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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 8 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 207 364 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.63% 18.71% 17.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.71% 60.26% 64.97%
Number of salaries quoted 157 333 318
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 425 604 628
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 34.14% 31.05% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 323 552 465
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 224 (43.66%) Linux
1 224 (43.66%) Windows Server
2 214 (41.72%) Active Directory
3 207 (40.35%) VMware
4 151 (29.43%) Microsoft
5 134 (26.12%) Cisco
6 121 (23.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 118 (23.00%) Unix
8 115 (22.42%) Firewall
9 112 (21.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 106 (20.66%) TCP/IP
11 103 (20.08%) Hyper-V
12 86 (16.76%) SQL Server
13 85 (16.57%) CheckPoint
14 84 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 83 (16.18%) SQL
16 80 (15.59%) ITIL
17 75 (14.62%) DNS
18 72 (14.04%) Office 365
19 69 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
20 68 (13.26%) MS Exchange
21 65 (12.67%) SAN
22 63 (12.28%) Palo Alto
23 60 (11.70%) VPN
24 59 (11.50%) MS Excel
25 58 (11.31%) Juniper
26 56 (10.92%) Solaris
27 55 (10.72%) Degree
27 55 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
28 54 (10.53%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related 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 68 (13.26%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.77%) IIS
3 20 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.31%) Apache
6 15 (2.92%) Skype for Business
7 13 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.53%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.14%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.56%) JBoss
10 6 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.17%) nginx
11 5 (0.97%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.58%) Documentum
14 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.39%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 59 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.48%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Eloqua
1 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.04%) Office 365
2 55 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (5.07%) SaaS
5 15 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.17%) IaaS
7 6 (1.17%) Responsys
7 6 (1.17%) Taleo
8 5 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.97%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.97%) Oracle CX
9 3 (0.58%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 115 (22.42%) Firewall
2 106 (20.66%) TCP/IP
3 75 (14.62%) DNS
4 65 (12.67%) SAN
5 60 (11.70%) VPN
6 41 (7.99%) LAN
7 40 (7.80%) DHCP
8 36 (7.02%) WAN
9 32 (6.24%) Internet
10 29 (5.65%) VLAN
11 27 (5.26%) NAS
12 22 (4.29%) SSL
13 19 (3.70%) HTTP
14 17 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (1.95%) Network Security
16 10 (1.95%) Wireless
17 9 (1.75%) Skype
17 9 (1.75%) SMTP
18 8 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (3.31%) MySQL
5 16 (3.12%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.14%) HBase
8 11 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.95%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.95%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.36%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.58%) Big Data
13 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (5.46%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.92%) Maven
4 14 (2.73%) JUnit
5 13 (2.53%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.17%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.78%) WebLOAD
8 4 (0.78%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.58%) JIRA
10 2 (0.39%) Ant
10 2 (0.39%) AQtime
10 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.39%) Subversion
10 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.39%) TestNG
10 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (7.80%) German Language
2 27 (5.26%) French Language
3 23 (4.48%) Finance
4 12 (2.34%) Italian Language
5 9 (1.75%) Marketing
5 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.36%) Automotive
6 7 (1.36%) Banking
6 7 (1.36%) Retail
7 6 (1.17%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Advertising
9 4 (0.78%) Electronics
9 4 (0.78%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 151 (29.43%) Support Engineer
2 72 (14.04%) Technical Support
3 59 (11.50%) Technical Engineer
4 58 (11.31%) Technical Support Engineer
5 55 (10.72%) Security Engineer
6 51 (9.94%) Analyst
7 45 (8.77%) IT Support
8 44 (8.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 40 (7.80%) Developer
9 40 (7.80%) Juniper Engineer
10 39 (7.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 39 (7.60%) Windows Engineer
11 37 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 36 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
13 32 (6.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 32 (6.24%) Cisco Engineer
14 30 (5.85%) Support Analyst
15 29 (5.65%) 1st Line Support
16 28 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
17 27 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.65%) .NET
2 27 (5.26%) HTML
3 26 (5.07%) CSS
4 21 (4.09%) Node.js
4 21 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (3.90%) Web Services
6 17 (3.31%) JSON
7 16 (3.12%) AngularJS
8 15 (2.92%) REST
9 12 (2.34%) D3.js
9 12 (2.34%) WebSockets
9 12 (2.34%) XML
10 11 (2.14%) WCF
11 9 (1.75%) LAMP
12 8 (1.56%) ASP.NET
12 8 (1.56%) jQuery
12 8 (1.56%) MAPI
13 7 (1.36%) SOAP
14 6 (1.17%) DCOM
14 6 (1.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.43%) Clustering
4 32 (6.24%) Data Centre
5 26 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.53%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.56%) PKI
11 6 (1.17%) Life Science
12 5 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.58%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.58%) Replication
14 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 224 (43.66%) Linux
1 224 (43.66%) Windows Server
2 118 (23.00%) Unix
3 112 (21.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (10.92%) Solaris
7 54 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 42 (8.19%) Windows 2000
9 30 (5.85%) CentOS
10 23 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.14%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.14%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.95%) Windows 10
13 9 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.59%) ITIL
2 46 (8.97%) Data Protection
3 40 (7.80%) Risk Management
4 38 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 32 (6.24%) Kalman Filter
6 31 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (5.85%) Service Delivery
8 29 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (5.46%) Software Engineering
10 25 (4.87%) DevOps
10 25 (4.87%) High Availability
10 25 (4.87%) Presales
11 24 (4.68%) Identity Management
11 24 (4.68%) OO
12 22 (4.29%) Coaching
13 20 (3.90%) Configuration Management
13 20 (3.90%) TDD
13 20 (3.90%) Unit Testing
14 19 (3.70%) Migration
15 18 (3.51%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.18%) SQL
2 45 (8.77%) Java
3 43 (8.38%) Bash Shell
4 42 (8.19%) Python
5 27 (5.26%) Perl
6 25 (4.87%) C#
6 25 (4.87%) C++
7 24 (4.68%) JavaScript
8 22 (4.29%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.92%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.53%) PHP
11 8 (1.56%) C
11 8 (1.56%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.36%) Groovy
13 6 (1.17%) R
14 3 (0.58%) Ruby
14 3 (0.58%) VB
15 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (10.72%) Degree
2 31 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.46%) CCNA
3 28 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (4.48%) MCSE
5 17 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (3.12%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.53%) CCNP
8 12 (2.34%) MCP
9 11 (2.14%) AWS Certification
10 9 (1.75%) CCIE
10 9 (1.75%) CCIP
10 9 (1.75%) CCSA
10 9 (1.75%) CCSP
10 9 (1.75%) MCITP
11 7 (1.36%) MCSA
12 6 (1.17%) MCTS
13 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.58%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.38%) SLA
2 9 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.17%) GAMP
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.58%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) COSO
6 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 214 (41.72%) Active Directory
2 121 (23.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (20.08%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.90%) VMware ESX
5 14 (2.73%) XenServer
6 12 (2.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.34%) vSphere
7 11 (2.14%) HDFS
8 8 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.36%) Docker
10 6 (1.17%) KVM
10 6 (1.17%) vCloud
11 5 (0.97%) Varnish
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.58%) XenApp
14 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (7.41%) Puppet
2 33 (6.43%) SCCM
3 30 (5.85%) Backup Exec
4 23 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.53%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (2.34%) WSUS
7 9 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.36%) SCOM
9 6 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.97%) Graphite
10 5 (0.97%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.97%) Kibana
10 5 (0.97%) logstash
10 5 (0.97%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.78%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 207 (40.35%) VMware
2 151 (29.43%) Microsoft
3 134 (26.12%) Cisco
4 85 (16.57%) CheckPoint
5 63 (12.28%) Palo Alto
6 58 (11.31%) Juniper
7 51 (9.94%) Blue Coat
7 51 (9.94%) F5
8 43 (8.38%) Crossbeam
8 43 (8.38%) Sourcefire
9 42 (8.19%) NetApp
10 37 (7.21%) Oracle
11 35 (6.82%) HP
12 32 (6.24%) Veeam
13 23 (4.48%) Citrix
14 19 (3.70%) EMC
14 19 (3.70%) Red Hat
14 19 (3.70%) Sun
15 17 (3.31%) Dell
16 16 (3.12%) Veritas
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