Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 259 278 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.21% 19.23% 17.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.96% 64.06% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 189 236 364
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +14.09% -6.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,500 £19,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -7.14%

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 418 434 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.77% 30.01% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 291 359 648
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Cheltenham -3 60 £40,000 +14.29% 19
Gloucester +3 58 £30,000 -34.78% 19
Cirencester +2 21 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Tewkesbury +2 9 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Fairford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 114 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 109 (42.08%) Security Cleared
3 100 (38.61%) Linux
4 83 (32.05%) DV Cleared
5 78 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (27.03%) Windows Server
7 68 (26.25%) C
8 64 (24.71%) Python
9 61 (23.55%) Software Engineering
10 60 (23.17%) Active Directory
11 58 (22.39%) C#
11 58 (22.39%) Java
12 51 (19.69%) VMware
13 50 (19.31%) Cybersecurity
14 47 (18.15%) C++
15 45 (17.37%) JavaScript
15 45 (17.37%) Firewall
15 45 (17.37%) Test Automation
16 44 (16.99%) PowerShell
17 42 (16.22%) SQL Server
18 41 (15.83%) Bash Shell
19 40 (15.44%) Android
20 39 (15.06%) SC Cleared
20 39 (15.06%) ITIL
21 38 (14.67%) SQL
21 38 (14.67%) TCP/IP
21 38 (14.67%) Finance
22 37 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 35 (13.51%) Docker
23 35 (13.51%) .NET

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 (5.02%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.63%) Apache Pig
2 12 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.86%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.09%) IIS
5 7 (2.70%) Apache
6 6 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.93%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.93%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.93%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.54%) Confluence
8 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.77%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.51%) Office 365
2 31 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.32%) GitHub
5 6 (2.32%) SaaS
6 4 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.16%) G Suite
8 2 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.39%) IaaS
9 1 (0.39%) PaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.37%) Firewall
2 38 (14.67%) TCP/IP
3 25 (9.65%) HTTP
4 23 (8.88%) SSL
5 16 (6.18%) DNS
6 14 (5.41%) DHCP
6 14 (5.41%) Network Security
7 11 (4.25%) SNMP
8 9 (3.47%) FCoE
8 9 (3.47%) HTTPS
8 9 (3.47%) VLAN
8 9 (3.47%) Wireless
9 7 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.70%) LAN
10 6 (2.32%) VPN
10 6 (2.32%) WAN
11 5 (1.93%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.54%) ADSL
12 4 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.58%) Big Data
3 19 (7.34%) Hadoop
4 15 (5.79%) MySQL
5 12 (4.63%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.77%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.39%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (10.42%) JIRA
2 23 (8.88%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.34%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.95%) Selenium
5 17 (6.56%) Bitbucket
6 14 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (5.41%) CodeSonar
6 14 (5.41%) git-flow
6 14 (5.41%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.41%) Robot Framework
7 8 (3.09%) Redmine
8 5 (1.93%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.54%) Xcode
10 3 (1.16%) GCC
10 3 (1.16%) MSI
10 3 (1.16%) WiX
11 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (14.67%) Finance
2 18 (6.95%) Games
3 9 (3.47%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.09%) Electronics
4 8 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.09%) Military
5 3 (1.16%) Law
5 3 (1.16%) Marketing
5 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) French Language
6 1 (0.39%) German Language
6 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (15.83%) IT Engineer
2 30 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (11.20%) IT Support
3 29 (11.20%) Support Engineer
4 28 (10.81%) Analyst
5 23 (8.88%) Developer
6 21 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 18 (6.95%) Architect
8 17 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 15 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 15 (5.79%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.63%) Java Engineer
10 12 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) C# Software Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (3.86%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.86%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.51%) .NET
2 24 (9.27%) HTML
3 21 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 18 (6.95%) .NET Framework
4 18 (6.95%) Node.js
5 17 (6.56%) Web Services
6 15 (5.79%) J2EE
7 14 (5.41%) Django
7 14 (5.41%) Java EE
7 14 (5.41%) LAMP
7 14 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (5.41%) REST
7 14 (5.41%) SOAP
7 14 (5.41%) Spring MVC
7 14 (5.41%) STL
8 13 (5.02%) Hibernate
8 13 (5.02%) Spring
8 13 (5.02%) XML
9 11 (4.25%) CSS
10 10 (3.86%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.86%) iPhone
4 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.70%) Cybercrime
5 7 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.32%) User Experience
7 5 (1.93%) CAN bus
7 5 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.93%) Social Media
8 4 (1.54%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.54%) iPad
8 4 (1.54%) Replication
9 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.16%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (38.61%) Linux
2 70 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 40 (15.44%) Android
4 34 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (10.81%) Apple iOS
6 25 (9.65%) Windows 10
7 23 (8.88%) Windows 7
8 21 (8.11%) Mac OS X
9 18 (6.95%) Unix
10 12 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (4.25%) Windows Phone
12 10 (3.86%) Ubuntu
13 8 (3.09%) CentOS
13 8 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.70%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (2.70%) Windows XP
15 6 (2.32%) Fedora
16 5 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.55%) Software Engineering
3 50 (19.31%) Cybersecurity
4 45 (17.37%) Test Automation
5 39 (15.06%) ITIL
6 37 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 32 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (12.36%) Systems Engineering
8 31 (11.97%) User Stories
9 29 (11.20%) Waterfall
10 24 (9.27%) Coaching
10 24 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (9.27%) DevOps
10 24 (9.27%) Mentoring
10 24 (9.27%) Reverse Engineering
11 22 (8.49%) Scrum
12 21 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (6.95%) Test Strategy
13 18 (6.95%) Web Development
14 17 (6.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.25%) C
2 64 (24.71%) Python
3 58 (22.39%) C#
3 58 (22.39%) Java
4 47 (18.15%) C++
5 45 (17.37%) JavaScript
6 44 (16.99%) PowerShell
7 41 (15.83%) Bash Shell
8 38 (14.67%) SQL
9 29 (11.20%) Objective-C
10 14 (5.41%) PHP
11 9 (3.47%) Perl
12 8 (3.09%) Korn
12 8 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.32%) Ruby
14 5 (1.93%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.93%) Assembly Language
14 5 (1.93%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.93%) Tcl
15 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (42.08%) Security Cleared
2 83 (32.05%) DV Cleared
3 39 (15.06%) SC Cleared
4 26 (10.04%) CCNA
4 26 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (9.65%) Degree
6 24 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (8.88%) MCSE
8 22 (8.49%) CISSP
8 22 (8.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 22 (8.49%) GIAC
8 22 (8.49%) Linux+ Certification
8 22 (8.49%) Network+ Certification
8 22 (8.49%) SANS
8 22 (8.49%) SSCP
9 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.16%) MCP
10 2 (0.77%) CCA
10 2 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.09%) QA
2 6 (2.32%) SLA
3 3 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (23.17%) Active Directory
2 35 (13.51%) Docker
3 24 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (8.88%) vSphere
5 22 (8.49%) Hyper-V
6 20 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.86%) NFS
7 10 (3.86%) Samba
7 10 (3.86%) VMware NSX
8 8 (3.09%) VirtualBox
9 6 (2.32%) Firmware
9 6 (2.32%) Xen
10 5 (1.93%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.54%) XenApp
12 3 (1.16%) pfSense
13 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (12.36%) Puppet
2 22 (8.49%) Ansible
3 17 (6.56%) vCenter Server
4 16 (6.18%) Salt
5 15 (5.79%) Nagios
6 12 (4.63%) SCCM
7 11 (4.25%) Kubernetes
8 9 (3.47%) WSUS
9 7 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.70%) SCOM
10 6 (2.32%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.32%) OpenNMS
10 6 (2.32%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.93%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.77%) PowerCLI
13 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.39%) Netcool
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 114 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 51 (19.69%) VMware
3 29 (11.20%) Cisco
4 17 (6.56%) SolarWinds
5 16 (6.18%) Citrix
6 14 (5.41%) EMC
6 14 (5.41%) HP
7 12 (4.63%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.86%) NetApp
9 8 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.09%) Veeam
10 6 (2.32%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.32%) Dell
10 6 (2.32%) Hortonworks
10 6 (2.32%) Progress
10 6 (2.32%) Proofpoint
11 5 (1.93%) Apple
11 5 (1.93%) McAfee
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle
12 4 (1.54%) SAP