The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 262 306 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.47% 19.08% 16.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.04% 62.07% 59.59%
Number of salaries quoted 216 286 224
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
476 493 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.28% 30.74% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 387 462 393
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
South West

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 1 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 217 (41.02%) Microsoft
2 181 (34.22%) Active Directory
3 172 (32.51%) VMware
4 161 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 142 (26.84%) Linux
6 132 (24.95%) SQL
7 126 (23.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 115 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (20.60%) Degree
10 107 (20.23%) MS Exchange
11 97 (18.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 92 (17.39%) DNS
13 82 (15.50%) Firewall
14 81 (15.31%) MS Excel
15 80 (15.12%) C#
16 79 (14.93%) .NET
17 78 (14.74%) Windows 7
18 74 (13.99%) UNIX
19 69 (13.04%) SAN
20 66 (12.48%) TCP/IP
21 62 (11.72%) C++
21 62 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
21 62 (11.72%) Finance
22 60 (11.34%) Oracle
23 59 (11.15%) Computer Science
24 56 (10.59%) VMware ESX
24 56 (10.59%) DHCP
25 55 (10.40%) Citrix
26 54 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2010
27 50 (9.45%) MySQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 107 (20.23%) MS Exchange
2 54 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (8.13%) IIS
3 43 (8.13%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (3.59%) Apache
5 19 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2000
5 19 (3.59%) Lync
6 18 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (3.40%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (2.84%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.76%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.57%) nginx
13 3 (0.57%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 81 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 50 (9.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS Project
3 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.51%) Google Apps
2 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.57%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 92 (17.39%) DNS
2 82 (15.50%) Firewall
3 69 (13.04%) SAN
4 66 (12.48%) TCP/IP
5 56 (10.59%) DHCP
6 43 (8.13%) VPN
7 34 (6.43%) LAN
8 29 (5.48%) HTTP
9 26 (4.91%) Internet
9 26 (4.91%) WAN
10 21 (3.97%) SMTP
11 19 (3.59%) iSCSI
12 17 (3.21%) SSL
12 17 (3.21%) VoIP
12 17 (3.21%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (3.02%) LDAP
14 15 (2.84%) NAS
15 14 (2.65%) Network Security
16 13 (2.46%) IPsec
16 13 (2.46%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.45%) MySQL
3 16 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.51%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.51%) Big Data
7 7 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.57%) MS Access
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.38%) SQLite
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (4.73%) NUnit
1 25 (4.73%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (4.73%) Moq
1 25 (4.73%) MSTest
2 17 (3.21%) MSI
3 13 (2.46%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.08%) MSBuild
5 8 (1.51%) Subversion
6 7 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.13%) Selenium
8 5 (0.95%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.76%) Calabash
9 4 (0.76%) MonkeyTalk
10 3 (0.57%) WatiN
10 3 (0.57%) JBehave
10 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.57%) JMeter
10 3 (0.57%) JUnit
10 3 (0.57%) WATIR
General
1 62 (11.72%) Finance
2 39 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.18%) Legal
4 15 (2.84%) Law
5 13 (2.46%) Marketing
6 11 (2.08%) Back Office
7 8 (1.51%) Military
7 8 (1.51%) Electronics
7 8 (1.51%) Games
8 7 (1.32%) Banking
9 6 (1.13%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Retail
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 75 (14.18%) Analyst
2 73 (13.80%) Developer
3 44 (8.32%) Support Engineer
4 42 (7.94%) Administrator
4 42 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (7.56%) .NET Developer
6 36 (6.81%) Software Engineer
6 36 (6.81%) Architect
7 31 (5.86%) IT Support
8 30 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
8 30 (5.67%) Support Analyst
9 27 (5.10%) Applications Support
10 21 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (3.78%) Tester
12 19 (3.59%) Consultant
13 18 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (3.40%) Technical Support
14 16 (3.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.02%) Windows Administrator
14 16 (3.02%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.93%) .NET
2 48 (9.07%) ASP.NET
3 47 (8.88%) HTML
4 38 (7.18%) XML
5 32 (6.05%) WinForms
5 32 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (5.67%) WCF
7 28 (5.29%) WPF
8 27 (5.10%) Unity DI Container
9 26 (4.91%) Razor View Engine
10 25 (4.73%) Castle Windsor
10 25 (4.73%) Ninject
10 25 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 25 (4.73%) Spring.NET
11 18 (3.40%) CSS
12 17 (3.21%) STL
12 17 (3.21%) Web Services
13 16 (3.02%) LAMP
13 16 (3.02%) J2EE
14 14 (2.65%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.29%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.73%) Inversion of Control
4 21 (3.97%) Digital Media
5 14 (2.65%) Clustering
6 12 (2.27%) Replication
7 11 (2.08%) Open Source
8 10 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.51%) IVR
10 6 (1.13%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.95%) Human Factors
12 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.76%) Kindle
12 4 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.76%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.57%) iPad
13 3 (0.57%) iPhone
13 3 (0.57%) PMI
13 3 (0.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 142 (26.84%) Linux
2 115 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (14.74%) Windows 7
4 74 (13.99%) UNIX
5 62 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (7.56%) Windows 8
7 39 (7.37%) Windows XP
8 30 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (4.16%) Windows Vista
9 22 (4.16%) Mac OS X
10 21 (3.97%) Apple iOS
11 17 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (2.84%) Solaris
13 14 (2.65%) Android
14 11 (2.08%) AIX
14 11 (2.08%) Windows 2000
15 10 (1.89%) Windows Phone
16 9 (1.70%) CentOS
17 7 (1.32%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (9.45%) Software Engineering
2 49 (9.26%) ITIL
3 45 (8.51%) Scrum
4 37 (6.99%) TDD
5 36 (6.81%) MVC
5 36 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (5.48%) Kanban
8 27 (5.10%) MVVM
9 25 (4.73%) OOD
9 25 (4.73%) Web Application Development
9 25 (4.73%) Dependency Injection
10 21 (3.97%) Project Management
10 21 (3.97%) Identity Management
10 21 (3.97%) OO
11 19 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (3.59%) Configuration Management
11 19 (3.59%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (3.21%) CRM
12 17 (3.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (24.95%) SQL
2 80 (15.12%) C#
3 62 (11.72%) C++
4 48 (9.07%) Java
5 33 (6.24%) C
6 28 (5.29%) Python
7 21 (3.97%) VB
8 19 (3.59%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.21%) Ruby
9 17 (3.21%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.21%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.65%) PHP
11 14 (2.65%) JavaScript
12 11 (2.08%) Lisp
12 11 (2.08%) Perl
12 11 (2.08%) VB6
13 9 (1.70%) VBScript
14 7 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 109 (20.60%) Degree
2 97 (18.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (9.26%) MCSE
4 47 (8.88%) MCP
4 47 (8.88%) Security Cleared
5 40 (7.56%) MCTS
6 32 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (5.86%) CCNA
8 25 (4.73%) MCAD
8 25 (4.73%) MCSD
8 25 (4.73%) SC Cleared
9 24 (4.54%) MCSA
10 15 (2.84%) ISEB
11 13 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (2.27%) CCNP
13 11 (2.08%) MCITP
14 7 (1.32%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.32%) HND
15 5 (0.95%) CCA
15 5 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.10%) QA
2 21 (3.97%) SLA
3 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.57%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 181 (34.22%) Active Directory
2 126 (23.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (10.59%) VMware ESX
4 45 (8.51%) vSphere
5 31 (5.86%) Hyper-V
6 18 (3.40%) Terminal Services
7 13 (2.46%) Samba
8 12 (2.27%) NFS
9 9 (1.70%) Xen
10 8 (1.51%) GPFS
11 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.95%) XenApp
14 4 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
16 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
17 1 (0.19%) XenServer
17 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 23 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 23 (4.35%) SCCM
2 15 (2.84%) Nagios
3 11 (2.08%) Puppet
3 11 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.89%) ARCserve
4 10 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.70%) logstash
5 9 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.51%) Bcfg2
7 7 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.32%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.13%) WSUS
9 5 (0.95%) SCOM
9 5 (0.95%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.38%) OpenView
11 2 (0.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 217 (41.02%) Microsoft
2 172 (32.51%) VMware
3 60 (11.34%) Oracle
4 55 (10.40%) Citrix
5 48 (9.07%) Cisco
6 23 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.78%) HP
8 17 (3.21%) IBM
9 14 (2.65%) Juniper
10 11 (2.08%) Symantec
10 11 (2.08%) EMC
10 11 (2.08%) Altiris
11 10 (1.89%) Google
12 9 (1.70%) McAfee
12 9 (1.70%) LANDesk
13 8 (1.51%) WatchGuard
13 8 (1.51%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.32%) Veeam
14 7 (1.32%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.32%) Apple
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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