Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 490 355 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.80% 11.01% 13.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.80% 54.28% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 386 305 475
Bristol median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £21,750 £20,600 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +7.69%

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 946 654 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.71% 20.29% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 769 570 991
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,900 £21,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £71,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 191 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 189 (38.57%) Linux
3 188 (38.37%) Microsoft
4 170 (34.69%) Windows Server
5 119 (24.29%) VMware
6 113 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 109 (22.24%) Windows 7
8 101 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 100 (20.41%) ITIL
10 94 (19.18%) TCP/IP
11 91 (18.57%) DNS
12 82 (16.73%) SQL Server
13 78 (15.92%) DHCP
14 72 (14.69%) .NET
15 71 (14.49%) Office 365
16 70 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
17 66 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 66 (13.47%) Windows 10
18 65 (13.27%) SQL
18 65 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
18 65 (13.27%) Unix
19 64 (13.06%) Cisco
19 64 (13.06%) Firewall
20 59 (12.04%) Security Cleared
21 56 (11.43%) SC Cleared
21 56 (11.43%) Java
22 55 (11.22%) Degree
22 55 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
23 54 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
23 54 (11.02%) VPN

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 47 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.31%) Skype for Business
4 18 (3.67%) Apache
4 18 (3.67%) IIS
5 13 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.43%) JBoss
9 5 (1.02%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.02%) Mule
9 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.82%) nginx
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.22%) Houdini
4 6 (1.22%) Maya
4 6 (1.22%) NUKE
5 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Visualfiles
2 5 (1.02%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (14.49%) Office 365
2 55 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.04%) IaaS
5 7 (1.43%) PaaS
6 5 (1.02%) SaaS
7 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.41%) Heroku
8 2 (0.41%) npm
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 94 (19.18%) TCP/IP
2 91 (18.57%) DNS
3 78 (15.92%) DHCP
4 64 (13.06%) Firewall
5 54 (11.02%) VPN
6 32 (6.53%) Internet
7 31 (6.33%) LAN
8 30 (6.12%) WAN
9 28 (5.71%) SAN
10 21 (4.29%) Skype
11 15 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (2.86%) Network Security
12 14 (2.86%) Wireless
13 11 (2.24%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.24%) NAS
13 11 (2.24%) SSL
14 10 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.84%) IPsec
15 9 (1.84%) VLAN
16 8 (1.63%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.27%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.06%) MySQL
4 8 (1.63%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.82%) MS Access
9 3 (0.61%) Redis
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.67%) Selenium
3 17 (3.47%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.65%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.84%) HP UFT
6 8 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.43%) Calabash
8 6 (1.22%) Appium
8 6 (1.22%) JMeter
8 6 (1.22%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.02%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.02%) JIRA
9 5 (1.02%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.02%) PROIV
9 5 (1.02%) RSpec
9 5 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.61%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 50 (10.20%) Finance
2 24 (4.90%) Law
3 20 (4.08%) Legal
4 11 (2.24%) Marketing
5 9 (1.84%) Aerospace
5 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.63%) Electronics
6 8 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.22%) Advertising
8 4 (0.82%) Banking
8 4 (0.82%) Retail
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.41%) German Language
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (25.31%) Analyst
2 74 (15.10%) Support Engineer
3 48 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 40 (8.16%) Developer
5 38 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (7.55%) IT Support
7 36 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (6.33%) IT Engineer
9 29 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
10 25 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 24 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
12 22 (4.49%) Windows Engineer
13 19 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (3.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 18 (3.67%) Service Analyst
14 18 (3.67%) SOC Analyst
15 17 (3.47%) Administrator
16 16 (3.27%) 1st Line Support
16 16 (3.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.69%) .NET
2 26 (5.31%) ASP.NET
3 24 (4.90%) Web Services
4 23 (4.69%) XML
5 20 (4.08%) HTML
6 16 (3.27%) CSS
7 13 (2.65%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.65%) jQuery
8 11 (2.24%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (1.84%) WPF
10 8 (1.63%) Entity Framework
10 8 (1.63%) TensorFlow
11 7 (1.43%) REST
12 6 (1.22%) JSON
12 6 (1.22%) Node.js
12 6 (1.22%) React
12 6 (1.22%) SAML
13 5 (1.02%) LAMP
13 5 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (3.67%) Data Centre
7 16 (3.27%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.27%) Client/Server
8 15 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.65%) Blackberry
9 13 (2.65%) Replication
10 9 (1.84%) Fintech
10 9 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.84%) Robotics
11 8 (1.63%) User Experience
12 7 (1.43%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.22%) Clustering
13 6 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (1.22%) EPoS
13 6 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 189 (38.57%) Linux
2 170 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 113 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 109 (22.24%) Windows 7
5 101 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (13.47%) Windows 10
7 65 (13.27%) Unix
8 27 (5.51%) Windows 8
9 23 (4.69%) Apple iOS
10 22 (4.49%) Android
10 22 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (4.29%) CentOS
12 17 (3.47%) AIX
13 16 (3.27%) Solaris
14 12 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.43%) Debian
16 7 (1.43%) VMS
16 7 (1.43%) Windows Phone
16 7 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.41%) ITIL
2 70 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (9.80%) Mentoring
4 47 (9.59%) Software Engineering
5 40 (8.16%) Information Security
6 36 (7.35%) Coaching
6 36 (7.35%) SIEM
7 33 (6.73%) Service Management
8 32 (6.53%) ITSM
9 29 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (5.71%) DevOps
10 28 (5.71%) Project Management
11 26 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (4.90%) SDLC
13 23 (4.69%) MVC
13 23 (4.69%) Security Architecture
14 21 (4.29%) High Availability
14 21 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
15 20 (4.08%) Security Operations
16 18 (3.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (13.27%) SQL
2 56 (11.43%) Java
3 52 (10.61%) C#
4 49 (10.00%) Python
5 44 (8.98%) PowerShell
6 40 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 29 (5.92%) C++
8 26 (5.31%) Bash Shell
8 26 (5.31%) C
8 26 (5.31%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.49%) Perl
10 16 (3.27%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.65%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.04%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.84%) Ruby
13 9 (1.84%) VBScript
14 7 (1.43%) PHP
15 5 (1.02%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.82%) ES6
17 3 (0.61%) sed
Qualifications
1 59 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 56 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 55 (11.22%) Degree
4 34 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (6.33%) CCNA
7 30 (6.12%) CISSP
8 27 (5.51%) SANS
9 23 (4.69%) DV Cleared
10 21 (4.29%) CREST Certified
11 20 (4.08%) GCIA
11 20 (4.08%) GCIH
12 19 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (2.65%) MCSA
15 12 (2.45%) CCNP
15 12 (2.45%) MCSE
16 9 (1.84%) ISTQB
16 9 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
17 8 (1.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.16%) SLA
2 35 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.47%) QA
4 14 (2.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 191 (38.98%) Active Directory
2 66 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.73%) vSphere
5 22 (4.49%) Docker
6 19 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.47%) NFS
8 12 (2.45%) XenServer
9 7 (1.43%) Samba
9 7 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.02%) Firmware
12 4 (0.82%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.61%) Xen
13 3 (0.61%) XenApp
14 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.20%) RHEV
14 1 (0.20%) Snort
14 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (5.10%) Puppet
2 23 (4.69%) SCCM
3 18 (3.67%) WSUS
4 10 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.04%) vMotion
5 8 (1.63%) Ansible
5 8 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.63%) Nessus
5 8 (1.63%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.43%) SCOM
6 7 (1.43%) Terraform
7 6 (1.22%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.61%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.61%) Nagios
10 3 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 188 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 119 (24.29%) VMware
3 64 (13.06%) Cisco
4 49 (10.00%) Citrix
5 29 (5.92%) Red Hat
6 28 (5.71%) Oracle
7 20 (4.08%) NetApp
8 17 (3.47%) HP
8 17 (3.47%) Veeam
9 15 (3.06%) iManage
10 14 (2.86%) McAfee
11 12 (2.45%) Avaya
11 12 (2.45%) F5
11 12 (2.45%) Juniper
12 10 (2.04%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.84%) Apple
13 9 (1.84%) Blue Coat
13 9 (1.84%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.84%) Dell
14 8 (1.63%) Cognizant