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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 224 284 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.36% 15.73% 15.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.93% 68.93% 67.07%
Number of salaries quoted 190 260 235
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
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
345 412 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.03% 22.83% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 300 381 347
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 17 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 327 (59.78%) Microsoft
2 219 (40.04%) Active Directory
3 192 (35.10%) VMware
4 180 (32.91%) SQL Server
5 175 (31.99%) SQL
6 149 (27.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 139 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 135 (24.68%) MS Exchange
9 122 (22.30%) MS Excel
10 102 (18.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 96 (17.55%) .NET
12 93 (17.00%) Citrix
12 93 (17.00%) Cisco
13 91 (16.64%) Firewall
14 89 (16.27%) C#
15 88 (16.09%) HTML
16 86 (15.72%) ITIL
16 86 (15.72%) Hyper-V
17 82 (14.99%) JavaScript
18 79 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
19 78 (14.26%) Linux
20 77 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
21 75 (13.71%) SAN
22 74 (13.53%) MS Office
23 69 (12.61%) CSS
23 69 (12.61%) Windows 7
24 68 (12.43%) LAN
25 63 (11.52%) ASP.NET
26 62 (11.33%) WAN
27 60 (10.97%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 135 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 58 (10.60%) IIS
3 51 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 51 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 30 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 27 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (2.93%) JBoss
9 14 (2.56%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2000
11 9 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.65%) Apache
11 9 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.46%) Lync
12 8 (1.46%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 122 (22.30%) MS Excel
2 74 (13.53%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.73%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 41 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.10%) assyst
3 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.55%) Magento
6 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.51%) Office 365
2 36 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.91%) Trello
4 2 (0.37%) Symantec.cloud
4 2 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 91 (16.64%) Firewall
2 75 (13.71%) SAN
3 68 (12.43%) LAN
4 62 (11.33%) WAN
5 51 (9.32%) TCP/IP
6 40 (7.31%) DNS
7 25 (4.57%) DHCP
8 21 (3.84%) VPN
9 17 (3.11%) VLAN
10 14 (2.56%) NAS
11 13 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (2.19%) HTTP
12 12 (2.19%) Internet
13 11 (2.01%) Wireless
13 11 (2.01%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.01%) Network Security
14 10 (1.83%) SSL
15 9 (1.65%) VoIP
16 8 (1.46%) IPsec
16 8 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (32.91%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.01%) DB2
8 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.10%) MySQL
12 5 (0.91%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.55%) MS Access
14 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (6.03%) Visual Studio
2 20 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.91%) RequisitePro
4 5 (0.91%) Subversion
4 5 (0.91%) JIRA
5 4 (0.73%) NUnit
5 4 (0.73%) Ant
5 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.55%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.37%) MSTest
7 2 (0.37%) Hudson
7 2 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.18%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 60 (10.97%) Finance
2 32 (5.85%) Retail
3 25 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.02%) Legal
5 20 (3.66%) Law
6 13 (2.38%) Banking
7 8 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.10%) Advertising
8 6 (1.10%) Marketing
9 3 (0.55%) Automotive
9 3 (0.55%) Games
9 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (20.84%) Analyst
2 93 (17.00%) Developer
3 52 (9.51%) Support Analyst
3 52 (9.51%) Support Engineer
4 46 (8.41%) Architect
5 45 (8.23%) Consultant
6 42 (7.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 39 (7.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (5.85%) Team Leader
9 30 (5.48%) Desktop Support
10 27 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (4.94%) SharePoint Developer
10 27 (4.94%) IT Support
11 24 (4.39%) Support Technician
12 23 (4.20%) Service Analyst
12 23 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
13 22 (4.02%) Software Developer
14 21 (3.84%) .NET Developer
15 20 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 19 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.55%) .NET
2 88 (16.09%) HTML
3 69 (12.61%) CSS
4 63 (11.52%) ASP.NET
5 50 (9.14%) .NET Framework
5 50 (9.14%) WCF
6 41 (7.50%) XML
7 37 (6.76%) HTML5
8 29 (5.30%) jQuery
9 26 (4.75%) Ajax
9 26 (4.75%) Web Services
10 17 (3.11%) WPF
10 17 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (2.93%) ADO.NET
12 14 (2.56%) Entity Framework
12 14 (2.56%) CSS3
13 13 (2.38%) WinForms
14 12 (2.19%) JSON
14 12 (2.19%) Razor View Engine
15 8 (1.46%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.58%) Blackberry
2 31 (5.67%) Clustering
3 28 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.57%) User Experience
5 15 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.83%) iPad
9 10 (1.83%) iPhone
10 9 (1.65%) iSeries
11 7 (1.28%) Replication
12 5 (0.91%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.91%) Handset
12 5 (0.91%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.73%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.73%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.55%) GIS
14 3 (0.55%) EPoS
14 3 (0.55%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 149 (27.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 78 (14.26%) Linux
3 77 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (12.61%) Windows 7
5 57 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (9.87%) UNIX
7 31 (5.67%) Windows XP
8 24 (4.39%) Windows 8
9 16 (2.93%) Android
10 13 (2.38%) Windows 2000
11 10 (1.83%) CentOS
12 8 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.46%) Solaris
13 7 (1.28%) AIX
14 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.73%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.72%) ITIL
2 79 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (10.24%) CRM
4 40 (7.31%) Service Delivery
5 38 (6.95%) OO
6 29 (5.30%) Time Management
7 27 (4.94%) Scrum
8 24 (4.39%) MVC
9 23 (4.20%) Mentoring
10 22 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (4.02%) E-Commerce
11 21 (3.84%) OOA/OOD
11 21 (3.84%) Project Management
11 21 (3.84%) Incident Management
12 19 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (2.93%) Software Engineering
13 16 (2.93%) Web Development
14 15 (2.74%) SOA
14 15 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
15 14 (2.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (31.99%) SQL
2 89 (16.27%) C#
3 82 (14.99%) JavaScript
4 48 (8.78%) T-SQL
5 37 (6.76%) VB.NET
6 31 (5.67%) Java
7 15 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.38%) VB
9 12 (2.19%) C
10 9 (1.65%) VB6
11 8 (1.46%) VBScript
12 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.28%) PHP
13 6 (1.10%) Perl
14 4 (0.73%) C++
14 4 (0.73%) Python
15 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.37%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.37%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 102 (18.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (9.14%) MCSE
3 43 (7.86%) MCP
4 38 (6.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (6.76%) Security Cleared
6 35 (6.40%) MCTS
7 34 (6.22%) MCSA
7 34 (6.22%) Degree
8 32 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (5.30%) SC Cleared
10 27 (4.94%) CCNA
11 23 (4.20%) MCITP
12 22 (4.02%) MCSD
13 21 (3.84%) MCAD
14 11 (2.01%) CISSP
15 9 (1.65%) CCA
15 9 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (1.65%) CCNP
15 9 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.78%) SLA
2 12 (2.19%) QA
3 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 219 (40.04%) Active Directory
2 139 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (15.72%) Hyper-V
4 60 (10.97%) vSphere
5 37 (6.76%) VMware ESX
6 23 (4.20%) XenApp
7 20 (3.66%) Terminal Services
8 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 15 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.65%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.55%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) Samba
13 1 (0.18%) vCloud
13 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 35 (6.40%) SCCM
2 19 (3.47%) SCOM
3 14 (2.56%) Nagios
4 11 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.83%) WSUS
6 9 (1.65%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.10%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.10%) MOM
9 5 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.91%) Foglight
9 5 (0.91%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.73%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.73%) Control-M
11 3 (0.55%) SCSM
12 2 (0.37%) Ansible
12 2 (0.37%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 327 (59.78%) Microsoft
2 192 (35.10%) VMware
3 93 (17.00%) Citrix
3 93 (17.00%) Cisco
4 36 (6.58%) Apple
5 32 (5.85%) Oracle
6 31 (5.67%) NetApp
7 30 (5.48%) HP
8 24 (4.39%) IBM
9 17 (3.11%) Dell
9 17 (3.11%) Juniper
10 15 (2.74%) EMC
10 15 (2.74%) SonicWALL
11 13 (2.38%) Symantec
12 11 (2.01%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.46%) Sophos
13 8 (1.46%) CommVault
13 8 (1.46%) Veeam
13 8 (1.46%) DevExpress
13 8 (1.46%) Altova
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