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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 17.17% 14.58% 9.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.74% 58.33% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 15
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
38 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.38% 25.00% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 26
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,275 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 31 (54.39%) ITIL
3 29 (50.88%) VMware
4 26 (45.61%) Citrix
5 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (33.33%) Cisco
8 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (22.81%) Juniper
10 13 (22.81%) Fortinet
11 12 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (21.05%) Supplier Management
12 11 (19.30%) vSphere
12 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
12 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (17.54%) XenApp
14 9 (15.79%) Avaya
14 9 (15.79%) CCNP
14 9 (15.79%) CCNA
14 9 (15.79%) SQL
15 8 (14.04%) Linux
15 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
15 8 (14.04%) Firewall
15 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (12.28%) Service Management
16 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
16 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (12.28%) SAN
16 7 (12.28%) MCSE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 7 (12.28%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) SAN
2 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.75%) ISDN
5 1 (1.75%) SNMP
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) MPLS
5 1 (1.75%) RTP
5 1 (1.75%) SS7
5 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.75%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (1.75%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) PhpStorm
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.51%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Support Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (24.56%) Analyst
4 13 (22.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) Operations Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) Operations Support Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) Senior Support Engineer
6 11 (19.30%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (17.54%) Network Engineer
8 9 (15.79%) Developer
9 8 (14.04%) Junior
9 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
10 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (12.28%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
10 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (12.28%) Junior Analyst
10 7 (12.28%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) XHTML
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) LAMP
3 2 (3.51%) Ajax
3 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.51%) JSON
3 2 (3.51%) WCF
3 2 (3.51%) CakePHP
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
2 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Supplier Management
2 12 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (12.28%) Service Management
4 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) OO PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Scrum
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) OO
7 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.75%) Business Development
7 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Change Management
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) C
2 7 (12.28%) C#
2 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.28%) PHP
3 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.51%) PHP5
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.79%) CCNP
2 9 (15.79%) CCNA
3 7 (12.28%) MCSE
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (8.77%) MCSA
5 5 (8.77%) MCP
6 2 (3.51%) VCAP
6 2 (3.51%) MCITP
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.30%) vSphere
4 10 (17.54%) XenApp
5 2 (3.51%) UAG
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) VMware
2 26 (45.61%) Citrix
3 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.33%) Cisco
5 13 (22.81%) Fortinet
5 13 (22.81%) Juniper
6 9 (15.79%) Avaya
7 3 (5.26%) NetApp
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.51%) Apple
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) Websense
9 1 (1.75%) HP
9 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds