The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 111 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.66% 26.06% 15.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.26% 77.08% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 69 103 39
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £23,800 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 144 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.12% 33.80% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 92 121 54
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 48 (41.38%) Linux
2 41 (35.34%) SQL
2 41 (35.34%) VMware
2 41 (35.34%) Windows Server
3 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 38 (32.76%) Security Cleared
5 37 (31.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (28.45%) Java
7 32 (27.59%) DV Cleared
8 31 (26.72%) SC Cleared
8 31 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (25.86%) Active Directory
10 29 (25.00%) Python
11 28 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 26 (22.41%) ITIL
13 25 (21.55%) TCP/IP
14 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (18.97%) XML
16 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (18.10%) Citrix
17 21 (18.10%) C++
17 21 (18.10%) Cybersecurity
18 20 (17.24%) vSphere
18 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
18 20 (17.24%) IIS
19 19 (16.38%) SAN
20 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (14.66%) Big Data
21 17 (14.66%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 20 (17.24%) IIS
2 12 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 11 (9.48%) Apache
4 10 (8.62%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.31%) Confluence
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.72%) SAS
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.55%) TCP/IP
2 19 (16.38%) SAN
3 17 (14.66%) Internet
4 16 (13.79%) DNS
5 15 (12.93%) Firewall
6 13 (11.21%) DHCP
6 13 (11.21%) SMTP
7 8 (6.90%) SSL
8 6 (5.17%) VPN
9 5 (4.31%) Network Security
10 4 (3.45%) HTTP
11 3 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.72%) EIGRP
12 2 (1.72%) HSRP
12 2 (1.72%) LAN
12 2 (1.72%) NAS
12 2 (1.72%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) Big Data
3 10 (8.62%) MySQL
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.72%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.72%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.86%) GIS
8 1 (0.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Selenium
2 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.31%) ClearQuest
4 5 (4.31%) JIRA
4 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.59%) InstallShield
5 3 (2.59%) MSI
5 3 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.72%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.72%) RSpec
6 2 (1.72%) WiX
7 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (13.79%) Advertising
2 9 (7.76%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Analyst
2 16 (13.79%) Support Analyst
2 16 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 14 (12.07%) Consultant
3 14 (12.07%) IT Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) IT Support
4 13 (11.21%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (10.34%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
5 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
6 11 (9.48%) Applications Support
6 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (8.62%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (7.76%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) Administrator
9 8 (6.90%) Citrix Support
9 8 (6.90%) Developer
10 7 (6.03%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) XML
2 14 (12.07%) HTML
3 12 (10.34%) EJB
3 12 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 12 (10.34%) J2EE
3 12 (10.34%) Spring
4 6 (5.17%) LAMP
5 5 (4.31%) .NET
5 5 (4.31%) OpenCL
6 3 (2.59%) COM
7 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.72%) Kafka
7 2 (1.72%) Middleware
7 2 (1.72%) XSLT
7 2 (1.72%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Visualisation
2 12 (10.34%) Cybercrime
2 12 (10.34%) iPhone
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) CMDB
4 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.31%) VHDL
6 4 (3.45%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.72%) AS400
7 2 (1.72%) Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.72%) iSeries
7 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.72%) PKI
7 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.38%) Linux
2 41 (35.34%) Windows Server
3 37 (31.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.34%) Android
6 12 (10.34%) Windows Phone
7 9 (7.76%) Mac OS X
8 8 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.17%) Unix
11 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.59%) AIX
12 3 (2.59%) Solaris
12 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.72%) CentOS
14 1 (0.86%) FreeNAS
14 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.41%) ITIL
3 21 (18.10%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.66%) Automated Testing
6 13 (11.21%) Integration Testing
7 12 (10.34%) Android Development
7 12 (10.34%) iOS Development
7 12 (10.34%) Mobile Development
7 12 (10.34%) Network Design
7 12 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 12 (10.34%) Web Development
8 11 (9.48%) SDLC
9 10 (8.62%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.76%) Analytics
11 8 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.90%) Service Management
11 8 (6.90%) SIEM
12 6 (5.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.34%) SQL
2 33 (28.45%) Java
3 29 (25.00%) Python
4 21 (18.10%) C++
5 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.93%) Ruby
7 14 (12.07%) C#
8 13 (11.21%) Perl
9 12 (10.34%) Objective-C
10 9 (7.76%) C
11 7 (6.03%) PHP
12 5 (4.31%) Scala
13 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.45%) VBScript
14 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.72%) VB
15 1 (0.86%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 32 (27.59%) DV Cleared
3 31 (26.72%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.48%) MCSE
6 9 (7.76%) ISEB
7 7 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.03%) ISTQB
8 6 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (5.17%) MCITP
8 6 (5.17%) MCSA
9 5 (4.31%) CCNA
9 5 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.72%) CCNP
10 2 (1.72%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (1.72%) Degree
10 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 30 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.24%) vSphere
4 15 (12.93%) XenApp
5 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.59%) Postfix
8 2 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) SCCM
2 7 (6.03%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.03%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.03%) SCOM
3 6 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.45%) WSUS
5 3 (2.59%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) VMware
2 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 21 (18.10%) Citrix
4 9 (7.76%) Cisco
4 9 (7.76%) Symantec
5 7 (6.03%) Dell
5 7 (6.03%) NetApp
6 6 (5.17%) Oracle
6 6 (5.17%) Sophos
7 5 (4.31%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.31%) IBM
7 5 (4.31%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.45%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.59%) Brocade
9 3 (2.59%) NetWitness
9 3 (2.59%) Remedy
10 2 (1.72%) AppSense
10 2 (1.72%) HP
10 2 (1.72%) Sybase
11 1 (0.86%) Adobe
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