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 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 4 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 256 159 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.17% 16.97% 21.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.65% 55.40% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 208 144 161
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
396 287 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.39% 30.63% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 316 256 282
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £32,500
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 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 99 £33,000 -17.50% 3
Gloucester 0 69 £33,000 -8.96% 11
Cirencester +7 9 £17,500 -31.35%
Stroud - 6 £31,000 - 2
Tewkesbury -3 3 £50,000 +44.92%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 202 (43.07%) Microsoft
2 190 (40.51%) VMware
3 154 (32.84%) Linux
4 142 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 141 (30.06%) Active Directory
6 140 (29.85%) SQL
7 138 (29.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 129 (27.51%) Citrix
9 127 (27.08%) SQL Server
10 113 (24.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 100 (21.32%) Cisco
12 94 (20.04%) Firewall
13 91 (19.40%) Finance
14 88 (18.76%) DNS
15 84 (17.91%) TCP/IP
16 82 (17.48%) .NET
16 82 (17.48%) ITIL
17 81 (17.27%) MS Office
18 80 (17.06%) Security Cleared
18 80 (17.06%) Windows Server 2012
19 79 (16.84%) MS Exchange
20 74 (15.78%) Microsoft Certification
20 74 (15.78%) MS Excel
21 73 (15.57%) C#
22 68 (14.50%) SAN
23 66 (14.07%) Java
23 66 (14.07%) Oracle
24 64 (13.65%) IIS
24 64 (13.65%) VPN
25 62 (13.22%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 64 (13.65%) IIS
3 25 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.99%) Node.js
8 13 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (2.35%) Lync
10 10 (2.13%) Apache
11 9 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (1.28%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.85%) SAS
15 4 (0.85%) JBoss
16 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 81 (17.27%) MS Office
2 74 (15.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.43%) InDesign
3 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.84%) Office 365
2 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 94 (20.04%) Firewall
2 88 (18.76%) DNS
3 84 (17.91%) TCP/IP
4 68 (14.50%) SAN
5 64 (13.65%) VPN
6 54 (11.51%) DHCP
7 29 (6.18%) MPLS
8 27 (5.76%) WAN
8 27 (5.76%) Internet
9 22 (4.69%) LAN
10 18 (3.84%) SMTP
11 16 (3.41%) HTTP
12 15 (3.20%) Wireless
13 12 (2.56%) LDAP
13 12 (2.56%) VLAN
13 12 (2.56%) Network Security
14 10 (2.13%) SSL
14 10 (2.13%) FTP
15 9 (1.92%) Telnet
16 8 (1.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.53%) MySQL
3 30 (6.40%) Oracle Database
4 27 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.41%) Big Data
8 13 (2.77%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.77%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (2.77%) ClearCase
4 11 (2.35%) Subversion
4 11 (2.35%) JMeter
4 11 (2.35%) NeoLoad
5 8 (1.71%) MSI
5 8 (1.71%) InstallShield
5 8 (1.71%) ClearQuest
6 6 (1.28%) JIRA
7 5 (1.07%) FxCop
7 5 (1.07%) StyleCop
8 4 (0.85%) Toad
8 4 (0.85%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.85%) Maven
9 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.64%) Hudson
10 2 (0.43%) Axure RP
General
1 91 (19.40%) Finance
2 45 (9.59%) Advertising
3 25 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.90%) Military
5 17 (3.62%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.64%) Banking
7 3 (0.64%) Marketing
7 3 (0.64%) Automotive
7 3 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (20.26%) Support Engineer
2 69 (14.71%) Analyst
3 67 (14.29%) Developer
4 47 (10.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 44 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 27 (5.76%) Support Specialist
6 27 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (5.76%) Software Developer
6 27 (5.76%) Support Analyst
7 23 (4.90%) IT Support
7 23 (4.90%) DBA
8 22 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 22 (4.69%) SQL DBA
9 18 (3.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 18 (3.84%) Architect
9 18 (3.84%) Desktop Support
9 18 (3.84%) Consultant
9 18 (3.84%) SQL Server DBA
10 17 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (3.41%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (17.48%) .NET
2 41 (8.74%) CSS
3 38 (8.10%) HTML
4 37 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 23 (4.90%) J2EE
5 23 (4.90%) COM
6 20 (4.26%) Software Packaging
7 18 (3.84%) HTML5
8 17 (3.62%) CSS3
9 16 (3.41%) Web Services
10 15 (3.20%) XML
11 14 (2.99%) Middleware
11 14 (2.99%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.77%) Apache Camel
12 13 (2.77%) WCF
12 13 (2.77%) Spring
12 13 (2.77%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.13%) Qt
14 8 (1.71%) SOAP
15 7 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.58%) Client/Server
2 54 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.04%) Clustering
4 23 (4.90%) N-Tier
5 22 (4.69%) Visualisation
5 22 (4.69%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.77%) PKI
8 8 (1.71%) CMDB
9 7 (1.49%) PDA
9 7 (1.49%) PMI
10 6 (1.28%) Replication
11 5 (1.07%) User Experience
12 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.85%) Open Source
13 3 (0.64%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.64%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 154 (32.84%) Linux
2 138 (29.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (24.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (17.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (9.59%) Windows 7
6 36 (7.68%) UNIX
7 26 (5.54%) Windows XP
8 20 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.13%) Android
11 9 (1.92%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.71%) Solaris
13 7 (1.49%) CentOS
13 7 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (1.07%) Windows NT
15 5 (1.07%) AIX
15 5 (1.07%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.48%) ITIL
2 51 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 50 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (9.59%) Software Engineering
5 34 (7.25%) OO
5 34 (7.25%) Information Security
6 31 (6.61%) DevOps
7 29 (6.18%) Scrum
8 28 (5.97%) Data Protection
9 26 (5.54%) Data Modelling
10 25 (5.33%) Time Management
10 25 (5.33%) Load Balancing
11 23 (4.90%) Service Management
11 23 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
12 22 (4.69%) Migration
12 22 (4.69%) Incident Management
13 21 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (4.05%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (29.85%) SQL
2 73 (15.57%) C#
3 66 (14.07%) Java
4 57 (12.15%) C
5 51 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 46 (9.81%) C++
7 36 (7.68%) Perl
8 35 (7.46%) Python
9 28 (5.97%) T-SQL
10 25 (5.33%) VB.NET
11 21 (4.48%) Ruby
12 19 (4.05%) PowerShell
13 18 (3.84%) PHP
13 18 (3.84%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.56%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.85%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.85%) VBScript
16 2 (0.43%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.43%) R
16 2 (0.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 80 (17.06%) Security Cleared
2 74 (15.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (12.15%) DV Cleared
4 50 (10.66%) MCSE
5 44 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 40 (8.53%) Degree
7 31 (6.61%) MCSA
8 24 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (4.05%) CCNA
11 11 (2.35%) MCITP
11 11 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.92%) CCA
14 7 (1.49%) MCP
14 7 (1.49%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.49%) CCNP
15 4 (0.85%) CCDP
15 4 (0.85%) PhD
16 2 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.77%) SLA
2 5 (1.07%) QA
3 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) Basel II
System Software
1 142 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (30.06%) Active Directory
3 58 (12.37%) Hyper-V
4 49 (10.45%) XenApp
5 35 (7.46%) vSphere
6 26 (5.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 25 (5.33%) VMware ESX
8 20 (4.26%) BitLocker
9 13 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.77%) XenDesktop
10 12 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.07%) Snort
12 4 (0.85%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.64%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.64%) XenServer
13 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.43%) KVM
14 2 (0.43%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.43%) Firmware
14 2 (0.43%) qmail
Systems Management
1 62 (13.22%) SCCM
2 29 (6.18%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.41%) SCOM
4 14 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (2.35%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.28%) Hyperic
7 5 (1.07%) WSUS
7 5 (1.07%) vMotion
8 4 (0.85%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.64%) Puppet
10 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.43%) yum
10 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.43%) Nagios
10 2 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 202 (43.07%) Microsoft
2 190 (40.51%) VMware
3 129 (27.51%) Citrix
4 100 (21.32%) Cisco
5 66 (14.07%) Oracle
6 33 (7.04%) HP
7 31 (6.61%) Sophos
8 25 (5.33%) Juniper
8 25 (5.33%) Symantec
9 23 (4.90%) Remedy
10 15 (3.20%) Veeam
11 14 (2.99%) Websense
12 11 (2.35%) NetApp
12 11 (2.35%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.92%) Apple
14 8 (1.71%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.49%) Dell
16 6 (1.28%) 3PAR
16 6 (1.28%) EMC
16 6 (1.28%) SolarWinds
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + On-call + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: Pension, BUPA, life assurance etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Vantage Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coleford, Gloucestershire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Newport, Chepstow, Bridgwater,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago