Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 317 291 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.24% 18.85% 17.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.02% 60.88% 51.60%
Number of salaries quoted 237 250 347
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -3.18%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,025 £61,250
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +10.77% -7.14%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 503 478 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.52% 30.96% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 374 402 611
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,625 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
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 within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 October 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 +2 62 £35,000 -23.91% 21
Cheltenham -19 53 £42,500 +24.09% 9
Cirencester +7 22 £34,000 -8.11% 1
Tewkesbury +1 21 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Filton -2 1 - - 1
Stroud -3 1 £85,000 +240.00% 1
Fairford - 1 £37,500 - 2
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 148 (46.69%) Security Cleared
2 142 (44.79%) Linux
3 125 (39.43%) Microsoft
4 105 (33.12%) C
5 103 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (32.49%) DV Cleared
6 92 (29.02%) Software Engineering
7 90 (28.39%) C#
8 88 (27.76%) Python
9 77 (24.29%) C++
10 72 (22.71%) Windows Server
11 68 (21.45%) Cybersecurity
12 67 (21.14%) JavaScript
13 64 (20.19%) SQL
13 64 (20.19%) Active Directory
14 63 (19.87%) Java
14 63 (19.87%) Finance
15 62 (19.56%) Test Automation
16 58 (18.30%) SC Cleared
17 56 (17.67%) .NET
18 54 (17.03%) VMware
19 53 (16.72%) Android
20 52 (16.40%) Firewall
20 52 (16.40%) SQL Server
21 49 (15.46%) TCP/IP
22 46 (14.51%) Bash Shell
23 45 (14.20%) PowerShell
23 45 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 40 (12.62%) Docker
24 40 (12.62%) Git (software)

Windows
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 15 (4.73%) Apache Pig
2 12 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.79%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.84%) Apache
5 7 (2.21%) IIS
6 6 (1.89%) Confluence
7 5 (1.58%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.58%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.26%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.15%) Office 365
3 24 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.21%) SaaS
5 6 (1.89%) GitHub
6 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.32%) G Suite
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Serverless
8 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.40%) Firewall
2 49 (15.46%) TCP/IP
3 36 (11.36%) SSL
4 35 (11.04%) HTTP
5 22 (6.94%) Network Security
6 19 (5.99%) SNMP
7 16 (5.05%) VLAN
8 15 (4.73%) DNS
9 13 (4.10%) HTTPS
10 12 (3.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (3.15%) DHCP
11 10 (3.15%) Ethernet
11 10 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (2.84%) FCoE
12 9 (2.84%) IPsec
12 9 (2.84%) IPv4
12 9 (2.84%) IPv6
12 9 (2.84%) SSH
12 9 (2.84%) VPN
12 9 (2.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.41%) Big Data
3 21 (6.62%) Hadoop
4 17 (5.36%) MySQL
5 15 (4.73%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.84%) Geospatial Data
6 9 (2.84%) GIS
7 7 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.95%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 31 (9.78%) JIRA
4 21 (6.62%) Bitbucket
5 20 (6.31%) Selenium
6 18 (5.68%) Jenkins
7 16 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (5.05%) CodeSonar
7 16 (5.05%) git-flow
7 16 (5.05%) Robot Framework
8 13 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.52%) Redmine
10 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.58%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.58%) GCC
11 5 (1.58%) MSI
11 5 (1.58%) WiX
12 4 (1.26%) Xcode
13 3 (0.95%) GitLab
13 3 (0.95%) LabVIEW
General
1 63 (19.87%) Finance
2 19 (5.99%) Military
3 18 (5.68%) Games
4 11 (3.47%) Electronics
5 10 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.84%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.58%) Marketing
9 4 (1.26%) Law
10 3 (0.95%) German Language
11 2 (0.63%) French Language
11 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (12.62%) Software Engineer
2 39 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (11.36%) Developer
4 31 (9.78%) Analyst
5 30 (9.46%) Architect
6 27 (8.52%) IT Engineer
7 25 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 22 (6.94%) IT Support
9 19 (5.99%) C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (5.05%) C# Software Engineer
10 16 (5.05%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (4.73%) Java Engineer
11 15 (4.73%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (4.73%) Test Engineer
12 12 (3.79%) Business Architect
12 12 (3.79%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (3.79%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (3.15%) Requirements Engineer
13 10 (3.15%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.67%) .NET
2 36 (11.36%) HTML
3 28 (8.83%) Node.js
4 25 (7.89%) .NET Framework
5 22 (6.94%) ASP.NET
6 21 (6.62%) Web Services
6 21 (6.62%) WPF
7 20 (6.31%) CSS
7 20 (6.31%) J2EE
8 18 (5.68%) Django
8 18 (5.68%) XML
9 16 (5.05%) Java EE
9 16 (5.05%) LAMP
9 16 (5.05%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (5.05%) REST
9 16 (5.05%) SOAP
9 16 (5.05%) Spring MVC
9 16 (5.05%) STL
10 15 (4.73%) Hibernate
10 15 (4.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.79%) iPhone
4 12 (3.79%) User Experience
5 10 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.21%) PKI
9 6 (1.89%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.89%) CAN bus
9 6 (1.89%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.58%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.58%) iPad
10 5 (1.58%) Replication
10 5 (1.58%) Social Media
11 4 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 142 (44.79%) Linux
2 72 (22.71%) Windows Server
3 53 (16.72%) Android
4 38 (11.99%) Apple iOS
5 36 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (9.15%) Unix
7 27 (8.52%) Mac OS X
8 24 (7.57%) Windows 10
9 16 (5.05%) Windows 7
10 13 (4.10%) Windows Phone
11 11 (3.47%) CentOS
11 11 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.47%) Ubuntu
12 10 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.21%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (2.21%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.58%) Fedora
15 5 (1.58%) Solaris
16 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (29.02%) Software Engineering
3 68 (21.45%) Cybersecurity
4 62 (19.56%) Test Automation
5 45 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 38 (11.99%) ITIL
7 37 (11.67%) Scrum
8 36 (11.36%) User Stories
9 35 (11.04%) Waterfall
10 34 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (10.09%) Test Strategy
13 30 (9.46%) Reverse Engineering
14 29 (9.15%) Mentoring
15 28 (8.83%) Coaching
16 26 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (7.57%) DevOps
17 24 (7.57%) Kanban
17 24 (7.57%) Web Development
18 22 (6.94%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 105 (33.12%) C
2 90 (28.39%) C#
3 88 (27.76%) Python
4 77 (24.29%) C++
5 67 (21.14%) JavaScript
6 64 (20.19%) SQL
7 63 (19.87%) Java
8 46 (14.51%) Bash Shell
9 45 (14.20%) PowerShell
10 33 (10.41%) Objective-C
11 21 (6.62%) PHP
12 14 (4.42%) T-SQL
13 13 (4.10%) Perl
14 10 (3.15%) Assembly Language
14 10 (3.15%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.52%) Embedded C
15 8 (2.52%) Korn
15 8 (2.52%) Ruby
16 6 (1.89%) Tcl
17 5 (1.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 148 (46.69%) Security Cleared
2 103 (32.49%) DV Cleared
3 58 (18.30%) SC Cleared
4 31 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (9.46%) CCNA
6 28 (8.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (7.89%) CISSP
7 25 (7.89%) CompTIA Security+
7 25 (7.89%) GIAC
7 25 (7.89%) Linux+ Certification
7 25 (7.89%) MCSE
7 25 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
7 25 (7.89%) SANS
7 25 (7.89%) SSCP
8 24 (7.57%) Degree
9 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.95%) MCP
10 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.79%) QA
2 7 (2.21%) SLA
3 3 (0.95%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (20.19%) Active Directory
2 40 (12.62%) Docker
3 27 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (7.57%) vSphere
5 22 (6.94%) Hyper-V
6 19 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (3.47%) VMware NSX
8 10 (3.15%) NFS
8 10 (3.15%) Samba
9 8 (2.52%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.58%) Firmware
10 5 (1.58%) Xen
11 4 (1.26%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.26%) pfSense
11 4 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.63%) Snort
12 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.63%) XenApp
13 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (11.04%) Puppet
2 21 (6.62%) Ansible
3 19 (5.99%) Salt
4 17 (5.36%) SCCM
4 17 (5.36%) vCenter Server
5 14 (4.42%) Nagios
6 12 (3.79%) WSUS
7 11 (3.47%) Kubernetes
8 9 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.89%) SCOM
10 5 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (1.58%) OpenNMS
10 5 (1.58%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.26%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.95%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.32%) Nessus
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 125 (39.43%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.03%) VMware
3 36 (11.36%) Cisco
4 20 (6.31%) EMC
5 16 (5.05%) Atlassian
5 16 (5.05%) SolarWinds
6 10 (3.15%) NetApp
7 9 (2.84%) HP
7 9 (2.84%) Veeam
8 8 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.21%) Apple
9 7 (2.21%) Dell
10 6 (1.89%) Citrix
10 6 (1.89%) Juniper
10 6 (1.89%) Proofpoint
10 6 (1.89%) SAP
11 5 (1.58%) Canon
11 5 (1.58%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.58%) ESRI
11 5 (1.58%) Hortonworks