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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 21.05% 25.23% 25.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.12% 72.37% 81.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 55
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,400 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,750 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
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
57 76 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 42.86% 34.86% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 67
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -37.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £19,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Exeter

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 38 (56.72%) Active Directory
3 35 (52.24%) VMware
4 25 (37.31%) MS Exchange
5 24 (35.82%) TCP/IP
6 21 (31.34%) ITIL
7 20 (29.85%) MS Office
7 20 (29.85%) Cisco
8 19 (28.36%) HP
8 19 (28.36%) Dell
8 19 (28.36%) LAN
9 18 (26.87%) Linux
9 18 (26.87%) SCCM
10 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
11 16 (23.88%) SCOM
12 15 (22.39%) MCITP
12 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
13 14 (20.90%) Project Management
13 14 (20.90%) MS Visio
14 13 (19.40%) Citrix
14 13 (19.40%) Back Office
15 12 (17.91%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
15 12 (17.91%) IIS
15 12 (17.91%) C++
15 12 (17.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
15 12 (17.91%) Lync

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 25 (37.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.91%) IIS
2 12 (17.91%) Lync
3 11 (16.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) MS Office
2 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
3 14 (20.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) TCP/IP
2 19 (28.36%) LAN
3 11 (16.42%) WLAN
3 11 (16.42%) WAN
3 11 (16.42%) SSL
4 10 (14.93%) Internet
5 9 (13.43%) DNS
5 9 (13.43%) DHCP
6 8 (11.94%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (11.94%) Wireshark
6 8 (11.94%) tcpdump
7 4 (5.97%) Broadband
7 4 (5.97%) Firewall
8 3 (4.48%) VoIP
9 1 (1.49%) SAN
9 1 (1.49%) Wireless
9 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.94%) CouchDB
3 8 (11.94%) MySQL
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Navigator
5 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) NUnit
1 4 (5.97%) MSTest
1 4 (5.97%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (5.97%) Moq
General
1 13 (19.40%) Back Office
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Support Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) Administrator
4 13 (19.40%) Systems Support
4 13 (19.40%) Systems Support Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Server Administrator
5 8 (11.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (11.94%) IT Administrator
6 7 (10.45%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Server Support
6 7 (10.45%) Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior DBA
8 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.97%) MFC
3 4 (5.97%) Spring.NET
3 4 (5.97%) Qt
3 4 (5.97%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (5.97%) Ninject
3 4 (5.97%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (5.97%) WinForms
3 4 (5.97%) WPF
4 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Blackberry
2 9 (13.43%) Clustering
3 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
3 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) Open Source
4 4 (5.97%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Statistics
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.94%) Android
4 8 (11.94%) CentOS
4 8 (11.94%) Mac OS X
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL
2 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
3 14 (20.90%) Project Management
4 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
5 9 (13.43%) Migration
5 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.94%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.46%) MVC
9 4 (5.97%) Validation
9 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.97%) Time Management
9 4 (5.97%) Kanban
9 4 (5.97%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.97%) MVVM
9 4 (5.97%) TDD
9 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.97%) Scrum
9 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) C++
2 9 (13.43%) C#
3 8 (11.94%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) Objective-C
3 8 (11.94%) Lua
3 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.96%) SQL
5 5 (7.46%) VB
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.46%) VB6
6 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (22.39%) MCITP
3 12 (17.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (16.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (11.94%) RHCSA
5 8 (11.94%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (7.46%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 38 (56.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.42%) ISA Server
3 11 (16.42%) vSphere
3 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (14.93%) VMware ESX
5 7 (10.45%) XenServer
5 7 (10.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.97%) Docker
7 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) SCCM
2 16 (23.88%) SCOM
3 8 (11.94%) HP SIM
3 8 (11.94%) Puppet
3 8 (11.94%) OpenView
3 8 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.96%) Nagios
4 6 (8.96%) Backup Exec
4 6 (8.96%) WSUS
5 4 (5.97%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 35 (52.24%) VMware
3 20 (29.85%) Cisco
4 19 (28.36%) HP
4 19 (28.36%) Dell
5 13 (19.40%) Citrix
6 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
7 11 (16.42%) IBM
7 11 (16.42%) Avaya
8 6 (8.96%) CommVault
8 6 (8.96%) Bomgar
9 5 (7.46%) Oracle
10 1 (1.49%) NetApp
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