Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 51 107 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 12.17% 13.77% 14.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.04% 60.11% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 86 111
Median annual salary £38,300 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.43% +4.48% -10.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,000 £56,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 178 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.82% 22.91% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 97 142 198
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,916 £21,925
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,375 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Somerset

Windows
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Somerset.

Salary trend for Windows in Somerset

Windows
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Somerset over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Somerset

Windows
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 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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 -24 20 £40,000 +11.89% 5
Yeovil -3 12 £38,300 +2.13% 5
Street +6 5 £37,500 +45.06%
Glastonbury - 3 £42,500 -
Frome - 2 £35,000 -
Taunton +21 1 - -
Clevedon +13 1 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Weston-super-Mare +5 1 £29,500 +11.32%
Minehead 0 1 £50,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows.

1 31 (60.78%) Linux
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 20 (39.22%) VMware
4 18 (35.29%) Office 365
5 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 14 (27.45%) Time Management
6 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
7 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
7 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (23.53%) Azure
8 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (23.53%) SDLC
8 12 (23.53%) UML
8 12 (23.53%) OO
8 12 (23.53%) Java
8 12 (23.53%) C++
8 12 (23.53%) OOD
9 11 (21.57%) Degree
9 11 (21.57%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (19.61%) Tactical Data Link
10 10 (19.61%) Aerospace
10 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
10 10 (19.61%) Python
10 10 (19.61%) Apache
11 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (17.65%) Windows 10
11 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell

Windows
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 10 (19.61%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) Office 365
2 12 (23.53%) Azure
3 4 (7.84%) AWS
4 3 (5.88%) PaaS
5 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.92%) GitHub
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) G Suite
6 1 (1.96%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Tactical Data Link
2 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) VoIP
2 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 3 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) 802.11
5 2 (3.92%) ADSL
5 2 (3.92%) ISDN
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) CouchDB
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (19.61%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Operations Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Server Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
2 3 (5.88%) JSP
2 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.92%) Enzyme
3 2 (3.92%) Jest
3 2 (3.92%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) iPad
4 3 (5.88%) iPhone
4 3 (5.88%) iSeries
5 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Linux
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 8 (15.69%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.88%) SUSE
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Debian
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.96%) CentOS
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (27.45%) Time Management
2 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (23.53%) OO
3 12 (23.53%) OOD
3 12 (23.53%) SDLC
3 12 (23.53%) UML
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.73%) Analytics
7 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) Data Security
9 3 (5.88%) DevOps
9 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.53%) C++
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 10 (19.61%) Python
4 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.76%) Perl
6 6 (11.76%) Ruby
7 4 (7.84%) C#
8 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.88%) SQL
8 3 (5.88%) VBScript
9 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) MCSA
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
2 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) Xen
4 6 (11.76%) Btrfs
4 6 (11.76%) Ceph
4 6 (11.76%) DRBD
4 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.76%) KVM
5 3 (5.88%) Docker
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.96%) UAG
7 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Check_MK
1 6 (11.76%) Nagios
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (5.88%) Ansible
3 3 (5.88%) Terraform
4 2 (3.92%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.92%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.92%) WSUS
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.96%) PaperCut
5 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) VMware
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Apple
4 3 (5.88%) Aruba
4 3 (5.88%) Dell
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Meraki
4 3 (5.88%) Mitel
5 2 (3.92%) Brocade
5 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) Acronis
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) ESET
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Infor
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Ubiquiti