Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 347 280 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.49% 18.29% 22.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.24% 60.61% 71.73%
Number of salaries quoted 291 244 453
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -2.99%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,625 £48,600
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +1.45%

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 576 462 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.67% 30.18% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 499 395 604
Wiltshire median annual salary £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.86% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -3 99 £40,000 +33.33% 17
Chippenham +2 68 £30,000 -14.29% 9
Salisbury -6 59 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Malmesbury +11 29 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Marlborough - 18 £37,500 -
Melksham +4 11 £29,500 +7.27%
Trowbridge +2 8 £37,500 +56.25% 7
Corsham -2 6 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Devizes -4 6 £67,500 +110.94%
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 133 (38.33%) Linux
2 110 (31.70%) Microsoft
3 98 (28.24%) Problem-Solving
4 80 (23.05%) Security Cleared
5 76 (21.90%) ITIL
6 67 (19.31%) Windows Server
7 66 (19.02%) Active Directory
7 66 (19.02%) Windows 7
8 65 (18.73%) SC Cleared
9 64 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
9 64 (18.44%) SQL
10 62 (17.87%) Firewall
11 54 (15.56%) C#
12 52 (14.99%) Amazon AWS
13 51 (14.70%) DevOps
13 51 (14.70%) VMware
14 50 (14.41%) Software Engineering
15 49 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
17 46 (13.26%) Cisco Certification
17 46 (13.26%) TCP/IP
18 45 (12.97%) .NET
19 44 (12.68%) DV Cleared
20 41 (11.82%) SQL Server
21 40 (11.53%) CCNA
21 40 (11.53%) DNS
22 38 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
22 38 (10.95%) DHCP
22 38 (10.95%) Root Cause Analysis
23 37 (10.66%) Network Security

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 16 (4.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (14.99%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.93%) Serverless
3 27 (7.78%) Office 365
4 26 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (6.34%) SaaS
6 4 (1.15%) IaaS
6 4 (1.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (17.87%) Firewall
2 46 (13.26%) TCP/IP
3 40 (11.53%) DNS
4 38 (10.95%) DHCP
5 37 (10.66%) Network Security
6 36 (10.37%) HTTP
7 35 (10.09%) SMTP
8 33 (9.51%) X.400
9 32 (9.22%) DMZ
9 32 (9.22%) FTP
9 32 (9.22%) HTTPS
10 27 (7.78%) WAN
11 26 (7.49%) LAN
12 23 (6.63%) VPN
13 12 (3.46%) VoIP
14 11 (3.17%) SSL
15 9 (2.59%) SAN
16 8 (2.31%) MPLS
17 7 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
17 7 (2.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.61%) RDBMS
2 16 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.46%) MySQL
4 7 (2.02%) Ingres
5 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.58%) Big Data
8 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.58%) Redis
8 2 (0.58%) SQLite
9 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 23 (6.63%) MSI
2 6 (1.73%) JIRA
3 5 (1.44%) InstallShield
4 4 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.29%) PVCS
7 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (2.59%) Advertising
2 8 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.73%) Finance
4 4 (1.15%) Legal
5 3 (0.86%) Publishing
6 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.58%) Military
6 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (14.41%) Support Engineer
2 49 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 48 (13.83%) Analyst
4 36 (10.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (10.09%) Developer
6 25 (7.20%) Consultant
6 25 (7.20%) Software Developer
7 24 (6.92%) IT Support
8 21 (6.05%) Network Engineer
9 20 (5.76%) Applications Support
9 20 (5.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (5.19%) Applications Packager
10 18 (5.19%) Architect
10 18 (5.19%) Desktop Support
10 18 (5.19%) IT Engineer
11 17 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (4.90%) Desktop Engineer
11 17 (4.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 17 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.97%) .NET
2 36 (10.37%) Web Services
3 19 (5.48%) .NET Framework
4 18 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 17 (4.90%) .NET Core
6 10 (2.88%) Node.js
7 4 (1.15%) CSS
7 4 (1.15%) HTML
7 4 (1.15%) JSON
8 3 (0.86%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.86%) EDI
8 3 (0.86%) EDIFACT
8 3 (0.86%) XML
9 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.58%) Django
9 2 (0.58%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.58%) LINQ
9 2 (0.58%) React
9 2 (0.58%) RESTful
9 2 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.09%) CESG
3 14 (4.03%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.59%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.44%) Life Science
9 3 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.58%) Clustering
10 2 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.29%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (38.33%) Linux
2 67 (19.31%) Windows Server
3 66 (19.02%) Windows 7
4 47 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (10.09%) Unix
6 33 (9.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (8.93%) Windows 10
8 16 (4.61%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.88%) Mac OS
11 9 (2.59%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.86%) Android
12 3 (0.86%) Debian
12 3 (0.86%) Solaris
12 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.58%) AIX
13 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.29%) CentOS
14 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.24%) Problem-Solving
2 76 (21.90%) ITIL
3 51 (14.70%) DevOps
4 50 (14.41%) Software Engineering
5 49 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (10.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 34 (9.80%) Virtual Environments
8 33 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (9.51%) Microservices
9 32 (9.22%) Configuration Management
9 32 (9.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 26 (7.49%) Mentoring
10 26 (7.49%) Service Management
11 24 (6.92%) Application Packaging
12 19 (5.48%) MVC
12 19 (5.48%) Scrum
13 18 (5.19%) Compatibility Testing
13 18 (5.19%) Customer Engagement
13 18 (5.19%) Software Distribution
13 18 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (18.44%) SQL
2 54 (15.56%) C#
3 29 (8.36%) PowerShell
4 19 (5.48%) Java
5 17 (4.90%) Python
6 15 (4.32%) VB
7 13 (3.75%) C
8 9 (2.59%) VBScript
9 6 (1.73%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.15%) C++
10 4 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.58%) Delphi
11 2 (0.58%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.58%) ES6
11 2 (0.58%) PHP
11 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 80 (23.05%) Security Cleared
2 65 (18.73%) SC Cleared
3 46 (13.26%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (12.68%) DV Cleared
5 40 (11.53%) CCNA
6 35 (10.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 34 (9.80%) CISSP
8 22 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.59%) CCNP
9 9 (2.59%) Degree
9 9 (2.59%) MCSE
10 6 (1.73%) MCP
11 5 (1.44%) CCIE
11 5 (1.44%) MCITP
12 4 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.86%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (0.86%) MCDST
13 3 (0.86%) MCSA
13 3 (0.86%) MCTS
14 2 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) PCI DSS
1 7 (2.02%) SLA
2 6 (1.73%) COBIT
3 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.58%) GDPR
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) RMADS
5 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 66 (19.02%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.09%) vSphere
3 25 (7.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.88%) Docker
5 9 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.31%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.73%) Snort
8 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) NFS
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (10.37%) Ansible
2 35 (10.09%) SCCM
3 34 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (9.22%) Puppet
5 6 (1.73%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.73%) OSSEC
5 6 (1.73%) WSUS
6 5 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.58%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.29%) SCSM
8 1 (0.29%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.29%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 110 (31.70%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.70%) VMware
3 32 (9.22%) Cisco
4 16 (4.61%) Capita
5 13 (3.75%) CheckPoint
6 11 (3.17%) Oracle
7 8 (2.31%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.02%) Dell
9 6 (1.73%) HP
9 6 (1.73%) Intel
9 6 (1.73%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.44%) Citrix
10 5 (1.44%) EMC
10 5 (1.44%) Remedy
11 4 (1.15%) Veeam
12 3 (0.86%) Juniper
13 2 (0.58%) Mitel
13 2 (0.58%) NetApp
13 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.58%) SAP