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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 890 1074 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.59% 18.21% 17.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.62% 59.04% 62.48%
Number of salaries quoted 788 935 916
Median salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1399 1819 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.08% 30.85% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1563 1431
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Bristol -1 215 £32,500 -7.14% 27
Gloucestershire 0 208 £40,000 +2.56% 21
Wiltshire -3 201 £32,500 -11.26% 24
Somerset -7 103 £32,787 -9.55% 22
Dorset +2 97 £28,000 -15.15% 15
Devon -19 34 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Cornwall -10 20 £27,500 +26.43% 3
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 826 (45.04%) Microsoft
2 632 (34.46%) Windows Server
3 607 (33.10%) Active Directory
4 598 (32.61%) VMware
5 537 (29.28%) Linux
6 475 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 462 (25.19%) SQL Server
8 441 (24.05%) MS Exchange
9 440 (23.99%) SQL
10 406 (22.14%) Firewall
11 389 (21.21%) ITIL
12 343 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 342 (18.65%) MS Excel
14 337 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 321 (17.50%) Security Cleared
16 308 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
17 304 (16.58%) Cisco
18 298 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 284 (15.49%) C#
20 269 (14.67%) TCP/IP
21 262 (14.29%) DNS
22 259 (14.12%) .NET
23 251 (13.69%) Windows 7
23 251 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2010
24 221 (12.05%) SC Cleared
25 216 (11.78%) Office 365
26 197 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
27 194 (10.58%) Citrix
27 194 (10.58%) C++
28 192 (10.47%) JavaScript

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
1 441 (24.05%) MS Exchange
2 251 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 172 (9.38%) IIS
4 133 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 120 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 118 (6.43%) SharePoint
7 66 (3.60%) Apache
8 44 (2.40%) Skype for Business
9 37 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 36 (1.96%) JBoss
11 35 (1.91%) WebLogic
12 34 (1.85%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.31%) Tomcat
14 21 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
16 18 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 17 (0.93%) OpenStack
18 12 (0.65%) CloudStack
18 12 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
19 11 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 342 (18.65%) MS Excel
2 174 (9.49%) MS Office
3 27 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.27%) InVision
7 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.055%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.44%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.22%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.16%) Magento
8 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.055%) FastStats
9 1 (0.055%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.055%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.055%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.055%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.055%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 216 (11.78%) Office 365
2 73 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (2.40%) SaaS
5 19 (1.04%) IaaS
6 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.55%) PaaS
7 6 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.22%) TestFlight
10 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 406 (22.14%) Firewall
2 269 (14.67%) TCP/IP
3 262 (14.29%) DNS
4 185 (10.09%) SAN
5 184 (10.03%) VPN
6 169 (9.21%) WAN
7 163 (8.89%) DHCP
8 161 (8.78%) VoIP
9 150 (8.18%) LAN
10 81 (4.42%) Internet
11 71 (3.87%) SMTP
12 70 (3.82%) MPLS
13 51 (2.78%) SSL
14 47 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
15 46 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
16 45 (2.45%) VLAN
17 44 (2.40%) Network Security
18 41 (2.24%) Broadband
18 41 (2.24%) HTTP
19 40 (2.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (25.19%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.94%) Big Data
3 51 (2.78%) MySQL
4 49 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 47 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 42 (2.29%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 35 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (1.36%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database
14 16 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.76%) Apache Accumulo
16 11 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (4.47%) Selenium
2 74 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 61 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 53 (2.89%) Subversion
6 47 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 47 (2.56%) NUnit
7 40 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 39 (2.13%) JIRA
9 30 (1.64%) Moq
10 21 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 21 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 16 (0.87%) JUnit
12 12 (0.65%) MSTest
13 11 (0.60%) Maven
14 9 (0.49%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.49%) NuGet
14 9 (0.49%) RSpec
15 8 (0.44%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 163 (8.89%) Finance
2 109 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 49 (2.67%) Banking
3 49 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 29 (1.58%) Advertising
5 27 (1.47%) Electronics
6 24 (1.31%) Marketing
7 18 (0.98%) Back Office
8 15 (0.82%) Games
9 13 (0.71%) Retail
10 9 (0.49%) Law
11 8 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.44%) Legal
12 7 (0.38%) Automotive
12 7 (0.38%) French Language
13 5 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.27%) Publishing
14 4 (0.22%) International Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 327 (17.83%) Support Engineer
2 319 (17.39%) Analyst
3 276 (15.05%) Developer
4 150 (8.18%) IT Support
5 145 (7.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 145 (7.91%) Support Analyst
6 123 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 113 (6.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 100 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
9 99 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 97 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 94 (5.13%) .NET Developer
11 94 (5.13%) IT Engineer
12 91 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
13 80 (4.36%) IT Support Engineer
14 75 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 72 (3.93%) C# Developer
16 69 (3.76%) 1st Line Support
17 66 (3.60%) Administrator
18 62 (3.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (14.12%) .NET
2 143 (7.80%) HTML
3 135 (7.36%) ASP.NET
4 101 (5.51%) CSS
5 84 (4.58%) .NET Framework
6 73 (3.98%) Web Services
7 61 (3.33%) XML
8 56 (3.05%) WPF
9 50 (2.73%) HTML5
10 49 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (2.62%) WCF
12 47 (2.56%) WinForms
13 44 (2.40%) jQuery
14 34 (1.85%) LAMP
15 25 (1.36%) JSON
15 25 (1.36%) NHibernate
16 23 (1.25%) CSS3
16 23 (1.25%) Entity Framework
17 21 (1.15%) REST
17 21 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (6.11%) Data Centre
3 84 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 65 (3.54%) Driving Licence
5 55 (3.00%) Clustering
6 49 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.40%) Digital Media
8 32 (1.74%) Blackberry
9 30 (1.64%) iPhone
9 30 (1.64%) User Experience
10 26 (1.42%) Visualisation
11 25 (1.36%) EqualLogic
12 24 (1.31%) iPad
12 24 (1.31%) Mobile App
13 23 (1.25%) EPoS
14 22 (1.20%) Client/Server
15 21 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
16 20 (1.09%) Algorithms
16 20 (1.09%) Cybercrime
17 19 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 632 (34.46%) Windows Server
2 537 (29.28%) Linux
3 475 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 337 (18.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 298 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 251 (13.69%) Windows 7
7 151 (8.23%) Unix
8 140 (7.63%) Windows 8
9 115 (6.27%) Windows 10
10 91 (4.96%) Android
11 82 (4.47%) Apple iOS
12 66 (3.60%) Windows XP
13 63 (3.44%) Mac OS X
14 46 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 35 (1.91%) CentOS
16 33 (1.80%) Windows Vista
17 29 (1.58%) Windows Phone
18 24 (1.31%) Solaris
19 18 (0.98%) Windows 2000
20 15 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (21.21%) ITIL
2 308 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (8.78%) Software Engineering
4 132 (7.20%) Scrum
5 111 (6.05%) Service Delivery
6 110 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (5.89%) Cybersecurity
8 104 (5.67%) MVC
9 103 (5.62%) Mentoring
10 97 (5.29%) SDLC
11 91 (4.96%) DevOps
12 90 (4.91%) OO
13 81 (4.42%) Automated Testing
14 74 (4.03%) TDD
15 72 (3.93%) Service Management
16 66 (3.60%) Test Automation
17 60 (3.27%) ITIL V3
17 60 (3.27%) UML
18 59 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
18 59 (3.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 440 (23.99%) SQL
2 284 (15.49%) C#
3 194 (10.58%) C++
4 192 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 190 (10.36%) Java
6 142 (7.74%) Python
7 115 (6.27%) PowerShell
8 93 (5.07%) C
9 72 (3.93%) T-SQL
10 71 (3.87%) VB
11 61 (3.33%) Perl
12 59 (3.22%) PHP
13 57 (3.11%) Ruby
14 47 (2.56%) Bash Shell
15 45 (2.45%) VB.NET
16 39 (2.13%) Objective-C
17 26 (1.42%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.04%) VB6
19 14 (0.76%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 321 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 221 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 197 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 176 (9.60%) Degree
5 129 (7.03%) MCSE
6 128 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
7 121 (6.60%) DV Cleared
8 105 (5.73%) CCNA
9 55 (3.00%) MCSA
10 54 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 54 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 51 (2.78%) MCP
12 41 (2.24%) MCITP
13 40 (2.18%) A+ Certification
14 38 (2.07%) Network+ Certification
15 33 (1.80%) ISEB
16 27 (1.47%) CCNP
17 25 (1.36%) CISSP
17 25 (1.36%) MCTS
18 20 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (6.98%) SLA
2 57 (3.11%) QA
3 27 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.22%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) GPG13
7 1 (0.055%) COBIT
7 1 (0.055%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.055%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.055%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.055%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.055%) TickIT
System Software
1 607 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 343 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (7.85%) Hyper-V
4 109 (5.94%) vSphere
5 97 (5.29%) XenApp
6 38 (2.07%) VMware ESX
7 37 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (1.96%) XenDesktop
9 26 (1.42%) Terminal Services
10 25 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
11 19 (1.04%) Firmware
11 19 (1.04%) vCloud
12 18 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (0.76%) XenServer
15 12 (0.65%) Xen
16 11 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (0.55%) Snort
18 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 6 (0.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 95 (5.18%) SCCM
2 68 (3.71%) SCOM
3 47 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 44 (2.40%) NetBackup
5 41 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 39 (2.13%) WSUS
7 30 (1.64%) Puppet
8 23 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
9 21 (1.15%) Tivoli
10 20 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (1.04%) Foglight
12 14 (0.76%) AirWatch
12 14 (0.76%) Ansible
12 14 (0.76%) Salt
13 12 (0.65%) Cobbler
13 12 (0.65%) Terraform
14 9 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (0.44%) logstash
15 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (0.44%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 826 (45.04%) Microsoft
2 598 (32.61%) VMware
3 304 (16.58%) Cisco
4 194 (10.58%) Citrix
5 147 (8.02%) Oracle
6 136 (7.42%) HP
7 87 (4.74%) Dell
8 76 (4.14%) Juniper
9 68 (3.71%) NetApp
10 67 (3.65%) EMC
10 67 (3.65%) Red Hat
11 63 (3.44%) Symantec
12 57 (3.11%) WatchGuard
13 55 (3.00%) Veeam
14 47 (2.56%) IBM
15 40 (2.18%) CheckPoint
15 40 (2.18%) Intel Security
16 37 (2.02%) Apple
17 28 (1.53%) SAP
18 23 (1.25%) Avaya
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