Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 21 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 419 396 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.92% 10.13% 12.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.19% 42.26% 59.34%
Number of salaries quoted 374 313 372
Bristol median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +0.33% +9.64%
10th Percentile £23,163 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,289 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.45%

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 720 937 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.48% 23.96% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 601 760 653
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,840
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,075 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +10.00%

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 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 191 (45.58%) Windows Server
2 179 (42.72%) Active Directory
3 152 (36.28%) Microsoft
4 150 (35.80%) VMware
5 113 (26.97%) Linux
6 102 (24.34%) Office 365
7 85 (20.29%) Windows 10
8 79 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 78 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
11 76 (18.14%) Microsoft Office
12 72 (17.18%) Cisco
13 68 (16.23%) SQL Server
13 68 (16.23%) PowerShell
14 65 (15.51%) MS Exchange
14 65 (15.51%) DNS
14 65 (15.51%) DevOps
15 62 (14.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 60 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (14.08%) Windows 7
17 59 (14.08%) Firewall
18 58 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 56 (13.37%) Hyper-V
20 54 (12.89%) SQL
21 53 (12.65%) ITIL
22 52 (12.41%) Finance
23 51 (12.17%) Citrix
24 49 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
25 47 (11.22%) TCP/IP
26 46 (10.98%) Python

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 65 (15.51%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (5.73%) SharePoint
4 21 (5.01%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.63%) IIS
5 11 (2.63%) JBoss
5 11 (2.63%) Jetty
5 11 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.15%) SAS
7 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.19%) Apache
9 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.48%) nginx
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 76 (18.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.48%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Exchequer
2 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (24.34%) Office 365
2 58 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.19%) IaaS
8 4 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.95%) Datadog
9 3 (0.72%) GitHub
9 3 (0.72%) PaaS
10 2 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
10 2 (0.48%) Heroku
10 2 (0.48%) npm
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.24%) Serverless
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (15.51%) DNS
2 59 (14.08%) Firewall
3 47 (11.22%) TCP/IP
4 42 (10.02%) DHCP
5 35 (8.35%) WAN
6 29 (6.92%) LAN
7 26 (6.21%) Skype
8 25 (5.97%) VPN
9 23 (5.49%) Internet
9 23 (5.49%) Remote Desktop
10 22 (5.25%) SAN
11 19 (4.53%) VoIP
12 14 (3.34%) Network Security
13 13 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.39%) iSCSI
14 10 (2.39%) NAS
15 9 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (1.91%) IPsec
17 7 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
17 7 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.43%) MySQL
4 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.24%) GIS
7 1 (0.24%) MS Access
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (6.68%) Jenkins
2 25 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.10%) Eclipse
3 13 (3.10%) Maven
3 13 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (1.91%) JIRA
5 7 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.67%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.19%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.19%) IBM UrbanCode
7 4 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.95%) Travis CI
7 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.72%) Buildbot
8 3 (0.72%) Chocolatey
8 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.72%) Trac
8 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (12.41%) Finance
2 40 (9.55%) Marketing
3 17 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.82%) Electronics
5 13 (3.10%) Back Office
5 13 (3.10%) Legal
5 13 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.86%) Banking
7 10 (2.39%) Law
8 8 (1.91%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.91%) Retail
9 7 (1.67%) Front Office
10 6 (1.43%) International Banking
11 5 (1.19%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 75 (17.90%) Analyst
2 50 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (11.93%) Support Engineer
3 43 (10.26%) IT Support
4 37 (8.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 35 (8.35%) Support Analyst
6 34 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 31 (7.40%) IT Engineer
8 28 (6.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (5.73%) Applications Support
10 23 (5.49%) Consultant
11 21 (5.01%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (4.53%) IT Analyst
12 19 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (3.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (3.58%) Developer
13 15 (3.58%) Service Analyst
14 14 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (3.34%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.30%) .NET
1 18 (4.30%) Node.js
2 11 (2.63%) Servlets
3 9 (2.15%) CSS
3 9 (2.15%) HTML
4 8 (1.91%) Web Services
5 7 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (1.43%) REST
6 6 (1.43%) XMPP
7 5 (1.19%) Ajax
7 5 (1.19%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.95%) JSON
8 4 (0.95%) Qt
8 4 (0.95%) Spring
8 4 (0.95%) XML
9 3 (0.72%) CSS3
9 3 (0.72%) HTML5
9 3 (0.72%) MFC
9 3 (0.72%) Middleware
9 3 (0.72%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (5.01%) Driving Licence
3 17 (4.06%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.10%) Internet of Things
5 11 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.39%) Clustering
6 10 (2.39%) iPhone
7 9 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.15%) iPad
7 9 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.67%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.19%) PKI
10 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.95%) iSeries
10 4 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.72%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.72%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 191 (45.58%) Windows Server
2 113 (26.97%) Linux
3 85 (20.29%) Windows 10
4 78 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (14.08%) Windows 7
7 32 (7.64%) CentOS
8 25 (5.97%) Unix
9 21 (5.01%) Mac OS
10 17 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (4.06%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.34%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.86%) Ubuntu
13 9 (2.15%) AIX
14 7 (1.67%) Android
14 7 (1.67%) Debian
15 6 (1.43%) Solaris
15 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.95%) DC/OS
17 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
2 65 (15.51%) DevOps
3 62 (14.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 53 (12.65%) ITIL
5 49 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.92%) Project Management
8 26 (6.21%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (4.77%) Document Management
10 19 (4.53%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (4.53%) ETL
11 18 (4.30%) Incident Management
12 17 (4.06%) Configuration Management
12 17 (4.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (3.82%) Fintech
13 16 (3.82%) Presales
14 15 (3.58%) Mobile Device Management
14 15 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (3.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (16.23%) PowerShell
2 54 (12.89%) SQL
3 46 (10.98%) Python
4 43 (10.26%) Java
5 31 (7.40%) C#
6 23 (5.49%) C
7 13 (3.10%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.10%) C++
8 9 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.91%) Ruby
10 7 (1.67%) VB
11 5 (1.19%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.72%) Perl
13 2 (0.48%) ES6
13 2 (0.48%) ES7
13 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (8.83%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.16%) CCNA
5 28 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (6.21%) Degree
7 16 (3.82%) MCSE
8 11 (2.63%) MCITP
8 11 (2.63%) MCSA
9 9 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.91%) CCNP
11 5 (1.19%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.19%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.95%) CCENT
12 4 (0.95%) CCIE
12 4 (0.95%) ISEB
12 4 (0.95%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.72%) CISSP
13 3 (0.72%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.97%) SLA
2 15 (3.58%) QA
3 7 (1.67%) GDPR
4 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 179 (42.72%) Active Directory
2 79 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (13.37%) Hyper-V
4 35 (8.35%) Docker
4 35 (8.35%) vSphere
5 25 (5.97%) XenApp
6 18 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.15%) DFS Replication
8 9 (2.15%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.43%) Snort
10 6 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.95%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.95%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.72%) KVM
13 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.48%) Firmware
14 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (6.68%) SCCM
2 27 (6.44%) Puppet
3 23 (5.49%) Ansible
4 18 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (2.63%) vCenter Server
6 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (2.39%) Terraform
7 9 (2.15%) Kubernetes
7 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (2.15%) WSUS
8 7 (1.67%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 6 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.43%) Nessus
9 6 (1.43%) SCOM
10 5 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (1.19%) Packer
10 5 (1.19%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.95%) Nagios
12 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 152 (36.28%) Microsoft
2 150 (35.80%) VMware
3 72 (17.18%) Cisco
4 51 (12.17%) Citrix
5 21 (5.01%) Dell
6 20 (4.77%) McAfee
6 20 (4.77%) Oracle
7 17 (4.06%) HP
8 15 (3.58%) Apple
8 15 (3.58%) Juniper
8 15 (3.58%) Veeam
9 14 (3.34%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.10%) NetApp
10 13 (3.10%) SAP
11 12 (2.86%) Splunk
12 9 (2.15%) IronPort
12 9 (2.15%) Sage
13 8 (1.91%) Avaya
13 8 (1.91%) F5
14 7 (1.67%) EqualLogic