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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 177 182 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.59% 22.09% 17.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.72% 61.07% 68.16%
Number of salaries quoted 138 157 124
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
349 298 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.69% 36.17% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 273 241 181
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Gloucester +2 60 £33,500 +0.75% 8
Cheltenham -12 41 £35,000 - 5
Cirencester -5 9 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Tewkesbury +5 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Stroud +2 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Dursley - 2 £26,000 -
Fairford - 2 £29,750 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 175 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 160 (37.04%) Linux
3 156 (36.11%) VMware
4 134 (31.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 122 (28.24%) SQL
6 113 (26.16%) Active Directory
7 111 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 99 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 94 (21.76%) Citrix
10 87 (20.14%) ITIL
10 87 (20.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 84 (19.44%) .NET
12 80 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 77 (17.82%) MS Exchange
13 77 (17.82%) Security Cleared
14 73 (16.90%) C
15 68 (15.74%) Cisco
16 67 (15.51%) C#
17 65 (15.05%) Firewall
18 64 (14.81%) Finance
19 63 (14.58%) Oracle
19 63 (14.58%) SAN
20 62 (14.35%) DNS
21 61 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
22 56 (12.96%) Java
23 54 (12.50%) DV Cleared
24 53 (12.27%) MS Excel
25 52 (12.04%) JavaScript
26 51 (11.81%) TCP/IP
26 51 (11.81%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (17.82%) MS Exchange
2 44 (10.19%) IIS
3 24 (5.56%) Apache
3 24 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (5.09%) Node.js
5 20 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (4.17%) SharePoint
8 13 (3.01%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.55%) Lync
10 7 (1.62%) SAS
11 6 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 53 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 43 (9.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) InDesign
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (15.05%) Firewall
2 63 (14.58%) SAN
3 62 (14.35%) DNS
4 51 (11.81%) TCP/IP
5 36 (8.33%) VPN
6 33 (7.64%) DHCP
7 25 (5.79%) Internet
8 23 (5.32%) MPLS
9 20 (4.63%) SMTP
10 13 (3.01%) Ethernet
11 12 (2.78%) Wireless
12 11 (2.55%) VoIP
13 10 (2.31%) WAN
13 10 (2.31%) HTTP
13 10 (2.31%) LAN
14 9 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (1.62%) 3G
15 7 (1.62%) NAS
16 6 (1.39%) Network Security
17 5 (1.16%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.87%) MySQL
3 32 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 27 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (5.79%) Relational Database
6 23 (5.32%) Big Data
7 22 (5.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (4.40%) RDBMS
8 19 (4.40%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.40%) ClearCase
4 11 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.39%) NeoLoad
5 6 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (1.39%) JMeter
6 5 (1.16%) JIRA
7 4 (0.93%) Toad
8 3 (0.69%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.69%) MSI
8 3 (0.69%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.69%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.46%) Xcode
9 2 (0.46%) Subversion
9 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.23%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.23%) Hudson
10 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 64 (14.81%) Finance
2 28 (6.48%) Military
3 24 (5.56%) Advertising
4 22 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.24%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.08%) Automotive
8 6 (1.39%) Back Office
9 5 (1.16%) Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 96 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 63 (14.58%) Analyst
3 46 (10.65%) Developer
4 40 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 35 (8.10%) Support Analyst
6 34 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (6.71%) Technical Support
8 27 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (4.86%) IT Support
11 20 (4.63%) Architect
12 19 (4.40%) Desktop Support
13 18 (4.17%) Consultant
13 18 (4.17%) Applications Support
14 17 (3.94%) Support Specialist
14 17 (3.94%) DBA
15 16 (3.70%) Administrator
16 14 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (3.24%) Software Developer
16 14 (3.24%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (19.44%) .NET
2 43 (9.95%) CSS
3 41 (9.49%) HTML
4 35 (8.10%) J2EE
5 26 (6.02%) HTML5
6 23 (5.32%) CSS3
6 23 (5.32%) Middleware
7 20 (4.63%) ASP.NET
8 19 (4.40%) Hibernate
8 19 (4.40%) Spring
8 19 (4.40%) Apache Camel
9 16 (3.70%) XML
10 12 (2.78%) COM
11 11 (2.55%) Web Services
12 10 (2.31%) MFC
13 9 (2.08%) Software Packaging
14 8 (1.85%) WinForms
15 7 (1.62%) WCF
15 7 (1.62%) WPF
15 7 (1.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.79%) Visualisation
2 25 (5.79%) Client/Server
3 24 (5.56%) Clustering
4 19 (4.40%) PKI
5 17 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.55%) AS400
7 10 (2.31%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.31%) LPAR
8 9 (2.08%) Replication
8 9 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.62%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.39%) iSeries
11 5 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.16%) User Experience
12 4 (0.93%) CMDB
13 3 (0.69%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.69%) FMCG
13 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 160 (37.04%) Linux
2 134 (31.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (20.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (10.88%) Windows 7
6 39 (9.03%) UNIX
7 22 (5.09%) Windows XP
7 22 (5.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 21 (4.86%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.78%) Android
11 11 (2.55%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.08%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.85%) Solaris
13 8 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.16%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.16%) Windows NT
14 5 (1.16%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.14%) ITIL
2 50 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 43 (9.95%) Software Engineering
4 43 (9.95%) SDLC
5 34 (7.87%) Scrum
6 30 (6.94%) Time Management
7 28 (6.48%) Information Security
8 27 (6.25%) DevOps
9 26 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (6.02%) Service Delivery
10 24 (5.56%) Service Management
11 23 (5.32%) Change Management
11 23 (5.32%) Incident Management
12 22 (5.09%) Analytics
13 19 (4.40%) Big Data Analytics
13 19 (4.40%) Data Analytics
14 18 (4.17%) OO
15 17 (3.94%) Technical Architecture
16 16 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 122 (28.24%) SQL
2 73 (16.90%) C
3 67 (15.51%) C#
4 56 (12.96%) Java
5 52 (12.04%) JavaScript
6 49 (11.34%) C++
7 38 (8.80%) Python
8 31 (7.18%) Perl
9 24 (5.56%) Ruby
10 22 (5.09%) VB.NET
11 19 (4.40%) PL/SQL
12 17 (3.94%) Bash Shell
12 17 (3.94%) PHP
13 15 (3.47%) T-SQL
13 15 (3.47%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.78%) VBScript
15 7 (1.62%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.16%) COBOL
17 3 (0.69%) VB
17 3 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 77 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 61 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 42 (9.72%) MCSE
5 38 (8.80%) SC Cleared
6 27 (6.25%) Degree
7 25 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (5.56%) MCSA
9 17 (3.94%) MCITP
10 14 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.85%) CCNA
14 4 (0.93%) CCDP
14 4 (0.93%) MCP
14 4 (0.93%) PhD
14 4 (0.93%) CCNP
15 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 2 (0.46%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.47%) SLA
2 5 (1.16%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 113 (26.16%) Active Directory
2 111 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (11.81%) Hyper-V
4 42 (9.72%) vSphere
5 29 (6.71%) XenApp
6 19 (4.40%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (2.31%) BitLocker
9 7 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.62%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.39%) Firmware
10 6 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.46%) Xen
14 2 (0.46%) KVM
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 47 (10.88%) SCCM
2 28 (6.48%) Backup Exec
3 15 (3.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (3.47%) SCOM
3 15 (3.47%) WSUS
4 12 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.31%) Zenoss
5 10 (2.31%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (1.39%) Hyperic
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.46%) vMotion
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.23%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 175 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 156 (36.11%) VMware
3 94 (21.76%) Citrix
4 68 (15.74%) Cisco
5 63 (14.58%) Oracle
6 33 (7.64%) HP
7 26 (6.02%) Symantec
8 25 (5.79%) Sophos
9 21 (4.86%) NetApp
10 17 (3.94%) Juniper
11 16 (3.70%) Red Hat
12 15 (3.47%) Remedy
13 10 (2.31%) Dell
14 8 (1.85%) IBM
14 8 (1.85%) Veeam
15 7 (1.62%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.39%) EMC
16 6 (1.39%) Websense
17 5 (1.16%) 3PAR
18 4 (0.93%) IronPort
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
The People Network
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Watkins Hire Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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