Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 127 133 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 17.12% 16.08% 20.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.47% 60.18% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 118 117 233
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -13.04% -6.76%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £47,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -2.99%

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 197 221 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 26.55% 26.72% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 181 177 299
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% +2.86% -4.76%
10th Percentile £21,875 £23,300 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £50,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% +1.45% -1.43%

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Windows.

1 38 (29.92%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (26.77%) SQL
3 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
4 26 (20.47%) Windows Server
4 26 (20.47%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.17%) .NET
6 18 (14.17%) Waterfall
7 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
8 16 (12.60%) SQL Server
9 14 (11.02%) VB
9 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
10 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.45%) VMware
11 12 (9.45%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (8.66%) Firewall
12 11 (8.66%) C#
12 11 (8.66%) Windows 10
12 11 (8.66%) Office 365
12 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (7.87%) Linux
13 10 (7.87%) Information Security
14 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (7.09%) Windows 7
14 9 (7.09%) Unix
14 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (7.09%) Windows 8
15 8 (6.30%) CheckPoint

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 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.66%) Office 365
2 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) Firewall
2 8 (6.30%) VPN
3 6 (4.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (4.72%) SSL
4 5 (3.94%) LAN
4 5 (3.94%) WAN
5 4 (3.15%) Wireless
6 3 (2.36%) MPLS
6 3 (2.36%) VoIP
6 3 (2.36%) WLAN
7 2 (1.57%) BGP
7 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.57%) DHCP
7 2 (1.57%) DNS
7 2 (1.57%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.57%) HTTP
7 2 (1.57%) IPsec
7 2 (1.57%) OSPF
7 2 (1.57%) VPLS
7 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.15%) MySQL
4 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.15%) JIRA
3 2 (1.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.36%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (32.28%) Analyst
2 23 (18.11%) Support Engineer
3 18 (14.17%) Desktop Support
3 18 (14.17%) IT Support
4 17 (13.39%) Architect
5 14 (11.02%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) IT Analyst
6 13 (10.24%) IT Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (7.09%) Deskside Support
8 9 (7.09%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Deskside Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.17%) .NET
2 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (3.15%) LINQ
3 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.36%) CSS
3 3 (2.36%) Web Services
4 2 (1.57%) HTML
4 2 (1.57%) JSON
4 2 (1.57%) React
4 2 (1.57%) RESTful
4 2 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) EDI
5 1 (0.79%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Windows Server
2 11 (8.66%) Windows 10
2 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (7.87%) Linux
4 9 (7.09%) Unix
4 9 (7.09%) Windows 7
4 9 (7.09%) Windows 8
4 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.79%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.47%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.17%) Waterfall
4 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.45%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (7.87%) Information Security
7 8 (6.30%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.72%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.72%) OO
9 6 (4.72%) Security Architecture
9 6 (4.72%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (4.72%) Security Operations
10 5 (3.94%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.94%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.15%) Data Management
11 4 (3.15%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.15%) Migration
11 4 (3.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.77%) SQL
2 14 (11.02%) VB
3 11 (8.66%) C#
4 8 (6.30%) Java
5 7 (5.51%) C
6 5 (3.94%) C++
7 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.57%) Delphi
8 2 (1.57%) ES6
8 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) CCNA
3 3 (2.36%) CCNP
3 3 (2.36%) MCSE
4 2 (1.57%) CCIE
4 2 (1.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.15%) COBIT
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.72%) Snort
2 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.57%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
5 1 (0.79%) NFS
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) FortiGate
1 6 (4.72%) OSSEC
2 5 (3.94%) SCCM
3 2 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.57%) WSUS
4 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.79%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.79%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) VMware
3 8 (6.30%) CheckPoint
3 8 (6.30%) Cisco
4 6 (4.72%) Capita
4 6 (4.72%) Intel
4 6 (4.72%) LogRhythm
5 3 (2.36%) EMC
5 3 (2.36%) Remedy
5 3 (2.36%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.36%) Veeam
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.79%) BMC
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Juniper
7 1 (0.79%) NetApp
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) ShoreTel
7 1 (0.79%) Sophos