The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 18.90% 20.16% 15.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.49% 46.23% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 34
Average salary £28,750 £34,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.44% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £24,450 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 106 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 32.32% 43.62% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 79 82
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 34 (59.65%) Linux
2 23 (40.35%) Firewall
3 19 (33.33%) VMware
3 19 (33.33%) ITIL
4 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
5 17 (29.82%) SQL
6 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 14 (24.56%) DNS
7 14 (24.56%) Cisco
8 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 12 (21.05%) CCNA
9 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (21.05%) MPLS
10 11 (19.30%) VPN
10 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
11 10 (17.54%) HTTP
11 10 (17.54%) Perl
11 10 (17.54%) UNIX
11 10 (17.54%) Juniper
11 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
11 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
12 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
12 9 (15.79%) XenApp
12 9 (15.79%) Open Source
12 9 (15.79%) Solaris
12 9 (15.79%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) Firewall
2 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 14 (24.56%) DNS
4 12 (21.05%) MPLS
5 11 (19.30%) VPN
6 10 (17.54%) HTTP
7 8 (14.04%) LDAP
7 8 (14.04%) SMTP
8 7 (12.28%) Ethernet
8 7 (12.28%) Kerberos
8 7 (12.28%) SNMP
8 7 (12.28%) SAN
9 4 (7.02%) Network Security
10 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (5.26%) Telnet
10 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.26%) DHCP
11 2 (3.51%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (3.51%) NAS
11 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MySQL
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) JMeter
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.75%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (7.02%) Banking
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
1 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.02%) J2EE
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.26%) WCF
4 2 (3.51%) XML
4 2 (3.51%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.51%) WinForms
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (1.75%) DAO
5 1 (1.75%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.75%) XHTML
5 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Open Source
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) UNIX
3 9 (15.79%) Solaris
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) AIX
6 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.04%) Cyber Security
5 7 (12.28%) TDD
5 7 (12.28%) Software Deployment
5 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (7.02%) Information Security
8 2 (3.51%) Service Management
8 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.51%) ITSM
8 2 (3.51%) MVC
8 2 (3.51%) UML
8 2 (3.51%) OO
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) Perl
3 8 (14.04%) C#
3 8 (14.04%) Python
4 7 (12.28%) Bourne shell
4 7 (12.28%) Java
5 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.02%) C++
6 4 (7.02%) C
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) CCNA
2 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 7 (12.28%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.26%) MCP
7 3 (5.26%) CCNP
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) XenApp
4 7 (12.28%) qmail
5 5 (8.77%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.51%) vSphere
7 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Nagios
1 7 (12.28%) Zenoss
1 7 (12.28%) yum
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
1 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) OpenView
2 2 (3.51%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) VMware
2 14 (24.56%) Cisco
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.54%) Juniper
5 9 (15.79%) Citrix
6 8 (14.04%) Oracle
7 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.51%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) BMC
10 1 (1.75%) NetApp
10 1 (1.75%) Sybase
10 1 (1.75%) Remedy
10 1 (1.75%) Zend
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