Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 133 161 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.93% 13.07% 13.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.67% 53.67% 58.22%
Number of salaries quoted 126 141 175
Somerset median annual salary £36,500 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.87% -7.35% -2.86%
10th Percentile £24,856 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £46,150
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +10.61% -5.71%

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 327 300 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.33% 24.35% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 208 231 279
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,553 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,375 £53,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -6 47 £36,500 +12.31% 26
Yeovil +3 18 £37,500 - 3
Taunton -20 10 £24,856 -33.72% 2
Bridgwater -4 9 £40,000 -
Street -7 8 £27,500 -26.67%
Weston-super-Mare -26 7 £32,500 +58.54%
Clevedon +7 6 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Frome - 2 £24,000 - 2
Minehead - 1 - -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 58 (43.61%) Linux
2 52 (39.10%) Microsoft
3 41 (30.83%) Python
4 35 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 34 (25.56%) C#
5 34 (25.56%) Active Directory
6 33 (24.81%) SQL
7 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (22.56%) PowerShell
9 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
9 29 (21.80%) Apache
10 28 (21.05%) C++
10 28 (21.05%) VMware
10 28 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (19.55%) Java
12 25 (18.80%) HTML
12 25 (18.80%) SQL Server
12 25 (18.80%) Hyper-V
12 25 (18.80%) Office 365
13 24 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (17.29%) OOD
14 23 (17.29%) OO
15 22 (16.54%) UML
15 22 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (15.79%) Unit Testing
16 21 (15.79%) Ubuntu
16 21 (15.79%) CSS
16 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
17 20 (15.04%) MS Exchange
18 19 (14.29%) 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 20 (15.04%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.26%) IIS
6 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.80%) Office 365
2 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.77%) DHCP
2 13 (9.77%) DNS
3 10 (7.52%) Firewall
4 9 (6.77%) Network Security
5 8 (6.02%) VPN
6 7 (5.26%) Internet
6 7 (5.26%) MPLS
6 7 (5.26%) VLAN
6 7 (5.26%) VoIP
7 6 (4.51%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.01%) HTTP
9 3 (2.26%) LAN
9 3 (2.26%) SAN
10 2 (1.50%) WAN
11 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.75%) Modbus
11 1 (0.75%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.75%) Wireless
11 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.53%) Big Data
3 13 (9.77%) MySQL
4 8 (6.02%) CouchDB
5 7 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.01%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (2.26%) SQLite
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 19 (14.29%) Eclipse RCP
2 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.02%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.51%) Selenium
6 5 (3.76%) Subversion
7 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.50%) GitLab
9 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.75%) MSTest
10 1 (0.75%) NUnit
10 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.26%) Retail
3 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.76%) Electronics
4 5 (3.76%) Marketing
5 3 (2.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Advertising
6 2 (1.50%) Avionics
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (19.55%) Software Engineer
2 22 (16.54%) Support Engineer
3 20 (15.04%) Developer
4 19 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) IT Support
5 18 (13.53%) Junior
6 16 (12.03%) IT Engineer
7 14 (10.53%) Junior Software Engineer
8 12 (9.02%) Analyst
8 12 (9.02%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (9.02%) Software Developer
9 10 (7.52%) Administrator
10 9 (6.77%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.77%) Support Analyst
11 8 (6.02%) IT Analyst
11 8 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
12 7 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.80%) HTML
2 21 (15.79%) CSS
3 19 (14.29%) JSP
3 19 (14.29%) Middleware
4 11 (8.27%) .NET
5 7 (5.26%) Google Maps API
5 7 (5.26%) JSON
5 7 (5.26%) LAMP
5 7 (5.26%) Web Services
6 5 (3.76%) REST
7 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.26%) Django
7 3 (2.26%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.26%) Spring
7 3 (2.26%) Spring Integration
7 3 (2.26%) XML
8 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.50%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.50%) Qt
8 2 (1.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) Clustering
1 6 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.01%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.26%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.26%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.50%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.61%) Linux
2 35 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 21 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 18 (13.53%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.02%) Windows 10
6 11 (8.27%) Debian
6 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.52%) Unix
8 9 (6.77%) CentOS
9 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.26%) Android
12 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
3 28 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (17.29%) OO
5 23 (17.29%) OOD
6 22 (16.54%) UML
7 21 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 19 (14.29%) Analytics
8 19 (14.29%) Business Analytics
8 19 (14.29%) ETL
8 19 (14.29%) Migration
9 17 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (10.53%) Machine Learning
11 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.52%) Configuration Management
12 10 (7.52%) Server Virtualisation
13 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
13 9 (6.77%) ITIL
13 9 (6.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.83%) Python
2 34 (25.56%) C#
3 33 (24.81%) SQL
4 30 (22.56%) PowerShell
5 28 (21.05%) C++
6 26 (19.55%) Java
7 13 (9.77%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.52%) PHP
9 8 (6.02%) C
9 8 (6.02%) VB
10 7 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.26%) VB6
11 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.51%) Perl
11 6 (4.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) CCNA
2 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.26%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (1.50%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.50%) CISSP
3 2 (1.50%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.50%) LPIC
3 2 (1.50%) MCP
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.50%) SSCP
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) MCDST
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.80%) Hyper-V
3 22 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.52%) Xen
5 7 (5.26%) KVM
6 6 (4.51%) Btrfs
6 6 (4.51%) Ceph
6 6 (4.51%) DRBD
6 6 (4.51%) vSphere
7 5 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.50%) Samba
9 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) Puppet
2 7 (5.26%) Cacti
2 7 (5.26%) ZABBIX
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (3.01%) Ansible
4 4 (3.01%) Check_MK
4 4 (3.01%) Nagios
4 4 (3.01%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.50%) Terraform
5 2 (1.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.75%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.75%) SCCM
6 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (39.10%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.05%) VMware
3 10 (7.52%) Cisco
4 9 (6.77%) Google
4 9 (6.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.51%) Citrix
5 6 (4.51%) Xamarin
6 5 (3.76%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) Mitel
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle
7 3 (2.26%) Progress
8 2 (1.50%) Apple
8 2 (1.50%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.50%) HP
8 2 (1.50%) iManage
8 2 (1.50%) Veeam
9 1 (0.75%) Meraki
9 1 (0.75%) Software AG
9 1 (0.75%) Veritas
9 1 (0.75%) Wrike