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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 124 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.06% 21.68% 19.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 58.22% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55 97 123
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
135 213 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.11% 37.24% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 114 169 243
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -14 38 £35,750 +10.00% 12
Taunton -1 11 £27,500 -25.06%
Street -5 10 £25,750 -45.78%
Yeovil +9 7 - - 1
Wells - 1 £35,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £25,000 - 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 56 (28.43%) Linux
3 47 (23.86%) SQL
4 46 (23.35%) Microsoft
5 45 (22.84%) VMware
6 41 (20.81%) HTML
7 40 (20.30%) MS Excel
8 38 (19.29%) ITIL
8 38 (19.29%) Active Directory
9 36 (18.27%) MS Exchange
10 33 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (16.24%) Windows 7
12 30 (15.23%) C#
13 29 (14.72%) IIS
13 29 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (14.21%) Windows 8
14 28 (14.21%) Degree
15 27 (13.71%) DNS
16 26 (13.20%) MySQL
17 24 (12.18%) Apache
18 23 (11.68%) .NET
18 23 (11.68%) Firewall
19 22 (11.17%) Software Engineering
19 22 (11.17%) CSS
20 21 (10.66%) DHCP
21 20 (10.15%) TCP/IP
21 20 (10.15%) Mentoring
21 20 (10.15%) SCCM
22 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (18.27%) MS Exchange
2 29 (14.72%) IIS
3 24 (12.18%) Apache
4 16 (8.12%) SharePoint
5 14 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.06%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.55%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.03%) Lync
11 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.51%) Node.js
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 40 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.61%) MS Office
3 6 (3.05%) Photoshop
3 6 (3.05%) Acrobat
3 6 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.05%) InDesign
4 4 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) assyst
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) GitHub
2 5 (2.54%) Office 365
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.71%) DNS
2 23 (11.68%) Firewall
3 21 (10.66%) DHCP
4 20 (10.15%) TCP/IP
5 17 (8.63%) SAN
6 13 (6.60%) VPN
7 10 (5.08%) LAN
8 8 (4.06%) WAN
8 8 (4.06%) FTP
9 6 (3.05%) Intranet
10 5 (2.54%) Wireless
11 4 (2.03%) VLAN
11 4 (2.03%) VoIP
12 3 (1.52%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.52%) Internet
12 3 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (1.52%) LDAP
13 2 (1.02%) WLAN
14 1 (0.51%) SMTP
14 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.20%) MySQL
3 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.58%) PEAR
3 10 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.57%) Subversion
4 9 (4.57%) Bugzilla
4 9 (4.57%) PHPUnit
4 9 (4.57%) Trac
5 8 (4.06%) Xcode
6 7 (3.55%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.05%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.02%) JIRA
8 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.02%) FishEye
9 1 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 15 (7.61%) Finance
1 15 (7.61%) Advertising
2 8 (4.06%) Games
3 7 (3.55%) Military
3 7 (3.55%) Legal
4 6 (3.05%) Marketing
5 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (21.32%) Developer
2 31 (15.74%) Support Engineer
3 23 (11.68%) Analyst
4 20 (10.15%) IT Support
5 18 (9.14%) Consultant
6 16 (8.12%) Technical Consultant
7 15 (7.61%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.11%) Technical Support
8 14 (7.11%) Software Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) Build Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.58%) Applications Support
10 11 (5.58%) Architect
11 10 (5.08%) Support Consultant
12 9 (4.57%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (4.57%) Technical Support Consultant
12 9 (4.57%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.06%) Graduate
13 8 (4.06%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.81%) HTML
2 23 (11.68%) .NET
3 22 (11.17%) CSS
4 15 (7.61%) ASP.NET
5 14 (7.11%) .NET Framework
6 12 (6.09%) XML
6 12 (6.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (5.58%) jQuery
7 11 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (5.58%) Ajax
8 9 (4.57%) Web Services
9 7 (3.55%) HTML5
10 6 (3.05%) WF
10 6 (3.05%) Middleware
11 5 (2.54%) WPF
12 4 (2.03%) WinForms
12 4 (2.03%) JSON
12 4 (2.03%) OpenGL
12 4 (2.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.58%) Web 2.0
3 8 (4.06%) Digital Media
4 6 (3.05%) Graphic Design
4 6 (3.05%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.03%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.03%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.03%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.03%) iPad
7 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.52%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.43%) Linux
2 32 (16.24%) Windows 7
3 29 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (14.21%) Windows 8
5 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.12%) Windows XP
6 16 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.58%) UNIX
7 11 (5.58%) Apple iOS
7 11 (5.58%) Android
8 8 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.55%) CentOS
10 4 (2.03%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.29%) ITIL
2 33 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.17%) Software Engineering
4 20 (10.15%) Mentoring
5 16 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (7.61%) Scrum
7 13 (6.60%) MVC
8 12 (6.09%) PRINCE2
8 12 (6.09%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.58%) CRM
9 11 (5.58%) Project Management
10 10 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (4.57%) Web Application Development
12 8 (4.06%) Revenue Management
12 8 (4.06%) OO
13 7 (3.55%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.55%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.55%) Logistics
13 7 (3.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.86%) SQL
2 30 (15.23%) C#
3 18 (9.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.63%) C++
5 13 (6.60%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.58%) PHP
7 7 (3.55%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.55%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.05%) VB
8 6 (3.05%) Perl
9 5 (2.54%) Java
10 4 (2.03%) PHP5
11 3 (1.52%) C
11 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (14.21%) Degree
2 15 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.57%) MCSE
6 8 (4.06%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.54%) MCITP
9 4 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.03%) CCNA
9 4 (2.03%) CCA
9 4 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.52%) MCP
10 3 (1.52%) VCP4
11 2 (1.02%) MCSA
12 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) SLA
2 10 (5.08%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (19.29%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.55%) VirtualBox
4 4 (2.03%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.03%) vSphere
5 3 (1.52%) Kerio MailServer
5 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) XenServer
6 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) vCloud
6 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (10.15%) SCCM
2 9 (4.57%) Nagios
2 9 (4.57%) Puppet
3 6 (3.05%) SCOM
4 5 (2.54%) WSUS
5 1 (0.51%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 45 (22.84%) VMware
3 19 (9.64%) Oracle
4 13 (6.60%) Cisco
5 10 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.57%) Adobe
7 8 (4.06%) IBM
8 7 (3.55%) Apple
8 7 (3.55%) Citrix
9 6 (3.05%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.03%) Juniper
10 4 (2.03%) HP
11 3 (1.52%) SAP
11 3 (1.52%) NEC
11 3 (1.52%) Mitel
11 3 (1.52%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.52%) ProCurve
11 3 (1.52%) Infor
11 3 (1.52%) Kerio
12 1 (0.51%) Sage
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