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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 37.50% 13.64% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.31% 42.86% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
Average salary £25,500 £41,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.18% +58.65%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
13 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 40.63% 31.82% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +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 28 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (61.29%) MS Office
3 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
4 15 (48.39%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) IIS
7 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (19.35%) C#
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) Intranet
8 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 6 (19.35%) .NET
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) MCP
11 3 (9.68%) LAMP
11 3 (9.68%) Google
11 3 (9.68%) SaaS
11 3 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
12 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (6.45%) Brocade

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
1 3 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Intranet
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) ADSL
3 1 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 16 (51.61%) Support Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Desktop Support
3 9 (29.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
1 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.45%) Project Management
1 2 (6.45%) Document Management
2 1 (3.23%) Web Development
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCTS
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) Brocade
5 2 (6.45%) Draytek
6 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) Dell