Period
to 20 October 2017

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

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 371 638 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.22% 18.43% 17.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.53% 55.33% 60.57%
Number of salaries quoted 289 542 730
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% -3.75%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 720 1153 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.48% 33.30% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 582 933 1110
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +11.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 164 (44.20%) Linux
2 120 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 117 (31.54%) Active Directory
4 101 (27.22%) Windows Server
5 96 (25.88%) Unix
6 89 (23.99%) ITIL
7 86 (23.18%) Firewall
8 75 (20.22%) TCP/IP
9 72 (19.41%) Cisco
10 68 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
11 65 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 65 (17.52%) VMware
11 65 (17.52%) Java
12 63 (16.98%) Juniper
13 62 (16.71%) SQL
14 56 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 54 (14.56%) SQL Server
16 51 (13.75%) Office 365
17 50 (13.48%) Python
18 49 (13.21%) Degree
19 47 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
19 47 (12.67%) C#
19 47 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
19 47 (12.67%) HP
20 46 (12.40%) F5
21 45 (12.13%) DevOps
21 45 (12.13%) Red Hat
21 45 (12.13%) CheckPoint
22 44 (11.86%) DNS
23 42 (11.32%) 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 38 (10.24%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.01%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.47%) IIS
4 18 (4.85%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.89%) Apache
7 6 (1.62%) Confluence
7 6 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.08%) SAS
8 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (12.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) SAP ERP
1 9 (2.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (13.75%) Office 365
4 28 (7.55%) SaaS
5 8 (2.16%) IaaS
6 4 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.81%) GitHub
8 2 (0.54%) PaaS
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 86 (23.18%) Firewall
2 75 (20.22%) TCP/IP
3 44 (11.86%) DNS
4 36 (9.70%) Internet
5 27 (7.28%) DHCP
6 21 (5.66%) LAN
7 20 (5.39%) BGP
8 19 (5.12%) SAN
9 18 (4.85%) WAN
10 16 (4.31%) OSPF
11 14 (3.77%) Skype
12 11 (2.96%) MPLS
13 10 (2.70%) VoIP
14 8 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.16%) VLAN
14 8 (2.16%) VPN
15 7 (1.89%) EIGRP
16 6 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (1.62%) SNMP
16 6 (1.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.50%) HBase
3 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.43%) SQLPlus
4 5 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.08%) DB2
5 4 (1.08%) Informix
6 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.54%) Big Data
7 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) MySQL
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.70%) JUnit
3 10 (2.70%) LoadRunner
3 10 (2.70%) Selenium
4 9 (2.43%) eggPlant
4 9 (2.43%) HP UFT
4 9 (2.43%) JIRA
4 9 (2.43%) LoadUI
4 9 (2.43%) SoapUI
4 9 (2.43%) TestNG
4 9 (2.43%) Toad
4 9 (2.43%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.35%) Maven
5 5 (1.35%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.08%) Ant
6 4 (1.08%) Subversion
7 3 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (8.09%) German Language
2 28 (7.55%) Digital Economy
3 22 (5.93%) French Language
4 17 (4.58%) Banking
5 12 (3.23%) Finance
6 9 (2.43%) Advertising
6 9 (2.43%) Publishing
6 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.08%) Games
8 3 (0.81%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Retail
9 2 (0.54%) Automotive
9 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 82 (22.10%) Analyst
2 68 (18.33%) Support Engineer
3 44 (11.86%) IT Support
4 39 (10.51%) Support Analyst
5 34 (9.16%) Developer
6 32 (8.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 28 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
8 27 (7.28%) Technical Support
9 26 (7.01%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (7.01%) Security Engineer
9 26 (7.01%) Technical Engineer
10 24 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (6.47%) Security Analyst
11 20 (5.39%) AWS Engineer
11 20 (5.39%) Desktop Support
11 20 (5.39%) Technical Support Engineer
12 18 (4.85%) AWS DevOps
12 18 (4.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.85%) IT Analyst
13 17 (4.58%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.09%) HTML
2 24 (6.47%) JSON
3 21 (5.66%) CSS
3 21 (5.66%) REST
4 18 (4.85%) .NET
4 18 (4.85%) Web Services
5 14 (3.77%) Node.js
6 13 (3.50%) SOAP
7 9 (2.43%) XML
8 6 (1.62%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.08%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.08%) jQuery
9 4 (1.08%) WCF
10 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.81%) HTML5
10 3 (0.81%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (0.81%) Java SE
10 3 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.81%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.66%) Clustering
4 18 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.04%) Fintech
6 12 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.62%) Replication
9 5 (1.35%) PKI
10 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.08%) DataPower
10 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.81%) CESG
11 3 (0.81%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.81%) User Experience
12 2 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 164 (44.20%) Linux
2 101 (27.22%) Windows Server
3 96 (25.88%) Unix
4 56 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (9.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (9.43%) CentOS
8 32 (8.63%) Solaris
8 32 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (6.74%) Windows 2000
10 22 (5.93%) Windows 10
11 20 (5.39%) Windows 7
12 16 (4.31%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.16%) Android
13 8 (2.16%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.89%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.62%) Windows XP
16 5 (1.35%) Mac OS X
17 4 (1.08%) Debian
17 4 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (23.99%) ITIL
2 47 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (12.13%) DevOps
4 28 (7.55%) Risk Management
5 27 (7.28%) Test Automation
6 24 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (5.93%) Migration
8 21 (5.66%) OO
9 20 (5.39%) Mentoring
10 19 (5.12%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.85%) Project Management
11 18 (4.85%) TDD
12 17 (4.58%) Scrum
13 16 (4.31%) Mathematics
14 15 (4.04%) Functional Testing
14 15 (4.04%) Identity Management
14 15 (4.04%) Test Scripting
14 15 (4.04%) Workflow
15 14 (3.77%) Regression Testing
15 14 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.52%) Java
2 62 (16.71%) SQL
3 50 (13.48%) Python
4 47 (12.67%) C#
5 37 (9.97%) Perl
6 36 (9.70%) PowerShell
7 33 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 26 (7.01%) JavaScript
9 20 (5.39%) C++
10 13 (3.50%) R
11 5 (1.35%) C
11 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.08%) Ruby
13 3 (0.81%) Korn
13 3 (0.81%) Scala
13 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.54%) PHP
14 2 (0.54%) VC++
14 2 (0.54%) XAML
15 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 49 (13.21%) Degree
2 25 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.20%) AWS Certification
4 21 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (5.12%) DV Cleared
6 16 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.04%) ISTQB
8 14 (3.77%) CCNA
9 11 (2.96%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.70%) JNCIA
10 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.43%) CCNP
11 9 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.16%) A+ Certification
12 8 (2.16%) CISSP
12 8 (2.16%) MCP
12 8 (2.16%) MCSE
13 7 (1.89%) HND
13 7 (1.89%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.16%) SLA
2 19 (5.12%) QA
3 11 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.08%) SAS 70
5 3 (0.81%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (31.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (8.09%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.50%) HDFS
5 9 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.43%) vSphere
6 6 (1.62%) Docker
7 5 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.35%) XenApp
8 4 (1.08%) Firmware
9 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.81%) NFS
9 3 (0.81%) Samba
9 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.81%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.54%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (11.32%) Puppet
2 31 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (7.01%) Terraform
4 23 (6.20%) Ansible
5 21 (5.66%) SCCM
6 15 (4.04%) Backup Exec
7 13 (3.50%) Nagios
8 10 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (2.43%) WSUS
10 6 (1.62%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (1.35%) SCOM
11 5 (1.35%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.35%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.08%) FortiGate
12 4 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.81%) Salt
13 3 (0.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 120 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 72 (19.41%) Cisco
3 65 (17.52%) VMware
4 63 (16.98%) Juniper
5 47 (12.67%) HP
6 46 (12.40%) F5
7 45 (12.13%) CheckPoint
7 45 (12.13%) Red Hat
8 36 (9.70%) Palo Alto
9 35 (9.43%) Blue Coat
10 28 (7.55%) Crossbeam
10 28 (7.55%) Sourcefire
11 21 (5.66%) Veeam
12 19 (5.12%) NetApp
12 19 (5.12%) ServiceNow
13 17 (4.58%) Dell
14 16 (4.31%) Citrix
14 16 (4.31%) IBM
15 15 (4.04%) EMC
16 12 (3.23%) Oracle