Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 169 277 254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.20% 17.76% 16.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.68% 56.42% 65.13%
Number of salaries quoted 121 218 195
Median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +14.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,125 £68,250
South West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +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 327 491 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 29.41% 31.47% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 255 366 292
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Windows in Gloucestershire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 -1 66 £42,500 - 6
Gloucester -1 45 £40,250 -5.29% 4
Tewkesbury -1 17 £42,000 -6.67% 1
Cirencester -9 4 £52,500 +110.00%
Stroud +2 2 £24,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 81 (47.93%) Microsoft
2 75 (44.38%) Linux
3 72 (42.60%) VMware
4 71 (42.01%) Active Directory
5 66 (39.05%) Windows Server
6 61 (36.09%) Office 365
7 57 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (29.59%) Azure
9 49 (28.99%) Security Cleared
10 42 (24.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 42 (24.85%) Python
11 39 (23.08%) ITIL
12 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (21.89%) DNS
14 36 (21.30%) DV Cleared
15 34 (20.12%) PowerShell
16 32 (18.93%) AWS
16 32 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (17.16%) TCP/IP
17 29 (17.16%) SQL
17 29 (17.16%) Service Management
17 29 (17.16%) Firewall
18 27 (15.98%) SQL Server
18 27 (15.98%) SharePoint
18 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (14.79%) Docker
19 25 (14.79%) DevOps
20 23 (13.61%) Windows 10
20 23 (13.61%) Internet
21 22 (13.02%) .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 27 (15.98%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.06%) Confluence
2 17 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (8.88%) MS Exchange
4 14 (8.28%) CMS
5 12 (7.10%) Drupal
6 8 (4.73%) OpenStack
7 7 (4.14%) IIS
8 5 (2.96%) Apache
8 5 (2.96%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.78%) Moodle
10 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.59%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.37%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.59%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (36.09%) Office 365
2 50 (29.59%) Azure
3 32 (18.93%) AWS
4 13 (7.69%) SaaS
5 6 (3.55%) OneDrive
6 5 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.37%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.78%) IaaS
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.18%) Azure Stack
9 2 (1.18%) Datadog
9 2 (1.18%) GitHub
9 2 (1.18%) PaaS
10 1 (0.59%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.89%) DNS
2 29 (17.16%) Firewall
2 29 (17.16%) TCP/IP
3 23 (13.61%) Internet
4 13 (7.69%) SAN
5 12 (7.10%) DHCP
5 12 (7.10%) VPN
6 10 (5.92%) LAN
6 10 (5.92%) WAN
7 9 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (4.73%) HTTP
9 7 (4.14%) Wireshark
10 6 (3.55%) Skype
10 6 (3.55%) SMTP
10 6 (3.55%) Wireless
11 5 (2.96%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (2.37%) Extranet
12 4 (2.37%) NAS
12 4 (2.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.47%) MySQL
3 11 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.37%) Big Data
6 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.37%) Power BI
7 3 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.18%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.59%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 20 (11.83%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.65%) JIRA
3 17 (10.06%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.51%) Bitbucket
5 10 (5.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (5.33%) IDA Disassembler
7 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.78%) Selenium
8 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.78%) TestRail
9 2 (1.18%) Appium
9 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.18%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.18%) GitLab
9 2 (1.18%) JUnit
9 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.18%) Maven
9 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.18%) Subversion
9 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (11.83%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.55%) Legal
4 4 (2.37%) Advertising
4 4 (2.37%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.18%) Law
5 2 (1.18%) Local Government
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (23.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (12.43%) Support Engineer
3 20 (11.83%) Analyst
4 16 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.88%) Architect
6 14 (8.28%) IT Support
7 12 (7.10%) Developer
7 12 (7.10%) IT Engineer
7 12 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.73%) Incident Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Systems Support
11 6 (3.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Consultant
11 6 (3.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.02%) .NET
2 18 (10.65%) HTML
3 17 (10.06%) Web Services
4 7 (4.14%) HTML5
5 5 (2.96%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.37%) Node.js
6 4 (2.37%) XML
7 3 (1.78%) CSS
7 3 (1.78%) React
7 3 (1.78%) SAML
8 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.18%) JSON
8 2 (1.18%) LAMP
8 2 (1.18%) LDAP
8 2 (1.18%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.59%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.59%) CSS3
9 1 (0.59%) jQuery
9 1 (0.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.73%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.14%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (4.14%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.78%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.78%) Replication
6 3 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.18%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.18%) PMI
7 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (44.38%) Linux
2 66 (39.05%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.61%) Windows 10
4 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (10.65%) Windows 7
6 17 (10.06%) Android
7 15 (8.88%) Apple iOS
7 15 (8.88%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (7.10%) CentOS
10 10 (5.92%) Solaris
10 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (4.73%) Debian
11 8 (4.73%) Unix
12 7 (4.14%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (2.37%) Fedora
15 3 (1.78%) HPUX
15 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (23.08%) ITIL
3 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (17.16%) Service Management
6 25 (14.79%) DevOps
7 17 (10.06%) Migration
8 16 (9.47%) CRM
9 15 (8.88%) Acceptance Criteria
9 15 (8.88%) ITIL V3
9 15 (8.88%) Service Delivery
10 14 (8.28%) IT Strategy
10 14 (8.28%) Project Delivery
11 12 (7.10%) Architecture Roadmap
11 12 (7.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 11 (6.51%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (6.51%) Feasibility Study
12 11 (6.51%) Log Aggregation
12 11 (6.51%) Strategic Roadmap
12 11 (6.51%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.85%) Python
2 34 (20.12%) PowerShell
3 29 (17.16%) SQL
4 21 (12.43%) C
4 21 (12.43%) C++
5 18 (10.65%) Java
6 17 (10.06%) Bash Shell
6 17 (10.06%) JavaScript
7 16 (9.47%) C#
8 11 (6.51%) PHP
9 10 (5.92%) Ruby
10 2 (1.18%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.18%) Go
10 2 (1.18%) VB
11 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.59%) Lua
11 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.30%) DV Cleared
3 16 (9.47%) CCNA
3 16 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.10%) MCSE
7 8 (4.73%) Degree
7 8 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (4.14%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (4.14%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.96%) HND
9 5 (2.96%) MCSA
10 4 (2.37%) CISSP
10 4 (2.37%) GIAC
10 4 (2.37%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (2.37%) SANS
10 4 (2.37%) SSCP
11 3 (1.78%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.78%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 71 (42.01%) Active Directory
2 57 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.79%) Docker
4 19 (11.24%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.92%) vSphere
6 8 (4.73%) VirtualBox
7 6 (3.55%) XenApp
7 6 (3.55%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.37%) NFS
9 4 (2.37%) Samba
9 4 (2.37%) Xen
10 3 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.78%) Firmware
10 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (11.83%) Kubernetes
2 17 (10.06%) SCCM
3 15 (8.88%) Terraform
4 11 (6.51%) Ansible
4 11 (6.51%) Packer
5 9 (5.33%) Cloudify
5 9 (5.33%) logstash
6 8 (4.73%) Puppet
7 5 (2.96%) Nagios
8 4 (2.37%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.37%) OpenNMS
8 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.37%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.37%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.78%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.78%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.18%) SCOM
10 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 81 (47.93%) Microsoft
2 72 (42.60%) VMware
3 20 (11.83%) Citrix
4 16 (9.47%) Cisco
4 16 (9.47%) Oracle
5 14 (8.28%) Atlassian
6 12 (7.10%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (6.51%) MuleSoft
7 11 (6.51%) Veeam
8 8 (4.73%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.14%) Dell
10 5 (2.96%) HP
11 4 (2.37%) Cloudera
11 4 (2.37%) EMC
11 4 (2.37%) Hortonworks
11 4 (2.37%) NetApp
11 4 (2.37%) Nintex
11 4 (2.37%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.78%) Centrify
12 3 (1.78%) Veritas