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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 43.90% 13.04% 29.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.72% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 3 22
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £36,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -25.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £32,700 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
43 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 52.44% 26.09% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 22
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £44,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Taunton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 53 (76.81%) Windows Server
2 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
3 31 (44.93%) .NET
3 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
4 30 (43.48%) SQL
5 21 (30.43%) HTML
6 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (27.54%) C#
7 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
8 16 (23.19%) Firewall
9 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
9 13 (18.84%) WAN
10 12 (17.39%) CSS
10 12 (17.39%) PHP
10 12 (17.39%) SLA
10 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (15.94%) Cisco
11 11 (15.94%) SAN
11 11 (15.94%) NetApp
11 11 (15.94%) Intranet
11 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
11 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
11 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
12 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
12 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
12 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
12 10 (14.49%) ITIL
12 10 (14.49%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) WAN
3 11 (15.94%) Intranet
3 11 (15.94%) SAN
4 9 (13.04%) VoIP
5 7 (10.14%) LAN
6 6 (8.70%) DHCP
6 6 (8.70%) DNS
6 6 (8.70%) Internet
6 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 6 (8.70%) Network Security
6 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.70%) VLAN
6 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 6 (8.70%) Wireless
7 3 (4.35%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) NUnit
1 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.59%) Moq
2 8 (11.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.90%) Advertising
2 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Systems Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Administrator
6 10 (14.49%) DBA
6 10 (14.49%) SQL DBA
7 9 (13.04%) SQL Developer
7 9 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (11.59%) ICT Engineer
9 7 (10.14%) Lead Developer
10 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
10 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 6 (8.70%) Network Engineer
10 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
11 5 (7.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
11 5 (7.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 5 (7.25%) Network Systems Engineer
11 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) .NET
2 21 (30.43%) HTML
3 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET
4 12 (17.39%) CSS
5 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (14.49%) WPF
6 9 (13.04%) WCF
7 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (11.59%) NHibernate
7 8 (11.59%) WinForms
8 2 (2.90%) XML
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Streaming Music
2 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.70%) Statistics
4 3 (4.35%) iPad
4 3 (4.35%) iPhone
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (76.81%) Windows Server
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.25%) Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
1 10 (14.49%) MVC
1 10 (14.49%) Scrum
2 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.59%) BDD
3 8 (11.59%) Kanban
3 8 (11.59%) MVVM
3 8 (11.59%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (11.59%) TDD
3 8 (11.59%) Web Application Development
4 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
4 7 (10.14%) ETL
4 7 (10.14%) Refactoring
4 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.14%) UML
4 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.70%) High Availability
5 6 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) C#
3 12 (17.39%) PHP
4 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
4 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 8 (11.59%) VB
7 7 (10.14%) C++
7 7 (10.14%) Java
7 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.90%) MCSE
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.04%) Terminal Services
3 9 (13.04%) XenApp
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) SCCM
1 9 (13.04%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) DameWare
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco
2 11 (15.94%) NetApp
3 10 (14.49%) Citrix
4 9 (13.04%) Palo Alto
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle
6 6 (8.70%) VMware
7 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.25%) HP
7 5 (7.25%) Juniper
8 3 (4.35%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.90%) EMC
10 1 (1.45%) Apple
10 1 (1.45%) Autodesk
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