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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / South West
Rank 13 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 665 1018 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.42% 18.24% 16.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.74% 59.92% 63.21%
Number of salaries quoted 581 933 888
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median 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 £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
1172 1699 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.64% 30.44% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1534 1379
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 £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -1 179 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Bristol -13 142 £32,500 -18.75% 29
Wiltshire -4 127 £34,500 -1.42% 13
Dorset -2 76 £28,500 - 9
Somerset -12 67 £37,500 - 11
Devon +2 66 £31,250 +13.63% 6
Cornwall -5 7 £30,250 -24.37% 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 684 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 618 (40.39%) Windows Server
3 566 (36.99%) Active Directory
4 498 (32.55%) VMware
5 434 (28.37%) Linux
6 371 (24.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 346 (22.61%) ITIL
8 343 (22.42%) SQL Server
9 333 (21.76%) MS Excel
10 327 (21.37%) MS Exchange
11 323 (21.11%) Security Cleared
12 313 (20.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 297 (19.41%) SQL
14 283 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 274 (17.91%) Firewall
16 246 (16.08%) C#
17 239 (15.62%) .NET
18 212 (13.86%) MS Office
18 212 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
19 196 (12.81%) WAN
19 196 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2010
20 193 (12.61%) Cisco
21 190 (12.42%) Windows 7
22 188 (12.29%) LAN
23 187 (12.22%) DV Cleared
24 182 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
25 179 (11.70%) Hyper-V
26 172 (11.24%) SC Cleared
27 171 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
28 168 (10.98%) Citrix

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
1 327 (21.37%) MS Exchange
2 196 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 151 (9.87%) IIS
4 120 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 96 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (3.27%) Tomcat
7 49 (3.20%) Apache
8 40 (2.61%) SharePoint
9 28 (1.83%) JBoss
10 24 (1.57%) WebLogic
11 18 (1.18%) Jetty
12 17 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.05%) Skype for Business
14 14 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (0.72%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.65%) GlassFish
17 8 (0.52%) CMS
17 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 333 (21.76%) MS Excel
2 212 (13.86%) MS Office
3 17 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.26%) MS Project
7 3 (0.20%) HipChat
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.13%) CATIA
8 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.065%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.065%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
2 5 (0.33%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.26%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (0.26%) Magento
3 4 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.20%) Maximo
5 2 (0.13%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.065%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.065%) Line 500
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.065%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.065%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 150 (9.80%) Office 365
2 78 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.09%) SaaS
5 25 (1.63%) PaaS
6 17 (1.11%) IaaS
7 11 (0.72%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.13%) G Suite
12 2 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.13%) TestFlight
13 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 274 (17.91%) Firewall
2 196 (12.81%) WAN
3 188 (12.29%) LAN
4 168 (10.98%) TCP/IP
5 157 (10.26%) DNS
6 144 (9.41%) SAN
7 124 (8.10%) DHCP
8 110 (7.19%) VPN
9 74 (4.84%) SMTP
10 65 (4.25%) HTTP
11 60 (3.92%) Network Security
11 60 (3.92%) VLAN
12 53 (3.46%) Internet
13 51 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
14 47 (3.07%) VoIP
14 47 (3.07%) Wireless
15 43 (2.81%) X.400
16 40 (2.61%) SSL
17 36 (2.35%) FTP
18 34 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (2.68%) MySQL
5 38 (2.48%) Big Data
6 35 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 35 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (2.09%) MongoDB
8 30 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 26 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (1.50%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.52%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.46%) Apache Hive
17 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 50 (3.27%) Visual Studio
4 47 (3.07%) Jenkins
5 44 (2.88%) JIRA
6 30 (1.96%) Selenium
7 25 (1.63%) Eclipse
8 23 (1.50%) Subversion
9 21 (1.37%) JMeter
10 18 (1.18%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.85%) JUnit
12 12 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (0.65%) NUnit
14 9 (0.59%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.59%) Moq
14 9 (0.59%) MSTest
14 9 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (0.46%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.46%) LoadRunner
15 7 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 119 (7.78%) Finance
2 41 (2.68%) Games
3 34 (2.22%) Advertising
3 34 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 26 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.18%) Banking
5 18 (1.18%) Marketing
6 16 (1.05%) Retail
7 13 (0.85%) Electronics
7 13 (0.85%) Legal
8 11 (0.72%) Back Office
9 7 (0.46%) Automotive
10 6 (0.39%) French Language
10 6 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.33%) German Language
12 4 (0.26%) Military
13 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Front Office
14 2 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 296 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 240 (15.69%) Analyst
3 177 (11.57%) IT Support
4 156 (10.20%) Developer
5 142 (9.28%) Support Analyst
6 139 (9.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 124 (8.10%) IT Engineer
8 104 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 103 (6.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 102 (6.67%) Desktop Support
11 100 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
11 100 (6.54%) IT Support Engineer
12 87 (5.69%) Software Engineer
13 85 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
14 84 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 80 (5.23%) .NET Developer
16 71 (4.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 71 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
17 62 (4.05%) Administrator
17 62 (4.05%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (15.62%) .NET
2 124 (8.10%) HTML
3 108 (7.06%) .NET Framework
4 107 (6.99%) ASP.NET
5 78 (5.10%) XML
6 52 (3.40%) jQuery
7 51 (3.33%) CSS
8 40 (2.61%) WCF
8 40 (2.61%) Web Services
9 36 (2.35%) WPF
10 34 (2.22%) Entity Framework
10 34 (2.22%) HTML5
11 32 (2.09%) SOAP
12 30 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (1.96%) WinForms
13 27 (1.76%) Middleware
14 20 (1.31%) REST
14 20 (1.31%) XSL
15 19 (1.24%) LAMP
15 19 (1.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 108 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 76 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 76 (4.97%) Data Centre
4 56 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.42%) Clustering
6 30 (1.96%) Cybercrime
6 30 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 30 (1.96%) Thin Client
7 28 (1.83%) CESG
8 26 (1.70%) Visualisation
9 23 (1.50%) iPhone
10 20 (1.31%) Replication
10 20 (1.31%) User Experience
11 18 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 15 (0.98%) Cryptography
13 14 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 14 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
15 11 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 618 (40.39%) Windows Server
2 434 (28.37%) Linux
3 371 (24.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 313 (20.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 190 (12.42%) Windows 7
6 182 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 106 (6.93%) Unix
8 101 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 90 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 85 (5.56%) Android
11 71 (4.64%) Windows XP
12 70 (4.58%) Mac OS X
13 66 (4.31%) Apple iOS
14 48 (3.14%) CentOS
15 44 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (1.31%) Windows Phone
17 19 (1.24%) Windows 2000
17 19 (1.24%) Windows Vista
18 13 (0.85%) Solaris
19 11 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (22.61%) ITIL
2 212 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (9.28%) Service Delivery
4 140 (9.15%) Software Engineering
5 110 (7.19%) Scrum
6 91 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
7 88 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (5.56%) Service Management
9 79 (5.16%) Infrastructure Management
10 78 (5.10%) DevOps
11 72 (4.71%) Mentoring
12 64 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 59 (3.86%) MVC
13 59 (3.86%) Problem Management
14 55 (3.59%) Automated Testing
14 55 (3.59%) ITIL V3
15 53 (3.46%) Unit Testing
16 49 (3.20%) OO
17 47 (3.07%) Migration
18 45 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (19.41%) SQL
2 246 (16.08%) C#
3 165 (10.78%) JavaScript
4 159 (10.39%) Java
5 129 (8.43%) C++
6 122 (7.97%) PowerShell
7 110 (7.19%) Python
8 79 (5.16%) C
9 51 (3.33%) PHP
10 45 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 43 (2.81%) Perl
12 36 (2.35%) VB
13 34 (2.22%) T-SQL
14 32 (2.09%) VB.NET
15 31 (2.03%) Objective-C
15 31 (2.03%) Ruby
16 24 (1.57%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.57%) VBScript
17 18 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 323 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 187 (12.22%) DV Cleared
3 172 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 171 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 165 (10.78%) Degree
6 130 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
7 125 (8.17%) CCNA
8 111 (7.25%) MCSE
9 69 (4.51%) MCSA
10 56 (3.66%) MCP
11 55 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 41 (2.68%) CISSP
13 35 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (1.96%) ISEB
15 29 (1.90%) ISTQB
15 29 (1.90%) MCITP
16 23 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
17 21 (1.37%) GIAC
17 21 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 20 (1.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.88%) SLA
2 29 (1.90%) QA
3 16 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.46%) GPG13
4 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.065%) DICOM
7 1 (0.065%) HL7
System Software
1 566 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 283 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 59 (3.86%) vSphere
5 58 (3.79%) XenApp
6 40 (2.61%) XenDesktop
7 32 (2.09%) Terminal Services
8 29 (1.90%) VMware ESX
9 27 (1.76%) Docker
10 24 (1.57%) Firmware
11 22 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
12 21 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
13 18 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
14 17 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.78%) Postfix
16 11 (0.72%) Dovecot
16 11 (0.72%) Xen
16 11 (0.72%) XenServer
17 10 (0.65%) Terminal Server
18 9 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 67 (4.38%) SCCM
2 52 (3.40%) Puppet
3 29 (1.90%) WSUS
4 26 (1.70%) SCOM
5 24 (1.57%) Backup Exec
6 23 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (1.31%) NetBackup
8 18 (1.18%) Salt
9 17 (1.11%) Tivoli
10 14 (0.92%) AirWatch
10 14 (0.92%) Ansible
11 12 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (0.52%) Cobbler
14 8 (0.52%) Nagios
14 8 (0.52%) Terraform
15 6 (0.39%) ArcSight ESM
15 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 684 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 498 (32.55%) VMware
3 193 (12.61%) Cisco
4 168 (10.98%) Citrix
5 106 (6.93%) Oracle
6 92 (6.01%) HP
7 65 (4.25%) Red Hat
8 51 (3.33%) Veeam
9 43 (2.81%) Dell
10 33 (2.16%) EMC
11 30 (1.96%) IBM
11 30 (1.96%) Juniper
12 27 (1.76%) Symantec
13 23 (1.50%) WatchGuard
14 22 (1.44%) Apple
15 21 (1.37%) 3PAR
15 21 (1.37%) Veritas
16 20 (1.31%) Intel
17 17 (1.11%) CheckPoint
17 17 (1.11%) CommVault
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