Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 400 292 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 22.33% 19.00% 23.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.81% 66.51% 74.13%
Number of salaries quoted 371 265 372
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.46% -9.72%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,600 £22,050
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,250 £45,250
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +10.77% -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 557 439 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.10% 28.56% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 480 376 502
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £23,700 £24,813 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +7 176 £38,500 +2.67% 17
Salisbury -3 82 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Chippenham -3 68 £30,000 -16.67% 7
Trowbridge +5 18 £38,750 -29.55% 1
Marlborough 0 9 £38,500 +2.67%
Corsham +4 8 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Melksham 0 7 £29,000 -12.12% 1
Malmesbury +4 5 - -
Calne 0 4 £30,000 +42.86%
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 151 (37.75%) Microsoft
2 145 (36.25%) Linux
3 126 (31.50%) Security Cleared
4 108 (27.00%) ITIL
5 105 (26.25%) Windows Server
6 103 (25.75%) Windows 7
7 98 (24.50%) PowerShell
8 97 (24.25%) SC Cleared
9 96 (24.00%) Active Directory
10 86 (21.50%) SQL
11 79 (19.75%) SQL Server
12 72 (18.00%) SCCM
13 70 (17.50%) C#
14 69 (17.25%) VMware
15 68 (17.00%) DV Cleared
15 68 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 59 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
17 58 (14.50%) Windows 10
18 57 (14.25%) Service Management
19 52 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 51 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (12.75%) Cisco
21 48 (12.00%) .NET
22 47 (11.75%) Firewall
22 47 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
23 45 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
23 45 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 44 (11.00%) MS Exchange
24 44 (11.00%) Project Management
25 42 (10.50%) Service Delivery

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 44 (11.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (4.50%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.00%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.00%) IIS
9 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.50%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.25%) Apache
11 1 (0.25%) Confluence
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 26 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.00%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) CATIA
5 3 (0.75%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) SAP R/3
1 3 (0.75%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (8.75%) Office 365
4 5 (1.25%) SaaS
5 4 (1.00%) Serverless
6 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.75%) Firewall
2 33 (8.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (7.50%) LAN
4 28 (7.00%) WAN
5 26 (6.50%) Software-Defined Networking
5 26 (6.50%) Unified Communications
6 23 (5.75%) Internet
7 17 (4.25%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.75%) DHCP
8 15 (3.75%) DNS
9 13 (3.25%) VPN
10 10 (2.50%) Wireless
11 9 (2.25%) VoIP
12 8 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.00%) Network Security
12 8 (2.00%) SSL
13 7 (1.75%) Skype
14 5 (1.25%) SAN
15 4 (1.00%) MPLS
15 4 (1.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.25%) MySQL
3 21 (5.25%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.50%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.75%) Ingres
6 10 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.75%) MS Access
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.25%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.25%) DataStage
10 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.50%) MSI
2 23 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.75%) ClearCase
5 7 (1.75%) Subversion
6 5 (1.25%) JIRA
7 3 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.75%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.50%) GitLab
8 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (5.00%) Finance
2 17 (4.25%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.75%) Automotive
4 7 (1.75%) Electronics
4 7 (1.75%) Legal
4 7 (1.75%) Marketing
5 4 (1.00%) Publishing
6 3 (0.75%) Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.50%) Back Office
7 2 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Military
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (17.75%) Analyst
2 42 (10.50%) Support Engineer
3 41 (10.25%) Developer
4 39 (9.75%) Applications Support
5 38 (9.50%) Support Analyst
6 37 (9.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 34 (8.50%) Software Engineer
8 29 (7.25%) Architect
9 27 (6.75%) Applications Packager
9 27 (6.75%) Applications Support Analyst
10 26 (6.50%) .NET Developer
11 25 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (5.25%) IT Support
13 21 (5.25%) Lead Architect
13 21 (5.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 18 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 17 (4.25%) Desktop Support
15 17 (4.25%) Storage Engineer
16 16 (4.00%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.00%) .NET
2 16 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (4.00%) LINQ
3 15 (3.75%) Node.js
4 14 (3.50%) Web Services
5 13 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (3.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.75%) .NET Core
8 10 (2.50%) React
9 9 (2.25%) HTML
10 8 (2.00%) CSS
10 8 (2.00%) XML
11 6 (1.50%) jQuery
12 5 (1.25%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.25%) Qt
13 4 (1.00%) 802.1X
13 4 (1.00%) JSON
13 4 (1.00%) WCF
14 3 (0.75%) OAuth2
14 3 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 25 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 20 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.25%) EMC VNX
4 17 (4.25%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.00%) Fat Client
6 12 (3.00%) Thin Client
7 11 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.50%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.25%) Clustering
12 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.75%) Social Media
14 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 145 (36.25%) Linux
2 105 (26.25%) Windows Server
3 103 (25.75%) Windows 7
4 68 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (14.50%) Windows 10
7 32 (8.00%) Unix
8 21 (5.25%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.50%) CentOS
9 10 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.75%) Debian
13 2 (0.50%) Android
13 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.25%) Solaris
14 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.00%) ITIL
2 57 (14.25%) Service Management
3 51 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 44 (11.00%) Project Management
6 42 (10.50%) Service Delivery
6 42 (10.50%) Software Engineering
7 37 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 31 (7.75%) Application Packaging
9 31 (7.75%) Mentoring
9 31 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (7.50%) Security Monitoring
11 29 (7.25%) Customer Requirements
12 27 (6.75%) Compatibility Testing
12 27 (6.75%) Customer Engagement
12 27 (6.75%) Mobile Device Management
12 27 (6.75%) Software Distribution
12 27 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (24.50%) PowerShell
2 86 (21.50%) SQL
3 70 (17.50%) C#
4 24 (6.00%) Java
5 22 (5.50%) C++
5 22 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.50%) Python
6 17 (4.25%) C
7 13 (3.25%) TypeScript
7 13 (3.25%) VB
8 9 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.25%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.00%) PHP
12 3 (0.75%) Tcl
13 2 (0.50%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) Go
14 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (31.50%) Security Cleared
2 97 (24.25%) SC Cleared
3 68 (17.00%) DV Cleared
4 27 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
7 22 (5.50%) CCNA
8 17 (4.25%) MCP
9 15 (3.75%) CCNP
10 13 (3.25%) Degree
11 12 (3.00%) MCSE
12 8 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.75%) MCDST
14 5 (1.25%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.00%) CCA
15 4 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.00%) MCITP
15 4 (1.00%) MCSA
15 4 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.75%) SLA
2 7 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.50%) QA
4 5 (1.25%) GDPR
4 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 96 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 52 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.75%) Snort
7 7 (1.75%) XenApp
8 5 (1.25%) Docker
9 4 (1.00%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.00%) XenServer
10 3 (0.75%) vSphere
11 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.25%) Firmware
12 1 (0.25%) HDFS
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 72 (18.00%) SCCM
2 31 (7.75%) SCOM
3 25 (6.25%) vRealize
4 17 (4.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (2.25%) Nagios
6 8 (2.00%) Cacti
6 8 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.75%) Ansible
7 7 (1.75%) Puppet
7 7 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (1.75%) WSUS
8 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.25%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.00%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.00%) OSSEC
9 4 (1.00%) Terraform
10 3 (0.75%) ArcSight ESM
11 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 151 (37.75%) Microsoft
2 69 (17.25%) VMware
3 51 (12.75%) Cisco
4 30 (7.50%) Citrix
5 22 (5.50%) Dell
6 21 (5.25%) EMC
7 20 (5.00%) McAfee
7 20 (5.00%) Veeam
8 16 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 15 (3.75%) CheckPoint
10 14 (3.50%) Symantec
11 12 (3.00%) Remedy
12 10 (2.50%) Oracle
12 10 (2.50%) SAP
13 9 (2.25%) Fortinet
13 9 (2.25%) HP
14 8 (2.00%) NetApp
15 7 (1.75%) LogRhythm
15 7 (1.75%) Red Hat
16 5 (1.25%) Dell KACE