The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 94 148 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.51% 19.35% 17.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.02% 72.20% 65.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80 130 88
Average salary £31,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
162 205 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.73% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 135 186 129
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Somerset region.

Windows Salary Trend in Somerset

Windows
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Somerset

Windows
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -6 51 £31,250 -3.84% 10
Yeovil 0 16 £27,900 -3.79% 4
Street +12 6 £25,000 -24.92%
Frome 0 5 £25,000 -1.96% 3
Taunton +3 3 £37,500 +19.04% 9
Wells -3 2 £55,000 +53.84%
Clevedon -4 2 £28,500 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 86 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 70 (28.93%) SQL Server
3 68 (28.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (26.03%) Active Directory
5 62 (25.62%) VMware
6 60 (24.79%) SQL
7 50 (20.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (19.42%) TCP/IP
9 44 (18.18%) Firewall
10 43 (17.77%) MS Excel
10 43 (17.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (16.12%) MS Exchange
13 38 (15.70%) C#
14 37 (15.29%) SAN
15 36 (14.88%) Linux
16 35 (14.46%) DNS
16 35 (14.46%) LAN
16 35 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 33 (13.64%) .NET
18 29 (11.98%) T-SQL
18 29 (11.98%) WAN
19 28 (11.57%) IIS
19 28 (11.57%) Oracle
19 28 (11.57%) Degree
20 26 (10.74%) ITIL
20 26 (10.74%) UNIX
21 25 (10.33%) MS Office
21 25 (10.33%) SCCM
22 24 (9.92%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 39 (16.12%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.57%) IIS
3 24 (9.92%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.89%) Lync
7 6 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.07%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.07%) Apache
9 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.41%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (17.77%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Fredhopper
2 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.65%) Office 365
3 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.42%) TCP/IP
2 44 (18.18%) Firewall
3 37 (15.29%) SAN
4 35 (14.46%) DNS
4 35 (14.46%) LAN
5 29 (11.98%) WAN
6 22 (9.09%) VPN
7 19 (7.85%) Wireless
8 17 (7.02%) WLAN
8 17 (7.02%) DHCP
9 11 (4.55%) MPLS
9 11 (4.55%) NAS
10 9 (3.72%) IPsec
10 9 (3.72%) SSL
11 5 (2.07%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.65%) VLAN
12 4 (1.65%) Internet
13 3 (1.24%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.24%) SMTP
13 3 (1.24%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.20%) MySQL
5 14 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.41%) Informix
11 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) Trac
5 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.41%) NUnit
5 1 (0.41%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) PEAR
5 1 (0.41%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.41%) Moq
5 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (9.09%) Finance
2 18 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.96%) Advertising
4 12 (4.96%) Marketing
5 9 (3.72%) Retail
6 5 (2.07%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Law
7 3 (1.24%) French Language
8 2 (0.83%) Military
8 2 (0.83%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 55 (22.73%) Analyst
2 41 (16.94%) Developer
3 40 (16.53%) Support Analyst
4 30 (12.40%) Support Engineer
5 20 (8.26%) Systems Support
6 17 (7.02%) IT Support
7 16 (6.61%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.61%) Team Leader
8 14 (5.79%) Network Engineer
9 13 (5.37%) Systems Analyst
9 13 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (5.37%) Architect
9 13 (5.37%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.96%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (4.96%) Systems Support Analyst
11 11 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
11 11 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (4.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.64%) .NET
2 18 (7.44%) HTML
3 16 (6.61%) CSS
4 15 (6.20%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.20%) XML
5 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (4.13%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.72%) WCF
7 9 (3.72%) Web Services
8 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (2.89%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.65%) jQuery
10 3 (1.24%) JSON
11 2 (0.83%) Ajax
11 2 (0.83%) WPF
11 2 (0.83%) WebGL
11 2 (0.83%) CSS3
11 2 (0.83%) PostGIS
11 2 (0.83%) HTML5
11 2 (0.83%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.37%) Computer Science
1 13 (5.37%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.72%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.31%) Graphic Design
4 8 (3.31%) Photography
4 8 (3.31%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (2.89%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.07%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.65%) Replication
8 3 (1.24%) Clustering
8 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.24%) iPhone
8 3 (1.24%) iPad
9 2 (0.83%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) DTV
9 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.41%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (20.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (17.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (14.88%) Linux
5 26 (10.74%) UNIX
6 21 (8.68%) Windows 7
7 17 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.13%) CentOS
8 10 (4.13%) Windows 2000
9 9 (3.72%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.48%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.07%) Android
11 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.24%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.83%) HPUX
13 2 (0.83%) Solaris
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (10.74%) ITIL
3 24 (9.92%) Scrum
4 23 (9.50%) Migration
4 23 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (7.85%) Software Engineering
6 17 (7.02%) Project Management
7 16 (6.61%) Service Management
8 15 (6.20%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.37%) MVC
9 13 (5.37%) OO
10 12 (4.96%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.96%) Asset Management
11 11 (4.55%) Software Testing
12 10 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (4.13%) UML
12 10 (4.13%) CRM
12 10 (4.13%) SOA
13 9 (3.72%) Database Security
14 8 (3.31%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.79%) SQL
2 38 (15.70%) C#
3 29 (11.98%) T-SQL
4 20 (8.26%) C++
5 15 (6.20%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.55%) Java
7 10 (4.13%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.13%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.48%) C
10 4 (1.65%) PHP
10 4 (1.65%) VB
11 3 (1.24%) Perl
12 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.83%) Ruby
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
13 1 (0.41%) Python
13 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 28 (11.57%) Degree
2 17 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.20%) MCSE
4 12 (4.96%) CCNA
4 12 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.83%) HNC
7 1 (0.41%) HND
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MOS
7 1 (0.41%) MCITP
7 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (26.03%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.09%) vSphere
4 9 (3.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.24%) vCloud
6 2 (0.83%) NFS
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.83%) Xen
6 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.83%) Postfix
6 2 (0.83%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (10.33%) SCCM
2 18 (7.44%) SCOM
3 4 (1.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.24%) Puppet
5 2 (0.83%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.83%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.83%) Nagios
5 2 (0.83%) Cacti
5 2 (0.83%) Icinga
5 2 (0.83%) Graphite
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 86 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 62 (25.62%) VMware
3 28 (11.57%) Oracle
4 22 (9.09%) Cisco
5 16 (6.61%) HP
6 13 (5.37%) Juniper
7 11 (4.55%) Citrix
7 11 (4.55%) SonicWALL
8 8 (3.31%) Veeam
8 8 (3.31%) ATG
8 8 (3.31%) WorldPay
9 5 (2.07%) SAP
9 5 (2.07%) Sage
9 5 (2.07%) Lotus
9 5 (2.07%) Dell
10 4 (1.65%) Avaya
11 3 (1.24%) NetApp
11 3 (1.24%) EMC
11 3 (1.24%) IBM
11 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Somerset
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + OTE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Frome, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £22-28,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago