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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 92 54 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 13.83% 8.59% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.15% 46.15% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 46 58
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 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,659 £43,250
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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 117 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.30% 18.60% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 97 94 107
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £46,850 £45,000
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 24 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 89 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 83 (40.89%) Active Directory
3 68 (33.50%) SQL Server
4 60 (29.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (26.11%) SQL
6 51 (25.12%) VMware
7 50 (24.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 42 (20.69%) Firewall
8 42 (20.69%) Finance
9 38 (18.72%) ITIL
10 36 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (16.26%) .NET
13 32 (15.76%) Cisco
14 31 (15.27%) IIS
14 31 (15.27%) MS Office
15 30 (14.78%) Windows 7
16 27 (13.30%) Degree
17 26 (12.81%) MS Exchange
17 26 (12.81%) TCP/IP
17 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (12.32%) Web Services
19 24 (11.82%) Computer Science
20 23 (11.33%) C#
21 22 (10.84%) UNIX
21 22 (10.84%) SLA
22 21 (10.34%) Oracle
23 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
23 20 (9.85%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 31 (15.27%) IIS
2 26 (12.81%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.37%) 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 42 (20.69%) 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 2 (0.99%) SmartPlant
3 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 20 (9.85%) SAN
4 19 (9.36%) Internet
5 16 (7.88%) 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 8 (3.94%) 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%) TACACS
13 3 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (7.39%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.93%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.45%) DB2
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.99%) MS Access
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.49%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (3.94%) SoapUI
2 7 (3.45%) TestNG
2 7 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.49%) Moq
General
1 42 (20.69%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.43%) Banking
4 6 (2.96%) Advertising
4 6 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
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 22 (10.84%) Consultant
4 21 (10.34%) Developer
5 20 (9.85%) Support Engineer
6 18 (8.87%) Applications Support
7 17 (8.37%) Service Analyst
7 17 (8.37%) IT Support
8 15 (7.39%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (6.90%) Support Technician
10 13 (6.40%) Technical Support
11 12 (5.91%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.94%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.94%) Desktop Support
13 7 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (3.45%) QA Engineer
13 7 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.26%) .NET
2 25 (12.32%) Web Services
3 19 (9.36%) XML
4 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.90%) HTML
6 12 (5.91%) HTML5
7 11 (5.42%) REST
7 11 (5.42%) jQuery
8 8 (3.94%) CSS
8 8 (3.94%) CSS3
9 7 (3.45%) SOAP
10 6 (2.96%) XSD
10 6 (2.96%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.96%) Spring
10 6 (2.96%) OSGi
11 5 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (2.46%) WCF
11 5 (2.46%) GWT
12 4 (1.97%) WPF
12 4 (1.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.43%) Clustering
3 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.45%) Replication
5 6 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.46%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.97%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.99%) PMI
8 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.99%) CMDB
8 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.99%) RMADS
8 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.49%) IVR
9 1 (0.49%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (24.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (14.78%) Windows 7
5 22 (10.84%) 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 15 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (5.42%) Scrum
4 10 (4.93%) Information Security
4 10 (4.93%) Migration
4 10 (4.93%) Service Management
4 10 (4.93%) Software Testing
5 9 (4.43%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.43%) ITSM
6 8 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.45%) Document Management
7 7 (3.45%) Process Management
7 7 (3.45%) Project Management
7 7 (3.45%) SOA
7 7 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 7 (3.45%) Use Case
7 7 (3.45%) Test Automation
7 7 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (3.45%) Line Management
8 6 (2.96%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.11%) SQL
2 23 (11.33%) C#
3 18 (8.87%) Java
4 16 (7.88%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.91%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.97%) XAML
8 2 (0.99%) VBScript
8 2 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) VB
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) VC++
9 1 (0.49%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (13.30%) Degree
2 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.37%) MCSE
4 10 (4.93%) 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%) HND
7 6 (2.96%) CCNA
7 6 (2.96%) PhD
7 6 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.97%) MCDST
10 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.49%) MCTS
11 1 (0.49%) MCITP
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 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 83 (40.89%) Active Directory
2 35 (17.24%) 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 11 (5.42%) 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 89 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 51 (25.12%) VMware
3 32 (15.76%) Cisco
4 21 (10.34%) Oracle
5 18 (8.87%) Lotus
6 17 (8.37%) Citrix
7 11 (5.42%) Symantec
8 10 (4.93%) IBM
9 9 (4.43%) Dell
9 9 (4.43%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.45%) NetApp
10 7 (3.45%) HP
11 6 (2.96%) Apple
11 6 (2.96%) Splunk
11 6 (2.96%) LogLogic
12 5 (2.46%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.97%) Sophos
13 4 (1.97%) Juniper
13 4 (1.97%) EMC
14 3 (1.48%) Adobe
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