Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 328 477 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.95% 12.59% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.21% 52.71% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 260 373 337
Bristol median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -10.96%
10th Percentile £22,450 £23,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +10.77% -7.14%

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 777 905 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.19% 23.88% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 613 731 583
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,950 £65,000 £61,850
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.23%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 112 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 97 (29.57%) Active Directory
3 95 (28.96%) Windows Server
4 87 (26.52%) Linux
5 74 (22.56%) SQL Server
6 72 (21.95%) Office 365
7 54 (16.46%) Windows 10
8 52 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (14.94%) VMware
9 49 (14.94%) ITIL
9 49 (14.94%) Python
9 49 (14.94%) Hyper-V
10 48 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 47 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (13.41%) PowerShell
13 42 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
13 42 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (12.50%) SQL
15 40 (12.20%) Finance
16 39 (11.89%) C#
17 36 (10.98%) Unix
18 35 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
20 33 (10.06%) .NET
20 33 (10.06%) TCP/IP
20 33 (10.06%) Firewall
20 33 (10.06%) DevOps
21 32 (9.76%) C++
22 31 (9.45%) DNS
22 31 (9.45%) Windows 7

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 25 (7.62%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.88%) IIS
4 15 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.35%) CMS
5 11 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (3.35%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.44%) EPiServer
6 8 (2.44%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.44%) WordPress
7 7 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.52%) Drupal
8 5 (1.52%) nginx
9 4 (1.22%) Marvel
9 4 (1.22%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.91%) Apache
10 3 (0.91%) Mattermost
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.91%) XWiki
Applications
1 34 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.52%) InDesign
2 5 (1.52%) InVision
2 5 (1.52%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.52%) Pixate
3 4 (1.22%) UXPin
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.30%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (21.95%) Office 365
2 48 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.27%) SaaS
5 8 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.13%) IaaS
6 7 (2.13%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.13%) Serverless
7 6 (1.83%) npm
8 4 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.22%) PaaS
9 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.91%) GitHub
9 3 (0.91%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.06%) Firewall
1 33 (10.06%) TCP/IP
2 31 (9.45%) DNS
3 24 (7.32%) DHCP
4 16 (4.88%) SAN
5 12 (3.66%) LAN
5 12 (3.66%) SSL
5 12 (3.66%) VPN
5 12 (3.66%) WAN
6 11 (3.35%) Skype
7 10 (3.05%) VoIP
8 8 (2.44%) SNMP
9 5 (1.52%) HTTP
9 5 (1.52%) IPsec
9 5 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.22%) Network Security
10 4 (1.22%) SMTP
10 4 (1.22%) Wireless
11 3 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.57%) MySQL
2 15 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.91%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.61%) Power BI
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 26 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.10%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.27%) JIRA
4 13 (3.96%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.13%) git-flow
6 7 (2.13%) Selenium
7 6 (1.83%) gulp
7 6 (1.83%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.83%) webpack
8 5 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.52%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.52%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.22%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.22%) Buildbot
9 4 (1.22%) Chocolatey
9 4 (1.22%) Maven
9 4 (1.22%) Trac
10 3 (0.91%) GoCD
10 3 (0.91%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (12.20%) Finance
2 15 (4.57%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.96%) Retail
4 10 (3.05%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.44%) Games
6 5 (1.52%) Marketing
6 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (0.91%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (15.85%) Developer
2 42 (12.80%) Analyst
3 38 (11.59%) IT Support
4 35 (10.67%) Support Engineer
5 28 (8.54%) IT Engineer
6 25 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 23 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (6.71%) IT Support Engineer
10 20 (6.10%) Administrator
11 16 (4.88%) Desktop Support
11 16 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (4.57%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.27%) Service Analyst
13 14 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
14 13 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
15 12 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (3.66%) IT Analyst
15 12 (3.66%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.06%) .NET
2 24 (7.32%) HTML
3 14 (4.27%) CSS
4 13 (3.96%) XML
5 11 (3.35%) Direct3D
5 11 (3.35%) MFC
5 11 (3.35%) OpenGL
5 11 (3.35%) Qt
6 9 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (2.44%) CSS3
7 8 (2.44%) HTML5
7 8 (2.44%) HTML5 Canvas
7 8 (2.44%) jQuery
7 8 (2.44%) SVG
7 8 (2.44%) Web Services
8 7 (2.13%) Spring
9 6 (1.83%) React
9 6 (1.83%) Vue.js
10 5 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.57%) Fintech
3 15 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.27%) User Experience
5 12 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (3.35%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.05%) Clustering
7 10 (3.05%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.13%) iPhone
9 6 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.83%) iPad
10 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.22%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.22%) PKI
12 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 95 (28.96%) Windows Server
2 87 (26.52%) Linux
3 54 (16.46%) Windows 10
4 52 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (10.98%) Unix
6 31 (9.45%) Windows 7
7 28 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.49%) Android
9 14 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.96%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.74%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.22%) CentOS
12 4 (1.22%) Debian
12 4 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.22%) Solaris
13 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.91%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.61%) AIX
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (14.94%) ITIL
2 47 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (10.06%) DevOps
5 30 (9.15%) SDLC
6 25 (7.62%) Configuration Management
6 25 (7.62%) Project Management
7 24 (7.32%) MVC
7 24 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 22 (6.71%) Test Automation
9 18 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (5.18%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (5.18%) PRINCE2
11 16 (4.88%) Scrum
12 15 (4.57%) Task Automation
13 14 (4.27%) Data Protection
13 14 (4.27%) Innovative Thinking
13 14 (4.27%) Open Source
14 13 (3.96%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.94%) Python
2 44 (13.41%) PowerShell
3 41 (12.50%) SQL
4 39 (11.89%) C#
5 32 (9.76%) C++
6 27 (8.23%) Java
6 27 (8.23%) JavaScript
7 25 (7.62%) Bash Shell
8 16 (4.88%) Ruby
9 12 (3.66%) C
9 12 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.35%) Perl
11 10 (3.05%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.83%) ES6
12 6 (1.83%) Scala
13 5 (1.52%) VBScript
14 3 (0.91%) Go
14 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (6.10%) SC Cleared
2 20 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.79%) Degree
4 18 (5.49%) CCNA
5 17 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.88%) CCNP
7 11 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (3.05%) APMP
9 9 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.13%) MCSA
11 5 (1.52%) ISEB
12 4 (1.22%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.22%) MCSE
13 3 (0.91%) CCA
13 3 (0.91%) CCENT
13 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.91%) MCITP
13 3 (0.91%) VCP5
14 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.49%) QA
2 11 (3.35%) GDPR
2 11 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.74%) SLA
4 5 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.52%) WCAG
5 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.30%) MISRA
5 1 (0.30%) MISRA C
System Software
1 97 (29.57%) Active Directory
2 49 (14.94%) Hyper-V
3 35 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (5.79%) Docker
5 12 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.13%) XenApp
7 6 (1.83%) vSphere
8 5 (1.52%) KVM
8 5 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.22%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.61%) NFS
10 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.30%) etcd
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (8.23%) Puppet
2 23 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.71%) Ansible
4 16 (4.88%) SCCM
5 10 (3.05%) SCVMM
6 9 (2.74%) Kubernetes
7 6 (1.83%) Terraform
8 5 (1.52%) WMI
9 4 (1.22%) Graphite
9 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.91%) Grafana
10 3 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.91%) Nessus
10 3 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.61%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.61%) Mesos
11 2 (0.61%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 112 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.94%) VMware
3 26 (7.93%) Cisco
4 24 (7.32%) Citrix
5 15 (4.57%) Apple
5 15 (4.57%) Oracle
6 13 (3.96%) Google
7 9 (2.74%) Veeam
8 7 (2.13%) ESET
8 7 (2.13%) HP
8 7 (2.13%) Mitel
8 7 (2.13%) Splunk
9 6 (1.83%) Adobe
9 6 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.52%) McAfee
10 5 (1.52%) New Relic
11 4 (1.22%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.22%) SAP
12 3 (0.91%) NetWitness
12 3 (0.91%) Red Box