The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 30 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 17.54% 19.10% 21.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.24% 77.27% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 33
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £24,670 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Operating Systems Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 19.88% 24.72% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 36
Average salary £20,800 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Windows
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Exeter region.

Windows Salary Trend in Exeter

Windows
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Exeter

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 56 (74.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.33%) MS Excel
3 26 (34.67%) SLA
4 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (33.33%) .NET
4 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 23 (30.67%) ITIL
5 23 (30.67%) SCCM
6 21 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (24.00%) VMware
9 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (24.00%) MS Office
10 17 (22.67%) C#
10 17 (22.67%) HP
10 17 (22.67%) MVC
10 17 (22.67%) WSUS
11 16 (21.33%) WinForms
11 16 (21.33%) Citrix
11 16 (21.33%) SCOM
12 15 (20.00%) MCP
13 14 (18.67%) IIS
13 14 (18.67%) Problem Management
14 13 (17.33%) SQL
14 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
14 13 (17.33%) Backup Exec
15 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
15 12 (16.00%) LAN
15 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.67%) IIS
3 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.67%) Lync
5 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (5.33%) Apache
9 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (37.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (24.00%) MS Office
3 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) LAN
1 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.67%) SSL
2 8 (10.67%) WAN
3 7 (9.33%) DHCP
3 7 (9.33%) DNS
4 6 (8.00%) Firewall
4 6 (8.00%) WLAN
5 5 (6.67%) Internet
6 4 (5.33%) Broadband
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.67%) LDAP
8 1 (1.33%) SAN
8 1 (1.33%) NAS
8 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MSTest
1 11 (14.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (14.67%) Moq
1 11 (14.67%) NUnit
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Systems Support
4 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Systems Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.33%) Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.67%) .NET Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) WinForms
3 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.00%) WCF
5 11 (14.67%) Castle Windsor
5 11 (14.67%) Ninject
5 11 (14.67%) Unity DI Container
5 11 (14.67%) Spring.NET
5 11 (14.67%) WPF
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.33%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.33%) COM
8 1 (1.33%) J2EE
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.67%) Clustering
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Firmware
5 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (16.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Linux
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.00%) UNIX
7 2 (2.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) ITIL
2 17 (22.67%) MVC
3 14 (18.67%) Problem Management
4 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (14.67%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (14.67%) MVVM
5 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.67%) Kanban
5 11 (14.67%) Project Management
5 11 (14.67%) Scrum
5 11 (14.67%) TDD
6 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.33%) Migration
7 7 (9.33%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.00%) B2B
9 3 (4.00%) Time Management
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) C#
2 13 (17.33%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.00%) VB6
4 6 (8.00%) VB
4 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.33%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) Java
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (20.00%) MCP
3 9 (12.00%) MCITP
3 9 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (10.67%) MCSE
5 7 (9.33%) MCAD
5 7 (9.33%) MCSD
5 7 (9.33%) MCTS
6 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (5.33%) CCA
6 4 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.00%) Degree
7 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.33%) ISEB
9 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) XenApp
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) vSphere
4 4 (5.33%) ISA Server
5 3 (4.00%) XenServer
5 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (30.67%) SCCM
2 17 (22.67%) WSUS
3 16 (21.33%) SCOM
4 13 (17.33%) Backup Exec
5 12 (16.00%) Nagios
6 4 (5.33%) Puppet
7 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (74.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) VMware
3 17 (22.67%) HP
4 16 (21.33%) Citrix
5 12 (16.00%) CommVault
5 12 (16.00%) Bomgar
6 10 (13.33%) Cisco
6 10 (13.33%) Dell
7 6 (8.00%) IBM
7 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.00%) Avaya
8 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle
9 1 (1.33%) NetApp
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