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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.35% 8.75% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.52% 31.82% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 10
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -12.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
23 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 16.55% 27.50% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 16
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -11.11%
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 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (29.41%) Android
4 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
5 9 (26.47%) PHP
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) MySQL
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
5 9 (26.47%) Linux
5 9 (26.47%) OOP
5 9 (26.47%) OO
5 9 (26.47%) Firewall
5 9 (26.47%) iPad
5 9 (26.47%) iPhone
5 9 (26.47%) Objective-C
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Mobile
5 9 (26.47%) Mobile Development
5 9 (26.47%) iOS Development
6 8 (23.53%) Citrix
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 8 (23.53%) MCSA
6 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.59%) MCP
7 7 (20.59%) MCSE
7 7 (20.59%) Terminal Server
7 7 (20.59%) MCITP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) BGP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Skype
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) HTML Developer
2 9 (26.47%) iOS Developer
2 9 (26.47%) IT Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) IT Support
2 9 (26.47%) IT Support Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Objective-C Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Network Support
3 7 (20.59%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Server Support
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Support Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Administrator
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) CSS
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) iPad
1 9 (26.47%) iPhone
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 10 (29.41%) Android
2 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) iOS Development
1 9 (26.47%) Mobile Development
1 9 (26.47%) OO
1 9 (26.47%) OOP
2 7 (20.59%) SDLC
3 6 (17.65%) Change Management
3 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Change Control
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Objective-C
1 9 (26.47%) PHP
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) MCSA
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.59%) MCITP
2 7 (20.59%) MCP
2 7 (20.59%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Terminal Server
3 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Opsview
1 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.94%) Kony
6 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) Veeam