Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 28 23
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 133 100 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.99% 9.95% 11.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.01% 35.97% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 103 102 128
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,050 £24,856 £21,175
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% +9.09%

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 218 278 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 26.20% 27.66% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 175 187 218
Somerset median annual salary £38,187 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.53% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,900 £24,856 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,000 £52,800
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +20 55 £27,500 -21.43% 15
Yeovil +5 20 £38,300 +2.13% 6
Taunton +7 11 £23,750 -4.45% 4
Clevedon +4 10 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Street -8 5 £32,500 +18.18%
Glastonbury - 5 £40,000 - 3
Weston-super-Mare +20 3 - - 1
Minehead 0 3 £50,000 - 1
Shepton Mallet - 2 £22,500 -
Frome - 2 £45,000 - 3
Portishead - 1 £42,500 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 64 (48.12%) Windows Server
2 55 (41.35%) Linux
3 53 (39.85%) Office 365
4 49 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 41 (30.83%) Microsoft
6 36 (27.07%) VMware
6 36 (27.07%) Windows 10
7 31 (23.31%) Unit Testing
8 29 (21.80%) Apache
9 28 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 28 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (21.05%) Azure
9 28 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (20.30%) Firewall
11 24 (18.05%) Python
11 24 (18.05%) Software Engineering
12 23 (17.29%) C++
13 22 (16.54%) Java
13 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (16.54%) Degree
14 21 (15.79%) C#
14 21 (15.79%) OOD
14 21 (15.79%) OO
15 20 (15.04%) UML
15 20 (15.04%) HTML
15 20 (15.04%) SQL
16 17 (12.78%) CSS
16 17 (12.78%) Shell Script
16 17 (12.78%) SDLC
17 16 (12.03%) Middleware

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 29 (21.80%) Apache
2 14 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.27%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.77%) Tornado
5 4 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 53 (39.85%) Office 365
2 28 (21.05%) Azure
3 15 (11.28%) AWS
4 13 (9.77%) GCP
5 8 (6.02%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (4.51%) SaaS
7 3 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.50%) IaaS
8 2 (1.50%) PaaS
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.30%) Firewall
2 11 (8.27%) VLAN
3 9 (6.77%) DHCP
3 9 (6.77%) DNS
3 9 (6.77%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (6.02%) Tactical Data Link
5 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.51%) Internet
6 6 (4.51%) Network Security
7 3 (2.26%) VPN
8 2 (1.50%) LAN
8 2 (1.50%) PABX
8 2 (1.50%) VoIP
9 1 (0.75%) ADSL
9 1 (0.75%) Broadband
9 1 (0.75%) PBX
9 1 (0.75%) SSH
9 1 (0.75%) SSL
9 1 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) Big Data
2 5 (3.76%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.50%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Eclipse
1 12 (9.02%) Eclipse RCP
1 12 (9.02%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.02%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.75%) GitLab
3 1 (0.75%) Selenium
3 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (9.77%) Aerospace
2 10 (7.52%) Military
3 5 (3.76%) Finance
4 3 (2.26%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (17.29%) Software Engineer
2 18 (13.53%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.03%) Administrator
4 15 (11.28%) Analyst
5 13 (9.77%) Service Desk Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Desktop Support
6 12 (9.02%) IT Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) IT Support
7 9 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Junior
8 8 (6.02%) Desktop Administrator
8 8 (6.02%) Desktop Support Administrator
8 8 (6.02%) Server Administrator
8 8 (6.02%) Server Support
9 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Developer
9 7 (5.26%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.04%) HTML
2 17 (12.78%) CSS
3 16 (12.03%) JSP
3 16 (12.03%) Middleware
4 10 (7.52%) .NET
5 4 (3.01%) JSON
6 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.26%) HTML5
7 2 (1.50%) Web Services
8 1 (0.75%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.75%) Node.js
8 1 (0.75%) React
8 1 (0.75%) Swagger
8 1 (0.75%) WCF
8 1 (0.75%) WinForms
8 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (9.02%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.26%) iPhone
3 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.51%) iPad
5 4 (3.01%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.01%) Social Network
6 3 (2.26%) AS400
6 3 (2.26%) Clustering
7 2 (1.50%) CMDB
7 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) Handset
8 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (48.12%) Windows Server
2 55 (41.35%) Linux
3 36 (27.07%) Windows 10
4 16 (12.03%) Windows 7
5 15 (11.28%) CentOS
6 11 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.77%) Ubuntu
7 9 (6.77%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (5.26%) Debian
10 4 (3.01%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.50%) Android
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.75%) Unix
12 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) Unit Testing
2 28 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (18.05%) Software Engineering
4 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.79%) OO
5 21 (15.79%) OOD
6 20 (15.04%) UML
7 17 (12.78%) SDLC
8 16 (12.03%) DevOps
9 15 (11.28%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 13 (9.77%) Analytics
11 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (9.77%) Release Management
11 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.02%) Business Analytics
12 12 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (9.02%) ETL
12 12 (9.02%) Machine Learning
13 10 (7.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.05%) Python
2 23 (17.29%) C++
3 22 (16.54%) Java
4 21 (15.79%) C#
5 20 (15.04%) SQL
6 17 (12.78%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.77%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.52%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.51%) Perl
9 6 (4.51%) Ruby
10 3 (2.26%) C
11 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.54%) Degree
3 11 (8.27%) CCNA
3 11 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.26%) MCSE
7 2 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.50%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.50%) MCP
7 2 (1.50%) MCTS
8 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.75%) LFCS
8 1 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.77%) Docker
4 12 (9.02%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.27%) UAG
5 11 (8.27%) VirtualBox
6 8 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.26%) Xen
8 6 (4.51%) KVM
9 3 (2.26%) Btrfs
9 3 (2.26%) Ceph
9 3 (2.26%) DRBD
10 2 (1.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (9.77%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.27%) Ansible
2 11 (8.27%) Puppet
3 7 (5.26%) SCCM
4 4 (3.01%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.01%) PaperCut
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.75%) Nessus
6 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.75%) Terraform
6 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (30.83%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.07%) VMware
3 15 (11.28%) Google
3 15 (11.28%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.53%) Cisco
5 13 (9.77%) Apple
6 12 (9.02%) Meraki
7 11 (8.27%) Avaya
8 6 (4.51%) Citrix
9 5 (3.76%) Brocade
10 4 (3.01%) Ubiquiti
11 3 (2.26%) Acronis
11 3 (2.26%) ESET
12 2 (1.50%) HP
12 2 (1.50%) Ivanti
12 2 (1.50%) Nortel
12 2 (1.50%) Panasonic
12 2 (1.50%) Red Box
12 2 (1.50%) Siemens
13 1 (0.75%) IBM