Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 283 391 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.63% 18.41% 19.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.47% 52.98% 57.34%
Number of salaries quoted 246 343 346
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.38% +6.43%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £36,500 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +8.96% +1.52% +1.54%

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 484 738 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.16% 34.75% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 414 587 563
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,825 £22,500 £22,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +3.57%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +5 98 £32,500 -31.58% 2
Gloucester -6 67 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Cirencester -16 20 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Stroud +11 17 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Mitcheldean - 4 £40,000 -
Cinderford - 3 £26,500 -
Tewkesbury -5 2 £30,000 +22.45% 2
Moreton-in-Marsh - 2 £30,000 -
Filton - 1 £20,500 -
Lydney - 1 £25,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 165 (58.30%) Windows Server
2 127 (44.88%) Microsoft
3 115 (40.64%) Active Directory
4 96 (33.92%) VMware
5 92 (32.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (29.33%) Linux
7 75 (26.50%) SQL Server
8 72 (25.44%) Security Cleared
9 70 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 64 (22.61%) Hyper-V
11 60 (21.20%) Firewall
12 55 (19.43%) Microsoft Office
13 54 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (18.37%) DV Cleared
15 51 (18.02%) PowerShell
15 51 (18.02%) Office 365
16 49 (17.31%) .NET
16 49 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (16.96%) SQL
17 48 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
18 46 (16.25%) C#
19 44 (15.55%) SharePoint
19 44 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
19 44 (15.55%) Degree
20 37 (13.07%) Cisco
20 37 (13.07%) Citrix
20 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (12.01%) DNS
21 34 (12.01%) ITIL
21 34 (12.01%) JavaScript

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 44 (15.55%) SharePoint
2 32 (11.31%) IIS
3 30 (10.60%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (4.95%) Confluence
6 11 (3.89%) Apache
6 11 (3.89%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.77%) JBoss
10 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.41%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.41%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.06%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.06%) SAS
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (19.43%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.06%) SPSS
4 2 (0.71%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (18.02%) Office 365
2 48 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (5.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 8 (2.83%) SaaS
8 5 (1.77%) PaaS
9 4 (1.41%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.71%) IaaS
10 2 (0.71%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.20%) Firewall
2 34 (12.01%) DNS
3 30 (10.60%) DHCP
4 28 (9.89%) TCP/IP
5 23 (8.13%) SAN
6 22 (7.77%) Network Security
7 19 (6.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (6.71%) VPN
8 15 (5.30%) LAN
8 15 (5.30%) WAN
9 11 (3.89%) NAS
10 9 (3.18%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.83%) HTTP
11 8 (2.83%) NetScaler
12 7 (2.47%) Internet
12 7 (2.47%) SSL
12 7 (2.47%) VLAN
12 7 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.77%) IPv4
13 5 (1.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (3.89%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.18%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.47%) MySQL
7 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.35%) Big Data
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (7.77%) JIRA
2 17 (6.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (6.01%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.12%) Selenium
5 5 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.41%) Subversion
7 3 (1.06%) Ant
7 3 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.06%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.06%) JUnit
7 3 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.06%) Maven
7 3 (1.06%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.06%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.71%) JMeter
8 2 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.71%) Redmine
General
1 31 (10.95%) Advertising
2 25 (8.83%) Finance
3 7 (2.47%) Games
4 6 (2.12%) Electronics
4 6 (2.12%) Military
5 5 (1.77%) Legal
5 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
6 3 (1.06%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (13.07%) Analyst
3 30 (10.60%) Developer
4 21 (7.42%) Support Engineer
5 19 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (5.30%) Service Analyst
7 14 (4.95%) Desktop Support
7 14 (4.95%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 13 (4.59%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.24%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.89%) Wintel Engineer
11 10 (3.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (3.53%) AWS Software Engineer
11 10 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.53%) Desktop Analyst
11 10 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.31%) .NET
2 31 (10.95%) ASP.NET
3 27 (9.54%) HTML
4 22 (7.77%) CSS
5 21 (7.42%) Web Services
6 15 (5.30%) jQuery
7 11 (3.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (3.18%) Ajax
9 6 (2.12%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.77%) HTML5
11 4 (1.41%) OpenVZ
11 4 (1.41%) XML
12 3 (1.06%) Gherkin
12 3 (1.06%) J2EE
12 3 (1.06%) MSMQ
12 3 (1.06%) REST
12 3 (1.06%) SOAP
13 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.71%) Middleware
14 1 (0.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.53%) iPad
6 9 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.83%) Handset
7 8 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.83%) Smartphone
8 7 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.77%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.77%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.41%) Blog
10 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 165 (58.30%) Windows Server
2 92 (32.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 83 (29.33%) Linux
4 54 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (10.25%) Windows 10
5 29 (10.25%) Windows 7
6 17 (6.01%) Unix
7 16 (5.65%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.30%) Android
9 14 (4.95%) Mac OS X
9 14 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.89%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.89%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.47%) CentOS
13 4 (1.41%) Solaris
14 2 (0.71%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.71%) HPUX
14 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.01%) ITIL
3 28 (9.89%) Software Engineering
4 26 (9.19%) Service Delivery
5 25 (8.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (8.48%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (8.48%) ITSM
6 24 (8.48%) Service Management
7 23 (8.13%) DevOps
7 23 (8.13%) Problem Management
8 22 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (7.07%) ITIL V3
10 16 (5.65%) Change Management
10 16 (5.65%) High Availability
10 16 (5.65%) TDD
11 13 (4.59%) Migration
11 13 (4.59%) Network Virtualisation
12 12 (4.24%) CRM
12 12 (4.24%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.02%) PowerShell
2 48 (16.96%) SQL
3 46 (16.25%) C#
4 34 (12.01%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.48%) Java
6 19 (6.71%) C++
6 19 (6.71%) Python
6 19 (6.71%) T-SQL
7 15 (5.30%) PHP
8 14 (4.95%) Ruby
9 13 (4.59%) C
10 10 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.83%) Perl
12 6 (2.12%) VB
13 5 (1.77%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.41%) VBScript
15 3 (1.06%) Groovy
15 3 (1.06%) Jython
16 2 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (25.44%) Security Cleared
2 52 (18.37%) DV Cleared
3 44 (15.55%) Degree
4 27 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (7.42%) MCSE
6 15 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.95%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.53%) CCNA
9 5 (1.77%) CCNP
9 5 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.77%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.41%) CCA
10 4 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.41%) MCP
10 4 (1.41%) MCSA
11 3 (1.06%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.06%) HNC
11 3 (1.06%) HND
11 3 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.95%) SLA
2 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.77%) PMO
3 3 (1.06%) Basel II
3 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (40.64%) Active Directory
2 70 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (22.61%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 19 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (5.65%) vSphere
6 8 (2.83%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.47%) Docker
8 6 (2.12%) XenApp
8 6 (2.12%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.41%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.06%) Dovecot
10 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.06%) Postfix
10 3 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.71%) NFS
11 2 (0.71%) Samba
11 2 (0.71%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (9.89%) SCCM
2 13 (4.59%) Puppet
2 13 (4.59%) SCOM
3 10 (3.53%) SCVMM
4 9 (3.18%) WSUS
5 8 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (2.12%) Ansible
7 6 (2.12%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.41%) Nessus
8 4 (1.41%) QRadar
9 3 (1.06%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.06%) Nagios
9 3 (1.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.06%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.71%) OpenView
10 2 (0.71%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 127 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 96 (33.92%) VMware
3 37 (13.07%) Cisco
3 37 (13.07%) Citrix
4 24 (8.48%) HP
5 16 (5.65%) McAfee
6 14 (4.95%) Atlassian
7 13 (4.59%) Dell
7 13 (4.59%) Oracle
8 12 (4.24%) Aruba
9 11 (3.89%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.18%) Apple
11 8 (2.83%) 3PAR
11 8 (2.83%) BT
11 8 (2.83%) Veeam
12 7 (2.47%) Avaya
12 7 (2.47%) EqualLogic
12 7 (2.47%) SonicWALL
12 7 (2.47%) Sophos
12 7 (2.47%) Symantec