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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 790 1054 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.26% 18.29% 17.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.04% 60.92% 65.74%
Number of salaries quoted 692 961 947
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1338 1730 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.85% 30.02% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1574 1411
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Gloucestershire +2 204 £35,000 -12.50% 22
Wiltshire +3 154 £32,500 -13.33% 14
Bristol -10 152 £33,000 -17.50% 31
Dorset -1 95 £31,250 +9.64% 23
Somerset -12 92 £32,500 -13.33% 13
Devon -4 74 £33,250 +18.75% 3
Cornwall -2 17 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 775 (45.30%) Microsoft
2 696 (40.68%) Windows Server
3 641 (37.46%) Active Directory
4 563 (32.90%) VMware
5 458 (26.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 456 (26.65%) Linux
7 403 (23.55%) MS Exchange
8 392 (22.91%) SQL Server
9 385 (22.50%) MS Excel
10 365 (21.33%) ITIL
11 360 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 357 (20.86%) Security Cleared
13 356 (20.81%) Firewall
14 340 (19.87%) SQL
15 330 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 264 (15.43%) C#
17 261 (15.25%) .NET
18 244 (14.26%) Cisco
18 244 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2010
19 236 (13.79%) Windows 7
19 236 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
20 229 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
21 226 (13.21%) MS Office
22 218 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
23 215 (12.57%) WAN
24 211 (12.33%) DNS
25 206 (12.04%) SC Cleared
26 196 (11.46%) LAN
27 193 (11.28%) Hyper-V
28 192 (11.22%) DV Cleared

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
1 403 (23.55%) MS Exchange
2 244 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 178 (10.40%) IIS
4 133 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 118 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 58 (3.39%) Apache
7 55 (3.21%) SharePoint
8 51 (2.98%) Tomcat
9 30 (1.75%) JBoss
10 27 (1.58%) WebLogic
11 23 (1.34%) Skype for Business
12 20 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 18 (1.05%) Jetty
15 13 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.58%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.53%) CloudStack
18 9 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
19 8 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 385 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 226 (13.21%) MS Office
3 19 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) MS Project
7 3 (0.18%) HipChat
8 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.12%) CATIA
8 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
3 5 (0.29%) Oracle Utilities
3 5 (0.29%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 4 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.058%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.058%) Line 500
6 1 (0.058%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.058%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.058%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 181 (10.58%) Office 365
2 82 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (1.69%) SaaS
5 27 (1.58%) PaaS
6 19 (1.11%) IaaS
7 10 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.58%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.35%) TestFlight
9 4 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.18%) G Suite
10 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.12%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 356 (20.81%) Firewall
2 215 (12.57%) WAN
3 211 (12.33%) DNS
4 196 (11.46%) LAN
5 189 (11.05%) TCP/IP
6 166 (9.70%) SAN
7 158 (9.23%) VPN
8 156 (9.12%) DHCP
9 85 (4.97%) VoIP
10 75 (4.38%) SMTP
11 72 (4.21%) HTTP
12 69 (4.03%) Network Security
13 66 (3.86%) VLAN
14 58 (3.39%) SSL
15 57 (3.33%) Internet
16 49 (2.86%) Wireless
17 47 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
18 46 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
19 37 (2.16%) MPLS
20 36 (2.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 57 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (2.86%) Big Data
5 42 (2.45%) MySQL
6 38 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 34 (1.99%) NoSQL
8 33 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 29 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 28 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 13 (0.76%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.47%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 58 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 54 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 46 (2.69%) JIRA
5 41 (2.40%) Selenium
6 29 (1.69%) Subversion
7 24 (1.40%) Eclipse
8 20 (1.17%) TeamCity
9 17 (0.99%) NUnit
10 16 (0.94%) JUnit
11 14 (0.82%) Moq
12 12 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (0.70%) JMeter
13 11 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (0.53%) MSTest
15 8 (0.47%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.47%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.47%) git-flow
15 8 (0.47%) Robot Framework
General
1 129 (7.54%) Finance
2 47 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 40 (2.34%) Games
4 38 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 31 (1.81%) Advertising
6 23 (1.34%) Banking
7 18 (1.05%) Retail
8 17 (0.99%) Marketing
9 14 (0.82%) Electronics
10 12 (0.70%) Back Office
11 8 (0.47%) Automotive
11 8 (0.47%) French Language
11 8 (0.47%) Legal
12 7 (0.41%) Law
13 6 (0.35%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.29%) German Language
14 5 (0.29%) Military
15 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.058%) Billing
16 1 (0.058%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 353 (20.63%) Support Engineer
2 275 (16.07%) Analyst
3 190 (11.10%) IT Support
4 183 (10.70%) Developer
5 162 (9.47%) Support Analyst
6 158 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 132 (7.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 127 (7.42%) IT Engineer
9 121 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support
10 114 (6.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 112 (6.55%) Desktop Support
12 110 (6.43%) IT Support Engineer
13 107 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 95 (5.55%) Windows Engineer
15 93 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
16 92 (5.38%) .NET Developer
16 92 (5.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 81 (4.73%) Software Engineer
18 74 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 71 (4.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (15.25%) .NET
2 132 (7.71%) HTML
3 115 (6.72%) ASP.NET
4 108 (6.31%) .NET Framework
5 81 (4.73%) XML
6 63 (3.68%) jQuery
7 61 (3.57%) CSS
8 44 (2.57%) Web Services
9 43 (2.51%) HTML5
10 41 (2.40%) WCF
11 40 (2.34%) WPF
12 36 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (2.05%) WinForms
14 34 (1.99%) Entity Framework
15 30 (1.75%) Middleware
15 30 (1.75%) SOAP
16 24 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 23 (1.34%) Hibernate
18 22 (1.29%) RESTful
19 21 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (5.55%) Driving Licence
3 89 (5.20%) Data Centre
4 77 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 63 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 49 (2.86%) Clustering
7 34 (1.99%) Cybercrime
8 31 (1.81%) iPhone
8 31 (1.81%) Visualisation
9 28 (1.64%) Replication
10 25 (1.46%) CESG
10 25 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 25 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 24 (1.40%) User Experience
12 21 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 17 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 16 (0.94%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.88%) Statistics
16 14 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 696 (40.68%) Windows Server
2 458 (26.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 456 (26.65%) Linux
4 360 (21.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 236 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 229 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 105 (6.14%) Unix
8 102 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 97 (5.67%) Android
10 96 (5.61%) Windows 10
11 80 (4.68%) Windows XP
12 76 (4.44%) Mac OS X
13 73 (4.27%) Apple iOS
14 55 (3.21%) CentOS
15 49 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (1.52%) Windows Phone
17 19 (1.11%) Windows Vista
18 13 (0.76%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.76%) VMS
18 13 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (21.33%) ITIL
2 236 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (8.12%) Software Engineering
4 138 (8.07%) Service Delivery
5 126 (7.36%) Scrum
6 106 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (5.73%) DevOps
8 89 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
9 78 (4.56%) Mentoring
10 77 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 77 (4.50%) MVC
11 72 (4.21%) Service Management
12 65 (3.80%) ITIL V3
12 65 (3.80%) OO
12 65 (3.80%) Problem Management
13 64 (3.74%) Infrastructure Management
14 63 (3.68%) Automated Testing
15 60 (3.51%) SDLC
16 51 (2.98%) Migration
17 48 (2.81%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 340 (19.87%) SQL
2 264 (15.43%) C#
3 188 (10.99%) JavaScript
4 154 (9.00%) Java
5 144 (8.42%) C++
6 139 (8.12%) PowerShell
7 119 (6.95%) Python
8 83 (4.85%) C
9 51 (2.98%) PHP
10 48 (2.81%) VB
11 45 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 44 (2.57%) T-SQL
13 40 (2.34%) Objective-C
14 36 (2.10%) Perl
15 35 (2.05%) VB.NET
16 29 (1.69%) VBScript
17 28 (1.64%) Ruby
18 23 (1.34%) PL/SQL
19 21 (1.23%) Shell Script
20 9 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 357 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 218 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 206 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 192 (11.22%) DV Cleared
5 163 (9.53%) Degree
6 160 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
7 149 (8.71%) MCSE
8 147 (8.59%) CCNA
9 79 (4.62%) MCSA
10 75 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 69 (4.03%) MCP
12 44 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (2.28%) MCITP
14 34 (1.99%) CISSP
15 30 (1.75%) ISEB
16 26 (1.52%) ISTQB
17 25 (1.46%) CCNP
18 23 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
19 19 (1.11%) CEH
19 19 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.37%) SLA
2 32 (1.87%) QA
3 15 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.23%) GPG13
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.058%) DICOM
7 1 (0.058%) HL7
System Software
1 641 (37.46%) Active Directory
2 330 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (11.28%) Hyper-V
4 63 (3.68%) XenApp
5 56 (3.27%) vSphere
6 47 (2.75%) Terminal Services
7 42 (2.45%) XenDesktop
8 35 (2.05%) VMware ESX
9 31 (1.81%) Firmware
10 29 (1.69%) Docker
11 24 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
13 19 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
13 19 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.70%) Xen
16 11 (0.64%) Postfix
16 11 (0.64%) XenServer
17 10 (0.58%) Dovecot
18 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 71 (4.15%) SCCM
2 51 (2.98%) Puppet
3 39 (2.28%) WSUS
4 37 (2.16%) Backup Exec
5 24 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.40%) Tivoli
6 23 (1.34%) SCOM
7 22 (1.29%) AirWatch
8 20 (1.17%) NetBackup
8 20 (1.17%) Salt
9 17 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (0.82%) Ansible
11 13 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (0.53%) Cobbler
13 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.53%) Terraform
14 7 (0.41%) Nagios
15 5 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
15 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 775 (45.30%) Microsoft
2 563 (32.90%) VMware
3 244 (14.26%) Cisco
4 178 (10.40%) Citrix
5 103 (6.02%) HP
5 103 (6.02%) Oracle
6 73 (4.27%) Red Hat
7 63 (3.68%) Dell
8 62 (3.62%) Veeam
9 46 (2.69%) Juniper
9 46 (2.69%) Symantec
10 44 (2.57%) EMC
11 43 (2.51%) IBM
12 33 (1.93%) Veritas
13 32 (1.87%) WatchGuard
14 29 (1.69%) Apple
15 24 (1.40%) CheckPoint
16 22 (1.29%) Draytek
17 21 (1.23%) CommVault
18 19 (1.11%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Minehead, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
AAP3
Salary: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Radstock, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + salary reviews / training
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competative Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competative Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chard, Somerset
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £37000 - £39000 per annum + a benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago