Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 17 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 162 173 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.19% 13.73% 22.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.00% 56.35% 69.90%
Number of salaries quoted 141 176 258
Somerset median annual salary £31,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% -2.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,625 £48,750
South West median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 300 307 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.43% 24.37% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 233 283 368
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,300 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,300 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -8 86 £32,500 - 10
Taunton +13 26 £34,250 -8.67% 11
Street +7 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Clevedon -15 9 £22,500 -33.82%
Portishead +4 6 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Cheddar 0 4 £23,500 -14.55%
Yeovil +5 3 - - 1
Axbridge 0 3 £29,000 +1.75%
Bridgwater - 2 £35,000 - 2
Weston-super-Mare 0 1 £20,500 -18.00% 2
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 80 (49.38%) Windows Server
2 76 (46.91%) Microsoft
3 67 (41.36%) Active Directory
4 59 (36.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (35.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (32.72%) SQL Server
7 48 (29.63%) VMware
8 47 (29.01%) Windows 7
9 45 (27.78%) Office 365
10 44 (27.16%) Firewall
11 39 (24.07%) SQL
11 39 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (20.37%) Linux
13 32 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
14 30 (18.52%) TCP/IP
15 29 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (16.67%) DNS
17 26 (16.05%) Degree
18 25 (15.43%) Scrum
18 25 (15.43%) DHCP
19 24 (14.81%) SAN
19 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (14.20%) C#
21 22 (13.58%) Cisco
21 22 (13.58%) Finance
21 22 (13.58%) Skype for Business
21 22 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
22 21 (12.96%) .NET
23 20 (12.35%) ITIL
23 20 (12.35%) VLAN

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 22 (13.58%) Skype for Business
2 19 (11.73%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.32%) Apache
5 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) IIS
7 1 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 45 (27.78%) Office 365
2 22 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.94%) SaaS
4 6 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.70%) PaaS
5 4 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.47%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.85%) Google Drive
6 3 (1.85%) IaaS
7 1 (0.62%) G Suite
7 1 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (27.16%) Firewall
2 30 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 27 (16.67%) DNS
4 25 (15.43%) DHCP
5 24 (14.81%) SAN
6 20 (12.35%) VLAN
7 15 (9.26%) Skype
7 15 (9.26%) WAN
8 10 (6.17%) LAN
9 9 (5.56%) Network Security
9 9 (5.56%) WLAN
10 8 (4.94%) VPN
11 7 (4.32%) Wireless
12 6 (3.70%) VoIP
13 5 (3.09%) Internet
13 5 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.47%) Ethernet
14 4 (2.47%) Kerberos
15 3 (1.85%) HTTP
15 3 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.11%) MySQL
3 15 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.23%) GIS
9 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.23%) Redis
9 2 (1.23%) Riak
10 1 (0.62%) QlikView
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.56%) Moq
2 9 (5.56%) NUnit
2 9 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (4.94%) Subversion
4 6 (3.70%) Bugzilla
4 6 (3.70%) PEAR
4 6 (3.70%) PHPUnit
4 6 (3.70%) Trac
5 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.62%) MSI
General
1 22 (13.58%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Legal
3 6 (3.70%) Law
4 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Military
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.93%) IT Support
2 38 (23.46%) Support Engineer
3 26 (16.05%) IT Engineer
4 21 (12.96%) Developer
5 20 (12.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (12.35%) Analyst
6 19 (11.73%) IT Support Engineer
7 18 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 15 (9.26%) IT Technician
9 14 (8.64%) IT Analyst
10 13 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (8.02%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (8.02%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (7.41%) Administrator
12 11 (6.79%) .NET Developer
13 9 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
14 8 (4.94%) QA Engineer
14 8 (4.94%) Software Test Engineer
14 8 (4.94%) Support Technician
14 8 (4.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.96%) .NET
2 18 (11.11%) WCF
3 17 (10.49%) LAMP
4 12 (7.41%) HTML
5 11 (6.79%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 11 (6.79%) WinForms
5 11 (6.79%) WPF
6 10 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 10 (6.17%) Entity Framework
6 10 (6.17%) Web Services
7 9 (5.56%) Ajax
7 9 (5.56%) CSS
7 9 (5.56%) jQuery
7 9 (5.56%) NHibernate
8 8 (4.94%) Node.js
9 6 (3.70%) React
10 4 (2.47%) LDAP
10 4 (2.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.56%) Music Streaming
2 9 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.47%) Replication
6 3 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.23%) Social Media
7 2 (1.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.62%) iPhone
8 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 80 (49.38%) Windows Server
2 59 (36.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (35.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (29.01%) Windows 7
5 33 (20.37%) Linux
6 20 (12.35%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.94%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.85%) Android
10 3 (1.85%) Unix
11 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.23%) CentOS
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.43%) Scrum
3 20 (12.35%) ITIL
4 19 (11.73%) MVC
5 15 (9.26%) Web Application Development
6 11 (6.79%) BDD
6 11 (6.79%) TDD
7 10 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.17%) Information Security
8 9 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.56%) High Availability
8 9 (5.56%) Kanban
8 9 (5.56%) MVVM
8 9 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.94%) Load Testing
9 8 (4.94%) Performance Testing
9 8 (4.94%) Software Testing
9 8 (4.94%) Test Automation
9 8 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.07%) SQL
2 23 (14.20%) C#
3 16 (9.88%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.17%) PHP
5 8 (4.94%) Java
5 8 (4.94%) Python
5 8 (4.94%) VBScript
6 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.32%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.85%) Perl
8 2 (1.23%) C++
8 2 (1.23%) Groovy
8 2 (1.23%) Ruby
8 2 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.94%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.85%) A+ Certification
4 3 (1.85%) CCENT
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) CCNA
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
6 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.62%) LPIC
6 1 (0.62%) MCITP
6 1 (0.62%) MCSA
6 1 (0.62%) MCSE
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
2 6 (3.70%) SLA
3 5 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (41.36%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.09%) Docker
6 4 (2.47%) vSphere
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.62%) Firmware
8 1 (0.62%) pfSense
8 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) Ansible
2 3 (1.85%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.23%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.62%) Cacti
4 1 (0.62%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (29.63%) VMware
3 22 (13.58%) Cisco
4 16 (9.88%) Veeam
5 14 (8.64%) Citrix
6 8 (4.94%) Oracle
7 6 (3.70%) Google
7 6 (3.70%) NetApp
8 4 (2.47%) Apple
8 4 (2.47%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.47%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.47%) Hitachi
8 4 (2.47%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.47%) Symantec
9 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.23%) Avaya
10 2 (1.23%) PayPal
10 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.23%) Sun