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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 204 366 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.36% 18.63% 16.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.51% 59.13% 63.78%
Number of salaries quoted 155 334 318
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 £27,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -0.68% +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 412 619 635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.04% 31.50% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 312 564 477
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 £60,000 £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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 218 (43.78%) Linux
2 214 (42.97%) Windows Server
3 206 (41.37%) Active Directory
4 197 (39.56%) VMware
5 147 (29.52%) Microsoft
6 129 (25.90%) Cisco
7 115 (23.09%) Unix
8 111 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 110 (22.09%) Firewall
10 109 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 104 (20.88%) TCP/IP
12 100 (20.08%) Hyper-V
13 83 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 83 (16.67%) CheckPoint
14 80 (16.06%) SQL
14 80 (16.06%) ITIL
14 80 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 78 (15.66%) DNS
16 72 (14.46%) Office 365
17 69 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 64 (12.85%) MS Exchange
19 63 (12.65%) SAN
20 61 (12.25%) Palo Alto
21 60 (12.05%) VPN
22 58 (11.65%) Juniper
23 57 (11.45%) MS Excel
24 55 (11.04%) Solaris
25 54 (10.84%) Degree
25 54 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
26 53 (10.64%) Windows 7

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 64 (12.85%) MS Exchange
2 45 (9.04%) IIS
3 22 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (3.61%) Apache
5 18 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.81%) Skype for Business
7 13 (2.61%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (2.01%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.41%) nginx
11 6 (1.20%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.20%) JBoss
12 5 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.60%) Documentum
14 3 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.40%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 57 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.62%) MS Office
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Eloqua
1 6 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.46%) Office 365
2 54 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (5.02%) SaaS
5 15 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.20%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.20%) IaaS
7 6 (1.20%) Responsys
7 6 (1.20%) Taleo
8 5 (1.00%) Oracle CX
9 3 (0.60%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 110 (22.09%) Firewall
2 104 (20.88%) TCP/IP
3 78 (15.66%) DNS
4 63 (12.65%) SAN
5 60 (12.05%) VPN
6 41 (8.23%) LAN
7 40 (8.03%) DHCP
8 36 (7.23%) WAN
9 31 (6.22%) Internet
10 27 (5.42%) VLAN
11 26 (5.22%) NAS
12 21 (4.22%) SSL
13 19 (3.82%) HTTP
14 16 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (2.01%) Network Security
16 10 (2.01%) Wireless
17 9 (1.81%) SMTP
18 8 (1.61%) Skype
18 8 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (3.41%) MySQL
5 15 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.21%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.01%) HBase
9 10 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.41%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.41%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.80%) Big Data
15 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (6.02%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.21%) Maven
4 15 (3.01%) JUnit
5 13 (2.61%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.20%) FitNesse
8 5 (1.00%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.80%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.80%) WebLOAD
10 3 (0.60%) JIRA
11 2 (0.40%) Ant
11 2 (0.40%) AQtime
11 2 (0.40%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.40%) Subversion
11 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 38 (7.63%) German Language
2 27 (5.42%) French Language
3 23 (4.62%) Finance
4 12 (2.41%) Italian Language
5 9 (1.81%) Marketing
5 9 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.41%) Automotive
6 7 (1.41%) Banking
7 6 (1.20%) Retail
8 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.00%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.80%) Electronics
9 4 (0.80%) Law
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 143 (28.71%) Support Engineer
2 69 (13.86%) Technical Support
3 57 (11.45%) Technical Engineer
4 56 (11.24%) Technical Support Engineer
5 54 (10.84%) Security Engineer
6 49 (9.84%) Analyst
7 43 (8.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 42 (8.43%) Developer
8 42 (8.43%) IT Support
9 41 (8.23%) Juniper Engineer
10 38 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 38 (7.63%) Windows Engineer
11 37 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (6.63%) Cisco Engineer
12 33 (6.63%) Linux Engineer
13 31 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 29 (5.82%) 1st Line Support
14 29 (5.82%) Senior Security Engineer
14 29 (5.82%) Support Analyst
15 27 (5.42%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.82%) .NET
1 29 (5.82%) HTML
2 28 (5.62%) CSS
3 23 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
4 21 (4.22%) Node.js
5 20 (4.02%) Web Services
6 18 (3.61%) JSON
7 17 (3.41%) AngularJS
7 17 (3.41%) REST
8 13 (2.61%) D3.js
8 13 (2.61%) WebSockets
8 13 (2.61%) XML
9 11 (2.21%) WCF
10 8 (1.61%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.61%) jQuery
10 8 (1.61%) LAMP
10 8 (1.61%) MAPI
10 8 (1.61%) SOAP
11 6 (1.20%) DCOM
11 6 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 34 (6.83%) Clustering
4 33 (6.63%) Data Centre
5 26 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.41%) Driving Licence
9 10 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.41%) PKI
11 6 (1.20%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.00%) Life Science
12 5 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
14 3 (0.60%) HP StoreVirtual
14 3 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.60%) Replication
15 2 (0.40%) Blackberry
15 2 (0.40%) iPhone
15 2 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 218 (43.78%) Linux
2 214 (42.97%) Windows Server
3 115 (23.09%) Unix
4 109 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (11.04%) Solaris
8 53 (10.64%) Windows 7
9 41 (8.23%) Windows 2000
10 31 (6.22%) CentOS
11 21 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.21%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.01%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.81%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.06%) ITIL
2 44 (8.84%) Data Protection
3 40 (8.03%) Mentoring
3 40 (8.03%) Risk Management
4 33 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (6.22%) Kalman Filter
6 30 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 27 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (5.42%) High Availability
7 27 (5.42%) Software Engineering
8 25 (5.02%) Identity Management
8 25 (5.02%) OO
9 24 (4.82%) DevOps
10 23 (4.62%) Coaching
10 23 (4.62%) Presales
11 21 (4.22%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.22%) TDD
12 20 (4.02%) Unit Testing
13 17 (3.41%) Load Balancing
13 17 (3.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 80 (16.06%) SQL
2 46 (9.24%) Java
3 42 (8.43%) Python
4 41 (8.23%) Bash Shell
5 26 (5.22%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.22%) Perl
6 25 (5.02%) C++
7 24 (4.82%) C#
8 21 (4.22%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.01%) PHP
10 13 (2.61%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.81%) C
12 8 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.41%) Groovy
14 6 (1.20%) R
15 4 (0.80%) Ruby
16 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.40%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.40%) VB
17 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (10.84%) Degree
2 29 (5.82%) CCNA
2 29 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.22%) MCSE
5 16 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (2.61%) CCNP
8 10 (2.01%) AWS Certification
8 10 (2.01%) MCP
9 9 (1.81%) CCIE
9 9 (1.81%) CCIP
9 9 (1.81%) CCSA
9 9 (1.81%) CCSP
10 8 (1.61%) MCITP
11 7 (1.41%) MCSA
12 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.80%) MCTS
13 3 (0.60%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.63%) SLA
2 8 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.00%) GAMP
4 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) COSO
7 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 206 (41.37%) Active Directory
2 111 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (20.08%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.02%) VMware ESX
5 14 (2.81%) XenServer
6 13 (2.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (2.21%) vSphere
8 10 (2.01%) HDFS
9 8 (1.61%) Docker
9 8 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.41%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.20%) KVM
11 6 (1.20%) Varnish
12 5 (1.00%) vCloud
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.60%) XenApp
14 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (7.63%) Puppet
2 32 (6.43%) SCCM
3 30 (6.02%) Backup Exec
4 22 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.61%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.41%) WSUS
7 10 (2.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (1.41%) SCOM
10 6 (1.20%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (1.20%) Kibana
10 6 (1.20%) logstash
10 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.20%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.00%) Graphite
12 4 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.80%) vMotion
13 3 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 197 (39.56%) VMware
2 147 (29.52%) Microsoft
3 129 (25.90%) Cisco
4 83 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 61 (12.25%) Palo Alto
6 58 (11.65%) Juniper
7 51 (10.24%) Blue Coat
7 51 (10.24%) F5
8 42 (8.43%) Crossbeam
8 42 (8.43%) Sourcefire
9 41 (8.23%) NetApp
10 35 (7.03%) HP
10 35 (7.03%) Oracle
11 32 (6.43%) Veeam
12 23 (4.62%) Citrix
13 18 (3.61%) EMC
13 18 (3.61%) Sun
14 17 (3.41%) Dell
14 17 (3.41%) Red Hat
15 15 (3.01%) arcserve
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