Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 276 238 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 19.94% 21.70% 23.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 75.56% 62.20%
Number of salaries quoted 223 229 311
Southampton median annual salary £33,250 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.31% -14.47% +1.33%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -7.89%

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 368 315 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 26.59% 28.71% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 304 281 515
Southampton median annual salary £37,121 £32,651 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.69% -18.37% +9.59%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year - +4.58% -4.38%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 100 (36.23%) Linux
2 90 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 84 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 64 (23.19%) Active Directory
5 61 (22.10%) SQL
6 54 (19.57%) Windows 7
7 51 (18.48%) VMware
8 48 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (17.03%) Software Engineering
10 44 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (15.58%) Degree
12 39 (14.13%) C#
12 39 (14.13%) C++
12 39 (14.13%) Windows 10
13 38 (13.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
15 36 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
15 36 (13.04%) Firewall
16 34 (12.32%) Python
16 34 (12.32%) Office 365
17 32 (11.59%) Management Information System
18 30 (10.87%) Java
18 30 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (10.87%) Hyper-V
19 28 (10.14%) C
19 28 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (9.78%) TDD
20 27 (9.78%) PowerShell
21 26 (9.42%) SLA

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 18 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (5.43%) IIS
3 12 (4.35%) Apache
4 11 (3.99%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.62%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.45%) nginx
9 3 (1.09%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (12.32%) Office 365
4 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.72%) G Suite
6 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) GitHub
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.04%) Firewall
2 23 (8.33%) VPN
3 19 (6.88%) Network Security
3 19 (6.88%) TCP/IP
4 18 (6.52%) DNS
5 16 (5.80%) VLAN
6 14 (5.07%) LAN
7 13 (4.71%) SAN
7 13 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (3.62%) DHCP
8 10 (3.62%) Internet
8 10 (3.62%) WAN
9 9 (3.26%) VoIP
10 6 (2.17%) H.323
10 6 (2.17%) ISDN
10 6 (2.17%) PBX
11 5 (1.81%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.81%) SCCP
11 5 (1.81%) Wireless
12 4 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.71%) Big Data
3 11 (3.99%) Neo4j
4 8 (2.90%) Geospatial Data
5 7 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.81%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.81%) Redis
6 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.45%) MySQL
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.07%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.99%) Subversion
4 10 (3.62%) LabVIEW
5 9 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.90%) JIRA
6 8 (2.90%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.54%) GitLab
8 5 (1.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.81%) Maven
9 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.45%) JUnit
10 3 (1.09%) Selenium
10 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.72%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.72%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.72%) Gemini Tracker
11 2 (0.72%) Hudson
11 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (9.06%) Finance
2 11 (3.99%) Electronics
3 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.17%) Marketing
3 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.81%) Retail
5 4 (1.45%) Local Government
6 2 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (19.57%) Analyst
2 40 (14.49%) Support Analyst
3 36 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 24 (8.70%) IT Support
5 22 (7.97%) 1st Line Support
6 20 (7.25%) Developer
7 18 (6.52%) IT Engineer
8 17 (6.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 14 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.07%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.07%) Technical Support
10 13 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.71%) Technical Leader
11 12 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
11 12 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
12 11 (3.99%) 1st Line Technical Support
12 11 (3.99%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.97%) .NET
2 16 (5.80%) AngularJS
3 11 (3.99%) Node.js
3 11 (3.99%) React
3 11 (3.99%) Vue.js
3 11 (3.99%) XML
4 9 (3.26%) WPF
5 8 (2.90%) Web Services
6 7 (2.54%) Qt
7 6 (2.17%) OpenGL
7 6 (2.17%) Spring
7 6 (2.17%) WCF
8 5 (1.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.45%) CSS
9 4 (1.45%) HTML
9 4 (1.45%) J2EE
9 4 (1.45%) SWT
10 3 (1.09%) WinForms
11 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.72%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 14 (5.07%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.81%) User Experience
8 4 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.45%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.45%) Industry 4.0
8 4 (1.45%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.45%) Replication
8 4 (1.45%) Robotics
9 3 (1.09%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (36.23%) Linux
2 84 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 54 (19.57%) Windows 7
4 44 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (14.13%) Windows 10
6 22 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (6.88%) Unix
8 13 (4.71%) Android
9 9 (3.26%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.90%) Mac OS
10 8 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.54%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.54%) CentOS
11 7 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (2.17%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.17%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.45%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.45%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
2 47 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.03%) Software Engineering
3 27 (9.78%) TDD
4 24 (8.70%) ITIL
5 23 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (6.88%) DevOps
6 19 (6.88%) Information Security
7 17 (6.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
8 16 (5.80%) Decision-Making
9 15 (5.43%) Software Testing
10 14 (5.07%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.35%) OOP
11 12 (4.35%) Open Source
11 12 (4.35%) Scrum
12 11 (3.99%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (3.99%) Performance Testing
13 10 (3.62%) Manual Testing
13 10 (3.62%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.10%) SQL
2 39 (14.13%) C#
2 39 (14.13%) C++
3 34 (12.32%) Python
4 30 (10.87%) Java
5 28 (10.14%) C
6 27 (9.78%) PowerShell
7 21 (7.61%) JavaScript
8 19 (6.88%) Bash Shell
9 18 (6.52%) Ruby
10 11 (3.99%) Go
11 10 (3.62%) Perl
12 6 (2.17%) Embedded C
12 6 (2.17%) Korn
13 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (15.58%) Degree
2 28 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (7.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (7.25%) MCSE
6 19 (6.88%) CCNA
7 18 (6.52%) Security Cleared
8 16 (5.80%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.71%) CCNP
9 13 (4.71%) DV Cleared
10 11 (3.99%) VCP5
11 10 (3.62%) CISM
11 10 (3.62%) CISSP
11 10 (3.62%) HNC
11 10 (3.62%) HND
11 10 (3.62%) SSCP
12 7 (2.54%) ISEB
12 7 (2.54%) RHCE
12 7 (2.54%) RHCSA
13 6 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.42%) SLA
2 18 (6.52%) GDPR
3 12 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.81%) QA
6 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 30 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.88%) Docker
4 13 (4.71%) vSphere
5 10 (3.62%) Firmware
6 9 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.54%) VirtualBox
7 7 (2.54%) XenApp
8 4 (1.45%) GPFS
8 4 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.45%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (7.61%) Puppet
2 18 (6.52%) SCCM
3 15 (5.43%) Ansible
4 14 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.99%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.90%) SCOM
7 7 (2.54%) Salt
8 4 (1.45%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.45%) WSUS
9 3 (1.09%) Grafana
9 3 (1.09%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.72%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.72%) vMotion
11 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.36%) Packer
11 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 90 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.48%) VMware
3 19 (6.88%) Intel
3 19 (6.88%) Oracle
4 13 (4.71%) Cisco
4 13 (4.71%) Citrix
5 12 (4.35%) SAP
6 10 (3.62%) Apple
7 9 (3.26%) HP
8 8 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.81%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.45%) Borland
11 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.09%) Meraki
12 2 (0.72%) Bomgar
12 2 (0.72%) Dell
12 2 (0.72%) Google
12 2 (0.72%) IBM
13 1 (0.36%) Adobe
13 1 (0.36%) Sybase