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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 57 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 19.79% 23.45% 24.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.31% 60.71% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55 27 39
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,800 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
118 56 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.97% 38.62% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 106 44 52
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 59 (44.36%) Linux
2 51 (38.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (35.34%) VMware
4 45 (33.83%) Active Directory
5 44 (33.08%) Microsoft
6 38 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 33 (24.81%) SQL
7 33 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (23.31%) Windows 7
9 30 (22.56%) ITIL
9 30 (22.56%) DNS
10 29 (21.80%) SCCM
11 28 (21.05%) .NET
12 26 (19.55%) C#
13 25 (18.80%) SQL Server
13 25 (18.80%) Cisco
14 23 (17.29%) Firewall
14 23 (17.29%) SAN
15 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (12.78%) Citrix
16 17 (12.78%) VMware ESX
17 16 (12.03%) Incident Management
17 16 (12.03%) MPLS
17 16 (12.03%) VPN
18 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
18 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
18 15 (11.28%) C++
18 15 (11.28%) Juniper
19 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.02%) IIS
3 12 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (7.52%) Lync
5 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.51%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (4.51%) Apache
7 6 (4.51%) SAS
8 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.75%) InDesign
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.56%) DNS
2 23 (17.29%) SAN
2 23 (17.29%) Firewall
3 16 (12.03%) VPN
3 16 (12.03%) MPLS
4 12 (9.02%) Internet
4 12 (9.02%) DHCP
5 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.77%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.51%) SMTP
7 6 (4.51%) NAS
8 5 (3.76%) LTE
8 5 (3.76%) 3G
8 5 (3.76%) SS7
8 5 (3.76%) GPRS
8 5 (3.76%) GSM
8 5 (3.76%) PSTN
9 4 (3.01%) VoIP
10 3 (2.26%) HTTP
10 3 (2.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.02%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.01%) Big Data
6 3 (2.26%) MySQL
6 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.26%) Toad
2 3 (2.26%) NeoLoad
2 3 (2.26%) JMeter
3 2 (1.50%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.75%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (9.02%) Aerospace
2 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.77%) Automotive
4 6 (4.51%) Finance
5 4 (3.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.26%) Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.29%) Analyst
3 17 (12.78%) Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 11 (8.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Team Leader
7 10 (7.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Consultant
10 7 (5.26%) Junior
10 7 (5.26%) Architect
11 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.51%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) .NET
2 10 (7.52%) MFC
3 6 (4.51%) CSS
3 6 (4.51%) HTML
4 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.26%) MSMQ
5 3 (2.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.26%) HTML5
5 3 (2.26%) CSS3
6 2 (1.50%) J2EE
7 1 (0.75%) WinForms
7 1 (0.75%) Web Services
7 1 (0.75%) Flash
7 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Clustering
2 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.26%) FMCG
3 3 (2.26%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.26%) User Experience
3 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.75%) iPhone
5 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 59 (44.36%) Linux
2 51 (38.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (23.31%) Windows 7
5 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.02%) Windows 8
7 11 (8.27%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.26%) UNIX
9 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.01%) Android
11 3 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (2.26%) Solaris
11 3 (2.26%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.50%) CentOS
12 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.56%) ITIL
2 16 (12.03%) Incident Management
3 10 (7.52%) Software Engineering
3 10 (7.52%) Change Management
4 7 (5.26%) Change Control
5 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.51%) OO
5 6 (4.51%) Problem Management
6 5 (3.76%) Service Management
6 5 (3.76%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.01%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.01%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.26%) Cyber Security
8 3 (2.26%) Automation Testing
8 3 (2.26%) Line Management
8 3 (2.26%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (2.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.81%) SQL
2 26 (19.55%) C#
3 15 (11.28%) C++
4 13 (9.77%) C
5 11 (8.27%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.27%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.02%) Java
6 8 (6.02%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.26%) Python
8 6 (4.51%) Perl
8 6 (4.51%) PHP
9 4 (3.01%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.26%) VB
10 3 (2.26%) Ruby
11 2 (1.50%) Korn
11 2 (1.50%) R
11 2 (1.50%) sed
11 2 (1.50%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) DV Cleared
1 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.27%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (8.27%) Degree
3 5 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) MCP
5 2 (1.50%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) PhD
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (33.83%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.78%) VMware ESX
4 13 (9.77%) vSphere
5 12 (9.02%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.26%) Terminal Services
7 6 (4.51%) Firmware
8 3 (2.26%) XenApp
8 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.75%) XenServer
10 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (21.80%) SCCM
2 7 (5.26%) SCOM
3 4 (3.01%) WSUS
4 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.50%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.75%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 47 (35.34%) VMware
2 44 (33.08%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.80%) Cisco
4 17 (12.78%) Citrix
5 15 (11.28%) Juniper
6 14 (10.53%) Oracle
7 10 (7.52%) HP
8 6 (4.51%) Dell
8 6 (4.51%) EMC
9 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.26%) Symantec
10 3 (2.26%) Remedy
10 3 (2.26%) Avaya
11 2 (1.50%) Metastorm
12 1 (0.75%) 3Com
12 1 (0.75%) IronPort
12 1 (0.75%) Veeam
12 1 (0.75%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.75%) Adobe
12 1 (0.75%) Sophos
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