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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 316 249 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.47% 16.44% 16.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.22% 55.96% 66.28%
Number of salaries quoted 284 217 234
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
450 445 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.88% 29.37% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 411 407 354
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 404 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 259 (35.87%) Active Directory
3 254 (35.18%) VMware
4 223 (30.89%) SQL Server
5 214 (29.64%) SQL
6 193 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 171 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 156 (21.61%) MS Exchange
9 145 (20.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 140 (19.39%) ITIL
11 129 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
12 126 (17.45%) MS Excel
13 121 (16.76%) Citrix
14 111 (15.37%) HTML
15 108 (14.96%) .NET
16 107 (14.82%) C#
17 105 (14.54%) JavaScript
17 105 (14.54%) Firewall
18 103 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
19 98 (13.57%) Hyper-V
20 95 (13.16%) MS Office
20 95 (13.16%) Cisco
21 93 (12.88%) SharePoint
22 92 (12.74%) CSS
23 91 (12.60%) SAN
24 90 (12.47%) Windows Server 2012
25 87 (12.05%) LAN
26 85 (11.77%) ASP.NET
26 85 (11.77%) Linux
27 84 (11.63%) Security Cleared

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 156 (21.61%) MS Exchange
2 93 (12.88%) SharePoint
3 69 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (8.73%) IIS
5 53 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 41 (5.68%) BizTalk Server
8 38 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 37 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
11 20 (2.77%) Lync
12 18 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2000
13 16 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (2.08%) Apache
15 14 (1.94%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.69%) nginx
17 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
17 3 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 126 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 95 (13.16%) MS Office
3 7 (0.97%) MS Project
4 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 48 (6.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.83%) assyst
4 5 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.59%) Office 365
2 44 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.42%) SaaS
3 3 (0.42%) Trello
4 2 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (14.54%) Firewall
2 91 (12.60%) SAN
3 87 (12.05%) LAN
4 78 (10.80%) WAN
5 75 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 63 (8.73%) DNS
7 39 (5.40%) DHCP
8 32 (4.43%) VPN
9 19 (2.63%) VoIP
10 18 (2.49%) NAS
10 18 (2.49%) Wireless
11 17 (2.35%) HTTP
12 16 (2.22%) Internet
13 15 (2.08%) LDAP
14 14 (1.94%) SSL
15 13 (1.80%) Network Security
15 13 (1.80%) NetScaler
16 12 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (1.39%) VLAN
18 9 (1.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (30.89%) SQL Server
2 71 (9.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.97%) MySQL
9 6 (0.83%) EDRMS
9 6 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.42%) DB2
12 3 (0.42%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.28%) KDB
13 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (5.40%) JIRA
2 29 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 27 (3.74%) Ant
4 25 (3.46%) Visual Studio
5 22 (3.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 17 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.11%) CruiseControl
9 7 (0.97%) Subversion
10 3 (0.42%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.42%) NUnit
11 2 (0.28%) MSTest
11 2 (0.28%) Hudson
11 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.14%) JUnit
12 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.14%) ProC
12 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 79 (10.94%) Finance
2 39 (5.40%) Retail
3 19 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 18 (2.49%) Law
5 17 (2.35%) Legal
6 15 (2.08%) Front Office
7 12 (1.66%) Banking
7 12 (1.66%) Back Office
8 7 (0.97%) Games
9 5 (0.69%) Advertising
10 4 (0.55%) Automotive
11 3 (0.42%) Marketing
11 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 156 (21.61%) Analyst
2 131 (18.14%) Developer
3 85 (11.77%) Support Analyst
4 71 (9.83%) Support Engineer
5 66 (9.14%) Consultant
6 65 (9.00%) Architect
7 60 (8.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 44 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 36 (4.99%) SharePoint Developer
10 35 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (4.43%) Technical Consultant
12 31 (4.29%) Applications Support
13 30 (4.16%) Applications Developer
14 29 (4.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 28 (3.88%) Administrator
15 28 (3.88%) Desktop Support
16 25 (3.46%) IT Support
17 23 (3.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 23 (3.19%) Mobile Developer
18 22 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (15.37%) HTML
2 108 (14.96%) .NET
3 92 (12.74%) CSS
4 85 (11.77%) ASP.NET
5 75 (10.39%) HTML5
6 56 (7.76%) Ajax
7 52 (7.20%) jQuery
8 44 (6.09%) XML
9 43 (5.96%) WCF
9 43 (5.96%) .NET Framework
10 36 (4.99%) JSON
11 28 (3.88%) Web Services
12 27 (3.74%) AngularJS
12 27 (3.74%) PhoneGap
13 25 (3.46%) Silverlight
14 18 (2.49%) CSS3
15 16 (2.22%) ADO.NET
16 14 (1.94%) WPF
16 14 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (1.80%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.48%) Blackberry
2 39 (5.40%) User Experience
2 39 (5.40%) Clustering
3 28 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.60%) N-Tier
4 26 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.66%) Open Source
7 8 (1.11%) iPad
7 8 (1.11%) Wiki
7 8 (1.11%) iPhone
7 8 (1.11%) Handset
7 8 (1.11%) Equities
7 8 (1.11%) GIS
8 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.83%) Taxonomies
10 5 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.69%) NHS
10 5 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 193 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 103 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 90 (12.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (11.77%) Linux
5 76 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 70 (9.70%) UNIX
7 66 (9.14%) Windows XP
8 64 (8.86%) Windows 8
9 40 (5.54%) Android
10 29 (4.02%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.80%) Windows 2000
12 11 (1.52%) AIX
13 10 (1.39%) Solaris
14 8 (1.11%) CentOS
14 8 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.97%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (19.39%) ITIL
2 129 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (9.56%) CRM
4 59 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 59 (8.17%) Scrum
5 47 (6.51%) MVC
6 45 (6.23%) OO
7 41 (5.68%) OOP
8 39 (5.40%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.12%) SOA
10 34 (4.71%) E-Commerce
10 34 (4.71%) Project Management
11 33 (4.57%) Service Delivery
12 30 (4.16%) Waterfall
13 29 (4.02%) Incident Management
14 25 (3.46%) OOA/OOD
15 23 (3.19%) Migration
16 22 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (3.05%) Android Development
16 22 (3.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (29.64%) SQL
2 107 (14.82%) C#
3 105 (14.54%) JavaScript
4 65 (9.00%) T-SQL
5 50 (6.93%) Java
6 38 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 26 (3.60%) Python
7 26 (3.60%) PowerShell
8 22 (3.05%) ActionScript 3.0
8 22 (3.05%) Objective-C
8 22 (3.05%) ActionScript
9 21 (2.91%) VBScript
10 16 (2.22%) Perl
11 14 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.39%) C++
13 9 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.11%) VB
15 7 (0.97%) C
16 5 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 145 (20.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 83 (11.50%) Degree
4 79 (10.94%) SC Cleared
5 76 (10.53%) MCSE
6 55 (7.62%) MCP
7 53 (7.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 49 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (6.51%) MCSA
10 46 (6.37%) MCTS
11 34 (4.71%) CCNA
12 33 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
13 30 (4.16%) MCITP
14 27 (3.74%) MCSD
15 24 (3.32%) MCAD
16 22 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
17 21 (2.91%) CCA
18 20 (2.77%) CCNP
19 11 (1.52%) VCP4
20 8 (1.11%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.73%) SLA
2 13 (1.80%) QA
3 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 259 (35.87%) Active Directory
2 171 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (13.57%) Hyper-V
4 78 (10.80%) vSphere
5 53 (7.34%) XenApp
6 40 (5.54%) VMware ESX
7 23 (3.19%) Terminal Services
8 22 (3.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 21 (2.91%) XenDesktop
10 17 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.66%) XenServer
12 8 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.14%) Samba
16 1 (0.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 37 (5.12%) SCCM
2 21 (2.91%) SCOM
3 18 (2.49%) WSUS
4 15 (2.08%) Nagios
5 11 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.52%) Puppet
5 11 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 10 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.39%) MOM
7 8 (1.11%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.97%) XenMobile
9 6 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.83%) SCDPM
9 6 (0.83%) Windows Intune
9 6 (0.83%) ARCserve
10 5 (0.69%) Foglight
11 4 (0.55%) SCSM
11 4 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 404 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 254 (35.18%) VMware
3 121 (16.76%) Citrix
4 95 (13.16%) Cisco
5 34 (4.71%) NetApp
6 32 (4.43%) HP
7 31 (4.29%) EMC
8 28 (3.88%) Apple
9 27 (3.74%) Sencha
9 27 (3.74%) Oracle
10 22 (3.05%) Appcelerator
11 21 (2.91%) Juniper
12 17 (2.35%) Symantec
13 16 (2.22%) Dell
14 15 (2.08%) SonicWALL
15 13 (1.80%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.66%) Sybase
16 12 (1.66%) CommVault
17 10 (1.39%) DevExpress
18 8 (1.11%) Altova
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