Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 389 642 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.30% 18.41% 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.39% 56.46% 58.81%
Number of salaries quoted 307 552 733
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £70,650 £70,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 757 1137 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.71% 32.60% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 616 916 1144
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Reading

Windows
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Windows in Reading

Windows
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows.

1 181 (46.53%) Linux
2 114 (29.31%) Active Directory
3 112 (28.79%) Windows Server
4 109 (28.02%) Microsoft
5 99 (25.45%) Unix
6 82 (21.08%) Firewall
7 81 (20.82%) SQL
8 80 (20.57%) ITIL
8 80 (20.57%) Amazon AWS
9 74 (19.02%) Cisco
10 68 (17.48%) SQL Server
11 66 (16.97%) Juniper
12 63 (16.20%) TCP/IP
13 62 (15.94%) Python
13 62 (15.94%) VMware
13 62 (15.94%) Degree
13 62 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 61 (15.68%) Java
15 60 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
17 54 (13.88%) DevOps
18 49 (12.60%) F5
19 48 (12.34%) Computer Science
20 47 (12.08%) C#
20 47 (12.08%) Red Hat
21 46 (11.83%) CheckPoint
21 46 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
21 46 (11.83%) Puppet
22 45 (11.57%) Office 365
23 43 (11.05%) PowerShell

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 37 (9.51%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.46%) IIS
3 20 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.11%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.57%) Apache
5 10 (2.57%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.54%) Confluence
9 5 (1.29%) JBoss
10 4 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.03%) SAS
11 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 42 (10.80%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.31%) SAP ERP
1 9 (2.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (20.57%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (11.57%) Office 365
4 28 (7.20%) SaaS
5 9 (2.31%) IaaS
6 5 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.03%) GitHub
8 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.77%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.26%) G Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 82 (21.08%) Firewall
2 63 (16.20%) TCP/IP
3 39 (10.03%) Internet
4 38 (9.77%) DNS
5 27 (6.94%) DHCP
6 22 (5.66%) LAN
7 21 (5.40%) BGP
7 21 (5.40%) WAN
8 17 (4.37%) SAN
9 16 (4.11%) OSPF
10 14 (3.60%) MPLS
11 13 (3.34%) Skype
12 10 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.57%) VLAN
12 10 (2.57%) VoIP
12 10 (2.57%) VPN
13 9 (2.31%) EIGRP
14 8 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (1.80%) Wireless
16 6 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.63%) HBase
3 9 (2.31%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.31%) SQLPlus
4 7 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.03%) Big Data
8 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.51%) DB2
9 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.51%) Impala
9 2 (0.51%) Informix
9 2 (0.51%) MySQL
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.34%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.57%) LoadRunner
3 10 (2.57%) Selenium
4 9 (2.31%) eggPlant
4 9 (2.31%) HP UFT
4 9 (2.31%) JUnit
4 9 (2.31%) LoadUI
4 9 (2.31%) SoapUI
4 9 (2.31%) TestNG
4 9 (2.31%) Toad
4 9 (2.31%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.80%) JIRA
6 6 (1.54%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.29%) Ant
7 5 (1.29%) Maven
8 4 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.03%) GitLab
8 4 (1.03%) Subversion
8 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (9.00%) German Language
2 26 (6.68%) French Language
3 23 (5.91%) Digital Economy
4 22 (5.66%) Finance
5 19 (4.88%) Banking
6 12 (3.08%) Advertising
7 11 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.31%) Publishing
9 8 (2.06%) Billing
10 6 (1.54%) Marketing
11 4 (1.03%) Games
11 4 (1.03%) Retail
12 2 (0.51%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Back Office
13 1 (0.26%) Front Office
13 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 96 (24.68%) Analyst
2 61 (15.68%) Support Engineer
3 44 (11.31%) IT Support
4 43 (11.05%) Developer
5 42 (10.80%) Support Analyst
6 39 (10.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 32 (8.23%) Security Analyst
8 29 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (6.43%) Technical Support
10 24 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
11 23 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 22 (5.66%) Administrator
12 22 (5.66%) Blue Coat Analyst
12 22 (5.66%) Firewall Analyst
13 21 (5.40%) AWS Engineer
13 21 (5.40%) Security Engineer
14 20 (5.14%) Applications Support
15 19 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
15 19 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.97%) HTML
2 27 (6.94%) .NET
3 24 (6.17%) JSON
4 21 (5.40%) CSS
4 21 (5.40%) REST
5 18 (4.63%) Node.js
6 17 (4.37%) Web Services
7 11 (2.83%) SOAP
8 9 (2.31%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.80%) XML
10 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (1.29%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (1.29%) WCF
11 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.77%) Flash
12 3 (0.77%) Java SE
12 3 (0.77%) jQuery
12 3 (0.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.34%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.63%) Clustering
5 15 (3.86%) Fintech
6 14 (3.60%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.54%) Replication
10 4 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (1.03%) DataPower
10 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.03%) PKI
10 4 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.77%) CESG
11 3 (0.77%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.77%) User Experience
12 2 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 181 (46.53%) Linux
2 112 (28.79%) Windows Server
3 99 (25.45%) Unix
4 57 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (10.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (9.77%) CentOS
8 36 (9.25%) Solaris
9 30 (7.71%) Windows 2000
9 30 (7.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (5.14%) Ubuntu
11 19 (4.88%) Windows 7
12 18 (4.63%) Windows 10
13 9 (2.31%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.80%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.80%) Debian
15 6 (1.54%) Android
15 6 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (1.29%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.57%) ITIL
2 60 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (13.88%) DevOps
4 27 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (6.68%) Migration
6 24 (6.17%) Project Management
6 24 (6.17%) Test Automation
7 23 (5.91%) Risk Management
7 23 (5.91%) Test Scripting
8 22 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (5.40%) High Availability
9 21 (5.40%) OO
10 19 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.63%) Scrum
12 17 (4.37%) Mathematics
12 17 (4.37%) TDD
13 15 (3.86%) BDD
13 15 (3.86%) Functional Testing
13 15 (3.86%) Unit Testing
14 14 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.82%) SQL
2 62 (15.94%) Python
3 61 (15.68%) Java
4 47 (12.08%) C#
5 43 (11.05%) PowerShell
6 40 (10.28%) Bash Shell
6 40 (10.28%) Perl
7 27 (6.94%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.37%) C++
9 16 (4.11%) R
10 8 (2.06%) X++
11 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.03%) C
12 4 (1.03%) Scala
13 3 (0.77%) Ruby
13 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.51%) VC++
14 2 (0.51%) XAML
15 1 (0.26%) Jython
Qualifications
1 62 (15.94%) Degree
2 29 (7.46%) AWS Certification
3 28 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (6.17%) Security Cleared
5 18 (4.63%) DV Cleared
6 15 (3.86%) ISTQB
7 14 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.08%) JNCIA
9 11 (2.83%) CCNA
9 11 (2.83%) HND
9 11 (2.83%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.57%) CCNP
10 10 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.31%) Master's Degree
12 7 (1.80%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.80%) CISSP
12 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.54%) JNCIP
13 6 (1.54%) MCP
14 5 (1.29%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.46%) SLA
2 17 (4.37%) QA
3 12 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.03%) SAS 70
5 3 (0.77%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.71%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.63%) HDFS
5 8 (2.06%) Docker
5 8 (2.06%) vSphere
6 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.29%) XenApp
8 4 (1.03%) Firmware
8 4 (1.03%) KVM
9 3 (0.77%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.51%) NFS
10 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (11.83%) Puppet
2 36 (9.25%) Ansible
3 31 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (6.94%) Terraform
5 21 (5.40%) SCCM
6 11 (2.83%) Backup Exec
6 11 (2.83%) Nagios
7 10 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (2.06%) WSUS
9 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (1.54%) SCOM
10 4 (1.03%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.03%) Salt
10 4 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.03%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.77%) WMI
Vendors
1 109 (28.02%) Microsoft
2 74 (19.02%) Cisco
3 66 (16.97%) Juniper
4 62 (15.94%) VMware
5 49 (12.60%) F5
6 47 (12.08%) Red Hat
7 46 (11.83%) CheckPoint
8 38 (9.77%) Blue Coat
9 37 (9.51%) HP
9 37 (9.51%) Palo Alto
10 35 (9.00%) Crossbeam
10 35 (9.00%) Sourcefire
11 20 (5.14%) Oracle
12 19 (4.88%) ServiceNow
13 18 (4.63%) Citrix
14 14 (3.60%) NetApp
15 13 (3.34%) Veeam
16 12 (3.08%) IBM
16 12 (3.08%) SAP
17 10 (2.57%) Dell