Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 212 221 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.43% 14.83% 16.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.48% 64.24% 50.78%
Number of salaries quoted 169 157 303
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,500 £20,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +10.45% -4.29%

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 404 344 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.50% 23.09% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 293 256 569
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,800
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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
Cheltenham +18 59 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Gloucester -6 54 £28,750 -42.50% 19
Cirencester +6 16 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Tewkesbury +15 14 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Filton -1 1 £34,500 -1.43%
Stroud -2 1 - - 1
Wotton-under-Edge - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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.

1 114 (53.77%) Microsoft
2 80 (37.74%) Security Cleared
3 78 (36.79%) Active Directory
4 64 (30.19%) Linux
5 61 (28.77%) Windows Server
6 60 (28.30%) VMware
7 59 (27.83%) DV Cleared
8 58 (27.36%) Office 365
8 58 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (22.17%) Firewall
10 46 (21.70%) C
10 46 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (20.75%) Hyper-V
11 44 (20.75%) SQL Server
11 44 (20.75%) Python
12 41 (19.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 38 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (17.45%) ITIL
15 36 (16.98%) DNS
16 35 (16.51%) PowerShell
17 33 (15.57%) Cisco
18 32 (15.09%) Test Automation
18 32 (15.09%) HP
18 32 (15.09%) Citrix
18 32 (15.09%) C++
18 32 (15.09%) Software Engineering
19 31 (14.62%) C#
19 31 (14.62%) DHCP
19 31 (14.62%) Bash Shell

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 21 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.13%) IIS
3 12 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.77%) Confluence
7 6 (2.83%) Apache Pig
7 6 (2.83%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.36%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.89%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 58 (27.36%) Office 365
2 46 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.25%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.89%) G Suite
6 3 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (1.42%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.94%) SaaS
7 2 (0.94%) Serverless
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.47%) Slack
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.17%) Firewall
2 36 (16.98%) DNS
3 31 (14.62%) DHCP
4 27 (12.74%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.13%) Network Security
6 10 (4.72%) WAN
7 9 (4.25%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (4.25%) Skype
8 8 (3.77%) HTTP
8 8 (3.77%) LAN
8 8 (3.77%) NetScaler
8 8 (3.77%) SSL
8 8 (3.77%) Wireless
9 7 (3.30%) FCoE
9 7 (3.30%) MPLS
9 7 (3.30%) VLAN
10 6 (2.83%) VPN
11 5 (2.36%) DSL
11 5 (2.36%) SNMP
11 5 (2.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.02%) Big Data
3 12 (5.66%) Hadoop
4 10 (4.72%) GIS
5 9 (4.25%) MySQL
6 6 (2.83%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.36%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.89%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.94%) Redis
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (11.79%) JIRA
2 17 (8.02%) Selenium
2 17 (8.02%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.77%) Bitbucket
5 8 (3.77%) CodeSonar
5 8 (3.77%) git-flow
5 8 (3.77%) Robot Framework
6 7 (3.30%) LoadRunner
7 6 (2.83%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.36%) JMeter
8 5 (2.36%) Redmine
9 4 (1.89%) TestRail
9 4 (1.89%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.94%) Appium
10 2 (0.94%) Maven
10 2 (0.94%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (7.08%) Finance
2 14 (6.60%) Military
3 12 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.25%) Games
5 7 (3.30%) Electronics
6 6 (2.83%) Marketing
7 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (17.45%) IT Engineer
2 34 (16.04%) Support Engineer
3 33 (15.57%) IT Support
4 30 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (9.91%) Analyst
6 20 (9.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 19 (8.96%) IT Support Engineer
7 19 (8.96%) Test Engineer
8 17 (8.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (8.02%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (7.08%) Developer
10 12 (5.66%) IT Analyst
10 12 (5.66%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.66%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.19%) IT Support Analyst
12 10 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (4.72%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.25%) Technical Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.02%) .NET
2 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.13%) HTML
3 13 (6.13%) XML
4 11 (5.19%) Web Services
5 10 (4.72%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (4.25%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.77%) Django
7 8 (3.77%) Java EE
7 8 (3.77%) LAMP
7 8 (3.77%) Node.js
7 8 (3.77%) REST
7 8 (3.77%) SOAP
7 8 (3.77%) Spring MVC
7 8 (3.77%) STL
8 7 (3.30%) CSS
8 7 (3.30%) J2EE
8 7 (3.30%) MFC
9 5 (2.36%) EJB
9 5 (2.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.83%) Cybercrime
3 6 (2.83%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.36%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.36%) Clustering
4 5 (2.36%) iPhone
5 4 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.89%) Digital Signage
5 4 (1.89%) e-Learning
5 4 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.94%) iPad
7 2 (0.94%) NHS
7 2 (0.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.19%) Linux
2 61 (28.77%) Windows Server
3 37 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (14.62%) Windows 10
5 26 (12.26%) Windows 7
6 18 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (6.60%) Android
9 10 (4.72%) Apple iOS
9 10 (4.72%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.25%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.77%) CentOS
11 8 (3.77%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.77%) Unix
12 6 (2.83%) Windows Phone
13 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.89%) Fedora
14 4 (1.89%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (17.45%) ITIL
4 32 (15.09%) Software Engineering
4 32 (15.09%) Test Automation
5 31 (14.62%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 20 (9.43%) Migration
7 20 (9.43%) Systems Engineering
7 20 (9.43%) User Stories
8 18 (8.49%) DevOps
9 17 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.08%) Information Security
11 14 (6.60%) Reverse Engineering
12 13 (6.13%) Change Control
13 12 (5.66%) Kanban
13 12 (5.66%) Scrum
13 12 (5.66%) SDLC
14 11 (5.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.70%) C
2 44 (20.75%) Python
3 35 (16.51%) PowerShell
4 32 (15.09%) C++
5 31 (14.62%) Bash Shell
5 31 (14.62%) C#
6 30 (14.15%) JavaScript
7 29 (13.68%) SQL
8 28 (13.21%) Java
9 14 (6.60%) PHP
10 13 (6.13%) Objective-C
11 9 (4.25%) Ruby
12 5 (2.36%) Korn
13 4 (1.89%) Perl
13 4 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.47%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 59 (27.83%) DV Cleared
3 30 (14.15%) SC Cleared
4 24 (11.32%) Degree
4 24 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (10.85%) MCSE
6 20 (9.43%) CCNA
6 20 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (6.60%) CISSP
7 14 (6.60%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (6.60%) GIAC
7 14 (6.60%) Network+ Certification
7 14 (6.60%) SSCP
8 13 (6.13%) Linux+ Certification
8 13 (6.13%) SANS
9 8 (3.77%) ISTQB
9 8 (3.77%) MCSA
10 7 (3.30%) MCP
11 5 (2.36%) ISEB
11 5 (2.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.19%) SLA
2 8 (3.77%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 78 (36.79%) Active Directory
2 44 (20.75%) Hyper-V
3 38 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (9.91%) Docker
5 20 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (5.66%) vSphere
7 11 (5.19%) NFS
8 9 (4.25%) VMware NSX
9 7 (3.30%) Samba
9 7 (3.30%) XenApp
10 6 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.83%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.89%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.89%) Xen
12 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (12.74%) Puppet
2 19 (8.96%) SCCM
3 17 (8.02%) Ansible
4 15 (7.08%) vCenter Server
5 11 (5.19%) SCOrch
6 10 (4.72%) Nagios
7 9 (4.25%) SCOM
8 8 (3.77%) Salt
9 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (2.36%) SCVMM
11 5 (2.36%) WSUS
12 4 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.89%) Kubernetes
12 4 (1.89%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.89%) OpenNMS
12 4 (1.89%) vRealize
12 4 (1.89%) yum
12 4 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (53.77%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.30%) VMware
3 33 (15.57%) Cisco
4 32 (15.09%) Citrix
4 32 (15.09%) HP
5 13 (6.13%) Veeam
6 12 (5.66%) SolarWinds
7 11 (5.19%) Progress
8 9 (4.25%) Oracle
8 9 (4.25%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.77%) Atlassian
10 7 (3.30%) Dell
10 7 (3.30%) EMC
10 7 (3.30%) NetApp
11 5 (2.36%) Sophos
12 4 (1.89%) Apple
12 4 (1.89%) F5
12 4 (1.89%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.89%) SAP
12 4 (1.89%) Splunk