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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 13.11% 33.33% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.71% 89.47% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 7
Average salary £24,000 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% -18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £20,600 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £32,550 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
35 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 28.69% 37.25% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 10
Average salary £26,500 £22,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -39.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Banbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (54.84%) VMware
3 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) C++
8 7 (22.58%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
10 5 (16.13%) Internet
10 5 (16.13%) Sophos
10 5 (16.13%) CAD
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Sun
10 5 (16.13%) UNIX
10 5 (16.13%) IBM
10 5 (16.13%) DHCP
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
10 5 (16.13%) C
10 5 (16.13%) PHP
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) MCITP
10 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (12.90%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DHCP
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) Broadband
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Metasploit
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Support Technician
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Support Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Support Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Help Desk Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Technician
4 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Junior
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) VxWorks
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) CAD
2 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
2 5 (16.13%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) UML
5 2 (6.45%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) OOD
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C++
1 7 (22.58%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) PHP
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCITP
3 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) PMP
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nessus
1 4 (12.90%) Nmap
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Sun
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Sophos
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 4 (12.90%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Intel
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Draytek
6 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro