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (4.15%) CCNA
7 45 (3.66%) CEH
8 41 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (2.52%) Security Cleared
10 30 (2.44%) MCSA
11 28 (2.28%) GCIA
11 28 (2.28%) MCP
12 27 (2.20%) CCNP
13 21 (1.71%) MCITP
14 11 (0.90%) CCSP
14 11 (0.90%) SC Cleared
15 10 (0.81%) AWS Certification
15 10 (0.81%) MCTS
16 9 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.18%) SLA
2 27 (2.20%) QA
3 20 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.81%) GAMP
6 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.16%) PMO
9 1 (0.081%) COBIT
9 1 (0.081%) COSO
9 1 (0.081%) GPG13
9 1 (0.081%) HL7
9 1 (0.081%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.081%) SDET
System Software
1 503 (40.93%) Active Directory
2 223 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (14.73%) Hyper-V
4 50 (4.07%) VMware ESX
5 38 (3.09%) vSphere
6 30 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (2.20%) XenApp
8 25 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.38%) XenServer
10 13 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 12 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.81%) Docker
12 10 (0.81%) HDFS
12 10 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.73%) KVM
14 8 (0.65%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.65%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.57%) Samba
16 6 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 85 (6.92%) SCCM
2 47 (3.82%) Puppet
3 36 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (2.85%) Backup Exec
5 27 (2.20%) WSUS
6 25 (2.03%) Grafana
7 24 (1.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 24 (1.95%) SCOM
8 18 (1.46%) vMotion
9 15 (1.22%) Nessus
10 14 (1.14%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.06%) Graphite
11 13 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
12 12 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
13 11 (0.90%) Kibana
13 11 (0.90%) ThinApp
14 9 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.57%) Ansible
15 7 (0.57%) ZABBIX
16 6 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 419 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 399 (32.47%) VMware
3 238 (19.37%) Cisco
4 105 (8.54%) CheckPoint
5 87 (7.08%) Oracle
6 80 (6.51%) HP
6 80 (6.51%) Palo Alto
7 73 (5.94%) Citrix
8 67 (5.45%) Juniper
9 61 (4.96%) NetApp
10 57 (4.64%) F5
11 53 (4.31%) Blue Coat
12 43 (3.50%) Dell
13 42 (3.42%) Crossbeam
13 42 (3.42%) Sourcefire
14 41 (3.34%) IBM
15 38 (3.09%) Veeam
16 31 (2.52%) Red Hat
17 29 (2.36%) Sun
18 27 (2.20%) Apple
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