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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 420 341 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.66% 16.07% 18.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.22% 59.10% 68.10%
Number of salaries quoted 362 316 246
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
654 577 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.50% 27.19% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 580 542 372
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,000
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 24 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 343 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 231 (33.67%) VMware
3 211 (30.76%) Active Directory
4 199 (29.01%) SQL
5 194 (28.28%) SQL Server
6 167 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 148 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 146 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 131 (19.10%) MS Exchange
10 129 (18.80%) MS Excel
11 126 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
12 115 (16.76%) .NET
12 115 (16.76%) ITIL
13 112 (16.33%) Citrix
14 110 (16.03%) SharePoint
14 110 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 109 (15.89%) C#
16 105 (15.31%) Degree
17 97 (14.14%) HTML
18 95 (13.85%) Finance
19 92 (13.41%) Windows 8
20 91 (13.27%) Firewall
21 89 (12.97%) MCSE
21 89 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
22 88 (12.83%) Security Cleared
23 87 (12.68%) SC Cleared
23 87 (12.68%) Linux
24 86 (12.54%) MS Office
24 86 (12.54%) Hyper-V
25 85 (12.39%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 131 (19.10%) MS Exchange
2 110 (16.03%) SharePoint
3 59 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (7.00%) IIS
5 47 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 41 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (5.10%) Lync
8 34 (4.96%) SharePoint Server
9 25 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2000
12 16 (2.33%) Apache
12 16 (2.33%) Tomcat
13 13 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (1.02%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.87%) nginx
17 2 (0.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 129 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 86 (12.54%) MS Office
3 6 (0.87%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.58%) Office 365
2 28 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.58%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (13.27%) Firewall
2 85 (12.39%) SAN
3 79 (11.52%) TCP/IP
4 60 (8.75%) DNS
5 54 (7.87%) WAN
5 54 (7.87%) LAN
6 45 (6.56%) DHCP
6 45 (6.56%) VPN
7 29 (4.23%) LDAP
8 23 (3.35%) HTTP
9 22 (3.21%) SSL
10 21 (3.06%) NAS
10 21 (3.06%) Unified Communications
11 19 (2.77%) VoIP
12 17 (2.48%) Wireless
13 15 (2.19%) Internet
13 15 (2.19%) Network Security
13 15 (2.19%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.60%) IP Telephony
15 10 (1.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.04%) EDRMS
5 11 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.31%) MySQL
7 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.02%) DB2
8 7 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.29%) OLAP
12 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (6.85%) JIRA
2 29 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.23%) Ant
3 26 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 18 (2.62%) Visual Studio
6 17 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.31%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.44%) Subversion
9 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.29%) MSI
9 2 (0.29%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.29%) NUnit
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.15%) ProC
10 1 (0.15%) PVCS
10 1 (0.15%) JUnit
General
1 95 (13.85%) Finance
2 29 (4.23%) Retail
3 27 (3.94%) Financial Institution
4 26 (3.79%) Legal
5 24 (3.50%) Back Office
6 19 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.62%) Law
8 16 (2.33%) Front Office
9 11 (1.60%) Banking
10 6 (0.87%) Games
11 5 (0.73%) Automotive
12 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Local Government
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Marketing
14 1 (0.15%) Military
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (22.74%) Developer
2 129 (18.80%) Analyst
3 89 (12.97%) Support Analyst
4 82 (11.95%) Consultant
5 61 (8.89%) Architect
6 48 (7.00%) Support Engineer
7 38 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (5.39%) Applications Support
8 37 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 33 (4.81%) Administrator
9 33 (4.81%) Mobile Developer
10 32 (4.66%) Technical Consultant
10 32 (4.66%) Applications Developer
11 31 (4.52%) Senior Developer
12 29 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
13 27 (3.94%) .NET Developer
13 27 (3.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 26 (3.79%) CRM Developer
14 26 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
15 25 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (16.76%) .NET
2 97 (14.14%) HTML
3 72 (10.50%) CSS
4 71 (10.35%) ASP.NET
5 70 (10.20%) HTML5
6 51 (7.43%) jQuery
7 49 (7.14%) XML
8 46 (6.71%) Ajax
9 40 (5.83%) Silverlight
10 33 (4.81%) Web Services
11 30 (4.37%) JSON
12 29 (4.23%) WCF
12 29 (4.23%) PhoneGap
12 29 (4.23%) AngularJS
13 26 (3.79%) .NET Framework
14 17 (2.48%) WPF
15 14 (2.04%) WinForms
15 14 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (1.90%) CSS3
16 13 (1.90%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.71%) Blackberry
2 37 (5.39%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.66%) Clustering
5 30 (4.37%) User Experience
5 30 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.23%) N-Tier
7 17 (2.48%) Equities
7 17 (2.48%) Wiki
7 17 (2.48%) Open Source
8 14 (2.04%) Taxonomies
9 13 (1.90%) Replication
10 12 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.75%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.46%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.31%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.02%) iPhone
13 7 (1.02%) Handset
14 6 (0.87%) GIS
14 6 (0.87%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 167 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 110 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 92 (13.41%) Windows 8
4 89 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (12.68%) Linux
6 72 (10.50%) Windows 7
7 71 (10.35%) UNIX
8 70 (10.20%) Windows XP
9 50 (7.29%) Android
10 47 (6.85%) Apple iOS
11 21 (3.06%) AIX
11 21 (3.06%) Windows 2000
12 16 (2.33%) Solaris
13 12 (1.75%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.31%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.02%) SUSE
17 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (16.76%) ITIL
3 61 (8.89%) CRM
3 61 (8.89%) Scrum
4 57 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 53 (7.73%) MVC
6 51 (7.43%) OOP
7 49 (7.14%) SOA
7 49 (7.14%) Migration
8 46 (6.71%) Project Management
9 38 (5.54%) Waterfall
10 35 (5.10%) Mentoring
10 35 (5.10%) OO
11 32 (4.66%) Web Development
12 27 (3.94%) E-Commerce
12 27 (3.94%) iOS Development
13 26 (3.79%) Android Development
13 26 (3.79%) DevOps
14 25 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (3.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 199 (29.01%) SQL
2 109 (15.89%) C#
3 74 (10.79%) JavaScript
4 65 (9.48%) Java
5 43 (6.27%) T-SQL
6 38 (5.54%) VB.NET
7 37 (5.39%) Python
8 32 (4.66%) Perl
9 28 (4.08%) Objective-C
10 25 (3.64%) ActionScript 3.0
10 25 (3.64%) ActionScript
11 24 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.92%) VBScript
13 16 (2.33%) VB
14 13 (1.90%) PHP
15 12 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.75%) C++
15 12 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 146 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (15.31%) Degree
3 89 (12.97%) MCSE
4 88 (12.83%) Security Cleared
5 87 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 49 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 46 (6.71%) MCITP
8 45 (6.56%) MCTS
9 44 (6.41%) MCP
10 43 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (5.39%) MCSA
12 35 (5.10%) Citrix Certification
13 32 (4.66%) CCA
14 30 (4.37%) CCNA
14 30 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (3.35%) CCNP
16 21 (3.06%) CCEE
17 16 (2.33%) MCSD
18 10 (1.46%) MCAD
19 7 (1.02%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.29%) SLA
2 7 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 211 (30.76%) Active Directory
2 148 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 62 (9.04%) XenApp
5 55 (8.02%) vSphere
6 40 (5.83%) XenDesktop
7 28 (4.08%) VMware ESX
8 18 (2.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 17 (2.48%) XenServer
10 14 (2.04%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.02%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
16 1 (0.15%) SRDF
16 1 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 34 (4.96%) SCCM
2 21 (3.06%) SCOM
3 18 (2.62%) WSUS
4 17 (2.48%) Puppet
4 17 (2.48%) Vagrant
4 17 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.75%) XenMobile
6 9 (1.31%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.31%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (1.02%) SCDPM
8 7 (1.02%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.87%) MOM
9 6 (0.87%) CA SiteMinder
9 6 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.87%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.44%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.44%) SCSM
10 3 (0.44%) Nagios
10 3 (0.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 343 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 231 (33.67%) VMware
3 112 (16.33%) Citrix
4 77 (11.22%) Cisco
5 44 (6.41%) HP
6 38 (5.54%) NetApp
7 37 (5.39%) EMC
8 29 (4.23%) Sencha
9 26 (3.79%) Oracle
10 25 (3.64%) Appcelerator
11 20 (2.92%) SonicWALL
12 18 (2.62%) Symantec
13 16 (2.33%) CheckPoint
14 15 (2.19%) Open Text
15 14 (2.04%) Websense
15 14 (2.04%) Apple
15 14 (2.04%) Juniper
16 12 (1.75%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.75%) Dell
17 10 (1.46%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + 29 days holidays, pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago