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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 90 72 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 15.25% 14.97% 12.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.17% 76.60% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 69 63
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,254 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,576 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
123 94 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.85% 19.54% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 96 88 151
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 92 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 74 (41.34%) Active Directory
3 64 (35.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (27.93%) VMware
5 48 (26.82%) SQL Server
6 46 (25.70%) SQL
6 46 (25.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (23.46%) MS Excel
8 41 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (22.35%) ITIL
10 39 (21.79%) Firewall
11 37 (20.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (18.99%) Cisco
13 31 (17.32%) Finance
14 29 (16.20%) .NET
15 26 (14.53%) C#
15 26 (14.53%) MS Exchange
16 25 (13.97%) IIS
17 23 (12.85%) MS Office
17 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET
17 23 (12.85%) TCP/IP
17 23 (12.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (12.29%) Degree
18 22 (12.29%) Web Services
19 21 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (11.17%) Linux
21 18 (10.06%) SAN
21 18 (10.06%) PowerShell
22 17 (9.50%) Hyper-V
22 17 (9.50%) SQL Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.97%) IIS
3 14 (7.82%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.91%) Lync
5 7 (3.91%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) Site Server
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.85%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.23%) Fireworks
3 4 (2.23%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.47%) Office 365
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.23%) SaaS
3 3 (1.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.79%) Firewall
2 23 (12.85%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.06%) SAN
4 15 (8.38%) DNS
5 13 (7.26%) DHCP
6 12 (6.70%) LAN
7 9 (5.03%) VoIP
8 7 (3.91%) VPN
9 6 (3.35%) Internet
9 6 (3.35%) WAN
10 4 (2.23%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.68%) Network Security
11 3 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.68%) Wireless
12 2 (1.12%) HTTP
12 2 (1.12%) LDAP
12 2 (1.12%) SMTP
12 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.82%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (9.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.68%) DB2
9 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) MS Access
10 1 (0.56%) Big Data
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.56%) OLAP
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.56%) OLTP
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) SoapUI
1 3 (1.68%) Selenium
1 3 (1.68%) TestNG
2 2 (1.12%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (17.32%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Advertising
3 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.79%) Banking
6 4 (2.23%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (15.64%) Consultant
2 26 (14.53%) Analyst
3 20 (11.17%) Support Engineer
4 16 (8.94%) Developer
5 13 (7.26%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.70%) DBA
6 12 (6.70%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (6.70%) IT Support
7 10 (5.59%) SQL DBA
8 9 (5.03%) Architect
8 9 (5.03%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Administrator
9 8 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.47%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.47%) Desktop Analyst
9 8 (4.47%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.91%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.20%) .NET
2 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET
3 22 (12.29%) Web Services
4 12 (6.70%) HTML
4 12 (6.70%) jQuery
5 6 (3.35%) XML
5 6 (3.35%) HTML5
6 5 (2.79%) REST
6 5 (2.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.23%) CSS
7 4 (2.23%) SOAP
7 4 (2.23%) WPF
7 4 (2.23%) CSS3
8 2 (1.12%) WCF
8 2 (1.12%) LINQ
8 2 (1.12%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.91%) Clustering
3 7 (3.91%) Replication
4 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.23%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.68%) CMDB
5 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.12%) Statistics
6 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.12%) PMI
6 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.12%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.56%) DTV
7 1 (0.56%) IVR
7 1 (0.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 64 (35.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (25.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (20.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (11.17%) Linux
5 16 (8.94%) UNIX
5 16 (8.94%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.03%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.47%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.91%) Windows 2000
9 6 (3.35%) Debian
9 6 (3.35%) CentOS
10 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.79%) Solaris
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.56%) Fedora
12 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.35%) ITIL
2 15 (8.38%) Performance Improvement
3 14 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (7.26%) Mentoring
4 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.70%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.70%) Project Management
6 11 (6.15%) Service Management
7 10 (5.59%) Migration
8 9 (5.03%) Line Management
8 9 (5.03%) ITSM
9 8 (4.47%) Software Engineering
10 7 (3.91%) Analytics
10 7 (3.91%) Process Architecture
10 7 (3.91%) Coaching
10 7 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.91%) Information Security
11 6 (3.35%) BCP
11 6 (3.35%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.35%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.70%) SQL
2 26 (14.53%) C#
3 18 (10.06%) PowerShell
4 14 (7.82%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.59%) C++
6 7 (3.91%) C
7 6 (3.35%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.35%) Java
8 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.12%) XAML
9 2 (1.12%) VC++
9 2 (1.12%) VBScript
9 2 (1.12%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) Python
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (12.29%) Degree
2 21 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.94%) MCSE
4 10 (5.59%) MCSA
5 9 (5.03%) CCNA
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.79%) MCP
7 5 (2.79%) CISSP
8 4 (2.23%) MCDST
8 4 (2.23%) ISEB
8 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.68%) CCNP
10 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.56%) HNC
11 1 (0.56%) HND
11 1 (0.56%) PhD
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.70%) SLA
2 7 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.23%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (41.34%) Active Directory
2 41 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.91%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.35%) XenApp
6 3 (1.68%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.12%) Nmap
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.56%) vSphere
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.59%) SCCM
2 6 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.23%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.68%) SCOM
5 2 (1.12%) Nessus
5 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.12%) MOM
5 2 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.12%) SCSM
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 92 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 50 (27.93%) VMware
3 34 (18.99%) Cisco
4 10 (5.59%) Citrix
5 9 (5.03%) Juniper
5 9 (5.03%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.47%) Blue Coat
6 8 (4.47%) Symantec
6 8 (4.47%) Apple
6 8 (4.47%) Oracle
6 8 (4.47%) F5
7 7 (3.91%) Lotus
7 7 (3.91%) HP
8 6 (3.35%) Dell
8 6 (3.35%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.35%) Wind River
9 5 (2.79%) Crossbeam
9 5 (2.79%) Sourcefire
10 4 (2.23%) EMC
10 4 (2.23%) Adobe
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