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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 23.91% 15.85% 28.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 100.00% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 9
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £32,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 28.26% 15.85% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 11
Average salary £20,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.92% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Taunton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
1 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
2 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 9 (42.86%) MS Office
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) OOD
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Web Design
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
7 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) SIEM
7 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) assyst
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
2 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.52%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) OOD
2 3 (14.29%) OO
2 3 (14.29%) Web Design
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) BDD
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Motorola
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus
3 1 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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