The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 21 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 19.63% 17.83% 8.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.45% 79.31% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 22
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,589 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 29 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 20.56% 22.48% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 41
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Windows
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Middlesex.

Salary trend for Windows in Middlesex

Windows
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Middlesex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Problem Management
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) IaaS
6 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (21.43%) Master's Degree
7 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (21.43%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) SaltStack
7 6 (21.43%) Icinga
7 6 (21.43%) User Experience
7 6 (21.43%) Mesos
7 6 (21.43%) LXC
7 6 (21.43%) Graphite
7 6 (21.43%) CoreOS
7 6 (21.43%) New Relic
7 6 (21.43%) Ansible
7 6 (21.43%) Docker
7 6 (21.43%) Nagios
7 6 (21.43%) Unix
7 6 (21.43%) Ant
7 6 (21.43%) Jenkins

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
3 4 (14.29%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) SAS
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) IaaS
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Ant
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 6 (21.43%) Maven
1 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
1 6 (21.43%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Support Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Applications Support
2 11 (39.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) DirectX
2 1 (3.57%) MFC
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) WPF
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 6 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) CoreOS
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) VMS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Problem Management
2 8 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.29%) Content Management
5 4 (14.29%) Document Management
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C#
1 2 (7.14%) C++
1 2 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
1 6 (21.43%) Master's Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCAD
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) GxP
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (21.43%) Docker
3 6 (21.43%) LXC
4 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Ansible
1 6 (21.43%) Graphite
1 6 (21.43%) Icinga
1 6 (21.43%) Mesos
1 6 (21.43%) Nagios
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) New Relic
2 6 (21.43%) Rackspace
2 6 (21.43%) SaltStack
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat