Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4894 6466 7860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.93% 18.24% 18.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.11% 63.07% 63.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4271 5672 7168
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8009 10252 12300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.70% 28.93% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6882 8757 10566
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the South East

Windows
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in the South East.

Salary trend for Windows in the South East

Windows
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in the South East

Windows
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -3 1923 £37,500 -6.25% 135
Hampshire -2 1184 £35,000 - 61
Surrey -3 990 £38,500 -7.23% 44
Berkshire -6 895 £40,000 -9.09% 54
Buckinghamshire +7 610 £32,500 +3.17% 39
Oxfordshire -8 419 £41,000 +9.33% 42
West Sussex -5 339 £37,500 -8.54% 18
Kent -4 257 £35,000 - 20
East Sussex -17 157 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Middlesex +10 30 £35,000 -12.50% 1
M4 Corridor -4 11 - -
Isle of Wight - 5 £24,000 -
Sussex -8 3 £20,500 -18.00%
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 1919 (39.21%) Microsoft
2 1798 (36.74%) Windows Server
3 1780 (36.37%) Active Directory
4 1270 (25.95%) Linux
5 1258 (25.70%) SQL
5 1258 (25.70%) VMware
6 1074 (21.95%) SQL Server
7 839 (17.14%) C#
8 829 (16.94%) ITIL
9 798 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 797 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
11 792 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 786 (16.06%) Office 365
13 780 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 746 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
15 739 (15.10%) MS Exchange
16 713 (14.57%) Firewall
17 668 (13.65%) Cisco
17 668 (13.65%) Windows 7
18 643 (13.14%) .NET
19 636 (13.00%) Degree
20 609 (12.44%) TCP/IP
21 584 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
22 561 (11.46%) Hyper-V
23 531 (10.85%) DNS
24 523 (10.69%) Finance
25 508 (10.38%) Windows 10
26 506 (10.34%) Java
27 505 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
28 504 (10.30%) JavaScript

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 739 (15.10%) MS Exchange
2 391 (7.99%) IIS
3 296 (6.05%) SharePoint
4 290 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 228 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 151 (3.09%) Skype for Business
7 110 (2.25%) Apache
8 88 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
9 80 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 69 (1.41%) Tomcat
11 50 (1.02%) CMS
12 30 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 30 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
13 28 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 27 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 26 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (0.49%) Apache Spark
16 24 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
17 20 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 746 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.10%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.061%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.061%) Maple
9 3 (0.061%) Simulink
9 3 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.041%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.57%) Teamcenter
3 15 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.22%) Exstream
4 11 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.10%) Epicor Vantage
7 5 (0.10%) Maximo
7 5 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.082%) nopCommerce
8 4 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.061%) assyst
9 3 (0.061%) Postilion
9 3 (0.061%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.041%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.041%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.041%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 786 (16.06%) Office 365
2 584 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 364 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 210 (4.29%) SaaS
5 136 (2.78%) IaaS
6 75 (1.53%) PaaS
7 65 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 25 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (0.39%) G Suite
11 15 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (0.25%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.20%) Mimecast
15 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 713 (14.57%) Firewall
2 609 (12.44%) TCP/IP
3 531 (10.85%) DNS
4 413 (8.44%) LAN
4 413 (8.44%) WAN
5 388 (7.93%) DHCP
6 327 (6.68%) SAN
7 308 (6.29%) VPN
8 212 (4.33%) VoIP
9 166 (3.39%) Internet
10 150 (3.06%) VLAN
11 139 (2.84%) Skype
12 100 (2.04%) Wireless
13 98 (2.00%) Network Security
14 93 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
15 91 (1.86%) SSL
16 83 (1.70%) NAS
17 81 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
18 73 (1.49%) HTTP
19 68 (1.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1074 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 205 (4.19%) MySQL
3 157 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 116 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 100 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 77 (1.57%) Oracle Database
9 75 (1.53%) NoSQL
10 64 (1.31%) MongoDB
11 58 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
12 56 (1.14%) Big Data
13 53 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 53 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
14 43 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 36 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
17 34 (0.69%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 208 (4.25%) Git (software)
2 162 (3.31%) Visual Studio
3 114 (2.33%) Selenium
4 110 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 99 (2.02%) JIRA
5 99 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 98 (2.00%) Subversion
7 61 (1.25%) NUnit
8 48 (0.98%) SoapUI
9 47 (0.96%) HP UFT
10 43 (0.88%) WebDriver
11 31 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 29 (0.59%) MSTest
13 26 (0.53%) JMeter
14 25 (0.51%) JUnit
14 25 (0.51%) TeamCity
15 23 (0.47%) Moq
15 23 (0.47%) SpecFlow
16 20 (0.41%) gulp
16 20 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 523 (10.69%) Finance
2 286 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 158 (3.23%) Marketing
4 133 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 128 (2.62%) Electronics
6 122 (2.49%) Retail
7 97 (1.98%) Back Office
8 94 (1.92%) Legal
9 58 (1.19%) Automotive
10 55 (1.12%) Banking
11 50 (1.02%) German Language
12 45 (0.92%) French Language
13 42 (0.86%) Aerospace
14 40 (0.82%) Publishing
15 39 (0.80%) Games
16 37 (0.76%) Advertising
17 33 (0.67%) Financial Institution
18 32 (0.65%) Law
19 28 (0.57%) Digital Economy
20 23 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 952 (19.45%) Analyst
2 722 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 720 (14.71%) Developer
4 557 (11.38%) IT Support
5 518 (10.58%) Support Analyst
6 388 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 345 (7.05%) IT Engineer
8 322 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 270 (5.52%) Administrator
10 261 (5.33%) .NET Developer
11 258 (5.27%) Service Analyst
12 241 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
13 234 (4.78%) IT Support Engineer
14 233 (4.76%) IT Analyst
15 226 (4.62%) Software Engineer
16 220 (4.50%) Applications Support
16 220 (4.50%) C# Developer
17 213 (4.35%) Software Developer
18 199 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
19 179 (3.66%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (13.14%) .NET
2 389 (7.95%) HTML
3 346 (7.07%) ASP.NET
4 331 (6.76%) CSS
5 257 (5.25%) Web Services
6 252 (5.15%) jQuery
7 234 (4.78%) XML
8 165 (3.37%) AngularJS
9 162 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 144 (2.94%) HTML5
11 142 (2.90%) WCF
12 138 (2.82%) WPF
13 136 (2.78%) .NET Framework
13 136 (2.78%) WinForms
14 128 (2.62%) JSON
15 126 (2.57%) Ajax
16 106 (2.17%) REST
17 94 (1.92%) SOAP
18 82 (1.68%) React
19 80 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 364 (7.44%) Computer Science
2 275 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 216 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 164 (3.35%) Driving Licence
5 163 (3.33%) Clustering
6 138 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 83 (1.70%) Algorithms
8 75 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 74 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 71 (1.45%) Replication
11 65 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 64 (1.31%) Blackberry
13 62 (1.27%) User Experience
14 58 (1.19%) PKI
15 51 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
16 50 (1.02%) iPhone
17 47 (0.96%) iPad
18 46 (0.94%) Private Cloud
19 39 (0.80%) Fat Client
19 39 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1798 (36.74%) Windows Server
2 1270 (25.95%) Linux
3 798 (16.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 780 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 668 (13.65%) Windows 7
6 508 (10.38%) Windows 10
7 426 (8.70%) Unix
8 288 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 241 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 202 (4.13%) Android
11 175 (3.58%) Apple iOS
12 133 (2.72%) CentOS
13 119 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 114 (2.33%) Windows XP
15 100 (2.04%) Mac OS X
16 75 (1.53%) Solaris
17 54 (1.10%) Ubuntu
18 52 (1.06%) Mac OS
19 36 (0.74%) VxWorks
19 36 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (16.94%) ITIL
2 797 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (9.42%) Software Engineering
4 295 (6.03%) Scrum
5 287 (5.86%) MVC
6 229 (4.68%) Test Automation
7 226 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 225 (4.60%) DevOps
9 211 (4.31%) TDD
10 193 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
11 192 (3.92%) OO
12 173 (3.53%) Project Management
13 163 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
14 162 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 158 (3.23%) Problem Management
15 158 (3.23%) Service Delivery
16 140 (2.86%) Migration
16 140 (2.86%) SDLC
17 136 (2.78%) Unit Testing
18 132 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1258 (25.70%) SQL
2 839 (17.14%) C#
3 506 (10.34%) Java
4 504 (10.30%) JavaScript
5 492 (10.05%) PowerShell
6 454 (9.28%) C++
7 437 (8.93%) Python
8 291 (5.95%) C
9 185 (3.78%) Bash Shell
10 179 (3.66%) Perl
11 167 (3.41%) T-SQL
12 138 (2.82%) Ruby
13 129 (2.64%) PHP
14 100 (2.04%) VB.NET
15 72 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 46 (0.94%) Objective-C
17 41 (0.84%) VB
18 34 (0.69%) VBScript
19 27 (0.55%) TypeScript
20 26 (0.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 636 (13.00%) Degree
2 505 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 362 (7.40%) Security Cleared
4 284 (5.80%) MCSE
5 269 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
6 223 (4.56%) SC Cleared
7 212 (4.33%) CCNA
8 191 (3.90%) MCSA
9 187 (3.82%) MCP
10 150 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 109 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 103 (2.10%) MCITP
13 93 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 86 (1.76%) A+ Certification
15 72 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
16 71 (1.45%) MCTS
17 68 (1.39%) CISSP
18 59 (1.21%) ISTQB
19 56 (1.14%) CCNP
20 55 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (7.72%) SLA
2 141 (2.88%) QA
3 129 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 23 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 17 (0.35%) PMO
9 15 (0.31%) GDPR
9 15 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.29%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.12%) BS25999
13 5 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.082%) GPG13
14 4 (0.082%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.082%) SAS 70
15 3 (0.061%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1780 (36.37%) Active Directory
2 792 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 561 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 233 (4.76%) vSphere
5 150 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 111 (2.27%) XenApp
7 88 (1.80%) Docker
7 88 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
8 68 (1.39%) Terminal Services
9 60 (1.23%) XenDesktop
10 35 (0.72%) Firmware
10 35 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 32 (0.65%) VirtualBox
12 29 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 27 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
14 26 (0.53%) KVM
15 23 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
16 21 (0.43%) XenServer
17 16 (0.33%) vCloud
18 15 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 369 (7.54%) SCCM
2 147 (3.00%) Puppet
3 137 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 116 (2.37%) SCOM
5 105 (2.15%) Backup Exec
6 95 (1.94%) vCenter Server
7 76 (1.55%) Terraform
8 73 (1.49%) Ansible
8 73 (1.49%) WSUS
9 45 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 37 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 34 (0.69%) Nagios
12 31 (0.63%) SCVMM
13 30 (0.61%) Packer
14 29 (0.59%) Tivoli
15 26 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
15 26 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
15 26 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 24 (0.49%) Grafana
17 23 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1919 (39.21%) Microsoft
2 1258 (25.70%) VMware
3 668 (13.65%) Cisco
4 478 (9.77%) Citrix
5 298 (6.09%) Oracle
6 266 (5.44%) HP
7 180 (3.68%) Red Hat
8 151 (3.09%) Juniper
9 143 (2.92%) Dell
10 140 (2.86%) Apple
11 132 (2.70%) SAP
12 124 (2.53%) NetApp
13 105 (2.15%) Symantec
13 105 (2.15%) Veeam
14 95 (1.94%) F5
15 92 (1.88%) IBM
16 80 (1.63%) CheckPoint
17 65 (1.33%) Palo Alto
18 60 (1.23%) EMC
19 59 (1.21%) Avaya