The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 854 1129 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.16% 19.46% 15.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.62% 63.64% 59.64%
Number of salaries quoted 762 918 820
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Windows
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1386 1774 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.22% 30.57% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1481 1338
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the South West region.

Windows Salary Trend in the South West

Windows
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in the South West

Windows
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 219 £33,500 -1.47% 46
Wiltshire -2 182 £31,780 +0.88% 19
Gloucestershire -4 180 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Somerset -8 109 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Dorset -8 69 £32,500 - 16
Cornwall -1 45 £23,000 +9.52% 3
Devon -10 37 £34,000 +19.29% 7
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows.

1 852 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 679 (35.79%) Windows Server
3 637 (33.58%) Active Directory
4 613 (32.31%) VMware
5 531 (27.99%) SQL Server
6 523 (27.57%) SQL
7 512 (26.99%) Linux
8 448 (23.62%) MS Exchange
9 440 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 414 (21.82%) ITIL
11 366 (19.29%) Firewall
12 352 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 346 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 342 (18.03%) MS Excel
15 311 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
16 308 (16.24%) C#
17 304 (16.03%) .NET
18 298 (15.71%) Security Cleared
19 269 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003
20 268 (14.13%) TCP/IP
21 267 (14.07%) Cisco
22 254 (13.39%) Windows 7
23 251 (13.23%) Citrix
24 249 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
25 230 (12.12%) SC Cleared
26 229 (12.07%) Java
27 227 (11.97%) DNS
28 223 (11.76%) IIS
29 222 (11.70%) Degree
30 217 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 448 (23.62%) MS Exchange
2 249 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 223 (11.76%) IIS
4 133 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 123 (6.48%) SharePoint
6 120 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 80 (4.22%) Apache
8 53 (2.79%) Skype for Business
9 47 (2.48%) WebLogic
10 39 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (1.63%) WebSphere
12 30 (1.58%) JBoss
13 24 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 20 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
15 19 (1.00%) Node.js
16 18 (0.95%) Tomcat
17 17 (0.90%) Drupal
17 17 (0.90%) OpenStack
18 13 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 342 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 188 (9.91%) MS Office
3 26 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.053%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.79%) SAP Business One
3 14 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.16%) Magento
5 3 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.16%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.11%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.053%) FastStats
7 1 (0.053%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.053%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.053%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.053%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 178 (9.38%) Office 365
2 61 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (2.64%) SaaS
5 24 (1.27%) IaaS
6 13 (0.69%) PaaS
7 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.26%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.053%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 366 (19.29%) Firewall
2 268 (14.13%) TCP/IP
3 227 (11.97%) DNS
4 203 (10.70%) SAN
5 150 (7.91%) WAN
6 146 (7.70%) VPN
7 145 (7.64%) DHCP
8 144 (7.59%) LAN
9 129 (6.80%) VoIP
10 87 (4.59%) Internet
11 54 (2.85%) VLAN
12 50 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
13 47 (2.48%) SSL
14 46 (2.42%) SMTP
15 45 (2.37%) MPLS
15 45 (2.37%) Wireshark
16 40 (2.11%) SNMP
17 36 (1.90%) Wireless
18 32 (1.69%) NAS
19 30 (1.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (27.99%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (3.48%) MySQL
4 56 (2.95%) NoSQL
5 53 (2.79%) Big Data
6 50 (2.64%) Relational Database
6 50 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 46 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 31 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (1.21%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.11%) Hadoop
11 21 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (0.90%) MS Access
14 13 (0.69%) Apache Accumulo
15 10 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 69 (3.64%) Selenium
3 62 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 62 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (2.95%) Subversion
5 43 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 40 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 40 (2.11%) NUnit
7 33 (1.74%) JIRA
8 24 (1.27%) Moq
9 19 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 19 (1.00%) TeamCity
10 18 (0.95%) JUnit
11 14 (0.74%) JBehave
11 14 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 11 (0.58%) Maven
13 9 (0.47%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.47%) MSTest
14 8 (0.42%) Bugzilla
14 8 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 184 (9.70%) Finance
2 110 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 57 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 50 (2.64%) Banking
5 39 (2.06%) Advertising
6 34 (1.79%) Electronics
7 30 (1.58%) Marketing
8 21 (1.11%) Back Office
9 20 (1.05%) Retail
10 14 (0.74%) Publishing
11 13 (0.69%) German Language
11 13 (0.69%) Legal
12 12 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.58%) Automotive
13 11 (0.58%) Games
14 9 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.42%) Law
16 4 (0.21%) International Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Military
17 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 339 (17.87%) Analyst
2 315 (16.61%) Developer
3 313 (16.50%) Support Engineer
4 146 (7.70%) Support Analyst
5 143 (7.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 139 (7.33%) IT Support
7 138 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 109 (5.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 105 (5.54%) .NET Developer
10 96 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 95 (5.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 94 (4.96%) IT Engineer
13 90 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
14 84 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
15 83 (4.38%) C# Developer
16 80 (4.22%) Applications Support
17 78 (4.11%) Administrator
18 69 (3.64%) Service Analyst
19 67 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 67 (3.53%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (16.03%) .NET
2 162 (8.54%) HTML
3 145 (7.64%) ASP.NET
4 123 (6.48%) CSS
5 96 (5.06%) .NET Framework
6 90 (4.74%) Web Services
7 80 (4.22%) XML
8 58 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (2.74%) HTML5
9 52 (2.74%) WCF
10 49 (2.58%) WinForms
11 46 (2.42%) jQuery
11 46 (2.42%) LAMP
11 46 (2.42%) WPF
12 36 (1.90%) JSON
13 29 (1.53%) Ajax
14 28 (1.48%) Entity Framework
14 28 (1.48%) REST
15 27 (1.42%) J2EE
16 26 (1.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 165 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.27%) Data Centre
3 90 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 47 (2.48%) Clustering
4 47 (2.48%) Driving Licence
4 47 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 42 (2.21%) Digital Media
7 40 (2.11%) EqualLogic
8 37 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 31 (1.63%) iPhone
10 29 (1.53%) EPoS
10 29 (1.53%) iPad
10 29 (1.53%) User Experience
11 27 (1.42%) Cybercrime
11 27 (1.42%) Visualisation
12 24 (1.27%) PKI
13 22 (1.16%) Mathematics
13 22 (1.16%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 679 (35.79%) Windows Server
2 512 (26.99%) Linux
3 440 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 352 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 269 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 254 (13.39%) Windows 7
7 190 (10.02%) Unix
8 151 (7.96%) Windows 8
9 106 (5.59%) Windows 10
10 90 (4.74%) Android
11 87 (4.59%) Apple iOS
12 53 (2.79%) Windows XP
13 46 (2.42%) Mac OS X
14 44 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 34 (1.79%) Windows Phone
15 34 (1.79%) Windows Vista
16 32 (1.69%) CentOS
17 26 (1.37%) Windows 2000
18 24 (1.27%) Mac OS
19 21 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (21.82%) ITIL
2 311 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (8.91%) Software Engineering
4 126 (6.64%) Scrum
5 122 (6.43%) Mentoring
6 107 (5.64%) MVC
7 105 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
9 96 (5.06%) OO
10 92 (4.85%) Service Delivery
11 90 (4.74%) Service Management
12 87 (4.59%) SDLC
13 73 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 71 (3.74%) Project Management
15 69 (3.64%) DevOps
16 68 (3.58%) TDD
17 66 (3.48%) Test Automation
18 65 (3.43%) ITSM
19 62 (3.27%) Automated Testing
20 61 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 523 (27.57%) SQL
2 308 (16.24%) C#
3 229 (12.07%) Java
4 192 (10.12%) JavaScript
5 182 (9.59%) C++
6 123 (6.48%) PowerShell
6 123 (6.48%) Python
7 96 (5.06%) PHP
8 93 (4.90%) VB
9 80 (4.22%) C
10 79 (4.16%) T-SQL
11 70 (3.69%) Perl
12 66 (3.48%) Ruby
13 48 (2.53%) VB.NET
14 42 (2.21%) Bash Shell
15 35 (1.85%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.32%) VB6
17 23 (1.21%) Shell Script
18 17 (0.90%) VC++
19 12 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 298 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 230 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 222 (11.70%) Degree
4 217 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 119 (6.27%) MCSE
6 94 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
7 93 (4.90%) DV Cleared
8 76 (4.01%) MCSA
9 74 (3.90%) CCNA
10 50 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (2.27%) MCP
12 42 (2.21%) A+ Certification
13 40 (2.11%) MCITP
14 39 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
15 38 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 30 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
16 30 (1.58%) ISEB
16 30 (1.58%) MCTS
17 27 (1.42%) CISSP
18 23 (1.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.48%) SLA
2 72 (3.80%) QA
3 37 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.32%) GPG13
5 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.21%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.053%) COBIT
8 1 (0.053%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.053%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.053%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.053%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.053%) TickIT
System Software
1 637 (33.58%) Active Directory
2 346 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 146 (7.70%) XenApp
5 123 (6.48%) vSphere
6 52 (2.74%) XenDesktop
7 35 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (1.42%) vCloud
8 27 (1.42%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 14 (0.74%) XenServer
10 13 (0.69%) Firmware
10 13 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.69%) Xen
11 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (0.53%) Snort
13 9 (0.47%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.42%) Dovecot
15 6 (0.32%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 101 (5.32%) SCCM
2 73 (3.85%) SCOM
3 53 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
4 47 (2.48%) NetBackup
5 43 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 42 (2.21%) Backup Exec
7 39 (2.06%) WSUS
8 25 (1.32%) Foglight
9 24 (1.27%) Puppet
10 17 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (0.90%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.63%) Ansible
11 12 (0.63%) Nagios
12 11 (0.58%) Cobbler
12 11 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.58%) Salt
12 11 (0.58%) Terraform
13 10 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
13 10 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
13 10 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 852 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 613 (32.31%) VMware
3 267 (14.07%) Cisco
4 251 (13.23%) Citrix
5 161 (8.49%) Oracle
6 136 (7.17%) HP
7 93 (4.90%) Dell
8 83 (4.38%) NetApp
9 75 (3.95%) Intel Security
10 66 (3.48%) Juniper
11 63 (3.32%) EMC
12 59 (3.11%) Red Hat
13 58 (3.06%) Symantec
14 54 (2.85%) WatchGuard
15 46 (2.42%) Apple
16 45 (2.37%) Veeam
17 38 (2.00%) IBM
17 38 (2.00%) SAP
18 29 (1.53%) CheckPoint
19 26 (1.37%) Palo Alto
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