Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5277 6069 7871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.86% 17.86% 18.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.65% 62.85% 64.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 5292 7206
South East median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% -2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £22,250
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 8560 9657 12211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.36% 28.42% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7344 8243 10587
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -4 2011 £38,500 -3.75% 123
Hampshire 0 1410 £35,000 - 68
Surrey -3 997 £38,500 -3.75% 50
Berkshire -7 955 £40,000 -5.88% 54
Buckinghamshire +4 590 £32,500 - 34
Oxfordshire -9 468 £42,500 +21.43% 35
West Sussex -2 381 £39,000 -2.50% 17
Kent -1 268 £37,500 - 16
East Sussex -16 166 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Middlesex +5 19 £37,500 -11.76% 1
M4 Corridor -4 10 - -
Isle of Wight - 10 £30,000 - 1
Sussex -14 5 £47,500 +90.00% 2
Home Counties - 2 £36,250 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 2092 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 1987 (37.65%) Windows Server
3 1822 (34.53%) Active Directory
4 1419 (26.89%) Linux
5 1401 (26.55%) SQL
6 1356 (25.70%) VMware
7 1172 (22.21%) SQL Server
8 943 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
9 936 (17.74%) C#
10 872 (16.52%) ITIL
11 870 (16.49%) Office 365
12 834 (15.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 829 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 791 (14.99%) MS Exchange
15 786 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
16 749 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 711 (13.47%) Firewall
18 710 (13.45%) Cisco
19 706 (13.38%) Windows 7
20 686 (13.00%) Degree
21 676 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
22 650 (12.32%) .NET
23 625 (11.84%) Hyper-V
24 598 (11.33%) Software Engineering
25 580 (10.99%) Windows 10
26 571 (10.82%) TCP/IP
27 518 (9.82%) C++
28 517 (9.80%) Python
29 509 (9.65%) Citrix
30 506 (9.59%) PowerShell

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
1 791 (14.99%) MS Exchange
2 372 (7.05%) IIS
3 316 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 274 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 254 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 140 (2.65%) Apache
7 110 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 104 (1.97%) Skype for Business
9 95 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 87 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 40 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 36 (0.68%) CMS
13 31 (0.59%) Apache Spark
13 31 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 30 (0.57%) JBoss
14 30 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 23 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
16 22 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 22 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 786 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.095%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.095%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.057%) Simulink
8 3 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.019%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.019%) CATIA
10 1 (0.019%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.019%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 54 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.51%) Teamcenter
3 15 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.13%) Postilion
8 6 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.095%) Epicor Vantage
9 5 (0.095%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.095%) Maximo
9 5 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.076%) nopCommerce
10 4 (0.076%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.076%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 870 (16.49%) Office 365
2 676 (12.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 427 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
4 197 (3.73%) SaaS
5 113 (2.14%) IaaS
6 84 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 59 (1.12%) PaaS
8 31 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 22 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (0.38%) G Suite
11 14 (0.27%) Mimecast
11 14 (0.27%) OneDrive
12 13 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.19%) Dropbox
15 9 (0.17%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 711 (13.47%) Firewall
2 571 (10.82%) TCP/IP
3 477 (9.04%) DNS
4 422 (8.00%) WAN
5 404 (7.66%) LAN
6 351 (6.65%) DHCP
7 336 (6.37%) SAN
8 298 (5.65%) VPN
9 244 (4.62%) VoIP
10 180 (3.41%) Internet
11 167 (3.16%) VLAN
12 111 (2.10%) Wireless
13 109 (2.07%) SSL
14 101 (1.91%) Skype
15 97 (1.84%) Network Security
15 97 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
16 96 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
17 90 (1.71%) HTTP
18 77 (1.46%) NAS
19 63 (1.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1172 (22.21%) SQL Server
2 242 (4.59%) MySQL
3 120 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 119 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 103 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 86 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 85 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 80 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 79 (1.50%) Big Data
10 78 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
11 68 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 67 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 56 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
14 48 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (0.91%) MongoDB
15 45 (0.85%) Hadoop
16 38 (0.72%) DB2
17 36 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 31 (0.59%) RDBMS
18 31 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 240 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 208 (3.94%) Visual Studio
3 126 (2.39%) Selenium
4 119 (2.26%) Jenkins
5 113 (2.14%) JIRA
6 108 (2.05%) Subversion
7 75 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 62 (1.17%) NUnit
9 54 (1.02%) SoapUI
10 49 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 41 (0.78%) MSTest
12 39 (0.74%) HP UFT
13 38 (0.72%) JUnit
14 33 (0.63%) Eclipse
15 31 (0.59%) JMeter
16 26 (0.49%) Moq
17 22 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 21 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
19 20 (0.38%) Bitbucket
20 19 (0.36%) LINQPad
General
1 484 (9.17%) Finance
2 231 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 160 (3.03%) Retail
4 135 (2.56%) Marketing
5 110 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 105 (1.99%) Electronics
7 81 (1.53%) Back Office
8 78 (1.48%) Legal
9 61 (1.16%) Banking
9 61 (1.16%) Games
10 55 (1.04%) Automotive
10 55 (1.04%) French Language
11 53 (1.00%) German Language
12 42 (0.80%) Advertising
13 38 (0.72%) Publishing
14 35 (0.66%) Law
15 33 (0.63%) Aerospace
16 25 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.38%) Military
18 19 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 976 (18.50%) Analyst
2 767 (14.53%) Support Engineer
3 737 (13.97%) Developer
4 581 (11.01%) IT Support
5 525 (9.95%) Support Analyst
6 424 (8.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 381 (7.22%) Software Engineer
8 366 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 333 (6.31%) IT Engineer
10 280 (5.31%) .NET Developer
11 251 (4.76%) Administrator
12 246 (4.66%) IT Analyst
13 241 (4.57%) Service Analyst
14 226 (4.28%) Service Desk Analyst
15 220 (4.17%) Applications Support
16 216 (4.09%) C# Developer
17 213 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
18 212 (4.02%) IT Support Engineer
19 204 (3.87%) IT Support Analyst
20 191 (3.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (12.32%) .NET
2 418 (7.92%) HTML
3 348 (6.59%) CSS
4 288 (5.46%) XML
5 286 (5.42%) ASP.NET
6 267 (5.06%) jQuery
7 261 (4.95%) Web Services
8 173 (3.28%) WinForms
9 167 (3.16%) .NET Framework
10 159 (3.01%) WPF
11 157 (2.98%) AngularJS
12 145 (2.75%) WCF
13 138 (2.62%) JSON
14 133 (2.52%) HTML5
15 129 (2.44%) Ajax
15 129 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 125 (2.37%) MFC
17 99 (1.88%) SOAP
18 98 (1.86%) STL
19 88 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 428 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 292 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 208 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 183 (3.47%) Driving Licence
5 181 (3.43%) Clustering
6 152 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 116 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 90 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 81 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 77 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 74 (1.40%) Replication
12 60 (1.14%) User Experience
13 59 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
14 56 (1.06%) Private Cloud
15 54 (1.02%) PKI
16 49 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
16 49 (0.93%) iPhone
17 46 (0.87%) Blackberry
18 45 (0.85%) Fat Client
18 45 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1987 (37.65%) Windows Server
2 1419 (26.89%) Linux
3 834 (15.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 749 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 706 (13.38%) Windows 7
6 580 (10.99%) Windows 10
7 457 (8.66%) Unix
8 336 (6.37%) Windows 8
9 224 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 161 (3.05%) Android
11 143 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 142 (2.69%) Apple iOS
13 132 (2.50%) CentOS
14 89 (1.69%) Windows XP
15 83 (1.57%) Mac OS X
16 77 (1.46%) Solaris
17 63 (1.19%) Ubuntu
18 46 (0.87%) Windows 2000
19 45 (0.85%) Mac OS
20 30 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 943 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (16.52%) ITIL
3 598 (11.33%) Software Engineering
4 293 (5.55%) TDD
5 273 (5.17%) Scrum
6 264 (5.00%) MVC
6 264 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 242 (4.59%) DevOps
8 219 (4.15%) OO
9 216 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
10 201 (3.81%) Mentoring
11 177 (3.35%) Service Delivery
12 174 (3.30%) Multithreading
13 170 (3.22%) SDLC
14 166 (3.15%) Project Management
15 165 (3.13%) Service Management
16 162 (3.07%) Migration
17 156 (2.96%) Problem Management
18 152 (2.88%) OOP
19 147 (2.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1401 (26.55%) SQL
2 936 (17.74%) C#
3 518 (9.82%) C++
4 517 (9.80%) Python
5 506 (9.59%) PowerShell
6 501 (9.49%) JavaScript
7 499 (9.46%) Java
8 225 (4.26%) C
9 184 (3.49%) Perl
10 177 (3.35%) Bash Shell
11 168 (3.18%) T-SQL
12 131 (2.48%) VB.NET
13 125 (2.37%) PHP
14 109 (2.07%) Ruby
15 75 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 58 (1.10%) VB
17 43 (0.81%) VBScript
18 29 (0.55%) R
19 27 (0.51%) TypeScript
20 25 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 686 (13.00%) Degree
2 456 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 281 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 263 (4.98%) MCSE
5 260 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
6 215 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 208 (3.94%) CCNA
8 193 (3.66%) MCSA
9 185 (3.51%) SC Cleared
10 160 (3.03%) MCP
11 119 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 89 (1.69%) DV Cleared
13 83 (1.57%) A+ Certification
14 78 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 76 (1.44%) MCITP
16 62 (1.17%) CCNP
17 60 (1.14%) CISSP
18 52 (0.99%) MCTS
19 51 (0.97%) ISEB
20 49 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 373 (7.07%) SLA
2 148 (2.80%) QA
3 111 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 17 (0.32%) PMO
8 16 (0.30%) HIPAA
9 15 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.27%) Data Quality
10 14 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 11 (0.21%) GDPR
12 8 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.15%) SSAE 16
13 5 (0.095%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.076%) BS25999
14 4 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.076%) GPG13
14 4 (0.076%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.076%) RMADS
System Software
1 1822 (34.53%) Active Directory
2 829 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 625 (11.84%) Hyper-V
4 243 (4.60%) vSphere
5 168 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
6 101 (1.91%) XenApp
7 100 (1.90%) Docker
8 82 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
9 60 (1.14%) XenDesktop
10 50 (0.95%) Terminal Services
11 46 (0.87%) VirtualBox
12 45 (0.85%) Firmware
13 35 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
14 33 (0.63%) KVM
15 25 (0.47%) Samba
15 25 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
16 23 (0.44%) vCloud
17 22 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
18 20 (0.38%) HDFS
19 16 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 327 (6.20%) SCCM
2 159 (3.01%) Puppet
3 123 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (2.10%) SCOM
5 97 (1.84%) vCenter Server
6 87 (1.65%) Backup Exec
7 80 (1.52%) Terraform
8 79 (1.50%) Ansible
9 54 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 54 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 52 (0.99%) WSUS
11 37 (0.70%) Kibana
12 34 (0.64%) Nagios
13 33 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
13 33 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 29 (0.55%) SCVMM
14 29 (0.55%) Tivoli
15 25 (0.47%) Packer
16 24 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 20 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2092 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 1356 (25.70%) VMware
3 710 (13.45%) Cisco
4 509 (9.65%) Citrix
5 336 (6.37%) Oracle
6 232 (4.40%) HP
7 210 (3.98%) Red Hat
8 151 (2.86%) Juniper
9 150 (2.84%) NetApp
10 149 (2.82%) Apple
11 133 (2.52%) SAP
12 132 (2.50%) Dell
13 112 (2.12%) Sophos
14 108 (2.05%) Symantec
15 100 (1.90%) F5
16 81 (1.53%) IBM
17 76 (1.44%) Veeam
18 66 (1.25%) CheckPoint
19 62 (1.17%) Palo Alto
20 60 (1.14%) Avaya