The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 285 304 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.16% 14.93% 16.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.06% 54.38% 74.67%
Number of salaries quoted 249 275 248
Average salary £36,479 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £22,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
425 559 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.11% 27.46% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 382 492 338
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
West Midlands

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 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 263 (46.47%) Microsoft
2 196 (34.63%) Active Directory
3 177 (31.27%) VMware
4 159 (28.09%) SQL
5 134 (23.67%) SQL Server
5 134 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 121 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 117 (20.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 117 (20.67%) MS Exchange
8 116 (20.49%) MS Excel
9 101 (17.84%) .NET
10 98 (17.31%) Finance
11 96 (16.96%) Windows 7
12 92 (16.25%) Citrix
13 89 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 88 (15.55%) C#
15 86 (15.19%) Cisco
16 82 (14.49%) Firewall
17 80 (14.13%) MCSE
18 78 (13.78%) SharePoint
19 74 (13.07%) MS Office
20 72 (12.72%) Hyper-V
21 71 (12.54%) ITIL
22 68 (12.01%) HTML
22 68 (12.01%) Degree
23 67 (11.84%) TCP/IP
24 66 (11.66%) Linux
25 65 (11.48%) Project Management
26 59 (10.42%) SAN
26 59 (10.42%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 117 (20.67%) MS Exchange
2 78 (13.78%) SharePoint
3 53 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 41 (7.24%) IIS
6 39 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (5.48%) Lync
9 24 (4.24%) SharePoint Server
10 19 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2000
12 17 (3.00%) Apache
12 17 (3.00%) Tomcat
13 13 (2.30%) Office Communications Server
14 11 (1.94%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.35%) FileNet
17 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 116 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 74 (13.07%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.71%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.71%) Office 365
2 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 82 (14.49%) Firewall
2 67 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 59 (10.42%) SAN
4 57 (10.07%) VPN
5 54 (9.54%) WAN
6 45 (7.95%) LAN
7 40 (7.07%) DNS
8 29 (5.12%) DHCP
9 22 (3.89%) Internet
9 22 (3.89%) Unified Communications
10 21 (3.71%) LDAP
11 19 (3.36%) NAS
12 15 (2.65%) HTTP
13 14 (2.47%) Wireless
13 14 (2.47%) SSL
13 14 (2.47%) Ethernet
14 11 (1.94%) MPLS
15 10 (1.77%) ADSL
15 10 (1.77%) IPsec
15 10 (1.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.59%) EDRMS
6 9 (1.59%) MySQL
7 8 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.88%) DB2
10 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.53%) Informix
12 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.35%) DTS
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.47%) JIRA
2 14 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.12%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.59%) Subversion
5 6 (1.06%) Ant
5 6 (1.06%) PhoneGap
5 6 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 6 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.88%) NUnit
6 5 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.71%) MSI
8 3 (0.53%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.53%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.53%) PVCS
9 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.18%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.18%) Moq
9 1 (0.18%) MSTest
9 1 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 98 (17.31%) Finance
2 34 (6.01%) Legal
3 19 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.00%) Law
5 15 (2.65%) Retail
6 13 (2.30%) Back Office
7 12 (2.12%) Games
8 11 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.59%) Banking
10 5 (0.88%) Automotive
10 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 129 (22.79%) Developer
2 90 (15.90%) Analyst
3 71 (12.54%) Consultant
4 59 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 48 (8.48%) Architect
6 35 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (6.01%) .NET Developer
8 30 (5.30%) Administrator
8 30 (5.30%) Software Developer
8 30 (5.30%) Microsoft Consultant
9 29 (5.12%) Support Engineer
10 25 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 21 (3.71%) Service Manager
11 21 (3.71%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (3.18%) Technical Architect
15 15 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
16 14 (2.47%) Applications Support
17 13 (2.30%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (17.84%) .NET
2 68 (12.01%) HTML
3 47 (8.30%) CSS
4 41 (7.24%) ASP.NET
5 38 (6.71%) HTML5
6 35 (6.18%) Web Services
7 33 (5.83%) .NET Framework
8 30 (5.30%) XML
9 27 (4.77%) WCF
9 27 (4.77%) WinForms
10 25 (4.42%) jQuery
11 21 (3.71%) Silverlight
12 19 (3.36%) WPF
13 12 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (1.94%) Ajax
15 10 (1.77%) ADO.NET
16 9 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 6 (1.06%) Middleware
17 6 (1.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.71%) Blackberry
2 26 (4.59%) Replication
2 26 (4.59%) Clustering
3 21 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.18%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.77%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.77%) Wiki
7 10 (1.77%) Equities
8 9 (1.59%) iPhone
8 9 (1.59%) Open Source
8 9 (1.59%) Taxonomies
9 8 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.41%) FlexPod
10 6 (1.06%) PDA
11 4 (0.71%) AS400
11 4 (0.71%) Human Factors
11 4 (0.71%) Handset
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 134 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 96 (16.96%) Windows 7
3 89 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (11.66%) Linux
5 59 (10.42%) Windows 8
6 56 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (9.36%) Windows XP
8 45 (7.95%) Android
8 45 (7.95%) UNIX
9 41 (7.24%) Apple iOS
10 22 (3.89%) Solaris
11 19 (3.36%) AIX
12 18 (3.18%) Windows 2000
13 17 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (1.41%) SUSE
15 8 (1.41%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.24%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.53%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (12.54%) ITIL
2 65 (11.48%) Project Management
3 54 (9.54%) Migration
4 44 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (7.60%) Service Delivery
6 37 (6.54%) CRM
7 32 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (5.30%) Web Development
9 27 (4.77%) Scrum
10 26 (4.59%) MVC
11 21 (3.71%) SOA
12 19 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (3.18%) Waterfall
13 18 (3.18%) ITIL V3
13 18 (3.18%) Server Monitoring
13 18 (3.18%) Operations Management
14 17 (3.00%) OO
15 16 (2.83%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (2.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 159 (28.09%) SQL
2 88 (15.55%) C#
3 46 (8.13%) Java
4 45 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 37 (6.54%) VB.NET
6 28 (4.95%) VB
6 28 (4.95%) Perl
7 26 (4.59%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.71%) Shell Script
9 18 (3.18%) Bash Shell
10 17 (3.00%) C++
11 16 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.65%) PHP
12 15 (2.65%) Python
13 11 (1.94%) VB6
13 11 (1.94%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.77%) C
14 10 (1.77%) Korn
15 7 (1.24%) XAML
15 7 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (20.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (14.13%) MCSE
3 68 (12.01%) Degree
4 53 (9.36%) Security Cleared
5 51 (9.01%) MCITP
6 46 (8.13%) SC Cleared
7 36 (6.36%) MCP
8 35 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 34 (6.01%) MCTS
10 25 (4.42%) Citrix Certification
11 21 (3.71%) MCSA
12 20 (3.53%) CCA
12 20 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (3.18%) CCNA
14 15 (2.65%) CCEE
15 9 (1.59%) NCDA
15 9 (1.59%) VCAP
16 8 (1.41%) VTSP
16 8 (1.41%) NCIE
16 8 (1.41%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.71%) SLA
2 7 (1.24%) QA
3 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 196 (34.63%) Active Directory
2 121 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (12.72%) Hyper-V
4 36 (6.36%) XenDesktop
5 34 (6.01%) XenApp
6 32 (5.65%) vSphere
7 21 (3.71%) VMware ESX
8 17 (3.00%) Terminal Services
9 14 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (2.30%) XenServer
11 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (1.06%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.53%) UAG
17 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.35%) PowerHA
18 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 48 (8.48%) SCCM
2 28 (4.95%) SCOM
3 27 (4.77%) WSUS
4 14 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (2.30%) Backup Exec
5 13 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (1.77%) SCVMM
7 9 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 9 (1.59%) CA SiteMinder
8 8 (1.41%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.41%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.41%) XenMobile
8 8 (1.41%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.41%) Puppet
9 5 (0.88%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.88%) SCSM
9 5 (0.88%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.71%) MOM
10 4 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 263 (46.47%) Microsoft
2 177 (31.27%) VMware
3 92 (16.25%) Citrix
4 86 (15.19%) Cisco
5 36 (6.36%) HP
6 31 (5.48%) Oracle
7 28 (4.95%) NetApp
8 24 (4.24%) Symantec
9 17 (3.00%) Apple
9 17 (3.00%) EMC
10 13 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.94%) Open Text
12 10 (1.77%) Intel
12 10 (1.77%) CA
12 10 (1.77%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.59%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.59%) Juniper
13 9 (1.59%) Websense
13 9 (1.59%) Sun
14 8 (1.41%) IBM
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