The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 172 127 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.85% 17.37% 25.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.32% 72.99% 71.62%
Number of salaries quoted 149 113 289
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £47,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
276 174 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.45% 23.80% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 226 159 399
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +10 86 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Gloucester -11 25 £36,500 +21.66% 15
Cirencester +21 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Tewkesbury -8 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

1 171 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 130 (35.14%) SQL
3 124 (33.51%) MS Excel
4 109 (29.46%) C#
5 104 (28.11%) Linux
6 98 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (26.22%) SQL Server
8 83 (22.43%) VMware
9 71 (19.19%) .NET
10 69 (18.65%) Finance
11 68 (18.38%) C++
12 66 (17.84%) MS Office
13 64 (17.30%) Software Engineering
14 62 (16.76%) HTML
15 60 (16.22%) Security Cleared
16 59 (15.95%) XML
17 57 (15.41%) Active Directory
18 56 (15.14%) Java
19 55 (14.86%) Windows 7
20 54 (14.59%) JavaScript
21 50 (13.51%) Citrix
22 48 (12.97%) ASP.NET
22 48 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
23 44 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
24 43 (11.62%) Internet
25 42 (11.35%) CSS
26 41 (11.08%) Firewall
26 41 (11.08%) DV Cleared
27 40 (10.81%) MS Exchange
27 40 (10.81%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 40 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.65%) IIS
3 22 (5.95%) Apache
3 22 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.32%) WebLogic
5 15 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (3.78%) Commerce Server
7 12 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.70%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.35%) CMS
11 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.08%) SAS
12 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 124 (33.51%) MS Excel
2 66 (17.84%) MS Office
3 6 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (3.78%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.32%) SaaS
2 11 (2.97%) Office 365
3 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.62%) Internet
2 41 (11.08%) Firewall
3 39 (10.54%) TCP/IP
4 31 (8.38%) DHCP
5 30 (8.11%) SAN
6 27 (7.30%) SMTP
6 27 (7.30%) LAN
7 26 (7.03%) DNS
8 25 (6.76%) FTP
9 24 (6.49%) VPN
9 24 (6.49%) WAN
10 11 (2.97%) SSL
11 9 (2.43%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.89%) Network Security
12 7 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
12 7 (1.89%) Ethernet
13 6 (1.62%) SMS
13 6 (1.62%) HTTP
14 5 (1.35%) PPP
14 5 (1.35%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (26.22%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.68%) MySQL
6 11 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.08%) DB2
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.27%) MS Access
12 1 (0.27%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.70%) Subversion
3 7 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.35%) Bugzilla
5 5 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.81%) Selenium
7 3 (0.81%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.81%) NUnit
7 3 (0.81%) PVCS
8 2 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.27%) Toad
9 1 (0.27%) MSI
General
1 69 (18.65%) Finance
2 29 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.30%) Retail
4 13 (3.51%) Military
4 13 (3.51%) Electronics
5 8 (2.16%) Advertising
6 6 (1.62%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.62%) Automotive
6 6 (1.62%) French Language
6 6 (1.62%) German Language
6 6 (1.62%) Italian Language
6 6 (1.62%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.81%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (23.78%) Analyst
2 85 (22.97%) Developer
3 52 (14.05%) Support Analyst
4 43 (11.62%) Software Engineer
5 33 (8.92%) .NET Developer
6 32 (8.65%) Software Developer
6 32 (8.65%) Support Engineer
7 23 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (6.22%) IT Support
7 23 (6.22%) .NET Software Developer
8 20 (5.41%) C++ Developer
9 18 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.86%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.32%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.32%) Technical Analyst
11 15 (4.05%) Help Desk Analyst
12 14 (3.78%) Support Technician
12 14 (3.78%) Architect
13 13 (3.51%) Junior
14 12 (3.24%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (19.19%) .NET
2 62 (16.76%) HTML
3 59 (15.95%) XML
4 48 (12.97%) ASP.NET
5 42 (11.35%) CSS
6 22 (5.95%) Web Services
7 21 (5.68%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 15 (4.05%) jQuery
8 15 (4.05%) J2EE
9 11 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.70%) SOAP
11 9 (2.43%) CodeIgniter
11 9 (2.43%) CakePHP
11 9 (2.43%) WCF
12 8 (2.16%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.89%) Ajax
14 6 (1.62%) MFC
14 6 (1.62%) Backbone.js
14 6 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.22%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.97%) PKI
6 9 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.16%) LPAR
7 8 (2.16%) AS400
7 8 (2.16%) EPoS
8 6 (1.62%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.35%) Firmware
9 5 (1.35%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.35%) iSeries
10 4 (1.08%) Clustering
10 4 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.81%) CAN bus
12 2 (0.54%) iPad
12 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 104 (28.11%) Linux
2 98 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (14.86%) Windows 7
4 48 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (10.27%) Windows XP
6 37 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (7.03%) UNIX
8 23 (6.22%) Solaris
8 23 (6.22%) Windows 8
9 16 (4.32%) HPUX
10 14 (3.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.24%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.43%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.35%) SUSE
13 5 (1.35%) Debian
14 4 (1.08%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.81%) Android
16 2 (0.54%) CentOS
17 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.30%) Software Engineering
2 39 (10.54%) ITIL
3 26 (7.03%) E-Commerce
3 26 (7.03%) Configuration Management
3 26 (7.03%) Web Development
4 21 (5.68%) Software Architecture
4 21 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (5.68%) Mobile Application Development
5 19 (5.14%) OO
6 18 (4.86%) Mentoring
7 17 (4.59%) Service Delivery
7 17 (4.59%) MVC
7 17 (4.59%) Time Management
8 16 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (4.05%) Information Security
9 15 (4.05%) Data Protection
10 11 (2.97%) System Testing
10 11 (2.97%) Workflow
10 11 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 130 (35.14%) SQL
2 109 (29.46%) C#
3 68 (18.38%) C++
4 56 (15.14%) Java
5 54 (14.59%) JavaScript
6 37 (10.00%) C
7 31 (8.38%) Python
8 29 (7.84%) Perl
9 25 (6.76%) PHP
10 21 (5.68%) T-SQL
10 21 (5.68%) XQuery
10 21 (5.68%) Shell Script
10 21 (5.68%) XPath
11 12 (3.24%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.97%) VBScript
13 9 (2.43%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.89%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.89%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.08%) DV Cleared
3 39 (10.54%) Degree
4 31 (8.38%) SC Cleared
5 23 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.97%) MCSE
7 8 (2.16%) MCP
8 6 (1.62%) HND
9 5 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.35%) MCSA
10 4 (1.08%) CCNA
10 4 (1.08%) MCITP
11 3 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.81%) GIAC
12 2 (0.54%) MCTS
12 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.27%) MCSM
13 1 (0.27%) CCENT
13 1 (0.27%) LPIC
13 1 (0.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.14%) SLA
2 6 (1.62%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.81%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.81%) TickIT
3 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Basel II
4 1 (0.27%) JTAG
System Software
1 57 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 44 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.68%) vSphere
5 16 (4.32%) XenApp
6 15 (4.05%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.16%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.35%) Samba
8 5 (1.35%) Squid
8 5 (1.35%) qmail
9 4 (1.08%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.27%) Postfix
12 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 32 (8.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (4.05%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.62%) SCCM
4 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.27%) OpenView
5 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 171 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 83 (22.43%) VMware
3 50 (13.51%) Citrix
4 40 (10.81%) HP
5 36 (9.73%) Cisco
6 20 (5.41%) NetApp
7 19 (5.14%) Symantec
8 16 (4.32%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.05%) Brocade
9 15 (4.05%) Veritas
9 15 (4.05%) JBoss
10 14 (3.78%) Oracle
10 14 (3.78%) EPiServer
10 14 (3.78%) hybris
11 11 (2.97%) Apple
11 11 (2.97%) Adobe
12 9 (2.43%) Zend
13 7 (1.89%) IBM
14 5 (1.35%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.08%) Sage
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + pension, death in service.
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 20% Shift Alloance and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago