The table below looks at the statistics for WinDbg skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinDbg 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
WinDbg
Rank 856 907 882
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -25
Permanent jobs citing WinDbg 17 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.097% 0.063% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17471 19177 16087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.54% 16.22% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14607 16139 13713
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

WinDbg
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WinDbg within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WinDbg Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WinDbg
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinDbg within the UK.

WinDbg Salary Trend in the UK

WinDbg
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinDbg over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

WinDbg Salary Histogram in the UK

WinDbg
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinDbg within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 16 £50,000 -16.66%
Gloucestershire +2 11 £50,000 -23.37%
South West -3 11 £50,000 -23.37%
London - 5 - -
Scotland +10 1 £25,000 -19.35%
Dundee 0 1 £25,000 -19.35%

WinDbg
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WinDbg 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 WinDbg.

1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (60.71%) C
2 17 (60.71%) C++
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (50.00%) Military
4 14 (50.00%) Wireless
4 14 (50.00%) Information Security
4 14 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 14 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 14 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (50.00%) GDB
4 14 (50.00%) Linux Kernel Development
4 14 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
7 8 (28.57%) VBScript
7 8 (28.57%) Symantec
7 8 (28.57%) McAfee
7 8 (28.57%) MSI
8 7 (25.00%) InstallShield
8 7 (25.00%) Altiris
8 7 (25.00%) LANDesk
8 7 (25.00%) SCCM
8 7 (25.00%) PowerShell

WinDbg
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WinDbg 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 WinDbg. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Telnet
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQLite
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) GDB
2 8 (28.57%) MSI
3 7 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
2 4 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.14%) Qt
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.57%) OLE DB
3 1 (3.57%) COM
3 1 (3.57%) ODBC
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) WSDL
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Hedge funds
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.71%) Android
5 2 (7.14%) OpenWrt
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Information Security
1 14 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 14 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 14 (50.00%) Linux Kernel Development
1 14 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Product Management
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C
1 17 (60.71%) C++
2 8 (28.57%) VBScript
3 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware
5 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) DameWare
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Symantec
3 8 (28.57%) McAfee
4 7 (25.00%) Altiris
4 7 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 7 (25.00%) Lumension
5 3 (10.71%) Atmel
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Unisys
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Alias
7 1 (3.57%) AppSense
7 1 (3.57%) Aastra
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam