Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1519 1842 2209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.44% 16.56% 18.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.29% 62.29% 61.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1319 1677 1947
South West median annual salary £35,094 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% - +4.62%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,050 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2606 2957 3620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.76% 26.58% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2246 2581 3042
South West median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +1.76%

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Bristol +1 467 £38,500 +13.24% 35
Wiltshire -3 298 £35,000 +11.50% 12
Gloucestershire -2 273 £35,000 -12.50% 20
Somerset -4 200 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Dorset +1 167 £35,000 +15.70% 27
Devon -3 79 £30,000 - 5
Cornwall -14 37 £24,500 +2.08% 3
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 590 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 576 (37.92%) Windows Server
3 478 (31.47%) Active Directory
4 439 (28.90%) Linux
5 413 (27.19%) VMware
6 365 (24.03%) SQL Server
7 349 (22.98%) SQL
8 300 (19.75%) C#
9 295 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 277 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
11 275 (18.10%) .NET
12 267 (17.58%) ITIL
13 258 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 248 (16.33%) Security Cleared
15 240 (15.80%) Firewall
16 226 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 218 (14.35%) Microsoft Office
18 210 (13.82%) Cisco
19 208 (13.69%) Java
19 208 (13.69%) Software Engineering
19 208 (13.69%) Office 365
20 199 (13.10%) TCP/IP
21 179 (11.78%) MS Exchange
22 178 (11.72%) SC Cleared
23 175 (11.52%) Finance
24 171 (11.26%) JavaScript
25 160 (10.53%) Windows 7
26 156 (10.27%) C++
26 156 (10.27%) DNS
27 153 (10.07%) HTML

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
1 179 (11.78%) MS Exchange
2 128 (8.43%) IIS
3 75 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 74 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (2.30%) Apache
6 35 (2.30%) Skype for Business
7 22 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.12%) Confluence
11 15 (0.99%) IBM Notes
11 15 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.79%) JBoss
14 11 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.66%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 218 (14.35%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) Houdini
7 3 (0.20%) Maya
7 3 (0.20%) NUKE
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.066%) Revit
9 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.26%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.066%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.066%) Magento
5 1 (0.066%) Maximo
5 1 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 208 (13.69%) Office 365
2 128 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.32%) PaaS
5 18 (1.18%) SaaS
6 15 (0.99%) IaaS
7 11 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.53%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.066%) G Suite
14 1 (0.066%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 240 (15.80%) Firewall
2 199 (13.10%) TCP/IP
3 156 (10.27%) DNS
4 147 (9.68%) DHCP
5 128 (8.43%) WAN
6 126 (8.29%) LAN
7 101 (6.65%) SAN
8 84 (5.53%) Internet
9 80 (5.27%) VPN
10 60 (3.95%) HTTP
11 49 (3.23%) Wireless
12 44 (2.90%) FTP
12 44 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
13 43 (2.83%) SMTP
14 38 (2.50%) Network Security
15 33 (2.17%) VLAN
16 31 (2.04%) VoIP
17 28 (1.84%) Wireshark
18 27 (1.78%) NAS
18 27 (1.78%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.15%) MySQL
3 45 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 33 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 30 (1.97%) NoSQL
7 30 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 25 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (0.92%) Power BI
13 14 (0.92%) QlikView
14 13 (0.86%) OLAP
15 12 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 82 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (4.87%) Visual Studio
3 58 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 55 (3.62%) Selenium
5 45 (2.96%) JIRA
6 32 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.04%) NUnit
8 29 (1.91%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.84%) JMeter
10 21 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.32%) JUnit
12 19 (1.25%) Moq
13 18 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
14 15 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
15 14 (0.92%) GCC
15 14 (0.92%) MSI
16 13 (0.86%) Appium
16 13 (0.86%) Calabash
16 13 (0.86%) JBehave
16 13 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 175 (11.52%) Finance
2 45 (2.96%) Advertising
3 37 (2.44%) Games
4 29 (1.91%) Electronics
5 27 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.71%) Legal
6 26 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.25%) Retail
8 15 (0.99%) Marketing
9 14 (0.92%) Banking
10 12 (0.79%) Law
11 11 (0.72%) Military
12 8 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.20%) French Language
14 3 (0.20%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.13%) Back Office
15 2 (0.13%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.13%) Local Government
15 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 267 (17.58%) Analyst
2 213 (14.02%) Support Engineer
3 200 (13.17%) Developer
4 126 (8.29%) Software Engineer
5 103 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 97 (6.39%) Support Analyst
7 96 (6.32%) IT Support
8 87 (5.73%) .NET Developer
9 80 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 80 (5.27%) IT Engineer
10 78 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 67 (4.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 57 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 56 (3.69%) IT Support Engineer
14 54 (3.55%) Windows Engineer
15 52 (3.42%) Administrator
15 52 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
16 51 (3.36%) Architect
17 48 (3.16%) Software Developer
18 46 (3.03%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (18.10%) .NET
2 153 (10.07%) HTML
3 126 (8.29%) ASP.NET
4 95 (6.25%) CSS
5 66 (4.34%) .NET Framework
6 60 (3.95%) XML
7 56 (3.69%) Web Services
7 56 (3.69%) WPF
8 50 (3.29%) WCF
9 41 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (2.70%) Entity Framework
10 36 (2.37%) WinForms
11 35 (2.30%) NHibernate
12 31 (2.04%) jQuery
13 25 (1.65%) AngularJS
14 23 (1.51%) LAMP
14 23 (1.51%) REST
14 23 (1.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (1.45%) HTML5
16 20 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 113 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 66 (4.34%) Computer Science
4 65 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 53 (3.49%) Driving Licence
6 39 (2.57%) Client/Server
7 32 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
8 30 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
9 28 (1.84%) User Experience
10 27 (1.78%) CESG
10 27 (1.78%) Security Operations Centre
11 24 (1.58%) Renewable Energy
12 18 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.12%) Smartphone
13 17 (1.12%) Streaming Music
14 16 (1.05%) Clustering
14 16 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
14 16 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 576 (37.92%) Windows Server
2 439 (28.90%) Linux
3 295 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 258 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 160 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 153 (10.07%) Unix
7 120 (7.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 94 (6.19%) Windows 10
9 57 (3.75%) Android
10 55 (3.62%) Windows 8
11 50 (3.29%) Windows XP
12 43 (2.83%) Mac OS X
12 43 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (2.50%) Solaris
14 37 (2.44%) Apple iOS
15 36 (2.37%) CentOS
16 30 (1.97%) AIX
17 16 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
18 13 (0.86%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (17.58%) ITIL
3 208 (13.69%) Software Engineering
4 119 (7.83%) Test Automation
5 111 (7.31%) Scrum
6 95 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (5.92%) TDD
8 88 (5.79%) DevOps
9 86 (5.66%) SDLC
10 83 (5.46%) Mentoring
11 80 (5.27%) MVC
12 71 (4.67%) OO
13 66 (4.34%) Project Management
14 65 (4.28%) Service Delivery
15 64 (4.21%) Unit Testing
16 63 (4.15%) SIEM
17 62 (4.08%) Information Security
18 59 (3.88%) Migration
19 55 (3.62%) OOP
20 54 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 349 (22.98%) SQL
2 300 (19.75%) C#
3 208 (13.69%) Java
4 171 (11.26%) JavaScript
5 156 (10.27%) C++
6 142 (9.35%) PowerShell
7 125 (8.23%) C
8 117 (7.70%) Python
9 49 (3.23%) PHP
10 39 (2.57%) T-SQL
11 38 (2.50%) Ruby
12 35 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 31 (2.04%) VB.NET
14 30 (1.97%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.71%) Perl
15 26 (1.71%) VB
16 19 (1.25%) VBScript
17 15 (0.99%) Delphi
18 12 (0.79%) PL/SQL
19 10 (0.66%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 248 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 178 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 133 (8.76%) Degree
4 126 (8.29%) DV Cleared
5 123 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 114 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (5.86%) CCNA
8 87 (5.73%) MCSE
9 62 (4.08%) CISSP
10 54 (3.55%) MCSA
11 49 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
11 49 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 47 (3.09%) CCNP
13 40 (2.63%) SANS
14 38 (2.50%) MCP
15 34 (2.24%) GCIA
16 33 (2.17%) ISTQB
17 31 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 29 (1.91%) GCIH
19 23 (1.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.92%) SLA
2 75 (4.94%) QA
3 40 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.33%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.20%) Basel II
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) TickIT
11 1 (0.066%) DICOM
11 1 (0.066%) GPG13
11 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 478 (31.47%) Active Directory
2 226 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 71 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 68 (4.48%) vSphere
6 33 (2.17%) XenApp
7 29 (1.91%) Snort
8 23 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (1.45%) Docker
10 21 (1.38%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.92%) NFS
12 11 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (0.66%) Postfix
13 10 (0.66%) XenServer
14 9 (0.59%) Dovecot
15 7 (0.46%) Firmware
15 7 (0.46%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.33%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (5.07%) SCCM
2 34 (2.24%) Puppet
3 25 (1.65%) Backup Exec
4 23 (1.51%) SCOM
4 23 (1.51%) WSUS
5 19 (1.25%) Ansible
6 18 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.99%) Nmap
8 13 (0.86%) vCenter Server
9 11 (0.72%) vMotion
10 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 10 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.59%) Terraform
12 8 (0.53%) RSA enVision
13 7 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 7 (0.46%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 590 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 413 (27.19%) VMware
3 210 (13.82%) Cisco
4 117 (7.70%) Citrix
5 110 (7.24%) Oracle
6 99 (6.52%) HP
7 66 (4.34%) Red Hat
8 53 (3.49%) Dell
9 42 (2.76%) NetApp
10 39 (2.57%) ArcSight
11 31 (2.04%) Veeam
12 25 (1.65%) LogRhythm
13 23 (1.51%) SonicWALL
13 23 (1.51%) Symantec
14 22 (1.45%) Lotus
15 19 (1.25%) IBM
16 18 (1.18%) Apple
17 17 (1.12%) Atlassian
17 17 (1.12%) SAP
18 16 (1.05%) Adobe
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