Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 460 265 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.35% 20.61% 20.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.31% 72.21% 61.66%
Number of salaries quoted 412 256 301
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £19,550 £22,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% -1.32%

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 595 367 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 31.50% 28.54% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 535 343 483
Southampton median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 210 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 188 (40.87%) Windows Server
3 146 (31.74%) Active Directory
4 145 (31.52%) SQL
5 144 (31.30%) VMware
6 126 (27.39%) C#
7 111 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 105 (22.83%) SQL Server
9 103 (22.39%) Linux
10 93 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
11 88 (19.13%) Software Engineering
12 79 (17.17%) Office 365
13 71 (15.43%) PowerShell
14 66 (14.35%) Citrix
15 63 (13.70%) .NET
16 62 (13.48%) TCP/IP
17 60 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
18 58 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
19 55 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
19 55 (11.96%) C++
19 55 (11.96%) Java
20 52 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
21 51 (11.09%) Unix
22 50 (10.87%) ITIL
23 49 (10.65%) SLA
23 49 (10.65%) Hyper-V
23 49 (10.65%) Degree
24 48 (10.43%) Windows 7
25 47 (10.22%) MS Exchange
25 47 (10.22%) Firewall

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 47 (10.22%) MS Exchange
2 42 (9.13%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (7.61%) Apache
4 32 (6.96%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.30%) IIS
9 5 (1.09%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.43%) SAS
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 60 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 79 (17.17%) Office 365
2 55 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.74%) SaaS
4 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.43%) IaaS
6 2 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.48%) TCP/IP
2 47 (10.22%) Firewall
3 45 (9.78%) Network Security
4 36 (7.83%) DNS
5 33 (7.17%) DHCP
6 27 (5.87%) SAN
7 22 (4.78%) WAN
8 21 (4.57%) LAN
9 18 (3.91%) VoIP
10 17 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (3.26%) VPN
12 12 (2.61%) HTTP
12 12 (2.61%) HTTPS
12 12 (2.61%) IPv4
12 12 (2.61%) IPv6
13 11 (2.39%) Wireless
14 8 (1.74%) Broadband
14 8 (1.74%) NetScaler
15 5 (1.09%) Cisco IPT
15 5 (1.09%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.57%) Big Data
2 21 (4.57%) Hadoop
3 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.09%) SQLite
6 3 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (9.35%) Visual Studio
2 25 (5.43%) Selenium
3 24 (5.22%) JUnit
4 23 (5.00%) Subversion
5 21 (4.57%) Eclipse
5 21 (4.57%) LINQPad
6 15 (3.26%) SoapUI
7 13 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.17%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.87%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.87%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.87%) JIRA
9 4 (0.87%) Mocha
9 4 (0.87%) WiX
10 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.65%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.43%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.43%) Maven
11 2 (0.43%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
General
1 41 (8.91%) Finance
2 19 (4.13%) Retail
3 13 (2.83%) Back Office
4 7 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.65%) Electronics
6 2 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) Law
7 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (17.61%) Analyst
2 65 (14.13%) Software Engineer
3 63 (13.70%) Support Engineer
4 59 (12.83%) Windows Engineer
5 53 (11.52%) C# Software Engineer
6 44 (9.57%) Developer
7 39 (8.48%) Support Analyst
8 38 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (8.04%) IT Support
10 36 (7.83%) IT Engineer
11 33 (7.17%) Linux Engineer
12 28 (6.09%) Desktop Support
13 23 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
14 21 (4.57%) Java Developer
14 21 (4.57%) Operations Engineer
14 21 (4.57%) Senior Developer
14 21 (4.57%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
16 19 (4.13%) Consultant
16 19 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.70%) .NET
2 43 (9.35%) XML
3 32 (6.96%) Web Services
4 21 (4.57%) AngularJS
4 21 (4.57%) J2EE
4 21 (4.57%) LINQ
4 21 (4.57%) SWT
4 21 (4.57%) WCF
5 16 (3.48%) .NET Framework
6 12 (2.61%) LDAP
7 11 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (2.39%) WPF
8 10 (2.17%) HTML
9 9 (1.96%) CSS
10 7 (1.52%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.30%) HTML5
12 5 (1.09%) CSS3
12 5 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (0.87%) jQuery
13 4 (0.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.65%) Replication
3 24 (5.22%) Clustering
4 22 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 9 (1.96%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.30%) User Experience
10 4 (0.87%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.65%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.43%) EPoS
12 2 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 188 (40.87%) Windows Server
2 103 (22.39%) Linux
3 58 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (11.09%) Unix
5 48 (10.43%) Windows 7
6 45 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (7.17%) Windows 10
9 25 (5.43%) Mac OS
10 14 (3.04%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.17%) VMS
12 8 (1.74%) Android
13 7 (1.52%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.52%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.87%) CentOS
15 4 (0.87%) SUSE
16 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (19.13%) Software Engineering
3 52 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (10.87%) ITIL
5 45 (9.78%) Multithreading
6 33 (7.17%) OOP
7 30 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 27 (5.87%) Test Automation
9 26 (5.65%) Incident Management
10 25 (5.43%) High Availability
11 23 (5.00%) Software Testing
12 22 (4.78%) Performance Testing
12 22 (4.78%) SDLC
13 21 (4.57%) Scrum
13 21 (4.57%) TDD
14 19 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
14 19 (4.13%) Test Scripting
15 18 (3.91%) Problem Management
16 17 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (31.52%) SQL
2 126 (27.39%) C#
3 71 (15.43%) PowerShell
4 55 (11.96%) C++
4 55 (11.96%) Java
5 34 (7.39%) Python
6 31 (6.74%) Perl
7 28 (6.09%) Ruby
8 25 (5.43%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.83%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.96%) C
12 3 (0.65%) PHP
13 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (10.65%) Degree
2 40 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 34 (7.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (6.30%) RHCSA
5 27 (5.87%) RHCE
6 20 (4.35%) CCA
6 20 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (4.35%) MCSA
7 18 (3.91%) ISEB
8 14 (3.04%) MCSE
9 12 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.17%) CCNA
11 9 (1.96%) MCP
12 7 (1.52%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.87%) Security Cleared
14 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.43%) CISM
15 2 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.65%) SLA
2 11 (2.39%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) GDPR
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 146 (31.74%) Active Directory
2 111 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (10.65%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.35%) vSphere
5 19 (4.13%) XenApp
6 13 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.74%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.09%) KVM
8 5 (1.09%) NFS
8 5 (1.09%) oVirt
8 5 (1.09%) pfSense
8 5 (1.09%) Samba
9 2 (0.43%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.22%) Firmware
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (7.61%) Puppet
2 33 (7.17%) SCCM
3 22 (4.78%) SCOM
4 21 (4.57%) Kibana
5 12 (2.61%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (2.61%) Nessus
5 12 (2.61%) WSUS
6 7 (1.52%) PowerCLI
6 7 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (1.52%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.52%) vMotion
7 5 (1.09%) Bacula
7 5 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.43%) Ansible
8 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Packer
9 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 210 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 144 (31.30%) VMware
3 66 (14.35%) Citrix
4 44 (9.57%) Cisco
5 36 (7.83%) Red Hat
6 22 (4.78%) NetApp
7 13 (2.83%) HP
8 12 (2.61%) Ivanti
8 12 (2.61%) Shavlik
9 11 (2.39%) Intel
10 10 (2.17%) BMC
10 10 (2.17%) Sophos
11 7 (1.52%) CommVault
12 6 (1.30%) EMC
12 6 (1.30%) Hitachi
12 6 (1.30%) Isilon
13 5 (1.09%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.09%) Dell
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle
13 5 (1.09%) Xamarin