Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4901 6492 7806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.93% 18.25% 18.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.04% 63.05% 63.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4286 5700 7120
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 8029 10297 12220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.74% 28.95% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6914 8801 10496
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -4 1926 £37,500 -6.25% 177
Hampshire -2 1182 £35,000 - 80
Surrey -3 992 £38,500 -7.23% 66
Berkshire -4 902 £40,000 -8.05% 73
Buckinghamshire +7 614 £32,500 +3.17% 49
Oxfordshire -8 411 £40,500 +8.00% 55
West Sussex -4 342 £37,500 -8.54% 18
Kent -3 256 £35,000 - 18
East Sussex -16 158 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Middlesex +11 30 £35,000 -12.50% 2
M4 Corridor -4 11 - -
Isle of Wight - 5 £24,000 -
Sussex -8 3 £20,500 -18.00%
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1923 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 1807 (36.87%) Windows Server
3 1794 (36.60%) Active Directory
4 1267 (25.85%) VMware
5 1263 (25.77%) Linux
6 1261 (25.73%) SQL
7 1078 (22.00%) SQL Server
8 834 (17.02%) ITIL
9 832 (16.98%) C#
10 800 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 798 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 790 (16.12%) Office 365
13 789 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
14 784 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 751 (15.32%) Microsoft Office
16 741 (15.12%) MS Exchange
17 716 (14.61%) Firewall
18 675 (13.77%) Cisco
19 669 (13.65%) Windows 7
20 646 (13.18%) .NET
21 639 (13.04%) Degree
22 611 (12.47%) TCP/IP
23 583 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
24 561 (11.45%) Hyper-V
25 534 (10.90%) DNS
26 525 (10.71%) Finance
27 510 (10.41%) Windows 10
28 507 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
29 504 (10.28%) JavaScript
30 501 (10.22%) Java

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
1 741 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 394 (8.04%) IIS
3 298 (6.08%) SharePoint
4 292 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 229 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 152 (3.10%) Skype for Business
7 110 (2.24%) Apache
8 87 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 81 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 69 (1.41%) Tomcat
11 50 (1.02%) CMS
12 31 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 31 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 28 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 28 (0.57%) WebLogic
14 27 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 26 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (0.49%) Apache Spark
16 24 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
17 20 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 751 (15.32%) Microsoft Office
2 97 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.10%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.061%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.061%) Maple
9 3 (0.061%) Simulink
9 3 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.041%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.59%) Teamcenter
3 15 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.24%) Exstream
5 11 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 9 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.10%) Epicor Vantage
8 5 (0.10%) Maximo
8 5 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.082%) nopCommerce
9 4 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.061%) assyst
10 3 (0.061%) Postilion
10 3 (0.061%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.041%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.041%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.041%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 790 (16.12%) Office 365
2 583 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 362 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
4 210 (4.28%) SaaS
5 138 (2.82%) IaaS
6 77 (1.57%) PaaS
7 64 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (0.39%) G Suite
11 15 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (0.24%) OneDrive
14 11 (0.22%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.20%) Mimecast
16 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.18%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 716 (14.61%) Firewall
2 611 (12.47%) TCP/IP
3 534 (10.90%) DNS
4 415 (8.47%) LAN
5 414 (8.45%) WAN
6 391 (7.98%) DHCP
7 329 (6.71%) SAN
8 310 (6.33%) VPN
9 213 (4.35%) VoIP
10 166 (3.39%) Internet
11 150 (3.06%) VLAN
12 140 (2.86%) Skype
13 100 (2.04%) Network Security
13 100 (2.04%) Wireless
14 93 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
15 90 (1.84%) SSL
16 83 (1.69%) NAS
17 82 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
18 72 (1.47%) HTTP
19 69 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1078 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 206 (4.20%) MySQL
3 158 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 117 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 100 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 80 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 80 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 78 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 74 (1.51%) NoSQL
9 65 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 58 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 56 (1.14%) Big Data
12 53 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
13 52 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 43 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
17 36 (0.73%) Hadoop
18 34 (0.69%) RDBMS
19 32 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 206 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 161 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 112 (2.29%) Selenium
4 108 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 100 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 97 (1.98%) JIRA
7 96 (1.96%) Subversion
8 60 (1.22%) NUnit
9 47 (0.96%) HP UFT
10 46 (0.94%) SoapUI
11 43 (0.88%) WebDriver
12 31 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 29 (0.59%) MSTest
14 26 (0.53%) JMeter
15 25 (0.51%) JUnit
15 25 (0.51%) TeamCity
16 23 (0.47%) SpecFlow
17 22 (0.45%) Moq
18 20 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
18 20 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 525 (10.71%) Finance
2 288 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 158 (3.22%) Marketing
4 133 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 128 (2.61%) Electronics
6 119 (2.43%) Retail
7 96 (1.96%) Back Office
8 95 (1.94%) Legal
9 57 (1.16%) Automotive
10 55 (1.12%) Banking
11 50 (1.02%) German Language
12 45 (0.92%) French Language
13 42 (0.86%) Aerospace
14 40 (0.82%) Games
14 40 (0.82%) Publishing
15 37 (0.75%) Advertising
16 33 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.65%) Law
18 28 (0.57%) Digital Economy
19 24 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 961 (19.61%) Analyst
2 723 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 718 (14.65%) Developer
4 561 (11.45%) IT Support
5 524 (10.69%) Support Analyst
6 394 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 348 (7.10%) IT Engineer
8 323 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 270 (5.51%) Administrator
10 261 (5.33%) .NET Developer
11 259 (5.28%) Service Analyst
12 242 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
13 236 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
14 235 (4.79%) IT Analyst
15 223 (4.55%) Software Engineer
16 220 (4.49%) C# Developer
17 219 (4.47%) Applications Support
18 213 (4.35%) Software Developer
19 198 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
20 182 (3.71%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 646 (13.18%) .NET
2 389 (7.94%) HTML
3 349 (7.12%) ASP.NET
4 331 (6.75%) CSS
5 255 (5.20%) Web Services
6 252 (5.14%) jQuery
7 234 (4.77%) XML
8 164 (3.35%) AngularJS
9 163 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 144 (2.94%) HTML5
11 143 (2.92%) WCF
12 139 (2.84%) WPF
13 135 (2.75%) .NET Framework
13 135 (2.75%) WinForms
14 128 (2.61%) JSON
15 126 (2.57%) Ajax
16 106 (2.16%) REST
17 94 (1.92%) SOAP
18 82 (1.67%) React
19 79 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 364 (7.43%) Computer Science
2 273 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 217 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 166 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 162 (3.31%) Clustering
6 138 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 81 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 75 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 74 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 70 (1.43%) Replication
11 65 (1.33%) Blackberry
11 65 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 61 (1.24%) User Experience
13 58 (1.18%) PKI
14 51 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
14 51 (1.04%) iPhone
15 47 (0.96%) iPad
15 47 (0.96%) Private Cloud
16 40 (0.82%) Fat Client
16 40 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1807 (36.87%) Windows Server
2 1263 (25.77%) Linux
3 800 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 784 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 669 (13.65%) Windows 7
6 510 (10.41%) Windows 10
7 427 (8.71%) Unix
8 290 (5.92%) Windows 8
9 241 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 202 (4.12%) Android
11 173 (3.53%) Apple iOS
12 134 (2.73%) CentOS
13 119 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 115 (2.35%) Windows XP
15 102 (2.08%) Mac OS X
16 75 (1.53%) Solaris
17 54 (1.10%) Ubuntu
18 52 (1.06%) Mac OS
19 38 (0.78%) VxWorks
20 36 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (17.02%) ITIL
2 789 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
3 455 (9.28%) Software Engineering
4 292 (5.96%) Scrum
5 286 (5.84%) MVC
6 223 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 222 (4.53%) DevOps
8 221 (4.51%) Mentoring
9 208 (4.24%) TDD
10 190 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
11 189 (3.86%) OO
12 172 (3.51%) Project Management
13 163 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
14 161 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 160 (3.26%) Problem Management
16 158 (3.22%) Service Delivery
17 140 (2.86%) Migration
18 136 (2.77%) Unit Testing
19 134 (2.73%) CRM
19 134 (2.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1261 (25.73%) SQL
2 832 (16.98%) C#
3 504 (10.28%) JavaScript
4 501 (10.22%) Java
5 491 (10.02%) PowerShell
6 448 (9.14%) C++
7 428 (8.73%) Python
8 292 (5.96%) C
9 184 (3.75%) Bash Shell
10 178 (3.63%) Perl
11 164 (3.35%) T-SQL
12 137 (2.80%) Ruby
13 130 (2.65%) PHP
14 99 (2.02%) VB.NET
15 72 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 46 (0.94%) Objective-C
17 41 (0.84%) VB
18 31 (0.63%) VBScript
19 27 (0.55%) TypeScript
20 26 (0.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 639 (13.04%) Degree
2 507 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 365 (7.45%) Security Cleared
4 283 (5.77%) MCSE
5 270 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
6 224 (4.57%) SC Cleared
7 213 (4.35%) CCNA
8 191 (3.90%) MCSA
9 189 (3.86%) MCP
10 149 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
11 111 (2.26%) DV Cleared
12 102 (2.08%) MCITP
13 91 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 87 (1.78%) A+ Certification
15 72 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
16 71 (1.45%) MCTS
17 69 (1.41%) CISSP
18 59 (1.20%) ISTQB
19 56 (1.14%) CCNP
20 55 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (7.77%) SLA
2 137 (2.80%) QA
3 127 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 23 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 17 (0.35%) PMO
9 15 (0.31%) GDPR
9 15 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.29%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.12%) BS25999
13 5 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.082%) GPG13
14 4 (0.082%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.082%) SAS 70
15 3 (0.061%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1794 (36.60%) Active Directory
2 798 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 561 (11.45%) Hyper-V
4 236 (4.82%) vSphere
5 150 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 111 (2.26%) XenApp
7 90 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
8 88 (1.80%) Docker
9 69 (1.41%) Terminal Services
10 60 (1.22%) XenDesktop
11 36 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 35 (0.71%) Firmware
13 31 (0.63%) VirtualBox
14 29 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
16 25 (0.51%) KVM
17 23 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
18 21 (0.43%) XenServer
19 17 (0.35%) vCloud
20 15 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 369 (7.53%) SCCM
2 145 (2.96%) Puppet
3 137 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 116 (2.37%) SCOM
5 106 (2.16%) Backup Exec
6 96 (1.96%) vCenter Server
7 76 (1.55%) Terraform
8 74 (1.51%) WSUS
9 72 (1.47%) Ansible
10 45 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 37 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 34 (0.69%) Nagios
13 31 (0.63%) SCVMM
14 30 (0.61%) Packer
15 29 (0.59%) Tivoli
16 27 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
16 27 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 26 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
18 24 (0.49%) Grafana
19 23 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1923 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 1267 (25.85%) VMware
3 675 (13.77%) Cisco
4 479 (9.77%) Citrix
5 300 (6.12%) Oracle
6 269 (5.49%) HP
7 179 (3.65%) Red Hat
8 152 (3.10%) Juniper
9 144 (2.94%) Dell
10 140 (2.86%) Apple
11 132 (2.69%) SAP
12 125 (2.55%) NetApp
13 107 (2.18%) Symantec
14 106 (2.16%) Veeam
15 96 (1.96%) F5
16 92 (1.88%) IBM
17 80 (1.63%) CheckPoint
18 66 (1.35%) Palo Alto
19 59 (1.20%) Avaya
19 59 (1.20%) EMC