Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 99 266 380
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.16% 13.43% 16.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.74% 65.36% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 94 235 324
Median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,550 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £59,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +5.26%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 163 407 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.32% 20.55% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 120 360 364
Median annual salary £48,000 £40,750 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.79% +2.52% +20.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +2.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows in Buckinghamshire

Windows
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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
Milton Keynes -3 55 £48,500 +38.57% 9
Bletchley -3 14 - -
High Wycombe 0 12 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Gerrards Cross - 5 £21,500 - 1
Aylesbury +5 3 £25,750 -14.17% 2
Amersham +18 1 £52,500 +75.00%
Marlow +4 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Chesham +1 1 £45,000 +36.36%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 71 (71.72%) Office 365
2 64 (64.65%) Microsoft
3 42 (42.42%) Azure
4 41 (41.41%) Firewall
5 36 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 35 (35.35%) Windows Server
7 29 (29.29%) GDPR
7 29 (29.29%) ITIL
8 27 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 23 (23.23%) AWS
9 23 (23.23%) DevOps
10 20 (20.20%) Infrastructure as Code
11 19 (19.19%) Digital Economy
11 19 (19.19%) SCCM
12 18 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (18.18%) VMware
13 17 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (17.17%) Mobile Device Management
14 16 (16.16%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (15.15%) SharePoint
15 15 (15.15%) VPN
15 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Intune
16 14 (14.14%) SLA
16 14 (14.14%) Project Delivery
17 13 (13.13%) TCP/IP
17 13 (13.13%) Linux
17 13 (13.13%) Service Management
17 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (13.13%) Problem Management

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 27 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.02%) Documentum
3 2 (2.02%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 71 (71.72%) Office 365
2 42 (42.42%) Azure
3 23 (23.23%) AWS
4 12 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (9.09%) OneDrive
6 5 (5.05%) SaaS
7 2 (2.02%) Cloudflare
7 2 (2.02%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.01%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 41 (41.41%) Firewall
2 15 (15.15%) VPN
3 13 (13.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.06%) DHCP
4 6 (6.06%) DNS
4 6 (6.06%) SAN
5 5 (5.05%) Bluetooth
5 5 (5.05%) Ethernet
5 5 (5.05%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.03%) Skype
6 3 (3.03%) VLAN
7 2 (2.02%) IPsec
7 2 (2.02%) LAN
7 2 (2.02%) SNMP
7 2 (2.02%) WAN
7 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.02%) Wireless
8 1 (1.01%) Internet
8 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.01%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) MySQL
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.01%) GIS
3 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) Subversion
3 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.04%) JIRA
5 2 (2.02%) GDB
5 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (19.19%) Digital Economy
2 9 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.08%) Electronics
4 7 (7.07%) Games
5 5 (5.05%) Finance
5 5 (5.05%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.03%) Fire and Rescue
7 3 (3.03%) Legal
7 3 (3.03%) Local Government
7 3 (3.03%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Analyst
2 21 (21.21%) Service Analyst
3 20 (20.20%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (17.17%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (12.12%) IT Support
8 10 (10.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) IT Support Technician
11 6 (6.06%) IT Technician
11 6 (6.06%) Office 365 Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Support Technician
11 6 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (5.05%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) .NET
1 3 (3.03%) .NET Core
1 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
1 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
1 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (3.03%) CSS
1 3 (3.03%) CSS3
1 3 (3.03%) Entity Framework
1 3 (3.03%) HTML
1 3 (3.03%) HTML5
1 3 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (3.03%) Vue.js
2 2 (2.02%) SignalR
2 2 (2.02%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.05%) ASIC
2 5 (5.05%) CPLD
2 5 (5.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.03%) Blog
4 3 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.35%) Windows Server
2 13 (13.13%) Linux
2 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (3.03%) Unix
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) ITIL
2 23 (23.23%) DevOps
3 20 (20.20%) Infrastructure as Code
4 18 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (17.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 16 (16.16%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (14.14%) Project Delivery
9 13 (13.13%) Problem Management
9 13 (13.13%) Service Management
10 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.11%) Asset Management
11 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 11 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (11.11%) Load Balancing
12 10 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (10.10%) Incident Management
13 9 (9.09%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.10%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) C#
3 7 (7.07%) C++
4 5 (5.05%) Assembly Language
4 5 (5.05%) C
5 3 (3.03%) Perl
5 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.03%) Python
5 3 (3.03%) Ruby
5 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.04%) MCSE
4 3 (3.03%) MCSA
5 2 (2.02%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.02%) Degree
5 2 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.01%) CCA
6 1 (1.01%) CCNP
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.01%) MCITP
6 1 (1.01%) MCP
6 1 (1.01%) MCTS
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.29%) GDPR
2 14 (14.14%) SLA
3 9 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (5.05%) Firmware
4 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.03%) Docker
6 1 (1.01%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (19.19%) SCCM
2 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.06%) Terraform
4 4 (4.04%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.01%) Ansible
5 1 (1.01%) CloudHub
5 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.01%) Packer
Vendors
1 64 (64.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Cisco
4 10 (10.10%) Citrix
4 10 (10.10%) Meraki
5 9 (9.09%) Forcepoint
6 5 (5.05%) Altera
6 5 (5.05%) Perforce
6 5 (5.05%) Xilinx
7 4 (4.04%) Oracle
8 3 (3.03%) SAP
8 3 (3.03%) Splunk
9 2 (2.02%) EMC
9 2 (2.02%) Google
9 2 (2.02%) Sophos
9 2 (2.02%) Telerik
10 1 (1.01%) Apple
10 1 (1.01%) Juniper
10 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.01%) Symantec