The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Devon / Plymouth
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 3.17% 2.17% 8.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 5.56% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £24,500 £21,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.95% -32.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

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 Plymouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Plymouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 18 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 34.92% 39.13% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 8
Median salary £26,750 £24,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.45% -26.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Plymouth 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 Plymouth

Windows
Salary Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Plymouth.

Salary trend for Windows in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Plymouth region with a requirement for Windows.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) CCTV
4 2 (22.22%) Xen
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) CGI
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) CCTV
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Content Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Social Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MOS
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO22301
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Xen
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec