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

Microsoft Windows
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2606 3621 3982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.86% 19.69% 18.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.70% 65.73% 63.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 3129 3425
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 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

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 4224 5509 6314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.95% 29.95% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3596 4795 5318
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £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 22 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 22 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 -3 559 £35,000 -2.77% 93
Surrey -1 522 £40,000 -3.61% 56
Berkshire -2 522 £42,500 -4.49% 63
Buckinghamshire +4 301 £32,500 -2.98% 24
Oxfordshire -1 274 £37,500 +7.14% 31
West Sussex -6 172 £40,000 - 15
Kent -1 150 £35,000 - 10
East Sussex -10 85 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Middlesex +2 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
M4 Corridor -3 6 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £21,500 - 1
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 2145 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 1961 (37.18%) Active Directory
3 1953 (37.02%) Windows Server
4 1388 (26.31%) Linux
5 1307 (24.78%) VMware
6 1240 (23.51%) SQL
7 1193 (22.62%) SQL Server
8 960 (18.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 946 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 828 (15.70%) Office 365
11 827 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
12 824 (15.62%) C#
13 812 (15.39%) ITIL
14 801 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 789 (14.96%) Cisco
16 781 (14.81%) Firewall
17 778 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
18 728 (13.80%) .NET
19 705 (13.36%) Windows 7
20 699 (13.25%) MS Exchange
21 663 (12.57%) DNS
22 652 (12.36%) Degree
23 626 (11.87%) Hyper-V
24 581 (11.01%) TCP/IP
25 566 (10.73%) Finance
26 553 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
27 552 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
28 536 (10.16%) Unix
29 532 (10.09%) Citrix
30 529 (10.03%) C++

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
1 699 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 371 (7.03%) IIS
3 313 (5.93%) SharePoint
4 229 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 213 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 189 (3.58%) Skype for Business
7 151 (2.86%) Apache
8 101 (1.91%) Tomcat
9 98 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 87 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
11 59 (1.12%) CMS
12 47 (0.89%) JBoss
13 46 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
14 44 (0.83%) WebLogic
15 40 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
16 38 (0.72%) WebSphere
17 34 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
18 32 (0.61%) SAS
18 32 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
19 27 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 778 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
2 115 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.27%) 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%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.057%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.038%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.038%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.038%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 78 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.32%) Exstream
5 16 (0.30%) Teamcenter
6 11 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 8 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.095%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.076%) Maximo
10 4 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.076%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.057%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.057%) Magento
11 3 (0.057%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.057%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 828 (15.70%) Office 365
2 552 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 336 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
4 168 (3.18%) SaaS
5 151 (2.86%) IaaS
6 106 (2.01%) PaaS
7 61 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 29 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 21 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (0.27%) G Suite
14 13 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (0.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 10 (0.19%) Trello
17 8 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 781 (14.81%) Firewall
2 663 (12.57%) DNS
3 581 (11.01%) TCP/IP
4 480 (9.10%) DHCP
5 465 (8.82%) LAN
6 412 (7.81%) WAN
7 384 (7.28%) VPN
8 343 (6.50%) SAN
9 208 (3.94%) VoIP
10 201 (3.81%) Internet
11 185 (3.51%) Network Security
12 151 (2.86%) Wireless
13 146 (2.77%) Skype
14 145 (2.75%) VLAN
15 117 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
16 93 (1.76%) LDAP
17 90 (1.71%) SSL
18 89 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
19 80 (1.52%) HTTP
20 75 (1.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1193 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 233 (4.42%) MySQL
3 178 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 125 (2.37%) 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 73 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 63 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 61 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 61 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 59 (1.12%) NoSQL
13 42 (0.80%) Big Data
14 40 (0.76%) RDBMS
15 38 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
17 34 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
18 31 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 184 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 161 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 137 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 110 (2.09%) Selenium
5 100 (1.90%) Subversion
6 99 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 88 (1.67%) JIRA
8 53 (1.00%) NUnit
9 40 (0.76%) Vagrant
10 36 (0.68%) SoapUI
11 34 (0.64%) TeamCity
12 32 (0.61%) Moq
13 31 (0.59%) Eclipse
14 26 (0.49%) MSTest
14 26 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
14 26 (0.49%) WinDbg
15 25 (0.47%) Maven
16 24 (0.45%) JMeter
17 22 (0.42%) HP UFT
18 21 (0.40%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 566 (10.73%) Finance
2 272 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 119 (2.26%) Marketing
4 116 (2.20%) Back Office
5 108 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 108 (2.05%) Retail
6 96 (1.82%) Legal
7 81 (1.54%) Electronics
8 76 (1.44%) Automotive
9 73 (1.38%) German Language
10 71 (1.35%) French Language
11 52 (0.99%) Banking
12 44 (0.83%) Advertising
13 40 (0.76%) Aerospace
14 37 (0.70%) Digital Economy
15 35 (0.66%) Games
16 30 (0.57%) Military
17 26 (0.49%) Financial Institution
18 24 (0.45%) Law
19 22 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 988 (18.73%) Analyst
2 760 (14.41%) Support Engineer
3 742 (14.07%) Developer
4 537 (10.18%) IT Support
5 496 (9.40%) Support Analyst
6 444 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 358 (6.79%) IT Engineer
8 350 (6.64%) Administrator
9 328 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 277 (5.25%) Service Analyst
11 274 (5.19%) C# Developer
12 253 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
13 252 (4.78%) Service Desk Analyst
14 238 (4.51%) IT Analyst
15 234 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
16 231 (4.38%) .NET Developer
17 221 (4.19%) Software Developer
18 215 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
19 214 (4.06%) Applications Support
20 194 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 728 (13.80%) .NET
2 420 (7.96%) HTML
3 400 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 382 (7.24%) CSS
5 313 (5.93%) XML
6 302 (5.73%) Web Services
7 211 (4.00%) jQuery
8 208 (3.94%) WCF
9 180 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 176 (3.34%) WPF
11 168 (3.18%) AngularJS
12 167 (3.17%) .NET Framework
13 146 (2.77%) JSON
14 141 (2.67%) WinForms
15 123 (2.33%) REST
16 114 (2.16%) HTML5
17 101 (1.91%) SOAP
18 100 (1.90%) Ajax
19 85 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
20 71 (1.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 388 (7.36%) Computer Science
2 324 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 221 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 162 (3.07%) Driving Licence
5 140 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 124 (2.35%) Clustering
7 84 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 79 (1.50%) Replication
9 74 (1.40%) User Experience
10 73 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 72 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 68 (1.29%) iPad
13 62 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 60 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
15 57 (1.08%) PKI
16 53 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 53 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
17 49 (0.93%) iPhone
18 48 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
19 33 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1953 (37.02%) Windows Server
2 1388 (26.31%) Linux
3 960 (18.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 946 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 705 (13.36%) Windows 7
6 536 (10.16%) Unix
7 394 (7.47%) Windows 10
8 266 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 263 (4.99%) Windows 8
10 235 (4.45%) Android
11 228 (4.32%) Apple iOS
12 153 (2.90%) Windows XP
13 129 (2.45%) Solaris
14 111 (2.10%) Mac OS X
15 99 (1.88%) CentOS
15 99 (1.88%) Mac OS
16 91 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 55 (1.04%) VxWorks
18 52 (0.99%) Ubuntu
19 45 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
2 812 (15.39%) ITIL
3 439 (8.32%) Software Engineering
4 306 (5.80%) Scrum
5 292 (5.54%) Test Automation
6 270 (5.12%) MVC
7 269 (5.10%) Mentoring
8 217 (4.11%) DevOps
9 201 (3.81%) TDD
10 196 (3.72%) Project Management
11 191 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
12 182 (3.45%) High Availability
12 182 (3.45%) OO
13 179 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
14 167 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
15 161 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
16 158 (3.00%) Software Testing
17 156 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
18 151 (2.86%) Change Management
19 143 (2.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1240 (23.51%) SQL
2 824 (15.62%) C#
3 529 (10.03%) C++
4 507 (9.61%) JavaScript
5 495 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 488 (9.25%) Java
7 358 (6.79%) Python
8 349 (6.62%) C
9 199 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 178 (3.37%) Bash Shell
11 174 (3.30%) Perl
12 172 (3.26%) PHP
13 144 (2.73%) Ruby
14 105 (1.99%) VB.NET
15 92 (1.74%) VB
16 86 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 70 (1.33%) Objective-C
18 48 (0.91%) PL/SQL
19 46 (0.87%) VBScript
20 33 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 652 (12.36%) Degree
2 553 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 335 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 331 (6.27%) MCSE
5 303 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
6 258 (4.89%) CCNA
7 189 (3.58%) MCP
8 186 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 173 (3.28%) MCSA
10 153 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 106 (2.01%) MCITP
12 102 (1.93%) ISEB
13 99 (1.88%) DV Cleared
14 96 (1.82%) CCNP
15 91 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 89 (1.69%) CISSP
17 86 (1.63%) ISTQB
18 70 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
19 56 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
20 55 (1.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (8.06%) SLA
2 170 (3.22%) QA
3 91 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 15 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.27%) PMO
9 8 (0.15%) GDPR
10 7 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.13%) GPG13
11 6 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.076%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.057%) BS25999
13 3 (0.057%) FISMA
13 3 (0.057%) GxP
14 2 (0.038%) GAMP
14 2 (0.038%) HL7
14 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.038%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1961 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 801 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 626 (11.87%) Hyper-V
4 190 (3.60%) vSphere
5 165 (3.13%) XenApp
6 144 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
7 82 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
8 72 (1.36%) Docker
9 61 (1.16%) Terminal Services
10 43 (0.82%) XenDesktop
11 40 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
11 40 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
12 37 (0.70%) XenServer
13 35 (0.66%) Firmware
14 32 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
15 25 (0.47%) VirtualBox
16 20 (0.38%) KVM
17 18 (0.34%) VMware Server
18 16 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 16 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 397 (7.53%) SCCM
2 132 (2.50%) Puppet
3 126 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (2.39%) SCOM
4 103 (1.95%) Backup Exec
5 85 (1.61%) Ansible
6 70 (1.33%) WSUS
7 60 (1.14%) vCenter Server
8 38 (0.72%) Nagios
9 36 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 33 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 28 (0.53%) NetBackup
12 23 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 21 (0.40%) Terraform
14 20 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 20 (0.38%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.36%) FortiGate
15 19 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
16 17 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 17 (0.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2145 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 1307 (24.78%) VMware
3 789 (14.96%) Cisco
4 532 (10.09%) Citrix
5 301 (5.71%) HP
6 299 (5.67%) Oracle
7 178 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 159 (3.01%) Juniper
9 147 (2.79%) CheckPoint
10 144 (2.73%) Dell
11 135 (2.56%) Apple
12 123 (2.33%) F5
13 120 (2.27%) Veeam
14 110 (2.09%) NetApp
15 101 (1.91%) Palo Alto
16 78 (1.48%) IBM
17 77 (1.46%) EMC
18 75 (1.42%) SAP
19 72 (1.36%) Symantec
20 70 (1.33%) Blue Coat
Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Flexi Time + Training
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago