Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,053 1,069 1,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.49% 16.03% 17.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.52% 55.74% 60.54%
Number of salaries quoted 876 904 1,446
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £62,675 £65,000
South East median annual salary £39,584 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% -

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 1,740 1,918 2,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.59% 28.77% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,441 1,609 2,364
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,650 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -2 384 £40,000 - 50
Maidenhead -5 204 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Slough +3 120 £40,000 - 12
Bracknell -5 104 £48,500 +7.78% 14
Wokingham +2 81 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Newbury -5 63 £44,000 +10.00% 10
Windsor 0 5 £35,000 - 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 477 (45.30%) Windows Server
2 467 (44.35%) Microsoft
3 430 (40.84%) Active Directory
4 351 (33.33%) Linux
5 318 (30.20%) VMware
6 285 (27.07%) SQL
7 258 (24.50%) SQL Server
8 246 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 202 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 200 (18.99%) Office 365
11 181 (17.19%) Hyper-V
12 163 (15.48%) ITIL
13 154 (14.62%) .NET
14 146 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
15 143 (13.58%) C#
16 142 (13.49%) Firewall
17 139 (13.20%) Amazon AWS
18 136 (12.92%) Windows 10
19 134 (12.73%) IIS
20 124 (11.78%) PowerShell
21 119 (11.30%) TCP/IP
22 116 (11.02%) MS Exchange
23 114 (10.83%) JavaScript
24 113 (10.73%) WAN
25 112 (10.64%) DNS
25 112 (10.64%) DevOps
26 108 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
27 107 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
28 106 (10.07%) Citrix
29 105 (9.97%) Cisco

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
1 134 (12.73%) IIS
2 116 (11.02%) MS Exchange
3 53 (5.03%) Skype for Business
4 50 (4.75%) WebSphere
5 42 (3.99%) Apache
6 41 (3.89%) SharePoint
7 34 (3.23%) WebLogic
8 32 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 29 (2.75%) JBoss
10 21 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (1.80%) Tomcat
13 16 (1.52%) Apache Spark
14 15 (1.42%) IBM Notes
14 15 (1.42%) NServiceBus
14 15 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.66%) CMS
15 7 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 99 (9.40%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) CATIA
5 2 (0.19%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.19%) Windchill
6 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.38%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.095%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 246 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 200 (18.99%) Office 365
3 139 (13.20%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (3.13%) IaaS
5 28 (2.66%) SaaS
6 21 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (1.61%) PaaS
8 15 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.85%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.66%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.66%) npm
13 7 (0.66%) NuGet
14 6 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.38%) Datadog
15 4 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 142 (13.49%) Firewall
2 119 (11.30%) TCP/IP
3 113 (10.73%) WAN
4 112 (10.64%) DNS
5 105 (9.97%) LAN
6 85 (8.07%) DHCP
7 82 (7.79%) VPN
8 60 (5.70%) Internet
8 60 (5.70%) SAN
9 43 (4.08%) Skype
10 40 (3.80%) Wireless
11 29 (2.75%) VoIP
12 28 (2.66%) NAS
13 26 (2.47%) Intranet
14 24 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (2.18%) WLAN
16 21 (1.99%) Broadband
16 21 (1.99%) Network Security
17 20 (1.90%) Bluetooth
17 20 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 32 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (2.37%) HBase
4 25 (2.37%) MySQL
5 21 (1.99%) Big Data
6 19 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.14%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.04%) Impala
11 11 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (4.75%) Git (software)
1 50 (4.75%) Visual Studio
2 43 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 27 (2.56%) JIRA
4 17 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 16 (1.52%) Subversion
6 12 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.76%) gulp
7 8 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.66%) Ant
8 7 (0.66%) MSI
9 6 (0.57%) Selenium
9 6 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.57%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.47%) Xcode
11 4 (0.38%) AdminStudio
11 4 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.38%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.38%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 71 (6.74%) Finance
2 47 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.75%) Marketing
4 28 (2.66%) German Language
5 25 (2.37%) Games
6 24 (2.28%) Retail
7 17 (1.61%) Electronics
8 11 (1.04%) Multimedia
9 10 (0.95%) Back Office
9 10 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.66%) Banking
11 6 (0.57%) Automotive
12 5 (0.47%) Law
12 5 (0.47%) Legal
12 5 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Avionics
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
15 1 (0.095%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 159 (15.10%) Support Engineer
2 125 (11.87%) Analyst
3 123 (11.68%) IT Support
4 110 (10.45%) Developer
5 89 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 73 (6.93%) IT Engineer
7 67 (6.36%) Consultant
8 58 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 58 (5.51%) IT Support Engineer
9 57 (5.41%) .NET Developer
10 56 (5.32%) Administrator
11 49 (4.65%) Software Engineer
11 49 (4.65%) Support Analyst
12 47 (4.46%) C# Developer
13 46 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
14 45 (4.27%) Technical Support
15 40 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
16 38 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
17 37 (3.51%) Desktop Support
18 35 (3.32%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (14.62%) .NET
2 92 (8.74%) HTML
3 82 (7.79%) CSS
4 64 (6.08%) Web Services
5 52 (4.94%) ASP.NET
6 45 (4.27%) .NET Framework
7 41 (3.89%) Ajax
8 40 (3.80%) WCF
9 37 (3.51%) jQuery
10 31 (2.94%) REST
11 30 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (2.85%) HTML5
11 30 (2.85%) Middleware
12 28 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 28 (2.66%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (2.47%) JSON
14 23 (2.18%) OpenCV
15 22 (2.09%) WebSphere MQ
16 20 (1.90%) AngularJS
16 20 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.08%) Private Cloud
3 53 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 51 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (2.28%) Clustering
8 24 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (2.18%) Driving Licence
10 21 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (1.42%) Robotics
13 14 (1.33%) iSeries
13 14 (1.33%) Life Science
14 13 (1.23%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.04%) EPoS
16 10 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
17 9 (0.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 477 (45.30%) Windows Server
2 351 (33.33%) Linux
3 136 (12.92%) Windows 10
4 108 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 107 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 95 (9.02%) Windows 7
7 69 (6.55%) Unix
8 59 (5.60%) Windows 8
9 38 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (3.51%) Android
11 34 (3.23%) Apple iOS
12 32 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (2.75%) Ubuntu
14 18 (1.71%) Windows XP
15 15 (1.42%) CentOS
16 6 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.57%) VMS
17 5 (0.47%) Solaris
17 5 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (15.48%) ITIL
2 146 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (10.64%) DevOps
4 84 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
5 72 (6.84%) Problem Management
5 72 (6.84%) Scrum
6 71 (6.74%) Incident Management
6 71 (6.74%) Logistics
7 60 (5.70%) Software Engineering
7 60 (5.70%) Test Automation
8 58 (5.51%) Presales
8 58 (5.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 55 (5.22%) Service Management
10 54 (5.13%) Unit Testing
11 53 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 53 (5.03%) Project Management
12 52 (4.94%) Migration
13 50 (4.75%) MVC
14 46 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (4.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 285 (27.07%) SQL
2 143 (13.58%) C#
3 124 (11.78%) PowerShell
4 114 (10.83%) JavaScript
5 95 (9.02%) Java
6 48 (4.56%) C++
7 45 (4.27%) Python
8 36 (3.42%) C
9 27 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 24 (2.28%) T-SQL
11 21 (1.99%) Ruby
12 18 (1.71%) Embedded C++
13 16 (1.52%) Perl
14 14 (1.33%) R
15 11 (1.04%) PHP
16 10 (0.95%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.76%) VBScript
18 5 (0.47%) Scala
18 5 (0.47%) Tcl
18 5 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 98 (9.31%) Degree
2 83 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (4.75%) MCSE
4 43 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 39 (3.70%) MCSA
6 24 (2.28%) MCP
7 21 (1.99%) MCTS
8 20 (1.90%) MCITP
9 19 (1.80%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.42%) SC Cleared
13 14 (1.33%) CISSP
13 14 (1.33%) ISEB
14 13 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.95%) AWS Certification
16 8 (0.76%) CCNA
17 7 (0.66%) CISA
17 7 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.94%) QA
2 39 (3.70%) SLA
3 32 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.52%) GDPR
5 13 (1.23%) GAMP
6 10 (0.95%) PMO
6 10 (0.95%) PSD2
7 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.28%) COBIT
10 2 (0.19%) GCP
10 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.19%) WAI
11 1 (0.095%) COSHH
11 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.095%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 430 (40.84%) Active Directory
2 202 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (17.19%) Hyper-V
4 51 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (3.61%) Docker
7 27 (2.56%) XenApp
8 25 (2.37%) HDFS
9 23 (2.18%) vSphere
9 23 (2.18%) XenDesktop
10 20 (1.90%) Firmware
11 13 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.04%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.76%) Terminal Server
13 8 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.57%) Samba
16 5 (0.47%) VirtualBox
16 5 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 90 (8.55%) SCCM
2 48 (4.56%) SCOM
3 40 (3.80%) Puppet
4 24 (2.28%) vCenter Server
5 18 (1.71%) Ansible
6 15 (1.42%) Kibana
6 15 (1.42%) OPNET
6 15 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 14 (1.33%) Backup Exec
7 14 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.23%) Terraform
9 11 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.76%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.76%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.66%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.57%) Graylog
13 6 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 467 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 318 (30.20%) VMware
3 106 (10.07%) Citrix
4 105 (9.97%) Cisco
5 103 (9.78%) Oracle
6 54 (5.13%) ServiceNow
7 46 (4.37%) HP
8 36 (3.42%) BMC
9 34 (3.23%) Dell
9 34 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 32 (3.04%) Capita
11 31 (2.94%) Riverbed
12 30 (2.85%) IBM
13 29 (2.75%) CheckPoint
14 27 (2.56%) Red Hat
15 22 (2.09%) Symantec
16 19 (1.80%) Aruba
17 17 (1.61%) Apple
18 15 (1.42%) Lotus
18 15 (1.42%) Salesforce.com