The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 74 44 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.87% 20.75% 25.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.72% 80.00% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 67 44 87
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
94 55 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.87% 25.94% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 84 54 124
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £16,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Gloucestershire

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 22 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 83 (66.40%) Microsoft
2 58 (46.40%) SQL
3 56 (44.80%) MS Excel
4 48 (38.40%) SQL Server
5 46 (36.80%) C#
5 46 (36.80%) Finance
6 45 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (35.20%) XML
8 37 (29.60%) .NET
9 35 (28.00%) HTML
10 29 (23.20%) Active Directory
11 28 (22.40%) Linux
12 27 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
13 26 (20.80%) MS Office
13 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET
13 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 25 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
16 22 (17.60%) VMware
17 21 (16.80%) CSS
17 21 (16.80%) Configuration Management
18 20 (16.00%) MS Exchange
18 20 (16.00%) Mobile App
19 18 (14.40%) Mobile Application Development
19 18 (14.40%) Relational Database
19 18 (14.40%) SMTP
19 18 (14.40%) FTP
19 18 (14.40%) XQuery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.40%) IIS
2 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.40%) Apache
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (44.80%) MS Excel
2 26 (20.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.40%) SMTP
1 18 (14.40%) FTP
2 17 (13.60%) Firewall
3 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.00%) DNS
4 15 (12.00%) DHCP
5 12 (9.60%) LAN
5 12 (9.60%) VPN
6 10 (8.00%) WAN
7 8 (6.40%) Internet
8 7 (5.60%) SSL
9 6 (4.80%) SAN
9 6 (4.80%) Network Security
10 5 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (3.20%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.60%) BGP
12 2 (1.60%) EIGRP
12 2 (1.60%) MPLS
12 2 (1.60%) VLAN
12 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.40%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (14.40%) Relational Database
3 18 (14.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.40%) MySQL
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Subversion
2 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.40%) Selenium
4 3 (2.40%) NUnit
4 3 (2.40%) MSBuild
4 3 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.60%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.60%) PVCS
6 1 (0.80%) MSI
General
1 46 (36.80%) Finance
2 25 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.00%) Military
4 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) Electronics
6 2 (1.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (20.80%) Analyst
2 23 (18.40%) .NET Developer
2 23 (18.40%) Developer
2 23 (18.40%) Support Analyst
3 18 (14.40%) .NET Software Developer
3 18 (14.40%) Software Engineer
3 18 (14.40%) Software Developer
4 12 (9.60%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) Applications Support
8 8 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) IT Support
9 7 (5.60%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (4.00%) Server Administrator
10 5 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.20%) XML
2 37 (29.60%) .NET
3 35 (28.00%) HTML
4 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET
5 21 (16.80%) CSS
6 18 (14.40%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 14 (11.20%) Web Services
8 5 (4.00%) WCF
9 4 (3.20%) REST
9 4 (3.20%) SOAP
9 4 (3.20%) JSON
10 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.40%) MFC
10 3 (2.40%) COM
11 2 (1.60%) J2EE
11 2 (1.60%) WPF
11 2 (1.60%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.60%) HTML5
12 1 (0.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (0.80%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 17 (13.60%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.60%) Digital Media
3 7 (5.60%) PKI
4 4 (3.20%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.20%) Firmware
4 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.60%) CAN bus
6 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.60%) Open Source
7 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.80%) CCTV
7 1 (0.80%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.80%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (22.40%) Linux
3 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
4 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (13.60%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.40%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.20%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.20%) UNIX
9 3 (2.40%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.40%) Debian
9 3 (2.40%) VxWorks
9 3 (2.40%) Solaris
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (1.60%) HPUX
10 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) Configuration Management
2 18 (14.40%) Mobile Application Development
2 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
3 14 (11.20%) ITIL
4 12 (9.60%) Information Security
5 11 (8.80%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (8.80%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.60%) Time Management
8 5 (4.00%) Workflow
8 5 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.20%) Software Deployment
9 4 (3.20%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.20%) System Testing
9 4 (3.20%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.40%) Web Development
10 3 (2.40%) SysML
10 3 (2.40%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (2.40%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.40%) SQL
2 46 (36.80%) C#
3 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.40%) XQuery
4 18 (14.40%) XPath
5 16 (12.80%) C++
6 12 (9.60%) C
7 11 (8.80%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.60%) Python
8 7 (5.60%) Java
9 4 (3.20%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.20%) VBScript
9 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.40%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.60%) Perl
11 2 (1.60%) VBA
11 2 (1.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.40%) MCSE
3 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.80%) Degree
5 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.20%) MCP
6 4 (3.20%) MCTS
7 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) MCSA
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.60%) CCNA
9 1 (0.80%) MCITP
9 1 (0.80%) CCA
9 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) IEC 61508
2 3 (2.40%) TickIT
2 3 (2.40%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (23.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.80%) XenApp
5 5 (4.00%) vSphere
6 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.80%) Xen
8 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.80%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 83 (66.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.60%) VMware
3 18 (14.40%) Citrix
4 7 (5.60%) Cisco
5 4 (3.20%) HP
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle
7 2 (1.60%) Meraki
7 2 (1.60%) JBoss
7 2 (1.60%) Websense
7 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.60%) Symantec
7 2 (1.60%) Juniper
7 2 (1.60%) Apple
7 2 (1.60%) NetApp
7 2 (1.60%) Nokia
7 2 (1.60%) Veritas
7 2 (1.60%) Brocade
8 1 (0.80%) Vizioncore
8 1 (0.80%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.80%) Mitel
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