Period
to 21 January 2020

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

Microsoft Windows
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 705 864 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.73% 18.97% 15.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.22% 61.98% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 627 776 811
Surrey median annual salary £35,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.83% -1.88% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,875 £21,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,004 1,394 1,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.09% 30.60% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1,191 1,394
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £64,625
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% -4.71%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Surrey.

Salary trend for Windows in Surrey

Windows
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 -4 136 £30,000 -7.69% 35
Woking +7 78 £42,500 +41.67% 11
Redhill +8 61 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Reigate +2 52 £42,500 -15.00% 26
Godalming +1 43 £39,500 +50.48% 2
Epsom +2 39 £34,250 +5.38% 5
Egham +3 23 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Leatherhead -8 22 £30,000 -14.29% 11
Weybridge +13 19 £25,000 -16.67%
Farnham +8 19 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Walton-on-Thames 0 17 £67,500 +3.85%
Dorking +1 16 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Staines -25 16 £28,000 -61.38% 1
Chertsey -8 7 £58,500 +11.43% 3
Camberley +9 6 £32,283 -9.06% 5
Cranleigh -1 6 £21,000 -17.65%
Esher +4 5 £27,000 +20.00%
Windlesham - 4 £24,380 -
Tadworth - 3 £37,500 -
Sunbury-on-Thames +7 2 - -
Addlestone -2 1 £52,500 +28.05%
Godstone - 1 £19,000 -
Horley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows.

1 388 (55.04%) Microsoft
2 292 (41.42%) Active Directory
3 272 (38.58%) Windows Server
4 243 (34.47%) Office 365
5 212 (30.07%) Windows 10
6 196 (27.80%) VMware
7 171 (24.26%) Linux
8 162 (22.98%) Azure
9 137 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 132 (18.72%) ITIL
10 132 (18.72%) Microsoft Office
11 127 (18.01%) Windows 7
12 117 (16.60%) Citrix
13 110 (15.60%) MS Exchange
13 110 (15.60%) Firewall
14 108 (15.32%) TCP/IP
15 105 (14.89%) DNS
15 105 (14.89%) PowerShell
16 103 (14.61%) DHCP
17 102 (14.47%) MCSE
17 102 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
18 101 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 99 (14.04%) Cisco
20 94 (13.33%) SQL Server
21 93 (13.19%) Finance
22 91 (12.91%) AWS
23 90 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
24 89 (12.62%) SQL
25 84 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 83 (11.77%) C#

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
1 110 (15.60%) MS Exchange
2 33 (4.68%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.40%) IIS
4 27 (3.83%) Skype for Business
5 26 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.28%) Apache
8 6 (0.85%) nginx
8 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.57%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.43%) Confluence
12 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.14%) JCAPS
13 1 (0.14%) Liferay
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 132 (18.72%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.83%) MS Visio
3 22 (3.12%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) assyst
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 243 (34.47%) Office 365
2 162 (22.98%) Azure
3 91 (12.91%) AWS
4 19 (2.70%) SaaS
5 15 (2.13%) PaaS
6 13 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.56%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.42%) IaaS
9 8 (1.13%) Power Platform
10 7 (0.99%) GCP
11 6 (0.85%) NuGet
11 6 (0.85%) PowerApps
12 5 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.28%) GitHub
15 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 110 (15.60%) Firewall
2 108 (15.32%) TCP/IP
3 105 (14.89%) DNS
4 103 (14.61%) DHCP
5 67 (9.50%) WAN
6 59 (8.37%) LAN
7 53 (7.52%) VPN
8 38 (5.39%) Internet
9 35 (4.96%) SAN
10 34 (4.82%) Skype
11 25 (3.55%) NAS
12 24 (3.40%) Broadband
13 22 (3.12%) Network Security
13 22 (3.12%) VLAN
14 21 (2.98%) VoIP
15 18 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
15 18 (2.55%) Wireless
16 13 (1.84%) IP Telephony
17 11 (1.56%) Cisco Firepower
17 11 (1.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.99%) Big Data
9 7 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.71%) MySQL
11 5 (0.71%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
12 4 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.41%) JIRA
3 16 (2.27%) Subversion
3 16 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (0.85%) Chocolatey
7 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.85%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.43%) JUnit
8 3 (0.43%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.43%) MSTest
8 3 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.14%) Maven
10 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 93 (13.19%) Finance
2 22 (3.12%) Retail
3 19 (2.70%) Public Sector
4 13 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.70%) Legal
6 8 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.99%) Games
8 5 (0.71%) Banking
8 5 (0.71%) Military
9 4 (0.57%) Advertising
9 4 (0.57%) Czech Language
10 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.43%) Automotive
10 3 (0.43%) Billing
11 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Marketing
12 1 (0.14%) Police
Job Titles
1 168 (23.83%) Analyst
2 99 (14.04%) Support Analyst
3 93 (13.19%) Support Engineer
4 91 (12.91%) IT Support
5 67 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 64 (9.08%) IT Analyst
6 64 (9.08%) Software Engineer
7 55 (7.80%) Service Analyst
8 54 (7.66%) Service Desk Analyst
9 53 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 51 (7.23%) IT Engineer
10 51 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
11 49 (6.95%) C++ Software Engineer
12 48 (6.81%) Desktop Support
13 43 (6.10%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 42 (5.96%) IT Support Analyst
15 38 (5.39%) Developer
16 35 (4.96%) Consultant
17 34 (4.82%) Administrator
18 32 (4.54%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.38%) .NET
2 40 (5.67%) AngularJS
3 25 (3.55%) Web Services
4 22 (3.12%) HTML
5 19 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 15 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.84%) JSON
8 12 (1.70%) XML
9 11 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (1.56%) WinForms
10 10 (1.42%) HTML5
11 9 (1.28%) CSS
11 9 (1.28%) Node.js
12 8 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (1.13%) Middleware
12 8 (1.13%) WPF
13 7 (0.99%) Classic ASP
13 7 (0.99%) React
13 7 (0.99%) Spring
14 6 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.95%) Self-Motivation
3 47 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 44 (6.24%) Data Centre
5 25 (3.55%) Public Cloud
6 22 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
7 18 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.55%) Smartphone
8 17 (2.41%) iPad
9 16 (2.27%) iPhone
10 15 (2.13%) Clustering
11 14 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.70%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.70%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.42%) EMC VNX
13 10 (1.42%) PKI
14 9 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (1.13%) CMDB
15 8 (1.13%) Replication
16 7 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 272 (38.58%) Windows Server
2 212 (30.07%) Windows 10
3 171 (24.26%) Linux
4 127 (18.01%) Windows 7
5 90 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (11.21%) Unix
7 65 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (3.97%) Apple iOS
9 23 (3.26%) Windows 8
10 22 (3.12%) Embedded Linux
11 18 (2.55%) Android
12 16 (2.27%) Ubuntu
13 15 (2.13%) Solaris
14 11 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.42%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.99%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.85%) CentOS
18 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
19 2 (0.28%) Fedora
19 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (18.72%) ITIL
2 102 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
3 84 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 72 (10.21%) Computer Science
5 66 (9.36%) Software Engineering
6 55 (7.80%) DevOps
7 54 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (5.53%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.25%) Incident Management
10 33 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (4.68%) ITSM
11 28 (3.97%) Decision-Making
12 27 (3.83%) Change Management
12 27 (3.83%) Presales
13 26 (3.69%) CRM
13 26 (3.69%) Service Management
14 22 (3.12%) Configuration Management
14 22 (3.12%) PLM
15 21 (2.98%) Business Continuity
15 21 (2.98%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 89 (12.62%) SQL
3 83 (11.77%) C#
4 75 (10.64%) C
5 61 (8.65%) JavaScript
6 59 (8.37%) C++
7 47 (6.67%) Java
8 22 (3.12%) Go
9 19 (2.70%) Python
10 15 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.70%) VBScript
12 9 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.85%) Perl
14 5 (0.71%) Embedded C++
14 5 (0.71%) Ruby
14 5 (0.71%) VB
15 4 (0.57%) Groovy
16 3 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 137 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (14.47%) MCSE
3 80 (11.35%) Degree
4 48 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (6.24%) CCNA
6 39 (5.53%) Security Cleared
7 34 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (4.68%) MCSA
9 25 (3.55%) MCP
10 24 (3.40%) CCNP
10 24 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (2.70%) A+ Certification
12 15 (2.13%) MCDST
13 14 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.56%) DBS Check
15 10 (1.42%) MCITP
16 8 (1.13%) SC Cleared
17 6 (0.85%) GCIA
17 6 (0.85%) JNCIA
17 6 (0.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.79%) SLA
2 16 (2.27%) QA
3 14 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.57%) GDPR
5 4 (0.57%) NIST
5 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) NCSC
6 2 (0.28%) RMADS
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) BS7799
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 292 (41.42%) Active Directory
2 101 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 37 (5.25%) Docker
5 17 (2.41%) XenApp
6 16 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.99%) vSphere
9 9 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.13%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.13%) LXC
11 7 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.85%) Firmware
12 6 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.71%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.28%) NFS
15 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 82 (11.63%) SCCM
2 22 (3.12%) SCOM
3 21 (2.98%) Ansible
4 19 (2.70%) Kubernetes
4 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (2.41%) WSUS
6 14 (1.99%) Puppet
7 12 (1.70%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.28%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.13%) Nagios
9 8 (1.13%) Terraform
10 7 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.85%) cPanel
11 6 (0.85%) MIMEsweeper
11 6 (0.85%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.85%) vRealize
12 5 (0.71%) Nessus
12 5 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 388 (55.04%) Microsoft
2 196 (27.80%) VMware
3 117 (16.60%) Citrix
4 99 (14.04%) Cisco
5 47 (6.67%) HP
5 47 (6.67%) Oracle
6 36 (5.11%) ServiceNow
7 31 (4.40%) Dell
8 25 (3.55%) Apple
9 24 (3.40%) NetApp
10 21 (2.98%) Veeam
11 20 (2.84%) Nimble Storage
12 19 (2.70%) Mitel
13 17 (2.41%) EMC
13 17 (2.41%) IBM
14 16 (2.27%) Google
14 16 (2.27%) Meraki
15 15 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.84%) Forcepoint
17 12 (1.70%) Perforce