Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 287 398 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.31% 17.57% 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.21% 52.16% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 244 360 276
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,500 £19,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +7.69%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 447 763 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.08% 33.69% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 372 629 491
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,875 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -2 79 £36,500 -21.51% 3
Gloucester -4 57 £46,000 +31.43% 6
Cirencester 0 35 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Stroud +15 24 £25,000 -32.43% 1
Mitcheldean - 4 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury +3 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Lydney - 2 £25,250 -
Moreton-in-Marsh - 1 £30,000 -
Cinderford - 1 £26,500 -
Filton - 1 £20,500 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 175 (60.98%) Windows Server
2 120 (41.81%) Active Directory
3 118 (41.11%) Microsoft
4 98 (34.15%) VMware
5 91 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (29.27%) SQL Server
7 83 (28.92%) Linux
8 76 (26.48%) Firewall
9 75 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 70 (24.39%) Security Cleared
11 69 (24.04%) SQL
12 63 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (19.86%) Hyper-V
13 57 (19.86%) Microsoft Office
14 56 (19.51%) .NET
14 56 (19.51%) DV Cleared
14 56 (19.51%) PowerShell
15 55 (19.16%) Office 365
16 54 (18.82%) C#
17 53 (18.47%) Microsoft Azure
18 51 (17.77%) Analytical Skills
19 50 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
20 48 (16.72%) Degree
20 48 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
21 47 (16.38%) Windows 10
22 46 (16.03%) ITIL
22 46 (16.03%) SharePoint
23 45 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
24 42 (14.63%) JIRA
25 40 (13.94%) Windows 7

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 46 (16.03%) SharePoint
2 37 (12.89%) IIS
2 37 (12.89%) MS Exchange
3 29 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.23%) Apache
6 14 (4.88%) Confluence
7 12 (4.18%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.74%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.39%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.05%) SAS
12 2 (0.70%) CMS
12 2 (0.70%) JBoss
12 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (19.86%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.05%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.16%) Office 365
2 53 (18.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (6.27%) SaaS
5 15 (5.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.83%) IaaS
7 10 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (3.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (2.09%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) PaaS
9 4 (1.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (26.48%) Firewall
2 37 (12.89%) TCP/IP
3 34 (11.85%) DNS
4 27 (9.41%) DHCP
5 22 (7.67%) Network Security
5 22 (7.67%) VPN
6 21 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (7.32%) LAN
6 21 (7.32%) SAN
7 20 (6.97%) HTTP
7 20 (6.97%) WAN
8 13 (4.53%) SSL
9 11 (3.83%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (3.48%) Wireless
11 9 (3.14%) SNMP
11 9 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.79%) NetScaler
12 8 (2.79%) VLAN
13 7 (2.44%) FCoE
13 7 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (5.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (4.18%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.14%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.09%) Big Data
9 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.39%) MySQL
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (14.63%) JIRA
2 24 (8.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (6.97%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.27%) Selenium
5 15 (5.23%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.83%) Ant
6 11 (3.83%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.83%) Eclipse
6 11 (3.83%) HP UFT
6 11 (3.83%) JUnit
6 11 (3.83%) Maven
6 11 (3.83%) SoapUI
7 8 (2.79%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.44%) Redmine
9 4 (1.39%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.39%) CodeSonar
9 4 (1.39%) git-flow
9 4 (1.39%) Robot Framework
10 3 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.05%) WATIR
General
1 27 (9.41%) Advertising
2 24 (8.36%) Finance
3 6 (2.09%) Military
4 5 (1.74%) Games
4 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.39%) German Language
5 4 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.05%) Legal
6 3 (1.05%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Retail
7 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (15.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (13.94%) Analyst
3 26 (9.06%) Desktop Support
4 24 (8.36%) Developer
5 19 (6.62%) Desktop Analyst
5 19 (6.62%) Support Engineer
6 16 (5.57%) Software Engineer
6 16 (5.57%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 15 (5.23%) Administrator
7 15 (5.23%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 13 (4.53%) IT Engineer
9 13 (4.53%) Network Engineer
9 13 (4.53%) Service Analyst
10 12 (4.18%) IT Technician
10 12 (4.18%) Test Manager
11 11 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.83%) DBA
11 11 (3.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.51%) .NET
2 34 (11.85%) HTML
3 30 (10.45%) ASP.NET
4 28 (9.76%) CSS
5 24 (8.36%) Web Services
6 19 (6.62%) jQuery
7 16 (5.57%) REST
7 16 (5.57%) SOAP
8 13 (4.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (3.83%) Gherkin
9 11 (3.83%) J2EE
9 11 (3.83%) XML
10 7 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.44%) Ajax
10 7 (2.44%) HTML5
11 6 (2.09%) Java EE
11 6 (2.09%) STL
12 4 (1.39%) Node.js
12 4 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.14%) iPad
6 8 (2.79%) Handset
6 8 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.79%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.39%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.39%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.05%) User Experience
11 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.35%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.35%) iPhone
12 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 175 (60.98%) Windows Server
2 91 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 83 (28.92%) Linux
4 63 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (16.38%) Windows 10
6 40 (13.94%) Windows 7
7 32 (11.15%) Windows 8
8 21 (7.32%) Unix
9 18 (6.27%) Mac OS X
10 13 (4.53%) Android
11 10 (3.48%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.44%) CentOS
12 7 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.44%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.39%) Solaris
14 1 (0.35%) HPUX
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.03%) ITIL
3 29 (10.10%) Service Delivery
4 28 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (9.76%) Service Management
5 27 (9.41%) Proactive Management
6 26 (9.06%) ITSM
6 26 (9.06%) Problem Management
7 24 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (8.36%) Migration
8 23 (8.01%) ITIL V3
8 23 (8.01%) Software Engineering
9 22 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (7.32%) DevOps
11 20 (6.97%) Test Automation
12 19 (6.62%) Network Virtualisation
13 17 (5.92%) Waterfall
14 16 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.57%) Scrum
14 16 (5.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.04%) SQL
2 56 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 54 (18.82%) C#
4 36 (12.54%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.71%) T-SQL
6 23 (8.01%) Python
7 22 (7.67%) C
8 21 (7.32%) PHP
9 19 (6.62%) C++
9 19 (6.62%) Java
10 17 (5.92%) Bash Shell
11 14 (4.88%) Ruby
12 12 (4.18%) VBScript
13 11 (3.83%) Groovy
13 11 (3.83%) Jython
14 9 (3.14%) Korn
15 6 (2.09%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.74%) Perl
17 4 (1.39%) VB
18 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 56 (19.51%) DV Cleared
3 48 (16.72%) Degree
4 45 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (9.41%) MCSE
6 22 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (6.62%) CCNA
8 15 (5.23%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (4.53%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (3.48%) CISSP
10 10 (3.48%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (3.48%) GIAC
10 10 (3.48%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (3.48%) SANS
10 10 (3.48%) Security+ Certification
10 10 (3.48%) SSCP
11 5 (1.74%) CCA
11 5 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.23%) SLA
2 7 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.74%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (41.81%) Active Directory
2 75 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (19.86%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.36%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (7.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 21 (7.32%) vSphere
6 9 (3.14%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.44%) NFS
7 7 (2.44%) Samba
7 7 (2.44%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.74%) Docker
9 4 (1.39%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.05%) XenApp
10 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.35%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 31 (10.80%) SCCM
2 15 (5.23%) Puppet
2 15 (5.23%) SCOM
3 11 (3.83%) CA Service Virtualization
3 11 (3.83%) SCVMM
4 8 (2.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (2.79%) Nagios
4 8 (2.79%) vCenter Server
5 7 (2.44%) Ansible
5 7 (2.44%) HAProxy
5 7 (2.44%) WSUS
6 4 (1.39%) Nessus
6 4 (1.39%) QRadar
6 4 (1.39%) Salt
7 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.70%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 118 (41.11%) Microsoft
2 98 (34.15%) VMware
3 34 (11.85%) Cisco
4 28 (9.76%) Citrix
5 22 (7.67%) HP
6 19 (6.62%) Apple
7 18 (6.27%) McAfee
8 14 (4.88%) Atlassian
9 11 (3.83%) CA
10 9 (3.14%) Dell
10 9 (3.14%) Veeam
11 8 (2.79%) Aruba
11 8 (2.79%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.79%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.79%) Sophos
12 7 (2.44%) Avaya
12 7 (2.44%) EMC
12 7 (2.44%) NetApp
13 6 (2.09%) Oracle
13 6 (2.09%) Twitter