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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 301 332 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.11% 15.58% 17.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.10% 54.79% 74.17%
Number of salaries quoted 258 311 240
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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
477 606 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.36% 28.44% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 422 551 331
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,250
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 28 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 277 (46.71%) Microsoft
2 192 (32.38%) VMware
3 187 (31.53%) Active Directory
4 176 (29.68%) SQL
5 137 (23.10%) SQL Server
6 135 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 128 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 127 (21.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 115 (19.39%) MS Exchange
10 111 (18.72%) MS Excel
11 106 (17.88%) .NET
12 100 (16.86%) Finance
13 94 (15.85%) C#
14 92 (15.51%) Citrix
15 88 (14.84%) Firewall
15 88 (14.84%) Windows 7
16 86 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 86 (14.50%) MCSE
17 83 (14.00%) SharePoint
18 79 (13.32%) HTML
18 79 (13.32%) Cisco
19 78 (13.15%) MS Office
20 76 (12.82%) ITIL
20 76 (12.82%) Degree
21 75 (12.65%) Hyper-V
22 72 (12.14%) Windows 8
23 69 (11.64%) Security Cleared
23 69 (11.64%) Project Management
24 67 (11.30%) Linux
24 67 (11.30%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 115 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 83 (14.00%) SharePoint
3 54 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (7.93%) IIS
5 46 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 44 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 34 (5.73%) Lync
8 31 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 26 (4.38%) SharePoint Server
10 19 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2000
12 15 (2.53%) Apache
12 15 (2.53%) Tomcat
13 14 (2.36%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (1.35%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
18 3 (0.51%) nginx
19 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 111 (18.72%) MS Excel
2 78 (13.15%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.67%) assyst
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.41%) Office 365
2 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (14.84%) Firewall
2 67 (11.30%) TCP/IP
3 65 (10.96%) SAN
4 52 (8.77%) VPN
5 47 (7.93%) WAN
6 44 (7.42%) DNS
7 39 (6.58%) LAN
8 31 (5.23%) DHCP
9 24 (4.05%) LDAP
9 24 (4.05%) Unified Communications
10 20 (3.37%) SSL
10 20 (3.37%) NAS
11 19 (3.20%) Internet
12 18 (3.04%) HTTP
13 16 (2.70%) Wireless
14 12 (2.02%) Ethernet
14 12 (2.02%) VLAN
15 11 (1.85%) IP Telephony
15 11 (1.85%) VoIP
16 10 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.85%) EDRMS
7 9 (1.52%) MySQL
8 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.84%) DB2
11 5 (0.84%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.51%) Informix
13 2 (0.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (5.56%) JIRA
2 27 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 22 (3.71%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.04%) Ant
4 18 (3.04%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 16 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.69%) Subversion
7 7 (1.18%) CruiseControl
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.67%) NUnit
10 3 (0.51%) MSI
10 3 (0.51%) PVCS
11 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.17%) RequisitePro
12 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
12 1 (0.17%) ProC
12 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 100 (16.86%) Finance
2 32 (5.40%) Legal
3 20 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.20%) Law
5 18 (3.04%) Retail
6 16 (2.70%) Back Office
7 14 (2.36%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.19%) Banking
9 9 (1.52%) Games
10 7 (1.18%) Automotive
11 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.34%) Front Office
12 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 2 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Military
13 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 149 (25.13%) Developer
2 90 (15.18%) Analyst
3 73 (12.31%) Consultant
4 58 (9.78%) Support Analyst
5 48 (8.09%) Architect
6 37 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (6.07%) .NET Developer
8 31 (5.23%) Administrator
9 30 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 30 (5.06%) Software Developer
10 29 (4.89%) Microsoft Consultant
11 28 (4.72%) Support Engineer
12 24 (4.05%) Mobile Developer
13 22 (3.71%) Applications Developer
14 21 (3.54%) C# Developer
15 20 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
16 19 (3.20%) Service Manager
17 18 (3.04%) Applications Support
17 18 (3.04%) Technical Architect
17 18 (3.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (17.88%) .NET
2 79 (13.32%) HTML
3 56 (9.44%) CSS
4 52 (8.77%) HTML5
5 49 (8.26%) ASP.NET
6 43 (7.25%) XML
7 40 (6.75%) jQuery
8 37 (6.24%) Web Services
9 32 (5.40%) .NET Framework
10 31 (5.23%) Silverlight
11 27 (4.55%) WCF
12 26 (4.38%) WinForms
13 25 (4.22%) Ajax
14 20 (3.37%) WPF
15 18 (3.04%) JSON
15 18 (3.04%) AngularJS
15 18 (3.04%) PhoneGap
16 13 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 11 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.09%) Blackberry
2 32 (5.40%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.55%) Clustering
4 26 (4.38%) Replication
5 24 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.87%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.87%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.36%) Open Source
8 13 (2.19%) Wiki
8 13 (2.19%) Equities
8 13 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.85%) Taxonomies
10 10 (1.69%) iPhone
11 9 (1.52%) FlexPod
12 6 (1.01%) Telematics
12 6 (1.01%) Remote Sensing
12 6 (1.01%) PDA
13 5 (0.84%) iPad
14 4 (0.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 135 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 88 (14.84%) Windows 7
3 86 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (12.14%) Windows 8
5 67 (11.30%) Linux
6 62 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (8.94%) Android
8 49 (8.26%) UNIX
9 48 (8.09%) Apple iOS
10 46 (7.76%) Windows XP
11 17 (2.87%) Windows Mobile
11 17 (2.87%) Windows 2000
12 15 (2.53%) AIX
13 14 (2.36%) Solaris
14 11 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (1.69%) Windows Phone
16 7 (1.18%) SUSE
16 7 (1.18%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (12.82%) ITIL
2 69 (11.64%) Project Management
3 51 (8.60%) Migration
4 46 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (7.42%) Scrum
5 44 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (6.75%) Service Delivery
7 39 (6.58%) MVC
8 38 (6.41%) CRM
9 36 (6.07%) SOA
10 32 (5.40%) Web Development
11 30 (5.06%) OOP
12 27 (4.55%) Waterfall
13 21 (3.54%) DevOps
13 21 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (3.37%) OO
14 20 (3.37%) iOS Development
15 19 (3.20%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.20%) Android Development
16 18 (3.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 176 (29.68%) SQL
2 94 (15.85%) C#
3 58 (9.78%) JavaScript
4 56 (9.44%) Java
5 38 (6.41%) VB.NET
6 33 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 26 (4.38%) Perl
8 25 (4.22%) VB
9 21 (3.54%) Objective-C
10 20 (3.37%) Python
11 19 (3.20%) PowerShell
12 18 (3.04%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.70%) ActionScript
13 16 (2.70%) ActionScript 3.0
14 14 (2.36%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.19%) C++
16 12 (2.02%) PHP
17 11 (1.85%) VB6
18 8 (1.35%) VBScript
18 8 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 128 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (14.50%) MCSE
3 76 (12.82%) Degree
4 69 (11.64%) Security Cleared
5 64 (10.79%) SC Cleared
6 52 (8.77%) MCITP
7 39 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (6.41%) MCP
9 35 (5.90%) MCTS
10 26 (4.38%) MCSA
11 25 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (3.88%) CCNA
13 20 (3.37%) CCA
14 14 (2.36%) CCEE
15 11 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.69%) VCAP
16 10 (1.69%) NCDA
17 9 (1.52%) MCSD
17 9 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.24%) SLA
2 7 (1.18%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 187 (31.53%) Active Directory
2 127 (21.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (12.65%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.24%) XenApp
5 34 (5.73%) vSphere
6 33 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 22 (3.71%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (2.19%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.35%) XenServer
12 8 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (1.18%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.34%) UAG
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
16 1 (0.17%) Nmap
16 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 46 (7.76%) SCCM
2 26 (4.38%) SCOM
3 24 (4.05%) WSUS
4 14 (2.36%) Puppet
4 14 (2.36%) Vagrant
4 14 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (1.85%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.52%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.52%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.35%) SCDPM
9 8 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (1.35%) XenMobile
10 7 (1.18%) CA SiteMinder
11 5 (0.84%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.67%) SCSM
12 4 (0.67%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.67%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 277 (46.71%) Microsoft
2 192 (32.38%) VMware
3 92 (15.51%) Citrix
4 79 (13.32%) Cisco
5 41 (6.91%) HP
6 34 (5.73%) NetApp
7 30 (5.06%) Oracle
8 21 (3.54%) Symantec
9 20 (3.37%) EMC
10 18 (3.04%) Apple
10 18 (3.04%) Sencha
11 16 (2.70%) Appcelerator
12 15 (2.53%) SonicWALL
13 13 (2.19%) Open Text
13 13 (2.19%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.69%) Websense
14 10 (1.69%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.35%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.35%) DevExpress
15 8 (1.35%) Intel
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