Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 12 5
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 158 208 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.79% 15.56% 21.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.30% 60.12% 67.25%
Number of salaries quoted 141 180 242
Somerset median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.67% -16.08% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £50,000
South West median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +7.69%

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 291 346 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.72% 25.88% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 231 308 354
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -2 95 £33,000 +22.22% 7
Taunton +2 22 £37,500 +7.14%
Clevedon -17 9 £22,500 -19.64%
Street +1 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Weston-super-Mare 0 3 £22,500 +2.27%
Cheddar 0 3 £23,500 -14.55%
Bridgwater - 2 £27,000 -
Yeovil +2 1 £35,000 +75.00%
Portishead -2 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Windows.

1 74 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 70 (44.30%) Windows Server
3 68 (43.04%) VMware
4 65 (41.14%) Active Directory
5 52 (32.91%) SQL Server
6 48 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (29.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (27.85%) Firewall
9 40 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (24.68%) Office 365
11 37 (23.42%) Windows 7
12 33 (20.89%) TCP/IP
13 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (18.35%) Linux
15 28 (17.72%) .NET
15 28 (17.72%) SQL
15 28 (17.72%) DNS
16 25 (15.82%) DHCP
16 25 (15.82%) Scrum
17 24 (15.19%) C#
17 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
18 23 (14.56%) Degree
19 20 (12.66%) SAN
19 20 (12.66%) Skype for Business
19 20 (12.66%) Web Application Development
20 19 (12.03%) ITIL
21 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET
21 18 (11.39%) Cisco
21 18 (11.39%) MVC
22 17 (10.76%) Finance

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 20 (12.66%) Skype for Business
2 17 (10.76%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.70%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.53%) Apache
4 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.68%) Office 365
2 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.80%) IaaS
5 5 (3.16%) SaaS
6 4 (2.53%) PaaS
7 3 (1.90%) G Suite
8 2 (1.27%) Google Drive
8 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.63%) GitHub
9 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (27.85%) Firewall
2 33 (20.89%) TCP/IP
3 28 (17.72%) DNS
4 25 (15.82%) DHCP
5 20 (12.66%) SAN
6 14 (8.86%) VLAN
7 12 (7.59%) Network Security
7 12 (7.59%) Skype
8 11 (6.96%) Wireless
9 9 (5.70%) VPN
10 8 (5.06%) Kerberos
10 8 (5.06%) LAN
11 7 (4.43%) LDAP
11 7 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.80%) VoIP
12 6 (3.80%) WLAN
13 5 (3.16%) Internet
13 5 (3.16%) WAN
14 4 (2.53%) DECT
15 2 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (5.70%) MySQL
4 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.43%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.43%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.80%) OLAP
7 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.16%) Power BI
7 5 (3.16%) QlikView
8 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.27%) Redis
10 2 (1.27%) Riak
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (10.76%) Moq
1 17 (10.76%) NUnit
2 16 (10.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.16%) Subversion
5 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.90%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.90%) PEAR
6 3 (1.90%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.90%) Trac
7 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.27%) JBehave
7 2 (1.27%) JUnit
7 2 (1.27%) Selenium
8 1 (0.63%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (10.76%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Legal
3 6 (3.80%) Law
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (24.05%) IT Support
2 30 (18.99%) Analyst
3 28 (17.72%) Support Engineer
4 24 (15.19%) Support Analyst
5 23 (14.56%) Developer
6 20 (12.66%) .NET Developer
7 16 (10.13%) Administrator
7 16 (10.13%) IT Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) IT Analyst
9 14 (8.86%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (8.86%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (6.33%) IT Technician
12 9 (5.70%) Support Technician
12 9 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (5.06%) Senior Support Analyst
13 8 (5.06%) Systems Support
14 7 (4.43%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.72%) .NET
2 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET
3 17 (10.76%) NHibernate
3 17 (10.76%) WCF
3 17 (10.76%) WPF
4 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 16 (10.13%) WinForms
5 13 (8.23%) HTML
6 11 (6.96%) Web Services
7 8 (5.06%) CSS
7 8 (5.06%) LAMP
8 7 (4.43%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.16%) Ajax
9 5 (3.16%) jQuery
10 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.90%) Node.js
10 3 (1.90%) React
10 3 (1.90%) REST
11 2 (1.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
1 16 (10.13%) Music Streaming
2 9 (5.70%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.70%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.16%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.16%) Renewable Energy
4 5 (3.16%) Replication
5 4 (2.53%) CCTV
5 4 (2.53%) User Experience
6 3 (1.90%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.63%) Fintech
8 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.30%) Windows Server
2 48 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (29.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (23.42%) Windows 7
5 29 (18.35%) Linux
6 16 (10.13%) Windows 10
7 9 (5.70%) Unix
8 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.80%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.16%) Solaris
12 4 (2.53%) Android
12 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.63%) CentOS
14 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.63%) VMS
14 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.82%) Scrum
3 20 (12.66%) Web Application Development
4 19 (12.03%) ITIL
5 18 (11.39%) MVC
6 17 (10.76%) BDD
6 17 (10.76%) TDD
7 16 (10.13%) Kanban
7 16 (10.13%) MVVM
8 11 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.70%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.06%) ETL
10 8 (5.06%) Information Security
10 8 (5.06%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (3.80%) Customer-Centric Approach
12 6 (3.80%) Customer-Centricity
12 6 (3.80%) DevOps
12 6 (3.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.72%) SQL
2 24 (15.19%) C#
3 11 (6.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.70%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.80%) Java
5 6 (3.80%) PHP
6 5 (3.16%) C++
7 4 (2.53%) Python
8 3 (1.90%) C
8 3 (1.90%) VBScript
9 2 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.56%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.90%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.90%) CCENT
5 3 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.90%) MCSE
5 3 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.27%) CCNP
6 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) CCMSE
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) CCSA
7 1 (0.63%) CCSE
7 1 (0.63%) GCIA
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.76%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (41.14%) Active Directory
2 40 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.43%) Docker
6 6 (3.80%) vSphere
7 3 (1.90%) Shibboleth
7 3 (1.90%) XenApp
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.33%) SCCM
2 5 (3.16%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.53%) Ansible
4 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.63%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.63%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 68 (43.04%) VMware
3 18 (11.39%) Cisco
4 17 (10.76%) Veeam
5 12 (7.59%) HP
6 8 (5.06%) Hitachi
7 7 (4.43%) Citrix
7 7 (4.43%) Cloudera
7 7 (4.43%) Google
8 5 (3.16%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.16%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (3.16%) NetApp
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle
8 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.16%) Xerox
9 4 (2.53%) Mitel
10 3 (1.90%) Apple
10 3 (1.90%) Snow
10 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.90%) Sophos