Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 363 494 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.70% 12.77% 12.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.63% 57.64% 60.34%
Number of salaries quoted 284 390 387
Bristol median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% +3.03%

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 872 857 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.31% 22.16% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 693 699 648
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -2.78%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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% 1
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 133 (36.64%) Windows Server
2 121 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 120 (33.06%) Linux
4 100 (27.55%) Microsoft
5 89 (24.52%) VMware
6 84 (23.14%) Office 365
7 76 (20.94%) SQL Server
8 63 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (17.08%) Hyper-V
10 60 (16.53%) ITIL
11 58 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
12 57 (15.70%) Python
13 54 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 51 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
15 47 (12.95%) Windows 10
15 47 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (12.40%) Finance
17 45 (12.40%) Citrix
18 43 (11.85%) PowerShell
19 41 (11.29%) C#
19 41 (11.29%) SQL
20 39 (10.74%) Java
21 38 (10.47%) Cisco
21 38 (10.47%) Windows 7
21 38 (10.47%) DevOps
22 36 (9.92%) Software Engineering
22 36 (9.92%) C++
22 36 (9.92%) .NET

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 32 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.79%) IIS
3 16 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.86%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.75%) CMS
5 10 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.75%) Marvel
6 7 (1.93%) Apache
7 6 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.65%) nginx
7 6 (1.65%) WordPress
8 5 (1.38%) Drupal
9 4 (1.10%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.83%) Confluence
10 3 (0.83%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.83%) Mattermost
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (2.75%) InDesign
2 10 (2.75%) InVision
2 10 (2.75%) OmniGraffle
2 10 (2.75%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.75%) Pixate
2 10 (2.75%) UXPin
3 1 (0.28%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 84 (23.14%) Office 365
2 58 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (7.16%) SaaS
5 16 (4.41%) Serverless
6 13 (3.58%) IaaS
7 9 (2.48%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.20%) GitHub
9 6 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.38%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.83%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.83%) PaaS
12 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.28%) G Suite
13 1 (0.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.92%) Firewall
2 34 (9.37%) DNS
3 30 (8.26%) SAN
4 27 (7.44%) TCP/IP
5 26 (7.16%) DHCP
6 17 (4.68%) VoIP
7 15 (4.13%) WAN
8 14 (3.86%) LAN
9 13 (3.58%) Skype
10 9 (2.48%) VPN
11 8 (2.20%) NAS
11 8 (2.20%) SNMP
11 8 (2.20%) SSL
12 7 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.38%) SSH
13 5 (1.38%) Unified Communications
14 4 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.10%) Network Security
14 4 (1.10%) SMTP
14 4 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.79%) MySQL
3 19 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.83%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.55%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.55%) Redis
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 22 (6.06%) JIRA
2 20 (5.51%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.13%) TeamCity
4 8 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (2.20%) Subversion
5 6 (1.65%) Selenium
6 5 (1.38%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.38%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.38%) Buildbot
6 5 (1.38%) Chocolatey
6 5 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.38%) Trac
6 5 (1.38%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.38%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.83%) ERwin
7 3 (0.83%) GoCD
7 3 (0.83%) Maven
7 3 (0.83%) MSTest
7 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (12.40%) Finance
2 16 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.86%) Aerospace
4 12 (3.31%) Retail
5 9 (2.48%) Games
5 9 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.93%) Marketing
7 5 (1.38%) Electronics
8 4 (1.10%) Law
8 4 (1.10%) Legal
9 3 (0.83%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (14.05%) Analyst
2 45 (12.40%) Developer
3 44 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 28 (7.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (7.44%) IT Support
6 26 (7.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (7.16%) Administrator
6 26 (7.16%) Support Analyst
7 22 (6.06%) Desktop Support
7 22 (6.06%) IT Engineer
8 21 (5.79%) Desktop Engineer
8 21 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (5.23%) Architect
9 19 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (4.96%) IT Support Engineer
10 18 (4.96%) Project Manager
10 18 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (3.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (3.58%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.92%) .NET
2 24 (6.61%) Web Services
3 23 (6.34%) HTML
4 14 (3.86%) CSS
5 13 (3.58%) XML
6 10 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (2.20%) Direct3D
7 8 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (2.20%) MFC
7 8 (2.20%) OpenGL
7 8 (2.20%) Qt
7 8 (2.20%) Spring
8 7 (1.93%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.93%) jQuery
8 7 (1.93%) Sass
9 6 (1.65%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.65%) LDAP
9 6 (1.65%) LESS
9 6 (1.65%) REST
10 5 (1.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.58%) User Experience
5 12 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (3.03%) Clustering
6 11 (3.03%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.75%) iPhone
7 10 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.48%) iPad
9 8 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.93%) PKI
11 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.83%) Fintech
13 3 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 133 (36.64%) Windows Server
2 120 (33.06%) Linux
3 63 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (12.95%) Windows 10
5 45 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (10.47%) Windows 7
7 27 (7.44%) Unix
8 20 (5.51%) Android
8 20 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.75%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.20%) CentOS
10 8 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.93%) AIX
12 5 (1.38%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.83%) Debian
14 3 (0.83%) Solaris
15 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.53%) ITIL
2 47 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (10.47%) DevOps
5 36 (9.92%) Software Engineering
6 33 (9.09%) Project Management
7 31 (8.54%) Configuration Management
8 29 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 26 (7.16%) SDLC
10 20 (5.51%) MVC
10 20 (5.51%) PRINCE2
11 19 (5.23%) Line Management
11 19 (5.23%) Microservices
12 16 (4.41%) SIEM
12 16 (4.41%) Visualisation
13 15 (4.13%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (4.13%) Data Management
13 15 (4.13%) Scrum
13 15 (4.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.70%) Python
2 43 (11.85%) PowerShell
3 41 (11.29%) C#
3 41 (11.29%) SQL
4 39 (10.74%) Java
5 36 (9.92%) C++
6 27 (7.44%) Bash Shell
7 21 (5.79%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.41%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.58%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.31%) C
11 10 (2.75%) Ruby
12 8 (2.20%) Perl
12 8 (2.20%) PHP
13 6 (1.65%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.38%) Go
14 5 (1.38%) VBScript
15 4 (1.10%) ES6
16 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (7.16%) SC Cleared
2 26 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (6.06%) CCNA
5 21 (5.79%) Degree
6 19 (5.23%) CCNP
7 16 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (3.31%) MCSE
9 9 (2.48%) APMP
9 9 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (1.93%) MCSA
11 6 (1.65%) ISEB
12 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.83%) CCA
13 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.83%) MCITP
13 3 (0.83%) VCP5
14 2 (0.55%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.58%) SLA
2 12 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.31%) QA
3 10 (2.75%) GDPR
4 5 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.38%) WCAG
5 2 (0.55%) GCP
6 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.28%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.28%) MISRA
6 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
System Software
1 121 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 62 (17.08%) Hyper-V
3 54 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (6.61%) Docker
5 15 (4.13%) XenApp
6 13 (3.58%) vSphere
7 6 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.38%) KVM
8 5 (1.38%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.55%) NFS
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.28%) etcd
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (9.09%) Puppet
2 29 (7.99%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (7.44%) Ansible
4 17 (4.68%) SCCM
5 8 (2.20%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.65%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.38%) SCOM
7 5 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.38%) Terraform
7 5 (1.38%) WMI
8 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.10%) WSUS
9 3 (0.83%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.83%) Mesos
9 3 (0.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.55%) Graphite
10 2 (0.55%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 89 (24.52%) VMware
3 45 (12.40%) Citrix
4 38 (10.47%) Cisco
5 22 (6.06%) Apple
6 18 (4.96%) Google
7 15 (4.13%) Oracle
8 14 (3.86%) Veeam
9 13 (3.58%) McAfee
10 12 (3.31%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.03%) Adobe
11 11 (3.03%) HP
12 10 (2.75%) ESET
13 9 (2.48%) Mitel
14 7 (1.93%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.38%) NetApp
15 5 (1.38%) New Relic
15 5 (1.38%) SAP
16 4 (1.10%) NEC
16 4 (1.10%) Splunk