Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 421 430 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.78% 11.83% 13.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.40% 62.96% 60.63%
Number of salaries quoted 329 339 450
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,150 £23,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% -0.72%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 970 683 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.83% 18.79% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 792 553 739
Bristol median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bristol

Windows
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Bristol.

Salary trend for Windows in Bristol

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bristol

Windows
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth +2 2 £25,250 +12.22%
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows.

1 174 (41.33%) Windows Server
2 158 (37.53%) Active Directory
3 147 (34.92%) Linux
4 134 (31.83%) VMware
5 113 (26.84%) Microsoft
6 93 (22.09%) ITIL
7 82 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (19.00%) Office 365
9 72 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 71 (16.86%) Hyper-V
11 66 (15.68%) SQL Server
12 63 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (14.49%) Firewall
14 60 (14.25%) Cisco
15 59 (14.01%) Python
16 57 (13.54%) Citrix
17 56 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
18 54 (12.83%) Windows 7
19 53 (12.59%) PowerShell
20 52 (12.35%) DNS
21 50 (11.88%) Windows 10
21 50 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
23 46 (10.93%) Security Cleared
23 46 (10.93%) Finance
24 45 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
24 45 (10.69%) SAN
25 44 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
25 44 (10.45%) SC Cleared
25 44 (10.45%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (7.13%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.99%) IIS
3 18 (4.28%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.04%) Skype for Business
5 13 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.38%) CMS
8 9 (2.14%) Marvel
9 7 (1.66%) Apache
10 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.43%) nginx
10 6 (1.43%) WordPress
11 5 (1.19%) Drupal
12 3 (0.71%) Confluence
12 3 (0.71%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (2.14%) InDesign
2 9 (2.14%) InVision
2 9 (2.14%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.14%) Pixate
2 9 (2.14%) UXPin
3 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Elite 3E
1 3 (0.71%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (19.00%) Office 365
2 56 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (5.94%) SaaS
5 20 (4.75%) Serverless
6 13 (3.09%) IaaS
7 9 (2.14%) Mimecast
8 8 (1.90%) GitHub
9 5 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.71%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.71%) PaaS
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.48%) G Suite
13 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.24%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.49%) Firewall
2 52 (12.35%) DNS
3 45 (10.69%) SAN
4 40 (9.50%) DHCP
5 36 (8.55%) TCP/IP
6 26 (6.18%) LAN
6 26 (6.18%) WAN
7 21 (4.99%) VoIP
8 19 (4.51%) VPN
9 17 (4.04%) Skype
10 15 (3.56%) NAS
11 13 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (2.61%) VLAN
13 10 (2.38%) SSL
14 9 (2.14%) Wireless
15 7 (1.66%) MPLS
16 6 (1.43%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.43%) ISDN
16 6 (1.43%) SNMP
17 5 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.28%) MySQL
3 15 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.71%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (0.71%) Redis
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.48%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.48%) Power BI
8 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 23 (5.46%) JIRA
2 20 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.61%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.90%) Subversion
6 7 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.43%) Selenium
8 5 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.19%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.19%) Buildbot
8 5 (1.19%) Chocolatey
8 5 (1.19%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.19%) Trac
8 5 (1.19%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.19%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.71%) ERwin
9 3 (0.71%) GoCD
9 3 (0.71%) MSTest
9 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (10.93%) Finance
2 20 (4.75%) Aerospace
3 17 (4.04%) Law
3 17 (4.04%) Legal
4 13 (3.09%) Games
5 10 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.90%) Marketing
7 8 (1.90%) Retail
8 5 (1.19%) Electronics
9 4 (0.95%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (15.91%) Analyst
2 57 (13.54%) Support Engineer
3 33 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (7.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (7.13%) IT Manager
5 30 (7.13%) Systems Engineer
6 29 (6.89%) IT Support
7 28 (6.65%) Support Analyst
8 27 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 23 (5.46%) Desktop Support
9 23 (5.46%) Developer
9 23 (5.46%) IT Engineer
10 22 (5.23%) Administrator
10 22 (5.23%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (4.51%) Architect
12 18 (4.28%) Service Analyst
13 17 (4.04%) IT Support Engineer
13 17 (4.04%) Project Manager
13 17 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
13 17 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.89%) Web Services
2 27 (6.41%) .NET
3 24 (5.70%) HTML
4 16 (3.80%) CSS
5 13 (3.09%) XML
6 9 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (1.90%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.90%) jQuery
7 8 (1.90%) LDAP
8 7 (1.66%) Sass
9 6 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.43%) LESS
10 5 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (1.19%) LAMP
10 5 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.19%) Yii
11 4 (0.95%) .NET Core
11 4 (0.95%) Node.js
11 4 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.28%) User Experience
4 15 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (3.09%) iPhone
6 12 (2.85%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.38%) PKI
9 9 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.66%) Clustering
10 7 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.43%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.71%) CCTV
13 3 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 174 (41.33%) Windows Server
2 147 (34.92%) Linux
3 82 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (12.83%) Windows 7
6 50 (11.88%) Windows 10
7 35 (8.31%) Unix
8 25 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (4.28%) Android
10 16 (3.80%) CentOS
11 15 (3.56%) AIX
11 15 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (3.09%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.71%) Solaris
16 2 (0.48%) Debian
16 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (22.09%) ITIL
2 50 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (8.55%) Configuration Management
5 34 (8.08%) DevOps
5 34 (8.08%) Project Management
5 34 (8.08%) Software Engineering
6 31 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (5.70%) SIEM
7 24 (5.70%) Visualisation
8 23 (5.46%) Data Management
9 20 (4.75%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (4.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (4.51%) Microservices
10 19 (4.51%) SDLC
11 16 (3.80%) Mentoring
11 16 (3.80%) PRINCE2
12 15 (3.56%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.09%) Migration
14 12 (2.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.01%) Python
2 53 (12.59%) PowerShell
3 40 (9.50%) SQL
4 38 (9.03%) Java
5 35 (8.31%) C#
6 34 (8.08%) Bash Shell
6 34 (8.08%) C++
7 21 (4.99%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.99%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.04%) Perl
9 15 (3.56%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.09%) C
11 9 (2.14%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.14%) PHP
11 9 (2.14%) Ruby
12 5 (1.19%) VBScript
13 4 (0.95%) ES6
14 2 (0.48%) Go
14 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 45 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 36 (8.55%) CCNA
5 32 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (6.18%) Degree
7 25 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (4.51%) CCNP
9 17 (4.04%) MCSE
10 11 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.38%) MCSA
12 6 (1.43%) CCA
12 6 (1.43%) ISEB
12 6 (1.43%) MCITP
12 6 (1.43%) VCP5
13 5 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.71%) APMP
15 2 (0.48%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.13%) SLA
2 13 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.09%) QA
3 5 (1.19%) WCAG
4 4 (0.95%) GDPR
5 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.48%) GCP
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.24%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 158 (37.53%) Active Directory
2 72 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (16.86%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.18%) Docker
5 17 (4.04%) vSphere
6 16 (3.80%) XenApp
7 7 (1.66%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.19%) KVM
9 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (9.74%) Puppet
2 31 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (7.13%) Ansible
4 28 (6.65%) SCCM
5 9 (2.14%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.90%) WSUS
7 7 (1.66%) SCOM
8 6 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.19%) Nessus
9 5 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.19%) WMI
10 3 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.71%) Terraform
11 2 (0.48%) Mesos
11 2 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 134 (31.83%) VMware
2 113 (26.84%) Microsoft
3 60 (14.25%) Cisco
4 57 (13.54%) Citrix
5 22 (5.23%) McAfee
6 21 (4.99%) Google
7 18 (4.28%) Red Hat
8 15 (3.56%) Apple
9 14 (3.33%) NetApp
10 13 (3.09%) Oracle
10 13 (3.09%) Veeam
11 9 (2.14%) Adobe
12 8 (1.90%) HP
13 7 (1.66%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.43%) ArcSight
14 6 (1.43%) Palo Alto
15 5 (1.19%) FireEye
15 5 (1.19%) Mitel
15 5 (1.19%) NetScout
15 5 (1.19%) NetWitness