Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 231 340 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 16.04% 15.83% 15.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.35% 48.16% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 172 318 256
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +12.68%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,675 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £58,500
South West median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% -

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 343 706 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.82% 32.87% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 263 609 421
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -3 63 £50,000 +42.86% 14
Cheltenham -11 45 £37,500 - 11
Cirencester +4 30 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Stroud +12 25 £23,000 -23.33% 2
Tewkesbury -3 2 £32,000 -1.54% 2
Lydney - 2 £25,250 -
Filton - 1 £20,500 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 108 (46.75%) Windows Server
2 104 (45.02%) Linux
3 91 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 90 (38.96%) Active Directory
5 84 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 80 (34.63%) DV Cleared
7 76 (32.90%) VMware
8 65 (28.14%) SQL
9 64 (27.71%) Firewall
10 58 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (23.81%) C
12 54 (23.38%) JIRA
13 51 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (22.08%) Office 365
14 48 (20.78%) SQL Server
15 46 (19.91%) ITIL
16 45 (19.48%) Python
16 45 (19.48%) Test Automation
17 42 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
17 42 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (18.18%) Windows 10
18 41 (17.75%) Unix
19 40 (17.32%) Microsoft Office
19 40 (17.32%) Degree
20 39 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
20 39 (16.88%) Bash Shell
21 38 (16.45%) Java
22 37 (16.02%) C++
22 37 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
23 36 (15.58%) 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 33 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 28 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (9.96%) IIS
5 15 (6.49%) Apache
5 15 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.49%) Tomcat
6 14 (6.06%) Confluence
7 7 (3.03%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.60%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.73%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.73%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (17.32%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 51 (22.08%) Office 365
2 42 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.93%) SaaS
5 14 (6.06%) IaaS
6 7 (3.03%) PaaS
7 5 (2.16%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (2.16%) SoftLayer
8 4 (1.73%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (27.71%) Firewall
2 33 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 25 (10.82%) Network Security
4 20 (8.66%) HTTP
5 19 (8.23%) Wireless
6 17 (7.36%) SSL
7 15 (6.49%) LAN
7 15 (6.49%) SNMP
7 15 (6.49%) VPN
7 15 (6.49%) WAN
8 12 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (4.76%) FCoE
9 11 (4.76%) SAN
10 9 (3.90%) DNS
11 8 (3.46%) VLAN
12 7 (3.03%) DHCP
12 7 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.16%) IPv4
13 5 (2.16%) IPv6
14 4 (1.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (5.63%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.46%) Big Data
5 7 (3.03%) Apache Accumulo
5 7 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (3.03%) MySQL
6 6 (2.60%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.60%) GIS
7 5 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (23.38%) JIRA
2 34 (14.72%) Jenkins
3 28 (12.12%) Selenium
4 23 (9.96%) Cucumber
5 18 (7.79%) Bitbucket
6 17 (7.36%) Visual Studio
7 15 (6.49%) Ant
7 15 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (6.49%) Eclipse
7 15 (6.49%) HP UFT
7 15 (6.49%) JUnit
7 15 (6.49%) Maven
7 15 (6.49%) SoapUI
8 14 (6.06%) Git (software)
9 11 (4.76%) Redmine
10 7 (3.03%) JMeter
10 7 (3.03%) WATIR
11 6 (2.60%) CodeSonar
11 6 (2.60%) git-flow
11 6 (2.60%) Robot Framework
General
1 18 (7.79%) Finance
2 12 (5.19%) Advertising
3 9 (3.90%) Games
4 5 (2.16%) German Language
4 5 (2.16%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.73%) Electronics
5 4 (1.73%) Marketing
5 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (17.32%) Analyst
2 33 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 25 (10.82%) Desktop Analyst
4 24 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 20 (8.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 19 (8.23%) IT Support
8 16 (6.93%) Software Engineer
9 14 (6.06%) IT Engineer
9 14 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 14 (6.06%) Test Automation Manager
9 14 (6.06%) Test Manager
10 13 (5.63%) DBA
10 13 (5.63%) SQL DBA
10 13 (5.63%) Support Technician
10 13 (5.63%) Windows Support Analyst
11 12 (5.19%) Test Analyst
12 11 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (4.76%) IT Technician
12 11 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.85%) .NET
2 22 (9.52%) REST
2 22 (9.52%) SOAP
3 21 (9.09%) Web Services
4 20 (8.66%) HTML
5 19 (8.23%) J2EE
5 19 (8.23%) XML
6 16 (6.93%) CSS
7 15 (6.49%) Gherkin
7 15 (6.49%) jQuery
8 10 (4.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.90%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.90%) STL
10 8 (3.46%) Java EE
11 7 (3.03%) Django
12 6 (2.60%) LAMP
12 6 (2.60%) Node.js
12 6 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (2.60%) Spring MVC
13 5 (2.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (3.46%) Device Driver
5 8 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.16%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.73%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.73%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Arduino
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) iPhone
10 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 108 (46.75%) Windows Server
2 104 (45.02%) Linux
3 42 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 41 (17.75%) Unix
5 39 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (16.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (15.58%) Windows 7
8 34 (14.72%) Mac OS X
8 34 (14.72%) Windows 8
9 19 (8.23%) Android
10 9 (3.90%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.90%) CentOS
11 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.30%) Kali Linux
12 3 (1.30%) Nucleus RTOS
13 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.87%) VMS
14 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.91%) ITIL
3 45 (19.48%) Test Automation
4 35 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (12.99%) Migration
5 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering
6 29 (12.55%) Waterfall
7 28 (12.12%) Service Management
8 26 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (11.26%) Service Delivery
9 23 (9.96%) TDD
10 19 (8.23%) DevOps
10 19 (8.23%) ITIL V3
10 19 (8.23%) ITSM
11 18 (7.79%) Network Virtualisation
12 17 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.36%) Coaching
12 17 (7.36%) Information Security
12 17 (7.36%) Software Testing
13 15 (6.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.14%) SQL
2 55 (23.81%) C
3 45 (19.48%) Python
4 39 (16.88%) Bash Shell
5 38 (16.45%) Java
6 37 (16.02%) C++
7 36 (15.58%) C#
8 31 (13.42%) PowerShell
9 27 (11.69%) JavaScript
10 23 (9.96%) Ruby
11 15 (6.49%) Groovy
11 15 (6.49%) Jython
11 15 (6.49%) VBScript
12 13 (5.63%) Korn
13 10 (4.33%) PHP
14 9 (3.90%) T-SQL
15 8 (3.46%) Objective-C
15 8 (3.46%) Perl
16 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 80 (34.63%) DV Cleared
3 42 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (17.32%) Degree
5 26 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (9.96%) CCNA
7 19 (8.23%) MCSE
8 18 (7.79%) Network+ Certification
9 15 (6.49%) CISSP
9 15 (6.49%) CompTIA Security+
9 15 (6.49%) GIAC
9 15 (6.49%) Linux+ Certification
9 15 (6.49%) SANS
9 15 (6.49%) SSCP
10 9 (3.90%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.03%) ISTQB
12 7 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (2.16%) CCENT
14 3 (1.30%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.90%) PMO
2 7 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (38.96%) Active Directory
2 51 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.79%) Docker
4 18 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (5.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (5.19%) vSphere
7 11 (4.76%) NFS
7 11 (4.76%) Samba
7 11 (4.76%) VMware NSX
8 6 (2.60%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.30%) XenApp
9 3 (1.30%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.43%) Firmware
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.43%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 28 (12.12%) Puppet
2 17 (7.36%) SCCM
3 15 (6.49%) CA Service Virtualization
4 13 (5.63%) vCenter Server
5 12 (5.19%) Nagios
6 11 (4.76%) Ansible
7 9 (3.90%) SCOM
8 7 (3.03%) HAProxy
8 7 (3.03%) SCVMM
9 6 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (2.60%) Salt
10 5 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.30%) Nessus
11 3 (1.30%) Nmap
12 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.87%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.87%) vMotion
12 2 (0.87%) WSUS
13 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 91 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 76 (32.90%) VMware
3 27 (11.69%) Cisco
4 26 (11.26%) Apple
5 20 (8.66%) HP
6 15 (6.49%) CA
7 14 (6.06%) Atlassian
8 13 (5.63%) Citrix
8 13 (5.63%) EMC
8 13 (5.63%) SolarWinds
9 12 (5.19%) McAfee
10 11 (4.76%) NetApp
10 11 (4.76%) Sophos
11 9 (3.90%) Meraki
11 9 (3.90%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
12 7 (3.03%) Ivanti
13 6 (2.60%) Juniper
14 5 (2.16%) AVG
14 5 (2.16%) Oracle