Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 74 409 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Southampton 14.95% 25.85% 19.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.13% 66.61% 76.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 342 223
Median annual salary £37,800 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% +12.78% +2.31%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £63,750
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.57% -6.67% +7.14%

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 157 614 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 31.72% 38.81% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 132 508 296
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% +11.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,500 £65,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Southampton

Windows
Salary Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Southampton.

Salary trend for Windows in Southampton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Southampton

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 39 (52.70%) SQL
2 38 (51.35%) C#
2 38 (51.35%) Windows Server
3 37 (50.00%) Azure
4 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
5 27 (36.49%) T-SQL
6 26 (35.14%) IIS
7 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
8 21 (28.38%) PowerShell
9 20 (27.03%) Test Automation
9 20 (27.03%) Office 365
9 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
9 20 (27.03%) DevOps
10 19 (25.68%) TDD
10 19 (25.68%) Degree
11 18 (24.32%) Finance
12 17 (22.97%) .NET
13 16 (21.62%) Cisco
13 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
14 15 (20.27%) DNS
14 15 (20.27%) Windows 10
14 15 (20.27%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2016
15 14 (18.92%) Linux
16 13 (17.57%) OOP
16 13 (17.57%) OO
16 13 (17.57%) MySQL
16 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
16 13 (17.57%) Git (software)

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 26 (35.14%) IIS
2 6 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) Azure
2 20 (27.03%) Office 365
3 12 (16.22%) AWS
4 6 (8.11%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.70%) GCP
6 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.35%) Power Automate
6 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) DNS
2 11 (14.86%) VoIP
3 8 (10.81%) Firewall
3 8 (10.81%) SAN
4 4 (5.41%) LAN
4 4 (5.41%) PBX
4 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.70%) 5G
6 2 (2.70%) Network Security
6 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.35%) Broadband
7 1 (1.35%) IPsec
7 1 (1.35%) PSTN
7 1 (1.35%) SMTP
7 1 (1.35%) SSL
7 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) Power BI
4 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.70%) GIS
7 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.35%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Selenium
2 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
2 4 (5.41%) SpecFlow
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.05%) Fiddler
3 3 (4.05%) LINQPad
3 3 (4.05%) Postman
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.41%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.05%) Back Office
4 3 (4.05%) Games
5 2 (2.70%) Law
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Military
6 1 (1.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Support Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Software Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Applications Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Applications Support
5 10 (13.51%) Applications Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Graduate
5 10 (13.51%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Graduate Software Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Junior
5 10 (13.51%) Junior Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Junior Software Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Support Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.11%) CSS
4 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.76%) HTML
5 4 (5.41%) Middleware
6 3 (4.05%) DHTML
6 3 (4.05%) PostGIS
6 3 (4.05%) Web Services
6 3 (4.05%) XHTML
6 3 (4.05%) XML
7 2 (2.70%) REST
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
8 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Clustering
2 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.70%) Verilog
3 1 (1.35%) CCTV
3 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.35%) Handset
3 1 (1.35%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (51.35%) Windows Server
2 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (20.27%) Windows 10
4 14 (18.92%) Linux
4 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.41%) Unix
8 2 (2.70%) Android
8 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) AIX
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) DevOps
1 20 (27.03%) Test Automation
2 19 (25.68%) TDD
3 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
4 13 (17.57%) Fintech
4 13 (17.57%) OO
4 13 (17.57%) OOP
4 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 9 (12.16%) ITIL
8 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.46%) Time Management
10 6 (8.11%) BDD
10 6 (8.11%) SDLC
11 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) SQL
2 38 (51.35%) C#
3 27 (36.49%) T-SQL
4 21 (28.38%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.41%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) VB
7 3 (4.05%) Java
7 3 (4.05%) Perl
7 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.05%) VB6
8 2 (2.70%) C
8 2 (2.70%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) Delphi
8 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 15 (20.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (12.16%) CCNA
4 9 (12.16%) MCSE
4 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.46%) CCA
5 7 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (9.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.05%) ISEB
6 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.70%) APMP
8 1 (1.35%) CCNP
8 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) GDPR
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.70%) Terraform
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.62%) Cisco
3 11 (14.86%) Citrix
3 11 (14.86%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) Meraki
4 8 (10.81%) Oracle
5 5 (6.76%) Avaya
6 4 (5.41%) Juniper
7 3 (4.05%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) Altera
8 2 (2.70%) Cadence
8 2 (2.70%) Google
8 2 (2.70%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (2.70%) Synopsys
8 2 (2.70%) Xilinx
9 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.35%) ESRI
9 1 (1.35%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.35%) Veeam