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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 9.20% 20.00% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 76.92% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 10
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £25,646
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +15.02%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 10.34% 26.00% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 14
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £25,646
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +15.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £31,528 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows
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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 30 July 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 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (25.00%) JMeter
5 8 (25.00%) Xcode
5 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Selenium
5 8 (25.00%) Android
5 8 (25.00%) iPhone
5 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (25.00%) iPad
5 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) Web Design
7 6 (18.75%) WCF
7 6 (18.75%) Web Development
8 5 (15.63%) Data Management
8 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Information Security
8 5 (15.63%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) VPN
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JMeter
1 8 (25.00%) Xcode
1 8 (25.00%) Selenium
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 6 (18.75%) WCF
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (25.00%) iPhone
1 8 (25.00%) iPad
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 4 (12.50%) Statistics
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Android
1 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) Web Design
3 6 (18.75%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) Data Management
4 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Information Security
4 5 (15.63%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) OOD
4 5 (15.63%) Data Security
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCT
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Sage
4 4 (12.50%) Sun
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) HP
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