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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 123 97 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.10% 17.77% 10.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.55% 76.98% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 115 88 54
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,850 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
149 126 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.35% 23.08% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 138 108 101
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 122 (57.01%) Microsoft
2 111 (51.87%) SQL Server
3 93 (43.46%) Active Directory
4 80 (37.38%) SQL
5 74 (34.58%) .NET
6 67 (31.31%) Web Services
7 66 (30.84%) MS Excel
8 62 (28.97%) ITIL
9 59 (27.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (27.10%) C#
11 54 (25.23%) IIS
12 52 (24.30%) ASP.NET
13 46 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (21.03%) PowerShell
14 45 (21.03%) Finance
15 44 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 39 (18.22%) DHCP
17 39 (18.22%) DNS
17 39 (18.22%) Degree
18 37 (17.29%) Service Management
19 36 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (14.95%) Enterprise Software
21 31 (14.49%) ITSM
21 31 (14.49%) VMware
22 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
23 27 (12.62%) MS Exchange
23 27 (12.62%) Time Management
23 27 (12.62%) ITIL V2
24 25 (11.68%) Waterfall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 54 (25.23%) IIS
2 27 (12.62%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.54%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.34%) Site Server
7 4 (1.87%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 66 (30.84%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Project
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) IaaS
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.22%) DHCP
1 39 (18.22%) DNS
2 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.81%) WebEx
4 20 (9.35%) Internet
5 15 (7.01%) LAN
6 13 (6.07%) WLAN
6 13 (6.07%) WAN
7 8 (3.74%) HTTP
8 7 (3.27%) VPN
9 6 (2.80%) Firewall
10 3 (1.40%) LDAP
10 3 (1.40%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.93%) MPLS
12 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (51.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.93%) SQL CLR
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.27%) NUnit
4 6 (2.80%) Moq
5 5 (2.34%) MSTest
5 5 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 45 (21.03%) Finance
2 14 (6.54%) Banking
3 11 (5.14%) Marketing
4 6 (2.80%) Law
5 3 (1.40%) Advertising
5 3 (1.40%) German Language
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 35 (16.36%) Analyst
1 35 (16.36%) Consultant
2 30 (14.02%) Support Analyst
3 28 (13.08%) Developer
4 27 (12.62%) Technical Consultant
5 23 (10.75%) ITSM Consultant
6 21 (9.81%) Support Engineer
6 21 (9.81%) Server Support
7 20 (9.35%) Administrator
8 17 (7.94%) Server Support Analyst
8 17 (7.94%) Server Analyst
8 17 (7.94%) Server Administrator
9 15 (7.01%) Support Technician
10 14 (6.54%) Applications Support
10 14 (6.54%) Business Consultant
11 13 (6.07%) Windows Administrator
11 13 (6.07%) Product Consultant
12 12 (5.61%) Team Leader
12 12 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (5.61%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (34.58%) .NET
2 67 (31.31%) Web Services
3 52 (24.30%) ASP.NET
4 18 (8.41%) .NET Framework
5 14 (6.54%) SOAP
6 13 (6.07%) WCF
7 11 (5.14%) REST
8 9 (4.21%) WPF
9 8 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (3.74%) XML
9 8 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (3.27%) Sencha Touch
10 7 (3.27%) Ext JS
10 7 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.80%) jQuery
11 6 (2.80%) Middleware
11 6 (2.80%) HTML
12 5 (2.34%) WinForms
12 5 (2.34%) JSON
12 5 (2.34%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (14.95%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (11.21%) Computer Science
4 18 (8.41%) Clustering
5 8 (3.74%) PKI
5 8 (3.74%) iPhone
5 8 (3.74%) iPad
6 7 (3.27%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (2.80%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.80%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.34%) Replication
8 5 (2.34%) Social Network
9 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.93%) User Experience
11 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (11.21%) Windows 7
5 17 (7.94%) UNIX
6 11 (5.14%) Linux
7 7 (3.27%) Android
7 7 (3.27%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.27%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.27%) Windows Phone 8
7 7 (3.27%) Windows Phone
8 6 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.87%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.40%) CentOS
10 3 (1.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.97%) ITIL
2 37 (17.29%) Service Management
3 36 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (14.49%) ITSM
5 27 (12.62%) Time Management
5 27 (12.62%) ITIL V2
6 25 (11.68%) Waterfall
7 20 (9.35%) Web Design
8 19 (8.88%) Scrum
8 19 (8.88%) Project Management
8 19 (8.88%) Line Management
8 19 (8.88%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.41%) MVC
10 17 (7.94%) Software Deployment
11 16 (7.48%) PRINCE2
12 14 (6.54%) Workflow
12 14 (6.54%) MVVM
13 13 (6.07%) UML
13 13 (6.07%) SDLC
14 12 (5.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (37.38%) SQL
2 58 (27.10%) C#
3 45 (21.03%) PowerShell
4 18 (8.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.27%) C++
6 6 (2.80%) VBScript
6 6 (2.80%) VBA
7 4 (1.87%) XPath
7 4 (1.87%) Java
8 3 (1.40%) C
8 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.93%) XAML
9 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (18.22%) Degree
2 11 (5.14%) MCSA
2 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (4.21%) MCITP
3 9 (4.21%) MCSE
4 6 (2.80%) CISSP
5 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.47%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.81%) SLA
2 7 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 93 (43.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.14%) Hyper-V
2 11 (5.14%) vSphere
3 2 (0.93%) XenApp
3 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.47%) XenServer
4 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.94%) WSUS
2 8 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (3.74%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (3.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (3.27%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.27%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.27%) SCCM
3 7 (3.27%) SCOM
4 3 (1.40%) MOM
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView
5 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 122 (57.01%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.49%) VMware
3 10 (4.67%) McAfee
4 9 (4.21%) Symantec
5 8 (3.74%) Remedy
5 8 (3.74%) Apple
5 8 (3.74%) Oracle
5 8 (3.74%) Cyber-Ark
6 7 (3.27%) Sencha
6 7 (3.27%) Citrix
6 7 (3.27%) Sophos
7 6 (2.80%) Cisco
7 6 (2.80%) IBM
8 5 (2.34%) Facebook
8 5 (2.34%) Twitter
9 4 (1.87%) Lotus
10 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.40%) SAP
10 3 (1.40%) Wind River
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