Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 310 292 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.53% 17.52% 17.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.25% 56.37% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 229 254 318
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £56,250
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.46% +1.52%

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 498 518 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 29.77% 31.07% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 370 445 527
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,300 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,625 £60,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -2.78%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 64 £38,750 -3.13% 9
Cheltenham -22 54 £37,500 +20.97% 16
Tewkesbury +2 25 £35,000 +35.92% 2
Cirencester +18 18 £38,250 +14.18% 3
Stroud +1 3 £54,000 +20.00% 1
Filton - 3 £35,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 146 (47.10%) Linux
2 137 (44.19%) Security Cleared
3 107 (34.52%) C
4 106 (34.19%) Microsoft
5 91 (29.35%) DV Cleared
6 88 (28.39%) Software Engineering
7 86 (27.74%) Python
8 85 (27.42%) C#
9 83 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (25.81%) Windows Server
11 74 (23.87%) C++
11 74 (23.87%) SQL
11 74 (23.87%) Active Directory
12 63 (20.32%) Cybersecurity
13 57 (18.39%) Test Automation
14 56 (18.06%) JavaScript
15 55 (17.74%) SC Cleared
16 54 (17.42%) VMware
17 53 (17.10%) Java
17 53 (17.10%) .NET
18 52 (16.77%) Firewall
19 51 (16.45%) SQL Server
20 50 (16.13%) TCP/IP
21 49 (15.81%) Finance
22 47 (15.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 43 (13.87%) Bash Shell
24 40 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
25 39 (12.58%) Android
25 39 (12.58%) Cisco
25 39 (12.58%) Unix

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 13 (4.19%) Confluence
2 10 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 10 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.26%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.94%) Apache
5 6 (1.94%) IIS
6 5 (1.61%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) Moodle
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (11.29%) Office 365
3 18 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.58%) SaaS
5 7 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.97%) GitHub
6 3 (0.97%) IaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.65%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.77%) Firewall
2 50 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 31 (10.00%) SSL
4 29 (9.35%) HTTP
5 26 (8.39%) Network Security
6 22 (7.10%) SNMP
7 21 (6.77%) VLAN
8 19 (6.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (5.16%) SAN
10 15 (4.84%) DNS
11 14 (4.52%) Ethernet
11 14 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (3.87%) IPsec
12 12 (3.87%) IPv4
12 12 (3.87%) IPv6
12 12 (3.87%) SSH
13 10 (3.23%) VPN
14 9 (2.90%) HTTPS
14 9 (2.90%) Internet
15 8 (2.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.81%) Big Data
3 13 (4.19%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.23%) Apache Hive
4 10 (3.23%) MySQL
5 9 (2.90%) Geospatial Data
5 9 (2.90%) GIS
6 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.97%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.32%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 36 (11.61%) Git (software)
1 36 (11.61%) Visual Studio
2 34 (10.97%) JIRA
3 24 (7.74%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.42%) Bitbucket
5 13 (4.19%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.19%) Selenium
5 13 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.23%) CodeSonar
7 10 (3.23%) git-flow
7 10 (3.23%) Robot Framework
8 9 (2.90%) MSI
8 9 (2.90%) WiX
9 8 (2.58%) Redmine
10 5 (1.61%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.61%) GCC
11 4 (1.29%) Xcode
12 3 (0.97%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (15.81%) Finance
2 18 (5.81%) Military
3 14 (4.52%) Games
4 11 (3.55%) Electronics
4 11 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.90%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.94%) Back Office
6 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.61%) Marketing
8 4 (1.29%) German Language
8 4 (1.29%) Law
9 3 (0.97%) Advertising
9 3 (0.97%) French Language
10 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (14.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (13.55%) Developer
3 40 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 34 (10.97%) Analyst
5 25 (8.06%) Architect
5 25 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 21 (6.77%) Software Developer
7 18 (5.81%) IT Engineer
7 18 (5.81%) IT Support
7 18 (5.81%) Test Analyst
8 15 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (4.19%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.19%) C# Software Engineer
10 13 (4.19%) Security Engineer
10 13 (4.19%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (3.87%) Test Engineer
12 11 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.10%) .NET
2 28 (9.03%) HTML
3 26 (8.39%) WPF
4 23 (7.42%) Node.js
5 20 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 20 (6.45%) Web Services
6 17 (5.48%) ASP.NET
7 16 (5.16%) CSS
8 15 (4.84%) J2EE
9 14 (4.52%) AngularJS
10 13 (4.19%) Django
11 12 (3.87%) XML
12 11 (3.55%) SOAP
13 10 (3.23%) Hibernate
13 10 (3.23%) Java EE
13 10 (3.23%) LAMP
13 10 (3.23%) Spring
13 10 (3.23%) Spring MVC
13 10 (3.23%) STL
13 10 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.52%) User Experience
5 11 (3.55%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.58%) PKI
8 7 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.26%) iPhone
9 6 (1.94%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.94%) CAN bus
9 6 (1.94%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.61%) iPad
10 5 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.61%) Replication
11 4 (1.29%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (47.10%) Linux
2 80 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 40 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (12.58%) Android
4 39 (12.58%) Unix
5 26 (8.39%) Apple iOS
6 25 (8.06%) Mac OS X
6 25 (8.06%) Windows 10
7 20 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.55%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.58%) Solaris
10 7 (2.26%) CentOS
10 7 (2.26%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.26%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.26%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.94%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.39%) Software Engineering
2 83 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (20.32%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (18.39%) Test Automation
5 47 (15.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 36 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (11.29%) Test Strategy
8 33 (10.65%) Scrum
9 31 (10.00%) ITIL
10 30 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (8.71%) Collaborative Working
11 27 (8.71%) Waterfall
12 25 (8.06%) Coaching
13 24 (7.74%) User Stories
14 22 (7.10%) Reverse Engineering
14 22 (7.10%) Test Scripting
15 21 (6.77%) Mentoring
15 21 (6.77%) UML
16 20 (6.45%) DevOps
17 18 (5.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 107 (34.52%) C
2 86 (27.74%) Python
3 85 (27.42%) C#
4 74 (23.87%) C++
4 74 (23.87%) SQL
5 56 (18.06%) JavaScript
6 53 (17.10%) Java
7 43 (13.87%) Bash Shell
8 33 (10.65%) PowerShell
9 19 (6.13%) Objective-C
10 18 (5.81%) PHP
10 18 (5.81%) T-SQL
11 17 (5.48%) Perl
12 12 (3.87%) Assembly Language
12 12 (3.87%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.58%) Embedded C
13 8 (2.58%) Korn
13 8 (2.58%) Ruby
14 7 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 137 (44.19%) Security Cleared
2 91 (29.35%) DV Cleared
3 55 (17.74%) SC Cleared
4 28 (9.03%) Degree
5 25 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (7.74%) CCNA
7 23 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (6.13%) CISSP
9 18 (5.81%) CompTIA Security+
9 18 (5.81%) GIAC
9 18 (5.81%) Linux+ Certification
9 18 (5.81%) MCSE
9 18 (5.81%) Network+ Certification
9 18 (5.81%) SANS
9 18 (5.81%) SSCP
10 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.65%) CCA
11 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.65%) MCP
11 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.55%) QA
2 9 (2.90%) SLA
3 3 (0.97%) PMO
4 2 (0.65%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (23.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.65%) Docker
3 26 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 23 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (5.16%) vSphere
6 11 (3.55%) VMware NSX
7 8 (2.58%) NFS
7 8 (2.58%) Samba
8 5 (1.61%) Firmware
8 5 (1.61%) pfSense
9 4 (1.29%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.29%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.97%) XenApp
11 2 (0.65%) Snort
11 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.32%) Xen
12 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (9.03%) Puppet
2 20 (6.45%) SCCM
3 16 (5.16%) Ansible
4 13 (4.19%) Salt
5 12 (3.87%) vCenter Server
6 10 (3.23%) WSUS
7 9 (2.90%) Nagios
8 7 (2.26%) Kubernetes
8 7 (2.26%) SCOM
9 6 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.61%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.97%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.65%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.32%) OpenNMS
13 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (34.19%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.42%) VMware
3 39 (12.58%) Cisco
4 25 (8.06%) EMC
5 19 (6.13%) Atlassian
6 11 (3.55%) Juniper
7 9 (2.90%) HP
7 9 (2.90%) SolarWinds
8 8 (2.58%) NetApp
9 7 (2.26%) Citrix
9 7 (2.26%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (1.94%) Apple
10 6 (1.94%) Dell
10 6 (1.94%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.94%) ESRI
10 6 (1.94%) McAfee
10 6 (1.94%) SAP
10 6 (1.94%) Veeam
11 5 (1.61%) Proofpoint
11 5 (1.61%) Splunk