Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 144 135 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 16.72% 12.45% 13.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.54% 42.72% 57.30%
Number of salaries quoted 121 127 141
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,811 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +10.29%

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 234 316 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.18% 29.15% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 189 189 222
Median annual salary £38,300 £37,500 £35,691
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% +5.07% -6.08%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,851 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £69,000 £51,125
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Somerset

Windows
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Somerset.

Salary trend for Windows in Somerset

Windows
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Somerset over the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 April 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 +3 51 £30,000 -18.92% 5
Yeovil -4 29 £38,300 +2.13% 6
Taunton +15 11 £21,750 +6.10% 3
Street +2 11 £32,500 +25.72%
Glastonbury - 11 £42,500 -
Clevedon +3 6 £31,500 -3.08% 4
Frome 0 5 £35,000 +45.83%
Weston-super-Mare +25 4 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Minehead 0 4 £50,000 -
Portishead - 1 £42,500 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 75 (52.08%) Windows Server
2 66 (45.83%) Linux
3 57 (39.58%) Office 365
4 45 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 43 (29.86%) Microsoft
6 42 (29.17%) VMware
7 41 (28.47%) Active Directory
8 37 (25.69%) Unit Testing
9 33 (22.92%) Degree
9 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
10 32 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (20.83%) Java
12 29 (20.14%) Software Engineering
13 28 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (19.44%) C++
13 28 (19.44%) UML
13 28 (19.44%) OO
13 28 (19.44%) OOD
13 28 (19.44%) Firewall
13 28 (19.44%) SDLC
14 27 (18.75%) Apache
15 26 (18.06%) Azure
16 24 (16.67%) Aerospace
17 23 (15.97%) Time Management
18 21 (14.58%) Cisco
18 21 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 20 (13.89%) SharePoint
20 19 (13.19%) Python
20 19 (13.19%) C#

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 27 (18.75%) Apache
2 20 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.25%) Tornado
4 6 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 57 (39.58%) Office 365
2 26 (18.06%) Azure
3 12 (8.33%) AWS
4 10 (6.94%) GCP
5 7 (4.86%) SaaS
6 4 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.78%) PaaS
7 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.39%) GitHub
9 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.44%) Firewall
2 19 (13.19%) Tactical Data Link
3 11 (7.64%) DHCP
3 11 (7.64%) DNS
3 11 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (6.25%) VLAN
5 6 (4.17%) Network Security
6 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.08%) 802.11
7 3 (2.08%) ADSL
7 3 (2.08%) Internet
7 3 (2.08%) ISDN
7 3 (2.08%) VoIP
7 3 (2.08%) VPN
8 2 (1.39%) PABX
9 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.69%) LAN
9 1 (0.69%) SAN
9 1 (0.69%) SSL
9 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) Big Data
2 6 (4.17%) CouchDB
3 5 (3.47%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (1.39%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) GitLab
General
1 24 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 10 (6.94%) Military
3 6 (4.17%) Finance
4 5 (3.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Law
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (19.44%) Software Engineer
2 20 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.11%) Analyst
4 15 (10.42%) IT Engineer
4 15 (10.42%) IT Support
5 14 (9.72%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Junior
7 9 (6.25%) Administrator
7 9 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Developer
9 7 (4.86%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Field Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.50%) HTML
2 14 (9.72%) CSS
2 14 (9.72%) JSP
2 14 (9.72%) Middleware
3 11 (7.64%) .NET
4 6 (4.17%) JSON
5 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.78%) HTML5
6 3 (2.08%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.39%) Enzyme
7 2 (1.39%) Jest
8 1 (0.69%) Web Services
8 1 (0.69%) WinForms
8 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Management Information System
1 13 (9.03%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (8.33%) iPad
2 12 (8.33%) iPhone
3 6 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.47%) AS400
5 4 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.39%) Clustering
7 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.39%) Replication
7 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 75 (52.08%) Windows Server
2 66 (45.83%) Linux
3 45 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 17 (11.81%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (6.94%) Ubuntu
7 9 (6.25%) CentOS
7 9 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (3.47%) Debian
11 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.39%) VMS
12 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.69%) Android
13 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.69%) Unit Testing
2 32 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (20.14%) Software Engineering
5 28 (19.44%) OO
5 28 (19.44%) OOD
5 28 (19.44%) SDLC
5 28 (19.44%) UML
6 23 (15.97%) Time Management
7 21 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (10.42%) Analytics
8 15 (10.42%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.33%) DevOps
9 12 (8.33%) ITIL
9 12 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.64%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.64%) Release Management
11 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.83%) Java
2 28 (19.44%) C++
3 19 (13.19%) C#
3 19 (13.19%) Python
4 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 16 (11.11%) SQL
5 13 (9.03%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.94%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.78%) Perl
8 4 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (22.92%) Degree
1 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.64%) CCNA
2 11 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.78%) MCSA
5 3 (2.08%) MCSE
5 3 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) LFCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 41 (28.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.03%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.94%) Docker
4 10 (6.94%) UAG
5 9 (6.25%) VirtualBox
6 8 (5.56%) Xen
7 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.47%) KVM
9 2 (1.39%) Btrfs
9 2 (1.39%) Ceph
9 2 (1.39%) DRBD
9 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) Ansible
2 10 (6.94%) Kubernetes
3 9 (6.25%) Puppet
4 7 (4.86%) PaperCut
5 5 (3.47%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.78%) SCCM
7 3 (2.08%) Rundeck
7 3 (2.08%) WSUS
8 2 (1.39%) Check_MK
8 2 (1.39%) Nagios
8 2 (1.39%) Terraform
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 42 (29.17%) VMware
3 21 (14.58%) Cisco
4 18 (12.50%) Meraki
5 16 (11.11%) Apple
6 12 (8.33%) Google
7 10 (6.94%) Avaya
8 9 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.86%) Brocade
10 5 (3.47%) Citrix
10 5 (3.47%) Ubiquiti
11 4 (2.78%) Acronis
11 4 (2.78%) ESET
12 2 (1.39%) HP
12 2 (1.39%) IBM
12 2 (1.39%) Nortel
12 2 (1.39%) Panasonic
12 2 (1.39%) Siemens
12 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.39%) Veritas