Period
to 21 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 470 375 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.52% 11.65% 13.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.46% 58.32% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 367 333 461
Bristol median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.96% +7.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +7.69%

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 896 643 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.86% 19.98% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 722 579 1006
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,100 £71,875
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows.

1 192 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 185 (39.36%) Active Directory
3 165 (35.11%) Linux
3 165 (35.11%) Windows Server
4 119 (25.32%) VMware
5 105 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (21.28%) Windows 7
7 95 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 95 (20.21%) ITIL
8 88 (18.72%) SQL Server
9 82 (17.45%) SQL
10 80 (17.02%) TCP/IP
11 77 (16.38%) .NET
12 72 (15.32%) DNS
13 68 (14.47%) Firewall
14 66 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 65 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
16 64 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (13.19%) Office 365
18 60 (12.77%) Windows 10
18 60 (12.77%) Cisco
19 59 (12.55%) DHCP
20 57 (12.13%) Finance
21 55 (11.70%) C#
21 55 (11.70%) Unix
22 54 (11.49%) Degree
23 53 (11.28%) Mentoring
24 50 (10.64%) Security Cleared
24 50 (10.64%) Java
24 50 (10.64%) VPN

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 48 (10.21%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (4.68%) IIS
4 22 (4.68%) Skype for Business
5 19 (4.04%) Apache
6 13 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (2.77%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.13%) JBoss
8 9 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.49%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.06%) CloudStack
11 5 (1.06%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.06%) Mule
11 5 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 65 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.28%) Houdini
3 6 (1.28%) Maya
3 6 (1.28%) NUKE
3 6 (1.28%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.77%) Visualfiles
2 5 (1.06%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.19%) Office 365
2 48 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.06%) IaaS
4 5 (1.06%) SaaS
5 2 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 72 (15.32%) DNS
3 68 (14.47%) Firewall
4 59 (12.55%) DHCP
5 50 (10.64%) VPN
6 36 (7.66%) Internet
7 28 (5.96%) SAN
8 25 (5.32%) LAN
8 25 (5.32%) WAN
9 17 (3.62%) Skype
10 14 (2.98%) Wireless
11 13 (2.77%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (2.55%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.55%) NAS
13 11 (2.34%) Network Security
14 10 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (2.13%) SSL
14 10 (2.13%) VLAN
15 8 (1.70%) Intranet
15 8 (1.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.19%) MySQL
3 12 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.70%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.85%) MS Access
9 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.64%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.21%) Redis
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.83%) Selenium
1 18 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (3.83%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.91%) HP UFT
4 8 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.28%) Appium
5 6 (1.28%) Calabash
5 6 (1.28%) JMeter
5 6 (1.28%) PROIV
5 6 (1.28%) Subversion
5 6 (1.28%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.06%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.43%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.43%) MSI
9 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.21%) FishEye
9 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 57 (12.13%) Finance
2 20 (4.26%) Law
3 17 (3.62%) Legal
4 13 (2.77%) Marketing
5 11 (2.34%) Electronics
6 9 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.70%) Advertising
7 8 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.28%) Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Back Office
9 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Retail
10 2 (0.43%) French Language
10 2 (0.43%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 126 (26.81%) Analyst
2 70 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 46 (9.79%) Support Analyst
4 36 (7.66%) Developer
4 36 (7.66%) IT Support
5 35 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 35 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (6.38%) IT Engineer
7 28 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (4.89%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (4.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 21 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (4.47%) IT Support Engineer
11 20 (4.26%) Applications Support
12 19 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (4.04%) SOC Analyst
13 17 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 16 (3.40%) Security Analyst
14 16 (3.40%) Service Analyst
14 16 (3.40%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (16.38%) .NET
2 28 (5.96%) ASP.NET
3 23 (4.89%) Web Services
4 18 (3.83%) HTML
4 18 (3.83%) XML
5 11 (2.34%) CSS
5 11 (2.34%) jQuery
6 9 (1.91%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (1.70%) LAMP
7 8 (1.70%) REST
8 7 (1.49%) Entity Framework
8 7 (1.49%) TensorFlow
8 7 (1.49%) WCF
8 7 (1.49%) WPF
9 6 (1.28%) SAML
10 5 (1.06%) Qt
11 4 (0.85%) Ajax
11 4 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.30%) Computer Science
2 35 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.68%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (4.68%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.19%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.19%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.98%) Replication
8 11 (2.34%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.13%) Fintech
9 10 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.91%) User Experience
11 8 (1.70%) Clustering
11 8 (1.70%) Robotics
12 6 (1.28%) Animation
12 6 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (1.28%) EPoS
12 6 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 165 (35.11%) Linux
1 165 (35.11%) Windows Server
2 105 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 100 (21.28%) Windows 7
4 95 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (12.77%) Windows 10
6 55 (11.70%) Unix
7 23 (4.89%) Windows 8
8 22 (4.68%) CentOS
9 21 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (4.04%) AIX
10 19 (4.04%) Android
11 18 (3.83%) Apple iOS
11 18 (3.83%) Solaris
12 12 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (1.49%) Debian
14 7 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.49%) VMS
14 7 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (20.21%) ITIL
2 64 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (11.28%) Mentoring
4 46 (9.79%) Software Engineering
5 42 (8.94%) Information Security
6 38 (8.09%) Coaching
7 33 (7.02%) ITSM
7 33 (7.02%) Project Management
8 32 (6.81%) SIEM
9 31 (6.60%) Service Management
10 29 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (5.74%) DevOps
11 27 (5.74%) SDLC
12 24 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
13 23 (4.89%) Security Architecture
14 22 (4.68%) High Availability
14 22 (4.68%) MVC
14 22 (4.68%) Security Operations
15 18 (3.83%) Document Management
15 18 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.45%) SQL
2 55 (11.70%) C#
3 50 (10.64%) Java
4 38 (8.09%) Python
5 37 (7.87%) JavaScript
6 34 (7.23%) C++
7 30 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 30 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 29 (6.17%) C
9 23 (4.89%) Bash Shell
10 17 (3.62%) T-SQL
11 16 (3.40%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.55%) Perl
12 12 (2.55%) Ruby
12 12 (2.55%) VBScript
13 10 (2.13%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.49%) PHP
15 5 (1.06%) AWK
15 5 (1.06%) sed
16 3 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (11.49%) Degree
2 50 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 47 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 33 (7.02%) CISSP
5 30 (6.38%) SANS
6 29 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (5.96%) CCNA
8 27 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (5.32%) DV Cleared
10 22 (4.68%) GCIA
10 22 (4.68%) GCIH
11 21 (4.47%) CREST Certified
12 19 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (2.34%) CCNP
15 10 (2.13%) MCSA
15 10 (2.13%) MCSE
15 10 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
16 9 (1.91%) ISTQB
17 8 (1.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 35 (7.45%) SLA
2 17 (3.62%) QA
3 14 (2.98%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 185 (39.36%) Active Directory
2 66 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 35 (7.45%) vSphere
5 21 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (3.83%) NFS
7 15 (3.19%) XenServer
8 7 (1.49%) Docker
8 7 (1.49%) Samba
9 6 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (1.28%) Xen
10 5 (1.06%) Firmware
11 4 (0.85%) Snort
11 4 (0.85%) XenApp
12 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.21%) RHEV
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (5.11%) SCCM
2 15 (3.19%) WSUS
3 14 (2.98%) Puppet
4 11 (2.34%) vMotion
5 10 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (1.70%) SCOM
8 6 (1.28%) Ansible
8 6 (1.28%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.06%) Nagios
9 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.06%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.06%) Terraform
9 5 (1.06%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.64%) Nessus
11 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 192 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 119 (25.32%) VMware
3 60 (12.77%) Cisco
4 46 (9.79%) Citrix
5 32 (6.81%) Red Hat
6 30 (6.38%) Oracle
7 21 (4.47%) NetApp
8 19 (4.04%) HP
9 17 (3.62%) Veeam
10 14 (2.98%) iManage
11 12 (2.55%) Avaya
12 11 (2.34%) Juniper
13 10 (2.13%) Dell
14 9 (1.91%) CA
14 9 (1.91%) Cognizant
14 9 (1.91%) F5
14 9 (1.91%) Lotus
15 8 (1.70%) SonicWALL
16 7 (1.49%) Blue Coat
16 7 (1.49%) Samsung