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

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 234 320 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.15% 18.17% 17.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.30% 52.89% 66.45%
Number of salaries quoted 173 281 322
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +36.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 439 605 617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 34.06% 34.36% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 328 542 478
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 £25,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 179 (41.34%) Windows Server
2 178 (41.11%) Active Directory
3 171 (39.49%) Linux
4 131 (30.25%) VMware
5 121 (27.94%) Microsoft
6 120 (27.71%) Cisco
7 115 (26.56%) Unix
8 105 (24.25%) Firewall
9 104 (24.02%) TCP/IP
10 95 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 92 (21.25%) DNS
12 83 (19.17%) CheckPoint
13 79 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 78 (18.01%) Office 365
15 77 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
16 69 (15.94%) Hyper-V
16 69 (15.94%) ITIL
17 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
18 66 (15.24%) Juniper
19 61 (14.09%) Palo Alto
20 60 (13.86%) SQL
21 59 (13.63%) Windows Server 2003
22 56 (12.93%) F5
23 52 (12.01%) Blue Coat
24 51 (11.78%) SAN
25 50 (11.55%) Solaris
26 47 (10.85%) DHCP
26 47 (10.85%) Mentoring
27 45 (10.39%) VPN
28 42 (9.70%) IIS

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 42 (9.70%) IIS
2 41 (9.47%) MS Exchange
3 23 (5.31%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (3.70%) Apache
6 14 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.77%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.85%) nginx
9 8 (1.85%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.62%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.62%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.69%) Documentum
12 3 (0.69%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.46%) JBoss
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Eloqua
1 6 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 78 (18.01%) Office 365
2 38 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (4.62%) SaaS
5 11 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 9 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (1.62%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.62%) Google App Engine
9 6 (1.39%) Responsys
9 6 (1.39%) Taleo
10 4 (0.92%) IaaS
10 4 (0.92%) Oracle CX
10 4 (0.92%) PaaS
11 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 105 (24.25%) Firewall
2 104 (24.02%) TCP/IP
3 92 (21.25%) DNS
4 51 (11.78%) SAN
5 47 (10.85%) DHCP
6 45 (10.39%) VPN
7 40 (9.24%) LAN
8 27 (6.24%) WAN
9 22 (5.08%) Internet
10 18 (4.16%) HTTP
11 17 (3.93%) NAS
11 17 (3.93%) SSL
12 13 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (3.00%) Network Security
13 12 (2.77%) VLAN
14 9 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (2.08%) VoIP
14 9 (2.08%) Wireshark
15 8 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.00%) MySQL
5 11 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.92%) Big Data
12 3 (0.69%) DB2
12 3 (0.69%) Informix
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.77%) Maven
4 9 (2.08%) JUnit
4 9 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (1.62%) IDA Disassembler
5 7 (1.62%) OllyDbg
5 7 (1.62%) WinDbg
6 5 (1.15%) JIRA
7 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.69%) Subversion
8 3 (0.69%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.46%) Ant
9 2 (0.46%) AQtime
9 2 (0.46%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.46%) Redmine
9 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (8.78%) Digital Economy
2 28 (6.47%) German Language
3 24 (5.54%) French Language
4 13 (3.00%) Finance
5 9 (2.08%) Marketing
6 8 (1.85%) Automotive
6 8 (1.85%) Retail
7 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.92%) Banking
8 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (27.94%) Support Engineer
2 61 (14.09%) Analyst
3 59 (13.63%) Security Engineer
4 49 (11.32%) Technical Support
5 48 (11.09%) Technical Engineer
6 47 (10.85%) IT Support
7 44 (10.16%) Technical Support Engineer
8 40 (9.24%) Juniper Engineer
9 39 (9.01%) Senior Security Engineer
10 38 (8.78%) Support Analyst
11 36 (8.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 33 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
12 33 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 31 (7.16%) 1st Line Support
14 29 (6.70%) Cisco Engineer
15 28 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 27 (6.24%) Developer
17 26 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
17 26 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
18 25 (5.77%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.00%) HTML
2 25 (5.77%) CSS
3 20 (4.62%) .NET
4 19 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (4.16%) JSON
6 17 (3.93%) REST
6 17 (3.93%) Web Services
7 12 (2.77%) XML
8 10 (2.31%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.31%) SOAP
9 9 (2.08%) D3.js
9 9 (2.08%) Node.js
9 9 (2.08%) WebSockets
10 7 (1.62%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.62%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (1.62%) Kafka
10 7 (1.62%) Regular Expression
11 6 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.39%) WCF
12 5 (1.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.55%) Clustering
3 27 (6.24%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 25 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.62%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (1.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 7 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.69%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.69%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (0.69%) iPhone
12 3 (0.69%) User Experience
13 2 (0.46%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 179 (41.34%) Windows Server
2 171 (39.49%) Linux
3 115 (26.56%) Unix
4 95 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (13.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (11.55%) Solaris
8 42 (9.70%) Windows 7
9 34 (7.85%) Windows 2000
10 26 (6.00%) CentOS
11 18 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (4.16%) Windows 10
12 16 (3.70%) Android
12 16 (3.70%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.62%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.39%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.94%) ITIL
2 47 (10.85%) Mentoring
3 38 (8.78%) Risk Management
4 32 (7.39%) High Availability
5 31 (7.16%) Service Delivery
6 28 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
7 27 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (6.00%) Identity Management
9 24 (5.54%) Coaching
10 18 (4.16%) Configuration Management
10 18 (4.16%) Test Automation
11 17 (3.93%) Presales
12 16 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
13 15 (3.46%) DevOps
13 15 (3.46%) OO
13 15 (3.46%) Software Engineering
14 14 (3.23%) TDD
15 12 (2.77%) Data Management
15 12 (2.77%) Infrastructure Management
15 12 (2.77%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.86%) SQL
2 39 (9.01%) Java
3 33 (7.62%) Python
4 32 (7.39%) C++
5 25 (5.77%) Perl
6 24 (5.54%) Bash Shell
6 24 (5.54%) C#
7 22 (5.08%) JavaScript
8 20 (4.62%) PHP
8 20 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.23%) C
10 10 (2.31%) Ruby
11 9 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.39%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.92%) Groovy
13 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.46%) Korn
15 2 (0.46%) VB
15 2 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (6.70%) Degree
2 25 (5.77%) CCNA
2 25 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (3.46%) MCP
6 13 (3.00%) MCSE
7 9 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.85%) CCNP
8 8 (1.85%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.39%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.15%) CISSP
10 5 (1.15%) MCSA
10 5 (1.15%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.92%) CCIE
11 4 (0.92%) CCIE Service Provider
11 4 (0.92%) CCIP
11 4 (0.92%) CCSA
11 4 (0.92%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.01%) SLA
2 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.15%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 178 (41.11%) Active Directory
2 79 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (15.94%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.24%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.54%) XenServer
6 9 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (2.08%) Docker
6 9 (2.08%) vSphere
7 7 (1.62%) Varnish
8 4 (0.92%) KVM
8 4 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.69%) NFS
9 3 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.69%) vCloud
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.46%) Samba
10 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.46%) XenApp
11 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (8.08%) Puppet
2 32 (7.39%) Backup Exec
3 29 (6.70%) SCCM
4 18 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.00%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.77%) WSUS
7 9 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (2.08%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.62%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.62%) Kibana
9 7 (1.62%) logstash
10 6 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.39%) SCOM
10 6 (1.39%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.15%) Nagios
12 4 (0.92%) Ansible
12 4 (0.92%) Graphite
Vendors
1 131 (30.25%) VMware
2 121 (27.94%) Microsoft
3 120 (27.71%) Cisco
4 83 (19.17%) CheckPoint
5 66 (15.24%) Juniper
6 61 (14.09%) Palo Alto
7 56 (12.93%) F5
8 52 (12.01%) Blue Coat
9 41 (9.47%) HP
10 36 (8.31%) Crossbeam
10 36 (8.31%) NetApp
11 35 (8.08%) Veeam
12 34 (7.85%) Sourcefire
13 26 (6.00%) Oracle
14 25 (5.77%) Dell
15 24 (5.54%) EMC
16 17 (3.93%) Citrix
17 16 (3.70%) Red Hat
18 15 (3.46%) arcserve
18 15 (3.46%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
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
Reading Football Club
Salary: From £22,500 to £23,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £4k car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Morson International
Salary: £34000 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension, Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, UK
Node4 Limited
Salary: basic dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Health, Life Cover, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 basic + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Grafham Walbancke
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Sky Systems
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
SThree
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago