Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 45 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 74 81 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.57% 6.33% 10.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.81% 27.36% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 64 74 116
Somerset median annual salary £32,875 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.31% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,075 £18,250
90th Percentile £50,875 £48,375 £49,250
South West median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -

Windows Server 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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 276 296 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.49% 23.13% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 219 255 364
Somerset median annual salary £35,691 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.83% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,550 £21,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £58,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Somerset

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in Somerset.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Somerset

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Somerset

Windows Server
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. 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
Bath +19 46 £33,250 -11.33% 3
Portishead +6 8 £32,375 +34.90%
Street +9 7 £58,500 -
Taunton -3 5 £22,500 -40.00%
Axbridge - 3 £29,000 -
Yeovil - 1 - - 2
Cheddar - 1 £28,500 -
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (48.65%) VMware
4 35 (47.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
6 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (32.43%) Linux
8 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
8 22 (29.73%) SQL
8 22 (29.73%) SAN
8 22 (29.73%) Office 365
9 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
9 20 (27.03%) DNS
10 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (24.32%) DHCP
12 17 (22.97%) Cisco
12 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (21.62%) TCP/IP
13 16 (21.62%) Web Services
14 15 (20.27%) Firewall
15 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (17.57%) ITIL
16 13 (17.57%) WAN
17 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
17 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
17 12 (16.22%) Citrix
17 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.73%) Office 365
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (9.46%) G Suite
4 7 (9.46%) SaaS
5 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.05%) OneDrive
6 3 (4.05%) PaaS
7 2 (2.70%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) SAN
2 20 (27.03%) DNS
3 18 (24.32%) DHCP
4 16 (21.62%) TCP/IP
5 15 (20.27%) Firewall
6 13 (17.57%) WAN
7 11 (14.86%) LAN
8 10 (13.51%) WLAN
9 7 (9.46%) eduroam
9 7 (9.46%) VLAN
10 6 (8.11%) Skype
10 6 (8.11%) VoIP
11 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
11 5 (6.76%) Wireless
12 3 (4.05%) VPN
13 2 (2.70%) Internet
13 2 (2.70%) SSL
14 1 (1.35%) Intranet
14 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
14 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) IT Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Analyst
5 11 (14.86%) IT Support
6 10 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (13.51%) Support Analyst
7 8 (10.81%) Administrator
7 8 (10.81%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) QA Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Software QA Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Test Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.76%) Applications Support
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Support Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Web Services
2 8 (10.81%) LAMP
3 7 (9.46%) .NET
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) Ajax
5 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.35%) jQuery
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (47.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (32.43%) Linux
5 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
6 14 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.35%) CentOS
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (17.57%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (13.51%) Decision-Making
5 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 8 (10.81%) Defect Management
6 8 (10.81%) Load Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Performance Testing
6 8 (10.81%) SDLC
6 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.46%) Software Asset Management
8 6 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.76%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.81%) VBScript
4 5 (6.76%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) CCNA
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.16%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.46%) Shibboleth
6 5 (6.76%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.35%) Docker
8 1 (1.35%) Firmware
8 1 (1.35%) pfSense
8 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.35%) Nagios
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (48.65%) VMware
3 17 (22.97%) Cisco
4 12 (16.22%) Citrix
5 10 (13.51%) Oracle
6 9 (12.16%) Google
6 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.81%) Sophos
8 7 (9.46%) NetApp
8 7 (9.46%) Snow
8 7 (9.46%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.76%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.76%) Symantec
10 2 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.35%) EMC
11 1 (1.35%) HP
11 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.35%) SAP
11 1 (1.35%) Veeam