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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 214 139 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.86% 16.01% 20.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.84% 50.36% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 181 128 152
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
370 276 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.06% 31.80% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 291 247 281
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +15 99 £33,500 -16.25% 14
Gloucester +3 41 £30,000 -14.28% 16
Cirencester +5 8 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Tewkesbury -14 4 £40,000 +1.91%
Filton - 1 - -
Stroud - 1 £29,500 - 3
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 204 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 191 (38.74%) Linux
3 173 (35.09%) VMware
4 168 (34.08%) SQL
5 133 (26.98%) Active Directory
6 124 (25.15%) Citrix
7 123 (24.95%) SQL Server
8 119 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 118 (23.94%) Firewall
10 114 (23.12%) DNS
11 113 (22.92%) Finance
11 113 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 110 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 100 (20.28%) Cisco
14 88 (17.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 84 (17.04%) Security Cleared
16 82 (16.63%) MS Exchange
17 81 (16.43%) ITIL
18 80 (16.23%) MS Excel
18 80 (16.23%) C#
19 78 (15.82%) MS Office
19 78 (15.82%) VPN
20 76 (15.42%) DHCP
21 73 (14.81%) Oracle
21 73 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
22 72 (14.60%) .NET
23 67 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
24 65 (13.18%) Perl
25 64 (12.98%) Python
26 62 (12.58%) Client/Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 82 (16.63%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.14%) IIS
3 24 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (2.84%) Apache
7 13 (2.64%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.43%) Lync
9 8 (1.62%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.42%) NetWeaver
10 7 (1.42%) Node.js
10 7 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.01%) JBoss
12 4 (0.81%) SAS
13 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.20%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 80 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 78 (15.82%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.20%) Simulink
4 1 (0.20%) InDesign
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 118 (23.94%) Firewall
3 114 (23.12%) DNS
4 78 (15.82%) VPN
5 76 (15.42%) DHCP
6 44 (8.92%) SAN
7 43 (8.72%) HTTP
8 35 (7.10%) SMTP
9 32 (6.49%) LDAP
10 29 (5.88%) FTP
10 29 (5.88%) Internet
11 26 (5.27%) Telnet
11 26 (5.27%) SSL
12 25 (5.07%) WAN
13 24 (4.87%) Network Security
14 23 (4.67%) LAN
14 23 (4.67%) MPLS
15 19 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (2.64%) Wireless
17 11 (2.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (24.95%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.36%) MySQL
3 19 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.62%) Big Data
7 8 (1.62%) DB2
8 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.85%) Subversion
3 12 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.62%) ClearQuest
6 8 (1.62%) MSI
6 8 (1.62%) InstallShield
7 7 (1.42%) JMeter
7 7 (1.42%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.42%) FxCop
7 7 (1.42%) StyleCop
7 7 (1.42%) NeoLoad
8 6 (1.22%) JIRA
9 4 (0.81%) Maven
9 4 (0.81%) Toad
9 4 (0.81%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.61%) Hudson
10 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 113 (22.92%) Finance
2 36 (7.30%) Aerospace
3 34 (6.90%) Advertising
4 16 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.04%) Military
6 9 (1.83%) Electronics
7 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.01%) Banking
9 2 (0.41%) Retail
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (21.70%) Analyst
2 85 (17.24%) Developer
3 66 (13.39%) Support Engineer
4 59 (11.97%) Software Engineer
5 46 (9.33%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (6.49%) Software Developer
8 28 (5.68%) Consultant
9 27 (5.48%) Network Engineer
10 22 (4.46%) DBA
10 22 (4.46%) SQL DBA
11 21 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
11 21 (4.26%) Support Specialist
11 21 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 18 (3.65%) .NET Developer
14 17 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (3.45%) Applications Support
14 17 (3.45%) IT Support
14 17 (3.45%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.60%) .NET
2 37 (7.51%) ASP.NET
3 35 (7.10%) HTML
4 33 (6.69%) CSS
5 22 (4.46%) Software Packaging
6 21 (4.26%) COM
7 19 (3.85%) XML
8 18 (3.65%) Qt
9 16 (3.25%) J2EE
9 16 (3.25%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.04%) WCF
11 14 (2.84%) Web Services
12 9 (1.83%) HTML5
12 9 (1.83%) CSS3
13 8 (1.62%) WinForms
13 8 (1.62%) WPF
13 8 (1.62%) SOAP
13 8 (1.62%) Middleware
14 7 (1.42%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (12.58%) Client/Server
3 28 (5.68%) Clustering
4 23 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.46%) N-Tier
6 21 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (3.04%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.23%) Open Source
10 9 (1.83%) PKI
11 8 (1.62%) CMDB
12 7 (1.42%) PDA
12 7 (1.42%) PMI
13 6 (1.22%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.61%) Replication
14 3 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.61%) User Experience
15 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.41%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 191 (38.74%) Linux
2 110 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (17.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (8.52%) UNIX
6 38 (7.71%) Windows 7
7 21 (4.26%) Solaris
8 18 (3.65%) Windows XP
9 17 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.84%) AIX
11 8 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.22%) CentOS
12 6 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.22%) Debian
12 6 (1.22%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.01%) Windows NT
13 5 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.01%) Android
13 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (16.43%) ITIL
2 60 (12.17%) Software Engineering
3 47 (9.53%) Cyber Security
4 42 (8.52%) Configuration Management
5 41 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (7.91%) OO
6 39 (7.91%) Information Security
7 30 (6.09%) Data Protection
8 26 (5.27%) Time Management
9 25 (5.07%) OOD
9 25 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (4.87%) Migration
11 23 (4.67%) DevOps
12 21 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (4.26%) Data Modelling
12 21 (4.26%) Load Balancing
13 20 (4.06%) Performance Monitoring
14 18 (3.65%) Scrum
14 18 (3.65%) Incident Management
14 18 (3.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (34.08%) SQL
2 80 (16.23%) C#
3 65 (13.18%) Perl
4 64 (12.98%) Python
5 57 (11.56%) C++
6 56 (11.36%) Java
7 41 (8.32%) C
8 40 (8.11%) JavaScript
9 34 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 27 (5.48%) VB.NET
11 25 (5.07%) PHP
12 24 (4.87%) T-SQL
13 21 (4.26%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.64%) Ruby
15 7 (1.42%) Bourne shell
16 6 (1.22%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.01%) VB
18 3 (0.61%) VB6
19 2 (0.41%) Embedded C
19 2 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (17.04%) Security Cleared
2 67 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (11.97%) Degree
4 50 (10.14%) DV Cleared
5 47 (9.53%) MCSE
6 46 (9.33%) SC Cleared
7 32 (6.49%) MCSA
8 31 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (5.07%) CCNA
10 14 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.03%) CCNP
12 9 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.83%) CCA
12 9 (1.83%) MCITP
13 8 (1.62%) MCP
14 7 (1.42%) PMI Certification
15 5 (1.01%) GCIA
15 5 (1.01%) GCIH
16 4 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.04%) SLA
2 11 (2.23%) QA
3 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) Basel II
System Software
1 133 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 113 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (12.58%) XenApp
4 51 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 23 (4.67%) vSphere
7 13 (2.64%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.43%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.83%) Snort
12 7 (1.42%) qmail
13 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.41%) XenServer
15 1 (0.20%) Postfix
15 1 (0.20%) Samba
15 1 (0.20%) Firmware
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
15 1 (0.20%) iptables
Systems Management
1 45 (9.13%) SCCM
2 16 (3.25%) SCOM
2 16 (3.25%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (2.23%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.62%) Zenoss
5 8 (1.62%) Puppet
6 7 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.42%) yum
6 7 (1.42%) Nagios
7 5 (1.01%) vMotion
8 3 (0.61%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.41%) WSUS
9 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.20%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.20%) OpenView
10 1 (0.20%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 204 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 173 (35.09%) VMware
3 124 (25.15%) Citrix
4 100 (20.28%) Cisco
5 73 (14.81%) Oracle
6 37 (7.51%) Juniper
7 29 (5.88%) Sophos
8 27 (5.48%) Remedy
9 21 (4.26%) CheckPoint
10 20 (4.06%) Symantec
11 16 (3.25%) HP
12 11 (2.23%) Websense
13 10 (2.03%) Veeam
13 10 (2.03%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.83%) IBM
14 9 (1.83%) SAP
15 7 (1.42%) Apple
15 7 (1.42%) Twitter
16 6 (1.22%) NetApp
17 5 (1.01%) SolarWinds
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