The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 19 1
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 33.33% 13.51% 46.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 35.71% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +73.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £29,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £45,000 £38,000
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 Bicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 33.33% 37.84% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

Windows
Salary Trend in Bicester

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

Windows Salary Trend in Bicester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bicester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) MS Office
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) IIS
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Google
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon S3
6 4 (19.05%) SaaS
6 4 (19.05%) LAMP
6 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Intranet
8 2 (9.52%) UNIX
8 2 (9.52%) LAN
8 2 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (9.52%) Brocade
8 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon S3
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
1 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) ADSL
3 1 (4.76%) Broadband
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
1 11 (52.38%) Support Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Desktop Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Assistant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Assistant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Document Management
2 1 (4.76%) Web Development
2 1 (4.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) DameWare
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Google
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) Draytek
6 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.76%) Altiris