Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 221 707 871
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 15.88% 19.84% 18.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.58% 70.07% 61.86%
Number of salaries quoted 260 655 800
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.62% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £22,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +5.96%

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 327 1,009 1,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 23.49% 28.32% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 276 904 1,212
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -10.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +2.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -2 73 £38,500 +28.33% 9
Godalming -10 26 £55,000 +39.24% 2
Woking -1 16 £48,750 +14.71% 1
Redhill -2 13 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Weybridge +2 11 £41,750 +67.00% 2
Leatherhead +12 10 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Staines +22 9 £45,000 +60.71%
Epsom -2 6 £33,750 -6.25% 1
Walton-on-Thames -17 6 £63,750 -5.56% 4
Reigate -1 5 £28,000 -34.12% 1
Camberley +4 3 £47,500 +47.14% 3
Addlestone +2 3 - -
Dorking -2 3 £57,500 +116.98% 1
Cranleigh +2 2 £22,500 +7.14%
Egham +1 2 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Farnham -11 2 £25,500 -32.00%
Chertsey -9 1 £55,000 -5.98% 1
Warlingham - 1 £45,000 -
Haslemere - 1 £25,500 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows.

1 128 (57.92%) Active Directory
2 120 (54.30%) Azure
3 115 (52.04%) Microsoft
4 100 (45.25%) Windows Server
5 98 (44.34%) Office 365
6 97 (43.89%) VMware
7 63 (28.51%) PowerShell
8 58 (26.24%) Windows 10
9 57 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (24.89%) SQL Server
11 50 (22.62%) Firewall
11 50 (22.62%) DevOps
12 48 (21.72%) SQL
13 46 (20.81%) Linux
13 46 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (19.91%) Hyper-V
15 40 (18.10%) MS Exchange
15 40 (18.10%) DNS
16 39 (17.65%) Cisco
16 39 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 38 (17.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 37 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
18 37 (16.74%) Citrix
19 35 (15.84%) SCCM
20 34 (15.38%) AWS
20 34 (15.38%) MCSE
21 31 (14.03%) SAN
21 31 (14.03%) Finance
22 30 (13.57%) Windows Server 2016
23 27 (12.22%) Problem-Solving

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 40 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (6.33%) IIS
5 12 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.98%) Confluence
7 6 (2.71%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.36%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.90%) WordPress
10 1 (0.45%) Apache
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (54.30%) Azure
2 98 (44.34%) Office 365
3 38 (17.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 34 (15.38%) AWS
5 27 (12.22%) SaaS
6 25 (11.31%) IaaS
7 22 (9.95%) PaaS
8 11 (4.98%) GitHub
9 8 (3.62%) Mimecast
10 7 (3.17%) Serverless
11 5 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.81%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.81%) Logic Apps
12 4 (1.81%) OneDrive
13 3 (1.36%) SonarCloud
14 2 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.90%) GCP
15 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.62%) Firewall
2 40 (18.10%) DNS
3 31 (14.03%) SAN
4 24 (10.86%) TCP/IP
5 21 (9.50%) DHCP
6 19 (8.60%) VPN
7 18 (8.14%) VoIP
8 12 (5.43%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (4.98%) VLAN
10 10 (4.52%) WAN
11 9 (4.07%) LAN
12 6 (2.71%) BGP
12 6 (2.71%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.71%) Kerberos
12 6 (2.71%) MPLS
12 6 (2.71%) Skype
13 5 (2.26%) Network Security
14 4 (1.81%) IP Telephony
14 4 (1.81%) IPv4
14 4 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.71%) Big Data
5 6 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.71%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.71%) Qlik Sense
5 6 (2.71%) QlikView
6 5 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.90%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.45%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.45%) MySQL
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (8.14%) JIRA
2 13 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.07%) Bitbucket
4 6 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.71%) JUnit
4 6 (2.71%) Maven
4 6 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.71%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.36%) Ant
5 3 (1.36%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.36%) eggPlant
5 3 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.90%) GitLab
6 2 (0.90%) Gradle
6 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 31 (14.03%) Finance
2 10 (4.52%) Law
3 6 (2.71%) Marketing
4 4 (1.81%) French Language
5 3 (1.36%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.36%) Banking
5 3 (1.36%) Military
5 3 (1.36%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.90%) Billing
6 2 (0.90%) Korean Language
6 2 (0.90%) Legal
6 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (16.29%) Analyst
2 31 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (12.22%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.31%) IT Support
5 22 (9.95%) IT Analyst
6 20 (9.05%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (8.60%) Developer
7 19 (8.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 18 (8.14%) IT Engineer
9 17 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
10 16 (7.24%) Service Analyst
11 15 (6.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (6.79%) Support Analyst
12 14 (6.33%) Architect
12 14 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (5.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 12 (5.43%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (4.52%) .NET
2 10 (4.52%) HTML
3 9 (4.07%) CSS
3 9 (4.07%) jQuery
3 9 (4.07%) Spring
3 9 (4.07%) XML
4 8 (3.62%) XSLT
5 7 (3.17%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (3.17%) SAML
6 6 (2.71%) .NET Core
6 6 (2.71%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (2.71%) Apache Camel
6 6 (2.71%) J2EE
6 6 (2.71%) Struts
7 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (2.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.41%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.60%) Public Cloud
4 14 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.07%) Clustering
6 8 (3.62%) Replication
6 8 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.17%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.81%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.36%) PKI
10 3 (1.36%) User Experience
11 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) iPhone
11 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.45%) LIMS
12 1 (0.45%) NHS
12 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 100 (45.25%) Windows Server
2 58 (26.24%) Windows 10
3 46 (20.81%) Linux
3 46 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (13.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 24 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (8.14%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (7.24%) Unix
8 14 (6.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.71%) Android
9 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.90%) CentOS
11 2 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.45%) AIX
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.45%) MVS
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.62%) DevOps
2 39 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (8.60%) Migration
6 16 (7.24%) ITIL
7 15 (6.79%) Computer Science
7 15 (6.79%) Project Management
8 11 (4.98%) Project Delivery
8 11 (4.98%) Test Automation
9 10 (4.52%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.52%) Service Management
10 9 (4.07%) Information Security
10 9 (4.07%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (4.07%) Scrum
10 9 (4.07%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.62%) Analytical Thinking
11 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Automation
11 8 (3.62%) ITSM
11 8 (3.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 63 (28.51%) PowerShell
2 48 (21.72%) SQL
3 15 (6.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.98%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.98%) C#
4 11 (4.98%) Java
5 8 (3.62%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.71%) C
6 6 (2.71%) XPath
7 4 (1.81%) Python
8 3 (1.36%) C++
8 3 (1.36%) VB
8 3 (1.36%) VBScript
9 1 (0.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (15.38%) MCSE
3 22 (9.95%) Degree
4 20 (9.05%) SC Cleared
4 20 (9.05%) Security Cleared
5 17 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (7.69%) CCNA
5 17 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.62%) CCNP
7 7 (3.17%) CISSP
7 7 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.71%) MCSA
9 4 (1.81%) HND
10 3 (1.36%) CISM
10 3 (1.36%) ISEB
10 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.90%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.90%) CISA
11 2 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.43%) SLA
2 6 (2.71%) QA
3 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.36%) GDPR
6 1 (0.45%) COBIT
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.45%) NIST
System Software
1 128 (57.92%) Active Directory
2 57 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (19.91%) Hyper-V
4 23 (10.41%) Docker
5 19 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.52%) vSphere
7 7 (3.17%) Firmware
8 6 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.90%) NFS
9 2 (0.90%) pfSense
9 2 (0.90%) XenApp
10 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.45%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 35 (15.84%) SCCM
2 25 (11.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (9.50%) Ansible
4 18 (8.14%) Kubernetes
4 18 (8.14%) SCVMM
5 16 (7.24%) Puppet
6 15 (6.79%) Terraform
7 6 (2.71%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.36%) Nmap
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.45%) SCOM
10 1 (0.45%) SCSM
10 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (52.04%) Microsoft
2 97 (43.89%) VMware
3 39 (17.65%) Cisco
4 37 (16.74%) Citrix
5 26 (11.76%) Veeam
6 16 (7.24%) Oracle
7 13 (5.88%) Dell
7 13 (5.88%) HP
8 11 (4.98%) ServiceNow
9 9 (4.07%) SolarWinds
10 8 (3.62%) Dynatrace
11 6 (2.71%) Google
11 6 (2.71%) Informatica
11 6 (2.71%) Sophos
11 6 (2.71%) Splunk
12 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.81%) Juniper
13 4 (1.81%) Meraki
13 4 (1.81%) Veracode
14 3 (1.36%) Dell Compellent