Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 378 431 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.01% 17.03% 18.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.42% 50.53% 59.00%
Number of salaries quoted 332 323 666
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,525 £21,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £63,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 647 853 1,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.68% 33.70% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 559 633 1,079
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24,600 £24,000 £29,950
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,900 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +4.65%

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 145 (38.36%) Active Directory
2 122 (32.28%) Microsoft
3 119 (31.48%) Linux
4 107 (28.31%) Windows Server
5 82 (21.69%) Office 365
6 78 (20.63%) SQL
7 73 (19.31%) VMware
8 71 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
9 62 (16.40%) Cisco
10 57 (15.08%) SQL Server
11 56 (14.81%) MS Exchange
12 53 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (13.76%) C#
14 51 (13.49%) Firewall
14 51 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 47 (12.43%) Degree
15 47 (12.43%) .NET
16 43 (11.38%) Internet
16 43 (11.38%) Windows 10
17 42 (11.11%) ITIL
18 37 (9.79%) Hyper-V
19 35 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (9.26%) Java
19 35 (9.26%) DNS
19 35 (9.26%) DevOps
20 34 (8.99%) Unix
20 34 (8.99%) SCCM
21 33 (8.73%) DHCP
22 32 (8.47%) Python
22 32 (8.47%) WCF

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 56 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.23%) IIS
2 16 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 15 (3.97%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.70%) Apache
4 14 (3.70%) JBoss
4 14 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.32%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.06%) CMS
10 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.79%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (7.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 82 (21.69%) Office 365
2 71 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (5.29%) SaaS
5 17 (4.50%) IaaS
6 9 (2.38%) PaaS
7 8 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.06%) Datadog
10 3 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.53%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.53%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.26%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.49%) Firewall
2 43 (11.38%) Internet
3 35 (9.26%) DNS
4 33 (8.73%) DHCP
5 27 (7.14%) VPN
6 23 (6.08%) TCP/IP
7 18 (4.76%) WAN
8 17 (4.50%) LAN
8 17 (4.50%) SAN
9 13 (3.44%) NAS
10 10 (2.65%) HTTP
11 9 (2.38%) Skype
11 9 (2.38%) VLAN
12 8 (2.12%) VoIP
12 8 (2.12%) Wireless
13 6 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.59%) Sourcefire
14 4 (1.06%) BGP
14 4 (1.06%) MPLS
15 3 (0.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.08%) HBase
3 16 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (3.44%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.91%) MySQL
7 7 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.59%) Big Data
9 5 (1.32%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.32%) Impala
10 3 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.53%) Redis
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.91%) Subversion
3 8 (2.12%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.59%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.79%) JIRA
7 3 (0.79%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.53%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (5.29%) Games
2 14 (3.70%) Finance
3 12 (3.17%) Retail
4 11 (2.91%) Marketing
5 8 (2.12%) French Language
6 7 (1.85%) German Language
7 6 (1.59%) Electronics
8 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.53%) Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (20.11%) Support Engineer
2 62 (16.40%) Developer
3 42 (11.11%) IT Support
4 41 (10.85%) Analyst
5 40 (10.58%) IT Engineer
6 34 (8.99%) .NET Developer
7 31 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (7.67%) Consultant
9 28 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 28 (7.41%) Technical Support
10 25 (6.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 25 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
11 22 (5.82%) Java Developer
11 22 (5.82%) Support Analyst
12 20 (5.29%) Backend Developer
12 20 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (5.03%) C# Developer
14 18 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (4.50%) SQL Developer
15 17 (4.50%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.43%) .NET
2 32 (8.47%) WCF
3 29 (7.67%) Node.js
4 26 (6.88%) HTML
5 23 (6.08%) CSS
6 21 (5.56%) JSON
6 21 (5.56%) REST
7 17 (4.50%) LDAP
8 16 (4.23%) .NET Framework
9 13 (3.44%) ASP.NET
10 12 (3.17%) Entity Framework
10 12 (3.17%) WPF
11 11 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 11 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.91%) Code First Entity Framework
11 11 (2.91%) RESTful
11 11 (2.91%) WinForms
12 7 (1.85%) Middleware
12 7 (1.85%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.03%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (3.44%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.91%) Clustering
7 8 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.85%) EPoS
9 6 (1.59%) Fintech
9 6 (1.59%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.06%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.06%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 119 (31.48%) Linux
2 107 (28.31%) Windows Server
3 43 (11.38%) Windows 10
4 34 (8.99%) Unix
5 31 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 23 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.17%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.91%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (2.91%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.65%) Android
12 10 (2.65%) Solaris
13 6 (1.59%) CentOS
13 6 (1.59%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.59%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (11.11%) ITIL
3 35 (9.26%) DevOps
4 27 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (6.88%) Migration
5 26 (6.88%) Presales
5 26 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (5.29%) OO
7 18 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 18 (4.76%) MVC
8 17 (4.50%) Configuration Management
8 17 (4.50%) Market Research
8 17 (4.50%) Software Engineering
8 17 (4.50%) Test Scripting
9 15 (3.97%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (3.97%) Open Source
9 15 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 14 (3.70%) Project Management
11 13 (3.44%) TDD
11 13 (3.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.63%) SQL
2 52 (13.76%) C#
3 35 (9.26%) Java
4 32 (8.47%) Python
5 30 (7.94%) PowerShell
6 26 (6.88%) JavaScript
7 22 (5.82%) Bash Shell
8 21 (5.56%) C++
9 19 (5.03%) C
10 18 (4.76%) Perl
10 18 (4.76%) R
11 13 (3.44%) Ruby
12 11 (2.91%) Tcl
13 4 (1.06%) PHP
13 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.53%) VB
14 2 (0.53%) VBScript
15 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 47 (12.43%) Degree
2 17 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.65%) MCSE
6 8 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.12%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.12%) MCSA
7 7 (1.85%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.85%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.59%) CCNA
8 6 (1.59%) MCP
8 6 (1.59%) PhD
8 6 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.06%) CCNP
11 3 (0.79%) CCIE
11 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.03%) QA
2 11 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.91%) SLA
3 3 (0.79%) GDPR
3 3 (0.79%) PSD2
4 2 (0.53%) GCP
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 145 (38.36%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.79%) Hyper-V
3 35 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (6.08%) HDFS
5 11 (2.91%) Firmware
6 9 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.32%) Apache Flume
8 5 (1.32%) Docker
8 5 (1.32%) XenApp
9 4 (1.06%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.79%) UAG
10 3 (0.79%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.53%) KVM
11 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.26%) Postfix
12 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (8.99%) SCCM
2 24 (6.35%) Puppet
3 15 (3.97%) Ansible
4 8 (2.12%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (2.12%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.32%) Kibana
6 5 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.32%) Terraform
7 4 (1.06%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.06%) Packer
8 3 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.79%) SCOM
9 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.53%) Nagios
9 2 (0.53%) Nessus
9 2 (0.53%) Nmap
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 122 (32.28%) Microsoft
2 73 (19.31%) VMware
3 62 (16.40%) Cisco
4 27 (7.14%) Oracle
5 24 (6.35%) CheckPoint
5 24 (6.35%) Citrix
6 23 (6.08%) HP
7 15 (3.97%) Red Hat
8 13 (3.44%) Capita
8 13 (3.44%) Juniper
9 11 (2.91%) Atmel
10 10 (2.65%) Dell
10 10 (2.65%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.65%) Splunk
11 9 (2.38%) Symantec
12 8 (2.12%) Apple
12 8 (2.12%) CommVault
12 8 (2.12%) F5
12 8 (2.12%) Veeam
13 6 (1.59%) Blue Coat