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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1058 970 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.68% 16.42% 17.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.15% 58.33% 56.19%
Number of salaries quoted 923 847 861
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1624 1663 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.61% 28.14% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1439 1505
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Gloucestershire +7 289 £37,000 +9.62% 21
Bristol -8 225 £34,000 - 61
Wiltshire +2 189 £37,000 +5.71% 30
Dorset +5 161 £34,000 +4.61% 20
Devon +4 95 £29,500 +1.72% 12
Somerset -4 81 £30,500 -23.75% 12
Cornwall +3 14 £24,000 -25.00% 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 884 (40.94%) Microsoft
2 678 (31.40%) Active Directory
3 597 (27.65%) VMware
4 560 (25.94%) SQL
5 539 (24.97%) SQL Server
6 528 (24.46%) Linux
7 483 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 470 (21.77%) MS Excel
9 427 (19.78%) MS Exchange
10 396 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 375 (17.37%) Firewall
12 357 (16.54%) ITIL
13 334 (15.47%) TCP/IP
14 309 (14.31%) Citrix
15 308 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 308 (14.27%) C#
15 308 (14.27%) Degree
16 304 (14.08%) .NET
17 291 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 276 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
19 270 (12.51%) Finance
20 269 (12.46%) MS Office
21 255 (11.81%) Windows 7
22 249 (11.53%) Cisco
23 242 (11.21%) DNS
24 226 (10.47%) C++
25 219 (10.14%) IIS
26 211 (9.77%) LAN
27 205 (9.50%) Security Cleared
28 204 (9.45%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 427 (19.78%) MS Exchange
2 219 (10.14%) IIS
3 177 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 116 (5.37%) SharePoint
4 116 (5.37%) Lync
5 103 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 95 (4.40%) Apache
7 84 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 74 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 52 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 48 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 31 (1.44%) Tomcat
12 26 (1.20%) Commerce Server
13 24 (1.11%) CMS
14 23 (1.07%) Umbraco
15 19 (0.88%) Drupal
16 18 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
17 17 (0.79%) JBoss
18 16 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 470 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 269 (12.46%) MS Office
3 35 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.25%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.37%) MS Project
7 7 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.32%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.28%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.28%) InDesign
9 2 (0.093%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.046%) Simulink
10 1 (0.046%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.046%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.20%) Fredhopper
3 7 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.23%) assyst
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.19%) AWD
7 2 (0.093%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.046%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.046%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.046%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.046%) Magento
8 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.18%) Office 365
2 28 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.83%) SaaS
4 14 (0.65%) GitHub
5 8 (0.37%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.19%) IaaS
8 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.093%) PaaS
10 1 (0.046%) Heroku
10 1 (0.046%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 375 (17.37%) Firewall
2 334 (15.47%) TCP/IP
3 242 (11.21%) DNS
4 211 (9.77%) LAN
5 204 (9.45%) DHCP
6 201 (9.31%) SAN
7 192 (8.89%) WAN
8 179 (8.29%) VPN
9 156 (7.23%) Internet
10 71 (3.29%) SSL
11 61 (2.83%) SMTP
12 59 (2.73%) HTTP
13 57 (2.64%) FTP
14 56 (2.59%) Network Security
15 51 (2.36%) NAS
15 51 (2.36%) VoIP
15 51 (2.36%) LDAP
16 46 (2.13%) VLAN
17 44 (2.04%) WLAN
18 37 (1.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 539 (24.97%) SQL Server
2 129 (5.97%) MySQL
3 98 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 48 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 16 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.65%) DB2
13 11 (0.51%) MS Access
14 9 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.28%) SQLite
16 6 (0.28%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 59 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 50 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (1.67%) Subversion
5 31 (1.44%) NUnit
6 19 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 18 (0.83%) MSTest
7 18 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 18 (0.83%) Moq
8 15 (0.69%) Xcode
9 12 (0.56%) Hudson
10 11 (0.51%) JUnit
10 11 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.51%) Selenium
11 10 (0.46%) Bugzilla
11 10 (0.46%) JIRA
12 8 (0.37%) Maven
13 7 (0.32%) MSI
13 7 (0.32%) PEAR
General
1 270 (12.51%) Finance
2 73 (3.38%) Retail
3 69 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 52 (2.41%) Advertising
5 48 (2.22%) Banking
6 39 (1.81%) Aerospace
7 37 (1.71%) Games
8 36 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.34%) Electronics
10 23 (1.07%) Back Office
11 22 (1.02%) Legal
12 21 (0.97%) Marketing
13 12 (0.56%) Military
14 8 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.32%) Publishing
15 7 (0.32%) French Language
15 7 (0.32%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.19%) Local Government
16 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 399 (18.48%) Analyst
2 332 (15.38%) Developer
3 311 (14.40%) Support Engineer
4 192 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 176 (8.15%) Consultant
6 168 (7.78%) Software Engineer
7 110 (5.09%) IT Support
8 104 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 103 (4.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 100 (4.63%) Technical Support
11 93 (4.31%) .NET Developer
12 82 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
13 81 (3.75%) Applications Support
13 81 (3.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 80 (3.71%) Software Developer
15 75 (3.47%) Architect
15 75 (3.47%) Administrator
16 72 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
17 71 (3.29%) Service Analyst
18 69 (3.20%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (14.08%) .NET
2 198 (9.17%) HTML
3 177 (8.20%) ASP.NET
4 156 (7.23%) XML
5 151 (6.99%) CSS
6 130 (6.02%) Web Services
7 59 (2.73%) .NET Framework
8 56 (2.59%) WCF
9 55 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (2.50%) WPF
10 54 (2.50%) jQuery
10 54 (2.50%) WinForms
11 33 (1.53%) HTML5
12 27 (1.25%) Qt
12 27 (1.25%) SOAP
13 23 (1.07%) J2EE
14 22 (1.02%) MFC
14 22 (1.02%) Middleware
14 22 (1.02%) Ajax
15 20 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 170 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 82 (3.80%) Client/Server
4 80 (3.71%) Blackberry
5 68 (3.15%) Clustering
6 67 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 44 (2.04%) Mathematics
9 36 (1.67%) Open Source
10 33 (1.53%) iPad
11 30 (1.39%) User Experience
12 28 (1.30%) Fat Client
12 28 (1.30%) Thin Client
13 23 (1.07%) iPhone
14 18 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (0.83%) Replication
15 17 (0.79%) Statistics
15 17 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
15 17 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
16 16 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 528 (24.46%) Linux
2 483 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 308 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 276 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 255 (11.81%) Windows 7
6 171 (7.92%) UNIX
7 141 (6.53%) Windows XP
8 114 (5.28%) Windows 8
9 80 (3.71%) Apple iOS
10 73 (3.38%) Android
11 69 (3.20%) Mac OS X
12 59 (2.73%) Windows Vista
13 56 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 44 (2.04%) Solaris
15 41 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
16 35 (1.62%) Windows Phone
17 34 (1.57%) CentOS
18 26 (1.20%) AIX
19 21 (0.97%) Ubuntu
20 18 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (16.54%) ITIL
2 190 (8.80%) Software Engineering
3 165 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (6.11%) OO
5 105 (4.86%) MVC
6 94 (4.35%) Project Management
7 93 (4.31%) Service Delivery
8 89 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 87 (4.03%) Service Management
9 87 (4.03%) Configuration Management
10 81 (3.75%) OOP
11 74 (3.43%) Scrum
12 73 (3.38%) TDD
13 69 (3.20%) Migration
14 68 (3.15%) Change Management
15 67 (3.10%) OOD
15 67 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (2.96%) Unit Testing
16 64 (2.96%) E-Commerce
17 62 (2.87%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 560 (25.94%) SQL
2 308 (14.27%) C#
3 226 (10.47%) C++
4 178 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 165 (7.64%) Java
6 109 (5.05%) Python
7 103 (4.77%) PowerShell
8 93 (4.31%) Perl
9 92 (4.26%) PHP
10 76 (3.52%) C
11 68 (3.15%) T-SQL
12 64 (2.96%) VB.NET
13 53 (2.45%) Bash Shell
14 49 (2.27%) VB
15 27 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.11%) Objective-C
17 21 (0.97%) Ruby
18 17 (0.79%) VBScript
19 15 (0.69%) PL/SQL
20 14 (0.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 308 (14.27%) Degree
2 291 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 205 (9.50%) Security Cleared
4 142 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 142 (6.58%) MCP
5 136 (6.30%) MCSE
6 111 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 94 (4.35%) MCITP
8 83 (3.84%) MCSA
9 79 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
10 61 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
11 60 (2.78%) CCNA
12 53 (2.45%) CCA
13 51 (2.36%) DV Cleared
14 33 (1.53%) MCTS
15 30 (1.39%) CCEA
16 29 (1.34%) CCEE
17 25 (1.16%) CCNP
18 24 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (8.29%) SLA
2 60 (2.78%) QA
3 9 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.093%) COBIT
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 678 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 396 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 111 (5.14%) XenApp
5 80 (3.71%) vSphere
6 77 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 52 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 46 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 41 (1.90%) Terminal Services
10 28 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 24 (1.11%) vCloud
12 20 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 20 (0.93%) ISA Server
13 16 (0.74%) XenServer
14 12 (0.56%) UAG
15 11 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
15 11 (0.51%) MetaFrame
16 9 (0.42%) Samba
17 8 (0.37%) qmail
18 7 (0.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 155 (7.18%) SCCM
2 70 (3.24%) SCOM
3 45 (2.08%) Nagios
3 45 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 41 (1.90%) Puppet
5 39 (1.81%) WSUS
6 27 (1.25%) NetBackup
6 27 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 23 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (0.88%) OpenView
10 18 (0.83%) HP SIM
11 15 (0.69%) SCVMM
12 13 (0.60%) Tivoli
13 12 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 11 (0.51%) SCSM
14 11 (0.51%) ARCserve
15 10 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.46%) Vagrant
16 9 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 884 (40.94%) Microsoft
2 597 (27.65%) VMware
3 309 (14.31%) Citrix
4 249 (11.53%) Cisco
5 169 (7.83%) Oracle
6 111 (5.14%) HP
7 83 (3.84%) Dell
8 74 (3.43%) IBM
9 60 (2.78%) Avaya
10 59 (2.73%) Juniper
10 59 (2.73%) EMC
11 57 (2.64%) Red Hat
12 51 (2.36%) CheckPoint
13 49 (2.27%) Apple
14 48 (2.22%) Symantec
15 32 (1.48%) Remedy
16 30 (1.39%) AppSense
17 29 (1.34%) NetApp
18 28 (1.30%) EPiServer
19 26 (1.20%) hybris
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