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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 88 63 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 13.25% 10.23% 13.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.69% 60.00% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 54 55
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
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
130 105 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.58% 17.05% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 96 85 110
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,574 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 96 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 86 (40.95%) Active Directory
3 66 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (28.10%) SQL Server
5 58 (27.62%) VMware
6 52 (24.76%) SQL
6 52 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (22.86%) Firewall
8 44 (20.95%) ITIL
8 44 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (20.48%) MS Excel
10 42 (20.00%) Finance
11 40 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 39 (18.57%) Cisco
13 35 (16.67%) IIS
14 31 (14.76%) .NET
15 30 (14.29%) MS Exchange
16 29 (13.81%) Windows 7
17 28 (13.33%) MS Office
18 27 (12.86%) TCP/IP
19 25 (11.90%) Degree
20 24 (11.43%) Web Services
21 23 (10.95%) SLA
21 23 (10.95%) Computer Science
21 23 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
22 22 (10.48%) C#
23 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
24 20 (9.52%) SAN
24 20 (9.52%) UNIX
25 19 (9.05%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 35 (16.67%) IIS
2 30 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.10%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 14 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.24%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (4.76%) Lync
8 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.90%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.24%) Office 365
2 6 (2.86%) SaaS
3 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.86%) Firewall
2 27 (12.86%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.52%) SAN
4 19 (9.05%) Internet
5 16 (7.62%) LAN
6 13 (6.19%) DHCP
6 13 (6.19%) DNS
7 11 (5.24%) VPN
7 11 (5.24%) Network Security
8 9 (4.29%) VoIP
8 9 (4.29%) WAN
9 4 (1.90%) SMTP
9 4 (1.90%) LDAP
9 4 (1.90%) HTTP
9 4 (1.90%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.90%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.43%) TACACS
10 3 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (28.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.33%) DB2
6 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.95%) MS Access
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Selenium
1 7 (3.33%) TestNG
1 7 (3.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.95%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.81%) Banking
3 8 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.38%) Advertising
5 4 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.90%) Retail
6 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (16.67%) Analyst
2 25 (11.90%) Consultant
3 24 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 22 (10.48%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.57%) Developer
6 16 (7.62%) Service Analyst
7 15 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 15 (7.14%) IT Support
8 14 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (6.19%) Support Technician
10 12 (5.71%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.29%) Architect
11 9 (4.29%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) IT Support Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.76%) .NET
2 24 (11.43%) Web Services
3 17 (8.10%) ASP.NET
4 16 (7.62%) XML
5 12 (5.71%) jQuery
6 8 (3.81%) HTML5
6 8 (3.81%) CSS3
6 8 (3.81%) CSS
6 8 (3.81%) SOAP
6 8 (3.81%) HTML
7 7 (3.33%) REST
8 5 (2.38%) XSD
9 4 (1.90%) Spring
9 4 (1.90%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.90%) GWT
9 4 (1.90%) OSGi
9 4 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.43%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.95%) WPF
11 2 (0.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.81%) Clustering
5 7 (3.33%) Replication
6 6 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.90%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.43%) CMDB
9 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.95%) RMADS
9 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.95%) PMI
9 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.95%) Statistics
10 1 (0.48%) DTV
10 1 (0.48%) IVR
10 1 (0.48%) Economics
10 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 66 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 52 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (13.81%) Windows 7
5 20 (9.52%) UNIX
6 14 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.24%) Linux
8 9 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.38%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.43%) Solaris
11 2 (0.95%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) Fedora
12 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.95%) ITIL
2 13 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (4.76%) Migration
3 10 (4.76%) Project Management
3 10 (4.76%) Service Management
4 9 (4.29%) PRINCE2
4 9 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (4.29%) ITSM
4 9 (4.29%) Information Security
4 9 (4.29%) Software Testing
4 9 (4.29%) Line Management
5 8 (3.81%) Performance Improvement
5 8 (3.81%) Process Management
6 7 (3.33%) SOA
6 7 (3.33%) Scrum
6 7 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (3.33%) Process Architecture
6 7 (3.33%) Use Case
6 7 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.76%) SQL
2 22 (10.48%) C#
3 18 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 16 (7.62%) Java
5 10 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.81%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.90%) C++
7 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.95%) VBScript
8 2 (0.95%) VB
8 2 (0.95%) VC++
9 1 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (11.90%) Degree
2 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.62%) MCSE
4 11 (5.24%) MCSA
5 9 (4.29%) CCNA
5 9 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.81%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.81%) ISEB
6 8 (3.81%) MCP
7 5 (2.38%) PhD
7 5 (2.38%) HND
7 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.90%) MCDST
9 3 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.43%) CCNP
10 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.48%) MCTS
11 1 (0.48%) MCITP
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.95%) SLA
2 8 (3.81%) QA
3 6 (2.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (40.95%) Active Directory
2 44 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.86%) XenApp
6 5 (2.38%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.90%) Snort
7 4 (1.90%) Nmap
8 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.95%) vSphere
9 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.76%) SCCM
2 8 (3.81%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.90%) MOM
4 4 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.90%) Nessus
4 4 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.95%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.95%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.95%) SCSM
6 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 96 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 58 (27.62%) VMware
3 39 (18.57%) Cisco
4 16 (7.62%) Citrix
4 16 (7.62%) Lotus
5 15 (7.14%) Oracle
6 11 (5.24%) CheckPoint
7 10 (4.76%) Symantec
8 9 (4.29%) IBM
9 8 (3.81%) Dell
9 8 (3.81%) Apple
9 8 (3.81%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.33%) HP
10 7 (3.33%) Juniper
10 7 (3.33%) NetApp
11 6 (2.86%) F5
12 4 (1.90%) Splunk
12 4 (1.90%) LogLogic
12 4 (1.90%) Sophos
12 4 (1.90%) EMC
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