Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 151 201 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.25% 14.87% 16.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.31% 65.90% 62.68%
Number of salaries quoted 119 183 196
Somerset median annual salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,200 £21,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,750 £49,875
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% +1.47%

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 273 305 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.58% 22.56% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 212 255 310
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,100 £23,450
90th Percentile £51,475 £60,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% +10.00% -2.78%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +1 89 £34,845 -7.08% 7
Portishead - 13 £22,500 -
Street +5 11 £50,000 +25.00%
Taunton +2 11 £40,000 +17.65% 2
Bridgwater -3 11 £40,000 +48.15% 2
Frome - 5 £18,000 - 1
Yeovil -7 4 £31,750 -9.29% 8
Axbridge - 3 £29,000 -
Clevedon +2 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 79 (52.32%) Microsoft
2 71 (47.02%) Windows Server
3 64 (42.38%) VMware
4 54 (35.76%) Cisco
5 48 (31.79%) SQL Server
6 47 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (29.80%) Linux
8 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (25.17%) Active Directory
10 36 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (23.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (21.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (21.19%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (21.19%) PowerShell
14 30 (19.87%) SAN
15 29 (19.21%) ITIL
16 25 (16.56%) SQL
17 24 (15.89%) C#
17 24 (15.89%) DNS
17 24 (15.89%) Office 365
18 23 (15.23%) Finance
19 22 (14.57%) WAN
19 22 (14.57%) DHCP
20 21 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
21 20 (13.25%) TCP/IP
21 20 (13.25%) LAN
22 19 (12.58%) WLAN
22 19 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
22 19 (12.58%) MVC
22 19 (12.58%) Hyper-V

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 16 (10.60%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.95%) Apache
3 11 (7.28%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.99%) IIS
5 3 (1.99%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Confluence
7 1 (0.66%) JBoss
7 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.66%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (15.89%) Office 365
3 13 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.64%) G Suite
5 5 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.65%) SaaS
7 2 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.66%) IaaS
8 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.87%) SAN
2 24 (15.89%) DNS
3 22 (14.57%) DHCP
3 22 (14.57%) WAN
4 20 (13.25%) LAN
4 20 (13.25%) TCP/IP
5 19 (12.58%) WLAN
6 15 (9.93%) Firewall
7 8 (5.30%) VPN
8 7 (4.64%) eduroam
8 7 (4.64%) VLAN
9 5 (3.31%) SMTP
9 5 (3.31%) VoIP
10 4 (2.65%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.65%) Wireless
11 3 (1.99%) Skype
12 2 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.32%) SSL
13 1 (0.66%) Internet
13 1 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (31.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.27%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.61%) MySQL
4 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.30%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) Redis
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.66%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (0.66%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (15.23%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Retail
3 7 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.31%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Billing
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (22.52%) Support Engineer
2 31 (20.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (18.54%) IT Engineer
4 26 (17.22%) Developer
5 17 (11.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 15 (9.93%) Analyst
6 15 (9.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) IT Support
7 13 (8.61%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.95%) C# Developer
8 12 (7.95%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Web Developer
9 11 (7.28%) Applications Support
9 11 (7.28%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (7.28%) C# Web Developer
9 11 (7.28%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (6.62%) Administrator
10 10 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.60%) Entity Framework
2 15 (9.93%) .NET
3 12 (7.95%) LAMP
4 9 (5.96%) WCF
5 8 (5.30%) Web Services
6 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.31%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.31%) RESTful
8 5 (3.31%) WinForms
8 5 (3.31%) WPF
9 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (2.65%) Code First Entity Framework
9 4 (2.65%) Node.js
10 2 (1.32%) jQuery
10 2 (1.32%) JSON
11 1 (0.66%) CSS
11 1 (0.66%) Django
11 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.95%) NHS
4 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.31%) iPad
7 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (47.02%) Windows Server
2 45 (29.80%) Linux
3 35 (23.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (21.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.58%) Windows 7
6 16 (10.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.61%) Ubuntu
8 12 (7.95%) Unix
9 10 (6.62%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.97%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.66%) Solaris
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.19%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (19.21%) ITIL
4 21 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (12.58%) MVC
6 16 (10.60%) Incident Management
7 15 (9.93%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (9.27%) Server Virtualisation
9 13 (8.61%) Asset Management
9 13 (8.61%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.95%) Open Source
10 12 (7.95%) Project Management
10 12 (7.95%) SOA
11 11 (7.28%) Configuration Management
11 11 (7.28%) Information Security
11 11 (7.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.96%) Waterfall
14 7 (4.64%) Scrum
14 7 (4.64%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.19%) PowerShell
2 25 (16.56%) SQL
3 24 (15.89%) C#
4 17 (11.26%) Python
5 12 (7.95%) PHP
6 9 (5.96%) Java
7 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.97%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.31%) C++
9 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.65%) Ruby
10 3 (1.99%) Perl
11 2 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.66%) C
12 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) CCNA
1 14 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.28%) CISSP
2 11 (7.28%) LPIC
2 11 (7.28%) SSCP
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.31%) Degree
5 3 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.99%) MCSE
6 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCNP
7 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.66%) MCP
7 1 (0.66%) MCSA
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 47 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (25.17%) Active Directory
3 19 (12.58%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.64%) Shibboleth
6 5 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.66%) Docker
8 1 (0.66%) pfSense
8 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) Puppet
1 12 (7.95%) ZABBIX
2 11 (7.28%) Cacti
3 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.99%) WSUS
5 2 (1.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (52.32%) Microsoft
2 64 (42.38%) VMware
3 54 (35.76%) Cisco
4 17 (11.26%) Oracle
5 16 (10.60%) Citrix
6 14 (9.27%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.96%) Sophos
8 8 (5.30%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.64%) Google
9 7 (4.64%) NetApp
9 7 (4.64%) Snow
9 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.31%) Mitel
11 4 (2.65%) HP
11 4 (2.65%) Riverbed
11 4 (2.65%) Symantec
12 3 (1.99%) ATG
12 3 (1.99%) SAP
13 2 (1.32%) Dell
13 2 (1.32%) Nimble Storage