Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 4 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 80 183 126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Guildford 15.33% 19.83% 14.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.21% 53.51% 58.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74 168 122
Median annual salary £30,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% -9.38% +23.08%
10th Percentile £23,000 £19,250 £23,525
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,000 £65,000
Surrey median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -

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 Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Guildford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 95 342 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 18.20% 37.05% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 86 314 199
Median annual salary £32,250 £40,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.86% -9.44% +28.57%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,475 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,250
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Guildford

Windows
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Windows in Guildford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Guildford

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Guildford over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 47 (58.75%) Windows 10
2 46 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 33 (41.25%) Active Directory
3 33 (41.25%) Office 365
3 33 (41.25%) Windows 7
4 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
5 19 (23.75%) VMware
6 16 (20.00%) Citrix
7 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
8 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (15.00%) SCCM
9 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (15.00%) SLA
10 11 (13.75%) Firewall
10 11 (13.75%) Linux
10 11 (13.75%) MCSE
10 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (13.75%) Windows 8
11 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
12 9 (11.25%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 7 (8.75%) DHCP
14 7 (8.75%) VPN
14 7 (8.75%) DNS

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 33 (41.25%) Office 365
2 7 (8.75%) Azure
3 5 (6.25%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Firewall
2 7 (8.75%) DHCP
2 7 (8.75%) DNS
2 7 (8.75%) VPN
3 5 (6.25%) VoIP
3 5 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.50%) Skype
7 1 (1.25%) LAN
7 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.25%) VLAN
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
1 5 (6.25%) Legal
2 4 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) IT Support
3 13 (16.25%) IT Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 8 (10.00%) IT Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (8.75%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) Administrator
11 5 (6.25%) IT Manager
11 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) EPoS
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.75%) Windows 10
2 33 (41.25%) Windows 7
3 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.75%) Linux
5 11 (13.75%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (3.75%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.25%) CentOS
8 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.25%) Service Management
7 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.00%) Decision-Making
7 4 (5.00%) Migration
7 4 (5.00%) Project Delivery
7 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.75%) PLM
8 3 (3.75%) Project Management
9 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.50%) ITSM
9 2 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.50%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) C#
3 5 (6.25%) C++
4 4 (5.00%) C
4 4 (5.00%) Java
5 3 (3.75%) Go
5 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.75%) VB
5 3 (3.75%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) MCSE
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CEH
5 1 (1.25%) CISA
5 1 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) PMO
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 33 (41.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.50%) XenApp
4 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.50%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.25%) AppManager
4 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Rancher
4 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.75%) VMware
3 16 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (7.50%) Dell
5 5 (6.25%) HP
5 5 (6.25%) Ivanti
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 4 (5.00%) McAfee
6 4 (5.00%) Symantec
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle
7 3 (3.75%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) Apple
8 1 (1.25%) iManage
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) Webroot
8 1 (1.25%) Zscaler