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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 146 130 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.12% 17.02% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.00% 57.52% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 117 123 103
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,619 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
200 226 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 35.78% 29.58% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 169 206 132
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +9 70 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Street +11 13 £48,650 +46.09%
Taunton +7 9 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Clevedon -2 9 £25,000 - 1
Bridgwater - 4 £28,750 - 1
Yeovil +1 1 £33,800 +87.77% 2
Frome - 1 £35,000 - 2
Ilminster - 1 £22,500 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £16,750 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 80 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 59 (26.58%) SQL
3 54 (24.32%) VMware
3 54 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (23.87%) Active Directory
5 51 (22.97%) SQL Server
6 50 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (18.47%) Linux
8 40 (18.02%) TCP/IP
9 39 (17.57%) C#
9 39 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (17.12%) MS Excel
11 36 (16.22%) MS Exchange
12 35 (15.77%) LAN
13 32 (14.41%) IIS
14 31 (13.96%) SAN
15 29 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (13.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (12.16%) Degree
16 27 (12.16%) ITIL
16 27 (12.16%) HTML
16 27 (12.16%) .NET
17 26 (11.71%) MS Office
18 25 (11.26%) WAN
18 25 (11.26%) DNS
18 25 (11.26%) Firewall
18 25 (11.26%) Software Engineering
19 24 (10.81%) SCCM
19 24 (10.81%) vSphere
20 23 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.41%) IIS
3 19 (8.56%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.21%) Apache
5 6 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.25%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.45%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.90%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.15%) Office 365
2 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.02%) TCP/IP
2 35 (15.77%) LAN
3 31 (13.96%) SAN
4 25 (11.26%) WAN
4 25 (11.26%) DNS
4 25 (11.26%) Firewall
5 23 (10.36%) VPN
6 22 (9.91%) Wireless
7 18 (8.11%) WLAN
8 14 (6.31%) DHCP
9 10 (4.50%) MPLS
10 8 (3.60%) NAS
11 7 (3.15%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.15%) VoIP
12 6 (2.70%) SSL
12 6 (2.70%) VLAN
12 6 (2.70%) IPsec
13 5 (2.25%) FTP
14 4 (1.80%) SMTP
14 4 (1.80%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.41%) MySQL
2 12 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.60%) Subversion
3 8 (3.60%) Bugzilla
3 8 (3.60%) Trac
3 8 (3.60%) PEAR
3 8 (3.60%) PHPUnit
4 7 (3.15%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.90%) FishEye
7 2 (0.90%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 21 (9.46%) Finance
2 18 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.66%) Advertising
4 13 (5.86%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.60%) Military
6 7 (3.15%) Marketing
6 7 (3.15%) Legal
7 3 (1.35%) French Language
8 2 (0.90%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (21.17%) Analyst
2 41 (18.47%) Developer
3 29 (13.06%) Support Analyst
3 29 (13.06%) Support Engineer
4 21 (9.46%) Systems Support
5 18 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 17 (7.66%) .NET Developer
7 14 (6.31%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.86%) Team Leader
8 13 (5.86%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (5.86%) Network Engineer
9 12 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (5.41%) Installations Engineer
9 12 (5.41%) Systems Support Analyst
9 12 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.95%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.50%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.50%) Network Team Leader
11 10 (4.50%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.16%) HTML
1 27 (12.16%) .NET
2 23 (10.36%) CSS
3 16 (7.21%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.21%) .NET Framework
4 14 (6.31%) XML
4 14 (6.31%) Entity Framework
4 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (3.60%) Ajax
6 8 (3.60%) jQuery
7 4 (1.80%) Web Services
8 3 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (1.35%) STL
9 2 (0.90%) MFC
9 2 (0.90%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.90%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.90%) WinForms
9 2 (0.90%) WCF
9 2 (0.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.86%) Web 2.0
2 12 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (4.95%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.50%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.60%) Graphic Design
5 8 (3.60%) Photography
6 6 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.80%) Replication
8 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) EPoS
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Clustering
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.90%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (18.47%) Linux
4 29 (13.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (8.56%) Windows XP
5 19 (8.56%) Windows 7
6 16 (7.21%) Windows 2000
7 14 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.41%) CentOS
9 11 (4.95%) UNIX
10 10 (4.50%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.35%) Android
11 3 (1.35%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.90%) HPUX
12 2 (0.90%) Solaris
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.16%) ITIL
3 25 (11.26%) Software Engineering
4 21 (9.46%) Scrum
5 17 (7.66%) Service Delivery
6 16 (7.21%) Migration
7 15 (6.76%) Service Management
8 14 (6.31%) MVC
9 12 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (4.50%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.50%) Project Management
11 9 (4.05%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.05%) Software Testing
11 9 (4.05%) Asset Management
11 9 (4.05%) CRM
12 8 (3.60%) Workflow
12 8 (3.60%) 3D Modelling
12 8 (3.60%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.60%) Web Application Development
12 8 (3.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.58%) SQL
2 39 (17.57%) C#
3 21 (9.46%) C++
4 17 (7.66%) T-SQL
4 17 (7.66%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.31%) Java
5 14 (6.31%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.05%) C
6 9 (4.05%) PHP
7 7 (3.15%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.35%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.35%) VB
10 2 (0.90%) Perl
10 2 (0.90%) Ruby
10 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (12.16%) Degree
2 22 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (9.46%) MCSE
4 14 (6.31%) CCNA
4 14 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.95%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.15%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.25%) MCITP
9 4 (1.80%) CCA
9 4 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.35%) MCSA
11 2 (0.90%) HNC
11 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.45%) MOS
12 1 (0.45%) HND
12 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) SLA
2 7 (3.15%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (23.87%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.81%) vSphere
4 6 (2.70%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.80%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.35%) vCloud
7 2 (0.90%) NFS
7 2 (0.90%) Postfix
7 2 (0.90%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 24 (10.81%) SCCM
2 11 (4.95%) SCOM
3 10 (4.50%) Puppet
4 4 (1.80%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.35%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) Nagios
6 2 (0.90%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.90%) SmokePing
6 2 (0.90%) Icinga
6 2 (0.90%) Cacti
6 2 (0.90%) Graphite
Vendors
1 80 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 54 (24.32%) VMware
3 19 (8.56%) Oracle
4 15 (6.76%) Cisco
5 11 (4.95%) Citrix
6 10 (4.50%) HP
6 10 (4.50%) Juniper
6 10 (4.50%) SonicWALL
7 9 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.70%) Sage
9 5 (2.25%) Lotus
10 4 (1.80%) Siemens
10 4 (1.80%) Adobe
10 4 (1.80%) Veeam
11 3 (1.35%) Trapeze
11 3 (1.35%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.45%) Sophos
12 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.45%) Motorola
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