The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 50 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 21.37% 20.05% 21.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.82% 64.00% 71.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44 74 68
Median salary £31,000 £46,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.60% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £34,150 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 88 125 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 37.61% 31.33% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78 116 90
Median salary £43,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Windows
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Windows in Cheltenham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 44 (53.66%) Windows Server
2 38 (46.34%) Linux
3 28 (34.15%) VMware
4 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
5 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
6 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (25.61%) Hyper-V
7 21 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
8 20 (24.39%) Advertising
9 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
9 18 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (20.73%) Citrix
11 16 (19.51%) Java
12 15 (18.29%) C#
12 15 (18.29%) C++
12 15 (18.29%) Office 365
13 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (17.07%) TDD
13 14 (17.07%) MS Exchange
14 13 (15.85%) Cisco
14 13 (15.85%) Python
14 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
14 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (15.85%) High Availability
15 12 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (13.41%) SDLC
17 10 (12.20%) Wireless

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 14 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.54%) Confluence
3 5 (6.10%) Apache
3 5 (6.10%) IIS
3 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.29%) Office 365
3 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (8.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (8.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (8.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Wireless
2 8 (9.76%) DNS
2 8 (9.76%) SAN
3 7 (8.54%) Firewall
3 7 (8.54%) LAN
3 7 (8.54%) NAS
3 7 (8.54%) WAN
4 3 (3.66%) DHCP
5 2 (2.44%) Network Security
5 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (1.22%) Internet
6 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (8.54%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
3 2 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.22%) Gatling
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.22%) RSpec
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.39%) Advertising
2 4 (4.88%) Legal
3 3 (3.66%) Electronics
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Consultant
3 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (7.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Research Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.10%) AWS Software Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.88%) Penetration Tester
9 4 (4.88%) Security Tester
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
1 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.10%) OpenVZ
3 2 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (1.22%) Ajax
4 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.22%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) HTML5
4 1 (1.22%) jQuery
4 1 (1.22%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.22%) WCF
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Cybercrime
3 3 (3.66%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.44%) Handset
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.66%) Windows Server
2 38 (46.34%) Linux
3 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.98%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.76%) Mac OS X
8 6 (7.32%) Android
9 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.88%) CentOS
10 4 (4.88%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.22%) AIX
12 1 (1.22%) HPUX
12 1 (1.22%) Unix
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.07%) TDD
4 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) High Availability
5 12 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (13.41%) SDLC
7 8 (9.76%) Change Management
7 8 (9.76%) DevOps
7 8 (9.76%) Scrum
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.54%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (8.54%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.10%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.88%) Cryptography
10 4 (4.88%) ITIL
10 4 (4.88%) Security Management
10 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) Java
2 15 (18.29%) C#
2 15 (18.29%) C++
3 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
3 13 (15.85%) Python
4 9 (10.98%) C
4 9 (10.98%) Ruby
5 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.10%) Perl
7 2 (2.44%) SQL
8 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) Degree
4 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) CHECK Team Leader
5 4 (4.88%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.66%) MCP
6 3 (3.66%) MCSE
6 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.44%) CCNA
7 2 (2.44%) CEH
7 2 (2.44%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.44%) ECSA
7 2 (2.44%) GCFA
7 2 (2.44%) GIAC
7 2 (2.44%) ISEB
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.61%) Hyper-V
3 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
2 2 (2.44%) EnCase
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) VMware
2 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.73%) Citrix
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco
5 8 (9.76%) BT
6 7 (8.54%) Atlassian
7 5 (6.10%) 3PAR
7 5 (6.10%) Aruba
7 5 (6.10%) EqualLogic
7 5 (6.10%) HP
7 5 (6.10%) Juniper
7 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.10%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.88%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) Adobe
9 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.44%) Meraki
9 2 (2.44%) Ubiquiti
10 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
10 1 (1.22%) Splunk
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