Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 352 392 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.97% 16.21% 18.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.15% 51.78% 58.27%
Number of salaries quoted 322 314 528
Reading median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,075 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -

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 650 757 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.34% 31.31% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 574 616 851
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,220 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% -9.47% +5.56%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows.

1 147 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 127 (36.08%) Active Directory
3 96 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (27.27%) Office 365
4 87 (24.72%) Windows Server
5 83 (23.58%) VMware
6 82 (23.30%) Linux
7 75 (21.31%) Windows 10
8 63 (17.90%) C#
8 63 (17.90%) .NET
9 61 (17.33%) SQL Server
10 60 (17.05%) TCP/IP
11 59 (16.76%) Windows 7
11 59 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (16.19%) Hyper-V
12 57 (16.19%) ITIL
13 52 (14.77%) DNS
14 50 (14.20%) Microsoft Office
15 49 (13.92%) SQL
16 47 (13.35%) JavaScript
16 47 (13.35%) DHCP
17 46 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
19 43 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 41 (11.65%) HTML
21 40 (11.36%) VPN
21 40 (11.36%) Degree
22 39 (11.08%) jQuery
22 39 (11.08%) CSS
23 37 (10.51%) Unix

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 25 (7.10%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 14 (3.98%) IIS
5 10 (2.84%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.42%) Apache
6 5 (1.42%) CMS
7 4 (1.14%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.14%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.85%) nginx
9 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 50 (14.20%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 96 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 96 (27.27%) Office 365
2 45 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.55%) GitHub
4 15 (4.26%) IaaS
5 13 (3.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (3.69%) Mimecast
5 13 (3.69%) PaaS
6 11 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.13%) SaaS
7 10 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.99%) Amazon Glacier
9 7 (1.99%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.14%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 60 (17.05%) TCP/IP
2 52 (14.77%) DNS
3 47 (13.35%) DHCP
4 40 (11.36%) VPN
5 32 (9.09%) Firewall
6 18 (5.11%) SAN
7 16 (4.55%) LAN
7 16 (4.55%) Skype
8 15 (4.26%) VoIP
9 11 (3.13%) NAS
10 10 (2.84%) WAN
11 9 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (2.56%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.27%) FCoE
13 7 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.42%) HTTP
14 5 (1.42%) Internet
14 5 (1.42%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.85%) Wireless
16 2 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.84%) Apache Hive
3 10 (2.84%) HBase
3 10 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.56%) Big Data
4 9 (2.56%) MySQL
5 7 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.70%) Impala
6 6 (1.70%) Power BI
6 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.14%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.14%) Spark SQL
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (4.26%) JIRA
2 13 (3.69%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.70%) AdminStudio
5 6 (1.70%) IntelliJ
5 6 (1.70%) MSI
5 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.14%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.14%) Selenium
6 4 (1.14%) Subversion
7 3 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.85%) JMeter
7 3 (0.85%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.28%) Redmine
9 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (6.82%) Finance
2 13 (3.69%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.41%) Electronics
3 12 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.84%) Marketing
5 9 (2.56%) Banking
5 9 (2.56%) Games
6 8 (2.27%) Back Office
7 6 (1.70%) Retail
8 4 (1.14%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 60 (17.05%) Developer
2 55 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 47 (13.35%) .NET Developer
4 39 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (7.95%) Analyst
6 24 (6.82%) Administrator
7 22 (6.25%) Consultant
8 20 (5.68%) IT Engineer
9 16 (4.55%) Technical Support
10 15 (4.26%) Applications Support
10 15 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.26%) IT Support
10 15 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
11 14 (3.98%) Desktop Support
11 14 (3.98%) Lead .NET Developer
11 14 (3.98%) Lead Developer
11 14 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.98%) Technical Consultant
11 14 (3.98%) Technical Support Engineer
12 13 (3.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.90%) .NET
2 41 (11.65%) HTML
3 39 (11.08%) CSS
3 39 (11.08%) jQuery
4 36 (10.23%) AngularJS
5 23 (6.53%) XML
6 22 (6.25%) Web Services
7 21 (5.97%) WCF
8 18 (5.11%) REST
9 17 (4.83%) ASP.NET
10 15 (4.26%) React
11 13 (3.69%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.13%) HTML5
13 10 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (2.84%) JSON
13 10 (2.84%) Kafka
14 7 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.99%) LDAP
14 7 (1.99%) SOAP
15 6 (1.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 23 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 19 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.99%) Clustering
7 7 (1.99%) Replication
8 6 (1.70%) EPoS
9 5 (1.42%) NHS
9 5 (1.42%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.42%) User Experience
10 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.85%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.28%) BYOD
13 1 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (24.72%) Windows Server
2 82 (23.30%) Linux
3 75 (21.31%) Windows 10
4 59 (16.76%) Windows 7
5 37 (10.51%) Unix
6 28 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 22 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 20 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.69%) Android
10 13 (3.69%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.84%) Windows 2000
12 9 (2.56%) Solaris
13 8 (2.27%) Windows Phone
14 7 (1.99%) AIX
15 6 (1.70%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.19%) ITIL
2 46 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 35 (9.94%) DevOps
5 29 (8.24%) Analytics
6 28 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (7.67%) Coaching
8 26 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (7.10%) Scrum
9 25 (7.10%) Service Delivery
10 24 (6.82%) Computer Science
10 24 (6.82%) Migration
11 22 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (5.97%) Presales
13 20 (5.68%) Incident Management
13 20 (5.68%) Test Automation
14 19 (5.40%) Configuration Management
15 17 (4.83%) Project Management
16 16 (4.55%) Mentoring
17 15 (4.26%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.90%) C#
2 49 (13.92%) SQL
3 47 (13.35%) JavaScript
4 31 (8.81%) PowerShell
5 27 (7.67%) Python
6 19 (5.40%) Java
7 17 (4.83%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.13%) Ruby
10 8 (2.27%) C
10 8 (2.27%) Perl
11 6 (1.70%) VB
11 6 (1.70%) VBScript
12 4 (1.14%) Go
12 4 (1.14%) Scala
12 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.85%) C++
14 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (11.36%) Degree
2 37 (10.51%) Security Cleared
3 29 (8.24%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.53%) SC Cleared
5 21 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (4.83%) MCSE
7 12 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.84%) MCSA
10 7 (1.99%) CCNA
10 7 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.85%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.85%) RHCE
13 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.57%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.24%) QA
2 19 (5.40%) SLA
3 8 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.99%) GDPR
5 6 (1.70%) PSD2
6 2 (0.57%) COBIT
6 2 (0.57%) WAI
7 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 127 (36.08%) Active Directory
2 59 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (16.19%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (4.26%) Docker
6 10 (2.84%) Apache Flume
6 10 (2.84%) HDFS
7 8 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (2.27%) Samba
7 8 (2.27%) vSphere
8 7 (1.99%) Firmware
9 6 (1.70%) VirtualBox
9 6 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.14%) XenApp
11 3 (0.85%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.85%) iptables
11 3 (0.85%) NFS
11 3 (0.85%) vCloud
11 3 (0.85%) Xen
11 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (10.51%) SCCM
2 25 (7.10%) Puppet
3 24 (6.82%) Ansible
4 14 (3.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (3.98%) WSUS
5 13 (3.69%) Kibana
6 10 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.84%) Terraform
7 7 (1.99%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 6 (1.70%) Grafana
8 6 (1.70%) Graylog
9 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (1.42%) SCOM
10 4 (1.14%) Nagios
10 4 (1.14%) Oozie
10 4 (1.14%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.85%) Graphite
11 3 (0.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 147 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 83 (23.58%) VMware
3 30 (8.52%) Citrix
4 26 (7.39%) HP
5 21 (5.97%) Cisco
6 20 (5.68%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.26%) Oracle
8 14 (3.98%) Apple
8 14 (3.98%) IBM
9 13 (3.69%) SAP
10 12 (3.41%) Dell
11 10 (2.84%) EMC
11 10 (2.84%) Google
12 8 (2.27%) Splunk
12 8 (2.27%) Tableau
13 7 (1.99%) Centrify
14 6 (1.70%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.70%) Autodesk
15 5 (1.42%) Cloudera
15 5 (1.42%) Veeam