The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 11.83% 34.34% 24.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 94.44% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 8
Median salary £34,000 £32,654 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% +7.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,750 £38,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 36 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 11.83% 36.36% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 9
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +56.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,700 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Windows
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Taunton.

Salary trend for Windows in Taunton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Taunton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Windows.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
6 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
7 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 8 (34.78%) Office 365
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (30.43%) Big Data
8 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL
9 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
10 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Field Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) DBA
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Trainee
3 2 (8.70%) Trainee Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows Server
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) Android
8 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam