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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 36 12
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 124 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 16.96% 6.54% 11.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.06% 33.88% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 100 35 52
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,127 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
177 121 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.21% 19.30% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 132 103 106
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swindon

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 86 (43.65%) Microsoft
2 75 (38.07%) Active Directory
3 68 (34.52%) SQL Server
4 58 (29.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (26.40%) SQL
6 46 (23.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (22.84%) VMware
8 43 (21.83%) MS Excel
9 42 (21.32%) ITIL
10 41 (20.81%) Firewall
11 37 (18.78%) Finance
12 34 (17.26%) IIS
13 32 (16.24%) Cisco
13 32 (16.24%) Windows 7
13 32 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (15.74%) MS Office
14 31 (15.74%) .NET
15 26 (13.20%) Degree
16 25 (12.69%) MS Exchange
16 25 (12.69%) Computer Science
17 24 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (12.18%) TCP/IP
18 23 (11.68%) Web Services
18 23 (11.68%) XML
18 23 (11.68%) UNIX
18 23 (11.68%) SLA
19 22 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (11.17%) Oracle
20 21 (10.66%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (17.26%) IIS
2 25 (12.69%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.63%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.61%) IBM Notes
5 14 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (4.57%) Lync
8 6 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (21.83%) MS Excel
2 31 (15.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.02%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.08%) Office 365
2 5 (2.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.81%) Firewall
2 24 (12.18%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.64%) Internet
4 18 (9.14%) SAN
5 14 (7.11%) LAN
6 13 (6.60%) Network Security
7 11 (5.58%) WAN
7 11 (5.58%) VPN
8 10 (5.08%) DNS
9 8 (4.06%) DHCP
9 8 (4.06%) VoIP
10 6 (3.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.54%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.03%) TACACS
12 4 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (2.03%) LDAP
12 4 (2.03%) SMTP
12 4 (2.03%) HTTP
13 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (8.12%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.58%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.55%) DB2
7 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.51%) MySQL
11 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.51%) Big Data
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.06%) SoapUI
2 7 (3.55%) TestNG
2 7 (3.55%) Selenium
3 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.51%) Moq
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (18.78%) Finance
2 19 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.05%) Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (17.26%) Analyst
2 26 (13.20%) Support Engineer
3 25 (12.69%) Support Analyst
4 22 (11.17%) Applications Support
5 20 (10.15%) IT Support
6 18 (9.14%) Developer
6 18 (9.14%) Consultant
7 13 (6.60%) Technical Support
7 13 (6.60%) Service Analyst
7 13 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (6.09%) Support Technician
9 10 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (4.57%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (3.55%) Coordinator
12 7 (3.55%) Desktop Support
12 7 (3.55%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.55%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (3.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.74%) .NET
2 23 (11.68%) Web Services
2 23 (11.68%) XML
3 15 (7.61%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.61%) HTML
4 11 (5.58%) REST
5 10 (5.08%) HTML5
6 8 (4.06%) jQuery
7 7 (3.55%) SOAP
7 7 (3.55%) Spring
7 7 (3.55%) XSD
7 7 (3.55%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.55%) OSGi
8 6 (3.05%) CSS3
8 6 (3.05%) CSS
9 5 (2.54%) WCF
9 5 (2.54%) GWT
9 5 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.03%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.06%) Clustering
3 7 (3.55%) Replication
4 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.54%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.54%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.03%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.02%) PMI
6 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.02%) CMDB
6 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.02%) RMADS
6 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 58 (29.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (23.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (16.24%) Windows 7
3 32 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (11.68%) UNIX
5 19 (9.64%) Windows XP
6 14 (7.11%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.54%) Linux
8 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.32%) ITIL
2 15 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (6.09%) Information Security
4 11 (5.58%) Scrum
5 10 (5.08%) Migration
5 10 (5.08%) Software Testing
6 9 (4.57%) ITSM
6 9 (4.57%) Service Management
7 8 (4.06%) PRINCE2
7 8 (4.06%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.06%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.55%) Use Case
8 7 (3.55%) Test Automation
8 7 (3.55%) Database Tuning
8 7 (3.55%) UML
8 7 (3.55%) OOD
8 7 (3.55%) SOA
8 7 (3.55%) Process Management
8 7 (3.55%) Document Management
9 6 (3.05%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.40%) SQL
2 21 (10.66%) C#
3 19 (9.64%) Java
4 18 (9.14%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.58%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.03%) XAML
8 2 (1.02%) VBScript
9 1 (0.51%) Python
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (13.20%) Degree
2 22 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.63%) MCSE
4 8 (4.06%) MCP
4 8 (4.06%) CCNA
4 8 (4.06%) ISEB
4 8 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.55%) HND
5 7 (3.55%) MCSA
5 7 (3.55%) PhD
6 6 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.03%) MCDST
7 4 (2.03%) MCITP
8 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.51%) MCTS
10 1 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) SLA
2 7 (3.55%) QA
2 7 (3.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (38.07%) Active Directory
2 31 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.05%) XenApp
4 6 (3.05%) Snort
5 4 (2.03%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (2.03%) vSphere
6 3 (1.52%) Nmap
6 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.06%) SCCM
3 5 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.03%) MOM
4 4 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.52%) Nessus
6 2 (1.02%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (43.65%) Microsoft
2 45 (22.84%) VMware
3 32 (16.24%) Cisco
4 22 (11.17%) Oracle
5 16 (8.12%) Lotus
6 15 (7.61%) Citrix
7 10 (5.08%) IBM
8 8 (4.06%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.06%) Symantec
9 7 (3.55%) Apple
9 7 (3.55%) Dell
9 7 (3.55%) NetApp
10 6 (3.05%) Splunk
10 6 (3.05%) LogLogic
11 4 (2.03%) Trustwave
11 4 (2.03%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.03%) Sophos
11 4 (2.03%) HP
11 4 (2.03%) Juniper
12 3 (1.52%) LANDesk
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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