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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 284 423 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.36% 22.68% 14.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.37% 72.93% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 241 350 187
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,625
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.05%
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
495 580 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 25.03% 31.10% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 409 495 327
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £47,500 £47,500
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 21 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 201 (37.22%) Active Directory
2 191 (35.37%) Microsoft
3 162 (30.00%) VMware
4 133 (24.63%) SQL
4 133 (24.63%) Linux
5 131 (24.26%) MS Exchange
6 129 (23.89%) SQL Server
7 103 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 99 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 85 (15.74%) Degree
10 82 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 78 (14.44%) MS Excel
12 72 (13.33%) Firewall
13 70 (12.96%) ITIL
14 69 (12.78%) .NET
15 68 (12.59%) Windows 7
16 67 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 66 (12.22%) C#
17 66 (12.22%) MCP
17 66 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
18 64 (11.85%) Citrix
19 61 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
20 60 (11.11%) DNS
21 59 (10.93%) MS Office
22 57 (10.56%) Security Cleared
23 56 (10.37%) C++
23 56 (10.37%) SharePoint
24 54 (10.00%) VPN
24 54 (10.00%) Blackberry

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 131 (24.26%) MS Exchange
2 82 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (10.37%) SharePoint
4 50 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 39 (7.22%) IIS
7 36 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 35 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2000
9 31 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (5.00%) Apache
11 19 (3.52%) Lync
12 17 (3.15%) Tomcat
13 16 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (2.41%) Umbraco
15 12 (2.22%) CMS
16 11 (2.04%) Drupal
17 10 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
18 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
18 5 (0.93%) MS Project Server
19 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 59 (10.93%) MS Office
3 15 (2.78%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.93%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
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 11 (2.04%) Office 365
2 8 (1.48%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.56%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
6 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.33%) Firewall
2 60 (11.11%) DNS
3 54 (10.00%) VPN
4 52 (9.63%) SAN
5 47 (8.70%) DHCP
6 43 (7.96%) Internet
7 42 (7.78%) TCP/IP
8 41 (7.59%) WAN
8 41 (7.59%) LAN
9 23 (4.26%) MPLS
10 21 (3.89%) VLAN
11 20 (3.70%) VoIP
12 17 (3.15%) Network Security
13 16 (2.96%) Asterisk PBX
13 16 (2.96%) ISDN
14 14 (2.59%) NAS
15 12 (2.22%) PBX
16 11 (2.04%) HTTP
16 11 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.96%) MySQL
3 19 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.93%) SQLite
10 4 (0.74%) Big Data
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.56%) MS Access
11 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.19%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.15%) NUnit
3 16 (2.96%) MSTest
3 16 (2.96%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (2.96%) Moq
4 13 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.67%) Hudson
6 9 (1.67%) Subversion
7 8 (1.48%) MSBuild
8 7 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.11%) JUnit
9 6 (1.11%) Android Studio
10 5 (0.93%) Mechanoid
10 5 (0.93%) Robolectric
10 5 (0.93%) Robotium
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 48 (8.89%) Finance
2 29 (5.37%) Games
3 25 (4.63%) Legal
4 24 (4.44%) Retail
5 21 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.33%) Banking
7 9 (1.67%) Marketing
8 8 (1.48%) Advertising
9 7 (1.30%) Electronics
10 6 (1.11%) Back Office
11 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.56%) Military
14 2 (0.37%) Publishing
14 2 (0.37%) International Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.37%) Law
15 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (16.67%) Developer
2 84 (15.56%) Analyst
3 65 (12.04%) Support Engineer
4 38 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (6.48%) Administrator
6 31 (5.74%) Consultant
7 28 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 28 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (4.81%) Support Analyst
8 26 (4.81%) Technical Support
9 25 (4.63%) Software Engineer
9 25 (4.63%) Architect
10 22 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
13 18 (3.33%) Junior
14 17 (3.15%) Help Desk Analyst
14 17 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 16 (2.96%) Service Manager
16 15 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.78%) .NET
2 51 (9.44%) HTML
3 43 (7.96%) Web Services
4 38 (7.04%) CSS
5 31 (5.74%) ASP.NET
6 24 (4.44%) WPF
6 24 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (4.26%) WCF
7 23 (4.26%) XML
8 19 (3.52%) WinForms
9 17 (3.15%) LAMP
10 16 (2.96%) Spring.NET
10 16 (2.96%) Castle Windsor
10 16 (2.96%) Ninject
10 16 (2.96%) Unity DI Container
11 13 (2.41%) Razor View Engine
11 13 (2.41%) LINQ
11 13 (2.41%) RESTful
12 12 (2.22%) jQuery
12 12 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 51 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.30%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.56%) Clustering
5 28 (5.19%) User Experience
6 19 (3.52%) iPad
6 19 (3.52%) iPhone
7 18 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.15%) Mobile Payment
9 16 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (2.22%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.04%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.67%) Open Source
12 9 (1.67%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.48%) IVR
14 5 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
15 4 (0.74%) EqualLogic
15 4 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 133 (24.63%) Linux
2 99 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (12.59%) Windows 7
4 67 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (9.81%) UNIX
7 46 (8.52%) Windows XP
8 41 (7.59%) Android
9 40 (7.41%) Mac OS X
10 38 (7.04%) Apple iOS
11 32 (5.93%) Windows Phone
12 30 (5.56%) Windows 8
13 17 (3.15%) Windows Phone 7
14 16 (2.96%) Windows Vista
15 15 (2.78%) Windows 2000
16 14 (2.59%) Ubuntu
17 11 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (1.48%) CentOS
19 7 (1.30%) Mac OS
20 6 (1.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (12.96%) ITIL
3 52 (9.63%) OO
4 50 (9.26%) TDD
5 46 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (7.78%) Scrum
8 39 (7.22%) MVC
9 36 (6.67%) OOD
10 34 (6.30%) OOP
11 33 (6.11%) Configuration Management
11 33 (6.11%) Software Engineering
11 33 (6.11%) Kanban
12 32 (5.93%) CRM
13 31 (5.74%) Service Management
14 28 (5.19%) E-Commerce
15 27 (5.00%) Android Development
16 26 (4.81%) OOA/OOD
17 24 (4.44%) Mentoring
18 23 (4.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (24.63%) SQL
2 66 (12.22%) C#
3 56 (10.37%) C++
4 39 (7.22%) JavaScript
5 34 (6.30%) Java
6 32 (5.93%) C
7 31 (5.74%) PowerShell
8 27 (5.00%) PHP
9 24 (4.44%) Python
10 18 (3.33%) Objective-C
11 15 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 14 (2.59%) Ruby
13 13 (2.41%) VB
14 12 (2.22%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.67%) Perl
16 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.30%) Lisp
17 7 (1.30%) PHP5
18 5 (0.93%) VB6
18 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (15.74%) Degree
2 66 (12.22%) MCP
3 61 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (10.56%) Security Cleared
5 38 (7.04%) SC Cleared
6 27 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (4.26%) MCTS
7 23 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (4.07%) CCNA
8 22 (4.07%) MCSE
9 12 (2.22%) MCAD
9 12 (2.22%) MCSD
10 11 (2.04%) MCITP
11 10 (1.85%) ISEB
12 9 (1.67%) MCSA
13 7 (1.30%) MCDST
14 6 (1.11%) HND
15 5 (0.93%) CCA
15 5 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.89%) SLA
2 27 (5.00%) QA
3 5 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 201 (37.22%) Active Directory
2 103 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 43 (7.96%) VMware ESX
5 29 (5.37%) XenApp
6 25 (4.63%) Terminal Services
7 24 (4.44%) vSphere
8 22 (4.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.11%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.74%) KVM
11 4 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.56%) Samba
13 2 (0.37%) XenServer
13 2 (0.37%) Postfix
14 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.19%) Firmware
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (7.04%) SCCM
2 20 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 18 (3.33%) Puppet
4 14 (2.59%) SCOM
5 13 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.04%) Nagios
6 11 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.85%) ARCserve
7 10 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.67%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.48%) WSUS
10 5 (0.93%) Casper Suite
10 5 (0.93%) logstash
11 4 (0.74%) Icinga
11 4 (0.74%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.74%) Cacti
11 4 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 3 (0.56%) MOM
12 3 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 191 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 162 (30.00%) VMware
3 64 (11.85%) Citrix
4 39 (7.22%) Oracle
5 34 (6.30%) Cisco
6 20 (3.70%) HP
7 15 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.78%) Symantec
8 14 (2.59%) Google
8 14 (2.59%) IBM
9 12 (2.22%) McAfee
10 11 (2.04%) EMC
11 10 (1.85%) Dell
12 7 (1.30%) BMC
13 6 (1.11%) Juniper
14 5 (0.93%) Intel
14 5 (0.93%) Avaya
14 5 (0.93%) Veeam
14 5 (0.93%) WatchGuard
14 5 (0.93%) 3PAR
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Plus generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (including flexible hours)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Including Flexible Hours)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 38,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burges Salmon LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago