Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3,875 4,567 5,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.77% 15.18% 17.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.50% 60.52% 63.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,160 3,821 4,633
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,584 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,300 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75% -

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 6,624 7,546 8,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.25% 25.08% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,366 6,284 7,141
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 0 1,359 £39,000 -2.50% 76
Hampshire 0 1,050 £35,000 -6.67% 53
Surrey +2 787 £45,000 +20.00% 41
Berkshire -6 705 £41,500 -7.78% 33
West Sussex +5 381 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Buckinghamshire -4 355 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Oxfordshire +15 298 £35,000 -2.78% 21
Kent +5 178 £33,250 -5.00% 19
East Sussex +7 118 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Middlesex +3 6 £37,500 -10.71%
Sussex +13 1 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 1,611 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 1,503 (38.79%) Active Directory
3 1,488 (38.40%) Windows Server
4 1,012 (26.12%) Linux
5 1,003 (25.88%) VMware
6 980 (25.29%) SQL
7 942 (24.31%) Office 365
8 854 (22.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 748 (19.30%) ITIL
10 708 (18.27%) Windows 10
11 684 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 665 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 654 (16.88%) Windows 7
14 604 (15.59%) Microsoft Office
15 583 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
16 567 (14.63%) C#
17 549 (14.17%) Firewall
18 541 (13.96%) Hyper-V
19 539 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
20 516 (13.32%) PowerShell
21 476 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
22 467 (12.05%) .NET
23 466 (12.03%) DNS
24 454 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
25 441 (11.38%) Cisco
26 426 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 423 (10.92%) Citrix
28 413 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
29 407 (10.50%) DHCP
30 405 (10.45%) Degree

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
1 377 (9.73%) MS Exchange
2 269 (6.94%) IIS
3 204 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 122 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 113 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 105 (2.71%) Skype for Business
7 90 (2.32%) Apache
8 68 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 54 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
10 37 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 33 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 32 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
13 27 (0.70%) JBoss
14 26 (0.67%) Confluence
15 24 (0.62%) CMS
16 20 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (0.44%) nginx
18 16 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
19 15 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
19 15 (0.39%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 604 (15.59%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.10%) InVision
6 4 (0.10%) Simulink
6 4 (0.10%) Sketch
6 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.10%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.052%) Maple
7 2 (0.052%) Maya
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.52%) Maximo
3 11 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
3 11 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.28%) Elite 3E
4 10 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.21%) nopCommerce
7 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.077%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.077%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.077%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.052%) CA PPM
10 2 (0.052%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.052%) SAP FI-CA
10 2 (0.052%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.026%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 942 (24.31%) Office 365
2 854 (22.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 413 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
4 166 (4.28%) IaaS
5 136 (3.51%) SaaS
6 129 (3.33%) PaaS
7 93 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 77 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 62 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (0.90%) Power Platform
11 31 (0.80%) GitHub
12 29 (0.75%) Serverless
13 26 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
14 25 (0.65%) OneDrive
15 20 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 19 (0.49%) BPaaS
17 17 (0.44%) Azure Stack
18 15 (0.39%) Mimecast
19 14 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 549 (14.17%) Firewall
2 466 (12.03%) DNS
3 407 (10.50%) DHCP
4 396 (10.22%) TCP/IP
5 289 (7.46%) LAN
6 270 (6.97%) WAN
7 245 (6.32%) VPN
8 150 (3.87%) SAN
9 147 (3.79%) VLAN
10 138 (3.56%) VoIP
11 134 (3.46%) Network Security
12 131 (3.38%) Internet
13 115 (2.97%) Wireless
14 109 (2.81%) Skype
15 61 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
16 59 (1.52%) IP Telephony
17 53 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
18 52 (1.34%) NAS
19 49 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
20 46 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 684 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 164 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 139 (3.59%) MySQL
4 85 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 77 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 68 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 54 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 53 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 51 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 50 (1.29%) MongoDB
10 50 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 50 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 49 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 49 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 42 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
13 41 (1.06%) Big Data
14 34 (0.88%) Power BI
15 33 (0.85%) Hadoop
16 32 (0.83%) DB2
17 27 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 184 (4.75%) Git (software)
2 149 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 111 (2.86%) JIRA
4 102 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 79 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (1.60%) Subversion
7 60 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 45 (1.16%) TeamCity
9 43 (1.11%) Selenium
10 30 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (0.75%) MSI
12 24 (0.62%) AdminStudio
13 23 (0.59%) Bitbucket
14 22 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
15 18 (0.46%) JUnit
16 17 (0.44%) InstallShield
16 17 (0.44%) Redmine
17 16 (0.41%) NUnit
17 16 (0.41%) WiX
18 15 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 316 (8.15%) Finance
2 96 (2.48%) Retail
3 82 (2.12%) Law
4 66 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 64 (1.65%) Legal
6 58 (1.50%) Back Office
7 55 (1.42%) Electronics
8 53 (1.37%) Advertising
9 42 (1.08%) Marketing
10 40 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 32 (0.83%) Banking
12 30 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.44%) Games
14 16 (0.41%) Automotive
15 14 (0.36%) Billing
16 12 (0.31%) Military
17 10 (0.26%) German Language
18 8 (0.21%) Publishing
18 8 (0.21%) Spanish Language
19 6 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 697 (17.99%) Analyst
2 528 (13.63%) Support Engineer
3 411 (10.61%) Developer
3 411 (10.61%) IT Support
4 355 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 329 (8.49%) IT Engineer
6 319 (8.23%) Support Analyst
7 264 (6.81%) Software Engineer
8 224 (5.78%) IT Analyst
9 216 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
10 181 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
11 167 (4.31%) Software Developer
12 166 (4.28%) Service Analyst
13 163 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
14 152 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
15 149 (3.85%) Administrator
16 147 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
17 145 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
18 143 (3.69%) .NET Developer
19 132 (3.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (12.05%) .NET
2 234 (6.04%) Web Services
3 186 (4.80%) HTML
4 164 (4.23%) .NET Framework
4 164 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 143 (3.69%) XML
6 138 (3.56%) AngularJS
6 138 (3.56%) CSS
7 122 (3.15%) JSON
8 104 (2.68%) WCF
9 86 (2.22%) jQuery
10 76 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 74 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (1.86%) .NET Core
13 70 (1.81%) WPF
14 66 (1.70%) REST
14 66 (1.70%) SOAP
15 63 (1.63%) React
16 59 (1.52%) RESTful
17 54 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 228 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 195 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
3 172 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 160 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (2.97%) Driving Licence
6 113 (2.92%) Public Cloud
7 87 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 79 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
9 78 (2.01%) Clustering
10 73 (1.88%) Replication
11 63 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 52 (1.34%) PKI
13 43 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
14 41 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
15 40 (1.03%) Fat Client
15 40 (1.03%) Thin Client
16 39 (1.01%) iPhone
17 34 (0.88%) Private Cloud
18 32 (0.83%) User Experience
19 31 (0.80%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1,488 (38.40%) Windows Server
2 1,012 (26.12%) Linux
3 708 (18.27%) Windows 10
4 654 (16.88%) Windows 7
5 539 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 454 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 318 (8.21%) Unix
8 182 (4.70%) Windows 8
9 152 (3.92%) Android
10 85 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 83 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 75 (1.94%) Mac OS X
13 71 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 64 (1.65%) Windows XP
15 49 (1.26%) Mac OS
16 41 (1.06%) AIX
16 41 (1.06%) Debian
17 40 (1.03%) Windows 2000
18 38 (0.98%) CentOS
19 31 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (19.30%) ITIL
2 583 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
3 476 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
4 426 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 368 (9.50%) DevOps
6 337 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 242 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 190 (4.90%) Information Security
9 181 (4.67%) SDLC
10 179 (4.62%) Project Management
11 166 (4.28%) Scrum
12 164 (4.23%) Migration
13 161 (4.15%) Mentoring
13 161 (4.15%) Test Automation
14 151 (3.90%) Unit Testing
15 143 (3.69%) OO
16 140 (3.61%) Configuration Management
17 138 (3.56%) Service Management
18 137 (3.54%) MVC
19 136 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 980 (25.29%) SQL
2 567 (14.63%) C#
3 516 (13.32%) PowerShell
4 326 (8.41%) C++
5 318 (8.21%) Python
6 281 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 273 (7.05%) Java
8 159 (4.10%) C
9 149 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 112 (2.89%) T-SQL
11 82 (2.12%) Ruby
12 66 (1.70%) Perl
13 54 (1.39%) PHP
14 38 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 37 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 36 (0.93%) VB
17 35 (0.90%) VB.NET
18 22 (0.57%) Embedded C++
18 22 (0.57%) VBScript
19 20 (0.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 405 (10.45%) Degree
2 376 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 363 (9.37%) Security Cleared
4 249 (6.43%) MCSE
5 239 (6.17%) SC Cleared
6 164 (4.23%) MCSA
7 152 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
8 125 (3.23%) DV Cleared
9 121 (3.12%) CCNA
10 120 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
11 101 (2.61%) MCP
12 66 (1.70%) A+ Certification
13 59 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 57 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 36 (0.93%) CCNP
15 36 (0.93%) CISSP
16 34 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 34 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 31 (0.80%) MCITP
18 22 (0.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (9.75%) SLA
2 112 (2.89%) QA
3 100 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (1.75%) GDPR
4 68 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 49 (1.26%) PMO
6 41 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
7 28 (0.72%) DICOM
8 27 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 22 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.52%) NIST
11 13 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.28%) COBIT
13 9 (0.23%) GAMP
14 8 (0.21%) ISO 22301
14 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
15 7 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
15 7 (0.18%) ISO 31000
15 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,503 (38.79%) Active Directory
2 665 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 541 (13.96%) Hyper-V
4 158 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 141 (3.64%) Docker
6 107 (2.76%) vSphere
7 103 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
8 77 (1.99%) XenApp
9 50 (1.29%) Firmware
10 45 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 41 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
12 38 (0.98%) XenDesktop
13 29 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 25 (0.65%) Terminal Server
15 23 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
16 22 (0.57%) VirtualBox
17 17 (0.44%) LXC
18 16 (0.41%) DFS Replication
19 14 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
20 12 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 270 (6.97%) SCCM
2 118 (3.05%) Puppet
3 112 (2.89%) Ansible
4 105 (2.71%) Kubernetes
5 72 (1.86%) SCOM
6 71 (1.83%) vCenter Server
7 66 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 65 (1.68%) Terraform
9 61 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
10 56 (1.45%) WSUS
11 53 (1.37%) SCVMM
12 38 (0.98%) Kibana
13 37 (0.95%) Tivoli
14 36 (0.93%) Backup Exec
15 35 (0.90%) Nagios
16 30 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
17 26 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
18 25 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
19 22 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
20 21 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,611 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 1,003 (25.88%) VMware
3 441 (11.38%) Cisco
4 423 (10.92%) Citrix
5 226 (5.83%) Oracle
6 201 (5.19%) HP
7 121 (3.12%) Dell
8 90 (2.32%) Google
9 85 (2.19%) Veeam
10 84 (2.17%) IBM
11 79 (2.04%) Red Hat
12 73 (1.88%) ServiceNow
13 69 (1.78%) NetApp
14 68 (1.75%) SolarWinds
15 62 (1.60%) Avaya
16 61 (1.57%) EMC
17 58 (1.50%) Mitel
18 57 (1.47%) SAP
19 53 (1.37%) Aruba
20 52 (1.34%) Juniper