Period
to 20 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 982 1,271 1,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.55% 16.68% 16.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.63% 59.78% 62.65%
Number of salaries quoted 820 1,085 1,633
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 1,831 2,126 2,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.12% 27.90% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,738 2,521
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 February 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 February 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 -5 399 £42,500 - 62
Maidenhead 0 144 £50,000 - 17
Bracknell -5 108 £40,000 - 16
Slough -7 84 £33,000 -12.00% 10
Newbury +11 66 £44,000 +18.92% 8
Wokingham +3 50 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Windsor +11 17 £40,000 -25.23% 2
Hungerford +4 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Ascot -27 2 £50,000 +100.00%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 410 (41.75%) Windows Server
2 350 (35.64%) Linux
3 347 (35.34%) Active Directory
4 342 (34.83%) Microsoft
5 280 (28.51%) SQL
6 268 (27.29%) SQL Server
7 257 (26.17%) VMware
8 179 (18.23%) Cisco
9 172 (17.52%) ITIL
10 164 (16.70%) Unix
11 154 (15.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 153 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 141 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
14 139 (14.15%) Hyper-V
15 137 (13.95%) MS Exchange
16 131 (13.34%) Firewall
17 124 (12.63%) Office 365
18 121 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
19 118 (12.02%) Oracle
20 117 (11.91%) .NET
20 117 (11.91%) C#
21 116 (11.81%) Degree
22 108 (11.00%) Python
23 106 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
24 105 (10.69%) PowerShell
25 103 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
26 101 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
27 92 (9.37%) Java
28 91 (9.27%) JavaScript
28 91 (9.27%) TCP/IP

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
1 137 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 79 (8.04%) IIS
3 58 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (4.28%) WebSphere
5 34 (3.46%) WebLogic
6 33 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (2.95%) SharePoint
8 28 (2.85%) Apache
8 28 (2.85%) JBoss
9 19 (1.93%) Skype for Business
10 18 (1.83%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.92%) Confluence
13 9 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.61%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 103 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.81%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.10%) Maximo
3 1 (0.10%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 153 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (12.63%) Office 365
3 121 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (4.48%) SaaS
5 11 (1.12%) IaaS
6 9 (0.92%) PaaS
7 7 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.71%) npm
8 6 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.41%) GitHub
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.31%) G Suite
10 3 (0.31%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.31%) Slack
11 2 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.20%) Route 53
11 2 (0.20%) Serverless
11 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (13.34%) Firewall
2 91 (9.27%) TCP/IP
3 87 (8.86%) WAN
4 83 (8.45%) DNS
5 77 (7.84%) LAN
6 70 (7.13%) DHCP
7 53 (5.40%) Internet
8 47 (4.79%) SAN
9 46 (4.68%) VPN
10 28 (2.85%) Wireless
11 22 (2.24%) Skype
12 20 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (1.83%) Intranet
14 17 (1.73%) FTP
14 17 (1.73%) Wireshark
15 16 (1.63%) VLAN
16 15 (1.53%) MPLS
17 14 (1.43%) BGP
17 14 (1.43%) NAS
17 14 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (27.29%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.09%) Oracle Database
3 28 (2.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 26 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 25 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.14%) HBase
8 20 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 20 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.73%) MySQL
10 16 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (1.43%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.71%) Big Data
15 7 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (5.40%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.83%) Selenium
5 16 (1.63%) JMeter
5 16 (1.63%) Subversion
5 16 (1.63%) WebDriver
6 13 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.22%) JIRA
8 11 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.81%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.71%) gulp
10 7 (0.71%) Maven
10 7 (0.71%) NuGet
11 6 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.51%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.41%) Ant
13 4 (0.41%) GitLab
14 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (5.60%) Finance
2 43 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.26%) Marketing
4 30 (3.05%) Retail
5 25 (2.55%) French Language
6 24 (2.44%) German Language
7 18 (1.83%) Games
8 13 (1.32%) Advertising
9 11 (1.12%) Banking
9 11 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.92%) Billing
12 8 (0.81%) Electronics
13 4 (0.41%) Law
13 4 (0.41%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.20%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.10%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 143 (14.56%) Support Engineer
2 142 (14.46%) Analyst
3 137 (13.95%) Developer
4 98 (9.98%) IT Support
5 76 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 71 (7.23%) .NET Developer
7 65 (6.62%) Support Analyst
8 58 (5.91%) Administrator
9 57 (5.80%) Technical Support
10 53 (5.40%) IT Engineer
11 48 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 46 (4.68%) Applications Support
13 43 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
13 43 (4.38%) Windows Engineer
14 42 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (4.18%) Senior Developer
16 39 (3.97%) IT Support Engineer
16 39 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
17 38 (3.87%) Architect
17 38 (3.87%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (11.91%) .NET
2 90 (9.16%) HTML
3 85 (8.66%) CSS
4 57 (5.80%) Web Services
5 51 (5.19%) ASP.NET
6 45 (4.58%) JSON
7 43 (4.38%) .NET Framework
8 42 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (4.28%) jQuery
9 40 (4.07%) Middleware
10 39 (3.97%) REST
11 37 (3.77%) Ajax
12 35 (3.56%) Node.js
12 35 (3.56%) XML
13 31 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (2.55%) Entity Framework
14 25 (2.55%) WCF
15 23 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (2.24%) WinForms
17 21 (2.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.13%) Computer Science
2 57 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.07%) Clustering
4 38 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 20 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 15 (1.53%) Fintech
9 13 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.32%) EPoS
10 12 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.22%) PKI
11 11 (1.12%) Replication
12 10 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
13 8 (0.81%) Life Science
13 8 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
14 7 (0.71%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 410 (41.75%) Windows Server
2 350 (35.64%) Linux
3 164 (16.70%) Unix
4 154 (15.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 106 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (7.33%) Windows 10
7 71 (7.23%) Windows 7
8 55 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (3.26%) CentOS
11 30 (3.05%) Android
12 27 (2.75%) Apple iOS
13 26 (2.65%) Solaris
14 25 (2.55%) Windows 8
15 21 (2.14%) Windows 2000
16 20 (2.04%) Windows XP
17 19 (1.93%) Ubuntu
18 10 (1.02%) Debian
19 8 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
19 8 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (17.52%) ITIL
2 141 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (8.55%) DevOps
4 69 (7.03%) OO
5 58 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (5.80%) MVC
7 53 (5.40%) Test Automation
8 52 (5.30%) Migration
8 52 (5.30%) Project Management
9 51 (5.19%) TDD
10 44 (4.48%) High Availability
11 42 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 40 (4.07%) Presales
13 39 (3.97%) Scrum
14 37 (3.77%) ERP
15 36 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
15 36 (3.67%) Change Management
16 35 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (3.36%) Problem Management
17 33 (3.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 280 (28.51%) SQL
2 117 (11.91%) C#
3 108 (11.00%) Python
4 105 (10.69%) PowerShell
5 92 (9.37%) Java
6 91 (9.27%) JavaScript
7 58 (5.91%) Bash Shell
8 42 (4.28%) Perl
9 41 (4.18%) C++
10 31 (3.16%) Ruby
11 29 (2.95%) C
12 21 (2.14%) PHP
13 20 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.83%) R
15 17 (1.73%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.53%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.12%) VBScript
18 10 (1.02%) COBOL
18 10 (1.02%) VB
19 8 (0.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 116 (11.81%) Degree
2 60 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (3.46%) MCSA
5 30 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (2.95%) AWS Certification
7 27 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (2.55%) Security Cleared
9 24 (2.44%) MCSE
10 23 (2.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (2.24%) CCNA
12 18 (1.83%) Master's Degree
13 14 (1.43%) MCITP
13 14 (1.43%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.22%) A+ Certification
15 11 (1.12%) CISSP
15 11 (1.12%) JNCIA
16 10 (1.02%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.02%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.50%) QA
2 27 (2.75%) SLA
3 24 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.92%) PMO
5 7 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.61%) GAMP
7 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.41%) GDPR
8 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.20%) COBIT
10 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.10%) COSHH
11 1 (0.10%) GCP
11 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 347 (35.34%) Active Directory
2 139 (14.15%) Hyper-V
3 101 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (2.55%) Docker
6 23 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (2.14%) HDFS
8 14 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.12%) vSphere
9 11 (1.12%) XenApp
10 10 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.92%) NFS
11 9 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.81%) Firmware
12 8 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.71%) KVM
13 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.71%) Samba
14 6 (0.61%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 66 (6.72%) SCCM
2 53 (5.40%) Puppet
3 45 (4.58%) Ansible
4 43 (4.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 35 (3.56%) Backup Exec
6 29 (2.95%) SCOM
7 25 (2.55%) vCenter Server
8 24 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 23 (2.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 22 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (2.14%) Terraform
12 17 (1.73%) NetBackup
13 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
13 10 (1.02%) Nagios
14 9 (0.92%) OPNET
15 8 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (0.81%) TIBCO Hawk
16 7 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
17 6 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
18 5 (0.51%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 342 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 257 (26.17%) VMware
3 179 (18.23%) Cisco
4 118 (12.02%) Oracle
5 68 (6.92%) Juniper
6 64 (6.52%) Citrix
7 57 (5.80%) Symantec
8 55 (5.60%) F5
9 50 (5.09%) Red Hat
10 45 (4.58%) CheckPoint
11 44 (4.48%) HP
12 35 (3.56%) IBM
13 28 (2.85%) Palo Alto
14 27 (2.75%) Veritas
15 26 (2.65%) Apple
16 25 (2.55%) Forcepoint
17 24 (2.44%) Blue Coat
18 23 (2.34%) Altiris
18 23 (2.34%) Crossbeam
18 23 (2.34%) Sourcefire