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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 161 133 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.72% 21.88% 18.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.88% 74.72% 67.72%
Number of salaries quoted 133 126 104
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
215 178 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.67% 29.28% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 186 165 152
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 0 110 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Clevedon -2 12 £21,000 -40.00% 4
Taunton -4 9 £31,250 -16.66% 8
Frome - 7 £25,500 -
Wells - 4 £37,000 -
Street -13 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Yeovil -2 2 £29,000 -42.00% 2
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 120 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 87 (28.25%) SQL
3 85 (27.60%) Microsoft
4 82 (26.62%) IIS
4 82 (26.62%) VMware
5 76 (24.68%) MS Excel
6 70 (22.73%) Linux
7 69 (22.40%) ITIL
8 67 (21.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (21.10%) MS Exchange
10 64 (20.78%) Degree
11 59 (19.16%) Active Directory
12 55 (17.86%) C#
13 52 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 49 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 46 (14.94%) HTML
16 39 (12.66%) SCCM
17 38 (12.34%) Software Engineering
17 38 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (12.01%) .NET
18 37 (12.01%) DNS
19 36 (11.69%) MySQL
19 36 (11.69%) XML
20 34 (11.04%) Internet
20 34 (11.04%) Windows 7
21 33 (10.71%) SLA
22 32 (10.39%) C++
22 32 (10.39%) Firewall
22 32 (10.39%) Line Management
23 31 (10.06%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 82 (26.62%) IIS
2 65 (21.10%) MS Exchange
3 30 (9.74%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (9.42%) Apache
5 27 (8.77%) SharePoint
6 24 (7.79%) Commerce Server
7 19 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.60%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.95%) Lync
11 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.65%) Drupal
12 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 76 (24.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.19%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.30%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.30%) InDesign
3 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (7.79%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.30%) assyst
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.55%) GitHub
2 4 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.97%) Office 365
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.01%) DNS
2 34 (11.04%) Internet
3 32 (10.39%) Firewall
4 27 (8.77%) LAN
4 27 (8.77%) DHCP
5 24 (7.79%) SAN
6 23 (7.47%) WAN
7 17 (5.52%) VPN
8 14 (4.55%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.25%) Intranet
10 6 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (1.62%) VLAN
11 5 (1.62%) SSL
12 4 (1.30%) VoIP
12 4 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.97%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (0.97%) Wireless
13 3 (0.97%) IPv4
13 3 (0.97%) IPv6
13 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.69%) MySQL
3 22 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.30%) CouchDB
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (4.55%) Xcode
3 7 (2.27%) NUnit
3 7 (2.27%) Subversion
4 6 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.95%) PEAR
5 5 (1.62%) PHPUnit
5 5 (1.62%) Trac
5 5 (1.62%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA
7 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.32%) FishEye
General
1 28 (9.09%) Finance
2 25 (8.12%) Retail
3 21 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.25%) Advertising
5 6 (1.95%) Marketing
6 5 (1.62%) Games
7 4 (1.30%) Electronics
7 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.65%) Military
8 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.65%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (24.68%) Analyst
2 60 (19.48%) Support Engineer
3 45 (14.61%) Support Analyst
4 43 (13.96%) Developer
5 32 (10.39%) Software Engineer
6 31 (10.06%) Technical Support
7 24 (7.79%) Technical Analyst
8 22 (7.14%) Consultant
9 21 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
9 21 (6.82%) Applications Support
9 21 (6.82%) IT Support
10 20 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (6.17%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (6.17%) Technical Support Engineer
11 19 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
12 18 (5.84%) Help Desk Support
13 15 (4.87%) Help Desk Engineer
14 14 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.94%) HTML
2 37 (12.01%) .NET
3 36 (11.69%) XML
4 26 (8.44%) ASP.NET
5 16 (5.19%) CSS
6 15 (4.87%) Web Services
7 11 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.25%) WPF
9 9 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.60%) JSON
10 8 (2.60%) WinForms
11 7 (2.27%) Ajax
12 6 (1.95%) Middleware
12 6 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (1.95%) WF
12 6 (1.95%) jQuery
12 6 (1.95%) Symfony
12 6 (1.95%) CakePHP
13 5 (1.62%) HTML5
14 4 (1.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.42%) Mathematics
2 24 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.84%) Client/Server
5 14 (4.55%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.92%) Smartphone
7 8 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.27%) iPad
9 4 (1.30%) Open Source
9 4 (1.30%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.97%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.97%) PDA
11 2 (0.65%) Statistics
11 2 (0.65%) DTV
11 2 (0.65%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.65%) Clustering
11 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 70 (22.73%) Linux
2 52 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (12.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (11.04%) Windows 7
6 31 (10.06%) Windows 8
7 18 (5.84%) Apple iOS
7 18 (5.84%) Android
8 15 (4.87%) UNIX
9 11 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.30%) AIX
11 4 (1.30%) Debian
11 4 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.97%) Solaris
12 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.65%) Fedora
13 2 (0.65%) SUSE
13 2 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.40%) ITIL
2 38 (12.34%) Software Engineering
3 32 (10.39%) Line Management
4 31 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 24 (7.79%) E-Commerce
7 21 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (5.19%) Scrum
8 16 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 14 (4.55%) CAD
9 14 (4.55%) Software Testing
10 13 (4.22%) OO
10 13 (4.22%) Automated Testing
11 12 (3.90%) Project Management
11 12 (3.90%) Service Management
11 12 (3.90%) Unit Testing
12 11 (3.57%) Change Management
12 11 (3.57%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.25%) MVC
13 10 (3.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (28.25%) SQL
2 55 (17.86%) C#
3 32 (10.39%) C++
4 26 (8.44%) Java
5 25 (8.12%) JavaScript
6 20 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 19 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 18 (5.84%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.55%) C
10 9 (2.92%) Perl
10 9 (2.92%) PHP
11 7 (2.27%) Python
12 6 (1.95%) VB
12 6 (1.95%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.95%) PHP5
13 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.97%) Ruby
14 3 (0.97%) VBScript
15 2 (0.65%) Fortran
16 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 64 (20.78%) Degree
2 15 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.30%) MCITP
5 4 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.97%) MCSE
6 3 (0.97%) MCP
7 2 (0.65%) HND
8 1 (0.32%) Dell Certification
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (21.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (19.16%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.95%) Xen
5 5 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.62%) XenServer
5 5 (1.62%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.97%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.97%) Kerio MailServer
7 2 (0.65%) NFS
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (12.66%) SCCM
2 17 (5.52%) WSUS
3 11 (3.57%) Nagios
4 8 (2.60%) SCOM
5 2 (0.65%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.32%) Netcool
6 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 85 (27.60%) Microsoft
2 82 (26.62%) VMware
3 28 (9.09%) Oracle
4 27 (8.77%) Cisco
5 24 (7.79%) EPiServer
5 24 (7.79%) hybris
6 14 (4.55%) IBM
7 13 (4.22%) HP
7 13 (4.22%) Citrix
7 13 (4.22%) Apple
8 11 (3.57%) NetApp
9 10 (3.25%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.27%) Juniper
12 6 (1.95%) SonicWALL
13 5 (1.62%) SAP
14 4 (1.30%) Dell
14 4 (1.30%) Adobe
15 3 (0.97%) Avaya
15 3 (0.97%) Intel
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