Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5115 7072 7615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.58% 19.17% 18.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.31% 63.94% 62.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4459 6278 6791
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 8209 11060 12131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.22% 29.98% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7018 9576 10271
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,175 £23,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 0 2116 £37,500 -6.25% 142
Hampshire -4 1147 £36,000 +2.86% 81
Surrey -2 1025 £37,500 -6.25% 53
Berkshire -1 1021 £40,000 -11.11% 63
Buckinghamshire +6 585 £32,500 - 40
Oxfordshire -4 513 £40,000 +6.67% 39
West Sussex -5 338 £40,000 - 11
Kent -2 277 £35,000 - 14
East Sussex -13 160 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Middlesex +10 37 £35,000 -12.50%
M4 Corridor -2 13 - -
Isle of Wight - 5 £24,000 - 1
Sussex -6 4 £32,500 +30.00%
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows.

1 2013 (39.35%) Microsoft
2 1904 (37.22%) Windows Server
3 1897 (37.09%) Active Directory
4 1368 (26.74%) Linux
5 1269 (24.81%) SQL
6 1217 (23.79%) VMware
7 1153 (22.54%) SQL Server
8 911 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 856 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 850 (16.62%) ITIL
11 820 (16.03%) C#
12 817 (15.97%) Office 365
13 812 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
14 797 (15.58%) Firewall
15 792 (15.48%) Microsoft Office
16 766 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 730 (14.27%) Cisco
18 719 (14.06%) MS Exchange
19 703 (13.74%) Windows 7
20 679 (13.27%) Degree
21 664 (12.98%) .NET
22 630 (12.32%) TCP/IP
23 592 (11.57%) Finance
24 589 (11.52%) DNS
25 558 (10.91%) Hyper-V
26 548 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
27 547 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
28 540 (10.56%) Java
29 512 (10.01%) C++
30 509 (9.95%) 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
1 719 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 390 (7.62%) IIS
3 307 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 253 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 239 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 179 (3.50%) Skype for Business
7 130 (2.54%) Apache
8 96 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
9 93 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 88 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 57 (1.11%) CMS
12 41 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 39 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
14 36 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 32 (0.63%) WebSphere
16 31 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
17 30 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
17 30 (0.59%) JBoss
18 27 (0.53%) SAS
19 26 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 792 (15.48%) Microsoft Office
2 108 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.14%) Maple
8 6 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.098%) PTC Creo
10 4 (0.078%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.059%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.059%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.039%) Simulink
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.020%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 78 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.61%) Teamcenter
3 17 (0.33%) Exstream
4 15 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.098%) Epicor Vantage
9 4 (0.078%) Maximo
9 4 (0.078%) nopCommerce
9 4 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.059%) assyst
10 3 (0.059%) Magento
10 3 (0.059%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.059%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.059%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 817 (15.97%) Office 365
2 547 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 340 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
4 190 (3.71%) SaaS
5 163 (3.19%) IaaS
6 96 (1.88%) PaaS
7 74 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 29 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (0.27%) G Suite
15 13 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (0.25%) OneDrive
16 11 (0.22%) Trello
17 9 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 797 (15.58%) Firewall
2 630 (12.32%) TCP/IP
3 589 (11.52%) DNS
4 470 (9.19%) LAN
5 434 (8.48%) DHCP
6 428 (8.37%) WAN
7 352 (6.88%) VPN
8 326 (6.37%) SAN
9 210 (4.11%) VoIP
10 202 (3.95%) Internet
11 153 (2.99%) Network Security
12 151 (2.95%) Skype
13 135 (2.64%) VLAN
14 119 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
15 118 (2.31%) Wireless
16 95 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
17 93 (1.82%) SSL
18 81 (1.58%) MPLS
19 80 (1.56%) NAS
20 77 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1153 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 224 (4.38%) MySQL
3 163 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 132 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 124 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 95 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 92 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 75 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 72 (1.41%) MongoDB
10 70 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
11 64 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 60 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 56 (1.09%) NoSQL
14 55 (1.08%) Big Data
15 53 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
15 53 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
16 44 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 36 (0.70%) Hadoop
18 34 (0.66%) RDBMS
19 32 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 194 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 144 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 134 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 123 (2.40%) Selenium
5 113 (2.21%) Jenkins
5 113 (2.21%) Subversion
6 84 (1.64%) JIRA
7 64 (1.25%) NUnit
8 49 (0.96%) SoapUI
9 44 (0.86%) HP UFT
10 40 (0.78%) WebDriver
11 38 (0.74%) Eclipse
12 33 (0.65%) JUnit
13 29 (0.57%) TeamCity
14 27 (0.53%) Moq
15 26 (0.51%) WinDbg
16 25 (0.49%) MSTest
16 25 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
17 24 (0.47%) JMeter
17 24 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 592 (11.57%) Finance
2 314 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 172 (3.36%) Marketing
4 147 (2.87%) Electronics
4 147 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 117 (2.29%) Back Office
6 104 (2.03%) Retail
7 100 (1.96%) Legal
8 78 (1.52%) Automotive
9 69 (1.35%) German Language
10 61 (1.19%) French Language
11 53 (1.04%) Aerospace
11 53 (1.04%) Banking
12 41 (0.80%) Digital Economy
13 39 (0.76%) Advertising
14 37 (0.72%) Games
15 34 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.66%) Publishing
16 27 (0.53%) Military
17 22 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1039 (20.31%) Analyst
2 723 (14.13%) Developer
3 701 (13.70%) Support Engineer
4 585 (11.44%) IT Support
5 548 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 379 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 358 (7.00%) IT Engineer
8 318 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 318 (6.22%) Administrator
9 280 (5.47%) Service Analyst
10 265 (5.18%) IT Analyst
11 254 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
12 253 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
13 237 (4.63%) C# Developer
14 236 (4.61%) .NET Developer
15 217 (4.24%) Software Developer
16 215 (4.20%) Applications Support
17 197 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
18 195 (3.81%) IT Support Analyst
19 191 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 664 (12.98%) .NET
2 375 (7.33%) HTML
3 373 (7.29%) ASP.NET
4 342 (6.69%) CSS
5 281 (5.49%) Web Services
6 265 (5.18%) XML
7 205 (4.01%) jQuery
8 186 (3.64%) WCF
9 182 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 161 (3.15%) AngularJS
11 156 (3.05%) WPF
12 138 (2.70%) .NET Framework
13 134 (2.62%) HTML5
14 133 (2.60%) WinForms
15 130 (2.54%) JSON
16 122 (2.39%) REST
17 112 (2.19%) Ajax
18 105 (2.05%) SOAP
19 91 (1.78%) React
20 77 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 393 (7.68%) Computer Science
2 320 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 150 (2.93%) Driving Licence
5 140 (2.74%) Clustering
6 131 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 78 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 76 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 70 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 70 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
9 70 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 69 (1.35%) User Experience
11 67 (1.31%) iPad
12 65 (1.27%) Replication
13 53 (1.04%) PKI
14 52 (1.02%) iPhone
15 46 (0.90%) Private Cloud
16 45 (0.88%) Fat Client
16 45 (0.88%) Thin Client
17 40 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1904 (37.22%) Windows Server
2 1368 (26.74%) Linux
3 911 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 856 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 703 (13.74%) Windows 7
6 487 (9.52%) Unix
7 466 (9.11%) Windows 10
8 272 (5.32%) Windows 8
9 247 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 230 (4.50%) Android
11 212 (4.14%) Apple iOS
12 134 (2.62%) Windows XP
13 108 (2.11%) Mac OS X
14 105 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 102 (1.99%) CentOS
16 101 (1.97%) Solaris
17 64 (1.25%) Mac OS
18 55 (1.08%) VxWorks
19 46 (0.90%) Ubuntu
20 45 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (16.62%) ITIL
2 812 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 471 (9.21%) Software Engineering
4 317 (6.20%) Scrum
5 261 (5.10%) MVC
6 259 (5.06%) Test Automation
7 247 (4.83%) Mentoring
8 220 (4.30%) DevOps
9 207 (4.05%) OO
9 207 (4.05%) Project Management
10 203 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
11 197 (3.85%) TDD
12 190 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
13 162 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 161 (3.15%) Performance Tuning
15 159 (3.11%) High Availability
16 158 (3.09%) Cybersecurity
17 151 (2.95%) Service Delivery
18 146 (2.85%) Problem Management
19 138 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1269 (24.81%) SQL
2 820 (16.03%) C#
3 540 (10.56%) Java
4 512 (10.01%) C++
5 509 (9.95%) PowerShell
6 474 (9.27%) JavaScript
7 410 (8.02%) Python
8 344 (6.73%) C
9 204 (3.99%) Perl
10 188 (3.68%) Bash Shell
11 184 (3.60%) T-SQL
12 161 (3.15%) Ruby
13 145 (2.83%) PHP
14 89 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 83 (1.62%) Shell Script
16 64 (1.25%) VB
17 62 (1.21%) Objective-C
18 36 (0.70%) PL/SQL
19 33 (0.65%) VBScript
20 30 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 679 (13.27%) Degree
2 548 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 377 (7.37%) Security Cleared
4 320 (6.26%) MCSE
5 286 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
6 249 (4.87%) CCNA
7 213 (4.16%) SC Cleared
8 210 (4.11%) MCSA
9 204 (3.99%) MCP
10 158 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 109 (2.13%) DV Cleared
11 109 (2.13%) MCITP
12 91 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 86 (1.68%) ISTQB
14 82 (1.60%) CCNP
14 82 (1.60%) CISSP
15 66 (1.29%) MCTS
16 65 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
17 63 (1.23%) ISEB
18 62 (1.21%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (7.94%) SLA
2 155 (3.03%) QA
3 120 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 19 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 16 (0.31%) PMO
9 13 (0.25%) GDPR
10 11 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.12%) BS25999
11 6 (0.12%) GPG13
12 4 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.078%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.059%) GxP
13 3 (0.059%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.039%) GCP
14 2 (0.039%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1897 (37.09%) Active Directory
2 766 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 558 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 209 (4.09%) vSphere
5 149 (2.91%) XenApp
6 129 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
7 95 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
8 93 (1.82%) Docker
9 76 (1.49%) Terminal Services
10 43 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
11 41 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
12 39 (0.76%) XenDesktop
13 37 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
14 30 (0.59%) Firmware
15 26 (0.51%) KVM
15 26 (0.51%) VirtualBox
16 25 (0.49%) XenServer
17 18 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
18 16 (0.31%) VMware NSX
19 15 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 396 (7.74%) SCCM
2 141 (2.76%) Puppet
3 127 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 117 (2.29%) SCOM
5 105 (2.05%) Backup Exec
6 84 (1.64%) Ansible
7 78 (1.52%) WSUS
8 75 (1.47%) vCenter Server
9 50 (0.98%) Terraform
10 35 (0.68%) Nagios
11 30 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
12 28 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 28 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 26 (0.51%) Packer
14 25 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 25 (0.49%) ZABBIX
15 24 (0.47%) Tivoli
16 22 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
16 22 (0.43%) SCVMM
17 20 (0.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2013 (39.35%) Microsoft
2 1217 (23.79%) VMware
3 730 (14.27%) Cisco
4 491 (9.60%) Citrix
5 311 (6.08%) HP
6 305 (5.96%) Oracle
7 174 (3.40%) Juniper
8 172 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 139 (2.72%) Dell
10 137 (2.68%) SAP
11 136 (2.66%) Apple
12 126 (2.46%) CheckPoint
13 115 (2.25%) F5
14 107 (2.09%) Veeam
15 94 (1.84%) IBM
16 93 (1.82%) NetApp
17 92 (1.80%) Palo Alto
18 81 (1.58%) Symantec
19 67 (1.31%) EMC
20 66 (1.29%) Blue Coat