The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1068 870 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.44% 16.58% 18.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.24% 60.12% 60.25%
Number of salaries quoted 938 790 904
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1716 1447 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.03% 27.58% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1291 1478
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows
England

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Bristol -1 253 £34,000 -2.85% 46
Wiltshire +9 218 £27,500 -21.42% 27
Gloucestershire +3 213 £35,000 +7.69% 34
Dorset -4 153 £31,000 -11.42% 23
Somerset -1 143 £32,500 +3.17% 31
Devon +2 65 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Cornwall +3 8 £24,000 -20.00% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 879 (44.46%) Microsoft
2 593 (29.99%) SQL Server
3 550 (27.82%) Active Directory
4 542 (27.42%) VMware
5 514 (26.00%) MS Excel
6 502 (25.39%) SQL
7 458 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 431 (21.80%) Linux
9 358 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 357 (18.06%) C#
11 350 (17.70%) MS Exchange
12 339 (17.15%) Degree
13 307 (15.53%) .NET
14 302 (15.28%) Firewall
15 289 (14.62%) MS Office
16 285 (14.42%) ITIL
17 281 (14.21%) Windows 7
18 277 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
19 272 (13.76%) Citrix
20 257 (13.00%) IIS
21 249 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
22 245 (12.39%) Finance
23 238 (12.04%) C++
24 232 (11.73%) TCP/IP
25 225 (11.38%) Java
26 223 (11.28%) DNS
27 218 (11.03%) SAN
28 217 (10.98%) Software Engineering
29 213 (10.77%) UNIX
30 211 (10.67%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 350 (17.70%) MS Exchange
2 257 (13.00%) IIS
3 168 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 111 (5.61%) SharePoint
5 82 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
6 76 (3.84%) Apache
7 69 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (3.39%) Commerce Server
9 57 (2.88%) Lync
10 52 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 47 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 31 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 31 (1.57%) WebLogic
13 27 (1.37%) IBM Notes
14 26 (1.32%) Tomcat
15 25 (1.26%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
17 17 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (0.46%) CMS
19 8 (0.40%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 514 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 289 (14.62%) MS Office
3 24 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.46%) MS Project
6 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.051%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 66 (3.34%) Fredhopper
2 7 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.20%) Maximo
4 4 (0.20%) AWD
5 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.10%) SmartPlant
5 2 (0.10%) assyst
5 2 (0.10%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.051%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.051%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.07%) Office 365
2 26 (1.32%) SaaS
3 19 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.20%) PaaS
8 3 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 302 (15.28%) Firewall
2 232 (11.73%) TCP/IP
3 223 (11.28%) DNS
4 218 (11.03%) SAN
5 180 (9.10%) DHCP
6 172 (8.70%) Internet
7 170 (8.60%) LAN
8 143 (7.23%) WAN
9 140 (7.08%) VPN
10 50 (2.53%) SMTP
11 48 (2.43%) SSL
12 45 (2.28%) VoIP
12 45 (2.28%) Network Security
12 45 (2.28%) NAS
13 42 (2.12%) HTTP
14 35 (1.77%) FTP
15 34 (1.72%) VLAN
16 33 (1.67%) Ethernet
17 30 (1.52%) Wireless
18 29 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (29.99%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.73%) MySQL
3 107 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 104 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 29 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.81%) Ingres
13 12 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.46%) DB2
14 9 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.46%) Big Data
15 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 71 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 48 (2.43%) NUnit
3 42 (2.12%) Moq
4 40 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
4 40 (2.02%) MSTest
5 37 (1.87%) Subversion
6 31 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (1.21%) Selenium
8 21 (1.06%) MSI
9 15 (0.76%) Git (software)
10 14 (0.71%) MSBuild
11 13 (0.66%) JMeter
12 10 (0.51%) Xcode
13 9 (0.46%) Hudson
14 8 (0.40%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.40%) Bugzilla
14 8 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.35%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.35%) PEAR
15 7 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 245 (12.39%) Finance
2 108 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 93 (4.70%) Retail
4 44 (2.23%) Legal
5 41 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.62%) Military
7 31 (1.57%) Electronics
8 29 (1.47%) Back Office
9 26 (1.32%) Marketing
10 23 (1.16%) Banking
11 19 (0.96%) Law
12 18 (0.91%) Local Government
13 15 (0.76%) Advertising
14 12 (0.61%) Games
14 12 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.61%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.35%) Automotive
16 7 (0.35%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 394 (19.93%) Analyst
2 295 (14.92%) Developer
3 257 (13.00%) Support Engineer
4 172 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 159 (8.04%) Software Engineer
6 129 (6.53%) .NET Developer
7 124 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 102 (5.16%) IT Support
9 98 (4.96%) Consultant
9 98 (4.96%) Applications Support
10 91 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 80 (4.05%) Architect
11 80 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
12 78 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 76 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
14 74 (3.74%) Administrator
15 71 (3.59%) Technical Support
16 65 (3.29%) Service Analyst
16 65 (3.29%) C# Developer
17 61 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (15.53%) .NET
2 197 (9.96%) HTML
3 194 (9.81%) ASP.NET
4 179 (9.05%) XML
5 105 (5.31%) WPF
6 93 (4.70%) Web Services
7 92 (4.65%) CSS
8 88 (4.45%) WinForms
9 87 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (4.10%) WCF
11 47 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 46 (2.33%) .NET Framework
13 45 (2.28%) jQuery
14 44 (2.23%) J2EE
15 42 (2.12%) Unity DI Container
16 40 (2.02%) Razor View Engine
16 40 (2.02%) Castle Windsor
16 40 (2.02%) Ninject
16 40 (2.02%) Spring.NET
17 28 (1.42%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 160 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 84 (4.25%) Blackberry
3 50 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 48 (2.43%) Mathematics
6 40 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
7 36 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 30 (1.52%) Clustering
8 30 (1.52%) iPad
9 29 (1.47%) Digital Media
10 28 (1.42%) iPhone
10 28 (1.42%) Replication
11 25 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.06%) Open Source
12 21 (1.06%) N-Tier
13 20 (1.01%) PDA
14 19 (0.96%) Thin Client
14 19 (0.96%) Fat Client
15 16 (0.81%) Statistics
16 15 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 458 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 431 (21.80%) Linux
3 281 (14.21%) Windows 7
4 277 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 213 (10.77%) UNIX
6 199 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 191 (9.66%) Windows XP
8 145 (7.33%) Windows 8
9 73 (3.69%) Solaris
10 71 (3.59%) Windows Vista
11 65 (3.29%) Apple iOS
12 51 (2.58%) Android
13 50 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 36 (1.82%) Windows 2000
15 33 (1.67%) Mac OS X
16 30 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
17 27 (1.37%) HPUX
18 26 (1.32%) Windows CE
19 24 (1.21%) CentOS
20 23 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (14.42%) ITIL
2 217 (10.98%) Software Engineering
3 115 (5.82%) OO
4 112 (5.67%) MVC
5 100 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 90 (4.55%) Scrum
7 86 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (4.30%) Web Development
9 84 (4.25%) E-Commerce
10 80 (4.05%) Service Management
11 72 (3.64%) Project Management
11 72 (3.64%) TDD
12 69 (3.49%) Configuration Management
13 65 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (3.19%) OOD
15 54 (2.73%) Software Testing
16 53 (2.68%) Problem Management
17 52 (2.63%) Migration
18 50 (2.53%) MVVM
19 49 (2.48%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 502 (25.39%) SQL
2 357 (18.06%) C#
3 238 (12.04%) C++
4 225 (11.38%) Java
5 142 (7.18%) JavaScript
6 108 (5.46%) C
7 85 (4.30%) T-SQL
8 80 (4.05%) Python
9 77 (3.89%) PowerShell
10 75 (3.79%) VB
10 75 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 69 (3.49%) Perl
12 66 (3.34%) PHP
13 42 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 40 (2.02%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.21%) Ruby
16 23 (1.16%) XPath
17 21 (1.06%) VBScript
18 20 (1.01%) XQuery
19 17 (0.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 339 (17.15%) Degree
2 249 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 185 (9.36%) Security Cleared
4 119 (6.02%) MCSE
5 116 (5.87%) MCP
6 103 (5.21%) SC Cleared
7 58 (2.93%) MCSA
8 57 (2.88%) DV Cleared
8 57 (2.88%) MCTS
9 56 (2.83%) MCITP
10 53 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (2.23%) CCNA
13 43 (2.18%) MCSD
14 37 (1.87%) MCAD
15 29 (1.47%) ISEB
16 25 (1.26%) HND
16 25 (1.26%) CCNP
17 24 (1.21%) CCA
17 24 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (7.54%) SLA
2 66 (3.34%) QA
3 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.30%) COBIT
5 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.15%) TickIT
7 3 (0.15%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.15%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.051%) Basel II
8 1 (0.051%) JTAG
System Software
1 550 (27.82%) Active Directory
2 358 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (5.51%) vSphere
4 98 (4.96%) VMware ESX
5 90 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 63 (3.19%) Terminal Services
7 50 (2.53%) XenApp
8 22 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (1.06%) Xen
10 20 (1.01%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.81%) NFS
12 14 (0.71%) Samba
13 11 (0.56%) XenServer
14 10 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (0.51%) vCloud
15 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.46%) Snort
15 9 (0.46%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.40%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 92 (4.65%) SCCM
2 68 (3.44%) Backup Exec
3 55 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 52 (2.63%) Nagios
5 50 (2.53%) WSUS
6 40 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 31 (1.57%) SCOM
8 22 (1.11%) OpenView
9 16 (0.81%) OPNET
10 15 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (0.66%) Puppet
12 11 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
12 11 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
12 11 (0.56%) ARCserve
12 11 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (0.51%) Tivoli
13 10 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 9 (0.46%) SAP Afaria
14 9 (0.46%) logstash
15 8 (0.40%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 879 (44.46%) Microsoft
2 542 (27.42%) VMware
3 272 (13.76%) Citrix
4 211 (10.67%) Cisco
5 162 (8.19%) Oracle
5 162 (8.19%) HP
6 67 (3.39%) EPiServer
7 66 (3.34%) hybris
8 60 (3.03%) Dell
9 55 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 54 (2.73%) NetApp
11 51 (2.58%) IBM
11 51 (2.58%) Symantec
12 48 (2.43%) Apple
13 41 (2.07%) Juniper
14 38 (1.92%) EMC
15 34 (1.72%) SolarWinds
16 32 (1.62%) Avaya
17 29 (1.47%) JBoss
17 29 (1.47%) Remedy
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Somerset
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