Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 401 375 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.88% 16.28% 18.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.63% 51.65% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 364 293 560
Reading median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% -5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £23,825 £20,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.05% +8.75%

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 684 726 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.49% 31.51% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 600 586 944
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.73%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 160 (39.90%) Microsoft
2 138 (34.41%) Active Directory
3 106 (26.43%) Linux
3 106 (26.43%) Windows Server
4 101 (25.19%) Office 365
5 97 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 84 (20.95%) VMware
7 70 (17.46%) C#
8 68 (16.96%) .NET
9 67 (16.71%) SQL Server
9 67 (16.71%) Windows 10
10 64 (15.96%) SQL
10 64 (15.96%) ITIL
11 58 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (14.21%) Hyper-V
13 55 (13.72%) Degree
14 54 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
14 54 (13.47%) DNS
15 53 (13.22%) TCP/IP
16 51 (12.72%) DHCP
17 48 (11.97%) Microsoft Office
17 48 (11.97%) Windows 7
18 45 (11.22%) VPN
19 44 (10.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 43 (10.72%) DevOps
21 42 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (9.73%) SCCM
23 38 (9.48%) Security Cleared
23 38 (9.48%) JavaScript
24 37 (9.23%) Cisco

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 33 (8.23%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (5.49%) Skype for Business
5 17 (4.24%) Apache Spark
6 16 (3.99%) IIS
7 6 (1.50%) CMS
8 5 (1.25%) Apache
9 4 (1.00%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 48 (11.97%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 101 (25.19%) Office 365
2 97 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.49%) IaaS
5 16 (3.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (3.24%) PaaS
7 11 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.49%) GitHub
8 10 (2.49%) Mimecast
9 9 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.24%) SaaS
10 8 (2.00%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (1.75%) Amazon Glacier
11 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (1.00%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.47%) DNS
2 53 (13.22%) TCP/IP
3 51 (12.72%) DHCP
4 45 (11.22%) VPN
5 35 (8.73%) Firewall
6 21 (5.24%) Internet
7 20 (4.99%) Skype
7 20 (4.99%) VoIP
8 19 (4.74%) SAN
9 18 (4.49%) LAN
10 14 (3.49%) WAN
11 11 (2.74%) NAS
12 9 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (2.24%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.75%) FCoE
14 5 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.25%) Unified Communications
15 4 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.00%) HTTP
16 3 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.49%) HBase
3 18 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.24%) Apache Hive
5 16 (3.99%) Big Data
6 13 (3.24%) Impala
7 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.00%) MySQL
9 7 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.50%) Power BI
10 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.00%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.24%) JIRA
3 9 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.00%) Selenium
4 4 (1.00%) Subversion
5 3 (0.75%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.75%) Gerrit
5 3 (0.75%) JMeter
5 3 (0.75%) MSI
5 3 (0.75%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.75%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (4.99%) Finance
2 15 (3.74%) Games
3 9 (2.24%) Back Office
3 9 (2.24%) Banking
4 8 (2.00%) Electronics
5 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.50%) Retail
7 4 (1.00%) Legal
7 4 (1.00%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Law
9 2 (0.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (20.20%) Support Engineer
2 69 (17.21%) Developer
3 47 (11.72%) .NET Developer
4 37 (9.23%) IT Engineer
5 36 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (8.73%) IT Support
7 33 (8.23%) Analyst
8 28 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (5.99%) Consultant
10 22 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (5.24%) Administrator
11 21 (5.24%) Desktop Support
12 20 (4.99%) Applications Support
13 19 (4.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 18 (4.49%) C# Developer
14 18 (4.49%) Support Analyst
15 17 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
16 16 (3.99%) Technical Support
17 15 (3.74%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (16.96%) .NET
2 34 (8.48%) jQuery
3 32 (7.98%) HTML
4 31 (7.73%) AngularJS
5 30 (7.48%) CSS
6 29 (7.23%) WCF
7 22 (5.49%) REST
8 17 (4.24%) ASP.NET
8 17 (4.24%) XML
9 14 (3.49%) .NET Framework
9 14 (3.49%) Web Services
10 13 (3.24%) JSON
11 10 (2.49%) Kafka
12 9 (2.24%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (2.00%) React
14 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.75%) SOAP
15 5 (1.25%) LDAP
15 5 (1.25%) WF
15 5 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 26 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.99%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (3.24%) EPoS
7 10 (2.49%) Clustering
8 9 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.75%) Replication
10 6 (1.50%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.25%) NHS
12 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.75%) User Experience
14 2 (0.50%) Digital Signage
14 2 (0.50%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.50%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 106 (26.43%) Linux
1 106 (26.43%) Windows Server
2 67 (16.71%) Windows 10
3 48 (11.97%) Windows 7
4 35 (8.73%) Unix
5 32 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (5.99%) Windows 8
8 19 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (4.24%) Windows XP
10 12 (2.99%) Android
11 10 (2.49%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.75%) AIX
12 7 (1.75%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.50%) Solaris
13 6 (1.50%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.25%) CentOS
14 5 (1.25%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (15.96%) ITIL
2 44 (10.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (10.72%) DevOps
4 42 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 28 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (6.73%) Presales
8 25 (6.23%) Migration
9 24 (5.99%) Service Delivery
10 22 (5.49%) Analytics
10 22 (5.49%) Incident Management
11 21 (5.24%) Coaching
12 20 (4.99%) Scrum
13 19 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.49%) Visualisation
15 17 (4.24%) Release Management
16 16 (3.99%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (3.99%) Integration Testing
16 16 (3.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.46%) C#
2 64 (15.96%) SQL
3 38 (9.48%) JavaScript
4 34 (8.48%) PowerShell
5 31 (7.73%) Python
6 27 (6.73%) Java
7 15 (3.74%) Bash Shell
7 15 (3.74%) C
8 13 (3.24%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.99%) Ruby
10 8 (2.00%) Perl
11 5 (1.25%) R
12 4 (1.00%) C++
12 4 (1.00%) Scala
12 4 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.00%) VBScript
13 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.75%) VB
14 1 (0.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 55 (13.72%) Degree
2 38 (9.48%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.48%) DV Cleared
4 25 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (4.99%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.74%) MCSE
7 18 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (3.49%) MCSA
9 12 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.25%) CCNA
11 5 (1.25%) MCITP
12 4 (1.00%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.00%) MCP
12 4 (1.00%) PhD
13 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.75%) MCTS
13 3 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.48%) QA
2 13 (3.24%) SLA
3 8 (2.00%) GDPR
3 8 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.75%) PSD2
5 2 (0.50%) COBIT
5 2 (0.50%) PMO
5 2 (0.50%) WAI
System Software
1 138 (34.41%) Active Directory
2 58 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (14.21%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.49%) HDFS
5 21 (5.24%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (4.24%) Apache Flume
7 12 (2.99%) Docker
8 9 (2.24%) vSphere
9 7 (1.75%) Firmware
9 7 (1.75%) Samba
10 4 (1.00%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.75%) UAG
11 3 (0.75%) vCloud
12 1 (0.25%) iptables
12 1 (0.25%) KVM
12 1 (0.25%) NFS
12 1 (0.25%) Xen
12 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (9.73%) SCCM
2 34 (8.48%) Puppet
3 23 (5.74%) Ansible
4 18 (4.49%) Kibana
5 12 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.24%) Terraform
7 9 (2.24%) WSUS
8 8 (2.00%) SCOM
9 7 (1.75%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 6 (1.50%) Grafana
10 6 (1.50%) Graylog
10 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.00%) Oozie
11 4 (1.00%) Rundeck
11 4 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.75%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 160 (39.90%) Microsoft
2 84 (20.95%) VMware
3 37 (9.23%) Cisco
4 29 (7.23%) Citrix
5 19 (4.74%) HP
6 16 (3.99%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.49%) Apple
7 14 (3.49%) Oracle
8 13 (3.24%) Atlassian
9 12 (2.99%) Dell
10 11 (2.74%) EMC
10 11 (2.74%) IBM
11 8 (2.00%) Splunk
11 8 (2.00%) Tableau
12 7 (1.75%) Centrify
12 7 (1.75%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.75%) Google
13 5 (1.25%) Cloudera
13 5 (1.25%) Veeam
14 4 (1.00%) Rackspace