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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / South East
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2627 3710 3797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.32% 20.15% 18.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.68% 65.78% 62.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 3178 3211
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4191 5640 6076
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 29.22% 30.63% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3546 4861 5098
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 May 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -4 551 £35,000 - 87
Berkshire -1 542 £42,500 - 65
Surrey -1 528 £37,500 -6.25% 63
Buckinghamshire +9 300 £32,500 -10.95% 34
Oxfordshire -1 295 £38,750 +10.71% 45
West Sussex -2 165 £39,500 -1.25% 12
Kent -2 135 £35,000 - 12
East Sussex -6 92 £43,000 +7.50% 11
Middlesex -1 20 £35,000 -12.50%
M4 Corridor 0 3 - -
Sussex - 3 £32,500 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 2217 (41.52%) Microsoft
2 2023 (37.88%) Active Directory
3 1982 (37.12%) Windows Server
4 1385 (25.94%) Linux
5 1315 (24.63%) VMware
6 1243 (23.28%) SQL Server
7 1229 (23.01%) SQL
8 978 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 956 (17.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 849 (15.90%) C#
11 834 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
12 822 (15.39%) Office 365
13 800 (14.98%) ITIL
14 799 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 789 (14.78%) Microsoft Office
16 773 (14.48%) Cisco
17 761 (14.25%) .NET
18 752 (14.08%) Firewall
19 741 (13.88%) Windows 7
20 710 (13.30%) MS Exchange
21 644 (12.06%) DNS
22 639 (11.97%) Degree
23 630 (11.80%) Hyper-V
24 592 (11.09%) TCP/IP
25 566 (10.60%) Unix
26 549 (10.28%) Finance
27 538 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
28 537 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
29 533 (9.98%) Citrix
30 512 (9.59%) C++

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
1 710 (13.30%) MS Exchange
2 354 (6.63%) IIS
3 306 (5.73%) SharePoint
4 219 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 207 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 184 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 160 (3.00%) Apache
8 101 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 100 (1.87%) Tomcat
10 97 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
11 63 (1.18%) CMS
12 49 (0.92%) JBoss
13 42 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 40 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 39 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
16 38 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
17 35 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
18 28 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
19 24 (0.45%) SAS
20 23 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 789 (14.78%) Microsoft Office
2 104 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.13%) Maple
8 4 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.075%) QuarkXPress
9 3 (0.056%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.037%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.019%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.019%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.019%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 71 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.28%) Teamcenter
5 12 (0.22%) Exstream
5 12 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 10 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.094%) Infor CRM
8 5 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.075%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.056%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.056%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.056%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.056%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.056%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 822 (15.39%) Office 365
2 538 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 329 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
4 148 (2.77%) SaaS
5 138 (2.58%) IaaS
6 99 (1.85%) PaaS
7 51 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 30 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 22 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
12 19 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (0.32%) G Suite
14 14 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
15 13 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (0.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 11 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
18 7 (0.13%) Google App Engine
18 7 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 752 (14.08%) Firewall
2 644 (12.06%) DNS
3 592 (11.09%) TCP/IP
4 462 (8.65%) DHCP
5 457 (8.56%) LAN
6 402 (7.53%) WAN
7 398 (7.45%) VPN
8 369 (6.91%) SAN
9 217 (4.06%) VoIP
10 189 (3.54%) Network Security
11 176 (3.30%) Internet
12 162 (3.03%) VLAN
13 157 (2.94%) Wireless
14 128 (2.40%) Skype
15 110 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
16 100 (1.87%) LDAP
17 95 (1.78%) SSL
18 89 (1.67%) NAS
19 88 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
20 78 (1.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1243 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 216 (4.04%) MySQL
3 176 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 127 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 103 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 93 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 86 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 82 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 70 (1.31%) NoSQL
11 66 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 62 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 59 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 47 (0.88%) MongoDB
15 46 (0.86%) Big Data
16 41 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 41 (0.77%) RDBMS
17 38 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
18 30 (0.56%) Hadoop
18 30 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 179 (3.35%) Git (software)
2 178 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (2.68%) Visual Studio
4 104 (1.95%) Selenium
5 101 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 83 (1.55%) Subversion
7 81 (1.52%) JIRA
8 55 (1.03%) NUnit
9 43 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 39 (0.73%) Vagrant
11 35 (0.66%) Moq
12 31 (0.58%) MSTest
12 31 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
13 29 (0.54%) SoapUI
14 27 (0.51%) Maven
15 23 (0.43%) WinDbg
16 21 (0.39%) JMeter
17 19 (0.36%) Cucumber
17 19 (0.36%) Eclipse
17 19 (0.36%) HP UFT
General
1 549 (10.28%) Finance
2 254 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 111 (2.08%) Retail
4 99 (1.85%) Marketing
5 87 (1.63%) Back Office
6 86 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 76 (1.42%) Legal
8 74 (1.39%) German Language
9 67 (1.25%) French Language
10 64 (1.20%) Automotive
10 64 (1.20%) Electronics
11 61 (1.14%) Banking
12 45 (0.84%) Games
13 41 (0.77%) Advertising
14 34 (0.64%) Military
15 31 (0.58%) Aerospace
16 24 (0.45%) Law
17 23 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.43%) Publishing
18 21 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 999 (18.71%) Analyst
2 789 (14.78%) Support Engineer
3 743 (13.91%) Developer
4 527 (9.87%) IT Support
5 496 (9.29%) Support Analyst
6 466 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 360 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 351 (6.57%) IT Engineer
9 347 (6.50%) Administrator
10 291 (5.45%) C# Developer
11 274 (5.13%) Service Analyst
12 252 (4.72%) IT Support Engineer
12 252 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
13 251 (4.70%) .NET Developer
14 246 (4.61%) Windows Engineer
15 237 (4.44%) IT Analyst
16 212 (3.97%) Software Developer
17 211 (3.95%) Applications Support
17 211 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
18 193 (3.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (14.25%) .NET
2 428 (8.01%) HTML
3 405 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 399 (7.47%) CSS
5 327 (6.12%) XML
6 315 (5.90%) Web Services
7 218 (4.08%) WCF
8 215 (4.03%) jQuery
9 183 (3.43%) WPF
10 177 (3.31%) .NET Framework
11 168 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 161 (3.01%) WinForms
13 157 (2.94%) AngularJS
14 138 (2.58%) JSON
15 122 (2.28%) REST
16 109 (2.04%) HTML5
17 105 (1.97%) SOAP
18 95 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
19 84 (1.57%) Middleware
20 77 (1.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 378 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 327 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 166 (3.11%) Driving Licence
5 144 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 120 (2.25%) Clustering
7 92 (1.72%) Replication
8 86 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 78 (1.46%) User Experience
10 74 (1.39%) iPad
11 73 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 66 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
13 64 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 58 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
15 56 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 54 (1.01%) Client/Server
16 54 (1.01%) PKI
17 52 (0.97%) iPhone
18 48 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
19 42 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1982 (37.12%) Windows Server
2 1385 (25.94%) Linux
3 978 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 956 (17.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 741 (13.88%) Windows 7
6 566 (10.60%) Unix
7 398 (7.45%) Windows 10
8 280 (5.24%) Windows 8
9 274 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 215 (4.03%) Apple iOS
11 209 (3.91%) Android
12 163 (3.05%) Windows XP
13 136 (2.55%) Solaris
14 120 (2.25%) Mac OS X
15 115 (2.15%) CentOS
16 89 (1.67%) Mac OS
17 86 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 51 (0.96%) VxWorks
19 49 (0.92%) Windows 2000
20 47 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
2 800 (14.98%) ITIL
3 432 (8.09%) Software Engineering
4 312 (5.84%) Scrum
5 308 (5.77%) Test Automation
6 264 (4.94%) MVC
7 262 (4.91%) Mentoring
8 219 (4.10%) DevOps
9 208 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
10 199 (3.73%) Project Management
11 198 (3.71%) TDD
12 181 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
12 181 (3.39%) High Availability
13 180 (3.37%) OO
14 164 (3.07%) Software Testing
15 163 (3.05%) Cybersecurity
16 149 (2.79%) CRM
17 148 (2.77%) Change Management
18 147 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
19 141 (2.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1229 (23.01%) SQL
2 849 (15.90%) C#
3 512 (9.59%) C++
4 504 (9.44%) PowerShell
5 495 (9.27%) JavaScript
6 463 (8.67%) Java
7 330 (6.18%) C
8 321 (6.01%) Python
9 219 (4.10%) T-SQL
10 171 (3.20%) PHP
11 163 (3.05%) Bash Shell
12 158 (2.96%) Perl
13 115 (2.15%) VB.NET
14 107 (2.00%) Ruby
15 101 (1.89%) Shell Script
16 99 (1.85%) VB
17 58 (1.09%) Objective-C
18 51 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 51 (0.96%) VBScript
19 30 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 639 (11.97%) Degree
2 537 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 335 (6.27%) MCSE
4 310 (5.81%) Security Cleared
5 288 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
6 244 (4.57%) CCNA
7 191 (3.58%) MCP
8 172 (3.22%) SC Cleared
9 169 (3.16%) MCSA
10 107 (2.00%) ISEB
11 102 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 99 (1.85%) CCNP
13 97 (1.82%) CISSP
14 95 (1.78%) ISTQB
15 92 (1.72%) MCITP
16 89 (1.67%) DV Cleared
17 74 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
18 64 (1.20%) CEH
19 62 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
20 57 (1.07%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (8.07%) SLA
2 165 (3.09%) QA
3 73 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.21%) PMO
7 8 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.13%) GPG13
9 6 (0.11%) GDPR
9 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.056%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.056%) FISMA
11 3 (0.056%) GAMP
11 3 (0.056%) GxP
11 3 (0.056%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.037%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.037%) SEPA
System Software
1 2023 (37.88%) Active Directory
2 799 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 630 (11.80%) Hyper-V
4 180 (3.37%) vSphere
5 150 (2.81%) XenApp
6 148 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
7 75 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
8 61 (1.14%) Docker
9 50 (0.94%) Terminal Services
10 42 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
10 42 (0.79%) XenServer
11 39 (0.73%) Firmware
12 33 (0.62%) XenDesktop
13 32 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
14 30 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
15 20 (0.37%) VirtualBox
16 19 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
17 18 (0.34%) KVM
18 17 (0.32%) VMware Server
19 16 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 389 (7.28%) SCCM
2 134 (2.51%) Puppet
3 132 (2.47%) SCOM
4 124 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 89 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 78 (1.46%) Ansible
7 70 (1.31%) WSUS
8 45 (0.84%) vCenter Server
9 39 (0.73%) Nagios
10 33 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 33 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 30 (0.56%) NetBackup
12 28 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
13 24 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 23 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
15 22 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 21 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 21 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
17 19 (0.36%) Grafana
17 19 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2217 (41.52%) Microsoft
2 1315 (24.63%) VMware
3 773 (14.48%) Cisco
4 533 (9.98%) Citrix
5 309 (5.79%) Oracle
6 299 (5.60%) HP
7 181 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 147 (2.75%) CheckPoint
9 146 (2.73%) Dell
10 144 (2.70%) Juniper
11 143 (2.68%) Apple
12 120 (2.25%) F5
12 120 (2.25%) NetApp
13 108 (2.02%) Veeam
14 106 (1.99%) Palo Alto
15 86 (1.61%) EMC
16 80 (1.50%) IBM
17 77 (1.44%) Google
18 75 (1.40%) Blue Coat
19 67 (1.25%) Avaya
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + MCSE Training, Bonus + Increase
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £20177.56 - £28248.59 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + ben+on call allow
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + good benefits.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7% pension / Private Health 25 - 3
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago