Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 248 280 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 16.15% 15.56% 16.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.78% 50.82% 56.59%
Number of salaries quoted 181 254 272
Gloucestershire median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £54,875
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +0.00%

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 377 551 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 24.54% 30.63% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 283 493 443
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £29,600 £24,150 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,375
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.33% +6.79%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Gloucester -5 56 £43,750 +25.00% 12
Cheltenham -15 45 £36,000 +10.77% 18
Tewkesbury -4 18 £35,000 +62.79%
Cirencester +15 12 £50,000 +81.82% 3
Stroud +11 11 £23,000 -48.89%
Filton - 2 £35,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 126 (50.81%) Linux
2 108 (43.55%) Security Cleared
3 91 (36.69%) C
4 79 (31.85%) DV Cleared
5 76 (30.65%) Microsoft
6 75 (30.24%) Active Directory
7 73 (29.44%) Windows Server
8 69 (27.82%) SQL
9 67 (27.02%) VMware
10 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (26.21%) Python
11 59 (23.79%) Software Engineering
12 58 (23.39%) C#
13 57 (22.98%) C++
14 56 (22.58%) Test Automation
15 52 (20.97%) Firewall
16 47 (18.95%) Cybersecurity
17 42 (16.94%) Bash Shell
17 42 (16.94%) JIRA
18 41 (16.53%) Unix
19 40 (16.13%) .NET
19 40 (16.13%) SQL Server
20 38 (15.32%) JavaScript
21 37 (14.92%) Cisco
21 37 (14.92%) TCP/IP
21 37 (14.92%) SC Cleared
21 37 (14.92%) Office 365
22 36 (14.52%) Java
23 35 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
24 33 (13.31%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (7.66%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.85%) Confluence
2 17 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (4.84%) IIS
5 7 (2.82%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.42%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.02%) Apache
7 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.61%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.92%) Office 365
2 25 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.82%) SaaS
4 6 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.42%) IaaS
4 6 (2.42%) PaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.97%) Firewall
2 37 (14.92%) TCP/IP
3 27 (10.89%) SSL
4 24 (9.68%) SNMP
5 22 (8.87%) Network Security
6 18 (7.26%) SAN
6 18 (7.26%) VLAN
7 17 (6.85%) HTTP
8 15 (6.05%) Ethernet
8 15 (6.05%) Wireless
9 14 (5.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (5.24%) VPN
11 12 (4.84%) IPsec
11 12 (4.84%) IPv4
11 12 (4.84%) IPv6
11 12 (4.84%) SSH
12 11 (4.44%) DNS
13 9 (3.63%) FCoE
14 7 (2.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.65%) GIS
3 11 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.23%) Big Data
4 8 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
4 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (2.82%) MySQL
5 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.42%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.02%) Apache Accumulo
7 5 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (16.94%) JIRA
2 31 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 30 (12.10%) Git (software)
4 28 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 23 (9.27%) Bitbucket
6 18 (7.26%) Cucumber
7 17 (6.85%) Selenium
8 13 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (3.63%) Redmine
11 6 (2.42%) CodeSonar
11 6 (2.42%) git-flow
11 6 (2.42%) JMeter
11 6 (2.42%) Robot Framework
12 5 (2.02%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.02%) HP UFT
12 5 (2.02%) Maven
12 5 (2.02%) MSI
12 5 (2.02%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.02%) WATIR
General
1 27 (10.89%) Finance
2 11 (4.44%) Games
3 9 (3.63%) Military
4 6 (2.42%) Advertising
4 6 (2.42%) Back Office
5 4 (1.61%) German Language
6 3 (1.21%) Electronics
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) French Language
7 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (13.31%) Analyst
2 32 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 26 (10.48%) Developer
4 18 (7.26%) Test Analyst
5 15 (6.05%) IT Support
6 14 (5.65%) Architect
7 13 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (5.24%) Software Developer
8 12 (4.84%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.84%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (4.03%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) C# Developer
11 9 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Support Technician
11 9 (3.63%) Systems Support
11 9 (3.63%) Verification Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.13%) .NET
2 20 (8.06%) HTML
2 20 (8.06%) WPF
3 16 (6.45%) CSS
4 15 (6.05%) Web Services
4 15 (6.05%) XML
5 14 (5.65%) J2EE
6 13 (5.24%) .NET Framework
6 13 (5.24%) Node.js
7 11 (4.44%) SOAP
7 11 (4.44%) WinForms
8 10 (4.03%) REST
9 9 (3.63%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.63%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.23%) Django
11 7 (2.82%) MFC
11 7 (2.82%) STL
12 6 (2.42%) Java EE
12 6 (2.42%) LAMP
12 6 (2.42%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.24%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.03%) Device Driver
6 9 (3.63%) User Experience
7 8 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.02%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.02%) PKI
11 4 (1.61%) Clustering
11 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.21%) State Machine
13 2 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.81%) iPhone
13 2 (0.81%) Verilog
13 2 (0.81%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 126 (50.81%) Linux
2 73 (29.44%) Windows Server
3 41 (16.53%) Unix
4 24 (9.68%) Android
4 24 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (8.87%) Mac OS X
5 22 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.26%) Windows 10
7 14 (5.65%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.24%) Apple iOS
9 12 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.23%) CentOS
11 6 (2.42%) Solaris
12 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.21%) Kali Linux
13 3 (1.21%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.79%) Software Engineering
3 56 (22.58%) Test Automation
4 47 (18.95%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (12.10%) ITIL
7 27 (10.89%) Test Strategy
7 27 (10.89%) Waterfall
8 24 (9.68%) Coaching
9 21 (8.47%) Test Scripting
10 19 (7.66%) Scrum
10 19 (7.66%) Service Management
11 18 (7.26%) DevOps
11 18 (7.26%) Information Assurance
11 18 (7.26%) Migration
11 18 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (6.85%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (6.45%) UML
13 16 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.69%) C
2 69 (27.82%) SQL
3 65 (26.21%) Python
4 58 (23.39%) C#
5 57 (22.98%) C++
6 42 (16.94%) Bash Shell
7 38 (15.32%) JavaScript
8 36 (14.52%) Java
9 17 (6.85%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.65%) T-SQL
11 13 (5.24%) Ruby
12 12 (4.84%) Perl
12 12 (4.84%) PHP
12 12 (4.84%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.63%) Korn
14 8 (3.23%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.02%) Assembly Language
15 5 (2.02%) Groovy
15 5 (2.02%) Jython
15 5 (2.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (43.55%) Security Cleared
2 79 (31.85%) DV Cleared
3 37 (14.92%) SC Cleared
4 24 (9.68%) CCNA
4 24 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (8.06%) Degree
6 16 (6.45%) MCSE
7 15 (6.05%) CISSP
8 14 (5.65%) CompTIA Security+
8 14 (5.65%) GIAC
8 14 (5.65%) Linux+ Certification
8 14 (5.65%) Network+ Certification
8 14 (5.65%) SANS
8 14 (5.65%) SSCP
9 8 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.42%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.61%) CCENT
13 2 (0.81%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) SLA
2 6 (2.42%) PMO
3 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 75 (30.24%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.68%) Docker
4 23 (9.27%) Hyper-V
5 15 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (3.63%) NFS
6 9 (3.63%) Samba
6 9 (3.63%) VMware NSX
7 8 (3.23%) vSphere
8 3 (1.21%) XenApp
8 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.81%) pfSense
9 2 (0.81%) Snort
9 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.40%) Firmware
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (10.48%) Puppet
2 11 (4.44%) SCCM
3 10 (4.03%) Ansible
3 10 (4.03%) Nagios
3 10 (4.03%) vCenter Server
4 6 (2.42%) Salt
5 5 (2.02%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (2.02%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.02%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.61%) SCOM
6 4 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.21%) Nessus
7 3 (1.21%) Nmap
8 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.40%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.40%) vMotion
9 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 67 (27.02%) VMware
3 37 (14.92%) Cisco
4 26 (10.48%) EMC
5 19 (7.66%) Atlassian
6 15 (6.05%) Juniper
7 14 (5.65%) HP
8 10 (4.03%) Apple
8 10 (4.03%) SolarWinds
9 9 (3.63%) Centrify
9 9 (3.63%) Meraki
9 9 (3.63%) NetApp
10 8 (3.23%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.23%) Sophos
11 7 (2.82%) Citrix
11 7 (2.82%) ConnectWise
11 7 (2.82%) Dell
11 7 (2.82%) Ivanti
11 7 (2.82%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (2.42%) Veeam