The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 5.66% 8.82% 20.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 54.55% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 11
Average salary £32,250 £33,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.73% +13.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £26,375 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £49,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Windows
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Plymouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 18.87% 16.18% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Average salary £35,500 £19,250 £27,127
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.41% -29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Plymouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Windows
Salary Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Plymouth region.

Windows Salary Trend in Plymouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Vista
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) MCP
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) Time Management
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) VoIP
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) Coaching

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) VoIP
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) ADSL
5 1 (5.56%) ISDN
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows Vista
1 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Time Management
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (16.67%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) MCDST
2 3 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Intune
3 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SCSM
3 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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