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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 117 140 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.03% 17.54% 16.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.57% 66.99% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 103 135 89
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
187 209 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 32.02% 26.19% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 163 204 126
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 57 £30,000 - 12
Taunton +9 9 £34,250 +5.38% 3
Yeovil +3 9 £33,800 +16.55% 5
Street +11 8 £45,000 +35.13%
Clevedon - 2 £28,500 - 2
Frome - 2 £33,000 - 2
Wells - 1 £55,000 - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 76 (29.92%) SQL Server
3 70 (27.56%) SQL
4 66 (25.98%) VMware
5 65 (25.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (24.41%) Active Directory
7 52 (20.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (18.11%) C#
8 46 (18.11%) Linux
9 44 (17.32%) MS Excel
10 41 (16.14%) TCP/IP
11 40 (15.75%) .NET
11 40 (15.75%) Firewall
11 40 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (15.35%) SAN
13 38 (14.96%) LAN
14 37 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (13.78%) Degree
16 34 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (13.39%) MS Exchange
17 33 (12.99%) IIS
18 31 (12.20%) WAN
18 31 (12.20%) DNS
19 30 (11.81%) SCCM
20 29 (11.42%) ITIL
21 28 (11.02%) T-SQL
22 27 (10.63%) HTML
22 27 (10.63%) Software Engineering
23 26 (10.24%) SharePoint
24 24 (9.45%) C++

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (13.39%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.99%) IIS
3 26 (10.24%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.12%) Apache
5 7 (2.76%) Lync
6 5 (1.97%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.39%) WorkSite
Applications
1 44 (17.32%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.79%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) Office 365
2 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.14%) TCP/IP
2 40 (15.75%) Firewall
3 39 (15.35%) SAN
4 38 (14.96%) LAN
5 31 (12.20%) WAN
5 31 (12.20%) DNS
6 24 (9.45%) VPN
7 21 (8.27%) Wireless
8 17 (6.69%) WLAN
9 15 (5.91%) DHCP
10 11 (4.33%) MPLS
11 9 (3.54%) NAS
12 7 (2.76%) Unified Communications
12 7 (2.76%) IPsec
12 7 (2.76%) SSL
13 5 (1.97%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.97%) SMTP
13 5 (1.97%) VoIP
13 5 (1.97%) VLAN
14 4 (1.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (29.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (8.27%) MySQL
4 15 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.36%) Trac
3 6 (2.36%) PEAR
3 6 (2.36%) PHPUnit
3 6 (2.36%) Bugzilla
3 6 (2.36%) Subversion
4 5 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (7.87%) Finance
2 18 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.30%) Advertising
4 13 (5.12%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.94%) Legal
6 9 (3.54%) Marketing
7 8 (3.15%) Military
8 3 (1.18%) French Language
9 2 (0.79%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Retail
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 57 (22.44%) Analyst
2 53 (20.87%) Developer
3 42 (16.54%) Support Analyst
4 29 (11.42%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.27%) Systems Support
6 19 (7.48%) Software Engineer
6 19 (7.48%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.30%) Network Engineer
8 15 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (5.91%) .NET Developer
8 15 (5.91%) Team Leader
8 15 (5.91%) IT Support
8 15 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (5.12%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (5.12%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.12%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (4.72%) Installations Engineer
10 12 (4.72%) Systems Support Analyst
11 11 (4.33%) Network Team Leader
11 11 (4.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.75%) .NET
2 27 (10.63%) HTML
3 23 (9.06%) CSS
4 19 (7.48%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.91%) .NET Framework
5 15 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (5.51%) XML
7 12 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (4.72%) Entity Framework
8 9 (3.54%) jQuery
9 8 (3.15%) WCF
10 6 (2.36%) Ajax
10 6 (2.36%) Web Services
11 3 (1.18%) JSON
12 2 (0.79%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.79%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (0.79%) STL
13 1 (0.39%) OpenGL
13 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.51%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.12%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (4.72%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.33%) Web 2.0
5 10 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.15%) Graphic Design
6 8 (3.15%) Photography
6 8 (3.15%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (1.97%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.57%) Replication
9 3 (1.18%) Clustering
9 3 (1.18%) iPhone
9 3 (1.18%) iPad
9 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.79%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.79%) EPoS
11 1 (0.39%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 52 (20.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (18.11%) Linux
4 34 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (7.87%) UNIX
6 18 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (7.09%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.30%) Windows 2000
8 13 (5.12%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.33%) CentOS
10 7 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.36%) Android
11 6 (2.36%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.18%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.79%) HPUX
13 2 (0.79%) Solaris
14 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (11.42%) ITIL
3 27 (10.63%) Software Engineering
4 24 (9.45%) Migration
5 19 (7.48%) Scrum
5 19 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (7.09%) Service Delivery
7 17 (6.69%) Project Management
8 16 (6.30%) MVC
9 15 (5.91%) Service Management
10 14 (5.51%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.12%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (4.72%) Asset Management
13 11 (4.33%) Software Testing
13 11 (4.33%) OO
13 11 (4.33%) CRM
14 9 (3.54%) Release Management
14 9 (3.54%) Database Security
15 8 (3.15%) Problem Management
15 8 (3.15%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.56%) SQL
2 46 (18.11%) C#
3 28 (11.02%) T-SQL
4 24 (9.45%) C++
5 19 (7.48%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.30%) Java
7 12 (4.72%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.33%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.94%) PHP
9 10 (3.94%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.54%) C
11 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.18%) VB
13 2 (0.79%) Perl
13 2 (0.79%) Ruby
13 2 (0.79%) Python
13 2 (0.79%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.39%) VBA
14 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (13.78%) Degree
2 21 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.27%) MCSE
3 13 (5.12%) CCNA
3 13 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.57%) MCSA
7 2 (0.79%) HNC
7 2 (0.79%) CCA
7 2 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.79%) MCITP
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) MOS
8 1 (0.39%) MCP
8 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.91%) SLA
2 6 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 62 (24.41%) Active Directory
2 37 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.45%) vSphere
4 4 (1.57%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.57%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.18%) vCloud
6 2 (0.79%) Postfix
6 2 (0.79%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (11.81%) SCCM
2 16 (6.30%) SCOM
3 8 (3.15%) Puppet
4 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.57%) WSUS
5 2 (0.79%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.79%) Icinga
5 2 (0.79%) Graphite
5 2 (0.79%) Nagios
5 2 (0.79%) Cacti
6 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 87 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 66 (25.98%) VMware
3 22 (8.66%) Oracle
4 21 (8.27%) Cisco
5 15 (5.91%) HP
6 12 (4.72%) Juniper
7 11 (4.33%) Citrix
7 11 (4.33%) SonicWALL
8 8 (3.15%) Veeam
9 7 (2.76%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.36%) Sage
11 5 (1.97%) Lotus
11 5 (1.97%) Dell
12 4 (1.57%) Adobe
12 4 (1.57%) Siemens
12 4 (1.57%) Avaya
13 3 (1.18%) NetApp
13 3 (1.18%) EMC
13 3 (1.18%) IBM
13 3 (1.18%) Fujitsu
Bath
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Wells
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Frome
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset
Three People
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-31,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago