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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 256 333 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.34% 21.20% 18.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.47% 66.07% 64.06%
Number of salaries quoted 219 306 233
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
470 504 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.33% 32.08% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 391 468 387
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,550 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 28 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 204 (38.93%) Microsoft
2 181 (34.54%) Active Directory
3 173 (33.02%) VMware
4 159 (30.34%) SQL Server
5 146 (27.86%) Linux
6 129 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 122 (23.28%) SQL
8 115 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 113 (21.56%) MS Exchange
10 109 (20.80%) Degree
11 91 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 83 (15.84%) DNS
13 81 (15.46%) C#
14 78 (14.89%) .NET
15 75 (14.31%) Firewall
16 69 (13.17%) Windows 7
17 67 (12.79%) MS Excel
18 66 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
19 65 (12.40%) UNIX
19 65 (12.40%) C++
19 65 (12.40%) SAN
20 62 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
21 61 (11.64%) Computer Science
22 60 (11.45%) VMware ESX
23 58 (11.07%) Citrix
24 55 (10.50%) TCP/IP
25 54 (10.31%) Finance
26 53 (10.11%) MCP
26 53 (10.11%) Software Engineering
27 52 (9.92%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 113 (21.56%) MS Exchange
2 62 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (9.35%) SharePoint
4 46 (8.78%) IIS
5 32 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 20 (3.82%) Lync
9 19 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (3.24%) Apache
10 17 (3.24%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (2.29%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.57%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.57%) nginx
16 2 (0.38%) Zimbra
16 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 49 (9.35%) MS Office
3 6 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.76%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (15.84%) DNS
2 75 (14.31%) Firewall
3 65 (12.40%) SAN
4 55 (10.50%) TCP/IP
5 52 (9.92%) DHCP
6 40 (7.63%) VPN
7 29 (5.53%) HTTP
7 29 (5.53%) LAN
8 28 (5.34%) Internet
9 26 (4.96%) WAN
10 20 (3.82%) SMTP
11 18 (3.44%) iSCSI
12 17 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (3.24%) VoIP
13 16 (3.05%) LDAP
13 16 (3.05%) SSL
14 14 (2.67%) NAS
15 13 (2.48%) IPv4
15 13 (2.48%) Network Security
16 12 (2.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.16%) MySQL
3 17 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.53%) Big Data
5 8 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.38%) MS Access
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.38%) SQLite
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.77%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (4.77%) Moq
1 25 (4.77%) MSTest
1 25 (4.77%) NUnit
2 14 (2.67%) MSI
3 13 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.29%) MSBuild
5 9 (1.72%) Subversion
6 7 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.34%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.76%) Calabash
8 4 (0.76%) Hudson
8 4 (0.76%) MonkeyTalk
9 3 (0.57%) Selenium
10 2 (0.38%) Robotium
10 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.38%) JUnit
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 54 (10.31%) Finance
2 34 (6.49%) Legal
3 32 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.05%) Games
5 13 (2.48%) Back Office
6 12 (2.29%) Marketing
7 11 (2.10%) Law
8 9 (1.72%) Retail
9 7 (1.34%) Electronics
10 6 (1.15%) Banking
10 6 (1.15%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.76%) Military
12 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.38%) International Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (14.69%) Analyst
2 66 (12.60%) Developer
3 42 (8.02%) Support Engineer
3 42 (8.02%) Administrator
4 40 (7.63%) .NET Developer
5 39 (7.44%) Software Engineer
6 38 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (6.49%) Architect
8 33 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (5.34%) Support Analyst
9 28 (5.34%) IT Support
10 21 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (4.01%) Applications Support
10 21 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (3.82%) Tester
11 20 (3.82%) C++ Software Engineer
12 19 (3.63%) Technical Support
13 18 (3.44%) Consultant
14 16 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (3.05%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.89%) .NET
2 44 (8.40%) ASP.NET
3 41 (7.82%) HTML
4 33 (6.30%) XML
5 32 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (5.92%) WCF
6 31 (5.92%) WinForms
7 29 (5.53%) WPF
8 27 (5.15%) Unity DI Container
9 25 (4.77%) Spring.NET
9 25 (4.77%) Castle Windsor
9 25 (4.77%) Ninject
10 24 (4.58%) Razor View Engine
11 23 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 21 (4.01%) STL
13 18 (3.44%) Web Services
14 16 (3.05%) LAMP
15 15 (2.86%) Qt
16 14 (2.67%) CSS
17 13 (2.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.64%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.53%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.77%) Inversion of Control
4 18 (3.44%) Clustering
5 15 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 11 (2.10%) Open Source
7 10 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.53%) Replication
9 6 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.15%) IVR
10 5 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.76%) FMCG
11 4 (0.76%) Kindle
11 4 (0.76%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.76%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.57%) Human Factors
12 3 (0.57%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 146 (27.86%) Linux
2 115 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (13.17%) Windows 7
4 66 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (12.40%) UNIX
6 38 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (7.06%) Windows 8
8 36 (6.87%) Windows XP
9 29 (5.53%) Mac OS X
10 23 (4.39%) Apple iOS
11 21 (4.01%) Windows Vista
12 18 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (3.24%) Windows 2000
14 15 (2.86%) Android
15 11 (2.10%) AIX
15 11 (2.10%) Solaris
16 10 (1.91%) Windows Phone
16 10 (1.91%) Ubuntu
17 9 (1.72%) CentOS
18 7 (1.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (10.11%) Software Engineering
2 50 (9.54%) ITIL
3 44 (8.40%) Scrum
4 37 (7.06%) TDD
5 35 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (6.49%) MVC
7 29 (5.53%) Kanban
8 27 (5.15%) OOD
8 27 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (4.96%) Dependency Injection
9 26 (4.96%) MVVM
10 25 (4.77%) Web Application Development
11 23 (4.39%) Configuration Management
12 22 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (4.20%) Identity Management
12 22 (4.20%) OO
13 21 (4.01%) Project Management
14 19 (3.63%) Web Development
15 18 (3.44%) OOA/OOD
15 18 (3.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 122 (23.28%) SQL
2 81 (15.46%) C#
3 65 (12.40%) C++
4 44 (8.40%) Java
5 30 (5.73%) C
6 29 (5.53%) Python
7 24 (4.58%) VB
8 22 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.01%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.82%) VB.NET
11 17 (3.24%) Ruby
12 14 (2.67%) JavaScript
13 13 (2.48%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.29%) Lisp
14 12 (2.29%) VB6
15 11 (2.10%) PHP
16 9 (1.72%) VBScript
16 9 (1.72%) Perl
17 5 (0.95%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (20.80%) Degree
2 91 (17.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (10.11%) MCP
4 50 (9.54%) Security Cleared
5 47 (8.97%) MCSE
6 37 (7.06%) MCTS
7 31 (5.92%) CCNA
7 31 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (5.73%) SC Cleared
9 23 (4.39%) MCAD
9 23 (4.39%) MCSD
10 20 (3.82%) MCSA
11 18 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (2.67%) ISEB
13 12 (2.29%) MCITP
14 8 (1.53%) CCNP
15 7 (1.34%) HND
16 6 (1.15%) DV Cleared
17 4 (0.76%) APMP
18 3 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.20%) QA
2 21 (4.01%) SLA
3 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 181 (34.54%) Active Directory
2 129 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (11.45%) VMware ESX
4 40 (7.63%) vSphere
5 34 (6.49%) Hyper-V
6 20 (3.82%) Terminal Services
7 13 (2.48%) Samba
8 12 (2.29%) NFS
9 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (2.10%) XenApp
10 9 (1.72%) Xen
11 8 (1.53%) GPFS
12 6 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.95%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.19%) Squid
15 1 (0.19%) Snort
15 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (5.34%) SCCM
2 25 (4.77%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.86%) Nagios
4 14 (2.67%) Puppet
5 13 (2.48%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (2.10%) ARCserve
8 9 (1.72%) logstash
8 9 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.72%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.53%) Bcfg2
10 6 (1.15%) SCOM
10 6 (1.15%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.15%) WSUS
11 3 (0.57%) MOM
11 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.57%) Icinga
11 3 (0.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 204 (38.93%) Microsoft
2 173 (33.02%) VMware
3 58 (11.07%) Citrix
4 46 (8.78%) Oracle
5 43 (8.21%) Cisco
6 25 (4.77%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.67%) IBM
7 14 (2.67%) HP
8 13 (2.48%) Symantec
8 13 (2.48%) Juniper
9 11 (2.10%) EMC
10 10 (1.91%) McAfee
10 10 (1.91%) Google
11 8 (1.53%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.53%) Altiris
11 8 (1.53%) WatchGuard
12 7 (1.34%) 3PAR
12 7 (1.34%) Veeam
13 6 (1.15%) Intel
13 6 (1.15%) LANDesk
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-24,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sparkol
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 per annum + Car, Laptop, Phone & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago