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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2618 3581 3976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.81% 19.65% 18.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.60% 65.66% 63.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 3097 3423
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 4250 5454 6293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.91% 29.92% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3625 4753 5311
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -3 564 £35,000 -4.76% 91
Surrey -1 522 £40,000 -5.88% 52
Berkshire -5 519 £42,500 -3.95% 64
Buckinghamshire +4 301 £32,500 -2.98% 38
Oxfordshire -2 274 £37,500 +7.14% 25
West Sussex -6 174 £40,000 - 15
Kent -1 153 £35,000 - 18
East Sussex -10 89 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Middlesex +3 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
M4 Corridor -4 6 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £21,500 - 1
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2133 (40.41%) Microsoft
2 1953 (37.00%) Active Directory
2 1953 (37.00%) Windows Server
3 1388 (26.30%) Linux
4 1298 (24.59%) VMware
5 1244 (23.57%) SQL
6 1194 (22.62%) SQL Server
7 959 (18.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 944 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 838 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
10 835 (15.82%) C#
11 824 (15.61%) Office 365
12 808 (15.31%) ITIL
13 794 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 782 (14.82%) Cisco
15 776 (14.70%) Microsoft Office
16 774 (14.66%) Firewall
17 732 (13.87%) .NET
18 703 (13.32%) MS Exchange
19 691 (13.09%) Windows 7
20 658 (12.47%) Degree
21 656 (12.43%) DNS
22 617 (11.69%) Hyper-V
23 576 (10.91%) TCP/IP
24 573 (10.86%) Finance
25 555 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
26 550 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
27 536 (10.16%) C++
27 536 (10.16%) Unix
28 525 (9.95%) Citrix

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
1 703 (13.32%) MS Exchange
2 367 (6.95%) IIS
3 311 (5.89%) SharePoint
4 229 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 214 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 184 (3.49%) Skype for Business
7 149 (2.82%) Apache
8 101 (1.91%) Tomcat
9 98 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 88 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
11 58 (1.10%) CMS
12 47 (0.89%) JBoss
13 46 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
14 43 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 40 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
16 39 (0.74%) WebSphere
17 34 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
18 33 (0.63%) SAS
19 32 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
20 27 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 776 (14.70%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.13%) Maple
6 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.076%) QuarkXPress
9 3 (0.057%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.057%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.057%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.038%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 76 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.32%) Exstream
4 17 (0.32%) Teamcenter
5 10 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 8 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.095%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.076%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.076%) Maximo
9 4 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.057%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.057%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.057%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.057%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 824 (15.61%) Office 365
2 550 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 331 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
4 162 (3.07%) SaaS
5 151 (2.86%) IaaS
6 105 (1.99%) PaaS
7 64 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 29 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
12 19 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.25%) G Suite
14 11 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.19%) Trello
16 8 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 774 (14.66%) Firewall
2 656 (12.43%) DNS
3 576 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 474 (8.98%) DHCP
5 461 (8.73%) LAN
6 410 (7.77%) WAN
7 379 (7.18%) VPN
8 337 (6.38%) SAN
9 209 (3.96%) VoIP
10 204 (3.87%) Internet
11 183 (3.47%) Network Security
12 151 (2.86%) Wireless
13 144 (2.73%) VLAN
14 143 (2.71%) Skype
15 120 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
16 91 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
17 90 (1.71%) LDAP
18 89 (1.69%) SSL
19 79 (1.50%) HTTP
20 75 (1.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1194 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 228 (4.32%) MySQL
3 179 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 126 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 108 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 102 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 96 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 79 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 74 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (1.19%) MongoDB
11 62 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
12 61 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 61 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 59 (1.12%) NoSQL
14 46 (0.87%) Big Data
15 42 (0.80%) RDBMS
16 38 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 37 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
18 34 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
19 30 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 181 (3.43%) Git (software)
2 162 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 139 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 112 (2.12%) Selenium
5 101 (1.91%) Subversion
6 97 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 89 (1.69%) JIRA
8 54 (1.02%) NUnit
9 40 (0.76%) Vagrant
10 37 (0.70%) SoapUI
11 34 (0.64%) TeamCity
12 33 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 33 (0.63%) Moq
13 27 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
14 26 (0.49%) MSTest
14 26 (0.49%) WinDbg
15 25 (0.47%) Maven
16 24 (0.45%) JMeter
17 23 (0.44%) HP UFT
18 21 (0.40%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 573 (10.86%) Finance
2 279 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 125 (2.37%) Marketing
4 118 (2.24%) Back Office
5 116 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 109 (2.07%) Retail
7 97 (1.84%) Legal
8 88 (1.67%) Electronics
9 78 (1.48%) Automotive
10 73 (1.38%) German Language
11 71 (1.35%) French Language
12 52 (0.99%) Banking
13 44 (0.83%) Advertising
14 42 (0.80%) Aerospace
15 36 (0.68%) Digital Economy
15 36 (0.68%) Games
16 31 (0.59%) Military
17 27 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 24 (0.45%) Law
19 22 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 990 (18.76%) Analyst
2 753 (14.27%) Support Engineer
3 751 (14.23%) Developer
4 545 (10.33%) IT Support
5 496 (9.40%) Support Analyst
6 439 (8.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 360 (6.82%) IT Engineer
8 352 (6.67%) Administrator
9 326 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 280 (5.31%) C# Developer
11 278 (5.27%) Service Analyst
12 255 (4.83%) IT Support Engineer
13 253 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
14 239 (4.53%) IT Analyst
15 236 (4.47%) .NET Developer
16 232 (4.40%) Windows Engineer
17 222 (4.21%) Software Developer
18 216 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
19 214 (4.05%) Applications Support
20 189 (3.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (13.87%) .NET
2 424 (8.03%) HTML
3 405 (7.67%) ASP.NET
4 383 (7.26%) CSS
5 316 (5.99%) XML
6 305 (5.78%) Web Services
7 213 (4.04%) jQuery
8 210 (3.98%) WCF
9 184 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 175 (3.32%) WPF
11 172 (3.26%) AngularJS
12 165 (3.13%) .NET Framework
13 146 (2.77%) JSON
14 142 (2.69%) WinForms
15 124 (2.35%) REST
16 120 (2.27%) HTML5
17 105 (1.99%) Ajax
18 100 (1.89%) SOAP
19 85 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
20 75 (1.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 390 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 323 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 221 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 157 (2.97%) Driving Licence
5 143 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 125 (2.37%) Clustering
7 86 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 78 (1.48%) Replication
9 74 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 74 (1.40%) User Experience
10 72 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 66 (1.25%) iPad
12 64 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
13 63 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 58 (1.10%) PKI
15 53 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 53 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
16 50 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
17 47 (0.89%) iPhone
18 33 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1953 (37.00%) Windows Server
2 1388 (26.30%) Linux
3 959 (18.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 944 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 691 (13.09%) Windows 7
6 536 (10.16%) Unix
7 393 (7.45%) Windows 10
8 264 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 264 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 242 (4.59%) Android
10 233 (4.41%) Apple iOS
11 153 (2.90%) Windows XP
12 129 (2.44%) Solaris
13 109 (2.07%) Mac OS X
14 99 (1.88%) Mac OS
15 98 (1.86%) CentOS
16 93 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 56 (1.06%) VxWorks
18 53 (1.00%) Ubuntu
19 44 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 838 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (15.31%) ITIL
3 449 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 313 (5.93%) Scrum
5 293 (5.55%) Test Automation
6 273 (5.17%) MVC
7 269 (5.10%) Mentoring
8 217 (4.11%) DevOps
9 204 (3.87%) TDD
10 202 (3.83%) Project Management
11 188 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
12 182 (3.45%) OO
13 177 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
13 177 (3.35%) High Availability
14 168 (3.18%) Cybersecurity
15 164 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
16 158 (2.99%) Software Testing
17 155 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
18 154 (2.92%) Change Management
19 143 (2.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1244 (23.57%) SQL
2 835 (15.82%) C#
3 536 (10.16%) C++
4 508 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 497 (9.42%) PowerShell
6 495 (9.38%) Java
7 366 (6.93%) Python
8 358 (6.78%) C
9 199 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 184 (3.49%) Bash Shell
11 179 (3.39%) Perl
12 170 (3.22%) PHP
13 150 (2.84%) Ruby
14 108 (2.05%) VB.NET
15 90 (1.71%) VB
16 84 (1.59%) Shell Script
17 71 (1.35%) Objective-C
18 48 (0.91%) PL/SQL
19 45 (0.85%) VBScript
20 34 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 658 (12.47%) Degree
2 555 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 339 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 332 (6.29%) MCSE
5 302 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
6 257 (4.87%) CCNA
7 190 (3.60%) SC Cleared
8 189 (3.58%) MCP
9 175 (3.32%) MCSA
10 157 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
11 106 (2.01%) MCITP
12 103 (1.95%) ISEB
13 100 (1.89%) DV Cleared
14 94 (1.78%) CCNP
15 93 (1.76%) CISSP
16 92 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 88 (1.67%) ISTQB
18 71 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
19 57 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
20 56 (1.06%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (8.05%) SLA
2 171 (3.24%) QA
3 93 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 16 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.30%) PMO
8 8 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.15%) GDPR
9 7 (0.13%) GPG13
10 6 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.095%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.057%) BS25999
12 3 (0.057%) FISMA
12 3 (0.057%) GxP
13 2 (0.038%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.038%) GAMP
13 2 (0.038%) HL7
13 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1953 (37.00%) Active Directory
2 794 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 617 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 189 (3.58%) vSphere
5 167 (3.16%) XenApp
6 144 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
7 85 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
8 72 (1.36%) Docker
9 62 (1.17%) Terminal Services
10 43 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 41 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
12 38 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
13 37 (0.70%) Firmware
14 34 (0.64%) XenServer
15 32 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
16 25 (0.47%) VirtualBox
17 23 (0.44%) KVM
18 18 (0.34%) VMware Server
19 16 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 16 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 396 (7.50%) SCCM
2 127 (2.41%) Puppet
3 124 (2.35%) SCOM
4 121 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (1.97%) Backup Exec
6 86 (1.63%) Ansible
7 72 (1.36%) WSUS
8 65 (1.23%) vCenter Server
9 36 (0.68%) Nagios
10 35 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
11 31 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 27 (0.51%) NetBackup
13 23 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 22 (0.42%) Terraform
15 21 (0.40%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 19 (0.36%) FortiGate
17 19 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
18 17 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 17 (0.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2133 (40.41%) Microsoft
2 1298 (24.59%) VMware
3 782 (14.82%) Cisco
4 525 (9.95%) Citrix
5 305 (5.78%) HP
6 292 (5.53%) Oracle
7 180 (3.41%) Red Hat
8 159 (3.01%) Juniper
9 145 (2.75%) Dell
10 144 (2.73%) CheckPoint
11 132 (2.50%) Apple
12 124 (2.35%) F5
13 121 (2.29%) Veeam
14 108 (2.05%) NetApp
15 98 (1.86%) Palo Alto
16 79 (1.50%) IBM
16 79 (1.50%) SAP
17 78 (1.48%) EMC
18 72 (1.36%) Symantec
19 68 (1.29%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Dependent on Experience + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Company car, Allowance, variety
Posted: 2 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago