Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 494 296 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.76% 9.23% 14.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.39% 52.20% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 385 249 494
Bristol median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% -18.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £36,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% +2.94%

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 943 567 1,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.27% 17.69% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 754 475 960
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £39,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.76% -1.33% +7.14%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 205 (41.50%) Microsoft
2 202 (40.89%) Active Directory
3 188 (38.06%) Windows Server
4 162 (32.79%) Linux
5 138 (27.94%) VMware
6 133 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 121 (24.49%) ITIL
8 105 (21.26%) DNS
9 104 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 102 (20.65%) Office 365
11 97 (19.64%) TCP/IP
12 95 (19.23%) Windows 10
13 86 (17.41%) DHCP
14 85 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 84 (17.00%) SQL Server
16 81 (16.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 80 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
18 74 (14.98%) Firewall
19 65 (13.16%) Security Cleared
19 65 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
20 62 (12.55%) SC Cleared
21 61 (12.35%) Unix
21 61 (12.35%) Cisco
22 56 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
23 55 (11.13%) Hyper-V
23 55 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
24 53 (10.73%) Citrix
24 53 (10.73%) SQL
25 52 (10.53%) MS Exchange
26 51 (10.32%) Java

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 52 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 30 (6.07%) Skype for Business
4 17 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (3.04%) Apache
7 14 (2.83%) IIS
8 11 (2.23%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.21%) JBoss
11 5 (1.01%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.01%) Mule
11 5 (1.01%) nginx
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.20%) CMS
14 1 (0.20%) Confluence
14 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 80 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.61%) Houdini
4 3 (0.61%) Maya
4 3 (0.61%) NUKE
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (3.44%) Visualfiles
2 5 (1.01%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 102 (20.65%) Office 365
2 65 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.82%) IaaS
5 7 (1.42%) PaaS
6 6 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.21%) Serverless
7 4 (0.81%) SaaS
8 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (0.40%) Heroku
9 2 (0.40%) npm
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.20%) GitHub
10 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 105 (21.26%) DNS
2 97 (19.64%) TCP/IP
3 86 (17.41%) DHCP
4 74 (14.98%) Firewall
5 51 (10.32%) VPN
6 37 (7.49%) LAN
7 35 (7.09%) WAN
8 29 (5.87%) Skype
9 25 (5.06%) SAN
10 22 (4.45%) VoIP
11 21 (4.25%) Wireless
12 19 (3.85%) Internet
13 18 (3.64%) VLAN
14 17 (3.44%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (2.83%) SSL
16 11 (2.23%) IPsec
17 10 (2.02%) ISDN
17 10 (2.02%) MPLS
17 10 (2.02%) OpenVPN
18 9 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.83%) MySQL
3 8 (1.62%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.81%) MS Access
7 4 (0.81%) Redis
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.82%) JIRA
6 7 (1.42%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.42%) Selenium
7 6 (1.21%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.21%) RSpec
7 6 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.01%) PROIV
9 4 (0.81%) Calabash
9 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.61%) Appium
10 3 (0.61%) JMeter
10 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.40%) Maven
11 2 (0.40%) MSTest
11 2 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 42 (8.50%) Law
2 36 (7.29%) Legal
3 31 (6.28%) Finance
4 13 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 9 (1.82%) Marketing
6 8 (1.62%) Games
6 8 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.61%) Advertising
8 3 (0.61%) Back Office
8 3 (0.61%) Electronics
8 3 (0.61%) Retail
9 2 (0.40%) French Language
9 2 (0.40%) German Language
9 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (19.23%) Analyst
2 84 (17.00%) Support Engineer
3 49 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 48 (9.72%) IT Support
5 44 (8.91%) Support Analyst
6 37 (7.49%) Systems Engineer
7 36 (7.29%) IT Engineer
8 33 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 32 (6.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 28 (5.67%) IT Support Engineer
11 27 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 27 (5.47%) Developer
12 24 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (4.86%) Service Analyst
12 24 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
12 24 (4.86%) Windows Engineer
13 23 (4.66%) 1st Line Support
14 22 (4.45%) Applications Support
15 21 (4.25%) Administrator
15 21 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.31%) .NET
2 25 (5.06%) Web Services
3 18 (3.64%) XML
4 15 (3.04%) AngularJS
4 15 (3.04%) ASP.NET
5 12 (2.43%) CSS
5 12 (2.43%) jQuery
6 10 (2.02%) HTML
7 9 (1.82%) LDAP
8 8 (1.62%) JSON
8 8 (1.62%) TensorFlow
9 7 (1.42%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.21%) SAML
11 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (1.01%) React
11 5 (1.01%) WPF
12 4 (0.81%) Django
12 4 (0.81%) Flask
12 4 (0.81%) Node.js
12 4 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.09%) Management Information System
2 21 (4.25%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.83%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.83%) iPhone
7 13 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (2.63%) User Experience
8 11 (2.23%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.82%) Robotics
10 7 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.21%) EPoS
12 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.81%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 188 (38.06%) Windows Server
2 162 (32.79%) Linux
3 133 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 104 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (19.23%) Windows 10
6 81 (16.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (12.35%) Unix
8 40 (8.10%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (4.45%) Apple iOS
11 18 (3.64%) Android
12 12 (2.43%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (2.23%) AIX
14 10 (2.02%) CentOS
15 8 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.42%) Debian
16 7 (1.42%) Solaris
16 7 (1.42%) VMS
16 7 (1.42%) Windows Phone
17 6 (1.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.49%) ITIL
2 55 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (8.50%) Mentoring
4 38 (7.69%) Service Management
5 36 (7.29%) Software Engineering
6 29 (5.87%) Information Security
7 28 (5.67%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (5.47%) SIEM
9 26 (5.26%) Coaching
9 26 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (5.06%) ITSM
11 24 (4.86%) Configuration Management
11 24 (4.86%) DevOps
12 20 (4.05%) High Availability
13 19 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.85%) Patch Management
14 18 (3.64%) Performance Management
15 17 (3.44%) Project Management
16 14 (2.83%) Security Architecture
17 13 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (10.73%) SQL
2 51 (10.32%) Java
3 50 (10.12%) Python
4 46 (9.31%) PowerShell
5 37 (7.49%) C#
6 26 (5.26%) Perl
7 25 (5.06%) Shell Script
8 24 (4.86%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.66%) JavaScript
10 21 (4.25%) C++
10 21 (4.25%) T-SQL
11 16 (3.24%) C
12 10 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.21%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.81%) ES6
14 4 (0.81%) Ruby
14 4 (0.81%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.81%) VBScript
15 3 (0.61%) ES7
16 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 62 (12.55%) SC Cleared
3 43 (8.70%) Degree
4 39 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (5.47%) CCNA
7 14 (2.83%) CISSP
7 14 (2.83%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.83%) MCSA
8 13 (2.63%) CREST Certified
8 13 (2.63%) GCIA
8 13 (2.63%) GCIH
8 13 (2.63%) MCSE
8 13 (2.63%) SANS
9 12 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.62%) CCNP
10 8 (1.62%) MCITP
11 5 (1.01%) CCA
11 5 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.72%) SLA
2 22 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.23%) QA
4 6 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 202 (40.89%) Active Directory
2 85 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.13%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.07%) Docker
5 24 (4.86%) vSphere
6 17 (3.44%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.82%) XenServer
8 6 (1.21%) NFS
8 6 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.81%) Samba
10 2 (0.40%) Firmware
10 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.40%) XenApp
11 1 (0.20%) Xen
11 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (6.68%) Puppet
2 32 (6.48%) SCCM
3 24 (4.86%) WSUS
4 13 (2.63%) Ansible
5 11 (2.23%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.82%) Nessus
6 9 (1.82%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.42%) SCOM
8 6 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.21%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.21%) Terraform
9 5 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.61%) Nagios
11 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 205 (41.50%) Microsoft
2 138 (27.94%) VMware
3 61 (12.35%) Cisco
4 53 (10.73%) Citrix
5 23 (4.66%) Oracle
6 20 (4.05%) iManage
7 18 (3.64%) Google
7 18 (3.64%) McAfee
8 16 (3.24%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.24%) Veeam
9 12 (2.43%) Apple
9 12 (2.43%) F5
10 11 (2.23%) Juniper
11 10 (2.02%) ArcSight
11 10 (2.02%) NetApp
12 9 (1.82%) Blue Coat
12 9 (1.82%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.82%) Palo Alto
12 9 (1.82%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.62%) Sourcefire