Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 111 195 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.85% 14.57% 16.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.39% 61.13% 63.77%
Number of salaries quoted 91 166 193
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £35,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +19.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £44,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.46% +1.52%

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 216 319 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.00% 23.84% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 176 250 304
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +1.39%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,725 £21,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,250 £58,375
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.11%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Somerset

Windows
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Windows in Somerset

Windows
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Somerset over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 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 0 64 £35,000 -6.67% 20
Street -2 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Bridgwater -1 7 £40,000 +48.15%
Taunton -16 6 £24,856 -30.47% 7
Frome - 5 £18,000 -
Portishead -2 3 £31,500 +14.55% 1
Yeovil -10 2 £31,750 -9.29% 1
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows.

1 56 (50.45%) Microsoft
2 47 (42.34%) Windows Server
3 45 (40.54%) VMware
4 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (33.33%) Cisco
6 35 (31.53%) Active Directory
7 34 (30.63%) Linux
8 27 (24.32%) PowerShell
9 25 (22.52%) Hyper-V
10 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
11 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
11 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (19.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 21 (18.92%) Finance
13 20 (18.02%) Python
13 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (17.12%) Windows 7
15 18 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (15.32%) Windows 10
16 17 (15.32%) Degree
16 17 (15.32%) ITIL
17 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
17 16 (14.41%) Office 365
18 15 (13.51%) C#
18 15 (13.51%) SQL
19 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
19 14 (12.61%) Data Centre

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 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.91%) Apache
3 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (7.21%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Sonata
2 1 (0.90%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.41%) Office 365
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.80%) G Suite
5 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.71%) DNS
2 13 (11.71%) SAN
3 11 (9.91%) DHCP
3 11 (9.91%) LAN
3 11 (9.91%) WAN
4 10 (9.01%) WLAN
5 7 (6.31%) VoIP
6 6 (5.41%) Unified Communications
6 6 (5.41%) VPN
7 5 (4.50%) Firewall
7 5 (4.50%) SMTP
8 2 (1.80%) eduroam
8 2 (1.80%) Internet
9 1 (0.90%) HTTP
9 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.90%) Skype
9 1 (0.90%) WebEx
9 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) MySQL
3 4 (3.60%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.70%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 3 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
1 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.80%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.90%) Subversion
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.31%) Marketing
4 7 (6.31%) Retail
5 6 (5.41%) Electronics
6 4 (3.60%) Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 21 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (18.02%) IT Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) IT Support
5 13 (11.71%) Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
6 12 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Support Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Administrator
9 9 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.31%) Applications Support
10 7 (6.31%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (4.50%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) .NET
1 7 (6.31%) LAMP
2 5 (4.50%) JSON
3 4 (3.60%) Entity Framework
3 4 (3.60%) HTML
3 4 (3.60%) Web Services
4 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.70%) CSS
4 3 (2.70%) JSP
4 3 (2.70%) Middleware
5 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.80%) RESTful
5 2 (1.80%) WinForms
5 2 (1.80%) WPF
6 1 (0.90%) Node.js
6 1 (0.90%) React
6 1 (0.90%) REST
6 1 (0.90%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.11%) NHS
5 5 (4.50%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.50%) iPad
5 5 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.80%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.90%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.90%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.34%) Windows Server
2 34 (30.63%) Linux
3 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (17.12%) Windows 7
6 17 (15.32%) Windows 10
7 11 (9.91%) Ubuntu
8 8 (7.21%) Unix
9 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.60%) Debian
12 1 (0.90%) Android
12 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (15.32%) ITIL
5 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.91%) Incident Management
5 11 (9.91%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.01%) Asset Management
6 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.01%) Open Source
7 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (8.11%) Server Management
8 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.21%) Information Security
8 8 (7.21%) Project Management
8 8 (7.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.31%) Time Management
9 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 20 (18.02%) Python
3 15 (13.51%) C#
3 15 (13.51%) SQL
4 9 (8.11%) C++
4 9 (8.11%) Java
4 9 (8.11%) PHP
5 4 (3.60%) C
5 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) CCNA
2 9 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.31%) CISSP
4 7 (6.31%) LPIC
4 7 (6.31%) SSCP
5 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.80%) MCP
6 2 (1.80%) MCSE
7 1 (0.90%) CCNP
7 1 (0.90%) MCDST
7 1 (0.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) GDPR
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (31.53%) Active Directory
3 25 (22.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.70%) Xen
4 3 (2.70%) XenServer
5 2 (1.80%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Puppet
2 7 (6.31%) Cacti
2 7 (6.31%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.80%) SCCM
3 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.90%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 56 (50.45%) Microsoft
2 45 (40.54%) VMware
3 37 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (9.91%) Citrix
5 10 (9.01%) Oracle
6 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.11%) Mitel
7 7 (6.31%) SAP
8 4 (3.60%) HP
9 3 (2.70%) ATG
9 3 (2.70%) Cognizant
9 3 (2.70%) iManage
10 2 (1.80%) EMC
10 2 (1.80%) Google
10 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.80%) Snow
10 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.80%) Sophos
10 2 (1.80%) Veritas
11 1 (0.90%) Veeam