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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 40 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 37.74% 7.92% 6.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.56% 42.11% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 11
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £25,400 £42,500
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
41 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.68% 18.81% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 13
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 28 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 43 (53.75%) Active Directory
3 37 (46.25%) ITIL
4 33 (41.25%) VMware
5 30 (37.50%) SQL
6 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (30.00%) MS Office
6 24 (30.00%) Web Services
7 23 (28.75%) Citrix
8 21 (26.25%) Project Management
9 20 (25.00%) IBM
9 20 (25.00%) SOAP
9 20 (25.00%) XML
10 19 (23.75%) XSL
10 19 (23.75%) XSLT
10 19 (23.75%) JBoss
10 19 (23.75%) IBM Notes
10 19 (23.75%) Java
10 19 (23.75%) J2EE
10 19 (23.75%) DB2
10 19 (23.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (23.75%) Eclipse
10 19 (23.75%) JAX-RPC
10 19 (23.75%) ILOG
10 19 (23.75%) Lotus
10 19 (23.75%) FileNet
10 19 (23.75%) Finance
10 19 (23.75%) WebSphere Process Server
10 19 (23.75%) JRules
10 19 (23.75%) JSF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (23.75%) IBM Notes
1 19 (23.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (23.75%) FileNet
1 19 (23.75%) WebSphere Process Server
1 19 (23.75%) WebSphere
1 19 (23.75%) WebSphere Portal
2 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
3 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Office
2 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.25%) IaaS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) SAN
2 6 (7.50%) DHCP
2 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.50%) DNS
3 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
3 3 (3.75%) LAN
3 3 (3.75%) VoIP
3 3 (3.75%) WAN
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.50%) SNMP
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (1.25%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.25%) ISDN
5 1 (1.25%) MPLS
5 1 (1.25%) RTP
5 1 (1.25%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) DB2
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Eclipse
1 19 (23.75%) Rational Application Developer
2 5 (6.25%) JIRA
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Applications Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Applications Developer
6 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.75%) Administrator
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Operations Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) IT Support
8 6 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) Web Services
2 20 (25.00%) SOAP
2 20 (25.00%) XML
3 19 (23.75%) XSL
3 19 (23.75%) XSLT
3 19 (23.75%) J2EE
3 19 (23.75%) JAX-RPC
3 19 (23.75%) JRules
3 19 (23.75%) JSF
3 19 (23.75%) Dojo
4 14 (17.50%) HTML
5 6 (7.50%) .NET
6 5 (6.25%) XHTML
7 4 (5.00%) LAMP
8 1 (1.25%) WCF
8 1 (1.25%) WPF
8 1 (1.25%) REST
8 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) DataPower
2 6 (7.50%) Replication
3 3 (3.75%) Statistics
3 3 (3.75%) PKI
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.00%) Linux
5 7 (8.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) ITIL
2 21 (26.25%) Project Management
3 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.75%) Service Management
6 6 (7.50%) Change Management
6 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (7.50%) Supplier Management
6 6 (7.50%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (7.50%) Capacity Management
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) SQL
2 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.75%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) C#
5 5 (6.25%) PHP
6 4 (5.00%) VB6
6 4 (5.00%) C
6 4 (5.00%) VB
6 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.00%) MCSE
2 8 (10.00%) MCSA
3 6 (7.50%) MCP
3 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.75%) CCNP
4 3 (3.75%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.50%) VCAP
5 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (53.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) XenApp
2 13 (16.25%) vSphere
3 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.50%) UAG
5 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (41.25%) VMware
3 23 (28.75%) Citrix
4 20 (25.00%) IBM
5 19 (23.75%) JBoss
5 19 (23.75%) ILOG
5 19 (23.75%) Lotus
6 13 (16.25%) Cisco
7 8 (10.00%) Avaya
8 6 (7.50%) Fortinet
8 6 (7.50%) Juniper
8 6 (7.50%) HP
9 4 (5.00%) NetApp
10 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.75%) Dell
11 2 (2.50%) Symantec
11 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.50%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.25%) Atlassian