The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bicester with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Oxfordshire / Bicester
Rank 2 11 1
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bicester 38.89% 3.03% 50.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 14.29% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Median salary £40,750 £32,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.38% -40.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £32,500 £17,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,450 £32,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 7 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bicester 38.89% 21.21% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 7
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bicester citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bicester

Windows
Salary Trend in Bicester

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

Salary trend for Windows in Bicester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bicester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bicester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 11 (84.62%) Office 365
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) SCCM
3 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (69.23%) SAN
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
4 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
5 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
5 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
6 7 (53.85%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
9 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
9 1 (7.69%) XenApp
9 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (7.69%) SaaS
9 1 (7.69%) PaaS
9 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Support
1 8 (61.54%) IT Support
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) IT Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Senior IT Support
3 4 (30.77%) Support Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard