The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 358 344 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.48% 16.26% 17.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.48% 55.93% 70.77%
Number of salaries quoted 301 324 244
Average salary £37,500 £40,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.83% +11.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
573 615 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.78% 29.08% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 499 567 358
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 302 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 210 (32.51%) VMware
3 202 (31.27%) Active Directory
4 195 (30.19%) SQL
5 154 (23.84%) SQL Server
6 147 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 135 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 128 (19.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 125 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 120 (18.58%) MS Excel
11 110 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
12 106 (16.41%) Finance
13 105 (16.25%) .NET
13 105 (16.25%) Citrix
14 97 (15.02%) C#
15 96 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 95 (14.71%) ITIL
17 93 (14.40%) SharePoint
18 91 (14.09%) Firewall
18 91 (14.09%) Degree
19 90 (13.93%) MS Office
20 88 (13.62%) Windows 7
21 87 (13.47%) Windows 8
22 85 (13.16%) HTML
23 84 (13.00%) MCSE
24 83 (12.85%) Security Cleared
25 81 (12.54%) SC Cleared
26 80 (12.38%) Cisco
27 79 (12.23%) Hyper-V
28 77 (11.92%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 125 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 93 (14.40%) SharePoint
3 56 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 47 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (6.50%) IIS
7 33 (5.11%) Lync
7 33 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (4.64%) SharePoint Server
9 22 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2000
10 20 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (2.17%) Apache
11 14 (2.17%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.08%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.62%) nginx
17 1 (0.15%) WorkSite
Applications
1 120 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 90 (13.93%) MS Office
3 5 (0.77%) MS Project
4 4 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.62%) assyst
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.50%) Office 365
2 12 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.62%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (14.09%) Firewall
2 76 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 69 (10.68%) SAN
4 49 (7.59%) VPN
5 46 (7.12%) WAN
6 44 (6.81%) DNS
7 39 (6.04%) LAN
8 30 (4.64%) DHCP
9 27 (4.18%) LDAP
10 21 (3.25%) Unified Communications
10 21 (3.25%) SSL
11 20 (3.10%) HTTP
12 19 (2.94%) Internet
13 17 (2.63%) NAS
14 16 (2.48%) VoIP
15 15 (2.32%) Wireless
16 13 (2.01%) NetScaler
16 13 (2.01%) IP Telephony
17 11 (1.70%) IPsec
18 10 (1.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.17%) EDRMS
4 14 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.39%) MySQL
6 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (0.77%) DB2
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.46%) Informix
11 2 (0.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (6.66%) JIRA
2 25 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.87%) Ant
3 24 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.41%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 18 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.39%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.77%) Subversion
7 5 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.62%) NUnit
9 3 (0.46%) MSI
9 3 (0.46%) PVCS
10 2 (0.31%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
11 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.15%) ProC
General
1 106 (16.41%) Finance
2 30 (4.64%) Legal
3 25 (3.87%) Retail
4 21 (3.25%) Financial Institution
5 20 (3.10%) Law
5 20 (3.10%) Back Office
5 20 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.01%) Banking
7 7 (1.08%) Games
7 7 (1.08%) Automotive
7 7 (1.08%) Front Office
8 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.31%) Local Government
9 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 153 (23.68%) Developer
2 105 (16.25%) Analyst
3 78 (12.07%) Consultant
4 75 (11.61%) Support Analyst
5 60 (9.29%) Architect
6 35 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 33 (5.11%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.11%) .NET Developer
9 30 (4.64%) Mobile Developer
9 30 (4.64%) Software Developer
10 29 (4.49%) Applications Developer
11 28 (4.33%) Applications Support
11 28 (4.33%) Administrator
12 24 (3.72%) Microsoft Consultant
12 24 (3.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 23 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
13 23 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
13 23 (3.56%) Network Engineer
13 23 (3.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (16.25%) .NET
2 85 (13.16%) HTML
3 61 (9.44%) CSS
4 59 (9.13%) HTML5
5 54 (8.36%) ASP.NET
6 47 (7.28%) XML
7 46 (7.12%) jQuery
8 37 (5.73%) Silverlight
9 36 (5.57%) Web Services
10 33 (5.11%) Ajax
11 29 (4.49%) .NET Framework
12 28 (4.33%) WCF
13 26 (4.02%) JSON
14 25 (3.87%) AngularJS
14 25 (3.87%) PhoneGap
15 22 (3.41%) WinForms
16 20 (3.10%) WPF
17 13 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 11 (1.70%) ADO.NET
19 10 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 37 (5.73%) Mobile App
3 34 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.95%) Clustering
4 32 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.02%) User Experience
6 24 (3.72%) N-Tier
7 20 (3.10%) Replication
8 17 (2.63%) Open Source
9 16 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.48%) Equities
9 16 (2.48%) Wiki
10 14 (2.17%) Taxonomies
11 11 (1.70%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.55%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.24%) FlexPod
13 8 (1.24%) iPhone
14 6 (0.93%) PDA
14 6 (0.93%) Remote Sensing
14 6 (0.93%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 147 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 96 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 88 (13.62%) Windows 7
4 87 (13.47%) Windows 8
5 77 (11.92%) Linux
6 72 (11.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (9.75%) UNIX
7 63 (9.75%) Windows XP
8 53 (8.20%) Android
9 50 (7.74%) Apple iOS
10 19 (2.94%) Windows 2000
11 17 (2.63%) AIX
12 15 (2.32%) Windows Mobile
13 14 (2.17%) Solaris
14 10 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (1.39%) Windows Phone
16 8 (1.24%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (1.08%) SUSE
18 3 (0.46%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (14.71%) ITIL
3 64 (9.91%) Project Management
4 57 (8.82%) Scrum
5 54 (8.36%) Migration
6 53 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (7.28%) CRM
8 46 (7.12%) SOA
8 46 (7.12%) MVC
9 42 (6.50%) OOP
10 34 (5.26%) Web Development
11 33 (5.11%) Waterfall
12 32 (4.95%) Service Delivery
13 31 (4.80%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (4.02%) DevOps
15 25 (3.87%) iOS Development
16 24 (3.72%) OO
16 24 (3.72%) E-Commerce
16 24 (3.72%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 195 (30.19%) SQL
2 97 (15.02%) C#
3 64 (9.91%) Java
4 63 (9.75%) JavaScript
5 40 (6.19%) VB.NET
6 35 (5.42%) T-SQL
7 29 (4.49%) Perl
8 28 (4.33%) Python
9 26 (4.02%) Objective-C
10 25 (3.87%) VB
11 22 (3.41%) ActionScript
11 22 (3.41%) ActionScript 3.0
12 20 (3.10%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.10%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.17%) VBScript
14 13 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.01%) C++
15 12 (1.86%) PHP
16 10 (1.55%) VB6
17 8 (1.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 128 (19.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (14.09%) Degree
3 84 (13.00%) MCSE
4 83 (12.85%) Security Cleared
5 81 (12.54%) SC Cleared
6 45 (6.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 44 (6.81%) MCITP
8 40 (6.19%) MCP
9 34 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (5.11%) MCTS
11 31 (4.80%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (4.33%) CCA
13 27 (4.18%) CCNA
14 26 (4.02%) MCSA
15 23 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (2.79%) CCEE
17 15 (2.32%) CCNP
18 10 (1.55%) MCSD
19 8 (1.24%) VCAP
19 8 (1.24%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.66%) SLA
2 7 (1.08%) QA
3 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 202 (31.27%) Active Directory
2 135 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (12.23%) Hyper-V
4 53 (8.20%) XenApp
5 40 (6.19%) XenDesktop
6 39 (6.04%) vSphere
7 28 (4.33%) VMware ESX
8 20 (3.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 18 (2.79%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.86%) XenServer
11 8 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (1.08%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.15%) SRDF
15 1 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.15%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 43 (6.66%) SCCM
2 23 (3.56%) SCOM
3 22 (3.41%) WSUS
4 17 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 17 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.63%) Puppet
5 12 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (1.70%) XenMobile
6 11 (1.70%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.55%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.24%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.24%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.08%) ARCserve
9 7 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.93%) CA SiteMinder
11 5 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.46%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.46%) SCSM
12 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 302 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 210 (32.51%) VMware
3 105 (16.25%) Citrix
4 80 (12.38%) Cisco
5 42 (6.50%) HP
6 37 (5.73%) NetApp
7 32 (4.95%) Oracle
8 25 (3.87%) Sencha
9 24 (3.72%) EMC
10 22 (3.41%) Appcelerator
11 21 (3.25%) Symantec
12 20 (3.10%) SonicWALL
13 17 (2.63%) Apple
14 16 (2.48%) CheckPoint
14 16 (2.48%) Open Text
15 12 (1.86%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.55%) Websense
16 10 (1.55%) DevExpress
17 8 (1.24%) Juniper
17 8 (1.24%) SolarWinds
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