Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 222 229 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.67% 17.01% 25.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.68% 69.82% 76.82%
Number of salaries quoted 165 168 435
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,000 £19,550
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,750 £57,500
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 372 328 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.59% 24.37% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 303 251 552
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.44% -5.19%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £55,000
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 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 96 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 85 (38.29%) C#
3 68 (30.63%) SQL Server
4 67 (30.18%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (28.83%) Linux
6 63 (28.38%) SQL
7 62 (27.93%) .NET
7 62 (27.93%) Windows Server
8 58 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (22.52%) Active Directory
10 49 (22.07%) Windows 7
11 48 (21.62%) Azure
12 46 (20.72%) Git (software)
12 46 (20.72%) Unit Testing
13 45 (20.27%) AngularJS
14 40 (18.02%) XML
14 40 (18.02%) Office 365
15 39 (17.57%) Multithreading
15 39 (17.57%) Web Development
16 38 (17.12%) jQuery
16 38 (17.12%) WCF
16 38 (17.12%) Analytics
17 37 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 37 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
17 37 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (16.67%) OWASP
17 37 (16.67%) WiX
17 37 (16.67%) React
17 37 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.41%) IIS
3 6 (2.70%) Apache
3 6 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 48 (21.62%) Azure
2 40 (18.02%) Office 365
3 27 (12.16%) AWS
4 8 (3.60%) IaaS
5 6 (2.70%) PaaS
5 6 (2.70%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.80%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.80%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.77%) Firewall
2 29 (13.06%) WAN
3 22 (9.91%) LAN
4 20 (9.01%) DNS
5 18 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.11%) VoIP
6 15 (6.76%) DHCP
7 13 (5.86%) VPN
8 12 (5.41%) SAN
9 10 (4.50%) Network Security
10 6 (2.70%) Broadband
10 6 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.25%) NAS
12 4 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.80%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.80%) MPLS
12 4 (1.80%) PSTN
13 3 (1.35%) CTI
14 2 (0.90%) Internet
14 2 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.05%) SQL Server 2019
3 6 (2.70%) Power BI
4 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.90%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.90%) GIS
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (20.72%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 37 (16.67%) WiX
3 15 (6.76%) JIRA
4 11 (4.95%) Bitbucket
5 9 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.60%) LINQPad
6 8 (3.60%) Postman
7 7 (3.15%) Fiddler
8 4 (1.80%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.80%) Selenium
9 3 (1.35%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.35%) Subversion
10 2 (0.90%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.90%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.45%) Mocha
11 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (4.95%) Finance
2 9 (4.05%) Retail
3 5 (2.25%) Advertising
4 4 (1.80%) Games
4 4 (1.80%) Legal
4 4 (1.80%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Back Office
5 2 (0.90%) Law
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (28.38%) Developer
2 57 (25.68%) Software Developer
3 42 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 34 (15.32%) IT Support
5 33 (14.86%) C# Developer
5 33 (14.86%) IT Engineer
6 27 (12.16%) C# Software Developer
7 25 (11.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 22 (9.91%) Team Leader
9 20 (9.01%) Senior Developer
9 20 (9.01%) Senior Software Developer
10 18 (8.11%) Software Team Leader
11 17 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (7.66%) Lead Developer
11 17 (7.66%) Lead Software Developer
11 17 (7.66%) Senior C# Developer
11 17 (7.66%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 14 (6.31%) 1st Line Support
12 14 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (5.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.93%) .NET
2 45 (20.27%) AngularJS
3 40 (18.02%) XML
4 38 (17.12%) jQuery
4 38 (17.12%) WCF
5 37 (16.67%) Ajax
5 37 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 37 (16.67%) React
5 37 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET
7 13 (5.86%) .NET Framework
7 13 (5.86%) REST
8 10 (4.50%) Web Services
9 9 (4.05%) .NET Core
10 7 (3.15%) Entity Framework
11 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.25%) HTML
13 4 (1.80%) CSS
13 4 (1.80%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (7.66%) Virtual Team
3 12 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.41%) Replication
4 10 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.60%) Enterprise Cloud
7 7 (3.15%) User Experience
8 5 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.25%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.80%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.90%) CCTV
11 2 (0.90%) EFT
11 2 (0.90%) Handset
11 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (28.83%) Linux
2 62 (27.93%) Windows Server
3 49 (22.07%) Windows 7
4 30 (13.51%) Windows 10
5 24 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.76%) Android
6 15 (6.76%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.15%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.70%) VMS
9 6 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.25%) Unix
10 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.18%) Problem-Solving
2 58 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (20.72%) Unit Testing
4 39 (17.57%) Multithreading
4 39 (17.57%) Web Development
5 38 (17.12%) Analytics
6 37 (16.67%) OWASP
7 25 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (11.26%) ITIL
8 22 (9.91%) DevOps
9 20 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (8.56%) Software Engineering
11 17 (7.66%) Virtual Team Management
12 15 (6.76%) Biometrics
13 14 (6.31%) TDD
14 13 (5.86%) SOA
15 10 (4.50%) Computer Science
15 10 (4.50%) CRM
15 10 (4.50%) OO
16 9 (4.05%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (38.29%) C#
2 63 (28.38%) SQL
3 23 (10.36%) PowerShell
4 20 (9.01%) Java
5 18 (8.11%) Python
6 14 (6.31%) C++
7 13 (5.86%) C
8 11 (4.95%) PHP
9 10 (4.50%) JavaScript
10 9 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.05%) Delphi
10 9 (4.05%) Perl
11 7 (3.15%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.25%) Korn
12 5 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.01%) Degree
2 10 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.05%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.15%) CCNA
6 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.25%) MCSE
8 4 (1.80%) CCA
8 4 (1.80%) CISM
8 4 (1.80%) CISSP
8 4 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.80%) MCITP
8 4 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.35%) ISEB
10 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.90%) SSCP
11 1 (0.45%) CCNP
11 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.05%) SLA
3 6 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.25%) GDPR
5 4 (1.80%) QA
6 2 (0.90%) NCSC
6 2 (0.90%) NIST
System Software
1 50 (22.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.95%) Docker
5 7 (3.15%) XenApp
6 4 (1.80%) NFS
6 4 (1.80%) vSphere
6 4 (1.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.35%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.90%) Snort
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (4.95%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.60%) Ansible
3 6 (2.70%) Kibana
3 6 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.80%) Terraform
5 3 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.35%) SCCM
5 3 (1.35%) SCOM
6 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.90%) Nessus
6 2 (0.90%) Puppet
6 2 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 96 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.61%) VMware
3 18 (8.11%) Cisco
4 11 (4.95%) Citrix
5 10 (4.50%) HP
6 8 (3.60%) Dell
6 8 (3.60%) Meraki
7 6 (2.70%) Borland
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle
8 5 (2.25%) ProCurve
9 4 (1.80%) Aruba
9 4 (1.80%) Avaya
9 4 (1.80%) Mitel
9 4 (1.80%) NetApp
9 4 (1.80%) Samsung
10 3 (1.35%) Google
11 2 (0.90%) Apple
11 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.90%) EMC
11 2 (0.90%) F5