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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 95 53 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.68% 15.01% 14.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.37% 48.62% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 82 49 28
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
135 109 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.49% 30.88% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 108 101 45
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 £23,700 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 102 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 85 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (39.71%) Citrix
4 79 (38.73%) Finance
5 77 (37.75%) VMware
6 72 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 72 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (30.39%) SQL
7 62 (30.39%) SQL Server
8 58 (28.43%) TCP/IP
9 56 (27.45%) Client/Server
9 56 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 53 (25.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (25.49%) DNS
11 52 (25.49%) MS Office
12 47 (23.04%) MCSE
13 46 (22.55%) Firewall
13 46 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 43 (21.08%) Linux
14 43 (21.08%) Cisco
15 40 (19.61%) DHCP
16 39 (19.12%) MS Excel
17 38 (18.63%) IIS
17 38 (18.63%) XenApp
18 36 (17.65%) VPN
19 34 (16.67%) ITIL
20 31 (15.20%) SCCM
21 30 (14.71%) Hyper-V
21 30 (14.71%) MCSA
22 28 (13.73%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 38 (18.63%) IIS
2 23 (11.27%) MS Exchange
3 18 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.90%) Lync
6 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 52 (25.49%) MS Office
2 39 (19.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (28.43%) TCP/IP
2 52 (25.49%) DNS
3 46 (22.55%) Firewall
4 40 (19.61%) DHCP
5 36 (17.65%) VPN
6 24 (11.76%) SAN
7 17 (8.33%) WAN
8 13 (6.37%) LAN
9 10 (4.90%) Internet
9 10 (4.90%) HTTP
9 10 (4.90%) Wireless
10 9 (4.41%) VLAN
11 8 (3.92%) NetScaler
11 8 (3.92%) SMTP
12 7 (3.43%) SSL
13 6 (2.94%) FTP
13 6 (2.94%) LDAP
13 6 (2.94%) Telnet
14 5 (2.45%) Wireshark
14 5 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.43%) MySQL
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.90%) Subversion
4 8 (3.92%) ClearQuest
4 8 (3.92%) MSI
4 8 (3.92%) InstallShield
5 5 (2.45%) FxCop
5 5 (2.45%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.98%) Hudson
6 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 79 (38.73%) Finance
2 23 (11.27%) Advertising
3 6 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (18.63%) Analyst
2 36 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 27 (13.24%) Support Specialist
4 23 (11.27%) Developer
4 23 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (10.29%) DBA
5 21 (10.29%) SQL DBA
6 17 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 15 (7.35%) Wintel Support
7 15 (7.35%) Wintel Specialist
8 14 (6.86%) IT Support
8 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.37%) Programmer
9 13 (6.37%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.24%) .NET
2 22 (10.78%) COM
3 20 (9.80%) Software Packaging
4 10 (4.90%) Qt
5 9 (4.41%) CSS
5 9 (4.41%) XML
6 5 (2.45%) XSL
6 5 (2.45%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.45%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (2.45%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.96%) HTML
8 3 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.47%) HTML5
8 3 (1.47%) CSS3
9 1 (0.49%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.45%) Client/Server
2 28 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.29%) N-Tier
3 21 (10.29%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (6.86%) Clustering
5 8 (3.92%) CMDB
6 7 (3.43%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.43%) PDA
7 4 (1.96%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.98%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) iSeries
10 1 (0.49%) LPAR
10 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 85 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 72 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (21.08%) Linux
5 11 (5.39%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (3.92%) UNIX
7 6 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.45%) Solaris
8 5 (2.45%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.98%) CentOS
10 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.98%) Debian
10 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.49%) Android
11 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.49%) AIX
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.67%) ITIL
2 27 (13.24%) Data Protection
3 22 (10.78%) Configuration Management
3 22 (10.78%) Migration
4 21 (10.29%) Data Modelling
4 21 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (9.31%) SDLC
6 13 (6.37%) Load Balancing
7 10 (4.90%) Software Engineering
7 10 (4.90%) OOD
7 10 (4.90%) OO
7 10 (4.90%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (4.90%) Digital Signal Processing
7 10 (4.90%) Signal Processing
8 7 (3.43%) SIEM
8 7 (3.43%) DevOps
9 6 (2.94%) Service Management
10 5 (2.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.39%) SQL
2 25 (12.25%) Java
3 21 (10.29%) T-SQL
4 16 (7.84%) C#
5 13 (6.37%) Python
5 13 (6.37%) Perl
6 12 (5.88%) C++
7 10 (4.90%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.90%) C
7 10 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.92%) Ruby
9 6 (2.94%) PHP
10 4 (1.96%) VBScript
10 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.98%) R
12 1 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) COBOL
12 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (25.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (23.04%) MCSE
3 30 (14.71%) MCSA
4 16 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (4.41%) CCA
6 9 (4.41%) Degree
7 8 (3.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.43%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.43%) MCITP
9 6 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.45%) CCNA
11 4 (1.96%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.49%) GCIA
13 1 (0.49%) GCIH
13 1 (0.49%) CCEA
13 1 (0.49%) MCTS
13 1 (0.49%) MCP
13 1 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 56 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (18.63%) XenApp
4 30 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 23 (11.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 20 (9.80%) BitLocker
7 11 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.39%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.39%) vSphere
7 11 (5.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (4.41%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.45%) Snort
10 1 (0.49%) Postfix
10 1 (0.49%) XenServer
10 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 31 (15.20%) SCCM
2 15 (7.35%) Backup Exec
3 14 (6.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (6.86%) SCOM
4 11 (5.39%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.45%) vMotion
6 3 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.47%) WSUS
7 2 (0.98%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 102 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 81 (39.71%) Citrix
3 77 (37.75%) VMware
4 43 (21.08%) Cisco
5 26 (12.75%) Sophos
6 23 (11.27%) Remedy
7 14 (6.86%) Symantec
8 11 (5.39%) Veeam
9 10 (4.90%) Websense
10 6 (2.94%) Juniper
11 5 (2.45%) HP
11 5 (2.45%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.45%) Twitter
12 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.96%) Oracle
13 3 (1.47%) NetApp
13 3 (1.47%) Apple
14 2 (0.98%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.98%) McAfee
14 2 (0.98%) SAP
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