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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 11.34% 11.86% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 70.00% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 9
Average salary £31,500 £24,340 £23,446
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +3.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,090 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,500 £31,602
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
13 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 13.40% 16.95% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 19
Average salary £31,500 £23,680 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.02% -0.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £31,503 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 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 16 (64.00%) C#
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (56.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) IIS
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (28.00%) C++
5 7 (28.00%) UML
5 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) NUnit
5 7 (28.00%) Line Management
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
5 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Data Management
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security
6 5 (20.00%) Data Security
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) MS Office
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (56.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (32.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) NUnit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Network Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) UML
4 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) Line Management
4 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
4 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Data Management
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security
5 5 (20.00%) Data Security
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C#
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Sun
3 4 (16.00%) Sage
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) HP