The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 111 48 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.24% 9.36% 8.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.15% 48.00% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 99 46 47
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,135 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,250 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 100 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.22% 19.49% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 130 91 137
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Wiltshire

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 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 82 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 66 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 63 (36.21%) SQL Server
4 55 (31.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (28.16%) SQL
6 47 (27.01%) MS Excel
7 44 (25.29%) ITIL
8 41 (23.56%) VMware
9 40 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (18.97%) IIS
10 33 (18.97%) MS Office
10 33 (18.97%) Finance
11 32 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (16.67%) Firewall
13 27 (15.52%) .NET
14 26 (14.94%) Windows XP
14 26 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (13.22%) SLA
16 22 (12.64%) Degree
16 22 (12.64%) Windows 7
17 21 (12.07%) Cisco
18 20 (11.49%) TCP/IP
18 20 (11.49%) XML
18 20 (11.49%) Windows 8
19 19 (10.92%) Lotus
19 19 (10.92%) Citrix
19 19 (10.92%) Telecoms
20 18 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (10.34%) Internet
20 18 (10.34%) IBM Notes

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (18.97%) IIS
2 18 (10.34%) IBM Notes
3 17 (9.77%) MS Exchange
4 12 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.72%) Lync
8 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (27.01%) MS Excel
2 33 (18.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.15%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Office 365
2 4 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.67%) Firewall
2 20 (11.49%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.34%) Internet
4 12 (6.90%) Network Security
5 9 (5.17%) VPN
5 9 (5.17%) LAN
5 9 (5.17%) SAN
6 8 (4.60%) WAN
7 6 (3.45%) DNS
7 6 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.87%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.30%) LDAP
9 4 (2.30%) DHCP
9 4 (2.30%) HTTP
9 4 (2.30%) SMTP
9 4 (2.30%) SSH
10 3 (1.72%) TACACS
10 3 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.15%) ADSL
12 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.05%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.75%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.30%) MySQL
8 3 (1.72%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.72%) Selenium
2 3 (1.72%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.72%) TestNG
3 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.57%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.57%) Moq
General
1 33 (18.97%) Finance
2 19 (10.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.45%) Back Office
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.15%) Advertising
4 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (17.24%) Analyst
2 27 (15.52%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.64%) Support Analyst
4 21 (12.07%) Applications Support
5 16 (9.20%) IT Support
6 15 (8.62%) Technical Support
7 14 (8.05%) Support Technician
8 13 (7.47%) Developer
8 13 (7.47%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Service Analyst
9 11 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) Consultant
10 8 (4.60%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Administrator
11 7 (4.02%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
12 6 (3.45%) Security Analyst
12 6 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.52%) .NET
2 20 (11.49%) XML
3 16 (9.20%) Web Services
4 15 (8.62%) HTML
5 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.60%) HTML5
7 7 (4.02%) jQuery
7 7 (4.02%) REST
8 6 (3.45%) OSGi
8 6 (3.45%) XSD
8 6 (3.45%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.45%) Spring
9 5 (2.87%) WCF
9 5 (2.87%) CSS
10 4 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.30%) CSS3
10 4 (2.30%) GWT
10 4 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.02%) Replication
3 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.87%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.30%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.72%) Clustering
6 3 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.72%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.57%) Statistics
8 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.57%) RMADS
8 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (14.94%) Windows XP
5 22 (12.64%) Windows 7
6 20 (11.49%) Windows 8
7 17 (9.77%) UNIX
8 8 (4.60%) Linux
9 6 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.30%) CentOS
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.29%) ITIL
2 12 (6.90%) Information Security
3 8 (4.60%) Migration
3 8 (4.60%) Load Balancing
3 8 (4.60%) Incident Management
4 7 (4.02%) Document Management
4 7 (4.02%) Scrum
4 7 (4.02%) MVC
4 7 (4.02%) Service Management
4 7 (4.02%) Service Delivery
5 6 (3.45%) Database Tuning
5 6 (3.45%) UML
5 6 (3.45%) OOD
5 6 (3.45%) ITSM
5 6 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 6 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 5 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (2.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.16%) SQL
2 17 (9.77%) C#
3 14 (8.05%) Java
3 14 (8.05%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.75%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.30%) XAML
7 3 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (12.64%) Degree
2 18 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.05%) MCSE
4 9 (5.17%) HND
5 7 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.45%) PhD
7 4 (2.30%) MCITP
8 3 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.72%) ISEB
8 3 (1.72%) MCSA
8 3 (1.72%) MCP
8 3 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.22%) SLA
2 7 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.32%) vSphere
4 9 (5.17%) XenApp
5 6 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.45%) Snort
6 5 (2.87%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.72%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.72%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.15%) Nmap
10 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (4.60%) SCCM
2 7 (4.02%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.30%) MOM
5 2 (1.15%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.15%) Nessus
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.57%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.57%) SCOM
6 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 82 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 41 (23.56%) VMware
3 21 (12.07%) Cisco
4 19 (10.92%) Lotus
4 19 (10.92%) Citrix
5 17 (9.77%) Oracle
6 8 (4.60%) NetApp
6 8 (4.60%) IBM
7 6 (3.45%) Splunk
7 6 (3.45%) LogLogic
7 6 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.30%) SAP
8 4 (2.30%) Apple
8 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.72%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.72%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.72%) Symantec
9 3 (1.72%) McAfee
9 3 (1.72%) Dell
9 3 (1.72%) Trustwave
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