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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 105 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.93% 16.19% 19.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.54% 67.16% 66.15%
Number of salaries quoted 98 43 42
Average salary £33,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.45% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
151 67 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.28% 24.10% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 122 64 61
Average salary £33,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.10% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 106 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 90 (37.34%) Finance
3 80 (33.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (31.54%) SQL
5 70 (29.05%) Active Directory
6 69 (28.63%) VMware
7 65 (26.97%) Citrix
7 65 (26.97%) Linux
8 63 (26.14%) TCP/IP
9 61 (25.31%) DNS
10 59 (24.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (22.41%) SQL Server
12 52 (21.58%) Cisco
13 51 (21.16%) DHCP
14 49 (20.33%) MS Office
15 45 (18.67%) Client/Server
15 45 (18.67%) Firewall
16 43 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (17.01%) MS Excel
18 39 (16.18%) XenApp
18 39 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 38 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
20 37 (15.35%) VPN
21 36 (14.94%) Data Protection
22 32 (13.28%) Java
23 31 (12.86%) SCCM
24 30 (12.45%) IIS
24 30 (12.45%) ITIL
24 30 (12.45%) MS Exchange
24 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (12.45%) IIS
1 30 (12.45%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.73%) Lync
5 8 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 49 (20.33%) MS Office
2 41 (17.01%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.98%) Office 365
2 3 (1.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.14%) TCP/IP
2 61 (25.31%) DNS
3 51 (21.16%) DHCP
4 45 (18.67%) Firewall
5 37 (15.35%) VPN
6 25 (10.37%) SSL
7 21 (8.71%) Telnet
7 21 (8.71%) FTP
7 21 (8.71%) LDAP
8 17 (7.05%) LAN
8 17 (7.05%) HTTP
8 17 (7.05%) WAN
9 15 (6.22%) Network Security
10 13 (5.39%) SMTP
10 13 (5.39%) SAN
11 11 (4.56%) Internet
12 10 (4.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (3.73%) Wireshark
14 8 (3.32%) VLAN
14 8 (3.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) MySQL
3 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (8.30%) Subversion
2 9 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.90%) FxCop
3 7 (2.90%) StyleCop
3 7 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.07%) ClearQuest
4 5 (2.07%) MSI
4 5 (2.07%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.83%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.41%) Hudson
6 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 90 (37.34%) Finance
2 14 (5.81%) Advertising
3 8 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.66%) Military
5 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (31.95%) Analyst
2 43 (17.84%) Support Analyst
3 26 (10.79%) Developer
4 24 (9.96%) Software Engineer
5 21 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (8.30%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.47%) Network Engineer
8 17 (7.05%) DBA
8 17 (7.05%) SQL DBA
9 16 (6.64%) Lead Network Engineer
10 14 (5.81%) Support Specialist
10 14 (5.81%) Help Desk Analyst
10 14 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (5.39%) Programmer
11 13 (5.39%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.39%) Help Desk Support
11 13 (5.39%) Software Programmer
12 12 (4.98%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 11 (4.56%) C++ Software Engineer
13 11 (4.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.03%) .NET
2 20 (8.30%) XML
3 18 (7.47%) Qt
4 16 (6.64%) COM
5 15 (6.22%) Software Packaging
6 11 (4.56%) CSS
7 10 (4.15%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.32%) HTML
9 7 (2.90%) XSL
9 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.90%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.24%) Web Services
11 1 (0.41%) Middleware
11 1 (0.41%) WCF
11 1 (0.41%) WPF
11 1 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.67%) Client/Server
2 38 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.96%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (6.64%) N-Tier
5 11 (4.56%) Clustering
6 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.07%) CMDB
7 5 (2.07%) PKI
7 5 (2.07%) PDA
8 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.83%) Physics
10 2 (0.83%) EPoS
10 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.83%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (33.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 65 (26.97%) Linux
3 59 (24.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (9.54%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (4.15%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.32%) Windows NT
8 8 (3.32%) UNIX
9 6 (2.49%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.66%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.66%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.94%) Data Protection
2 30 (12.45%) ITIL
3 24 (9.96%) Software Engineering
4 22 (9.13%) Configuration Management
5 21 (8.71%) Information Security
6 18 (7.47%) OOD
6 18 (7.47%) OO
7 17 (7.05%) Migration
8 16 (6.64%) Data Modelling
8 16 (6.64%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (6.64%) Digital Signal Processing
8 16 (6.64%) Signal Processing
8 16 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (6.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (5.81%) Network Architecture
10 10 (4.15%) Load Balancing
10 10 (4.15%) SIEM
11 9 (3.73%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (3.32%) DevOps
12 8 (3.32%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.54%) SQL
2 32 (13.28%) Java
3 24 (9.96%) C++
4 23 (9.54%) C#
4 23 (9.54%) Perl
4 23 (9.54%) Python
5 19 (7.88%) T-SQL
6 15 (6.22%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.98%) C
8 11 (4.56%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.49%) PHP
11 4 (1.66%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.79%) MCSE
3 22 (9.13%) Security Cleared
4 21 (8.71%) MCSA
5 14 (5.81%) Degree
6 13 (5.39%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.39%) DV Cleared
7 11 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.90%) CCNA
9 7 (2.90%) CCA
9 7 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.07%) GCIA
10 5 (2.07%) GCIH
11 4 (1.66%) CCNP
12 2 (0.83%) MCTS
12 2 (0.83%) VCP4
12 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.41%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.66%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (29.05%) Active Directory
2 43 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (16.18%) XenApp
4 29 (12.03%) Hyper-V
5 18 (7.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (3.73%) Snort
6 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.32%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.90%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.49%) vSphere
10 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (12.86%) SCCM
2 12 (4.98%) SCOM
3 9 (3.73%) SCVMM
3 9 (3.73%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 106 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 69 (28.63%) VMware
3 65 (26.97%) Citrix
4 52 (21.58%) Cisco
5 21 (8.71%) Juniper
5 21 (8.71%) Remedy
6 17 (7.05%) CheckPoint
6 17 (7.05%) Sophos
7 10 (4.15%) Oracle
8 9 (3.73%) Websense
9 8 (3.32%) Veeam
9 8 (3.32%) Symantec
9 8 (3.32%) Apple
10 7 (2.90%) Twitter
11 6 (2.49%) Adobe
12 5 (2.07%) LogRhythm
13 3 (1.24%) HP
13 3 (1.24%) Dell
14 2 (0.83%) SAP
14 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
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