The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 209 131 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.95% 13.07% 19.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.18% 59.55% 62.90%
Number of salaries quoted 185 121 193
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.38%
Windows
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
278 220 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 25.20% 21.96% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 238 202 312
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wiltshire region.

Windows Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Windows
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Swindon +2 90 £35,820 -5.73% 16
Chippenham +19 33 £27,000 -16.92% 6
Corsham -4 17 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Trowbridge +6 11 £35,000 +6.87% 2
Malmesbury - 11 £26,500 - 4
Salisbury - 8 £22,000 - 2
Calne 0 2 £21,000 +5.00%
Warminster - 1 £21,000 - 3
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

1 187 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 171 (41.71%) Active Directory
3 140 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (32.44%) ITIL
5 132 (32.20%) VMware
6 113 (27.56%) SQL
7 108 (26.34%) SQL Server
8 98 (23.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 89 (21.71%) Firewall
10 88 (21.46%) MS Excel
11 79 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 71 (17.32%) TCP/IP
13 64 (15.61%) MS Office
14 63 (15.37%) Cisco
14 63 (15.37%) Security Cleared
15 62 (15.12%) DNS
16 61 (14.88%) .NET
16 61 (14.88%) Linux
17 56 (13.66%) DHCP
18 54 (13.17%) C#
18 54 (13.17%) Service Management
19 50 (12.20%) Finance
19 50 (12.20%) IIS
20 49 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (11.22%) MS Exchange
22 44 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
22 44 (10.73%) Windows 7
23 43 (10.49%) SCCM
23 43 (10.49%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 50 (12.20%) IIS
2 46 (11.22%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.17%) Lync
5 12 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.71%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.22%) Site Server
10 4 (0.98%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.98%) Apache
10 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.49%) Confluence
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 64 (15.61%) MS Office
3 10 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.46%) Fireworks
4 6 (1.46%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.93%) Office 365
2 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.71%) SaaS
4 5 (1.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (21.71%) Firewall
2 71 (17.32%) TCP/IP
3 62 (15.12%) DNS
4 56 (13.66%) DHCP
5 43 (10.49%) SAN
6 37 (9.02%) LAN
7 35 (8.54%) VPN
8 27 (6.59%) WAN
9 23 (5.61%) NAS
10 20 (4.88%) VLAN
11 17 (4.15%) VoIP
11 17 (4.15%) SSL
12 16 (3.90%) Network Security
12 16 (3.90%) Wireless
13 14 (3.41%) Internet
14 13 (3.17%) IPsec
14 13 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (2.93%) HTTP
16 10 (2.44%) Multicast
17 7 (1.71%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.98%) MySQL
10 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.73%) MS Access
10 3 (0.73%) Big Data
11 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.24%) OLTP
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.49%) JIRA
3 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.24%) TestNG
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
4 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.24%) Selenium
4 1 (0.24%) Moq
4 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (12.20%) Finance
2 21 (5.12%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.90%) Banking
4 15 (3.66%) Advertising
5 11 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.44%) Back Office
7 7 (1.71%) Retail
8 5 (1.22%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Billing
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 2 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (17.80%) Analyst
1 73 (17.80%) Support Engineer
2 43 (10.49%) Consultant
3 40 (9.76%) Developer
4 34 (8.29%) Administrator
5 31 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (7.07%) Support Analyst
7 27 (6.59%) Service Analyst
8 26 (6.34%) IT Support
9 25 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (5.37%) Technical Support
10 22 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
13 17 (4.15%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
15 15 (3.66%) IT Support Engineer
16 14 (3.41%) DBA
16 14 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
17 13 (3.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.88%) .NET
2 40 (9.76%) Web Services
3 38 (9.27%) ASP.NET
4 28 (6.83%) HTML
5 21 (5.12%) XML
6 15 (3.66%) CSS
6 15 (3.66%) jQuery
7 12 (2.93%) .NET Framework
7 12 (2.93%) WCF
8 10 (2.44%) WPF
9 8 (1.95%) HTML5
10 7 (1.71%) Silverlight
11 6 (1.46%) CSS3
11 6 (1.46%) J2EE
12 5 (1.22%) REST
13 4 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.98%) LINQ
13 4 (0.98%) SAP Smart Forms
13 4 (0.98%) JSP
13 4 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.39%) Client/Server
3 16 (3.90%) Clustering
4 13 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.20%) Replication
7 7 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.98%) Thin Client
8 4 (0.98%) GIS
8 4 (0.98%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.98%) Statistics
9 3 (0.73%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.73%) PMI
10 2 (0.49%) DTV
10 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.49%) Open Source
10 2 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.49%) CMDB
10 2 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 140 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 98 (23.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 79 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (14.88%) Linux
5 44 (10.73%) Windows 7
6 33 (8.05%) Windows XP
7 27 (6.59%) UNIX
7 27 (6.59%) Windows 8
8 21 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (4.63%) CentOS
10 8 (1.95%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (1.95%) Windows Vista
10 8 (1.95%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.46%) Debian
12 5 (1.22%) Solaris
13 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Android
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (32.44%) ITIL
2 54 (13.17%) Service Management
3 37 (9.02%) Change Management
4 30 (7.32%) Process Management
5 27 (6.59%) ITSM
6 21 (5.12%) ITIL V3
7 20 (4.88%) Time Management
7 20 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 20 (4.88%) Project Management
7 20 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 19 (4.63%) Service Delivery
9 18 (4.39%) Migration
9 18 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (4.15%) Performance Improvement
10 17 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (3.90%) Coaching
12 14 (3.41%) Line Management
12 14 (3.41%) Web Design
13 13 (3.17%) Incident Management
13 13 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 113 (27.56%) SQL
2 54 (13.17%) C#
3 27 (6.59%) PowerShell
4 21 (5.12%) Java
4 21 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.41%) C++
6 10 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.20%) VB
8 7 (1.71%) C
9 5 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.49%) VBScript
11 2 (0.49%) XAML
11 2 (0.49%) VC++
11 2 (0.49%) Python
11 2 (0.49%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (15.37%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (10.24%) SC Cleared
4 32 (7.80%) MCSE
5 31 (7.56%) Degree
6 28 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.12%) MCSA
8 20 (4.88%) CCNP
9 14 (3.41%) CCNA
9 14 (3.41%) MCP
9 14 (3.41%) DV Cleared
9 14 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.44%) CISSP
11 7 (1.71%) MCITP
12 6 (1.46%) MCTS
12 6 (1.46%) VCP4
13 4 (0.98%) CHFI
13 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.98%) SSCP
14 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.27%) SLA
2 13 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 171 (41.71%) Active Directory
2 79 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (8.78%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.34%) vCloud
5 23 (5.61%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (3.90%) vSphere
7 9 (2.20%) XenApp
7 9 (2.20%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.98%) NFS
10 3 (0.73%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.49%) Nmap
11 2 (0.49%) Xen
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.24%) UAG
12 1 (0.24%) XenServer
12 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (10.49%) SCCM
2 26 (6.34%) SCOM
3 15 (3.66%) WSUS
4 14 (3.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (3.17%) HP SIM
5 13 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.93%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.93%) SCVMM
6 12 (2.93%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (2.44%) Nagios
8 7 (1.71%) Netcool
8 7 (1.71%) Puppet
9 6 (1.46%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.22%) OpenView
10 5 (1.22%) MOM
11 4 (0.98%) Hyperic
12 3 (0.73%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 187 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 132 (32.20%) VMware
3 63 (15.37%) Cisco
4 33 (8.05%) Oracle
5 27 (6.59%) HP
6 21 (5.12%) Citrix
7 20 (4.88%) Symantec
8 19 (4.63%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.41%) Dell
10 13 (3.17%) IBM
11 12 (2.93%) Apple
12 11 (2.68%) F5
13 9 (2.20%) McAfee
13 9 (2.20%) Adobe
13 9 (2.20%) Business Objects
13 9 (2.20%) Juniper
14 8 (1.95%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.95%) Siemens
15 7 (1.71%) Lotus
15 7 (1.71%) CA
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