The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Taunton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 28.40% 29.03% 12.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 90.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 6
Average salary £36,700 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.34% +13.75%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 28.40% 32.26% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.58% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Somerset

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 18 April 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 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) JMeter
2 8 (27.59%) Xcode
2 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 8 (27.59%) Android
2 8 (27.59%) iPhone
2 8 (27.59%) iPad
2 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
2 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Data Management
5 5 (17.24%) Data Security
5 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (17.24%) SAN
5 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 4 (13.79%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WLAN
4 2 (6.90%) FTP
4 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) JMeter
1 8 (27.59%) Xcode
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) IT Manager
4 4 (13.79%) DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Network Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) WCF
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
1 8 (27.59%) iPhone
1 8 (27.59%) iPad
1 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Android
1 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Data Management
1 5 (17.24%) Data Security
1 5 (17.24%) Information Security
2 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Web Design
2 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
2 4 (13.79%) Web Development
3 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) OOD
3 3 (10.34%) OO
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) MCDBA
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Sage
4 4 (13.79%) Sun
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Aruba
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
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