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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 37.38% 7.34% 4.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.24% 34.78% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 8
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £20,350 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £48,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
42 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 39.25% 21.10% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 10
Average salary £35,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +7.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (74.24%) Active Directory
2 42 (63.64%) ITIL
3 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 38 (57.58%) VMware
4 28 (42.42%) Citrix
5 18 (27.27%) Cisco
6 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
9 13 (19.70%) XenApp
9 13 (19.70%) vSphere
9 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 12 (18.18%) SQL
11 11 (16.67%) Juniper
11 11 (16.67%) Fortinet
12 10 (15.15%) Supplier Management
12 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 10 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (13.64%) HTML
13 9 (13.64%) MS Office
13 9 (13.64%) Avaya
14 8 (12.12%) MCSE
14 8 (12.12%) MCSA
14 8 (12.12%) Linux
14 8 (12.12%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
4 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.58%) FileNet
4 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.58%) IaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) SAN
2 7 (10.61%) Firewall
3 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.09%) DNS
3 6 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (4.55%) LAN
4 3 (4.55%) VoIP
4 3 (4.55%) WAN
4 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.03%) Network Security
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.03%) SNMP
6 1 (1.52%) MPLS
6 1 (1.52%) RTP
6 1 (1.52%) SS7
6 1 (1.52%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.52%) ISDN
6 1 (1.52%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) DB2
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.58%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
1 5 (7.58%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Law
2 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (16.67%) Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Senior Support Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Operations Support Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Network Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (10.61%) Administrator
8 6 (9.09%) IT Support
8 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) Web Services
3 5 (7.58%) XML
3 5 (7.58%) XSL
3 5 (7.58%) XSLT
3 5 (7.58%) XHTML
3 5 (7.58%) JAX-RPC
3 5 (7.58%) J2EE
3 5 (7.58%) SOAP
3 5 (7.58%) JRules
3 5 (7.58%) JSF
3 5 (7.58%) Dojo
4 4 (6.06%) LAMP
5 2 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Replication
3 5 (7.58%) DataPower
4 3 (4.55%) PKI
5 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.12%) Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Supplier Management
2 10 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.61%) Project Management
4 7 (10.61%) Service Management
5 6 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.06%) Line Management
8 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.03%) ITSM
9 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) PHP
3 5 (7.58%) C
3 5 (7.58%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) Java
4 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.12%) MCSE
2 8 (12.12%) MCSA
3 7 (10.61%) CCNP
3 7 (10.61%) CCNA
4 6 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (3.03%) VCAP
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (74.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.70%) XenApp
3 13 (19.70%) vSphere
4 6 (9.09%) UAG
5 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
2 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
1 38 (57.58%) VMware
2 28 (42.42%) Citrix
3 18 (27.27%) Cisco
4 11 (16.67%) Juniper
4 11 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 9 (13.64%) Avaya
6 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 5 (7.58%) ILOG
6 5 (7.58%) Lotus
6 5 (7.58%) JBoss
7 4 (6.06%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) NetApp
8 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.03%) Dell