Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,357 1,575 1,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.88% 15.65% 14.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.21% 58.55% 57.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,131 1,274 1,372
South West median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.39% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,163 £20,812
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £50,225
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,599 2,690 2,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.58% 26.73% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 2,180 2,309
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +8.90% -2.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the South West

Windows
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in the South West.

Salary trend for Windows in the South West

Windows
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in the South West

Windows
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Wiltshire 0 364 £38,500 +2.67% 44
Bristol -4 337 £37,500 +4.17% 108
Gloucestershire -3 222 £45,000 +3.45% 44
Dorset +3 216 £35,000 - 44
Somerset 0 100 £32,500 +8.33% 22
Devon +2 78 £32,500 +18.18% 28
Cornwall 0 26 £27,000 -1.82% 8
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for Windows.

1 498 (36.70%) Microsoft
2 490 (36.11%) Linux
3 387 (28.52%) Windows Server
4 361 (26.60%) Active Directory
5 281 (20.71%) VMware
5 281 (20.71%) Office 365
6 256 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 254 (18.72%) PowerShell
8 251 (18.50%) ITIL
9 239 (17.61%) Security Cleared
10 207 (15.25%) Python
11 199 (14.66%) C#
12 195 (14.37%) SQL
13 189 (13.93%) Windows 7
14 187 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 183 (13.49%) SQL Server
16 180 (13.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 178 (13.12%) Windows 10
18 176 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
19 166 (12.23%) Firewall
20 162 (11.94%) C++
21 155 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
22 154 (11.35%) SC Cleared
23 150 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
24 149 (10.98%) Software Engineering
25 147 (10.83%) JavaScript
26 145 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
27 142 (10.46%) Degree
28 140 (10.32%) Cisco
29 139 (10.24%) Java

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 109 (8.03%) MS Exchange
2 49 (3.61%) Apache
3 45 (3.32%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.99%) IIS
6 26 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (1.92%) Skype for Business
7 19 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.96%) WordPress
9 11 (0.81%) Apache Pig
9 11 (0.81%) JBoss
10 10 (0.74%) CMS
10 10 (0.74%) Jetty
10 10 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.66%) Confluence
12 8 (0.59%) Anypoint
13 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.44%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 139 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.37%) InVision
6 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.29%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.29%) InDesign
7 4 (0.29%) Pixate
8 3 (0.22%) UXPin
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.15%) CATIA
9 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.59%) Exstream
2 2 (0.15%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.15%) Sonata
2 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.074%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 281 (20.71%) Office 365
2 176 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (1.92%) SaaS
5 25 (1.84%) GitHub
6 24 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (1.33%) IaaS
8 9 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.59%) PaaS
10 7 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.44%) G Suite
11 6 (0.44%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.44%) npm
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.29%) Datadog
14 3 (0.22%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 166 (12.23%) Firewall
2 130 (9.58%) TCP/IP
3 88 (6.48%) DNS
4 85 (6.26%) LAN
5 81 (5.97%) DHCP
6 74 (5.45%) WAN
7 54 (3.98%) Internet
8 43 (3.17%) Wireless
9 42 (3.10%) SSL
10 40 (2.95%) SAN
11 35 (2.58%) VoIP
12 30 (2.21%) Network Security
12 30 (2.21%) Unified Communications
12 30 (2.21%) VPN
13 29 (2.14%) HTTP
14 28 (2.06%) Skype
15 24 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
16 21 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (1.40%) VLAN
18 17 (1.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 101 (7.44%) MySQL
3 41 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (2.80%) Big Data
5 37 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.03%) Apache Hive
8 14 (1.03%) Ingres
9 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.66%) MariaDB
11 9 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.52%) FileMaker
12 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.44%) CouchDB
13 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 100 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 65 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 55 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 44 (3.24%) JIRA
4 44 (3.24%) MSI
5 31 (2.28%) Eclipse
6 25 (1.84%) Selenium
7 23 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (1.62%) Bitbucket
9 21 (1.55%) Subversion
10 20 (1.47%) git-flow
11 16 (1.18%) GitLab
12 14 (1.03%) CodeSonar
12 14 (1.03%) Eclipse RCP
12 14 (1.03%) Maven
12 14 (1.03%) Robot Framework
12 14 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (0.96%) Travis CI
13 13 (0.96%) Vagrant
13 13 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 133 (9.80%) Finance
2 56 (4.13%) Manufacturing
3 34 (2.51%) Retail
4 31 (2.28%) Electronics
5 29 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.92%) Legal
7 24 (1.77%) Marketing
8 20 (1.47%) Aerospace
9 17 (1.25%) Games
10 12 (0.88%) Law
11 10 (0.74%) Banking
12 6 (0.44%) Military
13 4 (0.29%) Automotive
14 3 (0.22%) Advertising
14 3 (0.22%) Front Office
15 2 (0.15%) Avionics
15 2 (0.15%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.074%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 184 (13.56%) Support Engineer
2 172 (12.68%) Developer
3 170 (12.53%) Analyst
4 148 (10.91%) IT Engineer
5 147 (10.83%) IT Support
6 110 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 108 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 88 (6.48%) Support Analyst
9 85 (6.26%) IT Support Engineer
10 81 (5.97%) Software Developer
11 76 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
12 58 (4.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 57 (4.20%) IT Analyst
14 56 (4.13%) Architect
15 54 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
16 51 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
17 50 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 48 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
19 43 (3.17%) .NET Developer
20 42 (3.10%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (10.10%) .NET
2 88 (6.48%) HTML
3 73 (5.38%) CSS
4 52 (3.83%) Node.js
5 45 (3.32%) Web Services
6 44 (3.24%) XML
7 43 (3.17%) .NET Framework
8 42 (3.10%) ASP.NET
9 36 (2.65%) JSON
10 35 (2.58%) REST
11 33 (2.43%) Middleware
12 30 (2.21%) jQuery
12 30 (2.21%) LAMP
13 29 (2.14%) React
14 26 (1.92%) Spring
15 24 (1.77%) Qt
16 20 (1.47%) SOAP
16 20 (1.47%) WPF
17 19 (1.40%) Django
17 19 (1.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (2.43%) Fintech
3 32 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 31 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 31 (2.28%) Management Information System
4 31 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (2.21%) Fat Client
5 30 (2.21%) Thin Client
6 28 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 26 (1.92%) User Experience
8 25 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 22 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.55%) Blackberry
11 20 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.40%) EMC VNX
13 18 (1.33%) Clustering
14 14 (1.03%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.96%) PKI
16 12 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 490 (36.11%) Linux
2 387 (28.52%) Windows Server
3 189 (13.93%) Windows 7
4 187 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 178 (13.12%) Windows 10
6 135 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 110 (8.11%) Unix
8 60 (4.42%) Windows 8
9 59 (4.35%) Android
10 57 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (2.95%) Apple iOS
12 34 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (2.14%) Ubuntu
14 24 (1.77%) CentOS
15 20 (1.47%) Windows XP
16 19 (1.40%) Mac OS X
17 15 (1.11%) Windows Phone
18 11 (0.81%) Debian
18 11 (0.81%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (18.50%) ITIL
3 180 (13.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 155 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
5 149 (10.98%) Software Engineering
6 120 (8.84%) DevOps
7 91 (6.71%) Cybersecurity
8 78 (5.75%) Service Delivery
9 77 (5.67%) Test Automation
10 75 (5.53%) Mentoring
11 73 (5.38%) OO
12 70 (5.16%) Service Management
13 66 (4.86%) SDLC
14 64 (4.72%) Application Packaging
15 62 (4.57%) Project Management
16 60 (4.42%) Configuration Management
17 56 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (4.05%) MVC
19 49 (3.61%) Migration
19 49 (3.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 254 (18.72%) PowerShell
2 207 (15.25%) Python
3 199 (14.66%) C#
4 195 (14.37%) SQL
5 162 (11.94%) C++
6 147 (10.83%) JavaScript
7 139 (10.24%) Java
8 124 (9.14%) Bash Shell
9 113 (8.33%) C
10 56 (4.13%) PHP
11 43 (3.17%) VB
12 30 (2.21%) TypeScript
13 28 (2.06%) Objective-C
14 22 (1.62%) VB6
15 20 (1.47%) Ruby
15 20 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.25%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.11%) Perl
18 13 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 239 (17.61%) Security Cleared
2 154 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 142 (10.46%) Degree
4 138 (10.17%) DV Cleared
5 108 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 90 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (5.97%) CCNA
8 68 (5.01%) MCSE
9 37 (2.73%) MCP
9 37 (2.73%) MCSA
10 25 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (1.77%) CCNP
11 24 (1.77%) CISSP
11 24 (1.77%) Network+ Certification
12 23 (1.69%) SSCP
13 22 (1.62%) SANS
14 21 (1.55%) CompTIA Security+
14 21 (1.55%) GIAC
14 21 (1.55%) Linux+ Certification
14 21 (1.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.17%) SLA
2 23 (1.69%) QA
3 19 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.03%) GDPR
4 14 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.22%) COBIT
7 3 (0.22%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.074%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 361 (26.60%) Active Directory
2 150 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 101 (7.44%) Docker
5 47 (3.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 33 (2.43%) vSphere
7 30 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.92%) XenApp
10 21 (1.55%) VMware NSX
10 21 (1.55%) XenDesktop
11 18 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.88%) Xen
13 11 (0.81%) NFS
13 11 (0.81%) Samba
13 11 (0.81%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.52%) Snort
14 7 (0.52%) XenServer
15 4 (0.29%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 122 (8.99%) SCCM
2 74 (5.45%) Puppet
3 69 (5.08%) Ansible
4 32 (2.36%) Kubernetes
5 29 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (2.14%) WSUS
6 28 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 23 (1.69%) SCOM
8 20 (1.47%) SCVMM
8 20 (1.47%) vCenter Server
9 19 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
9 19 (1.40%) Nagios
9 19 (1.40%) Terraform
10 15 (1.11%) Salt
11 13 (0.96%) vRealize
11 13 (0.96%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.88%) ArcSight ESM
12 12 (0.88%) Packer
12 12 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 11 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 498 (36.70%) Microsoft
2 281 (20.71%) VMware
3 140 (10.32%) Cisco
4 105 (7.74%) Citrix
5 62 (4.57%) Veeam
6 47 (3.46%) HP
7 37 (2.73%) Dell
7 37 (2.73%) EMC
8 35 (2.58%) Google
9 33 (2.43%) SolarWinds
10 31 (2.28%) McAfee
11 27 (1.99%) Oracle
12 25 (1.84%) CheckPoint
13 24 (1.77%) SAP
14 23 (1.69%) NetApp
14 23 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.69%) Splunk
14 23 (1.69%) Symantec
15 22 (1.62%) Apple
16 21 (1.55%) F5