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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 852 1164 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.29% 19.56% 16.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.30% 62.38% 62.39%
Number of salaries quoted 745 964 902
Median salary £34,750 £32,500 £33,300
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.92% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £46,377 £50,000
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
1346 1866 1638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.73% 31.36% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1575 1415
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 £50,000 £52,500
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 June 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 June 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 +1 225 £32,500 - 28
Gloucestershire -3 194 £40,000 +14.28% 30
Wiltshire -2 183 £32,000 -1.53% 21
Somerset -7 112 £35,000 -2.77% 18
Dorset -5 69 £30,250 -8.33% 27
Cornwall -3 33 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Devon -29 24 £33,500 +19.64% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 844 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 638 (34.51%) Windows Server
3 622 (33.64%) VMware
4 616 (33.32%) Active Directory
5 535 (28.93%) Linux
6 494 (26.72%) SQL Server
7 470 (25.42%) SQL
8 464 (25.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 454 (24.55%) MS Exchange
10 391 (21.15%) ITIL
11 384 (20.77%) Firewall
12 351 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 346 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 328 (17.74%) MS Excel
15 313 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
16 306 (16.55%) Security Cleared
17 299 (16.17%) Cisco
18 297 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
19 290 (15.68%) C#
20 276 (14.93%) .NET
21 260 (14.06%) Windows 7
22 254 (13.74%) TCP/IP
23 250 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2010
24 248 (13.41%) DNS
25 232 (12.55%) SC Cleared
26 222 (12.01%) Citrix
27 207 (11.20%) Java
28 206 (11.14%) Office 365
29 195 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
30 194 (10.49%) Degree

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
1 454 (24.55%) MS Exchange
2 250 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 185 (10.01%) IIS
4 134 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 131 (7.08%) SharePoint
6 119 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 69 (3.73%) Apache
8 47 (2.54%) Skype for Business
9 39 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 38 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 36 (1.95%) WebSphere
12 35 (1.89%) JBoss
13 25 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (1.24%) Tomcat
15 20 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
16 18 (0.97%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 13 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
19 12 (0.65%) CloudStack
19 12 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 328 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 174 (9.41%) MS Office
3 28 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.054%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.65%) SAP Business One
3 11 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.22%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.16%) Magento
9 1 (0.054%) FastStats
9 1 (0.054%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.054%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.054%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.054%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.054%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 206 (11.14%) Office 365
2 71 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (2.49%) SaaS
5 22 (1.19%) IaaS
6 12 (0.65%) PaaS
7 9 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.22%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.11%) TestFlight
13 1 (0.054%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.054%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 384 (20.77%) Firewall
2 254 (13.74%) TCP/IP
3 248 (13.41%) DNS
4 193 (10.44%) SAN
5 169 (9.14%) VPN
6 166 (8.98%) WAN
7 156 (8.44%) DHCP
8 152 (8.22%) LAN
9 143 (7.73%) VoIP
10 82 (4.43%) Internet
11 57 (3.08%) MPLS
11 57 (3.08%) SMTP
12 50 (2.70%) VLAN
13 49 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (2.38%) SSL
15 38 (2.06%) Wireless
16 36 (1.95%) Broadband
16 36 (1.95%) Wireshark
17 33 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (1.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.24%) MySQL
3 53 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (2.81%) NoSQL
5 50 (2.70%) Big Data
6 47 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 42 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 37 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 35 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (1.24%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.19%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.03%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (0.76%) Apache Accumulo
18 11 (0.59%) MS Access
19 10 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (4.33%) Selenium
2 77 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (4.06%) Visual Studio
4 65 (3.52%) Git (software)
5 57 (3.08%) Subversion
6 46 (2.49%) Jenkins
7 45 (2.43%) NUnit
8 43 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 33 (1.78%) JIRA
10 30 (1.62%) Moq
11 21 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
12 20 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.92%) JUnit
14 13 (0.70%) Maven
15 11 (0.59%) JBehave
15 11 (0.59%) MSTest
16 9 (0.49%) NuGet
16 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 8 (0.43%) RSpec
17 8 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 171 (9.25%) Finance
2 105 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 53 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 52 (2.81%) Banking
5 36 (1.95%) Advertising
6 32 (1.73%) Electronics
7 25 (1.35%) Marketing
8 19 (1.03%) Back Office
9 15 (0.81%) Retail
10 13 (0.70%) Games
11 11 (0.59%) Legal
12 10 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.49%) Publishing
14 8 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.43%) Automotive
14 8 (0.43%) Law
15 6 (0.32%) French Language
16 5 (0.27%) German Language
17 4 (0.22%) International Banking
18 3 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 322 (17.41%) Analyst
2 317 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 292 (15.79%) Developer
4 144 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 142 (7.68%) IT Support
6 138 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 134 (7.25%) Support Analyst
8 112 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 98 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 97 (5.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 93 (5.03%) .NET Developer
11 93 (5.03%) IT Engineer
12 92 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
13 87 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
14 78 (4.22%) C# Developer
15 77 (4.16%) IT Support Engineer
16 72 (3.89%) Administrator
17 69 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 66 (3.57%) Service Analyst
19 62 (3.35%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (14.93%) .NET
2 152 (8.22%) HTML
3 141 (7.63%) ASP.NET
4 112 (6.06%) CSS
5 90 (4.87%) .NET Framework
6 89 (4.81%) Web Services
7 67 (3.62%) XML
8 52 (2.81%) WPF
9 51 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (2.70%) WCF
11 48 (2.60%) HTML5
12 47 (2.54%) WinForms
13 41 (2.22%) jQuery
14 39 (2.11%) LAMP
15 26 (1.41%) CSS3
15 26 (1.41%) JSON
16 23 (1.24%) NHibernate
17 22 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 22 (1.19%) REST
18 21 (1.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 88 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 55 (2.97%) Driving Licence
5 47 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.38%) Clustering
7 39 (2.11%) Digital Media
8 37 (2.00%) Blackberry
9 35 (1.89%) EqualLogic
10 32 (1.73%) User Experience
11 30 (1.62%) EPoS
12 27 (1.46%) iPhone
13 25 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.35%) Visualisation
14 23 (1.24%) Mathematics
14 23 (1.24%) Mobile App
15 22 (1.19%) iPad
16 21 (1.14%) Cybercrime
16 21 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
17 19 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 638 (34.51%) Windows Server
2 535 (28.93%) Linux
3 464 (25.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 346 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 297 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 260 (14.06%) Windows 7
7 162 (8.76%) Unix
8 140 (7.57%) Windows 8
9 116 (6.27%) Windows 10
10 90 (4.87%) Android
11 80 (4.33%) Apple iOS
12 61 (3.30%) Windows XP
13 50 (2.70%) Mac OS X
14 48 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 37 (2.00%) CentOS
16 34 (1.84%) Windows Vista
17 32 (1.73%) Windows Phone
18 24 (1.30%) Windows 2000
19 23 (1.24%) Solaris
20 21 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (21.15%) ITIL
2 313 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (8.71%) Software Engineering
4 132 (7.14%) Scrum
5 112 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 107 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 99 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
8 99 (5.35%) MVC
9 90 (4.87%) OO
10 89 (4.81%) SDLC
11 88 (4.76%) DevOps
12 82 (4.43%) Service Management
13 77 (4.16%) Automated Testing
14 73 (3.95%) TDD
15 71 (3.84%) Test Automation
16 64 (3.46%) Performance Monitoring
17 63 (3.41%) Project Management
18 61 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
19 60 (3.24%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 470 (25.42%) SQL
2 290 (15.68%) C#
3 207 (11.20%) Java
4 190 (10.28%) JavaScript
5 181 (9.79%) C++
6 132 (7.14%) Python
7 119 (6.44%) PowerShell
8 81 (4.38%) C
9 77 (4.16%) T-SQL
10 73 (3.95%) VB
11 68 (3.68%) PHP
12 66 (3.57%) Perl
13 61 (3.30%) Ruby
14 46 (2.49%) VB.NET
15 45 (2.43%) Bash Shell
16 32 (1.73%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.30%) Shell Script
18 22 (1.19%) VB6
19 15 (0.81%) VC++
20 14 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 306 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 232 (12.55%) SC Cleared
3 195 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 194 (10.49%) Degree
5 113 (6.11%) MCSE
6 110 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
7 95 (5.14%) DV Cleared
8 88 (4.76%) CCNA
9 60 (3.24%) MCSA
10 57 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
11 44 (2.38%) MCP
12 42 (2.27%) A+ Certification
13 41 (2.22%) MCITP
13 41 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 39 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
15 34 (1.84%) ISEB
16 27 (1.46%) MCTS
17 26 (1.41%) CISSP
18 24 (1.30%) CCNP
19 19 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (6.65%) SLA
2 69 (3.73%) QA
3 28 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.32%) GPG13
7 4 (0.22%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.054%) COBIT
10 1 (0.054%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.054%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.054%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.054%) TickIT
System Software
1 616 (33.32%) Active Directory
2 351 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 125 (6.76%) XenApp
5 118 (6.38%) vSphere
6 43 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 40 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (1.78%) VMware ESX
9 25 (1.35%) vCloud
10 22 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (0.97%) Terminal Services
12 17 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (0.76%) Firmware
14 14 (0.76%) XenServer
15 13 (0.70%) Xen
16 11 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (0.54%) Snort
18 7 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 99 (5.35%) SCCM
2 78 (4.22%) SCOM
3 49 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 46 (2.49%) WSUS
5 44 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 40 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 37 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
8 28 (1.51%) Puppet
9 25 (1.35%) Foglight
10 20 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (0.87%) Tivoli
12 14 (0.76%) Ansible
13 12 (0.65%) Cobbler
13 12 (0.65%) Salt
13 12 (0.65%) Terraform
14 10 (0.54%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (0.43%) logstash
15 8 (0.43%) RSA enVision
16 7 (0.38%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 844 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 622 (33.64%) VMware
3 299 (16.17%) Cisco
4 222 (12.01%) Citrix
5 162 (8.76%) Oracle
6 130 (7.03%) HP
7 85 (4.60%) Dell
8 81 (4.38%) NetApp
9 74 (4.00%) Juniper
10 67 (3.62%) EMC
10 67 (3.62%) Red Hat
11 56 (3.03%) Symantec
11 56 (3.03%) WatchGuard
12 54 (2.92%) Intel Security
13 49 (2.65%) Veeam
14 45 (2.43%) IBM
15 42 (2.27%) Apple
16 39 (2.11%) CheckPoint
17 35 (1.89%) SAP
18 25 (1.35%) Kaseya
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ThreePeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000 - £27000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
4Com Plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum +Audi A1*
Posted: 23 hours ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £68000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ThreePeople
Salary: £40000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ds Smith Plc
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Up To 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Wells, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum 28days hols,overtime,Microsoft train
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum 28days hols,overtime,bonus,MS traini
Posted: 5 days ago