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

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 327 495 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.97% 13.18% 9.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.17% 50.82% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 263 395 274
Bristol median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.50% -18.13%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,175 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,800 £53,750
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -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 814 974 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.33% 25.93% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 633 797 524
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,375
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% -4.00%

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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 96 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 92 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 91 (27.83%) Linux
4 89 (27.22%) Active Directory
5 80 (24.46%) Office 365
6 65 (19.88%) SQL Server
7 61 (18.65%) VMware
8 60 (18.35%) PowerShell
8 60 (18.35%) Windows 10
9 49 (14.98%) Python
10 48 (14.68%) ITIL
11 46 (14.07%) Unix
11 46 (14.07%) Finance
12 45 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (13.46%) Hyper-V
13 44 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (12.84%) TCP/IP
14 42 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 42 (12.84%) Bash Shell
15 41 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (11.93%) SQL
17 36 (11.01%) C#
18 35 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
19 34 (10.40%) Cybersecurity
19 34 (10.40%) Java
19 34 (10.40%) DNS
20 32 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
20 32 (9.79%) Windows 7
21 30 (9.17%) Puppet
21 30 (9.17%) SIEM

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 18 (5.50%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.36%) Apache
5 8 (2.45%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.14%) JBoss
6 7 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.83%) CMS
7 6 (1.83%) EPiServer
7 6 (1.83%) Jetty
7 6 (1.83%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.83%) WordPress
8 5 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.92%) IIS
10 3 (0.92%) Marvel
10 3 (0.92%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.22%) InVision
3 4 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.92%) InDesign
4 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.92%) Pixate
5 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) UXPin
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.31%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 80 (24.46%) Office 365
2 42 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (3.36%) SaaS
5 6 (1.83%) npm
6 4 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.92%) Datadog
8 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) IaaS
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) NuGet
9 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.84%) TCP/IP
2 34 (10.40%) DNS
3 30 (9.17%) DHCP
4 26 (7.95%) Firewall
5 14 (4.28%) LAN
5 14 (4.28%) WAN
6 10 (3.06%) SAN
6 10 (3.06%) Sourcefire
7 9 (2.75%) Skype
7 9 (2.75%) VPN
8 7 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (2.14%) SSL
8 7 (2.14%) VoIP
9 6 (1.83%) HTTP
9 6 (1.83%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.22%) Network Security
11 3 (0.92%) IPsec
11 3 (0.92%) Wireless
12 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.83%) MySQL
5 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.31%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.31%) Power BI
8 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.06%) Maven
4 6 (1.83%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.83%) git-flow
4 6 (1.83%) gulp
4 6 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (1.83%) SpecFlow
4 6 (1.83%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.83%) webpack
5 5 (1.53%) Travis CI
6 4 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.92%) MSTest
7 3 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.31%) JIRA
9 1 (0.31%) Moq
9 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 46 (14.07%) Finance
2 15 (4.59%) Aerospace
3 13 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.06%) Retail
5 6 (1.83%) Marketing
6 4 (1.22%) Electronics
6 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Law
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (18.04%) Developer
2 41 (12.54%) Analyst
2 41 (12.54%) IT Support
3 36 (11.01%) Support Engineer
4 33 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (7.95%) IT Engineer
5 26 (7.95%) Support Analyst
6 21 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (6.12%) Security Engineer
8 19 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
8 19 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (5.50%) Administrator
9 18 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.59%) IT Analyst
12 13 (3.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.98%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (3.98%) Software Developer
13 12 (3.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.87%) .NET
2 15 (4.59%) Qt
3 13 (3.98%) REST
4 12 (3.67%) Spring
5 11 (3.36%) Direct3D
5 11 (3.36%) HTML
5 11 (3.36%) JSON
5 11 (3.36%) MFC
5 11 (3.36%) OpenGL
6 10 (3.06%) CSS
6 10 (3.06%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (3.06%) Regular Expression
7 9 (2.75%) RESTful
8 8 (2.45%) JSF
8 8 (2.45%) React
9 6 (1.83%) CSS3
9 6 (1.83%) HTML5
9 6 (1.83%) HTML5 Canvas
9 6 (1.83%) jQuery
9 6 (1.83%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.26%) Fintech
2 15 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.98%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.67%) User Experience
5 8 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.14%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.14%) iPhone
7 6 (1.83%) Clustering
7 6 (1.83%) iPad
7 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.83%) PKI
8 5 (1.53%) Handset
9 4 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.92%) CCTV
10 3 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.92%) Replication
10 3 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 92 (28.13%) Windows Server
2 91 (27.83%) Linux
3 60 (18.35%) Windows 10
4 46 (14.07%) Unix
5 45 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (9.79%) Windows 7
7 20 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.50%) Android
9 14 (4.28%) Apple iOS
10 12 (3.67%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.75%) CentOS
11 9 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.45%) Solaris
13 5 (1.53%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.22%) AIX
14 4 (1.22%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.92%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (14.68%) ITIL
2 44 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (10.40%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (9.17%) DevOps
4 30 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (9.17%) SIEM
5 29 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (7.03%) Task Automation
7 22 (6.73%) Visualisation
8 21 (6.42%) MVC
9 20 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 20 (6.12%) Project Management
9 20 (6.12%) SDLC
10 17 (5.20%) Application Packaging
10 17 (5.20%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.59%) Scrum
11 15 (4.59%) Systems Engineering
12 14 (4.28%) Patch Management
13 13 (3.98%) Line Management
13 13 (3.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.35%) PowerShell
2 49 (14.98%) Python
3 42 (12.84%) Bash Shell
4 39 (11.93%) SQL
5 36 (11.01%) C#
6 34 (10.40%) Java
7 21 (6.42%) C++
8 20 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 10 (3.06%) Ruby
10 9 (2.75%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.83%) ES6
11 6 (1.83%) Scala
11 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.53%) C
13 4 (1.22%) Perl
14 3 (0.92%) Go
15 2 (0.61%) PHP
15 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (6.42%) SC Cleared
1 21 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.20%) Degree
3 16 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.36%) CCNA
5 10 (3.06%) CCNP
6 8 (2.45%) APMP
6 8 (2.45%) MCSE
7 4 (1.22%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.22%) MCSA
8 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.92%) MCP
9 2 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.31%) CCENT
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.31%) MCITP
10 1 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.36%) GDPR
2 9 (2.75%) QA
3 6 (1.83%) SLA
4 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 89 (27.22%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.46%) Hyper-V
3 41 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (7.95%) Docker
5 16 (4.89%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.14%) XenApp
7 4 (1.22%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.92%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.61%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.61%) vSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.31%) etcd
10 1 (0.31%) KVM
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (9.17%) Puppet
2 25 (7.65%) SCCM
3 16 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.59%) Ansible
5 13 (3.98%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (3.98%) SCVMM
6 11 (3.36%) Nessus
7 10 (3.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (2.45%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.83%) Terraform
10 4 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.22%) Graphite
10 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.92%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.92%) Grafana
11 3 (0.92%) Packer
12 2 (0.61%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.61%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 96 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 61 (18.65%) VMware
3 25 (7.65%) Cisco
4 20 (6.12%) Citrix
5 18 (5.50%) Splunk
6 12 (3.67%) Google
6 12 (3.67%) McAfee
7 11 (3.36%) Veeam
8 10 (3.06%) Apple
8 10 (3.06%) NetScout
8 10 (3.06%) NetWitness
8 10 (3.06%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.75%) ArcSight
9 9 (2.75%) Mitel
10 8 (2.45%) HP
11 7 (2.14%) NetApp
11 7 (2.14%) New Relic
11 7 (2.14%) Oracle
12 6 (1.83%) Adobe
13 5 (1.53%) Interwoven