Period
to 16 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 226 464 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.83% 25.23% 21.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.97% 76.95% 64.78%
Number of salaries quoted 164 437 248
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £57,500 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 323 603 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.05% 32.79% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 245 553 381
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +1.27%

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 96 (42.48%) Linux
2 64 (28.32%) SQL
3 60 (26.55%) C#
4 57 (25.22%) Software Engineering
5 56 (24.78%) C++
6 51 (22.57%) Active Directory
7 50 (22.12%) Microsoft
8 48 (21.24%) Windows Server
9 44 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
10 43 (19.03%) C
10 43 (19.03%) Microsoft Office
11 41 (18.14%) Windows 7
12 36 (15.93%) Oracle
12 36 (15.93%) Management Information System
12 36 (15.93%) Windows 10
13 34 (15.04%) VMware
14 33 (14.60%) Java
14 33 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (12.83%) PowerShell
16 29 (12.83%) OO
16 29 (12.83%) TDD
17 28 (12.39%) Python
17 28 (12.39%) JavaScript
17 28 (12.39%) Office 365
18 26 (11.50%) Degree
19 25 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (11.06%) Information Security
19 25 (11.06%) Security Cleared
19 25 (11.06%) SC Cleared

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 19 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.64%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.42%) IIS
4 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.88%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (19.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 44 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (12.39%) Office 365
4 5 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.18%) Firewall
2 20 (8.85%) VPN
3 19 (8.41%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.96%) Network Security
5 17 (7.52%) VLAN
6 14 (6.19%) DNS
7 13 (5.75%) LAN
8 11 (4.87%) SAN
9 9 (3.98%) VoIP
10 8 (3.54%) DHCP
10 8 (3.54%) Internet
10 8 (3.54%) WLAN
11 7 (3.10%) ISDN
11 7 (3.10%) WAN
12 6 (2.65%) SCCP
13 5 (2.21%) H.323
13 5 (2.21%) PBX
13 5 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.88%) SNMP
14 2 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.31%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (3.98%) Big Data
3 9 (3.98%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.98%) Neo4j
4 7 (3.10%) DB2
4 7 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.65%) MySQL
6 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (7.52%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.19%) LabVIEW
3 10 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.42%) Vagrant
4 9 (3.98%) GitLab
4 9 (3.98%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.21%) Subversion
6 4 (1.77%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.77%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.77%) Gemini Tracker
6 4 (1.77%) Hudson
6 4 (1.77%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.33%) Selenium
7 3 (1.33%) WiX
8 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.44%) JIRA
9 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 22 (9.73%) Electronics
2 19 (8.41%) Finance
3 13 (5.75%) Retail
4 12 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.98%) Marketing
6 8 (3.54%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.10%) Advertising
7 7 (3.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (30.97%) Analyst
2 46 (20.35%) Software Engineer
3 39 (17.26%) Support Analyst
4 28 (12.39%) 1st Line Support
4 28 (12.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 22 (9.73%) IT Support
6 18 (7.96%) Security Analyst
7 17 (7.52%) AWS Engineer
8 16 (7.08%) Support Technician
9 14 (6.19%) C# Software Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) AWS Software Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) IT Analyst
10 13 (5.75%) IT Support Technician
10 13 (5.75%) IT Technician
10 13 (5.75%) Java Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) Java Software Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) Python Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.75%) React
2 12 (5.31%) AngularJS
3 9 (3.98%) Node.js
3 9 (3.98%) Vue.js
4 7 (3.10%) .NET
4 7 (3.10%) XML
5 5 (2.21%) LDAP
5 5 (2.21%) WCF
6 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.77%) jQuery
6 4 (1.77%) STL
7 3 (1.33%) Ajax
7 3 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.33%) SOAP
7 3 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.88%) HTML
8 2 (0.88%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.93%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.64%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (6.64%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (4.87%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.98%) Industry 4.0
4 9 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.54%) NHS
6 5 (2.21%) Clustering
7 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.77%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.33%) Fintech
9 1 (0.44%) EPoS
9 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 96 (42.48%) Linux
2 48 (21.24%) Windows Server
3 41 (18.14%) Windows 7
4 36 (15.93%) Windows 10
5 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.41%) Unix
7 17 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (6.64%) Android
9 13 (5.75%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.54%) AIX
11 6 (2.65%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.21%) CentOS
12 5 (2.21%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.21%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.22%) Software Engineering
2 32 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (12.83%) OO
3 29 (12.83%) TDD
4 25 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (11.06%) Information Security
5 23 (10.18%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (9.73%) Service Management
6 22 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 20 (8.85%) DevOps
7 20 (8.85%) Risk Assessment
8 19 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.52%) Data Protection
9 17 (7.52%) ITIL
9 17 (7.52%) Scrum
10 16 (7.08%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.64%) Information Security Management
11 15 (6.64%) Security Management
11 15 (6.64%) Security Operations
11 15 (6.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.32%) SQL
2 60 (26.55%) C#
3 56 (24.78%) C++
4 43 (19.03%) C
5 33 (14.60%) Java
6 29 (12.83%) PowerShell
7 28 (12.39%) JavaScript
7 28 (12.39%) Python
8 21 (9.29%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.98%) Go
9 9 (3.98%) Ruby
9 9 (3.98%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.21%) PHP
10 5 (2.21%) VB
11 4 (1.77%) Korn
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (11.50%) Degree
2 25 (11.06%) SC Cleared
2 25 (11.06%) Security Cleared
3 23 (10.18%) CISM
3 23 (10.18%) CISSP
4 22 (9.73%) DV Cleared
4 22 (9.73%) SSCP
5 16 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (6.19%) HNC
6 14 (6.19%) HND
7 12 (5.31%) MCSE
8 11 (4.87%) MCSA
9 10 (4.42%) ISEB
10 9 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.21%) CCNA
12 5 (2.21%) RHCE
12 5 (2.21%) RHCSA
13 4 (1.77%) CCNP
13 4 (1.77%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.73%) SLA
2 21 (9.29%) Cyber Essentials
2 21 (9.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (8.41%) GDPR
4 3 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 51 (22.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.29%) Docker
2 21 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.64%) Hyper-V
3 15 (6.64%) vSphere
4 9 (3.98%) VirtualBox
5 5 (2.21%) oVirt
5 5 (2.21%) pfSense
5 5 (2.21%) XenApp
5 5 (2.21%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.88%) XenServer
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (8.41%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.42%) Ansible
3 9 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.98%) Puppet
3 9 (3.98%) Salt
4 6 (2.65%) SCCM
5 3 (1.33%) Terraform
6 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.44%) Rancher
6 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.93%) Oracle
3 34 (15.04%) VMware
4 13 (5.75%) SAP
5 12 (5.31%) Borland
5 12 (5.31%) Cisco
6 6 (2.65%) Aruba
6 6 (2.65%) Citrix
7 5 (2.21%) Intel
8 4 (1.77%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.77%) Dell
8 4 (1.77%) HP
8 4 (1.77%) Sage
8 4 (1.77%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.77%) UiPath
9 3 (1.33%) Apple
10 2 (0.88%) EMC
10 2 (0.88%) IBM
10 2 (0.88%) NetApp
10 2 (0.88%) Sybase