The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 28.23% 11.39% 21.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 64.29% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 24
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,700 £23,680
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £34,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.38%
Windows
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Operating Systems Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 33.87% 17.72% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 31
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Windows
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Windows Salary Trend in Abingdon

Windows
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 42 (56.00%) VMware
2 39 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (49.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (48.00%) SAN
5 33 (44.00%) Linux
6 30 (40.00%) Firewall
7 27 (36.00%) Juniper
8 25 (33.33%) Veeam
8 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (30.67%) Cisco
10 19 (25.33%) WAN
11 18 (24.00%) Load Balancing
12 17 (22.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (22.67%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (22.67%) Hyper-V
12 17 (22.67%) Network Security
12 17 (22.67%) CommVault
12 17 (22.67%) Project Management
13 16 (21.33%) Java
14 15 (20.00%) ITIL
15 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
15 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
16 13 (17.33%) Dell
16 13 (17.33%) Internet
16 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
16 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
17 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
17 12 (16.00%) Citrix
17 12 (16.00%) Kalman Filter

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.67%) IIS
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.33%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.33%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.67%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Retail-J
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) SAN
2 30 (40.00%) Firewall
3 19 (25.33%) WAN
4 17 (22.67%) Network Security
5 13 (17.33%) Internet
6 11 (14.67%) DHCP
6 11 (14.67%) DNS
7 10 (13.33%) SMTP
8 9 (12.00%) IP Telephony
9 8 (10.67%) Wireless
10 6 (8.00%) VPN
11 5 (6.67%) OSPF
11 5 (6.67%) BGP
12 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
12 4 (5.33%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
13 3 (4.00%) LAN
13 3 (4.00%) FTP
13 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (14.67%) Retail
2 7 (9.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.33%) French Language
3 4 (5.33%) German Language
4 2 (2.67%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Military
5 1 (1.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Analyst
1 15 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Applications Support
5 10 (13.33%) Administrator
5 10 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.33%) Systems Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Technical Architect
7 7 (9.33%) Architect
7 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Support
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (1.33%) WinForms
2 1 (1.33%) Ajax
2 1 (1.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) EqualLogic
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) EPoS
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Biotechnology
4 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.67%) Physics
4 2 (2.67%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (49.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (44.00%) Linux
4 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.67%) UNIX
6 4 (5.33%) CentOS
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.00%) Android
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 17 (22.67%) Project Management
2 17 (22.67%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (20.00%) ITIL
4 12 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (14.67%) Problem Management
6 10 (13.33%) Network Design
7 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (10.67%) Cash Management
8 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.00%) Analytics
10 5 (6.67%) Migration
11 4 (5.33%) Web Development
12 3 (4.00%) Data Management
12 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.00%) Line Management
12 3 (4.00%) Numerical Analysis
13 2 (2.67%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Java
2 7 (9.33%) Perl
2 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.33%) Python
3 4 (5.33%) VB
3 4 (5.33%) C#
3 4 (5.33%) C++
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.00%) SQL
5 2 (2.67%) Fortran
6 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.00%) MCSE
3 8 (10.67%) MCSA
3 8 (10.67%) MCTS
3 8 (10.67%) MCITP
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.00%) CCNP
7 2 (2.67%) CCNA
7 2 (2.67%) PhD
7 2 (2.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.67%) Hyper-V
3 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Legato
1 5 (6.67%) Nagios
1 5 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (6.67%) Icinga
2 4 (5.33%) Cacti
2 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.00%) WSUS
3 3 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) VMware
2 27 (36.00%) Juniper
3 25 (33.33%) Veeam
4 23 (30.67%) Cisco
5 17 (22.67%) CommVault
6 13 (17.33%) Dell
7 12 (16.00%) Citrix
8 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (13.33%) Apple
9 8 (10.67%) HP
9 8 (10.67%) Avaya
9 8 (10.67%) EMC
9 8 (10.67%) Meru Networks
10 7 (9.33%) Oracle
11 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
12 4 (5.33%) IBM
12 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
12 4 (5.33%) Symantec
12 4 (5.33%) JDA
12 4 (5.33%) Lotus
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