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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.24% 9.47% 15.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 60.00% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 14
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% -4.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,900 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
18 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 21.18% 15.79% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 23
Average salary £40,000 £45,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.56% +7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Citrix
2 14 (48.28%) ITIL
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (24.14%) Juniper
6 7 (24.14%) Firewall
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) Fortinet
7 6 (20.69%) Supplier Management
7 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (20.69%) MCSE
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (20.69%) CCNP
7 6 (20.69%) CCNA
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.24%) CRM
8 5 (17.24%) MCP
8 5 (17.24%) IIS
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Office 365
10 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Support Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (31.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Operations Support Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
8 4 (13.79%) Junior
8 4 (13.79%) Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 3 (10.34%) IT Support
9 3 (10.34%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) Ajax
1 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
1 2 (6.90%) WCF
1 2 (6.90%) CakePHP
1 2 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) zOS
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Supplier Management
2 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Business Development
7 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) PHP5
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCNP
2 6 (20.69%) CCNA
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) MCP
4 3 (10.34%) MCSA
4 3 (10.34%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) VCP4
5 1 (3.45%) HNC
5 1 (3.45%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Citrix
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) Fortinet
4 7 (24.14%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) Avaya
5 3 (10.34%) Websense
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Apple