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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 300 412 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.00% 24.08% 16.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.76% 73.05% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 262 357 207
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
502 564 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.77% 32.96% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 430 497 361
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,865 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 204 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 201 (36.22%) Microsoft
3 178 (32.07%) VMware
4 143 (25.77%) Linux
5 139 (25.05%) SQL Server
6 132 (23.78%) MS Exchange
7 125 (22.52%) SQL
8 117 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 106 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 88 (15.86%) Degree
11 81 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (14.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 77 (13.87%) Firewall
13 76 (13.69%) DNS
14 74 (13.33%) .NET
14 74 (13.33%) MS Excel
14 74 (13.33%) Windows 7
15 69 (12.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 69 (12.43%) ITIL
15 69 (12.43%) C#
15 69 (12.43%) C++
16 67 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 65 (11.71%) MCP
18 64 (11.53%) Citrix
19 61 (10.99%) SAN
19 61 (10.99%) UNIX
20 58 (10.45%) SharePoint
20 58 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
21 57 (10.27%) Security Cleared
22 56 (10.09%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 132 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 81 (14.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (10.45%) SharePoint
4 48 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 48 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (7.21%) IIS
6 38 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2000
7 37 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (4.14%) Apache
10 21 (3.78%) Lync
11 17 (3.06%) Tomcat
12 16 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.62%) Umbraco
14 8 (1.44%) WebSphere
15 7 (1.26%) CMS
15 7 (1.26%) Drupal
16 6 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
16 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
17 5 (0.90%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 74 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 56 (10.09%) MS Office
3 12 (2.16%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.44%) Google Apps
2 6 (1.08%) Office 365
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.54%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.87%) Firewall
2 76 (13.69%) DNS
3 61 (10.99%) SAN
4 55 (9.91%) VPN
5 54 (9.73%) DHCP
6 51 (9.19%) TCP/IP
7 43 (7.75%) Internet
8 40 (7.21%) WAN
8 40 (7.21%) LAN
9 21 (3.78%) VLAN
10 19 (3.42%) MPLS
11 18 (3.24%) Network Security
11 18 (3.24%) NAS
12 17 (3.06%) VoIP
12 17 (3.06%) HTTP
13 15 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
14 14 (2.52%) SSL
14 14 (2.52%) ISDN
14 14 (2.52%) SMTP
15 11 (1.98%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (25.05%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.75%) MySQL
3 16 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.90%) SQLite
9 4 (0.72%) Big Data
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.54%) MS Access
10 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (3.60%) NUnit
1 20 (3.60%) Git (software)
1 20 (3.60%) MSTest
1 20 (3.60%) Rhino Mocks
1 20 (3.60%) Moq
2 14 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.16%) MSBuild
4 7 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.26%) Subversion
5 6 (1.08%) Hudson
6 5 (0.90%) Robotium
6 5 (0.90%) Mechanoid
6 5 (0.90%) Robolectric
7 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.54%) JUnit
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.54%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.36%) Calabash
9 2 (0.36%) MonkeyTalk
General
1 50 (9.01%) Finance
2 32 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.23%) Legal
4 26 (4.68%) Games
5 18 (3.24%) Retail
6 14 (2.52%) Banking
7 8 (1.44%) Marketing
8 7 (1.26%) Back Office
8 7 (1.26%) Electronics
9 6 (1.08%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.90%) Advertising
11 4 (0.72%) Military
12 3 (0.54%) Law
12 3 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.36%) International Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (15.14%) Analyst
2 73 (13.15%) Developer
3 65 (11.71%) Support Engineer
4 38 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 37 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 34 (6.13%) Administrator
7 32 (5.77%) Consultant
8 30 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 27 (4.86%) Architect
10 26 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (4.32%) Technical Support
12 22 (3.96%) Support Analyst
13 19 (3.42%) Junior
13 19 (3.42%) C++ Software Engineer
14 18 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.06%) Senior Developer
15 17 (3.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 16 (2.88%) Network Engineer
17 15 (2.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (13.33%) .NET
2 47 (8.47%) HTML
3 36 (6.49%) Web Services
4 31 (5.59%) ASP.NET
5 28 (5.05%) CSS
6 26 (4.68%) WPF
7 25 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (4.32%) WCF
9 23 (4.14%) WinForms
9 23 (4.14%) XML
10 20 (3.60%) Spring.NET
10 20 (3.60%) Castle Windsor
10 20 (3.60%) Ninject
10 20 (3.60%) Unity DI Container
11 17 (3.06%) Razor View Engine
11 17 (3.06%) STL
12 16 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (2.16%) LAMP
14 11 (1.98%) COM
14 11 (1.98%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.01%) Blackberry
2 45 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (7.93%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.23%) Clustering
5 26 (4.68%) User Experience
6 20 (3.60%) Inversion of Control
7 16 (2.88%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
8 15 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.52%) iPhone
9 14 (2.52%) iPad
10 13 (2.34%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.62%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.62%) IVR
12 8 (1.44%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.90%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.90%) Open Source
13 5 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 143 (25.77%) Linux
2 106 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 69 (12.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (10.99%) UNIX
6 58 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (8.65%) Windows XP
8 36 (6.49%) Apple iOS
9 34 (6.13%) Android
10 33 (5.95%) Mac OS X
11 32 (5.77%) Windows 8
12 24 (4.32%) Windows Phone
13 19 (3.42%) Windows Vista
14 18 (3.24%) Windows 2000
14 18 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (2.70%) Windows Phone 7
16 11 (1.98%) Ubuntu
17 10 (1.80%) AIX
18 8 (1.44%) CentOS
19 7 (1.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (12.43%) ITIL
3 46 (8.29%) TDD
4 44 (7.93%) OO
4 44 (7.93%) Scrum
5 43 (7.75%) Software Engineering
5 43 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 40 (7.21%) OOD
7 36 (6.49%) MVC
8 35 (6.31%) Kanban
9 29 (5.23%) Configuration Management
10 28 (5.05%) Service Management
10 28 (5.05%) CRM
10 28 (5.05%) OOA/OOD
11 26 (4.68%) OOP
12 24 (4.32%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.14%) Dependency Injection
13 23 (4.14%) Incident Management
14 22 (3.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 125 (22.52%) SQL
2 69 (12.43%) C#
2 69 (12.43%) C++
3 39 (7.03%) Java
4 37 (6.67%) C
5 33 (5.95%) PowerShell
6 28 (5.05%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.96%) Python
8 18 (3.24%) VB
9 16 (2.88%) PHP
10 15 (2.70%) Ruby
10 15 (2.70%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.52%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.98%) Lisp
12 11 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.44%) VB6
14 7 (1.26%) VBScript
14 7 (1.26%) Perl
15 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (15.86%) Degree
2 67 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (11.71%) MCP
4 57 (10.27%) Security Cleared
5 35 (6.31%) SC Cleared
6 30 (5.41%) MCSE
7 26 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (4.68%) MCTS
8 25 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (4.50%) CCNA
9 16 (2.88%) MCAD
9 16 (2.88%) MCSD
10 14 (2.52%) MCSA
11 12 (2.16%) ISEB
12 10 (1.80%) MCITP
13 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.08%) HND
14 5 (0.90%) CCA
14 5 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.90%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.21%) SLA
2 25 (4.50%) QA
3 5 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.54%) COBIT
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 204 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 117 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (9.91%) VMware ESX
4 37 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 35 (6.31%) vSphere
6 27 (4.86%) Terminal Services
7 25 (4.50%) XenApp
8 20 (3.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.08%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.54%) Samba
11 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.36%) NFS
13 1 (0.18%) KVM
13 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.18%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 38 (6.85%) SCCM
2 25 (4.50%) Backup Exec
3 16 (2.88%) Puppet
4 13 (2.34%) NetBackup
5 12 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (2.16%) Nagios
6 11 (1.98%) ARCserve
7 10 (1.80%) SCOM
7 10 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.62%) Vagrant
8 9 (1.62%) WSUS
9 8 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.08%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.90%) logstash
11 5 (0.90%) Casper Suite
12 4 (0.72%) Icinga
12 4 (0.72%) Cacti
13 3 (0.54%) MOM
13 3 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 201 (36.22%) Microsoft
2 178 (32.07%) VMware
3 64 (11.53%) Citrix
4 44 (7.93%) Cisco
5 38 (6.85%) Oracle
6 21 (3.78%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.60%) HP
8 18 (3.24%) Symantec
9 15 (2.70%) McAfee
9 15 (2.70%) IBM
10 14 (2.52%) EMC
11 13 (2.34%) Juniper
11 13 (2.34%) Google
12 10 (1.80%) Dell
13 8 (1.44%) WatchGuard
14 7 (1.26%) Veeam
14 7 (1.26%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.26%) BMC
15 6 (1.08%) Intel
16 5 (0.90%) Avaya
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