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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / South West
Rank 13 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 664 1033 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.95% 17.95% 16.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.59% 60.06% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 588 927 873
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.15%

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
1153 1720 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.48% 29.89% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1502 1406
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Bristol -9 161 £33,250 -16.87% 34
Wiltshire -1 152 £32,500 - 13
Gloucestershire -6 139 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Somerset -10 74 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Dorset +3 68 £28,750 -4.95% 12
Devon +1 60 £28,750 -0.86% 6
Cornwall -10 12 £24,500 -34.66% 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 624 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 566 (39.31%) Windows Server
3 513 (35.63%) Active Directory
4 435 (30.21%) VMware
5 416 (28.89%) Linux
6 346 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 320 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 309 (21.46%) ITIL
9 300 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 297 (20.63%) Security Cleared
11 279 (19.38%) MS Excel
12 276 (19.17%) MS Exchange
13 274 (19.03%) SQL
14 244 (16.94%) C#
15 241 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 238 (16.53%) .NET
17 229 (15.90%) Firewall
18 206 (14.31%) MS Office
18 206 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
19 188 (13.06%) WAN
20 181 (12.57%) LAN
21 173 (12.01%) DV Cleared
22 165 (11.46%) Cisco
23 164 (11.39%) Java
23 164 (11.39%) Windows 7
24 161 (11.18%) SC Cleared
25 160 (11.11%) Citrix
26 158 (10.97%) Hyper-V
27 157 (10.90%) TCP/IP
28 153 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 276 (19.17%) MS Exchange
2 151 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (8.47%) IIS
4 100 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 72 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 39 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 37 (2.57%) Apache
8 36 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 24 (1.67%) JBoss
10 19 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.18%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (1.04%) Skype for Business
13 14 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.97%) Jetty
14 13 (0.90%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.69%) GlassFish
15 10 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 279 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 206 (14.31%) MS Office
3 15 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.21%) HipChat
6 3 (0.21%) MS Project
7 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.14%) CATIA
8 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.069%) Simulink
8 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.42%) Visualfiles
3 5 (0.35%) OpenText MBPM
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 4 (0.28%) Magento
4 4 (0.28%) Maximo
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.14%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.069%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.069%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.069%) Line 500
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.069%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.069%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 147 (10.21%) Office 365
2 88 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (1.94%) SaaS
5 23 (1.60%) PaaS
6 13 (0.90%) IaaS
6 13 (0.90%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.14%) G Suite
11 2 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.069%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 229 (15.90%) Firewall
2 188 (13.06%) WAN
3 181 (12.57%) LAN
4 157 (10.90%) TCP/IP
5 120 (8.33%) SAN
6 115 (7.99%) DNS
7 107 (7.43%) DHCP
8 83 (5.76%) VPN
9 62 (4.31%) SMTP
10 60 (4.17%) Internet
11 55 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
12 50 (3.47%) HTTP
12 50 (3.47%) Network Security
13 49 (3.40%) Wireless
14 44 (3.06%) VLAN
15 39 (2.71%) X.400
16 33 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
17 29 (2.01%) VoIP
18 28 (1.94%) FTP
19 24 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (2.99%) MySQL
5 33 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 30 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (2.01%) MongoDB
10 25 (1.74%) Big Data
11 21 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 21 (1.46%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 53 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 49 (3.40%) JIRA
5 44 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 38 (2.64%) Selenium
7 34 (2.36%) JMeter
8 25 (1.74%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.32%) Subversion
10 17 (1.18%) JUnit
11 16 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.11%) NUnit
12 13 (0.90%) MSTest
13 12 (0.83%) Moq
13 12 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
14 11 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.69%) LoadRunner
15 10 (0.69%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
17 6 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 137 (9.51%) Finance
2 47 (3.26%) Games
3 39 (2.71%) Advertising
4 38 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 22 (1.53%) Legal
5 22 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.32%) Marketing
7 18 (1.25%) Banking
8 17 (1.18%) Electronics
9 13 (0.90%) Retail
10 11 (0.76%) Back Office
11 8 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.49%) Law
13 6 (0.42%) French Language
13 6 (0.42%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.35%) German Language
15 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Military
16 2 (0.14%) Automotive
16 2 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 265 (18.40%) Support Engineer
2 217 (15.07%) Analyst
3 182 (12.64%) IT Support
4 154 (10.69%) Developer
5 127 (8.82%) IT Engineer
6 119 (8.26%) Support Analyst
7 116 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 101 (7.01%) IT Support Engineer
8 101 (7.01%) Software Engineer
9 90 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 88 (6.11%) Desktop Support
11 84 (5.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 82 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
13 76 (5.28%) .NET Developer
13 76 (5.28%) Windows Engineer
14 68 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 58 (4.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 58 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
16 56 (3.89%) Administrator
17 55 (3.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (16.53%) .NET
2 125 (8.68%) HTML
3 108 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 103 (7.15%) ASP.NET
5 73 (5.07%) XML
6 55 (3.82%) CSS
7 47 (3.26%) Web Services
8 43 (2.99%) Entity Framework
9 42 (2.92%) WCF
9 42 (2.92%) WPF
10 37 (2.57%) jQuery
11 33 (2.29%) HTML5
12 32 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (2.22%) WinForms
13 29 (2.01%) SOAP
14 26 (1.81%) Middleware
15 24 (1.67%) REST
16 22 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (1.46%) NHibernate
18 16 (1.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 68 (4.72%) Driving Licence
4 67 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 28 (1.94%) Clustering
7 27 (1.88%) Fat Client
7 27 (1.88%) Thin Client
8 23 (1.60%) Cybercrime
9 22 (1.53%) CESG
10 19 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (1.04%) Replication
12 15 (1.04%) User Experience
13 14 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.90%) iPhone
14 13 (0.90%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.83%) EPoS
16 11 (0.76%) Blackberry
17 10 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 566 (39.31%) Windows Server
2 416 (28.89%) Linux
3 346 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 300 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 164 (11.39%) Windows 7
6 153 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 112 (7.78%) Unix
8 88 (6.11%) Windows 8
9 85 (5.90%) Windows 10
10 74 (5.14%) Android
11 70 (4.86%) Mac OS X
12 63 (4.38%) Windows XP
13 59 (4.10%) Apple iOS
14 41 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 37 (2.57%) CentOS
16 19 (1.32%) Solaris
17 17 (1.18%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.97%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.76%) AIX
20 10 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (21.46%) ITIL
2 206 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (10.63%) Software Engineering
4 128 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 106 (7.36%) Scrum
6 83 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (5.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 77 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
7 77 (5.35%) DevOps
7 77 (5.35%) Service Management
8 66 (4.58%) Mentoring
9 61 (4.24%) Unit Testing
10 58 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 53 (3.68%) Automated Testing
11 53 (3.68%) MVC
12 49 (3.40%) SDLC
13 48 (3.33%) Migration
14 47 (3.26%) ITIL V3
15 46 (3.19%) Problem Management
15 46 (3.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 274 (19.03%) SQL
2 244 (16.94%) C#
3 164 (11.39%) Java
4 144 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 128 (8.89%) C++
5 128 (8.89%) Python
6 118 (8.19%) PowerShell
7 91 (6.32%) C
8 49 (3.40%) Perl
8 49 (3.40%) PHP
9 45 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 37 (2.57%) Ruby
11 36 (2.50%) VB
12 24 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 24 (1.67%) VBScript
13 22 (1.53%) Objective-C
13 22 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.97%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 297 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 173 (12.01%) DV Cleared
3 161 (11.18%) SC Cleared
4 147 (10.21%) Degree
5 134 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 100 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
7 93 (6.46%) CCNA
8 89 (6.18%) MCSE
9 54 (3.75%) MCSA
10 50 (3.47%) MCP
11 40 (2.78%) CISSP
12 34 (2.36%) ISTQB
12 34 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (2.29%) ISEB
14 30 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (1.53%) SANS
16 21 (1.46%) CCNP
16 21 (1.46%) GIAC
17 18 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.39%) SLA
2 31 (2.15%) QA
3 21 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.56%) GPG13
5 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.069%) DICOM
7 1 (0.069%) HL7
7 1 (0.069%) TickIT
System Software
1 513 (35.63%) Active Directory
2 241 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (10.97%) Hyper-V
4 55 (3.82%) XenApp
5 48 (3.33%) vSphere
6 35 (2.43%) XenDesktop
7 26 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 23 (1.60%) Docker
9 22 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 21 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (1.32%) Snort
13 16 (1.11%) Firmware
13 16 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (0.97%) Postfix
15 13 (0.90%) Dovecot
15 13 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (0.76%) XenServer
17 10 (0.69%) Terminal Server
17 10 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (4.86%) SCCM
2 50 (3.47%) Puppet
3 28 (1.94%) WSUS
4 22 (1.53%) SCOM
5 19 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 18 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.11%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.97%) Salt
10 13 (0.90%) Ansible
11 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (0.63%) AirWatch
12 9 (0.63%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.56%) Nmap
14 7 (0.49%) Cobbler
14 7 (0.49%) Nagios
14 7 (0.49%) Terraform
15 6 (0.42%) ArcSight ESM
15 6 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
16 5 (0.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 624 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 435 (30.21%) VMware
3 165 (11.46%) Cisco
4 160 (11.11%) Citrix
5 100 (6.94%) Oracle
6 76 (5.28%) HP
7 61 (4.24%) Red Hat
8 33 (2.29%) Veeam
9 31 (2.15%) Dell
10 23 (1.60%) IBM
11 22 (1.53%) Apple
11 22 (1.53%) Juniper
12 20 (1.39%) Intel
13 19 (1.32%) EMC
14 17 (1.18%) ArcSight
14 17 (1.18%) NetApp
14 17 (1.18%) Symantec
15 15 (1.04%) WatchGuard
16 14 (0.97%) 3PAR
16 14 (0.97%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
FT Select
Salary: £19,000 per annum + 25% shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus shift premium where applicable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-44K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Offer Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago