Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 61 43
Rank change year-on-year +37 -18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 149 125 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.56% 5.56% 6.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.40% 16.49% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 121 126 121
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +26.98%
10th Percentile £21,500 £28,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £51,250 £51,250
South West median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +7.69%

Windows Server 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 388 758 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.50% 33.72% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 316 640 450
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,000 £40,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.83% -2.42% +10.74%
10th Percentile £22,875 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £39,500 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.48% -2.00% +7.14%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Gloucestershire

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Gloucestershire

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Gloucestershire

Windows Server
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +12 45 £46,000 +22.67% 4
Cheltenham +20 32 £31,250 -16.67% 2
Cirencester 0 24 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Stroud +9 22 £23,000 -23.33%
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 140 (93.96%) Windows
2 97 (65.10%) Active Directory
3 78 (52.35%) Microsoft
4 68 (45.64%) VMware
5 61 (40.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (36.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 50 (33.56%) Hyper-V
7 50 (33.56%) Degree
8 49 (32.89%) Office 365
9 48 (32.21%) ITIL
10 47 (31.54%) Security Cleared
11 46 (30.87%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (30.20%) Windows 10
12 45 (30.20%) DV Cleared
12 45 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (30.20%) Firewall
13 43 (28.86%) SQL Server
14 39 (26.17%) MS Exchange
15 38 (25.50%) SQL
16 36 (24.16%) Service Delivery
17 34 (22.82%) PowerShell
18 33 (22.15%) Windows 7
18 33 (22.15%) ITSM
18 33 (22.15%) ITIL V3
19 32 (21.48%) Windows 8
19 32 (21.48%) Proactive Management
19 32 (21.48%) Service Management
19 32 (21.48%) Cisco
19 32 (21.48%) Problem Management
20 31 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 39 (26.17%) MS Exchange
2 30 (20.13%) SharePoint
3 29 (19.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (14.77%) IIS
5 13 (8.72%) Apache
5 13 (8.72%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.03%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.68%) Confluence
8 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.68%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (2.01%) SAS
10 1 (0.67%) JBoss
10 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (20.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (32.89%) Office 365
2 31 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (8.72%) SaaS
5 5 (3.36%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (3.36%) PaaS
5 5 (3.36%) SoftLayer
5 5 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (2.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (30.20%) Firewall
2 21 (14.09%) Network Security
3 20 (13.42%) DNS
4 18 (12.08%) DHCP
5 17 (11.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (10.74%) LAN
6 16 (10.74%) SAN
6 16 (10.74%) WAN
7 15 (10.07%) TCP/IP
8 14 (9.40%) NAS
9 13 (8.72%) HTTP
10 11 (7.38%) VLAN
11 10 (6.71%) VPN
12 9 (6.04%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (6.04%) Wireless
13 7 (4.70%) NetScaler
13 7 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (3.36%) IPv4
14 5 (3.36%) IPv6
14 5 (3.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.68%) GIS
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.34%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) JIRA
2 13 (8.72%) Ant
2 13 (8.72%) Cucumber
2 13 (8.72%) Eclipse
2 13 (8.72%) HP UFT
2 13 (8.72%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.72%) JUnit
2 13 (8.72%) Maven
2 13 (8.72%) Selenium
2 13 (8.72%) SoapUI
2 13 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (11.41%) Advertising
2 5 (3.36%) German Language
2 5 (3.36%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.34%) Finance
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (16.78%) Desktop Support
3 18 (12.08%) Analyst
3 18 (12.08%) Desktop Analyst
3 18 (12.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 18 (12.08%) Support Analyst
4 14 (9.40%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Test Automation Manager
5 13 (8.72%) Test Manager
6 12 (8.05%) Windows Support Analyst
7 11 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) IT Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Network Engineer
9 9 (6.04%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.75%) .NET
2 18 (12.08%) CSS
2 18 (12.08%) HTML
2 18 (12.08%) jQuery
2 18 (12.08%) Web Services
3 17 (11.41%) J2EE
3 17 (11.41%) XML
4 13 (8.72%) Gherkin
4 13 (8.72%) REST
4 13 (8.72%) SOAP
5 5 (3.36%) Ajax
5 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.68%) JSF
7 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (30.87%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (6.04%) Replication
5 7 (4.70%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.36%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.34%) iPad
8 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 140 (93.96%) Windows
2 61 (40.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (30.20%) Windows 10
3 45 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (22.15%) Windows 7
5 32 (21.48%) Windows 8
6 28 (18.79%) Linux
7 18 (12.08%) Mac OS X
8 14 (9.40%) Unix
9 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.68%) CentOS
10 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.21%) ITIL
2 36 (24.16%) Service Delivery
3 33 (22.15%) ITIL V3
3 33 (22.15%) ITSM
4 32 (21.48%) Proactive Management
4 32 (21.48%) Problem Management
4 32 (21.48%) Service Management
5 20 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (12.75%) Network Virtualisation
7 17 (11.41%) Software Testing
8 16 (10.74%) Migration
9 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.72%) Test Automation
10 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
11 12 (8.05%) BDD
11 12 (8.05%) TDD
12 11 (7.38%) Data Protection
13 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (6.04%) Boundary Protection
14 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.50%) SQL
2 34 (22.82%) PowerShell
3 18 (12.08%) C#
3 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.41%) Java
5 13 (8.72%) C
5 13 (8.72%) C++
5 13 (8.72%) Groovy
5 13 (8.72%) Jython
5 13 (8.72%) Python
5 13 (8.72%) Ruby
5 13 (8.72%) VBScript
6 7 (4.70%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (33.56%) Degree
2 47 (31.54%) Security Cleared
3 45 (30.20%) DV Cleared
4 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (10.07%) CCNA
5 15 (10.07%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.37%) MCSE
6 8 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.36%) CCA
9 5 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.01%) HNC
10 3 (2.01%) HND
11 2 (1.34%) CCENT
11 2 (1.34%) CCNP
11 2 (1.34%) CITP
12 1 (0.67%) MCITP
12 1 (0.67%) MCSA
12 1 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (65.10%) Active Directory
2 55 (36.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (33.56%) Hyper-V
4 23 (15.44%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (11.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (6.04%) BitLocker
6 9 (6.04%) Firmware
6 9 (6.04%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.36%) vSphere
8 2 (1.34%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.67%) XenApp
9 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (16.11%) SCCM
2 13 (8.72%) CA Service Virtualization
3 11 (7.38%) SCOM
4 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (6.04%) SCDPM
4 9 (6.04%) SCVMM
4 9 (6.04%) vCenter Server
5 8 (5.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (4.03%) HAProxy
7 5 (3.36%) WSUS
8 2 (1.34%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.34%) QRadar
9 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 78 (52.35%) Microsoft
2 68 (45.64%) VMware
3 32 (21.48%) Cisco
4 30 (20.13%) Citrix
5 23 (15.44%) Apple
6 17 (11.41%) HP
6 17 (11.41%) McAfee
7 13 (8.72%) CA
8 10 (6.71%) Dell
9 7 (4.70%) Aruba
9 7 (4.70%) Avaya
9 7 (4.70%) Meraki
9 7 (4.70%) Sophos
10 6 (4.03%) Oracle
11 5 (3.36%) AVG
12 4 (2.68%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.68%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.01%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.34%) EqualLogic