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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 240 244 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.86% 13.08% 11.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.18% 60.85% 47.18%
Number of salaries quoted 191 231 201
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 352 401 496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.86% 21.49% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 284 377 425
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £22,500 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 145 (37.76%) Linux
2 130 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 117 (30.47%) Microsoft
3 117 (30.47%) Active Directory
4 96 (25.00%) VMware
5 85 (22.14%) Firewall
5 85 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (21.61%) ITIL
7 80 (20.83%) Java
8 79 (20.57%) .NET
9 75 (19.53%) C#
10 73 (19.01%) SQL Server
11 72 (18.75%) TCP/IP
12 68 (17.71%) Unix
13 66 (17.19%) Software Engineering
14 64 (16.67%) SQL
14 64 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 62 (16.15%) Cisco
15 62 (16.15%) WAN
16 60 (15.63%) Degree
17 57 (14.84%) HTML
18 56 (14.58%) LAN
19 53 (13.80%) Windows Server 2008
20 52 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
20 52 (13.54%) Finance
21 51 (13.28%) Windows 7
22 48 (12.50%) MS Exchange
22 48 (12.50%) Python
23 46 (11.98%) JavaScript
23 46 (11.98%) SLA

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.25%) IIS
2 24 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.17%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.86%) Apache
6 9 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.34%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.34%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.08%) JBoss
8 6 (1.56%) CMS
9 5 (1.30%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.30%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.30%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.04%) SAS
10 4 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) HipChat
4 1 (0.26%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (1.56%) Visualfiles
2 5 (1.30%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (1.04%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.68%) Office 365
2 25 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.30%) IaaS
4 5 (1.30%) PaaS
5 2 (0.52%) G Suite
6 1 (0.26%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (22.14%) Firewall
2 72 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 62 (16.15%) WAN
4 56 (14.58%) LAN
5 41 (10.68%) Internet
6 28 (7.29%) VPN
7 27 (7.03%) DHCP
8 23 (5.99%) DNS
8 23 (5.99%) SAN
9 20 (5.21%) Wireshark
10 13 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (3.13%) HTTP
11 12 (3.13%) Network Security
12 10 (2.60%) VLAN
13 9 (2.34%) IP Telephony
13 9 (2.34%) NAS
13 9 (2.34%) Skype
14 8 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (2.08%) SSH
15 7 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.08%) MySQL
5 7 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.04%) GIS
7 4 (1.04%) MS Access
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.78%) Big Data
8 3 (0.78%) IDOL
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.26%) Power BI
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.86%) GCC
4 11 (2.86%) Selenium
5 10 (2.60%) Appium
5 10 (2.60%) Calabash
5 10 (2.60%) JMeter
5 10 (2.60%) WebDriver
6 9 (2.34%) PROIV
7 6 (1.56%) Subversion
7 6 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.30%) JIRA
8 5 (1.30%) Moq
8 5 (1.30%) MSTest
8 5 (1.30%) NUnit
8 5 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.30%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (13.54%) Finance
2 18 (4.69%) Games
3 16 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.65%) Legal
5 12 (3.13%) Electronics
6 11 (2.86%) Marketing
7 9 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.34%) Retail
8 6 (1.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Front Office
9 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (22.92%) Analyst
2 47 (12.24%) Developer
3 38 (9.90%) Support Engineer
4 31 (8.07%) Senior Analyst
5 30 (7.81%) Software Engineer
6 27 (7.03%) Support Analyst
7 25 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.51%) IT Support
8 24 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
9 23 (5.99%) Service Analyst
9 23 (5.99%) Technical Support
10 21 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (5.21%) .NET Developer
11 20 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
12 18 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 18 (4.69%) Network Engineer
13 17 (4.43%) Service Desk Engineer
14 16 (4.17%) Applications Support
15 15 (3.91%) IT Engineer
15 15 (3.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (20.57%) .NET
2 57 (14.84%) HTML
3 32 (8.33%) CSS
4 27 (7.03%) ASP.NET
5 22 (5.73%) XML
6 21 (5.47%) Web Services
7 19 (4.95%) REST
8 16 (4.17%) HTML5
9 15 (3.91%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.86%) LAMP
10 11 (2.86%) LLVM
11 9 (2.34%) J2EE
11 9 (2.34%) Spring
12 8 (2.08%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.08%) WCF
12 8 (2.08%) WPF
13 7 (1.82%) Backbone.js
13 7 (1.82%) Node.js
13 7 (1.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 7 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.03%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.99%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 11 (2.86%) User Experience
5 10 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
8 7 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.82%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.56%) Clustering
9 6 (1.56%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.04%) Digital TV
11 4 (1.04%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 145 (37.76%) Linux
2 130 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 68 (17.71%) Unix
4 64 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (13.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (13.28%) Windows 7
7 25 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (4.69%) AIX
8 18 (4.69%) Windows 10
9 15 (3.91%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.91%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.65%) Solaris
11 10 (2.60%) CentOS
12 9 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.30%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.04%) Android
14 4 (1.04%) HPUX
14 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (21.61%) ITIL
3 66 (17.19%) Software Engineering
4 46 (11.98%) Mentoring
5 35 (9.11%) SIEM
6 34 (8.85%) DevOps
7 33 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (8.59%) Information Security
8 28 (7.29%) Network Monitoring
9 26 (6.77%) Security Operations
10 25 (6.51%) Coaching
10 25 (6.51%) Open Source
11 24 (6.25%) Service Management
12 23 (5.99%) TDD
13 22 (5.73%) Scrum
13 22 (5.73%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.43%) MVC
14 17 (4.43%) Project Management
14 17 (4.43%) Test Automation
15 16 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.83%) Java
2 75 (19.53%) C#
3 64 (16.67%) SQL
4 48 (12.50%) Python
5 46 (11.98%) JavaScript
6 38 (9.90%) C++
7 22 (5.73%) C
8 19 (4.95%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.91%) Ruby
10 11 (2.86%) PHP
11 10 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.08%) Perl
13 6 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.56%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.52%) VB
14 2 (0.52%) VBA
14 2 (0.52%) VBScript
15 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 60 (15.63%) Degree
2 41 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 40 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 31 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (7.29%) DV Cleared
6 27 (7.03%) GCIA
7 25 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (6.51%) CISSP
7 25 (6.51%) SANS
8 22 (5.73%) GCIH
8 22 (5.73%) MCP
8 22 (5.73%) MCSE
9 21 (5.47%) CCNA
10 18 (4.69%) GIAC
11 14 (3.65%) MCSA
12 12 (3.13%) CCNP
13 7 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.30%) MCITP
15 4 (1.04%) CREST Certified
15 4 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.98%) SLA
2 24 (6.25%) QA
3 18 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 117 (30.47%) Active Directory
2 52 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 34 (8.85%) Snort
5 19 (4.95%) vSphere
6 10 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.82%) Docker
7 7 (1.82%) Terminal Server
7 7 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.82%) XenApp
8 6 (1.56%) XenServer
9 5 (1.30%) Xen
10 4 (1.04%) MetaFrame
10 4 (1.04%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (7.29%) SCCM
2 18 (4.69%) Nmap
3 11 (2.86%) Ansible
4 10 (2.60%) vCenter Server
5 9 (2.34%) Terraform
6 8 (2.08%) Puppet
7 7 (1.82%) RSA enVision
8 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.56%) WSUS
9 5 (1.30%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (1.30%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.04%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.04%) Marathon
10 4 (1.04%) Mesos
10 4 (1.04%) Salt
11 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 117 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 96 (25.00%) VMware
3 62 (16.15%) Cisco
4 40 (10.42%) Citrix
5 25 (6.51%) ArcSight
5 25 (6.51%) LogRhythm
6 24 (6.25%) Oracle
7 18 (4.69%) FireEye
8 17 (4.43%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.34%) HP
10 7 (1.82%) Adobe
11 6 (1.56%) Dell
11 6 (1.56%) iManage
11 6 (1.56%) SAP
12 5 (1.30%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.30%) EnterpriseDB
12 5 (1.30%) NetApp
12 5 (1.30%) Splunk
13 4 (1.04%) Lotus
13 4 (1.04%) webMethods
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