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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 30 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 21.12% 17.24% 21.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.40% 54.55% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 38
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,700 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,200 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
125 55 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 38.82% 31.61% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 99 54 89
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 50 (47.62%) Linux
2 41 (39.05%) VMware
3 34 (32.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (30.48%) Active Directory
4 32 (30.48%) SQL
5 30 (28.57%) Firewall
6 29 (27.62%) ITIL
6 29 (27.62%) MS Exchange
7 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (25.71%) Cisco
9 25 (23.81%) .NET
10 24 (22.86%) DNS
10 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 22 (20.95%) MPLS
11 22 (20.95%) Incident Management
12 21 (20.00%) VPN
13 20 (19.05%) Oracle
13 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
14 19 (18.10%) C#
14 19 (18.10%) Juniper
15 18 (17.14%) SAN
15 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (17.14%) SCCM
16 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
17 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
17 16 (15.24%) Degree
17 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (13.33%) Oracle Database
18 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
18 14 (13.33%) VB.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (27.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.52%) Apache
2 10 (9.52%) IIS
3 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (3.81%) SAS
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
6 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.95%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.90%) InDesign
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.95%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.57%) Firewall
2 24 (22.86%) DNS
3 22 (20.95%) MPLS
4 21 (20.00%) VPN
5 18 (17.14%) SAN
6 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
7 11 (10.48%) SMTP
8 10 (9.52%) SNMP
9 9 (8.57%) Ethernet
9 9 (8.57%) Internet
10 8 (7.62%) HTTP
10 8 (7.62%) LDAP
11 7 (6.67%) Kerberos
11 7 (6.67%) DHCP
12 5 (4.76%) NAS
13 4 (3.81%) 3G
13 4 (3.81%) SS7
13 4 (3.81%) GPRS
13 4 (3.81%) GSM
13 4 (3.81%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.57%) MySQL
5 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.81%) Toad
2 4 (3.81%) JMeter
2 4 (3.81%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.90%) Maven
4 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.57%) Finance
3 6 (5.71%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (31.43%) Support Engineer
2 28 (26.67%) Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Desktop Support
5 11 (10.48%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Junior
10 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.67%) CSS
3 7 (6.67%) HTML
4 5 (4.76%) J2EE
5 4 (3.81%) MSMQ
5 4 (3.81%) HTML5
5 4 (3.81%) CSS3
6 3 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.90%) MFC
7 2 (1.90%) Web Services
7 2 (1.90%) Flash
7 2 (1.90%) WCF
7 2 (1.90%) WPF
7 2 (1.90%) WinForms
8 1 (0.95%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.95%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.95%) jQuery
8 1 (0.95%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Open Source
1 9 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.90%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (47.62%) Linux
2 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 13 (12.38%) Windows 8
8 10 (9.52%) UNIX
9 7 (6.67%) Solaris
10 5 (4.76%) Android
11 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.81%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.86%) CentOS
12 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.90%) AIX
13 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) ITIL
2 22 (20.95%) Incident Management
3 14 (13.33%) Change Management
4 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.48%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.62%) OO
6 7 (6.67%) TDD
6 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.67%) Cyber Security
6 7 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 6 (5.71%) Change Control
8 5 (4.76%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.86%) Information Security
10 3 (2.86%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.86%) Service Management
11 2 (1.90%) Project Management
11 2 (1.90%) UML
11 2 (1.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.48%) SQL
2 19 (18.10%) C#
3 14 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 11 (10.48%) Java
5 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.67%) Bourne shell
6 7 (6.67%) Perl
6 7 (6.67%) Python
7 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.81%) C
8 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.86%) Ruby
9 3 (2.86%) C++
9 3 (2.86%) PHP
10 2 (1.90%) R
11 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Degree
2 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.38%) CCNA
3 13 (12.38%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (11.43%) DV Cleared
5 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.90%) MCP
9 1 (0.95%) MCSE
9 1 (0.95%) PhD
9 1 (0.95%) CCNP
9 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.95%) Basel II
System Software
1 34 (32.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (30.48%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.43%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.52%) vSphere
5 7 (6.67%) qmail
6 4 (3.81%) XenApp
7 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.95%) KVM
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.95%) XenServer
9 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.95%) Firmware
9 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) SCCM
2 7 (6.67%) Zenoss
2 7 (6.67%) yum
2 7 (6.67%) Puppet
2 7 (6.67%) Nagios
2 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
3 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (39.05%) VMware
2 27 (25.71%) Cisco
3 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (19.05%) Oracle
5 19 (18.10%) Juniper
6 13 (12.38%) Citrix
7 8 (7.62%) HP
8 5 (4.76%) Dell
8 5 (4.76%) EMC
9 4 (3.81%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.90%) Adobe
11 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.90%) Metastorm
12 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.95%) Veeam
12 1 (0.95%) IronPort
12 1 (0.95%) Websense
12 1 (0.95%) NetApp
12 1 (0.95%) Apple
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