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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 41 74 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.54% 27.41% 18.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.57% 81.32% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 35
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
92 91 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.13% 33.70% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79 76 45
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 53 (39.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (35.07%) SQL Server
4 45 (33.58%) VMware
5 44 (32.84%) Citrix
6 43 (32.09%) SQL
7 41 (30.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (29.10%) Active Directory
9 37 (27.61%) Finance
10 35 (26.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (25.37%) Firewall
11 34 (25.37%) Linux
12 33 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (23.88%) TCP/IP
14 31 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (22.39%) MCSE
16 25 (18.66%) DNS
17 24 (17.91%) Client/Server
18 23 (17.16%) ITIL
19 22 (16.42%) MS Office
20 21 (15.67%) MS Excel
21 20 (14.93%) IIS
22 19 (14.18%) MCSA
22 19 (14.18%) DHCP
22 19 (14.18%) XenApp
23 18 (13.43%) Cisco
23 18 (13.43%) SAN
24 17 (12.69%) VPN
25 16 (11.94%) Sophos
25 16 (11.94%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (14.93%) IIS
2 15 (11.19%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.73%) Lync
5 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.24%) SAS
7 3 (2.24%) Apache
7 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (16.42%) MS Office
2 21 (15.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.37%) Firewall
2 32 (23.88%) TCP/IP
3 25 (18.66%) DNS
4 19 (14.18%) DHCP
5 18 (13.43%) SAN
6 17 (12.69%) VPN
7 12 (8.96%) SMTP
8 10 (7.46%) Internet
9 7 (5.22%) Wireless
10 6 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (4.48%) HTTP
10 6 (4.48%) LAN
11 5 (3.73%) WAN
11 5 (3.73%) Network Security
12 4 (2.99%) Ethernet
13 3 (2.24%) VoIP
13 3 (2.24%) IPv4
14 2 (1.49%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.49%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.99%) MySQL
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.24%) ClearQuest
2 3 (2.24%) MSI
2 3 (2.24%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.75%) Xcode
3 1 (0.75%) Hudson
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (27.61%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Advertising
3 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.24%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (20.90%) Analyst
2 24 (17.91%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.94%) Support Specialist
4 15 (11.19%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.96%) DBA
5 12 (8.96%) Administrator
5 12 (8.96%) IT Support
6 10 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) SQL DBA
7 9 (6.72%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (6.72%) Developer
8 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.22%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Wintel Support
8 7 (5.22%) Wintel Specialist
9 6 (4.48%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) .NET
2 9 (6.72%) COM
2 9 (6.72%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.24%) HTML5
3 3 (2.24%) CSS3
3 3 (2.24%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (2.24%) CSS
3 3 (2.24%) XML
3 3 (2.24%) HTML
4 2 (1.49%) WinForms
4 2 (1.49%) WPF
5 1 (0.75%) MFC
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.91%) Client/Server
2 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.72%) Clustering
4 8 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (5.97%) N-Tier
5 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.48%) AS400
6 6 (4.48%) iSeries
7 5 (3.73%) LPAR
8 4 (2.99%) CMDB
9 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.49%) PDA
10 2 (1.49%) Replication
10 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 41 (30.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (25.37%) Linux
4 31 (23.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (5.97%) UNIX
7 5 (3.73%) Windows NT
7 5 (3.73%) Solaris
8 4 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.99%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.49%) AIX
10 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.75%) Android
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.16%) ITIL
2 15 (11.19%) Configuration Management
2 15 (11.19%) Data Protection
3 12 (8.96%) SDLC
4 9 (6.72%) Migration
5 8 (5.97%) Data Modelling
5 8 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (5.22%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.73%) Change Management
7 5 (3.73%) Service Management
7 5 (3.73%) ETL
7 5 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.73%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (2.99%) Cyber Security
8 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.99%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.99%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.09%) SQL
2 8 (5.97%) T-SQL
2 8 (5.97%) Python
3 7 (5.22%) VBScript
3 7 (5.22%) PHP
4 6 (4.48%) C#
4 6 (4.48%) Java
5 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.73%) Ruby
5 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.73%) COBOL
6 3 (2.24%) C
6 3 (2.24%) Perl
7 2 (1.49%) R
7 2 (1.49%) C++
7 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (26.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (22.39%) MCSE
3 19 (14.18%) MCSA
4 11 (8.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (7.46%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.72%) MCITP
7 7 (5.22%) Degree
8 5 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.99%) CCNA
10 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.49%) CCA
12 1 (0.75%) PhD
12 1 (0.75%) GCIA
12 1 (0.75%) GCIH
12 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 39 (29.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.18%) XenApp
4 16 (11.94%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.21%) vSphere
5 11 (8.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 10 (7.46%) BitLocker
7 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.99%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.75%) Postfix
10 1 (0.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) SCCM
2 9 (6.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (6.72%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.97%) SCOM
4 6 (4.48%) WSUS
4 6 (4.48%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.73%) Zenoss
5 5 (3.73%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.49%) vMotion
6 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (33.58%) VMware
3 44 (32.84%) Citrix
4 18 (13.43%) Cisco
5 16 (11.94%) Sophos
6 14 (10.45%) Remedy
7 9 (6.72%) Symantec
8 7 (5.22%) IBM
9 6 (4.48%) NetApp
10 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.99%) Dell
12 3 (2.24%) HP
12 3 (2.24%) Veeam
13 2 (1.49%) Apple
13 2 (1.49%) Oracle
13 2 (1.49%) Websense
13 2 (1.49%) Brocade
14 1 (0.75%) McAfee
14 1 (0.75%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.75%) LogRhythm