Windows Jobs in the South West

Microsoft Windows
England > South West

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 12 17 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,001 801 979
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 10.25% 11.92% 11.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.83% 63.42% 50.99%
Number of salaries quoted 765 491 584
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,770 £24,075
25th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +2.67%
75th Percentile £53,750 £56,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £73,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £43,799 £43,000
% change year-on-year -8.67% +1.86% -4.44%

All Operating Systems
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,673 1,263 1,920
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 17.13% 18.80% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,258 721 1,175
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £76,625 £73,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the South West.

Salary trend for Windows in the South West

Windows
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the South West over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Gloucestershire +1 317 £37,500 +4.17% 37
Bristol +7 247 £42,750 -5.00% 58
Wiltshire -1 154 £49,000 +28.95% 54
Dorset -6 99 £42,500 +0.59% 15
Devon +1 96 £40,000 +20.30% 20
Somerset +11 71 £29,290 -31.88% 47
Cornwall -22 11 £33,000 -7.69% 8
Windows
England

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 155 (15.48%) Microsoft Exchange
2 95 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.80%) Apache
4 12 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (1.00%) IIS
6 8 (0.80%) Confluence
7 7 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.30%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.30%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.30%) JBoss
8 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.100%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.100%) CMS
9 1 (0.100%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.100%) Moodle
9 1 (0.100%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.100%) Umbraco
Applications
1 118 (11.79%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.50%) Trello
4 1 (0.100%) 1Password
4 1 (0.100%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 317 (31.67%) Microsoft 365
2 316 (31.57%) Azure
3 130 (12.99%) AWS
4 98 (9.79%) Entra ID
5 54 (5.39%) SaaS
6 48 (4.80%) OneDrive
7 47 (4.70%) OpenShift
8 31 (3.10%) GCP
9 15 (1.50%) IaaS
9 15 (1.50%) Nutanix
10 14 (1.40%) Azure DevOps
11 12 (1.20%) Slack
12 11 (1.10%) PaaS
13 10 (1.00%) WhatsApp
14 8 (0.80%) GitHub
15 7 (0.70%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.70%) Power Platform
16 5 (0.50%) Azure Sentinel
16 5 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.50%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 140 (13.99%) DNS
2 139 (13.89%) Firewall
3 130 (12.99%) TCP/IP
4 111 (11.09%) DHCP
5 94 (9.39%) LAN
6 92 (9.19%) WAN
7 69 (6.89%) VPN
8 55 (5.49%) SAN
9 49 (4.90%) HTTP
10 48 (4.80%) Wireless
11 39 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (3.40%) Internet
13 21 (2.10%) Network Security
14 20 (2.00%) VLAN
15 19 (1.90%) NAS
16 18 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
16 18 (1.80%) SD-WAN
17 17 (1.70%) VoIP
18 16 (1.60%) iSCSI
19 13 (1.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.50%) MongoDB
3 17 (1.70%) MySQL
4 10 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.70%) SQLite
7 6 (0.60%) Power BI
7 6 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.30%) DB2
10 3 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.20%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.20%) Tableau
12 1 (0.100%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.100%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (3.70%) Git
2 27 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 19 (1.90%) JIRA
4 18 (1.80%) Subversion
5 15 (1.50%) Eclipse
6 14 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.80%) LabVIEW
8 5 (0.50%) MSTest
8 5 (0.50%) NUnit
9 4 (0.40%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.40%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (0.30%) JMeter
10 3 (0.30%) MSI
10 3 (0.30%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.30%) Selenium
10 3 (0.30%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 277 (27.67%) Social Skills
2 107 (10.69%) Finance
3 91 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (6.69%) Aerospace
4 67 (6.69%) Public Sector
5 43 (4.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 40 (4.00%) Electronics
7 37 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
8 35 (3.50%) Telecoms
9 34 (3.40%) Manufacturing
10 21 (2.10%) Legal
11 20 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
12 18 (1.80%) Retail
13 16 (1.60%) Automotive
14 14 (1.40%) Marketing
15 11 (1.10%) Publishing
16 10 (1.00%) Law
17 9 (0.90%) Aviation
18 8 (0.80%) Games
19 6 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 176 (17.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 170 (16.98%) Senior
3 169 (16.88%) Support Engineer
4 151 (15.08%) IT Support
5 132 (13.19%) IT Engineer
6 92 (9.19%) IT Support Engineer
7 84 (8.39%) Analyst
8 73 (7.29%) Administrator
9 70 (6.99%) Software Engineer
10 66 (6.59%) IT Technician
11 61 (6.09%) Lead
12 53 (5.29%) Developer
13 48 (4.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 45 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
15 42 (4.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 36 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 36 (3.60%) DBA
16 36 (3.60%) Service Analyst
17 34 (3.40%) Desktop Support
17 34 (3.40%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.00%) .NET
2 27 (2.70%) HTML
3 21 (2.10%) STL
4 19 (1.90%) CSS
4 19 (1.90%) WPF
5 15 (1.50%) .NET Framework
5 15 (1.50%) Qt
6 14 (1.40%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.40%) XML
7 13 (1.30%) AngularJS
8 12 (1.20%) REST
8 12 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (1.10%) Apache NiFi
10 10 (1.00%) MFC
10 10 (1.00%) React
11 9 (0.90%) Web Services
12 8 (0.80%) pytest
13 7 (0.70%) .NET Core
13 7 (0.70%) Blazor
14 6 (0.60%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.09%) Driving Licence
2 69 (6.89%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (3.40%) Data Centre
4 31 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.60%) Replication
6 22 (2.20%) Clustering
7 20 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.90%) Onboarding
8 19 (1.90%) PKI
9 18 (1.80%) iPhone
10 16 (1.60%) GNSS
11 15 (1.50%) EMC VNX
11 15 (1.50%) Smartphone
12 14 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
13 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.20%) Fat Client
13 12 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 339 (33.87%) Linux
2 302 (30.17%) Windows Server
3 200 (19.98%) Windows 10
4 107 (10.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 88 (8.79%) Windows Server 2019
6 81 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 43 (4.30%) Apple iOS
10 41 (4.10%) Android
11 40 (4.00%) Mac OS
12 36 (3.60%) CentOS
12 36 (3.60%) Unix
13 20 (2.00%) AIX
14 19 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.90%) VMS
16 8 (0.80%) Solaris
17 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
2 193 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 157 (15.68%) ITIL
4 154 (15.38%) Customer Service
5 114 (11.39%) Software Engineering
6 90 (8.99%) Mentoring
7 79 (7.89%) DevOps
8 74 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
9 67 (6.69%) Agile
9 67 (6.69%) User Experience
10 66 (6.59%) Service Management
11 65 (6.49%) Actionable Insight
11 65 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 54 (5.39%) Change Management
13 53 (5.29%) Computer Science
13 53 (5.29%) Time Management
14 52 (5.19%) Service Delivery
15 47 (4.70%) Configuration Management
15 47 (4.70%) Software Architecture
16 46 (4.60%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (21.38%) PowerShell
2 138 (13.79%) Python
3 129 (12.89%) Bash
4 112 (11.19%) SQL
5 78 (7.79%) Java
6 76 (7.59%) C#
7 65 (6.49%) C++
8 31 (3.10%) C
9 28 (2.80%) JavaScript
10 17 (1.70%) VB
11 16 (1.60%) MATLAB
11 16 (1.60%) Perl
12 12 (1.20%) Tcl
13 11 (1.10%) TypeScript
14 8 (0.80%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.70%) PHP
15 7 (0.70%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.50%) Ruby
17 4 (0.40%) Ada
17 4 (0.40%) Lua
Qualifications
1 280 (27.97%) Security Cleared
2 157 (15.68%) DV Cleared
2 157 (15.68%) SC Cleared
3 136 (13.59%) Degree
4 45 (4.50%) DBS Check
5 42 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (3.70%) A+ Certification
7 24 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (2.10%) MCP
9 17 (1.70%) CCNA
9 17 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.50%) MCSE
11 14 (1.40%) MCITP
12 12 (1.20%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.10%) HND
14 7 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (0.70%) GIAC
15 6 (0.60%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.29%) SLA
2 21 (2.10%) GDPR
3 18 (1.80%) QA
4 16 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.50%) SOC 1
6 5 (0.50%) SOC 2
7 3 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.20%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.100%) NCSC
9 1 (0.100%) NIST
System Software
1 414 (41.36%) Active Directory
2 231 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 59 (5.89%) Docker
5 41 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (2.70%) vSphere
7 23 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (2.30%) XenApp
8 21 (2.10%) Firmware
8 21 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 16 (1.60%) Embedded Firmware
10 7 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.60%) KVM
11 6 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.30%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.30%) Ceph
12 3 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.30%) Gluster
12 3 (0.30%) oVirt
13 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 113 (11.29%) SCCM
2 80 (7.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 70 (6.99%) Ansible
4 61 (6.09%) Kubernetes
5 51 (5.09%) Puppet
6 30 (3.00%) vCenter Server
7 23 (2.30%) Nagios
8 18 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
9 17 (1.70%) Backup Exec
10 15 (1.50%) WSUS
11 12 (1.20%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.20%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.10%) Jamf Pro
13 10 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (1.00%) Terraform
14 9 (0.90%) SCVMM
15 7 (0.70%) EMC VPLEX
15 7 (0.70%) Icinga
15 7 (0.70%) Progress Chef
15 7 (0.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 505 (50.45%) Microsoft
2 301 (30.07%) VMware
3 106 (10.59%) Red Hat
4 79 (7.89%) Cisco
5 67 (6.69%) Oracle
6 58 (5.79%) Citrix
7 56 (5.59%) HP
8 55 (5.49%) Veeam
9 38 (3.80%) Google
10 35 (3.50%) Dell
11 29 (2.90%) SolarWinds
12 27 (2.70%) NetApp
13 26 (2.60%) Apple
14 25 (2.50%) EMC
14 25 (2.50%) ServiceNow
15 20 (2.00%) McAfee
15 20 (2.00%) Symantec
16 17 (1.70%) Veritas
16 17 (1.70%) Xamarin
17 15 (1.50%) Aruba