Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 109 341 318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.31% 19.92% 19.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.66% 55.18% 62.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72 278 242
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £61,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £36,525 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.89% -5.33% +4.17%

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 224 618 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.35% 36.10% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 173 487 371
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,300 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £62,900 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 -5 40 £42,500 - 2
Gloucester -10 33 £44,000 +3.53% 10
Cirencester -5 5 £53,750 +115.00% 2
Tewkesbury +1 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Moreton-in-Marsh - 1 £26,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 61 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 52 (47.71%) Active Directory
2 52 (47.71%) VMware
3 45 (41.28%) Linux
4 42 (38.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (37.61%) Office 365
6 40 (36.70%) Windows Server
7 32 (29.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 31 (28.44%) Security Cleared
9 29 (26.61%) Azure
10 25 (22.94%) PowerShell
11 22 (20.18%) SQL
11 22 (20.18%) Citrix
12 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
12 21 (19.27%) AWS
13 20 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (17.43%) DevOps
14 19 (17.43%) Windows 10
14 19 (17.43%) ITIL
15 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (15.60%) DV Cleared
16 17 (15.60%) Firewall
17 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
17 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
18 15 (13.76%) DNS
18 15 (13.76%) Migration
19 14 (12.84%) SLA
19 14 (12.84%) Hyper-V
19 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills

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 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (7.34%) Confluence
3 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.59%) CMS
4 5 (4.59%) IIS
5 4 (3.67%) Drupal
6 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.83%) Moodle
7 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.92%) Apache
8 1 (0.92%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.83%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (37.61%) Office 365
2 29 (26.61%) Azure
3 21 (19.27%) AWS
4 11 (10.09%) SaaS
5 4 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.67%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.75%) IaaS
7 2 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.83%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.83%) Azure Stack
7 2 (1.83%) Datadog
7 2 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.83%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) Firewall
2 15 (13.76%) DNS
3 12 (11.01%) SAN
3 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.26%) DHCP
5 8 (7.34%) LAN
5 8 (7.34%) VPN
6 7 (6.42%) NetScaler
6 7 (6.42%) WAN
7 5 (4.59%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (4.59%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.59%) WLAN
8 4 (3.67%) Internet
8 4 (3.67%) NAS
8 4 (3.67%) Network Security
8 4 (3.67%) Skype
9 2 (1.83%) Extranet
9 2 (1.83%) VLAN
9 2 (1.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.50%) MySQL
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.83%) Power BI
8 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) JIRA
2 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.75%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.75%) IDA Disassembler
6 3 (2.75%) Selenium
6 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.75%) TestRail
7 2 (1.83%) Appium
7 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.83%) eggPlant
7 2 (1.83%) JUnit
7 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.83%) Maven
7 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.83%) Advertising
3 2 (1.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Billing
4 1 (0.92%) Electronics
4 1 (0.92%) Law
4 1 (0.92%) Local Government
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Analyst
3 10 (9.17%) IT Engineer
3 10 (9.17%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) IT Support
7 5 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Software Tester
8 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) .NET
2 9 (8.26%) Web Services
3 8 (7.34%) HTML
4 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.75%) HTML5
4 3 (2.75%) SAML
5 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.83%) JSON
5 2 (1.83%) XML
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.92%) J2EE
6 1 (0.92%) Node.js
6 1 (0.92%) React
6 1 (0.92%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.42%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.59%) Reinsurance
6 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.83%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.83%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.83%) VHDL
8 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.92%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.28%) Linux
2 40 (36.70%) Windows Server
3 19 (17.43%) Windows 10
4 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
5 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.09%) Android
6 11 (10.09%) Apple iOS
6 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (9.17%) Unix
8 9 (8.26%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.50%) CentOS
10 6 (5.50%) Solaris
11 5 (4.59%) HPUX
11 5 (4.59%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (2.75%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.75%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.83%) Debian
14 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (17.43%) DevOps
3 19 (17.43%) ITIL
4 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.76%) Migration
6 13 (11.93%) Service Management
7 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (7.34%) Project Delivery
8 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.42%) CRM
9 7 (6.42%) Project Management
9 7 (6.42%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Automation
10 6 (5.50%) IT Strategy
10 6 (5.50%) Service Desk Management
10 6 (5.50%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (4.59%) Change Management
11 5 (4.59%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) PowerShell
2 22 (20.18%) SQL
3 13 (11.93%) Python
4 11 (10.09%) C++
5 10 (9.17%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.34%) C
6 8 (7.34%) C#
6 8 (7.34%) Java
7 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.75%) PHP
8 3 (2.75%) Ruby
9 2 (1.83%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.92%) Go
10 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.60%) DV Cleared
3 12 (11.01%) CCNA
3 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.42%) MCSE
6 7 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.50%) MCSA
8 5 (4.59%) Degree
8 5 (4.59%) HND
9 4 (3.67%) HNC
10 3 (2.75%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.75%) CCENT
10 3 (2.75%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.75%) MCP
10 3 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.75%) Server+ Certification
11 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 52 (47.71%) Active Directory
2 42 (38.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.84%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.93%) Docker
5 9 (8.26%) vSphere
5 9 (8.26%) XenApp
6 8 (7.34%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.42%) Firmware
8 5 (4.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (4.59%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.92%) LXC
10 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) SCCM
2 10 (9.17%) Kubernetes
3 9 (8.26%) Terraform
4 6 (5.50%) Ansible
5 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.59%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (3.67%) Packer
7 3 (2.75%) Puppet
8 2 (1.83%) Cloudify
8 2 (1.83%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.83%) logstash
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.83%) SCOM
8 2 (1.83%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.92%) Nagios
9 1 (0.92%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 61 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 52 (47.71%) VMware
3 22 (20.18%) Citrix
4 11 (10.09%) Cisco
5 9 (8.26%) Oracle
5 9 (8.26%) Veeam
6 8 (7.34%) Atlassian
7 7 (6.42%) HP
8 5 (4.59%) Dell
8 5 (4.59%) McAfee
9 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.67%) Splunk
10 3 (2.75%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.83%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.83%) Avaya
11 2 (1.83%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.83%) Nintex
11 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.83%) Symantec
11 2 (1.83%) Veritas