Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 343 287 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.41% 21.40% 21.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.88% 58.33% 66.98%
Number of salaries quoted 318 267 267
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £18,500 £22,750 £19,600
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -

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 452 492 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 32.17% 36.69% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 408 464 395
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £19,925 £24,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% -1.30%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 152 (44.31%) Microsoft
2 131 (38.19%) Windows Server
3 114 (33.24%) SQL
4 106 (30.90%) C#
5 103 (30.03%) Active Directory
6 102 (29.74%) VMware
7 84 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 69 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (19.83%) SQL Server
11 62 (18.08%) Linux
12 60 (17.49%) Office 365
13 55 (16.03%) Software Engineering
13 55 (16.03%) Citrix
14 53 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (15.16%) MS Exchange
16 48 (13.99%) ITIL
17 44 (12.83%) Retail
18 42 (12.24%) .NET
18 42 (12.24%) Cisco
18 42 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 40 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 38 (11.08%) TCP/IP
20 38 (11.08%) Windows 7
21 35 (10.20%) Hyper-V
22 34 (9.91%) Windows 10
23 32 (9.33%) Firewall
23 32 (9.33%) Web Services
24 31 (9.04%) LAN
24 31 (9.04%) WAN

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 52 (15.16%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (4.96%) Apache
4 17 (4.96%) IIS
5 15 (4.37%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.17%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.17%) CMS
8 4 (1.17%) Commerce Server
8 4 (1.17%) Commerce Server 2007
8 4 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.75%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.17%) nopCommerce
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.87%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 60 (17.49%) Office 365
2 42 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.75%) IaaS
3 6 (1.75%) PaaS
4 5 (1.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) G Suite
6 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.08%) TCP/IP
2 32 (9.33%) Firewall
3 31 (9.04%) LAN
3 31 (9.04%) WAN
4 26 (7.58%) SAN
5 21 (6.12%) VoIP
6 12 (3.50%) DNS
7 11 (3.21%) DHCP
7 11 (3.21%) Network Security
7 11 (3.21%) VPN
8 9 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.75%) IPsec
9 6 (1.75%) OpenVPN
10 5 (1.46%) DMZ
10 5 (1.46%) FTP
10 5 (1.46%) IMAP
10 5 (1.46%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.46%) Skype
10 5 (1.46%) SMTP
10 5 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.21%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.92%) Big Data
4 5 (1.46%) SQLite
5 4 (1.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.58%) Ingres
6 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.58%) MySQL
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (6.12%) Selenium
2 18 (5.25%) SoapUI
3 17 (4.96%) Subversion
4 14 (4.08%) LINQPad
5 11 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.92%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.92%) JUnit
7 9 (2.62%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.46%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.46%) CruiseControl
9 5 (1.46%) Hudson
9 5 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.17%) WiX
11 2 (0.58%) git-flow
11 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (12.83%) Retail
2 25 (7.29%) Back Office
3 17 (4.96%) Finance
4 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.46%) Law
6 4 (1.17%) Legal
7 3 (0.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (21.57%) Support Engineer
2 43 (12.54%) IT Engineer
3 41 (11.95%) Analyst
3 41 (11.95%) Software Engineer
4 38 (11.08%) Developer
5 37 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (9.33%) IT Support
7 29 (8.45%) C# Software Engineer
8 25 (7.29%) Consultant
9 24 (7.00%) 1st Line Support
10 23 (6.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (6.71%) Windows Engineer
11 22 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
11 22 (6.41%) Support Analyst
11 22 (6.41%) Test Engineer
12 20 (5.83%) Senior Developer
12 20 (5.83%) Software Test Engineer
13 16 (4.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (4.37%) C++ Software Engineer
14 15 (4.37%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.24%) .NET
2 32 (9.33%) Web Services
3 27 (7.87%) XML
4 21 (6.12%) .NET Framework
5 18 (5.25%) ASP.NET
5 18 (5.25%) HTML
6 15 (4.37%) AngularJS
6 15 (4.37%) WPF
7 14 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (4.08%) CSS
7 14 (4.08%) LINQ
8 10 (2.92%) J2EE
8 10 (2.92%) SWT
9 9 (2.62%) HTML5
10 8 (2.33%) WCF
10 8 (2.33%) WinForms
11 5 (1.46%) CSS3
11 5 (1.46%) MFC
11 5 (1.46%) STL
11 5 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.00%) Driving Licence
2 21 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.08%) Replication
4 13 (3.79%) Client/Server
5 12 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.62%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.46%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.58%) CESG
11 2 (0.58%) Clustering
11 2 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.58%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 131 (38.19%) Windows Server
2 73 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 62 (18.08%) Linux
4 53 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (11.08%) Windows 7
6 34 (9.91%) Windows 10
7 27 (7.87%) Windows 8
8 26 (7.58%) Unix
9 25 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.92%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.46%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.17%) FreeBSD
13 4 (1.17%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.87%) Android
14 3 (0.87%) CentOS
14 3 (0.87%) Debian
14 3 (0.87%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (16.03%) Software Engineering
3 48 (13.99%) ITIL
4 29 (8.45%) Scrum
5 28 (8.16%) OOP
6 26 (7.58%) SDLC
7 24 (7.00%) Test Automation
7 24 (7.00%) Test Scripting
8 23 (6.71%) Multithreading
9 22 (6.41%) Performance Testing
9 22 (6.41%) Regression Testing
10 21 (6.12%) Exploratory Testing
11 20 (5.83%) TDD
12 18 (5.25%) BDD
12 18 (5.25%) PRINCE2
12 18 (5.25%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (4.96%) Configuration Management
13 17 (4.96%) Software Testing
14 15 (4.37%) Problem Management
15 10 (2.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (33.24%) SQL
2 106 (30.90%) C#
3 29 (8.45%) C++
4 27 (7.87%) Java
5 21 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 21 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 18 (5.25%) Perl
6 18 (5.25%) Python
7 17 (4.96%) Ruby
8 16 (4.66%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.17%) C
9 4 (1.17%) PHP
9 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.87%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 40 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (9.04%) CCA
2 31 (9.04%) Citrix Certification
2 31 (9.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (8.16%) Degree
4 25 (7.29%) MCSA
5 23 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (6.41%) CCNA
7 21 (6.12%) ISEB
8 19 (5.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (4.66%) MCSE
10 15 (4.37%) RHCE
10 15 (4.37%) RHCSA
11 8 (2.33%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.46%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (1.46%) MCP
13 4 (1.17%) CCNP
13 4 (1.17%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.17%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.58%) GCP
3 2 (0.58%) GDPR
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 103 (30.03%) Active Directory
2 84 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.83%) XenApp
5 13 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.75%) KVM
6 6 (1.75%) NFS
6 6 (1.75%) oVirt
6 6 (1.75%) pfSense
6 6 (1.75%) Samba
6 6 (1.75%) vSphere
6 6 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.46%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.17%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.58%) XenServer
11 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (5.83%) Puppet
2 14 (4.08%) Kibana
3 10 (2.92%) SCCM
4 8 (2.33%) SCOM
5 7 (2.04%) WSUS
6 6 (1.75%) Bacula
7 3 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.29%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 152 (44.31%) Microsoft
2 102 (29.74%) VMware
3 55 (16.03%) Citrix
4 42 (12.24%) Cisco
5 25 (7.29%) Red Hat
6 21 (6.12%) NetApp
7 10 (2.92%) Sophos
8 9 (2.62%) Oracle
9 6 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.75%) Dell
9 6 (1.75%) HP
9 6 (1.75%) Juniper
9 6 (1.75%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.46%) Apple
11 4 (1.17%) Brocade
11 4 (1.17%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.87%) Remedy
13 2 (0.58%) Intel
13 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.58%) Veeam