Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 390 294 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.44% 18.91% 21.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.89% 62.29% 67.53%
Number of salaries quoted 343 262 411
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 601 472 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 36.12% 30.35% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 528 411 579
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% +5.88% +0.74%
10th Percentile £23,600 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £48,750
South West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Wiltshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Wiltshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Wiltshire

Windows
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +5 156 £42,500 +41.67% 12
Salisbury -3 72 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Chippenham +6 70 £29,750 -15.00% 6
Malmesbury +13 16 £45,000 -5.26%
Trowbridge +2 12 £40,000 +66.67% 1
Corsham -2 10 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Melksham +3 7 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Marlborough - 5 £37,500 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 126 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 122 (31.28%) Linux
3 100 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 96 (24.62%) Windows Server
5 90 (23.08%) SQL
6 88 (22.56%) SC Cleared
7 87 (22.31%) ITIL
8 84 (21.54%) Active Directory
9 83 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
10 79 (20.26%) Windows 7
11 72 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
12 68 (17.44%) SQL Server
13 60 (15.38%) VMware
14 59 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 59 (15.13%) DV Cleared
15 56 (14.36%) Firewall
16 51 (13.08%) SCCM
16 51 (13.08%) PowerShell
17 50 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
17 50 (12.82%) C#
18 46 (11.79%) Unix
18 46 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
18 46 (11.79%) Software Engineering
19 43 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
19 43 (11.03%) Service Management
20 41 (10.51%) Windows 10
21 40 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
21 40 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (10.00%) Office 365
22 39 (10.00%) Microsoft Office

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 32 (8.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.77%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.26%) IIS
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (10.00%) Office 365
4 22 (5.64%) SaaS
5 16 (4.10%) Serverless
6 5 (1.28%) IaaS
6 5 (1.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (14.36%) Firewall
2 37 (9.49%) TCP/IP
3 35 (8.97%) WAN
4 34 (8.72%) LAN
5 32 (8.21%) DNS
6 31 (7.95%) DHCP
7 29 (7.44%) SMTP
8 28 (7.18%) X.400
9 24 (6.15%) HTTP
9 24 (6.15%) Network Security
10 23 (5.90%) DMZ
10 23 (5.90%) VPN
11 22 (5.64%) FTP
11 22 (5.64%) HTTPS
12 18 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (2.82%) Unified Communications
13 11 (2.82%) VoIP
13 11 (2.82%) Wireless
14 10 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.64%) RDBMS
4 15 (3.85%) Ingres
5 11 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.31%) MySQL
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.51%) Redis
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.26%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 23 (5.90%) MSI
2 13 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.28%) JIRA
5 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.51%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.51%) Subversion
6 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.26%) PVCS
7 1 (0.26%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (3.08%) Finance
2 9 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.79%) Publishing
4 5 (1.28%) Advertising
4 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.03%) Automotive
6 3 (0.77%) Electronics
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.51%) Military
7 2 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (21.79%) Analyst
2 58 (14.87%) Support Engineer
3 40 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (8.72%) Applications Support
5 31 (7.95%) Support Analyst
6 28 (7.18%) Software Engineer
7 27 (6.92%) Architect
8 25 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (6.15%) IT Support
10 23 (5.90%) Applications Packager
10 23 (5.90%) Consultant
10 23 (5.90%) Desktop Support
11 22 (5.64%) Applications Support Analyst
12 21 (5.38%) Developer
12 21 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 18 (4.62%) IT Analyst
14 18 (4.62%) Network Engineer
15 17 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (4.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.74%) .NET
2 22 (5.64%) Web Services
3 12 (3.08%) Node.js
4 9 (2.31%) LINQ
5 8 (2.05%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (1.54%) 802.1X
6 6 (1.54%) JSON
7 5 (1.28%) CSS
8 4 (1.03%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.03%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.03%) HTML
8 4 (1.03%) jQuery
9 3 (0.77%) REST
9 3 (0.77%) RESTful
9 3 (0.77%) WCF
9 3 (0.77%) XML
10 2 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.64%) CESG
3 20 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 12 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.82%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.05%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.28%) Clustering
9 5 (1.28%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.26%) NHS
12 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 122 (31.28%) Linux
2 96 (24.62%) Windows Server
3 79 (20.26%) Windows 7
4 59 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (11.79%) Unix
6 43 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (10.51%) Windows 10
8 16 (4.10%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.33%) Windows XP
10 12 (3.08%) Mac OS
10 12 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.79%) CentOS
13 4 (1.03%) Debian
13 4 (1.03%) Solaris
13 4 (1.03%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) AIX
14 1 (0.26%) Android
14 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.31%) ITIL
2 83 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (11.79%) Software Engineering
4 43 (11.03%) Service Management
5 38 (9.74%) DevOps
6 28 (7.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 27 (6.92%) Mentoring
8 26 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
9 23 (5.90%) Application Packaging
9 23 (5.90%) Compatibility Testing
9 23 (5.90%) Customer Engagement
9 23 (5.90%) Software Distribution
9 23 (5.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (5.64%) Infrastructure Management
10 22 (5.64%) Waterfall
11 20 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.62%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (23.08%) SQL
2 51 (13.08%) PowerShell
3 50 (12.82%) C#
4 20 (5.13%) Java
5 17 (4.36%) Python
5 17 (4.36%) VB
6 16 (4.10%) C
7 9 (2.31%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.79%) Embedded C
9 6 (1.54%) C++
10 5 (1.28%) VBScript
11 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.03%) PHP
11 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.51%) Delphi
12 2 (0.51%) ES6
12 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.26%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 88 (22.56%) SC Cleared
3 59 (15.13%) DV Cleared
4 35 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (7.44%) CCNA
5 29 (7.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 22 (5.64%) CISSP
7 21 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.82%) MCP
9 10 (2.56%) CCNP
9 10 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
10 9 (2.31%) MCITP
11 8 (2.05%) MCSE
12 7 (1.79%) Degree
12 7 (1.79%) MCDST
12 7 (1.79%) MCTS
13 5 (1.28%) CCIE
14 3 (0.77%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.82%) SLA
2 8 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.28%) COBIT
3 5 (1.28%) GDPR
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.51%) QA
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (6.41%) vSphere
4 13 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.08%) Docker
6 10 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.79%) Snort
9 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.51%) XenApp
9 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.26%) Firmware
10 1 (0.26%) NFS
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 51 (13.08%) SCCM
2 21 (5.38%) Ansible
3 19 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.36%) Puppet
5 13 (3.33%) SCOM
6 10 (2.56%) vRealize
7 7 (1.79%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.79%) OSSEC
8 6 (1.54%) Nagios
8 6 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (1.28%) Cacti
9 5 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.28%) WSUS
10 4 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.03%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.51%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 126 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 60 (15.38%) VMware
3 37 (9.49%) Cisco
4 20 (5.13%) Capita
5 17 (4.36%) SolarWinds
6 14 (3.59%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.33%) Dell
8 12 (3.08%) EMC
9 10 (2.56%) McAfee
10 9 (2.31%) Oracle
10 9 (2.31%) Remedy
11 8 (2.05%) Citrix
11 8 (2.05%) HP
11 8 (2.05%) Veeam
12 7 (1.79%) LogRhythm
13 6 (1.54%) Intel
13 6 (1.54%) Symantec
14 5 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.28%) SAP
14 5 (1.28%) Sophos