The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 34 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 25.37% 36.28% 12.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.74% 95.35% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 14
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £17,800 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
West Sussex

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

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 45.52% 38.05% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 21
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £18,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Windows
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Windows Salary Trend in Gatwick

Windows
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
5 14 (31.11%) Firewall
6 13 (28.89%) Cisco
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
7 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) ITIL
9 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (22.22%) SLA
9 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (20.00%) NetApp
10 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.78%) MCSE
11 8 (17.78%) VPN
11 8 (17.78%) Data Management
12 7 (15.56%) Fortinet
12 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.56%) Migration
12 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
13 6 (13.33%) MCSA
13 6 (13.33%) UNIX
13 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) FileNet
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 8 (17.78%) VPN
3 5 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
1 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Designer
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) DirectX
1 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) UNIX
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) zOS
6 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.78%) Data Management
4 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.89%) Network Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Security Management
9 2 (4.44%) Change Management
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.44%) SDLC
10 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.22%) Patch Management
10 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.22%) Release Management
10 1 (2.22%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (17.78%) MCSE
5 6 (13.33%) MCSA
6 4 (8.89%) CCNP
6 4 (8.89%) CCNA
6 4 (8.89%) Degree
7 3 (6.67%) MCP
7 3 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.67%) UAG
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.22%) Firmware
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
2 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) NetApp
5 7 (15.56%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.89%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) EMC
7 3 (6.67%) BT
7 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.22%) Twitter
9 1 (2.22%) Meraki
9 1 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.22%) Intel
9 1 (2.22%) IBM
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
9 1 (2.22%) Progress