Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 146 197 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.70% 14.88% 18.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.51% 65.02% 63.28%
Number of salaries quoted 121 187 213
Somerset median annual salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,600 £20,550
90th Percentile £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 263 303 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 26.49% 22.89% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 203 261 322
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,750 £22,275
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 86 £35,691 -4.83% 12
Street +7 15 £40,000 -
Taunton +3 14 £32,000 -5.88% 2
Portishead +5 13 £22,500 -18.18%
Bridgwater -2 6 £35,000 +29.63% 2
Yeovil -3 5 £31,750 - 1
Axbridge - 3 £29,000 -
Cheddar - 1 £28,500 -
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 73 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 71 (48.63%) Microsoft
3 51 (34.93%) VMware
4 50 (34.25%) SQL Server
5 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (27.40%) Cisco
7 38 (26.03%) Linux
8 37 (25.34%) Active Directory
9 36 (24.66%) SQL
10 34 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (23.29%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
12 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (19.18%) Office 365
14 27 (18.49%) C#
14 27 (18.49%) SAN
15 25 (17.12%) ITIL
16 23 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (14.38%) DNS
17 21 (14.38%) MVC
17 21 (14.38%) PowerShell
18 20 (13.70%) Entity Framework
19 19 (13.01%) Windows 7
19 19 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (13.01%) DHCP
20 18 (12.33%) WAN
20 18 (12.33%) Relational Database
21 17 (11.64%) Finance
21 17 (11.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 14 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.53%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.16%) Apache
3 9 (6.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.05%) IIS
4 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (19.18%) Office 365
3 13 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.79%) G Suite
5 6 (4.11%) SaaS
6 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.37%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.68%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.49%) SAN
2 21 (14.38%) DNS
3 19 (13.01%) DHCP
4 18 (12.33%) WAN
5 16 (10.96%) LAN
5 16 (10.96%) TCP/IP
6 15 (10.27%) Firewall
6 15 (10.27%) WLAN
7 8 (5.48%) VLAN
8 7 (4.79%) eduroam
9 6 (4.11%) VoIP
10 5 (3.42%) Ethernet
10 5 (3.42%) Wireless
11 4 (2.74%) Skype
12 3 (2.05%) VPN
13 2 (1.37%) SSL
14 1 (0.68%) HTTP
14 1 (0.68%) Internet
14 1 (0.68%) Intranet
14 1 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.33%) Relational Database
3 15 (10.27%) MySQL
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.48%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.37%) GIS
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.68%) QlikView
9 1 (0.68%) Redis
9 1 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.05%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.05%) PEAR
2 3 (2.05%) PHPUnit
2 3 (2.05%) Subversion
2 3 (2.05%) Trac
3 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.37%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 17 (11.64%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Retail
3 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.74%) Marketing
5 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.37%) Banking
5 2 (1.37%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (21.92%) Support Engineer
2 27 (18.49%) Developer
2 27 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (15.75%) IT Engineer
4 15 (10.27%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.27%) C# Web Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Web Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Analyst
6 13 (8.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (8.22%) IT Support
7 12 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.53%) Applications Support
8 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Support
8 11 (7.53%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (6.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) Senior Support Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.70%) Entity Framework
2 14 (9.59%) .NET
2 14 (9.59%) LAMP
3 13 (8.90%) WCF
3 13 (8.90%) Web Services
4 7 (4.79%) Node.js
5 6 (4.11%) jQuery
6 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.42%) HTML
7 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.74%) Ajax
7 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.74%) Code First Entity Framework
7 4 (2.74%) CSS
7 4 (2.74%) RESTful
7 4 (2.74%) WinForms
7 4 (2.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.53%) NHS
4 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 38 (26.03%) Linux
3 34 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (19.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.01%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.48%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.79%) Unix
9 6 (4.11%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) CentOS
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.29%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (17.12%) ITIL
4 21 (14.38%) MVC
5 16 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (10.96%) SOA
5 16 (10.96%) Unit Testing
6 15 (10.27%) Scrum
7 13 (8.90%) Information Security
8 12 (8.22%) Project Management
9 11 (7.53%) Incident Management
9 11 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (7.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (6.16%) Front End Development
10 9 (6.16%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.48%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.66%) SQL
2 27 (18.49%) C#
3 21 (14.38%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.53%) Python
5 10 (6.85%) Java
6 9 (6.16%) PHP
6 9 (6.16%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.11%) C++
8 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.42%) VBScript
9 4 (2.74%) Ruby
10 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.37%) Groovy
11 2 (1.37%) Perl
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) CCNA
1 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.48%) Degree
3 6 (4.11%) CISSP
3 6 (4.11%) LPIC
3 6 (4.11%) SSCP
4 5 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.42%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (25.34%) Active Directory
2 34 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.79%) Shibboleth
6 5 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.37%) Docker
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.68%) Firmware
8 1 (0.68%) pfSense
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) Puppet
1 7 (4.79%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (4.79%) ZABBIX
2 6 (4.11%) Cacti
3 3 (2.05%) WSUS
4 2 (1.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 71 (48.63%) Microsoft
2 51 (34.93%) VMware
3 40 (27.40%) Cisco
4 15 (10.27%) Oracle
5 12 (8.22%) Citrix
6 10 (6.85%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.16%) Sophos
8 8 (5.48%) Google
9 7 (4.79%) NetApp
9 7 (4.79%) Snow
9 7 (4.79%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.42%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.42%) Symantec
11 2 (1.37%) ATG
11 2 (1.37%) HP
11 2 (1.37%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (0.68%) Dell
12 1 (0.68%) EMC
12 1 (0.68%) iManage