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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 223 305 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.78% 16.86% 16.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.79% 69.16% 56.26%
Number of salaries quoted 204 275 213
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £58,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
373 441 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.04% 24.38% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 325 401 400
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £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 11 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

1 276 (55.65%) Microsoft
2 243 (48.99%) Windows Server
3 201 (40.52%) Active Directory
4 169 (34.07%) VMware
5 126 (25.40%) SQL Server
6 123 (24.80%) SQL
7 114 (22.98%) MS Excel
8 107 (21.57%) MS Exchange
9 93 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 92 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 91 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 86 (17.34%) Cisco
13 85 (17.14%) Citrix
14 84 (16.94%) ITIL
15 79 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 73 (14.72%) Hyper-V
17 72 (14.52%) Firewall
18 67 (13.51%) Linux
19 65 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 64 (12.90%) Finance
21 58 (11.69%) LAN
22 57 (11.49%) TCP/IP
22 57 (11.49%) MS Office
23 55 (11.09%) WAN
24 50 (10.08%) MCSE
24 50 (10.08%) Data Centre
25 49 (9.88%) SAN
26 46 (9.27%) SLA
26 46 (9.27%) Windows 7
27 40 (8.06%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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
1 107 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 27 (5.44%) IIS
4 23 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2000
6 15 (3.02%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.02%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.61%) Apache
10 6 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.01%) WordPress
12 4 (0.81%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.81%) JBoss
13 3 (0.60%) CMS
13 3 (0.60%) Documentum
Applications
1 114 (22.98%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.49%) MS Office
3 15 (3.02%) MS Project
4 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.21%) SAP SM
3 5 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.60%) assyst
5 3 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (6.05%) Office 365
3 23 (4.64%) IaaS
4 13 (2.62%) PaaS
5 11 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (2.02%) SaaS
7 6 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (0.60%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (14.52%) Firewall
2 58 (11.69%) LAN
3 57 (11.49%) TCP/IP
4 55 (11.09%) WAN
5 49 (9.88%) SAN
6 38 (7.66%) DNS
7 26 (5.24%) DHCP
8 24 (4.84%) VoIP
9 16 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (3.23%) VPN
10 15 (3.02%) IPv4
11 14 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (2.42%) IPsec
12 12 (2.42%) Network Security
13 11 (2.22%) VLAN
14 9 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.61%) Asterisk PBX
16 7 (1.41%) HTTP
17 6 (1.21%) HTTPS
17 6 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.43%) MySQL
3 13 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (2.02%) Big Data
5 10 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.60%) DB2
9 3 (0.60%) MS Access
9 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.60%) SSDT
10 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.60%) Subversion
5 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.40%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.40%) NUnit
5 2 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) CMake
6 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.20%) Hudson
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.20%) MSI
6 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (12.90%) Finance
2 14 (2.82%) Retail
3 11 (2.22%) Legal
4 10 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.81%) Banking
6 8 (1.61%) Games
7 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.41%) German Language
7 7 (1.41%) Law
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Back Office
9 3 (0.60%) Marketing
9 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 136 (27.42%) Analyst
2 58 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (9.07%) Consultant
4 41 (8.27%) IT Support
4 41 (8.27%) Support Engineer
5 40 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 37 (7.46%) Help Desk Analyst
7 33 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (6.45%) Developer
9 30 (6.05%) Service Analyst
10 28 (5.65%) Service Desk Analyst
11 25 (5.04%) Administrator
12 21 (4.23%) IT Analyst
13 20 (4.03%) IT Engineer
13 20 (4.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (3.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 18 (3.63%) Network Engineer
14 18 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (3.23%) .NET Developer
15 16 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.05%) .NET
2 25 (5.04%) HTML
3 16 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 16 (3.23%) CSS
3 16 (3.23%) XML
4 15 (3.02%) Web Services
5 13 (2.62%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.42%) WCF
7 11 (2.22%) Entity Framework
8 10 (2.02%) HTML5
8 10 (2.02%) jQuery
8 10 (2.02%) X-Windows
9 8 (1.61%) Ajax
9 8 (1.61%) WPF
10 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (1.01%) CSS3
10 5 (1.01%) SAP Basis
10 5 (1.01%) WinForms
11 4 (0.81%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.44%) Clustering
3 25 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
5 16 (3.23%) Replication
6 14 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.21%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.21%) Statistics
10 6 (1.21%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 243 (48.99%) Windows Server
2 92 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 91 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (13.51%) Linux
6 46 (9.27%) Windows 7
7 40 (8.06%) Windows 8
8 38 (7.66%) Windows XP
9 37 (7.46%) Unix
10 30 (6.05%) Windows 10
11 24 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (2.82%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.81%) Android
13 9 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.41%) AIX
14 7 (1.41%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.41%) CentOS
15 6 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.81%) Solaris
16 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.94%) ITIL
2 33 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (5.24%) Project Management
5 23 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (3.83%) Mentoring
7 18 (3.63%) Service Management
8 17 (3.43%) Coaching
8 17 (3.43%) CRM
9 16 (3.23%) ITIL V3
9 16 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.02%) Information Security
10 15 (3.02%) Patch Management
10 15 (3.02%) Presales
10 15 (3.02%) Scrum
11 14 (2.82%) Configuration Management
11 14 (2.82%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (2.82%) OO
11 14 (2.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (24.80%) SQL
2 29 (5.85%) C#
3 18 (3.63%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 15 (3.02%) C
6 14 (2.82%) C++
7 12 (2.42%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.61%) Java
9 8 (1.61%) PHP
9 8 (1.61%) VB
10 7 (1.41%) VB6
11 6 (1.21%) Perl
11 6 (1.21%) Python
11 6 (1.21%) Ruby
12 4 (0.81%) ABAP
12 4 (0.81%) KiXtart
12 4 (0.81%) XAML
13 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 65 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (10.08%) MCSE
3 39 (7.86%) Degree
4 25 (5.04%) MCSA
5 24 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 22 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.63%) MCITP
9 16 (3.23%) CCNA
9 16 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (3.02%) ISEB
11 12 (2.42%) CCNP
12 9 (1.81%) MCTS
13 8 (1.61%) CISSP
13 8 (1.61%) MCDST
14 6 (1.21%) CISM
15 5 (1.01%) ISTQB
15 5 (1.01%) MCP
16 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.40%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.27%) SLA
2 11 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.21%) QA
4 3 (0.60%) COBIT
4 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 201 (40.52%) Active Directory
2 93 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (14.72%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.04%) vSphere
5 24 (4.84%) XenApp
6 13 (2.62%) Terminal Services
6 13 (2.62%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (2.22%) Firmware
9 8 (1.61%) BitLocker
10 7 (1.41%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.81%) UAG
12 3 (0.60%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.60%) Xen
13 2 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 39 (7.86%) SCCM
2 20 (4.03%) SCOM
2 20 (4.03%) WSUS
3 10 (2.02%) SCVMM
3 10 (2.02%) Windows Intune
4 9 (1.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.01%) Nessus
5 5 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.01%) SCDPM
5 5 (1.01%) SCSM
5 5 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.81%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.81%) Dollar Universe
6 4 (0.81%) EnCase
6 4 (0.81%) Nmap
7 3 (0.60%) Sysprep
7 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.40%) MOM
8 2 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 276 (55.65%) Microsoft
2 169 (34.07%) VMware
3 86 (17.34%) Cisco
4 85 (17.14%) Citrix
5 37 (7.46%) NetApp
6 30 (6.05%) HP
7 24 (4.84%) Oracle
8 20 (4.03%) Apple
9 19 (3.83%) IBM
9 19 (3.83%) SonicWALL
10 17 (3.43%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 11 (2.22%) SAP
13 10 (2.02%) Juniper
14 9 (1.81%) Veeam
15 8 (1.61%) Avaya
15 8 (1.61%) Dell
15 8 (1.61%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.41%) LANDesk
16 7 (1.41%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, SickPay
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c£30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi time)
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 17 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Travel
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CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago