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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2705 3805 3958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.04% 19.54% 18.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.71% 64.38% 65.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 3287 3358
Median salary £38,500 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

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 4180 5910 6058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.88% 30.35% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3613 5135 5079
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,075
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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Surrey 0 592 £37,500 - 66
Hampshire -5 569 £37,500 +4.89% 84
Berkshire 0 567 £42,500 - 68
Oxfordshire -1 289 £40,000 +6.66% 44
Buckinghamshire +10 277 £33,000 -5.71% 37
West Sussex -3 161 £40,000 - 16
Kent -3 137 £32,500 -7.14% 13
East Sussex +1 111 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Sussex +6 9 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Middlesex -8 7 £31,500 -13.69%
Home Counties 0 1 £32,500 -30.85%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2264 (41.47%) Microsoft
2 2044 (37.44%) Active Directory
3 1984 (36.34%) Windows Server
4 1473 (26.98%) Linux
5 1431 (26.21%) VMware
6 1252 (22.93%) SQL Server
7 1221 (22.37%) SQL
8 1053 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 986 (18.06%) MS Excel
10 952 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 865 (15.85%) C#
12 858 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 836 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
14 823 (15.08%) .NET
15 807 (14.78%) Cisco
16 795 (14.56%) Firewall
17 762 (13.96%) ITIL
18 758 (13.89%) MS Exchange
19 750 (13.74%) Windows 7
20 737 (13.50%) Office 365
21 695 (12.73%) MS Office
22 662 (12.13%) Hyper-V
23 639 (11.71%) Degree
24 608 (11.14%) TCP/IP
25 599 (10.97%) Finance
26 591 (10.83%) DNS
27 584 (10.70%) Unix
28 532 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
29 511 (9.36%) PowerShell
30 502 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 758 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 369 (6.76%) IIS
3 279 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 218 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 207 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 182 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 173 (3.17%) Apache
8 109 (2.00%) Tomcat
9 104 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 101 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
11 73 (1.34%) JBoss
12 58 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 54 (0.99%) CMS
14 41 (0.75%) WebSphere
15 40 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
16 31 (0.57%) NServiceBus
16 31 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
17 30 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
18 27 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
19 26 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 986 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 695 (12.73%) MS Office
3 39 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.15%) MS Project
8 4 (0.073%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.073%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.073%) QuarkXPress
9 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.037%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.037%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.018%) Maple
10 1 (0.018%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.018%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 50 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
3 14 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.26%) Teamcenter
4 11 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.11%) Infor CRM
8 5 (0.092%) FastStats
8 5 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.073%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.037%) Magento
10 2 (0.037%) Maximo
10 2 (0.037%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 737 (13.50%) Office 365
2 502 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 343 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
4 145 (2.66%) SaaS
5 111 (2.03%) IaaS
6 77 (1.41%) PaaS
7 61 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.18%) G Suite
12 7 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.13%) Dropbox
12 7 (0.13%) Google Play
13 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.11%) Responsys
13 6 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 795 (14.56%) Firewall
2 608 (11.14%) TCP/IP
3 591 (10.83%) DNS
4 452 (8.28%) LAN
5 434 (7.95%) DHCP
6 413 (7.57%) WAN
7 410 (7.51%) SAN
8 399 (7.31%) VPN
9 248 (4.54%) VoIP
10 196 (3.59%) Network Security
11 193 (3.54%) VLAN
12 187 (3.43%) Internet
13 168 (3.08%) Wireless
14 115 (2.11%) SSL
15 110 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
15 110 (2.02%) Skype
16 102 (1.87%) LDAP
17 91 (1.67%) HTTP
18 80 (1.47%) Kerberos
18 80 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1252 (22.93%) SQL Server
2 191 (3.50%) MySQL
3 190 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 132 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 114 (2.09%) Oracle Database
6 111 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 105 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 100 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 99 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 75 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 69 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 65 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
13 60 (1.10%) Big Data
14 59 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 51 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
16 45 (0.82%) RDBMS
17 37 (0.68%) MongoDB
18 36 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 34 (0.62%) Couchbase
20 33 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 185 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 160 (2.93%) Git (software)
3 158 (2.89%) Visual Studio
4 108 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 76 (1.39%) JIRA
6 75 (1.37%) Selenium
7 69 (1.26%) Subversion
8 61 (1.12%) NUnit
9 44 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 42 (0.77%) Moq
11 39 (0.71%) MSTest
11 39 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
12 30 (0.55%) Maven
13 22 (0.40%) JSUnit
13 22 (0.40%) JUnit
14 21 (0.38%) Cucumber
14 21 (0.38%) SoapUI
15 19 (0.35%) Toad
15 19 (0.35%) Vagrant
16 18 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 599 (10.97%) Finance
2 231 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 106 (1.94%) Retail
4 91 (1.67%) German Language
5 83 (1.52%) Banking
6 74 (1.36%) Marketing
7 72 (1.32%) French Language
8 63 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.12%) Back Office
10 56 (1.03%) Automotive
10 56 (1.03%) Games
11 52 (0.95%) Legal
12 44 (0.81%) Electronics
13 36 (0.66%) Military
14 34 (0.62%) Advertising
15 26 (0.48%) Law
16 25 (0.46%) Aerospace
17 23 (0.42%) Spanish Language
18 22 (0.40%) Billing
19 19 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 919 (16.83%) Analyst
2 821 (15.04%) Support Engineer
3 769 (14.09%) Developer
4 507 (9.29%) IT Support
5 466 (8.54%) Support Analyst
6 465 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 362 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 351 (6.43%) Administrator
9 321 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 313 (5.73%) IT Engineer
11 290 (5.31%) .NET Developer
12 282 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
13 222 (4.07%) IT Analyst
13 222 (4.07%) IT Support Engineer
14 218 (3.99%) Software Developer
15 216 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
16 214 (3.92%) Service Analyst
17 209 (3.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 203 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
19 198 (3.63%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 823 (15.08%) .NET
2 456 (8.35%) HTML
3 402 (7.36%) CSS
4 380 (6.96%) ASP.NET
5 348 (6.37%) XML
6 340 (6.23%) Web Services
7 234 (4.29%) WCF
8 227 (4.16%) jQuery
9 183 (3.35%) .NET Framework
10 179 (3.28%) WinForms
10 179 (3.28%) WPF
11 174 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 144 (2.64%) AngularJS
13 123 (2.25%) REST
14 120 (2.20%) HTML5
15 114 (2.09%) JSON
15 114 (2.09%) SOAP
16 110 (2.02%) Middleware
17 103 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 74 (1.36%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 364 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 336 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 297 (5.44%) Data Centre
4 175 (3.21%) Driving Licence
5 169 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 138 (2.53%) Clustering
7 106 (1.94%) Replication
8 94 (1.72%) User Experience
9 84 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 81 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 77 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 69 (1.26%) iPad
13 61 (1.12%) PKI
14 58 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 53 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
16 52 (0.95%) Algorithms
17 47 (0.86%) Client/Server
18 39 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
19 36 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
20 35 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1984 (36.34%) Windows Server
2 1473 (26.98%) Linux
3 1053 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 952 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 750 (13.74%) Windows 7
6 584 (10.70%) Unix
7 396 (7.25%) Windows 10
8 326 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 312 (5.72%) Windows 8
10 203 (3.72%) Apple iOS
11 188 (3.44%) Android
12 181 (3.32%) Windows XP
13 155 (2.84%) Solaris
14 141 (2.58%) CentOS
15 132 (2.42%) Mac OS X
16 111 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 97 (1.78%) Mac OS
18 56 (1.03%) Windows 2000
19 52 (0.95%) AIX
20 46 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (13.96%) ITIL
3 448 (8.21%) Software Engineering
4 307 (5.62%) Scrum
5 273 (5.00%) MVC
6 245 (4.49%) Mentoring
7 231 (4.23%) DevOps
8 224 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
9 220 (4.03%) Project Management
10 219 (4.01%) TDD
11 193 (3.54%) High Availability
12 192 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
13 185 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 172 (3.15%) OO
15 171 (3.13%) SDLC
16 168 (3.08%) Change Management
17 154 (2.82%) Multithreading
18 152 (2.78%) Service Management
19 151 (2.77%) Service Delivery
20 148 (2.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1221 (22.37%) SQL
2 865 (15.85%) C#
3 511 (9.36%) PowerShell
4 494 (9.05%) C++
5 488 (8.94%) JavaScript
6 484 (8.87%) Java
7 304 (5.57%) C
8 302 (5.53%) Python
9 254 (4.65%) T-SQL
10 186 (3.41%) Bash Shell
11 164 (3.00%) Perl
12 157 (2.88%) PHP
13 123 (2.25%) Shell Script
14 119 (2.18%) VB.NET
15 102 (1.87%) VB
16 86 (1.58%) Ruby
17 60 (1.10%) VBScript
18 53 (0.97%) Objective-C
19 44 (0.81%) PL/SQL
20 21 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 639 (11.71%) Degree
2 532 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 346 (6.34%) MCSE
4 305 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
5 280 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 266 (4.87%) CCNA
7 189 (3.46%) MCSA
8 169 (3.10%) SC Cleared
9 164 (3.00%) MCP
10 121 (2.22%) CCNP
11 112 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 106 (1.94%) ISEB
13 98 (1.80%) ISTQB
14 92 (1.69%) CISSP
15 90 (1.65%) MCITP
16 74 (1.36%) CEH
17 60 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
18 58 (1.06%) A+ Certification
19 53 (0.97%) DV Cleared
20 51 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (7.40%) SLA
2 148 (2.71%) QA
3 56 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 52 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.22%) PMO
7 10 (0.18%) GAMP
7 10 (0.18%) SSAE 16
8 8 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.13%) Def Stans
10 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.055%) COBIT
12 3 (0.055%) FISMA
12 3 (0.055%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.055%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.055%) SDET
13 2 (0.037%) COSO
13 2 (0.037%) GPG13
13 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2044 (37.44%) Active Directory
2 858 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 662 (12.13%) Hyper-V
4 194 (3.55%) vSphere
5 134 (2.45%) XenApp
6 91 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 84 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 77 (1.41%) Firmware
9 67 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
10 50 (0.92%) Docker
11 48 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 40 (0.73%) XenServer
13 35 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 32 (0.59%) XenDesktop
15 30 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
16 25 (0.46%) Samba
17 22 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
18 21 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
19 18 (0.33%) iptables
19 18 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 329 (6.03%) SCCM
2 131 (2.40%) Puppet
3 124 (2.27%) SCOM
4 118 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 80 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 71 (1.30%) WSUS
7 59 (1.08%) Nessus
8 51 (0.93%) Ansible
9 44 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 41 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
11 36 (0.66%) Nagios
12 30 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 30 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
13 29 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 27 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
15 26 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
16 25 (0.46%) Grafana
16 25 (0.46%) Nmap
16 25 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 24 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2264 (41.47%) Microsoft
2 1431 (26.21%) VMware
3 807 (14.78%) Cisco
4 493 (9.03%) Citrix
5 328 (6.01%) Oracle
6 278 (5.09%) HP
7 223 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 148 (2.71%) Dell
9 144 (2.64%) CheckPoint
10 143 (2.62%) Apple
11 134 (2.45%) Juniper
12 128 (2.34%) NetApp
13 124 (2.27%) F5
14 111 (2.03%) Palo Alto
15 97 (1.78%) IBM
16 92 (1.69%) Veeam
17 77 (1.41%) EMC
18 73 (1.34%) Blue Coat
18 73 (1.34%) Google
19 67 (1.23%) Avaya
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £17000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swanley, Kent
Intotec
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and rewards
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday