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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 197 148 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.68% 17.56% 18.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.43% 54.41% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 170 136 136
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,488 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +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
326 272 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.57% 32.27% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 261 239 237
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 6 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 6 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 +8 98 £33,250 -16.87% 16
Gloucester +5 34 £30,000 -14.28% 10
Cirencester -2 7 £37,500 +17.18%
Tewkesbury -12 7 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Filton - 1 - -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 189 (39.96%) Linux
1 189 (39.96%) Microsoft
2 162 (34.25%) SQL
3 151 (31.92%) VMware
4 125 (26.43%) Active Directory
5 116 (24.52%) SQL Server
6 114 (24.10%) TCP/IP
7 109 (23.04%) Firewall
8 107 (22.62%) Finance
9 106 (22.41%) DNS
10 102 (21.56%) Citrix
11 101 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 96 (20.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 89 (18.82%) Cisco
14 83 (17.55%) Security Cleared
15 81 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 77 (16.28%) MS Exchange
17 76 (16.07%) C#
17 76 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
18 71 (15.01%) ITIL
18 71 (15.01%) MS Excel
18 71 (15.01%) VPN
19 70 (14.80%) DHCP
20 69 (14.59%) Oracle
20 69 (14.59%) MS Office
21 63 (13.32%) Perl
21 63 (13.32%) Python
21 63 (13.32%) Degree
22 62 (13.11%) Software Engineering
23 61 (12.90%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 77 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.30%) IIS
3 24 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (2.75%) Apache
6 13 (2.75%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.33%) Lync
8 8 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.48%) NetWeaver
10 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.06%) JBoss
11 4 (0.85%) Node.js
11 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.21%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.21%) SAS
13 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
Applications
1 71 (15.01%) MS Excel
2 69 (14.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) InDesign
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.38%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (24.10%) TCP/IP
2 109 (23.04%) Firewall
3 106 (22.41%) DNS
4 71 (15.01%) VPN
5 70 (14.80%) DHCP
6 43 (9.09%) HTTP
7 37 (7.82%) SAN
8 35 (7.40%) SMTP
9 32 (6.77%) LDAP
9 32 (6.77%) Internet
10 29 (6.13%) FTP
11 27 (5.71%) SSL
12 26 (5.50%) Telnet
12 26 (5.50%) Network Security
13 23 (4.86%) WAN
14 22 (4.65%) LAN
15 21 (4.44%) MPLS
15 21 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (2.54%) Wireless
17 10 (2.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.57%) MySQL
3 16 (3.38%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.69%) DB2
6 8 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.06%) Big Data
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.23%) Subversion
3 9 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.48%) NeoLoad
4 7 (1.48%) FxCop
4 7 (1.48%) StyleCop
4 7 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (1.48%) JMeter
5 6 (1.27%) JIRA
5 6 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.06%) ClearQuest
6 5 (1.06%) MSI
6 5 (1.06%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.85%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.85%) Maven
7 4 (0.85%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.63%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.42%) Hudson
9 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 107 (22.62%) Finance
2 36 (7.61%) Aerospace
3 29 (6.13%) Advertising
4 11 (2.33%) Military
5 10 (2.11%) Electronics
6 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.27%) Banking
8 5 (1.06%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 107 (22.62%) Analyst
2 81 (17.12%) Developer
3 58 (12.26%) Software Engineer
4 56 (11.84%) Support Engineer
5 49 (10.36%) Support Analyst
6 32 (6.77%) Software Developer
6 32 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (5.71%) Consultant
8 25 (5.29%) Network Engineer
9 24 (5.07%) C++ Software Engineer
10 20 (4.23%) Applications Support
10 20 (4.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 19 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (3.81%) DBA
12 18 (3.81%) SQL DBA
13 17 (3.59%) Programmer
13 17 (3.59%) C++ Developer
13 17 (3.59%) Lead Network Engineer
14 16 (3.38%) Software Programmer
14 16 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.90%) .NET
2 34 (7.19%) HTML
3 32 (6.77%) ASP.NET
4 27 (5.71%) CSS
5 23 (4.86%) XML
6 22 (4.65%) Qt
7 17 (3.59%) .NET Framework
7 17 (3.59%) Software Packaging
7 17 (3.59%) COM
8 15 (3.17%) WCF
9 14 (2.96%) Web Services
10 13 (2.75%) J2EE
11 8 (1.69%) WinForms
11 8 (1.69%) WPF
12 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.48%) SAP Basis
12 7 (1.48%) XSL
12 7 (1.48%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (10.57%) Client/Server
3 26 (5.50%) Clustering
4 23 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
6 17 (3.59%) N-Tier
7 12 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.54%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.33%) Open Source
9 8 (1.69%) PKI
10 7 (1.48%) PMI
10 7 (1.48%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.27%) PDA
12 5 (1.06%) CMDB
13 4 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (0.63%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.63%) Replication
15 2 (0.42%) Physics
15 2 (0.42%) EPoS
15 2 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 189 (39.96%) Linux
2 101 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (9.30%) UNIX
6 42 (8.88%) Windows 7
7 24 (5.07%) Solaris
8 17 (3.59%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.38%) AIX
10 13 (2.75%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.11%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.69%) Windows NT
14 6 (1.27%) Debian
14 6 (1.27%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.27%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.85%) CentOS
16 3 (0.63%) Android
16 3 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (15.01%) ITIL
2 62 (13.11%) Software Engineering
3 48 (10.15%) Cyber Security
4 35 (7.40%) OO
4 35 (7.40%) Configuration Management
4 35 (7.40%) Information Security
4 35 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (7.19%) Data Protection
6 27 (5.71%) OOD
7 22 (4.65%) Time Management
7 22 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (4.44%) Migration
9 20 (4.23%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (3.59%) Load Balancing
11 17 (3.59%) Data Modelling
11 17 (3.59%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (3.59%) DevOps
11 17 (3.59%) Digital Signal Processing
11 17 (3.59%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 162 (34.25%) SQL
2 76 (16.07%) C#
3 63 (13.32%) Perl
3 63 (13.32%) Python
4 60 (12.68%) C++
5 56 (11.84%) Java
6 37 (7.82%) C
7 35 (7.40%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.98%) PowerShell
9 25 (5.29%) PHP
10 23 (4.86%) Bash Shell
11 20 (4.23%) T-SQL
12 17 (3.59%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.90%) Ruby
14 7 (1.48%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.06%) VB
16 3 (0.63%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.63%) VB6
17 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (17.55%) Security Cleared
2 63 (13.32%) Degree
3 49 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (9.94%) DV Cleared
5 45 (9.51%) SC Cleared
6 31 (6.55%) MCSE
7 29 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (5.29%) MCSA
9 24 (5.07%) CCNA
10 20 (4.23%) VCP4
11 13 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.69%) CCA
12 8 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.69%) MCP
12 8 (1.69%) CCNP
13 7 (1.48%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.48%) MCITP
14 5 (1.06%) GCIA
14 5 (1.06%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.38%) SLA
2 11 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) Basel II
System Software
1 125 (26.43%) Active Directory
2 96 (20.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (12.05%) XenApp
4 48 (10.15%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 17 (3.59%) vSphere
7 14 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (2.11%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.90%) Snort
10 7 (1.48%) qmail
11 2 (0.42%) XenServer
11 2 (0.42%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.21%) Samba
12 1 (0.21%) Firmware
12 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 43 (9.09%) SCCM
2 15 (3.17%) SCOM
3 12 (2.54%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.11%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.69%) Puppet
7 7 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.48%) Nagios
7 7 (1.48%) Zenoss
7 7 (1.48%) yum
8 3 (0.63%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.63%) OpenView
8 3 (0.63%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 189 (39.96%) Microsoft
2 151 (31.92%) VMware
3 102 (21.56%) Citrix
4 89 (18.82%) Cisco
5 69 (14.59%) Oracle
6 36 (7.61%) Juniper
7 23 (4.86%) Remedy
8 21 (4.44%) Sophos
8 21 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 16 (3.38%) Symantec
10 13 (2.75%) HP
11 11 (2.33%) IBM
12 10 (2.11%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.11%) Apple
12 10 (2.11%) Websense
13 9 (1.90%) SAP
13 9 (1.90%) Veeam
14 7 (1.48%) Twitter
15 5 (1.06%) LogRhythm
15 5 (1.06%) SolarWinds
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30,000 + Company Car + Mobile
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 25k-28k + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33,000 - £36,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum And 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago