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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 707 1010 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.97% 17.14% 16.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.48% 60.99% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 605 909 859
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,700
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 1169 1656 1652
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.10% 28.10% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1439 1396
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,000
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 29 March 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 29 March 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 0 207 £35,631 -6.23% 36
Wiltshire -2 168 £32,500 +4.83% 12
Gloucestershire -2 138 £35,000 -15.15% 11
Somerset -8 76 £34,000 -2.85% 15
Dorset +3 60 £37,000 +13.84% 16
Devon -7 45 £28,375 -3.81% 3
Cornwall -10 14 £24,500 -24.61%
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 583 (41.47%) Microsoft
2 572 (40.68%) Windows Server
3 492 (34.99%) Active Directory
4 415 (29.52%) VMware
5 391 (27.81%) Linux
6 320 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 307 (21.83%) SQL Server
8 301 (21.41%) ITIL
9 288 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 279 (19.84%) SQL
11 277 (19.70%) Security Cleared
12 249 (17.71%) MS Exchange
13 245 (17.43%) MS Excel
14 238 (16.93%) Firewall
15 227 (16.15%) C#
16 226 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 218 (15.50%) MS Office
17 218 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
18 214 (15.22%) .NET
19 187 (13.30%) WAN
20 181 (12.87%) Java
21 178 (12.66%) LAN
22 177 (12.59%) Cisco
23 171 (12.16%) Software Engineering
24 164 (11.66%) TCP/IP
25 160 (11.38%) Citrix
26 159 (11.31%) Hyper-V
27 155 (11.02%) DV Cleared
28 154 (10.95%) Office 365
29 150 (10.67%) Windows 7

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
1 249 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 125 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (7.54%) IIS
4 77 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 55 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 26 (1.85%) Apache
8 24 (1.71%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.28%) JBoss
11 16 (1.14%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.71%) CMS
14 10 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.50%) IBM Domino
16 6 (0.43%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 245 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 218 (15.50%) MS Office
3 17 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.14%) CATIA
6 2 (0.14%) HipChat
7 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.071%) Revit
7 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.43%) Visualfiles
3 5 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.28%) Maximo
5 3 (0.21%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.071%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.071%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.071%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.071%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 154 (10.95%) Office 365
2 85 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.85%) PaaS
4 26 (1.85%) SaaS
5 16 (1.14%) OpenShift
6 13 (0.92%) IaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.071%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 238 (16.93%) Firewall
2 187 (13.30%) WAN
3 178 (12.66%) LAN
4 164 (11.66%) TCP/IP
5 121 (8.61%) DNS
6 117 (8.32%) DHCP
7 111 (7.89%) SAN
8 87 (6.19%) VPN
9 74 (5.26%) Internet
10 58 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
11 52 (3.70%) SMTP
12 46 (3.27%) Wireless
13 45 (3.20%) HTTP
14 42 (2.99%) VLAN
15 40 (2.84%) Network Security
16 31 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
16 31 (2.20%) VoIP
16 31 (2.20%) X.400
17 26 (1.85%) FTP
18 25 (1.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.20%) MySQL
3 37 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 33 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 32 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 28 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (1.56%) Big Data
11 20 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.43%) Apache Accumulo
14 6 (0.43%) GIS
14 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 43 (3.06%) JIRA
3 43 (3.06%) Selenium
4 41 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 35 (2.49%) Jenkins
5 35 (2.49%) JMeter
6 22 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.21%) NUnit
8 15 (1.07%) JUnit
9 13 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (0.92%) Moq
9 13 (0.92%) MSTest
9 13 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.85%) LoadRunner
10 12 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (0.78%) Subversion
12 10 (0.71%) MSI
13 7 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 144 (10.24%) Finance
2 53 (3.77%) Games
3 42 (2.99%) Advertising
4 31 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.99%) Legal
7 25 (1.78%) Electronics
8 16 (1.14%) Marketing
9 15 (1.07%) Banking
10 11 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.64%) Law
11 9 (0.64%) Retail
12 8 (0.57%) French Language
13 7 (0.50%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.43%) Back Office
15 4 (0.28%) German Language
16 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.14%) Front Office
17 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 242 (17.21%) Support Engineer
2 206 (14.65%) Analyst
3 175 (12.45%) IT Support
4 147 (10.46%) Developer
5 122 (8.68%) IT Engineer
6 109 (7.75%) Software Engineer
7 107 (7.61%) Support Analyst
8 101 (7.18%) 2nd Line Support
9 97 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
10 92 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 78 (5.55%) Desktop Support
12 75 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 73 (5.19%) .NET Developer
14 70 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 64 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
16 63 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
17 59 (4.20%) Administrator
18 55 (3.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 54 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 50 (3.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (15.22%) .NET
2 139 (9.89%) HTML
3 99 (7.04%) ASP.NET
4 94 (6.69%) .NET Framework
5 69 (4.91%) XML
6 65 (4.62%) CSS
7 48 (3.41%) Web Services
8 40 (2.84%) Entity Framework
8 40 (2.84%) WCF
9 36 (2.56%) WinForms
10 34 (2.42%) WPF
11 33 (2.35%) HTML5
12 31 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (2.13%) jQuery
14 25 (1.78%) REST
15 24 (1.71%) SOAP
16 23 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (1.56%) Middleware
18 19 (1.35%) NHibernate
19 15 (1.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.91%) Data Centre
3 67 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 47 (3.34%) Driving Licence
5 39 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 28 (1.99%) Clustering
7 23 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 23 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 22 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.21%) CESG
11 16 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.07%) Cybercrime
12 15 (1.07%) User Experience
13 14 (1.00%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.85%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.78%) EPoS
15 11 (0.78%) iPhone
15 11 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 572 (40.68%) Windows Server
2 391 (27.81%) Linux
3 320 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 288 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 150 (10.67%) Windows 7
6 144 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (7.33%) Unix
8 80 (5.69%) Windows 10
9 78 (5.55%) Android
10 72 (5.12%) Windows 8
11 69 (4.91%) Mac OS X
12 62 (4.41%) Apple iOS
13 56 (3.98%) Windows XP
14 36 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (1.78%) CentOS
16 20 (1.42%) Solaris
17 17 (1.21%) AIX
18 13 (0.92%) Windows Vista
19 11 (0.78%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (21.41%) ITIL
2 218 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (12.16%) Software Engineering
4 115 (8.18%) Service Delivery
5 112 (7.97%) Scrum
6 81 (5.76%) Mentoring
7 80 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (5.55%) Cybersecurity
9 76 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
10 74 (5.26%) Service Management
11 70 (4.98%) DevOps
12 68 (4.84%) Unit Testing
13 65 (4.62%) Automated Testing
14 61 (4.34%) SDLC
15 56 (3.98%) Migration
16 53 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
17 49 (3.49%) Problem Management
18 47 (3.34%) MVC
18 47 (3.34%) TDD
19 45 (3.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 279 (19.84%) SQL
2 227 (16.15%) C#
3 181 (12.87%) Java
4 143 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 142 (10.10%) C++
6 135 (9.60%) Python
7 108 (7.68%) C
7 108 (7.68%) PowerShell
8 51 (3.63%) Perl
9 42 (2.99%) Bash Shell
10 36 (2.56%) Ruby
11 34 (2.42%) PHP
11 34 (2.42%) VB
12 27 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.56%) VB.NET
14 21 (1.49%) Objective-C
15 19 (1.35%) VBScript
16 15 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.00%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 277 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 155 (11.02%) DV Cleared
3 143 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 142 (10.10%) Degree
5 129 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 87 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (6.12%) MCSE
8 79 (5.62%) CCNA
9 60 (4.27%) MCP
10 50 (3.56%) MCSA
11 43 (3.06%) CISSP
12 35 (2.49%) ISTQB
13 34 (2.42%) ISEB
14 33 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 28 (1.99%) SANS
16 26 (1.85%) GIAC
17 25 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (1.71%) CCNP
19 20 (1.42%) GCIA
20 16 (1.14%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.68%) SLA
2 32 (2.28%) QA
3 25 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.57%) GPG13
5 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.21%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 492 (34.99%) Active Directory
2 226 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (11.31%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.34%) XenApp
5 44 (3.13%) vSphere
6 30 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 27 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.85%) Snort
9 22 (1.56%) Docker
10 21 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 21 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (1.14%) Dovecot
11 16 (1.14%) Postfix
11 16 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.00%) Firmware
12 14 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.57%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 80 (5.69%) SCCM
2 46 (3.27%) Puppet
3 26 (1.85%) SCOM
4 25 (1.78%) WSUS
5 18 (1.28%) Backup Exec
6 17 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (1.07%) NetBackup
8 14 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.85%) Ansible
9 12 (0.85%) Nmap
10 9 (0.64%) Salt
11 8 (0.57%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.43%) ArcSight ESM
12 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (0.43%) Nagios
12 6 (0.43%) RSA enVision
13 5 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 583 (41.47%) Microsoft
2 415 (29.52%) VMware
3 177 (12.59%) Cisco
4 160 (11.38%) Citrix
5 103 (7.33%) Oracle
6 80 (5.69%) HP
7 51 (3.63%) Red Hat
8 34 (2.42%) Dell
8 34 (2.42%) Veeam
9 24 (1.71%) ArcSight
10 21 (1.49%) Apple
11 20 (1.42%) Juniper
12 19 (1.35%) IBM
12 19 (1.35%) Intel
13 18 (1.28%) LogRhythm
13 18 (1.28%) SonicWALL
14 16 (1.14%) Avaya
14 16 (1.14%) Symantec
15 15 (1.07%) NetApp
15 15 (1.07%) SAP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum Laptop,Phone,25days hols,pension,PMI
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum 25days hols,pension,PMI,parking
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Car + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cititec
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + OnCall
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday