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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South East / Berkshire
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 565 834 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.83% 16.85% 17.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.61% 64.06% 67.16%
Number of salaries quoted 479 729 750
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,494 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,150
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

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 998 1302 1431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.72% 26.30% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1148 1107
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 £60,000
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 27 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 27 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 -4 206 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Maidenhead +2 78 £50,000 -6.97% 12
Slough +9 65 £37,500 +5.63% 8
Bracknell -6 60 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wokingham -1 32 £37,000 -1.33% 3
Newbury -2 20 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Hungerford -5 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Windsor -20 4 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Ascot -12 2 £60,000 +106.89%
Thatcham +3 1 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 528 (42.72%) Windows Server
2 519 (41.99%) Linux
3 508 (41.10%) Active Directory
4 420 (33.98%) Microsoft
5 404 (32.69%) VMware
6 294 (23.79%) SQL Server
7 276 (22.33%) Firewall
8 262 (21.20%) SQL
9 243 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 238 (19.26%) Cisco
11 228 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 226 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 225 (18.20%) Unix
14 198 (16.02%) TCP/IP
15 182 (14.72%) MS Excel
16 181 (14.64%) Hyper-V
17 180 (14.56%) ITIL
18 165 (13.35%) DNS
19 158 (12.78%) Office 365
20 153 (12.38%) Windows 7
21 146 (11.81%) MS Exchange
22 128 (10.36%) Degree
23 121 (9.79%) .NET
24 112 (9.06%) SAN
25 111 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
26 107 (8.66%) CheckPoint
26 107 (8.66%) LAN
27 102 (8.25%) Java
27 102 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
28 101 (8.17%) Amazon AWS

Windows
Top Related 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
1 146 (11.81%) MS Exchange
2 86 (6.96%) IIS
3 76 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 60 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 57 (4.61%) Apache
7 51 (4.13%) Skype for Business
8 42 (3.40%) WebLogic
9 40 (3.24%) Tomcat
10 29 (2.35%) SharePoint
11 24 (1.94%) JBoss
12 18 (1.46%) WebSphere
13 17 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (0.73%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.65%) IBM Domino
16 8 (0.65%) nginx
17 7 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 182 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.31%) MS Office
3 7 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.32%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.24%) MS Project
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.97%) 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%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 158 (12.78%) Office 365
2 111 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.07%) SaaS
5 35 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (2.18%) 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 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.24%) Yammer
12 2 (0.16%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 276 (22.33%) Firewall
2 198 (16.02%) TCP/IP
3 165 (13.35%) DNS
4 112 (9.06%) SAN
5 107 (8.66%) LAN
6 94 (7.61%) DHCP
6 94 (7.61%) VPN
7 85 (6.88%) WAN
8 64 (5.18%) Network Security
9 47 (3.80%) Internet
9 47 (3.80%) NAS
9 47 (3.80%) VLAN
10 45 (3.64%) SSL
11 43 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (3.07%) Wireless
13 35 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
14 30 (2.43%) HTTP
15 29 (2.35%) Skype
16 24 (1.94%) VoIP
17 19 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 46 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (3.16%) Big Data
5 37 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 36 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (2.67%) MySQL
7 33 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 28 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.13%) InfluxDB
12 14 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
12 14 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 29 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.54%) JIRA
5 16 (1.29%) JUnit
5 16 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.21%) Maven
7 12 (0.97%) WinDbg
8 11 (0.89%) 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 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.32%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.32%) NSubstitute
13 4 (0.32%) NUnit
13 4 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.32%) WebLOAD
General
1 85 (6.88%) Finance
2 67 (5.42%) German Language
3 53 (4.29%) French Language
4 38 (3.07%) Games
5 35 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.02%) Marketing
7 25 (2.02%) Retail
8 14 (1.13%) Automotive
8 14 (1.13%) Spanish Language
9 12 (0.97%) Electronics
9 12 (0.97%) Italian Language
10 9 (0.73%) Advertising
10 9 (0.73%) Back Office
10 9 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
11 8 (0.65%) Banking
11 8 (0.65%) Legal
12 6 (0.49%) Law
13 5 (0.40%) Publishing
14 3 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 293 (23.71%) Support Engineer
2 135 (10.92%) Analyst
3 128 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 115 (9.30%) Developer
5 105 (8.50%) Security Engineer
6 104 (8.41%) Technical Support
7 98 (7.93%) IT Support
8 91 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
9 89 (7.20%) Technical Engineer
10 85 (6.88%) Technical Support Engineer
11 75 (6.07%) Applications Support
11 75 (6.07%) Support Analyst
12 71 (5.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 69 (5.58%) IT Engineer
14 64 (5.18%) Consultant
15 57 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
16 54 (4.37%) Windows Support Engineer
17 51 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
17 51 (4.13%) Linux Engineer
18 48 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (9.79%) .NET
2 87 (7.04%) HTML
3 73 (5.91%) CSS
4 70 (5.66%) XML
5 66 (5.34%) Web Services
6 53 (4.29%) JSON
6 53 (4.29%) Middleware
7 40 (3.24%) ASP.NET
8 34 (2.75%) REST
9 29 (2.35%) jQuery
9 29 (2.35%) WCF
10 28 (2.27%) AngularJS
11 27 (2.18%) Node.js
11 27 (2.18%) SOAP
12 26 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
13 21 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
15 17 (1.38%) Ajax
15 17 (1.38%) Regular Expression
15 17 (1.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.58%) Data Centre
3 68 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 56 (4.53%) Management Information System
5 54 (4.37%) Clustering
6 28 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.18%) Driving Licence
8 26 (2.10%) iPad
9 25 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 24 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
11 22 (1.78%) PKI
11 22 (1.78%) Robotics
12 20 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 20 (1.62%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (0.97%) Life Science
15 11 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.89%) Replication
16 10 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
17 9 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 528 (42.72%) Windows Server
2 519 (41.99%) Linux
3 243 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 226 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 225 (18.20%) Unix
6 153 (12.38%) Windows 7
7 100 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 70 (5.66%) CentOS
9 69 (5.58%) Solaris
10 59 (4.77%) Windows 10
11 54 (4.37%) Windows 8
12 51 (4.13%) Windows 2000
13 39 (3.16%) Windows XP
14 25 (2.02%) Android
14 25 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (1.94%) Apple iOS
16 20 (1.62%) AIX
17 19 (1.54%) Mac OS X
18 18 (1.46%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (14.56%) ITIL
2 102 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (5.66%) Mentoring
4 65 (5.26%) High Availability
5 62 (5.02%) Presales
6 57 (4.61%) Data Protection
6 57 (4.61%) Service Delivery
7 56 (4.53%) Risk Management
8 55 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (4.45%) Information Security
9 54 (4.37%) Software Engineering
10 51 (4.13%) DevOps
11 50 (4.05%) Analytics
11 50 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (4.05%) ERP
12 49 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
13 44 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 44 (3.56%) Problem Management
14 43 (3.48%) Identity Management
14 43 (3.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 262 (21.20%) SQL
2 102 (8.25%) Java
3 89 (7.20%) JavaScript
4 81 (6.55%) PowerShell
5 77 (6.23%) Bash Shell
6 73 (5.91%) C#
7 70 (5.66%) Python
8 53 (4.29%) C
9 47 (3.80%) C++
9 47 (3.80%) PHP
10 42 (3.40%) Shell Script
11 37 (2.99%) Perl
12 24 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.54%) VB
14 16 (1.29%) VBScript
15 13 (1.05%) Ruby
16 8 (0.65%) Groovy
16 8 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.49%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 128 (10.36%) Degree
2 100 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (6.23%) MCSE
4 65 (5.26%) CISSP
5 64 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (4.21%) CCNA
7 46 (3.72%) CEH
8 43 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (2.51%) Security Cleared
10 30 (2.43%) MCSA
11 29 (2.35%) MCP
12 28 (2.27%) GCIA
13 27 (2.18%) CCNP
14 22 (1.78%) MCITP
15 11 (0.89%) CCSP
15 11 (0.89%) MCTS
15 11 (0.89%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.81%) AWS Certification
16 10 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
16 10 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.23%) SLA
2 27 (2.18%) QA
3 21 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.81%) GAMP
6 5 (0.40%) 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
1 508 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 228 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (14.64%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.88%) VMware ESX
5 39 (3.16%) vSphere
6 30 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (2.18%) XenApp
8 25 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (1.46%) XenServer
10 12 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.89%) HDFS
12 10 (0.81%) Docker
12 10 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.73%) KVM
13 9 (0.73%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (0.65%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.65%) Samba
15 6 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 84 (6.80%) SCCM
2 47 (3.80%) Puppet
3 36 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (2.83%) Backup Exec
5 27 (2.18%) WSUS
6 25 (2.02%) Grafana
7 24 (1.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 24 (1.94%) SCOM
8 18 (1.46%) vMotion
9 16 (1.29%) Nessus
10 14 (1.13%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.05%) Graphite
11 13 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
12 12 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
13 11 (0.89%) Kibana
13 11 (0.89%) ThinApp
14 9 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.57%) Ansible
15 7 (0.57%) ZABBIX
16 6 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 420 (33.98%) Microsoft
2 404 (32.69%) VMware
3 238 (19.26%) Cisco
4 107 (8.66%) CheckPoint
5 89 (7.20%) Oracle
6 82 (6.63%) Palo Alto
7 79 (6.39%) HP
8 72 (5.83%) Citrix
9 69 (5.58%) Juniper
10 61 (4.94%) NetApp
11 59 (4.77%) F5
12 55 (4.45%) Blue Coat
13 44 (3.56%) Crossbeam
13 44 (3.56%) Sourcefire
14 42 (3.40%) Dell
15 41 (3.32%) IBM
16 38 (3.07%) Veeam
17 33 (2.67%) Red Hat
18 30 (2.43%) Sun
19 27 (2.18%) Apple
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