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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1116 917 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.95% 18.02% 19.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.81% 61.92% 64.51%
Number of salaries quoted 977 809 997
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
1722 1481 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.69% 29.11% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1297 1526
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 303 £32,500 -7.14% 50
Wiltshire +9 242 £27,500 -20.28% 36
Gloucestershire +2 172 £35,000 +16.66% 37
Somerset -1 166 £31,500 -10.00% 35
Dorset -5 136 £28,500 -12.30% 21
Devon -7 71 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Cornwall +11 14 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 917 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 628 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 618 (28.70%) SQL Server
4 604 (28.05%) VMware
5 537 (24.94%) MS Excel
6 524 (24.34%) SQL
7 488 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 485 (22.53%) Linux
9 423 (19.65%) MS Exchange
10 415 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 358 (16.63%) C#
12 351 (16.30%) Degree
13 344 (15.98%) Firewall
14 319 (14.82%) ITIL
15 311 (14.44%) .NET
16 300 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
17 297 (13.79%) Windows 7
18 294 (13.66%) MS Office
19 283 (13.14%) Citrix
20 269 (12.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 269 (12.49%) IIS
21 256 (11.89%) TCP/IP
22 253 (11.75%) Windows Server 2012
23 249 (11.57%) C++
24 243 (11.29%) Cisco
25 236 (10.96%) DNS
26 231 (10.73%) Finance
26 231 (10.73%) Software Engineering
27 229 (10.64%) SAN
28 216 (10.03%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 423 (19.65%) MS Exchange
2 269 (12.49%) IIS
3 210 (9.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 127 (5.90%) SharePoint
5 92 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 90 (4.18%) Lync
6 90 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 86 (3.99%) BizTalk Server
8 83 (3.86%) Apache
9 72 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 67 (3.11%) Commerce Server
11 41 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 38 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2000
13 26 (1.21%) Tomcat
14 23 (1.07%) WebLogic
15 22 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
16 20 (0.93%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.70%) WebSphere
18 10 (0.46%) Joomla!
19 9 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 537 (24.94%) MS Excel
2 294 (13.66%) MS Office
3 27 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.51%) MS Project
6 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.046%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 66 (3.07%) Fredhopper
2 12 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.28%) assyst
6 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.19%) AWD
7 4 (0.19%) Maximo
7 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.093%) GoldMine
9 2 (0.093%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.093%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.093%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.093%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.093%) SmartPlant
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.046%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.32%) Office 365
2 25 (1.16%) SaaS
3 19 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.65%) GitHub
5 11 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.37%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.14%) IaaS
9 2 (0.093%) PaaS
9 2 (0.093%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 344 (15.98%) Firewall
2 256 (11.89%) TCP/IP
3 236 (10.96%) DNS
4 229 (10.64%) SAN
5 197 (9.15%) LAN
6 186 (8.64%) DHCP
7 183 (8.50%) WAN
8 182 (8.45%) Internet
9 159 (7.39%) VPN
10 56 (2.60%) SSL
11 54 (2.51%) SMTP
12 53 (2.46%) VoIP
13 52 (2.42%) Network Security
14 51 (2.37%) NAS
15 46 (2.14%) VLAN
16 42 (1.95%) HTTP
17 38 (1.76%) FTP
18 33 (1.53%) Ethernet
18 33 (1.53%) Wireless
19 31 (1.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 618 (28.70%) SQL Server
2 122 (5.67%) MySQL
3 107 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 59 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 23 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 15 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (0.56%) Big Data
14 11 (0.51%) DB2
15 10 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.37%) MS Access
16 8 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
18 5 (0.23%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 69 (3.20%) Visual Studio
2 47 (2.18%) NUnit
3 40 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (1.67%) Moq
4 36 (1.67%) Subversion
5 34 (1.58%) MSTest
5 34 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 25 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 16 (0.74%) MSBuild
8 15 (0.70%) Xcode
9 13 (0.60%) Selenium
10 12 (0.56%) Bugzilla
11 10 (0.46%) MSI
11 10 (0.46%) Hudson
11 10 (0.46%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.42%) Ant
13 8 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.37%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 231 (10.73%) Finance
2 102 (4.74%) Retail
3 99 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 43 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 38 (1.76%) Legal
6 34 (1.58%) Banking
7 27 (1.25%) Advertising
7 27 (1.25%) Electronics
8 24 (1.11%) Back Office
8 24 (1.11%) Games
9 19 (0.88%) Military
9 19 (0.88%) Marketing
10 11 (0.51%) Local Government
11 10 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.46%) Law
11 10 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.37%) French Language
14 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 406 (18.86%) Analyst
2 307 (14.26%) Developer
3 298 (13.84%) Support Engineer
4 179 (8.31%) Support Analyst
5 178 (8.27%) Software Engineer
6 130 (6.04%) Consultant
6 130 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 127 (5.90%) .NET Developer
8 118 (5.48%) IT Support
9 111 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
10 89 (4.13%) Technical Support
10 89 (4.13%) Technical Analyst
11 87 (4.04%) Applications Support
12 84 (3.90%) Architect
13 73 (3.39%) Administrator
14 72 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 71 (3.30%) Software Developer
15 71 (3.30%) C++ Software Engineer
16 70 (3.25%) C# Developer
17 69 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (14.44%) .NET
2 215 (9.99%) HTML
3 185 (8.59%) ASP.NET
4 182 (8.45%) XML
5 110 (5.11%) CSS
6 104 (4.83%) Web Services
7 90 (4.18%) WPF
8 76 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (3.20%) WCF
10 65 (3.02%) WinForms
11 50 (2.32%) .NET Framework
12 44 (2.04%) jQuery
13 36 (1.67%) Unity DI Container
14 34 (1.58%) Castle Windsor
14 34 (1.58%) Ninject
14 34 (1.58%) Spring.NET
15 32 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 30 (1.39%) J2EE
17 28 (1.30%) STL
18 27 (1.25%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 179 (8.31%) Computer Science
2 140 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (3.72%) Blackberry
4 64 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.32%) Clustering
5 50 (2.32%) Mathematics
6 49 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 39 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 34 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
9 33 (1.53%) Digital Media
10 28 (1.30%) User Experience
10 28 (1.30%) Fat Client
10 28 (1.30%) Thin Client
11 25 (1.16%) iPad
12 22 (1.02%) Open Source
13 20 (0.93%) Replication
14 18 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.79%) PKI
16 16 (0.74%) N-Tier
16 16 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 488 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 485 (22.53%) Linux
3 300 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 297 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 253 (11.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 216 (10.03%) UNIX
7 179 (8.31%) Windows XP
8 146 (6.78%) Windows 8
9 75 (3.48%) Windows Vista
10 71 (3.30%) Apple iOS
11 60 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 56 (2.60%) Android
12 56 (2.60%) Solaris
12 56 (2.60%) Mac OS X
13 33 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
14 27 (1.25%) CentOS
14 27 (1.25%) Windows 2000
15 20 (0.93%) AIX
16 19 (0.88%) Windows CE
17 16 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (14.82%) ITIL
2 231 (10.73%) Software Engineering
3 193 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (5.34%) OO
5 114 (5.29%) MVC
6 102 (4.74%) Service Delivery
7 89 (4.13%) E-Commerce
8 85 (3.95%) Scrum
9 80 (3.72%) Service Management
10 74 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 74 (3.44%) Configuration Management
11 70 (3.25%) Project Management
12 69 (3.20%) TDD
12 69 (3.20%) Web Development
13 67 (3.11%) Mentoring
14 66 (3.07%) OOD
15 65 (3.02%) Time Management
16 62 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
17 61 (2.83%) Line Management
18 59 (2.74%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 524 (24.34%) SQL
2 358 (16.63%) C#
3 249 (11.57%) C++
4 216 (10.03%) Java
5 159 (7.39%) JavaScript
6 102 (4.74%) PowerShell
7 99 (4.60%) C
8 96 (4.46%) Python
9 85 (3.95%) T-SQL
10 70 (3.25%) Perl
11 67 (3.11%) PHP
11 67 (3.11%) VB
12 66 (3.07%) VB.NET
13 54 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 40 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.21%) Ruby
15 26 (1.21%) VBScript
16 24 (1.11%) XPath
17 21 (0.98%) XQuery
18 19 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 351 (16.30%) Degree
2 269 (12.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 187 (8.69%) Security Cleared
4 138 (6.41%) MCP
5 118 (5.48%) MCSE
6 109 (5.06%) SC Cleared
7 83 (3.86%) MCITP
8 72 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 65 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
10 64 (2.97%) MCSA
11 53 (2.46%) CCNA
12 49 (2.28%) DV Cleared
13 48 (2.23%) MCTS
14 35 (1.63%) MCSD
15 31 (1.44%) ISEB
16 26 (1.21%) CCA
16 26 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
16 26 (1.21%) MCAD
17 23 (1.07%) CCNP
18 21 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (7.43%) SLA
2 62 (2.88%) QA
3 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.28%) COBIT
7 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.14%) TickIT
8 3 (0.14%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.14%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.046%) Basel II
9 1 (0.046%) JTAG
System Software
1 628 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 415 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 97 (4.51%) VMware ESX
5 88 (4.09%) vSphere
6 67 (3.11%) Terminal Services
7 65 (3.02%) XenApp
8 24 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 20 (0.93%) Xen
9 20 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (0.84%) Samba
12 15 (0.70%) NFS
13 13 (0.60%) UAG
14 12 (0.56%) vCloud
14 12 (0.56%) XenServer
14 12 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (0.51%) ISA Server
15 11 (0.51%) MetaFrame
16 9 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 130 (6.04%) SCCM
2 77 (3.58%) Backup Exec
3 54 (2.51%) Nagios
4 45 (2.09%) WSUS
5 42 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 37 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 36 (1.67%) SCOM
8 24 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (0.88%) Puppet
10 17 (0.79%) OpenView
11 16 (0.74%) OPNET
12 13 (0.60%) ARCserve
12 13 (0.60%) Tivoli
12 13 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
13 11 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
14 10 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (0.42%) Vagrant
15 9 (0.42%) logstash
16 8 (0.37%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 917 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 604 (28.05%) VMware
3 283 (13.14%) Citrix
4 243 (11.29%) Cisco
5 154 (7.15%) HP
6 150 (6.97%) Oracle
7 74 (3.44%) Dell
8 67 (3.11%) EPiServer
9 66 (3.07%) hybris
10 65 (3.02%) IBM
11 64 (2.97%) Red Hat
12 60 (2.79%) Apple
13 56 (2.60%) Symantec
13 56 (2.60%) Avaya
14 53 (2.46%) NetApp
15 48 (2.23%) Juniper
15 48 (2.23%) EMC
16 31 (1.44%) Remedy
17 28 (1.30%) SolarWinds
18 26 (1.21%) CheckPoint
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum - bonus, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Imagine Publishing
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Centric Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum with mileage expenses covered
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Gold Group
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago