Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 289 392 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.22% 17.26% 16.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.80% 51.44% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 246 352 281
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,500 £19,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +7.69%

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 453 762 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.12% 33.55% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 378 623 498
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 80 £37,000 -21.28% 5
Gloucester -4 58 £46,000 +31.43% 2
Cirencester 0 34 £50,000 +48.15% 1
Stroud +15 23 £25,000 -32.43% 2
Mitcheldean - 4 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury +3 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Lydney - 2 £25,250 -
Cinderford - 2 £26,500 -
Moreton-in-Marsh - 1 £30,000 -
Filton - 1 £20,500 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 175 (60.55%) Windows Server
2 119 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 119 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 98 (33.91%) VMware
4 93 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 85 (29.41%) Linux
6 76 (26.30%) Firewall
7 75 (25.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 71 (24.57%) Security Cleared
9 68 (23.53%) SQL
10 64 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 58 (20.07%) Hyper-V
11 58 (20.07%) Microsoft Office
12 57 (19.72%) .NET
12 57 (19.72%) DV Cleared
13 55 (19.03%) PowerShell
13 55 (19.03%) Office 365
13 55 (19.03%) C#
14 53 (18.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 52 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
16 50 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (16.96%) Degree
18 47 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
18 47 (16.26%) SharePoint
19 46 (15.92%) ITIL
19 46 (15.92%) Windows 10
20 44 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 42 (14.53%) JIRA
22 39 (13.49%) Windows 7

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 47 (16.26%) SharePoint
2 37 (12.80%) IIS
3 36 (12.46%) MS Exchange
4 28 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (5.19%) Apache
5 15 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.84%) Confluence
7 13 (4.50%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.73%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.38%) Apache Pig
11 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.04%) JBoss
12 3 (1.04%) SAS
12 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.69%) CMS
13 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 58 (20.07%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.04%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.03%) Office 365
2 53 (18.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (6.23%) SaaS
5 15 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.81%) IaaS
7 10 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (3.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (2.08%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.38%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (1.38%) PaaS
9 4 (1.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (26.30%) Firewall
2 38 (13.15%) TCP/IP
3 35 (12.11%) DNS
4 29 (10.03%) DHCP
5 23 (7.96%) Network Security
6 21 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (7.27%) LAN
6 21 (7.27%) SAN
6 21 (7.27%) VPN
7 20 (6.92%) HTTP
7 20 (6.92%) WAN
8 14 (4.84%) SSL
9 11 (3.81%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (3.11%) SNMP
10 9 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (3.11%) Wireless
11 8 (2.77%) NetScaler
11 8 (2.77%) VLAN
12 7 (2.42%) FCoE
12 7 (2.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.08%) Big Data
12 4 (1.38%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.38%) MySQL
12 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.04%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (14.53%) JIRA
2 24 (8.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (6.92%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.23%) Selenium
5 15 (5.19%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.81%) Ant
6 11 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.81%) Eclipse
6 11 (3.81%) HP UFT
6 11 (3.81%) JUnit
6 11 (3.81%) Maven
6 11 (3.81%) SoapUI
7 8 (2.77%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.42%) Redmine
9 4 (1.38%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.38%) CodeSonar
9 4 (1.38%) git-flow
9 4 (1.38%) Robot Framework
10 3 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.04%) WATIR
General
1 27 (9.34%) Advertising
2 25 (8.65%) Finance
3 6 (2.08%) Military
4 5 (1.73%) Games
4 5 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.38%) German Language
5 4 (1.38%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (0.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Retail
7 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (14.19%) Analyst
3 25 (8.65%) Desktop Support
3 25 (8.65%) Developer
4 19 (6.57%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.23%) Desktop Analyst
6 17 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 15 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 15 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.84%) Administrator
8 14 (4.84%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.84%) Service Analyst
9 13 (4.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 13 (4.50%) IT Engineer
10 12 (4.15%) IT Technician
10 12 (4.15%) Test Manager
11 11 (3.81%) IT Support
11 11 (3.81%) Test Automation Manager
11 11 (3.81%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.72%) .NET
2 35 (12.11%) HTML
3 31 (10.73%) ASP.NET
4 29 (10.03%) CSS
5 25 (8.65%) Web Services
6 20 (6.92%) jQuery
7 16 (5.54%) REST
7 16 (5.54%) SOAP
8 13 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (3.81%) Gherkin
9 11 (3.81%) J2EE
9 11 (3.81%) XML
10 8 (2.77%) Ajax
10 8 (2.77%) HTML5
11 7 (2.42%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.08%) Java EE
12 6 (2.08%) STL
13 4 (1.38%) Django
13 4 (1.38%) LAMP
13 4 (1.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (5.54%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.11%) iPad
6 8 (2.77%) Handset
6 8 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.77%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.73%) Cybercrime
8 5 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.04%) User Experience
11 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 175 (60.55%) Windows Server
2 93 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 85 (29.41%) Linux
4 64 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (15.92%) Windows 10
6 39 (13.49%) Windows 7
7 31 (10.73%) Windows 8
8 22 (7.61%) Unix
9 17 (5.88%) Mac OS X
10 13 (4.50%) Android
11 10 (3.46%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.42%) CentOS
12 7 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.42%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.35%) HPUX
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (15.92%) ITIL
3 29 (10.03%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (10.03%) Service Delivery
4 28 (9.69%) Service Management
5 27 (9.34%) Proactive Management
6 26 (9.00%) ITSM
6 26 (9.00%) Problem Management
7 24 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (8.30%) Software Engineering
8 23 (7.96%) ITIL V3
8 23 (7.96%) Migration
9 22 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (7.27%) DevOps
11 20 (6.92%) Test Automation
12 19 (6.57%) Network Virtualisation
13 17 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 16 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.54%) TDD
14 16 (5.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.53%) SQL
2 55 (19.03%) C#
2 55 (19.03%) PowerShell
3 38 (13.15%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.65%) T-SQL
5 23 (7.96%) Python
6 22 (7.61%) C
7 21 (7.27%) PHP
8 20 (6.92%) Java
9 19 (6.57%) C++
10 17 (5.88%) Bash Shell
11 14 (4.84%) Ruby
12 12 (4.15%) VBScript
13 11 (3.81%) Groovy
13 11 (3.81%) Jython
14 9 (3.11%) Korn
15 6 (2.08%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.73%) Perl
17 4 (1.38%) VB
18 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (24.57%) Security Cleared
2 57 (19.72%) DV Cleared
3 49 (16.96%) Degree
4 44 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (9.34%) MCSE
6 22 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (6.57%) CCNA
8 15 (5.19%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (4.50%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (3.46%) CISSP
10 10 (3.46%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (3.46%) GIAC
10 10 (3.46%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (3.46%) SANS
10 10 (3.46%) Security+ Certification
10 10 (3.46%) SSCP
11 5 (1.73%) CCA
11 5 (1.73%) CCNP
11 5 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.19%) SLA
2 7 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.73%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 75 (25.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (20.07%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.30%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (7.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 21 (7.27%) vSphere
6 9 (3.11%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.42%) NFS
7 7 (2.42%) Samba
7 7 (2.42%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.73%) Docker
9 4 (1.38%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.38%) XenApp
9 4 (1.38%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.35%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 31 (10.73%) SCCM
2 15 (5.19%) Puppet
2 15 (5.19%) SCOM
3 11 (3.81%) CA Service Virtualization
3 11 (3.81%) SCVMM
4 8 (2.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (2.77%) Nagios
4 8 (2.77%) vCenter Server
4 8 (2.77%) WSUS
5 7 (2.42%) Ansible
5 7 (2.42%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.38%) Nessus
6 4 (1.38%) QRadar
6 4 (1.38%) Salt
7 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.69%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.69%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 119 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 98 (33.91%) VMware
3 34 (11.76%) Cisco
4 29 (10.03%) Citrix
5 22 (7.61%) HP
6 18 (6.23%) Apple
6 18 (6.23%) McAfee
7 14 (4.84%) Atlassian
8 11 (3.81%) CA
9 9 (3.11%) Dell
9 9 (3.11%) Veeam
10 8 (2.77%) Aruba
10 8 (2.77%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.77%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.77%) Sophos
11 7 (2.42%) Avaya
11 7 (2.42%) EMC
11 7 (2.42%) NetApp
11 7 (2.42%) Oracle
12 6 (2.08%) Symantec