Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 413 425 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.77% 17.62% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.83% 52.21% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 377 316 548
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £20,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £62,500 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £43,041 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.60% -11.11% +12.50%

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 668 814 1,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 28.74% 33.75% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 586 625 1,050
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +6.74%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 163 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 139 (33.66%) Active Directory
3 116 (28.09%) Windows Server
4 109 (26.39%) Linux
5 104 (25.18%) Office 365
6 94 (22.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 88 (21.31%) VMware
8 83 (20.10%) SQL
9 65 (15.74%) Windows 10
10 62 (15.01%) .NET
10 62 (15.01%) ITIL
11 61 (14.77%) SQL Server
11 61 (14.77%) C#
12 60 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
13 55 (13.32%) Degree
14 54 (13.08%) Hyper-V
15 53 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 52 (12.59%) DNS
17 51 (12.35%) MS Exchange
18 47 (11.38%) DHCP
19 46 (11.14%) SCCM
20 45 (10.90%) Firewall
21 44 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
21 44 (10.65%) TCP/IP
21 44 (10.65%) Cisco
22 41 (9.93%) VPN
23 39 (9.44%) Windows 7
23 39 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 38 (9.20%) DevOps
25 37 (8.96%) Puppet

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 51 (12.35%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.54%) Skype for Business
3 24 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 21 (5.08%) IIS
5 18 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (3.15%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.18%) Apache
8 7 (1.69%) CMS
8 7 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.21%) JBoss
10 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.97%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.48%) Confluence
13 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 104 (25.18%) Office 365
2 94 (22.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (6.30%) IaaS
5 16 (3.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (3.87%) PaaS
6 11 (2.66%) SaaS
7 10 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.18%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.69%) Amazon Glacier
9 7 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.97%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.73%) Datadog
12 3 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (12.59%) DNS
2 47 (11.38%) DHCP
3 45 (10.90%) Firewall
4 44 (10.65%) TCP/IP
5 41 (9.93%) VPN
6 30 (7.26%) Internet
7 22 (5.33%) SAN
8 21 (5.08%) Skype
9 19 (4.60%) LAN
9 19 (4.60%) VoIP
10 18 (4.36%) WAN
11 15 (3.63%) NAS
12 9 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (2.18%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.69%) FCoE
14 6 (1.45%) HTTP
15 5 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (1.21%) Unified Communications
15 5 (1.21%) VLAN
16 4 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.57%) HBase
3 13 (3.15%) Apache Hive
3 13 (3.15%) Hadoop
3 13 (3.15%) Impala
4 12 (2.91%) Big Data
5 7 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.45%) MySQL
6 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.48%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.48%) Power BI
10 2 (0.48%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (2.91%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.18%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.21%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.97%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.73%) Subversion
7 2 (0.48%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.48%) JIRA
7 2 (0.48%) MSI
7 2 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (5.33%) Games
2 20 (4.84%) Finance
3 7 (1.69%) Banking
3 7 (1.69%) Retail
4 6 (1.45%) Electronics
5 5 (1.21%) Back Office
6 4 (0.97%) Legal
7 3 (0.73%) Billing
7 3 (0.73%) Law
7 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (22.76%) Support Engineer
2 65 (15.74%) Developer
3 46 (11.14%) IT Engineer
4 43 (10.41%) .NET Developer
4 43 (10.41%) IT Support
5 34 (8.23%) Analyst
5 34 (8.23%) IT Support Engineer
6 31 (7.51%) Consultant
6 31 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 24 (5.81%) C# Developer
9 22 (5.33%) Applications Support
9 22 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 21 (5.08%) Desktop Support
11 20 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (4.84%) Backend Developer
12 19 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (4.60%) C# WCF Developer
12 19 (4.60%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.01%) .NET
2 32 (7.75%) WCF
3 23 (5.57%) HTML
4 22 (5.33%) CSS
5 18 (4.36%) REST
6 15 (3.63%) jQuery
7 12 (2.91%) .NET Framework
7 12 (2.91%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.91%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.66%) JSON
9 10 (2.42%) Node.js
10 9 (2.18%) LDAP
11 8 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (1.94%) XML
12 7 (1.69%) OpenCV
12 7 (1.69%) Web Services
13 5 (1.21%) Entity Framework
13 5 (1.21%) LINQ
13 5 (1.21%) WF
13 5 (1.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.99%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (5.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 22 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.39%) Clustering
7 13 (3.15%) EPoS
7 13 (3.15%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.18%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.69%) Replication
10 5 (1.21%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.21%) NHS
10 5 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.21%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.73%) User Experience
13 2 (0.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 116 (28.09%) Windows Server
2 109 (26.39%) Linux
3 65 (15.74%) Windows 10
4 39 (9.44%) Windows 7
5 28 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (6.05%) Unix
6 25 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (5.81%) Windows 8
8 21 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.91%) Android
10 11 (2.66%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.42%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.69%) CentOS
12 7 (1.69%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.45%) AIX
13 6 (1.45%) Solaris
14 5 (1.21%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.97%) DC/OS
15 4 (0.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.01%) ITIL
2 39 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 38 (9.20%) DevOps
4 34 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (7.99%) Presales
5 33 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (6.05%) Migration
7 24 (5.81%) Configuration Management
8 23 (5.57%) Coaching
9 22 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (5.33%) Service Delivery
10 21 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 20 (4.84%) Visualisation
12 19 (4.60%) Incident Management
12 19 (4.60%) Market Research
13 18 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (3.87%) Release Management
15 15 (3.63%) Change Management
15 15 (3.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (20.10%) SQL
2 61 (14.77%) C#
3 35 (8.47%) PowerShell
4 29 (7.02%) Java
5 28 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 26 (6.30%) Python
7 18 (4.36%) Bash Shell
8 17 (4.12%) C
9 11 (2.66%) Perl
9 11 (2.66%) Ruby
10 10 (2.42%) R
11 9 (2.18%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.45%) C++
13 3 (0.73%) Tcl
13 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.73%) VB
13 3 (0.73%) VBScript
14 1 (0.24%) Go
14 1 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 55 (13.32%) Degree
2 33 (7.99%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 19 (4.60%) MCSE
6 16 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (3.63%) MCSA
8 12 (2.91%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.45%) PhD
11 5 (1.21%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.21%) CCNA
11 5 (1.21%) Master's Degree
11 5 (1.21%) MCITP
11 5 (1.21%) MCP
11 5 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.97%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.73%) MCTS
13 3 (0.73%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.87%) QA
2 13 (3.15%) SLA
3 10 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.18%) GDPR
5 8 (1.94%) PSD2
6 2 (0.48%) COBIT
6 2 (0.48%) PMO
6 2 (0.48%) WAI
7 1 (0.24%) GCP
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 139 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 54 (13.08%) Hyper-V
3 53 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.57%) HDFS
5 18 (4.36%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (3.15%) Apache Flume
7 12 (2.91%) Docker
8 8 (1.94%) vSphere
9 7 (1.69%) Samba
10 5 (1.21%) Firmware
11 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.97%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.73%) UAG
12 3 (0.73%) XenApp
13 2 (0.48%) vCloud
13 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 46 (11.14%) SCCM
2 37 (8.96%) Puppet
3 21 (5.08%) Ansible
4 13 (3.15%) Kibana
4 13 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.66%) Terraform
6 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (2.18%) SCOM
8 7 (1.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 6 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (1.21%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.21%) Grafana
10 5 (1.21%) Graylog
10 5 (1.21%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.97%) Packer
11 4 (0.97%) WSUS
12 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 163 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 88 (21.31%) VMware
3 44 (10.65%) Cisco
4 32 (7.75%) Citrix
5 19 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.12%) HP
7 16 (3.87%) Capita
8 14 (3.39%) Dell
9 13 (3.15%) Atlassian
10 12 (2.91%) Apple
11 11 (2.66%) EMC
11 11 (2.66%) IBM
11 11 (2.66%) Oracle
12 10 (2.42%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.42%) Splunk
13 7 (1.69%) Centrify
13 7 (1.69%) Symantec
13 7 (1.69%) Veeam
14 6 (1.45%) Avaya
14 6 (1.45%) Juniper