Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 14 4
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 159 66 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.23% 10.39% 18.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.86% 55.00% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 145 57 121
Swindon median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,000 £45,000
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 249 120 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 30.11% 18.90% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 229 101 155
Swindon median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,750 £58,750 £48,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00% -2.86%

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 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 78 (49.06%) Linux
2 50 (31.45%) Security Cleared
3 42 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 41 (25.79%) Active Directory
4 41 (25.79%) SC Cleared
4 41 (25.79%) Windows Server
5 36 (22.64%) Firewall
6 35 (22.01%) ITIL
6 35 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 34 (21.38%) Cisco
7 34 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (19.50%) Python
9 30 (18.87%) Service Delivery
9 30 (18.87%) Veeam
10 27 (16.98%) DevOps
11 25 (15.72%) Office 365
11 25 (15.72%) VMware
12 23 (14.47%) CheckPoint
12 23 (14.47%) Windows 7
12 23 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (13.84%) Degree
14 21 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (12.58%) Dell
15 20 (12.58%) EMC
16 19 (11.95%) EMC NetWorker
16 19 (11.95%) EMC VNX
17 18 (11.32%) Bash Shell
17 18 (11.32%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (2.52%) IIS
1 4 (2.52%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.72%) Office 365
2 23 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.92%) SaaS
5 8 (5.03%) IaaS
6 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 2 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.64%) Firewall
2 18 (11.32%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (9.43%) LAN
4 14 (8.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (8.18%) Cisco ISE
5 13 (8.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (8.18%) TACACS
5 13 (8.18%) tcpdump
5 13 (8.18%) VPN
5 13 (8.18%) Wireshark
6 12 (7.55%) SSL
6 12 (7.55%) VLAN
7 11 (6.92%) MPLS
7 11 (6.92%) WAN
7 11 (6.92%) Wireless
8 10 (6.29%) Network Security
9 9 (5.66%) BGP
9 9 (5.66%) OSPF
9 9 (5.66%) TCP/IP
10 8 (5.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) MySQL
2 7 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.26%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.26%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.26%) MS Access
4 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.29%) Subversion
3 8 (5.03%) JIRA
3 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.14%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.52%) MSI
7 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.63%) ERwin
8 1 (0.63%) GitLab
General
1 11 (6.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.03%) Banking
3 7 (4.40%) Finance
3 7 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.52%) Legal
5 3 (1.89%) Electronics
5 3 (1.89%) Marketing
6 2 (1.26%) Back Office
6 2 (1.26%) Billing
6 2 (1.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (16.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 25 (15.72%) Support Engineer
3 22 (13.84%) Analyst
4 20 (12.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (11.95%) Backup Engineer
5 19 (11.95%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 19 (11.95%) Storage Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Network Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.55%) IT Support
8 11 (6.92%) Software Engineer
9 10 (6.29%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) IT Analyst
10 9 (5.66%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 8 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.40%) Web Services
2 6 (3.77%) Qt
3 5 (3.14%) RESTful
4 4 (2.52%) Middleware
5 1 (0.63%) .NET
5 1 (0.63%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.63%) EDI
5 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) EMC VNX
2 15 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.66%) Fat Client
4 9 (5.66%) Thin Client
5 8 (5.03%) Private Cloud
5 8 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.40%) Clustering
6 7 (4.40%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.14%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.26%) Fintech
8 2 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.26%) Wiki
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (49.06%) Linux
2 41 (25.79%) Windows Server
3 23 (14.47%) Windows 7
4 16 (10.06%) Windows 8
5 15 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.29%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.77%) Unix
10 3 (1.89%) Debian
10 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 35 (22.01%) ITIL
2 34 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.87%) Service Delivery
4 27 (16.98%) DevOps
5 14 (8.81%) Decision-Making
6 13 (8.18%) Load Balancing
7 12 (7.55%) Break/Fix
7 12 (7.55%) Computer Science
7 12 (7.55%) Information Security
7 12 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 11 (6.92%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (6.92%) Presales
8 11 (6.92%) Service Management
9 8 (5.03%) Case Management
9 8 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.03%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (4.40%) System Testing
11 6 (3.77%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.77%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.50%) Python
2 18 (11.32%) Bash Shell
3 14 (8.81%) PowerShell
4 13 (8.18%) Tcl
5 12 (7.55%) C++
5 12 (7.55%) SQL
6 7 (4.40%) C#
6 7 (4.40%) Java
7 6 (3.77%) VB
8 5 (3.14%) C
9 4 (2.52%) Korn
10 2 (1.26%) R
10 2 (1.26%) Ruby
11 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (31.45%) Security Cleared
2 41 (25.79%) SC Cleared
3 22 (13.84%) Degree
4 18 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (8.81%) CCNA
6 12 (7.55%) CCNP
7 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (5.66%) MCP
9 8 (5.03%) CCSA
9 8 (5.03%) CCSE
9 8 (5.03%) MCSE
10 6 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.52%) MCDST
12 2 (1.26%) CCA
12 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.26%) MCSA
13 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) SLA
2 12 (7.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.52%) QA
4 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) COBIT
5 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (25.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.18%) VMware NSX
3 10 (6.29%) Docker
3 10 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.77%) Snort
6 4 (2.52%) XenApp
7 3 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.89%) vSphere
8 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.26%) XenServer
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (11.95%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (8.18%) ArcSight ESM
3 10 (6.29%) Terraform
4 9 (5.66%) Kubernetes
4 9 (5.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (5.03%) Ansible
5 8 (5.03%) SCCM
6 7 (4.40%) Packer
7 5 (3.14%) Netcool
8 4 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.26%) OSSEC
9 2 (1.26%) SCOM
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.38%) Cisco
3 30 (18.87%) Veeam
4 25 (15.72%) VMware
5 23 (14.47%) CheckPoint
6 20 (12.58%) Dell
6 20 (12.58%) EMC
7 14 (8.81%) F5
8 13 (8.18%) ArcSight
8 13 (8.18%) Blue Coat
9 11 (6.92%) Symantec
10 9 (5.66%) Remedy
10 9 (5.66%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.77%) LogRhythm
12 5 (3.14%) CyberArk
12 5 (3.14%) Tufin
13 4 (2.52%) Citrix
13 4 (2.52%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.52%) McAfee
14 3 (1.89%) SAP