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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 133 31 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.57% 11.83% 21.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.66% 56.36% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 114 31 59
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
142 55 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.64% 20.99% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 119 49 76
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 24 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 92 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 86 (41.15%) SQL
2 86 (41.15%) Finance
3 64 (30.62%) SQL Server
4 63 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (28.23%) MS Excel
6 55 (26.32%) Linux
7 47 (22.49%) XML
8 37 (17.70%) C#
8 37 (17.70%) Active Directory
9 36 (17.22%) .NET
10 35 (16.75%) TCP/IP
11 34 (16.27%) DNS
11 34 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (15.79%) VMware
13 31 (14.83%) FTP
13 31 (14.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (14.35%) Citrix
14 30 (14.35%) HTML
15 29 (13.88%) SMTP
15 29 (13.88%) Cisco
16 28 (13.40%) Windows 7
17 27 (12.92%) MS Office
17 27 (12.92%) Firewall
18 26 (12.44%) CSS
18 26 (12.44%) JavaScript
18 26 (12.44%) DHCP
18 26 (12.44%) Security Cleared
19 25 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (8.13%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.74%) IIS
3 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.96%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 59 (28.23%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.92%) MS Office
3 6 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.75%) TCP/IP
2 34 (16.27%) DNS
3 31 (14.83%) FTP
4 29 (13.88%) SMTP
5 27 (12.92%) Firewall
6 26 (12.44%) DHCP
7 23 (11.00%) SSL
8 17 (8.13%) Internet
9 15 (7.18%) Telnet
9 15 (7.18%) LDAP
9 15 (7.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (6.70%) Network Security
10 14 (6.70%) VPN
11 13 (6.22%) HTTP
12 10 (4.78%) LAN
13 6 (2.87%) WAN
14 5 (2.39%) Wireshark
14 5 (2.39%) tcpdump
15 3 (1.44%) VLAN
15 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (30.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.83%) MySQL
6 6 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.48%) MS Access
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (6.70%) Subversion
2 6 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.96%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.96%) FxCop
4 2 (0.96%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
General
1 86 (41.15%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.83%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.83%) Military
4 5 (2.39%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.91%) Electronics
6 3 (1.44%) Automotive
6 3 (1.44%) Retail
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (36.36%) Analyst
2 52 (24.88%) Support Analyst
3 31 (14.83%) Developer
4 22 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 20 (9.57%) .NET Developer
6 19 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 16 (7.66%) Applications Support
7 16 (7.66%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (7.18%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.74%) Network Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
12 10 (4.78%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (4.78%) Help Desk Support
12 10 (4.78%) Lead Network Engineer
13 9 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (4.31%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 9 (4.31%) Desktop Support
14 8 (3.83%) Junior
14 8 (3.83%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.49%) XML
2 36 (17.22%) .NET
3 30 (14.35%) HTML
4 26 (12.44%) CSS
5 20 (9.57%) ASP.NET
6 16 (7.66%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 11 (5.26%) Web Services
8 8 (3.83%) Qt
9 5 (2.39%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.39%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.44%) jQuery
10 3 (1.44%) MFC
11 2 (0.96%) COM
11 2 (0.96%) SOAP
11 2 (0.96%) MooTools
11 2 (0.96%) XSL
11 2 (0.96%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.48%) Middleware
12 1 (0.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.05%) Management Information System
3 19 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.22%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.78%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (4.31%) PKI
7 7 (3.35%) LPAR
7 7 (3.35%) AS400
8 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.39%) iSeries
9 4 (1.91%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.96%) Physics
11 2 (0.96%) Statistics
11 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.48%) EPoS
12 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 63 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 55 (26.32%) Linux
3 34 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (14.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.40%) Windows 7
6 19 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 13 (6.22%) Windows XP
8 11 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 9 (4.31%) UNIX
10 8 (3.83%) Windows NT
11 7 (3.35%) Solaris
11 7 (3.35%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (11.48%) Data Protection
2 23 (11.00%) ITIL
3 22 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 21 (10.05%) Information Security
5 16 (7.66%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (7.18%) Configuration Management
7 12 (5.74%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (4.78%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (4.78%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.31%) Time Management
9 9 (4.31%) Network Architecture
9 9 (4.31%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.83%) OOD
10 8 (3.83%) ETL
10 8 (3.83%) OO
10 8 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.35%) Cyber Security
12 6 (2.87%) Analytics
12 6 (2.87%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.15%) SQL
2 37 (17.70%) C#
3 26 (12.44%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.48%) Python
5 22 (10.53%) C++
5 22 (10.53%) Java
6 16 (7.66%) XQuery
6 16 (7.66%) XPath
7 13 (6.22%) PHP
8 12 (5.74%) C
9 11 (5.26%) Perl
9 11 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.87%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.39%) COBOL
12 3 (1.44%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.96%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.13%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.26%) Degree
5 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.83%) MCSE
7 8 (3.83%) MCSA
8 6 (2.87%) CCNA
9 5 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.39%) GCIA
9 5 (2.39%) GCIH
10 2 (0.96%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.96%) CCNP
11 1 (0.48%) CCIP
11 1 (0.48%) CCSP
11 1 (0.48%) MCP
11 1 (0.48%) RHCE
11 1 (0.48%) CCENT
11 1 (0.48%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (17.70%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.09%) XenApp
4 14 (6.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (2.39%) Snort
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.96%) vSphere
7 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (11.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.87%) SCCM
3 3 (1.44%) SCOM
4 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 92 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.79%) VMware
3 30 (14.35%) Citrix
4 29 (13.88%) Cisco
5 16 (7.66%) Juniper
6 13 (6.22%) CheckPoint
7 10 (4.78%) Remedy
8 8 (3.83%) Apple
9 6 (2.87%) Oracle
9 6 (2.87%) IBM
9 6 (2.87%) Adobe
10 5 (2.39%) Sophos
10 5 (2.39%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.44%) Dell
12 2 (0.96%) HP
12 2 (0.96%) Nokia
12 2 (0.96%) Twitter
12 2 (0.96%) Meraki
13 1 (0.48%) Zend
13 1 (0.48%) SonicWALL
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