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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1061 967 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.63% 16.42% 15.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.56% 62.71% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 958 865 722
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
1752 1542 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.77% 26.19% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1357 1296
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +3 280 £40,000 +14.28% 56
Wiltshire +7 263 £33,500 -4.28% 39
Dorset +3 163 £30,000 -11.76% 20
Gloucestershire -2 154 £40,000 +12.67% 39
Somerset +4 118 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Devon -3 52 £28,000 -17.64% 12
Cornwall -5 13 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 834 (39.96%) Microsoft
2 783 (37.52%) Windows Server
3 686 (32.87%) Active Directory
4 612 (29.32%) VMware
5 540 (25.87%) SQL
6 539 (25.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 534 (25.59%) SQL Server
8 493 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 447 (21.42%) MS Exchange
10 425 (20.36%) Linux
11 390 (18.69%) ITIL
12 386 (18.50%) .NET
13 368 (17.63%) C#
14 357 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 350 (16.77%) MS Excel
16 317 (15.19%) Windows 7
17 316 (15.14%) Firewall
18 314 (15.05%) Citrix
19 299 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
20 279 (13.37%) Degree
21 269 (12.89%) Security Cleared
22 257 (12.31%) IIS
23 252 (12.07%) MS Office
24 249 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2010
25 243 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
26 229 (10.97%) DNS
27 222 (10.64%) Unix
28 214 (10.25%) Finance
29 203 (9.73%) TCP/IP
30 201 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 447 (21.42%) MS Exchange
2 257 (12.31%) IIS
3 249 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 121 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 116 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 97 (4.65%) Lync
7 96 (4.60%) Apache
8 84 (4.02%) SharePoint
9 45 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 38 (1.82%) WebLogic
11 30 (1.44%) CMS
12 23 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 22 (1.05%) Tomcat
14 21 (1.01%) Drupal
15 19 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
16 18 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
16 18 (0.86%) JBoss
16 18 (0.86%) Node.js
17 17 (0.81%) nginx
18 15 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 350 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 252 (12.07%) MS Office
3 12 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.14%) HipChat
6 2 (0.096%) MS Project
6 2 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.81%) SAP Business One
3 9 (0.43%) Fredhopper
4 8 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.19%) Lawson
5 4 (0.19%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.048%) FastStats
8 1 (0.048%) Maximo
8 1 (0.048%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 80 (3.83%) Office 365
2 61 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.63%) SaaS
5 24 (1.15%) IaaS
6 22 (1.05%) PaaS
7 9 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.14%) GitHub
9 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.048%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.048%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.048%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 316 (15.14%) Firewall
2 229 (10.97%) DNS
3 203 (9.73%) TCP/IP
4 157 (7.52%) DHCP
5 155 (7.43%) SAN
6 152 (7.28%) LAN
7 129 (6.18%) WAN
8 122 (5.85%) VPN
9 110 (5.27%) Internet
10 77 (3.69%) VLAN
11 52 (2.49%) IPsec
12 47 (2.25%) SSL
13 45 (2.16%) Network Security
13 45 (2.16%) VoIP
14 44 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (1.72%) HTTP
16 30 (1.44%) NAS
16 30 (1.44%) Wireshark
17 29 (1.39%) Wireless
18 26 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (25.59%) SQL Server
2 101 (4.84%) MySQL
3 98 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 62 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 43 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 43 (2.06%) Oracle Database
8 38 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
9 33 (1.58%) MongoDB
9 33 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (1.44%) Big Data
11 23 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 19 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.67%) DB2
15 14 (0.67%) GIS
16 12 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 102 (4.89%) Visual Studio
2 58 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 40 (1.92%) Subversion
5 36 (1.72%) Selenium
6 25 (1.20%) JIRA
7 22 (1.05%) JUnit
7 22 (1.05%) NUnit
8 21 (1.01%) Jenkins
9 20 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 18 (0.86%) JBehave
11 17 (0.81%) Bugzilla
11 17 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 17 (0.81%) PEAR
11 17 (0.81%) PHPUnit
11 17 (0.81%) Trac
12 14 (0.67%) Moq
12 14 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
13 13 (0.62%) Yeoman
14 10 (0.48%) ClearQuest
General
1 214 (10.25%) Finance
2 103 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 59 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 52 (2.49%) Banking
5 44 (2.11%) Advertising
6 42 (2.01%) Legal
7 35 (1.68%) Electronics
8 33 (1.58%) Retail
9 32 (1.53%) Marketing
10 26 (1.25%) Games
11 23 (1.10%) Law
12 21 (1.01%) Back Office
13 20 (0.96%) Aerospace
13 20 (0.96%) Publishing
14 18 (0.86%) German Language
14 18 (0.86%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.72%) Automotive
16 10 (0.48%) Military
17 7 (0.34%) French Language
18 6 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 353 (16.91%) Developer
2 327 (15.67%) Analyst
3 308 (14.76%) Support Engineer
4 186 (8.91%) IT Support
5 148 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 146 (7.00%) Support Analyst
7 129 (6.18%) IT Engineer
8 122 (5.85%) C# Developer
9 119 (5.70%) .NET Developer
10 111 (5.32%) Software Developer
11 109 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
12 93 (4.46%) Applications Support
13 89 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
13 89 (4.26%) Team Leader
14 87 (4.17%) Service Analyst
15 86 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
15 86 (4.12%) Administrator
15 86 (4.12%) Software Engineer
16 81 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
17 77 (3.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (18.50%) .NET
2 182 (8.72%) HTML
3 159 (7.62%) ASP.NET
4 146 (7.00%) CSS
5 140 (6.71%) Web Services
6 98 (4.70%) XML
7 92 (4.41%) .NET Framework
8 74 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (3.55%) jQuery
9 68 (3.26%) WPF
10 60 (2.87%) WinForms
11 59 (2.83%) LAMP
12 58 (2.78%) HTML5
13 55 (2.64%) WCF
14 54 (2.59%) Ajax
15 47 (2.25%) JSON
16 46 (2.20%) J2EE
17 29 (1.39%) CSS3
18 28 (1.34%) Entity Framework
19 26 (1.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 144 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 82 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 56 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 53 (2.54%) Clustering
6 50 (2.40%) Blackberry
7 39 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 38 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 37 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 30 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 29 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 26 (1.25%) iPhone
13 24 (1.15%) Driving Licence
13 24 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.15%) User Experience
14 23 (1.10%) EPoS
15 22 (1.05%) EqualLogic
16 21 (1.01%) iPad
17 19 (0.91%) PKI
17 19 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 783 (37.52%) Windows Server
2 539 (25.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 493 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 425 (20.36%) Linux
5 317 (15.19%) Windows 7
6 222 (10.64%) Unix
7 201 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 134 (6.42%) Windows 8
9 116 (5.56%) Android
10 107 (5.13%) Apple iOS
11 63 (3.02%) Windows XP
12 56 (2.68%) Windows Phone
13 52 (2.49%) Mac OS
14 51 (2.44%) Windows 10
15 43 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 37 (1.77%) CentOS
17 24 (1.15%) Windows 2000
18 23 (1.10%) Mac OS X
19 20 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
20 19 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (18.69%) ITIL
2 299 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (8.86%) Software Engineering
4 145 (6.95%) MVC
5 140 (6.71%) Scrum
6 139 (6.66%) Mentoring
7 107 (5.13%) OO
8 101 (4.84%) Project Management
9 86 (4.12%) Service Management
10 82 (3.93%) Service Delivery
11 81 (3.88%) Incident Management
12 77 (3.69%) Configuration Management
13 75 (3.59%) Migration
14 73 (3.50%) SDLC
15 72 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
15 72 (3.45%) Information Security
16 70 (3.35%) OOP
17 67 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
18 66 (3.16%) Risk Management
19 58 (2.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 540 (25.87%) SQL
2 368 (17.63%) C#
3 197 (9.44%) JavaScript
4 196 (9.39%) Java
5 146 (7.00%) C++
6 120 (5.75%) PHP
6 120 (5.75%) PowerShell
7 106 (5.08%) VB
8 78 (3.74%) C
9 75 (3.59%) Python
10 74 (3.55%) VB.NET
11 64 (3.07%) T-SQL
12 50 (2.40%) Perl
13 34 (1.63%) Ruby
14 28 (1.34%) VB6
15 25 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.15%) VBScript
17 22 (1.05%) XAML
18 21 (1.01%) Objective-C
19 18 (0.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 279 (13.37%) Degree
2 269 (12.89%) Security Cleared
3 243 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 169 (8.10%) SC Cleared
5 150 (7.19%) MCSE
6 107 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 83 (3.98%) MCSA
8 80 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
9 77 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 64 (3.07%) CCNA
11 60 (2.87%) Citrix Certification
12 57 (2.73%) MCP
13 41 (1.96%) CISSP
14 38 (1.82%) CCA
14 38 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
15 35 (1.68%) MCITP
16 30 (1.44%) CISM
17 29 (1.39%) MCTS
18 27 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 27 (1.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.94%) SLA
2 67 (3.21%) QA
3 44 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.14%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.096%) COBIT
8 1 (0.048%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.048%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.048%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.048%) MISRA
8 1 (0.048%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.048%) SDET
8 1 (0.048%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 686 (32.87%) Active Directory
2 357 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (8.05%) XenApp
4 162 (7.76%) Hyper-V
5 101 (4.84%) vSphere
6 41 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 40 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 33 (1.58%) Terminal Services
9 25 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.81%) vCloud
12 15 (0.72%) Xen
13 12 (0.57%) Firmware
14 11 (0.53%) DFS Replication
15 10 (0.48%) Dovecot
15 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.43%) Snort
17 8 (0.38%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
18 7 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 136 (6.52%) SCCM
2 71 (3.40%) SCOM
3 62 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
4 43 (2.06%) WSUS
5 39 (1.87%) Backup Exec
6 38 (1.82%) NetBackup
7 36 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 27 (1.29%) Nagios
9 18 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 18 (0.86%) SCDPM
10 17 (0.81%) SCVMM
11 13 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.57%) Puppet
12 12 (0.57%) SCOrch
13 11 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
13 11 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
14 9 (0.43%) Foglight
14 9 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 9 (0.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 834 (39.96%) Microsoft
2 612 (29.32%) VMware
3 314 (15.05%) Citrix
4 171 (8.19%) Cisco
5 149 (7.14%) Oracle
6 95 (4.55%) HP
7 84 (4.02%) McAfee
8 64 (3.07%) Dell
9 57 (2.73%) NetApp
10 50 (2.40%) SAP
10 50 (2.40%) Symantec
11 47 (2.25%) Apple
12 43 (2.06%) Juniper
13 42 (2.01%) Red Hat
14 37 (1.77%) EMC
15 30 (1.44%) IBM
16 28 (1.34%) AppSense
17 26 (1.25%) Xamarin
18 25 (1.20%) Palo Alto
18 25 (1.20%) Sophos
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + negotiable +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £270000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, flexitime, 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £6k car allowance, 10% pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £23619 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago