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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / South West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 774 938 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.72% 16.47% 18.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.53% 60.91% 62.47%
Number of salaries quoted 648 846 923
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1258 1540 1828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.92% 27.04% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1343 1498
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 240 £36,000 +2.85% 50
Wiltshire -1 151 £35,000 +12.90% 13
Gloucestershire -2 133 £34,500 -13.75% 25
Somerset -4 105 £34,000 -9.33% 12
Dorset +3 82 £37,500 +10.29% 14
Devon -11 45 £25,729 -20.83% 10
Cornwall -13 19 £22,250 -3.26% 3
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows.

1 578 (40.50%) Windows Server
2 574 (40.22%) Microsoft
3 470 (32.94%) Active Directory
4 407 (28.52%) Linux
5 402 (28.17%) VMware
6 305 (21.37%) SQL Server
7 303 (21.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 299 (20.95%) ITIL
9 288 (20.18%) SQL
10 279 (19.55%) Security Cleared
11 274 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 240 (16.82%) C#
13 238 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
14 225 (15.77%) Firewall
15 216 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 214 (15.00%) .NET
16 214 (15.00%) MS Exchange
17 213 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
18 209 (14.65%) Java
19 192 (13.45%) Software Engineering
20 182 (12.75%) Cisco
21 179 (12.54%) WAN
22 172 (12.05%) LAN
23 165 (11.56%) Office 365
24 162 (11.35%) TCP/IP
25 160 (11.21%) C++
26 152 (10.65%) SC Cleared
27 150 (10.51%) DV Cleared
28 149 (10.44%) Hyper-V
29 147 (10.30%) Citrix

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
1 214 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 104 (7.29%) IIS
3 98 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 60 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 45 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (1.89%) Apache
8 22 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 22 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 20 (1.40%) JBoss
9 20 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.05%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.77%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.63%) CMS
15 7 (0.49%) IBM Domino
15 7 (0.49%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 213 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.070%) HipChat
6 1 (0.070%) Revit
6 1 (0.070%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.42%) Visualfiles
3 5 (0.35%) OpenText MBPM
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.28%) Maximo
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.070%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.070%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.070%) Magento
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.070%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 165 (11.56%) Office 365
2 99 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (2.03%) PaaS
5 27 (1.89%) SaaS
6 18 (1.26%) IaaS
7 14 (0.98%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.28%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.14%) G Suite
11 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.070%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 225 (15.77%) Firewall
2 179 (12.54%) WAN
3 172 (12.05%) LAN
4 162 (11.35%) TCP/IP
5 122 (8.55%) DNS
6 114 (7.99%) DHCP
7 99 (6.94%) SAN
8 87 (6.10%) Internet
9 73 (5.12%) VPN
10 62 (4.34%) Wi-Fi
11 49 (3.43%) SMTP
12 46 (3.22%) VLAN
13 43 (3.01%) HTTP
14 41 (2.87%) Wireless
15 34 (2.38%) Network Security
16 29 (2.03%) VoIP
17 27 (1.89%) FTP
17 27 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
18 26 (1.82%) IP Telephony
19 25 (1.75%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.22%) MySQL
3 42 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (2.31%) Oracle Database
5 32 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 30 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 24 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.33%) Big Data
13 16 (1.12%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
17 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 6 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 72 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 45 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 45 (3.15%) Selenium
4 40 (2.80%) JIRA
5 36 (2.52%) JMeter
6 35 (2.45%) Jenkins
7 27 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 20 (1.40%) NUnit
8 20 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (1.19%) JUnit
9 17 (1.19%) Moq
9 17 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
10 14 (0.98%) LoadRunner
11 13 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (0.84%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.84%) GCC
12 12 (0.84%) MSTest
13 10 (0.70%) Subversion
13 10 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 144 (10.09%) Finance
2 58 (4.06%) Games
3 41 (2.87%) Advertising
4 30 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.03%) Electronics
6 27 (1.89%) Legal
6 27 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.47%) Retail
8 18 (1.26%) Banking
8 18 (1.26%) Marketing
9 10 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.56%) Law
11 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.42%) Military
12 4 (0.28%) Back Office
13 3 (0.21%) French Language
14 2 (0.14%) Front Office
14 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.070%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 221 (15.49%) Support Engineer
2 216 (15.14%) Analyst
3 150 (10.51%) IT Support
4 149 (10.44%) Developer
5 116 (8.13%) Software Engineer
6 105 (7.36%) Support Analyst
7 103 (7.22%) IT Engineer
8 94 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 89 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 82 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
11 68 (4.77%) .NET Developer
12 66 (4.63%) Desktop Support
13 65 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
14 64 (4.48%) Administrator
15 60 (4.20%) Windows Engineer
16 58 (4.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 56 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 53 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
19 50 (3.50%) Service Analyst
20 46 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (15.00%) .NET
2 124 (8.69%) HTML
3 97 (6.80%) ASP.NET
4 79 (5.54%) .NET Framework
5 62 (4.34%) XML
6 55 (3.85%) CSS
7 50 (3.50%) Web Services
8 39 (2.73%) WCF
8 39 (2.73%) WPF
9 31 (2.17%) Entity Framework
9 31 (2.17%) WinForms
10 27 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (1.68%) HTML5
11 24 (1.68%) REST
12 22 (1.54%) NHibernate
13 18 (1.26%) AngularJS
13 18 (1.26%) Middleware
14 17 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (1.19%) LAMP
15 16 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 64 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 40 (2.80%) Driving Licence
5 34 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 27 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
7 24 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (1.47%) Clustering
8 21 (1.47%) Fat Client
8 21 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 20 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.26%) User Experience
11 17 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
12 16 (1.12%) Smartphone
13 14 (0.98%) CESG
14 12 (0.84%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.84%) EPoS
14 12 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 578 (40.50%) Windows Server
2 407 (28.52%) Linux
3 303 (21.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 274 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 146 (10.23%) Windows 7
6 138 (9.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 128 (8.97%) Unix
8 84 (5.89%) Windows 10
9 74 (5.19%) Android
10 72 (5.05%) Mac OS X
11 62 (4.34%) Windows 8
12 52 (3.64%) Apple iOS
13 49 (3.43%) Windows XP
14 36 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (1.82%) Solaris
16 21 (1.47%) AIX
17 20 (1.40%) CentOS
18 14 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
19 10 (0.70%) Windows 2000
20 9 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (20.95%) ITIL
2 238 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (13.45%) Software Engineering
4 109 (7.64%) Service Delivery
5 107 (7.50%) Scrum
6 96 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (5.96%) Mentoring
8 78 (5.47%) Cybersecurity
9 73 (5.12%) DevOps
9 73 (5.12%) Service Management
10 70 (4.91%) SDLC
11 67 (4.70%) Infrastructure Management
11 67 (4.70%) TDD
12 65 (4.56%) Unit Testing
13 64 (4.48%) Automated Testing
14 60 (4.20%) Migration
15 53 (3.71%) Test Automation
16 50 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 50 (3.50%) Problem Management
17 48 (3.36%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 288 (20.18%) SQL
2 240 (16.82%) C#
3 209 (14.65%) Java
4 160 (11.21%) C++
5 137 (9.60%) Python
6 131 (9.18%) JavaScript
7 127 (8.90%) C
8 112 (7.85%) PowerShell
9 46 (3.22%) Perl
10 45 (3.15%) Ruby
11 37 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.96%) PHP
12 28 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 27 (1.89%) VB
14 22 (1.54%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.19%) VBScript
18 16 (1.12%) Objective-C
19 13 (0.91%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 279 (19.55%) Security Cleared
2 152 (10.65%) SC Cleared
3 150 (10.51%) DV Cleared
4 144 (10.09%) Degree
5 117 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
7 76 (5.33%) MCSE
8 67 (4.70%) CCNA
9 54 (3.78%) MCP
10 43 (3.01%) CISSP
11 42 (2.94%) MCSA
12 36 (2.52%) ISTQB
13 33 (2.31%) ISEB
14 32 (2.24%) SANS
15 31 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 28 (1.96%) GIAC
17 27 (1.89%) CCNP
17 27 (1.89%) GCIA
18 22 (1.54%) GCIH
18 22 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (7.85%) SLA
2 47 (3.29%) QA
3 24 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.49%) GPG13
5 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.21%) Basel II
7 3 (0.21%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 470 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 216 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (10.44%) Hyper-V
4 52 (3.64%) vSphere
5 39 (2.73%) XenApp
6 34 (2.38%) Snort
7 30 (2.10%) VMware ESX
8 24 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (1.61%) Docker
10 22 (1.54%) XenDesktop
11 21 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
12 20 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (1.05%) Postfix
14 14 (0.98%) Dovecot
15 10 (0.70%) Firmware
15 10 (0.70%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.63%) XenServer
17 8 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 83 (5.82%) SCCM
2 40 (2.80%) Puppet
3 25 (1.75%) SCOM
4 22 (1.54%) WSUS
5 18 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (1.26%) Nmap
5 18 (1.26%) vCenter Server
6 17 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.12%) Backup Exec
8 15 (1.05%) Ansible
9 13 (0.91%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.63%) Terraform
12 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.49%) RSA enVision
13 7 (0.49%) Salt
14 6 (0.42%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.42%) Nagios
15 5 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 574 (40.22%) Microsoft
2 402 (28.17%) VMware
3 182 (12.75%) Cisco
4 147 (10.30%) Citrix
5 104 (7.29%) Oracle
6 83 (5.82%) HP
7 50 (3.50%) Red Hat
8 35 (2.45%) Dell
9 32 (2.24%) ArcSight
10 30 (2.10%) Veeam
11 25 (1.75%) LogRhythm
12 24 (1.68%) NetApp
13 21 (1.47%) SonicWALL
14 19 (1.33%) IBM
15 18 (1.26%) FireEye
15 18 (1.26%) Juniper
16 17 (1.19%) Intel
17 15 (1.05%) Symantec
18 14 (0.98%) Avaya
19 13 (0.91%) Apple
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