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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 215 269 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.03% 15.71% 14.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.88% 65.13% 57.59%
Number of salaries quoted 195 238 210
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £21,350 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £52,500 £52,550
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
449 413 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 23.04% 24.12% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 397 353 349
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 178 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 172 (34.19%) Active Directory
3 142 (28.23%) VMware
4 116 (23.06%) SQL
5 115 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 113 (22.47%) Linux
7 101 (20.08%) MS Exchange
8 96 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (16.90%) .NET
10 84 (16.70%) MS Excel
11 83 (16.50%) Degree
12 79 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
13 78 (15.51%) C#
14 77 (15.31%) Firewall
15 74 (14.71%) MS Office
15 74 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 74 (14.71%) Windows 7
16 72 (14.31%) Citrix
17 66 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2010
18 65 (12.92%) JavaScript
19 63 (12.52%) ITIL
20 61 (12.13%) HTML
20 61 (12.13%) Windows Server 2003
21 55 (10.93%) Security Cleared
22 54 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
23 53 (10.54%) Hyper-V
23 53 (10.54%) SLA
24 51 (10.14%) VPN
24 51 (10.14%) CSS
24 51 (10.14%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 101 (20.08%) MS Exchange
2 66 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 45 (8.95%) SharePoint
5 39 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (6.76%) Apache
6 34 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 31 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2000
7 31 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (5.17%) IIS
9 17 (3.38%) Umbraco
10 15 (2.98%) Drupal
10 15 (2.98%) Tomcat
11 14 (2.78%) ExpressionEngine
12 12 (2.39%) CMS
13 10 (1.99%) Lync
13 10 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.39%) nginx
15 6 (1.19%) WebSphere
15 6 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 84 (16.70%) MS Excel
2 74 (14.71%) MS Office
3 14 (2.78%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.80%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.40%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.39%) Office 365
1 12 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.40%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.20%) Heroku
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 77 (15.31%) Firewall
2 51 (10.14%) VPN
3 49 (9.74%) LAN
3 49 (9.74%) WAN
4 32 (6.36%) SAN
5 30 (5.96%) Internet
6 29 (5.77%) TCP/IP
7 25 (4.97%) DHCP
8 23 (4.57%) DNS
8 23 (4.57%) MPLS
9 21 (4.17%) VLAN
10 18 (3.58%) Network Security
11 12 (2.39%) ISDN
11 12 (2.39%) Asterisk PBX
12 11 (2.19%) BGP
13 10 (1.99%) VoIP
13 10 (1.99%) OSPF
14 9 (1.79%) IPsec
14 9 (1.79%) LDAP
15 8 (1.59%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.57%) MySQL
3 18 (3.58%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.60%) SQLite
11 2 (0.40%) MS Access
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (8.35%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.58%) Hudson
2 18 (3.58%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.19%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.99%) Subversion
6 9 (1.79%) MSBuild
6 9 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.79%) JUnit
7 8 (1.59%) NUnit
8 7 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (1.39%) Moq
8 7 (1.39%) MSTest
8 7 (1.39%) JIRA
8 7 (1.39%) Selenium
9 6 (1.19%) Android Studio
10 5 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.60%) Robotium
11 3 (0.60%) Mechanoid
11 3 (0.60%) Robolectric
General
1 45 (8.95%) Finance
2 25 (4.97%) Games
3 23 (4.57%) Legal
3 23 (4.57%) Banking
3 23 (4.57%) Retail
4 17 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.19%) Advertising
6 8 (1.59%) Marketing
7 4 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (0.60%) Electronics
8 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) International Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 105 (20.87%) Developer
2 72 (14.31%) Support Engineer
3 66 (13.12%) Analyst
4 32 (6.36%) Architect
4 32 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (6.16%) .NET Developer
6 29 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 27 (5.37%) Consultant
8 25 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (4.57%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.17%) Administrator
11 20 (3.98%) Junior
11 20 (3.98%) Software Engineer
12 19 (3.78%) Web Developer
13 17 (3.38%) Applications Support
13 17 (3.38%) Technical Support
14 16 (3.18%) Technical Architect
14 16 (3.18%) Desktop Support
14 16 (3.18%) Service Manager
14 16 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (16.90%) .NET
2 61 (12.13%) HTML
3 51 (10.14%) CSS
4 47 (9.34%) ASP.NET
5 44 (8.75%) Web Services
6 30 (5.96%) XML
7 28 (5.57%) WCF
8 26 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (4.97%) WPF
10 22 (4.37%) jQuery
11 16 (3.18%) LAMP
12 14 (2.78%) .NET Framework
12 14 (2.78%) HTML5
13 11 (2.19%) RESTful
13 11 (2.19%) Middleware
14 10 (1.99%) STL
14 10 (1.99%) Spring
14 10 (1.99%) LINQ
15 9 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.14%) Blackberry
2 43 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.16%) Clustering
4 19 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.78%) User Experience
4 19 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.38%) iPad
5 17 (3.38%) Open Source
5 17 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.38%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.18%) iPhone
7 13 (2.58%) Mobile Payment
7 13 (2.58%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.39%) Semantic Web
10 7 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.19%) Replication
11 6 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (22.47%) Linux
2 74 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 74 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 61 (12.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (8.75%) UNIX
6 38 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 38 (7.55%) Mac OS X
7 33 (6.56%) Android
7 33 (6.56%) Windows Phone
8 31 (6.16%) Apple iOS
9 24 (4.77%) Windows 8
10 17 (3.38%) Ubuntu
11 13 (2.58%) Windows Phone 7
12 12 (2.39%) Windows 2000
13 11 (2.19%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.59%) Debian
14 8 (1.59%) CentOS
15 5 (0.99%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (12.52%) ITIL
3 47 (9.34%) OO
4 45 (8.95%) TDD
4 45 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (8.95%) MVC
5 41 (8.15%) Software Engineering
6 39 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (6.56%) Scrum
7 33 (6.56%) OOP
8 31 (6.16%) CRM
9 30 (5.96%) OOD
9 30 (5.96%) Configuration Management
10 24 (4.77%) Unit Testing
10 24 (4.77%) E-Commerce
11 23 (4.57%) Service Management
11 23 (4.57%) Kanban
11 23 (4.57%) Web Development
12 22 (4.37%) Android Development
13 21 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 116 (23.06%) SQL
2 78 (15.51%) C#
3 65 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.34%) C++
5 41 (8.15%) Java
6 40 (7.95%) PHP
7 35 (6.96%) PowerShell
8 25 (4.97%) Python
9 22 (4.37%) Ruby
10 21 (4.17%) C
11 19 (3.78%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.98%) VB.NET
12 15 (2.98%) Perl
13 14 (2.78%) Objective-C
14 11 (2.19%) VB
14 11 (2.19%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.99%) XAML
16 7 (1.39%) PHP5
17 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.99%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 83 (16.50%) Degree
2 55 (10.93%) Security Cleared
3 51 (10.14%) MCP
4 46 (9.15%) SC Cleared
5 38 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.58%) CCNA
9 17 (3.38%) MCSE
10 10 (1.99%) MCITP
11 9 (1.79%) MCTS
12 8 (1.59%) MCSA
12 8 (1.59%) ISEB
13 6 (1.19%) MCDST
14 5 (0.99%) CCA
14 5 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.99%) HND
15 4 (0.80%) CCNP
15 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.54%) SLA
2 22 (4.37%) QA
3 4 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 172 (34.19%) Active Directory
2 96 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (10.54%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.56%) XenApp
5 31 (6.16%) VMware ESX
6 24 (4.77%) Terminal Services
7 21 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (2.19%) vSphere
9 7 (1.39%) Samba
10 6 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.19%) XenServer
10 6 (1.19%) Postfix
11 5 (0.99%) KVM
11 5 (0.99%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.20%) Docker
14 1 (0.20%) RHEV
14 1 (0.20%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 30 (5.96%) SCCM
2 21 (4.17%) Puppet
3 19 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (3.18%) SCOM
5 14 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 12 (2.39%) Salt
7 10 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.99%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.59%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.39%) Nagios
9 7 (1.39%) ARCserve
10 6 (1.19%) Ansible
11 5 (0.99%) WSUS
12 4 (0.80%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.80%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (0.80%) Cacti
12 4 (0.80%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.80%) Icinga
12 4 (0.80%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 178 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 142 (28.23%) VMware
3 72 (14.31%) Citrix
4 45 (8.95%) Oracle
5 32 (6.36%) Cisco
6 18 (3.58%) HP
7 17 (3.38%) Symantec
8 13 (2.58%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.19%) McAfee
10 8 (1.59%) Xamarin
11 7 (1.39%) Google
11 7 (1.39%) IBM
12 6 (1.19%) Dell
12 6 (1.19%) BMC
13 5 (0.99%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.99%) CA
13 5 (0.99%) Avaya
14 4 (0.80%) Unisys
14 4 (0.80%) Intel
14 4 (0.80%) Cyber-Ark
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