Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 391 538 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.30% 18.62% 17.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.71% 58.41% 60.94%
Number of salaries quoted 337 450 764
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,233 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 728 921 1,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 28.48% 31.87% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 617 711 1,204
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £70,000 £63,925
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 168 (42.97%) Linux
2 126 (32.23%) Active Directory
3 108 (27.62%) Windows Server
4 91 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
5 90 (23.02%) Microsoft
6 75 (19.18%) Unix
6 75 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (18.67%) SQL
8 71 (18.16%) SQL Server
9 69 (17.65%) Cisco
10 65 (16.62%) Python
11 61 (15.60%) VMware
12 58 (14.83%) Firewall
13 54 (13.81%) Degree
14 53 (13.55%) DevOps
15 47 (12.02%) C#
16 45 (11.51%) Office 365
17 44 (11.25%) Ansible
17 44 (11.25%) MS Exchange
17 44 (11.25%) PowerShell
17 44 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 42 (10.74%) Java
19 41 (10.49%) Internet
20 40 (10.23%) Puppet
21 39 (9.97%) .NET
21 39 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
21 39 (9.97%) Hyper-V
22 38 (9.72%) Bash Shell
22 38 (9.72%) Computer Science
22 38 (9.72%) Juniper

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 44 (11.25%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.14%) IIS
3 19 (4.86%) WebLogic
4 17 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.84%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.58%) Apache
6 14 (3.58%) JBoss
7 9 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.28%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.02%) Confluence
10 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.77%) CMS
11 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.77%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (11.51%) Office 365
3 33 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (7.93%) SaaS
5 7 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.79%) PaaS
6 5 (1.28%) IaaS
7 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.02%) GitHub
8 2 (0.51%) Datadog
8 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
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%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 58 (14.83%) Firewall
2 41 (10.49%) Internet
3 34 (8.70%) DNS
4 33 (8.44%) TCP/IP
5 31 (7.93%) DHCP
6 25 (6.39%) WAN
7 24 (6.14%) LAN
8 19 (4.86%) VPN
9 17 (4.35%) SAN
10 13 (3.32%) MPLS
11 12 (3.07%) BGP
12 11 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.56%) NAS
14 9 (2.30%) EIGRP
14 9 (2.30%) OSPF
15 8 (2.05%) VLAN
15 8 (2.05%) Wireless
16 7 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
17 5 (1.28%) Skype
17 5 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.12%) HBase
3 19 (4.86%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.84%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (3.58%) RDBMS
5 14 (3.58%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.81%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.53%) MySQL
8 5 (1.28%) Big Data
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.51%) Impala
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.07%) Subversion
3 11 (2.81%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.30%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.30%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.28%) JIRA
7 4 (1.02%) Ant
7 4 (1.02%) GitLab
7 4 (1.02%) Maven
7 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.77%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.26%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (6.14%) Finance
2 19 (4.86%) French Language
3 18 (4.60%) German Language
4 17 (4.35%) Marketing
5 12 (3.07%) Retail
6 10 (2.56%) Advertising
7 8 (2.05%) Billing
7 8 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.79%) Banking
8 7 (1.79%) Games
9 5 (1.28%) Electronics
10 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.51%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.51%) Law
12 2 (0.51%) Legal
13 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 64 (16.37%) Analyst
2 60 (15.35%) Developer
3 57 (14.58%) Support Engineer
4 36 (9.21%) IT Support
5 33 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (8.44%) Technical Support
6 30 (7.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 30 (7.67%) Support Analyst
7 28 (7.16%) .NET Developer
8 27 (6.91%) Administrator
9 24 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (6.14%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.88%) Architect
10 23 (5.88%) Security Analyst
11 22 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
12 21 (5.37%) Java Developer
13 20 (5.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (5.12%) Technical Support Engineer
14 19 (4.86%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.97%) .NET
2 32 (8.18%) HTML
3 31 (7.93%) Node.js
4 27 (6.91%) REST
5 26 (6.65%) JSON
6 22 (5.63%) CSS
7 21 (5.37%) WCF
8 17 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 17 (4.35%) LDAP
9 15 (3.84%) .NET Framework
10 14 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (3.32%) Code First Entity Framework
11 13 (3.32%) Entity Framework
11 13 (3.32%) RESTful
11 13 (3.32%) WinForms
11 13 (3.32%) WPF
12 11 (2.81%) Web Services
13 9 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.37%) Public Cloud
3 19 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.86%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.07%) Fintech
5 10 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.05%) Mobile Computing
7 7 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.53%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.28%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.02%) Clustering
10 4 (1.02%) DataPower
10 4 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.77%) PKI
11 3 (0.77%) Replication
12 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.51%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 168 (42.97%) Linux
2 108 (27.62%) Windows Server
3 75 (19.18%) Unix
4 44 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (6.39%) Windows 10
7 25 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (5.88%) CentOS
9 21 (5.37%) Solaris
9 21 (5.37%) Windows 7
10 17 (4.35%) Windows 2000
11 15 (3.84%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.81%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.81%) Windows XP
13 10 (2.56%) Windows 8
14 8 (2.05%) Android
14 8 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.55%) DevOps
3 35 (8.95%) ITIL
4 29 (7.42%) Migration
5 28 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (6.65%) High Availability
7 22 (5.63%) OO
8 21 (5.37%) Test Scripting
9 20 (5.12%) TDD
10 19 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (4.86%) Open Source
10 19 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (4.86%) Project Management
11 17 (4.35%) BDD
11 17 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (4.35%) MVC
11 17 (4.35%) Presales
11 17 (4.35%) Test Automation
12 16 (4.09%) Configuration Management
12 16 (4.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (18.67%) SQL
2 65 (16.62%) Python
3 47 (12.02%) C#
4 44 (11.25%) PowerShell
5 42 (10.74%) Java
6 38 (9.72%) Bash Shell
7 36 (9.21%) Perl
8 28 (7.16%) JavaScript
9 23 (5.88%) C++
10 18 (4.60%) R
11 13 (3.32%) C
11 13 (3.32%) Ruby
12 8 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.05%) Tcl
12 8 (2.05%) X++
13 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.02%) PHP
14 4 (1.02%) Scala
15 3 (0.77%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 54 (13.81%) Degree
2 26 (6.65%) AWS Certification
3 24 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (4.09%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.58%) Master's Degree
6 11 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.56%) JNCIA
7 10 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.05%) CCNP
8 8 (2.05%) HND
9 7 (1.79%) CCNA
9 7 (1.79%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.53%) CCSA
10 6 (1.53%) CCSE
11 5 (1.28%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.28%) CISSP
11 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.28%) JNCIE
11 5 (1.28%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.35%) QA
2 10 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) GCP
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 126 (32.23%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.97%) Hyper-V
3 29 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.12%) HDFS
5 8 (2.05%) Docker
5 8 (2.05%) Firmware
6 6 (1.53%) KVM
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.77%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.77%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.77%) XenApp
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.26%) NFS
10 1 (0.26%) Postfix
10 1 (0.26%) vSphere
10 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (11.25%) Ansible
2 40 (10.23%) Puppet
3 20 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (4.09%) Terraform
5 15 (3.84%) SCCM
6 9 (2.30%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.05%) Nagios
7 8 (2.05%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.53%) SCOM
9 5 (1.28%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.02%) Salt
10 4 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.77%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.77%) Nessus
11 3 (0.77%) Nmap
11 3 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 90 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 69 (17.65%) Cisco
3 61 (15.60%) VMware
4 38 (9.72%) Juniper
5 36 (9.21%) CheckPoint
6 35 (8.95%) Oracle
7 34 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 29 (7.42%) F5
9 26 (6.65%) HP
10 25 (6.39%) Citrix
11 24 (6.14%) Palo Alto
12 22 (5.63%) Blue Coat
12 22 (5.63%) Crossbeam
12 22 (5.63%) Sourcefire
13 13 (3.32%) Dell
14 10 (2.56%) McAfee
15 9 (2.30%) Splunk
16 8 (2.05%) Apple
16 8 (2.05%) Atmel
16 8 (2.05%) ServiceNow