The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 91 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 13.85% 8.70% 13.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.41% 49.11% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 69 48 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,595 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 112 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.55% 17.72% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 98 90 103
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Windows
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Salary Trend in Swindon

Windows
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 90 (44.33%) Microsoft
2 85 (41.87%) Active Directory
3 65 (32.02%) SQL Server
4 62 (30.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (26.60%) SQL
6 52 (25.62%) VMware
7 51 (25.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (21.67%) MS Excel
9 42 (20.69%) Finance
9 42 (20.69%) Firewall
10 38 (18.72%) ITIL
11 37 (18.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (16.26%) Cisco
14 32 (15.76%) IIS
15 31 (15.27%) MS Office
15 31 (15.27%) .NET
16 30 (14.78%) Windows 7
17 28 (13.79%) MS Exchange
18 26 (12.81%) TCP/IP
18 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (12.32%) Degree
19 25 (12.32%) Web Services
20 22 (10.84%) SLA
20 22 (10.84%) C#
20 22 (10.84%) Computer Science
21 21 (10.34%) UNIX
21 21 (10.34%) SAN
22 20 (9.85%) Internet
23 19 (9.36%) Lotus

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 32 (15.76%) IIS
2 28 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 18 (8.87%) IBM Notes
4 14 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.93%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (4.43%) Lync
8 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 44 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 31 (15.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.48%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) Office 365
2 6 (2.96%) SaaS
3 3 (1.48%) IaaS
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.69%) Firewall
2 26 (12.81%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.34%) SAN
4 20 (9.85%) Internet
5 17 (8.37%) LAN
6 14 (6.90%) Network Security
7 12 (5.91%) DHCP
7 12 (5.91%) DNS
8 10 (4.93%) VPN
8 10 (4.93%) WAN
9 9 (4.43%) VoIP
10 6 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.46%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.97%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.97%) SMTP
12 4 (1.97%) LDAP
12 4 (1.97%) HTTP
13 3 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.48%) TACACS
13 3 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.02%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (5.91%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.45%) DB2
6 7 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.99%) MS Access
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.94%) SoapUI
2 7 (3.45%) Selenium
2 7 (3.45%) TestNG
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (20.69%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.43%) Banking
4 6 (2.96%) Advertising
5 5 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.48%) Retail
7 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (18.23%) Analyst
2 24 (11.82%) Support Analyst
3 23 (11.33%) Consultant
4 20 (9.85%) Developer
4 20 (9.85%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Applications Support
5 17 (8.37%) Service Analyst
5 17 (8.37%) IT Support
6 15 (7.39%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (6.90%) Support Technician
8 13 (6.40%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.40%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.94%) IT Support Analyst
11 7 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.45%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.27%) .NET
2 25 (12.32%) Web Services
3 18 (8.87%) XML
4 17 (8.37%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.91%) HTML
5 12 (5.91%) jQuery
6 10 (4.93%) HTML5
7 9 (4.43%) REST
8 8 (3.94%) CSS3
8 8 (3.94%) CSS
9 7 (3.45%) SOAP
10 5 (2.46%) XSD
10 5 (2.46%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.46%) GWT
10 5 (2.46%) Spring
10 5 (2.46%) OSGi
10 5 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.48%) WCF
12 2 (0.99%) WPF
12 2 (0.99%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.43%) Clustering
3 7 (3.45%) Replication
4 6 (2.96%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.46%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.99%) CMDB
7 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.99%) RMADS
7 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.99%) PMI
7 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) IVR
8 1 (0.49%) Economics
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 62 (30.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 51 (25.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (18.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (14.78%) Windows 7
5 21 (10.34%) UNIX
6 17 (8.37%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.43%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.45%) Linux
9 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.72%) ITIL
2 12 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (4.93%) Migration
3 10 (4.93%) Information Security
3 10 (4.93%) Service Management
4 9 (4.43%) PRINCE2
4 9 (4.43%) Scrum
4 9 (4.43%) ITSM
4 9 (4.43%) Software Testing
5 8 (3.94%) Project Management
5 8 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (3.45%) Process Management
6 7 (3.45%) SOA
6 7 (3.45%) Use Case
6 7 (3.45%) Test Automation
6 7 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (3.45%) Line Management
7 6 (2.96%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (2.96%) CRM
7 6 (2.96%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.60%) SQL
2 22 (10.84%) C#
3 17 (8.37%) Java
4 16 (7.88%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.43%) VB.NET
5 9 (4.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.48%) C++
8 2 (0.99%) VBScript
8 2 (0.99%) VB
8 2 (0.99%) VC++
8 2 (0.99%) XAML
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (12.32%) Degree
2 19 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.88%) MCSE
4 9 (4.43%) MCSA
5 8 (3.94%) MCP
5 8 (3.94%) ISEB
5 8 (3.94%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.45%) CCNA
7 6 (2.96%) HND
8 5 (2.46%) PhD
8 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.97%) MCDST
10 3 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.49%) MCTS
12 1 (0.49%) MCITP
12 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.84%) SLA
2 8 (3.94%) QA
3 7 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (41.87%) Active Directory
2 36 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.96%) XenApp
4 6 (2.96%) Snort
5 5 (2.46%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.46%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.48%) Nmap
7 2 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.99%) vSphere
8 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.43%) SCCM
3 6 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.97%) MOM
4 4 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.48%) SCOM
5 3 (1.48%) Nessus
6 2 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.99%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.99%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.99%) SCSM
6 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 90 (44.33%) Microsoft
2 52 (25.62%) VMware
3 33 (16.26%) Cisco
4 19 (9.36%) Lotus
5 17 (8.37%) Citrix
5 17 (8.37%) Oracle
6 11 (5.42%) Symantec
7 10 (4.93%) IBM
8 9 (4.43%) Dell
8 9 (4.43%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.45%) NetApp
9 7 (3.45%) HP
10 6 (2.96%) Apple
10 6 (2.96%) Splunk
10 6 (2.96%) LogLogic
11 5 (2.46%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.97%) Sophos
12 4 (1.97%) Juniper
12 4 (1.97%) EMC
13 3 (1.48%) Adobe
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