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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 148 91 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 19.32% 17.50% 15.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.20% 64.54% 53.11%
Number of salaries quoted 131 85 87
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
205 141 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.76% 27.12% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 187 126 164
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 96 £32,500 - 27
Taunton -4 9 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Street - 5 £33,300 -
Yeovil +1 3 £29,000 -40.51% 2
Minehead - 3 £25,000 -
Frome - 3 £25,500 - 3
Clevedon 0 2 - - 2
Wells - 2 £35,750 -
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £21,264 -
Highbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 119 (42.96%) SQL Server
2 88 (31.77%) Microsoft
3 81 (29.24%) SQL
4 79 (28.52%) VMware
5 70 (25.27%) IIS
5 70 (25.27%) MS Excel
6 69 (24.91%) Active Directory
7 67 (24.19%) Degree
8 60 (21.66%) MS Exchange
8 60 (21.66%) C#
9 56 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 52 (18.77%) Linux
12 50 (18.05%) ITIL
13 43 (15.52%) HTML
14 41 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (14.44%) Software Engineering
15 40 (14.44%) .NET
15 40 (14.44%) Finance
16 37 (13.36%) LAN
17 35 (12.64%) XML
17 35 (12.64%) Mathematics
18 34 (12.27%) Service Delivery
18 34 (12.27%) Manufacturing
19 33 (11.91%) Internet
19 33 (11.91%) Windows 7
20 32 (11.55%) ASP.NET
20 32 (11.55%) C++
21 31 (11.19%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (25.27%) IIS
2 60 (21.66%) MS Exchange
3 28 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (9.03%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (9.03%) Commerce Server
5 23 (8.30%) Apache
5 23 (8.30%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.08%) Lync
8 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.72%) Drupal
9 2 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 70 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (9.03%) Fredhopper
2 5 (1.81%) assyst
3 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) GitHub
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.36%) LAN
2 33 (11.91%) Internet
3 30 (10.83%) DNS
4 29 (10.47%) Firewall
5 25 (9.03%) SAN
5 25 (9.03%) WAN
5 25 (9.03%) DHCP
6 16 (5.78%) VPN
7 14 (5.05%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.17%) VoIP
9 6 (2.17%) Intranet
10 5 (1.81%) VLAN
10 5 (1.81%) Wireless
11 4 (1.44%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (1.44%) SSL
12 3 (1.08%) IPv4
12 3 (1.08%) IPv6
12 3 (1.08%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.08%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (42.96%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.03%) Relational Database
3 23 (8.30%) MySQL
4 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.44%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.17%) PEAR
2 6 (2.17%) PHPUnit
2 6 (2.17%) Xcode
2 6 (2.17%) NUnit
2 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.81%) Subversion
4 4 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.08%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.08%) Trac
6 1 (0.36%) FishEye
6 1 (0.36%) MSI
6 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 40 (14.44%) Finance
2 34 (12.27%) Manufacturing
3 26 (9.39%) Retail
4 8 (2.89%) Advertising
5 5 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.44%) Banking
6 4 (1.44%) Electronics
7 3 (1.08%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.72%) Games
8 2 (0.72%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (29.60%) Analyst
2 51 (18.41%) Support Engineer
3 49 (17.69%) Support Analyst
4 42 (15.16%) Developer
5 35 (12.64%) Software Engineer
6 25 (9.03%) Technical Support
6 25 (9.03%) Technical Analyst
7 24 (8.66%) Applications Support
8 22 (7.94%) Applications Support Analyst
9 20 (7.22%) Technical Support Engineer
9 20 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (7.22%) Technical Engineer
10 17 (6.14%) Help Desk Support
10 17 (6.14%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.78%) C# Developer
12 15 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (4.69%) IT Support
14 13 (4.69%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.52%) HTML
2 40 (14.44%) .NET
3 35 (12.64%) XML
4 32 (11.55%) ASP.NET
5 23 (8.30%) CSS
6 19 (6.86%) WPF
7 16 (5.78%) Web Services
8 15 (5.42%) WinForms
8 15 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (5.05%) Silverlight
10 10 (3.61%) Sass
10 10 (3.61%) LESS
10 10 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (3.61%) Ajax
11 9 (3.25%) jQuery
12 8 (2.89%) JSON
13 7 (2.53%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.17%) WCF
14 6 (2.17%) SOAP
15 4 (1.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.64%) Mathematics
2 29 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.78%) Client/Server
4 14 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.81%) Open Source
6 5 (1.81%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.44%) Replication
8 3 (1.08%) PDA
8 3 (1.08%) iPad
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.72%) Statistics
9 2 (0.72%) Clustering
9 2 (0.72%) DTV
9 2 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.36%) Tandem
10 1 (0.36%) AS400
10 1 (0.36%) EPoS
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.36%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 52 (18.77%) Linux
3 41 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (11.91%) Windows 7
5 21 (7.58%) Windows 8
6 15 (5.42%) UNIX
7 14 (5.05%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.61%) Android
8 10 (3.61%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.81%) AIX
10 4 (1.44%) Debian
10 4 (1.44%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.44%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.08%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (1.08%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (1.08%) Solaris
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.05%) ITIL
2 40 (14.44%) Software Engineering
3 34 (12.27%) Service Delivery
4 25 (9.03%) E-Commerce
5 21 (7.58%) CAD
5 21 (7.58%) Web Development
6 20 (7.22%) Software Testing
7 18 (6.50%) Service Management
8 17 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (5.42%) MVC
10 13 (4.69%) ITSM
10 13 (4.69%) Scrum
10 13 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.69%) Automated Testing
11 11 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.97%) OO
12 10 (3.61%) Change Management
12 10 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.25%) Workflow
13 9 (3.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.24%) SQL
2 60 (21.66%) C#
3 32 (11.55%) C++
4 29 (10.47%) Java
5 24 (8.66%) T-SQL
6 23 (8.30%) JavaScript
7 21 (7.58%) C
8 17 (6.14%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.33%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.61%) PHP
10 10 (3.61%) Python
11 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.44%) XAML
12 3 (1.08%) Ruby
12 3 (1.08%) Perl
12 3 (1.08%) VBScript
12 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.08%) PHP5
13 2 (0.72%) Fortran
14 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (24.19%) Degree
2 13 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.81%) MCITP
6 4 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.08%) CCNA
7 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.08%) MCSE
8 2 (0.72%) MCP
8 2 (0.72%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CWNA
9 1 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.19%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (24.91%) Active Directory
2 55 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.53%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.17%) Xen
6 5 (1.81%) XenServer
7 4 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.08%) XenApp
8 3 (1.08%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.36%) NFS
9 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (9.03%) SCCM
2 15 (5.42%) WSUS
3 4 (1.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.72%) Nagios
4 2 (0.72%) SCOM
4 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.36%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.36%) Netcool
Vendors
1 88 (31.77%) Microsoft
2 79 (28.52%) VMware
3 25 (9.03%) hybris
3 25 (9.03%) EPiServer
4 23 (8.30%) Oracle
4 23 (8.30%) Cisco
5 21 (7.58%) Citrix
6 13 (4.69%) HP
7 11 (3.97%) NetApp
8 9 (3.25%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.53%) Apple
9 7 (2.53%) IBM
10 5 (1.81%) Dell
10 5 (1.81%) Sun
10 5 (1.81%) Trapeze
11 4 (1.44%) Sage
11 4 (1.44%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.08%) Avaya
12 3 (1.08%) Juniper
12 3 (1.08%) Intel
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