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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 88 64 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 15.69% 12.43% 10.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.52% 62.75% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 62 41
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £21,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
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
115 102 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.50% 19.81% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85 91 110
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £21,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
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 17 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 97 (58.79%) Microsoft
2 64 (38.79%) Active Directory
2 64 (38.79%) SQL Server
3 59 (35.76%) SQL
4 56 (33.94%) MS Excel
5 55 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (28.48%) .NET
7 44 (26.67%) ITIL
7 44 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (24.24%) IIS
9 36 (21.82%) C#
9 36 (21.82%) Web Services
9 36 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 33 (20.00%) VMware
11 30 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (15.76%) Degree
13 25 (15.15%) Finance
13 25 (15.15%) MS Office
13 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (13.94%) ITSM
15 22 (13.33%) Service Management
16 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
16 21 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (12.12%) PowerShell
17 20 (12.12%) Cisco
17 20 (12.12%) Firewall
18 19 (11.52%) SQL Server 2005
18 19 (11.52%) Linux
18 19 (11.52%) Performance Improvement

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 40 (24.24%) IIS
2 11 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.03%) Site Server
4 5 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.61%) Lync
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 56 (33.94%) MS Excel
2 25 (15.15%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.61%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) Office 365
2 4 (2.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.12%) Firewall
3 13 (7.88%) DNS
4 11 (6.67%) DHCP
5 10 (6.06%) Internet
6 9 (5.45%) VPN
7 8 (4.85%) WebEx
8 7 (4.24%) HTTP
8 7 (4.24%) LAN
9 6 (3.64%) SAN
10 5 (3.03%) LDAP
10 5 (3.03%) Wireshark
11 4 (2.42%) WAN
12 2 (1.21%) SMTP
12 2 (1.21%) WLAN
12 2 (1.21%) MPLS
12 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.21%) Wireless
12 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (38.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.61%) OLTP
10 1 (0.61%) OLAP
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.21%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 25 (15.15%) Finance
2 6 (3.64%) Advertising
2 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.03%) German Language
3 5 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (18.79%) Consultant
2 29 (17.58%) Analyst
3 22 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 20 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 19 (11.52%) Technical Consultant
6 15 (9.09%) Developer
6 15 (9.09%) DBA
7 13 (7.88%) ITSM Consultant
8 11 (6.67%) Administrator
8 11 (6.67%) SQL DBA
9 10 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (5.45%) Business Consultant
10 9 (5.45%) Technical Support
10 9 (5.45%) Server Support
11 8 (4.85%) Desktop Support
11 8 (4.85%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.85%) Product Consultant
12 7 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.48%) .NET
2 36 (21.82%) Web Services
3 33 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.88%) .NET Framework
5 9 (5.45%) HTML
6 8 (4.85%) jQuery
7 7 (4.24%) XML
8 6 (3.64%) WPF
9 5 (3.03%) SOAP
10 4 (2.42%) WCF
10 4 (2.42%) LINQ
10 4 (2.42%) REST
11 3 (1.82%) HTML5
12 2 (1.21%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.21%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.21%) JSON
12 2 (1.21%) EDI
12 2 (1.21%) JMS
12 2 (1.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.48%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (8.48%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.03%) Replication
4 5 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.42%) iPhone
5 4 (2.42%) iPad
6 3 (1.82%) Statistics
6 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.82%) Clustering
7 2 (1.21%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.21%) CMDB
7 2 (1.21%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) DTV
8 1 (0.61%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 55 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (11.52%) Linux
5 15 (9.09%) UNIX
6 9 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.64%) CentOS
7 6 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.64%) Debian
8 5 (3.03%) Solaris
8 5 (3.03%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.42%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.61%) Fedora
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) ITIL
2 23 (13.94%) ITSM
3 22 (13.33%) Service Management
4 19 (11.52%) Performance Improvement
5 17 (10.30%) Mentoring
5 17 (10.30%) Time Management
5 17 (10.30%) ITIL V2
6 16 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.09%) Project Management
8 13 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (7.88%) Line Management
9 12 (7.27%) Web Design
10 11 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.67%) Coaching
11 10 (6.06%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.45%) Web Development
13 8 (4.85%) Waterfall
13 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.85%) Information Security
14 7 (4.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.76%) SQL
2 36 (21.82%) C#
3 20 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 14 (8.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.06%) C++
6 6 (3.64%) C
7 4 (2.42%) Java
7 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.21%) XAML
8 2 (1.21%) XPath
9 1 (0.61%) VC++
9 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Degree
2 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.24%) MCSE
3 7 (4.24%) MCSA
4 6 (3.64%) CISSP
5 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.82%) CCNA
5 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) CCNP
6 2 (1.21%) MCITP
6 2 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PhD
7 1 (0.61%) HNC
7 1 (0.61%) HND
7 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.27%) SLA
2 8 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 64 (38.79%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.42%) XenApp
5 2 (1.21%) vSphere
5 2 (1.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (5.45%) SCCM
3 5 (3.03%) MOM
4 4 (2.42%) WSUS
4 4 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.21%) Nessus
5 2 (1.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 97 (58.79%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.00%) VMware
3 20 (12.12%) Cisco
4 7 (4.24%) Oracle
5 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.64%) Apple
5 6 (3.64%) Wind River
5 6 (3.64%) McAfee
6 5 (3.03%) F5
6 5 (3.03%) Lotus
6 5 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 5 (3.03%) Sourcefire
6 5 (3.03%) Crossbeam
6 5 (3.03%) Juniper
7 4 (2.42%) Citrix
7 4 (2.42%) Remedy
8 3 (1.82%) SAP
8 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.21%) Symantec
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