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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 33 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 30.28% 8.42% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 34.78% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 8
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £39,300 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
39 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 35.78% 24.21% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 10
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 56 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 47 (67.14%) ITIL
3 44 (62.86%) VMware
4 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
5 33 (47.14%) Citrix
6 20 (28.57%) Cisco
6 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
8 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (20.00%) XenApp
10 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 13 (18.57%) Fortinet
11 13 (18.57%) Juniper
11 13 (18.57%) vSphere
11 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (17.14%) Supplier Management
13 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (15.71%) Avaya
13 11 (15.71%) MCSE
14 9 (12.86%) MCSA
14 9 (12.86%) MCP
14 9 (12.86%) CCNP
14 9 (12.86%) CCNA
14 9 (12.86%) Firewall
15 8 (11.43%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
3 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.14%) IaaS
2 4 (5.71%) Office 365
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 8 (11.43%) SAN
3 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.57%) DNS
4 6 (8.57%) DHCP
5 3 (4.29%) LAN
5 3 (4.29%) VoIP
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 3 (4.29%) Internet
5 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.86%) Network Security
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.86%) SNMP
7 1 (1.43%) MPLS
7 1 (1.43%) RTP
7 1 (1.43%) SS7
7 1 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.43%) ISDN
7 1 (1.43%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Law
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Support Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (18.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (17.14%) Operations Engineer
6 12 (17.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 12 (17.14%) Operations Support Engineer
6 12 (17.14%) Senior Support Engineer
7 11 (15.71%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (14.29%) Network Engineer
9 8 (11.43%) Service Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) IT Support
10 7 (10.00%) Junior IT Support
10 7 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
10 7 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 7 (10.00%) Junior Support Analyst
10 7 (10.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) HTML
1 5 (7.14%) XHTML
2 4 (5.71%) LAMP
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Replication
3 3 (4.29%) PKI
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.43%) Linux
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Supplier Management
2 12 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (10.00%) Service Management
4 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.57%) Capacity Management
4 6 (8.57%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.29%) CRM
7 3 (4.29%) Change Management
8 2 (2.86%) Project Management
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.43%) Time Management
9 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) C
3 5 (7.14%) C#
3 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.71%) MCSE
3 9 (12.86%) MCSA
3 9 (12.86%) CCNP
3 9 (12.86%) CCNA
3 9 (12.86%) MCP
4 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.86%) MCITP
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.86%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.00%) XenApp
4 13 (18.57%) vSphere
5 6 (8.57%) UAG
6 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (62.86%) VMware
2 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.14%) Citrix
4 20 (28.57%) Cisco
5 13 (18.57%) Fortinet
5 13 (18.57%) Juniper
6 11 (15.71%) Avaya
7 4 (5.71%) NetApp
8 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.86%) Apple
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 2 (2.86%) HP
9 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.43%) Websense
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