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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 927 1131 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.38% 18.47% 15.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.87% 62.18% 59.07%
Number of salaries quoted 835 908 813
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
1523 1819 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.91% 29.71% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1486 1348
Average 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 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 April 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 30 April 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 -4 242 £35,000 - 26
Wiltshire +1 212 £31,000 +3.33% 26
Gloucestershire -5 171 £42,000 +22.62% 21
Somerset -8 104 £37,500 +15.38% 18
Dorset -6 93 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Devon -6 49 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Cornwall -1 46 £23,000 +9.52% 3
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 847 (43.46%) Microsoft
2 710 (36.43%) Windows Server
3 654 (33.56%) Active Directory
4 612 (31.40%) VMware
5 551 (28.27%) SQL Server
6 532 (27.30%) SQL
7 493 (25.30%) Linux
8 458 (23.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 448 (22.99%) MS Exchange
10 413 (21.19%) ITIL
11 397 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 363 (18.62%) MS Excel
13 355 (18.21%) Firewall
14 353 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 322 (16.52%) C#
16 319 (16.37%) .NET
17 300 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
18 278 (14.26%) Security Cleared
19 269 (13.80%) Citrix
20 266 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
21 264 (13.55%) Windows 7
22 257 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
23 255 (13.08%) TCP/IP
24 252 (12.93%) Degree
25 248 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
26 243 (12.47%) IIS
27 242 (12.42%) Cisco
28 224 (11.49%) Java
29 218 (11.19%) MS Office
30 217 (11.13%) Unix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 448 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 257 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 243 (12.47%) IIS
4 138 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 117 (6.00%) SharePoint
6 115 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 90 (4.62%) Apache
8 60 (3.08%) Skype for Business
9 46 (2.36%) WebLogic
10 37 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 29 (1.49%) Drupal
12 28 (1.44%) JBoss
12 28 (1.44%) WebSphere
13 23 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 16 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
15 16 (0.82%) OpenStack
15 16 (0.82%) Tomcat
16 15 (0.77%) CMS
16 15 (0.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 363 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 218 (11.19%) MS Office
3 25 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.051%) HipChat
7 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (0.92%) SAP Business One
3 13 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.15%) Magento
7 2 (0.10%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.051%) FastStats
8 1 (0.051%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.051%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.051%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.051%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 159 (8.16%) Office 365
2 63 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.41%) SaaS
5 24 (1.23%) IaaS
6 14 (0.72%) PaaS
7 8 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.10%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.051%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 355 (18.21%) Firewall
2 255 (13.08%) TCP/IP
3 214 (10.98%) DNS
4 195 (10.01%) SAN
5 144 (7.39%) DHCP
6 136 (6.98%) VPN
6 136 (6.98%) WAN
7 135 (6.93%) LAN
8 104 (5.34%) VoIP
9 96 (4.93%) Internet
10 63 (3.23%) VLAN
11 53 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
12 46 (2.36%) Wireshark
13 44 (2.26%) SSL
14 42 (2.15%) SNMP
15 37 (1.90%) SMTP
16 36 (1.85%) Wireless
17 35 (1.80%) Network Security
18 34 (1.74%) MPLS
19 31 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (28.27%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (4.10%) MySQL
4 59 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 59 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (2.77%) Relational Database
7 51 (2.62%) Big Data
8 44 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 37 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 34 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 25 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
13 22 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 21 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.82%) MS Access
16 13 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
17 12 (0.62%) DB2
18 10 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 86 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 65 (3.34%) Selenium
3 58 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 51 (2.62%) Subversion
6 42 (2.15%) Cucumber
7 35 (1.80%) JIRA
8 34 (1.74%) Jenkins
9 33 (1.69%) NUnit
10 21 (1.08%) JUnit
11 17 (0.87%) JBehave
11 17 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.77%) Moq
12 15 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
13 14 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.56%) Bugzilla
15 10 (0.51%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.46%) MSI
16 9 (0.46%) PEAR
16 9 (0.46%) PHPUnit
General
1 186 (9.54%) Finance
2 110 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.08%) Banking
4 52 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 45 (2.31%) Advertising
6 32 (1.64%) Electronics
7 28 (1.44%) Marketing
8 26 (1.33%) Retail
9 20 (1.03%) Back Office
10 17 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 17 (0.87%) Legal
10 17 (0.87%) Publishing
11 15 (0.77%) German Language
12 13 (0.67%) Games
13 12 (0.62%) Automotive
14 10 (0.51%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.36%) Law
16 5 (0.26%) Local Government
17 4 (0.21%) French Language
17 4 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 338 (17.34%) Analyst
2 322 (16.52%) Support Engineer
3 321 (16.47%) Developer
4 153 (7.85%) Support Analyst
5 144 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 141 (7.23%) IT Support
7 134 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 109 (5.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 108 (5.54%) .NET Developer
10 100 (5.13%) IT Engineer
11 97 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 96 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 92 (4.72%) Applications Support
14 88 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
14 88 (4.52%) C# Developer
15 82 (4.21%) Team Leader
16 79 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
17 72 (3.69%) Administrator
18 71 (3.64%) Service Analyst
19 68 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (16.37%) .NET
2 165 (8.47%) HTML
3 147 (7.54%) ASP.NET
4 125 (6.41%) CSS
5 111 (5.70%) Web Services
6 99 (5.08%) .NET Framework
7 80 (4.10%) XML
8 63 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (2.87%) HTML5
10 54 (2.77%) jQuery
11 52 (2.67%) LAMP
11 52 (2.67%) WCF
12 48 (2.46%) WinForms
13 45 (2.31%) WPF
14 42 (2.15%) JSON
15 36 (1.85%) Ajax
16 33 (1.69%) J2EE
17 31 (1.59%) Entity Framework
17 31 (1.59%) REST
18 28 (1.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 87 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 54 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.41%) Clustering
6 45 (2.31%) Digital Media
7 44 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 44 (2.26%) Driving Licence
8 40 (2.05%) Client/Server
8 40 (2.05%) EqualLogic
9 31 (1.59%) EPoS
10 30 (1.54%) iPhone
11 29 (1.49%) iPad
12 28 (1.44%) Cybercrime
13 27 (1.39%) User Experience
13 27 (1.39%) Visualisation
14 26 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 24 (1.23%) PKI
16 21 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 710 (36.43%) Windows Server
2 493 (25.30%) Linux
3 458 (23.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 397 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 266 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 264 (13.55%) Windows 7
7 217 (11.13%) Unix
8 146 (7.49%) Windows 8
9 97 (4.98%) Windows 10
10 92 (4.72%) Android
10 92 (4.72%) Apple iOS
11 51 (2.62%) Windows XP
12 40 (2.05%) Windows Phone
13 36 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 36 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 29 (1.49%) CentOS
16 26 (1.33%) Windows Vista
17 23 (1.18%) Windows 2000
18 19 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (21.19%) ITIL
2 300 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (8.52%) Software Engineering
4 130 (6.67%) Scrum
5 125 (6.41%) Mentoring
6 116 (5.95%) MVC
7 103 (5.28%) OO
8 98 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (4.52%) SDLC
10 85 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
10 85 (4.36%) Service Management
11 80 (4.10%) Service Delivery
12 79 (4.05%) Project Management
13 74 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 68 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 67 (3.44%) Test Automation
16 65 (3.34%) DevOps
16 65 (3.34%) ITSM
16 65 (3.34%) Migration
17 64 (3.28%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 532 (27.30%) SQL
2 322 (16.52%) C#
3 224 (11.49%) Java
4 187 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 166 (8.52%) C++
6 118 (6.05%) PowerShell
7 113 (5.80%) VB
8 111 (5.70%) PHP
9 108 (5.54%) Python
10 74 (3.80%) T-SQL
11 70 (3.59%) C
12 69 (3.54%) Perl
13 60 (3.08%) Ruby
14 55 (2.82%) VB.NET
15 35 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 32 (1.64%) Objective-C
17 27 (1.39%) VB6
18 20 (1.03%) VC++
19 19 (0.97%) Shell Script
20 15 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 278 (14.26%) Security Cleared
2 252 (12.93%) Degree
3 248 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 211 (10.83%) SC Cleared
5 147 (7.54%) MCSE
6 93 (4.77%) DV Cleared
7 90 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
8 83 (4.26%) MCSA
9 71 (3.64%) CCNA
10 49 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
11 48 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 47 (2.41%) MCP
13 43 (2.21%) MCITP
14 41 (2.10%) A+ Certification
15 39 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
16 36 (1.85%) CISSP
16 36 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
17 35 (1.80%) MCTS
18 33 (1.69%) MCSD
19 26 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.28%) SLA
2 69 (3.54%) QA
3 41 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.31%) GPG13
6 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.051%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.051%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.051%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.051%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.051%) TickIT
System Software
1 654 (33.56%) Active Directory
2 353 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (8.26%) XenApp
4 155 (7.95%) Hyper-V
5 118 (6.05%) vSphere
6 56 (2.87%) XenDesktop
7 27 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.28%) vCloud
9 23 (1.18%) VMware ESX
10 15 (0.77%) Firmware
11 14 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 14 (0.72%) XenServer
12 12 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (0.62%) Xen
13 10 (0.51%) Snort
14 9 (0.46%) Dovecot
14 9 (0.46%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.31%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 101 (5.18%) SCCM
2 72 (3.69%) SCOM
3 54 (2.77%) McAfee ePO
4 40 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 39 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 38 (1.95%) NetBackup
7 35 (1.80%) WSUS
8 24 (1.23%) Foglight
9 18 (0.92%) Puppet
10 16 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (0.77%) Tivoli
12 12 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.56%) Nagios
13 11 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.51%) Ansible
14 10 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
14 10 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
14 10 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
14 10 (0.51%) Cobbler
14 10 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 847 (43.46%) Microsoft
2 612 (31.40%) VMware
3 269 (13.80%) Citrix
4 242 (12.42%) Cisco
5 158 (8.11%) Oracle
6 139 (7.13%) HP
7 94 (4.82%) Dell
8 83 (4.26%) NetApp
9 78 (4.00%) Intel Security
10 60 (3.08%) EMC
11 58 (2.98%) Juniper
12 52 (2.67%) Red Hat
13 51 (2.62%) Symantec
14 48 (2.46%) WatchGuard
15 43 (2.21%) Veeam
16 42 (2.15%) Apple
17 38 (1.95%) SAP
18 36 (1.85%) IBM
19 27 (1.39%) Palo Alto
20 24 (1.23%) Remedy
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32211 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum 28days hols, overtime, pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + excellent holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Rockfield
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Rockfield
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University
Salary: From £28,143 to £32,600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University
Salary: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Honiton, Devon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday