Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 490 428 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.72% 12.67% 11.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.51% 60.37% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 383 388 406
Bristol median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £23,250 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £61,250
South West median annual salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +7.35% +3.03% +1.54%

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 852 709 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.12% 20.99% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 686 648 920
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,975 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £72,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%

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 23 August 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 6 months to 23 August 2017. 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 - 1 £22,500 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 196 (40.00%) Linux
2 177 (36.12%) Active Directory
3 166 (33.88%) Windows Server
4 154 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 135 (27.55%) VMware
6 104 (21.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 96 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 92 (18.78%) SQL
8 92 (18.78%) .NET
9 90 (18.37%) ITIL
9 90 (18.37%) TCP/IP
10 87 (17.76%) Cisco
11 86 (17.55%) SQL Server
12 85 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (16.53%) Firewall
14 79 (16.12%) C#
14 79 (16.12%) Windows 7
15 78 (15.92%) Java
16 73 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 69 (14.08%) Finance
18 67 (13.67%) Unix
18 67 (13.67%) Software Engineering
19 66 (13.47%) Degree
20 63 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
21 55 (11.22%) Mentoring
22 53 (10.82%) Hyper-V
23 51 (10.41%) JavaScript
24 50 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
25 49 (10.00%) Python
26 47 (9.59%) C++

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 46 (9.39%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.51%) IIS
4 18 (3.67%) Apache
5 17 (3.47%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.04%) IBM Notes
8 9 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.22%) JBoss
9 6 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.02%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.82%) SAS
12 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.61%) TPMS
12 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.22%) Houdini
3 6 (1.22%) Maya
3 6 (1.22%) NUKE
3 6 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.82%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (8.98%) Office 365
3 41 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.04%) IaaS
5 7 (1.43%) PaaS
6 5 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) G Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 90 (18.37%) TCP/IP
2 81 (16.53%) Firewall
3 45 (9.18%) DNS
3 45 (9.18%) WAN
4 43 (8.78%) DHCP
4 43 (8.78%) LAN
5 40 (8.16%) Internet
6 36 (7.35%) VPN
7 31 (6.33%) SAN
8 16 (3.27%) iSCSI
8 16 (3.27%) NAS
8 16 (3.27%) Network Security
9 13 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (2.45%) Skype
10 12 (2.45%) Wireshark
11 11 (2.24%) Software-Defined Networking
11 11 (2.24%) VLAN
12 8 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (1.22%) OpenVPN
13 6 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.27%) MySQL
3 14 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.61%) Big Data
9 3 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.20%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) MS Access
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.08%) Selenium
4 18 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 15 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.04%) Appium
6 10 (2.04%) Calabash
6 10 (2.04%) JMeter
6 10 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 9 (1.84%) HP UFT
8 7 (1.43%) GCC
9 6 (1.22%) Subversion
10 5 (1.02%) PROIV
10 5 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.02%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.82%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.82%) Bower
11 4 (0.82%) Grunt
General
1 69 (14.08%) Finance
2 17 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.06%) Marketing
4 14 (2.86%) Electronics
5 10 (2.04%) Games
6 9 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.63%) Legal
7 8 (1.63%) Retail
8 7 (1.43%) Banking
9 6 (1.22%) Advertising
10 5 (1.02%) Law
11 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.41%) French Language
13 2 (0.41%) German Language
13 2 (0.41%) Military
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.20%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (26.53%) Analyst
2 70 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 45 (9.18%) Developer
4 39 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (6.73%) Support Analyst
6 27 (5.51%) IT Engineer
6 27 (5.51%) IT Support
7 26 (5.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 26 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (5.31%) Windows Engineer
8 25 (5.10%) Software Engineer
9 24 (4.90%) SOC Analyst
10 23 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (4.69%) Security Analyst
11 21 (4.29%) Service Desk Engineer
12 20 (4.08%) Applications Support
12 20 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (4.08%) Tester
13 19 (3.88%) Technical Support
14 18 (3.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (18.78%) .NET
2 40 (8.16%) HTML
3 30 (6.12%) ASP.NET
4 29 (5.92%) XML
5 28 (5.71%) Web Services
6 24 (4.90%) CSS
7 17 (3.47%) REST
8 11 (2.24%) LAMP
9 9 (1.84%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.63%) Entity Framework
10 8 (1.63%) WCF
11 7 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.43%) HTML5
11 7 (1.43%) jQuery
11 7 (1.43%) LLVM
11 7 (1.43%) TensorFlow
11 7 (1.43%) XMPP
12 6 (1.22%) Node.js
12 6 (1.22%) WPF
13 5 (1.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.10%) Security Operations Centre
5 22 (4.49%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.88%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (3.47%) Client/Server
8 16 (3.27%) User Experience
9 14 (2.86%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.45%) Fintech
10 12 (2.45%) Replication
11 11 (2.24%) Clustering
11 11 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.84%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.63%) Robotics
13 8 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (1.43%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.43%) Smartphone
15 6 (1.22%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 196 (40.00%) Linux
2 166 (33.88%) Windows Server
3 104 (21.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 96 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (16.12%) Windows 7
6 67 (13.67%) Unix
7 34 (6.94%) Windows 10
8 28 (5.71%) CentOS
9 22 (4.49%) AIX
10 21 (4.29%) Windows 8
11 19 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (3.47%) Solaris
13 13 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (2.45%) Android
15 11 (2.24%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.43%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.43%) Windows XP
17 6 (1.22%) Debian
17 6 (1.22%) VMS
18 4 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.37%) ITIL
2 85 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (13.67%) Software Engineering
4 55 (11.22%) Mentoring
5 45 (9.18%) Information Security
6 43 (8.78%) Project Management
7 42 (8.57%) DevOps
8 40 (8.16%) SIEM
9 37 (7.55%) Coaching
10 33 (6.73%) Network Monitoring
11 30 (6.12%) SDLC
12 27 (5.51%) Open Source
13 26 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (5.10%) Security Operations
14 25 (5.10%) Service Management
15 24 (4.90%) ITSM
16 23 (4.69%) Test Automation
17 21 (4.29%) Security Architecture
17 21 (4.29%) Test Management
18 20 (4.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 92 (18.78%) SQL
2 79 (16.12%) C#
3 78 (15.92%) Java
4 51 (10.41%) JavaScript
5 49 (10.00%) Python
6 47 (9.59%) C++
7 39 (7.96%) C
8 35 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 28 (5.71%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.08%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.06%) Ruby
12 14 (2.86%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.24%) Perl
13 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.04%) MATLAB
14 10 (2.04%) PHP
15 8 (1.63%) VBScript
16 5 (1.02%) AWK
16 5 (1.02%) sed
17 3 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (13.47%) Degree
2 47 (9.59%) Security Cleared
3 44 (8.98%) SC Cleared
4 42 (8.57%) CISSP
5 39 (7.96%) SANS
6 35 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (6.33%) CCNA
7 31 (6.33%) DV Cleared
7 31 (6.33%) GCIA
8 30 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (5.92%) GCIH
10 27 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (3.88%) CREST Certified
13 17 (3.47%) CCNP
14 14 (2.86%) MCSE
15 12 (2.45%) Network+ Certification
16 11 (2.24%) GIAC
17 10 (2.04%) CISM
17 10 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.39%) SLA
2 34 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (5.10%) QA
4 15 (3.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 177 (36.12%) Active Directory
2 73 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (10.82%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (6.33%) vSphere
5 20 (4.08%) Snort
6 17 (3.47%) NFS
7 10 (2.04%) Docker
7 10 (2.04%) XenServer
8 8 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.22%) Samba
10 5 (1.02%) Firmware
10 5 (1.02%) Xen
11 4 (0.82%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.82%) XenApp
12 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.20%) RHEV
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (4.49%) SCCM
2 13 (2.65%) Puppet
3 11 (2.24%) Ansible
3 11 (2.24%) Nmap
3 11 (2.24%) vMotion
4 9 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.84%) Terraform
5 8 (1.63%) RSA enVision
5 8 (1.63%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.43%) WSUS
7 6 (1.22%) Cobbler
7 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.02%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.82%) Marathon
9 4 (0.82%) Nagios
9 4 (0.82%) SCOM
9 4 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 154 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 135 (27.55%) VMware
3 87 (17.76%) Cisco
4 39 (7.96%) Red Hat
5 35 (7.14%) Citrix
6 25 (5.10%) Oracle
7 23 (4.69%) NetApp
8 21 (4.29%) ArcSight
8 21 (4.29%) HP
9 19 (3.88%) LogRhythm
10 12 (2.45%) Dell
10 12 (2.45%) Lotus
11 11 (2.24%) FireEye
11 11 (2.24%) SonicWALL
12 9 (1.84%) CA
12 9 (1.84%) Cognizant
12 9 (1.84%) Veeam
13 8 (1.63%) Adobe
13 8 (1.63%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.63%) Juniper