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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 41 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.68% 6.93% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 95.35% 35.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 10
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £24,700 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £50,000
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
43 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 40.57% 19.80% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 12
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +2.35%
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 2 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 2 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 53 (67.09%) Microsoft
2 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
3 38 (48.10%) ITIL
4 34 (43.04%) VMware
5 28 (35.44%) SQL
6 24 (30.38%) Citrix
7 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
7 23 (29.11%) MS Office
8 22 (27.85%) Web Services
9 20 (25.32%) Project Management
10 19 (24.05%) IBM
10 19 (24.05%) XML
10 19 (24.05%) SOAP
11 18 (22.78%) Eclipse
11 18 (22.78%) JAX-RPC
11 18 (22.78%) ILOG
11 18 (22.78%) Lotus
11 18 (22.78%) XSL
11 18 (22.78%) XSLT
11 18 (22.78%) JBoss
11 18 (22.78%) IBM Notes
11 18 (22.78%) Java
11 18 (22.78%) J2EE
11 18 (22.78%) DB2
11 18 (22.78%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (22.78%) FileNet
11 18 (22.78%) Finance
11 18 (22.78%) WebSphere Process Server
11 18 (22.78%) JRules
11 18 (22.78%) JSF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (22.78%) WebSphere Application Server
1 18 (22.78%) IBM Notes
1 18 (22.78%) FileNet
1 18 (22.78%) WebSphere Process Server
1 18 (22.78%) WebSphere
1 18 (22.78%) WebSphere Portal
2 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
3 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (29.11%) MS Office
2 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.33%) IaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) SAN
2 6 (7.59%) DHCP
2 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.59%) DNS
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.80%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.80%) LAN
4 3 (3.80%) VoIP
4 3 (3.80%) WAN
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
5 2 (2.53%) SNMP
5 2 (2.53%) Network Security
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.27%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.27%) ISDN
6 1 (1.27%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) RTP
6 1 (1.27%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) DB2
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Eclipse
1 18 (22.78%) Rational Application Developer
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
2 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (10.13%) Applications Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Applications Developer
8 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Administrator
8 7 (8.86%) Operations Support Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) IT Support
10 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) Web Services
2 19 (24.05%) XML
2 19 (24.05%) SOAP
3 18 (22.78%) J2EE
3 18 (22.78%) XSL
3 18 (22.78%) XSLT
3 18 (22.78%) JAX-RPC
3 18 (22.78%) JRules
3 18 (22.78%) JSF
3 18 (22.78%) Dojo
4 14 (17.72%) HTML
5 5 (6.33%) .NET
5 5 (6.33%) XHTML
6 4 (5.06%) LAMP
7 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.27%) WCF
7 1 (1.27%) WPF
7 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) DataPower
2 6 (7.59%) Replication
3 3 (3.80%) PKI
3 3 (3.80%) Statistics
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.13%) Linux
5 7 (8.86%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) ITIL
2 20 (25.32%) Project Management
3 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
4 17 (21.52%) Line Management
5 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.86%) Service Management
6 7 (8.86%) Supplier Management
6 7 (8.86%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.59%) Capacity Management
7 6 (7.59%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.59%) Change Management
8 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.80%) ITSM
10 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.78%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) C#
5 5 (6.33%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) C
7 3 (3.80%) VB
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.80%) VB6
8 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.13%) MCSE
2 8 (10.13%) MCSA
3 6 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) MCP
4 4 (5.06%) CCNP
4 4 (5.06%) CCNA
5 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.53%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (55.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.46%) XenApp
2 13 (16.46%) vSphere
3 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.59%) UAG
5 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) SCOM
2 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (67.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (43.04%) VMware
3 24 (30.38%) Citrix
4 19 (24.05%) IBM
5 18 (22.78%) JBoss
5 18 (22.78%) ILOG
5 18 (22.78%) Lotus
6 14 (17.72%) Cisco
7 8 (10.13%) Avaya
8 7 (8.86%) Juniper
8 7 (8.86%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.59%) HP
10 4 (5.06%) NetApp
11 3 (3.80%) Dell
11 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.53%) Symantec
12 2 (2.53%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.27%) Atlassian