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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.85% 30.77% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 88.89% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 7
Average salary £33,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
24 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 23.08% 34.62% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 10
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £45,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) PhpStorm
4 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 2 (16.67%) PHP5
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) PhpStorm
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) Ajax
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
1 2 (16.67%) CakePHP
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) zOS
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) PHP5
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) HND
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Websense
4 1 (8.33%) Progress