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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 91 70 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.09% 13.75% 11.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.98% 63.64% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 76 66 54
Average salary £37,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.40% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,875 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
111 110 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 22.07% 21.61% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 91 96 102
Average salary £38,250 £33,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.03% -3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 103 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 90 (49.72%) SQL Server
3 87 (48.07%) Active Directory
4 70 (38.67%) SQL
5 66 (36.46%) MS Excel
6 61 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (33.15%) Web Services
7 60 (33.15%) .NET
8 58 (32.04%) ITIL
9 55 (30.39%) IIS
10 46 (25.41%) C#
11 44 (24.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (23.20%) ASP.NET
13 38 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (20.44%) PowerShell
14 37 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (19.34%) DNS
16 34 (18.78%) TCP/IP
17 33 (18.23%) DHCP
17 33 (18.23%) ITSM
18 32 (17.68%) VMware
18 32 (17.68%) Service Management
19 31 (17.13%) Degree
20 30 (16.57%) MS Office
21 29 (16.02%) Finance
22 27 (14.92%) Time Management
22 27 (14.92%) ITIL V2
23 21 (11.60%) Enterprise Software
24 20 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
24 20 (11.05%) Computer Science

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 55 (30.39%) IIS
2 14 (7.73%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.76%) Site Server
6 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.21%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (36.46%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.57%) MS Office
3 4 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.76%) Office 365
2 4 (2.21%) SaaS
3 2 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.34%) DNS
2 34 (18.78%) TCP/IP
3 33 (18.23%) DHCP
4 15 (8.29%) WebEx
5 12 (6.63%) Internet
6 10 (5.52%) LAN
6 10 (5.52%) HTTP
7 9 (4.97%) VPN
7 9 (4.97%) Firewall
8 8 (4.42%) WAN
9 6 (3.31%) WLAN
10 5 (2.76%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.76%) LDAP
11 2 (1.10%) MPLS
11 2 (1.10%) SMTP
11 2 (1.10%) Wireless
12 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (49.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.10%) SQL CLR
9 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.55%) OLAP
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.55%) OLTP
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.10%) Moq
3 1 (0.55%) NUnit
3 1 (0.55%) MSI
3 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) MSTest
3 1 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 29 (16.02%) Finance
2 6 (3.31%) Advertising
3 5 (2.76%) German Language
4 4 (2.21%) Back Office
5 3 (1.66%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 37 (20.44%) Consultant
2 34 (18.78%) Analyst
3 27 (14.92%) Technical Consultant
4 25 (13.81%) Support Analyst
5 23 (12.71%) ITSM Consultant
6 22 (12.15%) Administrator
7 21 (11.60%) Support Engineer
8 18 (9.94%) Server Administrator
9 17 (9.39%) Developer
10 16 (8.84%) Server Support
11 14 (7.73%) DBA
11 14 (7.73%) Business Consultant
12 13 (7.18%) Product Consultant
13 12 (6.63%) Server Analyst
13 12 (6.63%) Windows Administrator
13 12 (6.63%) Server Support Analyst
14 11 (6.08%) Desktop Analyst
14 11 (6.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 11 (6.08%) Desktop Support
15 10 (5.52%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (33.15%) Web Services
1 60 (33.15%) .NET
2 42 (23.20%) ASP.NET
3 16 (8.84%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.42%) HTML
4 8 (4.42%) XML
5 7 (3.87%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (3.31%) SOAP
6 6 (3.31%) jQuery
7 5 (2.76%) WCF
7 5 (2.76%) WPF
7 5 (2.76%) REST
8 4 (2.21%) JMS
8 4 (2.21%) J2EE
8 4 (2.21%) LINQ
9 3 (1.66%) JSON
10 2 (1.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.10%) HTML5
10 2 (1.10%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.60%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (11.05%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.94%) Clustering
5 8 (4.42%) iPad
5 8 (4.42%) iPhone
6 7 (3.87%) PKI
7 6 (3.31%) Replication
8 5 (2.76%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.66%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.55%) CMDB
11 1 (0.55%) Social Network
11 1 (0.55%) Statistics
11 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (24.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (8.84%) Windows 7
5 15 (8.29%) Linux
6 13 (7.18%) UNIX
7 8 (4.42%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.87%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.31%) Debian
9 6 (3.31%) CentOS
10 3 (1.66%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.04%) ITIL
2 33 (18.23%) ITSM
3 32 (17.68%) Service Management
4 27 (14.92%) Time Management
4 27 (14.92%) ITIL V2
5 18 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.39%) Line Management
6 17 (9.39%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.84%) Software Deployment
7 16 (8.84%) Project Management
7 16 (8.84%) PRINCE2
8 14 (7.73%) Incident Management
9 13 (7.18%) Web Design
9 13 (7.18%) Workflow
9 13 (7.18%) SDLC
9 13 (7.18%) Waterfall
9 13 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (6.63%) Performance Improvement
10 12 (6.63%) Web Development
11 9 (4.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 70 (38.67%) SQL
2 46 (25.41%) C#
3 37 (20.44%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.18%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.52%) C++
6 6 (3.31%) Java
6 6 (3.31%) C
7 4 (2.21%) XPath
8 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.10%) XAML
9 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (17.13%) Degree
2 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.31%) CISSP
3 6 (3.31%) MCSE
3 6 (3.31%) MCSA
4 4 (2.21%) MCITP
4 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) SLA
2 7 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 87 (48.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.76%) vSphere
5 2 (1.10%) XenApp
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.55%) Firmware
6 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.55%) XenServer
6 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (6.08%) WSUS
2 10 (5.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (4.42%) SCCM
4 7 (3.87%) SCOM
5 5 (2.76%) MOM
6 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.55%) OpenView
7 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 103 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.68%) VMware
3 10 (5.52%) McAfee
3 10 (5.52%) Cisco
4 9 (4.97%) Oracle
5 8 (4.42%) Remedy
5 8 (4.42%) Apple
6 7 (3.87%) Cyber-Ark
7 6 (3.31%) Wind River
7 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.21%) Symantec
8 4 (2.21%) Lotus
8 4 (2.21%) Citrix
9 3 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.10%) Acronis
10 2 (1.10%) Sophos
10 2 (1.10%) NetApp
10 2 (1.10%) HP
10 2 (1.10%) SAP
11 1 (0.55%) Crossbeam
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