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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 106 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.79% 13.91% 14.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.43% 42.86% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 92 44 34
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
162 112 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 39.42% 32.46% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 124 104 55
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 113 (48.92%) Microsoft
2 99 (42.86%) Finance
3 89 (38.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (37.23%) Citrix
5 80 (34.63%) VMware
6 78 (33.77%) Active Directory
7 76 (32.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 69 (29.87%) SQL
9 66 (28.57%) Client/Server
10 65 (28.14%) SQL Server
11 60 (25.97%) TCP/IP
12 55 (23.81%) DNS
12 55 (23.81%) MS Office
12 55 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 55 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (22.08%) Cisco
14 49 (21.21%) MCSE
14 49 (21.21%) Linux
15 47 (20.35%) DHCP
16 46 (19.91%) Firewall
17 45 (19.48%) XenApp
18 44 (19.05%) MS Excel
19 43 (18.61%) VPN
20 42 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
21 40 (17.32%) ITIL
22 39 (16.88%) IIS
23 33 (14.29%) MCSA
23 33 (14.29%) Data Protection
24 32 (13.85%) .NET
25 31 (13.42%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 39 (16.88%) IIS
2 24 (10.39%) MS Exchange
3 20 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.33%) Lync
6 8 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 55 (23.81%) MS Office
2 44 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (25.97%) TCP/IP
2 55 (23.81%) DNS
3 47 (20.35%) DHCP
4 46 (19.91%) Firewall
5 43 (18.61%) VPN
6 25 (10.82%) SAN
7 17 (7.36%) WAN
8 13 (5.63%) LAN
9 11 (4.76%) LDAP
9 11 (4.76%) FTP
9 11 (4.76%) SSL
9 11 (4.76%) Telnet
10 10 (4.33%) Internet
10 10 (4.33%) Wireless
11 9 (3.90%) VLAN
12 8 (3.46%) NetScaler
12 8 (3.46%) HTTP
13 5 (2.16%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.16%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.46%) MySQL
4 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (5.63%) Subversion
3 10 (4.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.46%) MSI
4 8 (3.46%) InstallShield
4 8 (3.46%) ClearQuest
5 7 (3.03%) FxCop
5 7 (3.03%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.87%) Hudson
7 1 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 99 (42.86%) Finance
2 20 (8.66%) Advertising
3 7 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (22.94%) Analyst
2 30 (12.99%) Support Engineer
2 30 (12.99%) Support Specialist
3 28 (12.12%) Developer
4 25 (10.82%) Support Analyst
5 23 (9.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (9.96%) SQL DBA
5 23 (9.96%) DBA
6 17 (7.36%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (7.36%) Wintel Support
6 17 (7.36%) Wintel Specialist
7 16 (6.93%) Programmer
8 15 (6.49%) Software Engineer
8 15 (6.49%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (5.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (5.63%) Software Programmer
11 12 (5.19%) IT Support
11 12 (5.19%) Help Desk Engineer
12 11 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.85%) .NET
2 24 (10.39%) Software Packaging
3 23 (9.96%) COM
4 15 (6.49%) Qt
5 13 (5.63%) XML
6 11 (4.76%) CSS
7 9 (3.90%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.03%) XSL
8 7 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.73%) HTML
10 3 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.30%) CSS3
10 3 (1.30%) HTML5
11 1 (0.43%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 31 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.96%) Data Protection Act
3 23 (9.96%) N-Tier
4 14 (6.06%) Clustering
5 8 (3.46%) CMDB
6 7 (3.03%) PDA
7 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.73%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.87%) Physics
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (38.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 76 (32.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (21.21%) Linux
4 42 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (4.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.03%) UNIX
8 6 (2.60%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.87%) CentOS
10 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.87%) Debian
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.43%) AIX
11 1 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.43%) Android
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.32%) ITIL
2 33 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 25 (10.82%) Configuration Management
4 24 (10.39%) Migration
5 23 (9.96%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (9.96%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (9.96%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (9.96%) Data Modelling
6 15 (6.49%) OOD
6 15 (6.49%) OO
6 15 (6.49%) Software Engineering
7 13 (5.63%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.63%) Digital Signal Processing
7 13 (5.63%) Signal Processing
8 10 (4.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (4.33%) Information Security
9 9 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (3.90%) DevOps
9 9 (3.90%) Network Architecture
10 7 (3.03%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.87%) SQL
2 31 (13.42%) Java
3 23 (9.96%) T-SQL
4 20 (8.66%) Perl
5 18 (7.79%) C#
6 17 (7.36%) C++
7 14 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.06%) Python
8 11 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.33%) C
10 7 (3.03%) Ruby
10 7 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.87%) R
11 2 (0.87%) VBScript
11 2 (0.87%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.43%) VB
12 1 (0.43%) VBA
12 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 55 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (21.21%) MCSE
3 33 (14.29%) MCSA
4 14 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (4.76%) Degree
6 10 (4.33%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.33%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (3.90%) CCA
8 8 (3.46%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.60%) MCITP
10 5 (2.16%) CCNA
10 5 (2.16%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.87%) CCNP
12 2 (0.87%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.43%) GCIA
13 1 (0.43%) GCIH
13 1 (0.43%) MCTS
13 1 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 78 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 55 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (19.48%) XenApp
4 28 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 27 (11.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 24 (10.39%) BitLocker
7 11 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.33%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.90%) VMware ESX
10 8 (3.46%) vSphere
11 5 (2.16%) Snort
12 1 (0.43%) XenServer
12 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 30 (12.99%) SCCM
2 14 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 13 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (5.63%) SCOM
4 11 (4.76%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.16%) vMotion
6 3 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.87%) WSUS
7 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 113 (48.92%) Microsoft
2 86 (37.23%) Citrix
3 80 (34.63%) VMware
4 51 (22.08%) Cisco
5 29 (12.55%) Sophos
6 27 (11.69%) Remedy
7 13 (5.63%) Symantec
8 11 (4.76%) Juniper
8 11 (4.76%) Veeam
9 10 (4.33%) Websense
9 10 (4.33%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.90%) Oracle
11 7 (3.03%) Twitter
12 5 (2.16%) HP
13 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.87%) 3PAR
14 2 (0.87%) NetApp
14 2 (0.87%) Apple
14 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.87%) SAP
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