Period
to 17 January 2021

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 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 16 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 57 73 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 20.43% 11.37% 9.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.44% 45.06% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 34
Median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £113,750 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +1.69%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 101 162 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 36.20% 25.23% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 59 141 74
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £22,475
90th Percentile £67,750 £70,000 £64,625
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Cheltenham

Windows
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Windows in Cheltenham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Windows.

1 36 (63.16%) Windows Server
2 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
3 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (45.61%) JIRA
5 26 (45.61%) Confluence
5 26 (45.61%) Office 365
6 25 (43.86%) VMware
7 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (38.60%) Azure
8 21 (36.84%) ITIL
9 18 (31.58%) Linux
9 18 (31.58%) AWS
10 17 (29.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 17 (29.82%) Service Management
11 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
11 15 (26.32%) Scrum
11 15 (26.32%) Cyber Intelligence
12 14 (24.56%) IT Strategy
12 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (24.56%) Architecture Roadmap
12 14 (24.56%) Project Delivery
12 14 (24.56%) DNS
12 14 (24.56%) Firewall
13 13 (22.81%) VPN
13 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
14 12 (21.05%) .NET
14 12 (21.05%) MySQL
14 12 (21.05%) Oracle
14 12 (21.05%) Citrix

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 26 (45.61%) Confluence
2 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
3 11 (19.30%) CMS
3 11 (19.30%) Drupal
4 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (45.61%) Office 365
2 22 (38.60%) Azure
3 18 (31.58%) AWS
4 9 (15.79%) PaaS
4 9 (15.79%) SaaS
5 3 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) DNS
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
2 13 (22.81%) VPN
3 9 (15.79%) Wireshark
4 7 (12.28%) OSPF
5 6 (10.53%) IPv4
5 6 (10.53%) VLAN
6 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.02%) Wireless
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.26%) SAN
9 2 (3.51%) LAN
10 1 (1.75%) DHCP
10 1 (1.75%) HTTP
10 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.75%) IPsec
10 1 (1.75%) Network Security
10 1 (1.75%) SMTP
10 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (45.61%) JIRA
2 11 (19.30%) Bitbucket
3 9 (15.79%) IDA Disassembler
4 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.02%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.77%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support
8 3 (5.26%) Principal Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Principal Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) COM
3 1 (1.75%) GraphQL
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Wiki
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.28%) Smartphone
4 5 (8.77%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.75%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Windows Server
2 18 (31.58%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 10 (17.54%) Android
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (10.53%) CentOS
6 6 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) ITIL
3 17 (29.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 17 (29.82%) Service Management
4 15 (26.32%) Cyber Intelligence
4 15 (26.32%) Scrum
5 14 (24.56%) Architecture Roadmap
5 14 (24.56%) IT Strategy
5 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (24.56%) Project Delivery
6 11 (19.30%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (19.30%) Content Management
6 11 (19.30%) CRM
6 11 (19.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (19.30%) Feasibility Study
6 11 (19.30%) IT Governance
6 11 (19.30%) ITIL V3
6 11 (19.30%) Strategic Roadmap
6 11 (19.30%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (19.30%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Python
2 9 (15.79%) C
2 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.28%) C++
5 6 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) VirtualBox
4 8 (14.04%) XenApp
5 6 (10.53%) Docker
5 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.26%) BitLocker
7 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Ansible
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 5 (8.77%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.26%) Terraform
4 1 (1.75%) Suricata
4 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.86%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Citrix
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle
4 11 (19.30%) Atlassian
4 11 (19.30%) MuleSoft
4 11 (19.30%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (12.28%) Sophos
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco
6 4 (7.02%) iManage
6 4 (7.02%) Veeam
7 3 (5.26%) Adobe
7 3 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.26%) Google
8 2 (3.51%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) Intapp
8 2 (3.51%) Progress
9 1 (1.75%) Splunk