Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 319 229 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 21.92% 19.32% 22.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.05% 73.40% 63.00%
Number of salaries quoted 284 223 327
Southampton median annual salary £33,375 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.69% -14.47% -2.56%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,750 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -7.69%

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 414 312 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 28.45% 26.33% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 372 288 525
Southampton median annual salary £37,121 £33,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.49% -16.46% +5.33%
10th Percentile £20,775 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,875 £56,250 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,125
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.30% -4.69%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Southampton

Windows
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Southampton.

Salary trend for Windows in Southampton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Southampton over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 130 (40.75%) Microsoft
2 115 (36.05%) Windows Server
3 103 (32.29%) Active Directory
4 92 (28.84%) SQL
5 86 (26.96%) Linux
6 77 (24.14%) VMware
7 59 (18.50%) Windows 7
7 59 (18.50%) Problem-Solving
8 58 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 56 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (16.93%) Office 365
11 51 (15.99%) C#
12 48 (15.05%) SQL Server
13 46 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (14.42%) PowerShell
14 40 (12.54%) SLA
15 38 (11.91%) Microsoft Office
15 38 (11.91%) Windows 10
16 37 (11.60%) Degree
17 36 (11.29%) Software Engineering
17 36 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (11.29%) Java
18 34 (10.66%) Hyper-V
19 33 (10.34%) .NET
20 32 (10.03%) TCP/IP
21 31 (9.72%) Finance
22 30 (9.40%) Firewall
23 29 (9.09%) Citrix
23 29 (9.09%) ITIL
24 28 (8.78%) Unix

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 22 (6.90%) Apache
2 21 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.27%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.39%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.13%) IIS
6 9 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.51%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.94%) nginx
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.63%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (11.91%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.93%) Office 365
2 36 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.51%) SaaS
5 4 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.63%) PaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.03%) TCP/IP
2 30 (9.40%) Firewall
3 26 (8.15%) DNS
4 24 (7.52%) DHCP
5 19 (5.96%) Network Security
5 19 (5.96%) SAN
6 16 (5.02%) VPN
7 13 (4.08%) LAN
8 12 (3.76%) HTTP
8 12 (3.76%) HTTPS
8 12 (3.76%) IPv4
8 12 (3.76%) IPv6
8 12 (3.76%) VLAN
9 10 (3.13%) Internet
9 10 (3.13%) WAN
10 8 (2.51%) VoIP
10 8 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.51%) Wireless
11 5 (1.57%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (1.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.08%) Big Data
3 9 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.57%) Neo4j
4 5 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.25%) MySQL
5 4 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.25%) Redis
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.94%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.70%) Subversion
3 14 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.08%) Selenium
5 12 (3.76%) JUnit
6 9 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.51%) JIRA
8 7 (2.19%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.19%) Maven
9 6 (1.88%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.94%) GitLab
10 3 (0.94%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.94%) Mocha
10 3 (0.94%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.63%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.63%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.31%) Hudson
12 1 (0.31%) LINQPad
General
1 31 (9.72%) Finance
2 6 (1.88%) Electronics
2 6 (1.88%) Retail
3 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.94%) Local Government
4 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.63%) Automotive
5 2 (0.63%) Back Office
5 2 (0.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (19.75%) Analyst
2 40 (12.54%) Support Analyst
3 34 (10.66%) Developer
4 28 (8.78%) IT Engineer
5 27 (8.46%) IT Support
6 25 (7.84%) Windows Engineer
7 24 (7.52%) Software Engineer
7 24 (7.52%) Support Engineer
8 23 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
10 18 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (5.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 17 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (5.33%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.02%) C# Software Engineer
12 16 (5.02%) Desktop Support
13 14 (4.39%) Java Developer
13 14 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (4.08%) Software Developer
14 13 (4.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.34%) .NET
2 20 (6.27%) XML
3 15 (4.70%) AngularJS
4 14 (4.39%) Web Services
4 14 (4.39%) WPF
5 12 (3.76%) LDAP
6 9 (2.82%) J2EE
6 9 (2.82%) SWT
6 9 (2.82%) WCF
7 6 (1.88%) Spring
8 5 (1.57%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.57%) HTML
8 5 (1.57%) Node.js
8 5 (1.57%) Qt
8 5 (1.57%) React
8 5 (1.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 4 (1.25%) COM
9 4 (1.25%) CSS
9 4 (1.25%) JSP
9 4 (1.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.46%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.02%) Clustering
3 16 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.82%) User Experience
6 8 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.51%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.51%) Replication
7 7 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.94%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.94%) Robotics
10 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.63%) PMI
10 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 115 (36.05%) Windows Server
2 86 (26.96%) Linux
3 59 (18.50%) Windows 7
4 46 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (11.91%) Windows 10
6 28 (8.78%) Unix
7 23 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.08%) Mac OS
10 9 (2.82%) Android
11 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.88%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.25%) CentOS
14 4 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.25%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.50%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.29%) Software Engineering
4 29 (9.09%) ITIL
5 21 (6.58%) High Availability
5 21 (6.58%) Software Testing
5 21 (6.58%) TDD
6 17 (5.33%) Information Security
6 17 (5.33%) Test Automation
7 16 (5.02%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (4.70%) Multithreading
8 15 (4.70%) Performance Testing
9 14 (4.39%) OOP
9 14 (4.39%) Scrum
10 13 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.08%) Manual Testing
11 11 (3.45%) Change Management
11 11 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.84%) SQL
2 51 (15.99%) C#
3 46 (14.42%) PowerShell
4 36 (11.29%) Java
5 27 (8.46%) C++
6 25 (7.84%) Python
7 22 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 18 (5.64%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.64%) Ruby
9 15 (4.70%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.39%) Perl
11 13 (4.08%) C
12 5 (1.57%) Go
13 4 (1.25%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.25%) Korn
14 1 (0.31%) PHP
14 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (11.60%) Degree
2 24 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.70%) RHCSA
5 13 (4.08%) MCP
5 13 (4.08%) RHCE
6 11 (3.45%) MCSA
6 11 (3.45%) MCSE
7 10 (3.13%) ISEB
8 9 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.51%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.51%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.19%) CCNA
11 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.57%) CCNP
13 4 (1.25%) CCA
13 4 (1.25%) CISSP
13 4 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.54%) SLA
2 13 (4.08%) GDPR
3 11 (3.45%) QA
4 6 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 103 (32.29%) Active Directory
2 58 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.39%) vSphere
5 10 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.82%) Docker
7 7 (2.19%) Firmware
7 7 (2.19%) XenApp
8 4 (1.25%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.94%) GPFS
9 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.94%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.94%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (7.84%) SCCM
2 21 (6.58%) Puppet
3 15 (4.70%) SCOM
4 12 (3.76%) Failover Clustering
4 12 (3.76%) Nessus
5 11 (3.45%) WSUS
6 10 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (2.51%) Ansible
7 8 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.88%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.57%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.94%) Grafana
10 3 (0.94%) PowerCLI
10 3 (0.94%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.94%) Salt
10 3 (0.94%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.94%) vMotion
11 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 130 (40.75%) Microsoft
2 77 (24.14%) VMware
3 29 (9.09%) Citrix
4 22 (6.90%) Cisco
5 14 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.76%) HP
6 12 (3.76%) Ivanti
6 12 (3.76%) Oracle
6 12 (3.76%) Shavlik
7 8 (2.51%) SAP
8 7 (2.19%) CommVault
9 5 (1.57%) Apple
9 5 (1.57%) Intel
9 5 (1.57%) Meraki
9 5 (1.57%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.25%) Bomgar
11 3 (0.94%) NetApp
12 2 (0.63%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.63%) IBM
12 2 (0.63%) McAfee