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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 926 1006 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 16.83% 17.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.05% 57.35% 64.58%
Number of salaries quoted 816 899 945
Median salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £48,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
1542 1754 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.21% 29.35% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1520 1426
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Wiltshire +4 244 £35,000 -2.77% 10
Gloucestershire +6 204 £40,000 +8.10% 25
Bristol -5 181 £32,500 -13.33% 27
Somerset -4 114 £27,500 -16.66% 18
Dorset -2 102 £31,250 +9.64% 20
Devon -3 48 £30,000 +7.14% 5
Cornwall -11 28 £24,500 -24.61% 7
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 800 (44.99%) Microsoft
2 649 (36.50%) Windows Server
3 601 (33.80%) Active Directory
4 581 (32.68%) VMware
5 551 (30.99%) Linux
6 444 (24.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 428 (24.07%) SQL Server
8 409 (23.00%) MS Exchange
9 392 (22.05%) Firewall
10 380 (21.37%) SQL
11 377 (21.20%) ITIL
12 365 (20.53%) MS Excel
13 356 (20.02%) Security Cleared
14 348 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 328 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 304 (17.10%) Cisco
17 291 (16.37%) C#
18 284 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
19 260 (14.62%) .NET
20 258 (14.51%) DNS
21 255 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
22 247 (13.89%) Windows 7
23 233 (13.10%) TCP/IP
23 233 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
24 231 (12.99%) SC Cleared
25 214 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
26 212 (11.92%) Office 365
27 195 (10.97%) JavaScript
28 193 (10.85%) VPN
29 191 (10.74%) WAN

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
1 409 (23.00%) MS Exchange
2 233 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 181 (10.18%) IIS
4 122 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 121 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 84 (4.72%) SharePoint
7 62 (3.49%) Apache
8 46 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 33 (1.86%) JBoss
10 31 (1.74%) Skype for Business
11 29 (1.63%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.41%) WebSphere
13 18 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.96%) Jetty
15 16 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.73%) OpenStack
18 11 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 11 (0.62%) CloudStack
19 9 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 365 (20.53%) MS Excel
2 182 (10.24%) MS Office
3 24 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.22%) MS Project
8 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.11%) HipChat
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.056%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
3 4 (0.22%) Magento
3 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.22%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.056%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.056%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.056%) Line 500
6 1 (0.056%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.056%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.056%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 212 (11.92%) Office 365
2 84 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.14%) SaaS
5 17 (0.96%) PaaS
6 14 (0.79%) IaaS
7 12 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.39%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.34%) TestFlight
10 3 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
10 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 392 (22.05%) Firewall
2 258 (14.51%) DNS
3 233 (13.10%) TCP/IP
4 193 (10.85%) VPN
5 191 (10.74%) WAN
6 176 (9.90%) SAN
7 173 (9.73%) LAN
8 154 (8.66%) DHCP
9 144 (8.10%) VoIP
10 93 (5.23%) SMTP
11 75 (4.22%) MPLS
12 66 (3.71%) HTTP
13 64 (3.60%) SSL
14 62 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
15 59 (3.32%) Network Security
16 57 (3.21%) Internet
17 53 (2.98%) VLAN
18 44 (2.47%) Broadband
19 41 (2.31%) Wireless
20 40 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (2.76%) Big Data
5 46 (2.59%) MySQL
6 44 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 36 (2.02%) NoSQL
8 34 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 32 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.57%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (1.07%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (0.79%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.67%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 7 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 82 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (3.71%) Visual Studio
3 65 (3.66%) Selenium
4 63 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 56 (3.15%) Jenkins
6 42 (2.36%) Subversion
7 35 (1.97%) NUnit
8 31 (1.74%) JIRA
9 28 (1.57%) Moq
10 23 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.12%) Eclipse
12 19 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
13 15 (0.84%) JUnit
14 10 (0.56%) Maven
14 10 (0.56%) MSTest
15 9 (0.51%) NuGet
16 8 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.45%) JMeter
16 8 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 130 (7.31%) Finance
2 86 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 52 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 30 (1.69%) Banking
5 25 (1.41%) Games
6 19 (1.07%) Advertising
6 19 (1.07%) Back Office
7 18 (1.01%) Electronics
8 15 (0.84%) Marketing
8 15 (0.84%) Retail
9 9 (0.51%) Law
10 7 (0.39%) Automotive
10 7 (0.39%) French Language
11 6 (0.34%) Legal
12 5 (0.28%) Military
13 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.22%) International Banking
14 3 (0.17%) German Language
14 3 (0.17%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 326 (18.34%) Support Engineer
2 312 (17.55%) Analyst
3 235 (13.22%) Developer
4 169 (9.51%) Support Analyst
5 149 (8.38%) IT Support
6 147 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 115 (6.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 114 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 110 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 102 (5.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 102 (5.74%) IT Engineer
11 97 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 95 (5.34%) .NET Developer
13 92 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
14 86 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
15 82 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 82 (4.61%) Desktop Support
16 81 (4.56%) Windows Engineer
17 74 (4.16%) C# Developer
18 69 (3.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (14.62%) .NET
2 132 (7.42%) HTML
3 115 (6.47%) ASP.NET
4 87 (4.89%) .NET Framework
5 73 (4.11%) CSS
6 69 (3.88%) XML
7 62 (3.49%) jQuery
8 51 (2.87%) WPF
9 45 (2.53%) HTML5
10 44 (2.47%) Web Services
11 40 (2.25%) WCF
12 38 (2.14%) WinForms
13 35 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (1.52%) LAMP
14 27 (1.52%) RESTful
15 25 (1.41%) Middleware
16 22 (1.24%) NHibernate
17 21 (1.18%) Entity Framework
18 19 (1.07%) JSON
18 19 (1.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (6.07%) Data Centre
3 93 (5.23%) Driving Licence
4 79 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 59 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.47%) Clustering
7 35 (1.97%) iPhone
8 34 (1.91%) User Experience
9 33 (1.86%) Visualisation
10 32 (1.80%) Cybercrime
11 30 (1.69%) Digital Media
12 26 (1.46%) Replication
13 24 (1.35%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.07%) Blackberry
14 19 (1.07%) Fat Client
14 19 (1.07%) Statistics
14 19 (1.07%) Thin Client
15 18 (1.01%) iPad
16 16 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 16 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 649 (36.50%) Windows Server
2 551 (30.99%) Linux
3 444 (24.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 328 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 255 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 247 (13.89%) Windows 7
7 132 (7.42%) Unix
8 114 (6.41%) Windows 8
9 107 (6.02%) Windows 10
10 99 (5.57%) Android
11 70 (3.94%) Apple iOS
11 70 (3.94%) Mac OS X
12 67 (3.77%) Windows XP
13 56 (3.15%) CentOS
14 51 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 35 (1.97%) Windows Phone
16 25 (1.41%) Windows Vista
17 17 (0.96%) Solaris
18 13 (0.73%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (21.20%) ITIL
2 284 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (8.10%) Software Engineering
4 130 (7.31%) Scrum
5 125 (7.03%) Service Delivery
6 112 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
7 111 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (5.57%) DevOps
9 90 (5.06%) MVC
10 85 (4.78%) OO
11 84 (4.72%) Mentoring
12 82 (4.61%) SDLC
13 81 (4.56%) Automated Testing
13 81 (4.56%) Service Management
14 76 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 62 (3.49%) ITIL V3
16 61 (3.43%) Web Development
17 57 (3.21%) Problem Management
17 57 (3.21%) TDD
18 54 (3.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 380 (21.37%) SQL
2 291 (16.37%) C#
3 195 (10.97%) JavaScript
4 173 (9.73%) Java
5 171 (9.62%) C++
6 128 (7.20%) Python
7 127 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 92 (5.17%) C
9 64 (3.60%) PHP
10 59 (3.32%) T-SQL
11 56 (3.15%) VB.NET
12 55 (3.09%) VB
13 44 (2.47%) Bash Shell
14 43 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 42 (2.36%) Ruby
16 39 (2.19%) Perl
17 26 (1.46%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.35%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.90%) VBScript
20 13 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 356 (20.02%) Security Cleared
2 231 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 214 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 168 (9.45%) DV Cleared
5 161 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
6 154 (8.66%) Degree
7 141 (7.93%) MCSE
8 139 (7.82%) CCNA
9 73 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 66 (3.71%) MCSA
11 52 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
11 52 (2.92%) MCP
12 42 (2.36%) MCITP
13 36 (2.02%) ISEB
14 27 (1.52%) CCNP
15 26 (1.46%) ISTQB
16 25 (1.41%) CISSP
17 23 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
18 20 (1.12%) A+ Certification
19 16 (0.90%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (6.58%) SLA
2 44 (2.47%) QA
3 20 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.056%) COBIT
7 1 (0.056%) DICOM
7 1 (0.056%) GPG13
7 1 (0.056%) HL7
System Software
1 601 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 348 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (8.83%) Hyper-V
4 78 (4.39%) vSphere
5 55 (3.09%) XenApp
6 37 (2.08%) Terminal Services
7 35 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 35 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.74%) XenDesktop
9 27 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.29%) Firmware
11 17 (0.96%) Docker
11 17 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (0.79%) XenServer
14 11 (0.62%) Xen
15 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.45%) NFS
16 8 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
17 7 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 65 (3.66%) SCCM
2 42 (2.36%) Puppet
3 41 (2.31%) Backup Exec
4 36 (2.02%) WSUS
5 32 (1.80%) SCOM
6 30 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 27 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 25 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 20 (1.12%) AirWatch
10 17 (0.96%) Salt
11 15 (0.84%) Ansible
12 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 11 (0.62%) Cobbler
13 11 (0.62%) Terraform
14 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
16 7 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
16 7 (0.39%) Foglight
16 7 (0.39%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 800 (44.99%) Microsoft
2 581 (32.68%) VMware
3 304 (17.10%) Cisco
4 146 (8.21%) Citrix
5 129 (7.26%) HP
6 119 (6.69%) Oracle
7 81 (4.56%) Red Hat
8 72 (4.05%) Dell
9 68 (3.82%) Veeam
10 64 (3.60%) Juniper
11 57 (3.21%) Symantec
12 52 (2.92%) EMC
13 48 (2.70%) WatchGuard
14 47 (2.64%) IBM
15 42 (2.36%) CheckPoint
16 36 (2.02%) NetApp
17 32 (1.80%) Apple
18 28 (1.57%) Veritas
19 19 (1.07%) Brocade
19 19 (1.07%) SAP
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000.0000 - £22000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus/ On-call Allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Talent Spa
Salary: £19k - 29k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago