The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 23.23% 32.39% 28.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 15
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,300 £38,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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 Banbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 23.23% 32.39% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 18
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £49,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Windows
Salary Trend in Banbury

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

Windows Salary Trend in Banbury

Windows
Salary Histogram in Banbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Banbury region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Banbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 10 (35.71%) MS Office
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 8 (28.57%) Workflow
3 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) C++
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) Python
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Office 365
7 4 (14.29%) C
7 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Coverity
7 4 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Perl
8 3 (10.71%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) CouchDB
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Implementation Specialist
3 6 (21.43%) Software Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Implementation Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Implementation Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Software Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Software Implementation Project Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Junior
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Graduate
6 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
1 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 8 (28.57%) Workflow
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security
5 2 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) CAD
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) C++
3 5 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) C
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Coverity
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) Sophos
6 1 (3.57%) Mitel
6 1 (3.57%) Wind River
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco