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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 69 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 21.97% 21.18% 21.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.67% 70.59% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 32 36
Average salary £33,000 £36,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.96% -21.19%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
131 51 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 41.72% 30.00% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 46 90
Average salary £34,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 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 49 (46.67%) Linux
2 43 (40.95%) VMware
3 35 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (29.52%) SQL
4 31 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 29 (27.62%) Active Directory
7 26 (24.76%) Cisco
7 26 (24.76%) .NET
8 25 (23.81%) ITIL
8 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 24 (22.86%) Firewall
10 23 (21.90%) DNS
11 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
12 21 (20.00%) Incident Management
12 21 (20.00%) C#
12 21 (20.00%) MPLS
13 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (19.05%) SAN
13 20 (19.05%) VPN
13 20 (19.05%) SCCM
14 19 (18.10%) Oracle
15 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
15 18 (17.14%) Juniper
16 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (15.24%) Oracle Database
18 15 (14.29%) Windows XP
19 14 (13.33%) VB.NET
19 14 (13.33%) Citrix
19 14 (13.33%) VMware ESX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 30 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.48%) IIS
3 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.76%) Apache
6 4 (3.81%) SAS
7 2 (1.90%) JBoss
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (12.38%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.90%) InDesign
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 24 (22.86%) Firewall
2 23 (21.90%) DNS
3 21 (20.00%) MPLS
4 20 (19.05%) SAN
4 20 (19.05%) VPN
5 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.52%) Internet
7 7 (6.67%) DHCP
8 6 (5.71%) SMTP
8 6 (5.71%) NAS
9 5 (4.76%) LTE
9 5 (4.76%) 3G
9 5 (4.76%) SS7
9 5 (4.76%) SNMP
9 5 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.76%) GPRS
9 5 (4.76%) GSM
9 5 (4.76%) PSTN
10 3 (2.86%) Wireless
10 3 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.24%) Oracle Database
3 13 (12.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (12.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.81%) MySQL
5 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.86%) Big Data
7 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.76%) JMeter
2 5 (4.76%) NeoLoad
3 4 (3.81%) Toad
4 2 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.90%) Maven
4 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.57%) Finance
3 6 (5.71%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.86%) Automotive
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (31.43%) Support Engineer
2 21 (20.00%) Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Analyst
4 12 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Tester
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.76%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.67%) CSS
3 7 (6.67%) HTML
4 4 (3.81%) CSS3
4 4 (3.81%) MSMQ
4 4 (3.81%) HTML5
5 3 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.86%) MFC
6 2 (1.90%) J2EE
6 2 (1.90%) Web Services
6 2 (1.90%) Flash
6 2 (1.90%) WinForms
6 2 (1.90%) WCF
6 2 (1.90%) WPF
7 1 (0.95%) jQuery
7 1 (0.95%) Dojo
7 1 (0.95%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.95%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Clustering
3 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) Open Source
4 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) iPhone
6 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) PMI
6 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 49 (46.67%) Linux
2 31 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
4 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 14 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.62%) UNIX
9 5 (4.76%) Android
10 4 (3.81%) Windows Phone
10 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.86%) CentOS
11 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.90%) AIX
12 2 (1.90%) Solaris
12 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) ITIL
2 21 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.48%) Change Management
4 8 (7.62%) OO
4 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
4 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.67%) Change Control
6 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.76%) Cyber Security
8 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.86%) Information Security
9 3 (2.86%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.86%) Project Management
9 3 (2.86%) Service Management
9 3 (2.86%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.86%) Automation Testing
10 2 (1.90%) Line Management
10 2 (1.90%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.90%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.52%) SQL
2 21 (20.00%) C#
3 14 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 12 (11.43%) Java
5 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.62%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.76%) C
8 5 (4.76%) Perl
9 4 (3.81%) C++
10 3 (2.86%) Ruby
10 3 (2.86%) Python
10 3 (2.86%) PHP
11 2 (1.90%) R
11 2 (1.90%) Korn
11 2 (1.90%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Degree
2 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) DV Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (10.48%) CCNA
4 8 (7.62%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.90%) MCP
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
7 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.95%) Basel II
System Software
1 35 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (27.62%) Active Directory
3 14 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 12 (11.43%) vSphere
5 4 (3.81%) XenApp
6 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.90%) Firmware
7 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.90%) qmail
8 1 (0.95%) XenServer
8 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.90%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) yum
2 2 (1.90%) Nagios
2 2 (1.90%) WSUS
2 2 (1.90%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
3 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) VMware
2 26 (24.76%) Cisco
3 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.10%) Oracle
5 18 (17.14%) Juniper
6 14 (13.33%) Citrix
7 9 (8.57%) HP
8 6 (5.71%) Dell
8 6 (5.71%) EMC
9 4 (3.81%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.90%) Adobe
11 2 (1.90%) Metastorm
12 1 (0.95%) Veeam
12 1 (0.95%) IronPort
12 1 (0.95%) Websense
12 1 (0.95%) Avaya
12 1 (0.95%) Apple
12 1 (0.95%) NetApp
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