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

Microsoft Windows
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 188 131 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 22.90% 16.13% 17.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.60% 62.09% 69.55%
Number of salaries quoted 184 109 145
Swindon median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £20,800 £22,725 £21,600
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £45,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -7.14%

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 252 211 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 30.69% 25.99% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 245 172 199
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £47,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 57 (30.32%) Windows Server
2 53 (28.19%) Microsoft
3 49 (26.06%) SQL
4 47 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (22.87%) SQL Server
6 38 (20.21%) Linux
7 35 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (17.55%) ITIL
9 32 (17.02%) Active Directory
10 31 (16.49%) Security Cleared
11 29 (15.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 29 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (13.83%) .NET
12 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (12.77%) Windows 7
14 23 (12.23%) C#
15 22 (11.70%) Visual Studio
15 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (11.17%) Waterfall
16 21 (11.17%) Service Delivery
17 20 (10.64%) PowerShell
18 19 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (9.04%) Dell
19 17 (9.04%) Microsoft Excel
19 17 (9.04%) SC Cleared
19 17 (9.04%) Veeam
20 16 (8.51%) Office 365
20 16 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
21 15 (7.98%) EMC
21 15 (7.98%) EMC NetWorker

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 (4.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.13%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.13%) IIS
3 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (9.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.13%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.51%) Office 365
2 15 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.60%) SaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) Firewall
2 12 (6.38%) LAN
3 11 (5.85%) VPN
4 10 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.32%) WAN
5 8 (4.26%) DHCP
5 8 (4.26%) DNS
5 8 (4.26%) Wireless
6 7 (3.72%) Internet
7 6 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (3.19%) SSL
8 4 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.60%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (1.60%) FCoE
9 3 (1.60%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.60%) MPLS
9 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.60%) OSPF
9 3 (1.60%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.60%) MS Access
5 3 (1.60%) MySQL
6 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (11.70%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 8 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.72%) ClearCase
3 7 (3.72%) Subversion
4 3 (1.60%) JIRA
5 2 (1.06%) GitLab
5 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 8 (4.26%) Finance
2 4 (2.13%) Legal
2 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.60%) Automotive
4 2 (1.06%) Back Office
4 2 (1.06%) Billing
4 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) Analyst
2 24 (12.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 22 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 18 (9.57%) Support Analyst
5 16 (8.51%) Developer
6 15 (7.98%) Desktop Support
6 15 (7.98%) Storage Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Applications Support
9 12 (6.38%) Business Data Analyst
9 12 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
9 12 (6.38%) Data Analyst
9 12 (6.38%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Backup Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.79%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.83%) .NET
2 14 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 14 (7.45%) LINQ
3 10 (5.32%) Web Services
4 5 (2.66%) Qt
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.60%) WCF
6 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.06%) CSS
6 2 (1.06%) EDI
6 2 (1.06%) HTML
6 2 (1.06%) jQuery
6 2 (1.06%) XML
7 1 (0.53%) CakePHP
7 1 (0.53%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.53%) JSON
7 1 (0.53%) React
7 1 (0.53%) RESTful
7 1 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.98%) EMC VNX
3 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.32%) Windows Server
2 38 (20.21%) Linux
3 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (12.77%) Windows 7
5 22 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (7.98%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.72%) Unix
7 7 (3.72%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.13%) CentOS
8 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.53%) Debian
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.55%) ITIL
3 29 (15.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (11.17%) Service Delivery
4 21 (11.17%) Waterfall
5 19 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.98%) Data Analysis
6 15 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (7.45%) Data Management
8 13 (6.91%) Information Security
9 12 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.85%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (5.32%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.32%) OO
12 9 (4.79%) System Testing
13 8 (4.26%) Business Continuity
13 8 (4.26%) Line Management
13 8 (4.26%) OOD
13 8 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.06%) SQL
2 23 (12.23%) C#
3 20 (10.64%) PowerShell
4 14 (7.45%) VB
5 10 (5.32%) C++
6 9 (4.79%) Java
7 8 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.13%) Python
9 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.06%) C
9 2 (1.06%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) Delphi
10 1 (0.53%) ES6
10 1 (0.53%) Go
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (16.49%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.04%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.79%) CCNA
5 9 (4.79%) CCNP
6 7 (3.72%) Degree
7 5 (2.66%) JNCIA
7 5 (2.66%) MCP
7 5 (2.66%) MCSE
8 3 (1.60%) CCA
8 3 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.60%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.53%) CCSA
10 1 (0.53%) CCSE
10 1 (0.53%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) SLA
2 6 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.06%) GCP
4 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 32 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.19%) Snort
4 6 (3.19%) XenApp
5 5 (2.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.60%) Docker
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.60%) vSphere
6 3 (1.60%) XenServer
7 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.53%) Firmware
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (7.98%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (6.38%) SCCM
3 9 (4.79%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.19%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.19%) OSSEC
4 6 (3.19%) WSUS
5 4 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.13%) SCOM
5 4 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.60%) Ansible
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.60%) Puppet
7 2 (1.06%) Terraform
8 1 (0.53%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.53%) Nagios
8 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (28.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.04%) Dell
2 17 (9.04%) Veeam
3 15 (7.98%) EMC
3 15 (7.98%) VMware
4 14 (7.45%) Capita
5 13 (6.91%) McAfee
6 11 (5.85%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.85%) Cisco
6 11 (5.85%) Citrix
7 10 (5.32%) Remedy
8 8 (4.26%) Fortinet
9 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.19%) LogRhythm
11 5 (2.66%) Dell KACE
11 5 (2.66%) Juniper
11 5 (2.66%) NetApp
11 5 (2.66%) Symantec
12 4 (2.13%) Adobe
12 4 (2.13%) Lotus