The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Thatcham with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Berkshire / Thatcham
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Thatcham 23.08% 40.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Thatcham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Thatcham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Thatcham 46.15% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 0
Median salary £31,500 £28,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Thatcham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Thatcham citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Thatcham

Windows
Salary Trend in Thatcham

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

Salary trend for Windows in Thatcham

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Thatcham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Thatcham 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft