Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 428 619 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.58% 17.23% 16.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.20% 50.74% 61.98%
Number of salaries quoted 316 548 652
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +25.00% -15.56%
10th Percentile £20,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,425
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%

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 820 1220 1231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.68% 33.95% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1050 947
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,250 £21,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.15% +11.88%

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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 170 (39.72%) Linux
2 158 (36.92%) Windows Server
3 156 (36.45%) Active Directory
4 130 (30.37%) Microsoft
5 112 (26.17%) Firewall
6 111 (25.93%) Unix
7 106 (24.77%) Cisco
8 105 (24.53%) TCP/IP
9 96 (22.43%) ITIL
10 94 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 87 (20.33%) VMware
12 79 (18.46%) Juniper
13 74 (17.29%) Office 365
14 72 (16.82%) DNS
14 72 (16.82%) SQL
15 71 (16.59%) CheckPoint
16 65 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 64 (14.95%) Java
18 63 (14.72%) SQL Server
18 63 (14.72%) F5
19 60 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
20 58 (13.55%) Palo Alto
21 56 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
21 56 (13.08%) HP
22 54 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
22 54 (12.62%) Blue Coat
23 47 (10.98%) SLA
24 45 (10.51%) Solaris
25 44 (10.28%) C#
25 44 (10.28%) MS Exchange

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 44 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 39 (9.11%) IIS
3 26 (6.07%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.21%) Apache
4 18 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (3.97%) Skype for Business
6 14 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.34%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.64%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.64%) nginx
9 4 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.93%) SAS
9 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.70%) Confluence
10 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 42 (9.81%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) SAP ERP
1 9 (2.10%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 74 (17.29%) Office 365
2 60 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.21%) SaaS
5 9 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.10%) IaaS
6 8 (1.87%) 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 4 (0.93%) PaaS
9 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Responsys
10 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 112 (26.17%) Firewall
2 105 (24.53%) TCP/IP
3 72 (16.82%) DNS
4 43 (10.05%) DHCP
5 35 (8.18%) LAN
6 29 (6.78%) Internet
7 24 (5.61%) VPN
8 23 (5.37%) SAN
9 21 (4.91%) WAN
10 14 (3.27%) VoIP
11 13 (3.04%) HTTP
12 12 (2.80%) BGP
12 12 (2.80%) Skype
13 11 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (2.10%) Network Security
14 9 (2.10%) OSPF
14 9 (2.10%) Wireshark
15 8 (1.87%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (1.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.34%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.10%) MySQL
6 9 (2.10%) SQLPlus
7 6 (1.40%) HBase
7 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.93%) DB2
9 4 (0.93%) Informix
10 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.47%) Big Data
12 1 (0.23%) DataStax
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.97%) JUnit
3 11 (2.57%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.34%) LoadRunner
4 10 (2.34%) Maven
4 10 (2.34%) Selenium
5 9 (2.10%) eggPlant
5 9 (2.10%) HP UFT
5 9 (2.10%) LoadUI
5 9 (2.10%) SoapUI
5 9 (2.10%) TestNG
5 9 (2.10%) Toad
5 9 (2.10%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.40%) JIRA
8 5 (1.17%) IDA Disassembler
8 5 (1.17%) OllyDbg
8 5 (1.17%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.70%) Redmine
10 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (10.05%) German Language
2 42 (9.81%) Digital Economy
3 30 (7.01%) French Language
4 15 (3.50%) Finance
5 13 (3.04%) Banking
6 9 (2.10%) Publishing
7 8 (1.87%) Retail
8 6 (1.40%) Marketing
8 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.93%) Advertising
10 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.93%) Games
11 3 (0.70%) Automotive
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 97 (22.66%) Support Engineer
2 91 (21.26%) Analyst
3 59 (13.79%) IT Support
4 48 (11.21%) Support Analyst
5 47 (10.98%) Security Engineer
6 41 (9.58%) Technical Support
7 40 (9.35%) Technical Engineer
8 34 (7.94%) Technical Support Engineer
9 33 (7.71%) 1st Line Support
10 32 (7.48%) Developer
11 29 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
12 28 (6.54%) IT Analyst
12 28 (6.54%) Senior Security Engineer
13 26 (6.07%) IT Engineer
13 26 (6.07%) IT Support Analyst
14 25 (5.84%) Juniper Engineer
15 24 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
15 24 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
16 21 (4.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.31%) HTML
2 26 (6.07%) CSS
3 23 (5.37%) Web Services
4 22 (5.14%) JSON
4 22 (5.14%) REST
5 19 (4.44%) SOAP
6 18 (4.21%) .NET
6 18 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (3.27%) Node.js
8 11 (2.57%) XML
9 10 (2.34%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.10%) D3.js
11 8 (1.87%) WebSockets
12 7 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (1.64%) Kafka
13 5 (1.17%) Regular Expression
14 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (0.93%) COM
14 4 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.35%) Clustering
2 29 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.84%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.40%) Fintech
9 5 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (1.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.93%) Digital Currency
10 4 (0.93%) User Experience
11 3 (0.70%) CESG
11 3 (0.70%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.70%) Replication
11 3 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 170 (39.72%) Linux
2 158 (36.92%) Windows Server
3 111 (25.93%) Unix
4 94 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (10.51%) Solaris
8 36 (8.41%) Windows 2000
9 27 (6.31%) Windows 7
10 23 (5.37%) CentOS
10 23 (5.37%) Windows 10
11 19 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (3.74%) Android
12 16 (3.74%) Apple iOS
13 10 (2.34%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.40%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.17%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.93%) AIX
17 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.43%) ITIL
2 42 (9.81%) Risk Management
3 40 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (9.35%) Mentoring
4 30 (7.01%) Test Automation
5 29 (6.78%) Service Delivery
6 24 (5.61%) DevOps
7 22 (5.14%) TDD
8 21 (4.91%) OO
9 20 (4.67%) High Availability
9 20 (4.67%) Identity Management
10 18 (4.21%) Unit Testing
11 16 (3.74%) Case Management
11 16 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (3.74%) Presales
11 16 (3.74%) Project Management
11 16 (3.74%) Test Scripting
12 15 (3.50%) Functional Testing
12 15 (3.50%) Workflow
13 14 (3.27%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (16.82%) SQL
2 64 (14.95%) Java
3 44 (10.28%) C#
4 39 (9.11%) Python
5 35 (8.18%) Perl
6 31 (7.24%) C++
7 28 (6.54%) JavaScript
7 28 (6.54%) PowerShell
8 25 (5.84%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.80%) C
9 12 (2.80%) PHP
10 9 (2.10%) Ruby
11 6 (1.40%) R
12 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.70%) Korn
15 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.23%) VBA
15 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (9.11%) Degree
2 21 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.21%) CCNA
3 18 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.74%) MCP
6 15 (3.50%) ISTQB
7 13 (3.04%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.04%) MCSE
8 10 (2.34%) A+ Certification
9 9 (2.10%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.87%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.40%) CCNP
12 5 (1.17%) CISSP
12 5 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.17%) MCSA
13 4 (0.93%) CWNA
13 4 (0.93%) HND
13 4 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.98%) SLA
2 21 (4.91%) QA
3 7 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.93%) SAS 70
5 3 (0.70%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 156 (36.45%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.88%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.10%) Docker
5 9 (2.10%) vSphere
6 8 (1.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (1.64%) Varnish
8 6 (1.40%) HDFS
9 5 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.17%) XenApp
10 4 (0.93%) Firmware
10 4 (0.93%) NFS
11 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.70%) Samba
11 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.70%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 32 (7.48%) Puppet
1 32 (7.48%) SCCM
2 23 (5.37%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.57%) WSUS
4 11 (2.57%) ZABBIX
5 10 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (2.34%) Terraform
6 8 (1.87%) Ansible
6 8 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.64%) HAProxy
7 7 (1.64%) Kibana
7 7 (1.64%) logstash
7 7 (1.64%) Nagios
8 6 (1.40%) SCOM
8 6 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.17%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.93%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 130 (30.37%) Microsoft
2 106 (24.77%) Cisco
3 87 (20.33%) VMware
4 79 (18.46%) Juniper
5 71 (16.59%) CheckPoint
6 63 (14.72%) F5
7 58 (13.55%) Palo Alto
8 56 (13.08%) HP
9 54 (12.62%) Blue Coat
10 38 (8.88%) Crossbeam
11 36 (8.41%) Sourcefire
12 27 (6.31%) Veeam
13 25 (5.84%) Red Hat
14 21 (4.91%) Dell
15 18 (4.21%) NetApp
16 17 (3.97%) Oracle
17 14 (3.27%) EMC
18 13 (3.04%) Citrix
18 13 (3.04%) IBM
19 10 (2.34%) SAP