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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 277 216 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.25% 11.75% 15.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.18% 63.72% 72.70%
Number of salaries quoted 232 187 264
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
425 339 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.26% 18.43% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 348 300 365
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 £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 236 (48.66%) Microsoft
2 221 (45.57%) Windows Server
3 203 (41.86%) Active Directory
4 162 (33.40%) VMware
5 106 (21.86%) SQL
6 102 (21.03%) SQL Server
6 102 (21.03%) MS Excel
7 101 (20.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 100 (20.62%) MS Exchange
9 97 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 91 (18.76%) Citrix
11 90 (18.56%) ITIL
12 89 (18.35%) Cisco
13 83 (17.11%) Firewall
14 81 (16.70%) Linux
14 81 (16.70%) Hyper-V
15 75 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 64 (13.20%) LAN
17 61 (12.58%) WAN
17 61 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
17 61 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 61 (12.58%) Data Centre
18 57 (11.75%) Finance
19 55 (11.34%) SAN
19 55 (11.34%) Windows 7
20 52 (10.72%) MS Office
21 51 (10.52%) MCSE
21 51 (10.52%) SLA
21 51 (10.52%) Windows 8
22 48 (9.90%) Unix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 100 (20.62%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 34 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (5.36%) IIS
5 24 (4.95%) Skype for Business
6 22 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (4.33%) SharePoint
8 16 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.27%) JBoss
11 10 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.44%) WordPress
13 6 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.03%) CMS
14 5 (1.03%) IBM Domino
14 5 (1.03%) IBM Notes
14 5 (1.03%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 102 (21.03%) MS Excel
2 52 (10.72%) MS Office
3 4 (0.82%) MS Project
3 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.09%) assyst
2 6 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 39 (8.04%) Office 365
2 16 (3.30%) IaaS
3 15 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.27%) PaaS
4 11 (2.27%) SaaS
5 9 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.24%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.82%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (17.11%) Firewall
2 64 (13.20%) LAN
3 61 (12.58%) WAN
4 55 (11.34%) SAN
5 42 (8.66%) TCP/IP
6 41 (8.45%) DNS
7 30 (6.19%) DHCP
7 30 (6.19%) VoIP
8 25 (5.15%) VPN
9 17 (3.51%) VLAN
9 17 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (3.09%) Network Security
11 12 (2.47%) IPv4
11 12 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (2.27%) MPLS
12 11 (2.27%) Skype
13 9 (1.86%) NetScaler
13 9 (1.86%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (2.68%) MySQL
4 12 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.86%) DB2
5 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.03%) Big Data
8 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.62%) SSDT
11 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.21%) BODI
Development Applications
1 15 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.41%) JIRA
4 2 (0.41%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.41%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.21%) Moq
5 1 (0.21%) MSTest
5 1 (0.21%) NuGet
5 1 (0.21%) NUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.21%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (11.75%) Finance
2 34 (7.01%) Retail
3 29 (5.98%) Law
3 29 (5.98%) Legal
4 17 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.89%) Banking
6 12 (2.47%) Games
7 10 (2.06%) German Language
8 8 (1.65%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.44%) French Language
10 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.03%) Automotive
12 3 (0.62%) Back Office
12 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (24.33%) Analyst
2 56 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 52 (10.72%) Support Analyst
4 47 (9.69%) Consultant
5 39 (8.04%) IT Support
6 34 (7.01%) Support Engineer
7 33 (6.80%) Developer
8 32 (6.60%) IT Analyst
8 32 (6.60%) Service Analyst
9 29 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
10 28 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
11 26 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
12 22 (4.54%) Administrator
13 20 (4.12%) Network Engineer
14 18 (3.71%) IT Support Analyst
15 17 (3.51%) Architect
15 17 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
16 16 (3.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 16 (3.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 15 (3.09%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.98%) .NET
2 23 (4.74%) HTML
3 20 (4.12%) XML
4 16 (3.30%) ASP.NET
5 14 (2.89%) CSS
6 13 (2.68%) HTML5
7 11 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 11 (2.27%) Entity Framework
8 9 (1.86%) WPF
9 8 (1.65%) Java EE
9 8 (1.65%) WCF
9 8 (1.65%) Web Services
10 7 (1.44%) CSS3
11 6 (1.24%) jQuery
12 5 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.03%) JSON
12 5 (1.03%) LINQ
13 4 (0.82%) Castle Windsor
13 4 (0.82%) Cocoa
13 4 (0.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.54%) Clustering
3 22 (4.54%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.89%) Replication
5 13 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.47%) HP StoreVirtual
7 11 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.65%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.65%) Handset
9 7 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.44%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.24%) Statistics
11 5 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.03%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.82%) iSeries
12 4 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 221 (45.57%) Windows Server
2 101 (20.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 81 (16.70%) Linux
4 75 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (11.34%) Windows 7
7 51 (10.52%) Windows 8
8 48 (9.90%) Unix
9 34 (7.01%) Windows XP
10 31 (6.39%) Windows 10
11 17 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (3.30%) Android
13 15 (3.09%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.06%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.03%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.62%) AIX
16 3 (0.62%) CentOS
16 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.56%) ITIL
2 29 (5.98%) Project Management
3 26 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (5.15%) Service Delivery
4 25 (5.15%) Service Management
5 24 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (4.95%) Change Management
5 24 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (4.12%) Information Security
7 19 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 17 (3.51%) Presales
9 16 (3.30%) Migration
9 16 (3.30%) Problem Management
10 15 (3.09%) ETL
10 15 (3.09%) Mentoring
11 14 (2.89%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (2.89%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (2.89%) Document Management
12 13 (2.68%) Automated Testing
12 13 (2.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (21.86%) SQL
2 30 (6.19%) C#
3 21 (4.33%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.30%) C++
5 13 (2.68%) C
5 13 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.47%) Java
7 9 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.65%) PHP
8 8 (1.65%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.03%) Perl
9 5 (1.03%) Python
9 5 (1.03%) VB
10 4 (0.82%) Ruby
10 4 (0.82%) XAML
11 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.62%) VB6
12 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.41%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 61 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (10.52%) MCSE
3 36 (7.42%) Degree
4 30 (6.19%) MCSA
5 25 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.74%) MCITP
7 22 (4.54%) Security Cleared
8 19 (3.92%) CCNA
9 17 (3.51%) SC Cleared
9 17 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.68%) ISTQB
11 11 (2.27%) CCNP
11 11 (2.27%) MCTS
12 10 (2.06%) CISSP
12 10 (2.06%) ISEB
12 10 (2.06%) MCDST
13 6 (1.24%) CISM
14 4 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.41%) CISA
15 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.52%) SLA
2 10 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.03%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) COBIT
4 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 203 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 97 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (16.70%) Hyper-V
4 34 (7.01%) XenApp
5 33 (6.80%) vSphere
6 20 (4.12%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.89%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.06%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.03%) Firmware
12 4 (0.82%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.82%) XenServer
13 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.41%) Snort
13 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.41%) Xen
14 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (7.01%) SCCM
2 25 (5.15%) SCOM
3 23 (4.74%) WSUS
4 13 (2.68%) Tivoli
5 12 (2.47%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.86%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.03%) Windows Intune
9 3 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.41%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (0.41%) Nessus
10 2 (0.41%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.41%) Proventia
10 2 (0.41%) QRadar
10 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.41%) SCSM
10 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.41%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 236 (48.66%) Microsoft
2 162 (33.40%) VMware
3 91 (18.76%) Citrix
4 89 (18.35%) Cisco
5 33 (6.80%) NetApp
6 31 (6.39%) HP
7 25 (5.15%) SonicWALL
8 18 (3.71%) Oracle
9 16 (3.30%) IBM
9 16 (3.30%) Juniper
9 16 (3.30%) Veeam
10 14 (2.89%) SolarWinds
11 13 (2.68%) Symantec
12 10 (2.06%) Apple
13 9 (1.86%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.86%) Google
14 8 (1.65%) Acronis
14 8 (1.65%) Dell
14 8 (1.65%) Ruckus Wireless
15 7 (1.44%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + 20% shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Expenses, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car + Phone + Laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £29895.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago