Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 111 158 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.66% 11.70% 16.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.49% 55.05% 61.30%
Number of salaries quoted 100 141 186
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% -18.92%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,125 £51,250 £43,750
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -7.14%

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 244 287 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.63% 21.26% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 189 227 314
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.04% -0.67%
10th Percentile £24,700 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +4 56 £32,500 -2.99% 9
Bridgwater -3 12 £40,000 +48.15% 1
Street -2 6 £50,000 - 1
Taunton -18 6 £24,856 -33.72% 2
Frome - 5 £18,000 - 2
Yeovil 0 3 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Weston-super-Mare -9 3 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Clevedon +8 1 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Minehead - 1 - -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 57 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (38.74%) Linux
3 38 (34.23%) Active Directory
4 34 (30.63%) Windows Server
5 27 (24.32%) Cisco
5 27 (24.32%) PowerShell
6 26 (23.42%) VMware
7 23 (20.72%) Python
7 23 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (20.72%) Windows 7
7 23 (20.72%) Degree
8 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
8 22 (19.82%) MS Exchange
9 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (17.12%) C#
11 19 (17.12%) SQL
11 19 (17.12%) Finance
11 19 (17.12%) Windows 10
11 19 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (16.22%) Apache
12 18 (16.22%) TCP/IP
12 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (15.32%) Ubuntu
13 17 (15.32%) MySQL
13 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (14.41%) C++
14 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering

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 (19.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.22%) Apache
3 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.70%) IIS
6 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.51%) Office 365
3 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.91%) DNS
3 10 (9.01%) DHCP
4 8 (7.21%) LAN
4 8 (7.21%) SAN
4 8 (7.21%) WAN
5 7 (6.31%) VoIP
6 6 (5.41%) Unified Communications
6 6 (5.41%) VPN
6 6 (5.41%) WLAN
7 5 (4.50%) SMTP
8 4 (3.60%) Firewall
8 4 (3.60%) Internet
9 3 (2.70%) HTTP
10 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.90%) Skype
10 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.32%) MySQL
3 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.50%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.60%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (2.70%) SQLite
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.41%) Eclipse RCP
2 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.70%) Subversion
5 2 (1.80%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.80%) Selenium
5 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.91%) Retail
5 7 (6.31%) Electronics
5 7 (6.31%) Marketing
6 5 (4.50%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.60%) Banking
8 2 (1.80%) Advertising
8 2 (1.80%) Avionics
8 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Support Engineer
2 22 (19.82%) IT Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) IT Support
4 16 (14.41%) Software Engineer
5 15 (13.51%) IT Support Engineer
6 14 (12.61%) Developer
7 13 (11.71%) Analyst
8 12 (10.81%) Administrator
9 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (8.11%) Support Analyst
10 9 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
12 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 7 (6.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 6 (5.41%) IT Analyst
13 6 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
13 6 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) LAMP
2 10 (9.01%) HTML
3 8 (7.21%) JSON
4 6 (5.41%) .NET
4 6 (5.41%) CSS
4 6 (5.41%) JSP
4 6 (5.41%) Middleware
4 6 (5.41%) Web Services
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.70%) Django
5 3 (2.70%) Google Maps API
5 3 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.70%) REST
5 3 (2.70%) Spring
5 3 (2.70%) Spring Integration
5 3 (2.70%) XML
6 2 (1.80%) Qt
6 2 (1.80%) React
7 1 (0.90%) HTML5
7 1 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.31%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) iPad
6 3 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.80%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.80%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.90%) NHS
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.74%) Linux
2 34 (30.63%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.72%) Windows 7
4 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (17.12%) Windows 10
6 17 (15.32%) Ubuntu
7 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (9.91%) Unix
9 7 (6.31%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.50%) Debian
10 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.70%) Android
11 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.90%) Solaris
13 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.51%) ITIL
4 15 (13.51%) Open Source
5 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (12.61%) Configuration Management
6 12 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.01%) SDLC
9 9 (8.11%) OO
9 9 (8.11%) OOD
9 9 (8.11%) UML
10 8 (7.21%) Asset Management
10 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.21%) Migration
10 8 (7.21%) Time Management
11 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 23 (20.72%) Python
3 19 (17.12%) C#
3 19 (17.12%) SQL
4 16 (14.41%) C++
5 15 (13.51%) PHP
6 12 (10.81%) Java
7 8 (7.21%) C
8 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.70%) VB
10 3 (2.70%) VB6
11 2 (1.80%) Perl
12 1 (0.90%) Ruby
12 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) CCNA
2 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.31%) CISSP
3 7 (6.31%) LPIC
3 7 (6.31%) SSCP
4 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.80%) MCP
5 2 (1.80%) MCSE
6 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCDST
6 1 (0.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (34.23%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.50%) Xen
5 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.80%) XenServer
7 1 (0.90%) Btrfs
7 1 (0.90%) Ceph
7 1 (0.90%) DRBD
7 1 (0.90%) KVM
7 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Puppet
2 11 (9.91%) Cacti
2 11 (9.91%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.80%) SCCM
4 2 (1.80%) WSUS
5 1 (0.90%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.90%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.32%) Cisco
3 26 (23.42%) VMware
4 10 (9.01%) Citrix
5 9 (8.11%) Mitel
6 8 (7.21%) SAP
7 7 (6.31%) Oracle
8 5 (4.50%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.50%) HP
8 5 (4.50%) Xamarin
9 4 (3.60%) Cognizant
10 3 (2.70%) Google
11 2 (1.80%) ATG
11 2 (1.80%) EMC
11 2 (1.80%) iManage
11 2 (1.80%) Veeam
11 2 (1.80%) Veritas
12 1 (0.90%) Dell
12 1 (0.90%) Meraki
12 1 (0.90%) Wrike