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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 138 154 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 16.47% 14.49% 20.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.28% 54.80% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 125 112 179
Median salary £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 259 281 364
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 30.91% 26.43% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 235 190 287
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +8 64 £35,000 -24.73% 3
Cheltenham -7 33 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Cirencester -17 3 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Stroud 0 2 £45,000 +17.64% 1
Tewkesbury -1 1 £21,500 -23.21%
Mitcheldean - 1 £20,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 140 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 128 (39.75%) Windows Server
3 120 (37.27%) Linux
4 119 (36.96%) Microsoft
5 95 (29.50%) DV Cleared
6 87 (27.02%) VMware
7 81 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (24.53%) Active Directory
9 71 (22.05%) ITIL
10 70 (21.74%) Python
11 66 (20.50%) Cybersecurity
12 61 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (18.63%) C
13 60 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 54 (16.77%) C++
15 54 (16.77%) MS Office
16 49 (15.22%) Android
16 49 (15.22%) Hyper-V
17 45 (13.98%) Infrastructure Management
18 42 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
18 42 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
19 41 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (12.42%) C#
20 40 (12.42%) Mac OS X
21 39 (12.11%) Java
21 39 (12.11%) Software Engineering
22 37 (11.49%) Apple iOS
22 37 (11.49%) JavaScript
22 37 (11.49%) MS Exchange

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 37 (11.49%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (5.59%) IIS
4 16 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.86%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.86%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.24%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.24%) JBoss
9 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.31%) Apache
11 1 (0.31%) CMS
11 1 (0.31%) Confluence
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 54 (16.77%) MS Office
2 27 (8.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.59%) PaaS
3 16 (4.97%) OpenShift
4 15 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (4.04%) Office 365
6 7 (2.17%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.76%) Firewall
1 25 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.97%) NNTP
2 16 (4.97%) SMTP
2 16 (4.97%) X.400
2 16 (4.97%) X.500
3 15 (4.66%) Wireless
4 14 (4.35%) LAN
4 14 (4.35%) WAN
5 13 (4.04%) HTTP
6 11 (3.42%) Network Security
7 10 (3.11%) SSL
8 8 (2.48%) DHCP
9 6 (1.86%) HTTPS
9 6 (1.86%) VPN
10 5 (1.55%) DNS
10 5 (1.55%) Internet
10 5 (1.55%) SAN
11 3 (0.93%) LDAP
12 2 (0.62%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.70%) MySQL
2 24 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.66%) Big Data
4 14 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.86%) Apache Accumulo
5 6 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.24%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.31%) QlikView
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (8.07%) Selenium
2 18 (5.59%) JMeter
3 17 (5.28%) JIRA
4 15 (4.66%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.04%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.04%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.73%) LoadRunner
7 11 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.86%) WATIR
9 4 (1.24%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.24%) CodeSonar
9 4 (1.24%) git-flow
9 4 (1.24%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.93%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.31%) Gatling
11 1 (0.31%) Redmine
General
1 24 (7.45%) Advertising
2 20 (6.21%) Games
3 13 (4.04%) Finance
4 10 (3.11%) Electronics
5 8 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.55%) Legal
8 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.93%) French Language
8 3 (0.93%) Marketing
9 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.62%) Military
9 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (18.63%) Support Engineer
2 40 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (11.80%) IT Support
4 36 (11.18%) IT Engineer
5 35 (10.87%) Analyst
6 28 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 27 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (8.39%) Desktop Support
7 27 (8.39%) IT Support Engineer
8 26 (8.07%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (5.90%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.97%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.97%) Research Engineer
12 15 (4.66%) Field Engineer
13 14 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 14 (4.35%) Test Analyst
13 14 (4.35%) Test Engineer
14 13 (4.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 13 (4.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.01%) XML
2 19 (5.90%) HTML
3 14 (4.35%) .NET
4 9 (2.80%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.80%) JSON
4 9 (2.80%) REST
4 9 (2.80%) SOAP
5 8 (2.48%) CSS
5 8 (2.48%) jQuery
6 7 (2.17%) EJB
6 7 (2.17%) Hibernate
6 7 (2.17%) HTML5
6 7 (2.17%) J2EE
6 7 (2.17%) Spring
6 7 (2.17%) Web Services
7 6 (1.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.86%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.55%) Classic ASP
9 4 (1.24%) SAML
9 4 (1.24%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 26 (8.07%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.04%) Fat Client
4 13 (4.04%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.73%) Cybercrime
6 7 (2.17%) iPhone
7 6 (1.86%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.55%) Blog
8 5 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.24%) User Experience
10 3 (0.93%) Clustering
11 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.62%) PKI
11 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.31%) CESG
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 128 (39.75%) Windows Server
2 120 (37.27%) Linux
3 81 (25.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (15.22%) Android
6 40 (12.42%) Mac OS X
7 37 (11.49%) Apple iOS
8 26 (8.07%) Windows 7
9 25 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (5.59%) Unix
11 15 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (4.66%) Windows 10
12 11 (3.42%) CentOS
13 7 (2.17%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.86%) Solaris
14 6 (1.86%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.55%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.55%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.24%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.05%) ITIL
2 66 (20.50%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (13.98%) Infrastructure Management
5 42 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
6 39 (12.11%) Software Engineering
7 30 (9.32%) Service Delivery
8 28 (8.70%) Migration
9 26 (8.07%) Automated Testing
10 24 (7.45%) ITIL V3
11 23 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 23 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (7.14%) Cryptography
11 23 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (6.83%) Service Management
13 20 (6.21%) Test Scripting
14 18 (5.59%) Problem Management
14 18 (5.59%) Test Automation
15 17 (5.28%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 70 (21.74%) Python
2 60 (18.63%) C
3 54 (16.77%) C++
4 40 (12.42%) C#
5 39 (12.11%) Java
6 37 (11.49%) JavaScript
7 35 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 33 (10.25%) SQL
9 31 (9.63%) PowerShell
10 28 (8.70%) Perl
11 23 (7.14%) Ruby
12 21 (6.52%) Objective-C
13 12 (3.73%) PHP
14 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.24%) VB
15 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.93%) Delphi
16 3 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 3 (0.93%) VB6
17 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 140 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 95 (29.50%) DV Cleared
3 23 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 22 (6.83%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.21%) Degree
6 17 (5.28%) ISEB
7 14 (4.35%) GIAC
7 14 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (4.04%) CCNA
8 13 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (4.04%) MCSE
9 11 (3.42%) CISSP
9 11 (3.42%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (3.42%) Linux+ Certification
9 11 (3.42%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (3.42%) SANS
9 11 (3.42%) Security+ Certification
9 11 (3.42%) SSCP
10 6 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.24%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.32%) SLA
2 6 (1.86%) GPG13
3 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 79 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 61 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.21%) Docker
5 18 (5.59%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (4.97%) Dovecot
6 16 (4.97%) Postfix
7 5 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.55%) vSphere
8 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.93%) XenApp
10 2 (0.62%) Firmware
11 1 (0.31%) NFS
11 1 (0.31%) Samba
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (9.94%) Puppet
2 19 (5.90%) SCCM
3 16 (4.97%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.86%) ArcSight ESM
4 6 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.55%) Salt
6 4 (1.24%) WSUS
7 3 (0.93%) Ansible
7 3 (0.93%) EnCase
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.31%) Nagios
8 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 119 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 87 (27.02%) VMware
3 26 (8.07%) Cisco
3 26 (8.07%) Citrix
4 24 (7.45%) Red Hat
5 19 (5.90%) HP
6 12 (3.73%) Intel
7 11 (3.42%) Juniper
8 8 (2.48%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.48%) Oracle
9 6 (1.86%) ArcSight
9 6 (1.86%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.86%) Crossbeam
9 6 (1.86%) F5
9 6 (1.86%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.86%) Splunk
10 5 (1.55%) SAP
11 4 (1.24%) Apple
11 4 (1.24%) IBM
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Parity Professionals
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: Pension & holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago