The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 223 376 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.22% 19.65% 14.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 70.94% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 194 319 206
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
446 530 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.43% 27.71% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 383 450 366
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Windows Salary Trend in Bristol

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 187 (35.76%) Active Directory
2 181 (34.61%) Microsoft
3 141 (26.96%) VMware
4 130 (24.86%) SQL
5 119 (22.75%) Linux
6 117 (22.37%) SQL Server
6 117 (22.37%) MS Exchange
7 90 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 82 (15.68%) MS Excel
8 82 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (15.49%) Degree
9 81 (15.49%) .NET
10 80 (15.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 76 (14.53%) Windows 7
12 75 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 75 (14.34%) C#
13 68 (13.00%) Citrix
14 67 (12.81%) ITIL
14 67 (12.81%) Firewall
15 66 (12.62%) MS Office
16 61 (11.66%) MCP
17 59 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 56 (10.71%) SharePoint
18 56 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
19 55 (10.52%) SLA
20 54 (10.33%) JavaScript
21 53 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
22 52 (9.94%) HTML
22 52 (9.94%) Security Cleared
22 52 (9.94%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 117 (22.37%) MS Exchange
2 75 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 52 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (6.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 31 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (5.74%) Apache
9 28 (5.35%) IIS
9 28 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2000
10 17 (3.25%) Umbraco
11 15 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (2.87%) Drupal
12 14 (2.68%) ExpressionEngine
13 13 (2.49%) Tomcat
14 11 (2.10%) CMS
15 9 (1.72%) Lync
16 5 (0.96%) nginx
16 5 (0.96%) MS Project Server
17 4 (0.76%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 82 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 66 (12.62%) MS Office
3 15 (2.87%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.29%) Office 365
2 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.53%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.57%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
6 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (12.81%) Firewall
2 46 (8.80%) LAN
2 46 (8.80%) WAN
2 46 (8.80%) VPN
3 40 (7.65%) SAN
4 37 (7.07%) Internet
5 36 (6.88%) DHCP
6 35 (6.69%) DNS
7 33 (6.31%) TCP/IP
8 23 (4.40%) MPLS
9 21 (4.02%) VLAN
10 16 (3.06%) VoIP
11 15 (2.87%) Network Security
11 15 (2.87%) Asterisk PBX
12 12 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (2.29%) ISDN
13 11 (2.10%) PBX
14 10 (1.91%) NAS
15 9 (1.72%) BGP
16 8 (1.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.69%) MySQL
3 20 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.96%) SQLite
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.57%) MS Access
10 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.19%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 38 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.49%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.49%) NUnit
2 13 (2.49%) Hudson
2 13 (2.49%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.29%) MSTest
3 12 (2.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (2.29%) Moq
4 10 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.91%) Subversion
5 8 (1.53%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.34%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.15%) Android Studio
7 6 (1.15%) JUnit
8 5 (0.96%) JIRA
8 5 (0.96%) Mechanoid
8 5 (0.96%) Robolectric
8 5 (0.96%) Robotium
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 48 (9.18%) Finance
2 29 (5.54%) Games
3 24 (4.59%) Legal
4 23 (4.40%) Retail
5 19 (3.63%) Banking
6 17 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.91%) Advertising
8 7 (1.34%) Marketing
9 6 (1.15%) Electronics
10 4 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.38%) International Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (20.08%) Developer
2 83 (15.87%) Analyst
3 69 (13.19%) Support Engineer
4 33 (6.31%) .NET Developer
5 32 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 29 (5.54%) Consultant
6 29 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (5.16%) Architect
9 26 (4.97%) Administrator
10 23 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.21%) Technical Support
11 22 (4.21%) Software Engineer
12 21 (4.02%) Junior
13 19 (3.63%) Help Desk Analyst
14 17 (3.25%) Web Developer
14 17 (3.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 17 (3.25%) Technical Engineer
15 16 (3.06%) Service Manager
16 15 (2.87%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.49%) .NET
2 52 (9.94%) HTML
3 46 (8.80%) Web Services
4 45 (8.60%) ASP.NET
5 44 (8.41%) CSS
6 30 (5.74%) WCF
6 30 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (5.35%) WPF
8 26 (4.97%) XML
9 18 (3.44%) jQuery
10 15 (2.87%) WinForms
11 14 (2.68%) LAMP
12 13 (2.49%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.49%) RESTful
13 12 (2.29%) Spring.NET
13 12 (2.29%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (2.29%) Ninject
13 12 (2.29%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (2.10%) LINQ
15 10 (1.91%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.56%) Blackberry
2 43 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.12%) Clustering
4 26 (4.97%) User Experience
5 25 (4.78%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.63%) iPhone
6 19 (3.63%) iPad
6 19 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.44%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.25%) Mobile Payment
9 14 (2.68%) Data Structures
10 13 (2.49%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (2.10%) Open Source
13 10 (1.91%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.34%) Semantic Web
14 7 (1.34%) IVR
15 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
15 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 119 (22.75%) Linux
2 80 (15.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (14.53%) Windows 7
4 59 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (8.41%) Mac OS X
6 44 (8.41%) UNIX
7 41 (7.84%) Android
8 38 (7.27%) Windows XP
9 37 (7.07%) Apple iOS
10 36 (6.88%) Windows Phone
11 28 (5.35%) Windows 8
12 17 (3.25%) Windows Phone 7
13 14 (2.68%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.72%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.72%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.53%) CentOS
16 7 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.34%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (12.81%) ITIL
3 51 (9.75%) OO
3 51 (9.75%) TDD
4 49 (9.37%) MVC
5 45 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 45 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (7.07%) Scrum
7 36 (6.88%) OOP
8 34 (6.50%) OOD
9 32 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 32 (6.12%) CRM
10 31 (5.93%) Software Engineering
11 29 (5.54%) Kanban
12 28 (5.35%) E-Commerce
12 28 (5.35%) Service Management
13 27 (5.16%) Android Development
14 26 (4.97%) Unit Testing
15 25 (4.78%) OOA/OOD
16 24 (4.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (24.86%) SQL
2 75 (14.34%) C#
3 54 (10.33%) JavaScript
4 50 (9.56%) C++
5 35 (6.69%) PHP
6 33 (6.31%) PowerShell
7 32 (6.12%) Java
8 27 (5.16%) C
9 24 (4.59%) Python
10 18 (3.44%) Objective-C
11 16 (3.06%) Ruby
12 14 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.68%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.49%) VB
14 11 (2.10%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.91%) Perl
16 8 (1.53%) XAML
17 7 (1.34%) PHP5
18 6 (1.15%) VBScript
18 6 (1.15%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 81 (15.49%) Degree
2 61 (11.66%) MCP
3 53 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (9.94%) Security Cleared
5 43 (8.22%) SC Cleared
6 29 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (4.40%) MCSE
8 20 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (3.63%) MCTS
9 19 (3.63%) CCNA
10 13 (2.49%) MCITP
11 8 (1.53%) MCDST
11 8 (1.53%) MCAD
11 8 (1.53%) MCSD
12 7 (1.34%) HND
12 7 (1.34%) MCSA
13 6 (1.15%) ISEB
14 5 (0.96%) CCA
14 5 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.76%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.52%) SLA
2 21 (4.02%) QA
3 5 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 187 (35.76%) Active Directory
2 90 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (9.94%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.93%) XenApp
5 27 (5.16%) VMware ESX
6 22 (4.21%) Terminal Services
7 20 (3.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (1.91%) vSphere
9 7 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.15%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.76%) KVM
12 4 (0.76%) XenServer
12 4 (0.76%) Postfix
12 4 (0.76%) Samba
13 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.19%) Firmware
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (7.46%) SCCM
2 19 (3.63%) Puppet
3 17 (3.25%) Backup Exec
4 16 (3.06%) SCOM
4 16 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.91%) ARCserve
6 8 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.53%) Salt
7 6 (1.15%) Nagios
7 6 (1.15%) WSUS
7 6 (1.15%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.15%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.96%) Casper Suite
9 4 (0.76%) Ansible
9 4 (0.76%) Icinga
9 4 (0.76%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.76%) Cacti
9 4 (0.76%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 181 (34.61%) Microsoft
2 141 (26.96%) VMware
3 68 (13.00%) Citrix
4 39 (7.46%) Oracle
5 36 (6.88%) Cisco
6 17 (3.25%) HP
7 14 (2.68%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.68%) Google
8 13 (2.49%) Symantec
9 10 (1.91%) McAfee
9 10 (1.91%) IBM
10 9 (1.72%) Dell
10 9 (1.72%) EMC
11 7 (1.34%) BMC
12 6 (1.15%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.96%) Avaya
13 5 (0.96%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.96%) Veeam
13 5 (0.96%) 3PAR
14 4 (0.76%) Unisys
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