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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 127 38 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.89% 6.75% 10.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.84% 33.63% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 110 36 57
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,135 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
172 113 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.23% 20.07% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 135 99 130
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -17.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £23,654 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £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 21 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 87 (44.85%) Microsoft
2 71 (36.60%) Active Directory
3 68 (35.05%) SQL Server
4 57 (29.38%) SQL
4 57 (29.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (24.74%) MS Excel
6 46 (23.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (21.65%) VMware
8 41 (21.13%) ITIL
9 40 (20.62%) Firewall
10 36 (18.56%) Finance
11 34 (17.53%) MS Office
12 33 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (16.49%) IIS
14 29 (14.95%) .NET
14 29 (14.95%) Cisco
15 27 (13.92%) Windows XP
15 27 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (13.92%) Windows 7
16 25 (12.89%) SLA
16 25 (12.89%) Degree
17 24 (12.37%) XML
17 24 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (10.82%) Oracle
18 21 (10.82%) UNIX
18 21 (10.82%) TCP/IP
18 21 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (10.31%) Web Services
19 20 (10.31%) Telecoms
19 20 (10.31%) Computer Science

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (16.49%) IIS
2 18 (9.28%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.76%) IBM Notes
4 12 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.06%) Lync
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 48 (24.74%) MS Excel
2 34 (17.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.03%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.12%) Office 365
2 4 (2.06%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.62%) Firewall
2 21 (10.82%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.79%) Internet
4 14 (7.22%) SAN
5 13 (6.70%) Network Security
6 11 (5.67%) LAN
7 10 (5.15%) WAN
8 8 (4.12%) VPN
9 7 (3.61%) VoIP
10 6 (3.09%) DNS
10 6 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.58%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (2.06%) TACACS
12 4 (2.06%) LDAP
12 4 (2.06%) SMTP
12 4 (2.06%) DHCP
12 4 (2.06%) HTTP
13 2 (1.03%) ADSL
13 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (9.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.67%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (3.09%) DB2
7 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.55%) MySQL
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.61%) SoapUI
2 6 (3.09%) TestNG
2 6 (3.09%) Selenium
3 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.03%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) Moq
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (18.56%) Finance
2 20 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.09%) Banking
5 5 (2.58%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (17.53%) Analyst
2 28 (14.43%) Support Engineer
3 25 (12.89%) Support Analyst
4 24 (12.37%) Applications Support
5 20 (10.31%) IT Support
6 17 (8.76%) Developer
7 14 (7.22%) Support Technician
7 14 (7.22%) Technical Support
8 13 (6.70%) Service Analyst
8 13 (6.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (5.67%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Consultant
11 9 (4.64%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (3.61%) Desktop Support
13 7 (3.61%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Java Developer
14 6 (3.09%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.95%) .NET
2 24 (12.37%) XML
3 20 (10.31%) Web Services
4 16 (8.25%) HTML
5 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.15%) REST
7 9 (4.64%) HTML5
8 8 (4.12%) jQuery
9 7 (3.61%) OSGi
9 7 (3.61%) XSD
9 7 (3.61%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.61%) Spring
10 6 (3.09%) CSS
10 6 (3.09%) SOAP
11 5 (2.58%) WCF
11 5 (2.58%) CSS3
11 5 (2.58%) GWT
11 5 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.61%) Replication
3 6 (3.09%) Clustering
3 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.58%) EqualLogic
4 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.06%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.03%) RMADS
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (23.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (13.92%) Windows 7
4 27 (13.92%) Windows XP
5 21 (10.82%) UNIX
6 17 (8.76%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.09%) Linux
8 5 (2.58%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) CentOS
10 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.13%) ITIL
2 13 (6.70%) Information Security
3 10 (5.15%) Migration
3 10 (5.15%) Scrum
4 9 (4.64%) Software Testing
5 8 (4.12%) Incident Management
5 8 (4.12%) Software Engineering
6 7 (3.61%) Document Management
6 7 (3.61%) MVC
6 7 (3.61%) UML
6 7 (3.61%) OOD
6 7 (3.61%) Service Management
6 7 (3.61%) Database Tuning
7 6 (3.09%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (3.09%) Test Automation
7 6 (3.09%) Use Case
7 6 (3.09%) Process Management
7 6 (3.09%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.09%) Data Modelling
7 6 (3.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.38%) SQL
2 19 (9.79%) Java
3 18 (9.28%) C#
4 14 (7.22%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.15%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.61%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.06%) XAML
8 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.55%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (12.89%) Degree
2 21 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.76%) MCSE
4 11 (5.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.15%) HND
6 8 (4.12%) MCP
7 7 (3.61%) ISEB
7 7 (3.61%) MCSA
7 7 (3.61%) PhD
8 6 (3.09%) CCNA
8 6 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.06%) MCDST
9 4 (2.06%) MCITP
10 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.89%) SLA
2 7 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.09%) QA
4 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (36.60%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.22%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.12%) vSphere
5 7 (3.61%) XenApp
6 6 (3.09%) Snort
7 4 (2.06%) ProxySG
7 4 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.55%) Nmap
8 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.61%) Backup Exec
1 7 (3.61%) SCCM
2 5 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.06%) MOM
3 4 (2.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.55%) Nessus
5 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.52%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.52%) WSUS
6 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 87 (44.85%) Microsoft
2 42 (21.65%) VMware
3 29 (14.95%) Cisco
4 21 (10.82%) Oracle
5 18 (9.28%) Lotus
6 17 (8.76%) Citrix
7 8 (4.12%) IBM
8 7 (3.61%) NetApp
8 7 (3.61%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.61%) Symantec
9 6 (3.09%) Splunk
9 6 (3.09%) LogLogic
9 6 (3.09%) Apple
10 5 (2.58%) Dell
11 4 (2.06%) Juniper
11 4 (2.06%) Trustwave
11 4 (2.06%) Sophos
11 4 (2.06%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.55%) McAfee
12 3 (1.55%) LANDesk
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