The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 52 37 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 27.96% 20.33% 16.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.82% 60.66% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 52
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,000 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 61 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.47% 33.52% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 102
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Gloucestershire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Windows
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Gloucester region.

Windows Salary Trend in Gloucester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 32 (39.02%) Linux
3 30 (36.59%) C#
4 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
5 22 (26.83%) Security Cleared
6 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
6 21 (25.61%) MS Office
7 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
8 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
9 17 (20.73%) C++
9 17 (20.73%) Active Directory
10 16 (19.51%) SQL
10 16 (19.51%) .NET
11 15 (18.29%) UNIX
12 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
12 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
12 14 (17.07%) Java
12 14 (17.07%) HP
12 14 (17.07%) Degree
13 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
13 13 (15.85%) Shell Script
14 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
14 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (13.41%) OO
15 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
15 11 (13.41%) HTML
15 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
2 21 (25.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.44%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.54%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.54%) Firewall
3 6 (7.32%) Internet
4 5 (6.10%) LAN
4 5 (6.10%) WAN
5 4 (4.88%) SAN
6 3 (3.66%) DNS
6 3 (3.66%) VPN
7 2 (2.44%) Network Security
7 2 (2.44%) NAS
7 2 (2.44%) FTP
8 1 (1.22%) LDAP
8 1 (1.22%) SMS
8 1 (1.22%) HTTP
8 1 (1.22%) SMTP
8 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.22%) Toad
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) C++ Developer
3 12 (14.63%) C# Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) C++/Java Developer
3 12 (14.63%) C++/C# Developer
4 7 (8.54%) IT Support
4 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Help Desk Technician
7 4 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Junior
8 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.41%) HTML
4 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (8.54%) jQuery
5 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (7.32%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.44%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (2.44%) CakePHP
7 2 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.22%) COM
8 1 (1.22%) STL
8 1 (1.22%) Web Services
8 1 (1.22%) XML
8 1 (1.22%) MFC
8 1 (1.22%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) EPoS
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.44%) Derivative
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) CCTV
6 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.29%) UNIX
4 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
8 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.44%) Android
9 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.44%) AIX
9 2 (2.44%) HPUX
9 2 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
2 11 (13.41%) OO
3 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.54%) ITIL
4 7 (8.54%) MVC
4 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.32%) System Testing
5 6 (7.32%) Web Development
5 6 (7.32%) Software Architecture
5 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.88%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.66%) Cyber Security
7 3 (3.66%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (3.66%) TDD
8 2 (2.44%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (2.44%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) C#
2 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.73%) C++
4 16 (19.51%) SQL
5 14 (17.07%) Java
6 13 (15.85%) Shell Script
7 9 (10.98%) Perl
8 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
9 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
9 6 (7.32%) Python
10 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
10 5 (6.10%) C
11 2 (2.44%) Ruby
11 2 (2.44%) VBScript
11 2 (2.44%) VB
11 2 (2.44%) PHP
12 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
3 14 (17.07%) Degree
4 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) MCSE
6 5 (6.10%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.22%) Basel II
3 1 (1.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (20.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) qmail
3 5 (6.10%) Squid
4 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Postfix
5 1 (1.22%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) HP
3 10 (12.20%) VMware
4 9 (10.98%) Citrix
5 8 (9.76%) Cisco
6 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle
8 3 (3.66%) NetApp
9 2 (2.44%) Zend
9 2 (2.44%) Coverity
9 2 (2.44%) Wind River
9 2 (2.44%) Sage
9 2 (2.44%) Symantec
9 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.44%) Veritas
9 2 (2.44%) SAP
10 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.22%) Symbian
10 1 (1.22%) Intel
10 1 (1.22%) TOWER Software
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