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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 84 68 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 13.95% 11.97% 12.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.19% 68.00% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 69 63 59
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
118 100 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.60% 17.61% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 94 86 146
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £45,000 £48,500
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 99 (47.60%) Microsoft
2 88 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 74 (35.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (28.85%) VMware
5 57 (27.40%) SQL Server
6 53 (25.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (25.00%) SQL
8 49 (23.56%) Firewall
8 49 (23.56%) ITIL
9 47 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (22.12%) MS Excel
10 46 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (19.71%) Finance
12 39 (18.75%) Cisco
13 38 (18.27%) IIS
14 31 (14.90%) MS Office
15 30 (14.42%) MS Exchange
16 29 (13.94%) TCP/IP
17 27 (12.98%) Windows 7
18 25 (12.02%) .NET
19 24 (11.54%) Degree
19 24 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
20 23 (11.06%) C#
20 23 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (10.58%) SLA
22 20 (9.62%) Web Services
22 20 (9.62%) Computer Science
22 20 (9.62%) SAN
23 19 (9.13%) PowerShell
24 18 (8.65%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (18.27%) IIS
2 30 (14.42%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.17%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (5.77%) IBM Notes
7 10 (4.81%) Lync
8 7 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 31 (14.90%) MS Office
3 6 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.92%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.92%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.25%) Office 365
2 8 (3.85%) SaaS
3 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (23.56%) Firewall
2 29 (13.94%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.62%) SAN
4 17 (8.17%) Internet
4 17 (8.17%) LAN
5 16 (7.69%) DNS
6 15 (7.21%) DHCP
7 13 (6.25%) VPN
8 10 (4.81%) WAN
9 9 (4.33%) VoIP
10 8 (3.85%) Network Security
11 6 (2.88%) Wireshark
11 6 (2.88%) SMTP
11 6 (2.88%) LDAP
11 6 (2.88%) HTTP
12 4 (1.92%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.44%) TACACS
13 3 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.33%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.88%) DB2
9 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.96%) MS Access
12 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.48%) OLTP
12 1 (0.48%) OLAP
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Selenium
1 6 (2.88%) TestNG
1 6 (2.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.96%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (19.71%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.88%) Advertising
4 6 (2.88%) Banking
5 4 (1.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.96%) Back Office
6 2 (0.96%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (15.87%) Analyst
2 25 (12.02%) Support Engineer
3 24 (11.54%) Consultant
4 21 (10.10%) Support Analyst
5 15 (7.21%) Service Analyst
5 15 (7.21%) Developer
6 13 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 13 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 13 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (5.77%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.77%) IT Support
8 11 (5.29%) Security Engineer
9 9 (4.33%) Architect
9 9 (4.33%) DBA
10 8 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.85%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.37%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.02%) .NET
2 20 (9.62%) Web Services
3 16 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 15 (7.21%) XML
5 11 (5.29%) jQuery
6 7 (3.37%) SOAP
6 7 (3.37%) HTML
7 6 (2.88%) HTML5
7 6 (2.88%) REST
7 6 (2.88%) CSS3
7 6 (2.88%) CSS
8 3 (1.44%) XSD
8 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.96%) WPF
9 2 (0.96%) GWT
9 2 (0.96%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.96%) WinForms
9 2 (0.96%) Spring
9 2 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.96%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.85%) Clustering
4 8 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.88%) Replication
6 4 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.44%) CMDB
7 3 (1.44%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.96%) RMADS
8 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.96%) PMI
8 2 (0.96%) Statistics
9 1 (0.48%) DTV
9 1 (0.48%) IVR
9 1 (0.48%) Economics
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 53 (25.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (12.98%) Windows 7
5 18 (8.65%) UNIX
6 15 (7.21%) Linux
6 15 (7.21%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.77%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.37%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.40%) Solaris
9 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.48%) Debian
11 1 (0.48%) Fedora
11 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.56%) ITIL
2 12 (5.77%) Service Management
2 12 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (5.77%) Performance Improvement
3 11 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (5.29%) Migration
3 11 (5.29%) Project Management
4 10 (4.81%) PRINCE2
4 10 (4.81%) ITSM
5 7 (3.37%) Information Security
5 7 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (3.37%) Process Management
5 7 (3.37%) Process Architecture
5 7 (3.37%) Line Management
6 6 (2.88%) Software Testing
6 6 (2.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (2.88%) Problem Management
6 6 (2.88%) Use Case
6 6 (2.88%) Test Automation
6 6 (2.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.00%) SQL
2 23 (11.06%) C#
3 19 (9.13%) PowerShell
4 15 (7.21%) Java
5 13 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.40%) C++
8 4 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.96%) VBScript
9 2 (0.96%) VB
9 2 (0.96%) VC++
9 2 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.48%) Python
10 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (11.54%) Degree
2 23 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.69%) MCSE
4 10 (4.81%) MCSA
4 10 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.33%) CCNA
5 9 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.85%) MCP
6 8 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.37%) ISEB
8 5 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.92%) MCDST
10 3 (1.44%) HND
10 3 (1.44%) PhD
10 3 (1.44%) CCNP
11 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.48%) MCTS
12 1 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.58%) SLA
2 7 (3.37%) QA
3 4 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 88 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 47 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.65%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.37%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.88%) XenApp
6 5 (2.40%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.92%) Nmap
8 2 (0.96%) Snort
8 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.96%) 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 12 (5.77%) SCCM
2 6 (2.88%) MOM
2 6 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.92%) Nessus
3 4 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.44%) SCOM
5 2 (0.96%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.96%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.96%) SCSM
5 2 (0.96%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.48%) WSUS
6 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 99 (47.60%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.85%) VMware
3 39 (18.75%) Cisco
4 15 (7.21%) Citrix
5 12 (5.77%) Lotus
5 12 (5.77%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.29%) Oracle
7 10 (4.81%) Blue Coat
8 9 (4.33%) Symantec
8 9 (4.33%) IBM
8 9 (4.33%) Juniper
9 8 (3.85%) Apple
9 8 (3.85%) F5
10 7 (3.37%) HP
10 7 (3.37%) Dell
11 5 (2.40%) NetApp
11 5 (2.40%) Sourcefire
11 5 (2.40%) Crossbeam
12 4 (1.92%) Sophos
12 4 (1.92%) EMC
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