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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 80 26 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.52% 14.36% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.11% 74.29% 76.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 26 82
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
94 35 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.69% 19.34% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 81 35 106
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £16,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 17 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 82 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 63 (45.00%) SQL
3 60 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 55 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 54 (38.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (37.14%) XML
6 52 (37.14%) Finance
7 48 (34.29%) C#
8 39 (27.86%) HTML
8 39 (27.86%) .NET
9 31 (22.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 29 (20.71%) JavaScript
10 29 (20.71%) CSS
10 29 (20.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (19.29%) ASP.NET
12 26 (18.57%) Linux
12 26 (18.57%) Telecoms
12 26 (18.57%) Windows 7
13 25 (17.86%) Active Directory
14 24 (17.14%) MS Office
14 24 (17.14%) SMTP
14 24 (17.14%) Management Information System
15 23 (16.43%) Mobile App
16 21 (15.00%) FTP
16 21 (15.00%) XQuery
16 21 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (15.00%) XPath
16 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 21 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 14 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.86%) IIS
2 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 60 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.14%) MS Office
3 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.14%) SMTP
2 21 (15.00%) FTP
3 18 (12.86%) Firewall
4 15 (10.71%) DNS
5 13 (9.29%) Internet
6 11 (7.86%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.14%) DHCP
8 9 (6.43%) LAN
8 9 (6.43%) VPN
9 8 (5.71%) SSL
10 7 (5.00%) WAN
11 6 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (3.57%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.57%) Network Security
12 5 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
13 4 (2.86%) VLAN
14 2 (1.43%) SAN
14 2 (1.43%) MPLS
14 2 (1.43%) BGP
14 2 (1.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.14%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Subversion
2 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.14%) NUnit
3 3 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.14%) Selenium
3 3 (2.14%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.43%) PVCS
General
1 52 (37.14%) Finance
2 26 (18.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.14%) Military
4 5 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.14%) Automotive
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Marketing
5 3 (2.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (27.86%) Analyst
2 31 (22.14%) Support Analyst
3 26 (18.57%) Developer
4 23 (16.43%) .NET Developer
5 21 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 21 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 20 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 15 (10.71%) Support Engineer
8 14 (10.00%) Applications Support
9 13 (9.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (6.43%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) Support Technician
13 7 (5.00%) Desktop Support
14 6 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
14 6 (4.29%) PC Support
14 6 (4.29%) AS400 Support
15 5 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.14%) XML
2 39 (27.86%) HTML
2 39 (27.86%) .NET
3 29 (20.71%) CSS
4 27 (19.29%) ASP.NET
5 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 17 (12.14%) Web Services
7 6 (4.29%) SOAP
8 5 (3.57%) WCF
9 4 (2.86%) jQuery
9 4 (2.86%) REST
9 4 (2.86%) JSON
10 3 (2.14%) MFC
11 2 (1.43%) MooTools
12 1 (0.71%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (0.71%) CakePHP
12 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 23 (16.43%) Mobile App
3 21 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.71%) PKI
5 7 (5.00%) AS400
5 7 (5.00%) LPAR
6 6 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.57%) iSeries
7 5 (3.57%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.86%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.43%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.43%) Firmware
9 2 (1.43%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.43%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.71%) Open Source
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (18.57%) Windows 7
3 26 (18.57%) Linux
4 19 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (12.14%) Windows XP
6 12 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.00%) UNIX
10 5 (3.57%) Solaris
10 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.14%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.71%) HPUX
12 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 19 (13.57%) Configuration Management
2 19 (13.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (7.86%) Data Protection
3 11 (7.86%) Information Security
3 11 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (7.14%) ITIL
5 8 (5.71%) Time Management
6 7 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.57%) Workflow
8 5 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (3.57%) Line Management
9 4 (2.86%) Regression Testing
9 4 (2.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.00%) SQL
2 48 (34.29%) C#
3 29 (20.71%) JavaScript
4 21 (15.00%) XQuery
4 21 (15.00%) XPath
5 15 (10.71%) C++
6 14 (10.00%) C
6 14 (10.00%) Python
7 11 (7.86%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.43%) Java
8 9 (6.43%) PHP
9 5 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.57%) COBOL
10 4 (2.86%) VBScript
10 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.86%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.57%) Degree
4 4 (2.86%) MCSE
5 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) MCP
6 2 (1.43%) MCSA
6 2 (1.43%) CCNA
6 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.71%) LPIC
7 1 (0.71%) MCTS
7 1 (0.71%) MCITP
7 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) TickIT
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.14%) IEC 61508
2 3 (2.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 25 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.57%) XenApp
5 2 (1.43%) vSphere
5 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (22.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 82 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.29%) VMware
3 11 (7.86%) Citrix
4 8 (5.71%) Cisco
4 8 (5.71%) Apple
5 6 (4.29%) IBM
6 5 (3.57%) Adobe
7 3 (2.14%) Oracle
7 3 (2.14%) Meraki
8 2 (1.43%) Websense
8 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.43%) HP
8 2 (1.43%) Dell
8 2 (1.43%) Juniper
8 2 (1.43%) Nokia
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy
9 1 (0.71%) Sage
9 1 (0.71%) Zend
9 1 (0.71%) Kaspersky
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