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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 764 845 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.61% 16.36% 19.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.36% 63.15% 62.23%
Number of salaries quoted 635 739 970
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +6.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1287 1338 1880
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.61% 25.91% 31.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1159 1588
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -1 241 £40,000 +23.07% 39
Gloucestershire -9 129 £40,000 - 19
Wiltshire -5 125 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Somerset +3 122 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Dorset +3 89 £35,000 +15.70% 22
Devon +15 37 £31,513 -6.62% 1
Cornwall -12 21 £23,500 +2.17% 3
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 566 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 536 (36.69%) Windows Server
3 445 (30.46%) Linux
4 435 (29.77%) Active Directory
5 387 (26.49%) VMware
6 343 (23.48%) SQL Server
7 323 (22.11%) SQL
8 285 (19.51%) C#
9 276 (18.89%) ITIL
10 271 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 269 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
12 266 (18.21%) Security Cleared
13 256 (17.52%) .NET
14 238 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 224 (15.33%) Firewall
16 219 (14.99%) Java
17 216 (14.78%) Software Engineering
18 206 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
19 191 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
20 188 (12.87%) TCP/IP
20 188 (12.87%) Office 365
21 182 (12.46%) Cisco
22 176 (12.05%) SC Cleared
23 174 (11.91%) MS Exchange
24 169 (11.57%) Finance
25 162 (11.09%) C++
26 158 (10.81%) JavaScript
27 154 (10.54%) Unix
28 142 (9.72%) HTML
29 139 (9.51%) DNS

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
1 174 (11.91%) MS Exchange
2 119 (8.15%) IIS
3 70 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (4.45%) SharePoint
5 36 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (2.26%) Apache
7 30 (2.05%) Skype for Business
8 25 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 18 (1.23%) WebLogic
11 17 (1.16%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.10%) Confluence
13 15 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (1.03%) IBM Notes
13 15 (1.03%) JBoss
14 12 (0.82%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 206 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.068%) Revit
7 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.27%) Maximo
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.27%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.068%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.068%) Magento
6 1 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 188 (12.87%) Office 365
2 110 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.37%) PaaS
5 17 (1.16%) SaaS
6 12 (0.82%) IaaS
7 10 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.62%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.068%) G Suite
11 1 (0.068%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 224 (15.33%) Firewall
2 188 (12.87%) TCP/IP
3 139 (9.51%) DNS
4 131 (8.97%) DHCP
5 130 (8.90%) WAN
6 122 (8.35%) LAN
7 85 (5.82%) Internet
8 84 (5.75%) SAN
9 64 (4.38%) VPN
10 56 (3.83%) HTTP
11 46 (3.15%) SMTP
11 46 (3.15%) Wi-Fi
12 41 (2.81%) Wireless
13 40 (2.74%) FTP
14 36 (2.46%) Network Security
15 32 (2.19%) VoIP
16 31 (2.12%) Wireshark
17 30 (2.05%) VLAN
18 28 (1.92%) X.400
19 21 (1.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.90%) MySQL
3 46 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 34 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 33 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 32 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 25 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (0.89%) OLAP
12 13 (0.89%) Power BI
13 12 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.82%) QlikView
13 12 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.75%) Big Data
15 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 87 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (4.52%) Visual Studio
3 60 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 58 (3.97%) Selenium
5 49 (3.35%) JIRA
6 37 (2.53%) Jenkins
7 32 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 32 (2.19%) JMeter
8 27 (1.85%) NUnit
9 22 (1.51%) JUnit
10 20 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.23%) Moq
12 17 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
12 17 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (0.96%) GCC
14 13 (0.89%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.89%) JBehave
14 13 (0.89%) Subversion
15 12 (0.82%) Calabash
15 12 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 169 (11.57%) Finance
2 43 (2.94%) Games
3 41 (2.81%) Advertising
4 26 (1.78%) Electronics
5 25 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 25 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.44%) Legal
7 18 (1.23%) Retail
8 16 (1.10%) Banking
9 15 (1.03%) Marketing
10 10 (0.68%) Military
11 9 (0.62%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.55%) Law
13 6 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Back Office
14 3 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.14%) Local Government
15 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 237 (16.22%) Analyst
2 209 (14.31%) Support Engineer
3 182 (12.46%) Developer
4 129 (8.83%) Software Engineer
5 107 (7.32%) IT Support
6 90 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 89 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 88 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 85 (5.82%) IT Engineer
10 77 (5.27%) .NET Developer
11 70 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
12 68 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 61 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
14 55 (3.76%) Administrator
15 54 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
16 51 (3.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 49 (3.35%) Consultant
17 49 (3.35%) Service Analyst
18 48 (3.29%) Architect
19 46 (3.15%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (17.52%) .NET
2 142 (9.72%) HTML
3 115 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 75 (5.13%) CSS
5 69 (4.72%) .NET Framework
6 60 (4.11%) XML
7 56 (3.83%) WPF
8 49 (3.35%) WCF
9 48 (3.29%) Web Services
10 39 (2.67%) Entity Framework
11 37 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (2.40%) NHibernate
13 29 (1.98%) WinForms
14 25 (1.71%) AngularJS
15 23 (1.57%) jQuery
16 22 (1.51%) LAMP
16 22 (1.51%) REST
17 19 (1.30%) Middleware
18 17 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 17 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 63 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 55 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 45 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 36 (2.46%) Client/Server
7 32 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
8 30 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (1.64%) CESG
10 24 (1.64%) User Experience
11 20 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.16%) Clustering
13 16 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
13 16 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.10%) Streaming Music
14 13 (0.89%) Fat Client
14 13 (0.89%) iPad
14 13 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 536 (36.69%) Windows Server
2 445 (30.46%) Linux
3 271 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 238 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (10.54%) Unix
6 131 (8.97%) Windows 7
7 128 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 79 (5.41%) Windows 10
9 61 (4.18%) Android
10 54 (3.70%) Mac OS X
10 54 (3.70%) Windows 8
11 51 (3.49%) Windows XP
12 41 (2.81%) Apple iOS
13 37 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 37 (2.53%) Solaris
14 29 (1.98%) AIX
15 28 (1.92%) CentOS
16 19 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
17 12 (0.82%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (18.89%) ITIL
2 269 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (14.78%) Software Engineering
4 133 (9.10%) Test Automation
5 119 (8.15%) Scrum
6 97 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (5.95%) DevOps
8 86 (5.89%) Mentoring
9 84 (5.75%) Service Delivery
10 83 (5.68%) TDD
11 81 (5.54%) SDLC
12 74 (5.07%) Unit Testing
13 69 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
14 68 (4.65%) OO
15 64 (4.38%) MVC
15 64 (4.38%) SIEM
16 62 (4.24%) Service Management
17 60 (4.11%) Migration
18 59 (4.04%) Information Security
18 59 (4.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 323 (22.11%) SQL
2 285 (19.51%) C#
3 219 (14.99%) Java
4 162 (11.09%) C++
5 158 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 133 (9.10%) C
6 133 (9.10%) PowerShell
7 121 (8.28%) Python
8 42 (2.87%) Ruby
9 38 (2.60%) PHP
10 35 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 32 (2.19%) Perl
12 31 (2.12%) T-SQL
13 26 (1.78%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.71%) VB
14 25 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 16 (1.10%) VBScript
16 14 (0.96%) Delphi
16 14 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.68%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 266 (18.21%) Security Cleared
2 176 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 132 (9.03%) DV Cleared
4 130 (8.90%) Degree
5 113 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 101 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (5.61%) CCNA
8 76 (5.20%) MCSE
9 55 (3.76%) CISSP
10 49 (3.35%) MCSA
11 45 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
12 40 (2.74%) MCP
13 39 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 38 (2.60%) ISTQB
15 37 (2.53%) SANS
16 36 (2.46%) CCNP
17 35 (2.40%) GCIA
18 29 (1.98%) GCIH
19 27 (1.85%) ISEB
19 27 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.23%) SLA
2 70 (4.79%) QA
3 39 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.34%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.27%) GPG13
8 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.21%) Basel II
10 2 (0.14%) TickIT
11 1 (0.068%) DICOM
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 435 (29.77%) Active Directory
2 191 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (8.08%) Hyper-V
4 63 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
5 60 (4.11%) vSphere
6 37 (2.53%) Snort
7 29 (1.98%) XenApp
8 23 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (1.51%) Docker
10 17 (1.16%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.75%) Postfix
12 10 (0.68%) Dovecot
12 10 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.62%) NFS
14 8 (0.55%) XenServer
15 7 (0.48%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.41%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (4.65%) SCCM
2 38 (2.60%) Puppet
3 21 (1.44%) Backup Exec
3 21 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.37%) SCOM
4 20 (1.37%) WSUS
5 19 (1.30%) Nmap
6 18 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (1.16%) Ansible
8 13 (0.89%) vCenter Server
9 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 10 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (0.62%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.62%) Terraform
11 8 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (0.55%) RSA enVision
11 8 (0.55%) vMotion
12 5 (0.34%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 566 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 387 (26.49%) VMware
3 182 (12.46%) Cisco
4 117 (8.01%) Oracle
5 102 (6.98%) Citrix
6 87 (5.95%) HP
7 58 (3.97%) Red Hat
8 46 (3.15%) Dell
9 41 (2.81%) ArcSight
10 37 (2.53%) NetApp
11 29 (1.98%) LogRhythm
12 26 (1.78%) Veeam
13 22 (1.51%) Lotus
13 22 (1.51%) SonicWALL
13 22 (1.51%) Symantec
14 19 (1.30%) FireEye
14 19 (1.30%) IBM
15 17 (1.16%) Atlassian
16 15 (1.03%) Adobe
16 15 (1.03%) SAP
Gloucestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + OnCall
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SoCode Limited
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ninesharp
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Company car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
First Solution
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago