Windows Jobs in the South East

Microsoft Windows
England > South East

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 6 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
6 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 8 15 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,269 1,970 2,009
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 16.42% 11.46% 11.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.86% 60.75% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1,551 1,549
10th Percentile £25,450 £25,000 £24,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,625 £58,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £44,400 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.33% +5.88% -5.56%

All Operating Systems
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,718 3,243 3,689
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 22.23% 18.86% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,317 2,391 2,609
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £32,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,100 £76,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the South East.

Salary trend for Windows in the South East

Windows
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the South East over the 6 months to 6 December 2023.

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 6 December 2023. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +5 542 £44,400 +16.00% 191
Berkshire +9 333 £50,000 +4.17% 86
Hampshire +8 286 £36,000 -15.29% 92
Surrey +9 173 £42,000 +5.00% 74
Buckinghamshire +7 123 £38,750 +23.02% 44
Kent +6 117 £35,000 -17.65% 60
West Sussex +18 88 £41,500 +10.67% 48
Oxfordshire +3 86 £41,000 +26.15% 62
East Sussex +5 40 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Middlesex +14 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Sussex - 2 £47,500 - 2
Windows
England

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 98 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 68 (5.36%) IIS
2 68 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.58%) Apache
4 17 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.71%) nginx
6 6 (0.47%) Confluence
7 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.32%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.24%) WordPress
10 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.079%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.079%) Kentico
11 1 (0.079%) Moodle
11 1 (0.079%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.079%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.079%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 157 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.79%) AutoCAD
5 9 (0.71%) PTC Creo
5 9 (0.71%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.39%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.24%) OrCAD
9 2 (0.16%) LibreOffice
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.32%) assyst
2 4 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.079%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.079%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 488 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
2 449 (35.38%) Azure
3 110 (8.67%) Entra ID
4 70 (5.52%) AWS
5 56 (4.41%) Azure DevOps
6 53 (4.18%) SaaS
7 41 (3.23%) IaaS
8 26 (2.05%) PaaS
9 24 (1.89%) Azure Monitor
10 23 (1.81%) Azure Storage
11 15 (1.18%) Mimecast
11 15 (1.18%) OneDrive
11 15 (1.18%) WhatsApp
12 14 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (0.95%) GCP
14 10 (0.79%) Power Platform
15 6 (0.47%) Nutanix
16 5 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
17 4 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
17 4 (0.32%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 229 (18.05%) DNS
2 222 (17.49%) Firewall
3 202 (15.92%) DHCP
4 128 (10.09%) TCP/IP
5 125 (9.85%) LAN
6 118 (9.30%) WAN
7 100 (7.88%) VPN
8 74 (5.83%) Wireless
9 65 (5.12%) SAN
10 58 (4.57%) VLAN
11 43 (3.39%) VoIP
12 39 (3.07%) Internet
13 35 (2.76%) SNMP
14 30 (2.36%) Broadband
15 27 (2.13%) Network Security
16 25 (1.97%) ADSL
17 24 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
19 13 (1.02%) HTTP
20 12 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (1.50%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.42%) MySQL
5 17 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.10%) DB2
6 14 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.02%) SAP HANA
8 10 (0.79%) Power BI
9 9 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.55%) GIS
11 5 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.32%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.24%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.16%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 39 (3.07%) Selenium
2 38 (2.99%) Git
3 34 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 33 (2.60%) MSI
5 30 (2.36%) JIRA
6 25 (1.97%) Robot Framework
7 16 (1.26%) AdminStudio
7 16 (1.26%) InstallShield
8 11 (0.87%) Axure RP
8 11 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 11 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (0.79%) Subversion
10 9 (0.71%) Chocolatey
10 9 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.63%) CMake
11 8 (0.63%) JMeter
11 8 (0.63%) TestLink
12 7 (0.55%) JetBrains Rider
12 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 420 (33.10%) Social Skills
2 102 (8.04%) Finance
3 101 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 56 (4.41%) Organisational Skills
6 54 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 51 (4.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 39 (3.07%) Legal
9 36 (2.84%) Retail
10 28 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
10 28 (2.21%) Public Sector
11 16 (1.26%) Military
12 14 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
13 12 (0.95%) Law
14 11 (0.87%) Electronics
15 10 (0.79%) Back Office
15 10 (0.79%) Publishing
16 9 (0.71%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 257 (20.25%) Analyst
2 229 (18.05%) Support Engineer
3 177 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 158 (12.45%) IT Support
5 139 (10.95%) IT Engineer
6 113 (8.90%) Senior
7 97 (7.64%) Support Analyst
8 89 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
9 80 (6.30%) IT Support Engineer
10 73 (5.75%) IT Analyst
11 70 (5.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 61 (4.81%) Service Analyst
13 60 (4.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 57 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
15 52 (4.10%) IT Support Analyst
16 50 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 50 (3.94%) Administrator
16 50 (3.94%) Developer
17 47 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
18 46 (3.62%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.47%) .NET
2 41 (3.23%) HTML
3 33 (2.60%) XML
4 23 (1.81%) Web Services
5 16 (1.26%) ASP.NET
5 16 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (1.18%) ARM Templates
7 14 (1.10%) 802.1X
8 13 (1.02%) Blazor
8 13 (1.02%) React
9 12 (0.95%) AngularJS
9 12 (0.95%) CSS
10 10 (0.79%) Middleware
10 10 (0.79%) REST
10 10 (0.79%) STL
10 10 (0.79%) WinForms
10 10 (0.79%) WPF
11 9 (0.71%) Qt
11 9 (0.71%) WebAssembly
11 9 (0.71%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
2 65 (5.12%) PKI
3 45 (3.55%) Data Centre
3 45 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.15%) Driving Licence
5 31 (2.44%) CMDB
6 29 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 20 (1.58%) Clustering
7 20 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
9 17 (1.34%) Replication
10 16 (1.26%) AS400
10 16 (1.26%) Shadow IT
11 15 (1.18%) NHS
11 15 (1.18%) Onboarding
12 14 (1.10%) Operational Technology
13 13 (1.02%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 522 (41.13%) Windows Server
2 340 (26.79%) Linux
3 260 (20.49%) Windows 10
4 135 (10.64%) Windows Server 2019
5 128 (10.09%) Android
6 121 (9.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 91 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (4.33%) Windows 7
9 43 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (3.23%) Unix
11 35 (2.76%) Apple iOS
12 33 (2.60%) Mac OS
13 32 (2.52%) Windows 8
14 30 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (1.50%) Windows NT
16 16 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (0.95%) CentOS
18 10 (0.79%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.79%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (22.22%) Customer Service
2 254 (20.02%) ITIL
3 222 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
4 207 (16.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 165 (13.00%) Agile
6 115 (9.06%) Service Management
7 105 (8.27%) DevOps
8 95 (7.49%) Cybersecurity
9 78 (6.15%) Incident Management
10 75 (5.91%) Release Management
11 69 (5.44%) Problem Management
12 67 (5.28%) Infrastructure as Code
13 66 (5.20%) Mentoring
14 65 (5.12%) Actionable Insight
15 64 (5.04%) Change Management
16 62 (4.89%) Project Management
17 59 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
17 59 (4.65%) Migration
18 56 (4.41%) Configuration Management
19 52 (4.10%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 295 (23.25%) PowerShell
2 160 (12.61%) SQL
3 147 (11.58%) Python
4 101 (7.96%) C#
5 53 (4.18%) VBScript
6 51 (4.02%) Bash
7 50 (3.94%) JavaScript
8 48 (3.78%) C++
9 42 (3.31%) VB
10 31 (2.44%) Java
11 24 (1.89%) RPG
12 22 (1.73%) C
13 21 (1.65%) RPG IV
14 18 (1.42%) Perl
15 17 (1.34%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.26%) Bicep
17 13 (1.02%) PHP
18 9 (0.71%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
20 4 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 354 (27.90%) Security Cleared
2 244 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 218 (17.18%) Degree
4 155 (12.21%) DV Cleared
5 117 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 76 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (4.49%) MCSE
8 37 (2.92%) CCNA
9 35 (2.76%) Azure Certification
10 34 (2.68%) Linux+ Certification
11 33 (2.60%) MCITP
12 32 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
12 32 (2.52%) DBS Check
13 30 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 30 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
14 13 (1.02%) A+ Certification
15 12 (0.95%) MCSA
16 11 (0.87%) CISSP
16 11 (0.87%) HNC
16 11 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (8.51%) SLA
2 29 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.34%) GDPR
4 14 (1.10%) QA
5 13 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.47%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.32%) NIST
8 4 (0.32%) PMO
9 3 (0.24%) Accessibility
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.079%) DICOM
11 1 (0.079%) HL7
11 1 (0.079%) NCSC
System Software
1 593 (46.73%) Active Directory
2 270 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (9.69%) Hyper-V
4 54 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 40 (3.15%) Firmware
7 34 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (2.21%) vSphere
9 26 (2.05%) Docker
10 16 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.10%) XenApp
12 9 (0.71%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.63%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.47%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.32%) KVM
15 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.32%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 194 (15.29%) SCCM
2 111 (8.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 88 (6.93%) SCOM
4 87 (6.86%) Terraform
5 82 (6.46%) Ansible
6 80 (6.30%) WSUS
7 50 (3.94%) Kubernetes
8 45 (3.55%) Puppet
9 39 (3.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 28 (2.21%) vCenter Server
11 17 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
12 16 (1.26%) Nessus
13 15 (1.18%) Sysprep
14 12 (0.95%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.95%) SCSM
15 10 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
16 7 (0.55%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.55%) Tivoli
17 6 (0.47%) Grafana
Vendors
1 702 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 340 (26.79%) VMware
3 129 (10.17%) Cisco
4 70 (5.52%) Apple
5 59 (4.65%) HP
6 48 (3.78%) Oracle
7 46 (3.62%) ServiceNow
8 44 (3.47%) Citrix
9 40 (3.15%) Veeam
10 36 (2.84%) Dell
11 31 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 26 (2.05%) Dynatrace
13 24 (1.89%) SAP
14 19 (1.50%) Remedy
15 18 (1.42%) Autodesk
15 18 (1.42%) IBM
15 18 (1.42%) SolarWinds
16 15 (1.18%) Sophos
16 15 (1.18%) Zerto
17 14 (1.10%) Nimble Storage