The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 3 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 2.00% 11.11% 48.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 60.00% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 22
Average salary £22,500 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
Wiltshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 10.00% 18.52% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 23
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £38,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,972 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Windows
Salary Trend in Salisbury

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

Windows Salary Trend in Salisbury

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salisbury 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Apple
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) MCDST
6 1 (11.11%) MCITP
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) MS Access
6 1 (11.11%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salisbury 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Apple
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle