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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 44 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.97% 27.95% 20.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.32% 80.58% 81.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 74 43
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
81 103 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.55% 34.68% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 90 53
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (42.76%) Citrix
1 65 (42.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 63 (41.45%) Microsoft
3 61 (40.13%) VMware
4 53 (34.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (34.21%) Active Directory
6 47 (30.92%) SQL Server
7 46 (30.26%) SQL
7 46 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (28.95%) TCP/IP
8 44 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (26.32%) Finance
11 38 (25.00%) DNS
11 38 (25.00%) MCSE
12 37 (24.34%) Linux
13 34 (22.37%) Firewall
14 29 (19.08%) Client/Server
15 28 (18.42%) Cisco
15 28 (18.42%) ITIL
15 28 (18.42%) XenApp
16 27 (17.76%) DHCP
17 26 (17.11%) VPN
17 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
17 26 (17.11%) MCSA
18 25 (16.45%) MS Office
19 24 (15.79%) Hyper-V
20 23 (15.13%) Advertising
21 21 (13.82%) SCCM
21 21 (13.82%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (13.82%) IIS
2 18 (11.84%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.29%) Lync
7 4 (2.63%) Apache
8 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 25 (16.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 38 (25.00%) DNS
3 34 (22.37%) Firewall
4 27 (17.76%) DHCP
5 26 (17.11%) VPN
6 21 (13.82%) SAN
7 11 (7.24%) Internet
7 11 (7.24%) SMTP
8 10 (6.58%) HTTP
9 9 (5.92%) WAN
10 8 (5.26%) LAN
10 8 (5.26%) Wireless
11 6 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (3.29%) Wireshark
13 4 (2.63%) Network Security
13 4 (2.63%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.63%) VLAN
13 4 (2.63%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.97%) Ethernet
15 2 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.61%) MySQL
4 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.63%) Subversion
4 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.97%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.97%) MSI
4 3 (1.97%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.66%) Xcode
5 1 (0.66%) Hudson
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (26.32%) Finance
2 23 (15.13%) Advertising
3 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (23.03%) Support Engineer
2 27 (17.76%) Analyst
3 20 (13.16%) Support Specialist
4 18 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.21%) Developer
6 13 (8.55%) IT Support
7 11 (7.24%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.92%) Administrator
9 9 (5.92%) DBA
9 9 (5.92%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (5.92%) SQL DBA
9 9 (5.92%) Help Desk Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Wintel Support
9 9 (5.92%) Wintel Specialist
10 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.53%) .NET
2 13 (8.55%) Software Packaging
3 10 (6.58%) COM
4 4 (2.63%) CSS
4 4 (2.63%) XML
4 4 (2.63%) HTML
4 4 (2.63%) Qt
5 3 (1.97%) HTML5
5 3 (1.97%) CSS3
5 3 (1.97%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.32%) WinForms
6 2 (1.32%) WPF
7 1 (0.66%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.08%) Client/Server
2 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.55%) Clustering
4 9 (5.92%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (5.92%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.29%) AS400
6 5 (3.29%) iSeries
6 5 (3.29%) LPAR
7 4 (2.63%) CMDB
7 4 (2.63%) PDA
8 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 53 (34.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (24.34%) Linux
5 13 (8.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 10 (6.58%) UNIX
7 5 (3.29%) Solaris
7 5 (3.29%) Windows NT
8 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.97%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.66%) Android
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) ITIL
2 15 (9.87%) Data Protection
3 14 (9.21%) Configuration Management
4 12 (7.89%) SDLC
5 9 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (5.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (5.92%) Data Modelling
5 9 (5.92%) Migration
5 9 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (4.61%) SIEM
6 7 (4.61%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (3.29%) ETL
7 5 (3.29%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.29%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.63%) Cyber Security
8 4 (2.63%) OOD
8 4 (2.63%) OO
8 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.26%) SQL
2 14 (9.21%) Python
3 12 (7.89%) Java
4 11 (7.24%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.58%) C#
6 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.92%) Perl
6 9 (5.92%) Ruby
7 8 (5.26%) PHP
7 8 (5.26%) VBScript
8 7 (4.61%) C
9 6 (3.95%) C++
9 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.29%) COBOL
11 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.32%) R
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
12 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 44 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (25.00%) MCSE
3 26 (17.11%) MCSA
4 13 (8.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.92%) MCITP
8 8 (5.26%) Degree
9 7 (4.61%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (3.29%) CCNA
11 4 (2.63%) CCA
12 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.66%) GCIA
14 1 (0.66%) GCIH
14 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 52 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 46 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (18.42%) XenApp
4 24 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 17 (11.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 14 (9.21%) BitLocker
7 13 (8.55%) vSphere
8 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.29%) Snort
9 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.63%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.66%) Postfix
11 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (13.82%) SCCM
2 11 (7.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (7.24%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.58%) SCOM
4 6 (3.95%) WSUS
4 6 (3.95%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.29%) Zenoss
5 5 (3.29%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.63%) vMotion
7 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 65 (42.76%) Citrix
2 63 (41.45%) Microsoft
3 61 (40.13%) VMware
4 28 (18.42%) Cisco
5 20 (13.16%) Sophos
6 18 (11.84%) Remedy
7 11 (7.24%) Symantec
8 6 (3.95%) NetApp
9 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.29%) IBM
9 5 (3.29%) Veeam
10 4 (2.63%) HP
10 4 (2.63%) Websense
11 3 (1.97%) Dell
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle
11 3 (1.97%) Apple
12 2 (1.32%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.66%) LogRhythm
13 1 (0.66%) McAfee
13 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
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