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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1053 1072 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.03% 17.48% 16.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.83% 62.22% 59.88%
Number of salaries quoted 926 943 790
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1790 1723 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.65% 28.10% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1482 1297
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire +3 285 £37,000 +30.97% 26
Bristol -7 232 £36,250 +6.61% 54
Gloucestershire -4 186 £39,500 +12.85% 26
Somerset +7 118 £36,250 +11.53% 29
Dorset +1 100 £33,000 +6.45% 12
Devon +6 79 £28,000 -20.00% 14
Cornwall +6 45 £24,000 +4.34% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 855 (39.15%) Microsoft
2 639 (29.26%) Active Directory
3 615 (28.16%) VMware
4 543 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 537 (24.59%) SQL Server
6 500 (22.89%) SQL
7 492 (22.53%) Linux
8 445 (20.38%) MS Excel
9 436 (19.96%) .NET
10 434 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 426 (19.51%) MS Exchange
12 397 (18.18%) ITIL
13 372 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 364 (16.67%) C#
15 342 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 341 (15.61%) Firewall
17 311 (14.24%) TCP/IP
18 296 (13.55%) Degree
19 290 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
19 290 (13.28%) Citrix
20 268 (12.27%) MS Office
21 258 (11.81%) DNS
22 255 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
23 249 (11.40%) Cisco
24 242 (11.08%) Windows 7
25 240 (10.99%) IIS
26 234 (10.71%) Finance
27 231 (10.58%) Oracle
28 221 (10.12%) Java
28 221 (10.12%) Security Cleared

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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
1 426 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 240 (10.99%) IIS
3 196 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 134 (6.14%) SharePoint
5 120 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 107 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 74 (3.39%) Apache
8 73 (3.34%) Lync
9 66 (3.02%) Tomcat
10 49 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 32 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 28 (1.28%) Node.js
13 27 (1.24%) WebLogic
14 24 (1.10%) nginx
15 21 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.69%) WorkSite
16 15 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (0.69%) JBoss
17 11 (0.50%) IBM Notes
17 11 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 445 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 268 (12.27%) MS Office
3 10 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) MS Project
8 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.092%) InDesign
10 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.18%) Sage 1000
4 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.092%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.092%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.046%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.046%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.046%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.07%) Office 365
2 49 (2.24%) SaaS
3 39 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.73%) IaaS
6 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.092%) PaaS
7 2 (0.092%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.046%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.046%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.046%) Route 53
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 341 (15.61%) Firewall
2 311 (14.24%) TCP/IP
3 258 (11.81%) DNS
4 215 (9.84%) SAN
5 205 (9.39%) LAN
6 197 (9.02%) WAN
7 183 (8.38%) DHCP
8 161 (7.37%) VPN
9 100 (4.58%) Internet
10 75 (3.43%) Wireless
11 60 (2.75%) VoIP
12 56 (2.56%) Network Security
13 55 (2.52%) MPLS
14 51 (2.34%) WLAN
15 46 (2.11%) VLAN
16 44 (2.01%) HTTP
17 41 (1.88%) SSL
18 38 (1.74%) SMTP
19 34 (1.56%) ADSL
19 34 (1.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 113 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (4.40%) MySQL
4 67 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 57 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 57 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 29 (1.33%) Big Data
9 28 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 13 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 122 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 67 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (2.61%) Subversion
4 53 (2.43%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.47%) NUnit
5 32 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 27 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
7 25 (1.14%) Selenium
8 23 (1.05%) Hudson
9 20 (0.92%) ClearCase
10 19 (0.87%) Moq
11 18 (0.82%) MSTest
12 16 (0.73%) JIRA
13 15 (0.69%) Xcode
14 12 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (0.46%) Bugzilla
15 10 (0.46%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.41%) Log4Net
16 9 (0.41%) JMeter
17 8 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 234 (10.71%) Finance
2 94 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.25%) Advertising
4 57 (2.61%) Banking
5 51 (2.34%) Military
6 48 (2.20%) Back Office
7 45 (2.06%) Games
8 40 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.60%) Aerospace
9 35 (1.60%) Marketing
10 32 (1.47%) Legal
11 31 (1.42%) Law
12 19 (0.87%) Electronics
13 13 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.55%) Retail
15 11 (0.50%) Automotive
16 5 (0.23%) Local Government
16 5 (0.23%) French Language
17 4 (0.18%) German Language
18 2 (0.092%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 403 (18.45%) Developer
2 358 (16.39%) Analyst
3 334 (15.29%) Support Engineer
4 184 (8.42%) Support Analyst
5 178 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 134 (6.14%) Software Engineer
7 123 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 122 (5.59%) Consultant
9 119 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
10 113 (5.17%) .NET Developer
11 103 (4.72%) IT Support
12 93 (4.26%) Applications Support
12 93 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
13 85 (3.89%) C# Developer
14 76 (3.48%) Administrator
15 73 (3.34%) Support Technician
15 73 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
16 67 (3.07%) Service Analyst
17 65 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
18 61 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (19.96%) .NET
2 204 (9.34%) ASP.NET
3 198 (9.07%) HTML
4 173 (7.92%) CSS
5 161 (7.37%) Web Services
6 98 (4.49%) XML
7 94 (4.30%) .NET Framework
8 90 (4.12%) jQuery
9 75 (3.43%) HTML5
10 73 (3.34%) WCF
11 62 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (2.47%) JSON
13 53 (2.43%) WPF
14 50 (2.29%) WinForms
15 48 (2.20%) J2EE
15 48 (2.20%) Middleware
16 45 (2.06%) Ajax
17 41 (1.88%) CSS3
18 40 (1.83%) Entity Framework
18 40 (1.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 142 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 85 (3.89%) Data Centre
4 78 (3.57%) Clustering
5 55 (2.52%) Mathematics
6 54 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 50 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 47 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (2.06%) Client/Server
10 41 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 39 (1.79%) Visualisation
12 32 (1.47%) Replication
13 30 (1.37%) PKI
13 30 (1.37%) User Experience
14 28 (1.28%) iPhone
14 28 (1.28%) Fat Client
14 28 (1.28%) Thin Client
15 24 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
16 23 (1.05%) Xbox
17 22 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 543 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 492 (22.53%) Linux
3 434 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 372 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 242 (11.08%) Windows 7
6 184 (8.42%) UNIX
7 149 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 127 (5.82%) Android
9 115 (5.27%) Apple iOS
10 114 (5.22%) Windows XP
11 82 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 74 (3.39%) Windows Vista
13 65 (2.98%) Windows Phone
14 41 (1.88%) CentOS
15 37 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
16 35 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
17 31 (1.42%) Windows 2000
18 25 (1.14%) Ubuntu
19 21 (0.96%) Debian
20 20 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (18.18%) ITIL
2 290 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (8.29%) Software Engineering
4 128 (5.86%) Scrum
5 122 (5.59%) Service Management
6 119 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 112 (5.13%) SDLC
8 110 (5.04%) Configuration Management
9 109 (4.99%) MVC
10 108 (4.95%) Project Management
11 107 (4.90%) OO
12 98 (4.49%) Migration
13 95 (4.35%) Time Management
14 91 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (3.43%) Unit Testing
16 72 (3.30%) TDD
16 72 (3.30%) iOS Development
17 67 (3.07%) Android Development
17 67 (3.07%) CRM
18 63 (2.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 500 (22.89%) SQL
2 364 (16.67%) C#
3 221 (10.12%) Java
4 194 (8.88%) JavaScript
5 172 (7.88%) C++
6 137 (6.27%) C
7 114 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 90 (4.12%) VB.NET
9 81 (3.71%) PHP
10 78 (3.57%) Python
11 75 (3.43%) T-SQL
12 74 (3.39%) Perl
13 52 (2.38%) Ruby
14 46 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 45 (2.06%) PL/SQL
16 32 (1.47%) VBScript
16 32 (1.47%) VB
17 29 (1.33%) Objective-C
18 26 (1.19%) XAML
19 14 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 296 (13.55%) Degree
2 255 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 221 (10.12%) Security Cleared
4 160 (7.33%) MCSE
5 111 (5.08%) MCSA
6 107 (4.90%) SC Cleared
7 98 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 91 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
9 85 (3.89%) DV Cleared
10 83 (3.80%) CCNA
11 63 (2.88%) MCITP
12 62 (2.84%) MCP
13 51 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
14 44 (2.01%) CCA
15 31 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (1.33%) A+ Certification
17 28 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
18 20 (0.92%) CCEA
18 20 (0.92%) CCEE
19 16 (0.73%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.68%) SLA
2 58 (2.66%) QA
3 14 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.32%) WCAG
7 4 (0.18%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.092%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.046%) Basel II
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 639 (29.26%) Active Directory
2 342 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (8.24%) Hyper-V
4 147 (6.73%) vSphere
5 116 (5.31%) XenApp
6 48 (2.20%) VMware ESX
7 28 (1.28%) Terminal Services
8 26 (1.19%) XenServer
9 24 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 22 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (0.92%) XenDesktop
12 19 (0.87%) BitLocker
13 15 (0.69%) Samba
14 14 (0.64%) Firmware
15 13 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.55%) Snort
16 12 (0.55%) Postfix
17 10 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
18 9 (0.41%) vCloud
18 9 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 186 (8.52%) SCCM
2 90 (4.12%) SCOM
3 69 (3.16%) Backup Exec
4 58 (2.66%) NetBackup
5 47 (2.15%) WSUS
6 37 (1.69%) Puppet
7 31 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 17 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (0.73%) Nagios
9 16 (0.73%) SCVMM
10 15 (0.69%) HP SIM
10 15 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
12 12 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 12 (0.55%) Salt
13 11 (0.50%) Ansible
14 10 (0.46%) Windows Intune
15 8 (0.37%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.37%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 855 (39.15%) Microsoft
2 615 (28.16%) VMware
3 290 (13.28%) Citrix
4 249 (11.40%) Cisco
5 231 (10.58%) Oracle
6 128 (5.86%) HP
7 89 (4.08%) Symantec
8 67 (3.07%) Red Hat
9 60 (2.75%) Dell
10 58 (2.66%) IBM
11 55 (2.52%) Avaya
12 41 (1.88%) Remedy
13 39 (1.79%) Juniper
14 37 (1.69%) NetApp
15 36 (1.65%) Apple
15 36 (1.65%) Sophos
16 31 (1.42%) EMC
17 29 (1.33%) Xamarin
18 23 (1.05%) Veeam
19 21 (0.96%) McAfee
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + b
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cornwall
itecopeople
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
itecopeople
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: negotiable +benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
itecopeople
Posted: 14 hours ago
Penryn, Cornwall
itecopeople
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Optima Connections
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
IT Recruitment Company
Salary: Plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Prestige Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago