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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 25 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 5.92% 6.25% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 5
Average salary £22,000 £39,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.58% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £39,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £41,800 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
13 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 8.55% 6.25% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £22,500 £39,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,500 £39,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £39,000 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (33.33%) MCP
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) MCSA
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (16.67%) MCTS
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Perl

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) ADSL
4 1 (8.33%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
1 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Graduate
2 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCP
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCDST
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
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