Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 12 4
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 171 101 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 20.31% 14.13% 18.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.37% 61.59% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 165 78 116
Swindon median annual salary £35,608 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.05% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £24,550 £21,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £49,875 £45,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.53% +21.54% -13.33%

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 Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 243 164 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 28.86% 22.94% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 232 130 156
Swindon median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,075 £21,725 £21,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £57,500 £47,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year - +18.52% -8.78%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Swindon

Windows
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Windows in Swindon

Windows
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Swindon over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 60 (35.09%) Windows Server
2 56 (32.75%) Linux
3 52 (30.41%) Microsoft
4 46 (26.90%) Security Cleared
5 42 (24.56%) ITIL
6 40 (23.39%) Active Directory
7 38 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 35 (20.47%) SQL Server
9 33 (19.30%) Windows 7
10 30 (17.54%) SQL
10 30 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (16.96%) Service Delivery
12 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
12 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (14.62%) PowerShell
15 24 (14.04%) Cisco
16 23 (13.45%) Veeam
17 22 (12.87%) Dell
18 21 (12.28%) EMC
18 21 (12.28%) Firewall
18 21 (12.28%) VMware
18 21 (12.28%) Windows 8
19 20 (11.70%) EMC VNX
19 20 (11.70%) EMC NetWorker
19 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
20 19 (11.11%) Visual Studio
20 19 (11.11%) C#
20 19 (11.11%) Cisco Certification

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 9 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.51%) IIS
4 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.34%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.34%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.19%) Office 365
3 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.28%) Firewall
2 15 (8.77%) LAN
3 13 (7.60%) WAN
4 12 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.43%) Wireless
6 10 (5.85%) SSL
7 9 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (4.68%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (4.68%) DHCP
8 8 (4.68%) DNS
8 8 (4.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (4.68%) Internet
8 8 (4.68%) TACACS
8 8 (4.68%) tcpdump
8 8 (4.68%) VPN
8 8 (4.68%) Wireshark
9 7 (4.09%) BGP
9 7 (4.09%) OSPF
10 6 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (4.09%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.51%) MySQL
4 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.75%) MS Access
6 2 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.09%) JIRA
4 6 (3.51%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.51%) Subversion
5 5 (2.92%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.34%) MSI
7 2 (1.17%) GitLab
7 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.58%) ERwin
General
1 8 (4.68%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Legal
2 7 (4.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.34%) Automotive
3 4 (2.34%) Banking
3 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.17%) Back Office
4 2 (1.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (16.96%) Analyst
2 27 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 23 (13.45%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.70%) Storage Engineer
5 16 (9.36%) Backup Engineer
5 16 (9.36%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 15 (8.77%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.19%) Applications Support
7 14 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (8.19%) Network Engineer
8 13 (7.60%) Desktop Support
9 10 (5.85%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Developer
9 10 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 9 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) Team Leader
11 8 (4.68%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) .NET
2 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 10 (5.85%) LINQ
3 9 (5.26%) Web Services
4 5 (2.92%) Qt
5 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.17%) WCF
5 2 (1.17%) XML
6 1 (0.58%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.58%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.58%) EDI
6 1 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.70%) EMC VNX
3 14 (8.19%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.09%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.92%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.92%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.34%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.17%) Wiki
10 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.09%) Windows Server
2 56 (32.75%) Linux
3 33 (19.30%) Windows 7
4 30 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (12.28%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.85%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.51%) Unix
10 4 (2.34%) CentOS
10 4 (2.34%) Debian
10 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.58%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.56%) ITIL
2 38 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (16.96%) Service Delivery
4 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.36%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (8.19%) Information Security
8 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.60%) DevOps
9 10 (5.85%) Break/Fix
9 10 (5.85%) Data Management
9 10 (5.85%) System Testing
10 9 (5.26%) Business Continuity
10 9 (5.26%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.26%) Line Management
10 9 (5.26%) Service Management
10 9 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.68%) Load Balancing
12 7 (4.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.54%) SQL
2 25 (14.62%) PowerShell
3 19 (11.11%) C#
4 14 (8.19%) Python
5 10 (5.85%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.68%) Tcl
7 7 (4.09%) C++
7 7 (4.09%) VB
8 6 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.92%) Java
10 2 (1.17%) VBA
11 1 (0.58%) Go
11 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (26.90%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (9.36%) CCNA
5 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.60%) Degree
7 12 (7.02%) CCNP
7 12 (7.02%) MCSE
8 11 (6.43%) MCP
9 5 (2.92%) CCA
9 5 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.92%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.34%) CCSA
10 4 (2.34%) CCSE
10 4 (2.34%) MCDST
11 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.17%) MCSA
12 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 9 (5.26%) SLA
2 6 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.34%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (23.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.68%) VMware NSX
3 8 (4.68%) XenApp
4 7 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.51%) Snort
6 5 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.92%) XenServer
7 4 (2.34%) Docker
8 3 (1.75%) vSphere
9 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (11.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (9.36%) SCCM
3 9 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.68%) ArcSight ESM
4 8 (4.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (2.92%) SCOM
5 5 (2.92%) Terraform
5 5 (2.92%) WSUS
6 4 (2.34%) Ansible
6 4 (2.34%) Netcool
6 4 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.34%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.75%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.75%) OSSEC
7 3 (1.75%) Puppet
8 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.58%) Packer
Vendors
1 52 (30.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.04%) Cisco
3 23 (13.45%) Veeam
4 22 (12.87%) Dell
5 21 (12.28%) EMC
5 21 (12.28%) VMware
6 18 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 15 (8.77%) Remedy
8 13 (7.60%) Citrix
8 13 (7.60%) McAfee
9 12 (7.02%) Symantec
10 11 (6.43%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.26%) F5
12 8 (4.68%) ArcSight
12 8 (4.68%) Blue Coat
12 8 (4.68%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.51%) LogRhythm
14 5 (2.92%) Dell KACE
14 5 (2.92%) Ivanti
14 5 (2.92%) Wyse