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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 45.00% 13.64% 33.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 42.86% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £31,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +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
9 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 45.00% 31.82% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% +25.00%
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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) MS Office
3 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
4 15 (45.45%) Oracle
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 10 (30.30%) IIS
7 7 (21.21%) Internet
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
8 6 (18.18%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.18%) Intranet
8 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.18%) .NET
8 6 (18.18%) VMware
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (12.12%) SaaS
9 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (12.12%) Amazon S3
9 4 (12.12%) LAMP
9 4 (12.12%) Google
9 4 (12.12%) MCP
10 3 (9.09%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
10 3 (9.09%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (30.30%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
1 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 6 (18.18%) Intranet
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) ADSL
5 1 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Support Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 9 (27.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Desktop Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) Project Management
1 2 (6.06%) Document Management
2 1 (3.03%) Web Development
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (3.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C#
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCTS
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) VCP4
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) DameWare
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Brocade
5 2 (6.06%) Draytek
6 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.03%) Altiris
6 1 (3.03%) Dell