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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 24 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 4.65% 1.75% 14.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 6.67% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
23 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 26.74% 26.32% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 10
Average salary £23,500 £29,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.33% -7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £105,000 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Plymouth region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (50.00%) jQuery
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 6 (37.50%) IIS
5 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (25.00%) Office 365

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (37.50%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) PC Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) PC Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) PC Support
3 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Video Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 8 (50.00%) C#
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Panasonic
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