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

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 221 317 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.03% 17.95% 17.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.00% 50.72% 62.21%
Number of salaries quoted 159 267 326
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 425 625 651
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.74% 35.39% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 326 543 499
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 174 (40.65%) Windows Server
2 168 (39.25%) Active Directory
3 164 (38.32%) Linux
4 126 (29.44%) Microsoft
5 120 (28.04%) VMware
6 119 (27.80%) Cisco
7 111 (25.93%) Unix
8 108 (25.23%) TCP/IP
9 107 (25.00%) Firewall
10 94 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 93 (21.73%) DNS
12 81 (18.93%) Office 365
13 80 (18.69%) CheckPoint
14 75 (17.52%) ITIL
15 73 (17.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 71 (16.59%) Juniper
17 68 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 64 (14.95%) SQL Server
19 63 (14.72%) SQL
20 60 (14.02%) Hyper-V
20 60 (14.02%) F5
20 60 (14.02%) Palo Alto
21 58 (13.55%) Windows Server 2003
22 51 (11.92%) Blue Coat
23 50 (11.68%) DHCP
24 49 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
25 48 (11.21%) Solaris
26 47 (10.98%) HP
27 42 (9.81%) SAN
28 41 (9.58%) SLA

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 40 (9.35%) IIS
1 40 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (4.44%) Apache
5 14 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.57%) Skype for Business
7 10 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.34%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.87%) nginx
9 7 (1.64%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.93%) SAS
11 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.47%) JBoss
13 1 (0.23%) Confluence
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 31 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Eloqua
1 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 81 (18.93%) Office 365
2 49 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.27%) SaaS
5 10 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.64%) Google App Engine
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 5 (1.17%) IaaS
10 4 (0.93%) PaaS
10 4 (0.93%) Responsys
10 4 (0.93%) Taleo
11 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 108 (25.23%) TCP/IP
2 107 (25.00%) Firewall
3 93 (21.73%) DNS
4 50 (11.68%) DHCP
5 42 (9.81%) SAN
6 40 (9.35%) VPN
7 36 (8.41%) LAN
8 28 (6.54%) Internet
9 23 (5.37%) WAN
10 20 (4.67%) HTTP
11 17 (3.97%) SSL
12 13 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (2.80%) VoIP
14 11 (2.57%) Network Security
14 11 (2.57%) Wireshark
15 9 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (1.87%) BGP
16 8 (1.87%) NAS
16 8 (1.87%) OSPF
16 8 (1.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.80%) MySQL
5 8 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.17%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.93%) DB2
8 4 (0.93%) Informix
9 3 (0.70%) Big Data
10 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (5.37%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.80%) Maven
3 9 (2.10%) JUnit
3 9 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (1.64%) IDA Disassembler
4 7 (1.64%) OllyDbg
4 7 (1.64%) WinDbg
5 6 (1.40%) JIRA
6 3 (0.70%) Redmine
6 3 (0.70%) Subversion
7 2 (0.47%) Ant
7 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.23%) Qt Creator
8 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 37 (8.64%) Digital Economy
2 30 (7.01%) German Language
3 24 (5.61%) French Language
4 12 (2.80%) Finance
5 9 (2.10%) Marketing
6 8 (1.87%) Automotive
7 7 (1.64%) Retail
8 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (28.27%) Support Engineer
2 68 (15.89%) Analyst
3 57 (13.32%) Security Engineer
4 54 (12.62%) Technical Support
5 53 (12.38%) IT Support
5 53 (12.38%) Technical Engineer
6 47 (10.98%) Technical Support Engineer
7 42 (9.81%) Support Analyst
8 36 (8.41%) Senior Security Engineer
9 33 (7.71%) 1st Line Support
9 33 (7.71%) Juniper Engineer
10 31 (7.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 30 (7.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 28 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (6.31%) Developer
13 27 (6.31%) IT Engineer
14 26 (6.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 26 (6.07%) Windows Engineer
15 25 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
16 24 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.07%) CSS
1 26 (6.07%) HTML
2 20 (4.67%) JSON
2 20 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (4.44%) .NET
4 17 (3.97%) REST
5 15 (3.50%) Web Services
6 13 (3.04%) XML
7 11 (2.57%) SOAP
8 10 (2.34%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.10%) D3.js
9 9 (2.10%) Node.js
9 9 (2.10%) WebSockets
10 7 (1.64%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (1.64%) Kafka
10 7 (1.64%) Regular Expression
11 6 (1.40%) WCF
12 5 (1.17%) Ajax
12 5 (1.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.35%) Clustering
2 34 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.84%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.34%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (1.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 7 (1.64%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.70%) PKI
12 3 (0.70%) User Experience
13 2 (0.47%) CESG
13 2 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 174 (40.65%) Windows Server
2 164 (38.32%) Linux
3 111 (25.93%) Unix
4 94 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (17.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (13.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (11.21%) Solaris
8 34 (7.94%) Windows 7
9 31 (7.24%) Windows 2000
10 21 (4.91%) CentOS
11 18 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.97%) Windows 10
13 16 (3.74%) Android
14 15 (3.50%) Apple iOS
15 10 (2.34%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (1.17%) AIX
17 5 (1.17%) HPUX
18 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.52%) ITIL
2 41 (9.58%) Mentoring
3 37 (8.64%) Risk Management
4 33 (7.71%) Service Delivery
5 28 (6.54%) High Availability
6 26 (6.07%) Identity Management
6 26 (6.07%) Kalman Filter
7 23 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (4.91%) Coaching
9 18 (4.21%) Presales
9 18 (4.21%) Test Automation
10 16 (3.74%) OO
10 16 (3.74%) Service Delivery Management
11 15 (3.50%) Configuration Management
11 15 (3.50%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (3.27%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.27%) TDD
13 13 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (3.04%) Reverse Engineering
14 12 (2.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.72%) SQL
2 40 (9.35%) Java
3 33 (7.71%) C++
4 29 (6.78%) Perl
4 29 (6.78%) Python
5 25 (5.84%) C#
6 23 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.37%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 18 (4.21%) PHP
9 15 (3.50%) C
10 11 (2.57%) Ruby
11 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.70%) Korn
13 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.47%) Groovy
15 1 (0.23%) VB
15 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (6.07%) Degree
2 21 (4.91%) CCNA
2 21 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.27%) MCP
5 12 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.80%) MCSE
6 8 (1.87%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.40%) A+ Certification
8 6 (1.40%) CISSP
8 6 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.17%) CCNP
9 5 (1.17%) MCSA
10 4 (0.93%) CWNA
11 3 (0.70%) GIAC
11 3 (0.70%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.58%) SLA
2 7 (1.64%) QA
3 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.93%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 168 (39.25%) Active Directory
2 68 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (14.02%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.34%) vSphere
6 9 (2.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (2.10%) Docker
7 7 (1.64%) Varnish
8 6 (1.40%) XenServer
9 4 (0.93%) Firmware
9 4 (0.93%) NFS
9 4 (0.93%) vCloud
9 4 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.93%) XenApp
10 3 (0.70%) Samba
10 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.47%) KVM
11 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (8.18%) Backup Exec
2 28 (6.54%) Puppet
2 28 (6.54%) SCCM
3 14 (3.27%) NetBackup
4 12 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.10%) ZABBIX
6 8 (1.87%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (1.64%) HAProxy
7 7 (1.64%) Kibana
7 7 (1.64%) logstash
7 7 (1.64%) SCOM
7 7 (1.64%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (1.40%) Nagios
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (1.40%) WSUS
9 5 (1.17%) Ansible
9 5 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 126 (29.44%) Microsoft
2 120 (28.04%) VMware
3 119 (27.80%) Cisco
4 80 (18.69%) CheckPoint
5 71 (16.59%) Juniper
6 60 (14.02%) F5
6 60 (14.02%) Palo Alto
7 51 (11.92%) Blue Coat
8 47 (10.98%) HP
9 39 (9.11%) Veeam
10 33 (7.71%) Crossbeam
10 33 (7.71%) NetApp
11 31 (7.24%) Sourcefire
12 25 (5.84%) Dell
12 25 (5.84%) EMC
13 24 (5.61%) Oracle
14 18 (4.21%) Red Hat
15 15 (3.50%) arcserve
15 15 (3.50%) CommVault
16 14 (3.27%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £28000. per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits including Bonus, Pension, ESPP...
Posted: 20 days ago