The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 78 80 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.55% 22.28% 19.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.93% 71.43% 63.73%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 57
Median salary £45,500 £33,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.82% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £23,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
122 112 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.58% 31.20% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 113 95 94
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 97 (64.67%) Linux
2 56 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (36.00%) VMware
4 52 (34.67%) Python
4 52 (34.67%) Microsoft
5 48 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 46 (30.67%) Windows Server
7 42 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 40 (26.67%) C++
8 40 (26.67%) DV Cleared
9 38 (25.33%) Active Directory
10 34 (22.67%) Java
10 34 (22.67%) Perl
10 34 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (21.33%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (20.67%) SQL
13 29 (19.33%) Citrix
13 29 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (18.67%) SC Cleared
14 28 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (18.67%) Firewall
15 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (18.00%) SAN
15 27 (18.00%) TCP/IP
15 27 (18.00%) MS Exchange
16 26 (17.33%) MCSE
16 26 (17.33%) DNS
17 25 (16.67%) Internet
18 24 (16.00%) Cisco Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.00%) Apache
3 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (7.33%) IIS
4 9 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.67%) Confluence
7 5 (3.33%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.33%) SAS
10 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.67%) Firewall
2 27 (18.00%) SAN
2 27 (18.00%) TCP/IP
3 26 (17.33%) DNS
4 25 (16.67%) Internet
5 18 (12.00%) VPN
6 14 (9.33%) DHCP
6 14 (9.33%) HTTP
7 13 (8.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (8.67%) SMTP
8 11 (7.33%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (5.33%) LAN
9 8 (5.33%) SSL
9 8 (5.33%) WAN
10 7 (4.67%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.00%) EIGRP
11 6 (4.00%) MPLS
11 6 (4.00%) OSPF
11 6 (4.00%) VoIP
11 6 (4.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.33%) Big Data
3 7 (4.67%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.67%) MySQL
4 5 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
4 5 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.33%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.00%) GIS
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (13.33%) Selenium
2 13 (8.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.33%) LoadRunner
4 8 (5.33%) RSpec
5 7 (4.67%) JIRA
6 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.33%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.33%) Maven
8 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.67%) MSI
8 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.67%) Subversion
8 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (12.00%) Advertising
2 17 (11.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (10.67%) Finance
4 5 (3.33%) Electronics
5 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (22.67%) Analyst
2 22 (14.67%) Support Engineer
3 21 (14.00%) Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (11.33%) IT Engineer
5 14 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (9.33%) C++ Developer
6 13 (8.67%) IT Support
7 12 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 11 (7.33%) Security Analyst
8 11 (7.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 11 (7.33%) Test Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 10 (6.67%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 9 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (6.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.33%) MFC
1 8 (5.33%) OpenCL
2 7 (4.67%) LAMP
2 7 (4.67%) XML
3 6 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (4.00%) HTML
4 5 (3.33%) COM
4 5 (3.33%) Kafka
4 5 (3.33%) ZeroMQ
5 4 (2.67%) .NET
6 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.00%) EJB
6 3 (2.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.00%) J2EE
6 3 (2.00%) Spring
7 2 (1.33%) ATL
7 2 (1.33%) XSL
8 1 (0.67%) Web Services
8 1 (0.67%) WinForms
8 1 (0.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.67%) Digital Media
2 13 (8.67%) Internet of Things
3 10 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 8 (5.33%) Cybercrime
4 8 (5.33%) iPhone
4 8 (5.33%) VHDL
5 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.00%) iPad
6 6 (4.00%) PKI
7 5 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.33%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.67%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.33%) Clustering
10 2 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (64.67%) Linux
2 46 (30.67%) Windows Server
3 34 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (11.33%) Mac OS X
7 13 (8.67%) Android
7 13 (8.67%) Unix
8 11 (7.33%) Solaris
9 8 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.33%) Windows Phone
10 6 (4.00%) CentOS
10 6 (4.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.67%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.00%) FreeNAS
14 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.33%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (15.33%) ITIL
4 23 (15.33%) Waterfall
5 20 (13.33%) SDLC
6 17 (11.33%) Integration Testing
6 17 (11.33%) Scrum
7 16 (10.67%) Automated Testing
8 15 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
8 15 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.33%) Analytics
10 11 (7.33%) DevOps
10 11 (7.33%) Malware Analysis
10 11 (7.33%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (6.67%) System Testing
11 10 (6.67%) Validation
12 9 (6.00%) Performance Testing
12 9 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.67%) Python
2 40 (26.67%) C++
3 34 (22.67%) Java
3 34 (22.67%) Perl
4 31 (20.67%) SQL
5 23 (15.33%) Ruby
6 19 (12.67%) JavaScript
7 18 (12.00%) C
8 17 (11.33%) C#
9 12 (8.00%) Objective-C
10 11 (7.33%) PHP
11 10 (6.67%) Bash Shell
11 10 (6.67%) PowerShell
12 8 (5.33%) Scala
12 8 (5.33%) Shell Script
12 8 (5.33%) VB
13 2 (1.33%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 28 (18.67%) SC Cleared
4 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (17.33%) MCSE
6 24 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (12.00%) CCNA
8 17 (11.33%) MCITP
9 16 (10.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (8.67%) ISEB
11 11 (7.33%) MCSA
12 10 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (4.67%) CCNP
14 6 (4.00%) CCNP Voice
14 6 (4.00%) ISTQB
15 2 (1.33%) Degree
15 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 1 (0.67%) CCIE
16 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 1 (0.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 38 (25.33%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.67%) XenApp
4 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.33%) vSphere
5 9 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.67%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) Backup Exec
1 12 (8.00%) NetBackup
1 12 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (5.33%) WSUS
3 6 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 6 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (3.33%) SCCM
5 2 (1.33%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (36.00%) VMware
2 52 (34.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (19.33%) Citrix
4 23 (15.33%) Cisco
5 18 (12.00%) Oracle
6 15 (10.00%) Symantec
7 12 (8.00%) HP
7 12 (8.00%) NetApp
8 11 (7.33%) Dell
9 10 (6.67%) Sophos
10 8 (5.33%) IBM
11 6 (4.00%) Atlassian
12 5 (3.33%) Palo Alto
13 4 (2.67%) SAP
14 3 (2.00%) Apple
14 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.33%) EMC
15 2 (1.33%) Google
15 2 (1.33%) i2
15 2 (1.33%) Sourcefire
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