The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 12.96% 10.42% 15.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 76.92% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 7
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £25,646
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +46.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 18.52% 13.54% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 7
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £25,540
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +46.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Taunton region.

Windows Salary Trend in Taunton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
1 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
1 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 7 (41.18%) Refactoring
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
2 7 (41.18%) UML
2 7 (41.18%) NUnit
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
4 5 (29.41%) Line Management
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (41.18%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (41.18%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
2 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) UML
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Refactoring
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) SIEM
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft