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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 21.28% 30.16% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 1
Average salary £27,500 £36,700 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.06% +46.80%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
14 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 29.79% 30.16% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 1
Average salary £32,500 £36,700 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.44% +46.80%
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 5 March 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) FTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Security Management
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) C++
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle