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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 230 154 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.64% 16.76% 18.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.07% 52.38% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 208 140 136
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
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
333 294 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.33% 31.99% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 287 246 244
Average salary £35,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +12 125 £31,500 -16.00% 11
Gloucester +3 31 £28,750 -15.44% 6
Tewkesbury 0 12 £40,000 +81.81%
Cirencester -5 2 £31,500 +16.66% 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 180 (41.47%) Linux
2 159 (36.64%) Microsoft
3 158 (36.41%) SQL
4 122 (28.11%) VMware
5 115 (26.50%) SQL Server
6 107 (24.65%) Finance
7 104 (23.96%) TCP/IP
8 100 (23.04%) Firewall
9 97 (22.35%) Active Directory
10 90 (20.74%) DNS
10 90 (20.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 72 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (16.13%) Citrix
12 70 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 70 (16.13%) Security Cleared
13 68 (15.67%) C#
13 68 (15.67%) Python
14 67 (15.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 65 (14.98%) MS Excel
16 64 (14.75%) Cisco
17 60 (13.82%) Degree
18 59 (13.59%) MS Exchange
18 59 (13.59%) Perl
19 58 (13.36%) C++
19 58 (13.36%) Software Engineering
20 57 (13.13%) MS Office
21 55 (12.67%) VPN
21 55 (12.67%) DHCP
22 53 (12.21%) Oracle
23 51 (11.75%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 59 (13.59%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.83%) IIS
3 19 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.69%) Apache
4 16 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.61%) NetWeaver
7 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.38%) Lync
8 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.92%) Joomla!
8 4 (0.92%) JBoss
9 2 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.23%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.23%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 65 (14.98%) MS Excel
2 57 (13.13%) MS Office
3 4 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.23%) Simulink
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.30%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 104 (23.96%) TCP/IP
2 100 (23.04%) Firewall
3 90 (20.74%) DNS
4 55 (12.67%) VPN
4 55 (12.67%) DHCP
5 43 (9.91%) HTTP
6 39 (8.99%) SMTP
7 32 (7.37%) LDAP
7 32 (7.37%) Internet
8 31 (7.14%) FTP
9 30 (6.91%) SSL
10 29 (6.68%) Intrusion Detection
11 27 (6.22%) SAN
12 26 (5.99%) Telnet
13 24 (5.53%) Network Security
14 19 (4.38%) LAN
15 17 (3.92%) WAN
16 15 (3.46%) MPLS
17 7 (1.61%) SNMP
17 7 (1.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.14%) MySQL
3 15 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.84%) DB2
7 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (4.15%) Visual Studio
1 18 (4.15%) Subversion
2 10 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.61%) FxCop
3 7 (1.61%) StyleCop
3 7 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.15%) ClearQuest
5 5 (1.15%) MSI
5 5 (1.15%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.15%) JIRA
6 4 (0.92%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.92%) JMeter
6 4 (0.92%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.69%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.69%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.69%) Maven
8 2 (0.46%) Hudson
8 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 107 (24.65%) Finance
2 34 (7.83%) Aerospace
3 16 (3.69%) Advertising
4 11 (2.53%) Electronics
5 8 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.84%) Retail
6 6 (1.38%) Military
7 5 (1.15%) Banking
8 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 116 (26.73%) Analyst
2 77 (17.74%) Developer
3 62 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 53 (12.21%) Software Engineer
5 42 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 28 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 26 (5.99%) Consultant
8 24 (5.53%) Network Engineer
9 23 (5.30%) Applications Support
10 22 (5.07%) C++ Software Engineer
11 21 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 19 (4.38%) C++ Developer
13 17 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (3.92%) Lead Network Engineer
14 16 (3.69%) C# Developer
15 14 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
15 14 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
15 14 (3.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.75%) .NET
2 36 (8.29%) HTML
3 32 (7.37%) CSS
4 28 (6.45%) XML
5 25 (5.76%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.38%) Qt
7 16 (3.69%) .NET Framework
8 13 (3.00%) COM
9 12 (2.76%) Web Services
10 11 (2.53%) Software Packaging
11 10 (2.30%) WCF
12 8 (1.84%) J2EE
13 7 (1.61%) XSL
13 7 (1.61%) WPF
13 7 (1.61%) SAP Basis
13 7 (1.61%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (1.38%) Ajax
14 6 (1.38%) SOAP
15 5 (1.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.45%) Client/Server
3 23 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.84%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.46%) Clustering
7 13 (3.00%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.53%) Open Source
9 8 (1.84%) LPAR
9 8 (1.84%) AS400
10 7 (1.61%) PMI
10 7 (1.61%) PKI
10 7 (1.61%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.38%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.15%) CMDB
12 5 (1.15%) iSeries
12 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (0.69%) Replication
14 3 (0.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 180 (41.47%) Linux
2 90 (20.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (15.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (10.14%) Windows 7
4 44 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (8.76%) UNIX
6 30 (6.91%) Solaris
7 19 (4.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 17 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.46%) AIX
10 10 (2.30%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.30%) Debian
10 10 (2.30%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.84%) Windows NT
12 6 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.92%) CentOS
13 4 (0.92%) SUSE
14 2 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (13.36%) Software Engineering
2 49 (11.29%) ITIL
3 48 (11.06%) Cyber Security
4 33 (7.60%) Data Protection
5 31 (7.14%) Information Security
6 26 (5.99%) OO
6 26 (5.99%) Configuration Management
7 23 (5.30%) OOD
8 22 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (4.61%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (4.38%) Service Delivery
11 18 (4.15%) Migration
11 18 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (3.92%) Time Management
13 16 (3.69%) Network Architecture
14 15 (3.46%) Load Balancing
14 15 (3.46%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (3.00%) Unit Testing
16 13 (3.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 158 (36.41%) SQL
2 68 (15.67%) C#
2 68 (15.67%) Python
3 59 (13.59%) Perl
4 58 (13.36%) C++
5 48 (11.06%) Java
6 33 (7.60%) PHP
7 31 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 31 (7.14%) C
8 24 (5.53%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.84%) T-SQL
10 20 (4.61%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.61%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.15%) COBOL
15 4 (0.92%) VB
15 4 (0.92%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.69%) VB6
16 3 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 60 (13.82%) Degree
3 37 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 35 (8.06%) DV Cleared
5 26 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (4.38%) CCNA
8 18 (4.15%) MCSE
9 14 (3.23%) MCSA
10 7 (1.61%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.61%) CCNP
11 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.15%) GCIA
12 5 (1.15%) GCIH
12 5 (1.15%) MCP
13 4 (0.92%) CCA
13 4 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.92%) MCTS
13 4 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.23%) SLA
2 13 (3.00%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (22.35%) Active Directory
2 70 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.14%) XenApp
4 33 (7.60%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 10 (2.30%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.61%) qmail
8 6 (1.38%) vSphere
9 5 (1.15%) Samba
9 5 (1.15%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.15%) Snort
10 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.46%) XenServer
11 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.23%) Firmware
11 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (6.91%) SCCM
2 10 (2.30%) SCOM
3 8 (1.84%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.84%) Puppet
4 7 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.61%) Zenoss
4 7 (1.61%) Nagios
4 7 (1.61%) yum
5 6 (1.38%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.69%) OpenView
7 3 (0.69%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.69%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 159 (36.64%) Microsoft
2 122 (28.11%) VMware
3 70 (16.13%) Citrix
4 64 (14.75%) Cisco
5 53 (12.21%) Oracle
6 32 (7.37%) Juniper
7 21 (4.84%) CheckPoint
8 17 (3.92%) IBM
9 16 (3.69%) Remedy
10 13 (3.00%) Sophos
11 11 (2.53%) Adobe
12 10 (2.30%) Symantec
13 8 (1.84%) SAP
13 8 (1.84%) HP
13 8 (1.84%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.61%) Apple
14 7 (1.61%) Twitter
15 6 (1.38%) Websense
15 6 (1.38%) NetApp
16 5 (1.15%) Veeam
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + + £800 bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 48,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 plus 27 Days Holiday.
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol/Bracknell/Cheltenham/Swansea
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago